Jonas Kaufmann, Saioa Hernández, Lise Davidsen & Sonya Yoncheva Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2023-24 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2023-24 season.
The first new production of the season will be Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.” Stefano Montanari conducts the production by Evgeny Titov. The cast will include Huw Montague Rendall, Mattia Olivieri, Elsa Dreisig, Maria Bengtsson, Louise Alder, Konstantin Krimmel, Avery Amereau, and Dorothea Röschmann.
Performance Dates: Oct. 30, 2023-July 17, 2024
Vladimir Jurowski and Constantin Trinks conduct Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” in a new production by Barrie Kosky. The cast includes Georg Nigl, Diana Damrau, Martin Winkler, Andrey Nemzer, Sean Panikkar, Markus Brück, Kevin Conners, and Katharina Konradi.
Performance Dates: Dec. 23, 2023-July 31, 2024
Tchaikovsky’s “Pique Dame” will be directed by Benedict Andrews. Aziz Shokhakimov conducts a cast that includes Brandon Jovanovich, Roman Burdenko, Boris Pinkhasovich, Violeta Urmana, Asmik Grigorian, Lise Davidsen, and Victoria Karkacheva.
Performance Dates: Feb. 4, 2024-July 15, 2024
Vladimir Jurowski conducts Weinberg’s “Die Passagierin” in a new production by Tobias Kratzer. Charles Workman, Jacques Imbrailo, Louise Foor, Xenia Puskarz Thomas, Lotte Betts-Dean, Noa Beinart, Larissa Diadkova, and Jennifer France.
Performance Dates: March 10-July 16, 2024
Anja Harteros stars in a new production of Puccini’s “Tosca” by Kornél Mundruczó. Charles Castronovo, Jonas Kaufmann, and Ludovic Tézier round out the cast. Andrea Battistoni conducts.
Performance Dates: May 20-July 30, 2024
Kent Nagano conducts Ligeti’s “La Grand Macabre” in a production by Krzysztof Warlikowski. Erin Morley stars alongside Sarah Aristidou, Avery Amereau, John Holiday, Brindley Sherratt, Lindsay Ammann, and Benjamin Bruns.
Performance Dates: June 28-July 7, 2024
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts Debussy’s “Pelléas et Mélisande” with Jetske Mijnssen directing. Franz-Josef Selig, Sophie Koch, Ben Bliss, Christian Gerhaher, and Sabine Devieilhe star.
Performance Dates: July 9-22, 2024
Daniele Rustioni will lead a production of “Carmen” with Aigul Akhmetshina, Vuvu Mpofu, Stephen Costello, and Erwin Schrott.
Performance Dates: Sept. 21, 2023 – Oct. 3, 2023
Christopher Moulds leads “Dido and Aeneas” with Ausrine Stundyte and Andrew Hamilton in the lead roles.
Performance Dates: Sept. 23 & 24, 2023
Pavol Breslik, Emily Sierra, Emily D’Angelo, Olga Kulchynska, Emily Pogorelc, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, and Jonas Hacker headline “Idomeneo.” Christopher Moulds and Ivor Bolton conduct.
Performance Dates: Sept. 27, 2023 – July 8, 2024
Iain Paterson, Jennifer Holloway, and Eric Cutler star in “Die Fliegende Holländer” with Lothar Koenigs conducting.
Performance Dates: Oct. 13, 2023 – Oct. 22, 2023
Sonya Yoncheva will headline “Madama Butterfly” alongside Annalisa Stroppa, Freddie De Tommaso, and Boris Pinkhasovich. Daniel Oren conducts.
Performance Dates: Oct. 24, 2023 – Nov. 4, 2023
Anja Harteros, Fabio Sartori, and Christopher Maltman star in “Otello.” Francesco Iva Ciampa conducts.
Performance Dates: Oct. 29 – Nov. 11, 2023
Antonino Fogliani conducts “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with a cast featuring Josh Lovell, Tara Erraught, Sean Michael Plumb, Roberto Tagliavini, and Misha Kiria.
Performance Dates: Nov. 15 – 21, 2023
Vladimir Jurowski and Hartmut Haenchen conduct “Wozzeck,” which stars Peter Mattei, Simon Keenlyside, Christian Gerhaher, Anja Kampe, Gun-Brit Barkmin, and Marlis Petersen.
Performance Dates: Nov. 19 – 30, 2023
Andrea Battistoni conducts “Macbeth.” The opera stars Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Saioa Hernández, Stefan Pop, and Roberto Tagliavini.
Performance Dates: Nov. 29, 2023 – Dec. 8, 2023
Dmitry Ulyanov, Emily Sierra, Avery Amereau, Sean Michael Plumb, Vitalij Kowaljow, and Dmytrov Popov headline “Boris Godunov.” Dima Slobodeniouk conducts.
Performance Dates: Jan. 14 – 21, 2024
Nina Minasyan headlines “Lucia di Lammermoor.” She stars alongside Davide Luciano, Xabier Anduaga, and Christian Van Horn with Antonio Fogliani conducting.
Performance Dates: Jan. 24 – 30, 2024
Brenda Rae, Marina Monzó, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, Franz-Josef Selig, and Liam Bonthrone star in “Die Entführung aus dem Serail.” Ivor Bolton conducts.
Performance Dates: Jan. 28 – Feb. 2, 2024
The company will present “Lohengrin.” It will star Benjamin Bruns, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Anja Kampe, and Martin Gantner. François-Xavier Roth conducts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 8 – 18, 2024
Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, Konstantin Krimmel, Ambrogio Maestri, and Eirin Rognerud star in “L’Elisir d’Amore.” Emmanuel Villaume conducts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 23 – March 2, 2024
David Butt Philip, Vida Mikneviciuté, Milan Siljanov, Wolfgang Koch, and Brindley Sherratt star in “Fidelio.” Constantin Trinks conducts.
Performance Dates: March 12 – 23, 2024
Robert Jindra conducts “Il Trittico.” “Il Tabarro” stars Wolfgang Koch, Yonghoon Lee, and Lise Davidsen. Mané Galoyan and Ermonela alternating the starring role in “Suor Angelica” and Wolfgang Koch, Elsa Dreisig, and Granit Musliu star in “Gianni Schicchi.”
Performance Dates: March 30 – April 8, 2024
Constantin Trinks conducts “Parsifal” with Christian Gerhaher, Georg Zeppenfeld, Clay Hilley, Anja Harteros, and Jochen Schmeckenbecher. For the summer festival, audiences will hear Gerald Finley, Nina Stemme, Clay Hilley, Tareq Nazmi, and Jochen Schmeckenbecher. Adam Fischer conducts.
Performance Dates: March 31 – July 23, 2024
“Aida” will get a few performances.
Performance Dates: April 21 – 28, 2024
“Lucrezia / Der Mond” will be conducted by Azim Karimov with a cast starring Natalie Lewis, Louise Foor, Liam Bonthrone, Gabriel Rollinson, and Xenia Puskarz Thomas.
Performance Dates: April 24 – May 5, 2024
Louise Alder, Avery Amereau, Konstantin Krimmel, Bogdan Volkov, Sandrine Piau, and Johannes Martin Kränzle star in “Così fan tutte.” Stefano Montanari conducts.
Performance Dates: April 27 – May 2, 2024
“Tannhäuser” will star Klaus Florian Vogt, Christian Gerhaher, Jonas Hacker, Martin Snell, Andrés Agudelo, Marlis Petersen, and Alexander Köpeczi. Sebastian Weigle conducts. The summer festival stars Anger, Vogt, Andrè Schuen, and Petersen.
Performance Dates: May 5 – July 28, 2024
“The Nose” stars Boris Pinkhasovich, Sergei Leiferkus, Laura Aikin, Andrey Popov, and Sergey Skorokhodov star in “The Nose.” Vladimir Jurowski conducts.
Performance Dates: May 11 – 21, 2024
Sonya Yoncheva, Tara Erraught, and Joshua Guerrero star in “Norma.” Gianluca Capuano conducts.
Performance Dates: May 30 – June 10, 2024
Ivor Bolton conducts Lawrence Brownlee, Isabel Leonard, Roberto Tagliavini, Emily Pogorelc, and Nikolay Borchev in “La Cenerentola.”
Performance Dates: June 14 – 19, 2024
Nadezhda Pavlova, Bogdan Volkov, and George Petean star in “La Traviata.” Francesco Lanzillotta conducts.
Performance Dates: June 18 – 23, 2024
Marina Rebeka, Vittorio Grigòlo, Yulia Matochkina, Igor Golovatenko star in “Il Trovatore.” Antonino Fogliani conducts.
Performance Dates: June 29 & July 2, 2024
Vladimir Jurowski conducts “Elektra” with Elena Pankratova stars alongside Violeta Urmana, Vida Mikneviciuté, Károly Szemerédy, and John Daszak.
Performance Dates: June 30 & July 6, 2024
Juraj Valcucha conducts Malin Byström, Michael Volle, and Yonghoon Lee in “La Fanciulla del West.”
Performance Dates: July 26 & 29, 2024
The season will include Portrait Concert by the Opera Studio concert.
Performance Dates: Nov. 3, 2023-June 14, 2024
Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniusas perform a recital.
Performance Date: July 7, 2024
Golda Schultz and Jonathan Ware perform in recital.
Performance Date: July 13, 2024
Jakub Józef Orlinski and Michal Biel perform at the Munich Festival.
Performance Date: July 18, 2024
Ludovic Tézier and Maria Prinz will give a recital.
Performance Date: July 21, 2024