Wagner and Boito in Germany

René Pape sings Wotan in concert presentations of Wagner’s epic Die Walküre on July 7 & 10 at the Festspieulhaus Baden-Baden, with Maestro Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra. Mr. Pape has also been featured as Wotan on a critically acclaimed recording of Die Walküre, with the Orchestra and Mr. Gergiev, on the Mariinsky Label.

July 7, 10
Die Walküre (in concert)
Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Valery Gergiev, conductor
July 21, 24
Bayerische Staatsoper
Omer Meir Wellber, conductor

Jonas Kaufmann is Siegmund, Eva-Maria Westbroek sings Sieglinde, and Evelyn Herlitzius stars as Brünnhilde for these not-to-be-missed performances.

On July 21 & 24 he reprises his star turn in the title role of Boito’s Mefistofele at the Bayerische Staatsoper. He reunites with cast mates Joseph Calleja as Faust and Kristine Opolais as Margherita for these performances, with Omer Meir Wellber leading from the pit.