In 2011 Julien Behr made his debut as Tamino at the Opéra de Rouen under the baton of Sébastien Rouland in a staging by William Kentridge. Meanwhile he has performed this role in St Gall, Bern, Bordeaux and Minneapolis (for his US-debut). He will soon perform this part, which suits him so well, in Paris in the revival of Robert Carsen’s production at the Opéra Bastille. Performances from May 26, 2015. All dates of performances
It does not happen for the first time that Elisabeth Attl appears as cultural ambassador of Austria at the conductor’s rostrum in one of the former Ottoman countries on the European continent. However, it is taking place for the first time in Albania’s capital Tirana. The maestra conducts the Albanian Radio Symphony Orchestra which bears in the national language the official name Orkestra Simfonike e RTSH Tirana. Announcement of the Orchestra
The concert takes place at the concert hall of the University of Arts on May 22nd 2015 at 7.00 pm. It presents an ambitious program with Austrian contemporary and romantic music as frame for Sergey Prokofjev’s 3rd piano-concert played by the Albanian pianist Amir Xhakoviq. The second part of the concert contains Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony” from 1822, the opening of the concert is Johanna Doderer’s “A waltz” from 2013. Homepage of the female composer Johanna Doderer
Since the start of his career in 1995, Sébastian Rouland has established himself on the international stage. Whether in Vienna, Paris, Lyon, Paris, Berlin, Essen, Stuttgart, Luzern, St. Gallen, Bern, Wiesbaden, Bergen, Tel Aviv or Mexico City, he has proved time and again to be an enthusiastic and genuine champion of the French repertoire, from Rameau to Poulenc through Händel, Offenbach, Massenet and, of course, Mozart.
After having performed Mère Marie (Dialogues des Carmélites) at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari and Siebel (Faust) for her debut at the Opéra national de Paris this season, Anaïk Morel will appear at the Staatsoper Stuttgart as Maddalena in a new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Anaïk Morel already had the opportunity to get familiar with the Verdi-repertoire while performing roles such as Fenena and Meg Page at the Bayerische Staatsoper.
Opening night of Rigoletto in Stuttgart on June 28, 2015. All dates of performances
Within the scope of Mons, European Capital of Culture, the company LOD musiektheater is presenting the world premiere of „Another winter“, an opera by Dominique Pauwels upon on a libretto by Normand Chaurette.
Giacomo Puccini created the prototype of the young verismo-soprano with his Mimì in La Bohème as a prequel for developing multifaceted options in the field of the 20th century Mediterranean opera. Kristiane Kaiser treads this path with her first ever Mimì after having met great success already as Liù in Puccini’s Turandot. Link
The role debut is taking place within the revival of the long since legendary Vienna Volksoper production originally staged by Harry Kupfer in 1984. Kristiane Kaiser performs this role under Marc Piollet’s baton on April 23rd, 26th and 29th as well as on May 10th and 14th. Tenor Vincent Schirrmacher is her partner as Rodolfo and Anja-Nina Bahrmann gives her role debut as Musetta. Link