Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Mirella Freni Headline Weeks 32 & 33 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on opera’s greatest comedies and political dramas. Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato lead the way, appearing in three different streams each over the course of the two weeks. Here is a full rundown. Week 32– Operatic Comedies Monday, October 19 – Rossini’s Il Barbiere di {…}

Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Alagna, Joyce DiDonato, René Pape, Plácido Domingo Headline Week 21 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 21st week of its nightly streams. This week’s slates will feature a number of notable artists as well as performances dating between 1992 through 2020. Monday, August 3 – Mozart’s The Magic Flute Starring Ying Huang, Erika Miklósa, Matthew Polenzani, Nathan Gunn, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From December 30, 2006. Tuesday, August {…}

Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato & Günther Groissböck Highlight Musikverein Wien’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Paul Schirnhofer/DG/Chris Singer) The Musikverein Wien has announced its 2020-21 Season featuring a number of great stars. For this article of the Austrian concert hall, vocal performances have been highlighted. Michael Havlicek joins the Philharmonia Schrammeln for “Schlawi(e)nerisches.” Performance Date: Oct. 6, 2020 Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Haydn’s Die Schöpfung. Oratorium with soloists Christiane Karg, Benjamin Bruns, and Florian Boesch. Performance {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Olga Peretyatko, Marina Rebeka Headline Vienna State Opera’s Streaming Program for May 2020

The Vienna State Opera has unveiled the streaming options for the month of May with performances every single day of the week. Here is a breakdown of each showcase. May 1 – “La Bohème” Performance from Dec. 22, 2019, starring Stefan Pop, Irina Lungu, Mariam Battistelli, Marco Caria, Samuel Hasselhorn, Ryan Speedo Green, and Marcus Pelz. Conducted by Marco Armiliato. {…}

Renée Fleming, Angel Blue & Anna Caterina Antonacci Headline Washington National Opera’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Washington National Opera) The Washington National Opera has announced its 2020–2021 season offering up some ambitious repertoire. The season with WNO’s new production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” Robert Spano makes his WNO debut conducting a cast that includes Elza van den Heever, Brandon Jovanovich, Brian Mulligan, Ryan Speedo Green, Joshua Blue, and Eric Owens. Performance Dates: Oct. 24–Nov. 9, 202o {…}

Anna Netrebko, Cecilia Bartoli & Plácido Domingo To Headline Salzburg Festival’s 2020 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2020 season celebrating its 100th anniversary with a number of operatic productions from many repertory staples and numerous rarely performed gems. Here is a look at the operatic works to be performed. Opera Franz Welser-Möst is set to conduct a new production of R. Strauss’ “Elektra” with Krzysztof Warlikowski. Aušrine Stundyte sings the title {…}