New Streaming Date Announced for Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Ludovic Tézier’s ‘Parsifal’ from Vienna State Opera

The Vienna State Opera has announced that its upcoming performance of Wagner’s“Parsifal,” set to be recorded on April 11, 2021 will now be streamed on April 18, 2021 on Arte Konzert. The opera will be directed by Kirill Serebrennikov with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role alongside Ludovic Tézier as Amfortas, and Elīna Garanča as Kundry. The remaining cast members include Georg {…}

Vienna State Opera Announces New Date for ‘Parsifal’ Starring Jonas Kaufmann & Elīna Garanča

The Vienna State Opera has announced that it will be streaming Wagner’s “Parsifal” live on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The new production by Kirill Serebrennikov will star Jonas Kaufmann in the title role alongside Ludovic Tézier as Amfortas, and Elīna Garanča as Kundry. Other cast members include Georg Zeppenfield as Gurnemanz, Wolfgang Koch as Klingsor, and Stefan Cerny as Titurel. {…}

Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Russell Thomas, Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato Headline Royal Opera House’s 2021-22 Season

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden has announced new plans for its 2021-22 season, the first full season by the company since 2019. There will five world premieres from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera. The opera will open with a production of “Rigoletto” directed by Oliver Mears with Antonio Pappano conducting and Carlos Álvarez in the title role. He {…}

Pretty Yende, Elina Garanca, Roberto Alagna, Benjamin Bernheim Headline Opéra de Paris’ Streams for the Holiday Season

In lieu of the recent postponement of its 2020-21 season opening, the Opéra National de Paris has announced that it will be streaming several works that were originally set to open its new season. First up, the company will stream Verdi’s “La Traviata” in Simon Stone’s modern take. Pretty Yende and Benjamin Bernheim headline the famed opera. Audiences will also {…}

Anna Netrebko, Charles Castronovo, Elīna Garanča & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2021 Season

(Credits: © Dario Acosta / Charles Castronovo official website / Deutsche Oper am Rhein official website / Kristian Schuller/Decca) The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2021 edition, featuring 8 operas and numerous concert performances. Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will feature Mika Kares as Il Commendatore, Nadezhda Pavlova as Donna Anna, Michael Spyres in the role of Don Ottavio, Federica Lombardi as {…}

Teatro alla Scala Announces Complete Opening Gala Program

The Teatro alla Scala has announced the musical selections for its opening night on Dec. 7. The program will include music by Verdi, Wagner, Cilea, Puccini, Donizetti, Bizet, Massenet, Giordano, and Rossini. Among the operas that will be showcaeed on opening night include “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Adriana Lecouvreur,” “L’Elisir d’Amore,” “Guglielmo Tell,” “Madama Butterfly,” “Don Carlo,” Rigoletto,” “Andrea Chenier,” “Die {…}

Elīna Garanča, Cecilia Bartoli, Alice Coote & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Lucern Festival’s 2021 Season

The Lucerne Festival has announced its 2021 summer season. For this article, we will only concentrate on vocal performances at the Swiss festival. Riccardo Chailly conducts Gun-Brit Barkmin in a program that includes Mahler and Berg. Performance Date: August 13, 2021 Riccardo Chailly conducts Elīna Garanča in Mahler’s “Rückert-Lieder.” The program also includes Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major. {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Leona Mitchell, Shirley Verrett Headline Next Month of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next month of nightly streams which focus on a number of unique themes including operas in English, holiday works, and even an entire work dedicated to one of the most iconic artists of all time.  Week 39– In Plain English Monday, December 7 – Thomas Adès’s The Tempest Starring Audrey Luna, Isabel Leonard, Iestyn Davies, Alek Shrader, {…}