Gregory Kunde, Carmela Remigio, Ernesto Petti Lead Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni’s 2023-24 Season

Modena’s Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera The season opens with Giordano’s “Fedora” in a new production by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Aldo Sisillo conducts a cast that includes Teresa Romano, Yuliya Tkachenko, Luciano Ganci, and Simone Piazzola. Performance Dates: Oct. 13 & 15, 2023 Verdi’s “Don Carlo” will be performed in four acts in a production by {…}

Danielle De Niese, Carmela Remigio, Gregory Kunde & Anna Pirozzi Lead Teatri di Reggio Emilia’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatri di Reggio Emilia has announced its 2023-24 season. Michele Pertusi, Piero Pretti, Ernesto Petti, Ramaz Chikviladze, Anna Pirozzi, Teresa Romano, Andrea Pellegrini, Michela Antenucci, and Andrea Galli star in Verdi’s “Don Carlo.” Jordi Bernàcer conducts the production by Joseph Franconi-Lee. Performance Dates: Nov. 17-19, 2023 Gregory Kunde, Luca Micheletti, and Francesca Dotto star in Verdi’s “Otello“ with Leonardo Sini {…}

Jérôme Boutillier, Ernesto Petti & Catherine Trottmann Lead Opéra de Saint-Étienne’s 2023-24 Season

France’s Opéra de Saint-Étienne has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Louis Bertin’s “La Esmeralda” will star Christophe Crapez, Arthur Daniel, Renaud Delaigue, Jeanne Mendoche, and Martial Pauliat. Benjamin d’Anfray conducts the production by Jeanne Desoubeaux. Performance Dates: Nov. 7 & 8, 2023 Antonio Corianò, Ernesto Petti, Angélique Boudeville, and Kamelia Kader star in Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” with Giuseppe Grazioli conducting {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Jessica Pratt, Ermonela Jaho & Ferruccio Furlanetto Lead Opera Australia’s 2023 Season

Opera Australia has announced its 2023 season which will mark the 13th and final season of Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini’s tenure. Sydney Summer Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will be conducted by Guillaume Tourniaire in Sir David McVicar’s production. The opera will star Ukranian baritone Andrei Kymach in the titular role, Israeli bass Yuri Kissin as Leporello, and Sophie Salvesani as Donna {…}

Anna Pirozzi, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, María José Siri & Ernesto Petti Lead Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza’s 2022-23 Season

The Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, dance, youth programs and concerts. Here is a look at the operatic performances. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” in a production by Leo Nucci. Marco Ciaponi, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Federica Guida, Mattia Denti, and Isabel De Paoli lead the cast with Francesco Ivan Ciampa conducting. Performance Dates: {…}

Teatro Comunale di Ferrara Announces 2022 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Ferrara has announced its 2022 season. Here is a look at the productions that will be presented. Giovanni Sala stars in Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” alongside Vittoria Magnarello, Alice Grasso, Massimo Altieri, Luca Cervoni, Enrico Torre, Delphine Galou, Margherita Maria Sala, Mirco Palazzi, Federico Sacchi, Eleonora Pace, and Chiara Nicastro. Ottavio Dantone conducts the production by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Performance Dates: Jan. 22-23, {…}

Angela Meade, Gregory Kunde, Francesca Dotto Lead Teatro Municipale di Piacenza’s Fall 2021 Season

Italy’s Teatro Municipale di Piacenza has announced the fall 2021 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal concerts. Opera The season opens with Bellini’s “Norma” starring Angela Meade, Stefano La Colla, Michele Pertusi, and Paola Gardina.  Performance Dates: Oct. 20-24, 2021 Donizetti’s “Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali” will star Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Nicolò Donini, Marco Filippo Romano, Paola Leoci, Silvia Beltrami, Matteo Desole, Andrea Vincenzo Bonsignore, Stefano {…}