Andrea Sanguineti is Music Director of the Aalto-Musiktheater and the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra as of the 2023/24 season. In his new tenure as Music Director Andrea Sanguineti conducts Richard Wagner’s acclaimed production (Barrie Kosky) of Tristan and Isolde and a series of concerts performing Brahms, Bruckner,...

Eugenia Dushina began her European career in 2016 and is an internationally sought-after soprano ever since. She is prize-winner of numerous competitions, including the Maria Callas Grand Prix and the Feruccio Tagliavini Competition....

The current season marks Markus Butter’s return to National Theatre Prague for the revival of Zemlinsky’s Kleider machen Leute as Melchior Böhni that what premiered the season before. After his appearance in Brahms’ Deutsches Requiem with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Andrey...

Vienna based lyric tenor Robert Bartneck is fast establishing himself as an artist of note, winning widespread praise for his nobility of tone and refined technical accomplishment....

Andreas Spering is one of Germany’s leading specialists in early music and renowned for his expertise in historically informed performance practice. As of the 2023/24 season Spering has been appointed Chief Conductor of the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra....

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....

Jesús León’s Duca di Mantua has been described as “impeccable,” his Edgardo “exquisite," and his Nadir “clear and delicate.” Recipient of the Mirella Freni & Nicolai Ghiaurov scholarship and winner of the 2020 Vienna International Music Competition, Vienna-based Mexican tenor Jesús León has performed with...

Guadalupe Barrientos reveals her voice on stage structured and luminous, enchants with the warmth of her timbre and the roundness of her mid-lows: the amplitude of the register and the homogenity of the timbre over the entire range are impressive. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentinian...

Paul Marsovszky is closely connected to the German- and Hungarian-speaking cultures. In the current season he conducts a series of Tchaikovsky's epic master piece The Nutcracker at Budapest Opera. ...

"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 ...

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 nearly 300 piano...

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 rising star in the world of classical singing and has already received several awards for her vocal achievements. Loved by the critics for her light, yet powerful and charming soprano as well as her endless natural grace, she mostly is the...

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...

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...

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...

„… 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 Austrian-born David Schlager is a conductor of great flexibility recognized for his...

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