Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal Announces 2024-25 Season

Orchestre Métropolitain de Montreal has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Bruckner’s “Te Deum” with Latonia Moore, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Limmie Pulliam, and Ryan Speedo Green. The program also includes Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 and Balfour’s Premiere for choir and orchestra. Performance Dates: Sept. 22, 2024 Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Candian soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, J’Nai Bridges, Karita Mattila & Olga Busuioc Lead Canadian Opera Company’s 2022-23 Season

The Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven productions and a world premiere. The season kicks off with Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” directed by Christopher Alden and stars Danish bass-baritone Johan Reuter. The cast also includes Marjorie Owens as Senta, Franz-Josef Selig, Miles Mykkanen, Christopher Ventris, and Rosie Aldridge. COC Music Director Johannes Debus leads the {…}

Angel Blue, Renée Fleming, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anita Rachvelishvilli, Matthew Polenzani Lead Opéra de Paris 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: Emma Birski / OnP) Opéra National de Paris has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas “The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas” by Marina Abramovic will open the season. The showcase stars Nadezhda Karyazina, Selene Zanetti, Leah Hawkins, Adela Zaharia, Lauren Fagan, Gabriella Reyes, and Hera Hyesang Park. Yoel Gamzou conducts. Performance dates: Sep. 1 {…}

Former Vice-President at Columbia Artists Opens Minerva Artists

Former vice-president at Columbia Artists, Michael Benchetrit, has struck out on his own, founding Minerva Artists with 15 high-profile artists entrusting their careers to the seasoned agent. Benchetrit was at Columbia for 25 years before the agency shuttered in August. Minerva’s current roster includes sopranos Michelle Bradley, Nicole Cabell, Anna-Sophie Neher, Marjorie Owens, Brenda Rae, and in memoriam, Erin Wall; {…}