Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Elīna Garanča & Bryn Terfel Lead Teatro Colón’s 2023 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina has announced its 2023 season. Here is a look at the operatic vocal performances.
Charles Dutoit conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in a production by Romeo Castellucci. Jaquelina Livieri and Guadalupe Barrientos star.
Performance Dates: March 7-12, 2023
Jan Latham-Koenig conducts a production of Gounod’s “Faust” by Stefano Poda. The cast includes Liparit Avetisyan and Gastón Oliveira in the title role, Aleksei Tikhomirov, Christian Peregrino, Ekaterina Petrova, Marina Silva, Vinícius Atique, Felipe Carelli, Florencia Machado, and Daniela Prado.
Performance Dates: March 14-21, 2023
Marcelo Ayub conducts Barrie Kosky’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” with Joel Prieto and Juan Francisco Gatell as Tamino and Verónica Cangemi and Hera Hyesang Park as Pamina. The cast is rounded out by Peter Kellner, Alejandro Spies, María Savastano, Ana Sampedro, Rafał Siwek, Lucas Debevec Mayer, Anna Siminska, Laura Pisani, Pablo Urban, and Sergio Spina.
Performance Dates: May 7-16, 2023
Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena” will be conducted by Maurizio Benini. The opera will star María Agresta, Alex Espósito, Daniela Barcellona, Xabier Anduaga, and Florencia Machado.
Performance Dates: June 23-29, 2023
Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress” is set to be conducted by Charles Dutoit and will be staged by Alfredo Arias. Ben Bliss, Christopher Purves, Giulia Semenzato, Patricia Bardon, Hernán Iturralde, and Darío Schmunck.
Performance Dates: July 18-25, 2023
Giacomo Sagripanti conducts Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” with Anna Netrebko, Fabián Veloz, Anita Rachvelishvili, and Yusif Eyvazov.
Performance Dates: August 11-20, 2023
Jordi Bernàcer conducts Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia” in Pablo Maritano’s production. Erwin Schrot, Marko Mimica, Irina Lungu, María Virginia Savastano, Fabio Capitanucci, Ricardo Seguel, Santiago Ballerini, Francisco Brito, Germán Alcántara , and Felipe Carelli.
Performance Dates: Sept. 5-12, 2023
Jan Latham-Koenig conducts Lehar’s “The Merry Widow” in a production by Damiano Michieletto. Carla Filipcic Holm, María Belén Rivarola, Rafael Fingerlos, Alejandro Spies, Franz Hawlata, Hernán Iturralde, Ruth Iniesta, and Florencia Burgardt.
Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 3, 2023
Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” is set to be conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig and Carlos Vieu. Livia Sabag directs the production with Elena Stikhina, Daniela Tabernig, Mónica Ferracani, Riccardo Massi, Ivan Magri, Fermín Prieto, Guadalupe Barrientos, María Luján Mirabelli, Cecilia Díaz, Leonardo Neiva, Omar Carrión, and Leonardo López Linares.
Performance Dates: Nov. 7-17, 2023
Christian Baldini conducts Gandini’s “La Ciudad Ausente” in a production by Valentina Carrasco. Oriana Favaro, Sebastián Sorarrain, Alejandro Spies, Pablo Urban, Gustavo Gibert, Mariana Rewerski, Constanza Díaz Falú, María Castillo, and Santiago Martínez star.
Performance Dates: Dec. 5 & 7, 2023
Opera de Camara
Philip Glass’ “Einstein on the Beach” will be conducted by Léo Warynski.
Performance Dates: June 13 & 14, 2023
“Sun & Sea” will be presented.
Performance Dates: March 16-19, 2023
Donizetti’s “Viva La Mamma” will be directed by Pablo Maritano and will star Víctor Torres, Marina Silva, Alejandro Spies, Luis Gaeta, Florencia Burgardt, Iván Maier, and Gustavo Gibert. Javier Mas will conduct.
Performance Dates: May 26-30, 2023
Tito Ceccherini conducts Donizetti’s “Il Campanello.”
Performance Dates: June 28-July 1, 2023
Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s “Der Jasager” and Bertolt Brecht and Martín Matalón’s “Die Lösung” will be conducted by Natalia Salinas and Martín Matalón with Violeta Zamudio and Nahuel Di Pierro directing.
Performance Dates: August 31-Sept. 3, 2023
Scarlatti’s “Humanità e Lucifero” will be conducted by Mónica Pustilnik and directed by Ana Crapis.
Performance Dates: Nov. 23-26, 2023
Baldur Brönnimann conducts a Beethoven and Nono program with soloists Daniela Tabernig, Rocío Arbizu, and Ricardo González Dorrego.
Performance Date: April 4, 2023
Karel Mark Chichon and Elīna Garanča perform a program of music by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Ponchielli, Verdi, and Bizet.
Performance Date: June 7, 2023
Charles Dutoit conducts Honegger’s “Joan of Arc” with Annie Dutoit.
Performance Date: August 10, 2023
Ion Marin conducts a Wagner program with Bryn Terfel and Carla Filipcic Holm.
Performance Dates: Nov. 17, 2023
Pablo Druker conducts Adriana Mastrángelo in a Brahms and Gandini program.
Performance Date: Nov. 19, 2023
Vittorio Grigolo sings a concert with Evelino Pidò and the Orquesta Estable del Teatro Colón.
Performance Date: May 29, 2023
Sonya Yoncheva performs in recital.
Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2023
Andrés Gabetta conducts the Cappella Gabetta Consort with Samuel Mariño and Terry Wey. The program includes music by Händel, Gluck, Locatelli, and Hasse.
Performance Date: April 17, 2023
Alessandro de Marchi conducts a concert with Vivica Genaux and Bruno de Sá.
Performance Date: Nov. 6, 2023
Leonardo GarcÍa Alarcón conducts Mariana Flores, Giuseppina Bridelli, Christopher Lowrey, Valerio Contaldo, Mathias Vidal, and Gianluca Buratto in a Monteverdi concert.
Performance Date: Nov. 27, 2023
Rubén Dubrovsky conducts Handel’s “Messiah” with soloists Veronica Cangemi and Josh Lovell.
Performance Date: Dec. 18, 2023
Mario Videla conducts an East concert with Soledad de la Rosa, Martín Oro, Carlos Ullán, and Víctor Torres.
Performance Date: March 26, 2023
Julian Kuerti conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
Performance Date: Dec. 16, 2023