Jonas Kaufmann, Angel Blue, Joyce DiDonato, Anna Netrebko, Eric Owens Headline Weeks 25 & 26 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

(Credit: Met Opera / Ken Howard / Marty Sohl) The Met Opera has unveiled its 25 and 26th weeks of streaming, continuing its theme-based streaming options. For week 25, the company will focus on 20th-century classics, while the ensuing week of streams will place an emphasis on French operas. Monday, August 31 – R. Strauss’s Elektra Starring Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Anita Rachvelishvili Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 4th Week of Nightly Streams

(Credit: Marty Sohl) The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled the fourth week of its Nightly streams schedule. The week kicks is more in keeping with the first and third weeks, which featured a wide range of standard repertory; week two was dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner. Here is the full schedule. Learn more Monday, April 6 – Verdi’s “Aida” {…}

Rame Lahaj, Layla Claire & Daniel Okulitch Highlight Opéra de Montréal’s 2020-21 Season

The Opéra de Montréal has announced its 2020-21 season with five productions highlighting the season. The season opens with Verdi’s “La Traviata” starring Marie-Josée Lord in the title role, Rame Lahaj as Alfredo, and Jean-François Lapointe as Germont. Jordan De Souza conducts Alain Gauthier’s production. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2020 Marianne Fiset sings the title role in Janáček’s “Jenůfa” with Samuel {…}

Sir Simon Rattle, Stuart Skelton & Joyce DiDonato Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Karen Almond / Metropolitan Opera) The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 season at the Barbican Centre. For the purposes of this article we will only focus on Vocal performances. Sir. Simon Rattle conducts Berg’s “Wozzeck” with Anja Kampe, Christian Gerhaler, Thomas Blondelle, John Tomlinson, and Peter Hoare. Performance Dates: Sept. 15-17, 2020 Sir Simon Rattle conducts Melodic {…}