Leah Crocetto & Carl Tanner Lead Toledo Opera’s ‘Il Trovatore’

On Oct. 8, the Toledo Opera will open its 2021-22 season with Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.” The production will mark the Ohio company’s return to the Valentine Theater after nearly two years due to the pandemic. The performance will star Leah Crocetto as Leonora, Carl Tanner as Manrico, mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel as Azucena, and baritone Kyle Pfortmiller as Count di Luna. Adam Turner will conduct the production by {…}

Bryn Terfel, Carl Tanner, & Natalya Romaniw Headline Grange Park Opera, Surrey’s 2021 Season

(Credit: Patrick Allen) Grange Park Opera, Surrey has announced its 2021 season, comprised of fan-favorite works, renowned artists, and more. The season will also see the world premiere of Anthony Bolton’s new work “The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko,” which was originally scheduled to premiere this year. Verdi’s “Falstaff” will open featuring Bryn Terfel, Natalya Romaniw, Janis Kelly, and {…}

Carl Tanner, Amy Shoremount-Obra & Alexandra LoBianco Highlight Opera Grand Rapids’ 2020-21 Season

Opera Grand Rapids has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three productions and several acclaimed stars. The season opens with Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” starring Katherine Whyte, Christine Amon, Johnathan White, Michael Colman, Steven Condy, and Corie Auger. James Meena conducts the production by Eve Summer. Performance Dates: Oct. 23 & 25, 2020 Amy Shoremount-Obra sings the title role of Puccini’s “Turandot” in a {…}

Fabio Armiliato, Alexandra LoBianco & Carl Tanner Lead Opera Carolina’s 2020-21 Season

Opera Carolina has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three operas, two from the standard repertoire and one new work. The season opens with Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Cellia Costea in the title role, Fabio Armiliato as Cavaradossi and Leo An as Scarpia. James Meena conducts a production by Michael Capasso. Performance Dates: Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2020 Douglas Tappin’s “I Dream” is {…}

 Ailyn Pérez, Michelle Bradley & David Pershall Highlight San Diego Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The San Diego Opera has announced its 2019-20 season featuring five productions and one star-studded recital. The season opens with Verdi’s “Aida” in a theatrical Concert Opera Experience with Michelle Bradley in the title role, Olesya Petrova as Amneris, and Carl Tanner as Radamès. Joseph Colaneri conducts the production by Alan Hicks, which also stars Simon Lim and Nelson Martinez. Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

Lawrence Brownlee & Carl Tanner Featured In North Carolina Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Four productions will headline the North Carolina Opera’s 2019-20 season. The company will open its 2019-20 season opens with a concert performance of the third act of Wagner’s “Siegfried.” Timothy Myers returns to conduct the NCO Orchestra with a stellar cast featuring Richard Cox in the title role and soprano Alexandra LoBianco as Brünnhilde. Performance Dates: Nov. 10, 2019 Carl Tanner leads {…}