Masabane Cecilia Rangwanash, Asmik Grigorian & Barbara Hannigan Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season. For this article, here is a look at the vocal performances. Barbara Hannigan and Fleur Barron lead a concert that includes music by Haydn, Strauss, Ligeti, Luigi Nono, and Claude Vivier. Performance Dates: Sept. 14 & 17, 2023 Igor Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” will be conducted by Barbara Hannigan. The concert will also {…}

Marcelo Álvarez, Kristīne Opolais, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Aleksandrs Antoņenko, Ramón Vargas & Cellia Costea Lead Greek National Opera’s Second Half of 2021-22 Season

(Credit: The Greek National Opera has announced the second half of its 2021-22 season, featuring a number of operas performed by international stars. Here is the full slate. Stavros Niarchos Hall The second half of the season opens with Umberto Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier” featuring Cellia Costea and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Maddalena di Coigny; Dimitri Platanias and Elchin Azizov as {…}

Opéra de Rennes Announces 2020-21 Season

Opéra de Rennes has announced its 2020-21 season featuring five opera productions and a number of concerts. Here is a look at the opera productions. Diego Fasolis conducts Gluck’s “Iphigénie en Tauride” with Marie-Adeline Henry, Élodie Hache, Charles Rice, Sébastien Droy, and Jean-Luc Ballestra. Performance Dates: Nov 29-Dec. 5, 2020 François-Adrien Boieldieu’s “La Dame Blanche” stars Sahy Ratia, Fabien Hyon, Sandrine Buendia, Yannis {…}

Sir Simon Rattle, Stuart Skelton & Joyce DiDonato Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Karen Almond / Metropolitan Opera) The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 season at the Barbican Centre. For the purposes of this article we will only focus on Vocal performances. Sir. Simon Rattle conducts Berg’s “Wozzeck” with Anja Kampe, Christian Gerhaler, Thomas Blondelle, John Tomlinson, and Peter Hoare. Performance Dates: Sept. 15-17, 2020 Sir Simon Rattle conducts Melodic {…}

Anita Rachvelshvili & Matthew Polenzani Highlight Greek National Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Greek National Opera has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of rare works and great artists. Christina Poulitsi and Vassiliki Karayanni share the title role of Bellini’s “La Sonnambula” with Vassilis Kavayas in the role of Elvino. Philippe Auguin conducts Marco Arturo Marelli’s production from the Wiener Staatsoper and Royal Opera. Performance Dates: Oct. 11-29, 2019 Lena Platonos’ children {…}