From 4 December, Valentin Uryupin will conduct Tchaikovsky's opera The Enchantress in Frankfurt.

Written between Eugene Onegin and Queen of Spades, Tchaikovsky himself considered his Charodeika (literally: "the enchantress") his best work. In spite of this, the opera about love entanglements and political intrigues is rarely programmed.

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In 2019, Wergo released a portrait CD including Anssi Karttunen’s recordings of Hans Werner Henze’s English Love Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver Knussen.