Thursday, 17 April 2014

Program of the 2014 Salzburg Festival

Seven operas will be performed in Salzburg next Summer :

- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Don Giovanni (production from Zurich, September 2009)
conducted by Christoph Eschenbach, directed by Sven-Eric Bechtolf
- Marc-André Dalbavie : Charlotte Salomon (world première)
conducted by the composer, directed by Luc Bondy
- Richard Strauss : Der Rosenkavalier (new production)
conducted by Franz Welser-Möst replacing Zubin Mehta, directed by Harry Kupfer
- Giuseppe Verdi : Il Trovatore (new production)
conducted by Daniele Gatti, directed by Alvis Hermanis
- Franz Schubert : Fierrabras (new production)
conducted by Ingo Metzmacher, directed by Peter Stein
- Gioachino Rossini : La Cenerentola (new production)
conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi, directed by Damiano Michieletto
- Gaetano Donizetti : La Favorite (in concert)
conducted by Nello Santi

In addition, Daniel Barenboim will conduct the prelude, second act and Isolde's Liebestod in concert with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and the singers Waltraud Meier, Ekaterina Gubanova, Peter Seiffert, René Pape and Stephan Rügamer.

With just a few works, less than any opera house of international reputation would produce in a complete season, the Salzburg Festival manages to present a wide range of works, covering the main styles of operas history has produced.

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