Pretty Yende, Barbara Hannigan, Magdalena Kožená & Xabier Anduaga Lead Festival de Saint-Denis’ 2022 Season

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credit: Festival de Saint-Denis official website)

The Festival de Saint-Denis has announced its 2022 season.

For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works only.

Soprano Selene Zanetti, mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato, tenor Xabier Anduaga, and bass Gianluca Buratto perform Mozart’s “Ave Verum” and Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” alongside conductor Myung-Whun Chung, the Chœur de Radio France, and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

Performance date: May 31, 2022

Baritone Stéphane Degout presents Mahler’s ” Le Chant de la Terre” alongside conductor Maxime Pascal.

Performance date: June 1, 2022

Soprano Pretty Yende and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong perform Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater” alongside conductor Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas.

Performance date: June 7, 2022

Soprano Sophie Junker, counter-tenor Kacper Szelążek, tenors Fabio Trümpy and Mark Milhofer, baritone Alejandro Meerapfel, and bass Andreas Wolf perform Bach’s cantatas alongside conductor Leonardo García Alarcón and Cappella Mediterranea.

Performance date: June 16, 2022

Mezzo-sopranos Adèle Charvet and Eva Zaïcik sing music by Vivaldi alongside conductor Julien Chauvin.

Performance date: June 19, 2022

Sopranos Jodie Devos and Sophie Karthäuser present Poulenc’s “Stabat Mater” and Britten’s “Les Illuminations” alongside conductor Alexandre Bloch, Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris, and Orchestre National de Lille.

Performance date: June 23, 2022

Soprano Barbara Hannigan sings Grisey’s “Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil” alongside conductor Alphonse Cemin.

Performance date: June 24, 2022

Contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux and bass-baritone Philippe Sly perform Brahms’ Rhapsodie pour contralto and Duruflé’s Requiem alongside conductor Cristian Măcelaru, Chœur de Radio France, and Orchestre National de France.

Performance date: June 28, 2022

Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená presents music by Chausson, Stravinsky, Ravel, Brahms, Janáček, and Dvořák alongside pianist Sir Simon Rattle.

Performance date: July 3, 2022