The recording, which will be released in mid-October on the NEOS label, includes major compositions from recent years. Der Verwandler, a compositional exploration of the alchemist Johann Friedrich Böttger, is presented by the SWR Vocal Ensemble and SWR Symphony Orchestra under Brad Lubman.more
On Vito Žuraj's new CD Alavò, three large orchestras and renowned soloists interpret three works from the past five years.
"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.