Talise Trevigne, Zachary James, Gregory Kunde & Jennifer Johnson Cano Lead Cincinnati Opera’s 2022 Season

The Cincinnati Opera has announced the 2022 Summer Festival which will include two world premieres and new-to-Cincinnati productions. The season will open with Puccini’s “La Bohème” starring Talise Trevigne, Ji-Min Park, Raven McMillon, Rodion Pogossov, André Courville, and Ethan Vincent. Mark Gibson, director of orchestral studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, will conduct. Performance Dates: June 18-25, {…}

Krysty Swann, Aaron Crouch, Kenneth Kellogg, Gordon Hawkins to Headline Michigan Opera Theatre’s ‘Blue’

Michigan Opera Theatre has officially announced details for its upcoming production of Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s “Blue.” The company, which had announced the opera as part of its 2021-22 season, has revealed that it will be directed by Kaneza Schall, whose work has been shown at Brooklyn Academy of Music, LA Philharmonic, The Shed, The Kennedy Center, Walker Arts {…}

J’Nai Bridges, Gordon Hawkins & Deborah Voigt Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2021-22 Season marking a return to live, on-stage opera, and continuation of the company’s on-screen programming throughout the year. Productions  The season will open with Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana“ starring Mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her BLO and role debut as Santuzza. The production will also star Alfred Walker and Sarna Lapine will direct. BLO {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Brianna Hunter & Deanna Breiwick Highlight Seattle Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Seattle Opera has announced its 2021-222 season. The season opens with “La Bohème” starring Kang Wang, Yosep Kang, Talise Trevigne, Michael Chioldi, John Moore, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Brandie Sutton, Ashraf Swailam, Federico de Michelis, Eugene Villanueva, Theo Hoffman, and Barry Johnson. Joseph Colaneri conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-30, 2021 Key’mon Murrah, Christopher Ainslie, Sharleen Joynt, Deanna Breiwick, and Shelly Traverse {…}

Alexandra LoBianco, Nathan Granner, Cree Carrico Headline Portland Opera’s 2021-22 Season

Portland Opera has announced its 2021-22 season. The company revealed that it will be performing three opera productions in addition to several community, digital, and educational programs. “We’ve spent the past year digging deep into our identity, and listening to community members,” said Sue Dixon, General Director in a press release. “The core of our work is to share stories {…}