Smetana Hall
Petr Nekoranec, tenor




Advent Concert

Frauenkirche Dresden

Marie Jacquot, conductor
Diana Damrau, soprano
Piotr Beczała, tenor




Nobel Prize Concert

Konserthuset Stockholm

Manfred Honeck, conductor

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At the end of August, Diana Damrau will be back on the road with her frequent collaborator, harpist Xavier de Maistre, with a new program of Lieder by Franz Schubert, Gioachino Rossini, Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy. They will perform at the Salzburger Festspiele and the Schubertiade, as well as the Theater Gütersloh and London’s Wigmore Hall.

From their most recent tour together, Broadway World raved: “Her outing on Wednesday at the Palau was an evening that even those who don’t find this kind of music their copa of cava could be swept away by.”

For a list of dates and cities, see below.

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This summer, Diana Damrau will finally make her much anticipated debut as Countess Madeleine in Capriccio at the Prinzregententheater in Munich, after the original performances of her role debut were cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. As a world-renowned Strauss interpreter, Ms. Damrau’s Madeleine is sure to be unforgettable. The premiere is already sold out.

Joining her on stage will be Michael Nagy, Pavol Breslik, Vito Priante, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Kristinn Sigmundsson and Toby Spence. Lothar Koenigs conducts David Marton’s production for five performances on July 17, 20, 23, 25 and 27.

BR-KLASSIK will broadcast the premiere of “Capriccio” live on the radio on Sunday, 17 July from 19:00 CET/1pm ET.

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Nobel Prize Concert

Bringing extra star power to this year’s Nobel Prize Concert on December 8, Diana Damrau will take the stage to pay tribute to the 2022 laureates, making her debut at the Konserthuset Stockholm. Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, with a program of opera arias by Mozart, among others.

Tickets are available via the Konserthuset Stockholm’s website.

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“[...]Damrau’s vocal delicacy, [is] able to open a phrase with a delicate crescendo, while often ending them with soft holds as if she were embracing the syllables to the fullest.”

– Operawire

Soprano Diana Damrau has been performing on the world’s leading opera and concert stages for two decades. Her vast repertoire spans title roles in Anna Bolena (Opera House Zurich, Vienna State Opera), I Masnadieri (Bavarian State Opera), Roméo et Juliette (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera), Lucia di Lammermoor (La Scala, Bavarian State Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House), Manon (Vienna State Opera, Metropolitan Opera) and La Traviata (La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Opéra National de Paris and Bavarian State Opera) as well as Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte (Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Royal Opera House, Bavarian State Opera). She will make her debut as Gräfin Madeleine in Capriccio at the Bavarian State Opera.

Diana Damrau is Kammersängerin of the Bavarian State Opera (2007) and holder of the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art (2010). She is a recipient of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (2021). She has also been selected Singer of the Year (Opernwelt, International Opera Award London, Opera News, Gramophone Editor’s Choice) and since 2020 an asteroid bears her name.