Wiener Staatsoper Cancels ‘Tosca’ & All Remaining Performances of ‘Die Fledermaus’

(Credit: © Peter Mayr) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced a cancellation of all the remaining performances of popular Johann Strauss’ operetta “Die Fledermaus” in January 2022, due to rising COVID-19 cases in the artistic groups. The popular work was set to star Andreas Schager as Gabriel von Eisenstein, Rachel Willis-Sørensen in the role of Rosalinde, Wolfgang Bankl as Frank, Christina {…}

Deutsches Nationaltheater & Staatskapelle Weimar Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring Iris Vermillion & Andreas Fischer

(Credit: © Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar) The Deutsches Nationaltheater & Staatskapelle Weimar has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article we will only focus on vocal works. Opera Stewart Copeland and Jonathan Moore’s opera “Electric Saint” opens the season with Gregor Bühl conducting a production by Jonathan Moore. Premiere Date: Sept. 5, 2021 Johann Strauss‘ “Die {…}

Dominik Köninger & Nadja Mchantaf Headline Komische Oper Berlin’s June Reopening

(Credit: Monika Rittershaus) The Komische Oper Berlin has announced that it will reopen its doors for the live audiences with the premiere of Johann Strauss‘ operetta “Der Zigeunerbaron” in the new production by Tobias Kratzer on June 6, 2021. Stefan Soltesz leads the cast that includes Dominik Köninger, Thomas Blondelle, Philipp Meierhöfer, Alma Sadé, Helene Schneiderman, Alexander Fedorov, Nadja Mchantaf, {…}