Angela Meade, Karine Deshayes, Anne-Catherine Gillet & Ruth Iniesta Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2023-24 Season

The Opéra de Marseille has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Meyerbeer’s “L’Africaine” will star Hélène Carpentier, Laurence Janot, Florian Laconi, Jérôme Bouteiller, and Karine Deshayes. Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducts the production by Charles Roubaud. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-10, 2023 Paolo Arrivabeni conducts Verdi’s “Attila” with Angela Meade, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Juan Jesús Rodriguez, and Antonio Poli. Performance Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, {…}

Anita Rachvelishvili, Philippe Jaroussky & Ragaa Eldin Lead Clermont Auvergne Opéra’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Dario Acosta / Simon Fowler / Deutsche Oper Berlin official website) Clermont Auvergne Opéra in Clermont-Ferrand, France has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal works. Opera  Gaetano Donizetti‘s “Lucia di Lammermoor” showcases Jiwon Song as Enrico, Ragaa Eldin as Edgardo, and Heera Bae in the title role. The cast {…}

Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe Announces 2021-22 Season

The Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe in Germany has announced its 2021-22 season featuring ballet, theater, and opera. For this article, we will only highlight the opera productions. Premieres Mozart’s “La Finta Giardiniera” will get a new production with Yura Yang conducting and Anja Kühnhold directing. Premiere Date: Oct. 23, 2021 Emmerich Kálmán’s “Grafin Mariza” gets a new production with Georg Fritzsch {…}

10 Finalists For Glyndebourne Opera Cup 2018 Announced

The 10 finalists for the Glyndebourne Opera Cup have been announced. The finalists include soprano Francesca Chiejina, mezzo Samantha Hankey, soprano Elbenita Kajtazi, mezzo Eléonore Pancrazi, soprano Emily Pogorelc, bass-baritone Cody Quattlebaum, soprano Jacquelyn Stucker, soprano Gemma Summerfield, tenor Charles Sy, and baritone Hubert Zapiór. “We were treated to some really amazing music-making from our semi-finalists who conquered their nerves {…}