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Greer Grimsley, Deanna Breiwick & Susan Bullock Lead Atlanta Opera’s 2022-23 Season


The Atlanta Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring some of the great classics in the repertoire. Mainstage Season Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” opens the season with Timothy Myers conducting the production by Tomer Zvulun. Yasko Sato stars in the title role with Gianluca Terranova, Nina Yoshida Nelsen, Julius Ahn, and Allen Michael Jones. Performance Dates: Nov. 5-13, 2022 Arthur Fagen {…}


Greer Grimsley, Nathan Berg, & Denyce Graves Feature in Minnesota Opera’s 3D ‘Das Rheingold’


On November 14, 2020 Minnesota Opera will present Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” in a new, 3D format which will be available to stream online. This digital experience adapts the company’s 2016 production with the help of production company Sweet Sadie. “The sheer size and scope of ‘Das Rheingold’ presents a massive challenge for any opera company,” said President and General Director {…}


Royal Swedish Opera Streaming Two Operatic Masterworks Starring Katarina Dalayman, Greer Grimsley, Irene Theorin


The Royal Swedish Opera is showcasing two major performances on its official website. The first of these that is streaming is Verdi’s “Aida” in a production by Michael Cavanaugh. It stars Katarina Dalayman as Amneris, Christina Nilsson as Aida, Iva Defabiani as Radamès, and Alessio Cacciamani as Ramfis. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts the performance, which is presented in two parts. {…}


Watch Stream of ‘Die Walküre’ From Royal Swedish Opera Starring Irene Theorin, Greer Grimsley


(Credit: Carl Thorborg) The Royal Swedish Opera will be live stream a concert performance of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” on Saturday, March 14 at 3 p.m. local time in Sweden. The performance stars Iréne Theorin, Elisabet Strid, and Greer Grimsley under the musical direction of Constantin Trinks. The company noted in its official announcement that it will open up more daily {…}


Greer Grimsley, Malin Byström & Daniel Johansson Highlight The Royal Swedish Opera’s 2019-20 season


The Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm announced the company’s 2019-20 season which will include a German rarity, the company premiere of a Leonard Bernstein operetta and the return of a Wagner opera. As usual, the company invites an impressive group of conductors that will comprise Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Alan Gilbert, Constantin Trinks, John Fiore, and Domingo Hindoyan. Here is the lineup: {…}


Nadja Michael & Greer Grimsley Headline Opera San Antonio’s 2017-18 Season


Opera San Antonio has announced its 2017-18 season. The season will feature two classic works from Verdi and Puccini. On Sept. 8 and 10, 2017, San Antonio will offer Crystal Manich’s production of Verdi’s “Macbeth” with Nadja Michael in the iconic role of Lady Macbeth and Greer Grimsley in the title role. Both singers have been recognized for their interpretations {…}


Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change for ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’


The Metropolitan Opera has announced a cast change for its opening night performance of “Florencia en el Amazonas.” The company said, “For tonight’s performance, the role of the Captain will be sung by David Pittsinger, replacing Greer Grimsley.” Pittsinger made his Met debut in 2017 as Le Bret in “Cyrano de Bergerac. The bass has performed the role of the {…}


Q & A: Soprano Ailyn Pérez on ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’ & the Importance of Spanish-Language Opera


(Credit: Paola Kudacki / Met Opera) On Nov. 16, the Metropolitan Opera will make history by presenting only the third Spanish-language opera in the company’s trajectory. Additionally, the work in question, “Florencia en el Amazonas,” will be the very first Latin American opera presented by the company. For the massive milestone, the company brought together a mixed cast that includes {…}