Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Sondra Radvanovsky, Roberto Alagna & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Teatro alla Scala’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Michael Cooper / Dario Acosta / Sonya Yoncheva official website / © Gregor Hohenberg / Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Music Entertainment) The Teatro alla Scala in Milan has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring some of the greatest performers in the world. Here is the full slate. Operas Anna Netrebko and Luca Salsi open the season in Verdi‘s “Macbeth” in {…}

Angel Blue, Renée Fleming, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anita Rachvelishvilli, Matthew Polenzani Lead Opéra de Paris 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: Emma Birski / OnP) Opéra National de Paris has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas “The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas” by Marina Abramovic will open the season. The showcase stars Nadezhda Karyazina, Selene Zanetti, Leah Hawkins, Adela Zaharia, Lauren Fagan, Gabriella Reyes, and Hera Hyesang Park. Yoel Gamzou conducts. Performance dates: Sep. 1 {…}

Christine Goerke, Lise Davidsen & Klaus Florian Vogt Highlight Bayreuth Festival’s 2021 Season

The Bayreuth Festival has announced programming for the 2021 season. The season will open with “Die Fliegende Hollander” with Oksana Lyniv becoming the first woman conductor to lead an opera at the festival. Dmitri Tcherniakov directs the new production, which will star Eric Cutler, Georg Zeppenfeld, Asmik Grigorian, and Marina Prudenskaya. Performance Dates: July 25 – August 20, 2021 The festival {…}

Piotr Beczala, Martina Serafin, Ambrogio Maestri, Erin Morley Headline Vienna State Opera’s Streaming Slate

The Vienna State Opera has announced its streaming slate for the upcoming week. It all kicks off with Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” starring Chen Reiss, Roman Trekel, Hyuna Ko, and Joseph Dennis, among others. Tomás Netopil conducts. Streaming Date: Jan. 12, 2021 Christian Franz, Linda Watson, Eric Halfvarson, and Jochen Schmeckenbecher headline a 2016 performance of “Götterdämmerung.” Adam Fischer {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Erin Morley, Piotr Beczala Headline Vienna State Opera’s Streaming Lineup This Week

The Vienna State Opera has announced its latest streaming options for this week. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on operas. Things kick off with Bellini’s “La Sonnambula” in a production by Marco Arturo Marelli. Juan Diego Florez, Daniela Fally, Luca Pisaroni, and Maria Nazarova star. Streaming Date: Dec. 22, 2020  After Christmas, audiences will {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Piotr Beczala, Roberto Alagna, Aleksandra Kurzak Headline Vienna State Opera’s Streaming Options This Week

The Vienna State Opera has announced its streaming options over the next week. Here is a full rundown of what audiences can check out on the company’s official streaming platform. The week kicks off with Henze’s “Das Verratene Meer” in a live performance. Simone Young conducts a cast that includes Vera-Lotte Boecker, Bo Skovhus, Josh Lovell, Erik Van Heyningen, Kangmin {…}

Erin Morley & Martina Serafin Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ Live Broadcast

On Dec. 18, the Wiener Staatsoper is set to broadcasta live performance of Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier.” The live performance will be performed without an audience and will star Martina Serafin as the Marschallin, Daniela Sindram as Octavian, Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, and Jochen Schmeckenbecher as Faninal. The performance will be conducted by Philippe Jordan in {…}

Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Mirella Freni Headline Weeks 32 & 33 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on opera’s greatest comedies and political dramas. Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato lead the way, appearing in three different streams each over the course of the two weeks. Here is a full rundown. Week 32– Operatic Comedies Monday, October 19 – Rossini’s Il Barbiere di {…}