Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Elīna Garanča & Renée Fleming Nominated For 2018 Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards have announced the 2018 nominees selecting a diverse group of operas and performers.  In the category of Best Opera Recording the John Adams’ “Doctor Atomic ” recording starring Aubrey Allicock, Julia Bullock, Gerald Finley & Brindley Sherratt and produced by Friedemann Engelbrecht was nominated alongside Mason Bates and Martin Campbell’s “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.” The recording {…}

Elīna Garanča, Aida Garifullina & Maria Guleghina Headline Teatro Colon’s 2019 Season

The Teatro Colón has announced its 2019 season featuring eight main stage productions, concert operas, and a number of international star-making debuts. Here is a look at what to expect next season. Mainstage Opera Maurizio Benini conducts a new production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” directed by Jorge Takla. Fabián Veloz and Leonardo López Linares share the title role while Pavel Valuzhin and {…}

Vienna Philharmonic 2017-18 Review: Elina Garanca Takes Us On A Transcendent Journey With Mahler

We go to Mahler for wisdom and depth and to Elina Garanca for beauty and rich interpretation. Both were present Sunday morning at the Wiener Konzerthaus. The Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by the dynamic Venezuelan conductor, Raphael Payare, book-ended Mahler’s “Funf Lied (Five Ruckert Songs),” plus one song from “Der Knaben Wunderhorn,” with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture and Bartok’s Concerto For Orchestra. {…}

Elina Garanca To Be Featured In Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria’s 2018-19 Season

The Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria has announced its 2018-19 season with Karel Marek Chichon leading as the Artistic Director.  The season will include some of the greatest clarinetists, guitarists, violinists, and cellists as well as some of the greatest singers. For this season announcement, we only focus on the vocal highlights. Performances  Eve-Maud Hubeaux and Elisandra Melián perform Mahler’s Symphony {…}