Rolando Villazón, Kate Lindsey, Regula Mühlemann & Luca Pisaroni Highlight Mozart Week 2022

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credits: Monika Hoefler / Opus 3 Artists official website / © Henning Ross | Sony Classical / Catherine Pisaroni)

The Mozarteum has announced its slate for Mozart Week in 2022, set to take place between Jan. 27 and Feb. 6.

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

Festival Director Rolando Villazón will sing Mexican music alongside Los Mariachis Negros.

Performance date: Jan. 27, 2022 at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. CET

The official opening concert of the festival will spotlight mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo and baritone Michael Volle with Speranza Scappucci conducting the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg.

Performance date: Jan. 27, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. CET

Mozart’s opera “Così fan tutte” will star Sylvia Schwartz in the role of Fiordiligi, Kate Lindsey as Dorabella, Luca Pisaroni as Guglielmo, Mauro Peter in the role of Ferrando, Bianca Tognocchi as Despina, and Ferruccio Furlanetto as Don Alfonso. Sir András Schiff conducts the Cappella Andrea Barca.

Performance dates: Jan. 28 – 30, 2022

Der Kleine Mozart” features Eva Langer, Constanze Marienfeld, Jana Lou, and Titus Witt. Tjaard Kirsch conducts the production by Andreas Franz.

Performance dates: Jan. 29 – Feb. 5, 2022

A broadcast of “Il Re Pastore” from Mozart Week 1989 showcases Jerry Hadley, Angela Maria Blasi, Sylvia McNair, Iris Vermillion, and Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö. Neville Marriner conducts the production by John Cox.

Broadcast date: Jan. 30, 2022

A broadcast of “Don Giovanni” stars Peter Mattei, Anna Netrebko, Bryn Terfel, Barbara Frittoli, Giuseppe Filianoti, Anna Prohaska, Stefan Kocán, and Kwangchul Youn. Daniel Barenboim conducts the production by Robert Carsen. The opera was filmed at the Teatro alla Scala in 2011.

Broadcast date: Feb. 4, 2022 at 3 p.m. CET

A live performance of “Il Re Pastore” spotlights Rolando Villazón, Regula Mühlemann, Georgina Melville, Kateryna Kasper, and Paul Schweinester. Christina Pluhar conducts the L’Arpeggiata.

Performance date: Feb. 4, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. CET

Baritone Rafael Fingerlos will perform in a concert with Ivor Bolton conducting the Camerata Salzburg.

Performance date: Feb. 5, 2022

The festival will close with a concert starring mezzo-soprano Maria Kataeva. Riccardo Minasi conducts the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg.

Performance date: Feb. 6, 2021