Ermonela Jaho & Eleonora Buratto Lead Opera Rara’s Concerts

Opera Rara has announced two upcoming concerts. Opera Rara will team up with Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé to present the original 1857 version of Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The version has been edited by Opera Rara’s Repertoire Consultant Roger Parker for Casa Ricordi. The concert performance will star Nicola Alaimo (Simon Boccanegra), Eleonora Buratto (Amelia), Iván-Ayón {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto & Jonathan Tetelman Lead Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Madama Butterfly’

The Metropolitan Opera is set to present Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” for 16 performances. The Anthony Minghella production, which is set to be performed between Jan. 11 and May 11, 2024, will showcase two casts. The first cast will see the New Jersey Symphony Music Director Xian Zhang make her Met debut, leading a cast starring soprano Aleksandra Kurzak as Cio-Cio-San {…}

Jessica Pratt, Anastasia Bartoli, Juan Diego Flórez & Dmitry Korchak Lead Rossini Opera Festival’s 2024 Season

The Rossini Opera Festival has announced its 2024 season which will be held in Pesaro from August 7 to 23, 2024. The Festival will be inaugurated at the PalaScavolini, a new theatre space reopened within the already famous PalaFestival, by “Bianca and Falliero.” Roberto Abbado will conduct the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai and the Coro Teatro Ventidio Basso. The {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Javier Camarena & Francesco Meli Lead Palau de les Arts’ 2023-24 Season

Valencia’s Palau de les Arts’ 2023-24 season featuring opera, recitals, concerts, and zarzuela. Opera Dima Orsho and Carla Nahadi Babelegoto star in “Women at Point Zero.” Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023 James Gaffigan conducts Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” in Richard Jones’ production. The cast includes Arsen Soghomonyan, Doris Soffel, Ekaterina Guseva, Elena Maximova, Roman Burdenko, and Nikolay Zemlianskikh. Performance {…}

Anna Netrebko, Elīna Garanča, Sonya Yoncheva, Jonas Kaufmann & Luca Salsi Lead Teatro alla Scala’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro alla Scala has announced ts 2023-24 season. The season opens with Verdi’s “Don Carlo” which will star René Pape, Francesco Meli, Luca Salsi, Ain Anger, Anna Netrebko, and Elīna Garanča. Riccardo Chailly conducts a production by Lluis Pasqual. Maria Jose Siri and Ekaterina Semenchuk perform the final two performances. Performance Dates: Dec. 7, 2023-Jan. 2, 2024 Sonya Yoncheva {…}