Canellakis Conducts the BSO in "Bluebeard's Castle"
Saturday, February 10, 2024
Encore broadcast on Monday, February 19
Karina Canellakis leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Bartók’s chilling and thrilling two-character opera Bluebeard’s Castle, based on the fable of the cruel duke whose new wife discovers his terrible past. Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill returns to Symphony Hall and German bass-baritone Johannes Martin Kränzle makes his BSO debut. Also returning to the BSO stage is cellist Alisa Weilerstein, performing Haydn’s playful Cello Concerto in C.
Karina Canellakis, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
Johannes Martin Kränzle, bass-baritone
Joseph HAYDN Cello Concerto in C
Béla BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle