Richard Tucker Foundation Announces 2024 Career & Study Grant Recipients

The Richard Tucker Foundation has announced the Career and Study grant. The foundation noted that Anthony Léon, Luke Sutliff, and Elena Villalón have been selected recipients of the 2024 Richard Tucker Career Grant. Recipients receive unrestricted grants of $10,000 each. Sutliff and  were previously awarded the 2022 Sara Tucker Study Grant. They join past Career Grant recipients Leah Hawkins, Aryeh Nussbaum {…}

Emily Pogorelc, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Amina Edris, Elena Villalón, Catherine Martin Headline Detroit Opera’s 2024-25 Season

Detroit Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “La Traviata” in a new production by Francesca Zambello, conducted by Roberto Kalb. The work stars Emily Pogorelc, Galeano Salas, and Rod Gilfry. The new production moves the action to the 1920s. Performance Dates: Oct. 19 – 27, 2024 Next up is Louisa Proske’s production of “Rinaldo” starring Anthony Roth Costanzo, {…}

Anthony Roth Costanzo, Ryan Speedo Green, Mané Galoyan & Rachel Willis-Sørensen Lead Santa Fe Opera’s 2024 Season

The Santa Fe Opera has announced its 2024 season. Conductor Corrado Rovaris conducts  Louisa Muller’s production of Verdi’s “La Traviata.” The cast includes Mané Galoyan, Bekhzod Davronov, and Carlos Arámbula. Performance Dates: June 28-August 24, 2024 Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will be conducted by Harry Bicket. Stephen Barlow directs the production with Ryan Speedo Green, Teresa Perrotta, Rachael Wilson, David Portillo, Nicholas Newton, {…}

Adriana González, Elena Villalón, Pretty Yende, Nino Machaidze, Varduhi Abrahamyan Headline Oper Frankfurt’s 2023-24 Season

Oper Frankfurt has announced its 2023-24 season. New Productions The season will feature Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in a production by Caterina Panti Liberovici. Simone De Felice conducts. The opera stars Bozidar Smiljanic, Donato Di Stefano, MIkolaj Tabka, Liviu Holender, Pablo Martinez, Brayan Ávila Martínez Martínez, Bianca Tognocchi, and Clara Kim. Performance Date: Sept. 23 – Oct. 15, 2023 Next up {…}

Ginger Costa-Jackson, Elena Villalón, Liv Redpath, Joélle Harvey Headline The Orchestra of St. Luke’s 2022-23 Season

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. MasterVoices will present Bizet’s “Carmen” at the Lincoln Center (Rose Theater) with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s performing. The opera, which will be conducted by Ted Sperling and directed by Sammi Cannold, will star Ginger Costa-Jackson, {…}