We are delighted to welcome Irene Roberts in General Management effective immediately.
The 2022-2023 season brings significant debuts for American mezzo-soprano, Irene Roberts. She begins the season with her house debut at Opéra National de Lyon as Venus in a new production of Tannhäuser by David Hermann led by conductor Daniele Rustioni. Immediately following her debut in Lyon she returns to Berlin to debut as Brangäne in Tristan und Isolde under the baton of Sir Donald Runnicles, and Dulcinée in Don Quichotte. She also makes her debut in Japan at the New National Theater of Tokyo as Amneris in Aida under the baton of Carlo Rizzi followed by her debut with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra singing Marie in Wozzeck conducted by Sir Donald Runnicles. Her other performances at the Deutsche Oper Berlin include the Rätselstimmung in Antikrist, the title role in Carmen, and Fenena in Nabucco.
Tannhäuser (Venus) at the Opéra National de Lyon:
Premiere: October 11, further performances on October 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 2022
Tristan und Isolde (Brangäne) at the Deutschen Oper Berlin:
Performances on November 13, 20, 27, 2022
Photo: © Andrew Bogard