Erika Grimaldi, James Newby & Anna Bonitatibus Lead Orquesta Ciudad de Granada’s 2023-24 Season

The Orquesta Ciudad de Granada has announced its 2023-24 season with numerous vocal performances. Here is a look. Maria J. Pacheco, Carmen Callejas, Juan M. Morales, Luis D. Barrios, Luis Ortega, and Rodrigo Navarro lead a Bach program with Ton Koopman conducting. Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023 Mezzo-soprano Anna Bonitatibus and violinist Kolja Blacher lead an Elgar evening with Joseph {…}

Olga Peretyatko, Jennifer Rowley, Lidia Fridman & Brian Mulligan Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2023-24 season. Halévy’s “La Juive” will star Mariangela Sicilia, Gregory Kunde, Nina Minasyan, and Enkeleda Kamani. Daniel Oren conducts the production by Stefano Poda. Performance Dates: Sept. 19-Oct. 3, 2023 Offenbach’s “Un mari à la porte” will star Pawel Żak, Ksenia Chubunova, Amélie Hois, and Matteo Mollica. Riccardo Bisatti conducts Anna Maria Bruzzese’s production. Performance {…}

Erika Grimaldi, Michael Sumel & Joélle Harvey Lead National Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

The National Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performance for the season. Gianandrea Noseda conducts soloists Denis Kozhukhin, Elena Stikhina, Sergey Skorokhodov, and Alexey Markov in Rachmaninoff’s “The Rock,” Piano Concerto No. 4, and “The Bells.” Performance Dates: Sept. 28-30, 2023 Kevin John Edusei and Katerina Burton lead a program that includes {…}

Gaston Rivero, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Angela Meade & Rame Lahaij Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2023 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2023 season featuring seven productions. Diego Fasolis conducts Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Santiago Ballerini, Nico Darmanin, Leonardo Galeazzi, Riccardo Novaro, José Maria Lo Monaco, Mara Gaudenzi, John Chest, Rodion Pogossov, and Guido Loconsolo. Pierre-Emmanuel Rousseau directs. Performance Dates: Jan. 24-Feb. 5, 2023 Verdi’s “Aida” is set to star Erika Grimaldi, Angela Meade, Anastasia Boldyreva, Silvia {…}

Joseph Calleja, Amanda Echalaz, Phillip Rhodes, Erika Grimaldi & Simone Piazzola Lead New Zealand Opera’s 2022 Season

(Credits: Dragana Ranković/Semperoper Dresden official website/ NZ Opera official website/ Bayerische Staatsoper official website/Bayerische Staatsoper official website) The New Zealand Opera has announced its 2022 slate, featuring numerous international artists and productions. “Summer of Opera” will take place in Wellington, Auckland, and at Hamilton Garden Arts Festival. The event will spotlight music by Bizet, Bernstein, and other famous composers. Performance {…}

Samir Pirgu Announces Live-Stream of Verdi’s “Requiem”

On Oct. 20 2017, hr-Sinfonieorchester will be live-streaming its performance of Verdi’s “Requiem” on its website. Announced on the Instagram page of tenor Saimir Pirgu, the concert, conducted by Andres Orozco-Estrada, will also feature soprano Erika Grimaldi, mezzo-soprano Violeta Urmana, and bass Carlo Colombara. Verdi’s “Requiem” first began as a collaborative effort between several Italian composers in honor of the passing of {…}