News

01-09-2016
Tenorissimo: Philipp Kapeller as Tonio in “La fille du régiment” – from Dec. 2nd
Tenorissimo: Philipp Kapeller as Tonio in “La fille du régiment” – from Dec. 2nd

  Once more, Philipp Kapeller gets to set off veritable fireworks of tenor Cs, this time in Donizetti’s “La fille du régiment”, from December 2nd at the Staatstheater Oldenburg. This semi-staged version under the baton of Vito Cristofaro is scheduled into June 2017. Kapeller’s voice, rock-solid t...

Read more
01-09-2016
Operetta: Dominik Köninger in Oscar Straus’ “Die Perlen der Cleopatra” – from Dec. 3rd
Operetta: Dominik Köninger in Oscar Straus’ “Die Perlen der Cleopatra” – from Dec. 3rd

  From Dec. 3rd, baritone Dominik Köninger will be on the stage of the Komische Oper Berlin as Silvius, the Roman officer who aims but fails to please the Egyptian Queen in Oscar Straus’s operetta “Die Perlen der Cleopatra”.      

Read more
01-09-2016
Role debuts: Sophie Rennert and Tamara Ivaniš in “Idomeneo” at the Salzburger Landestheater – from Dec. 4th
Role debuts: Sophie Rennert and Tamara Ivaniš in “Idomeneo” at the Salzburger Landestheater  – from Dec. 4th

  Young mezzo Sophie Rennert will debut as Idamante in Mozart’s “Idomeneo”at the Salzburger Landestheater. Other highlights of this season will be the Handel Festival Göttingen and a performance with with the Ensemble les Accents in Dortmund. Tamara Ivaniš is cast as Ilia in that same production...

Read more
01-09-2016
Baroque Opera: Christoph Seidl and Maximilian Mayer in Purcell’s “King Arthur” – from Dec. 8th
Baroque Opera: Christoph Seidl and Maximilian Mayer in Purcell’s “King Arthur” – from Dec. 8th

  From December 8th, the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz is presenting Purcell’s “King Arthur” at the Riding Hall venue. Maximilian Mayer is cast as tenor, spirit and shepherd, and Christoph Seidl as bass, Grimbald, Pan and others. Marco Comin is conducting, while Torsten Fischer is staging this sp...

Read more
01-09-2016
Jazz opera for children: Matthias Hoffmann as ‘boss-brownie’ in Cologne – from Dec. 11th
Jazz opera for children: Matthias Hoffmann as ‘boss-brownie’ in Cologne – from Dec. 11th

  Matthias Hoffmann, the fresh-voiced bass-baritone, is singing the role of Heinz, the boss-brownie, in the children’s jazz opera “Die Heinzelmännchen von Köln” by Ingfried Hoffmann. The showings start on December 11th.      

Read more