Académie de l’Opéra National de Paris Unveils 2022-23 Season

By David Salazar
© photo : Eléna Bauer/OnP

The Académie de l’Opéra National de Paris has announced its 2022-23 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances.

Artists of the Académie and the Chorus of the Opéra de Dijon will present Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” under conductor Anass Ismat.

Performance Date: Sept. 13, 2022

The artists in resident will put on a concert to formally open the season.

Performance Date: Sept. 21, 2022

Conductor Jean-Luc Tinaud, soprano Marianne Croux, and baritone Timothée Varon will join forces with the Orchestre atelier Ostinato for a concert of opera arias by Mozart.

Performance Date: Oct. 2, 2022

Next up is “Nocturne, video en-chantée,” a recital featuring lieder by Schubert, Duparc, Brahms, and Wolf, among others.

Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2022 

Mezzo-soprano Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur and pianist Benjamin Laurent will perform a recital that focuses on mythological characters.

Performance Date: Dec. 12 & 13, 2022

There will be an aria and ensembles concert featuring the resident artists.

Performance Date: Dec. 14, 2022

 The singers and orchestra members of the Académie will join forces with conductor Gustavo Dudamel for a concert dedicated to Latin American music.

Performance Date: Jan. 25, 2023

Artists in residence at the Académie will present Lieder and Mélodies by Ravel, Mussorgsky, and Britten, among others.

Performance Date: Jan. 31, 2023

Soprano Lise Nougier and pianist Yoan Héreau will present music by Massenet and Tchaikovsky, among others. The concert is entitled “PS: Je vous relis sans cesse.”

Performance Date: Feb. 13 & 14, 2023

The Artists in residence will perform a concert dedicated to women composers such as Pauline Viardot, Céline Chaminade, and both Lili and Nadia Boulanger, among others. There will be two performances, one at the Opéra Bastille, and a latter one at the Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice.

Performance Date: Feb. 16 & March 8, 2023  

Soprano Kseniia Proshina and pianist Félix Ramos will perform “Paysages,” which features music by Rimski-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, and Chausson.

Performance Date: April 3 & 4, 2023

Elizabeth Askren will conduct Rossini’s “La Scala di Seta” in a production by Pascal Neyron.

Performance Date: April 29 – May 6, 2023

There will be a concert dedicated to Italian melodies by Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini.

Performance Date: May 23, 2023

There will be an aria and melodies concert featuring the young artists of the Academy.

Performance Date: May 30 & June 1, 2023

There will be a concert of Scarlatti’s “La Giuditta” under conductor Thibault Noally and Les Accents.

Performance Date: June 7, 2023  

The Artists in Residence will do a workshop on “Looking for Bernstein” as directed by Victoria Sitja.

Performance Date: June 28, 2023