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Ivor Bolton at the Opening of the Dresden Music Festival!

This week Ivor Bolton will conduct the Dresden Festival Orchestra at the Opening Concert of the 42. Dresden Music Festival.

Before playing Schumann's first symphony the historically informed ensemble will accompany Dresden-born star René Pape singing Schubert songs.

16 May 2019 Kulturpalast Dresden

Dresden Festival Orchestra Ivor Bolton, conductor René Pape, Bass

Carl Maria v. Weber - Overture to "Euryanthe" Franz Schubert - Selected Songs (arranged for Low Voice and Orchestra) Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38...

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Billy Budd at the Royal Opera House!


Deborah Warner’s highly-acclaimed production of Britten’s Billy Budd will now have its British debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under the baton of Ivor Bolton. Premiering 2017 at the Teatro Real in Madrid it won Best New Production at the 2018 Opera Awards.

Benjamin Britten Billy Budd

Premiere April 23 Performances April 29, May 2, 7, 10 Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Ivor Bolton, Musical Director Deborah Warner, Director Michael Levine, Set Design Chloé Obolensky, Costume Design

Jacques Imbrailo, Billy Budd Toby Spence, Captain Edward Fairfax Vere Brindley Sherratt, John Claggart David Soar, Mr. Flint Thomas Oliemans, Mr. Redburn Peter Kellner, Lieutenant Ratcliffe Clive...

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La Calisto at the Teatro Real

Have you ever heard of Francesco Cavalli's opera La Calisto?

Now you have the unique opportunity to experience Ivor Bolton conducting this rarely performed baroque opera at the Teatro Real.

Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676) La Calisto

Premiere March 17 Performances March 19 / 20 / 21 / 23 / 24 / 25 Teatro Real, Madrid

Ivor Bolton, Musical Director David Alden, Stage Director

Dominique Visse, La Natura / Satirino / Le furie Karina Gauvin / Rachel Kelly, L'Eternità / Giunone Monica Bacelli / Teresa Iervolino, Il Destino / Diana / Le furie Luca Tittoto / Wolfgang Schwaiger,...

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Idomeneo in Madrid

... the possibility that a new generation will bring love and peace and can transform a world wounded by power, war and destruction.

Ivor Bolton is about to conduct the new production of Mozart's Idomeneo at the Teatro Real in Madrid.

W. A. Mozart Idomeneo, re di Creta

Premiere February 19 Performances February 20 / 21 / 23 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28, March 1 Teatro Real Madrid

Ivor Bolton, Musical director Robert Carsen, Stage director Robert Carsen and Luis F. Carvalho, Set Design

Eric Cutler / Jeremy Ovenden,...

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Mozartwoche 2019: Closing Concert

Ivor Bolton will conduct an all-Mozart program at the closing concert of the Mozartwoche 2019 together with Olga Peretyatko and Felix Klieser:

3.2.2019, 18:00 Mozarteum, Großer Saal

Ivor Bolton, conductor Olga Peretyatko, soprano Felix Klieser, cornet Mozarteumorchester Salzburg Salzburger Bachchor

Symphony No. 20 D Major KV 133 Idomeneo KV 366: "Placido è il mar" Lucio Silla KV 135: Choir No. 6 "Fuor di queste urne dolenti" - "O del padre ombra diletta" Idomeneo KV 366: Choir No. 3 "Godiam la pace" Don Giovanni KV 527: Recitative and rondo of Donna Anna No. 23: "Crudele! - Ah no, mio bene!"...

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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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