Opéra de Lille Announces 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Lille has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Nicola Porpora’s “Polifemo” will feature Kangmin Justin Kim, Marie Lys, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian, Delphine Galou, José Coca Loza, and Florie Valiquette. Emmanuelle Haïm conducts the production by Bruno Ravella. Performance Dates: Oct. 8-16, 2024 Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s “David et Jonathas” will star Petr Nekoranec, Gwendoline Blondeel, Jean-Christophe Lanièce, Lucile Richardot, Étienne Bazola, {…}

Christine Goerke, Sasha Cooke & Simon Keenlyside Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The LA Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Gustavo Dudamel opens the season with Lang Lang and Gustavo Castillo performing the music of Ginastera and Rachmaninoff. Performance Date: Oct. 1, 2024 Gustavo Dudamel conducts the music of Gabriela Ortiz and Mendelssohn alongside Alisa Weilerstein and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Performance Dates: {…}

Simon Keenlyside, Christine Goerke & Elsa Benoit Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The LA Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Zubin Mehta will conduct Schoenberg’s “Gurrelieder” with Christine Goerke, Brandon Jovanovich, Violeta Urmana, and Gerhard Siegel. Performance Date: Dec. 13 & 15, 2024 Gustavo Dudamel and Simon Keenlyside perform in an all-Mayler program that includes Blumine, Symphony No. 10: Adagio, and Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Performance Dates: Feb. 20-23, {…}

Eric Ferring Announces Shift in Career & Becomes Full-Time Business Representative at AGMA

Eric Ferring has announced that he will shift his career focus to artist advocacy, taking on the full-time role of Business Representative at the American Guild of Musical Artists starting March 1, 2024. Ferring will work as part of AGMA’s senior staff on several efforts – among them, executing national initiatives, organizing new campaigns, and supporting contract negotiations with many {…}

Iestyn Davies, Lucy Crowe, & Tim Mead Headline The English Concert’s 2023-24 Season

(Photo credits: Chris Sorensen, Victoria Cadisch, Andrew Staples) The English Concert has announced its 2023-24 season. This article features vocal works only. Countertenor Iestyn Davies returns to the BBC Proms to perform “Late Night Bach.” Davies will perform two of Bach’s solo cantatas, “Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust” and “Geist und Seele wird verdwirret” at the Royal Albert Hall. Performance Date: {…}

Eric Ferring Named Executive Director of Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago

The Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago is thrilled to announce the appointment of Eric Ferring as its new Executive Director. ⁠Ferring will lead the organization, which seeks to make Chicago a world-class home for the study and performance of art song and vocal chamber music repertoire by curating performances and providing educational opportunities. Regarding his appointment, Ferring said, “The power {…}

Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Karine Deshayes & Jakub Józef Orliński Lead Opéra de Rouen’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie has announced its 2022-23 season featuring a number of productions, concerts and special guests. Here is a look. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Sergio Vitale, Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Agnès Letestu, and Paul Gay. Ben Glassberg conducts the production by Richard Brunel. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-Oct. 2022 “Mon amant de Saint-Jean” will {…}