By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Dario Acosta)
The Handel and Haydn Society has announced its 2022-23 season featuring important vocal performances.
The season opens an all-Bach program at Symphony Hall. Bernard Labadie conducts The Glories of Bach with featured soloist soprano Lauren Snouffer, countertenor Cody Bowers, tenor Andrew Haji, and bass Michael Sumuel.
Performance Dates: Oct. 7 & 9, 2022
Raphaël Pichon will return to lead H+H for its first-ever complete performances of Mozart’s”The Marriage of Figaro.” The opera will star Ying Fang as Susanna and Krzysztof Baczyk as Figaro.
Performance Dates: Nov. 17 & 18, 2022
H+H will celebrate the holiday season with performances of Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Václav Luks.
Performance Dates: Nov. 25-27, 2022
Jonathan Cohen will conduct A Baroque Christmas featuring Zelenka’s Simphonie a 8 concertanti in A Minor, a trio of works by Handel including the motet Silete Venti, the heavenly Gloria for soprano and solo strings, and Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 3, No. 4, and cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen by J.S. Bach.
Performance Dates: Dec. 15 & 18, 2022
The season will also include David Stern in Mozart and Mendelssohn program.
Performance Dates: March 17 & 19, 2023
Rinaldo Alessandrini leads the orchestra and chorus in the H+H premiere of Bach Easter Oratorio. The concert will also include Antonio Bononcini’s Stabat Mater.
Performance Dates: March 31 & April 2, 2023