Aida Garifullina, Marigona Qerkezi & Mario Bahg Lead Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña’s 2023 Season

The Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña has announced its 2023 season. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Aida” with Jose Miguel Perez Sierra conducting. Marigona Qerkezi, Nino Surguladze, Jorge Puerta, Carlos Almaguer, Giacomo Prestia, and Simon Orfila. Performance Dates: Sept. 14 & 16, 2023 Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette” will star Mario Bahg, Sofia Esparza, Borja Quizo, and Luis {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Gregory Kunde, Anna Pirozzi & Karita Mattila Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2023-24 season. The season opens with Botio’s “Mefistofele” with Simon Stone directing. Michele Mariotti conducts a cast that includes John Relyea, Maria Agresta, and Joshua Guerrero. Performance Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2023 Michele Mariotti conducts Puccini’s “Tosca” with Anna Pirozzi, Vittorio Grigolo, and Erwin Schrott. Performance Dates: Dec.9-14, 2023 Damiano Michieletto directs Mozart’s “Die {…}

Marianne Crebassa, Brian Jagde, Christian Van Horn & Franco Fagioli Lead Théâtre des Champs-Elysées’ 2023-24 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera, opera in concert, and recitals. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Opera Thomas Hengelbrock conducts Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” in a production by Damiano Michieletto. Marina Viotti, Levy Sekgapane, Edward Nelson, and Peter Kálmán. Performance Dates: Oct. 9-19, 2023 Mozary’s “Die Zauberflöte” will be conducted {…}

Max Emanuel Cencic, Nino Machaidze, Franco Fagioli, Karine Deshayes, Jacquelyn Wagner Headline Theater an der Wien’s 2022-23 Season

The Musik Theater an der Wien has unveiled its 2022-23 season. It all kicks off with “La Liberazione” by Francesca Caccini. The work will be conducted by Clemens Flick and directed by Ilaria Lanzino. Sara Gouzy, Luciana Mancini, Kresimir Strazanac, Jerilyn Cohou, and Bernarda Klinar headline the cast. Performance Dates: Oct. 10 – 21, 2022 Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” {…}

Emőke Baráth, Erika Miklosa, Gábor Bretz, Ildiko Komlosi Headline Hungarian State Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Hungarian state Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring premieres and repertory staples. Here is a look at the extensive season. Premieres Puccini’s “Tosca” will be conducted by Gergely Kesselyák and will star Csilla Boross and Zsuzsanna Ádám in the title role. The cast will be rounded by Attila Fekete, Adorján Pataki, Péter Kálmán, and Michele Kalmandy. Performance Dates: {…}

Venera Gimadieva, Lise Davidsen, Barbara Hannigan & Franco Fagioli Highlight Concertgebouw Amsterdam’s 2022-23 Season

The Concertgebouw Amsterdam has announced its 2022-23 season. Here are the operatic, vocal, and choral highlights of the season. Michele Mariotti conducts the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest in Bellini’s “Norma” with Venera Gimadieva, Salome Jicia, Piero Pretti, and Riccardo Fassi. Performance Date: Sept. 10, 2022 Le Concert de la Loge will be led by Julien Chauvin and will feature soloists Emöke {…}

Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jarousskey, Emöke Baráth, Iestyn Davies, Giulia Semenzato Headline Händel Festival Halle

The Händel Festival Halle has announced its 2022 slate, marking the company’s 100th anniversary. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances. The festival kicks off with a production of “Orlando” starring Xavier Sabata, Franziska Krötenheerdt, Yulia Sokolik, Vanessa Waldhart, and KiHyun Park. Christian Curnym conducts a production by Walter Sutcliffe. Performance Dates: {…}

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 {…}

Michael Fabiano, Adriana Gonzalez & Juan Jesus Rodriguez Lead Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg’s 2021-22 Season

The Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg has announced its 2021-22 seaso featuring dance, opera, musical theater and theater. Here is a look at the four operatic performances that will be presented. James Gray directs a new production of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” starring John Chest, Adrian Gonzalez, Robert Gleadow, Florie Valiquette, and Elenore Pancrazi. Jeremie Rhorer conducts {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča, Christine Goerke Headline Philharmonie Essen’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical /  Jiyang Chen / Chris Singer / Paul Schirnhofer/DG / Opus 3 Artists official website) Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Christine Goerke and Klaus Florian Vogt perform works by Richard Wagner. Andris Nelsons conducts the Bayreuther Festspielorchester. {…}