Duke Kim, Katherine Beck & Emily Pogorelc Lead Florentine Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Florentine Opera in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has announced its 2022-23 season. Mainstage  Duke Kim and Emily Pogorelc star in Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette” alongside Chris Kenney, Matt Treviño, Musa Ngqungwana, and Cassandra Zoe Velasco. David Lefkovich directs and Francesco Milioto conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 14 & 16, 2022 Ricardo Aponte directs the world premiere of “Covers.”  Performance Dates: Feb. 9 {…}

J’Nai Bridges, Gordon Hawkins & Deborah Voigt Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2021-22 Season marking a return to live, on-stage opera, and continuation of the company’s on-screen programming throughout the year. Productions  The season will open with Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana“ starring Mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her BLO and role debut as Santuzza. The production will also star Alfred Walker and Sarna Lapine will direct. BLO {…}

Ana María Martinez, Russell Thomas, J’Nai Bridges, Rihab Chaieb Headline Cincinnati Opera’s 2021 Festival

Cincinnati Opera has announced a reimagined 2021 summer festival which will include three productions, all presented without intermission in new 90-minute versions. The festival will take place at Summit Park due to its ability to host large-scale stage productions that allow for safety protocols to be put in place for both performers and audience members. “Music Hall will always be {…}

Amanda Woodbury, Jack Swanson Among Stars of American Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Sons of Bach’ Concert

The American Symphony Orchestra is set to perform “Sons of Bach” at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center on Dec. 19, 2019. The performance, which will be conducted by Leon Botstein, is set to feature rarely-performed works by four of Bach’s sons, including W.F. Bach’s “Erzittert und Fallet,” J.C.F. Bach’s “Die Amerikanerin,” J.C. Bach’s Symphony in G Minor, and C.P.E. {…}

Janai Brugger, Amanda Woodbury & Catherine Russell Headline American Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta) American Symphony Orchestra has announced its expanded 2019-20 season, which includes concerts at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Symphony Space. For the purposes of this article, we will focus only on vocal performances. The season will kick off with Edward Elgar’s oratorio “The Kingdom” at Carnegie Hall, which will feature soprano Janai Brugger, mezzo-soprano Maya Lahyani, tenor {…}