During the next week Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, incoming Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera and Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, will conduct and record Mozart’s final mature opera for Deutsche Grammophon – Die Zauberflöte.
After Baden-Baden and Christiane will close their seasons performing Die Zauberflöte at the Salzburg Festival with the Wiener Philharmoniker, joined on stage by Adam Plachetka as Papageno.
Albina then launches her 2018/19 season as Violetta (La traviata) at Wiener Staatsoper with Sir Simon Keenlysideand Pavol Breslik, and continues to make multiple guest appearances at the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres, Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Hamburg and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Next summer, she will join Daniel Hardingand Orchestre de Paris for Britten’s War Requiem.
Christiane’s 2018/19 season includes her role debuts as Mařenka (The Bartered Bride) at Bayerische Staatsoper, and the title role in Daphne at Hamburg Staatsoper. She will also return to the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin for Donna Anna (Don Giovanni). Concerts include performances with Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic, and her debut appearance with the Seoul Philharmonic.