Anna Netrebko, Luca Salsi, Francesco Meli & Ludovic Tézier Lead ‘O Sole Nostro’ Gala

The Wiener Konzerthaus is set to present a gala entitled “O Sole Nostro” on Nov. 11, 2023. The gala will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ristorante Sole and the concert will benefit the St. Anna children’s cancer research. The evening will showcase some of the greatest opera singers in the world including Anna Netrebko, Antonino Siragusa, Boris Pinkhasovich, Camilla Nylund, Clemens Unterreiner, Dmitry Korchak, Fabio Armiliato, {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Leo Nucci, Ambrogio Maestri, Sydney Mancasola, Antonino Siragusa Headline Royal Opera Muscat’s 2023-24 Season

The Royal Opera House Muscat has unveiled its 2023-24 season. Here is the rundown of the classical vocal performances on offer. First up is “The Barber of Seville” with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Intermezzo Choir under the musical direction of Antonino Fogliani. The opera stars Antonino Siragusa as Conte d’Almaviva, Carlo Lepore as Dr. Bartolo, Nicola {…}

Donizetti Opera Festival Announces 2023 Season

The Donizetti Opera Festival has announced the titles for the 2023 season. The festival noted that it will present its annual “LUOpeRave” which will use Donizetti’s music in electronic form. The festival will present “Il diluvio universal” with Music Director Riccardo Frizza conducting the rarely performed work. The cast will include Nahuel Di Pierro, Nicolò Donini, Davide Zaccherini, Eduardo Martínez, Sabrina Gárdez, {…}

Maria José Siri, Marina Rebeka, Francesca Dotto & Olga Peretyatko Lead Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2023 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna has announced its 2023 season. The Anteprima to the season will be “Mirandolina” by Bohuslav Martinů. Oksana Lyniv conducts the production by Gianmaria Aliverta. Performance Dates: Jan 14 & 15, 2023 The season opens with Oksana Lyniv conducting Wagner’s “Der fliegende Holländer“ in a new production by Paul Curran. The opera will star Peter Rose, {…}

Maria Teresa Leva, Martina Serafin, Roberto Frontali, Ekaterina Bakanova & Tiziana Caruso Headline Teatro Lirico di Cagliari’s 2022 Season

(Credit: Teatro Lirico di Cagliari official website) The Teatro Lirico di Cagliari has announced its 2022 season, featuring five operas. Here is a full slate. Operas Martina Serafin, Marta Mari, Elena Schirru, Antonello Palombi, Mickael Spadaccini, Roberto Frontali, Leon Kim, Giuseppina Piunti, Alessandro Spina, Christian Collia, and Patrizio La Placa star in the Leo Muscato’s production of Licinio Refice’s “Cecilia.” {…}

Aida Garifullina, Maixm Mironov, Carlos Álvarez & Chen Reiss Lead Teatro alla Scala’s Fall Season

The Teatro alla Scala is set to open its fall season featuring three Rossini Operas, a work by Cavalli, and a Donizetti opera. Here is a look at the upcoming fall season. The season opens with Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri” conducted by Ottavio Dantone. The cast includes Mirco Palazzi, Giulio Mastrototaro, Maxim Mironov, Antonino Siragusa, Roberto de Candia and Gaëlle Arquez {…}

Kristine Opolais, Pablo Martinez & Chiara Amarù Lead Teatro Comnuale di Bologna’s Fall Season

Italy’s Teatro Comunale di Bologna has announced its fall 2021 season. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi. The cast will include Cesar Cortez and Pablo Martinez sharing the count with Paola Leguizamon as Rosina, Marco Filippo Romano as Bartolo, Roberto De Candia as Figaro, and Andrea Concetti as Basilio. Performance Dates: Oct. 17-23, 2021 Kristine Opolais leads {…}