INTERNATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION

ANNOUNCEMENT 2012

January 12-13, 2012
Wiener Kammeroper

February 3-6, 2012
Deutsche Oper Berlin

For the 22th year of its international competition the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg announces its operas, gala programs and concerts for the summer festival 2010.

Eligible participants are young opera singers born on or after the 1st of January 1980.

The prize winners of the competition, to be held in Berlin and Wien, will be determined on:
January 12 - 13, 2012 at the Wiener Kammeroper
February 3 - 6, 2012 at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Prize winners will work together with experienced conductors and stage directors under professional conditions to prepare a musical performance and perform to an interested audience. Extensive media cove rage is also expec ted. In Rheinsberg, the Rheinsberg Schlosstheater (Castle Theater) or open-air at the Courtyard and at the Heckentheater (Hedge Theater) are both designated for our use. Performances and concerts (matinees) are held in the Castle Theater and the Hall of Mirrors in the castle.

Travel expenses for second-class rail transportation (railway-card 25%) within Germany to and from the site of the Festival, will be borne by the Festival. Rooms and food during the period of rehearsal and performance are for free.


The winner will receive a performance in:

DER BETTELSTUDENT

Operetta by Carl Millöcker
Semi-staged performance
In colaboration with the Staatstheater Braunschweig
Musical Direction: Georg Menskes · Directed by: Detlef Soelter
Staatsorchester Braunschweig
Palmatica Gräfin NowalskaAlto
LauraSoprano
BronislawaSoprano
Symon RymanowiczlTenor
Jan JanickiTenor
Oberst OllendorfBass
Graf Bogumil MalachowskBass
EvaAlto/Mezzosoprano
EnterichTenor
(Some parts also will be casted by the Staatstheater Braunschweig as the cooperation partner)

Rehearsal begins: expected June 12, 2012 in Braunschweig
Performances: June 23, 2012 in Rheinsberg (Courtyard)
Autumn 2012 in the Staatstheater Braunschweig

KRONPRINZ FRIEDRICH

Opera by Siegfried Matthus
Musical Direction: Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza
Directed by: Kay Kuntze
Orchester: N.N.

Kronprinz FriedrichMezzosoprano
Leutnant KatteMezzosoprano
König Friedrich Wilhelm I.Baritone
Königin Sophie DorotheaAlto
Prinzessin WilhelmineSoprano
Dorothea RitterSoprano
Wachsoldat / SoldatTenor
Totengräber / SoldatTenor
Richter / Soldat / TotengräberBass
Pfarrer / SoldatBass

Rehearsal begins: June 18, 2012
Performances: July 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 2012, Castle Theater

DIE HOCHZEIT DES FIGARO

Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(In German language)
Musical Direction: Michael Helmrath
Directed by: Marco Arturo Marelli
Brandenburger Symphoniker

Graf AlmaviaBaritone
GräfinSoprano
SusannaSoprano
FigaroBaritone
CherubinoMezzosoprano
MarcellinaAlto
BartoloBass
BasilioTenor
Don CurzioTenor
BarbarinaSoprano
AntonioBass

Rehearsal begins: June 25, 2012
Performances: August 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 2012, Hedge Theater

FRIEDRICHS OPERNTRÄUME

Arias and Duets by Carl Heinrich Graun and Johann Adolph Hasse
and Musik by Friedrich II.
Musical Direction: Claudia Eder

2 Sopranos, 2 Altos or Counter

Rehearsal begins: July 2, 2012
Performances: July 5, 6, 7, Hall of Mirrors in the castle

OHRENVERGNÜGENDES TAFELCONFECT

Love and drinking songs of the German Baroque
Musical Direction: Claudia Eder

2 Sopranos, 1 Mezzosoprano

Rehearsal begins: July 2, 2012
Performances: July 13, 14, 2012, Hall of Mirrors in the castle

 

Weitere Veranstaltungen:

OPERA GALA
June 28, 29, 30, 2012 (Rheinsberg), July 1, 2012 (Chorin)

MATINEES (Castle Theater)
June 24, July 8, 15, 2012

THE SINGING LAKE
July 6, 7, 2012