Joyce El-Khoury, Adam Smith, Karine Deshayes & Sally Matthews Lead Opéra de Rouen Normandies 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Rouen Normandie has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Joyce El-Khoury stars in Verdi’s “Aida” alongside Adam Smith, Alisa Kolosova, Adolfo Corrado, and Nikoloz Lagvilava. Pierre Bleuse conducts the production by Philipp Himmelmann. Performance Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 5, 2024 Sally Matthews, John Findon, Paula Murrihy, and Caroline Wettergreen headline Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” with Ben Glassberg. The production {…}

Saioa Hernández, Piotr Beczala, Joyce DiDonato & Ailyn Pérez Lead Teatro Real’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2023-24 season featuring a wide array of repertoire. Opera Maria Agresta, Saioa Hernández, and Maria Pia Piscitelli star in Cherubini’s “Medea“ alongside Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Silvia Tro Santafé, Jongmin Park, Alexander Vinogradov, Sara Blanch, Marina Monzó, Enea Scala, and Francesco Demuro. Ivor Bolton conducts the production by Paco Azorín. Performance Dates: Sept. {…}

Karine Deshayes, Michael Spyres, Sabine Devielhe, Franco Fagioli, & Anne Sofie von Otter Headline Opéra National du Rhin’s 2023-24 Season

The Opéra National du Rhin has announced its 2023-24 season. First up is “Don Giovanni aux Enfers” by Simon Steen-Anderson. The opera is conducted by Basseem Akiki and directed by Simon Steen-Anderson. It stars Sandrine Buendia, Julia Deit-Ferrand, François Rougier, Christophe Gay, and Damien Pass, among others. Performance Dates: Sept. 16 – 21, 2023  Sabine Devielhe stars in “Lakmé,” conducted {…}

Marianne Crebassa, Brian Jagde, Christian Van Horn & Franco Fagioli Lead Théâtre des Champs-Elysées’ 2023-24 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera, opera in concert, and recitals. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Opera Thomas Hengelbrock conducts Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” in a production by Damiano Michieletto. Marina Viotti, Levy Sekgapane, Edward Nelson, and Peter Kálmán. Performance Dates: Oct. 9-19, 2023 Mozary’s “Die Zauberflöte” will be conducted {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, & Juan Diego Flórez Among Headliners at Festpielhaus Baden-Baden’s 2023 Season

The Baden-Baden Festspielhaus has announced its 2023 season which will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The season opens with Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier singing famous duets from operas by Verdi, Puccini and Ponchielli. Performance Dates: Jan. 8, 2023 Osterfestpiele Baden-Baden Kirill Petrenko conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in Strauss’ “De Frau ohne Schatten.” Paul Zoller directs a cast that includes Iréne {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Angela Meade, Roberto Alagna & Xabier Anduaga Lead Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña’s 2022 Season

The Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña has announced its 2022 season featuring recitals, operas and concerts. Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniusas perform at the Teatro Rosalía de Castro. Performance Date: Sept. 1, 2022 Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” will be performed in concert by Angela Meade, Alejandro Roy, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Luiz-Ottavio Faria, Luis Cansino, and Borja Quiza. Guiseppe {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Diana Damrau, Magdalena Kožená & Anja Harteros Lead Philharmonie Essen’s 2022-23 Season

The Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the vocal and operatic highlights. Magdalena Kožená and Yefim Bronfman perform a recital of music by Brahms, Dvořák, Martinů, Mussorgsky, and Bartók. Performance Date: Sept. 5, 2022 Regensburger Domspatzen, Knabenchor Hannover, and Essener Domsingknaben perform in concert. Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2022 Evelyn Ziegler performs alongside Udo {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Xavier Sabata & Franco Fagioli Lead Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala’s 2022-23 Season

The Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala has announced its 2022-23 season featuring many operatic performances and vocal highlights. Here is a look. Marta Mathéu and Alex Potter join the Vespres d’Arnadí and Dani Espasa for works by Händel, Porpora, Geminiani, Steffani, and Bononcini. Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2022 “Only the sound remains” by Kaija Saariaho will feature Michał Sławecki, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Christian Gerhaher Lead Berliner Philharmoniker’s 2022-23 Season

The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced its 2022-23 season featuring some of the greatest singers in the world. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the season. Georg Nigl, Dirk Rothbrust and Vilde Frang are the soloists in the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Vladimir Jurowski’s concert. The program includes music by Iannis Xenakis, Béla Bartók, and Gustav Mahler. Performance Date: {…}

Max Emanuel Cencic, Nino Machaidze, Franco Fagioli, Karine Deshayes, Jacquelyn Wagner Headline Theater an der Wien’s 2022-23 Season

The Musik Theater an der Wien has unveiled its 2022-23 season. It all kicks off with “La Liberazione” by Francesca Caccini. The work will be conducted by Clemens Flick and directed by Ilaria Lanzino. Sara Gouzy, Luciana Mancini, Kresimir Strazanac, Jerilyn Cohou, and Bernarda Klinar headline the cast. Performance Dates: Oct. 10 – 21, 2022 Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” {…}