Oksana Dyka, Carlos Álvarez, Karita Mattila, Silvia Tro Santafé & Ermonela Jaho Lead Bilbao Opera’s 2024-25 Season

Bilbao Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera The season opens with Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale.” Simón Orfila, Enric Martínez-Castignani, María José Moreno, Sofía Esparza, Francesco Demuro, Juan Antonio Sanabria, and Damián del Castillo lead the cast. Maestro Sesto Quatrini conducts Emiliano Suárez’s production. Performance Dates: Oct. 19-28, 2024 The second opera is Puccini’s “Il Trittico.” “Il Tabarro” will star Carlos {…}

Nadine Sierra, Saioa Hernández, Piotr Beczała, Sonya Yoncheva, Xabier Anduaga & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Gran Teatre del Liceu’s 2024-25 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Josep Pons conducts Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” with Alexei Botnarciuc, Daniel Kirch, Sara Jakubiak, Ángeles Blancas, and Pavel Černoch. Àlex Ollé conducts. Performance Date: Sept. 25-Oct. 7, 2024 Maria Agresta and Saioa Hernández star in Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” with Artur Ruciński, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Brian {…}

Anna Netrebko, Joyce DiDonato, Sondra Radvanovsky, Julia Bullock, Juan Diego Flórez, & Ermonela Jaho Lead Teatro Real’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Nicola Luisotti and Andrés Salado conduct Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” in David McVicar’s production. The production will star Ermonela Jaho, Maria Agresta, Brian Jagde, Matthew Polenzani, Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Nicola Alaimo, and Manel Esteve. Performance Dates: Sept. 23-Oct. 11, 2024 Charpentier’s “David et Jonathas” will be performed in concert with Petr Nekoranec, Gwendoline Blondeel, Jean-Christophe {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Anna Pirozzi, Riccardo Massi, Sean Panikkar Headline Opéra de Lyon’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Lyon has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “Wozzeck” in a production by Richard Brunel. Stéphane Degout and Ambur Briad star. Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 2 -14, 2024 Riccardo Massi, Anna Pirozzi, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat star in a concert version of “Andrea Chénier.” Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 15, 2024 Giacomo Sagripanti and Clément Lonca {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča, Nicholas Brownlee, Lisette Oropesa, Pretty Yende & Christopher Maltman Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2024-25 Season

The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres  Tobias Krazter directs a new production of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” with Nicholas Brownlee, Milan Siljanov, Sean Panikkar, Markus Brück, Matthias Klink, Matthew Rose, Timo Riihonen, Ekaterina Gubanova, Mirjam Mesak, and Wiebke Lehmkuhl. Vladimir Jurowski conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 27, 2024-July 31, 2025 Damiano Michieletto directs Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment” with {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Freddie de Tommaso, Elsa Dreisig, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Tomasz Konieczny Headline Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2024-25 Season

Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2024-25 season. Premieres First up is Carl Orff’s “Trionfi.” Calixto Bieito directs a cast starring Nicole Chevalier, Florian Panzieri, Sandra Hamaoui, and Oleksiy Palchykov, among others. Kent Nagano conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 21 – Oct. 12, 2024 “Der Freischütz” stars Andrzej Dobber, Hubert Kowalczyk, Julia Kleiter, Alina Wunderlin, and Johan Reuter. Yoel Gamzou conducts and Andreas {…}

Ermonela Jaho & Eleonora Buratto Lead Opera Rara’s Concerts

Opera Rara has announced two upcoming concerts. Opera Rara will team up with Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé to present the original 1857 version of Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra” at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. The version has been edited by Opera Rara’s Repertoire Consultant Roger Parker for Casa Ricordi. The concert performance will star Nicola Alaimo (Simon Boccanegra), Eleonora Buratto (Amelia), Iván-Ayón {…}