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Live-Stream of Agrippina!

Good news for everyone who does not have the chance to come to Munich and see the wonderful new production of Händel's Agrippina: 

there will be a Live-Stream!

Sunday, July 28th, 17:55 more information

 available until August 12

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Successful Agrippina in Munich

"On July 23rd the second new production of the Munich Opera Festival premiered: "Agrippina". Alice Coote sung the title role, Franco Fagioli her son Nerone, Ivor Bolton conducted the Bayerische Staatsorchester. Barrie Kosky showed once more that he is the warlock of person direction. [...] What comes from the orchestra pit is also hugely entertaining. It bubbles and tingles, sounds energetic and thrilling. At the same time Ivor Bolton makes sure that the tones maintain their substance and that the Staatsorchester (playing with Baroque bows) is able to bring in its own "original sound". (BR Klassik) "The conductor Ivor Bolton, who started the...

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Agrippina in Munich

After the successful revival of Le nozze di Figaro Ivor Bolton has the pleasure of conducting the new production of Händel's Agrippina at the Munich Opera Festival.

Georg Friedrich Händel Agrippina

Dramma per musica in three acts Libretto by Vincenzo Grimani

Premiere July 23 Performances July 26, 28, 30 Prinzregententheater

Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction Barrie Kosky, Production Rebecca Ringst, Stage Klaus Bruns, Costumes

Gianluca Buratto, Claudio Alice Coote, Agrippina Franco Fagioli, Nerone Elsa Benoit, Poppea Iestyn Davis, Ottone Andrea Mastroni, Pallante Eric Jurenas, Narciso Markus Suihkonen, Lesbo


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Le nozze di Figaro in Munich!

Ivor Bolton is starting the Festival Season with a revival of Le nozze di Figaro in Munich.

Performances July 5 and 7, 2019 Nationaltheater München

Ivor Bolton, Musical Direction Christof Loy, Production

Mariusz Kwiecien, Graf Almaviva Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Gräfin Almaviva Olga Kulchynska, Susanna Alex Esposito, Figaro Rachael Wilson, Cherubino Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcellina Peter Rose, Bartolo Manuel Günther, Basilio Dean Power, Don Curzio Anna El-Khashem, Barbarina Milan Siljanov, Antonio Anaïs Mejías , Mirjam Mesak, Mädchen Axel Bahro, Thomas Schwendemann, puppet...

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Ivor in Basel

After the successful Opening Concert of the Dresden Music Festival Ivor Bolton will return to Basel next week to conduct Bruckner's 6th symphony and Mahler's Kindertotenlieder.

Bruckner+ Schmidt and Mahler

22. + 23. May 2019 Münster Basel

Members of the SOB Wiebke Lehmkuhl, contralto Andreas Liebig, organ Ivor Bolton, conductor

Franz Schmidt - Fuga Solemnis Gustav Mahler - Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children) Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 6 in A major, WAB...

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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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