21, 24, 28, 2015 San Francisco
Lucia di Lammermoor /
August 1, 2015
On August 7, Diana joins her husband, bass-baritone Nicolas Testé, for a Bel Canto Gala Concert at Les Musicales du Lubéron. The programme features music by famed composers Bellini, Donizetti, Gounod, Massenet, Verdi, and Mascagni, with the l’Orchestre Régional Avignon Provence, lead by Samuel Jean. She then travels to Spain, to present a recital with pianist Helmut Deutsch at the Festival Castell Peralada on August 11 at Carmen Church. She sings much loved art songs by Schubert, Liszt, and Strauss; please note that ticket availability is extremely limited for this event.
July 23, 2015
Diana Damrau joins conductor Reinhard Steinberg and the Bayerisches Ärzteorchester for a Gala Concert in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Psychiatric Clinic in Günzburg, featuring the music of Mozart, on July 29. The performance takes place at the Forum am Hofgarten in Günzburg, and the programme includes selections from Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, and his Symphonies No. 31 & 40. On August 7 she and her husband, bass-baritone Nicolas Testé, are the featured artists in a Bel Canto Gala Concert at Les Musicales du Lubéron. The performance features the music of several composers, including Bellini, Donizetti, Gounod, Massenet, Verdi, and Mascagni. Please note that ticket availability is extremely limited for this special event.
July 22, 2015
Diana returns to the title role of Donizetti’s thrilling tragedy Lucia di Lammermoor July 22 & 25, as part of the Munich Opernfestspiele at the Bayerische Staatsoper. She previously starred in this new production to great acclaim:
“Damrau was a fabulous Lucia, mastering the coloratura as well as all of the famous high notes while acting out Lucia’s mood swings with enormous integrity.”
Jeffrey A. Leipsic – Opera News
Ms. Damrau reunites with tenor Pavol Breslik as Edgardo in this production, with Levente Molnár as Enrico and Alexander Tsymbalyuk as Raimondo in this spectacular and stylized staging from Barbara Wysocka. Oksana Lyniv leads the Bayerische Staatsorchester and Chorus for these sold-out performances.
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Album Website International Release: July 6, 2015 Diana Damrau, Anna Prohaska, Rolando Villazón, Thomas Quasthoff Vocalensemble Rastatt and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin Order online: Deutsche Grammophon, iTunes, Amazon
Label: Erato | Album Website International Release: April 28, 2015 Diana Damrau, Piotr Beczala, Nicolas Testé Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino, Gianandrea Noseda Order online: Amazon.com
Label: Erato | Album Website International Release: November 21, 2014 Diana Damrau, Joseph Calleja, Ludovic Tézier, Nicolas Testé, Jesús López Cobos, Münchener Opernchor & Orchester Order online: Amazon.de