Eleonora Buratto, Javier Camarena & Francesco Meli Lead Palau de les Arts’ 2023-24 Season

Valencia’s Palau de les Arts’ 2023-24 season featuring opera, recitals, concerts, and zarzuela. Opera Dima Orsho and Carla Nahadi Babelegoto star in “Women at Point Zero.” Performance Date: Sept. 15, 2023 James Gaffigan conducts Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” in Richard Jones’ production. The cast includes Arsen Soghomonyan, Doris Soffel, Ekaterina Guseva, Elena Maximova, Roman Burdenko, and Nikolay Zemlianskikh. Performance {…}

Michael Spyres, Véronique Gens, Paula Murrihy, Jakub Josef Orlinski, Francesca Aspromonte Headline Château de Versailles Spectacles’ 2023-24 Season

The Château de Versailles Spectacles has announced its 2023-24 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. John Eliot Gardiner will lead the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique in Berlioz’s “Les Troyens.” The opera stars Michael Spyres, Paula Murrihy, and Alice Coote, among others. Performance Dates: August 29, 2023 Soprano Marie Perbost will join {…}

Francesca Aspromonte, Barbara Hannigan, Ian Bostridge, Fleur Barron, Matthias Goerne Headline MITO SettembreMusica 2022 Festival

(Credit: Ribalta Studio) MITO SettembreMusica has announced its 16th edition, which will feature 116 concerts. For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on the vocal performances, which will take place in Milan and/or Torino. Francesca Aspromonte will team up with violinist and conductor Boris Begelman and the Academia Montis Regalis for music by Scarlatti and Händel. Performance {…}

Sinéad Campbell-Wallace, Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Julian Prégardien, Francesca Aspromonte Headline Insula Orchestra’s 2021-22 Season

Insula Orchestra has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances. First up will be a performance of Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” with Julian Prégardien, Núria Rial, Samuel Hasselhorn, and Kristina Hammarström. Performances are set to take place in Paris, Budapest, and Aix-en-Provence. Performance Dates: Dec. 9-14, 2021  The company {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Leo Nucci, Jessica Pratt, Lise Davidsen, Thomas Hampson Headline Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’s 2021-22 Season

The Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced its 2021-22 season which will include nine operas. First up will be Sven-Eric Bechtolf’s production of “Così fan tutte,” which will be conducted by Zubin Mehta. The opera will star Valentina Nafornita, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Matthew Swensen, Mattia Olivieri, Benedetta Torre, and Thomas Hampson. Performance Dates: August 30– Sept. 4, 2021 Next up {…}