‘The Queen Of Spades’ & ‘L’Incoronazione di Poppea’ To Be Live Streamed On medici.tv

Medici.tv is set to live stream two more performances from the Salzburg Festival. The streaming service will first showcase Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” on August 16, 2018, starring Brandon Jovanovich, Hanna Schwarz, Evgenia Muraveva, Oksana Volkova, and Vladislav Sulimsky. Mariss Jansons will conduct the Vienna Philharmonic. Then on August 20, 2018, Medici will showcase Monteverdi’s “L’Incoronazione di Poppea” with Sonya Yoncheva in the {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (8/3-5)

Here’s a look at the operas to see this weekend around Europe. The Queen of Spades – Salzburg Festival, Austria  The highly anticipated new production of Tchaikovsky’s masterwork opens with Brandon Jovanovich singing the lead and Evgenia Muraveva as Liza. Oksana Volkova, Hanna Schwarz, Igor Golovatenko, and Vladislav Sulimsky also star in Hans Neuenfels’ production. Mariss Jansons conducts. Carmen – Bregenz Festival, Austria  Bizet’s {…}

Placido Domingo, Jonas Kaufmann & Cecilia Bartoli Headline Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2018 summer festival. This season the festival will showcase eight operas in concert and staged performances. “Die Zauberflöte” will be the festival’s sole Mozart offering starring Matthias Goerne as Sarastro, Mauro Peter as Tamino, Albina Shagimuratova in the role of the Queen of the Night, Christiane Karg as Pamina, and Adam Plachetka as Papageno. Constantinos Carydis conducts Lydia Steier’s new production. {…}

Weekend Preview – International (8/4-6): Anna Netrebko Returns To The Salzburg Festival With Riccardo Muti & Francesco Meli

The Festival season continues with one of the most anticipated premieres slated to open. Austria That premiere, of course, is Anna Netrebko’s role debut as Aida at the Salzburg Festival. She will be accompanied by Riccardo Muti and Francesco Meli, who is also making his role debut as Radamès, with Ekaterina Semenchuk as Amneris. The festival will also continue runs {…}