Renée Fleming, Erin Morley, Jakub Józef Orliński, Joyce DiDonato, & Julie Roset Lead New CD/DVD Releases

Welcome back for this week’s look at the latest CD and DVD releases in the opera world. This week audiences will experience numerous debut albums, a few complete operas, and some special choral works. Here is a look at the new releases. Orfeo ed Euridice Erato releases Jakub Józef Orliński’s interpretation of Gluck’s masterpiece. Recorded in Orliński’s native city, Warsaw, {…}

Fatma Said, Benjamin Bruns, Jonathan Tetelman & Eleonora Buratto Lead Berlin Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Jonathan Nott conducts pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Ernst Senff Chor Berlin choir in works by Missy Mazzoli, Peter Eötvös, and Charles Ives. Performance Dates: Sept. 7 & 8, 2024 Jakub Józef Orliński is joined by Aleksander Dębicz, Wojciech Gumiński, Marcin Ułanowski, and Mateusz {…}

Golda Schultz, Anne Sofie Van Otter, Andrè Schuen, Ian Bostridge, Fatma Said Headline Schubertiade 2024

Austria’s Schubertiade has announced its 2024 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Hohenems Soprano Nikola Hillebrand and pianist Helmut Deutsch will perform works by Schubert, Clara Schumann, and Strauss. Performance Date: April 28, 2024 Bass David Steffens and pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz will take on music by Schubert, Brahms, and Strauss. Performance Date: April 29, 2024 Tenor Mauro Peter joins {…}

Sonya Yoncheva’s SY11 Productions Announces Starry 2023-24 ‘Intimate Voices’ Concert Series

Sonya Yoncheva’s SY11 Productions has announced the 2023-24 season for “Intimate Voices.” The concert series, which is set to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria will kick off with “Red Tango” starring Erwin Schrott. Performance Date: Oct. 27, 2023 Next up, Freddie de Tommaso presents “Under the Stars of Napoli.” Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2023  Yoncheva will headline “Reincarnation.” Performance Date: {…}

Pretty Yende, Allan Clayton, Matthew Polenzani & Anna Lucia Richter Lead Konzerthaus Dortmund’s 2023-24 Season

The Konzerthaus Dortmund has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Lahav Shani open the season with Hila Baggio. The concert will include music by Paul Ben-Haim, Betty Olivero, and Gustav Mahler. Performance Date: Sept. 3, 2023 Anna Lucia Richter and Ammiel Bushakevitz perform a recital of music by Wolkenstein, {…}

Diana Damrau, Elīna Garanča, Patricia Nolz & Fatma Said Lead Wiener Konzerthaus’ 2023-24 Season

The Wiener Konzerthaus has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Riccardo Chailly conducts a Verdi program with the chorus and orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala. Performance Date: Sept. 4, 2023 The Bayerisches Staatsorchester will perform alongside Yefim Bronfman and Elsa Dreisig in a Schumann, Wagner, and Mahler program. Vladimir Jurowski conducts. Performance Date: {…}