After a fourth Prize at the prestigious Concours Reine Elisabeth in 2011 and a highly acclaimed Lazuli in Chabrier's L'Etoile at the Opéra national de Lorraine a few months ago, Anaïk Morel made a sensation a few weeks ago in Saarbrücken performing Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust. In the same role, the mezzo-soprano from Lyon is going to make her debut at the Staatsoper Stuttgart. Performances from May 26, 2013 on.
In 2012 Heather Newhouse was awarded one after the other First Prize at the Concours international de chant baroque in Froville and Second Prize at the Concours international de Mâcon. The soprano from Canada is making her debut in the role of Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) in a new production of the Opéra national de Lyon. Opening night on June 24, 2013.
After presenting I Capuleti e i Montecchi in San Francisco, Madama Butterfly in Hamburg and Radamisto at the Theater an der Wien this season, Vincent Boussard is now staging Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de Perles at the Opéra national du Rhin. Opening night on 17 May 2013. In the meantime, we recommend you the ARTE live-recording of Madama Butterfly in Hamburg at our "videoclips" page!
Since the beginning of the season 2011/12, Sophie Marilley has been a happy soloist in the ensemble of the Staatsoper Stuttgart which gives her the opportunity to extend her repertoire. A few months ago, the singer from Fribourg was an impressive Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni). She is now making her debut as Komponist in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. Opening night on 20 May 2013.
After having performed this season in Vienna, Bremen, Cracow, Warsaw, Madrid, Grenoble, Paris, Cardiff, Moscow and Ghent, Delphine Galou will make her debut in Florence at the famous Maggio Musicale. She will be performing Vivaldi's Il Farnace (role of Berenice) under the baton of Federico Maria Sardelli. The summer season will then lead our highly demanded Contralto to Halle, Dortmund, Beaune, Saint Rémy de Provence, Menton and La Chaise-Dieu.