Lise Davidsen, Mary Elizabeth Williams, Ana Maria Martinez, Jennifer Rowley Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream this Week

This is it. Next week will bring us into the traditional fall opera season where most opera companies would have initially started to open up their initial productions. In Europe, this trend will continue. In North America, it won’t. So the streaming will continue in unique and diverse formats. This week’s recommendations are no different. As always, don’t forget to {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Michael Volle & Diana Damrau Highlight Opernhaus Zürich’s 2020-21 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2020-21 season with 13 new productions and a number of international stars. Premiere  Michael Volle sings the title role in a new production of Mussorgky’s “Boris Godunov” by Barrie Kosky. Lina Dambrauskaité, Irène Friedli, John Daszak, Konstantin Shushakov, Brindley Sherratt, Edgaras Montvidas, Oksana Volkova, Johannes Martin Kränzle, and Wenwei Zhang also star. Kirill Karabits {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Ana María Martínez & Jennifer Higdon Highlight Opera Philadelphia’ 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Ryan Donnell) Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2020-21 season with the theme Fortune & Might. O20 Festival  Jennifer Higdon and Jerre Dye’s “Woman with Eyes Closed” makes its world premiere opening the Opera Philadelphia’s festival. German director Christian Räth helms the production which is set to star Meredith Arwady, Kevin Ray, Fleur Barron, and Wei Wu Performance Dates: Sept. {…}