Raehann Bryce-Davis, Ian Bostridge, Lawrence Brownlee, Ilker Arcayürek Headline San Francisco Performances’ 2023-24 Season

San Francisco Performances has unveiled its 2023-24 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances. Tenor Ian Bostridge will perform Schubert’s “Winterreise.” Performance Date: Oct. 21, 2023 Mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis will present a program featuring the music of Amy Beach, Wagner, Melissa Dunphy, Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, Maria Thompson Corley, and Peter Ashbourne. {…}

Dame Sarah Connolly, Iestyn Davies, Roderick Williams, Dorothea Röschmann, Elizabeth Llewellyn Headline Oxford Lieder Festival 2022

The Oxford Lieder Festival has announced its 21st season. The season opens with “Culture, Counterculture, and Conviviality,” a two-part event that features a look at the salon culture, followed by a more specific look at that music world through Pauline Viardot’s own involvement. The event features speaker Natasha Loges and such artists as Charlotte Bowden, Alexandria Moon, Zahid Siddiqui, Johnathan {…}

Francesca Aspromonte, Barbara Hannigan, Ian Bostridge, Fleur Barron, Matthias Goerne Headline MITO SettembreMusica 2022 Festival

(Credit: Ribalta Studio) MITO SettembreMusica has announced its 16th edition, which will feature 116 concerts. For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on the vocal performances, which will take place in Milan and/or Torino. Francesca Aspromonte will team up with violinist and conductor Boris Begelman and the Academia Montis Regalis for music by Scarlatti and Händel. Performance {…}

Regula Muhlemann, Christoph Prégardien, Fatma Said, Andrè Schuen Headline Schubertiade 2023

Austria’s Schubertiade has announced its 2023 program As always, this will focus solely on vocal and operatic performances. It all kicks off with soprano Fatma Said and pianist Joseph Middleton taking on music by Haydn, Schubert, and Schumann. Performance Date: April 30, 2023 Mattias Goerne and Leif Ove Andsnes will perform Schubert’s “Winterreise.” Performance Date: June 17, 2023 Soprano Christiane {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Diana Damrau, Magdalena Kožená & Anja Harteros Lead Philharmonie Essen’s 2022-23 Season

The Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the vocal and operatic highlights. Magdalena Kožená and Yefim Bronfman perform a recital of music by Brahms, Dvořák, Martinů, Mussorgsky, and Bartók. Performance Date: Sept. 5, 2022 Regensburger Domspatzen, Knabenchor Hannover, and Essener Domsingknaben perform in concert. Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2022 Evelyn Ziegler performs alongside Udo {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Ramon Vargas, Ismael Jordi & Saioa Hernández Lead Teatro de la Zarzuela’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2022-23 season. Zarzuela  The season opens with “La Celestina” by Felip Pedrell. The concert version will star Ketevan Kemoklidze, Miren Urbieta Vega, Andeka Gorrotxategi, Juan Jesus Rodriguez, Simon Orfila, and Sofia Esparza. Guillermo García Calvo conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 & 11, 2022 Barbieri’s “Pan y toros” will be conducted by Guillermo García {…}