Kristine Opolais, Serena Saenz, Yolanda Auyanet & Airam Hernández Lead Ópera de Tenerife’s 2024-25 Season

The Ópera de Tenerife has announced its 2024-25 season. Mainstage Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” will star Serena Sáenz, Irina Churilova, Michal König, and Na’ama Goldman. Diego Martín-Etxebarría conducts the production by Nicola Berloffa. Performance Dates: Oct. 15-19, 2024 Kristine Opolais leads Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Giorgi Sturua, Alisa Kolosova, and Fernando Campero. Ramón Tebar conducts the production by Stefano Monti. Performance {…}

Jacquelyn Wagner, Cecilia Molinari & Marco Ciaponi Lead Festival della Valle d’Itria di Martina Franca’s 2024 Season

The Festival della Valle d’Itria di Martina Franca is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2024. The festival will include three operas and will run from July 17 through August 6, 2024. Operas  The festival will open with Bellini’s “Norma” in a new production conducted by Fabio Luisi. The cast will include Jacquelyn Wagner (Norma), Valentina Farcas (Adalgisa), Airam {…}

Erika Grimaldi, James Newby & Anna Bonitatibus Lead Orquesta Ciudad de Granada’s 2023-24 Season

The Orquesta Ciudad de Granada has announced its 2023-24 season with numerous vocal performances. Here is a look. Maria J. Pacheco, Carmen Callejas, Juan M. Morales, Luis D. Barrios, Luis Ortega, and Rodrigo Navarro lead a Bach program with Ton Koopman conducting. Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023 Mezzo-soprano Anna Bonitatibus and violinist Kolja Blacher lead an Elgar evening with Joseph {…}

Anita Hartig, Marina Monzó, Willard White & Maria Teresa Leva Lead Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE’s 2023-24 Season

Spain’s Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Christoph König opens the season with music by Arriaga, Mozart, and Bruckner. The soloists are Marina Monzó, Štěpánka Pučálková, Airam Hernández, and Damián del Castillo. Performance Dates: Oct. 5 & 6, 2023 Marc Albrecht and Ekaterina Antipova lead a performance of music {…}

Matthias Goerne, Levy Sekgapane & Karine Deshayes Lead Opéra national du Capitole’s 2023-24 Season

The Opéra national du Capitole, Toulouse has announced its 2023-24 season featuring seven productions and recitals. Opera Victorien Vanoosten conducts Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perles” with Thomas Lebrun Mise directing. The cast includes Anne-Catherine Gillet, Mathias Vidal, Alexandre Duhamel, and Jean-Fernand Setti. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 8, 2023 Andris Poga conducts Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov” in a production by Olivier Py. The {…}

Ruzan Mantashyan, Luis Cansino, Wallis Giunta & Sara Blanch Lead Opéra de Lausanne’s 2023-24 Season

Switzerland’s Opéra de Lausanne has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera and concerts. Opera  Luis Cansino and Salome Jicia headline Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia.” The cast also includes Giulio Mastrototaro, Francisco Brito, Mikhail Timoshenko, Marion Jacquemet, and Pablo Julián Plaza Guijarro. Emilio Sagi directs and Michele Spotti conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-15, 2023 Samy Camps, Marie Perbost, Julien Dran, {…}