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According to the Operawire website, the Metropolitan Opera will broadcast a video stream of Don Carlo, with Simon as Posa and Roberto Alagna in the title role, on Thursday 02 April at 7.30 pm US EDT. It will remain available to watch online for the following 23 hours. The performance was originally shown live in cinemas on 11 December 2010. Click on screenshot above for more information…

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New dates for the 2020-21 season 

Simon will give a recital with Graham Johnson at La Monnaie  in Brussels on 17 December 2020. Click on photo above for more information…..

And at the Musikverein in Vienna on 15 December 2020. Click here for more information….

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BAVARIAN STATE OPERA, MUNICH –  2020-21 SEASON

Details of the 2020-21 season at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich have been announced. Simon’s roles will be:

Wozzeck – Simon will sing the title role at four performances in October 2020. Click on photo above for details…

Parsifal – Simon will sing Amfortas at three performances in Munich in March/April 2021. Click here for details…

And in a concert performance in Paris with the Bavarian State Opera on 07 April 2021. Click here for details…

La Traviata –  Simon will sing Giorgio Germont at three performances of La Traviata in Munich in April 2021. Click on photo above for details…

Macbeth – Simon will sing the title role at two performances in July 2021. Click on photo above for details….

 

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During the cancellation of all live performances due to the  coronavirus situation, the Vienna State Opera is opening up its livestream archives and will broadcast recordings of various operas free of charge over the coming weeks. The performance of Falstaff, in which Simon sang Ford, originally streamed live from Vienna on 30 January 2019, will be broadcast again on Monday 16 March at 19.00 hrs CET (18.00 hrs UK time). To watch the broadcast you will need to register with the Vienna State Opera’s livestream website – click on the screenshot above for a link to this site…

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CANCELLATION OF FALSTAFF IN VIENNA AND PARSIFAL IN MUNICH

Photo: Wiener Staatsoper / Michael Pöhn

Due to the current coronavirus situation, the Austrian Government has banned all indoor gatherings of more than 100 people. Therefore, all performances and events of the Vienna State Opera will be provisionally cancelled as of today until 31 March. The performances of Falstaff, in which Simon was due to sing Ford, will not now take place. Click on photo for a link to the full statement issued by the Vienna State Opera…

And all performances of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich have been cancelled from 11 March until 19 April, which includes the performances of Parsifal in which Simon was due to sing Amfortas. Click here for a link to the full statement issued by the Bavarian State Opera….

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New date – Simon will give a recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Zurich Opera House on Monday 07 December 2020 – programme to be announced. Click on photo above for more information…

Cancellation – Due to the coronavirus situation, the Cleveland Orchestra tour of Europe and Abu Dhabi due to take place this month and in April has now been cancelled. Simon’s concert with the orchestra in Abu Dhabi on 31 March will therefore not now take place. Click here for a link to the full statement from the Cleveland Orchestra on the performance page…

And, finally, a review of Simon’s recent performance in La Travatia at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich has now been added to the performance page. Click here to read (in German)…

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New dates for 2021

Simon will sing Rodrigo in three performances of Don Carlo at the Zurich Opera in late June and early July 2021. Click on screenshot above for more information…

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Curtain call photos from Simon’s wonderful recital with Malcolm Martineau last night at the Opéra de Lille have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above to see the gallery….

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24 February 2020: New date for 2021

by Gwyn on 24 February 2020

Another date for 2021

Simon will sing in Totentanz as part of the Thomas  Adès: 50th Birthday Concert which will take place at the Barbican in London on 07 March 2021. Click on photo above for more information….

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Curtain call photos from yesterday’s second performance of La Traviata at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above to see the gallery …

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