Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, Roberto Alagna & Nadine Sierra Lead Teatro Colon’s 2022 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires has announced its 2022 season featuring opera, concerts, and great performers.


The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Verónica Cangemi, Alexandra Grigoras, Saimir Pirgu, Behzod Davronov, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, María Belén Rivarola, Alfonso Mujica, Armando Noguera, Fernando Radó, Lucas Debevec Mayer, Juan Font, Felipe Carelli, Sergio Spina, and Iván Maier. Alain Guingal conducts the prduction by Stefano Trespidi.

Performance Dates: March 15-27, 2022

Menotti’s “The Consul” will be conducted by Justin Brown and directed by Rubén Szuchmacher The cast will include Leonardo Neiva, Carla Filipcic Holm, Adriana Mastrángelo, Héctor Guedes, Alejandro Spies, and Marisú Pavón.

Performance Dates: May 3-10, 2022

Carlos Vieu conducts Verdi’s “Nabucco” with Stefano Poda directing. Sebastián Catana and Leonardo López Linares star in the title role with Rebeka Lokar and Mónica Ferracani starring as Abigaille. Guadalupe Barrientos, Florencia Machado, Darío Schmunck, Santiago Vidal, Abramo Roselen, and Christian Peregrino round out the cast.

Performance Dates: May 31-June 12, 2022

Evelino Pidò conducts Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” in a staging by Emilio Sagi. Javier Camarena and Santiago Martínez star as Nemorino while Nadine Sierra and Oriana Favaro sing the role of Adina. Ambrogio Maestri and Ricardo Seguel takes on the iconic role of Dulcamara and Alfredo Daza and Germán Alcántara share the role of Belcore. Florencia Machado and María Luisa Merino round out the cast.

Performance Dates: August 2-10, 2022

Kurt Weill’s “The Seven Deadly Sins” and Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle” will be performed in a double bill with David Poutney directing and Jan Latham-Koenig conducting. Károly Szemerédy and Rinat Shaham star in Bartok’s work.

Performance Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2022

Ramón Tebar conducts Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers” with Michal Znaniecki directing. Hasmik Torosyan, Federica Guida, Dmitry Korchak, Santiago Ballerini, Fabián Veloz, Gustavo Feulien, Fernando Radó, and Emiliano Bulacio.

Performance Dates: Oct. 25-Nov. 1, 2022

Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, and Željko Lučić  star in Puccini’s “Tosca” with Keri-Lynn Wilson conducting. The opera also stars María Pía Piscitelli, Virginia Tola, Marcelo Puente, Enrique Folger, and Fabián Veloz.

Performance Dates: Nov. 22-Dec. 4, 2022

Chamber Opera

Carlos Calleja conducts Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” with Carlos Trunsky directing.

Performance Dates: April 27-30, 2022

Silvio Viegas conducts Donizetti’s “Viva La Mamma” with Pablo Maritano directing the comedy.

Performance Dates: June 11-19, 2022

César Bustamante conducts Mark Adamo’s “Little Women” with Mariana Ciolfi directing.

Performance Dates: Dec. 14-18, 2022


Enrique Arturo conducts the Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires with Guadalupe Barrientos singing. The program includes music by Bach, Mahle, Schonberg, and Schubert.

Performance Date: May 6, 2022

Great Performers

Plácido Domingo and María José Siri perform alongside the Orquesta Estable del Teatro Colón. Jordi Bernacer conducts.

Performance Date: April 7, 2022

Ainhoa Arteta and Nancy Fabiola Herrera sing in recital accompanied by Marcelo Ayub.

Performance Date: May 17, 2022

Roberto Alagna and Irina Dichkovskaia perform a recital.

Performance Date: June 14, 2022

Sondra Radvanovsky makes her Teatro Colon debut with Anthony Manoli accompanying.

Performance Date: July 5, 2022

Nadine Sierra and Kamal Khan perform in recital.

Performance Date: July 23, 2022

Jakub Józef Orliński sings a concert with Il Pomo D’oro.

Performance Date: August 8, 2022

Michael Schade and Verónica Cangemi star in a recital alongside pianist Justus Zeyen.

Performance Date: August 21, 2022

Magdalena Kožená and Venice Baroque Orchestra team up for a concert.

Performance Date: Sept. 29, 2022

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov perform in recital.

Performance Date: Nov. 23, 2022