Highlights for April

At the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Alexander Vassiliev and Cem Beran Sertkaya will sing the roles of Bailli and Albert respectively in Massenet’s Werther. Ira Levin conducts.

Philipp Pointner begins rehearsals for the world premiere of Flanders’ Fields at the Royal Flemish Ballet, with a premiere on the 9th of May. At the Leipzig Opera, Anthony Pilavachi rehearses a new double bill of Gordon Getty's The Canterville Ghost and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, with an opening night on 9th May.

Eike Wilm Schulte (Don Fernando) and Anna Virovlansky (Marzelline) sing performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio under Zubin Mehta at the Maggio Musicale, Florence, with performances on 27th and 30th April and 3rd and 5th May.

Karolina Gumos sings Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni on 4th and 11th April at the Komische Oper Berlin, as well as performances of Moses und Aron on the 19th, 24th and 28th April.

Kristinn Sigmundsson sings the final performances of the Figaro Trilogy at the Los Angeles Opera, as Bartolo in performances of Le Nozze di Figaro on the 4th, 9th and 12th April. On 18th and 19th April, Reinhard Hagen takes part in San Diego Opera’s 50th Anniversary Concerts.