Jane Archibald makes her much-anticipated role debut as Salomé in Damiano Michieletto’s production at Teatro Petruzzelli Bari. This production of Richard Strauss’s masterpiece, based on Oscar Wilde’s sensational play, runs from 24 February – 2 March.

Canadian soprano Jane Archibald is one of the most widely celebrated sopranos of her kind, known for mastering the most relentless of tessituras with complete ease, grace, and breathtaking artistry in roles such as Daphne, Mathilde, Donna Anna, Lucia and Konstanze.

Jane has been featured far and wide on the foremost opera and concert stages of the world, amongst them the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de Paris, Teatro alla Scala, Opernhaus Zürich, the Wiener Staatsoper, San Francisco Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Festspielehaus Baden-Baden, the Canadian Opera Company, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and has with conductors Christian Thieleman, Michael Tilson Thomas, Loren Mazel, Marin Alsop, Kent Nagano, Bernard Labadie and Ricardo Minasi.

Known for her artistry and flawless vocal technique alike, Jane’s career is one of great scope that has generated excitement across Europe and North America with recent engagements including the title role in Alcina at Glyndebourne, the title role in Daphne at Oper Frankfurt, Mathilde in Guillaume Tell at Opéra National de Lyon, Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Roxana in King Roger at Oper Frankfurt, the title role in Semele with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra at the Shanghai Symphony Hall, and Ginevra in Ariodante at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia.

Additional highlights of this season include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem with both National Arts Centre Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate with Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, works by Haydn and Beethoven with the Orchestra dell’Opera Carlo Felice Genova and Debussy’s La Damoiselle élue and Dutilleux’s Correspondances with Seattle Symphony.

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