Erin Morley, David Butt Philip, Pretty Yende, Maria Agresta & Maria Bengtsson Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2024-25 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” is conducted by Andrea Battistoni and directed by Eva-Maria Höckmayr. The production will star Krzysztof Bączyk, Bekhzod Davronov, Marjukka Tepponen, and Martina Gedeck. Performance Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 24, 2024 Richard Strauss’s “Intermezzo” will be conducted by Patrick Hahn and directed by Axel Ranisch. The cast will include Maria {…}

Emily Pogorelc, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Amina Edris, Elena Villalón, Catherine Martin Headline Detroit Opera’s 2024-25 Season

Detroit Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “La Traviata” in a new production by Francesca Zambello, conducted by Roberto Kalb. The work stars Emily Pogorelc, Galeano Salas, and Rod Gilfry. The new production moves the action to the 1920s. Performance Dates: Oct. 19 – 27, 2024 Next up is Louisa Proske’s production of “Rinaldo” starring Anthony Roth Costanzo, {…}

Xabier Anduaga, Benjamin Appl, Madison Leonard & Yaritza Véliz Lead The Dallas Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Dallas Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Mainstage Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “La Traviata”  featuring Chilean soprano Yaritza Véliz, Spanish tenor Xabier Anduaga,  and baritone Alfredo Daza. Louisa Muller directs and Iván López Reynoso conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 18-27, 2024 Claude Debussy’s “Pelléas and Mélisande” will be conducted by Ludovic Morlot and will star Benjamin Appl, Lauren {…}

Joshua Blue, Justin Austin, Sarah Mesko & Paul Groves Lead Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 2024 Season

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced its 2024 season. The season opens with Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville“ conducted by Jonathan Brandani and directed by Eric Sean Fogel. The work will star Justin Austin, Hongni Wu, and Nathan Stark. Performance Dates: May 25-June 29, 2024 Joshua Blue, Katerina Burton, Thomas Glass, and Brittany Renee lead Puccini’s “La Bohème.” {…}

Camilla Nylund, Amanda Majeski & Lise Lindstrom Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2023-24 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the operatic productions of the season. Premieres  Puccini’s “Turandot” is set to star Elisabeth Teige, Aleksei Kulagin, Yonghoon Lee, and Elbenita Kajtazi. Ivan Repušić conducts the new production by Marie-Eve Signeyrole. Performance Dates: Oct. 7-Nov. 25, 2023 Mary Plazas, Katerina von Bennigsen, Peter Tantsits, and Andrew Nolen {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Natalya Romaniw, Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Spyres & Lucas Meachem Lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2023-24 Season

The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Kent Nagano conducts Frank Castorf’s production of Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov.” The opera will star Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Kady Evanyshyn, Olivia Boen, Renate Spingler, Matthias Klink, Alexey Bogdanchikov, Vitalij Kowaljow, Oleksiy Palchykov, and Ryan Speedo Green. Performance Dates: Sept. 16-Oct. 7, 2023 Catherine Foster and Ewa Płonka sing the title role of Puccini’s {…}

Michael Spyres, Rihab Chaieb, Emily Pogorelc, Lawrence Brownlee, Elizabeth Llewellyn Headline Vocal Arts DC’s 2022-23 Season

Vocal Arts DC has announced its 2022-23 season. The season opens with a recital featuring tenor Michael Spyres and pianist Mathieu Pordoy. The program will include music by Beethoven, Berlioz, and Liszt. Performance Date: Oct. 10, 2022  Rihab Chaieb and Brian Zeger will present music by Schumann, Ravel, Bizet, Aubert, Golijov, Ricketts, and songs from Chaieb’s Arabic heritage. Performance Date: {…}