Joyce DiDonato, Diana Damrau, Magdalena Kožená & Anja Harteros Lead Philharmonie Essen’s 2022-23 Season

The Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the vocal and operatic highlights. Magdalena Kožená and Yefim Bronfman perform a recital of music by Brahms, Dvořák, Martinů, Mussorgsky, and Bartók. Performance Date: Sept. 5, 2022 Regensburger Domspatzen, Knabenchor Hannover, and Essener Domsingknaben perform in concert. Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2022 Evelyn Ziegler performs alongside Udo {…}

Yolanda Auyanet, Jessica Muirhead & Daniel Johansson Lead Essen’s Aalto-Theater’s 2022-23 Season

Essen’s Aalto-Theater has announced its 2022-23 season featuring five new productions. Premieres Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” will star Daniel Johansson, Karl-Heinz Lehner, Daniela Köhler, Deirdre Angenent, Heiko Trinsinger, and Albrecht Kludszuweit. Tomáš Netopil conducts the new production by Paul-Georg Dittrich. Georg Fritzsch also conducts with Corby Welch and Sebastian Pilgrim performing other shows. Performance Dates: Sept. 24, 2022-Jan. 7, 2023 Jessica Muirhead {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča, Christine Goerke Headline Philharmonie Essen’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical /  Jiyang Chen / Chris Singer / Paul Schirnhofer/DG / Opus 3 Artists official website) Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Christine Goerke and Klaus Florian Vogt perform works by Richard Wagner. Andris Nelsons conducts the Bayreuther Festspielorchester. {…}

Seth Carico, Gaston Rivero & Jessica Muirhead Lead Theater Essen’s 2020-21 Season

The Theater Essen in Germany has announced its 2020-21 season featuring six new productions. Premieres Tomáš Netopil conducts a new production of Wagner’s “Tannhäuser.” The new production by Paul-Georg Dittrich stars Daniel Johansson in the title role, Karl-Heinz Lehner, Daniela Köhler, Deirdre Angenent, Heiko Trinsinger, and Albrecht Kludszuweit. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Dec. 27, 2020 Jessica Muirhead sings the title role {…}