Royal Opera House Expands Holiday Streaming with Two ‘Carmen’ Productions

The Royal Opera House has announced additional online programming available for audiences to stream during the holidays. Subscribers of Royal Opera House Stream can enjoy access to two different versions of Bizet’s “Carmen.” The first is directed by Barrie Kosky and conducted by Jakub Hrusa, featuring Russian mezzo Anna Goryachova in a staging which includes rarely-heard music omitted by Bizet. {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Aleksandra Kurzak, Luca Salsi & Anna Caterina Antonacci Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2022-23 Season. Emma Dante conducts Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmelites” with Michele Mariotti conducting. Corinne Winters stars alongside Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ewa Vesin, Ekaterina Gubanova, and Jean-François Lapointe. The opera will be transmitted live on Rai Cultura and Rai5. Performance Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 6, 2022 Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” will be conducted by Francesco {…}

Christine Goerke, Karita Mattila, Susan Graham, Michael Fabiano Headline San Francisco Opera’s July Streams

San Francisco Opera has announced new streams for the month of July. The first stream will be a 2016 production of “Jenufa” starring Malin Byström in the title role alongside Karita Mattila, William Burden, and Scott Quinn. The production was directed by Oliver Tambosi with Jiří Bĕlohlávek conducting. Streaming Dates: July 10-11, 2021 Next up the company will stream a {…}

Festival de Granada Announces 2021 Season Featuring Anna Caterina Antonacci, Matthias Goerne & Christian Gerhaher

The Festival de Granada has announced its 2021 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on vocal and operatic performances. Mezzo-soprano Gloria Oya headlines a benefit concert for the Asociación pro Inteligencia Límite y Asociación Síndrome de Down de Granada. The concert is entitled “Mujeres de Lorca y dos canciones de amor.” Performance Date: June 19, {…}

Karen Slack, Christine Goerke, Adriana Gonzalez Headline Houston Grand Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2021-22 season, which will feature six productions. It all starts with Bizet’s “Carmen” starring Carolyn Sproule, Richard Trey Smagur, Christian Pursell, and Heidi Stober. Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts a production directed by Rob Ashford. Performance Dates: Oct. 22 – Nov. 7, 2021 Next up is the world premiere of “The Snowy Day.” The new {…}

New York City Opera Announces ‘Un Zoomo in Maschera’ Featuring Rolando Villazón, Patricia Racette & Martina Arroyo

The New York City Opera has announced “Un Zoomo in Maschera” The special year-end fundraiser will be released on social media and will include stars Anna Caterina Antonacci, Martina Arroyo, Jon Burton, Michael Chioldi, Lisa Chavez, Won Whi Choi, Mark Delavan, Alexander Birch Elliott, Elizabeth Futral, Latonia Moore, Meghan Picerno, Patricia Racette, Samuel Ramey, Mark Rucker, Kristin Sampson, Kevin Short, {…}

Anna Caterina Antonacci Recital at Teatro Massimo di Palermo Redesigned Due To COVID-19

(Credit: Jason Daniel Shaw) The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced that the recital of Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci scheduled for Nov. 15, 2020 has been redesigned due to the ongoing concerns over COVID-19. The new program will include Tosti’s “Quattro canzoni d’Amaranta,” Ottorino Respighi’s “Liriche,” “Venezia” by Reynaldo Hahn, and Francis Poulenc’s “La voix humaine.” Donald Sulzen will {…}

Carmela Remigio, Francesco Meli, Luca Salsi & Xabier Anduaga Lead Festival Valle d’Itria’s Revised 2020 Edition

The Festival Valle d’itria Martina Franca has announced its revised 2020 edition. Opera The first work of the season will be “Il borghese gentiluomo” with music by Richard Strauss. The work based on a comedy by Moliere will star Stefano Massini and Davide Gasparro sharing the title role alongside Vittorio Prato, Ana Victoria Pitts, Barbara Massaro, Manuel Amati, Nico Franchini, {…}