Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 3 is on the programme for 3 June. Schumann's Scenes from Goethe's Faust can then be heard at the Opera House on 14 and 22 June.
To mark his farewell as chief conductor of Graz Opera and the Graz Philharmonic, Roland Kluttig will conduct two concert programmes in June with Mahler's Symphony No. 3 and Schumann's Faust Scenes.
"Drastic and clear" - "strong and accurate": Johannes Klumpp received enthusiastic reviews for his conducting of the two opera premieres From a House of the Dead and The Makropulos Affair on April 30 at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. The Janáček double bill was performed again in May; individually, the operas will be shown until July.
Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen was premiered in Frankfurt in January 2023 and received enthusiastic reviews. Before the world premiere, we spoke to the composer about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern, which played under Michael Wendeberg.