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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 {…}


Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Sonya Yoncheva, Nina Stemme, & Piotr Beczala Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s 2022-23 Season


The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its 2022-23 season featuring six new productions, all of which are themed around Mahler. Premieres Lorenzo Viotti conducts “Von Der Liebe Tod” which includes Mahler’s “Kindertotenlieder” and “Das klagende Lied.” Calixto Bieito directs the production  which stars Vera-Lotte Boecker, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Daniel Jenz, and Florian Boesch.  Performance Dates: Sept. 29, 2022-May 16, 2023 Philippe Jordan {…}


Renée Fleming, Russell Thomas, Joyce DiDonato, Golda Schultz, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Carnegie Hall’s 2022-23 Season


Carnegie Hall has unveiled its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. Christina Pluhar’s L’Arpeggiata will join forces with countertenor Philippe Jaroussky for music by Boësset, Cazzati, Guedron, Moulinié, Couperin, and others. Performance Date: Oct. 14, 2022  Camila Titinger will headline a program of music by Villa-Lobos and Rimsky-Korsakov alongside the {…}


Jonas Kaufmann, Malin Byström, Lise Davidsen, Ailyn Pérez, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Royal Opera House’s 2022-23 Season


The Royal Opera House has announced its 2022-23 season which will feature 20 new productions, nine world premieres, and three UK premieres. Our focus will be solely on the operatic productions the company will be showcasing. The season opens with Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in a production by Kasper Holten. Constantin Trinks conducts a cast starring Luca Micheletti, Christopher Maltman, Maria {…}


Juan Diego Flórez, Ailyn Pérez & Juan Francisco Gatell Headline LXXXIV Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino


The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced the LXXXIV Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino which will run from April 12 to July 14, 2022. Here is a look at all the operatic and vocal performances. Gluck’s “Orphée et Euridice” is set to star Juan Francisco Gatell, Sara Blanch, and Anna Prohaska. Daniele Gatti conducts Pierre Audi’s production which will present the French version. {…}


Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Piotr Beczala, Juan Diego Flórez & Sonya Yoncheva Lead Arena di Verona’s 2023 Season


The Fondazione Arena di Verona has announced its 2023 season, which will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Arena Opera Festival. To celebrate the occasion, the festival will present 50 unrepeatable performances in under three months. The season will open with Verdi’s “Aida” in a new production by Stefano Poda. Marco Armiliato and Daniel Oren conduct a cast that includes {…}


Juan Diego Flórez, Marina Munzo, Francesca Aspromonte, Marina Viotti Headline 2022 Festival de Pâques


The Festival de Pâques has announced a unique new format for its 2022 edition. Taking place between April 8 and 24, the festival will feature four masterclasses and 31 concerts featuring over 800 artists. The festival will present live performances as well as develop an online presence with 17 streamed concerts. For the purposes of this article, our focus will {…}


Juan Diego Flórez, Eleonora Buratto & Julie Fuchs Lead Rossini Opera Festival’s 2022 Season


The Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Italy has announced its 43rd season which will take place between August 9 and 21, 2022 and will feature two new productions. The Festival will be inaugurated at the Vitrifrigo Arena with “Le Comte Ory” conducted by Diego Matheuz with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai and the Chorus of the Teatro Ventidio Basso. {…}

News, Streaming

Juan Diego Flórez, Lisette Oropesa, Federica Lombardi, Étienne Dupuis & Kate Lindsey Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s Streaming Slate


(Credit: Wiener Staatsoper official website) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the slate of operas that it will be presenting on its streaming platform over the next week. First up is a performance of Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” from 2016 which will showcase Valentina Naforniţă, Stephen Costello, Marco Caria, and Erwin Schrott. Marco Armiliato conducts a production by Otto Schenk. Streaming date: {…}