• Young Korean bass Ildo Song performs in Zurich Roberto in Calixto Bieitos Produktion I Vespri Siciliani under Fabio Luisi, Zio Bonzo in Madame Butterfly under Marco Armiliato, Un frate in Don Carlo under Mark Elder, and La Voce in Idomeneo unter Giovanni Antonini.

    2021 he will perform Zio Bonzo at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, where he was heard 2020 as Oroveso in Norma and already in 2019 as Zio Bonzo.

    Since the beginning of the 2017/18 Ildo Song belongs to the ensemble of Zurich Opernhaus, where he sang  Dottore Grenvil in La Traviata under Fabio Luisi, Eremit in Der Freischütz under Axel Kober, 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, Oroveso in Norma under Fabio Luisi, Erster Nazarener in Salome under Ulf Schirmer, Ambrogio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia under Enriche Mazzola, Commissario imperiale in Madame Butterfly under Daniele Rustioni, Sciarrone in Tosca under Paolo Carignani, La Voce in Idomeneo under Giovanni Antonini, Le Fauteuil/L’Arbre in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Mandarin in Turandot under Giampaolo Bisanti and La Voce in Idomeneo.

    From 2015 to 2017 he was in the Opera Studio of Zurich Opernhaus, where he debuted as Antonio in a new production of Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims staged by Christoph Mathaler and conducted by Daniele Rustioni. He sang Samuel in Un Ballo in Maschera and Il Frate in Don Carlo and participated in Orlando Paladino.

    He has already appeared as Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, as Sparafucil in Rigoletto, as Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, as Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and as St. Peter in Too many sopranos at Seoul Kim Young Hee Hall, at Seoul National University Hall and at the Seoul Art Center.

    In Locarno he sang very successfully for the first time Verdi’s Messa da Requiem conducted by Markus Poschner in fall 2018.

    Ildo Song is an award winner at several Korean Voice competitions.

    2014 he won 3rd prize at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition in Düsseldorf.



Ausrine Stundyte gives her debut in the title role of Elektra at Salzburg festival on August 1st - conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski.

More performances are scheduled on August 6, 10, 16, 21 and 24.

LOMBARDI Federica soprano

We are very happy to announce, that the young Italian soprano Federica Lombardi has been invited by the Teatro alla Scala in Milan to perform there on July 08th, 2020 one of the first concerts after the closure due to the Corona epidemic.

She will sing arias and duets together with tenor Francesco Meli.

You will find a streaming of the concert on the social media of the Teatro alla Scala or on the site of the Corriere della Sera.

LOMBARDI Federica soprano

Released: Verdi's Otello with Federica Lombardi as Desdemona - alongside Jonas Kaufmann and Carlos Alvarez. The conductor is Antonio Pappano.

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