Amanda Forsythe To Open Boston Baroque 2019-20 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Boston Baroque begins the 2019-20 season with a program of symphonies and opera arias by Mozart and Haydn.

The program, conducted by Music Director Martin Perlman, is set to feature Mozart’s “Linz” Symphony No. 36 in C major and Haydn, Symphony No. 102 in B flat. The program will also showcase Amanda Forsythe in arias from Mozart’s “Il re pastors,” “Zaide” and Haydn’s “Il ritorno di Tobia.”

Forsythe is a recognized soprano who is set to perform this season at the Komische Oper, Royal Opera House, and Opera Philadelphia. She will also perform with the Boston Early Music Festival and will also sing with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.

Performances are scheduled to take place on Oct. 25 and 27 at NEC’s Jordan Hall. There will be a pre-concert speaker Dr. Laura Stanfield Prichard, Visiting Researcher in Music and Dance History at Harvard University.