Karen Slack, Lunga Eric Hallam & Jasmine Habersham Lead Minnesota Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Minnesota Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Monét X Change, Jasmine Habersham, Ellie Dehn, Symone Harcum, Adriana Zabala, and Catherine Martin star “Glam Jam: A Star-Studded Benefit Concert.” Christopher Franklin conducts. Performance Date: Sept. 28, 2024 Christopher Franklin conducts Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” with Evan Leroy Johnson, Jasmine Habersham, Adam Lau, Charles H. Eaton, John Mburu, Ángel Vargas, Kara Morgan, Victoria Vargas, and David Wolfe. Performance Dates: Nov. 2-10, 2024 {…}

Tamara Wilson, Anna Pirozzi, Eri Nakamura & Long Long Lead Canadian Opera Company’s 2024-25 Seson

The Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Verdi’s “Nabucco” starring Roland Wood, Tamara Wilson, Rihab Chaieb, Matthew Cairns, and Simon Lim. Paolo Carignani conducts the new production by Katherine M. Carter. Performance Dates: Oct. 4-25, 2024 Long Long sings the title role in Gounod’s “Faust” with Kyle Ketelsen, Kseniia Proshina, Simon Melchlinski, and Megan Latham. {…}

Karah Son,  Edgaras Montvidas, Simon O´Neill & Judit Kutasi Lead Royal Danish Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Royal Danish Opera has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera productions and concerts. Opera Bassem Samir Akiki conducts “Don Juans Inferno” with Fanny Soyer, Palle Knudsen, Damian Pass, Fredrik Bjellsäter, and Geoffroy Buffière. Performance Dates: April 20-May 9, 2024 Paolo Carignani conducts Verdi’s “Aida” with Anna Nechaeva, Miriam Clark, Nora Sourouzian, Hovhannes Ayvazyan, Samuele Simoncini, Jens Søndergaard, Musa Ngqungwana, Kyungil Ko, and Daniel Giulianini. {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Karita Mattila, Lucas Meachem & Latonia Moore Headline The Dallas Opera’s 2021-22 Season

With the Dallas Opera canceling its 2020-21 season, the company has announced its 2021-22 season starting in February of 2022. The official grand opening of The Dallas Opera 2021-22 Season will feature Puccini’s “Madama Butterly” starring Latonia Moore as Cio Cio San and Evan LeRoy Johnson as Pinkerton. Emmanuel Villaume, TDO’s Mrs. Eugene McDermott music director, will conduct a cast {…}

Gerard Schneider, Brenda Rae & Nicholas Brownlee Highlight Oper Frankfurt’s 2020-21 Season

Oper Frankfurt has announced its 2020-21 season. The German house will present 11 new productions and a number of revivals and recitals. New Productions  Monika Buczkowska, Judita Nagyová, Peter Marsh, Simon Neil, and Alfred Reiter star in Ligeti’s “La Grand Macabre.” Sebastian Weigle conducts a production by Vasily Barkhatov. Performance Dates: Sept. 13-Oct. 17, 2020 Katharina Thoma will direct Offenbach’s {…}

Christian Gerhaher, Anja Kampe, Magdalena Kožená Headline 2020 Aix-en-Provence Festival

(Credit: Sasha Vasiljev / Mathias Bothor, Deutsche Grammophon) The Festival Aix-en-Provence has just announced the program for 2020 season, which will include  a total of six works. The season will open with Berg’s opera “Wozzeck,” starring Christian Gerhaher, Anja Kampe, Daniel Brenna, Peter Hoare, Brindley Sherratt, Evan LeRoy Johnson, J’Nai Bridges, Alexander Kiechle, Tomasz Kumięga, and Graham Clark. Sir Simon {…}