Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Christian Gerhaher Lead Berliner Philharmoniker’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced its 2022-23 season featuring some of the greatest singers in the world. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the season.

Georg Nigl, Dirk Rothbrust and Vilde Frang are the soloists in the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Vladimir Jurowski’s concert. The program includes music by Iannis Xenakis, Béla Bartók, and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Date: Sept. 13, 2022

Monteverdi’s “Vespro della Beata Vergine” will be performed Dorothee Mields, Barbora Kabátková, Benedict Hymas, William Knight, Samuel Boden, Reinoud Van Mechelen, Peter Kooij, and Wolf Matthias Friedrich. The Collegium Vocale Gent and Ensemble of the Collegium Vocale Gent are conducted by Philippe Herreweghe.

Performance Date: Sept. 14, 2022

Ekaterina Semenchuk, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, and Wolfgang Koch lead a program with the Rundfunkchor Berlin and Berliner Philharmoniker. Kirill Petrenko conducts the program including music by Iannis Xenakis, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

Performance Date: Sept. 15-17, 2022

La Voce Strumentale will be conducted by Dmitry Sinkovsky featuring soloists Julia Lezhneva and Luca Pianca. The program includes music by Georg Philipp Telemann, Nicola Porpora, Carl Heinrich Graun, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Adolf Hasse, and Georg Friedrich Händel.

Performance Date: Oct. 10, 2022

The Berliner Philharmoniker is conducted by Daniel Harding with soloist Andrew Staples. They will perform music by Unsuk Chin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss.

Performance Date: Oct. 15, 2022

François-Xavier Roth conducts Isabelle Faust, Julie Fuchs, Adèle Charvet and Damen des Rundfunkchors Berlin Chor in music by Paul Dukas, Béla Bartók, and Claude Debussy.

Performance Dates: Oct. 20-22, 2022

Maxim Emelyanychev and Sabine Devieilhe join forces for Mozart.

Performance Dates: Oct. 27-29, 2022

The Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Joana Mallwitz will perform works by Schubert and Britten. Soloists will be Andrew Staples and José Vicente Castelló.

Performance Date: Nov. 7, 2022

Gerold Huber and Christian Gerhaher perform Schubert with Ludwig Rellstab and Heinrich Heine.

Performance Date: Dec. 3, 2022

The Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker, Christian Thielemann, and Camilla Nylund perform Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, John Adams, and Franz Schreker.

Performance Date: Dec. 11, 2022

Christian Thielemann and Camilla Nylund perform Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, Hans Pfitzner, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

Performance Dates: Dec. 15-17, 2022

Kirill Petrenko and Jonas Kaufmann ring in the New Year with Peter Tschaikowsky, Sergej Prokofjew, Giuseppe Verdi, and Pietro Mascagni.

Performance Dates: Dec. 29-31, 2022

The Berliner Philharmoniker and Kirill Petrenko perform Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” with Elsa Dreisig, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Daniel Behle, and Christian Gerhaher.

Performance Dates: Jan. 12-14, 2023

Concerto Melante auf historischen Instrumenten, Raimar Orlovsky, Anna-Lena Elbert, David Erler, Johannes Gaubitz, Wolf-Matthias Friedrich, and Dominik Wollenweber perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Christoph Bach, and Anonymus.

Performance Dates: Jan. 24, 2023

Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker and Christian Blex perform alongside Camilla Tilling in works by Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Ludvig Irgens-Jensen, and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Dates: Jan. 29, 2023

Peter Mattei and David Fray perform Schubert’s “Winterreise.”

Performance Dates: Feb. 8, 2023

Sir Simon Rattle conducts works by Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Bohuslav Martinů andGyörgy Ligeti. Soloists include Amihai Grosz, Makeda Monnet, and Donatienne Michel-Dansac.

Performance Dates: Feb. 16-18, 2023

Emmanuelle Haïm conducts Händel’s “Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno” with Elsa Benoit, Franco Fagioli, Iestyn Davies, and Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani.

Performance Dates: March 9-11, 2023

Marianne Crebassa and Joseph Middleton perform a recital.

Performance Date: March 29, 2023

Christina Pluhar and Philippe Jaroussky perform a recital.

Performance Date: March 31, 2023

Kirill Petrenko conducts Richard Strauss’ “Die Frau ohne Schatten” with soloists Clay Hilley, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, Wolfgang Koch, and Iréne Theorin.

Performance Date: April 14, 2023

Kirill Petrenko performs Mozart and Schumann with Louise Alder, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Mauro Peter, and Krešimir Stražanac.

Performance Dates: April 27 & 28, 2023

Michael Spyres performs with Il pomo dʼoro and Francesco Corti.

Performance Date: March 23, 2023

Daniel Barenboim and Elīna Garanča performs with Gabriel Fauré, Richard Wagner, and César Franck.

Performance Dates: June 1-3 2023

Marlis Petersen and Stephan Matthias Lademann perform in recital.

Performance Dates: June 11, 2023

Andris Nelsons and Klaus Florian Vogt perform at the Waldbühne.

Performance Date: June 24, 2023