Enrique Mazzola makes his debut with Wiener Staatsoper this week, conducting performances of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. This production of the much loved comic opera features Roberto De Candia in the title role. Performances take place on 8, 11, 14 June.
Next week sees Enrique start rehearsals in Bregenz for Rigoletto at the Bregenzer Festspiele, before heading on to Salzburg Festival to conduct Barrie Kosky’s production of Orphée aux Enfers. Other opera highlights this season have included return visits to Metropolitan Opera (La fille du régiment), Opernhaus Zurich (Il turco in Italia) and Deutsche Oper Berlin (new production of Les Contes d’Hoffmann). Highlights for the coming 19/20 season will include a return visit to the Lyric Opera of Chicago (Luisa Miller), Opernhaus Zurich (Don Pasquale) and Deutsche Oper Berlin (Le prophète and Dinorah).