Bayreuth Festival Announces 2023 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Bayreuth Festival has announced its 2023 season.

The season will open with Pablo Heras-Casado conducting a new production of “Parsifal” with Joseph Calleja making his role debut in the title role, Ekaterina Semenchuk as Kundry, and Georg Zeppenfeld as Gurnemanz.

The company also noted that “Tannhäuser” will be conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann.

Meanwhile, the company announced that it will revive productions of “Der Ring des Nibelungen,” “Tannhäuser,” “The Flying Dutchman,” and “Tristan & Isolde.” Pietari Inkinen will also conduct “Der Ring des Nibelungen” in 2023.

The Bayreuth Festival is set to open on July 25 with a production of “Tristan und Isolde” and will also present a new production of “Der Ring des Nibelungen.”