Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann & Saioa Hernandez Lead Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Simon Fiowler/Julian Hargreaves/Lourdes Balduque) The Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège has announced its 2020-21 season. The Belgium theater announced new productions, concerts, and a number of revivals. Here is a look at the upcoming season. Productions  Angela Gheorghiu sings the title role in Puccini’s “La Bohème“ alternating with Jessica Nuccio. They are joined by Stefan Pop, Marc Laho, Ionut Pascu, {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Vittoria Yeo & Karine Babajanyan Highlight Festival Puccini’s 2020 Season

The Festival Puccini has announced the casting for the 66th annual season. Stefania Sandrelli directs a new production of Puccini’s “Tosca.” The production will inaugurate the festival  and star Ainhoa Arteta and Hiromi Omura in the title role. Marcelo Alvarez and Amadi Lagha will alternate the role of Cavaradossi, while Angel Odena will sing the role of Scarpia. Alberto Veronesi {…}

Carmela Remigio & Maria José Siri Headline Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’s 2019-20 Season

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced its 2019-20 season featuring rarely staged works and some of the most popular in the repertory. Spontini’s “Fernando Cortez” opens the season with Fabio Luisi conducting the new production by Cecilia Ligorio. The production stars Dario Schmunck in the title role as well as Alexia Voulgaridou. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-23, 2019 Marina Comparato and Karina Demurova sin {…}