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A return to the Vienna State Opera for ‘Boris Godunov’ and ‘Don Carlo’

17 April 2016 — This spring, René Pape makes his highly anticipated return to the Vienna State Opera, in the title role of Mussorgsky’s epic Boris Godunov, May 6, 9, 13 & 16. Marko Letonja leads from the pit for these performances, which also feature Norbert Ernst as Schuiskij, Kurt Rydl as Pimen, and Parian Talaba as Grigori, in a production staged and designed by Yannis Kokkos.

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April appearances in Germany

31 March 2016 — René Pape returns to Munich's Bayerische Staatsoper this spring, in two of his signature roles. Pape sings Orest in Strauss' Elektra on April 13, 16, & 22. Simone Young leads the Bayerisches Staatsorchester for these performances, which also feature Evelyn Herlitzius in the title role, Gabriele Schnaut as Klytämnestra, Edith Haller as Chrysothemis, and Ulrich Reß sings Aegisth. Pape can also be heard as Orest on a Deutsche Grammophon release with the Staatskapelle Dresden.

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March Performances at the Berlin State Opera

1 March 2016 — René Pape returns to the Berlin State Opera this month, in two of his signature roles. Mr. Pape sings the role of Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte on March 12, with Anna Prohaska as Pamina, Peter Sonn as Tamino, and Elin Rombo as the Queen of the Night. 

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Gala Concert in Moscow

29 February 2016 — René Pape sings highlights from his extensive repertory of Wagner's music at a Gala Concert in Moscow, on March 9. This not-to-be-missed performance, accompanied by the State Symphony Orchestra, takes place at the State Conservatory Great Hall and is a featured concert in the International Festival of Vocal Music. 

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