Yolanda Auyanet, Jessica Muirhead & Daniel Johansson Lead Essen’s Aalto-Theater’s 2022-23 Season

Essen’s Aalto-Theater has announced its 2022-23 season featuring five new productions. Premieres Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” will star Daniel Johansson, Karl-Heinz Lehner, Daniela Köhler, Deirdre Angenent, Heiko Trinsinger, and Albrecht Kludszuweit. Tomáš Netopil conducts the new production by Paul-Georg Dittrich. Georg Fritzsch also conducts with Corby Welch and Sebastian Pilgrim performing other shows. Performance Dates: Sept. 24, 2022-Jan. 7, 2023 Jessica Muirhead {…}

Gregory Kunde, Olga Peretyatko & Zuzana Marková Lead Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna has announced its 2022 season featuring several new productions and star singers. Here is a look at this season’s lineup. Puccini’s “Tosca” inaugurates the season with Hugo De Ana directing. Daniel Oren conducts the production which is set to star María José Siri, Roberto Aronica, Mikheil Sheshaberidze, Svetlana Kasyan, Erwin Schrott, Dalibor Jenis, and Claudio {…}

Leo Nucci, Carmen Giannattasio & Carmela Remigio Headline Teatro Municipale Di Piacenza’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Municipale di Piacenza has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of new productions and one world premiere. Opera  Maria Teresa Leva, Lucrezia Drei, Azer Zada, Francesco Cascione, Stefano Marchisio, and Maharram Huseynov star in Puccini’s “La Bohème.” The opera, which opens the season, is set to be conducted by Aldo Sisillo with legendary baritone Leo Nucci directing the new production. Performance {…}

Carmela Remigio & Luca Salsi Highlight Fondazione I Teatri Reggio Emilia’s 2019-20 Season

The Fondazione I Teatri Reggio Emilia has announced its 2019-20 season. Francesca Dotto takes on the title role in Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” in a production by Andrea Bernard from the Donizetti Opera Festival. The cast will also include Marko Mimica, Francesco Castoro, and Varduhi Abrahamyan. Carla Delfrate conducts the production. Performance Dates: Dec. 6 & 8, 2019 The second production of the {…}

Ann Petersen, Christopher Ventris & Michele Losier Highlight Royal Danish Opera’s 2019-2020 Season

The Royal Danish Opera announced its 2019-20 season, a well balanced season which will feature two world premieres, a musical, a concert version of a Wagner opera, modern rarities, and several favorites. The season opens with Barrie Kosky’s production of “Carmen,” which was previously seen in Frankfurt and in London. French Canadian soprano Michele Losier will sing her first staged Carmen, {…}

Leo Nucci Highlights Ópera de Tenerife’s 2019-20

The Ópera de Tenerife has announced its 2019-20 featuring six operas, many rising stars, and one legendary artist. Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” opens the season with Maria Rita Combattelli and Beatriz de Sousa sharing the role of Adina and Klodjan Kaҫani, and César Arrieta alternating as Nemorino. Alberto Bonifazio and Jacobo Ochoa Piedrahita alternate as Belcore, while Givi Gigineishvili and Matteo Andrea Mollica are Dulcamara. Antonio {…}