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In the new production by David Bösch, who was responsible for the stagings of Gaetano Donizetti's L’elisir d’amore or Wolfgang A. Mozart's Mitridate, rè di Ponto, Baritone Christian Gerhaher will be singing the title role. Baroque specialist Ivor Bolton is conducting the Monteverdi-Continuo-Ensemble.
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Sun., July 27, 2014, 6 p.m. (CET)
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The 2014 Munich Opera Festival
An innovation this year is the Festival in the Reithalle, an external venue in which the Bayerische Staatsoper will be presenting experimental musical theatre Projects.
The programme also includes Anna Netrebko's role début as Lady Macbeth along-side La Traviata with Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja. Anja Harteros will be interpreting works by Franz Schubert at her Solo Recital, additionally she will give her Munich role début as Tosca and will be presenting her celebrated interpretation of Leonora in La forza del destino. This production also features Jonas Kaufmann, who will further perform a solo recital on the stage of Bayerische Staatsoper. Edita Gruberova is returning to the Bayerische Staatsoper in her classic role of Donna Lucrezia Borgia in Donizetti's opera seria, with Pavol Breslik as Gennaro.
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