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1 October 2017
La mort de Cléopâtre

Beethovenfest Bonn
World Conference Center, Konzertsaal, Bonn
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Jakub Hrůša
Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano)
3, 21 October 2017

6, 27 October 2017

9 October 2017

3 November 2017

Introductory talk, 45 minutes before each performance, in the Opernkeller [opera cellar, former cellar restaurant)
Les Troyens Semper Oper Dresden, Dresden
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor
Dresden Sinfoniechor Dresden
– Extrachor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden
Kinderchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
conductor Lothar Koenigs
chorus master: örn Hinnerk Andresen
director Lydia Steier
set design Stefan Heyne
costume design Gianluca Falaschi
lighting design Fabio Antoci
Eric Cutler: Énée
Christoph Pohl: Chorèbe
Tilmann Rönnebeck: Panthée
Evan Hughes: Narbal
Joel Prieto: Iopas
Emily Dorn: Ascagne
Jennifer Holloway: Cassandre
Christa Mayer: Didon
Agnieszka Rehlis: Anna
Simeon Esper: Hylas
Michael Eder: Priam
Alexandros Stavrakakis: Ghost of Hector / Mercure
Simeon Esper: Hélénus
Jiří Rajniš:1st Trojan soldier
Matthias Henneberg: 2nd Trojan soldier
Tilmann Rönnebeck: Priester des Pluton
Ute Selbig: Hécube
Roxana Incontrera: Polyxène
Angela Schlabinger: Andromache

Further information: Semper Oper Dresden
8, 15 October 2017

15 October 2017
Itroduction: Gluck-Saal

4, 11, 18 November 2017

26 November 2017
Les Troyens Staatstheater Nürnberg, Opernhaus, Nürnberg
Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg
conductor: Marcus Bosch
producer: Calixto Bieito
Chorus master: Tarmo Vaask
Jochen Kupfer (Chorebe)
Wonyong Kang* (Pantheos)
Nicolai Karnolsky (Narbal)
Ina Yoshikawa (Ascanius)
Roswitha Christina Müller (Cassendre)
Katrin Adel (Didon)
Irina Maltseva* (Anna)
Alex Kim (Jopas)
Nicolai Karnolsky (Ghost of Hector)
to be announced (Helenos)
Petro Ostapenko* (Merkur, Soldat)
Irina Maltseva* (Hekuba)

* Members of the Internationalen Opernstudios of the Staatstheater Nürnberg
27 October 2017
Roméo et Juliette Konzerthaus, Rolf-Böhme-Saal, Freiburg
Sinfonieorchester Basel
conductor: Ivor Bolton
Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano)
Cyrille Dubois (tenor)
Peter Rose (bass)
17 December 2017
L’Enfance du Christ Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
conductor: Robin Ticciati
RIAS Kammerchor (director: Justin Doyle)
Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano)
Allan Clayton (tenor)
Jacques Imbrailo (baritone)
Christopher Purves (bass)
24 February 2018
Harold en Italie Konzerthaus, Rolf-Böhme-Saal, Freiburg
Les Siècles
conductor: François-Xavier Roth
Tabea Zimmermann (viola)
11 March 2018

12 March 2018

There will be a speech by Prof. Dr. Peer Abilgaard (a psychiatrist and singer) about “Liebeswahn” and “Idée fixe” as objects in psychological therapy.
Symphonie fantastique Historische Stadhalle (Grand hall of the Historic), Wuppertal
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
conductor: Julia Jones

Further information: Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal

The concert will also include Wagner’s Overture and Bacchanal from Tannhäuser.
1 June 2018

pre-concert talk at 7.15pm
La Damnation de Faust

Dresdener Musikfestspiele
[Dresden Music Festival]
Semperoper, Dresden
Malmö SymfoniOrkester
MDR Rundfunkchor
conductor: Marc Soustrot
Sophie Koch, mezzo-soprano (Marguerite)
Paul Groves, tenor (Faust)
Sir Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone (Mephistopheles)
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, baritone (Brander)

Further information: Dresdener Musikfestspiele

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