24.04. Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg
24.04. Opera Antwerpen
24.04. Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris
25.04. Malmö Live Concert Hall
25.04. Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg
25.04. Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam
26.04. Opera Antwerpen
27.04. Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg
28.04. Opera Antwerpen
28.04. Fichtelgebirgshalle, Wunsiedel
30.04. Opera Antwerpen
01.05. Schwetzinger Schloss
02.05. Opera Antwerpen
02.05. Evangelisch Reformierte Kirche zu Leipzig
02.05. Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela
03.05. Stadttheater Klagenfurt
04.05. Conservatorio Statale di Musica "Giuseppe Verdi" - Torino
04.05. Konzerthaus Blaibach
04.05. Freiburg University
05.05. Goethe-Theater, Bad Lauchstädt
05.05. Theater Bonn
05.05. State Opera Hannover
François-Frédéric Guy, expert in romantic German repertoire and especially Beethoven's works, describes his experience as an orchestra leader from the piano as an "thrilling tightrope act". Since 2012, he has dedicated himself to this particular challenge, now taking it even further with the two piano concertos by Johannes Brahms. In an interview, the pianist described the peculiarities of his double role and his path to conducting....
On Manhattan’s West Side along the Hudson river, where the High Line ends after coursing through Chelsea, a dynamic new building is taking shape amid the Hudson Yards: The Shed, a nonprofit venue with the aim of making art accessible to all, will feature commissions of new works of art in music, theater, visual art and other disciplines....
Steven Sloane will take up the position of Music Director of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra at the beginning of the 2020/21 season. From October 2019 he will be Music Director Designate, leading the orchestra in three symphony concerts and begin with artistic planning. Karsten Witt took this appointment as an opportunity to take a look into the future – as well as the past....
He has taken to the stage as Charles V, as Walter Benjamin, as Prince of Homburg, and as Friedrich Hölderlin. Now, in the role of Martin Luther, Dietrich Henschel adds another heavyweight to this eclectic list of key figures from political and intellectual history. In May 2019, the baritone will take on the role of the Protestant reformer in the premiere of Bo Holten's opera Schlagt sie tot! at the Malmö Opera....
From the beginning of the 2018/19 season Bas Wiegers takes over the position of Principal Guest Conductor of Klangforum Wien from Sylvain Cambreling. For the ensemble’s 2018/19 programme, the conductor contributed an essay entitled “Some thoughts about diversity and character,” a shortened version of which we reproduce here with kind permission of Klangforum Wien. The full version is available to read in the ensemble’s blog....