The Theater Dortmund presents its new production of John Adams’ Nixon in China beginning on 26. February and featuring Irina Simmes as Pat Nixon. The conductor is Olivia Lee-Gundermann and the director is Martin G. Berger. Further performances on 2., 10., 18., and 29. March.
American tenor Theo Lebow is Lanciotta in Mercadante’s Francesa da Rimini at the Oper Frankfurt premiering on 26. February. Hans Walter Richter’s new production is under the musical direction of Ramón Tebar. Performances in March are on the 5., 11., 15., 18., und 25.
The Theater St. Gallen premieres the opera The Time of Our Singing on 11. March. Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Panara sings the role of Lisette Soer under the musical direction of Kwamé Ryan. The director is Ted Huffmann.
Uwe Stickert makes his debut as Alwa in the new production of Lulu at the Staatstheater Darmstadt, which premieres on 12. March. Eva-Maria Höckmayr is the director and GMD Daniel Cohen conducts.
Narea Son takes over three roles in Il trittico at the Hamburger Staatsoper: As Voce di Sopranino in Il tabarro, as Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica and as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. Axel Ranisch’s new production premieres on 12. March, Giampaolo Bisanti conducts the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg.
Swiss soprano Marysol Schalit interprets works of Friedrich Hollaender – including the Lieder eines armen Mädchens – in a recital at the Stadtkirche Liestal on 17. March.
Bassbariton Wonyong Kang is Escamillo in the revival of Carmen on 18. March at the Staatstheater Nürnberg. Guido Johannes Rumstadt conducts.
Albreccht Kludszuweit takes over the role of Flavio in the revival of Norma on 25. March at the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen. Giuliano Carella is the conductor.