Juan Diego Flórez, Magdalena Kožená & Eveylyn Helitzius Lead Top 6 International Weekend – (9/20-22

(Credit: Baus-La Monnaie /Catherine Ashmore- Royal Opera House/Javier del Rey-Teatro Real) This weekend will feature two productions of the epic “Don Carlo” in two different versions, a world premiere, a soprano taking on four roles in one opera, a Janacek work, and a star couple in one of Massenet’s greatest works. Here is what we recommend for the weekend. Macbeth {…}

Saioa Hernandez, Leo Nucci & Carmen Giannattasio Headline Teatro Regio Di Torino’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2019-20 season. Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perles” opens the season starring Hasmik Torosyan, Yaroslav Abaimov, Fabio Maria Capitanucci, and Ugo Guagliardo. The production will be directed by Julien Lubeck and Cécile Roussat and conducted by Ryan McAdams. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-20, 2019 Anna Pirozzi and Carmen Giannattasio share the title role in Puccini’s “Tosca.” The two divas are {…}

Greer Grimsley, Malin Byström & Daniel Johansson Highlight The Royal Swedish Opera’s 2019-20 season

The Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm announced the company’s 2019-20 season which will include a German rarity, the company premiere of a Leonard Bernstein operetta and the return of a Wagner opera. As usual, the company invites an impressive group of conductors that will comprise Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Alan Gilbert, Constantin Trinks, John Fiore, and Domingo Hindoyan. Here is the lineup: {…}

How to Watch Live Stream of Vienna State Opera’s ‘Madama Butterfly,’ Starring Ana María Martínez

Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will be live streamed from the Vienna State Opera on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, as part of the company’s ongoing streaming service. Ana María Martínez brings her famed interpretation to Vienna alongside tenor Andrea Carè and baritone Gabriel Bermúdez. Conductor Jader Bignamini leads the musical direction in the production by Josef Gielen. This is the final performance {…}