Jonas Kaufmann is Prince Orlofsky’s guest at the Wiener Staatsoper

Prince Orlofsky receives a distinguished guest! At the Wiener Staatsoper, the performance of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus on December 31 usually reserves a nice surprise. It is a tradition during Act II that Prince Orlofsky received a surprise guest. Tonight, the lucky audience will have the joy to applaud superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann himself. Nice […]


The great Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons passed away at 76

At 76, great Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons passed away this weekend. Great artist, he has been Principal Conductor of prestigious orchestras such as the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest and finally the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. This is a great loss for Classical Music.


The great Jessye Norman dies at 74

The great voice of Jessye Norman disapeared last night. The American diva past away at 74. Music lovers all over the world mourn the incomparable artist who touched a large audience with a huge repertoire from Mozart, Wagner, Verdi to Rameau, Purcell, Berg, Bartók or Michel Legrand.