Benjamin Bernheim, Lisette Oropesa, Ludovic Tézier & Asmik Grigorian Lead Opéra de Paris’ 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Paris has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Verdi’s “Falstaff” opens the season with a cast that includes Ambrogio Maestri, Olivia Boen, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, Andrei Kymach, Gregory Bonfatti, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Iván Ayón-Rivas, and Federica Guida. Michael Schønwandt conducts the production by Dominique Pitoiset. Performance Dates: Sept. 10-30, 2024 Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will star Eleonora Buratto, Elena Stikhina, Aude {…}

Luca Salsi, Anna Netrebko, Jessica Pratt, Lawrence Brownlee & Benjamin Bernheim Lead LaScalaTV’s 2024 Season

The Teatro alla Scala has announced its streaming schedule for La ScalaTV in 2024. The company will begin its streaming season with Filarmonica della Scala’s concert conducted by Ingo Metzmacher. Streaming Date: Jan. 2024 The following stream will be “Simon Boccanegra” starring Luca Salsi, Ain Anger, and Roberto De Candia. Streaming Date: Feb. 2024 Benjamin Britten’s ‘The Little Sweep” will {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Leo Nucci, Ambrogio Maestri, Sydney Mancasola, Antonino Siragusa Headline Royal Opera Muscat’s 2023-24 Season

The Royal Opera House Muscat has unveiled its 2023-24 season. Here is the rundown of the classical vocal performances on offer. First up is “The Barber of Seville” with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Intermezzo Choir under the musical direction of Antonino Fogliani. The opera stars Antonino Siragusa as Conte d’Almaviva, Carlo Lepore as Dr. Bartolo, Nicola {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Saioa Hernández, Lise Davidsen & Sonya Yoncheva Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2023-24 Season

The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2023-24 season. New Productions  The first new production of the season will be Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.” Stefano Montanari conducts the production by Evgeny Titov. The cast will include Huw Montague Rendall, Mattia Olivieri, Elsa Dreisig, Maria Bengtsson, Louise Alder, Konstantin Krimmel, Avery Amereau, and Dorothea Röschmann. Performance Dates: Oct. 30, 2023-July 17, 2024 {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky, Benjamin Bernheim & Anja Harteros Lead Opernhaus Zürich’s 2022-23 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2022-23 season with 12 new productions and numerous revivals. Premieres Eric Cutler, Christof Fischesser, Tomasz Konieczny, Katie van Kooten, Patricia Bardon, and Camilla Nylund star in Wagner’s “Die Walküre.” The new production by Andreas Homoki will be conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Performance Dates: Sept. 18-Oct. 29, 2022 Offenbach’s “Barkouf” will see Jérémie Rhorer conduct the {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta, Annalisa Stroppa & Ambrogio Maestri Lead Free Streams From Semperoper Dresden

(© Semperoper Dresden/Matthias Creutziger) The Semperoper Dresden has announced that it will stream the 2016 double-bill production of Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci.” The operas star Maria Agresta, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Annalisa Stroppa, Stefania Toczyska, Tansel Akzeybek, Alessio Arduini, Jonas Kaufmann, Ambrogio Maestri and Dimitri Platanias. Christian Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden. This Unitel recording is made available in collaboration {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, Roberto Alagna & Nadine Sierra Lead Teatro Colon’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires has announced its 2022 season featuring opera, concerts, and great performers. Opera The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Verónica Cangemi, Alexandra Grigoras, Saimir Pirgu, Behzod Davronov, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, María Belén Rivarola, Alfonso Mujica, Armando Noguera, Fernando Radó, Lucas Debevec Mayer, Juan Font, Felipe Carelli, Sergio Spina, and Iván Maier. Alain Guingal conducts the {…}