Orlofsky. Photo: Bradley Quinn
In September 2019 Denis Lakey sang Prinz Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus (or The Bat) for Northern Ireland Opera at the Grand Opera House Belfast. Opening Night 15 September 2019.
First review from the blogger 'Alan in Belfast' …
"A very modern English translation of Karl Haffner’s libretto by Meredith Oakes and director Walter Sutcliffe gives this production of Die Fledermaus a real contemporary feel, and creates a firm foundation for some of the more whacky creative decisions (like roller-blading waiters and filling the mezzo-trouser role of Prince Orlofsky with the fabulous and shimmering counter-tenor Denis Lakey in drag …)"
In May/June 2019 Denis Lakey sang Loulou to great critical acclaim in the world premier of the opera ALP ARSLAN by Richard van Schoor/Libretto by Willem Bruls at the Stadttheater Gießen. Opening Night was on May 4, 2019.
At the beginning of 2019 Denis Lakey sang in John Cage's EUROPERAS 1&2 at the Wuppertaler-Bühnen.
Final performance: Saturday, April 6 at 7.30pm Oper Wuppertal
Loulou with Daniel Arnaldos as Alp Arslan. Photo: Rolf K. Wegst
EUROPERAS 1&2 Oper Wuppertal. Foto: Jens Grossmann
Ernesto. Photos: Yvonne Schöner