Teatro Real Changes Cast For Performance of ‘La Bohème’ as COVID-19 Outbreak Swelling

(Credit: Teatro Real official website) The Teatro Real has announced a completely new cast for the performance of Puccini’s “La bohème” on Jan. 3, 2022. Per the official statement, Francesco Demuro replaced Andeka Gorrotxategi as Rodolfo, Ailyn Pérez replaced Eleonora Buratto in the role of Mimì, Javier Franco replaced Andrzej Filonczyk as Marcello, and Gabriel Bermúdez replaced Manel Esteve in {…}

Saioa Hernández, Ainhoa Arteta, Carlos Álvarez & Lisette Oropesa Lead Teatro de la Zarzuela’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Mariano Vargas/Steven Harris) The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2021-22 season featuring an array of Zarzuela, recitals, and concerts. Here is a look at the vocal performances and zarzuela performances. Zarzuela  The season will open with Ruperto Chapí’s “Circe” starring Saioa Hernández, Alejandro Roy, and Rubén Amoretti. Guillermo García Calvo conducts. Performance Dates: Sept 10 & 12, {…}

David Butt Philip, Hiromi Omura & Jessica Pratt Lead Opera Australia’s Melbourne 2020 Season

Opera Australia has announced its 2020 Melbourne program, which will include staged operas, concert performances, and musicals. Operas Graeme Murphy will direct an “innovative and visually stunning” new production of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.” It will showcase how “the digital screens can be used to enhance the storytelling and opera experience,” says Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini in the press release. Japanese soprano Hiromi Omura {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Plácido Domingo & Yolanda Auyanet Highlight Teatro De La Zarzuela’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2019-20 season featuring eight full productions, gala concerts, recitals, and many important Spanish and international stars. The season opens with Jesus Guridi’s “El Caserio” starring Raquel Lojendo, Angel Odena, Andeka Gorrotxateg, Marife Nogales, and Pablo Garcia Lopez. The second cast includes Carmen Solis, Joe Antonio Lopez, Jose Luis Sola, Ana Cristina Marco, and Jorge {…}