Ermonela Jaho, Piotr Beczala, Cecilia Bartoli & Olga Peretyatko Lead Opernhaus Zürich’s 2023-24 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2023-24 season featuring more than 20 productions, concerts, and reictals. Ermonela Jaho stars in Puccini’s “La Rondine” with Sandra Hamaoui, Benjamin Bernheim, Juan Francisco Gatell, and Vladimir Stoyanov. Marco Armiliato conducts the production by Christof Loy. Performance Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 28, 2023 Nahuel Di Pierro, Olga Peretyatko, Renato Girolami, Alasdair Kent, Pietro Spagnoli, and {…}

Raven McMillon, Briana Hunter & Adam Smith Lead Cincinnati Opera’s 2023 Season

The Cincinnati Opera has announced its 2023 season featuring four productions. The season opens with Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” featuring a cast that includes Raven McMillon, Santiago Ballerini, Anthony Clark Evans, Griffen Hogan Tracy, Terrence Chin-Loy, and Sahel Salam. Renato Balsadonna conducts the production by Jose Maria Condemi. Performance Dates: June 22 & 24, 2023 The World Stage Premiere of {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Daniela Mack & Brandie Sutton Lead Opera Philadelphia’s 2022-23 Season

Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2022-23 season which will see the return of the season-opening Festival O. Festival O22 (Sept. 21-Oct. 2) The season will open with Rossini’s “Otello” starring Opera Philadelphia Artistic Advisor Lawrence Brownlee as Rodrigo. He is joined by fellow tenors Khanyiso Gwenxane in the title role and Alek Shrader as Iago, with mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack as Desdemona. {…}

Lucas Meachem, Valeriano Lanchas, Wallis Giunta Headline The Dallas Opera’s ‘The Barber of Seville’

The Dallas Opera is set to present Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” starting on March 19, 2022. The opera will be headlined by Lucas Meachem, Alasdair Kent, Wallis Giunta, Valeriano Lanchas, Adam Lau, Courtney Maina and Prosper Makhanya. Conductor Lina González-Granados, a TDO Hart Institute for Women Directors alumna, will make her debut in the pit. Tara Faircloth directs. The {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Karita Mattila, Lucas Meachem & Latonia Moore Headline The Dallas Opera’s 2021-22 Season

With the Dallas Opera canceling its 2020-21 season, the company has announced its 2021-22 season starting in February of 2022. The official grand opening of The Dallas Opera 2021-22 Season will feature Puccini’s “Madama Butterly” starring Latonia Moore as Cio Cio San and Evan LeRoy Johnson as Pinkerton. Emmanuel Villaume, TDO’s Mrs. Eugene McDermott music director, will conduct a cast {…}

Rosa Feola, Saimir Pirgu Headline Grand Théâtres de la Ville de Luxeumbourg’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Saimir Pirgu Official Website / Todd Rosenberg) The Grand Théâtres de la Ville de Luxeumbourg has announced its 2020-21 season. The season opens with “Telegrams from The Nose” by William Kentridge, François Sarhan, and Ictus. Georges-Elie Octors leads the musical performance. Performance Date: Nov. 12, 2020 Gustavo Gimeno conducts “An Evening of Opera” with Rosa Feola, Marianne Crebassa, and Saimir Pirgu. {…}