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Tonkünstler Orchestra

This November Ivor Bolton will conduct his first concerts with the Tonkünstler Orchestra and Eva Vogel:

Tonkünstler Orchestra Eva Vogel, mezzosoprano Ivor Bolton, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture to the Ballet «The Creatures of Prometheus» op. 43 Hector Berlioz  - «Les nuits d'été» Song cycle for Voice and Orchestra op. 7 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92

17.11.2018 Grafenegg 18.11.2018 Musikverein Vienna 19.11.2018 Festspielhaus St. Pölten 21.11.2018 Musikverein...

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Only the Sound Remains

Ivor Bolton's first production of the season at the Teatro Real in Madrid is a very special one:

Only the Sound Remains is the latest opera of Kaija Saariaho (*1952), one of today’s most acclaimed composers and the 2017 recipient of the “Fronteras del Conocimiento de la Fundación BBVA” prize for her contribution to contemporary music.

The new production of the Teatro Real and the Opéra national de Paris is starring Philippe Jaroussky and Davone Tines, who are the symbolic protagonists of the opera, and is directed by Peter Sellars.


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Munich: Le nozze di Figaro

This year Ivor Bolton opens his opera season in Munich:

Figaro, Figaro, Figaarrooo!

W. A. Mozart - Le nozze di Fgaro

Premiere September 22 Performances September 26, 28 National Theater

Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction Christof Loy, Production Johannes Leiacker, Stage Axel Bahro, Puppets Klaus Bruns, Costumes

Ludovic Tézier, Graf Almaviva Federica Lombardi, Gräfin Almaviva Olga Kulchynska, Susanna Alex Esposito, Figaro Rachael Wilson, Cherubino Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcellina Paolo Bordogna, Bartolo Manuel Günther, Basilio Dean Power, Don Curzio Anna El-Khashem, Barbarina Milan Siljanov, Antonio Axel Bahro, Thomas Schwendemann, puppet...

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Ivor at the Salzburg Festival!

In August Ivor Bolton will again return to the Salzburg Festival:

Mozart Matinee

August 18th and 19th 11:00, Stiftung Mozarteum

Francesco Piemontesi, Piano Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg Ivor Bolton, Conductor

Wolfgang A. MOZART - Serenade for Wind Octet in C minor, K. 388 – “Nacht Musique” Wolfgang A. MOZART - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in C, K. 503 Wolfgang A. MOZART · Symphony in E flat major, K....

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Ivor in Rome!

Ivor Bolton will be taking over concerts from Maestro Myung-Whun Chung in Rome next week!

Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Ivor Bolton, conductor Eleonora Buratto, soprano Veronica Simeoni, mezzosoprano Paolo Fanale, tenor Roberto Tagliavini, bass Orchestra and choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia W. A. Mozart - Symphony No. 39 K 543 G. Rossini - Stabat Mater 27., 28. and 29. April 2018 Auditorium Parco della...

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Britten’s Gloriana in Madrid!

After last season's resounding success of Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd Ivor Bolton will now be conducting one of the least known operas by the composer: Gloriana.  Originally composed in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II this work, dealing with the story of Queen Elizabeth I. (also called Gloriana) and the Earl of Essex, will have its debut in Madrid on April 12.

Premiere April 12, 2018 Performances April 13 / 14 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 22 / 23 / 24 Teatro Real, Madrid

Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction David McVicar, Stage Direction Robert Jones, Set Design Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Costume Design Anna Caterina Antonacci / Alexandra Deshorties, Queen Elizabeth...

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UK Tour Basel

After the big triumph of the performances of Bruckner's Mass No. 3 F minor last week with the Balthasar-Neumann-Chor,  Ivor Bolton and the Basel Symphony Orchestra are going on tour.   UK 2017 6.10. London, Cadogan Hall 8.10. Edinburgh, Usher Hall 9.10. Manchester, Bridgewater Hall 10.10. Birmingham, Townhall Sol Gabetta, Cello Oliver Schnyder, Piano Basel Symphony Orchestra Ivor Bolton Busoni - Mozart - Saint-Saens -...

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Madrid Season Opening: Lucio Silla

After a very successful summer Ivor Bolton is starting the season with a new production at the Teatro Real in Madrid: Lucio Silla by W. A. Mozart Premiere September 13 Performances September 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 Teatro Real Madrid


Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction Claus Guth, Stage Director Tine Buyse, Revival Stage Director Christian Schmidt, Set and Costume Designer Ronny Dietrich, Dramaturg Kurt Streit / Benjamin Bruns, Lucio Silla Patricia Petibon / Julie Fuchs, Giunia Silvia Tro Santafé / Marina Comparato, Cecilio Inga Kalna / Hulkar Sabirova, Lucio Cinna María José Moreno / Anna Devin, Celia Kenneth Tarver / Roger...

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Ivor Bolton in Munich

Since his debut in 1994 Ivor Bolton has been conducting regularly at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. This summer he returns for his 21st new production at the BSO as part of the Munich Opera Festival. Carl Maria von Weber Oberon or the Elf King's Oath Premiere July 21 Performances July 24, 27, 30 Prinzregententheater Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction Nikolaus Habjan, Production Jakob Brossmann, Stage Denise Heschl, Costumes Julian Prégardien, Oberon Alyona Abramowa, Puck Annette Dasch, Reiza Rachael Wilson, Fatima Brenden Gunnell, Sir Huon of Bordeaux Johannes Kammler,...

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Così fan tutte in Munich

Ivor is currently rehearsing for the upcoming shows of Mozart's Così fan tutte at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. Performances will be starting next week: Premiere on April 12th Further shows on April 15th and...

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