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There will be a special event next Sunday, 04 June, at 11.00 hours at the Vienna State Opera giving an introduction to the new production of Pelléas et Mélisande, which opens on 18 June. Guests will be Simon, Adrian Eröd, Olga Beszmertna, Maria Nazarova and the director, Marco Arturo Marelli. Tickets cost 8 or 12 Euros. For more information and link to the ticket office, click here

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Simon has begun rehearsals for his debut as Golaud in Pelléas et Mélisande at the Vienna State Opera. The photo below of Simon and the Austrian baritone Adrian Eröd, who will sing Pelléas, was published on Facebook by the Vienna State Opera with the caption “no tenors allowed”! Click on photo for more details…

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Some wonderful photos of Simon giving a recital in Poland in 1988 have been found on the Ada Sari International Vocal Artistry Festival and Competition website.

To see the photo gallery click here 

Many thanks to Gudrun for sending us the link!

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There is a cast change for the performances of Pelléas et Mélisande in Vienna in June. The role of Pelléas will now be sung by the Austrian baritone Adrian Eröd. Click here for more details…

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Simon will sing three performances of Totentanz with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Adès, in Prague on 21, 22 and 23 March 2018. Click on photo for more details

He will also sing Totentanz with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, conducted by Thomas Adès, in Berlin on 22 April 2018. Click here for more information.

Simon will also sing Don Giovanni at the Opéra des Nations, Geneva in June 2018. This is a new production, which will be broadcast on Espace2 on 30 June 2018. Click here for more information…

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STOP PRESS

We are sorry to advise that Simon has had to withdraw from the opening concert of the Leeds Lieder Festival this Friday, 21 April. The statement from Leeds Lieder reads as follows:

“Leeds Lieder are extremely sorry to announce that Simon Keenlyside has been forced to withdraw from the opening concert of the Leeds Lieder Festival because of bronchitis.

We are grateful to the Dutch baritone Henk Neven for stepping in at such short notice. He will perform Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin, alongside Joseph Middleton. All purchased tickets remain valid.”

We wish Simon a very speedy recovery!

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16 April 2017: Easter greetings

by Petra on 16 April 2017

to everyone

from Team SK.info

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Some curtain call photos of last night’s wonderful performance of Brahms German Requiem at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge have been added to the performance page. Click on photo…

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Reminder!

Simon will be singing in Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem at King’s College, Cambridge tonight, Friday 14th April – full details here. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

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Details of the programme for Simon’s recital in Leeds on 21 April – the opening concert of the Leeds Lieder Festival – have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo…

Simon will sing in a performance of Brahms German Requiem at King’s College, Cambridge on Friday 14 April. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 19.30 hrs. Click here for more information…

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