Andrea Bocelli, Piotr Beczala, Adriana González & Riccardo Fassi Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences will get a chance to hear a new album by a great tenor and complete operas by Mozart, Donizetti, Moniuszko, and Gluck. Romances Star tenor Piotr Beczala presents a selection of romances by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky, together with the acclaimed accompanist Helmut Deutsch. In a statement, Beczala noted, “When I first began to study singing at the Katowice Academy of {…}

Saioa Hernández, Piotr Beczala, Joyce DiDonato & Ailyn Pérez Lead Teatro Real’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2023-24 season featuring a wide array of repertoire. Opera Maria Agresta, Saioa Hernández, and Maria Pia Piscitelli star in Cherubini’s “Medea“ alongside Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Silvia Tro Santafé, Jongmin Park, Alexander Vinogradov, Sara Blanch, Marina Monzó, Enea Scala, and Francesco Demuro. Ivor Bolton conducts the production by Paco Azorín. Performance Dates: Sept. {…}

Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jarousskey, Emöke Baráth, Iestyn Davies, Giulia Semenzato Headline Händel Festival Halle

The Händel Festival Halle has announced its 2022 slate, marking the company’s 100th anniversary. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances. The festival kicks off with a production of “Orlando” starring Xavier Sabata, Franziska Krötenheerdt, Yulia Sokolik, Vanessa Waldhart, and KiHyun Park. Christian Curnym conducts a production by Walter Sutcliffe. Performance Dates: {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Angela Gheorghiu, Sondra Radvanovsky, Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato Lead Royal Opera House’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Dario Acosta / © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical / Angela Gheorghiu official website / Michael Cooper / Kasskara/DG / Chris Singer) The Royal Opera House Covent Garden has announced full details of its exciting 2021-22 season, which will star some of the world’s greatest performers. The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season and digital program will be announced {…}

Nina Stemme, Carmen Giannattasio & Magdalena Kožená Lead Festival Aix-en-Provence’s 2021 Season

The Festival Aix-En-Provence has announced its 2021 season. The French festival will showcase Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and directed by Simon Stone. The production will star Stuart Skelton, Nina Stemme, Jamie Barton, Franz-Josef Selig, and Josef Wagner. Premiere Date: July 2, 2021 Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” will be conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock and directed by {…}