Konstantin Krimmel, Andrè Schuen, Julien Prégardien, Christiane Karg, Fatma Said Headline Schubertiade’s 2025 Season

The Schubertiade Schwarzenberg and Hohenems has announced its 2025 season. Here is a breakdown of the vocal performances on offer. Hohenems Bass Lukas Lemcke and pianist Helmut Deutsch perform works by Schubert, Wolf, and Loewe. Performance Date: April 26, 2025 Soprano Katja Maderer joins forces with Amadeus von Wiesensee for a Schubert recital. Performance Date: April 27, 2025 Baritone Liviu {…}

Bryan Register, Anush Hovhannisyan & Emily D’Angelo Lead Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España’s 2023-24 Season

The Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the vocal performances. David Afkham opens the season with Rachmaninoff and Elgar. Soloists include Frank Peter Zimmermann, Anush Hovhannisyan, Pavel Petrov, and Anatoli Sivko. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-24, 2023 Juanjo Mena conducts Brindley Sherratt in a program of music by Mussorgsky, Inés Badalo, and Tchaikovsky. Performance {…}

Anna Netrebko, Peter Mattei, Juan Diego Flórez, Regula Mühlemann & Rolando Villazón Lead Philharmonie de Paris’ 2023-24 Season

The Philharmonie de Paris has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the season. Klaus Mäkelä conducts Orchestre de Paris with soloists Bertrand Chamayou, Olga Peretyatko, Pavel Petrov, Alexey Markov, and Bertrand Mandico. The program includes music by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff. Performance Dates: Sept. 6 & 7, 2023 Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in {…}

Anna Netrebko, Marina Rebeka, Sonya Yoncheva & Elīna Garanča Lead Staatsoper Unter den Linden’s 2023-24 Season

Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden has announced its 2023-24 season. The season will showcase numerous revivals and new productions. Premieres Calixto Bieito directs a new production of Verdi’s “Aida” with Grigory Shkarupa, Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Marina Rebeka, María José Siri, Yusif Eyvazov, Ivan Magrì, René Pape, Erwin Schrott, Vladislav Sulimsky, and Alfredo Daza. Nicola Luisotti conducts.  Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

Camilla Nylund, Amanda Majeski & Lise Lindstrom Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2023-24 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the operatic productions of the season. Premieres  Puccini’s “Turandot” is set to star Elisabeth Teige, Aleksei Kulagin, Yonghoon Lee, and Elbenita Kajtazi. Ivan Repušić conducts the new production by Marie-Eve Signeyrole. Performance Dates: Oct. 7-Nov. 25, 2023 Mary Plazas, Katerina von Bennigsen, Peter Tantsits, and Andrew Nolen {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Andrè Schuen, Michael Spyres & Renée Fleming Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2023 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2023 season featuring operas, concerts, recitals, and Mozart programs. Opera Raphaël Pichon will conduct Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” in a new production by Martin Kušej. Andrè Schuen, Adriana González, Sabine Devieilhe, Krzysztof Bączyk, and Lea Desandre star. Performance Dates: July 27-August 28, 2023 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Xavier Sabata & Franco Fagioli Lead Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala’s 2022-23 Season

The Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala has announced its 2022-23 season featuring many operatic performances and vocal highlights. Here is a look. Marta Mathéu and Alex Potter join the Vespres d’Arnadí and Dani Espasa for works by Händel, Porpora, Geminiani, Steffani, and Bononcini. Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2022 “Only the sound remains” by Kaija Saariaho will feature Michał Sławecki, {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Ramon Vargas, Ismael Jordi & Saioa Hernández Lead Teatro de la Zarzuela’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2022-23 season. Zarzuela  The season opens with “La Celestina” by Felip Pedrell. The concert version will star Ketevan Kemoklidze, Miren Urbieta Vega, Andeka Gorrotxategi, Juan Jesus Rodriguez, Simon Orfila, and Sofia Esparza. Guillermo García Calvo conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 & 11, 2022 Barbieri’s “Pan y toros” will be conducted by Guillermo García {…}

Diana Damrau, Andrè Schuen, Brenda Rae & Pavol Breslik Lead the 2022 Schubertiade

The 2022 Schubertiade in Austria has announced its program featuring numerous Schubert works and international soloists. For this article, we are looking at the vocal performances. Hohenems Christoph Prégardien and Julius Drake perform lieder by Schubert and Schumann. Performance Date: April 30, 2022 Tara Erraught and James Baillieu perform Schubert’s “Die junge Nonne,” “Nacht und Träume,” “Die Sterne, and “Ave {…}