Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky, Asmik Grigorian & Francesco Meli Lead Teatro San Carlo’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro San Carlo announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Dvořák’s “Rusalka” in a new production by Dmitri Tcherniakov. Dan Ettinger conducts a cast that includes Asmik Grigorian, Adam Smith, Ekaterina Gubanova, Anita Rachvelishvili, and Gábor Bretz. Performance Dates: Nov. 20-Dec. 7, 2024 Verdi’s “Don Carlo” will be conducted by Henrik Nánási and will star Piero Pretti, Gabriele Viviani, Ildar {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Anna Pirozzi, Piotr Beczala & Sara Blanch Lead Festival Castell de Peralada’s 2024 Season

Spain’s Festival Castell de Peralada has announced its 2024 season. Here are the vocal performances. Piotr Beczala opens the season with Sarah Tysman in a program of songs by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and opera arias. Performance Date: July 19, 2024 Soprano Sonya Yoncheva and Ismael Jordi team up with Rubén Fernandez Aguirre for a program dedicated to zarzuela. Performance Date: {…}

Pretty Yende, Sonya Yoncheva, Juan Diego Flórez, Allan Clayton, Lise Davidsen, & Lisette Oropesa Lead Royal Opera House’s 2024-25 Season

The Royal Opera House has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the season. Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” will open the season with a cast that includes Luca Micheletti, Ying Fang, Huw Montague Rendall, Jacquelyn Stucker, and Ginger Costa-Jackson. Performance Dates: Sept. 2-15, 2024 Verdi’s “La Traviata” will feature two casts. The first cast will be headlined {…}

Anna Netrebko, Joyce DiDonato, Sondra Radvanovsky, Julia Bullock, Juan Diego Flórez, & Ermonela Jaho Lead Teatro Real’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Nicola Luisotti and Andrés Salado conduct Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” in David McVicar’s production. The production will star Ermonela Jaho, Maria Agresta, Brian Jagde, Matthew Polenzani, Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Nicola Alaimo, and Manel Esteve. Performance Dates: Sept. 23-Oct. 11, 2024 Charpentier’s “David et Jonathas” will be performed in concert with Petr Nekoranec, Gwendoline Blondeel, Jean-Christophe {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Anna Pirozzi, Riccardo Massi, Sean Panikkar Headline Opéra de Lyon’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Lyon has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “Wozzeck” in a production by Richard Brunel. Stéphane Degout and Ambur Briad star. Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 2 -14, 2024 Riccardo Massi, Anna Pirozzi, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat star in a concert version of “Andrea Chénier.” Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 15, 2024 Giacomo Sagripanti and Clément Lonca {…}

Pretty Yende, Anna Netrebko, Philippe Jaroussky, Natalie Dessay & Benjamin Bernheim Lead Théâtre des Champs-Élysées’ 2024-25 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Opera in Production  Bach’s “Passion selon Saint” will be conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón and directed by Sasha Waltz. The cast will include Sophie Junker, Georg Nigl, Christian Immler, Benno Schachtner, Valerio Contaldo, and Mark Milhofer. Performance Dates: Nov. 4 & 5, 2024 Poulenc’s “Dialogues des {…}

Greek National Opera to Present ‘Callas at the Herodium’

(Photo by Dimitris Charisiadis from the photographic archive of the Benaki Museum) The Greek National Opera is set to present “Callas at the Herodium” on Sept. 16, 2023. The showcase will star Anna Pirozzi, Catherine Foster, Vassiliki Karayanni, and Nina Minasyan performing arias that Maria Callas once performed from such operas as “Hamlet,” “The Masterbuilder,” “La Forza del Destino,” “Fidelio,” {…}