Just in: Valery Gergiev to conduct Bayreuth next summermain
Putin’s maestro will make his Bayreuth debut next summer conducting Tannhäuser, it was announced a few minutes ago.
Expect the assistant conductors to be overworked in his absence.
Stephen Gould will sing Tannhäuser, Lise Davidson is Elisabeth and Ekaterina Gubanova plays Venus. The director is Tobias Kratzer.