With great sadness we learnt that the excellent German baritone EKKEHARD WLASCHIHA        passed away on February 20, 2019 at the age of 80 years. Ekkehard Wlaschiha was a wonderful musician, a great artist and a very strong, impressive and outstanding performer. We     will always remember his human warmth. REINHARD HAGEN: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Don Giovanni / Commendatore (conductor:   Lahav Shani, production staged by Klaus Guth), performances on January 20, 25, 30,   February 8, 10 and 12, 2019). RENÉ PAPE: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Elektra / Orest, production by Patrice Chéreau   (conductor: Daniel Barenboim), performances on January 27, February 3, 16, 24, 2019. - Staatskapelle Dresden, Dvorák: Stabat mater (conductor: Christoph Eschenbach),   concerts on February 13, 14, 2019 (Semperoper) and 15, 19, 2019 (Frauenkirche). - Staatsoper München, Parsifal / Gurnemanz (leading team: Kirill Petrenko / Pierre Audi),   performances on March 24, 28 and 31, 2019. ROMAN TREKEL: - New National Theatre Tokyo, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Tannhäuser / Wolfram   (conductor: Asher Fisch), performances on January 27, 30, February 2, 6 and 9, 2019. - Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, concerts in Lucerne on   March 20 and 21, 2019 and Korea / Tongyeong on March 30, 2019 (conductor: Michael   Sanderling). STEPHAN RÜGAMER: - Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Elektra / Aegisth, production by Patrice Chéreau   (conductor: Daniel Barenboim), performances on January 27, February 3, 16, 24, 2019. - Grand Théâtre de Genève, Das Rheingold / Loge (leading team: Dieter Dorn / Georg   Fritzsch), performances on February 12, March 5 and 12, 2019. TOBIAS KEHRER: Deutsche Oper Berlin: - Die Zauberflöte / Sarastro, January 30 and April 6, 2019. - “Starke Stimmen”, concerts for children on February 15 and 17, 2019. - Rigoletto / Sparafucile, February 6 and 13, 2019. - Eugen Onegin / Gremin, March 7 and 10, 2019. GEORG FRITZSCH: Grand Théâtre de Genève, musical direction of three Ring-Cycles (staged by Dieter Dorn): - Das Rheingold, February 12, March 5 and 12, 2019 - Die Walküre, February 13, March 6 and 13, 2019 - Siegfried, February 15, March 8 and 15, 2019 - Götterdämmerung, February 17, March 10 and 17, 2019 EVELYN HERLITZIUS: - Staatsoper Wien, new production Orest / Elektra, role debut (leading team: Marco Arturo   Marelli / Michael Boder), performances on March 31, April 5, 7, 10 and 13, 2019.