Concerts and Opera
Frida Engström, who had great success as Michaela in Carmen and Pamina in The Magic Flute at Gothenburg Opera last season, will be singing Christine in Phantom of the Opera this season. Her first performance will be on 29 September and the last on 19 May.
Michael Weinius, who is rehearsing Walküre in Stockholm at the moment, had initially planned to spend the Easter holidays with the family in Norway, but made a last minute change of plans when there was an emergency. Instead he will be making his debut at the Opera in Karlsruhe as Siegmund on 15 April.
The role of the Witch is sung by Susanne Resmark in GöteborgsOperan’s new production
Christian Juslin makes his first appearance in the role of the prisoner Florestan in Theater
Cornelia Beskow will sing the part of Aksinya in Shostakovich’s satirical tragedy Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District at the Kongelige Teater, Copenhagen, between November 2, 2014 and January 25 next year.
We also congratulate Christian Juslin for the prestigious award of the Scandinavian Jussi Björling Society!
We congratulate Swedish soprano Cornelia Beskow for receiving The Swedish Wagner Society Stipend!
We congratulate Joakim Unander who is the winner of the 3rd prize in the 2014 HMV-VSL International film scoring competition! The task was to write a five-minute suite inspired by five scenes from the movie The Wolfman.
After a long absence, Swedish violin virtuoso Jan Stigmer is back with his rendering