By Francisco Salazar
The Palau de les Arts in Valencia has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, zarzuela concerts and inetrnational stars.
Jamie Man’s “Zelle” will be showcased with countertenor Steve Katona, Ryoko Aoki, Jackie Janssens, Asko|Schönberg, Wiek Hijmans, Joey Marijs, and Tatiana Rosa. Man conducts his work.
Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2022
Alex Esposito, Eleonora Buratto, Silvia Tro Santafé, and Ismael Jordi star in Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena.” Maurizio Benini conducts the production by Jetske Mijnssen.
Performance Date: Oct. 1-13, 2022
Saimir Pirgu, Federica Lombardi, Mattia Olivieri, Manuel Fuentes, Marina Monzó, Damián del Castillo, and Jorge Rodríguez-Norton lead Puccini’s “La Bohème.” James Gaffigan conducts the production by Davide Livermore.
Performance Dates: Dec. 9-23, 2022
Elena Zaremba, Brandon Jovanovich, Norman Reinhardt, Petra Lang, and Corinne Winters star in Janacek’s “Jenůfa” with Gustavo Gimeno conducting the production by Katie Mitchell.
Performance Dates: Jan. 19-29, 2023
Joan Font conducts Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon” with Manuel Zuriaga directing. Marcelo Solís, Rosa María Dávila, Mariana García, and Pilar Garrido star.
Performance Dates: Feb. 9-18, 2023
Marc Minkowski conducts Handel’s “Alcina” in concert with Magdalena Kožená, Erin Morley, Elizabeth DeShong, Anna Bonitatibus, Valerio Contaldo, and Alex Rosen.
Performance Date: Feb. 19, 2023
Riccardo Minasi conducts Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in a production by Damiano Michieletto. Davide Luciano, Gianluca Buratto, Ruth Iniesta, Xabier Anduaga, Elsa Dreisig, Riccardo Fassi, Jacquelyn Stucker, and Adolfo Corrado star.
Performance Dates: March 2-12, 2023
Stephen Gould, Ain Anger, Ricarda Merbeth, Elena Zhidkova, and Kostas Smoriginas star in Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde.” James Gaffigan conducts Àlex Ollé’s production.
Performance Dates: April 20-May 3, 2023
Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea” will be conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón and directed by Ted Huffman.
Performance Dates: May 11-16, 2023
“El cantor de México” will be conducted by Óliver Díaz and directed by Emilio Sagi. Rossy de Palma leads the cast that also includes José Luis Sola, Enrique Baquerizo, Toni Marsol, Juan Luis Martínez, Ana Goya, María José Suárez, Nagore Navarro, and Eduardo Carranza.
Performance Dates: Nov. 4-13, 2022
Andrè Schuen joins the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana and conductor Anna Sułkowska-Migoń for a Wagner program.
Performance Date: Oct. 15, 2022
Christian Gerhaher and Mathieu Pordoy perform an all-Brahms program.
Performance Date: Dec. 17, 2022
Marina Rebeka and Mathieu Pordoy perform the music of Giuseppe Verdi, Francesco Paolo Tosti, Ottorino Respighi, Cesar Cui, Piotr Ílych Tchaikovsky, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Performance Date: Feb. 4, 2023
Nadine Sierra and Vincenzo Scalera take on the music of Saverio Mercadante, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Gabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc, Joaquín Rodrigo, Joaquín Nin, and Manuel de Falla.
Performance Date: April 1, 2023
Marianne Crebass and Alphonse Cemin bring a recital of music by Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Jesús Guridi, Frederic Mompou, and Manuel de Falla.
Performance Date: May 7, 2023
Cecilia Bartoli performs a program entitled “Farinelli y su tiempo” with Xavier Laforge, Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco and Gianluca Capuano.
Performance Date: Nov. 3, 2022
Juan Diego Flórez and Vincenzo Scalera return to the Palau de les Arts.
Performance Date: May 28, 2023
Vasily Petrenko conducts a Cherepnín, Rachmaninoff, and Mussorgsky. Roman Burdenko is the soloist.
Performance Date: Dec. 16, 2022
James Gaffigan conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Jamie Barton and Sydney Mancasola.
Performance Date: Feb. 10, 2023
Antonello Manacorda conducts the Valencia orchestra and chorus in Berlioz, Debussy, and Palau.
Performance Date: March 24, 2023
Èlia Casanova and Quiteria Muñoz perform “La Tendresa.”
Performance Date: March 22, 2023
Aurora Peña, Adriana Mayer, Gabriel Díaz, and Diego Blázquez perform Concerto 1700.
Performance Date: March 23, 2023
Èlia Casanova and Pino de Vitorio perform in a concert entitled Capella Ministrers.
Performance Dates: March 29, 2023
“Al Ayre espanol” will perform alongside Maite Beaumont in music by José de Torres and Georg Friedrich Händel.
Performance Date: March 31, 2023