Jonas Kaufmann, Nicholas Phan, Siobhan Stagg & Janai Brugger Lead Hong Kong Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The Hong Kong Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Ralf Otto conducts Händel’s “Messiah” with Valentina Farcas, Catriona Morison, Nicholas Phan, and Thomas E. Bauer. Performance Dates: Dec. 20 & 21, 2024 Benjamin Northey and Siobhan Stagg celebrate the New Year with a Viennese program. Performance Dates: Dec. 29 & 30, 2024 {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Jonathan Tetelman, Chiara Isotton & Liv Redpath Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2024-25 Season

The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has announced its 2024-25 season. Concerts  The season opens with Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Jonathan Tetelman, Eleonora Buratto, and Ludovic Tézier. Daniel Harding conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 21-26, 2024 Semyon Bychkov conducts Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” with soloists Miriam Kutrowatz, Catriona Morison, Benjamin Bruns, and Christian Immler. Performance Dates: Nov. 14-16, 2024 Dalia Stasevska {…}

Kristen Hahn, Reginald Mobley, Jacob Pery Headline St. John Passion with American Classical Orchestra in 2025

The American Classical Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season which will feature one vocal performance. On Jan. 30, 2025, the ensemble, led by Thomas Crawford, will take on Bach’s “St. John Passion.” Vocal soloists include soprano Kristen Hahn, countertenor Reginald Mobley, and tenor-evangelist Jacob Perry. Additional soloists will be announced at a later date. They are joined by the ACO {…}

Simone Schneider, Francesca Aspromonte, Matthew Polenzani, Johannes Kammler, Elizabeth DeShong Headline Staatsoper Stuttgart’s 2024-25 Season

Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is a production of “Der Freischütz” starring Johannes Kammler, Franz Hawlata, Natasha Te Rupe Wilson, and Kai Kluge. Cornelius Meister and Luka Hauser conduct a production by Achim Freyer. Performance Dates: Sept. 18 – Nov. 8, 2024 Pavel Yankovsky, Elizabeth DeShong, Rodrigo Porras Gaulo, and Atalla Ayan headline “Il Trovatore.” Valerio Galli {…}

Natalie Dessay, Rosie Aldridge, Jacques Imbrailo & Rocío Pérez Lead Opéra National de Lorraine’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra national de Lorraine has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera The season opens with “Heroine” featuring three major works. The evening begins with Hindemith’s “Sancta Susanna” followed by Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle” and will conclude with Honegger’s “Danse des morts.” Anthony Almeida directs the three works. Hindemith’s opera will star Anaïk Morel, Rosie Aldridge, Apolline Rai-Westphal, Yannis François, and Soloist of the Opera Chorus while {…}

Claudia Pavone, Carlos Álvarez & Rocío Ignacio Lead Teatro Cervantes’ 2024-25 Season

Malaga’s Teatro Cervantes has announced its 2024-25 season. Emilio Sagi directs the world premiere of “El Gitano por Amor.”  Performance Dates: Sept. 20 & 22, 2024 Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will showcase Claudia Pavone, Antonio Gandía, Željko Lucic, and Nozomi Kato. Emilio López directs and Giuseppe Finzi conducts. Performance Dates: Nov. 22 & 24, 2024 Rocío Ignacio stars in Verdi’s “Aida” alongside {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Cecilia Bartoli, Elīna Garanča & Michael Spyres Lead Philharmonie Essen’s 2024-25 Season

The Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances of the season. Evelina Liubonko, Sarah Romberger, Thomas Hobbs, and Kresimir Strazanac perform works by Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Durante, and Georg Friedrich Händel alongside Rias Kammerchor Berlin. Performance Date: Sept. 7, 2024 Graun’s “Adriano in Siria” will star Noah Hellwig, Valer Sabadus, Roberta Mameli, Maayan Licht, David {…}