PARIS 〓 Opéra national de Paris announced the 2020/0221 season


The Opéra national de Paris, which has been hit by a staff strike since the end of last year, announced the 2020/0221 season performance lineup.

New productions for the new season include Gounod’s “Faust”, Janáček’s “Jenůfa”, and Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”.

In addition, two works in the second half of Wagner’s “Ring Cycle” directed by Calixto Bieito will be also newly produced.

“Siegfried” will be staged in October, and “Twilight of the Gods” will be staged in November.

In addition, “Ring Cycle” will be staged throughout. The first time is from November 23 to 28. The second time is from November 30 to December 6.

Wagner “Siegfried”
Oct.10 →
PRODUCTION:Calixto Bieto
CONDUCTOR:Philippe Jordan
CAST:Andreas Schager, Gerhard Siegel, Iain Paterson, Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Dimitry Ivashchenko, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Julie Fuchs, and Martina Serafin.

Wagner “Twilight of the Gods”
Nov.13 →
PRODUCTION:Calixto Bieto
CONDUCTOR:Philippe Jordan
CAST:Andreas Schager, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Ain Anger, Ricarda Merbeth, Anna Gabler, and Sarah Connolly.

Gounod “Faust”
Mar.16 →
PRODUCTION:Tobias Kratzer
CONDUCTOR:Lorenzo Viotti
CAST:Benjamin Bernheim / Stephen Costello / Ildar Abdrazakov / John Relyea / Florian Sempey / Ermonela Jaho / Anita Hartig / Michèle Losier

Janáček “Jenufa”
Apr.9 →
PRODUCTION:Krzysztof Warlikowski
CONDUCTOR:Oksana Lyniv
CAST:Asmik Grigorian / Elena Zaremba / Pavel Černoch / Stanislas de Barbeyrac / Michael Kraus

Tchaikovsky “The Queen of Spades”
May.25 →
PRODUCTION:Dmitri Tcherniakov
CONDUCTOR:Daniel Barenboim
CAST:Brandon Jovanovich / John Lundgren / Étienne Dupuis / Alexey Dolgov / Gábor Bretz / Violeta Urmana / Asmik Grigorian / Clémentine Margaine

Photo:Opéra national de Paris / Patrick Tourneboeuf

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