Vasilisa Barzhanskaya, Thomas Walker, Henk Neven Headline Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century’s 2022 Tours

By David Salazar

The Amsterdam-based Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century has announced its 2022 tours.

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

First up will be a matinee showcase of “L’Italiana in Algeri” starring Vasilisa Barzhanskaya. Giancarlo Andretta conducts the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and La Cetra Vokalensemble Basel.

Performance Date: Feb. 19, 2022

Next up, the company will present Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244  in a performance featuring Cappella Amsterdam. Daniel Reuss conducts with Thomas Walker and Henk Neven as the soloists.

Performance Date: April 4-15, 2022

The company will also tour “Mozart: A Tribute to the Departed” which will feature music by Louis Andriessen, Josquin des Prez, and Mozart’s Requiem. The performance, which will be led by Daniel Reuss, will also feature the Cappella Amsterdam.

Performance Date: Oct. 12-23, 2022