Jessica Pratt, Rosa Feola, Corinne Winters & Erwin Schrott Lead Opéra de Liege’s 2023-24 Season

Belgium’s Opera de Liege has announced its 2023-24 season featuring youth opera, opera, and concerts. Fabio Biondi conducts Mozart’s “Idomeneo” with Giorgio Berrugi, Annalisa Stroppa, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Nino Machaidze, and Riccardo Della Sciucca. Jean-Louis Grinda directs. Performance Dates: Sept. 19-28, 2023 Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” is set to star Ruzil Gatin, Pablo Ruiz, Aya Wakizono, Chiara Tirotta, Vittorio Prato, {…}

Denyce Graves, Kenneth Kellogg & Vanessa Goikoetxea Lead Seattle Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Seattle Opera has announced the 2023-24 season featuring four productions. Productions Wagner’s “Das Rheingold“ is set to open the season with Greer Grimsley as Wotan, Frederick Ballentine, Michael Mayes, and the Seattle Opera debut of internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. The cast is rounded by Martin Bakari, Melody Wilson, Kenneth Kellogg, Peixin Chen, and Sarah Larsen. Performance Dates: August {…}

Ginger Costa-Jackson, Terrence Chin-Loy, Mikaela Bennett, & John Brancy to Headline MasterVoices’ Presentation of Original Version of ‘Carmen’

Mastervoices is set to present the original version of Bizet’s “Carmen” with Jazz at Lincoln Center on Oct. 25, 2022. The opera will feature dialogue instead of recitative with an English translation by Sheldon Harnick. Mezzo Ginger Costa-Jackson, Terrence Chin-Loy, Mikaela Bennett, and John Brancy star in the production. Other cast members include Nicole Fernandez-Coffaro, Kimberly Sogioka, Zhengyi Bai, Michael {…}

Ginger Costa-Jackson, Elena Villalón, Liv Redpath, Joélle Harvey Headline The Orchestra of St. Luke’s 2022-23 Season

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. MasterVoices will present Bizet’s “Carmen” at the Lincoln Center (Rose Theater) with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s performing. The opera, which will be conducted by Ted Sperling and directed by Sammi Cannold, will star Ginger Costa-Jackson, {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Angela Meade, Roberto Alagna & Xabier Anduaga Lead Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña’s 2022 Season

The Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña has announced its 2022 season featuring recitals, operas and concerts. Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniusas perform at the Teatro Rosalía de Castro. Performance Date: Sept. 1, 2022 Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” will be performed in concert by Angela Meade, Alejandro Roy, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Luiz-Ottavio Faria, Luis Cansino, and Borja Quiza. Guiseppe {…}

Adam Smith, Danielle de Niese, John Relyea &  Sean Panikkar Lead English National Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring eight productions and seven operas. Leo Hussain conducts Puccini’s “Tosca” in a new production by Christof Loy. The cast will include Sinéad Campbell-Wallace, Adam Smith, and Noel Bouley. Performance Dates: Sept. 30–Nov. 4 2022 Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Yeomen of the Guard” will include Anthony Gregory, Neal Davies, Alexandra Oomens, Heather {…}

Talise Trevigne, Marina Costa-Jackson, Wei Wu & John Moore Lead Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s 2021-22 Season

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four productions. The season opens with “Lyric Opera Goes to Hollywood” which will feature famous arias and instrumental moments included in films like “Pretty Woman,” “Mission Impossible,” and “Up.” Talise Trevigne, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Limmie Pulliam, and Edward Parks will be the soloists with David Charles Abell conducting. Performance {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Brianna Hunter & Deanna Breiwick Highlight Seattle Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Seattle Opera has announced its 2021-222 season. The season opens with “La Bohème” starring Kang Wang, Yosep Kang, Talise Trevigne, Michael Chioldi, John Moore, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Brandie Sutton, Ashraf Swailam, Federico de Michelis, Eugene Villanueva, Theo Hoffman, and Barry Johnson. Joseph Colaneri conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-30, 2021 Key’mon Murrah, Christopher Ainslie, Sharleen Joynt, Deanna Breiwick, and Shelly Traverse {…}