Anna Devin, Soraya Mafi, Andrew Foster-Williams, Andrew Hamilton Headline Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a rundown of the classical vocal performances on offer. Karl-Heinz Steffens conducts music by Vaughan Williams, Beethoven, and Holst. The program features the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus. Performance Dates: Oct. 2 & 4, 2024 Soprano Anna Devin and baritone Andrew Foster-Williams will be featured in a program that includes works by {…}

Nadine Benjamin, Weston Hurt, Mary Bevan & Heidi Stober Lead English National Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Puccini’s “La Bohème” opens the season with a cast that includes Nadine Benjamin, Joshua Blue, Charles Rice, Vuvu Mpofu, Patrick Alexander Keefe, and Dingle Yandell. Clelia Cafiero conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 19, 2024 Sinead Campbell-Wallace and Christine Rice star in Puccini’s “Suor Angelica.” Corinna Niemeyer conducts the production by Annilese Miskimmon. Performance Date: {…}

Erika Grimaldi, John Osborn, Sara Blanch & Gregory Kunde Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2024-25 season. “Manon” Renato Palumbo conducts Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” with Arnaud Bernard directing. The cast will include Erika Grimaldi, Dinara Alieva, Andeka Gorrotxategui, Carlo Ventre, Carlo Lepore, and Alessandro Luongo. Performance Dates: Oct. 1-26, 2024 Massenet’s “Manon” wil star Ekaterina Bakanova, Martina Russomanno, Bjorn Burger Maxim Lisiin, Atalla Ayan, Andrei Danilov, Roberto {…}

Thomas Hampson, Maria Teresa Leva, Juan Francisco Gatell & Slávka Zámečníková Lead Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano’s 2024-25 Season

The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Michele Gamba conducts Verdi’s Requiem with Maria Teresa Leva, Deniz Uzun, Giovanni Sala, and Adolfo Corrado. Performance Dates: Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2024 Huandel’s “Messiah” will star Anna Prohaska, Chiara Tirotta, Ilker Arcayürek, and Liviu Holender. Christoph Koncz conducts. Performance Dates: Dec. 13 & 15, 2024 {…}

Jose Cura, Chiara Isotton, Klára Kolonits, Ildikó Komlósi & Yusif Eyvazov Lead Hungarian State Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Hungarian State Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres Gergely Vajda conducts John Adams’ “Nixon in China” with Rita Rácz, Klára Kolonits, Zoltán Nyári, and Károly Szemerédy. András Almási-Tóth directs the production. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-Oct. 5, 2024 Péter Dobszay will conduct Verdi’s Requiem and will feature soloists Andrea Brassói-Jőrös, Andrea Szántó, István Kovácsházi, and Krisztián Cser. András Almási-Tóth {…}

Aleksandra Kurzak, Atalla Ayan, Aleksandra Olczyk & Sebastian Catana Lead Polish National Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Polish National Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. New Opera Productions The first new production is Krzysztof Penderecki’s “The Black Mask” directed by David Pountney. Bassem Akiki conducts a cast that includes Jacek Laszczkowski, Natalia Rubiś, Katarzyna Drelich, Anna Lubańska, Szymon Rona, and Wojtek Gierlach. Performance Dates: Nov. 22-29, 2024 Ill-starred love is also the theme of Łukasz Godyla’s “Wòlô bòskô.”  The cycle of {…}

Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego Flórez, Diana Damrau, Lise Davidsen, René Pape & Rachel Willis-Sørensen Lead Staatsoper Unter Den Linden’s 2024-25 Season

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres Luca Salsi and Anna Netrebko team up for Verdi’s “Nabucco.” Ivan Magrì, Marina Prudenskaya, and René Pape join them. Anastasia Bartoli also performs. Bertrand de Billy conducts the new production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Oct. 2-26, 2024 Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette” receives a new production featuring multiple casts. {…}

Lise Davidsen, Andrè Schuen, Fleur Barron & Michael Volle Lead Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” will be conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and star Mark Padmore, Camilla Tilling, Magdalena Kožená, Andrew Staples, Roderick Williams, and Georg Nigl. Performance Dates: Sept. 26 & 27, 2024 Sir Simon Rattle conducts music by De {…}