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Noteworthy & Now

By Eloise Giegerich

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© Merri Cyr (Sierra); © Fay Fox (Holiday); © Bregenzer Festspiele/Karl Forster (Carmen); Courtesy Columbia Artists Management Inc. (Bridges); © Anna Barbera (Barbera)

⓵  Nadine Sierra, recent winner of the 2018 Beverly Sills Artist Award, sings Norina in Paris Opera’s new production of Don Pasquale, from director Damiano Michieletto. Later, in December, the American soprano travels to Berlin for Nannetta in Staatsoper unter den Linden’s Falstaff

American countertenor John Holiday sings the Refugee in Des Moines Metro Opera’s company premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Flight; Audrey Luna sings the Controller, and Andrew Bidlack sings Bill. After Des Moines, Holiday heads south, for Nero in ARS Lyric Houston’s production of Agrippina, directed by Tara Faircloth.

For its summer season, Bregenz Festival revives Kasper Holten’s 2014 Carmen production, with set design by Es Devlin (Jul. 19–Aug. 20). Gaëlle Arquez sings Carmen, with Daniel Johansson as Don José and Andrew Foster-Williams as Escamillo. Also on offer at Lake Constance this month are Beatrice Cenci, María de Buenos Aires and Paulus Hochgatterer’s Böhm. 

American mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges sings Federica in Luisa Miller at the Liceu Barcelona, July 14–27; Sondra Radvanovsky sings Luisa to Piotr Beczała’s Rodolfo, with Luca Salsi as Miller. Later, to kick off her 2018–19 season, Bridges sings Kasturbai in the company premiere of Satyagraha at LA Opera. Phelim McDermott directs the production, coproduced with the Met and English National Opera.

 René Barbera, who made nine house debuts across America and Europe this season, makes another debut at Oper Stuttgart, July 12–24, singing Riccardo in I Puritani; Jossi Wieler directs, with Manlio Benzi on the podium. Following Stuttgart, the tenor heads to Vienna for the Staatsoper’s Don Pasquale, from director Irina Brook. Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role, with Barbera as Ernesto. spacer 

Dateline.

Florida

OPERA SARATOGA FESTIVAL
http://operasaratoga.org
Jul. 7 The Consul (Menotti). Kasandersm, Nansteel, Panara; Mason, Mattingly, Obrycki; Bisantz, Edelson. Also 9m, 15m

Iowa

DES MOINES METRO OPERA
http://dmmo.org
Jul. 5 The Tender Land (Copland). Kahl, Brown; Martin, Greenleaf, Talbot; Horsch, Cardenas. Also 8 (Living History Farms)

Massachusetts 

TANGELWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL
http://bso.org/brands/tanglewood
Jul. 12 Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein). Silber; Hensley; Prince, Bernstein.

New Mexico 

SANTA FE OPERA
http://santafeopera.org
Jul. 14 Doctor Atomic (Adams). Bullock, Pasqualita; McKinny, Bliss, Harris; Aucoin, Sellars. Also 18, 27, Aug. 2, 7, 16
Jul. 21 L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Mack, Hendrix; Swanson, Conner, Haly; Rovaris, Lucey. Also 25, Aug. 3, 9, 17
Jul. 28 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Echalaz, Morley, Majeski; Sledge, Gilfry, Ryan; Gaffigan, Albery. Also Aug. 1, 10, 15, 23

New York 

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The gardens at Caramoor
Courtesy Caramoor Music Festival
 

CARAMOOR SUMMER FEST
http://caramoor.org
Jul. 13 The Secret Gardener (Mozart)
Jul. 22m Atlanta (Handel)

GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL
Cooperstown; http://glimmerglass.org
Jul. 7 West Side Story (Bernstein). Cast TBA. Also 16m, 19, 21, 24m, 29m, Aug. 4, 11, 14m, 17, 20m, 24
Jul. 8m The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Cast TBA; Meeker. Also 21m, 30m, Aug. 5m, 7m, 10, 16, 18m, 25m
Jul. 14 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Cast TBA; Colaneri, Zambello. Also 20, 23m, 28m, 31m, Aug. 3, 9, 11m, 13m, 19m, 25
Jul. 15m Silent Night (Puts). Cast TBA; Zvulun. Also 22m, Aug. 2, 4m, 6m, 12m, 18, 21m, 23
Jul. 31m Odyssey (Moore/Rourke). Cast TBA. Aug. 3m, 6, 9m (youth opera)

BARD SUMMERSCAPE FESTIVAL
Annandale-on-Hudson; http://fischercenter.bard.edu/summerscape
Jul. 27 The Demon (Rubinstein). Tolkmit, Zavalny; Botstein, Strassberger. Also 29m, Aug. 1m, 3m, 5m

Ohio

CINCINNATI OPERA
http://cincinnatiopera.org
Jul. 5 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Stonikas; Berg, Morris, Woodley, Ballentine; Perick, Corner. Also 7
Jul. 20 Another Brick in the Wall (Waters/Bilodeau). Bellemare, Bleau; Keoghan, Richer; Trudel, Crocker. Also 21, 26, 28, 31

Oregon

PORTLAND OPERA
http://portlandopera.org
Jul. 13 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Farrar, Huang, Thoreson; Ramiro, Thorn, Chama; Kuan, Mattaliano. Also 15m, 19, 21, 25, 28
Jul. 27 Orfeo (Gluck). Eddy, Ohse, Huang; Fox, Rader-Shieber. Also 29m, 31, Aug. 2, 4

Austria

BREGENZ FESTPIELE
http://bregenzerfestpiele.com/en
Jul. 17 Beatrice Cenci (Ginastera). Also 22m, 30
Jul. 19 Carmen (Bizet). Also 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 21, Aug. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Jul. 21 María de Buenos Aires (Piazzolla). Also 22
Jul. 25 Böhm (Hochgatterer). Also 26

LEHÁR FESTIVAL
http://leharfestival.at
Jul. 14 Die Blume Von Hawaii (Abraham). Also 16m, 22, 26, 28, Aug. 3, 5m, 8m, 9, 15m, 17, 24, 26m
Jul. 21 Das Land Des Lächelns (Lehár). Also 25m, 27, 29m, Aug. 1m, 2, 4, 10, 12m, 14m, 16, 18, 23m, 25, 31

SALZBURG FESTIVAL
http://salzburgerfestspiele.at/summer
Jul. 27m Opera for Children: Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 29m, Aug. 6m, 8m, 11m, 15m, 19m
Jul. 27 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 31, Aug. 4, 7, 15, 24, 30
Jul. 28 Salome (Strauss). Also Aug. 1, 9, 12m, 17, 21, 27

France

CHORÉGIES D’ORANGE
http://choregies.fr
Jul. 5 Mefistofele (Boito). Also 9
Jul. 16 La Flûte Enchante (Béjart)
Jul. 31 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also Aug. 4

FESTIVAL D’AIX-EN-PROVENCE
http://festival-aix.com
Jul. 4 Ariadne Auf Naxos (Strauss). Also 6, 9, 11, 14, 16
Jul. 5 Fiery Angel (Prokofiev). Also 7, 13, 15
Jul. 6 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Also 9, 11, 14m, 16, 19, 21, 24
Jul. 7m Dido and Aenas (Purcell). Also 8m, 10, 12, 15m, 17
Jul. 7 Seven Stones (Adámek). Also 10, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 23

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE
http://opera-national-lorraine.fr
Jul. 1m L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini)

Finland

SAVONLINNA OPERA FESTIVAL
http://operafestival.fi
Jul. 6 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 10, 13, 19, 24, 27
Jul. 7 Faust (Gounod). Also 11, 16, 20, 25
Jul. 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 12, 17, 21, 26
Jul. 14 Otello (Verdi). Also 18, 23, 28
Jul. 30 Turandot (Puccini). Also Aug. 1, 3
Jul. 31 Tosca (Puccini). Also Aug. 2, 4

Germany

BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER
Munich; http://staatsoper.de
Jul. 6 L’Elisir d’amore (Donizetti)
Jul. 9 Tosca (Puccini). Also 13
Jul. 14 Il Trittico (Puccini). Also 16
Jul. 15 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 17
Jul. 20 Das Rheingold (Wagner)
Jul. 22 Die Walküre (Wagner)
Jul. 23 Orlando Paladino (Haydn). Also 25, 27, 29m
Jul. 24m Siegfried (Wagner)
Jul. 25 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 28
Jul. 26 Les vêpres siciliennes (Verdi). Also 29
Jul. 27m Götterdämmerung (Wagner)

BAYREUTH RICHARD WAGNER FESTIVAL
http://bayreuther-festpiele.de
Jul. 25m Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 29m, Aug. 2m, 6m, 10m
Jul. 26m Parsifal (Wagner). Also Aug. 1m, 8m, 14m, 19m, 25m
Jul. 27m Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also Aug. 13m, 16m, 20m, 24m, 28m
Jul. 28m Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also Aug. 5m, 11m, 17m, 21m, 27m
Jul. 30 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also Aug. 3, 7, 12, 22, 26
Jul. 31m Die Walküre (Wagner). Also Aug. 18m, 29m

BELCANTO OPERA FESTIVAL
http://bad-wildbad.de/rossini
Jul. 13 L’equivoco stravagante (Rossini). Also 18, 22, 26, 29
Jul. 14 Cambiale (Rossini)
Jul. 19 Moïse (Rossini). Also 25, 28
Jul. 21 Zelmira (Rossini). Also 27

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN
http://festspielhaus.de
Jul. 8m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 11, 14 (in concert)
Jul. 20 Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa). Also 23

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ
Munich; http://gaertnerplatztheater.de
Jul. 19 Jesus Christ Superstar (Lloyd Weber). Also 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART
http://staatstheater-stuttgart.de
Jul. 1 Erdbeben. Träume. (Hosokawa). Also 6, 11, 13, 18, 23
Jul. 12 I Puritani (Bellini). Also 15m, 17, 24

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN
http://staatsoper-berlin.de
Jul. 7 Ti Vedo, Ti Sento, Mi Perdo (Sciarrino). Also 9, 11, 13, 15

Israel

ISRAELI OPERA
Tel Aviv; http://israel-opera.co.il
Jul. 13m Carmen (Bizet). Also 14, 15

Italy

ARENA DI VERONA
http://arena.it/arena
Jul. 22 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 12, 20, 28, Aug. 10, 18

FESTIVAL PUCCINI
http://puccinifestival.it
Jul. 14 Turandot (Puccini). Also 21, Aug. 17
Jul. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Also Aug. 4, 12
Jul. 20 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also Aug. 10, 18
Jul. 26 Manon Lescaut (Puccini)
Jul. 27 La Bohéme (Puccini). Also Aug. 3

RAVENNA FESTIVAL
http://ravennafestival.org
Jul. 15 Macbeth (Verdi)

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO
Naples; http://teatrosancarlo.it
Jul. 12 Tosca (Puccini). Also 15m, 18, 20, 22m, 24
Jul. 14 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 17, 19, 21, 25

TERME DI CARACALLA
http://operaroma.it
Jul. 3 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 15, 20
Jul. 14 Carmen (Bizet). Also 19, 29, 31, Aug. 2

Japan

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO
http://nntt.jac.go.jp
Jul. 1m Tosca (Puccini). Also 4, 8m, 12m, 15m

Spain

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU
Barcelona; http://liceubarcelona.cat
Jul. 8m La Favorite (Donizetti). Also 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24

TEATRO REAL
Madrid; http://teatro-real.com
Jul. 26 Thaïs (Massenet). (in concert)

Sweden

DROTTNINGHOLM COURT THEATER FESTIVAL
http://dtm.se
Jul. 28 Pygmalion (Rameau). Also 31, Aug. 2, 4m, 5m, 7, 9, 11m

Switzerland

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH
http://opernhaus.ch
Jul. 1 Carmen (Bizet). Also 4, 7, 10, 14
Jul. 6 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 8, 11, 13, 15

United Kingdom

BUXTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
http://buxtonfestival.co.uk
Jun. 7 Alzira (Verdi). Also 10, 13, 16, 18, 20
Jun. 8m Idomeneo (Mozart). Also 11, 14, 19m, 21

GARSINGTON OPERA
http://garsingtonopera.org
Jun. 5 The Skating Rink (Sawer/Mullarkey). Also 8, 10, 14, 16

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA
http://glyndebourne.com
Jul. 19m Saul (Handel). Also 22m, 27m, 30m, Aug. 3m, 8m, 11m, 13m, 16m, 18m, 21m, 23m, 25m

GRANGE PARK OPERA
http://grangeparkopera.co.uk
Jul. 11 Pushkin (Boyarsky/Philips). Also 12

IFORD ARTS FESTIVAL
http://ifordarts.org.uk
Jul. 21 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 24, 26, 28, 31, Aug. 2, 4

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Matthew Polenzani, Rodolfo in London Bohème
© Fay Fox

ROYAL OPERA, U.K.
London;  http://roh.org.uk 
Jul. 7 Falstaff (Verdi). Also 10, 13, 16, 19, 21m spacer 




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