For the third consecutive year David Steffens is going to perform at the Salzburg Festival.
In Romeo Castelluccis new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni in the Great Festival Hall he will be singing Masetto under the baton of Teodor Currentzis,
On Sunday 16th June 2019 David Steffens is giving his debut at the Semperoper Dresden. He is going to appear as the Commendatore in Don Giovanni.
The upcoming season brings several exciting role debuts for David Steffens. He is going to begin the operatic season in September as Oroveso in Norma and Escamillo in Carmen.
He is going to sing King Heinrich in Lohengrin and the King in Prokofjev’s Love to Three Oranges.
Besides appearing again as Sarastro in Stuttgart, he is also going to perform this role in Santiago de Chile. Roles like the Hermit in Weber’s Freischütz and Monterone in Rigoletto round up this very interesting season.
In the upcoming summer 2019 David Steffens is going to return to the Salzburg Festival.
In a new production of George Enescu’s Œdipe he is going to sing the High Priest with Christopher Maltman as Œdipe and John Tomlinson as Thirésias. Ingo Metzmacher conducts the Vienna Philharmonics and Achim Freyer stages this rarity.
David Steffens is also part of Romeo Castellucci’s highly acclaimed production of Salome under the baton of Franz Welser Möst.
The schedule for the upcoming season 2018/2019 is now online. David Steffens continues to be a member of the ensemble at Stuttgart State Opera and will perform as Ein Eremit (Freischütz), 1st Nazarener (Salome), Angelotti (Tosca) and Bonzo (Madama Butterfly). He will further appear in a song recital at the Opera.
As guest he will return as Osmin to Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf. In spring he will give his debut as Kaspar (Freischütz) at Opéra national du Rhin in Strasbourg. Furthermore he will be the Baron Ochs (Rosenkavalier) at Chemnitz Opera.
He will be on tour with the Kammerorchester Basel under the baton of Giovanni Antonini in a concert production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Erwin Schrott, where he sings the Commendatore and Masetto at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées.
Coviello Classics has released a live recording of Verdi’s “Un giorno di regno” from the Heidenheim Opera Festival.
David Steffens sings the Tesoriere La Rocca under the baton of Marcus Bosch.
You can find more information directly at Coviello Classics.
David Steffens is going to sing the role of King Heinrich in Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin on Friday, 9 February 2019 at 6pm at the National Theatre of Prague.
David Steffens is going to perform as Osmin in Mozart’s “Die Entführung aus dem Serail” at the Mozartwoche festival 2018 under the baton of René Jacobs.
Further information on the website of Stiftung Mozarteum
David Steffens is going to make his debut at Vienna Volksoper on 30 October 2016.
He will sing the title role in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (in German) under the baton of Christof Prick. In March 2017 he will also perform this role in the original language at Stuttgart State Theatre.
On Saturday 9th June 2016 from 8pm you can watch the new production of Mozart’s “Abduction from the Seraglio” in a direct stream from Lyon Opera. The performance will be available on the French website CultureBox. David Steffens sings Osmin – in the other parts: Jane Archibald (Konstanze), Cyrille Dubois (Belmonte), Michael Laurenz (Pedrillo), Joanna Wydorska (Blonde) and Peter Lohmeyer (Bassa Selim). Stefano Montanari conducts the Orchestre de la Opéra national de Lyon.