Enea Scala, Karine Deshayes & Yolanda Auyanet Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra de Marseille has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven operatic productions.

Here is a look!

Anastasia Bartoli and Dalibor Jenis lead Verdi’s “Macbeth” with Jérémy Duffau, Néstor Galvan, and Nicolas Courjal. Paolo Arrivabeni conducts the production by Frédéric Belier Garcia.

Performance Dates: Oct. 1-9, 2022

Karine Deshayes Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Floriane Hasler, Julien Dran, Ruzil Gatin, and Samy Camps lead Rossini’s “Elisabetta, regina d’Inghilterra.” Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducts.

Performance Dates: Nov. 8-13, 2022

Yolanda Auyanet, Yijie Shi, and Juan Jesús Rodriguez star in Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco” with Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducting.

Performance Dates: Nov. 20-23, 2022

“L’Auberge du Cheval Blanc” will star Laurence Janot, Clémentine Bougoin, Julie Morgane, Miss Helvetia, Marc Barrard, Léo Vermot-Desroches, Samy Camps Fabrice Todaro, Guillaume Paire, Francis Dudziak, and Jean-Luc Épitalon. Didier Benetti conducts the production by Gilles Rico.

Performance Dates: Dec. 28, 2022-Jan. 4, 2023

Héloïse Mas sings the title role in Bizet’s “Carmen” alongside Ludivine Gombert, Alexandra Marcellier, Amadi Lagha, and Jean-François Lapointe. Victorien Vanoosten and Clelia Cafiero conduct the production by Jean-Louis Grinda.

Performance Dates: Feb. 16-26, 2023

Csilla Boross, Marie Gautrot Juan Jesús Rodriguez, Simon Lim, and Jean-Pierre Furlan star in Verdi’s “Nabucco” with Paolo Arrivabeni conducting and Jean-Christophe Mast directing.

Performance Dates: March 30-April 7, 2023

Karine Deshayes, Florina Ilie, Éléonore Pancrazzi, Enea Scala, Marc Barrard, and Nicolas Courjal star in Meyerbeer’s “Les Huguenots.” José Miguel Perez-Sierra conducts the production by Louis Desire.

Performance Dates: June 3-11, 2023


Frédéric Chaslin conducts Mahler with Aude Extremo and Violeta Sanchez.

Performance Date: Oct. 15, 2022

Lawrence Foster conducts Julia Knecht and Laurence Janot in music by Offenbach and Strauss.

Performance Date: Jan. 12, 2023

Clelia Cafiero conducts Ludivine Gombert in a program of music by Lehar, Bizet, Verdi, and more.

Performance Date: March 8, 2023

Lawrence Foster conducts Mahler, Wagner, and Beethoven with soloists Jochen Schmeckenbecher, and Roxana Contantinescu.

Performance Date: April 16, 2023