Ryan McKinny, Hera Hyesang Park & Joélle Harvey Lead Des Moines Metro Opera’s 2025 Season

The Des Moines Metro Opera has announced its 2025 Festival Season. “The 2025 Festival Season builds on the company’s reputation for curating a daring collection of works. These three fascinating pieces—legends, myths and parables—are drawn from far-flung corners of the operatic repertory and each elevates the intrinsic appeal of the other in beautiful ways,” said  Linda Koehn General and Artistic {…}

J’Nai Bridges, Hera Hyesang Park, Meigui Zhang, Nicholas Phan, Karen Slack Headline New York Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. Jeanette Sorrell conducts Händel’s “Israel in Egypt” with Amanda Forsythe, Sonya Headlam, Cody Bowers, Jacob Perry, Edward Vogel, and Apollo’s Singers. Performance Dates: Oct. 25 & 26, 2023  J’Nai Bridges headlines a program featuring music by Holst, {…}

Audra McDonald, Hera Hyesang Park, Davóne Tines, Mireille Lebel Headline Caramoor 2023 Season

Caramoor has announced its 2023 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. Audra McDonald will open the festival with a Gala alongside the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Andy Einhorn. Performance Date: June 17, 2023 Boston Early Music Festival will present Francesca Caccini’s “La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina” with Paul O’Dette {…}

Julia Bullock, Kate Lindsay, Nicole Cabell, Hera Hyesang Park, J’Nai Bridges Headline Tanglewood Festival 2023

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced the Tanglewood Festival 2023 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances. The Knights, under Eric Jacobsen, will present a new work by Chris Thile, who will also be the vocal soloist, as well as Jessie Montgomery’s “Source Code.” Performance Date: June 29, 2023 Nicholas {…}

Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Elīna Garanča & Bryn Terfel Lead Teatro Colón’s 2023 Season

The Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina has announced its 2023 season. Here is a look at the operatic vocal performances. Opera Charles Dutoit conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in a production by Romeo Castellucci. Jaquelina Livieri and Guadalupe Barrientos star. Performance Dates: March 7-12, 2023 Jan Latham-Koenig conducts a production of Gounod’s “Faust” by Stefano Poda. The cast includes {…}