Elīna Garanča, Jakub Józef Orliński & Thomas Hampson Highlight Elbphilharmonie & Laeiszhalle Hamburg’s 2020-21 Season

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Dario Acosta/Deutsche Grammophon/Jiyang Chen)

The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg has announce its 2020-21 season.

As always we are highlighting the vocal performances of the season.

Mikhail Petrenko and Behzod Abduraimov perform works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2020

Ottavio Dantone conducts Vivaldi’s “Il Tamerlano” with the Accademia Bizantina and Gesangssolisten.

Performance Date: Sept. 29, 2020

Beethoven’s “Leonore” will be performed in concert Johannes Weisser, Joshua Ellicott, Nicole Chevalier, Christian Immler, Robin Johannsen, and Nikolaus Pfannkuch, and René Jacobs conducting the Freiburger Barockorchester.

Performance Date: Oct. 16, 2020

Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Schmidt’s “Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln” with Christian Elsner, Christina Landshamer, Gerhild Romberger, Maximilian Schmitt, and Stephen Milling. The Elbphilharmonie hr-Sinfonieorchester and Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien will also be part of the evening.

Performance Date: Oct. 25, 2020

Solomon’s Knot presents Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen.”

Performance Date: Oct. 26, 2020

Elīna Garanča and Malcolm Martineau perform a recital of works by Strauss, Spanish songs and Zarzuelas.

Performance Date: Nov. 12, 2020

Dmitry Masleev and Dmitry Liss perform alongside Ural Philharmonic Orchestra and Yekaterinburg Philharmonic Choir in a program with music by Mossolow, Ustwolskaja, and Prokofiev.

Performance Date: Nov. 26, 2020

Katharina Konradi and Eric Schneider are set to present lieder by Mozart, Strauss, and Schubert.

Performance Date: Jan. 31, 2021

Danae Kontora and Constantinos Carydis perform in a concert of works by Mozart, Strauss, and Beethoven

Performance Date: Feb. 20, 2021

Valery Gergiev conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre in a program Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel, and Mussorgsky.

Performance Date: March 3, 2021

Jakub Józef Orliński and Francesco Corti perform alongside Il Pomo d’Oro in a program entitled “Facce d’Amore” with works by Cavalli, Bononcini, and Händel.

Performance Date: March 4, 2021

Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Theater in Prokofiev’s “The Fiery Angel” starring Maria Bayankina, Andrei Popov, and Roman Burdenko.

Performance Date: March 5, 2021

Bejun Mehta and Jonathan Ware are set to perform Beethoven’s “An die ferne Geliebte” and lieder by Mozart, Mahler, Britten, and Haydn

Performance Date: March 19, 2021

Christiane Karg and Jonathan Cohen join Arcangelo in a program of music by Händel,Bach, and Buxtehude.

Performance Date: April 14, 2021

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Ángeles Blancas Gulín, Stuart Skelton, and Vito Priante perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.  Sir Antonio Pappano conducts Orchestra and Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Roma in a program that also includes Dallapiccola’s “Il prigioniero.

Performance Date: May 5, 2021

Thomas Hampson and Dennis Russell Davies join the MDR-Sinfonieorchester in works by Ives, Adams, and Schnittke.

Performance Date: May 11, 2021

Ah Young Hong and Patricia Kopatchinskaja perform Kurtág’s Kafka-Fragmente for soprano and violin.

Performance Date: May 16, 2021 

Sete Lágrimas performs “Das letzte Schiff.”

Performance Date: May 27, 2021 

Schumann’s “Genoveva” is set to star Carolyn Sampson, Andrew Staples, Johannes Weisser , Vesselina Kasarova, Yorck Felix Speer, Cornelius Uhle, and Aapo Häkkinen.  Helsinki Baroque Orchestra and the Arnold Schoenberg Chor accompany.

Performance Date: May 29, 2021