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Wagner Gala Concert in Wiesbaden

18 April 2017 — René Pape, along with soprano Catherine Foster and tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, are the featured soloists at a Wagner Gala Concert on April 30. The performance is the opening of the 2017 International May Festival, and includes highlights from Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal. Patrick Lange leads the Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden for this sold-out performance.

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New production of 'Parsifal' at the Wiener Staatsoper

26 March 2017 — René Pape sings Gurnemanz in a new staging of Wagner's Parsifal, opening this month at the Wiener Staatsoper. He assumes the role on March 30 & April 2, in a spectacular international cast that also includes Christopher Ventris in the title role, Nina Stemme is Kundry, and Gerald Finley sings Amfortas. Maestro Semyon Bychkov leads the orchestra for these performances, with direction and stage design by Alvis Hermanis. Please note extremely limited numbers of tickets remain for both performances of this not-to-be-missed engagement.

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Recital at the Semperoper Dresden

8 March 2017 — On March 17, René Pape returns to the Semperoper Dresden to present a Recital with pianist Camillo Radicke. Mr. Pape will perform works especially programmed for this singular evening in Dresden, which highlight his illustrious recital career. Please note there is limited ticket availability for this event; visit the Semperoper online to reserve your seats today.

"Mr. Pape is elegantly restrained, a natural storyteller who draws you in slowly and carefully, yet confidently, rarely grabbing you by the lapels but effective, nevertheless, at making you listen." (The New York Times)

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Haydn's 'Creation' in Berlin

2 March 2017 —  

René Pape

René Pape is the featured bass soloist in Haydn's Creation on March 13 & 14 with the Staatskapelle Berlin and Staatsopernchor under the direction of Maestro Zubin Mehta. Soprano Julia Kleiter and tenor Christian Elsner join for these performances, hosted at the Philharmonie Berlin. 

 

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René Pape sings Wagner in Berlin

19 February 2017 — On February 26 and March 5 & 19, René Pape returns to the Staatsoper Berlin as Hermann, Landgrave of Thuringia in Wagner's epic Tannhäuser. Simone Young conducts both performances, which feature Stage Direction and Choreography by Sasha Waltz. Burkhard Fritz sings the title role, with Marina Prudenskaya as Venus and Anne Schwanewilms as Elisabeth. This production was previously captured on a DVD/Blu-ray release, with Mr. Pape as Hermann. Purchase your copy via Amazon.com

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