Rachael Wilson & Silvia Costa Headline ‘Juditha Triumphans’ at Staatsoper Stuttgart

(Credit: © Matthias Baus) The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced the upcoming premiere of Antonio Vivaldi’s oratorio “Juditha Triumphans.” The oratorio will star five mezzo-sopranos including Stine Marie Fischer as Holofernes, Diana Haller as Vagaus, Gaia Petrone as Abra, Alexandra Urquiola as Ozias, and Rachael Wilson in the title role. Benjamin Bayl conducts a production by Silvia Costa. Vivaldi’s oratorio hold {…}

Carmela Remigio, Lisette Oropesa, Joseph Calleja & Markus Werba Headline Festival della Valle d’Itria’s 2021 Season

The Festival Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, Italy has announced its 47 edition with the theme “Fiat lux.” The festival which will be held between July 17 and August 5 will feature international stars from around the world. Operas  Haydn’s “The Creation” will be conducted by Fabio Luisi and will feature Vassily Solodkyy, Alessio Arduini, Jan Antem, and Sabrina Sanza. Fabio {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Sonya Yoncheva, Lawrence Brownlee, Nina Stemme Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

This week’s streaming options include two celebrations of legendary artists, a sweet double bill, two powerful modern works, an iconic diva in her signature role, a star-studded Strauss masterpiece, lots of Bel Canto, and a hotly anticipated recital. Without further ado, let’s jump in. Beniamino Gigli, 100 Years at the Met – Teatro Grattacielo (NOW) Nov. 26 marks the 100th {…}

Watch Angela Meade Star in ‘Ermione’ From Teatro Di San Carlo Via OperaVision

(Credit: Fay Fox) OperaVision will showcase Rossini’s “Ermione” live from the Teatro di San Carlo on Nov. 9, 2019. The production will star soprano Angela Meade in the lead role with Teresa Iervolino, John Irvin, Antonino Siragusa, Filippo Adami, Guido Loconsolo, Gaia Petrone, Chiara Tirotta, and Christiano Oliveri among the major cast members. Alessandro De Marchi will conduct a production {…}