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