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Don Giovanni (in Italian)

July 3, 2021

CAST:
Don Giovanni: Mariusz Kwiecien
Leporello: Alex Esposito
Commendatore: Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Donna Elvira: Véronique Gens
Donna Anna: Malin Byström
Don Ottavio: Antonio Poli
Zerlina: Elizabeth Watts
Masetto: Dawid Kimberg
 

Tannhäuser (in German)

July 10, 2021

CAST:
Tannhäuser: Peter Seiffert
Wolfram von Eschenbach: Christian Gerhaher
Hermann, Landgraf von Thüringen: Stephen Milling
Elisabeth, Hermann's niece: Emma Bell
Venus: Sophie Koch
Walther von der Vogelweide: Ed Lyon
Heinrich der Schreiber: Samuel Sakker
Biterolf: Michael Kraus
Reinmar von Zweter: Jeremy White
A Young Shepherd: Duncan Tarboton
Elisabeth's attendants: Kiera Lyness, Deborah Peake-Jones, Louise Armit, Kate McCarney
 

Der Rosenkavalier (in German)

July 17, 2021

CAST:
The Marschallin, Princess 
Marie Thérèse von Werdenberg: Renée Fleming
Octavian, Count Rofrano: Alice Coote
Sophie van Faninal: Sophie Bevan
Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau: Matthew Rose
Faninal: Jochen Schmeckenbecher
Valzacchi: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke
Annina: Angela Simkin
Italian Singer : Giorgio Berrugi
Marschallin's Major Domo: Samuel Sakker
Faninal's Major Domo: Thomas Atkins
Marianne Leitmetzerin: Miranda Keys
Innkeeper: Alasdair Elliott
Police Inspector: Scott Conner
Notary:  Jeremy White
Lackey / Waiter: Dominic Barrand

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (in Russian)

July 24, 2021

CAST:
Katerina Ismailova: Eva-Maria Westbroek
Sergey: Brandon Jovanovich
Boris Ismailov: Sir John Tomlinson
Zinovy Ismailov: John Daszak
Sonyetka: Aigul Akhmetshina
Aksinya: Rosie Aldridge
Shabby Peasant: Peter Bronder
Priest: Wojtek Gierlach
Police Inspector: Mikhail Svetlov
Teacher: Thomas Atkins
Old Convict: Paata Burchuladze
Female Convict: Miranda Keys
Steward/Sentry: Simon Shibambu
Coachman/Second Workman: Hubert Francis
Porter: Jonathan Fisher
 

Il Trovatore (in Italian)

July 31, 2021

CAST:
Manrico: Jussi Björling
Leonora: Hjördis Schymberg
Azucena: Kerstin Meyer
Il conte di Luna: Hugo Hasslo
Ferrando: Erik Saedén
Ines: Ingeborg Kjellgren
Ruiz: Olle Sivall
Un vecchio zingaro: Bertil Alstergård
Un messo: Sture Ingebretzen
 

Elektra (in German)

August 7, 2021

CAST:
Elektra: Birgit Nilsson
Klytaemnestra: Barbro Ericson
Chrysothemis: Berit Lindholm
Orest: Erik Saedén
Aegisth: Kåge Jehrlander
Orest's tutor: Erik Sundquist
Klytaemnestra's confidante: Kjerstin Dellert
Klytaemnestra's trainbearer: Maj-Lis Tollbo
Young servant: John-Erik Jacobsson
Old servant: Sven-Erik Jacobsson
An overseer: Margareta Bergström
First Maid:  Ileana Peterson
Second Maid: Margot Rödin
Third Maid: Ingeborg Kjellgren
Fourth Maid: Eva Prytz
Fifth Maid: Laila Andersson
 

Manon (in French)

August 14, 2021

CAST:
Manon: Pretty Yende
Le Chevalier des Grieux: Benjamin Bernheim
Lescaut: Ludovic Tézier
Le comte des Grieux: Roberto Tagliavini
Guillot de Morfontaine: Rodolphe Briand
de Brétigny: Pierre Doyen
Poussette: Cassandre Berthon
Javotte: Alix Le Saux
Rosette: Jeanne Ireland
Innkeeper: Philippe Rouillon
First Guard: Julien Joguet
Second Guard: Laurent Laberdesque

The Demon (in Russian)

August 21, 2021

CAST:
Old Servant of Prince Sinodal: Luc Bertin-Hugault
Nanny: Svetlana Lifar
Prince Gudal: Alexandros Stavrakakis
The Angel: Ray Chenez
Prince Sinodal: Alexey Dolgov
Tamara: Evgenia Muraveva
The Demon: Nicolas Cavallier
Messenger: Paul Gaugler

Parsifal (in German)

August 28, 2021

CAST:
Parsifal: Nikolai Schukoff
Kundry: Sophie Koch
Gurnemanz: Peter Rose
Amfortas: Matthias Goerne
Klingsor: Pierre-Yves Pruvot
Titurel: Julien Véronèse
First Flowermaiden: Andreea Soare
Second Flowermaiden/First Squire: Marion Tassou
Third Flowermaiden: Adèle Charvet
Fourth Flowermaiden: Elena Poesina
Fifth Flowermaiden: Céline Laborie
Sixth Flowermaiden/Second Squire 
/Voice from Heaven: Juliette Mars
First Knight of the Grail: Kristofer Lundin
Second Knight of the Grail: Yuri Kissin
Third Squire: Enguerrand de Hys
Fourth Squire: François Almuzara

 

Hippolyte et Aricie (in French)

September 4, 2021

CAST:
Hippolyte: Reinoud Van Mechelen
Aricie: Elsa Benoit
Thésée: Stéphane Degout
Oenone: Séraphine Cotrez
Diane: Eugénie Lefebvre
Prêtresse de Diane, 
Chasseresse, Metelote, Bergère Léa Desandre
Tisiphone: Edwin Fardini
Second Parque: Martial Pauliat
First Parque: Constantin Goubet
Mercure: Guillaume Gutiérrez