Greek National Opera
Les Contes d’Hoffmann in Athens
Time and space disintegrate – Krzysztof Warlikowski directs Les Contes d'Hoffmann at the Greek National Opera in an international co-production with La Monnaie in Brussels. The premiere is on 18 December. The star soprano Nicole Chevalier takes on the leading female roles, the British tenor shooting star Adam Smith sings Hoffmann.
19. December 2022
Gustavo Gimeno & Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Five More Years on the Podium
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Extends Gustavo Gimeno's Contract through 2030. The announcement comes as the TSO continues a Centennial season filled with musical milestones, including the recent gala performance with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, an international tour including a performance at Carnegie Hall, and a return to the TSO’s first home, Massey Hall.
22. November 2022
All points awarded are publicly available
Wieniawski Competition scores with transparency
20-year-old Japanese violinist Hina Maeda recently won the International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition – now the margin she won by, measured over all three rounds, is also clear. Starting recently, all points awarded by the jury are publicly available on the competition website. Hardly any other music competition is so transparent.
15. November 2022
Greek National Opera (GNO)
New “Don Giovanni” production
Mozart’s opera masterpiece Don Giovanni is coming to the Stavros Niarchos Hall of the Greek National Opera at the SNFCC for five performances, from 21 October – directed by John Fulljames and conducted by Ondrej Olos.
28. October 2022
Francesca Pia Vitale and Carles Pachon win NEUE STIMMEN 2022
Francesca Pia Vitale from Italy and Carles Pachon from Spain are the first-place winners of the 19th edition of the NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition. During the finale in Gütersloh, the two singers won over the jury consisting of globally renowned opera experts. Prizes were also awarded to the second- and third-place finishers.
1. July 2022
NEUE STIMMEN 2022
Eleven opera talents advance to finale
Seven women and four men have qualified for the finale of the NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition in Gütersloh. The final concert will take place tomorrow, with the Duisburger Philharmoniker, under the baton of Jonathan Darlington by Thursday, June 30, 2022, and will be streamed live on the websites of NEUE STIMMEN, Medici.tv, Myfidelio and Mezzo.tv.
29. June 2022