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Noteworthy & Now

By Eloise Giegerich

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Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo/Alamy (Einem); © Fay Fox; © P. Gasiunas (Grigorian); © Christian Steiner (Bullock); © James Bellorini (Glyndebourne)

Brian Jagde heads to the Arena di Verona Opera Festival forJosé in Hugo de Ana’s new Carmen staging (Aug. 31); Anna Goryachova (Carmen), Mariangela Sicilia (Micaela) and Alexander Vinogradov (Escamillo) also star. In October, the American tenor travels to San Francisco, where he sings Cavaradossi in Shawna Lucey’s new production of Tosca

⓶ In honor of Austrian composer Gottfried von Einem’s centennial, the Salzburg Festival presents a concert version of Der Prozess, based on Franz Kafka’s 1925 The Trial (Aug. 14). Michael Laurenz sings Josef K. and Ilse Eerens sings the roles of Fräulein Bürstner, Die Frau des Gerichtsdieners, Leni and Ein Buckliges Mädchen. Der Prozess had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 1953, at the Felsenreitschule, under the baton of Karl Böhm.

⓷ Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian sings the title role in Romeo Castellucci’s new production of Salome at the Salzburg Festival, July 28–August 27; Franz Welser-Möst conducts. Following Salzburg, Grigorian travels first to Stockholm, for Cio-Cio-San at Royal Swedish Opera, then to Frankfurt, for the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta in a new production from Lydia Steier.

⓸ American soprano Julia Bullock makes her Santa Fe Opera debut as Kitty Oppenheimer in Peter Sellars’s new Doctor Atomic staging (Jul. 14–Aug. 16). Recently named artist in residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for its 2018–19 season, Bullock kicks off her residency in September, with “History’s Persistent Voice,” a program for voice and strings featuring the words of pioneering black American mixed-media artist Thornton Dial, as well as other black American artists from the southeastern U.S.

⓹ Keith Warner directs a new production of Vanessaat Glyndebourne, August 5–26. Emma Bell sings the title role, with Virginie Verrez as Erika and William Thomas as Nicholas; Jakub Hrůša conducts. Also on view at the Festival this summer are Madama Butterfly, Der Rosenkavalier, Giulio Cesare, Pelléas et Mélisande and Saul. spacer 

Dateline.

 
California 


MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM 
merola.org
Aug. 2 The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky). Also 4

MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST
musicacademy.org
Aug. 3 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart). Also 5m

Colorado

CENTRAL CITY OPERA
centralcityopera.org
Aug. 1 Acis and Galatea (Handel)
Aug. 1m Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 3m
Aug. 2m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 5m

Georgia

SAVANNAH VOICE FESTIVAL
savannahvoicefestival.org
Aug. 9 The Telephone (Menotti). Also 10
Aug. 17m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 18, 19m
Aug. 17 Speed Dating Tonight! (Ching). Also 19m
Aug. 22 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 25

Massachusetts

TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL
bso.org/brands/tanglewood
Aug. 9 A Quiet Place (Bernstein)
Aug. 22 Candide (Bernstein). Also 23

New Hampshire

OPERA NORTH
operanorth.org
Aug. 3 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 8, 10, 12
Aug. 5 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 9, 11m, 14

New Mexico

SANTA FE OPERA 
santafeopera.org
Aug. 1 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 10, 15, 23
Aug. 2 Doctor Atomic (Adams). Also 7, 16
Aug. 3 L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Also 9, 17
Aug. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 8, 13, 18, 22, 24
Aug. 6 Candide (Bernstein). Also 11, 14, 21, 25

New York


BARD SUMMERSCAPE FESTIVAL 
Annandale-on-Hudson; fischercenter.bard.edu/summerscape
Aug. 1m The Demon (Rubinstein). Also 3m, 5m 
Aug. 19m The Tsar’s Bride (Rimsky-Korsakov).
 

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Chautauqua Lake
Courtesy Chautauqua Institution
 

CHAUTAUQUA OPERA COMPANY
chq.org
Aug. 7m As One (Kaminsky)

GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL 
Cooperstown; glimmerglass.org
Aug. 2 Silent Night (Puts). Also 4m, 6m, 12m, 18, 21m, 23 
Aug. 3 Odyssey (Moore). Also 6, 9m (youth opera)
Aug. 3 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 9, 11m, 13m, 19m, 25
Aug. 4 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 11, 14m, 16m, 17, 20m, 24
Aug. 5m The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 7m, 10, 16, 18m, 25m
Aug. 7 Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein). Also 12, 20

TEATRO NUOVO
teatronuovo.org
Aug. 3 Tancredi (Rossini)
Aug. 4 Medea in Corinto (Mayr)
Aug. 5 Tancredi rifatto (Rossini)

South Carolina

GLOW LYRIC THEATRE
glowlyric.com
Aug. 2 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 4

Oregon


PORTLAND OPERA 
Keller Auditorium; portlandopera.org
Aug. 2 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 4

Utah

UTAH FESTIVAL OPERA
utahfestival.org
Aug. 3m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)

Virginia

WOLF TRAP
wolftrap.org
Aug. 3 Rigoletto (Verdi)

Washington


SEATTLE OPERA
seattleopera.org
Aug. 11 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Also 12m, 15, 17, 18, 19m, 22, 24, 25

Austria

BREGENZ FESTIVAL
bregenzerfestpiele.com
Aug. 1 Carmen (Bizet). Also 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Aug. 13 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 14, 16, 18
Aug. 15 Das Jagdgewehr (Larcher). Also 17, 18

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Viktorija Miškūnaitė, Didone at Innsbruck 

INNSBRUCK FESTIVAL OF EARLY MUSIC
altemusik.at
Aug. 10 Didone (Mercadante). Also 12, 14
Aug. 18 David und Goliath (Scarlatti)
Aug. 20 Apollo e Dafne (Cavalli). Also 22, 23
Aug. 25 Semele (Hasse). Also 26

SALZBURG FESTIVAL
salzburgerfestspiele.at/summer
Aug. 1 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 9, 12m, 17, 21, 27
Aug. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 7, 15, 24, 30
Aug. 5 Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 10, 13, 18, 22, 25
Aug. 8 L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Also 11, 14m, 16m, 19
Aug. 12 L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). Also 15m, 18, 20 22, 28
Aug. 14 Der Prozess (von Einem)
Aug. 16 The Bassarids (Henze). Also 19m, 23, 26

France


CHORÉGIES D’ORANGE
choregies.fr
Aug. 4 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)

 

Germany

BAYREUTH–RICHARD WAGNER FESTIVAL
bayreuther-festspiele.de
Aug. 1 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 8, 14, 19, 25
Aug. 2 Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 6, 10
Aug. 3 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 7, 12, 22, 26
Aug. 5 Der Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 11, 17, 21, 27
Aug. 13 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 16, 20, 24, 28
Aug. 18 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also 29

Italy
 

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Nabucco in Verona
Fondazione Arena di Verona
 

ARENA DI VERONA 

arena.it/arena
Aug. 2 Aida (Verdi). Also 5, 7, 11, 19, 23, 29
Aug. 3 Carmen (Bizet). Also 9, 12, 22, 25, 28, 31
Aug. 4 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 8, 17, 24, 30
Aug. 10 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 18

FESTIVAL PUCCINI
puccinifestival.it
Aug. 3 La Bohème (Puccini)
Aug. 11 Il Trittico (Puccini). Also 25
Aug. 12 Tosca (Puccini)
Aug. 17 Turandot (Puccini)
Aug. 18 Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

ROSSINI OPERA FESTIVAL
rossinioperafestival.it
Aug. 11 Ricciardo e Zoraide (Rossini). Also 14, 17, 20
Aug. 12 Adina (Rossini). Also 15, 18m, 21
Aug. 13 Il barbiere de Siviglia (Rossini). Also 16, 19, 22

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA
teatrolafenice.it
Aug. 19 Il Baribere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 24, 26, 29, Sep. 7, 19, 23m, 27
Aug. 25 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 28, Sep. 5, 8m, 12, 14, 16m, 18, 21, 28, 30m

United Kingdom

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL
glyndebourne.com
Aug. 1 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also 4, 6, 9
Aug. 3 Saul (Handel). Also 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25
Aug. 5 Vanessa (Barber). Also 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26

IFORD ARTS FESTIVAL
ifordarts.org.uk
Aug. 2 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 4

 




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