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01-09-2016
Role debut: Christoph Filler as Malatesta – from May 2nd
Role debut: Christoph Filler as Malatesta – from May 2nd

  On May 2nd, Christoph Filler, the young Austrian baritone, celebrates his role debut as Malatesta in Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” at the Gärtnerplatztheater in Munich. Michael Brandstätter and Oleg Ptashnikov take turns on the rostrum of this production staged by Brigitte Fassbaender.

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01-09-2016
Role debut: Philipp Kapeller as Ramiro – from May 5th
Role debut: Philipp Kapeller as Ramiro – from May 5th

  Philipp Kapeller celebrates yet another role debut, this time Ramiro in Rossini’s “La Cenerentola”; after having sung Tonio in “La fille du régiment” and Belmonte in “The abduction from the seraglio”. The premiere of “La Cenerentola” – staged by Axel Köhler – is scheduled for May 5th, with musi...

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01-09-2016
Contemporary: Dénise Beck in Basel and Sibiu – May 3rd, 4th and 24th
Contemporary: Dénise Beck in Basel and Sibiu – May 3rd, 4th and 24th

  For Dénise Beck, May leans heavily towards contemporary music: On May 3rd and 4th, she performs “Whole Body Like Gone” with the Berlin Zafraan Ensemble at the Gare du Nord in Basle, and on May 24th, she performs the vocals in the Sibiu Philharmonic’s premiere of “Five poems by Emily Dickinson” b...

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01-09-2016
Mozart: Matthias Hoffmann to sing the Figaro at the Cologne Opera – May 16th
Mozart: Matthias Hoffmann to sing the Figaro at the Cologne Opera – May 16th

On May 16th, Matthias Hoffmann, the stellar young bass-baritone from Austria, debuts in the role of Figaro in Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”, with Rubén Dubrovsky conducting this production staged by French director Emmanuelle Bastet.

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01-09-2016
Lied recital: Sophie Rennert at the Piano Festival Ruhr – May 16th
Lied recital: Sophie Rennert at the Piano Festival Ruhr – May 16th

 Together with her famous mentor and well-known Lieder scholar Graham Johnson OBE and tenor Ben Johnson, mezzo Sophie Rennert will recite works by Schubert, Schumann, Britten and Fauré at the Piano Festival Ruhr. Storied Schloss Herten and its setting, a beautiful landscape garden, serve as venue...

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