At Lincoln Center 2020-21: Cincinnati and Cleveland orchestras, music by Feldman and Rouse, Barbara Hannigan

Posted on: January 31, 2020

“Esa-Pekka Salonen will lead a concert version of Strauss’s ‘Elektra.’ Franz Welser-Möst will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra in Mozart and Morton Feldman. Louis Langrée and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will give the first New York performance of Christopher Rouse’s Symphony No. 6,” writes Michael Cooper in Thursday’s (1/30) New York Times. “A slew of visiting orchestras and the Rouse symphony … are among the highlights of next season’s Great Performers series at Lincoln Center.… The dauntless soprano Barbara Hannigan will star alongside the pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque in the New York premiere of ‘Supernova,’ … featuring music by Hildegard von Bingen, Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, David Chalmin and Bryce Dessner. Mr. Welser-Möst and the Clevelanders will juxtapose Mozart’s Requiem and Feldman’s ‘Rothko Chapel.’ Mr. Salonen, in his final season as principal conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, will lead two concerts: One of Brahms and Sibelius, and then the performance of Strauss’s ‘Elektra,’ starring Iréne Theorin in the title role and the rising star Lise Davidsen, singing Chrysothemis for the first time. Simon Rattle will conduct the London Symphony Orchestra in … Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 and … Stravinsky ballet scores: ‘The Firebird,’ “Petrushka’ and ‘The Rite of Spring.’ ”