Lars Møller at Royal Opera Copenhagen in Mahagonny

Danish baritone Lars Møller returns to Royal Opera in Copenhagen as Alaskawolf Joe in "Mahagonny"

Premiere is on 22nd of November followed by 14 performances on 22,29/11; 2/12 2017; 4,8,12,15,19,22/1; 4,9,25/2; 2,5/3.
Reinhardt jumps in as Nemorino

American tenor Norman Reinhardt jumps in as Nemorino at Opéra National du Rhin as Nemorino in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore.

First performance is on 17/11 followed by performances on 25th and 27th of November 2017.

Duus and Vis in Maskerade
The Dutch mezzo soprano Francine Vis has her debut as Pernille in Carl Nielsen's Maskerade at the Royal Opera Copenhagen,  alongside the Danish baritone Simon Duus as Henrik.
Premiere is on 14/11 followed by further performances on tour 15,17,19,22,23,25,28,29,30/11 and 02,03/12 touring all over Denmark.
Debut for Marc Heller at Bolshoi

The American tenor Marc Heller has his debut at the prestigious Bolshoi Theatre of Russia in the role of Don José in Carmen on the 3rd of November 2016.
This is followed by on more performance on the 5th of November.

Great season for Sofie Jensen

The Danish soprano Sofie Jensen opens a great 16/17 season on 27 of October 2016, as Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème at Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen. 13 further performances follows during the season.

This signifies her first year as a soloist in the ensemble and other productions at the Royal Opera includes Susanna in Nozze di Figaro.

Furthermore she sings Agnes in the Danish premiere of "Nothing" written by Janne Teller and composed by David Bruce at Danish National Opera and tours Denmark with many concerts.


Top tenor joins Ascolta Artists

Ascolta Artists is very proud to announce European Representation of the internationally renowned American tenor Norman Reinhardt.

Considered one of the biggest talents of his generation he has established himself in major houses such as San Francisco Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Berlin State Opera, Leipzig Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Garsington Opera, Theater an der Wien, Salzburg Festival and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in roles such as Alfredo, Tamino, Lensky, Nemorino, Tony and Tom Rakewell.
His 16/17 season consists of debut at the Whitsun Festival and Salzburger Festspiele, alongside Cecilia Bartoli and Gustavo Dudamel as Tony in West Side Story, debut as Pollione in Norma (also with Bartoli) at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Baden Baden Festival, Leicester in Elisabetta regina d'Inghilterra in Theater an der Wien and Versailles and Lucanio in Ariodante in Monte Carlo, Salzburg and Whitsun Festival.
Major debut for Magnus Vigilius as Boris Grigorjevič
Danish tenor Magnus Vigilius has a very important debut as Boris Grigorjevič in Katya Kabanova on the 07/10 2016.

The performance takes place in In National Theatre Brno, the house of which Leoš Janáček composed the opera and is directed by world famous Robert Carsen, conducted by Ondrej Olos.

Further performances on 9,28/10; 21,22/11 2016
Cenerentola at Danish National Opera with Christel Elisabeth Smith and Johanne Højlund
On the 07/10 2016 Christel Elisabeth Smith (as Clorinda) and Johanne Højlund (as Tisbe) have debuts in G. Rossini's Cenerentola with Danish National Opera at Alison Concert Hall in Sønderborg.

The tour continues all over Denmark with the 5 regional symphony orchestras all together 16 performances:
7,13,28,29/10; 4,5,8,9,10,12,13,21,22,24/11; 2,3/12 2016


Very important debut for Mo. Mastrangelo at Bolshoi Theatre
 On the 02/10 2016, Mo Fabio Mastrangelo conducts the final of the prestigious "Competitzione dell` Opera 2016"  at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, and on the 05/10 he conducts the winners of the competition in Linzåat a gala concert with the Bruckner Orchestra Linz.
This also marks Mo. Mastrangelo's important debut at Bolshoi, the last of the big Opera Houses and Orchestras who will now enjoy his conducting skills.
The Competition also celebrates it's 20 years anniversary at this occasion.


Simon Duus becomes permanent member of the soloist ensemble Royal Opera in Copenhagen
It is with great pride that Ascolta Artists announces that Simon Duus becomes permanent member of the soloist ensemble Royal Opera in Copenhagen from the 17/18 season.
Already considered the biggest bass-baritone talent of his generation in Denmark, he is meant to cover a wide spectre of roles at the Royal Opera.
In this way Royal Opera Copenhagen continues it strategy to develope the biggest Danish talents who have been part of the Opera Academy in Copenhagen and strengthens their own ensemble at the same time.
Simon Duus is 32 years old and sing in this season Henrik in "Maskerade" and in "Il viaggio a Reims" at Royal Opera in Copenhagen.