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Benjamin Bernheim, Lisette Oropesa, Ludovic Tézier & Asmik Grigorian Lead Opéra de Paris’ 2024-25 Season


The Opéra de Paris has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Verdi’s “Falstaff” opens the season with a cast that includes Ambrogio Maestri, Olivia Boen, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, Andrei Kymach, Gregory Bonfatti, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Iván Ayón-Rivas, and Federica Guida. Michael Schønwandt conducts the production by Dominique Pitoiset. Performance Dates: Sept. 10-30, 2024 Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will star Eleonora Buratto, Elena Stikhina, Aude {…}

Interviews, Stage Spotlight

Q & A: Ludovic Tézier on His Career as Today’s Ultimate Baritone


The French baritone Ludovic Tézier has performed worldwide at the most notorious opera houses like the Met, Royal Opera House, Paris Opera, Wiener Staatsoper. He also appears in many opera CDs and DVDs. He is one of the most renowned and in-demand baritones sing today. OperaWire spoke with Teezier during a run of performances of a new production of Verdi’s {…}


Anna Netrebko, Luca Salsi, Francesco Meli & Ludovic Tézier Lead ‘O Sole Nostro’ Gala


The Wiener Konzerthaus is set to present a gala entitled “O Sole Nostro” on Nov. 11, 2023. The gala will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ristorante Sole and the concert will benefit the St. Anna children’s cancer research. The evening will showcase some of the greatest opera singers in the world including Anna Netrebko, Antonino Siragusa, Boris Pinkhasovich, Camilla Nylund, Clemens Unterreiner, Dmitry Korchak, Fabio Armiliato, {…}


Jonas Kaufmann, Ermonela Jaho & Ludovic Tézier Lead 2023 Concert de Paris


(Image Source: Sony Classical Official Website) The Concert de Paris on July 14 has announced its 2023 lineup. The concert, which celebrates the country’s independence at the Eiffel Tower, will showcase soloists Ermonela Jaho, Marie-Laure Garnier, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Jonas Kaufmann, and Ludovic Tézier. The concert will also see violinist Vilde Frang, and pianist Daniil Trifonov. Cristian Măcelaru will lead the {…}


Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky, Benjamin Bernheim & Ludovic Tézier Lead Opéra de Paris’ 2023-24 Season


The Opéra de Paris has announced its 2023-24 Season featuring many new productions and many of the great stars in the world. Alexander Soddy conducts Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with a cast that includes Peter Mattei, Kyle Ketelsen, Adela Zaharia, Julia Kleiter, Ben Bliss, Cyrille Dubois, John Relyea, Gaëlle Arquez, Tara Erraught, Alex Esposito, Bogdan Talos, Guilhem Worms, Ying Fang, and {…}

News, Streaming

How to Watch Jonas Kaufmann & Ludovic Tézier Baden-Baden Concert


Arte is set to stream Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier’s concert at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. The concert, which is set to celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary on Jan. 8, will feature the tenor and baritone performing famous arias and duets from operas by Verdi, Puccini, and Ponchielli. The Deutsche Radio Philharmonie will be conducted by Jochen Rieder. The concert follows {…}

DVD and CD Releases, News

Jonas Kaufmann, Marina Rebeka, Lisette Oropesa, Ludovic Tézier Lead New CD/DVD Releases


This week’s audiences will get to hear new releases from four of the greatest artists in the world as well as rarely performed work and world premieres. Insieme  Sony Classical releases  Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier’s new album “Insieme.” The two are joined by Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under Antonio Pappano and present duets they’ve sung together on {…}