Ailyn Pérez, Sondra Radvanovsky, Kenneth Kellogg, & Javier Camarena Lead Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2024-25 Season

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the productions. Verdi’s “Rigoletto” is set to star Igor Golovatenko, Soloman Howard, Javier Camarena, and Mané Galoyan. Enrique Mazzola conducts the production by Director Mary Birnbaum. Performance Dates: Sept. 14-Oct. 6 2024 Elza van den Heever, Russell Thomas, Mika Kares, and Brian Mulligan star in {…}

Roberto Alagna, Elena Pankratova, Christine Goerke & Aleksandra Kurzak Lead Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Turandot’

The Metropolitan Opera is set to present Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s “Turandot” for 17 performances. The production will showcase Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv in her Met debut with two casts. The first cast will feature Elena Pankratova in the title role opposite tenor SeokJong Baek as Calàf. They will be joined by Aleksandra Kurzak as Liù and  Vitalij Kowaljow {…}

Karen Slack, Nicole Car & Étienne Dupuis Lead Bravo! Vail Music Festival’s 2024 Season

The Bravo! Vail Music Festival has announced its 37th Season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Fabio Luisi conducts “The American Songbook” with soloists Karen Slack and Issachah Savage and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The concert features Gershwin, Ornadel, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Johnson, and Dawson. Performance Date: June 28, 2024 Puccini’s “La Bohème” is set to star Nicole {…}

Met Opera Announces 2023 Summer Recital Series featuring Gabriella Reyes, Will Liverman, & René Barbera

The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled its 2023 Summer Recital Series, set to bring opera to all five New York City boroughs in late June. Featuring both young and established artists, the concerts will include famous arias, duets, and other classical favorites. The series begins on June 20, 2023, at Central Park’s SummerStage in Manhattan, before moving to Brooklyn Bridge Park {…}

Samantha Hankey, Andriana Chuchman & Adam Smith Lead Lyric Opera of Kansas City Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four productions. The season opens with a double bill of Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “I Pagliacci.” Mascagni’s work will star Samantha Hankey, Adam Smith, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Meanwhile, Leoncavallo’s work will star Diego Torre, Gabriella Reyes, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Roberto Kalb conducts the production by Shawna Lucey. Performance Dates: {…}

Tamara Wilson, Ryan Speedo Green & Gustavo Dudamel Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

LA Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 season, which will celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary at Disney Hall. Special guest singers join Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil to celebrate iconic protest music by Latina artists with “Canto en resistencia.” Silvana Estrada is the soloist.  Performance Dates: Nov. 9-12, 2023 Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Los Angeles Master Chorale in Salonen’s “Karawane” and {…}

Latonia Moore, Christine Goerke, Gabriella Reyes, Denyce Graves, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Reginald Smith, Jr. Headline Washington National Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Washington National Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. The season kicks off with Brenna Corner’s production of “Il Trovatore” starring Latonia Moore, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Christopher Maltman, and Ryan Speedo Green. Michele Gamba conducts. Performance Dates: Oct 22 – Nov. 7, 2022  Next up is Strauss’ “Elektra” with Christine Goerke in the title role. The cast also {…}