Katharina Wagner To Direct New ‘Lohengrin’ At Liceu

By Francisco Salazar

Katharina Wagner is set to direct a new production of Wagner’s “Lohengrin.”

According to La Vanguardia, Wagner will direct the production at the Liceu in Barcelona in 2020. The production is set to star Klaus Florian Vogt in the title role, Erin Wall as Elsa, Evelyn Herlitzius as Ortrud, and Günther Groissböck as Heinrich. Josep Pons will conduct the production.

The new staaging is set to be in co-production with the Leipzig Opera and other companies that have yet to be announced.

The Gran Teatre del Liceu is set to open on Oct. 5 with a production of “I Puritani” starring Javier Camarena, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Pretty Yende. The season will also include “Candide,” “L’Italiana in Algeri,” “Madama Butterfly,” “Hamlet” and “La Gioconda.”