Dutch promise 4 world premiere operas – Slipped DiscSlipped Disc

norman lebrecht

March 29, 2022

Next season at Dutch National Opera:

DUTCH NATIONAL OPERA
Season 2022 / 2023

CARMEN – revival
Georges Bizet
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Jordan de Souza
Director: Robert Carsen
Cast: J’Nai Bridges, Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Lukasz Golinski, Adriana González
Performance dates: 3 – 22 September 2022

KÖNIGSKINDER – new production
Engelbert Humperdinck
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Marc Albrecht
Director: Christof Loy
Cast: Daniel Behle, Olga Kulchinska, Josef Wagner, Doris Soffel
Performance dates: 6 – 22 October 2022

THE GIRL, THE HUNTER AND THE WOLF – world première
Vasco Mendonça
Director: Inne Goris
Co-produced with LOD muziektheater (Gent) and Teatro Luís de Camões (Lisbon)
Performance dates: 15 – 23 October 2022

BLUE – European première
Jeanine Tesori & Tazewell Thompson
The Hague Philharmonic, led by Kwamé Ryan
Director: Tazewell Thompson
Cast: Kenneth Kellogg, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Thando Mjandana, Will Liverman
Co-produced with The Glimmerglass Festival, Washington National Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago
Performance dates: 7 – 22 November 2022

OPERETTA LAND – new production
Strauss jr, Offenbach, Sullivan, etc.
National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, led by Lorenzo Viotti, Aldert Vermeulen
Director: Steef de Jong
Cast: Elenora Hu, Michael Wilmering, Ian Castro
Performance dates: 20 – 27 November, 28 and 30 December 2022

TURANDOT – new production
Giacomo Puccini
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Lorenzo Viotti
Director: Barrie Kosky
Cast: Tamara Wilson, Kristina Mkhitaryan/Ruzan Mantashyan, Najmiddin Mavlyanov/Martin Muehle
Performance dates: 2 – 30 December 2022

HET LIJFLIED – world première
Lucas Wiegerink
Director: Alma Terrasse
Co-produced with Opera Zuid and November Music
Performance dates: September 2022 up to January 2023

GIULIO CESARE – new production
Georg F Handel
Le Concert d’Astree, led by Emmanuelle Haïm
Director: Calixto Bieito
Cast: Julie Fuchs, Emily d’Angelo, Christophe Dumaux, Teresa Iervolino
Co-produced with Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona)
Performance dates: 16 January – 5 February 2023

MESSA DA REQUIEM – new production featuring DNO and HNB
Giuseppe Verdi
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Eun Sun Kim
Director: Christian Spuck
Cast: Federica Lombardi/Guanqun Yu, Yulia Matochkina/Agnieszka Rehlis, Freddie de Tommaso, Alexander Vinogradov
Original production by Operanhaus Zürich
Performance dates: 9 – 25 February 2023

Opera Forward Festival 2023

ANIMAL FARM – world première
Alexander Raskatov (pictured)
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, led by Bassem Akiki
Director: Damiano Michieletto
Cast: Misha Kiria, Elena Vassilieva, Marcel Beekman, Helena Rasker
Co-produced by Dutch National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper and Teatro Massimo (Palermo)
Performance dates: 3 – 16 March 2023

PERLE NOIRE: MEDITATIONS FOR JOSÉPHINE – European première
Tyshawn Sorey
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Director: Peter Sellars
Cast: Julia Bullock
Co-produced with Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris)
Performance dates: 9 – 13 March 2023

ÄNDERE DIE WELT! world premiere:
Leonard Evers / Mart van Berckel
LUDWIG orchestra, led by Leonard Evers
Director: Mart van Berckel
Cast: Dutch National Opera Studio singers
Co-produced with Nederlandse Reisopera and Opera Zuid, presented in collaboration with Theater De Meervaart
Performance dates: 10 – 12 March 2023

DER ROSENKAVALIER – revival
Richard Strauss
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Lorenzo Viotti
Director: Jan Philipp Gloger
Cast: Maria Bengtsson, Angela Brower, Christof Fischesser
Performance dates: 13 April – 02 May 2023

MARIA STUARDA – new production
Gaetano Donizetti
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, led by Enrique Mazzola
Director: Jetske Mijnssen
Cast: Marina Rebeka, Aigul Akhmetshina, Ismael Jordi
Co-produced with Teatro San Carlo (Naples) and Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia (Valencia)
Performance dates: 6 – 28 May 2023

BE OPERA XL – new production
Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, Monteverdi, etc.
Music performed by Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Director: Eric Robilard
Cast: Ton Meijer, Marijje van Stralen, Makudu Senaoana, Liza Lozica
Performance dates: 24-28 May 2023

RUSALKA – new production
Antonín Dvořák
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, led by Joana Mallwitz
Director: Philipp Stölzl
Cast: Johanni van Oostrum, Annette Dasch, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Pavel Černoch, Maxim Kuzmin-Karavaev
To be performed during the Holland Festival
Performance dates: 2 – 25 June 2023

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