Maria Agresta, Anna Pirozzi & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2022 season featuring opera and concerts. Here is a look at the productions the company will be performing. The season opens with Verdi’s “Les vêpres siciliennes” starring Selene Zanetti, Piero Pretti, Leonardo Caimi, Gezim Mishketa, Luca Tittoto, and Fabrizio Beggi. Omer Meir Wellber conducts the production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2022 {…}

Aleksandra Kurzak, Piotr Beczala & Ewa Vesin Highlight Polish National Opera’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Martyna Gallaweb/Jean Baptiste Millot) The Polish National Opera has announced its 2020-21 season featuring four new productions and a number of international stars. For the purposes of this article, we are only focusing on opera and vocal performances. Premieres Ho-Yoon Chung stars in the title role of Massenet’s “Werther.” The new production will be directed by Willy Decker and {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Ana María Martínez & Jennifer Higdon Highlight Opera Philadelphia’ 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Ryan Donnell) Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2020-21 season with the theme Fortune & Might. O20 Festival  Jennifer Higdon and Jerre Dye’s “Woman with Eyes Closed” makes its world premiere opening the Opera Philadelphia’s festival. German director Christian Räth helms the production which is set to star Meredith Arwady, Kevin Ray, Fleur Barron, and Wei Wu Performance Dates: Sept. {…}

Ewa Płonka, Laquita Mitchell Highlight Virginia Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Virginia Opera has announced its 45th-anniversary season, which will include four main stage productions spanning three centuries of operatic works. Artistic Director Adam Turner will preside over the musical direction for all four productions of the 2019-20 season. The season will start off with Lillian Groag’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca,” part of VO’s ongoing series, “The Puccini Cycle.” The production {…}