Monthly Archives: January 2014

Richard Wiegold debuts as Banquo

Richard Wiegold has made a very successful debut at Palm Beach Opera as Banquo in Verdi’s Macbeth.  Already, the plaudits have begun, including a great review in the Palm Beach Daily News:  http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/news/local/macbeth-earns-bravi-for-excellent-music-vocals-lig/nc4Y8/.   Before he travels to Utah to make his role debut as Timur in Turandot, Richard travels to BAM to cover the role of Claggart… Read more

Jenny Carlstedt – 2014/15 Season!

We are delighted to be able to announce that mezzo-soprano Jenny Carlstedt (pictured right, photo Marcus Boman) will make her role debuts as Mélisande Pelléas et Mélisande at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki and Der Komponist Ariadne auf Naxos at Oper Frankfurt during the 2014/15 season.  In addition, she will sing Angela in the world premiere of Hector Parra’s new… Read more

Danny Driver – 2014 Highlights

Here are just some of the highlights of 2014 for Danny Driver: Concerto in E Flat for Harpsichord and Fortepiano by C.P.E. Bach with Mahan Esfahani and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Rebecca Miller at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/orchestra-of-the-age-of-enlightenment-71566; Eilat Chamber Music Festival, Israel, including a recital with Chloë… Read more

Orfeo in Nancy

Baritone Damian Thantrey (pictured left) and Bass-Baritone Daniel Grice will be singing Apollo and Pastore/Spirito in Claus Guth’s new production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo, conducted by Christophe Rousset, at the Opéra National de Lorraine. The premiere will take place on 10th January, with further performances on 12th, 14th, 16th and 17th January: http://www.opera-national-lorraine.fr/saison13-14/les-operas/62-l-orfeo.  Both singers will reprise their roles in this… Read more