Teatro dell’Opera di Roma to Present ‘Giulio Cesare in Egitto’

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma is set to present Händel’s masterpiece “Giulio Cesare in Egitto.” The new production is set to be directed by Damiano Michieletto after having been performed at the  Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Opéra National de Montpellier, and the Opera di Lipsia. The production will be conducted by baroque specialist Rinaldo Alessandrini and will star Raffaele Pe in the title {…}

Aigul Akhmetshina, Danielle de Niese & Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen Lead Glyndebourne Festival’s 2024 Season

The 2024 Glyndebourne Festival has been announced celebrating its 90th season. The season will open with a new production of Bizet’s “Carmen,” directed by Diane Paulus in her Glyndebourne directorial debut. Music Director Robin Ticciati and conductor Anja Bihlmaier will share conducting duties with two casts. The first cast will include mezzo-soprano Rihab Chaieb in the role of Carmen and {…}

Iestyn Davies, Lucy Crowe, & Tim Mead Headline The English Concert’s 2023-24 Season

(Photo credits: Chris Sorensen, Victoria Cadisch, Andrew Staples) The English Concert has announced its 2023-24 season. This article features vocal works only. Countertenor Iestyn Davies returns to the BBC Proms to perform “Late Night Bach.” Davies will perform two of Bach’s solo cantatas, “Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust” and “Geist und Seele wird verdwirret” at the Royal Albert Hall. Performance Date: {…}

San Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program Continue Schwabacher Recitals

  The San Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program continues Schwabacher recitals for season 39 on April 12 at San Francisco’s Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater in the Veterans Building. Schwabacher’s series will feature a remarkable group of performers, including countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, mezzo-soprano Erin Wagner, and pianists Carrie-Ann Matheson and Shawn Chang. “We will present a {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Federica Lombardi, Carmen Giannattasio & Asmik Grigorian Lead Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2023-24 Season

The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced its 2023-24 season featuring six new productions. Premieres  Puccini’s “Il Trittico”  is set to be directed by Pınar Karabulut and conducted by Sir Donald Runnicles. “Il Tabarro” will star Misha Kiria, Jonathan Tetelman, Mikhail Pirogov, Carmen Giannattasio, and Maria Motolygina. Meanwhile “Suor Angelica” will star Mané Galoyan, Violeta Urmana, and Annika Schlicht. Finally, “Gianni Schicchi” {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Aleksandra Kurzak, Luca Salsi & Anna Caterina Antonacci Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2022-23 Season. Emma Dante conducts Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmelites” with Michele Mariotti conducting. Corinne Winters stars alongside Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ewa Vesin, Ekaterina Gubanova, and Jean-François Lapointe. The opera will be transmitted live on Rai Cultura and Rai5. Performance Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 6, 2022 Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” will be conducted by Francesco {…}