Xabier Anduaga, Nadine Sierra & Ian Bostridge Highlight Festival de Granada’s 2020 Edition

The 69th Annual Granada Festival has announced its summer season program. The Spanish festival announced that it was moving forward and for this article we will focus mainly on the vocal performances. Nadine Sierra, Carlos Mena, Xabier Anduaga, and Carlos Álvarez highlight opening night performing Mozart’s Requiem under the baton of Andrea Marcon. Performance Date: June 25, 2020 Raquel Lojendio, {…}

Nino Machaidze & Gregory Kunde Headline Teatro De la Maestranza’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro de la Maestranza has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring four operatic productions and numerous recitals and concerts. Opera  Carlos Chausson, Joan Martín-Royo, Anicio Zorzi Giustaniani, Sara Blanch, and Francisco Escala star in Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale.” Corrado Rovaris conducts the production by Laurent Pelly. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-19, 2019 Saint-Saëns’ “Samson et Dalila” follows with Gregory Kunde and Nancy Fabiola Herrera starring {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Plácido Domingo & Yolanda Auyanet Highlight Teatro De La Zarzuela’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2019-20 season featuring eight full productions, gala concerts, recitals, and many important Spanish and international stars. The season opens with Jesus Guridi’s “El Caserio” starring Raquel Lojendo, Angel Odena, Andeka Gorrotxateg, Marife Nogales, and Pablo Garcia Lopez. The second cast includes Carmen Solis, Joe Antonio Lopez, Jose Luis Sola, Ana Cristina Marco, and Jorge {…}

Filarmónica de Bogotá Review 2017: Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Gets Sublime Rendition At Teatro Municipal Jorge Eliecer Gaitán

The Teatro Municipal Jorge Eliecer Gaitán is not among the most aesthetically pleasing of auditoriums in the city of Bogotá, Colombia. Dedicated to one of the great tragic figures in Colombian history, a man known for his support of the disenfranchised (his assassination led to one of the most prominent massacres in Colombian history), the theater is rather minimal in {…}