Princeton Festival Announces New Format for 2022 Event

By David Salazar

UPDATE: This article has been updated to include dates for performances.

Princeton Festival has announced a new, outdoor festival for 2022.

The entire festival, which is set to take place between June 10 – 26, 2022, will take place in a state-of-the-art tent built on the grounds of Morven Museum and Garden.

“This is truly exciting, seeing how the Princeton Festival, through the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, has been adapted into an outdoor event for 2022. Audiences will be able to take advantage of this multi-day series of events on the grounds of the Morven Museum & Garden and experience Princeton. This is a great opportunity for fans of the Princeton Festival, fans of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and for our business community,” said Mayor Mark Freda in an official press statement. 

The festival kicks off with “Seven Deadly Sings” by Kurt Weill. The opera will star Storm Large, and Hudson Shad. Rossen Milanov conducts the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.

Performance Dates: June 10, 2022

Next up is Derrick Wang’s “Scalia / Ginsburg” and Mozart’s “The Impresario.” Cody Müller, Nicholas Nestorak, and Kelly Guerra star in both operas while Aubry Ballarò and Lance Channing appear in the Mozart work. Gregory Jon Geehern conducts.

Performance Dates: June 11-18, 2022

There will be a Cabaret-style Stephen Sondheim Tribute starring Alyssa Gianetti and Jason Forbach.

Performance Dates: June 15, 2022

Britten’s “Albert Herring” will be next on the schedule. The opera will star Ann Toomey, Mariana Karpatova, Jean Brzyski, Shawn Roth, Eric Delagrange, William Hyler, and Joshua Stewart, among many others.

Performance Dates: June 17 & 19, 2022

The Princeton Festival Chorus will present a program of music by Bach and Händel. Gregory Jon Geehern conducts.

Performance Dates: June 23, 2022