Anna Pirozzi, Ainhoa Arteta & Ekaterina Semenchuk Highlight Bilbao Opera’s 2020-21 Season

The Bilbao Opera has announced its 2020-21 season featuring five productions with four Italian works and one French opera. Here is a look at what the Spanish season will offer. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia” with Paolo Bordogna, Sabina Puértolas, Renato Girolami, Juan José de León, Pietro Spagnoli, and Marina Viotti. Christophe Rousset conducts the production {…}

Elizabeth Llewellyn, Maxim Mironov & Patricia Racette Headline International Weekend (2/21-23)

(Credit: Courtesy of English National Opera ) This weekend there are a number of new productions including two comedies, three modern masterpieces, and one classic repertoire staple. Here is a look at our recommendations. Egmont – Theater an der Wien, Austria Edgaras Montvidas, Bo Skovhus, Maria Bengtsson, Angelika Kirchschlager, Theresa Kronthaler, and Károly Szemerédy star in Christian Jost and Christoph {…}

Catalina Cuervo & Kathryn Lewek Lead Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend Internationally

The weekend is here and there are some very interesting options for those interested in experimenting with a more expansive repertory. Orphée Aux Enfers – Salzburg Festival, Austria Anne Sofie von Otter, Max Hopp, Kathryn Lewek, and Joel Prieto headline a new production of Offenbach’s operetta by Barrie Kosky. Enrique Mazzola conducts the production which also stars Marcel Beekman, Nadine Weissmann, Lea Desandre, Martin Winkler, Frances Pappas, Rafał Pawnuk, Vasilisa {…}

Lisette Oropesa & Piotr Beczala & The Top 7 Operas To See This Weekend – International

Credit: Opera de Pairs/Teatro alla Scala/Wiener Staatsoper/Opera Royal de Wallonie It’s a weekend filled with broadcasts, premieres and new productions that are not be missed. Tosca – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria Piotr Beczala receives his Kammersänger honor after the performance of Puccini’s masterpiece. He is joined by Nina Stemme and Carlos Álvarez. The starry cast is joined by Marc Armiliato in the {…}