Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky, Javier Camarena & Lise Davidsen Lead Festival Castell de Peralada’s 2021 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Festival Castell de Peralada in Spain has announced its 35th anniversary featuring ballet, opera, and world music.

Here is a look at the operatic selections for the festival.

Benjamin Bernheim gives a recital of popular arias and songs.

Performance Date: July 24, 2021

Nicola Luisotti conducts Puccini’s Tosca with a cast that includes Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky, and Carlos Alvarez.

Performance Date: July 25, 2021

Manuel Fuentes, Olga Syniakova, and Marta Pujol headline “Opera Followers,” a recital by the winners of the Tenor Viñas Contest created by Albert Estany.

Performance Date: July 29, 2021

Dani Espasa conducts Handel’s “Orlando” with Xavier Sabata, Marie Lys, Sabina Puertolas, Jose Antonio Lopez, and Eve-Maud Hubeaux.

Performance Date: July 30, 2021

Lise Davidsen and Sophie Raynaud will give a recital of music by Verdi, Lehar, Strauss, Wagner, Sibelius, Puccini, and Brahms.

Performance Date: July 31, 2021

William Christie leads a Handel program starring Jessica Niles and Shaked Bar.

Performance Date: August 1, 2021

Javier Camarena closes the festival with Guillermo Garcia Calvo and the Gran Teatre del Liceu Orchestra in a program of music by Puccini, Donizetti, Mozart, and Delibes.

Performance Date: August 1, 2021