Anne Schwanewilms Gipfeltreffen

Summit meeting with two sopranos

On 16 December 2018 Anne Schwanewilms will be a talkshow guest at Annette Dasch’s „DaschSalon“ at the Alte Oper Frankfurt. The „DaschSalon is a show combining talk with musical performances, so both sopranos will also sing together. At the piano: Kathrin Dasch and Ulrich Naudé.

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Concert with the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen

On 5 November Anne Schwanewilms returns to Gelsenkirchen for a concert with the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen. On the programme: „Lieder für Sopran und Orchester“ by Richard Strauss, the conductor is Rasmus Baumann. The concert will also be performed in Turnhoutse (Belgium) on 7 November 2018.

Anne Schwanewilms will be a Vocal Studies professor in Weimar

Anne Schwanewilms has been offered a professorship at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weinmar. As a Vocal Studies professor she starts her classes in October 2018. „I’m really looking forward to working with the students“, the soprano says. „After all the masterclasses I gave in the last years in opera houses and universities I realized how important this work is to me.“

Bayreuth’s „Meistersinger“ on DVD and Blue-ray

In Barrie Kosky’s acclaimed new Bayreuth production of „Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg“ Anne Schwanewilms made 2017 her role debut as Eva. One year after the premiere Deutsche Grammophon releases the production on DVD and blu-ray. With Klaus Florian Vogt (Stolzing), Michael Volle (Hans Sachs), Johannes Martin Kränzle (Beckmesser), Daniel Behle (David), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Magdalena) and others.

Masterclass in Gelsenkirchen

From 26. June to 1st July 2018 Anne Schwanewilms is giving a masterclass in the „Theater im Revier“ in Gelsenkirchen. With six young members of the ensemble, some of them still studying, she is working on opera arias and Lieder. The masterclass ends with a public concert on the 1st July at 6 pm.

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Anne Schwanewilms at the rbb „Musiksalon“

The German radio channel rbb Kulturradio broadcasts a new edition of “Musiksalon” with  Anne Schwanewilms  as a guest. The soprano talks with music journalist Marek Kalina about her passion for Lieder and her opera roles. She also performs songs by Strauss, Wolf and Mahler accompanied by the pianist Manuel Lange.
The „Musiksalon“ is be broadcasted by rbb on Thursday, 10 May 2018, 15.04 h. 

GRAMMY Award 2018 for „Wozzeck“

The Houston Symphony has received a GRAMMY Award 2018 for the recording of Alban Berg’s „Wozzeck“ as Best Opera Recording in the classical category! The soloists are Anne Schwanewilms (Marie) and Roman Trekel (Wozzeck). The album was also recently awarded the distinguished ECHO Klassik Award for Best Opera Recording (20th/21st Century Opera).

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ECHO Klassik Award 2017 for »Wozzeck« with Anne Schwanewilms as Marie

The CD recording of Alban Berg’s »Wozzeck« with Anne Schwanewilms in the role of Marie receives an ECHO Klassik Award 2017. The CD is honored with an award in the category »opera recordings« (opera of the 20th/21th century). The recording with the Houston Symphony Orchestra has been released in January 2017. Roman Trekel sings the titel role, musical director is the Austrian conductor Hans Graf. The ECHO Klassik award ceremony will take place on 29 October 2017 in Hamburg’s new concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie.

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Anne Schwanewilms hosts »Klassik, Pop, etc.« on Deutschlandfunk

On September 23th at 10.05 a.m. Anne Schwanewilms will host the famous radio show »Klassik, Pop, etc.« on Deutschlandfunk. On the program: her favorite pieces of music and and a lot of stories about them.

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Opening of the Bayreuth Festival

On July 25 the Bayreuth Festival opens with Richard Wagner’s „Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg“. Anne Schwanewilms sings Eva in this new production directed by Barry Kosky. Philippe Jordan is musical director. The premiere will be broadcasted live at the radio and in selected cinemas.