Jay Hunter Morris, Megan Marino, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Michael Mayes Headline The Atlanta Opera’s Spring 2021 Slate

The Atlanta Opera has announced the world premiere adaptations of two renowned operas as well as three concerts this spring as part of its Big Tent series season. First up, the company will present  “The Threepenny Carmen” and “The Threepenny Opera” as conceived by Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. General & Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun. “The Threepenny Opera” will star tenor {…}

Mezzo-Soprano Carol García Joins Gran Teatre del Liceu’s ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’

(Credit: Gran Teatre Del Liceu official website) The Gran Teatre Del Liceu has announced that mezzo-soprano Stéphanie d’Oustrac has cancelled her participation in Offenbach’s “Les contes d’Hoffmann” on Jan. 19 & 31, 2021 in the role of La Musa/Nicklausse, due to health reasons. As a result, mezzo-soprano Carol García will perform in her stead. García will join the cast that {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Gran Teatre del Liceu’s 2020-21 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu has announced its 2020-21 season featuring multiple productions, concert operas, and stars. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” starring Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, Ludovic Tézier, Okka von der Damerau, and Dmitry Belosselskiy. Performance Dates: Oct. 1 & 4, 2020 Christof Loy directs Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with Christopher Maltman in the title role and {…}

Vanessa Vasquez, Ginger Costa-Jackson & Talise Trevigne Highlight Lyric Opera Of Kansas City’s 2020-21 Season

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2020-21 season featuring four unique productions. Vanessa Vasquez headlines opening night in a production of Verdi and Piave’s “La Traviata” by Francesca Zambello. Timothy Myers conducts the masterpiece with Matthew White as Alfredo and Weston Hurt as Germont. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 4, 2020 Eric Greene, Talise Trevigne, Donovan Singletary, Jermaine Smith and Indra {…}

Janai Brugger, Karen Slack, Ginger Costa-Jackson Star In Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend (North America)

(Credit: Suzanne Vinnik / Dario Acosta) This weekend’s recommendations are full of variety of repertory spread across the U.S. including two essential world premieres and the performance of a rare work. All of them feature tremendous star power. Here are the five operas that we recommend for your Father’s Day celebration (in alphabetical order by company). The Marriage of Figaro {…}

Piotr Beczala, Angela Meade & Sondra Radvanovsky Lead Amigos De La Opera De La Coruña’s 2019 Season

The Amigos de la Opera de la Coruña has announced its 2019 season with a series of recitals and opera performances. Operas  Carlos Saura directs a new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with  Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez conducting the Sinfónica de Galicia. Juan Jesús Rodríguez sings the title role with Gilda Fiume (Donna Anna), Ginger Costa-Jackson (Donna Elvira), Simón Orfila {…}