Founded in 1991 by Yevgeny Kolobov, the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow is a beloved opera house in the heart of Moscow featuring innovative performances of classical opera repertoire, as well as, increasingly, works from the 20th and 21st centuries.more
Valentin Uryupin steps into the role of chief conductor of Moscow’s Novaya Opera Theatre at the start of the 2021/22 season.
"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.