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Czech baritone Michal Marhold takes over the title role in Le nozze di Figaro on 31. August at the Ständetheater in Prague, where in October 1787 the world premiere of Mozart’s Don Giovanni took place. The conductor is Marek Šedivy. Further performances are on 3., 5., and 14. September.

The Staatstheater Darmstadt begins the season with an open-air-concert on 2. September.  American tenor Matthew Vickers, who is a new member of the opera ensemble in Darmstadt, is one of the soloists. The musical direction is in the hands of Johannes Zahn.

Brian Davis sings Marcello in Noa Naamat‘s new production of La Bohème at the Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin. The premiere takes place on 8. September under the musical direction of Levente Török.

American mezzo-soprano Jennifer Panara is the soloist for the concert “Make America Schraeg Again!” with the Ensemble E-MEX and conductor Christoph Maria Wagner on 17. September at the Kulturzentrum Pulheim.

The Theater für Niedersachsen in Hildesheim presents Adolphe Adam‘s opéra-comique Wenn ich König wäre, opening on 24. September. South African baritone Eddie Mofokeng is Der königliche Leibarzt. The conductor is GMD Florian Ziemen and the director is Christian von Götz.

Matthew Vickers sings the title role in Dirk Schmeding’s new production of Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Staatstheater Darmstadt. The premiere is on 30. September under the musical direction of GMD Daniel Cohen.

The new production of Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Oper Graz also premieres on 30. September. Russian baritone Petr Sokoloff sings the 4 Bösewichte under the musical direction of Johannes Braun.