Jeanine De Bique, Laïla Salome Fischer, Marie Lys, Vivica Genaux Headline Göttingen International Händel Festival 2023

The Göttingen International Händel Festival has announced its 2023 season with the theme of “Hellas!” The season kicks off with Händel’s “Hercules.” The work will star Andreas Wolf in the title role and feature Vivica Genaux, Anna Dennis, Nick Pritchard, and Lena Sutor-Wernich. George Petrou conducts. Performance Dates: May 5 – 22, 2023 “Semele” will star Marie Lys, Jeremy Ovenden, {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Andrè Schuen, Michael Spyres & Renée Fleming Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2023 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2023 season featuring operas, concerts, recitals, and Mozart programs. Opera Raphaël Pichon will conduct Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” in a new production by Martin Kušej. Andrè Schuen, Adriana González, Sabine Devieilhe, Krzysztof Bączyk, and Lea Desandre star. Performance Dates: July 27-August 28, 2023 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed {…}

Jeanine De Bique, Joélle Harvey, Julian Prégardien Headline ‘Carnegie Hall Live’ Streaming Season

Carnegie Hall and WQXR have announced the 2022-23 season of “Carnegie Hall Live.” For the purposes of this article, the focus will be on vocal performances only. The first such broadcast will be a performance of Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E-flat Major, D. 950. Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in a performance that stars Joélle Harvey, Daryl Freedman, {…}

Jeanine De Bique, Sherezade Panthaki, Kristen Dubenion-Smith Headline Chatham Baroque’s 2022-23 Season

Pittsburgh-based Chatham Baroque has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic works. The first vocal performance of the year will feature soprano Sherezade Panthaki as she takes on the cantata “The Isle of Delos” alongside such instrumentalists as Kathryn Montoya, Kathie Stewart, Charlotte Mattax Moersch, Andrew Fouts, Patricia {…}