Mezzo-Soprano Mathilde Ortscheidt Wins Innsbruck Festival of Early Music’s 14th Cesti Competition

© Die Fotografen French mezzo-soprano Mathilde Ortscheidt has been named the winner of Innsbruck Festival of Early Music’s 14th Cesti Competition. Ortscheidt wowed the jury with arias “Dille, che nel mio seno serbo” from “Arianna in Creta” by Georg Friedrich Handel and “Ferri, ceppi, sangue, morte” from the opera “L’incoronazione di Dario” by Antonio Vivaldi. British soprano Charlotte Bowden came {…}

Kiandra Howarth, Charlotte Bowden & Hanna Husáhr Headline OperaVision’s January 2022 Streaming Lineup

(Credit: Chris Christodoulou) OperaVision has announced its streams for the month of January. Polly Graham’s production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” from the Royal College of Music kicks off the streaming slate. The opera features Jamie Woollard as Sarastro, Michael Bell as Tamino, Charlotte Bowden as Pamina, and Clara Barbier as Die Königin der Nacht. The cast also includes Dafydd Allen, {…}