Ermonela Jaho, Freddie de Tommaso, Elsa Dreisig, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Tomasz Konieczny Headline Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2024-25 Season

Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres First up is Carl Orff’s “Trionfi.” Calixto Bieito directs a cast starring Nicole Chevalier, Florian Panzieri, Sandra Hamaoui, and Oleksiy Palchykov, among others. Kent Nagano conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 21 – Oct. 12, 2024 “Der Freischütz” stars Andrzej Dobber, Hubert Kowalczyk, Julia Kleiter, Alina Wunderlin, and Johan Reuter. Yoel Gamzou conducts and Andreas {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Natalya Romaniw, Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Spyres & Lucas Meachem Lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2023-24 Season

The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Kent Nagano conducts Frank Castorf’s production of Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov.” The opera will star Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Kady Evanyshyn, Olivia Boen, Renate Spingler, Matthias Klink, Alexey Bogdanchikov, Vitalij Kowaljow, Oleksiy Palchykov, and Ryan Speedo Green. Performance Dates: Sept. 16-Oct. 7, 2023 Catherine Foster and Ewa Płonka sing the title role of Puccini’s {…}

Kent Nagano & Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg Offer Video Micro Concerts Featuring Vocal Performances

With the pandemic came innovation, particularly in using video to present works. Renowned conductor Kent Nagano and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra explored the medium to create Micro concerts—bite-size, half-hour audiovisual performances that take their cue more from pop music visuals than from staid, traditional concert films. The videos are available for viewing for free until October 22, 2022. Five {…}

Natalya Romaniw, Benjmain Bernheim, Pretty Yende, & Saioa Hernández lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2022-23 Season

The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2022-23 season featuring five new productions and its Italian festival. Premiere Tomislav Mužek, Maria Kataeva, Elbenita Kajtazi, and Guanqun Yu lead Bizet’s “Carmen” in a new conducted by Yoel Gamzou and directed by Herbert Fritsch. Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2022-May 23, 2023 Kent Nagano conducts a new production of Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” with {…}

Staatsoper Hamburg Announces Multiple Cast Changes for Upcoming Productions

The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced several changes to upcoming productions. The company first noted that for performances of “Rigoletto” on Feb. 11 and 13, 2022, Ioan Hotea will take over the role of the Duca for Piotr Buszewski. Hotea will join a cast that includes Andrzej Dobber as Rigoletto, Nadezhda Pavlova, Tigran Martirossian, and Jana Kurucová. Meanwhile, in the performance of “Luisa Miller” {…}