Jamie Barton, Mary Bevan, & Dame Sarah Connolly Star in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

(Photo credit: Thalhammer & Pledger) The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has announced its lineup for the 2024-25 season. This article only features vocal works. Soprano Mary Bevan opens the season with a program of works by Schubert. Edward Gardner conducts. Performance Date: July 17, 2024 Soprano Lucy Crowe, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston, tenor Nicky Spence, and baritone Jonathan Lemalu serves {…}

Saioa Hernández, Levy Sekgapane, Piotr Beczała & Ariel Hernández Lead Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España’s 2024-25 Season

The Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Ciclo Sinfónico David Afkham conducts Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with soloists Eleanor Lyons, Maximilian Schmitt, Peter Rose, Werner Van Mechelen, Elena Sancho, Roger Padullés, Matthias Winckhler, and Joaquín Notario. Performance Dates: Sept. 20 & 22, 2024 Pablo González conducts a program of music by Prokofiev, {…}

Thomas Hampson & Matthias Goerne Lead Ibermusica’s 2023-24 Season

Madrid’s Ibermusica has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the vocal performances. Josep Vicent conducts the Orquesta ADDA Sinfónica and Orfeón Donostiarra coro in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Montsalvatge’s “Canto espiritual de Joan Maragall” for chorus and orchestra. Performance Date: Dec. 11, 2023 Brahms’ “German Requiem” will be performed by Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble and Thomas Hengelbrock. The {…}

Tineke Van Ingelgem, Leonardo Capalbo & Rafael Fingerlos Lead Opera Vlaanderen’s 2022-23 Season

Belgium’s Opera Vlaanderen has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the opera productions and recitals the season will offer. Opera  Kurt Weill’s “Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny” will be conducted by Alejo Pérez and Ivo Van Hove. Leonardo Capalbo, Tineke Van Ingelgem, Katharina Persicke, Maria Riccarda Wesseling, Bongani Justice Kubheka, James Kryshak, Thomas Oliemans, Frederick Ballentine, and Marcel Brunner star. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 {…}

Enea Scala, Michael Weinius & Raehann Bryce-Davis Lead Opera Vlaanderen’s 2021-22 Season

The Opera Vlaanderen in Belgium has announced its 2021-22 season featuring a variety of operatic works and concerts. Here is a look: Kurt Weill’s “Der Silbersee” opens the season with Daniel Arnaldos, Marjan De Schutter, Hanne Roos, Benny Claessens, James Kryshak, and Elsie De Brauw. Karel Deseure conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 18-Oct. 16, 2021 “La Nuova Euridice” will fetaure music {…}