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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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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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Mozart's 'Die Zauberflöte' with Opéra national de Paris

20 January 2017 — In addition to his critically lauded performances as König Heinrich der Vogler in Wagner's Lohengrin at Opéra national de Paris, René Pape continues on stage at the Opéra Bastille this season singing Sarastro in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.

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René Pape stars as Heinrich der Vogler in new production of 'Lohengrin' in Paris

10 January 2017 — Opening on January 18, Opéra national de Paris presents a new production of Wagner's Lohengrin featuring René Pape as Heinrich der Vogler. The staging, created by Claus Guth, highlights a spectacular cast including Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, Martina Serafin as Elsa, Evelyn Herlitzius as Ortrud, and Wolfgang Koch sings Friedrich.

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