The Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series Line Up

The Canadian Opera Company’s free concert series at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre runs September through May. This article only includes classical vocal works. First up is “Meet the Ensemble Studio.” The company’s artistic development program is comprised of emerging professional Canadian opera artists. Performance Date: September 20, 2023 “Mostly Mozart” is performed by UofT Opera. Performance Date: September 27, 2023 {…}

Leah Crocetto, Raffaelle Pe & Levy Sekgapane Lead Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli’s 2023 Season

The Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli has announced its 2023 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Opera The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Cecilia Molinari, Amira Elmadfa, Levy Sekgapane, Cesar Cortes, Marcus Werba, Gurgen Baveyan, Gianluca Buratto, Nicolò Donini, Marco Filippo Romano, and Stefano Marchisio. Stefano Montanari conducts teh production by Davide Livermore. Performance Dates: Jan. 22-29, {…}

Leah Crocetto, Levy Sekgapane, Gaston Rivero & Selene Zanetti Lead Fondazione Petruzzelli’s 2023 Season

The Fondazione Petruzzelli has announced its 2023 season featuring eight productions. The season will open with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Cecilia Molinari, Amira Elmadfa, Levy Sekgapane, Cesar Cortes, Markus Werba, Gurgen Baveyan, Gianluca Buratto, Nicolò Donini, Marco Filippo Romano, and Stefano Marchisio. Stefano Montanari conducts Davide Livermore’s production. Performance Dates: Jan. 22-29, 2023 Ian Storey, Elena Gabouri, Jane {…}

Canadian Opera Company Announces July Streams

The Canadian Opera Company has announced its July digital streaming. The company will showcase “Bluebeard’s Castle” in Academy Award-nominated director Atom Egoyan’s production at the helm of an ambitious digital reimagining of Bela Bartók’s opera. The production stars American bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen in the title role and Canadian mezzo-soprano and Ensemble Studio graduate Krisztina Szabó as Judith. Streaming Date: Streaming {…}

Saioa Hernández, Nina Stemme, Brandon Jovanovich, Ève-Maud Hubeaux, Klaus Florian Vogt, Piero Pretti Lead Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Bettina Stöß / Bernd Uhlig) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced all the premieres of its 2021-22 season. Here is a look. The “Best of Carmen” concert will spotlight Valeriia Savinskaia, Arianna Manganello, Elena Tsallagova, Matthew Newlin, Joel Allison, and Ève-Maud Hubeaux in the title role. Daniel Carter conducts a production by Silke Sense. Performance dates: Aug. 21 – {…}

Plácido Domingo, Ailyn Pérez & Iréne Theroin Highlight Palau De les Arts’ 2019-20 Season

The Palau de les Arts has announced a varied 2019-20 season featuring operas, zarzuelas, concerts, and recitals. Here is a look. Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” is set to be conducted by Christopher Moulds in a production by Emilio Sagi. The cast will be headed by Andrzej Filończyk, María José Moreno, Sabina Puértolas, Robert Gleadow, Cecilia Molinari, Susana Cordón, and Valeriano Lanchas. Performance {…}

Francesco Meli, Nicola Alaimo & Olivier Assayas Highlight Opéra De Lyons’ 2019-20 Season

The Opéra de Lyon has announced its 2019-20 season featuring some of the greatest stars in the world and a number of new productions of some of the great masterworks in the world. Nicola Alaimo takes on Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” with Daniele Rustioni conducting a production by Tobia Kratzer. The cast also includes Enkeledja Shkoza, Jennifer Courcier, John Osborn, Jean Teitgen, and Jane Archibald. Performance {…}