Emily Pogorelc, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Amina Edris, Elena Villalón, Catherine Martin Headline Detroit Opera’s 2024-25 Season

Detroit Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “La Traviata” in a new production by Francesca Zambello, conducted by Roberto Kalb. The work stars Emily Pogorelc, Galeano Salas, and Rod Gilfry. The new production moves the action to the 1920s. Performance Dates: Oct. 19 – 27, 2024 Next up is Louisa Proske’s production of “Rinaldo” starring Anthony Roth Costanzo, {…}

John Holiday, Will Liverman, Elena Villalón, Kristen Choi to Headline The Dallas Opera’s ‘Flight’

The Dallas Opera will premiere Jonathan Dove and April De Angelis’ “Flight” starting on March 4, 2022. The opera, which is based on the true story that also inspired  Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” will runt through the 12th and stars John Holiday, Abigail Rethwisch, Elena Villalón, Andrew Stenson, Seth Carico, Zachary James, Will Liverman, Deanne Meek, Kristen Choi, and Catherine {…}

Bryan Hymel, Janai Brugger & Stephen Powell Lead Opera Colorado’s 2022-23 Season

Opera Colorado has announced its 2022-23 season which will celebrate its 40th Anniversary Season and its biggest season yet. Catherine Martin sings the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” with Catherine Cook, Malcolm McKenzie, Roberto de Biasio, and Kira Dills-Desurra. Ari Pelto conducts the semi-staged production by David Lefkowich. Performance Date: Sept. 10, 2022 Verdi’s “Rigoletto” is set to {…}

Christine Goerke, Brian Jagde, Alfred Walker Headline Cast for Michigan Opera Theatre’s ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

The Michigan Opera Theatre has announced the entire cast to its upcoming performance of “Cavalleria Rusticana.” Christine Goerke, who was previously announced as Santuzza, will be joined by Brian Jagde as Turiddu, Catherine Martin as Lola, Ronnita Miller as Mamma Lucia, and Alfred Walker as Alfio. The performance will be held at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre and will be conducted by Jader {…}

New Amsterdam Opera 2017-18 Review – La Favorita: Steven LaBrie & Catherine Martin Give Star-Studded Performances In Donizetti’s Rarely Performed Gem

For the past three years, the New Amsterdam Opera has been showcasing emerging opera stars and repertoire staples that are no longer performed as frequently in New York. The company has been consistent thus far in the quality of its performances and on June 2, 2018, it presented Donizetti’s “La Favorita” with two radiant leads that should be on the radar {…}