Željko Lučić, Anna Netrebko & Anja Harteros Lead 2023 International May Festival at WiesbadenBy Francisco Salazar
The International May Festival has announced its 2023 season at the Staaststhater Wiesbaden.
Uwe Eric Laufenberg stars in “Flieg, Gedanke, auf goldenen Schwingen.”
Performance Date: April 30, 2023
Elissa Huber, Aaron Cawley, Erik Biegel, and Fleuranne Brockway Leoš Janáček’s “Die Sache Makropulos” while Christopher Bolduc, Julian Habermann, Aaron Cawley, Ralf Rachbauer, and Darcy Carroll star in Janáček’s “Aus einem Totenhaus.”
Performance Dates: April 30 & May 14, 2023
Performance Dates: May 5 & 7, 2023
Puccini’s “Il trittico” will be conducted by Albert Horne and directed by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. “Il Tabarro” will star Daniel Luis de Vicente, Aaron Cawley, Olesya Golovneva, and Romina Boscolo while “Suor Angelica” will star Olesya Golovneva and Romina Boscolo. Finally, “Gianni Schicchi” will star Daniel Luis de Vicente, Olesya Golovneva, Romina Boscolo, Ioan Hotea, and Erik Biegel.
Performance Date: May 8, 2023
Verdi’s “Rigoletto” will be conducted by Will Humburg and directed by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. The cast will include Piero Pretti, Željko Lučić, Cristina Pasaroiu, Young Doo Park, and Silvia Hauer.
Performance Date: May 9, 2023
Armonia Atenea, Yuriy Mynenko, Max Emanuel Cenčić, Julia Lezhneva, Sreten Manojlovic, Sonja Runje, and Rinnat Moriah star in Porpora’s “Polifemo.” Markellos Chryssicos conducts the production by Max Emanuel Cenčić.
Performance Date: May 27, 2023
Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” will star Andreas Schager, Anja Harteros, Young Doo Park, Aaron Cawley, Thomas de Vries, and Khatuna Mikaberidze. Alexander Joel conducts the production by Uwe Eric Laufenberg.
Performance Date: May 28, 2023
Maria Bengtsson, Timo Riihonen, Silvia Hauer, Thomas de Vries, and Katharina Konradi star in Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier.” Johannes Klumpp conducts the production by Nicolas Brieger.
Performance Date: May 29, 2023
Max Urlacher, Mi-Young Kim, and Anna Schaumlöffel perform music by Mendelssohn. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the concert which also includes music by Schubert.
Performance Date: May 6, 2023
Ihsan Othmann conducts “Mam und Zin” with Mehlika Karadeniz Bilgin, Şenol Talinli, and Gülriz Tunca.
Performance Date: May 13, 2023
Wolfgang Katschner conducts a Baroque concert with Anna Prohaska and Bejun Mehta.
Performance Date: May 13, 2023
Florian Boesch and Justus Zeyen sing music by Schubert and Schumann.
Performance Date: May 14, 2023
Pavol Breslik, Ester Pavlu, Robert Pechanec, Jakuba Šeniglová, Tatiana Hajzušová, and Andrea Pietrová perform the works of Janáček.
Performance Date: May 15, 2023
Daniel Carison, Deborah Lynn Cole, Tami Jantzi, and Rhodri Britton perform music by Leonard Bernstein.
Performance Date: May 17, 2023
Mykola Diadiura conducts Verdi’s Requiem with Joyce El-Khoury, Lena Belkina, Ioan Hotea, and Young Doo Park.
Performance Date: May 24, 2023
The Wiesbaden festival ends with Thomas de Vries conducting Conradi’s “Die schöne und getreue Ariadne.” The showcase stars Josefine Göhmann, Gabrielė Jocaitė, Petro Tkalenko, Sharon Kempton, Pedro Matos, Fabian Kelly, and Jean-Max Lattemann.
Performance Date: May 26, 2023