Ailyn Pérez, Marta Torbidoni & Maria Grazia Schiavo Lead Angers/Nantes Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Angers/Nantes Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the opera productions and vocal performances.  Opera Raphaële Kennedy, Sophia Burgos, Els Janssens Vanmunster, Marc Scoffoni, Charles Rice, and Vincent Bouchot lead “L’Annonce faite à Marie.” The world premiere is composed by Philippe Leroux. Célie Pauthe directs the production. Performance Dates: Oct. 9-Nov. 19, 2022 Christophe Rousset {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Leo Nucci, Jessica Pratt, Lise Davidsen, Thomas Hampson Headline Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’s 2021-22 Season

The Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced its 2021-22 season which will include nine operas. First up will be Sven-Eric Bechtolf’s production of “Così fan tutte,” which will be conducted by Zubin Mehta. The opera will star Valentina Nafornita, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Matthew Swensen, Mattia Olivieri, Benedetta Torre, and Thomas Hampson. Performance Dates: August 30– Sept. 4, 2021 Next up {…}

Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Giulio Pelligra & Alexandros Stavrakakis Lead Teatro Massimo di Palermo Online Concert

(Credits: Salzburger Festspiele official website / Allegorica Opera Management official website / Askonas Holt  official website) The Teatro Massimo di Palermo will livestream its concert on Jan. 31, 2021. Mezzosoprano Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, tenor Giulio Pelligra and bass Alexandros Stavrakakis will perform a program that includes Sergej Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 in D major op. 25, and Igor Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella.” Gabriele {…}

Opéra de Rennes Announces 2020-21 Season

Opéra de Rennes has announced its 2020-21 season featuring five opera productions and a number of concerts. Here is a look at the opera productions. Diego Fasolis conducts Gluck’s “Iphigénie en Tauride” with Marie-Adeline Henry, Élodie Hache, Charles Rice, Sébastien Droy, and Jean-Luc Ballestra. Performance Dates: Nov 29-Dec. 5, 2020 François-Adrien Boieldieu’s “La Dame Blanche” stars Sahy Ratia, Fabien Hyon, Sandrine Buendia, Yannis {…}

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, {…}