With great sadness we learnt that the excellent German baritone             JAN BUCHWALD            passed away in August 2019 at the age of 45 years. Jan Buchwald was a very talented singer with a wonderful voice.         We will always remember him as a lovable artist with an                     incredible knowledge of the music history. STEPHAN RÜGAMER: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden,  Das Rheingold / Loge, performances on Septem-   ber 7, 21 and Siegfried / Mime performances on September 11 and 26, 2019 (conductor:   Daniel Barenboim, production: Guy Cassiers). EVELYN HERLITZIUS: - Opernhaus Zürich, Vec Makropulos / Emilia Marty, new production (leading team: Jakub   Hrusa / Dmitri Tcherniakov), performances on September 22, 25, 28, October 6, 9, 13, 17   and 22, 2019. RENÉ PAPE: - Salzburg Festival, Simon Boccanegra / Fiesco, role debut, new production conducted   by Valery Gergiev and staged by Andreas Kriegenburg, performances on August 15, 18,   20, 24, 27 and 29, 2019. - Staatsoper Wien, Don Carlos / Philipp II (leading team: Daniele Abbado / Jonathan   Darlington), performances on September 6, 9 and 12, 2019. - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor / Sir John Falstaff,   role debut (leading team: Daniel Barenboim / David Bösch), performances on October 3,   5, 9, 11, 13 and 19, 2019. GEORG FRITZSCH: - Jennersdorf Festival Sommer, Schloss Tabor, Martha, musical direction of the new pro-   duction staged by Brigitte Fassbaender, open air performances on August 1, 7, 9, 10   and 11, 2019. JONAS ALBER: - Den Jyske Opera Aarhus (Danish National Opera), musical direction of the Scandinavian   première Michael Kohlhaas by Paul von Klenau (staged by Philipp Kochheim), perform-   ances on August 21, 22 and 24, 2019. TOBIAS KEHRER: - Deutsche Oper Berlin, Don Giovanni / Commendatore, performances on August 30 and   September 1, 2019 and Die Zauberflöte / Sarastro on October 3 and 12, 2019. REINHARD HAGEN: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Das Rheingold / Fasolt (conductor: Daniel Barenboim,   production: Guy Cassiers), performances on September 7 and 21, 2019. ROMAN TREKEL: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Das Rheingold / Donner, performances on Septem-   ber 7, 21 and Götterdämmerung / Gunther, performances on September 15 and 29, 2019   (conductor: Daniel Barenboim, production: Guy Cassiers). KATHARINA KAMMERLOHER: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Apollosaal), Lied recital, works by Wolf, Schönberg,   Brahms, Mahler, Reutter, de Falla, concert on October 2, 2019.