After the last years’ thinned out festivals due to the corona pandemic, we are pleased to present this year’s highlights of the 2022 festival summer.
Ludovic Tézier will take part in some wonderful projects at some of the finest festivals in Europe:
Savonlinna Opera Festival
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Ludovic Tézier will be singing Scarpia on the 7th, 9th, 11th, 13th, and 15th of July.
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Ludovic Tézier will sing Renato on the 25th of July.
Arena di Verona
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Ludovic Tézier will sing Giorgio Germont on the 30th of July and 6th of August.
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Ludovic Tézier will sing Lord Enrico Ashton on the 25th of August.
Catherine Foster can be seen as Isolde in Roland Schwab’s new production of Tristan und Isolde.
In addition, Catherine Foster will sing two concerts of selected scenes and duets together with Klaus Florian Vogt and conducted by Andris Nelsons. The concerts will take place on Wednesday, the 31st of August 2022, 6:00 pm and Thursday, the 1st of September 2022, 6:00 pm.
Catherine Foster is giving a master class as part of the Bayreuth Festival, between the 11th and 13th of July. The final concert will take place on the 14th of July.
Klaus Florian Vogt sings at this year’s festival Siegmund in the new production of Die Walküre, as well as the title role in Lohengrin.
He can also be seen together with Catherine Foster and under the baton of Andris Nelsons in two concerts with selected scenes and duets. The concerts will take place on Wednesday, the 31st of August 2022, and Thursday the 1st of September 2022 at 6:00 pm.
Edinburgh International Festival
A world premiere will take place during the festival: Il Viaggio, Dante by Pascal Dusapin. An intimate journey through this opus magnum of European culture – the Divine Comedy – from the circles of hell to Beatrice’s enigmatic laughter in heaven.
Christel Loetzsch will sing the Giovane Dante, performances will take place on the 8th, 13th, 15th, and 17th of Juli.
Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Mandy Fredrich and AJ Glueckert will be singing Beethoven 9th Symphony with the Chorus and Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the baton of Zubin Mehta at the 84th Festival of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. The performances will take place on the 13th in Florence, on the 19th in Macerata as part of the Opera Festival and on June 20 as part of the Encore Classical Music Festival at the Marbella Arena.
Festival des Soirées Lyriques de Sanxay
Festival International d’Opéra Baroque Beaune and Festival Musical de Namur
Macerata Opera Festival
Munich Opera Festival
After the cancellation of the Capriccio series at the Opéra national de Paris due to the Corona pandemic, Diana Damrau will finally make her debut as the Countess in David Marton’s new production of Capriccio, at the Munich Opera Festival.
The premiere will take place on July 17 at 7 p.m. at the Prinzregententheater, with further performances on July 20, 23, 25 & 27.
Pesaro Rossini Opera Festival
Lioba Braun will sing the Alto part in Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Elijah at the Rheingau Music Festival. The concert will take place on 24 July.
Carmen Artaza will sing the alto solo in Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Paulus at the Rheingau Music Festival with the Akademie für Alte Musik on July 22.