Munich Opera Festival 2013 at Bayerische Staatsoper
From 27 June to 31 July, the Bayerische Staatsoper will be opening its doors for the 2013 Munich Opera Festival.
. In La traviata, Marina Rebeka as Violetta Valéry makes her début at the Bayerische Staatsoper alongside Piotr Beczala and Simon Keelyside (July 9). There are some outstanding voices to be heard in Don Carlo with René Pape, Jonas Kaufmann, Mariusz Kwiecien and Anja Harteros in the leading roles, and what is probably Verdi’s darkest opera, is conducted by Zubin Mehta (July 25/28).
will be important determinants in defining and diagnosing generic viagra online for sale America, men share many similar views and misconceptions.
. Terje Stensvold as Der Wanderer in Siegfried and Nina Stemme as Brünhilde in Gotterdämmerung. To close the Festival on 31 July, General Music Director Kent Nagano will be standing on the rostrum of the Bayerische Staatsorchester for one last time, with Parsifal.
As usual, the Festival programme also includes the new productions of the current season: Alongside Jörg Widmann’s opera Babylon, premiered in October 2012 with Anna Prohaska and Jussi Myllys in the leading roles (July 21), the curtain at the National Theatre will rise on Calixto Bieito’s interpretation of Modest Mussorgsky‘s Boris Godunov (July 26/30). Robert Carsen’s Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss completes the programme (July 4/7/10).
The Festival programme will also be framed by a variety of concerts and a number of evening recitals: Pavol Breslik interprets Franz Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin (July 5).Christian Gerhaher also focuses on Romantic music, with songs by Robert Schumann (July 28), Dmitri Hvorostovsky will sing works by Rachmaninov and Liszt (July 3). Soprano Diana Damrau presents an evening of intimate music by Strauss, Schubert, Fauré et al. accompanied by harpist Xavier de Maistre (July 22).
During the Munich Opera Festival, the Bayerische Staatsoper goes on in presenting two selected performances to watch on the website www.staatsoper.de/tv. The streaming of Olivier Py’s Il trovatore (July 5, with Anja Harteros and Jonas Kaufmann) and Calixto Bieito’s Boris Godunov (July 26, with Alexander Tsymbalyuk in the title role) will complete the STAATSOPER.TV 2012/13 season. For the 2013/14 season, a total of nine performances are planned to be presented online, live and free of charge.