OperaFest Lisboa announces the 2021 season
OperaFest Lisboa has announced its 2021 season, which will feature a wide range of opera programs.
It all starts with “Madame Papillon” at the National Garden-Museum of Arte Antiga. The work will feature Catarina Molder, Mads Wighus, Ana Ferro and Christian Luján. Jan Wierzba directs under the direction of Olga Roriz.
Performance dates: August 20-27, 2021
Sandra Faleiro will direct a production of “The way” with Cáita Moreso, Cecilia Rodrigues, Benjamin Barroso, Carla Simões, Tiago Amado Gomes and Ana Rita Coelho. Diogo Costa directs.
Performance dates: August 28 and 29, 2021
The company will present a double invoice from Kurt Weill’s “Mahagonny Songspiel” and Ana Seara’s “Until death tears us apart.” The double program will be conducted by António Pires with the musical direction of Jan Wierzba. The operas will feature Rafaela Albuquerque, Mariana de Sousa, Jorge Leiria, Carlos Monteiro, Tiago Amado Gomes, Diogo Oliveira, Christian Luján and Cécilia Teixeira.
Performance dates: September 3 and 4, 2021
Tenor Mads Wighus will be present with several other artists for “Soul on fire” an opera gala featuring scenes from some of opera’s greatest hits.
Performance dates: September 7, 2021
There will also be “Singing for amateurs”, a New Aria contest “, and even a Rave Opera.