Danielle De Niese, Sarah Connolly, Allan Clayton, Barbara Hannigan Headline Glyndebourne’s Open House in August 2020

Glyndebourne has announced the latest operas that it will be streaming as part of its Open House program. First up will be David McVicar’s production of “Giulio Cesare” starring Danielle de Niese as Cleopatra and Sarah Connolly as Cesare. Other cast members include Alexander Ashworth, Patricia Bardon, Angelika Kirchschlager, Rachid Ben Abdeslam, Christophe Dumaux, and Christopher Maltman. William Christie conducts. Streaming {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Patricia Petibon & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Philharmonie Luxembourg’s 2020-21 Season

The Philharmonie Luxembourg has announced its 2020-21 season featuring several great orchestras, soloists, and the famed Orchestre Philharmonique Luxembourg. For this article, we will only focus on the vocal performances. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle“ with Rinat Shaham and Gerald Finley. Performance Date: Sept. 19, 2020 Oksana Lyniv and Rolando Villazón join the Orchestre {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Gran Teatre del Liceu’s 2020-21 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu has announced its 2020-21 season featuring multiple productions, concert operas, and stars. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” starring Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, Ludovic Tézier, Okka von der Damerau, and Dmitry Belosselskiy. Performance Dates: Oct. 1 & 4, 2020 Christof Loy directs Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with Christopher Maltman in the title role and {…}

Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau & Marina Rebeka Lead Konzerthaus Dortmund’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Sony Classical/Baden-Baden/Tatiana Vlasova) The Konzerthaus Dortmund in Germany has unveiled its 2020-21 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal or operatic performances. The season opens with Haydn’s “Die Schöpfung” with soloists Robin Johannsen, David Fischer, and Florian Boesch. The Collegium Vocale Gent and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is led by Philippe Herreweghe. Performance Date: {…}