Anna Netrebko, Saioa Hernández, Malin Byström Headline Royal Opera House’s ‘Tosca’ Production in 2021

The Royal Opera House has announced that it will kick off its 2021 slate with a revival of Puccini’s “Tosca.” The famed opera, which will be presented in a production by Jonathan Kent, will star sopranos Anna Netrebko, Malin Byström, Saioa Hernández in the title role. Netrebko will perform alongside tenor Yusif Eyvazov and bass-baritone Gerald Finley under the baton {…}

Julia Bullock, Corinne Winters & Aušrinė Stundytė Lead Oper Köln’s 2020-21 Season

The Oper Köln has announced its 2020-21 season featuring nine new productions and several revivals.  Premieres The first new production of the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte“ with Michael Hampe directing. Christoph Gedschold, Alfred Eschwé, and Rainer Mühlbach alternate at the pit with Julien Behr as Tamino, Antonina Vesenina, and Emily Hindrichs as the Queen of the Night, Kathrin Zukowski {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Plácido Domingo Highlight Wiener Staatsoper’s 2020-21 Season

The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its massive 2020-21 season. Here is a rundown. Premieres Philippe Jordan conducts Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly“ in Anthony Minghella’s acclaimed production. The production from 2005 arrived in Vienna with Asmik Grigorian in the title role, Virginie Verrez, Freddie De Tommaso, and Boris Pinkhasovich. In January, Grigorian is joined by Noa Beinart and Marcelo Puente. A third {…}