Marina Rebeka, Michael Fabiano, Sonya Yoncheva, Deborah Nansteel, Aleksandra Kurzak Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

There’s no doubt that it hasn’t been an easy week in the opera world. With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the world at alarming rates, companies across Europe have entered a second lockdown, ending what many hoped would be a continuation of performances throughout the 2020-21 season. But it has not quite worked out that way. As such, online broadcasts {…}

Ópera de las Palmas Reschedules Performances Starring Piotr Beczala, Jessica Pratt, Celso Albelo

(Credit: Johannes Ifkovits) The Ópera de las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain has announced the rescheduling of two productions previously postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The company announced that the canceled “Aida” production will now be performed in 2022. Additionally, Puccini’s “La Bohème,” which was originally scheduled for May will now be performed on Sept. 16, 18, and {…}

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, {…}

Celso Albelo, Vittorio Prato & Roberto de Candia Highlight Teatro Massimo di Palermo’s Second Gala

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Italy has organized a second gala entitled “Gli Artisti Uniti.” The gala, which is set to premiere on April 18 on the theater’s website, will feature a number of stars from the Teatro Massimo including Vittorio Prato, Marco Filippo Romano, Matteo Mezzaro, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Roberto De Candia, Alessandro Luongo, Desirée Rancatore, and Celso {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva & Plácido Domingo Highlight Arena di Verona’s 2020 Festival

(Credit: Benno Kraehahn) The Arena di Verona has announced the 2020 casting featuring an all-star lineup. The opening of the season will showcase a new production by Gabriele Muccino of “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci.” Mascagni’s work will showcase Ekaterina Semenchuk, Alexia Voulgaridou, Maria José Siri, and Sonia Ganassi alternating as Santuzza and Murat Karahan, Carlo Ventre, Yusif Eyvazov, and Marcelo {…}