I’m making my role debut as Masetto in Mozart’s Don Giovanni this evening. The production is a Wiederaufnahme (revival) which means the production has been done here before. It is not new for several of the cast, and as such, … Continue reading
Category Archives: Production / Rehearsal
Here’s the trailer for our production of Ritter Blaubart: I’m not in the video, but also play the role of Graf Oskar, who’s the grey suited guy who sings & wiggles his derriere at the very end.
Handel’s rarity Alessandro kicks off tonight as part of this year’s Handel Festival at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. I’m playing the role of Clito, a Macedonian general who stands up to Alexander the Great (sung by the very accomplished … Continue reading
Tonight is the premiere of Delius’ rarity Romeo und Julie auf dem Dorfe (A villiage Rome and Juliet). The piece was written in both German and English versions, and had it’s world premiere in Berlin in 1907. It is based … Continue reading
This Sunday is the Premiere of Rigoletto in Karlsruhe, in which I’m singing Marullo (that’s not me in the photo, that’s my colleauge Jaco Venter who is singing Rigoletto). On the 3rd of December we have a gala performance with … Continue reading
Today’s Badische Neueste Nachrichten has a review of Sunday’s Wiederaufnahme of La Traviata – a kind of ‘first taste’ report of the new ensemble in many ways. As the post title gives away, the review said I was a Bo … Continue reading
It’s my first performance in my new Theater tonight! The Theaterfest is kind of like an open day, with a few open rehearsals and fun things like Karaoper (sing a duet with one of the soloists). I’m singing my aria … Continue reading
The end of the opera season is upon us, and tonight is my last performance in Nürnberg. It’s been a fairly busy season, having done 70 performances: 61 on the mainstage, 5 with the Hoschschule production of Figaro and a … Continue reading
Some photos from a private concert ‘La folie de l’amour’ in the Pyrenees last weekend: Here’s a video of the quartet from Fidelio we did in a really old barn.
In our production of Samson et Dalila, we have a guest tenor, Andrea Caré, who’s star is really rising. A pupil of the late Luciano Pavarotti, this production was his German debut (also a role debut and broadcast live across … Continue reading