Jennifer Rowley, Patrizia Ciofi & Karine Deshayes Headline Opéra de Marseille’s 2020-21 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
Performance Dates: Oct. 2-9, 2020
Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducts Nicola Berloffa’s production of Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri” with Silvia Tro Santafe, Mirco Palazzi, Philippe Talbot, Florian Sempey, and Pablo Ruiz.
Performance Dates: Nov. 17-24, 2020
Angélique Boudeville and Enea Scala star in Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Lucrezia Drei, Alexandre Duhamel, Régis Mengus, and Alessandro Spina. Paolo Arrivabeni conducts Leo Nucci’s production.
Performance Dates: Dec. 20, 2020-Jan. 2, 2021
Jennifer Rowley star in the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca” with Marcelo Puente and Samuel Youn. Giuliano Carella conducts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 9-21, 2021
Paolo Arrivabeni conducts Louis Desire’s production of Verdi’s “Lusia Miller.” Zuzana Markova sings the title role alongside Sophie Koch, Stefano Secco, Gezim Myshketa, and Nicolas Courjal.
Performance Dates: March 23-30, 2021
Patrizia Ciofi, Julien Dran, Jean-François Laponte, and Patrick Bolleire star in Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers.” Gaspard Brecourt conducts the concert version.
Performance Dates: April 11-14, 2021
Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducts Charles Roubaud’s production of Meyerbeer’s “L’Africaine.” The opera stars Karine Deshayes, Hélène Carpentier, Laurence Janot, Florian Laconi, Florian Sempey, Jean Teitgen, Christophe Berry, François Lis, Cyril Rovery, and Antoine Garcin.
Performance Dates: June 5-13, 2021
Gabriel Bebeselea conducts Enesco’s “Les Fantômes” with Rodica Vica, Alin Anca, Tiberius Simu, and Bogdan Baciu. The program also includes music by Grieg.
Performance Date: April 23, 2021
Lawrence Foster conducts a program with Berlioz, Tomasi, and Dukas with soloists Anthony Abel and Marc Scoffoni.
Performance Date: April 30, 2021