EVELYN HERLITZIUS: - Dresden State Opera, Cavalleria rusticana / Santuzza (role debut), performances on   June 29, July 4 and 6, 2017. - Salzburg Festival, new production Lear / Goneril (role debut), leading team: Simon   Stone / Franz Welser-Möst, performances on August 20, 23, 26 and 29, 2017. RENÉ PAPE: - Munich State Opera, Opera Festival, Die Zauberflöte / Sarastro, July 6 and 8, 2017. - Bayreuth Festival, Tristan und Isolde / König Marke (leading team: Katharina Wagner /   Christian Thielemann), performances on July 26, August 2, 6, 12, 16 and 20, 2017. - Edinburgh International Festival, Lied recital on August 14, 2017 (accompanist:   Camillo Radicke). - Schubertiade, Schwarzenberg, Lied recital on August 25, 2017 (accompanist: Camillo   Radicke). MICHAEL VOLLE: - Bayreuth Festival, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / Hans Sachs, new production   (leading team: Barrie Kosky / Philippe Jordan), performances on July 25, 31, August 7,   15, 19 and 27, 2017.
       René Pape was awarded the title Bayerischer Kammersänger.            Staatsintendant Nikolaus Bachler honored him on stage              after the performance Die Zauberflöte on July 6, 2017. Congratulation!