Cecilia Bartoli, Vivica Genaux, Javier Camarena Among Stars of Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2020

The Salzburg Whitsun Festival has announced its 2020 season, which will place a special focus on Pauline Viardot-Garcia. Opera The season kicks of with “Don Pasquale,” which will star Cecilia Bartoli, Peter Kálmán, Nicola Alaimo, and Javier Camarena. Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco will be conducted by Gianluca Capuano. Performance Date: May 29, June 1, 2020 Gluck’s “Orphée” will be performed {…}

When To Watch Lyric Opera of Chicago’s ‘Orphée Et Euridyce’ On PBS Great Performances

PBS will showcase a performance of “Orphée et Eurydice” from the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The broadcast will kick off at 9 p.m. EDT and stars Andriana Chuchman, Dmitry Korchak, and Lauren Snouffer. The production famously brought together director-choreographer John Neumeier and the Joffrey Ballet for a production that OperaWire stated “Gluck’s ‘Orphée et Eurydice’ {…}

Opera Theatre of St. Louis 2018 Review – Orfeo and Euridice: Johnson Cano Stellar in Probing Gluck’s Mythical Vision of Love

It has been a particularly heavy season at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, with an absolutely splendid run of Marc Blitzstein’s “Regina” and the emotionally-charged world premiere of Huang Ruo’s “An American Soldier.” It was thus welcome that the final production to debut this season, Gluck’s “Orfeo and Euridice,” provided an uplifting ending. This production by director Ron Daniels, though {…}

Joseph Calleja, Kristine Opolais & Ramón Vargas Highlight Hamburg State Opera’s 2018-19 Season

The Hamburg State Opera has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of international singers and six new productions. Here is a look at what’s in store for operalovers. New Productions  The Hamburg State Opera’s first new production of the season will be “Così fan tutte” with Maria Bengtsson, Stephanie Lauricella, Kartal Karagedik, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, Oleksiy Palchykov, Sylvia Schwartz, and {…}