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Michael Fabiano, Anja Kampe, Irene Roberts, Eve Maud Hubeaux, Matthew Polenzani Headline San Francisco Opera’s 2024-25 Season

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San Francisco Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with the “Opera Ball.” Performance Dates: Sept. 6, 2024 The first opera production is “Un Ballo in Maschera” starring Michael Fabiano, Lianna Haroutounian, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Judit Kutasi, and Meigui Zhang. Eun Sun Kim conducts a production directed by Leo Muscato. Performance Dates: Sept. 6-27, 2024 There will also be an “Opera {…}

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Kathleen Battle, Thomas Hampson, Matthew Polenzani & Jamie Barton Lead Chamber Society of Lincoln Center’s 2024-25 Season

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The Chamber Society of Lincoln Center has announced its 2024-25 season featuring a number of vocal performances. Here is a look. The company will present an Opening Night concert entitled “Haydn’s Suprise” dedicated to Haydn. Soloists include Stephanie Blythe, Michael Stephen Brown, Wu Han, Aaron Boyd, Daniel Phillips, Pinchas Zukerman, Paul Neubauer, David Finckel, Nina Bernat, and the Viano Quartet. {…}

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Leah Hawkins & Matthew Polenzani Lead Verdi’s Requiem

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(Credit: Richard Termine / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera is set to present Verdi’s Requiem. The work will be conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and will star soprano Leah Hawkins, mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill, tenor Matthew Polenzani, and bass Dmitry Belosselskiy. Verdi’s Requiem has been performed at the Met more than 50 times, beginning on Feb. 17, 1901, when it commemorated the composer’s death {…}

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Pretty Yende, Allan Clayton, Matthew Polenzani & Anna Lucia Richter Lead Konzerthaus Dortmund’s 2023-24 Season

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The Konzerthaus Dortmund has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Lahav Shani open the season with Hila Baggio. The concert will include music by Paul Ben-Haim, Betty Olivero, and Gustav Mahler. Performance Date: Sept. 3, 2023 Anna Lucia Richter and Ammiel Bushakevitz perform a recital of music by Wolkenstein, {…}

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Sasha Cooke, Rodrick Dixon, Kelley O’Connor, & Matthew Polenzani Lead Aspen Music Festival 2023 Summer Livestreams

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The 2023 Aspen Music Festival has released its livestream lineup. All livestreamed performances are free and will be available on the AMFS virtual stage website. This article will focus solely on vocal performances. LA Opera’s James Conlon leads Sasha Cooke and Rodrick Dixon in “Conlon Conducts Mendelssohn, Mahler.” Cooke and Dixon present Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde.” Performance Date: July {…}

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Matthew Polenzani, Christian Gerhaher & Issachah Savage Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

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(Credit: Gregor Hohenberg/Fay Fox) The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season. For the purposes of this article, here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Jaap van Zweden conducts Christian Gerhaher in a program that includes Shekhar, Mahler, and Beethoven. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-15, 2023 The Vienna Boys Choir is set to perform a Christmas concert. {…}

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Matthew Polenzani, Isabel Leonard to Headline Houston Grand Opera’s ‘Werther’

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Houston Grand Opera is set to present Massenet’s “Werther” starting on Jan. 27, 2023. The opera will star Matthew Polenzani in the title role alongside Isabel Leonard, Jasmine Habersham, and Sean Michael Plumb; all four artists will be making their company debuts. Other cast members include Patrick Carfizzi, Ricardo Garcia, Cory McGee, Emily Triegle, and Luke Sutliff. Also making his {…}