Roberto Alagna, Aleksandra Kurzak, Elsa Dreisig, Emöke Baráth Headlines Les Grand Voix / Les Grands Solistes’ February & March 2022 Programming

Les Grand Voix / Les Grands Solistes has announced its March and February programming.  First up will be a concert at the Philharmonie de Paris / Grande Salle Pierre Boulez starring Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna. They will perform alongside the Belgian National Orchestra under the musical direction of David Giménez Carreras. The program will feature a host of opera {…}

Belgian Government Reopens Theaters Following Council of State’s Ruling

(Credit: Johan Jacobs) The government of Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has officially reopened theaters following a decision by the Council of State. Using an emergency procedure, the Council of State ruled that the government’s closure measures were not proportionate, and didn’t provide enough motives to understand why attending cultural performances was particularly dangerous for public health. Per the {…}

Roberto Alagna, Elsa Dreisig & Aleksandra Kurzak Highlight Les Grandes Voix February 2022 Concerts

(Credit: Les Grandes Voix official website) Les Grandes Voix has announced the upcoming concerts in February 2022. Tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak will give a special concert at the Philharmonie de Paris on Feb. 14, 2022. The two singers will perform arias and duets from Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” Ponchielli’s “La Gioconda,” Puccini’s “Tosca,” Verdi’s “Aida” and “Don Carlo,” {…}

Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Roberto Alagna, Elīna Garanča, Saioa Hernández & Camilla Nylund Lead Staatsoper Berlin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Dario Acosta / Sonya Yoncheva official website / © Gregor Hohenberg / Kasskara/DG / Operabase official website / Staatsoper Berlin official website) The Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas Beethoven’s “Fidelio” will open the season. The opera stars Roman Trekel, Matthias Goerne, Pavel Černoch, Andreas Schager, Simone Schneider, {…}

Elsa Dreisig, Anita Rachvelishvili & Corinne Winters Lead Grand Théâtre de Genève’s 2021-22 Season

The Grand Théâtre de Genève has announced its 2021-22 season with a variety of programs including opera, recitals and ballet as well as family events. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on the opera and recitals. Opera Leonardo Marino and Pablo Jakob’s “Huit Minutes” will make its world premiere in François Renou’s production. The new opera will {…}

Enea Scala, Michael Fabiano, Corinne Winters, Barbara Hannigan, Davinia Rodriguez, Stéphanie d’Oustrac Lead La Monnaie’s 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: In Art Management / © Jiyang Chen / Gillian Riesen / © Raphael Brand / LA Opera official website / © Jean-Baptiste Millot) La Monnaie De Munt has announced its new 2021-22 season, consisting of 12 operas and seven recitals. Here is the full slate. Operas Kris Defoort and Peter van Kraaij’s opera “The time of our singing” {…}