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 {…}