• Marlis Petersen

    After studying to become a teacher of music, Marlis Petersen dedicated herself fully to singing. Educated by the famous coloratura soprano Sylvia Geszty, Ms. Petersen began her professional career in 1994 with the Nuremberg State Opera and henceforth 1998 the German Opera on the Rhine. 2003 marked the beginning of ...
  • Ciprian Ţuţu

    Born in Brasov, conductor Ciprian Țuțu graduated Arts High School in 1998 (instrument – trombone and theoretical studies). He attended the Faculty of Music in Brașov (license 2003 – academic choir conducting and master in 2005 – conducting stylistics), with the guidance of masters Nicolae Bica (choir conducting) and Ludovic ...
  • Benjamin Bruns

    Benjamin Bruns started his singing career as an alto soloist with the boys’ choir in his hometown of Hanover. After four years of private singing lessons with Prof. Peter Sefcik, he studied at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Hamburg under Kammersängerin Renate Behle. While still a student he ...
  • Kwangchul Youn

    Bass Born and educated in Korea, Kwangchul Youn joined the ensemble of the Staatsoper Berlin in 1993. He was a member of this prestigious opera house until to 2004, where he presented a large selection of his wide ranging repertoire. In 2018 he was named “Berliner Kammersänger”. Mr. Youn’s engagements ...
  • ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE FRANCE

    EMMANUEL KRIVINE MUSICAL DIRECTOR — The Orchestre national de France, a musical group of Radio France, is the first permanent symphonic orchestra created in France. It was founded in 1934 with the desire of implementing a tool to serve the symphonic repertoire. That ambition added to the broadcasting of concerts ...
  • Emmanuel Krivine

    Musical Director Born to a Russian father and to a Polish mother, Emmanuel Krivine started very young a career as a violonist. Awarded a first prize from the Paris conservatoire when he was sixteen, the boarder of the Queen Elizabeth College of Music notably studied with Henryk Szeryng and won ...
  • Nikolay Didenko

    Bass Russian bass Nikolay Didenko graduated from the Moscow Academy of Choral Art in both singing and conducting. He was previously a soloist of the ‘New Opera’ in Moscow and a member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio. His operatic roles include Don Geronio Il Turco in Italia with the ...
  • Ricarda Merbeth

    SOPRANO The German soprano Ricarda Merbeth is one of the leading singers in her field. Audiences and critics alike regard her as one of the most outstanding interpreters of Wagner and Strauss of our time. She made her debut as Marzelline in Fidelio at the Vienna State Opera House in ...
  • John Daszak

    Admired for his versatility, range and dramatic power, British tenor John Daszak made his operatic debut at English National Opera as Števa (Jenůfa). Now enjoying a vibrant international opera career, recent seasons have brought several important role debuts: Herod (Salome) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden under Henrik Nanasi, Grishka Kuter’na (The Legend ...
  • Anne Schwanewilms

    Soprano Anne Schwanewilms is recognised as one of the leading interpreters of the works of Richard Strauss. Her extensive repertoire covers roles such as Arabella, Ariadne („Ariadne auf Naxos“), Chrysothemis („Elektra“), Feldmarschallin („Der Rosenkavalier“), Empress („Die Frau ohne Schatten,  Danae („Die Liebe der Danae“), Elsa („Lohengrin“), Elisabeth („Tannhäuser“), Desdemona („Otello“), ...