Jakub Josef Orlinski, Anna Prohaska, Sandrine Piau Headline Bayreuth Baroque Opera Festival 2024

By David Salazar

Bayreuth Baroque Opera Festival has announced its 2024 slate.

First up is Porpora’s “Ifigenia in Aulide.” The new production by Max Emanuel Cencic will be conducted by Christophe Rousset and stars Jasmin Delfs, Lena Belkina, Max Emanuel Cencic, Dennis Orellana, Vince Yi, and Daniel Giuliani.

Performance Dates: Sept. 5 – 15, 2024

Jakub Jósef Orlinski appears in performance with Il Pomo d’Oro. The program includes works by Monteverdi, Marini, Caccini, Frescobaldi, and Barbara Strozzi, among others.

Performance Dates: Sept. 6, 2024

Mezzo-soprano Lucile Richardot and the Baroque Magicians, under Jean-Luc Ho, present music by Händel, Cavalli, Charpentier, Cabanilles, Lully, and Webb, among others.

Performance Dates: Sept. 7, 2024

Soprano Sandrine Piau and Les Talens Lyriques under Christophe Rousset perform works by Montéclaire, Corelli, Scarlatti, and Händel.

Performance Dates: Sept. 8, 2024

Marco Bellussi directs “Orlando Furioso.” Francesco Corti conducts a cast starring Yuriy Mynenko, Giuseppina Bridelli, Arianna Venditelli, Sonja Runje, Tim Mead, Ray Chenez, and José Coca Loza.

Performance Dates: Sept. 10 & 11, 2024

Nuria Rial and the Accademia del Piacere, under Fahmi Alqhai, present music by Durón, Alqhai, de Murcia, and Bononcini.

Performance Dates: Sept. 12, 2024

Countertenor Terry Wey performs in recital alongside lute player Luca Pianca and viola de gamba interpreter Vittorio Ghielmi. The program includes works by Händel, Forqueray, Dabue, and Marais.

Performance Dates: Sept. 14, 2024

Anna Prohaska and Les Talens Lyriques, under Christophe Rousset, present works by Keiser, Händel, Mattheson, Graupner, and Telemann.

Performance Dates: Sept. 14, 2024