Ildar Abdrazakov, Plácido Domingo & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Alla Scala’s 2018-19 Season

The Teatro alla Scala has announced its 2018-19 season featuring a number of new productions and operatic classics. The season will once again include a number of Italian operas continuing the theater’s initiative to bring back Italian opera. Here is a look! Productions  The season opens with a new production of Verdi’s “Attila” starring Ildar Abdrazakov. David Livermore directs the {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (4/28-30): Jonas Kaufmann, Rolando Villazon & Gregory Kunde Lead Star-Studded Weekend

The weekend looks star-studded with many operatic classics being performed by some of the greatest stars . There are also two interesting new productions to look forward to. Andrea Chénier – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria  Jonas Kaufmann brings his acclaimed Andrea Chénier to the Vienna State Opera and his frequent stage partner Anja Harteros sings the role of Maddalena. Marco Armiliato {…}

Brenda Rae, Jakub Józef Orliński & Malin Byström To Be Featured In Oper Frankfurt’s 2018-19 Season

Oper Frankfurt has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring 14 new productions, a number of revivals and recitals. The season will feature a number of Frankfurt premieres and one world premiere. Here is a look at what to expect. New Productions Peter Eötvös ‘s “Tri sestry” gets its first Frankfurt performances in a new production by Dorothea Kirschbaum. The unique opera, {…}

Stephanie Blythe, Patricia Racette & Anthony Roth Costanzo Headline Opera Philadelphia’s 2018-19 Season

Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2018-19 season. The season will see the company continue to shape the future of opera. The 2018-2019 season will kick off on September 20-30 with the festival’s second edition, O18, comprising five operatic happenings – two world premieres, two new productions, and a three-part cabaret event – at multiple venues across the city. The season will {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko & Renée Fleming Headline Star-Studded Carnegie Hall 2018-19 Season

Carnegie Hall announced its 2018-19 season featuring some of the world’s greatest singers and musicians. To stick with opera, we will only be highlighting the singers who will be featured in the season. Orchestras  Mezzo-soprano Lucile Richardot will be featured with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique under the direction of Sir John Eliot Gardiner in an all-Berlioz program. The program will feature {…}

Elza Van Den Heever, Leah Crocetto, Angela Meade and Camilla Nylund Lead Frankfurt Opera’s 2017-18 Season

The Frankfurt Opera has announced its new season with a line-up of new productions and a number of stars. New Productions  The first new production of the year, Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” opens on Sept. 10. Elza Van Den Heever and Leah Crocetto lead an all-star cast that also includes Piero Pretti and Alfred Kim in the lead role. David Bösch directs the new production {…}