Renée Fleming, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Benjamin Bernheim, Erin Morley, John Osborn conduct the 2021-22 season of the Opéra National de Bordeaux
The OpÃ©ra 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 DiableâOpens 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 ‘âThe Human Voice“And d’Escaich”Organ pointWill present soprano Anne Catherine Gillet, baritone Jean SÃ©bastien Bou and tenor Cyrille Dubois. Domingo Hindoyan directs a production by Olivier Py.
The opera is a co-production with the ThÃ©Ã¢tre des Champs ElysÃ©es, the Dijon Opera, the Saint-Etienne Opera and the Tours Opera.
Performance dates: October 4 – 10, 2021
Chez Lully and MoliÃ¨re “The Bourgeois GentlemanHighlights SÃ©bastien Boudrot, Josiane Stoleru, Guillaume Laloux, BÃ©nÃ©dicte Choisnet, Pauline Deshons, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat, Vincent Debost, JÃ©rÃ´me Deschamps and AurÃ©lien Gabrielli. Thibault Noally directs a production by JÃ©rÃ´me Deschamps.
Performance dates: January 11 – 21, 2022
MichÃ¨le 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 KÃ©vin Amiel and Yu Shao alternately in the role of Nemorino. David Bizic and Dominic Sedgwick perform Belcore, while Giorgio Caoduro and Julien VÃ©ronÃ¨se perform Dulcamara. Nil Venditti directs a production by Adriano Sinivia.
Performance dates: April 1 – 10, 2022
Florian Sempey and Thomas DoliÃ© 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 GiovanniâAlongside 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
“CosÃ¬ fan tutteÂ»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 AcadÃ©mie Vocale d’Aquitaine performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 “Choral.“
Performance dates: October 28 – 30, 2021
The Choir of the OpÃ©ra National de Bordeaux performs works by Arvo PÃ¤rt alongside conductor Salvatore Caputo.
Performance date: 25 January 2022
An interpretation of Bach “Life of christHighlights soprano Ying Fang, viola Sara Mingardo, tenors Julian PrÃ©gardien and Laurence Kilsby, baritone Huw Montague-Rendall and bass Christian Immler alongside Chorus Pygmalion and conductor RaphaÃ«l Pichon.
Performance dates: February 24 to 26, 2022
The Choir of the OpÃ©ra National de Bordeaux performs works by Fouilloux, Rabaud and Lesur.
Performance date: March 2, 2022
Soprano Ingela Brimberg performs “” by Richard StraussLieder Vier LetzteÂ»Alongside the conductor Paul Daniel.
Performance dates: April 14 to 15, 2022
Mezzo-soprano AnaÃ¯k Morel and sopranos Nikola Hillebrand and Ana Maria Labin present excerpts from “Strauss”Der RosenkavalierÂ»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 RaphaÃ«l 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, FaurÃ©, Britten and Granados.
Performance date: December 7, 2021
Mezzo-soprano Magdalena KoÅ¾enÃ¡ sings the music of Brahms, DvoÅÃ¡k, MartinÅ¯, Mussorgsky and BartÃ³k alongside pianist Ohad Ben Ari.
Performance date: December 9, 2021
The Choir of the OpÃ©ra 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 StÃ©phane Degout presents works by Mahler, Schumann, Pfitzner, FaurÃ©, 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 VÃ©ronique Gens sings the music of Berlioz, FaurÃ©, Chausson and Saint-SaÃ«ns alongside the Ensemble I Giardini.
Performance date: January 26, 2022
Soprano Sabine Devieilhe performs works by FaurÃ©, Debussy, Poulenc and Ravel alongside pianist Alexandre Tharaud.
Performance date: February 19, 2022
Mezzo-soprano StÃ©phanie Wake-Edwards gives a recital alongside pianist Sophie Teboul-Rougier.
Performance date: April 8, 2022
Soprano RenÃ©e Fleming gives a special recital.
Performance date: April 9, 2022
Soprano Angela Gheorghiu performs music by Puccini, Debussy, Cilea, Bellini, Donizetti, Rachmaninov and StephÄnescu alongside pianist Jeff Cohen.
Performance date: April 26, 2022
Countertenor Jakub JÃ³zef OrliÅski sings the music of Purcell, Schubert, Handel, KarÅowicz, 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