Covent Garden can afford five new productionsmain
The 2018/19 season:
Christof Loy will direct Verdi’s La forza del destino with Anna Netrebko and Liudmyla Monastyrska alternating as Leonora, and Jonas Kaufmann and Yusif Eyvazov as Don Alvaro.
Stefan Herheim directs Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades with Aleksandrs Antonenko and Eva-Maria Westbroek.
Richard Jones’ Katya Kabanova will star Amanda Majeski while Deborah Warner’s Billy Budd features Jacques Imbrailo and Toby Spence.
There is also a new Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel.