Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Cecilia Bartoli Headline Week 8 Of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week eight of its weekly streams, which includes a number of renowned performances from the past. This week the company is digging to the very first telecast ever produced as well as another historical performance. Monday, May 4 – Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro Conducted by James Levine, starring Renée Fleming, Cecilia Bartoli, Susanne Mentzer, Dwayne {…}

Leo Nucci, Carmen Giannattasio & Carmela Remigio Headline Teatro Municipale Di Piacenza’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Municipale di Piacenza has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of new productions and one world premiere. Opera  Maria Teresa Leva, Lucrezia Drei, Azer Zada, Francesco Cascione, Stefano Marchisio, and Maharram Huseynov star in Puccini’s “La Bohème.” The opera, which opens the season, is set to be conducted by Aldo Sisillo with legendary baritone Leo Nucci directing the new production. Performance {…}

Jennifer Larmore, Morris Robinson & Michael Mayes Headline The Atlanta Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Atlanta Opera has announced its 2019-20 season. According to the press release, for its 40th anniversary season, The Atlanta Opera will present operas which fall under the overarching theme of “dangerous liaisons,” where the “protagonists share a propensity for self-destructive relationships that threaten to bring about their downfall.” Additionally, during this season four internationally acclaimed artists will return home to {…}

Danielle De Niese, Myrtò Papatanasiu & Nino Machaidze Headline New National Theatre, Tokyo 2019-20 Opera Season

The New National Theatre, Tokyo has announced its 2019-20 opera season! Ten operas, including four new productions, are included in the lineup. The season will feature classics of the Baroque, Russian, and bel canto repertoire. Dmitry Bertman’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” will kick off the opera season, and will feature Vasily Ladyuk in the title role alongside Evgenia {…}

Weekend Preview – International (5/19-21): Anna Netrebko, Plácido Domingo, Renee Fleming & Diana Damrau Take European Theaters By Storm

Plácido Domingo, Reneé Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Diana Damrau or Sonya Yoncheva. All these stars will be in the biggest theaters in Europe and audiences will be in for great performances. Austria The Vienna State Opera will celebrate Plácido Domingo’s 50th-anniversary with selections from “Un Ballo in Maschera,” “La Traviata,” and “Simon Boccanegra.” On Saturday the company performs “Das Rheingold” and on {…}

CD/DVD Releases -Week of May 15: Redisover Old Classics By Plácido Domingo And Jennifer Larmore

Audiences expecting new CDs by some of today’s greatest stars will be disappointed to see there are no new selections. However, there will be new products to rediscover classic recordings and legendary artists. Check it out! Rosamunda d’Inghilterra Did you miss the DVD of Donizetti’s rarely performed work? Well, this week audiences will get a CD version of the same performance {…}