April, May and June 2017 – Selected Concerts and Performances:
01./15./17./23. April 2017
Marcell Bakonyi is Mustafa in the premiere of Rossini´s L´italiana in Algeri at the Staatstheater Nürnberg.
Conductor: Guido Johannes Rumstadt; Director: Laura Scozzi
01./12./15./30. April 2017
Michael Gniffke appears as Alwa in Alban Berg´s Lulu at the Theater Ulm.
Conductor: Timo Handschuh; Director: Matthias Kaiser
01. April 2017
Baritone Florian Götz performs Telemann´s cantata ‘Seid nüchtern und wachet’ with the Thomanerchor and the
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig at the Thomaskirche.
Conductor: Thomaskantor Gotthold Schwarz
02./04./07./09. April 2017
Ziad Nehme appears in the leading role of Rogelio in Martin Matalon´s opera L´Ombre de Venceslao
at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse.
L´Ombre de Venceslao is a co-
Avignon, Opéra National de Bordeaux, Centre Lyrique Clermont-
Opéra de Rennes, Opéra de Toulon Provence Méditerranée, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and the Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier Languedoc-
02. April 2017
Andreas Post sings the tenor arias in Bach´s St. Matthew Passion as a part of the concert-
Cantate 2017 at the Dom zu Lübeck.
Conductor: Hartmut Rohmeyer
03. April 2017
at the Kölner Philharmonie with noted actor Klaus Maria Brandauer as the recitor.
Conductor: Enoch zu Guttenberg
04. April 2017
Andreas Post performs the Evangelist and the arias in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Bach-
Stuttgart, the Sociedad Coral Excelentia and the London & Vienna Chamber Orchestra at the Auditorio
Nacional in Madrid.
Conductor: Jörg Hannes Hahn
05./08. April 2017
Yosemeh Adjei sings the title-
Conductor: Franz Raml; Director: Matthias Kaiser
05./28. April + 04./14./27. May 2017
Susanne Kreusch reprises the role of the Stepmother in Snow White and the 77 Dwarves
by Elena Kats-
Conductor: Pawal Poplawski; Director: Christian von Götz
07./09./11. April 2017
Taras Konoshchenko portrays the part of Osmin in The Abduction from the Seraglio at
the Opéra de Toulon.
Conductor: Jurjen Hempel; Director: Tom Ryser
In addition, Andreas Post tours throughout the Netherlands with the Bachkoor Holland and the
Concertgebouw Kamerorkest performing the Evangelist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.
08. April 2017: Grote Sint Gudulakerk, Lochem
10. April 2017: Grote Kerk, Den Haag
11. April 2017: Sint Vituskerk, Hilversum
13./14. April 2017: Pieterskerk, Leiden
Conductor: Gijs Leenaars
Daniel Johannsen as well sings the part of Evangelist in the St. Matthew Passion in a
07. April 2017: De Harmonie, Leeuwarden
08. April 2017: De Lawei, Drachten
11. April 2017: ATLAS Theater, Emmen
12. April 2017: De Nieuwe Kolk, Assen
13./14. April 2017: De Oosterpoort, Groningen
Conductor: Michael Hofstetter
08. April 2017
Olivia Vermeulen performs the mezzo-
centuries surround me’ (world premiere) with the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
Conductor: Alexander Verernikov
14. April 2017
In addition, Olivia Vermeulen is the alto in Wolfgang Rihm´s Deus Passus with the
Orkest in Utrecht.
Conductor: Markus Stenz
14. April + 04./19. May + 06./24. June 2017
Philippe Do sings the title-
ML: Michael Nündel; Regie: Karsten Wiegand
15./21. April + 21. May 2017
James Elliott is the tenor-
The programme includes excerpts from operettas by J. Strauß, K. Millöcker, J. Offenbach, F. Lehár and C. Zeller.
Conductor: Jörg Pitschmann
21./26. April + 02./05. May 2017
Katja Pieweck sings the role of Mère Marie in Poulenc´s opera Dialogues des Carmélites
at the Staatsoper Hamburg.
Conductor: Kent Nagano; Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
21. April + 06./18./27. May + 11. June 2017
Taras Konoshchenko appears as Don Profondo in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims at the Theater Lübeck.
Conductor: Daniel Carlberg; Director: Pier Francesco Maestrini, Joshua Held
Florian Götz sings the part of Artabano in G.M. Paliardi´s puppet opera Caligula delirante with Le Poème
harmonique in France.
21. April 2017: Théâtre d´Etampes
27. April 2017: Théâtre d´Arras
Conductor: Vincent Dumestre
22./23. April 2017
Moscow in a co-
Conductor: Frank Ollu; Director: Katie Mitchell
25. April 2017
Olivia Vermeulen portrays the role of Teseo in Handel´s opera of the same name
with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow.
Conductor: Federico Maria Sardelli
06. May 2017
Daniel Johannsen appears with the choir and orchestra of the J.-
at the famous Wartburg in Eisenach in a program with vocal and orchestra works by J. S. Bach and –as
Luther by Rudolf Lutz.
Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Read More07./19. May + 24. June + 09./13. July 2017
Conductor: Alexander Soddy / Wolfgang Wengenroth; Director: Monique Wagemakers
07. May 2017
Eric Laporte portrays the role of Erik in The Flying Dutchman at the Staatsoper Hannover.
Conductor: Ivan Repušić; Director: Bernd Mottl
07. May 2017
Susanne Ellen Kirchesch appears as the vocal-
with the noted actor Gustav Peter Wöhler as narrator and the baroque ensemble Lautten Compagney Berlin in Magdeburg.
Conductor: Wolfgang Katschner
Read More13./15./20./25./27./30. May + 02. June 2017
Marcell Bakonyi returns to Den Norske Opera in Oslo as Colline in La Bohème.
Conductor: Antonino Fogliani; Director: Stefan Herheim
Shadi Torbey as Amanzio (Polidarte in Bad Lauchstädt) and Andreas Post as Vitaliano perform in Handel’s opera Il Giustino with the Lautten Compagney Berlin and the Milan Marionetta-
15./16. May 2017: Stadttheater Schaffhausen
18. May 2017: Internationale Maifestspiele, Staatstheater Wiesbaden
09./19./11. June 2017: Händelfestspiele Halle, Goethetheater Bad Lauchstädt
Conductor: Wolfgang Katschner; Director: Eugenio Monti Colla
15. May 2017
Olivia Vermeulen gives a lied-
Conductor: Jan Philip Schulze
…followed by a tour with Vivaldi’s opera Arsilda with the Collegium 1704, the Collegium Vocale and Olivia Vermeulen in the title role:
19./21./23. May 2017: Opéra de Lille
31. Mai + 02. June 2017: Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg
13./15. June 2017: Théâtre de Caen
23./25. June 2017: Opéra de Versailles
Conductor: Václav Luks; Director: David Radok
02./04./06./08./11./13./15./18./21./27./29. June + 01./03./05./07./09./11./13./15. July 2017
Eric Laporte and Philippe Do perform the role of Radames in Verdi´s opera Aida at the Theater Ulm.
Eric Laporte will sing the premiere. Please visit Theater Ulm’s website regarding the cast of each performance.
Conductor: Timo Handschuh / Joongbae Jee; Director: Matthias Kaiser
03./05./06./16./19./21. June 2017
Ziad Nehme is the tenor-
Director: Anselm Dalferth
04./07./11./17./23. June 2017
In addition, Katja Pieweck sings the part of Hippolyta in Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night´s Dream at the Staatsoper Hamburg.
Conductor: Yves Abel; Director: Simon Phillips
09./15./24. June + 09. July 2017
Taras Konoshchenko makes his role debut as Daland in the premiere of The Flying Dutchman at the Theater Lübeck.
Conductor: Ryusuke Numajiri; Director: Aniara Amos
10./15./17./23./29. June + 01. July 2017
Sarah Ferede is looking forward to a role debut as well. She appears as Eboli in the premiere of Don Carlo at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Duisburg.
Conductor: Lukas Beikircher / Andriy Yurkevych; Director: Guy Joosten
As a part of the Bachfest Leipzig, Daniel Johannsen performs in two concerts at the Thomaskirche:
10. June 2017: Motets by J. S. Bach and contemporary Finnish composers such Sibelius, Kokkonen and Mäntyjärvi with the Mendelssohn-
Read More16. June 2017: Evangelist in Bach’s St. John Passion with the Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Freiburger Barockorchesters under Thomaskantor Gotthold Schwarz.
21. June 2017
Andreas Post appears in Mozart´s Requiem with the Bamberger Symphoniker at the Mozartfest Würzburg.
Conductor: Juraj Valcuha