Lea Desandre, Sinead Campbell Wallace, Catherine Foster & Jean-François Borras Lead Opéra de Dijon’s 2023-24 Season

France’s Opéra de Dijon has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the operatic and vocal concerts. Opera Händel’s “Ariodante” is set to star Lea Desandre, Ana Maria Labin, Ana Vieira Leite, Hugh Cutting, Kresimir Spicer, Moritz Kallenberg, and Renato Dolcini. William Christie conducts. Performance Date: Oct. 15, 2023 Beethoven’s “Fidelio” will star Sinead Campbell Wallace, Maximilian Schmitt, Martina Russomanno, Mischa {…}

Anna Netrebko & Marie-Nicole Lemieux Lead Les Chorégies d’Orange 2023 Season

Les Chorégies d’Orange has announced its 2023 season. For the purposes of this article, we only highlight vocal performances. Marie-Nicole Lemieux leads a cast of Bizet’s “Carmen“ that also includes Alexandra Marcellier, Jean-François Borras, and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo. Jean-Louis Grinda directs the production. Performance Date: July 8, 2023 Emy Gazeilles, Floriane Hasler, and Rémy Brès-Feuillet perform in concert with pianist Kira {…}

Francesco Meli, Luca Salsi, Anastasia Bartoli & Rosa Feola Lead Teatro La Fenice’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro La Fenice has announced its 2022-23 season. Opera Nicola Alaimo leads Verdi’s “Falstaff” alongside Vladimir Stoyanov, René Barbera, Selene Zanetti, Caterina Sala, Sara Mingardo, and Veronica Simeoni. Myung-Whun Chung conducts the production by Adrian Noble. Performance Dates: Nov. 18-26, 2022 Bruno Maderna’s “Satyricon” will star Francesca Gerbasi, Matteo Ferrara, Manuela Custer, Christopher Lemmings, William Corrò, and Marcello Nardis. Alessandro {…}

Sophie Koch, Anita Hartig, Rosa Feola & Nina Stemme Lead Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera and recitals. Here is a look: Opera  The season opens with Dvorák’s “Rusalka” conducted by Frank Beermann and directed by Stefano Poda. The opera stars Anita Hartig, Aleksei Isaev, Piotr Buszewski, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, and Janina Bachle. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-16, 2022 Vannina Santoni, Anaïs Constans, Kévin Amiel, {…}

Natalie Dessay, Jakub Józef Orliński, Joyce DiDonato & Sabine Devieilhe Lead Théâtre des Champs-Elysées’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced its 2022-23 season featuring productions, operas in concerts, recitals, and orchestra performances. Here is a look at the vocal performances this season. Productions  Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice” will star Jakub Józef Orliński and Regula Mühlemann. Thomas Hengelbrock conducts the production by Robert Carsen which also stars Elena Galitskaya. Performance Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 1, 2022 {…}

Jean-François Borras & Stéphanie d’Oustrac to Star in Opéra de Monte-Carlo’s ‘Werther’

The Opéra de Monte-Carlo is set to present Massenet’s “Werther” this February. The showcase, which runs between Feb. 20, 2022 and Feb. 26, 2022, will star Jean-François Borras in the title role with Stéphanie d’Oustrac as Charlotte. Jean-François Lapointe will take on the role of Albert with Jennifer Coucier as Sophie. Other cast members include Marc Barrand, Reinaldo Macias, Luca {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Dmitry Korchak & Maria Agresta Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2022 season. Grigorij Frid’s “Il diario di Anna Frank” will be performed by Shira Patchornik and conducted by Giulio Laguzzi. Anna Maria Bruzzese directs the production. Performance Dates: Jan. 27 & 28, 2022 Dinara Alieva and Maria Teresa Leva lead Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Valentin Dytiuk and Matteo Lippi as Rodolfo. The cast {…}