A brand new manufacturing of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” directed by Ivo van Hove, who has led fierce Broadway stagings of “A View From the Bridge” and “The Crucible,” will probably be a spotlight of the Paris Opera’s formidable 2018-19 season, introduced overdue Monday.
A co-production with the Metropolitan Opera, the “Don Giovanni” is a part of a huge birthday party of the corporate’s 350th anniversary — the season’s slogan is “Modern Since 1669” — and the 30th birthday of the better of its two theaters, the Opéra Bastille. French works will probably be a focal point, together with Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” (directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov, with Elina Garanca and Bryan Hymel); Rameau’s opera-ballet “Les Indes Galantes” (staged by the movie director Clément Cogitore); and Meyerbeer’s “Les Huguenots” (directed by Andreas Kriegenburg, with Diana Damrau and Mr. Hymel). A brand new opera, “Bérénice,” composed by Michael Jarrell and in response to Racine, will megastar Barbara Hannigan and be staged by Claus Guth.
Other highlights of the director-driven season, introduced by the corporate’s director, Stéphane Lissner, come with Romeo Castellucci’s model of Scarlatti’s rarely-seen “Il Primo Omicidio”; Krzysztof Warlikowski’s new manufacturing of Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District”; Calixto Bieto’s tackle Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra”; Simon Stone’s staging of “La Traviata”; and Barry Kosky’s of Borodin’s “Prince Igor.”
Mr. Tcherniakov’s pairing of Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” and “The Nutcracker” will go back, as will Peter Sellars and Bill Viola’s manufacturing of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” to be performed by the corporate’s track director, Philippe Jordan. Mr. Jordan, who leaves Paris in 2020 to guide the Vienna State Opera, will even habits “Les Troyens,” “Don Giovanni,” “Prince Igor” and “Bérénice.” The tenor Jonas Kaufmann will sing Cavaradossi in Puccini’s “Tosca” reverse Anja Harteros, who additionally stars in Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino.”
The Paris Opera Ballet season contains Ohad Naharin’s “Decadance,” new to the repertory, and works from Mats Ek, who introduced two years in the past he used to be taking some break day from choreography. He is again with two new items: “Bolero,” to Ravel’s well known ranking, and “Another Place,” set to Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor. Crystal Pite will create an evening-length piece, her 2nd for the corporate (after “The Season’s Canon”). The Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto will collaborate with the Italian choreographer Alessio Silvestrin on a brand new paintings, and different contemporary items will come from Marco Goecke and Pontus Lidberg, who has in the past collaborated with the Paris Opera Ballet’s director, Aurélie Dupont.
The corporate will even be offering tributes to Rudolf Nureyev on the 80th anniversary of his start, with productions of his “Cinderella” and “Swan Lake.” Another tribute program, devoted to Jerome Robbins, is one of the international celebrations of the Robbins centennial and options 4 works by the choreographer, who labored incessantly with the Paris Opera Ballet. Visiting corporations come with the Martha Graham Dance Company, marking the troupe’s first consult with to the Palais Garnier in 27 years.