BENEDIKT Kristian

Lithuanian tenor Kristian Benedikt has built up a reputation as one of the leading singers of the title role in Verdi’s Otello. With this role he gave his debut at Semperoper Dresden in March 2018. …

BITENC Mojca

After her great success as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro in a production of Bregenz Festival in 2017, the festival invited young Slovenian soprano Mojca Bitenc to perform Michaela in Carmen at the 2018 festival, where she will also sang Dvorak’s Te deum. …

BRISCEIN Ales

Two important debuts are scheduled 2018 in Czech tenor Ales Briscein calendar: Filka Morozov in a new production From the House of the Dead at Munich State Opera and Paul in Korngold’s Die tote Stadt at Komische Oper Berlin. He will give his debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin in the part of Albert Gregor in The Makropulos Case. …

GEES Michael

Michale Gees’ biography is somewhat unusual: Who can say about himself to have had a carrerr already at the age of 15? …

GOULD Stephen

Projects of American heldentenor Stephen Gould for 2018 include new productions of Fidelio in Tokyo directed by Katharina Wagner and of Ariadne auf Naxos conducted by Christian Thielemann in Dresden. In Budapest he will be heard in the title role of Tannhäuser, at Bayreuth Festival as Tristan and Sigmund. …

HARNISCH Rachel

After her most successful debut in the world creation of Aribert Reimann’ opera L’Invisible at Deutsche Oper Berlin, the opera house re-invited Swiss soprano Rachel Harnisch immediately to sing the title role of Jenufa. …

JURIC Goran

In July 2018 Croatian bass Goran Juric will perform in Munich Kodaly’s Te deum.

With the beginning of the 2018-19 season he will start a close collaboration with Staatsoper Stuttgart, where he will perform, among others, König Heinrich in Lohengrin, Colline in La Bohème, Oroveso in Norma, Roi in L’amour des trois oranges, Gran Inquisitore in Don Carlo and Pimen in Boris Godunov. …

KESSLER Astrid

Among plans of German soprano Astrid Kessler, who was awarded 2nd prize at the International Meistersinger Competition in Nuremburg in summer 2018 are Sieglinde in Die Walküre in Chemnitz and in concert form at Ludwigsburger Festspiele together with Klaus Florian Vogt and Catherine Foster, Abigail in Nabucco in Saarbrücken, Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Mélisande in Pelléas et Mélisande in Mannheim as well as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus at the New National Theatre in Tokyo. …

KIRCH Daniel

Important projects for 2019 include the title role in a new production Tannhäuser in Amsterdam conducted by Marc Albrecht and staged by Christof Loy, Tristan in a new production Tristan und Isolde in Leipzig conducted by Ulf Schirmer as well as Siegfried in Ring cycles in Chemnitz. …

KLEITER Julia

2019 Julia Kleiter gives her debut in the part of Donna Anna in semi staged performances of Don Giovanni on tour with Basler Kammerorchester in Hamburg and Paris. She will return to Berlin Staatsoper as Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and to Milan for Ilia in Idomeneo, she will give her debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in the part of Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.

KUBAN Pavol

2018 young Slovakian baritone Pavol Kuban gave his debut at Basel Theatre as Mr. Astley in Prokofjev’s The Gambler.
Recent appearances include Barone di Kelbar in Verdis Un Giorno di Regno at the Festival of Martina Franca, Jaufré Rudel in Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin and at Brno National Theatre and Morald in Wagner’s Die Feen at the National Theatre of Košice.  

KUPFER Jochen

Jochen Kupferis one of Germany’s most sought-after singers. His guest appearances in the world’s opera houses and concert halls have been internationally celebrated.
The 2018/19 season features Jochen Kupfer's role debut as Andrej Bolkonski in a new production of Prokofiev's opera  War and Peace at Staatstheater Nürnberg. Another role debut there will be the title role in Rihm’s  Jakob Lenzin June 2019. …

LARSEN Morten Frank

Future engagements of Danish baritone Morten Frank Larsen include may performances at the Vienna Volksoper and Vienna State Opera.

Highlights of the 2017-18 season include Mr. Astley in the new production of Prokofiev’s The Gambler at the Vienna State Opera, Peter Besenbinder in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel at the Vienna Volksoper, a concert-tour with Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem in Denmark and Germont in La Traviata at the Vienna Volksoper. At the end of the season Morten will take up his highly praised interpretations of Gellner in La Wally and of the title role in Sweeney Todd at the Vienna Volksoper.

LAVANANT L. Solenn'

Projects of French mezzo-soprano in 2018-19 include Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Mainz State Theatre, and her debut in the part of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at the Luzerner Theater in a new production by Benedikt von Peter. In Zurich she will sing Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor.

LEI Mingjie

Since the beginning of the 2018/19 season Chinese tenor Mingjie Lei belongs to the ensemble of Staatsoper Stuttgart, where he gave his unexpected early debut as Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. His repertoire in Stuttgart includes Der Prinz von HomburgIphigénie en TaurideAriadne auf Naxos and Così fan tutte. …

LOMBARDI Federica

The Italian soprano Federica Lombardi is one of the most sought-after artists of the young generation specialized in interpretation of the leading soprano roles in Mozart’s operatic works. …

LUDHA Ľudovít

Ľudovít LUDHA | Ludovit Ludha studied in Bratislava. He took successfully part in international voice competition and since 1988 he belongs to the ensemble of Bratislava National Theatre, where he has performed a wide variety of roles. …

LUPINACCI Raffaella

LUPINACCI Raffaella …

MARGITA Štefan

Plans of Czech tenor Štefan Margita | Stefan Margita include Luka/Filka Morozov in Janacek’s From the House of the Dead in Lyon, Friedrich Wilhelm in Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg (debut) in Stuttgart, as well as Tichon in Katia Kabanova at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Loge in Das Rheingold in Prague and Chicago. …

MÜTHER Stéphanie

MÜTHER Stéphanie  …

RASILAINEN Jukka

The German-Finnish baritone Jukka Rasilainen regularly appears at almost all of the world’s great opera houses including the state operas of Vienna, Berlin and Munich, in Zurich, at the Bastille in Paris, the Teatro Real in Madrid, as well as in Tokyo and Buenos Aires. He maintains a close affiliation with the Semperoper in Dresden. His brilliant interpretations have thrilled audiences at numerous productions of the Bayreuth Festival and the Savonlinna Opera Festival. …

REUTER Johan

Among plans of Johan Reuter for 2019 are new productions of Peter Heise’s Drot og Marsk and of Nixon in China in Copenhagen as well as Das Rheingold and Die Walküre in Budapest, 2020 will follow Salome at the Theater an der Wien and Tristan und Isolde in London. In Toronto he will perform his first Amfortas in Parsifal. He will return to the Metropolitan Opera in New York for Dr. Schön / Jack the Ripper in Lulu. …

SCHÖCK Atala

Having received a degree in German language and literature at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Atala Schöck | Atala Schoeck studied singing and operatic art at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest.
Furthermore, she attended various master classes with Julia Hamari, Anna Reynolds, Adrienne Csengery, Walther Berry and Walter Moore. …

SCHULZE Jan Philip

Born in Frankfurt, German pianist Jan Philip Schulze studied piano at the Munich Hochschule für Musik and Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, and has been awarded prestigious scholarships and prizes at international piano competitions. He has studied the interpretation of German lied with Helmut Deutsch and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and currently enjoys an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, vocal accompanist and teacher. …

SONG Ildo

Young Korean bass Ildo Song performs at Zurich Opernhaus during the 2018/19 season Julian Pinelli in Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, Zio Bonzo in Madame Butterfly conducted by Fabio Luisi, Conte di Ceprano in Rigoletto conducted by Gustavo Gimeno, Alessio in La Sonnambula conducted by Maurizio Benini and Oroveso in Norma under Fabio Luisi. …

SOTNIKOVA Evgeniya

In July 2014 young Russian soprano Evgeniya Sotnikova had a huge success as Jemmy in a new production Guillaume Tell at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.
Later in 2014 she gave her debut at the RuhrTriennale in Louis Andrissen‘s De Materie.

STIER Matthias

Born in St. Gallen, Switzerland, Matthias Stier first studied at the conservatorio G. Verdi in Turin. He attended master classes with Elio Battaglia at the Summer Academy of the Salzburg Mozarteum, where in 2006 he was awarded the prize for the best participant.
Today he is working with Roberto Bellotti in Milan.

STUNDYTE Ausrine

Plans of Lithuanian soprano Aušrine Stundyte for 2019 include her debuts in both Bologna and at Vienna State Opera in the title role of Salome and her debut at Opéra National de Paris as Katarina Ismailova in Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. In Bilbao she will perform José Maria Usandizaga's Basque folk opera Mendi Mendiyan directed by Calixto Bieito
2020 she will sing, among others, Renata in a new production The Fiery Angel at Theater an der Wien.
2021 she will give her debut in the part of Regan in a new production of Aribert Reimann’s Lear in Munich.

UHL Manuela

Among future projects of German Soprano Manuela Uhl are 2013 Senta in a new production Der fliegende Holländer in Hong-Kong as well as concerts with Mahler VIII. conducted by Riccardo Chailly in Milan.
2014 are scheduled, among others, her debut as Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier in Leipzig, Elsa in a new production Lohengrin in Düsseldorf, a new production of Braunfels‘ Der Traum ein Leben in Bonn and Der fliegende Holländer in Copenhagen. …

WERNER Fleur

Young German soprano Anne-Fleur Werner belongs to the ensemble of Landestheater Salzburg, where she performs 2018/19 Gabriele in Johann Strauss‘ Wiener Blut, Philip Glass‘ The Trial, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte and Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.
During her first season in Salzburg she gave her highly successful debuts as Antonia in Les Cotes d’Hoffmann, as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaroand as Cardillac’s Daughter in Hindemith’s Cardillac. …