Tineke Van Ingelgem, Leonardo Capalbo and Rafael Fingerlos lead Opera Vlaanderen’s 2022-23 season


Opera Vlaanderen from Belgium has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is an overview of the opera productions and recitals the season will offer.


by Kurt Weil “Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny” will be led by Alejo Pérez and Ivo Van Hove. Leonardo Capalbo, Tineke Van Ingelgem, Katharina Persicke, Maria Riccarda Wesseling, Bongani Justice Kubheka, James Kryshak, Thomas Oliemans, Frederick Ballentine and Marcel Brunner star.

Performance dates: September 9 — November 18, 2022

Mozart / Concert Airs will feature choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker with conductor Francesco Corti. It will star Emma Posman, Annelies Van Gramberen and Raphaële Green.

Performance dates: Oct. 9-Dec. 3, 2022

György Kurtág’d “Game over” will be directed by Johannes Kalitzke and will feature Frode Olsen, Morgan Moody and Leonardo Cortellazzi.

Performance dates: Nov. 19 & 20, 2022

by Schumann “Faust” will star Rafael Fingerlos, Eleanor Lyons, Ilker Arcayürek, Lore Binon and Sam Carl. Philippe Herreweghe directs the staging of Julian Rosefeldt.

Performance dates: October 28, 2022 – May 14, 2023

Vincenzo Costanzo, Irakli Kakhidze, Ernesto Petti, Marta Torbidoni, Ania Jeruc and Elisa Soster star in Verdi “Ernani” with Julia Jones and Alessandro Palumbo directing a production by Barbora Horáková Joly.

Performance dates: 16 Dec 2022-Jan. 22, 2023

Jonathan Stockhammer conducts Philip Glass'”Satyagraha” with Stefan Cifolelli, Cathrin Lange, Maren Favela, Jorge Eleazar Álvarez and Justin Hopkins with.

Performance dates: February 15-March 7, 2023

at Purcell “The Indian Queen” will be directed by Emmanuelle Haïm and directed by Guy Cassiers.

Performance dates: March 18-25, 2023

Roy Cornelius Smith, Carla Filipcic Holm, Albert Dohmen, Mark Gough, Stephan Adriaens, Dshamilja Kaiser and Vincenzo Neri star n Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolda.” Alejo Pérez directs the production of Philippe Grandrieux.

Performance dates: March 22-April 23, 2023

Filip Rathé runs Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretius” under the direction of Carlos Wagner.

Performance dates: May 5-June 8, 2023

Kartal Karagedik, Eleanor Lyons, Maeve Höglund, Božidar Smiljanić and Anna Pennisi conduct Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro. Marie Jacquot directs the staging by Tom Goossens.

Performance dates: May 30-July 6, 2023


Soprano Tineke Van Ingelgem gives a recital of music by Kurt Weill and cabaret music.

Performance date: To be determined

Werner Van Mechelen and Jozef De Beenhouwer perform German lieder and French melodies by Schubert, Schumann, Pfitzner, Fauré, Debussy and Hahn.

Performance date: To be determined

Mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn performs Schubert’s “Winterreise”.

Performance dates: To be determined


Alejo Pérez, Tineke Van Ingelgem, Jan Schweiger, Ekaterina Romanova and Kris Belligh present an outdoor concert.

Performance date: September 4, 2022

Alejo Pérez, Eleanor Lyons, Jan Schweiger and Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger conduct Brahms’ German Requiem.

Performance dates: September 25 & 27, 2022

Alejo Pérez, Arie Van Der Beek and Ekaterina Romanova team up for a program of music by Strauss, Mozart and Elgar.

Performance date: December 11 & 15, 2022

The Queen Elisabeth Competition will be presented with the Symphony Orchestra of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen.

Performance dates: June 13-18, 2023


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