Daniela Gerstenmeyer is Ottilie in the new production of Ralph Benatzky‘s classic operette Im weißen Rössl at the Theater Erfurt on New Year’s Eve. Samuel Bächli conducts.
Mine Yücel is the soprano soloist in the New Year’s concert in the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg on 31. December under the musical direction of Anna Skryleva. The program includes works by Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Dvorák, and Bernstein.
Tenor Ji-Woon Kim is one of the soloists in the New Year's concert "EVVIVA - Eine italienische Operngala" at the Theater Bremen on 31. December. Israel Gursky is the conductor.
Tenor Deniz Yilmaz is soloist for the 3. Sinfoniekonzert/Neujahrskonzert at the Theater Regensburg on 1. January under the musical direction of GMD Chin-Chao Lin. The program includes works by Gounod, Saint-Saëns, Puccini, and Offenbach.
For Emily Newton the New Year begins with a concert in the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz on 1. January under the motto “Berliner Luft”. Karsten Huschke conducts the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie. The American soprano is also the soloist on 3., 4., and 6. January for the New Year’s concerts at the Staatstheater Nürnberg under the motto “I got Rhythm”. GMD Joanna Mallwitz conducts the Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg.
Brian Davis takes over the role of Giorgio Germont in La traviata on 4. and 24. January at the Staatsoper Hannover. Gregor Bühl conducts.
Albrecht Kludszuweit performs the role of the Hexe in Hänsel und Gretel at the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen on 6. January. Gabrielle Mouhlen is again Gertrud under the musical direction of Friedrich Haider.
American tenor Cameron Becker appears as Siegfried in the revival of the Straus-operette Die lustigen Nibelungen at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe on 9. January under the musical direction of Dominic Limburg.
The Turn of the Screw is the first opera production in the New Year at the Staatstheater Braunschweig, premiering on 11. January with Jelena Banković as Flora and Milda Tubelyté as Miles. Intendant Dagmar Schlingmann is the director and Iván López Reynoso the conductor.
The Theater Dortmund presents Thomas Enzinger‘s new production of Das Land des Lächelns on 12. January and features Irina Simmes in her debut as Lisa. GMD Gabriel Feltz conducts.
Elizabeth Reiter is Armida and Julia Dawson is Goffredo in the revival of Händel’s Rinaldo on 12. January at the Oper Frankfurt. Simone De Felice is the conductor.
Albrecht Kludszuweit sings the 2. Jude in the revival of Salome on 19. January at the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen. GMD Tomáš Netopil conducts.
Swiss soprano Marysol Schalit gives her debut in the title role of Alban Berg’s Lulu at the Theater Bremen on 27. January. Stephen Clark is the Theaterdirektor and the Bankier under the musical direction of Hartmut Keil. The director is Marco Štorman.
Uwe Stickert appears as Eginhard in Elmar Goerden‘s new production of Schubert’s Fierabras at the Konzert Theater Bern on 27. January. The musical direction is in the hands of Chefdirigent Mario Venzago.
The Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden revives Candide on 27. January with Italian alto Romina Boscolo as the Old Lady. The conductor is Albert Horne.