Jeanine De Bique, Nicole Heaston, Edward Nelson Headline Cincinnati Song Initiative’s 2021-22 Season

Cincinnati Song Initiative has announced its 2021-22 season which will feature seven concerts. First up will be a “Season Opening Gala: The Great American Songbook” at the Liberty Exhibition Hall. soprano Amy Burton and pianist John Musso will perform music from The Great American Songbook. Performance Date: Oct. 2, 2021 “The Belletrists: Heinrich Heine” will feature soprano Elizabeth Marshall, tenor {…}

Operalia Announces 2021 Participants

The Operalia Competition has announced its 2021 participants. This year the competition will showcase artists from Peru, Russia, the USA, Mongolia, France, Spain, Moldova, Denmark, South Korea, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Italy, Canada, and Uzbekistan. Here is a full run-down of the singers who will compete: Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru Gayane Babajanyan, mezzo-soprano, Russia Kirill Belov, tenor, Russia Vladislav Buialskyi, bass-baritone, Ukraine {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Lisette Oropesa & Daniela Mack Lead Teatro de la Maestranza’s 2021-22 Season

The Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Spain has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Operas Ermonela Jaho and Carmen Solís alternate the title role in Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Amadi Lagha, Enrique Ferrer, Damián del Castillo, Gerardo Bullón, Moisés Marín, Felipe Bou, José Manuel Díaz, and Diana Larios. Alain Guingal conducts {…}

Angel Blue, Isabel Leonard, Davone Tines, Iréne Theorin, Danielle De Niese Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

This week’s recommendations feature a operatic mini-series, a notable gala, a recital dedicated to songs of protest, another recital about the historic migration of African Americans from the South to the North,  a concert of opera singers turning to jazz, and another concert focused on music of medieval times. And then there’s some Mozart, Rossini, and Wagner for good measure. {…}

Isabel Leonard, Peabody Southwell, Talise Trevigne, Edward Nelson Headline Long Beach Opera’s Revised 2021 Season

Long Beach Opera in California has announced a revised 2021 season, which will include three productions in total. Two of the productions have been adapted to be presented as outdoor showcases. The season kicks off with Philip Glass’ “Les Enfants Terribles” directed by James Darrah and conducted by Christopher Rountree. This opera will be presented as an immersive drive-in opera {…}

Isabel Leonard, Davone Tines Headline Boston Lyric Opera’s Upcoming Miniseries ‘desert in’

Boston Lyric Opera has announced that it will kick off production on “desert in,” a new opera miniseries set to launch in June on The eight-part series will feature such artists as Nico Muhly, Wang Lu, Jesus Garcia, Vijay Iyer, Nathalie Joachim, Isabel Leonard, Talise Trevigne, Davone Tines, Edward Nelson, and Alan Pingarron, among others. The work was co-created {…}