Leontyne Price, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo & At Home Gala Headline Weeks 13 & 14 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Weeks 13 and 14 of its nightly streams. The streams will include music by Mozart, Bartok, Rossini, Handel, Verdi, and Glass. Also, audiences will get a chance to check out the At Home Gala once again. Monday, June 8 – Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito Conducted by Harry Bicket; starring Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli, Elīna Garanča, {…}

Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato & Günther Groissböck Highlight Musikverein Wien’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Paul Schirnhofer/DG/Chris Singer) The Musikverein Wien has announced its 2020-21 Season featuring a number of great stars. For this article of the Austrian concert hall, vocal performances have been highlighted. Michael Havlicek joins the Philharmonia Schrammeln for “Schlawi(e)nerisches.” Performance Date: Oct. 6, 2020 Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Haydn’s Die Schöpfung. Oratorium with soloists Christiane Karg, Benjamin Bruns, and Florian Boesch. Performance {…}

Elīna Garanča, Jakub Józef Orliński & Thomas Hampson Highlight Elbphilharmonie & Laeiszhalle Hamburg’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta/Deutsche Grammophon/Jiyang Chen) The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg has announce its 2020-21 season. As always we are highlighting the vocal performances of the season. Mikhail Petrenko and Behzod Abduraimov perform works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. Performance Date: Sept. 16, 2020 Ottavio Dantone conducts Vivaldi’s “Il Tamerlano” with the Accademia Bizantina and Gesangssolisten. Performance Date: Sept. 29, 2020 Beethoven’s “Leonore” {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Plácido Domingo Highlight Wiener Staatsoper’s 2020-21 Season

The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its massive 2020-21 season. Here is a rundown. Premieres Philippe Jordan conducts Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly“ in Anthony Minghella’s acclaimed production. The production from 2005 arrived in Vienna with Asmik Grigorian in the title role, Virginie Verrez, Freddie De Tommaso, and Boris Pinkhasovich. In January, Grigorian is joined by Noa Beinart and Marcelo Puente. A third {…}

Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk & Olga Peretyatko Highlight Berlin Philharmonic’s 2020-21 Season

Credit: Alexey Kostromin/Dario Acosta/Paul Schirnhofer-DG The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2020-21 season featuring a number of tours, vocal performances and world famous stars. For the purposes of this article we will only concentrate on vocal performances. The season opens with Musikfest, which was announced previously. Click here for more details. Philharmonie  Daniel Harding conducts countertenor Andrew Watts in music {…}

Metropolitan Opera & Donizetti Opera Festival’s Superstar Galas Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

Credit: Spinto/Javier del Real/Nicola Allegri/Julian Hargraves/ Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical While the continued quarantine is undoubtedly becoming increasingly challenging for many, there is some relief in knowing that there is opera to check out on a daily basis. What’s more the offerings are becoming increasingly diverse in their range of repertory and content, which allows opera audiences to curate unique {…}