Teatro Comunale di Ferrara Announces 2022 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Ferrara has announced its 2022 season. Here is a look at the productions that will be presented. Giovanni Sala stars in Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” alongside Vittoria Magnarello, Alice Grasso, Massimo Altieri, Luca Cervoni, Enrico Torre, Delphine Galou, Margherita Maria Sala, Mirco Palazzi, Federico Sacchi, Eleonora Pace, and Chiara Nicastro. Ottavio Dantone conducts the production by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Performance Dates: Jan. 22-23, {…}

Angela Gheorghiu, Jessica Pratt & Juan Diego Florez Lead Teatro Massimo di Palermo’s Fall 2021-22 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its fall 2021-22 season. Here is a look at upcoming productions. The fall season will open with Bizet’s “Carmen” in a production by Calixto Bieito. Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the opera with Annalisa Stroppa, Jean-François Borras, Ruth Iniesta, and Bogdan Baciu. Ketevan Kemoklidze, Sébastien Guèze, and Valeria Sepe also star. Performance Dates: {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky & Javier Camarena Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical/Michael Cooper/Dario Acosta) Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has announced its 2021-22 season featuring concert performances with some of the greatest stars in the world. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal performances only. Concerts Jakub Hrůša conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Wiebke Lehmkuhl. Performance {…}

Elina Garanča, Ailyn Pérez & Lawrence Brownlee Headline Teatro San Carlo di Napoli’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Chris Singer/ Paul Schirnhofer/DG/ Shervin Lainez) The Teatro San Carlo di Napoli has announced its 2020-21 season which will be the first under superintendent Stéphane Lissner. Opera The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” in a new production by Emma Dante. Selene Zanetti stars as Mimì with Damiana Mizzi as Musetta, Stephen Costello in his house debut as Rodolfo, {…}

Ian Bostridge, Arturo Chacón Cruz & Nicola Alaimo Highlight Teatro Massimo Gala

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Italy has released the first star-studded opera gala from home. The gala, entitled “Gala: Artisti uniti in tempi di isolamento,” aligned a number of international stars including Enea Scala, Nicola Alaimo, Arturo Chacón Cruz, Ruth Iniesta, Roberta Mantegna, and Ian Bostridge, among many others. The performance features music by Bellini, Puccini, Lara, Lehar, Verdi, and {…}

Rebeka Lokar, Roberta Mantegna & Mattia Olivieri Highlight Macerata Opera Festival 2020 Slate

The Macerata Opera Festival has announced its 2020 program. This season the festival will showcase three popular operas with renown casts starting on July 17 through August 9, 2020. The festival opens with Puccini’s “Tosca” conducted by Francesco Lanzillotta and directed by Valentina Carrasco. The production will star Rebeka Lokar in the title role, Piero Pretti as Cavaradossi, and Roberto {…}