Upcoming Sunday Nights at the Opera

From the well-known favorite to the deep cut, each Sunday night brings a new opportunity to fall in love with the wide world of opera. 

Note: All operas through the Boston Symphony's 2017 Tanglewood season will begin at 9:30.

July 30 - Double bill!
Kurt Weill: The Threepenny Opera

Max Raabe: Macheath (Mack the Knife)
HK Gruber: Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
Nina Hagen: Celia Peachum
Sona MacDonald: Polly Peachum
Hannes Hellmann: Brown
Winnie Böwe: Lucy
Timna Brauer: Jenny
Jürgen Holtz: Narrator

Ensemble Modern
HK Gruber, conductor

Ruggiero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci

Plácido Domingo: Canio
Montserrat Caballé: Neda
Sherrill Milnes: Tonio
Barry McDaniel: Silvio
Leo Goeke: Peppe
Brian Etheridge/Peter Hall: Two Villagers

The London Symphony Orchestra / The John Alldis Choir
Nello Santi, conductor

August 6
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito 

Mark Padmore: Tito
Alexandrina Pendatchanska: Vitellia
Bernarda Fink: Sesto
Marie-Claude Chappuis: Annio
Sunhae Im: Servilia
Sergio Foresti: Publio

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, RIAS Chamber Choir
René Jacobs, conductor

August 13
Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

Thomas Hampson: Figaro
Susanne Mentzer: Rosina
Jerry Hadley: Count Almaviva
Bruno Praticò: Bartolo
Samuel Ramey: Basilio
José Fardilha: Fiorello
Mauro Utzeri: Ambrogio/Ufficiale
Amelia Felle: Berta

Orchestra della Toscana
Gianluigi Gelmetti, conductor

August 20
Gustave Charpentier: Louise

Beverly Sills: Louise
Nicolai Gedda: Julien
José van Dam: Le père
Mignon Dunn: La mère

Orchestra and Chorus of the Paris Opera
Julius Rudel, conductor

August 27
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore

Leonore: Edda Moser
Florestan: Richard Cassilly
Marzelline: Helen Donath
Jaquino: Eberhard Büchner
Don Pizarro: Theo Adam
Don Fernando: Hermann Christian Polster
First Prisoner: Reiner Goldberg
Second Prisoner: Siegfried Lorenz

Staatskapelle Dresden, The Leipzig Radio Choir
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

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