Cincinnati Opera Partners With Public Radio Station to Broadcast 2022 Festival

Cincinnati Opera is set to partner with 90.9 WGUC to broadcast performances from the 2022 summer festival. The public radio station will broadcast four works, including “La Bohème,” “Pirates of Penzance,” the world premiere of “Fierce,” and “Aida.” Audiences will be able to hear the performances live on 90.9 FM or online at the radio station’s official website. “La Bohème,” {…}

Nicole Cabell, Kaitlin Foley, Kristin Knutson, Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger Headline Haymarket Opera’s 2022 Season

Haymarket Opera has announced its return to live performances in 2022. The Chicago-based company will kick things off with Stradella’s “La Susanna,” live from the Gannon Concert Hall. The oratorio will star Kaitlin Foley, Kristin Knutson, Quinn Middleman, Aaron Wardell  and William Dwyer alongside such musicians as Craig Trompeter, Jeri-Lou Zike, Martin Davids, Brandon Acker, and Jason Moy. Performance Date: March {…}

Efraín Solis, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Shawnette Sulker Headline West Edge Opera’s 2022 Festival

West Edge Opera has announced its 2022 summer opera festival. The season kicks off with Händel’s “Julius Caesar” with Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen in the title role. He will be joined by Shawnette Sulker as Cleopatra. Other cast members include Cenk Karaferya, Katharine Pracht, Sarah Coit, Ashraf Sewailam, Glenn Healy, and Jasmine Johnson. Mark Streshinsky directs a production conducted by Christine {…}

Paul Appleby, Jorell Williams, Nicoletta Berry, Amanda Lynn Bottoms Headline New York Festival of Song’s 2022 Digital Slate

The New York Festival of Song has announced four digital programs as part of its NYFOS@Home Digital Series to kick off 2022. The series will kick off with “And… We’re Back.” The showcase will feature  Paul Appleby, Amanda Lynn Bottoms, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Johnathan McCullough, and Maggie Reneé with guitarist Rupert Boyd, percussionist Leonardo Granados, and pianist and NYFOS Artistic Director Steven Blier as they take on a {…}

Lucy Crowe, Barbara Hannigan, Andrew Staples & Magdalena Kožená Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s Second Half of 2021-22 Season

(Credit: © Ranald Mackechnie) The London Symphony Orchestra has announced the second half of its 2021-22 season at the Barbican and LSO St Luke’s, taking place between January and July 2022. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on vocal works. Soprano Siobhan Stagg, the London Symphony Chorus and London Symphony Orchestra perform works by Julian Anderson, Mahler, {…}

Pretty Yende, Barbara Hannigan, Magdalena Kožená & Xabier Anduaga Lead Festival de Saint-Denis’ 2022 Season

(Credit: Festival de Saint-Denis official website) The Festival de Saint-Denis has announced its 2022 season. For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works only. Soprano Selene Zanetti, mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato, tenor Xabier Anduaga, and bass Gianluca Buratto perform Mozart’s “Ave Verum” and Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” alongside conductor Myung-Whun Chung, the Chœur de Radio France, and {…}