Michael Spyres, Golda Schultz, Sabine Devieilhe & Emily D’Angelo Lead Festival D’Aix-En-Provence’s 2022 SeasonBy Dejan Vukosavljevic
The Festival D’Aix-En-Provence has announced its 2022 slate featuring a varied repertoire and international stars.
The festival will begin on July 4 and is set to run through July 23, 2022. Here is a look at the upcoming season:
Mahler’s “Resurrection” will be conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen in a production by Romeo Castellucci. Golda Schultz and Marianne Crebassa star.
Performance Dates: July 4-13, 2022
Richard Strauss’ “Salome” will star Elsa Dreisig in the title role, Gábor Bretz, John Daszak, and Angela Denoke. Ingo Metzmacher conducts a production by Andrea Breth.
Performance Dates: July 5-19, 2022
Mozart’s “Idomeneo” will feature Anna Stéphany, Sabine Devieilhe, Siobhan Stagg, and Michael Spyres in the title role. Raphaël Pichon conducts a production by Satoshi Miyagi.
Performance Dates: July 6-22, 2022
Rossini’s “Moses and Pharaoh” will showcase Michele Pertusi, Adrian Sâmpetrean, Pene Pati, Jeanine De Bique, and Vasilisa Berzhanskaya. Michele Mariotti conducts a production by Tobias Kratzer.
Performance Dates: July 7-20, 2022
The company will present the world premiere of Dusapin’s “Il Viaggio, Dante” which will star Jean-Sébastien Bou, Christel Loetzsch, Dominique Visse, and Giacomo Prestia. Kent Nagano conducts a production by Claus Guth.
Performance Dates: July 8 – 17, 2022
Jacquelyn Stucker, Jake Arditti, Fleur Barron, and Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian star in the Ted Huffman’s production of Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea.” Leonardo García Alarcón conducts.
Performance Dates: July 9 – 23, 2022
The world premiere of El-Turk’s “Woman at point zero” will feature the Ensemble Zar. The work is a co-production with the LOD muziektheater, deSingel Antwerpen, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Concertgebouw Brugge & Muziektheater Transparant, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Shubbak Festival London, Britten Pears Arts, and Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg.
Performance Dates: July 10 – 11, 2022
Valerio Contaldo and Mariana Flores star in a concert version of Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo.” Leonardo García Alarcón conducts.
Performance Date: July 11, 2022
Bellini’s “Norma” will be presented in a concert performance with Karine Deshayes, Michael Spyres, and Nina Minasyan. Riccardo Minasi conducts.
Performance Date: July 18, 2022
Emily D’Angelo, Sabine Devieilhe, and Lea Desandre star in a Berlioz’s concert version of Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Eurydice.” Raphaël Pichon conducts.
Performance Date: July 21, 2022