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....

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...

"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 ...

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...

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,...

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...