Berlin Philharmonic’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Sonya Yoncheva, Marianne Crebassa & Magdalena Kožená

By Francisco Salazar

The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2018-19 season, which is set to feature a number of musical events with some of the greatest performers in the world.

For this season announcement, we will only focus on the vocal performances scheduled. Here is a look:

Tamara Mumford and Gustavo Dudamel join forces for an evening of Bernstein and Shostakovich.

Performance Dates: Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2018

Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Lucy Crowe and Gerhild Romberger.

Performance Dates: Dec. 13-15, 2018

Christian Gerhaher performs alongside Ivan Fisher in works by Hugo Wolf. The performance also includes music by Dvorak and Schubert.

Performance Dates: Dec. 20-22, 2018

Tugan Sokhiev conducts Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky’s” Cantata and Rachmaninov’s Cantata. The concert stars mezzo-soprano Agunda Kulaeva.

Performance Dates: Jan. 10-12, 2019

Sir Simon Rattle leads Bach’s St. John’s Passion with Magdalena Kožená, Camilla Tilling, Mark Padmore, Christian Gerhaher, Roderick Williams, and Andrew Staples.

Performance Dates: March 14-16, 2019

Dorothea Röschmann and Daniel Harding team up for music by Charles Ives, Berg and Mahler.

Performance Dates: March 27-29, 2019

Sonya Yoncheva, Luca Salsi, and Francesco Demuro star in Verdi’s “Otello” with Daniele Gatti conducting. The title role of Otello will be announced a later point.

Performance Dates: April 25-28, 2019

Paavo Järvi and Hanna-Elisabeth Müller join forces for an evening of music by Berg, Bruckner, and Bach.

Performance Dates: May 23-25, 2019

Tugan Sokhiev and Marianne Crebassa perform an outdoor concert of music by Ravel and Prokofiev.

Performance Dates: June 29, 2019