June performances

At the end of the month, René Pape reprises the role of König Marke in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin. Sharing the stage with him are Andreas Schager as Tristan, Anja Kampe as Isolde, Boaz Daniel as Kurwenal and Violeta Urmana as Brangäne. Daniel Barenboim conducts the performances on June 15, 20, 25 and 28.

He also sings the bass solo in Haydn’s Die Schöpfung on June 22, 23 and 24 at Munich’s Philharmonie im Gasteig, with Mojca Erdmann and Dmitry Korchak as the other soloists and Zubin Mehta on the podium.