René Barbera, Austrine Stundyte, Tomasz Konieczny & Issachah Savage Lead Dutch National Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Dutch National Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera René Barbera, Roman Burdenko, Aigul Khismatullina, Alexander Köpeczi, and Maya Gour Star in a revival of Verdi’s “Rigoletto.” Yi-Chen Lin conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 2-29, 2024 Britten’s “Peter Grimes” will get a new production by Barbora Horáková. Lorenzo Viotti conducts a cast that includes Issachah Savage, Johanni van Oostrum, and {…}

Dutch National Opera Announces Major Production Change to ‘Jocasta’s Line’

The Dutch National Opera will no longer present “Jocasta’s Line.” Per an official press release, the company made the decision after director Wayne McGregor withdrew from the production due to “private circumstances.” In his stead, Mart van Berckel and Nanine Linning will bring in a new production of Stravinsky’s “Oedipus Rex” and the work premiere of Samy Moussa’s “Antigone.” The {…}

Dutch National Opera to Present ‘Die Zauberflöte’

(Credit header: Campaign image Die Zauberflöte © Marta Syrko ) The Dutch National Opera is set to perform Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” in a production by Simon McBurney. The production will star Thomas Oliemans, Ying Fang, Mingjie Lei, Christof Fischesser, Rainelle Krause, and Frederik Bergman. Conductor Riccardo Minasi leads the production. McBurney’s production is a Co-production with English National Opera (London) {…}

Daniel Behle & Malin Byström Lead Dutch National Opera’s ‘Lohengrin’

(Credit: © Marta Syrko) The Dutch National Opera is set to present Wagner’s “Lohengrin.” Lorenzo Viotti will make his Wagnerian debut after having performed in “Der Rosenkavalier” and “Turandot.” The cast will include tenor Daniel Behle in the title role, soprano Malin Byström as Elsa, baritone Thomas Johannes Mayer as Telramund, and soprano Martina Serafin as Ortrud. Björn Bürger and {…}