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01-09-2016
Concert: Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester hosting Johannes Wildner in Flensburg and Haderslev – Sept. 14th and 15th
Concert: Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester hosting Johannes Wildner in Flensburg and Haderslev – Sept. 14th and 15th

 With a busy, but highly successful festival summer under his belt (an open-air “The Magic Flute” at the Oper Burg Gars that won highest praises and three operetta concerts “Operetta made in Austria” in Gmunden and Vienna), Johannes Wildner is travelling to Denmark again. For the second time this y...

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01-09-2016
World première: Alexander Medem stages “Das Donauweibchen” by Bernd Watzka – Sept. 15th
World première: Alexander Medem stages “Das Donauweibchen” by Bernd Watzka – Sept. 15th

 Having recently brought Lortzing’s “Undine” in a version for children to the stage at the Wiener Staatsoper, Alexander Medem stages the story of a different water nymph: On September 15th, Bernd Watzka’s “Das Donauweibchen” will see its world première at the Brick 5 theatre. Medem has also designed...

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01-09-2016
Touring Japan: Michael Baba and the Bayerische Staatsoper München – Sept. 21st–29th
Touring Japan: Michael Baba and the Bayerische Staatsoper München – Sept. 21st–29th

 From September 21st through September 29th, Michael Baba, German Heldentenor, is touring Japan with the Bayerischen Staatsoper München. Working under the baton of Kirill Petrenko, he will not only embody the First Armoured Man on stage but also understudy Klaus Florian Vogt as Tannhäuser.

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01-09-2016
Role debut: Tamara Ivaniš as Olympia at the Salzburger Landestheater – from Sept 23rd
Role debut: Tamara Ivaniš as Olympia at the Salzburger Landestheater – from Sept 23rd

 Tamara Ivaniš, the fresh Croatian soprano – just twenty-three years young! – is beginning her second season as a member of the Opernstudio of the Salzburger Landestheater, and her first role this year will be that of Olympia in “Hoffmanns Erzählungen”. The production will première on September 23rd...

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01-09-2016
Another role debut: Nora Sourouzian as Azucena at the Graz opera – from Sept. 30th
Another role debut: Nora Sourouzian as Azucena at the Graz opera – from Sept. 30th

 On September 30th, on the stage of the Oper Graz, French-Canadian mezzo Nora Sourouzian will debut in the role of Azucena in Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”. The musical direction lies with Andrea Sanguineti, with Ben Baur staging the work. Additional showings are scheduled into June 2018.

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