Top 6 Operas to See This Weekend – International (6/29-7/1): Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, & Angela Gheorghiu Lead Star-Studded Weekend

It’s a star-studded weekend. Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, Angela Gheorghiu, and many others perform around the world. Here is a look at what you cannot miss this weekend. Nabucco – Prague National Theatre, Czech Republic Jose Cura directs a new production of Verdi’s early work with Anda-Louise Bogza in the role of Abigaille and Miguelangelo Cavalcanti in the title {…}

Anna Netrebko, Elina Garanca & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2018-19 season. Here is a rundown. New Productions  The Metropolitan Opera opens with Saint-Saëns’ “Samson et Dalila” in a new production by Darko Tresnjak. Roberto Alagna and Elina Garanca reunite for the production which is also set to star Laurent Naouri, Elchin Azizov, and Dmitry Belosselskiy. Anita Rachevlishvili and Aleksandrs Antonenko will sing a {…}

Deutsche Grammophon Announces ‘Lohengrin’ With Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the release of Wagner’s “Lohengrin.” The hotly anticipated DVD features Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala in their role debuts from the Semperoper Dresden. It will also feature Evelyn Herlitzius and Tomasz Konieczny and George Zeppenfeld under the direction of Christian Thielemann. When the opera premiered in 2016, Opera News noted, “The results were flabbergasting- this was {…}

Anna Netrebko And Yusif Eyvazov To Perform Giordano’s ‘Andrea Chénier’ At Hungarian State Opera

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov will perform Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier” at the Hungarian State Opera. The news was revealed by the Instagram account La Splendida_Netrebko, which posted a picture of the scheduled concert performance on Dec. 29. Netrebko and Eyvazov will perform the concert after their scheduled performances at the Teatro Alla Scala, which will open the 2017-18 Season. The {…}

Weekend Preview – International (1/20-1/22): Juan Diego Florez and Aida Garifullina Team Up while Jonas Kaufmann Perform’s ‘Lohengrin’

Do you have any plans this weekend? If not the world’s greatest singers are currently on stage all over Europe and you may have a chance to catch them singing a great opera. Austria  The weekend kicks off at the Vienna state Opera  with Korngold’s “Die Tote Stadt” with Klaus Florian Vogt, Camilla Nylund and Adrian Erod. Mikko Franck conducts the {…}