Claudia Pavone, Maria Mudryak & Chiara Amarù Lead Teatro Verdi Pisa’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Verdi Pisa has announced its 2023-24 season featuring five operas and four new productions. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” in a new production by Luigi De Angelis. The cast includes Chiara Amarù, Gurgen Baveyan, Dave Monaco, Arutro Espinosa and Roberto Abbondanza. Francesco Pasqualetti conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 27 & 29, 2023 Puccini’s “La Rondine” {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Roberto Alagna & Aleksandra Kurzak Highlight Teatro Massimo’s ‘Sotto Una Nuova Luce’

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced a summer season entitled “Sotto Una Nuova luce.” The concerts will take place at the Teatro di Verdura and will be streamed via the company Massimo TV.  For this article, we will only focus on vocal performances. Omer Meir Wellber opens the festival with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Desirée Rancatore, Chiara Amarù, {…}

Anna Netrebko, Luca Salsi & Yusif Eyvazov Headline Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s Summer Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its summer season at Circo Massimo. The season, which open on July 16 and runs through August 13, begins with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” conducted by Daniele Gatti in a new production by Damiano Michieletto. The opera will star Iván Ayón Rivas as the Duca di Mantova, Luca Salsi as Rigoletto, Rosa Feola as Gilda, Riccardo Zanellato as Sparafucile, {…}

Jessica Pratt & Andreas Schager Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 3rd & 4th Week of Streaming

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced the third and fourth week of streaming after a successful first two weeks. Week three will begin with Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” from the 2016-17 season. The production by Pierre Audi was conducted by Daniele Gatti and starred Andreas Schager and Rachel Nicholls. Streaming Date: March 31, 2020 The ballet “Carmen” from Jiří {…}

Victorian Opera To Stage ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’

The Victorian Opera is set to present Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” in a new concert-stage version in Melbourne. Victorian Opera’s Artistic Director Richard Mills is set to conduct the Orchestra Victoria with director Elizabeth Hill-Cooper helming the production. The production will star Argentine-Australian baritone Jose Carbo  in the title role, Brenton Spiteri as Count Almaviva, and mezzo-soprano Chiara Amaru {…}

Gregory Kunde & Kristine Opolais Headline Teatro Comunale Di Bologna’s 2020 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna has announced its 2020 season. Here is a look at what to expect. The season opens with Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” conducted by Juraj Valčuha and in a new production by Ralf Pleger. Stefan Vinke and Ann Petersen take on the title role s with Albert Dohmen, Martin Gantner, and Ekaterina Gubanova. Performance Dates: Jan. 24-31, 2020 Karah Son, Cristina {…}