The programme of the 32nd Belcanto Opera Festival ROSSINI IN WILDBAD 8-25 July 2021

The 32nd Belcanto Opera Festival was suspended 2020 due to the Corona crisis This year we do not simply repeat the programme, we have adopted it to the new situation. We found extraordinary and beautiful places both in Bad Wildbad and on the mountain Sommerberg and we will perform music there in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. Transportation is easy or will be provided, especially for handicapped visitors. Welcome to an adventure.

Thurs 8 July 7.30 pm

BWP

La creazione – Die Schöpfung
Oratory by Joseph Haydn
On the wodden tower (40 m high) of the Baumwipfelpfad

appr. 95 min.

Fri 9 July. 8 pm

LS

La scala di seta – The silk ladder P
Farsa comica by G. Rossini 1812
A charming comedy for Venice. An early masterpiece

appr. 85 min.

Sat 10 July  8.15 pm

OH

Elisabetta regina d’Inghilterra P
Dramma per musica by G. Rossini 1815
Rossini's first opera for Naples was a huge success.
This is the tragedy of a disappointed elderly queen.

appr.  3 hours with one interval

Sun 11 July 10.30 am

KP

Rossini & Co. 1
Arias and Ensembles of the belcanto period
Participants of Stefania Bonfadelli*s master

appr. 75 min.

Wed 14 July 7.45 pm

LS

Starke Frauen – Diana Haller
Strong women: Giovanna d'Arco (Rossini), Arianna a Naxos (Haydn) u.a.
Diana Haller one the Bel Canto Prize and she was singing the title role in Tancredi 2019. With Orchestra.

appr. 80 min.

Thurs 15 July 8 pm

OH

Le philtre – The magic elixir P
Opera in two acts by Daniel Francois Esprit Auber 1831 semistage
Moderne Premiere of this once very successful opera with a libretto by Scribe. You certainly know the Donizetti version.

appr. 2,5 hours with one interval

Fri 16 July 8 pm

LS

La scala di seta – The silk ladder  2
Farsa comica by G. Rossini 1812

A charming comedy for Venice. An early masterpiece
appr. 85 min.

Sat 17 July  8.15 pm

OH

Elisabetta regina d’Inghilterra 2

Dramma per musica by G. Rossini 1815
Rossini's first opera for Naples was a huge success.
This is the tragedy of a disappointed elderly queen.

appr.  3 hours with one interval

Sun 18 July 10.30 am

KP

Rossini & Co. 2

Arias and Ensembles of the belcanto period
Participants of Filippo Morace*s master
appr. 75 min.

Sun 18 July 7 pm

LS

I tre gobbi - The three crookbacks 1
Salon opera by Manuel Garcià  after Goldoni 1831 Modern première
appr. 85 min.

Sun 18 July 8.30 pm

OH

A banquet for the festival
A long table, music, singing, talks, a buffet.
Everything we missed for so long time.

Mon 19 July 6.30 pm

FP

Match with Rossini
Football for fun with remarkable protagonists.

Tues 20 July 7.45 pm

WL

Gorecki Chamber Choir Krakow
A cappella music by Górecki, Penderecki, Rossini
A special concert in a special place on the bridge in the Black Forest.

appr. 70 min.

Wed 21 July 8 pm

OH

 

Elisabetta regina d’Inghilterra 3

Dramma per musica by G. Rossini 1815
Rossini's first opera for Naples was a huge success.
This is the tragedy of a disappointed elderly queen.

appr.  3 hours with one interval

Thurs  22 July 7.45 pm

LS

 

La scala di seta – The silk ladder  3
Farsa comica by G. Rossini 1812

A charming comedy for Venice. An early masterpiece
appr. 85 min.

Fri  23 July 7.30 pm

GP

Waldkonzert - A concert in the forest
Selected works by Rossini and  Ludwig van Beethoven with Antonino Fogliani

 appr 75 min.

Sat 24 July 8 pm

LS*

 

Le philtre – The magic elixir 2
Opera in two acts by Daniel Francois Esprit Auber 1831 semistage
Moderne Premiere of this once very successful opera with a libretto by Scribe. You certainly know the Donizetti version.

appr. 2,5 hours with one interval

Sun 25 July 10.30 am

KP

Rossini & Co. 3
Arien and opera scenes from the BelCanto period
Participants of  Raúl Giménez' master

ca 75 min.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BWP=Baumwipfelpfad (Tower on the Sommerberg), OH Offene Halle (Open Hall)  Marienruhe, LS= Luft- und Sonnenbad (historical air bath) KP = Kurplatz (city center), FP=Fußballplatz (football ground), WL = Wildline (a bridge on the top of the mountain) P=Premiere, z. T. Gastspiele vom Royal Opera Festival Krakau (partially guest performances from Royal Opera Festival Kraków)

* Ort unter Vorbehalt. Zu allen Spielorten gibt es einfache Transporte, erreichbare Fußwege. oder vom Festival organisierte Transfers. Alle Spielorte sind barrierefrei. (* t.b.a. All venues can be reached easily, for some we provide transportion for handicapped guests. All venues are suitable for handicapped visitors.