Bass-baritone Carsten Wittmoser makes his debut this season at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, as Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde) under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. Alongside he continues to appear at top opera houses across his native Germany, the US and South America performing roles such as Pizarro (Fidelio), Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Escamillo (Carmen), Scarpia (Tosca), the Villains (Tales of Hoffmann) and the title role in Der Fliegende Holländer.
Young baritone Josep-Ramon Olivé studied at Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, completing both a Singing Masters in 2014 and the Opera Course in 2016. He was awarded First Prize, as well as the Audience Prize, at the 2015 Handel Singing Competition and tours this season with William Christie and Le Jardin des Voix,
Argentinian tenor Emmanuel Faraldo is rapidly establishing an exciting career, centred in Europe. Last season, as part of the Centre de Perfeccionament Placido Domingo, he sang Arbace in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Parpignol in Puccini’s La Bohème, and Philistine Messenger in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Delilah, under the baton of Roberto Abbado, Manuel Coves and Sergio Alapont.