Jakub Józef Orliński, Alice Coote, Malin Byström, Dame Sarah Connolly & Anne Sofie von Otter Lead Wigmore Hall’s 2024-25 Season

Wigmore Hall has announced its 2024-25 season from September to December. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Jakub Józef Orliński and il Pomo d’Oro open the season with Beyoind. Performance Date: Sept. 12, 2024 Véronique Gens, Fleur Barron, Laurence Kilsby, Stéphane Degout, Susan Manoff, and Julius Drake perform a Faure song gala. Performance Date: Sept. 13, 2024 Laurence {…}

Malin Byström, Gaëlle Arquez, Dame Sarah Connolly, Golda Schultz, Saimir Pirgu Headline Edinburgh International Festival’s 2024 Season

The Edinburgh International Festival has unveiled its 2024 slate. Here is a rundown of the vocal performances on offer. First up is the Scottish premiere of “La Pasión Según San Marcos”  by Golijov. Joana Carneiro leads the Orquesta La Pasión and Musicians from the RSNO. Performance Date: August 3, 2024 The formal opening the festival is a performance featuring the BBC {…}

Diana Damrau, Jonas Kaufmann, Sarah Connolly & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Palau de la Música Catalana’s 2024-25 Season

The Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Spain has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Palau 100  Sarah Connolly jons Anima Aeterna Brugge and Pablo Heras-Casado for Mahler’s “Rückert Lieder.” The program also includes music by Bruckner. Performance Date: Oct. 24, 2024 Philippe Herreweghe leads a program that includes pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout, Collegium {…}

Dutch National Opera to Give World Premiere of ‘Jocasta’s Line’

(Photo credit: © Marta Syrko) The Dutch National Opera and Dutch National Ballet take the stage together for the world premiere of Wayne McGregor and Samy Moussa’s “Jocasta’s Line.” Choreographer and stage director McGregor along with composer Moussa combined the Greek tragedies “Oedipus Rex” and “Antigone.” Moussa composed new music for “Antigone,” but will use Stravinsky’s original score, with the {…}

Dame Sarah Connolly & Sir Simon Keenlyside to Give Inaugural Performances in Pembroke College Cambridge’s Newly Refurbished Auditorium

(Photo credit: Marco Borggreve, Christopher Pledger, & Robert Workman) The recently updated 200-seat chamber hall at Pembroke College Cambridge welcomes baritone Sir Simon Keenlyside on Oct. 5 and mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly on Nov. 1. Keenlyside opens the Bliss International Song Series with Schubert’s “Winterreise.” Connolly follows with selections by Brahms, Mahler, Frank Bridge, and Edmund Rubbra. Artistic Director Joseph {…}