Thursday, April 30, 2020

Summer Festivals 2020 Future Unknown

Santa Fe Opera  Cancelled
  • Gioachino Rossini The Barber of Seville
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Magic Flute
  • Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde 
  • Antonín Dvořák Rusalka
  • Huang Ruo  M. Butterfly (new opera)

Salzburg Whitsun  Cancelled
  • Gaetano Donizetti Don Pasquale (and main festival, Cecilia Bartoli)
  • Hector Berlioz Orphée (the usual Berlioz arrangement of Gluck, here attributed to Berlioz.)

Salzburg Festival 1 August – 31 August 2020
This festival is still talking optimistically about going on with a reduced schedule.  Current plan:
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Cosi fan Tutte
  • Richard Strauss Elektra
  • Vienna Phil 4 concerts
  • Guest orchestras 4 concerts
  • Netrebko/Eyvasov concert
  • Concert with Bartoli
  • Yoncheva concert
  • Florez concert
  • Igor Levit plays all Piano Sonatas by Beethoven. 
  • And more things
Aix-en-Provence Festival Cancelled
  • Giacomo Puccini Tosca  Angel Blue is Tosca
  • Wolfgang Rihm Jakob Lenz
  • Adam Maor The Sleeping Thousand World Premier
  • Kurt Weill The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny with Karita Mattila
  • Michel van der Aa Blank Out  French Premier

Glyndebourne Festival  Cancelled
  • Francis Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites with Danielle de Niese streamed
  • Gaetano Donizetti L’elisir d’amore
  • George Frideric Handel Alcina streamed
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Lisette Oropesa
  • Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio
  • Igor Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress, streamed

Munich Opera Festival  Cancelled
  • Richard Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with Koch, Kaufmann
  • Hans Abrahamson The Snow Queen
  • Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco
  • Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto with Calleja, Keenlyside
  • Joseph Haydn Orlando Paladino
  • Giacomo Puccini La Boheme
  • Peter Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
  • Erich Korngold Die tote Stadt with Kaufmann, Peterson
  • Giuseppe Verdi Otello with Kunde, Harteros
  • Giuseppe Verdi Falstaff with Koch, Kurzak  streamed
  • Giacomo Puccini Tosca
  • Giuseppe Verdi I Masnadieri with Damrau, Castronuovo
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau Castor et Pollux  streamed
  • Béla Bartók Bluebeard's Castle
    • Georges Bizet Carmen
    • Johann Strauss II Die Fledermaus
    • Tobias Picker & Aryeh Lev Stollman Awakenings
    • Carlysle Floyd Susannah
    West Edge Opera Festival Postponed to 2021
    • Leoš Janáček Katya Kabanova
    • Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell Elizabeth Cree
    • Francesco Cavalli Eliogabolo

    Glimmerglass  Cancelled
    • Rogers The Sound of Music with Leonard!, Burden
    • Wagner Die Feen
    • Handel Rinaldo
    • Mozart Don Giovanni
    • Mozart Cosi fan Tutte

    Chorégies d'Orange  Cancelled
    • Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila
    • Viaggio italiano Song Recital with Cecilia Bartoli 24/07/2020 
    • Verdi La forza del destino


    Paul said...

    Central City (Colo.) Opera -- Summer 2020 Festival:

    Rigoletto // Dido & Aeneas // Carousel (musical)

    John Twinam said...

    Chautauqua (NY) Opera: Tosca, Thumbprint, The Mother of Us All - July 3 - August 1