Aigul Akhmetshina, Piotr Beczała, Ailyn Pérez & Michael Fabiano Lead New ‘Carmen’ Production at Metropolitan Opera

(Credit: Paola Kudacki / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera is set to celebrate its New Year with a new production of Bizet’s “Carmen” The opera will be directed by English director Carrie Cracknell. Cracknell will explore themes that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. The opera will {…}

Sonya Yoncheva’s SY11 Productions Announces Starry 2023-24 ‘Intimate Voices’ Concert Series

Sonya Yoncheva’s SY11 Productions has announced the 2023-24 season for “Intimate Voices.” The concert series, which is set to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria will kick off with “Red Tango” starring Erwin Schrott. Performance Date: Oct. 27, 2023 Next up, Freddie de Tommaso presents “Under the Stars of Napoli.” Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2023  Yoncheva will headline “Reincarnation.” Performance Date: {…}

Marianne Crebassa, Brian Jagde, Christian Van Horn & Franco Fagioli Lead Théâtre des Champs-Elysées’ 2023-24 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera, opera in concert, and recitals. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Opera Thomas Hengelbrock conducts Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” in a production by Damiano Michieletto. Marina Viotti, Levy Sekgapane, Edward Nelson, and Peter Kálmán. Performance Dates: Oct. 9-19, 2023 Mozary’s “Die Zauberflöte” will be conducted {…}