Stefano Secco, Lea Desandre, Stéphanie d’Oustrac & Patricia Petibon Lead Opéra de Dijon’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra de Dijon has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the operas and vocal performances.


The season opens with Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde” with Ensemble Klangforum Wien and soloists Christina Daletska and Maximilian Schmitt.

Performance Date: Oct. 20, 2022

Verdi’s “Stiffelio” will star Stefano Secco, Erika Beretti, Dario Solari, Raffaele Abete, and Önay Köse. Debora Waldman conducts the production by Bruno Ravella.

Performance Dates: Nov. 20-24 2022

Laurent Pelly will direct Offenbach’s “La Périchole”with Antoinette Dennefeld, Philippe Talbot, Rodolphe Briand, and Lionel Lhote. Laurent Campellone conducts.

Performance Dates: Jan. 15-21, 2023

Wolfgang Mitterer’s “Dafne” will star Adèle Carlier, Anne-Emmanuelle Davy, Michiko Takahashi, Amandine Trenc, Jeanne Dumat, Floriane Hasler, Clotilde Cantau, Safir Behloul, Constantin Goubet, Mathieu Dubroca, Virgile Ancely, and Renaud Brès. Geoffroy Jourdain conducts a production by Aurélien Bory.

Performance Date: Feb. 1, 2023

Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” will star Jonathan Boyd, Marianne Croux, Heather Shipp, and Cécile Perrin. Elizabeth Askren conducts the production by Dominique Pitoiset.

Performance Dates: Feb. 26-March 2, 2023

“The Diary of One Who Disappeared” by Janáček will be directed by Ivo Van Hove and will feature Lada Valešová, Ed Lyon, Marie Hamard, and Hugo Koolschijn. 

Performance Dates: March 8-9, 2023

Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Cyril Auvity, Tomislav Lavoie, Marie Perbost, Eva Zaïcik, Timothée Varon, and David Tricou star in Lully’s “Armide.” Vincent Dumestre conducts the production by Dominique Pitoiset.

Performance Dates: April 25-29, 2023

Diana Soh’s “Zylan ne chantera plus” will star Benoît Rameau in a production by Richard Brunel.

Performance Dates: May 3-4, 2023




Vincent Dumestre and Stéphanie d’Oustrac will perform a program of music by Monteverdi, Marais, Cavalli, and Vierdank with the Le Poème Harmonique.

Performance Date: Oct. 15, 2022

“Les Traversées Baroques” will feature the music of Étienne Meyer.

Performance Date: Nov. 9, 2022

Thomas Dunford and Lea Desandre will perform a concert of music by Cavalli, Viviani, Marais, Vivaldi, and De Bottis.

Performance Date: Nov. 12, 2022

The Chœur de l’Opéra de Dijon will perform “Mouachah, Chansons de l’Andalousie au Liban.”

Performance Date: Nov. 26, 2022

La Capella Reial de Catalunya & Le Concert des Nations will be conducted by Jordi Savall in a program of Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

Performance Date: Dec. 18, 2022

The Orchestre National de France will be led Enrique Mazzola in a program of music by Offenbach. Patricia Petibon and Cyrille Dubois are the soloists.

Performance Date: Jan. 8, 2023

The Choeur de l’Opéra de Dijon will be joined by two soloists for the Bruissement choral.

Performance Date: March 12, 2023

Leonardo García Alarcón conducts soloists Mariana Flores and Julie Roset in a program entitled Lamenti e Sospiri.

Performance Date: March 19, 2023

Étienne Meyer conducts a program entitled Les Traversées Baroques with soloists Dagmar Saskova, Capucine Keller, Maximiliano Baños, Marnix de Cat, François-Nicolas Geslot, Vincent Bouchot, Alejandro Meerapfel, and Renaud Delaigue.

Performance Date: March 26, 2023

Ottavio Dantone and Delphine Galou team up for a program of Vivaldi, Porpora, and Jommelli. They are joined by Accademia Bizantina.

Performance Date: May 10, 2023

The Cappella Mediterranea will be joined by Leonardo García Alarcón for “Il dono della vita eterna.”

Performance Date: May 30, 2023