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Summer Opera begins with the Bavarian and Vienna Opera companies - May 2020

The Vienna State Opera House

The WFMT Network Opera Series begins with performances from the Bavarian State Opera and the Vienna State Opera. Visit here to learn more about some of the great opera houses of the world.

5/16 Gluck: Alceste (in French)
Bavarian State Opera;
Antonello Manacorda, cond
Admeto  - Charles Castronovo
Alceste  - Dorothea Röschmann
High Priest of Apollo/Hercules - Michael Nagy
Evandro  - Manuel Günther
Herald/Apollo  -  Sean Michael Plumb
Oracle/Infernal Deity -  Callum Thorpe

5/23 Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann (in French)
Vienna State Opera;
Frédéric Chaslin, cond
CAST: Hoffmann  - Dmitry Korchak
Olympia/Antonia/Giulietta - Olga Peretyatko
The Muse/Nicklausse  - Gaëlle Arquez
Councillor Lindorf/Coppélius/Miracle/Dapertutto  -  Luca Pisaroni
Andrès/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinaccio - Michael Laurenz

5/30 R. Strauss: Elektra (in German)
Vienna State Opera;
Semyon Bychkov, cond
CAST: Klytaemnestra - Waltraud Meier
Elektra - Christine Goerke
Chrysothemis  - Simone Schneider
Aegisth  - Norbert Ernst Orest  - Michael Volle