Jonas Kaufmann, Jamie Barton & Rosa Feola Highlight Park Avenue Armory 2020 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Park Avenue Armory has announced its 2020 seasons. Here is a look at the vocal performances from the season.

Monteverdi’s “Marian Vespers” gets a North American premiere  at the Wade Thompson Drill Hall in an interpretation directed by the Armory’s Marina Kellen, French Artistic Director Pierre Audi and featuring world-renowned orchestra and choral ensemble Pygmalion under the baton of conductor Raphaël Pichon.

Performance Dates: March 21-24, 2020

“The Second Violinist” by Donnacha Dennehy is set to make its U.S. Premiere with Tony Award-winning playwright Enda Walsh directing. Ryan McAdams conducts the opera which stars Ireland’s Crash Ensemble.

Performance Dates: Sept. 25–29, 2020

In a rare solo performance,  Jonas Kaufmann takes on the Wade Thompson Drill Hall in a theatrical staging of Franz Schubert’s “Schwanengesang (Swan Song)” directed by Claus Guth, designed by Michael Levine, and featuring pianist Helmut Deutsch. The work is entitled “Doppelganger.”

Performance Dates: Oct. 16-20, 2020

Recital Series 

The Park Avenue Armory presents its annual recital series. Here are the vocal recitals for this year:

Rosa Feola & Iain Burnside

Performance Dates: Jan. 13 & 15, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artists

Performance Dates: Feb. 18 & 20, 2020

Allan Clayton & James Baillieu

Performance Dates: April 27 & 29, 2020

Jamie Barton & Warren Jones

Performance Dates: May 15 & 17, 2020

Gunther Groissbock & Julius Drake

Performance Dates: Nov. 8 & 9, 2020