Javier Camarena, Samuel Mariño & Nina Minasyan Leads Fundación Baluarte’s 2024-25 Season

The Fundación Baluarte has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances from the Pamplona season in Spain. Hannah Morrison, Maartgen Engeltjes, Krystian Adams, and Kresimir Strazanac lead Händel’s “Messiah.”  Performance Date: Dec. 19, 2024 Perry So conducts Vedi’s “La Traviata” with Nina Minasyan, Santiago Ballerini, and Juan Jesús Rodríguez starring. Henning Brockhaus directs. Performance Dates: Jan. 31 & {…}

Ewa Plonka, Antonio Poli, & Anthony D. Anderson to Perform at the Lincoln Memorial

(Photo credit: Philipp Rohner & Kyrre Kristoffersen) Italian conductor Alvise Casellati will lead the annual Opera Italiana is in the Air concert at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. For the third year, professional opera singers and a full orchestra will perform under the baton of Casellati at the Nation’s capital. This year, featured performers in “Opera’s Unexpected Moment” include soprano {…}

Yusif Eyvazov, Angel Villari, Marta Torbidoni & Ruth Iniesta Lead Macerata Opera Festival’s 2024 Season

The Macerata Opera Festival has announced its 2024 season, which will be dedicated to Giacomo Puccini and will celebrate its 60th anniversary. The season will open with Puccini’s “Turandot” starring Olga Maslova (Turandot), Angelo Villari (Calaf), Ruth Iniesta (Liù), Antonio Di Matteo (Timur), Lodovico Filippo Ravizza (Ping), Paolo Antognetti (Pang), and Francesco Pittari (Pong). The opera will be performed with {…}

Francesco Meli, Irina Lungu, Salome Jicia & Angela Meade Lead Teatro Carlo Felice’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Caro Felice has announced its 2023-24 season. Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens the season with a cast that includes Christopher Ainslie, Sydney Mancasola, Matteo Anselmi, Scott Wilde, Kamelia Kader, Peter Kirk, John Chest, Hagar Sharvit, Keri Fuge, David Shipley, David Ireland, Seumas Begg, Sion Goronwy, Robert Burt, and Benjamin Bevan. Donato Renzetti conducts the production by Laurence Dale. Performance Dates: Oct. 13-19, 2023 Dante Ferretti directs Massenet’s “Werther” with Jean-François Borras, Jérôme {…}

Claudia Pavone, Piero Pretti & Carlo Lepore Lead Teatro Comunale di Sassari’s 2022 Season

Italy’s Teatro Comunale di Sassari has announced its 2022 season. The season opens with Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Sergio Alapont conducts a cast that includes Vincenzo Nizzardo (Don Giovanni), Francesca Pusceddu (Zerlina), Karen Gardeazabal (Donna Anna), Santiago Sanchez (Don Ottavio), Carmen Buendìa (Donna Elvira), Davide Giangregorio (Leporello),  Alberto Petricca (Masetto), and Mariano Buccino. Paolo Gavazzeni and Piero Maranghi directs. Performance Dates: {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Serena Malfi & Fabio Sartori Lead Macerata Opera Festival’s 2022 Season

Italy’s Macerata Opera Festival has announced its 2022 season featuring three operatic productions. Here is a look at the season. Donato Renzetti conducts Valentina Carrasco’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca.” Carmen Giannattasio, Antonio Poli, and Claudio Sgura star. Performance Dates: July 24-31, 2022 The company will present the film “The Circus” by Charlie Chaplin alongside “Pagliacci.” The cast for Leoncavallo’s opera {…}