Camilla Nylund Headlines Wiener Staatsoper’s ‘Die Fledermaus’ Stream on New Year’s Eve

The Wiener Staatsoper is set to stream its New Year’s Eve performance of “Die Fledermaus.” The company will showcase the opera on its streaming platform for free. Simone Young will conduct the legendary production by Otto Schenk. The cast includes Camilla Nylund, Wolfgang Bankl, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Hiroshi Amako, Martin Häßler, Norbert Ernst, Regula Mühlemann, Ileana Tonca, and Johannes Silberschneider. {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Nina Stemme, Alice Coote & Christian Gerhaher Lead Berlin Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 Season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Iván Fischer conducts Michael Nagy in works by Jörg Widmann and Gustav Mahler. Performance Date: August 26, 2023 Alexander Rudin, Alexander Melnikov, Nadezhda Pavlova, and Olga Pashchenko perform works by Sergei Rachmaninov. Performance Date: August 27, 2023 Robin Ticciati conducts Wu Wei Sheng, Karen {…}

Annette Dasch, Johannes Martin Kränzle & Barnaby Rea Lead ‘Die Lustige Witwe’ at Oper Frankfurt

(Credit: Monika Rittershaus) The Oper Frankfurt has announced the upcoming run of Franz Lehár’s popular operetta “Die Lustige Witwe.” Headlining the cast are Annette Dasch as the merry widow herself, Hanna Glawari, and Johannes Martin Kränzle as her contentious lover Count Danilo Danilowitsch. In other central roles are Barnaby Rea as Baron Mirko Zeta, and Florina Ilie as his wife {…}

Catherine Foster, Adrian Angelico, Kangmin Justin Kim & Günther Groissböck Lead Staatstheater Wiesbaden’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Uwe Arens) The Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, revivals, and jung oper. Premieres  Alexander Joel and Christoph Stiller conduct a new production of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” by Philipp M. Krenn. The work stars Aluda Todua, Aleksei Isaev, Cristiana Oliveira, Vesselina Kasarova, Jordanka Milkova, and Aaron Cawley. Performance Dates: Sept. 19, 2021-July 15, 2022 {…}