Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta, Cecilia Bartoli & Javier Camarena Lead Opera Monte Carlo’s 2023 Season

Opera Monte Carlo has announced its 2023 season featuring many of the greatest artists of our time. Cecilia Bartoli stars in Handel’s “Alcina” with Philippe Jarroussky, Sandrine Piau, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Maxim Mironov, and Peter Kalman. Gianluca Capuano conducts the production by Christof Loy. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2023 Gianluca Capuano conducts Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” with Maria Agresta, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Celso {…}

Angela Brower, Gun-Brit Barkmin, David Kim & Michele Angelini Lead Den Norske Opera’s 2022-23 Season

Oslo’s Den Norske Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. Beate Mordal, Astrid Nordstad, Sakarias Fredriksen Tranvåg, Aleksander Nohr, Bernt Ola Volungholen, Petteri Lehikoinen, and Simen Bredesen star in “Wonderful Bernstein!” Karen Kamensek conducts. Performance Dates: August 20-26, 2022 Wagner’s “Parsifal third act” will be conducted by Asher Fisch and will feature Yngve Søberg, Franz-Josef Selig, and Daniel Brenna. Performance Dates: {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Brian Jagde & Charles Castronovo Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2022-23 Season

The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2022-23 season featuring 10 new productions. Premieres  Benedict Andrews directs Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” with Vladimir Jurowski conducting a cast that includes Louise Alder, Avery Amereau, Konstantin Krimmel, Sebastian Kohlhepp, Sandrine Piau, and Christian Gerhaher. Performance Dates: Oct. 26, 2022-July 17, 2023 Wagner’s “Lohengrin” will be conducted by François-Xavier Roth and directed by film director {…}

Xabier Anduaga, Joyce El-Khoury, Anna Pirozzi & Jessica Pratt Lead Bilbao Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Bilbao Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring Jessica Pratt, Xabier Anduaga, Andrzej Filończyk, and Manuel Fuentes star in Bellini’s “I Puritani” in a production by Emilio Sagi and Giacomo Sagripanti conducts the Euskadiko Orkestra. Performance Dates: Oct. 15-24, 2022 Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena” is set to star Joyce El-Khoury, Silvia Tro Santafé, Marko Mimica, and Celso Albelo. The production {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Serena Malfi & Fabio Sartori Lead Macerata Opera Festival’s 2022 Season

Italy’s Macerata Opera Festival has announced its 2022 season featuring three operatic productions. Here is a look at the season. Donato Renzetti conducts Valentina Carrasco’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca.” Carmen Giannattasio, Antonio Poli, and Claudio Sgura star. Performance Dates: July 24-31, 2022 The company will present the film “The Circus” by Charlie Chaplin alongside “Pagliacci.” The cast for Leoncavallo’s opera {…}

Royal Opera House Announces Cast Changes for ‘Tosca,’ ‘Lohengrin’ & ‘Don Pasquale’

(Credit: Royal Opera House official website) The Royal Opera House has announced multiple cast changes for its upcoming productions of Puccini’s “Tosca,” Wagner’s “Lohengrin,” and Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale.” Per an official press release, Oksana Lyniv will conduct the full run of Tosca in 2021, replacing Francesco Ivan Ciampa who was due to conduct the performances on Dec. 11, 14 & {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Luciano Ganci & Roberta Mantegna Lead Teatro Municipale di Piacenza’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Municipale di Piacenza in Italy has announced its 2022 season which will feature five productions and special events. The season opens with Verdi’s “Aroldo” starring Luciano Ganci in the title role, Vladimir Stoyanov, and Roberta Mantegna. Manlio Benzi conducts the production by Emilio Sala e Edoardo Sanchi.  Performance Dates: Jan. 21 & 23, 2022 Donizetti’s “La Favorita” will {…}