Brandie Sutton & Orson Van Gay II Lead Phoenicia International Festival Of The Voice’s 2019 Season

Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice will soon celebrate its 10th anniversary season with “musical gems that honor African American culture and talent,” according to the press release. The Festival will kick off with “10 Year Gala, Decade of Opera Favorites,” featuring sopranos Nancy Allen Lundy and Michelle Jennings, tenors Anthony Laciura and Barry Banks, bass-baritone Kyle Albertson, bass Morris {…}

Julia Bullock, Christine Goerke & Christian Gerhaher Lead White Lights 2019 Festival

The White Lights Festival has announced its 2019 festival featuring numerous experimental works and a number of operatic and vocal evenings. For this article, we will only announce vocal events. “En Masse,” a work created by Yaron Lifschitz with the Circa Ensemble, is set to feature selections by Swedish composer Klara Lewis interspersed with selections from Schubert’s “Winterreise” and “Schwanengesang.” Performance {…}

Piotr Beczala, Angela Meade & Sondra Radvanovsky Lead Amigos De La Opera De La Coruña’s 2019 Season

The Amigos de la Opera de la Coruña has announced its 2019 season with a series of recitals and opera performances. Operas  Carlos Saura directs a new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with  Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez conducting the Sinfónica de Galicia. Juan Jesús Rodríguez sings the title role with Gilda Fiume (Donna Anna), Ginger Costa-Jackson (Donna Elvira), Simón Orfila {…}

Daniela Mack Headlines Second Season of The Angel’s Share

Unison Media has announced the second season The Angel’s Share with numerous concerts featuring celebrated singers and great artists. Henry Purcell’ “Dido & Aeneas” will be showcased in a production directed by Alek Shrader. The cast features opera stars Daniela Mack as Dido and Christopher Herbert as Aeneas with Randall Scotting as the Sorceress. Other cast members include Marc Molomot as Achates, Brooke Larimer {…}

Lucy Crowe, Danielle de Niese & Elin Manahan Thomas Headline Cheltenham Music Festival 2019

Cheltenham Music Festival has announced its 2019 slate of performances. For the purposes of this article, we will highlight mainly vocal and opera-related performances in the lineup. Cheltenham Music Festival will celebrate its 75th Anniversary this year with an ambitious program featuring 20 world premieres and a community opera, with a focus on women composers and performers. The Festival, under {…}