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Opera Magazine Hints At Upcoming Opera Projects For Antonio Pappano, Joseph Calleja, Michael Fabiano, Rolando Villazón & Others

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Opera Magazine has revealed a number of role debuts and operas scheduled for upcoming seasons. According to the February 2019 edition, Sir Antonio Pappano will conduct a new production of “Samson et Dalila” at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 2022. The Magazine also revealed that Rolando Villazón will continue directing opera at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and next season {…}

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Diana Damrau, Bryn Terfel, Cecilia Bartoli & Anja Harteros Lead Opernhaus Zurich’s 2018-19 Season

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Opera Zürich has announced its 2018-19 season slate, which is among the largest in the world. It will feature a whopping 12 new productions, among a glut of exciting revivals. Let’s dive in. Premieres  Gisbert Näther’s “Konrad oder das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse” gets a new production by Claudia Blersch.  Ann-Katrin Stöcker conducts two cast which will include Irène Friedli, Katharina Peetz, Flurin {…}

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Elisa Verzier, Fabio Capitanucci, Christian Federici, Nina Demenkova Headline Glyndebourne’s Autumn 2024 Season

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Glyndebourne has unveiled its Autumn season. “La Traviata” will star Elisa Verzier as Violetta. Joining her are Matteo Desole and Sehoon Moon as Alfredo, and Christian Federici as Giorgio Germont. Adam Hickox conducts a revival of a production by Tom Cairnes. Performance Dates: Oct. 10 – Nov. 2, 2024 Olivia Clarke conducts Mariame Clément’s production of “Il Turco in Italia.” Ian {…}

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Teatro Alighieri Announces 2024 Season

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The Teatro Alighieri has announced its 2024 season. Here is a look at the four operas that will be presented. Monteverdi’s “L’incoronazione di Poppea” will be performed in a new production by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Antonio Greco conducts the Orchestra Monteverdi Festival – Cremona Antiqua with a cast that includes Josè Maria Lo Monaco, Enrico Torre, Federico Domenico Eraldo Sacchi, {…}

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International Opera Awards 2023 Announces Shortlist of Nominees

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The International Opera Awards has unveiled its shortlist of nominees for the 2023 edition. Winners will revealed on Nov. 9 when the event will take place at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, Poland. “This year’s International Opera Awards shortlist once again celebrates talent from around the world and proves that opera is truly the most international of artforms. Huge congratulations {…}

Interviews, Stage Spotlight

Q & A: Marko Mimica on ‘Les Contes d’Hofmann,’ Opera Australia & French Music

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(Credit: ©Gemma Escribano) After having performed all over the world at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Donizetti Opera Festival, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro San Carlo, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Teatro Regio di Torino, and Royal Opera Muscat, among many others, there can be no doubt that Marko Mimica is one of opera’s rising stars. And this month, the bass-baritone will {…}

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Olga Peretyatko, Marina Rebeka & Regnald Mobley Lead New CD/DVD Releases

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This week audiences will get to see a Rossini work, a debut album and a rarely performed work. Boulder Bach Festival  Sono Luminus releases Boulder Bach Festival which includes works by J.S. Bach and his admired older contemporary Johann Christoph Bach that were recorded immediately following the festival week at the conclusion of the Boulder Bach Festival’s 41st year. The {…}

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Festival della Valle d’Itria Announces 2023 Edition

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The Festival della Valle d’Itria has announced its 49th edition. The season opens with “Il Turco in Italia” conducted by Michele Spotti and directed by Silvia Paoli. Performance Dates: July 18 – August 6, 2023 Francisco Soriano will conduct Massenet’s “L’Adorable Bel-Boul” with Davide Garattini Raimondi directing. Performance Dates: July 19 & 20, 2023 Also on offer is Pietro Auletta’s {…}