Andreas Schager & Alexander Vinogradov Join New Year Gala Concert At Deutsche Oper

(Credits: Andreas Schager official website / Polina Plotnikova) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced that heldentenor Andreas Schager and Russian bass Alexander Vinogradov will take part in the New Year Gala concert on Jan. 2, 2021. Schager and Vinogradov will join a cast that includes Sara Jakubiak, Anna Pirozzi, Aigul Akhmetshina, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat. The Australian-born Kapellmeister of the Deutsche {…}

Siobhan Stagg, Michael Spyres & Julie Fuchs Lead Opéra Comique 2021 Season

(Credits: Todd Rosenberg / © Marco Borrelli / OnP / Sarah Bousasse) L’Opéra Comique in Paris has announced its 2021 season. Here is the full slate. Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville’s “Titon et l’Aurore” will feature Reinoud Van Mechelen, Gwendoline Blondeel, Julie Roset, Emmanuelle de Negri, Marc Mauillon, and Renato Dolcini. William Christie will conduct the production by Basil Twist. The performances {…}

Gdańsk’s Opera Bałtycka Postpones Premiere of ‘Fidelio’ Due to COVID-19

(Credit: Opera Bałtycka official website) Gdańsk’s Opera Bałtycka has announced that it was forced to cancel the premiere of Beethoven’s opera “Fidelio” on Oct. 3, 2020, after one member of the chorus tested positive for COVID-19. “Opera Bałtycka, acting in accordance with the recommendations of the County Sanitary and Epidemiological Station, maintains all the possible safety rules for its employees, {…}

Lucas Macías Navarro Appointed New Artistic Director of Orquesta Ciudad de Granada

(Credit: Marco Borggreve) The Mayor of Granada and President of the Granada Consortium for Music Luis Salvador has announced that he conductor and oboist Lucas Macías Navarro has been appointed the new Artistic Director of Orquesta Ciudad de Granada. Lucas Macías Navarro holds the position of Principal Conductor of the Orquesta Oviedo Filarmonía. Macías Navarro has performed with such orchestras {…}