Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Anna-Julia David Headline Opera Atelier’s 2023-24 Season

Toronto’s Opera Atelier has announced its 2023-24 season which will feature two productions. First up is Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice” starring Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, and Anna-Julia David. The work will be choreographed by Lajeunesse Zingg. “Few singers are able to sustain the extraordinary vocal range required of the tenor in the 1774 French version of ‘Orpheus and Eurydice,’” said {…}

Brooklyn Telemann Chamber Society Releases Film Version of Gluck’s ‘Orfeo’

Brooklyn Telemann Chamber Society (BTCS) has released its film version of Gluck’s “Orfeo.” The movie is now available for free streaming on the organization’s YouTube channel. Soprano/violinist, and BTCS founder, Liz Kiger, directed the film, which premiered on June 30, 2022. The BTCS production is an amalgam of various 1762 -1774 reform opera scores, featuring additional music, several added characters, {…}

Carlo Vistoli & Nadja Mchantaf Lead Damiano Michieletto’s Production of ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’ at Komische Oper Berlin

(Credits: Fabio Lovino / Daniele Ferroni / Semperoper Dresden official website) The Komische Oper Berlin will stage Damiano Michieletto’s production of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera “Orfeo ed Euridice.” It will be presented in the Italian version, which premiered in Vienna in 1762. Italian countertenor Carlo Vistoli and soprano Nadja Mchantaf will perform the title roles, and will be joined onstage {…}

Anna Prohaska, Magdalena Kožená, Max Emanuel Cenčić, Eva Zaïcik & Reinoud Van Mechelen Lead Staatsoper Berlin’s Barocktage 2021

(Credit: Staatsoper Unter den Linden / Marcus Ebener) The Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin has announced its Barocktage. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal works only. Here is a look. Baritone Adam Kutny kicks off the festival with the children opera “Theseus’ Reise in die Unterwelt.” Carolina Nees is the moderator. Performance Dates: Nov. {…}