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01-09-2016
Opera in the Roman quarry: Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza conducting “Rigoletto” at St. Margarethen
Opera in the Roman quarry: Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza conducting “Rigoletto” at St. Margarethen

Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza returns to St. Margarethen, this year to conduct Verdi’s “Rigoletto” in a production directed by Philipp Arlaud. The first evening with Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza at the rostrum will be July 20th; further details are listed at the festival web site.  

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01-09-2016
Open air, unplugged: Johannes Wildner and “The Magic Flute” at the Oper Burg Gars – from July 13th
Open air, unplugged: Johannes Wildner and “The Magic Flute” at the Oper Burg Gars – from July 13th

“The Magic Flute” is, according to artistic director and conductor Johannes Wildner, “the starting shot for the European Enlightenment society that spans the past 200 years.” Whether Enlightenment and the associated ideals are still applicable to the deep crisis that Europe currently finds itself in...

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01-09-2016
Lake Stage, Bregenz: Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger as Morales in “Carmen” – from July 19th
Lake Stage, Bregenz: Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger as Morales in “Carmen” – from July 19th

Having had yet another major success with his interpretation of the title role in the “Don Giovanni”-production of the Opera Studio at the Bregenz festival, it is not surprising that Austrian baritone Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger was invited to return to Bregenz, this time on the main stage – as Morale...

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01-09-2016
Austrian debut: Matteo Macchioni in “Mosè in Egitto” at the Bregenz festival – from July 20th
Austrian debut: Matteo Macchioni in “Mosè in Egitto” at the Bregenz festival – from July 20th

The frenetic applause for his Ramiro in “La Cenerentola” (all’aperto, Firenze) has barely ended, but Matteo Macchioni is already working on his Austrian debut, as Aronne in Rossini’s “Mosè in Egitto” on July 20th. Enrique Mazzola will be conducting, Lotte de Beer is directing.  

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01-09-2016
Operetta: Christoph Filler in “Wiener Blut” at the Gärtnerplatz theatre – from July 21st
Operetta: Christoph Filler in “Wiener Blut” at the Gärtnerplatz theatre – from July 21st

Austrian baritone Christoph Filler is demonstrating his versatility: In June, he sung Masetto in “Don Giovanni”; starting on July 21st, he takes the stage as Josef in Johann Strauss’ “Wiener Blut”.  

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