Opera Frankfurt & Komische Opera Berlin to Co-Present Frankfurt Premiere of Handel’s ‘Hercules’

(Credit: barbaraaumueller) On April 30, 2023, Oper Frankfurt and Komische Oper Berlin will co-present the Frankfurt premiere of Handel’s “Hercules.” First premiering in January 1745, the oratorio was met with mixed reception further complicated by a run cut short due to illness within the cast. Modern musicologists have recognized Handel’s endeavor towards a new sound through the blend of opera {…}

New National Theatre Tokyo, Teatro Regio di Parma, Frankfurt Opera Headline OperaVision’s March 2023 Streaming Slate

OperaVision has announced its March 2023 streaming slate. First up is a Frankfurt Opera Studio Soirée that hails from November 2022. The showcase stars Karolina Bengtsson, Nombulelo Yende, Hyoyoung Kim, Helene Feldbauer, Cláudia Ribas, Jarrett Porter, and pianists Yuna Saito and Felice Venanzoni. Streaming Dates: March 9 – Sept. 9, 2023 That will be followed up by Cimarosa’s “Il Matrimonio {…}

Elza Van Den Heever, Leah Crocetto, Angela Meade and Camilla Nylund Lead Frankfurt Opera’s 2017-18 Season

The Frankfurt Opera has announced its new season with a line-up of new productions and a number of stars. New Productions  The first new production of the year, Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” opens on Sept. 10. Elza Van Den Heever and Leah Crocetto lead an all-star cast that also includes Piero Pretti and Alfred Kim in the lead role. David Bösch directs the new production {…}