Rolando Villazón, Magdalena Kozená, Maria Kataeva, Emily Pogorelc, Johannes Kammler Headline Mozart Week 2023

The Stifung Mozarteum Salzburg has announced the 2023 edition of Mozart Week. The week is set to run between Jan. 26 and Feb. 5, 2023. Our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances. Ivor Bolton will conduct the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra in a performance featuring baritone Rafael Fingerlos and Rolando Villazón as moderator. The program will include music {…}

Corinne Winters, Lucio Gallo, Federica Lombardi & Atalla Ayan Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart’s 2022-23 Season

The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its 2022-23 season Premieres “Liebstod” from concept by Johannes Müller and Philine Rinnert will be performed. Performance Dates: Sept. 23-25, 2022 Wagner’s “Siegfried” will star Daniel Brenna, Matthias Klink, Tommi Hakala, David Steffens, Beate Ritter, Stine Marie Fischer, and Simone Schneider. Cornelius Meister conducts the production by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito.  Performance Dates: Oct. 9, {…}

Concerto Köln & Kent Nagano to Present Historically-Informed Performances of Wagner’s ‘Das Rheingold’

This November, Concerto Köln alongside conductor Kent Nagano will present historically-informed performances of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold.” The performances come as part of their “Wagner Readings” project, which was started in 2017 and began to develop this artistic/scientific approach to the tetralogy, bringing together scholars of multiple disciplines. The first concert will be held on Nov. 18 at the Kölner Philharmonie, {…}

Markus Marquardt, Daniel Kirch & Diana Haller Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart Streaming Slate

(Credits: Opera Online / © Hermann und Clärchen Baus / Opera Online) The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced that it will stream four operas on its website in February, March, and April 2021. Here is the full slate. First up is Ravel’s “Verzauberte Welt.” The showcase stars Schorsch Kamerun, Diana Haller, Maria Theresa Ullrich, Carina Schmieger, Claudia Muschio, Linsey Coppens, Jasper {…}

Matthew Polenzani, Tomasz Konieczny, Elizabeth Caballero Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart Revised 2020-21 Season

(Credits: Rebecca Fay / Tomasz Konieczny official website / Suzanne Vinnik / Staatsoper unter der Linden official website) The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its redesigned 2020-21 season, running from Feb. 21, 2021, until July 21, 2021. Here is the full slate. Operas Maurice Ravel’s “Verzauberte Welt” will feature Schorsch Kamerun, Diana Haller, Alexandra Urquiola, Maria Theresa Ullrich, Carina Schmieger, Claudia {…}