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Wiener Staatsoper has published some more production photos of “Pelléas et Mélisande (scroll  down the page)

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Two curtain calls from the 20 June performance of Pelléas et Mélisande in Vienna have been added to the performance page. Our thanks to the photographer. Click on photo…

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We have now created a page with more photos and full details of yesterday’s Austrian Kammersänger award ceremony at the Vienna State Opera. Click on photo…

Photo copyright Vienna State Opera/ Michael Pöhn

And several more reviews of Sunday’s first night of Pelléas et Mélisande have been added to the performance page. Click here to read

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Simon has been awarded the title of Austrian Kammersänger at the Vienna State Opera today.

Bryn Terfel tweeted “Here to support the amazing Simon Keenlyside CBE with his acceptance of the iconic title of Kammersänger in the Vienna State Opera.” – followed by – “Done. The beers are on him!! Kammersänger Simon John Keenlyside.” His second tweet included this lovely photo…

 

Photo:  Bryn T Jones on Twitter

English translations of the relevant sections of three of today’s reviews of Pelléas et Mélisande have now been added to the performance page. Click here to read them.

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The first reviews of last night’s first performance of Pelléas et Mélisande in Vienna have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo..

Photo copyright Vienna State Opera/ Michael Pöhn

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We now have an English translation of the interview with Simon and Adrian Eröd published in the Vienna State Opera’s “Prolog” magazine. Click here to read. Many thanks to Gudrun for translating this article for us!

And a new interview with Simon – “Don’t Gild the Lily” – has been published in Der Neue Merker. The article contains a couple of great rehearsal photos! We hope to have an English translation soon. For more information and link to the interview (in German), click here

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Simon will receive the title of Austrian Kammersänger in Vienna next Monday, 19 June, according to the website musik-heute.de. For more information click here

We hope to have further details in due course….

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The first night of Pelléas et Mélisande at the Vienna State Opera on 18 June will be broadcast live on the Austrian radio station OE1. Click here for more information and link to broadcast…

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Simon will be interviewed by Dominique Meyer of the Vienna State Opera on 17 October at 18.00 hours at the Agrana Studiobühne in Walfischgasse, Vienna. Click here for more information and link to tickets..

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This great photo of Simon and the cast of Pelléas et Mélisande has been published on the Vienna State Opera Instagram page.

And the June issue of the Vienna State Opera magazine “Prolog” is now available to read online (in German). There is an interview with Simon and Adrian Eröd on pages 10 and 11. Click on photo above…

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