Even though having become one of the big names on the international baroque-stage (what he will definitely re-prove at the end of this year when performing the male title-role in Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie at the Berlin State Opera under Sir Simon Rattle’s baton), Reinoud Van Mechelen also aims to add new roles from other periods to his repertory as a lyric tenor. In this respect he recently performed Belmonte in The abduction from the Seraglio in Paris and Gérald in Lakmé in Munich, both in concert version. This time his engagement is concerning a new and long-desired Mozart-part: His role-debut as Tamino (The magic Flute) happens to be coincidental with his debut at the Brussels Théâtre royal de la Monnaie. First performance on September 20, 2018. All dates of performances.