31 August – Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
BBC Proms (Vladimir Jurowski conducts the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin)
The thirtieth appearance of Weill’s music on a Proms concert matches eminent conductor Jurowski with one of Weill’s most widely performed works.
31 August – Symphonie in einem Satz
Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin (Joana Mallwitz, conductor)
Mallwitz features Weill’s first symphony on her very first concert as the Chief Conductor of the Konzerthaus Orchester. (Additional performance on 1 September.) Performances of Fantaisie symphonique and Die sieben Todsünden will come later in the season.
6 September – Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Dutch National Opera (Ivo van Hove, director; Markus Stenz, conductor; Lauren Michelle, Jenny; Nikolai Schukoff, Jimmy; Evelyn Herlitzius, Leokadja Begbick)
This third realization of Ivo van Hove’s peripatetic production will be especially noteworthy in bringing together one of the foremost interpreters of Aufstieg, conductor Markus Stenz, with Lenya Competition First Prize Winner (2015) Lauren Michelle, cast for the first time in the leading role of Jenny. (Additional performances on 9, 12, 14, 20, 24, and 27 September.)