Andrea Sanguineti has been appointed Music Director of the Aalto-Musiktheater and the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra as of the 2023/24 season. The current season includes a new production of Lucrezia Borgia at Aalto Theater Essen, the revival of Manon Lescaut at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lucia di...

Hungarian soprano Réka Kristóf studied singing in Bremen with Prof. Krisztina Laki and Prof. Thomas Mohr. After that she took up the Master program „Oper und Musiktheater“ at the Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich with Prof. Fenna Kügel Seifried. She successfully graduated in summer 2018....

"Frenetic acclaim for Mario Lerchenberger, vocally and as an actor - the Bravi for him were numerous and well-deserved - elegantly designed legato bows - excellent technique - effortlessly over the orchestra - a stunningly good, Bayreuth-mature Steuermann - outstanding ...

Sergey Kovnir is one of the most celebrated members of the National Opera of Ukraine, where he interprets all major roles of the bass-repertoire. ...

Since its official debut during the Salzburg Mozart Week, the Altenberg Trio Wien has earned the reputation of one of the most daring and consistent ensembles in this category: its repertory comprises – in addition to many works from directly related fields (piano quartets &...

Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini maintains an active international schedule encompassing a wide spectrum of symphonic and operatic repertoire. 2021/22 season highlights include performances with Carnegie Mellon University and as part of the Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert. Recent seasons have included performances with the Sacramento...

Aleksandra Szmyd is a Polish opera singer, representing the young generation of opera performers. Loved by the critics for her light and charming soprano in connection with natural grace....

Alin Stoica is described by critics as "a tenor with a colossal voice as has not been heard for some time on Romanian stages and beyond." Having a good technique but also theatrical qualities, he always manages to complete every role he plays, leaving his...

In spite of his young age, Jan Stava has already appeared as a soloist on the stages of several international opera houses. He can play anything, natural in every movement, gesture, glance and flicker of the eye. And he is capable of singing in any...

Praised for his “mellow, burnished, beautiful” (San Jose Mercury News) and “strong voice” (New York Times) and referred to as “the most commanding singer on stage,” (SF Classical Voice), Bulgarian baritone Krassen Karagiozov, has thrilled audiences in concert and from the opera stage with music...

Accompanying soloists in a sensible way, creating a rich, colourful orchestra sound and working in a refined way in particular with young musicians – these are the special talents of Italian conductor Claudio Vandelli....

The Austrian mezzosoprano Hermine Haselböck is a mostly versatile artist and known for her extensive repertory, ranging from baroque to contemporary music, from song, concert to opera. International recital and concert performances have led her to Carnegie Hall - NY, Wiener Konzerthaus, Musikverein Wien, Mozarteum Salzburg,...

Selected by the American bass magazine “No treble” as one of the world top 10 bass players and recognised by the international critics for her “great intensity and exceptional technique”, Uxia Martinez started her double bass studies at the early age of 6 with the...

The mexican tenor Jesús León studied at the UCLA Opera Studio, at the Solti Accademia di Bel Canto, at the Boston Opera Institute and was a member of the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program at Los Angeles Opera. In Italy he trained under the guidance of...

The Opus Klassik award winner 2021 Niklas Liepe is one of those highly talented young soloists who goes his own way, regardless. One of those artists constantly coming up with new ideas, launching projects that take real courage, because both the concept and the artistic standards boarder on the brazen....

Andrea Dankova’s highlights of the last seasons mark her debut with Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony alongside the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Tomas Netopil at Vienna Musikverein, Jenufa at Deutsche Oper Berlin under Donald Runnicles, performances of the Glagolitic Mass at Philharmonie Essen and...

The current season marks Markus Butter’s debut in Alberich (Der Ring an einem Abend) at Opera Graz as well as a production of Ottmar Gersters‘ Enoch Arden at Theater an der Wien. Future highlights include the new production of Zemlinsky’s Kleider machen Leute at National Theatre...

YOKO was born in Japan and moved to Italy in order to complete her studies at the Incontri col Maestro International Piano Academy in Imola (Franco Scala, Stefano Fiuzzi). In 2002, she won the first prize at the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, since then...

Thomas Sanderling can look back on a career of more than 50 years as a celebrated conductor that has taken him to all the great stages of the world. He has received numerous awards for his artistic achievements, concert and opera conducting and numerous recordings....

“One of the best and most fascinating piano recordings of the year“ wrote the German magazine Fono Forum about his recording of Sonatas and Rondos by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, followed by an „Editor‘s Choice“ by the renowned english Gramophone Magazine for the recording of...

Andreas Spering is one of Germany's leading specialists in historically informed performance practice. In the 2021/22 season, he will conduct the Philharmonische Staatsorchester Hamburg, Orchester des Niedersächischen Staatstheaters Hannover, Beethovenorchester Bonn and Lapland Chamber Orchestra, among others....

„… at first glance he [David Schlager] reminds a little of Kurt Masur … comparingly little gestures … if you talk to him, you feel how much he burns for his profession.“ Leipziger Volkszeitung Recently, the young conductor David Schlager has gained international attention through engagements...

The Salzburg born conductor-composer-violinist has chosen 3 tracks to bring the fruits of a blossoming spirit to our musical world....