Erika Grimaldi, James Newby & Anna Bonitatibus Lead Orquesta Ciudad de Granada’s 2023-24 Season

The Orquesta Ciudad de Granada has announced its 2023-24 season with numerous vocal performances. Here is a look. Maria J. Pacheco, Carmen Callejas, Juan M. Morales, Luis D. Barrios, Luis Ortega, and Rodrigo Navarro lead a Bach program with Ton Koopman conducting. Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023 Mezzo-soprano Anna Bonitatibus and violinist Kolja Blacher lead an Elgar evening with Joseph {…}

Marina Rebeka, Piero Pretti, Elsa Benoit & Mario Chang Headline OperaVision’s December 2021 Streaming Lineup

(Credit: Mikel Ponce / Miguel Lorenzo) OperaVision has announced its streams for the month of December. Clément Hervieu-Léger’s production of Philippe Hersant and Jean Echenoz’s “Les Éclairs” from Opéra Comique kicks off the streaming slate. The opera features Jean-Christophe Lanièce, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, François Rougier, Elsa Benoit, André Heyboer, Jérôme Boutillier, Alban Dufourt, and Mathieu Dubroca. Ariane Matiakh conducts. Streaming dates: {…}

Xabier Anduaga, Emily D’Angelo & María Bayo Lead Fundación Baluarte’s 2021-22 Season

Fundación Baluarte and Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra in Spain have announced their 2021-22 season featuring concerts, operas, and chamber music. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on operatic performances. Opera  Andrea Jiménez leads a concert performance of Arrieta’s “Marina” with José Luis Sola, Borja Quiza, and Pablo Ruiz. The Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra and Coro Lírico AGAO {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, Sonya Yoncheva & Sondra Radvanovsky Highlight Gran Teatre del Liceu’s 2021-22 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, concerts, and a special 175th-anniversary gala. Here is a look at the new season. Opera The first opera of the season is set to be Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” starring Iréne Theorin and Johanni van Oostrum sharing the title role. They will be accompanied by Samantha Hankey, {…}

Karita Mattila, Sara Jakubiak & Camilla Nylund Headline Finnish National Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Finnish National Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions and several workshops, concerts, and musicals. The season will also mark the first season of Chief Conductor, Hannu Lintu. Here is a breakdown of the season: Opera & Musicals Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci“ and Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana“ open the season with Hannu Lintu conducting. Mascagni’s opera stars Niina Keitel, Johanna Lehesvuori, {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Yolanda Auyanet & Ángel Òdena Highlight Ópera de Oviedo’s 2021-22 Season

Ópera de Oviedo has announced its 2021-22 season. The Spanish season will open with Verdi’s “Nabucco” featuring Ángel Òdena in the title role, Silvia Dalla Benetta, Antonio Gandía, Simón Orfila, and Theresa Kronthaler. Gianluca Marcianò conducts. Performance Dates: September 2021 The second opera of the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” with Lucas Macías Navarro conducting and Albert Estany directing {…}