Enea Scala, Michael Fabiano, Corinne Winters, Barbara Hannigan, Davinia Rodriguez, Stéphanie d’Oustrac Lead La Monnaie’s 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: In Art Management / © Jiyang Chen / Gillian Riesen / © Raphael Brand / LA Opera official website / © Jean-Baptiste Millot) La Monnaie De Munt has announced its new 2021-22 season, consisting of 12 operas and seven recitals. Here is the full slate. Operas Kris Defoort and Peter van Kraaij’s opera “The time of our singing” {…}

Julia Bullock, Corinne Winters & Aušrinė Stundytė Lead Oper Köln’s 2020-21 Season

The Oper Köln has announced its 2020-21 season featuring nine new productions and several revivals.  Premieres The first new production of the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte“ with Michael Hampe directing. Christoph Gedschold, Alfred Eschwé, and Rainer Mühlbach alternate at the pit with Julien Behr as Tamino, Antonina Vesenina, and Emily Hindrichs as the Queen of the Night, Kathrin Zukowski {…}

Marina Rebeka, Ricarda Merbeth & Stéphane Degout Lead Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse’s 2020-21 Season

The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2020-21 season. Here is a look at the opera and vocal performances. Productions  Bizet’s “Les Pêcheurs de Perles” opens the season in a new production by Thomas Lebrun. Emmanuel Plasson conducts the production with Anne-Catherine Gillet, Mathias Vidal, Alexandre Duhamel, and Jean-Fernand Setti. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 9, 2020 Catherine Hunold {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Jodie Devos & Anne-Catherine Gillet Headline Opera De Limoges’ 2019-20 Season

Opera de Limoges is set to present a 2019-20 season with a diverse repertoire and a number of recitals. Guignard’s “Jungle” opens the season with Vivien Simon, Sylvain Manet, Clara Pertuy, and Halidou Nombre. Stéphane Guignard directs the production. Performance Dates: Oct. 17-18. 2019 Anne Kessler directs Offenbach’s “Madame Favart” with Laurent Campellone conducting that includes Marion Lebègue, Anne-Catherine Gillet, and Christian Helmer. Performance Dates: Nov. 3-7, {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (1/25-27)

It’s a weekend filled with diverse repertoire and some rarely performed gems. It’s also a weekend highlighted by superstars and veterans liked Jonas Kaufmann, Brabndon Jovanovich, and Annick Massis. Here is a look! Faust – Opera Royal de Wallonie, Belgium Marc Laho, Anne-Catherine Gillet, and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo star in Gounod’s most popular opera. Patrick Davin conducts Stefano Poda’s new production. {…}

Nicole Car, Enea Scala & Patrizia Ciofi To Be Featured In Opéra de Marseille’s 2018-19 Season

The Opéra de Marseille announced its 2018-19 season, featuring eight productions and a number of concert performances. The season will include a number of revivals and new productions as well as some of the biggest rising stars. Here is a look. Productions The season opens with Leo Nucci directing Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” starring Juan Jesús Rodriguez, Riccardo Massi, and Olesya {…}