Amanda Forsythe, Mary Bevan, Iestyn Davies, Wallis Giunta Headline Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale official website) Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Soprano Amanda Forsythe, mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, tenor Brenden Gunnell, and bass Joshua Bloom present Schumann’s “Requiem” alongside conductor Richard Egarr and violinist Shunske Sato. Performance dates: Oct. 14 – 17, 2021 Performances {…}

Natalya Romaniw, Toby Spence & Christine Rice To Feature In Garsington Opera’s 2020 Season

The Garsington Opera has announced its 2020 season which will feature four staged operas including two repertory staples and two rarities. Here is a look. Verdi and Romani’s “Un giorno di regno” gets a new staging by Christopher Alden with Tobias Ringborg conducting. Richard Burkhard, Henry Waddington, Christine Rice, Siobhan Stagg, Konu Kim, and Grant Doyle star in the production. Performance {…}

Handel And Haydn Society To Present Handel’s ‘Messiah’ For 166th Consecutive Year

Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society will continue its annual holiday tradition of presenting Handel’s beloved choral work “Messiah.” H + H gave the American premiere of “Messiah” in its entirety in 1818, and has showcased the “dazzling and joyous” work every year since 1854. The sixty-member professional Baroque chorus and period instrument orchestra will be joined by soprano Elizabeth Watts, {…}

Benjamin Appl & Jennifer Johnston Headline Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-20 Season

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2019-20 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal performances. Soprano Anna Crookes will be joined by flutist Fiona Fulton, cellist Jonathan Aasgaard, and pianist Ian Buckle of Pixels Ensemble to perform works by Hildegard of Bingen, Dani Howard, George Crumb, Luciano Berio, and Maurice Ravel. Performance Date: {…}

Jamie Barton, Joyce DiDonato & Sarah Connolly Headline BBC Proms 2019

The BBC Proms has announced its 2019 festival featuring some of the great singers, performers and orchestras in the world. For this season announcement we will concentrate on the vocal performances. Omer Meir Wellber leads the BBC Proms Youth Choir and BBC Philharmonic in Haydn’s “The Creation.” He is joined by soloists Sarah-Jane Brandon, Benjamin Hulett, and Christoph Pohl. Performance Date: July 29, {…}

Joélle Harvey, Nicholas Phan & Mireille Asselin Highlight Handel And Haydn Society 2019-20 Season

The Handel and Haydn Society has announced its 2019-20 season, which will include a few vocal performances. In its 205th season, the organization will continue its mission to bring “Classical and Baroque music to life on period instruments in historically informed performances, showcasing the music the way the composer intended.” H+H will perform works of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven, as well {…}