Lisette Oropesa, J’Nai Bridges, Bryn Terfel, Jakub Józef Orliński & Nina Stemme Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences will get to check out full opera recordings, world premiere recordings, and new solo albums by some of the great artists. Here is a look! La Traviata  The Dresdner Philharmonie, Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden and conductor Daniel Oren present Verdi’s masterpiece with a stellar cast including René Barbera as Alfredo, Lester Lynch as Germont, and world star soprano {…}

Ileana Cotrubas, Juan Diego Flórez, Nicole Cabell & Rafael Rojas Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences are in for a number of world premiere recordings, archival performances, and leading stars. Here is a look at what audiences can expect. Mỹ Lai The Kronos Quartet releases the world premiere recording of “Mỹ Lai,” the acclaimed opera composed by Jonathan Berger with libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. “Mỹ Lai” features vocalist {…}

Thomas Hampson, Christian Gerhaher & Florian Sempey Leads CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences get to experience new albums from great baritones and some rising stars. Here is a look at the releases. Così fan tutte The Maggio Musicale releases Mozart’s masterpiece on Naxos. Conductor Zubin Mehta leads the production by Sven-Eric Bechtolf. The recording from March 2021 stars Thomas Hampson, Valentina Nafornita, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Matthew Swenson, Mattia Olivieri, and Benedetta Torre. L’Orfeo Opus Arte {…}