Hibla Gerzmava, Alexey Markov, Yulia Matochkina & Ildar Abdrazakov Lineup to Celebrate Mariinsky Theatre II’s 10 Years

The Mariinsky Theatre is set to celebrate the Mariinksy Theatre II’s anniversary with a gala concert on May 2, 2023. The concert will feature soloists Hibla Gerzmava, Ildar Abdrazakov, Denis Matsuev, Diana Vishneva, Roman Burdenko, Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, Kimin Kim, Alexey Markov, Yulia Matochkina, Mikhail Petrenko, Renata Shakirova, Vladimir Shklyarov, Maria Shirinkina, Tatiana Serjan, Sergei Skorokhodov, and Konstantin Zverev. The company {…}

Ekaterina Semenchuck, Alexey Markov, Ildar Abdrazakov, Hibla Gerzmava & Albina Shagimuratova Line Up for Putin-Funded ‘Stars of the White Nights’

The Mariinsky Theatre has announced the first part of the “Stars of the White Nights: The 30th Mariinsky festival in St Petersburg.” The festival, which is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, is run by fierce Putin supporter Valery Gergiev and usually features several international artists. However, that is not the case this year, as many international {…}

Kristine Opolais, Michael Volle, Angela Gheorghiu & Evelyn Herlitzius Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2021-22 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, revivals, jung oper, and Chamber works. Premieres Gaetano d’Espinosa conducts a new production of Peter Konwitschny Bellini’s “Norma” with Yolanda Auyanet in the title role. The cast will also include Dmytro Popov, Alexandros Stavrakakis, and Stepanka Pucalkova. Performance Dates: Oct. 2-31, 2021 Ivan Repušić conducts a new production of {…}