Oper Graz Announces 2023-24 Season

Oper Graz has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the productions and concerts.  Opera Offenbach’s “Les Contes d’Hoffmann“ will star Matthias Koziorowski, Anna Brull, Andżelika Wiśniewska, Tetiana Zhuravel, Tetiana Miyus , Sieglinde Feldhofer, Mareike Jankowski, and Petr Sokolov. Performance Date: Sept. 30, 2023-Jan. 6, 2024 Tobias Ribitzki directs Kurt Weill’s “Tom Sawyer” with Tom Schimon, Michael Heller, Euiyoung {…}

Marjukka Tepponen, Piotr Buszewski & Flurina Stucki Lead Oper Graz’s 2022-23 Season

Oper Graz has announced its 2022-23 season featuring numerous new productions and ensemble members. Britten’s War Requiem will be directed by Lorenzo Fioroni and conducted by Roland Kluttig and Nicolas Ellis. Flurina Stucki, Matthias Koziorowski, Mario Lerchenberger, and Markus Butter. Performance Dates: Sept. 24-Nov. 20, 2022 Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will be directed by Floris Visser and conducted by Gábor Káli. {…}

Pavel Petrov, Piotr Buszewski & Marjukka Tepponen Lead Oper Graz’s 2020-21 Season

Opera Graz in Austria has announced its 2020-21 season featuring several new productions and revivals. Here is a look at the opera and operetta performances for the season. Nadja Loschky directs a new production of Weinberg’s “Die Passagierin” starring Nadja Stefanoff, Markus Butter, Tetiana Miyus, Eva-​Maria Schmid, Antonia Cosmina Stancu, Anna Brull, Andrea Purtić, Mareike Jankowski, Sieglinde Feldhofer, Mana Iwata, {…}

Oper Graz 2017-18 Review: “María de Buenos Aires” makes a sensational debut in Austria

Undoubtedly the most successful musical ever written about Argentina was Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Evita,” which stormed into the Prince Edward Theatre in London in 1978. Ten years before, Astor Piazzolla’s “María de Buenos Aires” made a much more modest debut at the Sala Planeta in the Argentinean capital. Nominally a “tango operita,” this relatively short work is a much more fascinating {…}