Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Gran Teatre del Liceu Announces 2011-2012 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona announced their 2011-12 season. All the details can be found here. Highlights of the season include opening night of Faust (Krassimira Stoyanova, Piotr Beczala, Erwin Schrott), Erwartung (Angela Denoke), Linda di Chamounix (Diana Damrau, Juan Diego Flórez), Aida (Sondra Radvanovsky) and Adriana Lecouvreur which will
Early portrait of Caballé
have three casts: sopranos Barbara Frittoli, Daniela Dessì, Micaela Carosi, tenors Roberto Alagna, Fabio Armiliato, Carlo Ventre and mezzo-sopranos Dolora Zajick, Marianne Cornetti and Elisabetta Fiorillo. The biggest event of the season, however, just might be the concert on January 3, 2012, that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Montserrat Caballé's debut with the opera company in the title role of Strauss's Arabella. Recitals will include Juan Diego Flórez (December 3, 2011), René Pape (February 5, 2012) and Nina Stemme (July 4, 2012). [Source, Source]