• Verena Usemann

     Mezzosoprano Hamburg-born mezzo-soprano Verena Usemann performed a great variety of the lyrical mezzo repertoire as an ensemble-member of the Landestheater Coburg 2010-2017.  She appeared as Rosina (Der Barbier von Sevilla), Varvára (Káťa Kabanová), Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Olga    (Yevgény Onégin) as well as in the leading role of ...
  • Nobuyuki Tsujii

    Piano Described by The Observer as the “definition of virtuosity” Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii (Nobu), who has been blind from birth, won the joint Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009 and has gone on to earn an international reputation for the passion and excitement he ...
  • Michael Sanderling

    Conductor In the 2018/19, Michael Sanderling serves in his eight season as Principal Conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic, which he opens with the 2nd Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven and the world premiere of the 4th Symphony by Fazil Say, commissioned by the Dresdner Philharmonie. In addition to this permanent ...
  • Romanian National Youth Orchestra

    Being created by the famous cellist and professor Marin Cazacu, the Romanian Orchestra is more than just an orchestra. It assembles the brightest musicians from Romania for a unique creative experience, in the common pursuit of musical excellence. Being acclaimed as Romania’s best orchestra for the last few years, the ...
  • Kristine Opolais

    Kristine Opolais is one of the most sought after sopranos on the international scene today, with a firmly established reputation amongst the world’s pre-eminent singing actresses, combining lustrous tone and fierce dramatic intensity. Opolais appears at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro alla ...
  • Jens Larsen

    His recent and future roles include Sir Humphrey Davenaut in Marschner’s Der Vampyr for Grand Théâtre de Genève, Astradamors in Le Grand Macabre for Opernhaus Zürich, Doktor in Wozzeck – debut at Salzburg Festival, Inquisitor in The Fiery Angel for the Bayerische Staatsoper München, Deutsche Oper am Rhein  Düsseldorf, and ...
  • Wilhem Latchoumia

    Wilhem Latchoumia is unique in the field of music. He embraces both new music and classical repertoire with as much success as charisma. The way he creates original programs is therefore seen by many as his signature. In the meantime, he has this strong and jubilant bond with the audience. ...
  • Jean-Philippe Wurtz

    Born in 1968, Jean-Philippe Wurtz studied at the National Conservatoire of the Region of Strasbourg where he obtained first prizes in piano, chamber music, analysis, harmony and counterpoint. He worked closely with Jean-Louis Haguenauer during his time there and later became his assistant in 1993. He continued his studies at ...
  • Vivica Genaux

    Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux is the recipient of the 2019 Hasse-Preis and the 2017 Händel-Preis. Her career has taken her to many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Opéra Garnier in Paris, and Wiener Staatsoper. Vivica began 2019 with concerts with Concerto ...
  • Myung-Whun Chung

    Myung-Whun Chung began his musical career as a pianist, winning second prize at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1974. After his musical studies at the Mannes School and Juilliard School in New York, he was appointed Carlo Maria Giulini’s assistant in 1979 at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and ...