Tonight, countertenor Christopher Lowrey makes his opera house debut at Opéra National du Rhin in a production of La divisione del mondo, in what will also be Mr Lowrey’s role debut as Marte.

The production, conducted by musical director Christophe Rousset, opens tonight at Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg where it will run until 16 February before moving to Théâtre de la Sinne in Mulhouse (1 & 3 March), Théâtre Municipal in Colmar on 9 March finishing with 5 performances at Opéra National de Lorraine from 20 – 27 March 2019.

Christopher Lowrey is now emerging at the front rank of young countertenors on both the opera stage and concert platform. He sings with a wide range of distinguished companies around the world, including Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival, BBC Proms, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, English Concert, Early Opera Company, La Nuova Musica, London Handel Festival, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Opéra Royal de Versailles, Ambronay Festival, La Fenice, Cappella Mediterranea, Göttingen Handel Festival, Bach Collegium Japan, Boston Baroque, Pinchgut Opera, Adelaide Festival, Grand Théâtre de Geneve, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Voices of Music. He has worked with a variety of conductors including William Christie, Vladimir Jurowski, Christophe Rousset, Laurence Cummings, Richard Egarr, Christian Curnyn, Stephen Layton, Masaaki Suzuki, Erin Helyard, David Bates, Roberto Abbado, Leonardo García-Alarcón, and Martin Pearlman.

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La divisione del mondo – Entretien avec Jake Arditti et Christopher Lowrey

Quand Pluton converse avec Neptune, et Mars avec Apollon : au pays des dieux, tout est possible ! Amour, plaisir, jouissance, déchirement, jalousie, excès, ivresse… « Nous sommes des dieux, mais nous sommes aussi vraiment des humains. » (Jake Arditti, Apollo)Affaire à suivre… Sur Terre, à partir du vendredi 8 février.Infos et réservationshttp://bit.ly/2SgRaRB

Posted by Opéra national du Rhin on Thursday, 31 January 2019