Die lustigen Weiber and the Europäischer Kulturpreis

From October 3 – 19, René Pape sings Sir John Falstaff in Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. Joining him are Michael Volle, Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Pavol Breslik, Linard Vrielink, David Oštrek, Mandy Fredrich, Michaela Schuster and Anna Prohaska.

He then travels to Vienna to sing at the Europäischer Kulturpreis. This October 20 gala will also feature Nina Stemme, Olga Peretyatko and Thomas Hampson, with the orchestra of the Vienna State Opera under the baton of Simone Young. The evening is a journey through the history of the Wiener Staatsoper, with music by Mozart, Verdi and Beethoven.