• Diana Damrau

    Soprano Diana Damrau has been performing on the world’s leading opera and concert stages for two decades. Her vast repertoire spans both lyric soprano and coloratura roles including the title roles in Lucia di Lammermoor (La Scala, Bavarian State Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House), Manon (Vienna State Opera, Metropolitan ...
  • Michael Pflumm

    Tenor Michael Pflumm, born in the South of Germany (Hechingen/Hohenzollern) is a graduate of Freiburg University of Music and completed his private training with Bernhard Gärtner in Stuttgart. After his studies he became an ensemble member of the Theater Basel, Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf/Duisburg, Theater Bielefeld and the Komische ...
  • Thomas Johannes Mayer

    German baritone Thomas Johannes Mayer first studied history, German language and literature, music education and philosophy, before beginning his vocal training at the College of Music in Cologne with Liselotte Hammes and Kurt Moll. Thomas Johannes Mayer has guested at many opera houses including De Nederlands Opera in Amsterdam, the ...
  • Torsten Kerl

    Tenor The German singer Torsten Kerl is one of the most sought-after Heldentenors in the world. In this season opera projects will lead him to the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse as Paul in Die tote Stadt, as Tannhäuser to the New National Theatre Tokyo and as Rienzi to the ...
  • Cosmin Ifrim

    With his full-throated, beautifully coloured tenor voice Cosmin Ifrim has been lauded in Verdi’s, Puccini’s and Mozart’s tenor roles as well as in Bel canto parts. In the 2017/18 season he appears as Ernesto in a new production of Don Pasquale at the Theatre Chemnitz and as Sylvester von Schaumberg ...
  • The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

    The Oslo Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra of international renown. It was formed in 1919 and has since 1977 had its home in the Oslo Concert Hall. Today it has 108 musicians in its ranks. The Oslo Philharmonic plays between 60 and 70 concerts in Oslo each year, mostly at Oslo Concert ...
  • Gianandrea Noseda

    Gianandrea Noseda is one of the world’s most sought-after conductors, equally recognized for his artistry in both the concert hall and opera house. He was named the National Symphony Orchestra’s seventh music director in January 2016 and began his four-year term with the 2017–2018 season. In addition to his position ...
  • Denis Matsuev

    Denis Matsuev has enjoyed a stellar career since his triumphant victory in the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and is now one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation. His performances in the most prestigious concert halls of the world are always an unfailing success and he appears ...
  • “George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra

    For more than 140 years, the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra has made the heart of Romanian music life beat right in the centre of Bucharest, at the Romanian Athenaeum, the place where the traditional blends with the modern. The generous space, both spectacular and solemn, has enabled music lovers to ...
  • Kirill Petrenko

    Kirill Petrenko was born in Omsk, Siberia, in 1972 and studied piano at the school of music there. He appeared in public as a pianist for the first time at the age of eleven with the symphony orchestra in Omsk. In 1990 he moved with his family (father violinist, mother ...