The China National Centre for the Performing Arts has announced its 2023-24 season.
Puccini’s “Tosca” will be directed by Alessandra Panzavolta. Ambrogio Maestri and Monica Zanettin star.
Performance Dates: June 13-18, 2023
Verdi’s “La Traviata“ will star Ekaterina Bakanova and Shi Yijie.
Performance Dates: August 3-8, 2023
Delibes’ “Lakmé” will be directed by Davide Livermore and will star Asmick Torosyan, Serena Malfi, Marco Ciaponi, and Pierre Doyen. Jean Luc Tingaud conducts.
Performance Dates: Sept. 12-16, 2023
Lehars’ “The Merry Widow” will be directed by Hugo de Ana and will star Tania Kuhn, Thomas Weinhappel, Cinzia Zanovello, and Maximilian Mayer. Thomas Rösner conducts.
Performance Dates: Oct. 18-22, 2023
Verdi’s “Aida” will be conducted by Zubin Mehta cand will star Jorge de Leon, Dalibor Jenis, Susanna Branchini, Anastasia Boldyreva, and Adriano Gramigni.
Performance Dates: Nov. 1-5, 2023
Gound’s “Roméo et Juliette” will be directed by Stefano Poda. Ani Yarentz, Ivan Macrì, Alessandro Luongo, Paola Gardina, and Luca Grassi star.
Performance Dates: Dec. 2023
Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perles” will be performed in a production by Wim Wenders and will star Aida Garifulina, Nico Darmanin, Alexandre Duhamel, and Marko Mimica. Frédéric Chaslin conducts.
Performance Dates: Jan. 24-28, 2024
Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” will be conducted by Marcus Bosh and will star Vitalij Kowaljov, Dimitri Ulianov, Diana Lamar, and Tuomas Katajala.
Performance Dates: April 10-14, 2024
Gianluca Terranova, Anna Maria Chiuri, Giovanni Meoni, and Clarissa Costanzo star in Verdi’s “Un Ballo in maschera” in a production by Hugo de Ana.
Performance Dates: May 1-5, 2024
Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” will be directed by Thaddeus Strassberger. Daniel Oren conducts a cast that includes Jennifer Rawley, Marco Berti, Claudio Sgura, and Domenico Balzani.
Performance Dates: July 23-27, 2024
Egil Silins, Bettina Ranch, Sebastian Holecek, Dietmar Kerschbaum, Tanja Kuhn, Niu Sha Sha, Peter Kalman, Thomas Ebenstein, Bjarni Thor Kristensen, and Runi Brattanerg will star in Wagner’s The Ring Cycle.
Performance Dates: August 28-Sept. 1, 2024