Conducted by Jaap van Zweden, Featuring Nina Stemme, Johannes Martin Kränzle, and Katarina Karnéus, September 26–28, 2019
Sound ON: “Telling Tales”, October 1, 2019
Free Insights at the Atrium: “Staging Tales of Darkness”, September 24, 2019
New York Philharmonic Archives Exhibit, Béla Bartók: A Hungarian in New York
The New York Philharmonic will present the US Stage Premiere of director / set and lighting designer Bengt Gomér’s production of Schoenberg’s Erwartung and Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle, conducted by Jaap van Zweden. Bluebeard’s Castle will feature soprano Nina Stemme (New York Philharmonic debut), recipient of the 2018 Birgit Nilsson Prize, as Judith and baritone Johannes Martin Kränzle (debut) as Duke Bluebeard; Erwartung will feature mezzo-soprano Katarina Karnéus as A Woman (debut). The performances will take place Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m.