Natalya Romaniw, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Kate Lindsey & John Relyea Lead English National Opera’s 2023-24 SeasonBy Francisco Salazar
The English National Opera has announced its 2023-24 season.
Performance Dates: Sept. 21–Oct. 11, 2023
Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Iolanthe” returns to the company with Chris Hopkins conducting the production by Cal McCrystal. Samantha Price, Ellie Laugharne, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Marcus Farnsworth, John Savournin, Ben McAteer, Ruairi Bowen, Keel Watson, Llio Evans, Bethan Langford, Petra Massey, and Adam Brown.
Performance Dates: Oct. 5–25, 2023
Nicole Chevalier and Gabriella Cassidy lead Verdi’s “La Traviata” alongside Jose Simerilla Romero and Roland Wood. Richard Farnes conducts.
Performances Dates: Oct. 23–Nov. 12 2023
The “7 Deaths of Maria Callas” will be presented with Eri Nakamura, Elbenita Kajtazi, Nadine Benjamin, Karah Son, Aigul Akhmetshina, Sarah Tynan, and Sophie Bevan. Marina Abramović also stars and directs.
Performance Dates: Nov. 3-11, 2023
Poul Ruders‘ “The Handmaid’s Tale” will return with a cast that includes Kate Lindsey, John Findon, Susan Bickley, Rachel Nicholls, Nadine Benjamin, Rhian Lois, Avery Amereau, Madeleine Shaw, James Creswell, Zwakele Tshabalala, and Alan Oke. Annilese Miskimmon directs and Joana Carneiro conducts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 1–15, 2024
Charles Rice, Anna Devin, Innocent Masuku, and Simon Bailey star in Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” Roderick Cox conducts Jonathan Miller’s production.
Performance Dates: Feb. 12–29, 2024
Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute” will be conducted by Erina Yashima and will star Norman Reinhardt, David Stout, Soraya Mafi, Rainelle Krause, and John Relyea.
Performance Dates: Feb. 28–March 30, 2024
Janacek‘s “Jenůfa” will be presented in a production by David Alden. Jennifer Davis sings the title role alongside Susan Bullock, Richard Trey Smagur, and John Findon. Keri-Lynn Wilson conducts.
Performance Dates: March 13-27, 2024
Bartok’s “Duke Bluebeard’s Castle” will be performed by Natalya Romaniw and John Relyea. Martyn Brabbins conducts.
Performance Dates: March 21-23, 2024