Anna Netrebko, Peter Mattei, Juan Diego Flórez, Regula Mühlemann & Rolando Villazón Lead Philharmonie de Paris’ 2023-24 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Philharmonie de Paris has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the season.

Klaus Mäkelä conducts Orchestre de Paris with soloists Bertrand Chamayou, Olga Peretyatko, Pavel Petrov, Alexey Markov, and Bertrand Mandico. The program includes music by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff.

Performance Dates: Sept. 6 & 7, 2023

Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” will be conducted by Philippe Herreweghe and star Dorothee Mields, Margot Oitzinger, Alex Potter, Guy Cutting, and Peter Kooij.

Performance Date: Sept. 11, 2023

The Orchestre de Paris and Semyon Bychkov will perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. Christa Mayer is the soloist.

Performance Dates: Sept. 13 & 14, 2023

Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė, and Lina Lapelytè’s “Sun and Sea” will be performed.

Performance Date: Sept. 15-17, 2023

Maria João Pires, Ben Johnson, and Quatuor Hermès perform Franz Schubert’s Lieder, “Death and the Maiden,” and Piano Sonata. The program also includes Dai Fujikura’s “Deconstructing Franz.”

Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023

Maria João Pires, Antonio Meneses, Ben Johnson, Ignasi Cambra, and Lilit Grigoryan perform Schubert and Liszt’s Lieder. The concert also includes Schubert’s Impromptus D 899 and the “Arpeggione” Sonata.

Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2023

Maria João Pires, Antonio Meneses, Ricardo Castro, Gyula Stuller, Ben Johnson, Ignasi Cambra, and Selma Uamusse will perform Schubert’s “Marches militaires,” Klavierstück n°2, Lieder, “Fantaisie pour piano à quatre mains,” and Trio for Piano.

Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2023

Maria João Pires, Antonio Meneses, Gyula Stuller, Lou Yung-Hsin Chang, Ulysse Vigreux, Ben Johnson, Ignasi Cambra, Lilit Grigoryan, and Selma Uamusse perform Schubert’s Klavierstück n°1, :Lebensstürme,” Rondo D 951, Lieder, and the Trout Quartet.

Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2023

Anaël Ben Soussan, Marie Picaut, Michiko Takahashi, and Pauline Leroy perform music by Laponie, du Burkina Faso, du Cameroun, de Centrafrique, de Madagascar, de Mongolie, du Tibet, d’Inde du Sud, and des îles Salomon.

Performance Dates: Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2023

The Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon will conduct Mozart’s Requiem. Sabine Devieilhe, Beth Taylor, Laurence Kilsby, and Alex Rosen are soloists.

Performance Date: Oct. 1, 2023

Händel’s “Ariodante” will be conducted by William Christie and will feature Les Arts Florissants, Lea Desandre, Ava Maria Labin, Ana Viera Leite, Hugh Cutting, Moritz Kallenberg, Renato Dolcini, and Kresimir Spicer.

Performance Date: Oct. 2, 2023

Jordi Savall conducts Le Concert des Nations and La Capella Nacional de Catalunya in a program that includes music by Mendelssohn. Soloists include Flore Van Meerssche, Diana Haller, and Lina Tur Bonet.

Performance Date: Oct. 9, 2023

Anna Netrebko performs a recital of music by Glinka, Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Tchaikovsky. Pavel Nebolsin accompanies on piano.

Performance Date: Oct. 11, 2023

George Benjamin leads the Orchestre de Paris in his work “Lessons of Love and Violence” with Stéphane Degout, Georgia Jarman, Gyula Orendt, Toby Spence, and James Way.

Performance Date: Oct. 12, 2023

Pierre Bleuse conducts Odile Aubouin, Jean-Christophe Vervoitte, and Etudiants du Conservatoire de Paris in Gérard Grisey’s “Les Espaces acoustiques.”

Performance Date: Oct. 13, 2023

Barbara Hannigan leads a John Zorn program with pianist Stephen Gosling and the JACK Quartet.

Performance Date: Nov. 1, 2023

Jakub Józef Orlinski and Il Pomo d’Oro lead a program of music by Cavalli, Monteverdi, Pagliardi, Moratelli, Frescobaldi, Sartorio, and Cappellini

Performance Date: Nov. 6, 2023

Les Arts Florissants and Paul Agnew lead Mozart Symphonies and arias. Ana Vieira Leite is the soloist.

Performance Date: Nov. 8, 2023

The Teatro San Carlo will present a program of music by Donizetti, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Gioachino Rossini, and Giuseppe Verdi with Giacomo Sagripanti conducting.

Performance Date: Nov. 9, 2023

Rolando Villazón and Xavier de Maistre present a recital of music by Luis Antonio Calvo, Antonio Estévez, Manuel de Falla, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino, Eduardo Sánchez de Fuentes, and Yvette Souviron.

Performance Date: Nov. 10, 2023

Lucile Richardot, Anne de Fornel, and Sarah Nemtanu perform English Songs.

Performance Date: Nov. 16, 2023

Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “Sonntag aus Licht” will be conducted by Maxime Pascal and directed by Ted Huffman. The opera will star Marie Picaut, Michiko Takahashi, Emmanuelle Monier, and Hubert Mayer.

Performance Dates: Nov. 16-20, 2023

André de Ridder and Jürg Henneberger conduct Philip Glass’ “Einstein on the Beach” with soloists Alfheiđur Erla Guđmundsdóttir, Emily Dilewski, Sonja Koppelhuber, and Nadia Catania.

Performance Date: Nov. 23-26, 2023

Daniel Harding conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with soloists Johanni van Oostrum, Golda Schultz, Johanna Wallroth, Jamie Barton, Marie-Andrée Bouchard Lesieur, Andrew Staples, Christopher Maltman, and Tareq Nazmi.

Performance Dates: Nov. 24 & 25, 2023

The Trio Ingres and musiciens et chanteurs des Arts Florissants perform Bach.

Performance Date: Nov. 26, 2023

Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon perform Bach with soloists Nikola Hillebrand, Lucile Richardot, Laurence Kilsby, and Christian Immler.

Performance Date: Nov. 27, 2023

Juan Diego Flórez and Vincenzo Scalera perform a program of music by Gaetano Donizetti, Jules Massenet, Gioachino Rossini, and Giuseppe Verdi.

Performance Date: Dec. 4, 2023

André Campra’s “Grands Motets” and Messe de Requiem will be performed by Les Arts Florissants and William Christie. Soloists include Gwendoline Blondeel, David Tricou, Antonin Rondepierre, Igor Bouin, and Matthieu Walendzik.

Performance Date: Dec. 11, 2023

The Orchestre de Paris will be conducted by Klaus Mäkelä with soloist Peter Mattei. The concert includes music by Unsuk Chin, Johann Sebastian Bach, György Ligeti, and Johannes Brahms.

Performance Date: Dec. 13, 2023

Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” will feature Pygmalion and conductor Raphaël Pichon. Soloists include Stéphane Degout, Siobhan Stagg, Ema Nikolovska, Thomas Atkins, and Julie Roset.

Performance Date: Dec. 15, 2023

Les Arts Florissants and Paul Agnew will lead Händel’s “Messiah” with Ana Vieira Leite, Hugh Cutting, Nicholas Scott, and Edward Grint.

Performance Date: Dec. 16, 2023

Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen” will be led by Les Arts Florissants and Paul Agnew. The work will star Paulina Francisco, Georgia Burashko, Rebecca Leggett, Juliette Mey, Rodrigo Carreto, Ilja Aksionov, Hugo Herman-Wilson, and Benjamin Schilperoort.

Performance Dates: Jan. 4 & 6, 2024

Elsa Dreisig and Bertrand Chamayou perform music by Amy Beach, Mel Bonis, Nadia et Lili Boulanger, Marguerite Canal, Laura Netzel, Rita Strohl, and Pauline Viardot.

Performance Date: Jan. 7, 2024

“The Transfiguré – 12 Vies de Schönberg” will be performed by Orchestre de Paris will be performed by Ariane Matiakh, David Kadouch, and Sarah Aristidou.

Performance Dates: Jan. 9-11, 2024

Cyrille Dubois and Tristan Raës lead a recital that includes music by Nadia Boulanger, Ernest Chausson, Claude Debussy, Théodore Dubois, Henri Duparc, Gabriel Fauré, Benjamin Godard, Maurice Ravel, Jean Roger-Ducasse, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Florent Schmitt.

Performance Date: Jan. 25, 2024

L’instant donné and Marion Tassou perform Fauré, Pesson Pagliarini, Schöllhorn, and Omelchuk.

Performance Date: Jan. 26, 2024

The Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Simone Menezes, and Laurent Naouri perform a program dedicated to Pelleas featuring music by Sibelius, Fauré, and Read-Thomas.

Performance Date: Jan. 27, 2024

Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s “Die Soldaten” will be conducted by François-Xavier Roth and directed by Calixto Bieito. The work will star Tómas Tómasson, Emily Hindrichs, Kismara Pezzati, Nikolay Borchev, Alexandra Ionis, Lucas Singer, Martin Koch, John Heuzenroeder, Oliver Zwarg, Milienko Turk, Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger, and Laura Aikin.

Performance Date: Jan. 28, 2024

The Orchestre des Champs-Elysées and Philippe Herreweghe will perform Brahms’ German with soloists Regula Mühlemann and Florian Boesch.

Performance Date: Feb. 2, 2024

Les Arts Florissants and William Christie perform Haydn and Mozart with soloists Julia Wischniewski, Mélodie Ruvio, Bastien Rimondi, and Matthieu Walendzik.

Performance Date: Feb. 4, 2024

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Orchestre de Paris in a program of music by Elgar, Bach, and Hindemith. Nina Stemme is the soloist.

Performance Dates: Feb. 7 & 8, 2024

Vincent Renaud and Amel Brahim-Djelloul join forces for a program of Grieg and Mussorgsky.

Performance Date: Feb. 10, 2024

The Orchestre de Chambre de Paris will perform alongside Marie Oppert, Karel Deseure, and Nadja.

Performance Date: Feb. 10, 2024

Claudio Monteverdi’s “Orfeo” will be conducted by René Jacobs and will feature soloists Yannick Debus, Olivia Vermeulen, Eva Zaïcik, Nikolay Borchev, Raffaele Pe, Neal Davies, and Nicolas Brooymans.

Performance Date: Feb. 14, 2024

William Christie conducts an Italian arias concert with Hugh Cutting and Tim Mead. The program includes music by Giovanni Bononcini, Francesco Durante, Georg Friedrich Haendel, Claudio Monteverdi, Nicola Porpora, Agostino Steffani, Alessandro Stradella, and Antonio Vivaldi.

Performance Date: Feb. 26, 2024

Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortilèges” will be directed by Sandra Pocceschi and Giacomo Strada.

Performance Dates: March 9-12, 2024

René Jacobs conducts Bizet’s “Carmen” with Gaëlle Arquez, Julien Behr, and Sabine Devieilhe.

Performance Date: March 14, 2023

Arnaud Marzorati will perform alongside Quatuor 333 and Richard Poher.

Performance Dates: March 16 & 17, 2024

Jordi Savall conducts a Bach concert with soloists Jan Petryka, Matthias Winckhler, Miriam Feuersinger, Raffaele Pe, and Christoph Filler.

Performance Date: March 18, 2024

“In Between Waters” will include Katrien Baerts and conductor Pierre Bleuse.

Performance Date: March. 29, 2024

The Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris will be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel and will feature Julie Fuchs. The program will include music by Debussy, Canteloube, Ravel, and Varèse.

Performance Date: April 2, 2024

Laurence Equilbey conducts a Fauré, Messager, Saint-Saëns, and Massenet concert with soloists Sandrine Piau, Julien Dran, and Tassis Christoyannis. 

Performance Date: April 5, 2024

Axelle Fanyo and Kunal Lahiry highlight a recital of music by Gerswhin, Bolcom, Price, and Schönberg, among others.

Performance Date: April 15, 2024

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Orchestre de Paris in Orff’s “Carmina Burana” with Erin Morley, and Michael Schade, and Noel Bouley.

Performance Dates: April 17 & 18, 2024

Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis” will be conducted by Jérémie Rhorer with soloists Christiane Karg, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Daniel Behle, and Tareq Nazmi.

Performance Date: April 23, 2024

The Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Chœur de Radio France will lead a program of Boulanger, Vasiliauskaitė, and Bruckner. Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts and Mary Elizabeth Williams solos.

Performance Date: April 26, 2024

Klaus Mäkelä conducts the Orchestre and Chorus de Paris in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. The soloists are Catriona Morison, Mauro Peter, and René Pape.

Performance Dates: May 6 & 7, 2024

Paul Agnew conducts a Bach program with soloists Ana Vieira Leite and André Morsch.

Performance Date: May 13, 2024

The Orchestre de Paris, Klaus Mäkelä, and Christiane Karg perform Mahler, and Schönberg.

Performance Date: May 15 & 16, 2024

Klaus Mäkelä, Christiane Karg, and Musicians of the Orchestre de Paris join forces for music by Schubert and Brahms.

Performance Date: May 17, 2024

The Orchestre National d’Île-de-France and Chœur de Radio France will be conducted by Marie Perbost. Siobhan Stagg, David Fischer, and Jean-Gabriel Saint-Martin perform Mozart’s “Great Mass in C minor, K. 427.”

Performance Date: May 21, 2024

Lucy Crowe, Alice Coote, Allan Clayton, and William Thomas perform Beethoven’s Mass in C major. Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. The program also includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.

Performance Date: May 25, 2024

Lucy Crowe, Alice Coote, Allan Clayton, and William Thomas perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. The program also includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. 

Performance Date: May 26, 2024

Le Concert des Nations and La Capella Nacional de Catalunya will be led by Jordi Savall in Haydn’s “The Seasons.” Miriam Feuersinger, Tilman Lichdi, and Matthias Winckhler are the soloists.

Performance Date: May 27, 2024

Gustavo Dudamel conducts Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with Alberto Arvelo directing a cast that includes Tamara Wilson, Andrew Staples, James Rutherford, Gabriella Reyes, Shenyang, David Portillo, and Patrick Blackwell.

Performance Date: May 31, 2024

William Christie conducts French Arias with Emmanuelle de Negri, Anna Reinhold, Cyril Auvity, Marc Mauillon, and Lisandro Abadie.

Performance Date: June 25, 2024