Adriana González, Freddie De Tommaso, Ewa Vesin & Stefano Meo Lead Opéra de Toulon’s 2024-25 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra de Toulon has announced its 2024-25 season.

Valerio Galli conducts the double bill of “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci.” The production by Silvia Paoli will star Anaïk Morel, Tadeusz Szlenkier, Agnes Zwierko, Daniel Miroslaw, Marianne Croux, Daniel Miroslaw, and Csaba Kotlár.

Performance Dates: June 29-July 2, 2024

Victorien Vanoosten conducts Adriana González and Freddie De Tommaso in an Italian and French program. The program includes music by Giacomo Puccini, Francesco Cilea, Amilcare Ponchielli, Giuseppe Verdi, Gustave Charpentier, Jules Massenet, Georges Bizet, and Pietro Mascagni.

Performance Date: Sept. 8, 2024

Victorien Vanoosten conducts Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” with Yánnis Kókkos directing. Yunuet Laguna, Stefano Meo, Konstantine Kipiani, Éléonore Pancrazi, Vazgen Gazaryan, and Leon Kim star.

Performance Dates: Oct. 18 & 20, 2024

Larry Blank conducts “Classical Broadway” with soloists Jasmine Roy, Sinan Bertrand, Margaux Poguet, and Guillaume Andrieux.

Performance Date: Dec. 28, 2024

Victorien Vanoosten conducts a German program with music by Wagner. Mahler, and Strauss. Elisabeth Teige and Mikhail Timoshenko star.

Performance Dates: Jan. 22 & 23, 2025

Joël Soichez conducts “Un Petite Flute” with Julie Depardieu directing. Fabien Hyon, Florent Karrer, Louise Pingeot, Charlie Guillemin, and Anne-Sophie Petit star.

Performance Date: Feb 8, 2025

Nikoloz Lagvilava stars in a concert performance of Verdi’s “Nabucco” with Ewa Vesin, Peter Martinčič, Julien Henric, and Emilia Rukavina. Victorien Vanoosten conducts.

Performance Date: April 1 & 3, 2025

Offenbach’s “La Belle Hélène” will be conducted by Romain Dumas and directed by Alice Masson. the cast includes Anne-Lise Polchlopek, Filipe Manu, Charlie Guillemin, Jean Kristof Bouton, Calchas Joe Bertili, Brenda Poupard, and Mathys Lagier.

Performance Date: May 13-18, 2025