The Royal Swedish Opera’s Revival of Rufus Wainwright’s ‘Prima Donna’ Opens October 10

The Royal Swedish Opera opens a new production of acclaimed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright’s “Prima Donna” on October 10, running through November 14. “Prima Donna’s” libretto is Wainwright’s, written in collaboration with Bernadette Colomine. “Prima Donna,” billed as a tribute to the art of Romantic opera, premiered at the Manchester International Festival in 2009. “Prima Donna” relates the story of a {…}

Christian Gerhaher, Anja Kampe, Magdalena Kožená Headline 2020 Aix-en-Provence Festival

(Credit: Sasha Vasiljev / Mathias Bothor, Deutsche Grammophon) The Festival Aix-en-Provence has just announced the program for 2020 season, which will include  a total of six works. The season will open with Berg’s opera “Wozzeck,” starring Christian Gerhaher, Anja Kampe, Daniel Brenna, Peter Hoare, Brindley Sherratt, Evan LeRoy Johnson, J’Nai Bridges, Alexander Kiechle, Tomasz Kumięga, and Graham Clark. Sir Simon {…}