Juha Uusitalo and Stephen Milling sing in Die Walküre at Maggio Musicale
Juha Uusitalo and Stephen Milling sing the roles of Wotan and Hunding respectively in La Fura del Baus' production of Die Walküre with Teatro Comunale del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under Zubin Mehta, opening on 18 January.
Uusitalo’s 2012/13 season features the title role in Der fliegende Holländer with Teatro San Carlo under Pinchas Steinberg and at Wiener Staatsoper conducted by Daniel Harding. He will sing the role of Wotan (Die Walküre) with Wiener Staatsoper under Peter Schneider, Der Wanderer (Siegfried) at Staatsoper Berlin under Daniel Barenboim and Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with the Hague Philharmonic conducted by Lawrence Renes.
Milling’s 2012/13 season includes Gurnemanz in a new production of Parsifal at the Salzburg Easter Festival (under Christian Thielemann), König Marke in a new production of Tristan und Isolde at the Wiener Staatsoper under Franz Welser-Möst, also returning there as Daland alongside Uusitalo's Dutchman conducted by Daniel Harding.