Jonas Kaufmann, Nina Stemme, Alice Coote & Christian Gerhaher Lead Berlin Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 Season. Here is a look at the vocal performances.

Iván Fischer conducts Michael Nagy in works by Jörg Widmann and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Date: August 26, 2023

Alexander Rudin, Alexander Melnikov, Nadezhda Pavlova, and Olga Pashchenko perform works by Sergei Rachmaninov.

Performance Date: August 27, 2023

Robin Ticciati conducts Wu Wei Sheng, Karen Cargill, and Allan Clayton in music by Unsuk Chin and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Date: August 30, 2023

John Eliot Gardiner conducts Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” with a cast that includes Alice Coote, Michael Spyres, Paula Murrihy, Lionel Lhote, Adèle Charvet, William Thomas, Ashley Riches, Beth Taylor, Laurence Kilsby, Rebecca Evans, and Alex Rosen.

Performance Date: Sept. 1, 2023

Sir George Benjamin conducts Anna Prohaska for works by Edgard Varèse, Saed Haddad, Maurice Ravel, Johann Sebastian Bach and Arnold Schoenberg.

Performance Date: Sept. 2, 2023

Sir George Benjamin and Anna Prohaska join forces for works by Unsuk Chin, Elizabeth Ogonek, Francesco Filidei, Sir George Benjamin, and Dieter Ammann

Performance Date: Sept. 3, 2023

Lahav Shani and Hila Baggio work alongside Shai Cohen for works by Paul Ben-Haim, Betty Olivero, and Sergei Rachmaninov.

Performance Date: Sept. 4, 2023

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection” with Talisa Trevigne and Okka von der Damerau.

Performance Date: Sept. 12, 2023

Philippe Herreweghe conducts Dorothee Mields, Margot Oitzinger, Alex Potter, Guy Cutting, and Peter Kooij in Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B minor, BWV 232.

Performance Date: Sept. 13, 2023

Kirill Petrenko and Christian Gerhaher join forces for works by Iannis Xenakis, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Márton Illés, and György Kurtág.

Performance Dates: Sept. 14-17, 2023

Justin Doyle conducts Johanna Wallroth, Anna Stéphany, Martin Mitterrutzner, and Carles Pachón perform works by Michael Haydn, and Joseph Haydn.

Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2023

The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin and Sarah Aristidou team up for Hans Werner Henze, David Philip Hefti, Brett Dean, and Franz Schubert.

Performance Date: Sept. 27, 2023

Antonín Dvořák’s “Stabat mater” will be conducted by Jakub Hrůša. Soloists include Corinne Winters, Marvic Monreal, David Butt Philip, and Matthew Rose.

Performance Date: Oct. 12-14, 2023

Jakub Józef Orliński and Il pomo dʼoro perform works by Claudio Monteverdi, Biagio Marini, Giulio Caccini, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Johann Caspar Kerll, Barbara Strozzi, Francesco Cavalli, Carlo Pallavicino, Giovanni Cesare Netti, Antonio Sartorio, Adam Jarzebski, and Sebastiano Moratelli.

Performance Date: Nov. 30, 2023

Robin Ticciati conducts works by Antonín Dvořák, Ondřej Adámek, and Gustav Mahler. Elsa Benoit is the soloist.

Performance Dates: Dec.7-9, 2023

Jonas Kaufmann rings in the New Year with Vida Miknevičiūtė and Georg Zeppenfeld for a concert of works by Richard Wagner. Kirill Petrenko conducts.

Performance Dates: Dec. 29-31, 2023

Kirill Petrenko conducts works by Arnold Schoenberg. Wolfgang Koch, Daniel Behle, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Gyula Orendt, Nicola Beller Carbone, Liv Redpath, and Jasmin Delfs are the soloists.

Performance Dates: Jan. 25-27, 2024

Laurence Cummings conducts Mary Bevan in arias by Georg Friedrich Händel.

Performance Date: Feb. 24, 2024

Jörg Widmann conducts Sarah Aristidou and Annika Treutler in works by Jörg Widmann and Franz Schubert.

Performance Date: March 2, 2024

António Zambujo and Francisco Brito are joned by Bernardo Couto, João Moreira, and João Salcedo.

Performance Date: March 21, 2024

Kirill Petrenko conducts works by Richard Wagner.

Performance Date: March 25, 2024

Kirill Petrenko conducts Strauss’ “Elektra” with Nina Stemme, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, and Johan Reuter.

Performance Dates: March 23, 26 & 31 & April 4 & 7, 2024

Sabine Devieilhe and Mathieu Pardoy take on vocal and instrumental works by Alban Berg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hugo Wolf, and Richard Strauss.

Performance Date: April 17, 2024

Eun Sun Kim conducts Tamara Wilson in a program of music by Arnold Schoenberg and Sergei Rachmaninov.

Performance Dates: April 18-20, 2024

The Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker and will be conducted by Marc Minkowski. Alina Wunderlin, Miriam Albanoa and the Ladies of the RIAS-Kammerchor will perform works by Franz Schubert and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

Performance Date: April 23, 2024

The Ensemble Jupiter will perform alongside Thomas Dunford and Lea Desandre.

Performance Date: May 13, 2024

Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniušas perform in a recital of music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Sergei Rachmaninov.

Performance Date: May 20, 2024

Alan Gilbert conducts the Vocal Heroeschildrens’ choir and MDR-Rundfunkchor in Honegger’s “Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher.”

Performance Date: June 6-8, 2024