Iestyn Davies, Lucy Crowe, & Tim Mead Headline The English Concert’s 2023-24 Season

(Photo credits: Chris Sorensen, Victoria Cadisch, Andrew Staples) The English Concert has announced its 2023-24 season. This article features vocal works only. Countertenor Iestyn Davies returns to the BBC Proms to perform “Late Night Bach.” Davies will perform two of Bach’s solo cantatas, “Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust” and “Geist und Seele wird verdwirret” at the Royal Albert Hall. Performance Date: {…}

Natalya Romaniw, Pumeza Matshikiza & Andrew Stenson Lead Garsington Opera’s 2023 Season

The Garsington Opera has announced its 2023 season. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia“ with conductor Douglas Boyd condcuting Christopher Luscombe. The cast will include Andrew Stenson, Johannes Kammler, Katie Bray, Richard Burkhard, Callum Thorpe, and Josephine Goddard. Performance Dates: May 31-July 22, 2023 The company will also present Mozart’s “Mitridate, re di Ponto“ with Robert Murray, Elizabeth Watts, {…}

Miah Persson Headlines BBC Radio’s Stream of Garsington Opera’s ‘Der Rosenkavalier’

BBC Radio3 will broadcast Garsington Opera’s production of Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” on July 17, 2021. The opera will star Miah Persson as the Marshallin with Hanna Hipp as Octavian. Other cast members include Madison Leonard as Sophie von Faninal, Derrick Ballard as Baron Ochs, Richard Burkhard as Faninal, Oliver Johnston as the Italian singer, Kitty Whately as Annina, and Colin {…}

Miah Persson, Andrea Carroll, & Jack Swanson Lead Garsington Opera’s 2021 Season

The Garsington Opera at Wormsley, England has announced the 2021 season program. The season opens with R.Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” starring Miah Perrson, Hanna Hipp, Soraya Malfi, Derrick Ballard, and Richard Burkhard. Jordan de Souza conducts Bruno Ravella’s production. Performance Dates: June 2-July 3, 2021 Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” is set to star Jonathan McGovern, Natalia Tanasii, Sam Furness, and Mathew Rose. {…}

Katherine Broderick & Toby Spence Headline Garsington Opera’s Semi-Staged ‘Fidelio’

(Credit: Katherine Broderick Official Website / Mitch Jenkins) Garsington Opera has announced that they will be performing semi-staged concerts of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” at Wormsely Park in Buckinghamshire, on September 12, 14, 18, 20, 2020. The cast features Katherine Broderick as Leonore, and Toby Spence as Florestan. This staging, done by Peter Mumford, went on to great acclaim when it was {…}

Bergen National Opera & 9 Other Opera Companies to Present ‘This Evening’s Performance Has Not Been Canceled’ For One Night Only

The Bergen National Opera will present “This Evening’s Performance Has Not Been Canceled” on June 12, 2020. The showcase, conceived by Sound Artist Zoë Irvine, will give audiences an opportunity to call in and speak to a singer, director, costume designer, make-up person, and other participants of an opera production across Europe that has been canceled or postponed due to {…}