CLAUDIO VANDELLI APPOINTED NEW CHIEF CONDUCTOR OF THE WÜRTH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA FROM JANUARY 2020

Claudio Vandelli will be holding the position of the Chief Conductor of the Würth Philharmonic Orchestra from January 2020 on. The orchestra, founded in 2017, gains an experienced and highly musical personality with the 51-year-old. Already from 2019 he will be active as the orchestra’s Artistic Consultant.

UPCOMING
Zaryadye Hall, Moscow / Concert with Ildar Abdrazakov
March 19, 2019

LENA BELKINA

“Rossini would have been thrilled by Lena“ , „fulminant, brilliant, beautiful voice”, “a touching mezzo”….these are only some of the press reviews about the sought-after mezzo soprano Lena Belkina.

The 2018/19 season will see Lena perform in productions like Alcina at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden or Katja Kabanova at the Teatro San Carlo (alongside Sergey Kovnir). Lena‘s successful career is characterised by the cooperation with important conductors/artists such as José Carreras, Marco Armiliato, Adam Fischer, Andrea Sanguineti or Riccardo Muti.

UPCOMING
Theater an der Wien / The Maid of Orleans / Direction: Lotte de Beer
March 16 – March 27, 2019

ANDREA SANGUINETI

Acclaimed by critics and audiences and praised by experts as a ‚genius‘, Andrea Sanguineti is one of the most promising conductors of his generation.

Andrea Sanguineti will be in 2018/19 part of opera productions such as La Bohème at the Theater Essen, Carmen at the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Opera Graz. He performed alongside internationally renowned soloists such as Annette Dasch or Franco Farina.

UPCOMING
Opera Graz / Lucia di Lammermoor
March 23 – May 10, 2019

TOBIAS GREENHALGH

A young, exciting talent, baritone Tobias Greenhalgh is highly requested by important opera and concert houses worldwide.

Tobias’ highlights in the 2018/19 season will be performances in Don Giovanni, a Liederabend in Poland, as well as his debut in Don Pasquale in Montpellier, France. He sang at the Carnegie Hall, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Theater an der Wien, amongst others.

UPCOMING
National Forum of Music Wroclaw, Poland / Liederabend with Marcin Koziel
January 17, 2019

LETICIA DE ALTAMIRANO

“elegance, good phrasing, clear diction and blazing high notes”, “her voice is ideal for belcanto roles, she knows the style very well, sings with elegance… she showed her refined phrasing, long vocal line and her silky, beautiful voice” it was a performance full of fragility and femininity, showing the inner strength and nobility of the character” ….

These reviews speak for themselves. Leticia de Altamirano is one of the most thrilling and established sopranos of today.

Leticia’s highlights for the 2018/19 season will be a Gala Concert with Ramon Vargas in her native Mexico, as well as her operatic debut in France as Beatrix Cenci. She shared the stage with José Carreras, Marco Parisotto or Javier Camarena.

UPCOMING
Opera du Rhin Strasbourg / Beatrix Cenci / Marko Letonja
March 17 – April 7, 2019

ANDREA DANKOVA

Tosca, Jenufa, Woglinde or Donna Elvira – Andrea Dankova’s widespread range of roles has led her to the most important stages around the world.

The current season 2018/19 sees her singing with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as making her debut as Elisabetta in Don Carlo in her native Slovakia. The soprano shared the stage with prominent figures like José Cura, Sir Colin Davis, Ivor Bolton, Daniele Gatti or Marco Armiliato.

UPCOMING
Slovak National Theatre / Tosca / Martin Leginus
February 21, 2019

MARKUS BUTTER

One of the most versatile bass baritones of our time.

Highlights of the artists‘ 2018/19 season will be his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Gunter in Götterdämmerung and a concert performance at the Konzerthaus Vienna. Markus worked with legendary conductors such as Sir Antonio Pappano, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Herbert Blomstedt, Semyon Bychkov or Zubin Mehta.

UPCOMING
Opera Graz / King Roger / Roland Kluttig
February 14 – May 4, 2019

ALEXEY SAYAPIN

A favourite of the legendary Galina Vishnevskaya, Alexey Sayapin is cited as one of the most promising and talented voices of the past years. 

The Russian tenor’s 2018/19 season includes Roméo et Juliette and La Traviata in Aachen. He performed alongside renowned orchestras such as the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and could be seen at many prestigious music festivals around the world.

UPCOMING
Theater Aachen / La Traviata / Justus Thorau
September 26, 2018 – March 3, 2019

Theater Aachen / Roméo et Juliette / Christopher Ward
December 9, 2018 – April 22, 2019