Renée Fleming, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Benjamin Bernheim, Erin Morley, John Osborn conduct the 2021-22 season of the Opéra National de Bordeaux
The Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its rich 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we’ll only focus on vocal performances.
Here is the full slate.
A semi-staged version of “Meyerbeer”Robert Le Diable”Opens the season. The opera stars Erin Morley, Nicolas Courjal, Amina Edris, Nicolas Darmanin, Joel Allison, Paco Garcia and John Osborn in the title role. Marc Minkowski is directing a production by Luc Birraux.
Performance dates: September 20 – 25, 2021
A double bill from Poulenc ‘”The Human Voice“And d’Escaich”Organ pointWill present soprano Anne Catherine Gillet, baritone Jean Sébastien Bou and tenor Cyrille Dubois. Domingo Hindoyan directs a production by Olivier Py.
The opera is a co-production with the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the Dijon Opera, the Saint-Etienne Opera and the Tours Opera.
Performance dates: October 4 – 10, 2021
Chez Lully and Molière “The Bourgeois GentlemanHighlights Sébastien Boudrot, Josiane Stoleru, Guillaume Laloux, Bénédicte Choisnet, Pauline Deshons, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat, Vincent Debost, Jérôme Deschamps and Aurélien Gabrielli. Thibault Noally directs a production by Jérôme Deschamps.
Performance dates: January 11 – 21, 2022
Michèle Losier plays Charlotte, Lionel Lhote plays Albert, Florie Valiquette sings Sophie and Benjamin Bernheim plays the title role of “Massenet”Werther. “Pierre Dumoussaud is directing a production by Romain Gilbert.
Performance dates: January 31 – February 12, 2022
“by DonizettiThe Elisir of loveWill have two castings, with Golda Schultz and Catherine Trottmann alternately in the role of Adina, and Kévin Amiel and Yu Shao alternately in the role of Nemorino. David Bizic and Dominic Sedgwick perform Belcore, while Giorgio Caoduro and Julien Véronèse perform Dulcamara. Nil Venditti directs a production by Adriano Sinivia.
Performance dates: April 1 – 10, 2022
Florian Sempey and Thomas Dolié sing Count Almaviva, and Ana Maria Labin plays Countess Almaviva in Ivan Alexander’s production of Mozart’s opera masterpiece.The Marriage of Figaro. “Angela Brower and Megan Marino play Susanna, while Robert Gleadow plays the title role. The cast will be completed by Miriam Albano, Paco Garcia, Ariana Venditelli, Manon Lamaison and Norman Patzke. Marc Minkowski directs.
Performance dates: May 20 – June 4, 2022
Alexandre Duhamel holds the title role of “Don Giovanni”Alongside Robert Gleadow in Leporello, Iulia Maria Dan in Donna Anna, Ariana Venditelli in Donna Elvira, James Ley in Don Ottavio, Leonard Bernad in Masetto and Angela Brower and Megan Marino in Zerlina. Marc Minkowski directs a production by Ivan Alexandre.
Performance dates: May 22 – June 5, 2022
“Così fan tutte»Ends the season. The opera stars Ana Maria Labin, Angela Brower, Megan Marino, James Ley, Robert Gleadow, Miriam Albano and Alexandre Duhamel. Marc Minkowski directs a production by Ivan Alexandre.
Performance dates: May 23 – June 6, 2022
The Jeune Académie Vocale d’Aquitaine performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 “Choral.“
Performance dates: October 28 – 30, 2021
The Choir of the Opéra National de Bordeaux performs works by Arvo Pärt alongside conductor Salvatore Caputo.
Performance date: 25 January 2022
An interpretation of Bach “Life of christHighlights soprano Ying Fang, viola Sara Mingardo, tenors Julian Prégardien and Laurence Kilsby, baritone Huw Montague-Rendall and bass Christian Immler alongside Chorus Pygmalion and conductor Raphaël Pichon.
Performance dates: February 24 to 26, 2022
The Choir of the Opéra National de Bordeaux performs works by Fouilloux, Rabaud and Lesur.
Performance date: March 2, 2022
Soprano Ingela Brimberg performs “” by Richard StraussLieder Vier Letzte»Alongside the conductor Paul Daniel.
Performance dates: April 14 to 15, 2022
Mezzo-soprano Anaïk Morel and sopranos Nikola Hillebrand and Ana Maria Labin present excerpts from “Strauss”Der Rosenkavalier»Alongside the conductor Paul Daniel.
Performance dates: June 16 – 19, 2022
Mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre and countertenor Iestyn Davies perform works by Handel alongside the Jupiter Ensemble and conductor Thomas Dunford.
Performance date: September 29, 2021
Soprano Sabine Devieilhe performs works by Bach and Handel alongside the Pygmalion Choir and conductor Raphaël Pichon.
Performance date: October 16, 2021
Soprano Diana Damrau sings music by Duparc, Schumann and Richard Strauss alongside pianist Maciej Pikulski.
Performance date: October 17, 2021
Soprano Jessica Pratt and contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux present arias from belcanto operas alongside conductor Roberto Gonzalez-Monjas.
Performance dates: November 13 – 15, 2021
Soprano Yae-Eun Seo and baritone Marc Scoffoni sing Verdi’s music.
Performance date: November 24, 2021
Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky performs works by Dowland, Purcell, Mozart, Schubert, Ravel, Fauré, Britten and Granados.
Performance date: December 7, 2021
Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená sings the music of Brahms, Dvořák, Martinů, Mussorgsky and Bartók alongside pianist Ohad Ben Ari.
Performance date: December 9, 2021
The Choir of the Opéra National de Bordeaux performs works by Liszt and Couson alongside pianist Maria Luisa Macellaro La Franca and conductor Salvatore Caputo.
Performance date: December 10, 2021
Baritone Stéphane Degout presents works by Mahler, Schumann, Pfitzner, Fauré, Berg and Poulenc alongside pianist Simon Lepper.
Performance date: December 17, 2021
Baritone Florian Sempey sings the music of Bernstein, Rossini, Mozart and Gounod alongside conductor Ariane Matiakh.
Performance dates: January 7 – 9, 2022
The soprano Véronique Gens sings the music of Berlioz, Fauré, Chausson and Saint-Saëns alongside the Ensemble I Giardini.
Performance date: January 26, 2022
Soprano Sabine Devieilhe performs works by Fauré, Debussy, Poulenc and Ravel alongside pianist Alexandre Tharaud.
Performance date: February 19, 2022
Mezzo-soprano Stéphanie Wake-Edwards gives a recital alongside pianist Sophie Teboul-Rougier.
Performance date: April 8, 2022
Soprano Renée Fleming gives a special recital.
Performance date: April 9, 2022
Soprano Angela Gheorghiu performs music by Puccini, Debussy, Cilea, Bellini, Donizetti, Rachmaninov and Stephănescu alongside pianist Jeff Cohen.
Performance date: April 26, 2022
Countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński sings the music of Purcell, Schubert, Handel, Karłowicz, Naginski and Copland alongside pianist Michal Biel.
Performance date: May 8, 2022
Soprano Manon Lamaison and tenor Paco Garcia give a recital alongside pianist Jean Marc Fontana.
Performance date: June 3, 2022