Kristine Opolais, J’Nai Bridges, Georgia Jarman, Karen Cargill, Lawrence Brownlee Headline Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

By David Salazar
(Credit: Tatyana Vlasova)

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has unveiled its 2023-24 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances.

Kristine Opolais headlines concert performances of “Lady Macbeth of Mstensk.” Andris Nelsons conducts a cast also starring Pavel Cernoch, Sergei Skorokhodov, and Günther Groissböck.

Performance Dates: Jan 25 & 27, 2024 (Jan. 23 rehearsal is also open).

Karen Cargill and Johannes Martin Kränzle will headline “Bluebeard’s Castle.” Karina Canellakis conducts the program, featuring Haydn’s Concerto in C starring cellist Alisa Weilerstein.

Performance Dates: Feb. 8 – 10, 2024

 For Grieg’s “Peer Gynt,” soprano Georgia Jarman will be the soloist under conductor Dima Slobodeniouk. The performance also features the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

Performance Dates: March 7-9, 2024

 Mark Elder leads a performance featuring music by Ravel, Elena Langer, Dvorak, and Janacek. The Tanglewood Festival Chorus will be featured in this performance.

Performance Dates: March 14-16, 2024

Andris Nelsons will lead a performance featuring the Tanglewood Festival Chorus that includes Wagner, Clyne, Liszt, and Scriabin music.

Performance Dates: April 4 – 6, 2024 

Andris Nelsons will lead Berlioz’s “Roméo et Juliette” with Lawrence Brownlee, J’Nai Bridges, and John Relyea as the soloists.

Performance Dates: May 2 -4, 2024