Drottningholm Theater Announces Production for 2020 Summer Season
The Drottningholms Slottstteater in Stockholm has announced its main production for the summer of 2020 will be a new staging of Agrippina by George Frideric Handel.
The production will be directed by Staffan Valdemar Holm. Francesco Corti will lead Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra, which will play on instruments native to the period.
Swedish mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenberg will sing the title role of Agrippina. Hallenberg is the festival's current artist-in-residence. In addition to singing the title role.
The cast will also include Brazilian countertenor Bruno de Sá in the role of Nerone. Mezzo Kristina Hammarström will take on the role of Ottone, soprano Giulia Semenzato will sing Poppea, baritone Renato Dolcini will play Pallante and bass-baritone Emil Næshagen will sing Lesbo.
Performances will be from August 8-22, 2020.