Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Nadine Sierra & Lise Davidsen Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Spring Season

The Metropolitan Opera returns after a successful first half of the 2021–22 season and a planned February break. During the spring portion of the season, the company is slated to present three new productions and 12 classic revivals that run from Feb. 28–June 11, 2022. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the company’s first-ever performances of the original five-act French version {…}

Golda Schultz, Ryan McKinny, Aida Garifullina, & Isabel Leonard Lead Metropolitan Opera’s Revival of ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

(Credit: Chris Lee) The Metropolitan Opera is set to revive Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.” The production by Richard Eyre will be shown six times starting Jan. 8 through 28, 2022. Maestro Daniele Rustioni will lead the production with a cast that includes Golda Schultz in her Met role debut as Countess Almaviva and Adam Plachetka as Count Almaviva. When {…}

Angel Blue, Juan Diego Flórez, Elīna Garanča & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Lucerne Festival’s 2022 Season

The Lucerne Festival in Switzerland has announced its 2022 season featuring a diverse program of works. Here is a look at the vocal performances that the Swiss festival will offer this summer. Riccardo Chailly conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Andrè Schuen. The program includes Mahler’s “Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen” and Symphony No. 1 in D major. Performance Dates: August {…}

Jamie Barton, Will Liverman, Golda Schultz, Luca Pisaroni Headline Vocal Arts DC’s 2021-22 Season

Vocal Arts DC has announced its 2021-22 season, which will take place in person and virtually. Soprano Golda Schultz opens the season with a recital alongside pianist Jonathan Ware. The concert will include music by Clara Schumann, Nadia Boulanger, Rebecca Clarke, and the premiere of Kathleen Tagg and Lila Palmer’s “This be her verse.” Streaming Dates: Sept. 17-28, 2021 Joshua {…}

Piotr Beczała, Camilla Nylund, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller & Saimir Pirgu Headline Staatskapelle Dresden’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Johannes Ifkovits / © anna.s. / Hanna-Elisabeth Müller official website / LA Opera official website) The Staatskapelle Dresden has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article we will focus only on vocal performances. Baritone Matthias Goerne presents works by Richard Wagner alongside conductor Manfred Honeck and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. Performance date: Aug. 31, 2021 Soprano {…}

J’Nai Bridges, Golda Schultz & Gabriella Reyes Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta) The LA Philharmonic has announced its star-studded and diverse 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances to be offered throughout the season. Gustavo Dudamel conducts Golda Schultz in Strauss’ Four Last Songs. The program also includes the composer’s Death and Transfiguration and Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night. Performance Dates: Oct. 14-17, 2021 Gustavo Dudamel will conduct {…}

Renée Fleming, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Benjamin Bernheim, Erin Morley, John Osborn Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2021-22 Season

Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its rich 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article we will focus only on vocal performances. Here is the full slate. Opera A semi-staged version of Meyerbeer‘s “Robert Le Diable” opens the season. The opera stars Erin Morley, Nicolas Courjal, Amina Edris, Nicolas Darmanin, Joel Allison, Paco Garcia, and John Osborn in the {…}

Golda Schultz, John Holiday & Anthony Roth Costanzo Lead New York Philharmonic’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: The New York Philharmonic official website) The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring several concerts across different venues from Alice Tully Hall, the Rose Theater, and Carnegie Hall. Anthony Roth Costanzo will also serve as the Artist in Residence. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on vocal works. Handel‘s “Messiah” will be performed {…}

Golda Schultz, Isabel Leonard, Davóne Tines, Dashon Burton, Nicholas Phan Headline San Francisco Performances’ 2021-22 Season

San Francisco Performances has announced its 2021-22 season which will take place across four different venues in the San Francisco area. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on opera and vocal performances. Theo Bleckmann will perform songs from his new album “Elegy.” Performance Date: Oct. 20, 2021  Tenor Nicholas Phan will perform alongside Brooklyn Rider in {…}