Marina Rebeka, Anita Rachvelishvili & Christian Van Horn Lead Dutch National Opera’s 2020-21 Season

The Dutch National Opera has announced its 2020-21 season featuring new productions and a number of world premieres. Boito’s “Mefistofele” opens the season with a new production by Tatjana Gürbaca. Marco Armiliato conducts the production with Christian Van Horn in the title role, Charles Castronovo, Olga Busuioc, and Guanqun Yu. Performance Dates: Sept. 5-24, 2020 Paula Murrihy, Sandrine Piau, Tuomas {…}

Arte To Stream ‘Rise & Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny’ From Festival D’Aix-En-Provence

(Credit: Festival D’aix-En-Provence) On July 11, 2019, Arte is set to stream to Kurt Weill’s “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny” from the Festival D’Aix-En-Provence. The new production by Ivo van Hove, which is set to make its way to the Metropolitan Opera, stars Karita Mattila, Alan Oke, Sir Willard White, Annette Dasch, Nikolai Schukoff, Sean Panikkar, Thomas Oliemans, and Peixin Chen. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the {…}

Theater An der Wien Promises New Ring And Marliss Petersen As ‘Maria Stuarda’ in 2017-18 Season

The Theater an der Wien has announced its 2017-18 Season and audiences are in for a treat. Staged Operas Kicking off the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote” with Torsten Fischer directing a new production. Nina Minasyan leads the cast as the Queen of the Night while Sebastian Kohlhepp sings the role of Tamino. On Oct. 15 Berg’s “Wozzeck” takes center stage with {…}