Johanni van Oostrum, Kate Lindsey, Dániel Pataky, Peter Wedd Headline OperaVision’s July 2023 Slate

OperaVision has unveiled its programming for the month of July. First up, the company will stream “Rusalka” from the Dutch National Opera. The opera stars Johanni van Oostrum, Annette Dasch, Pavel Cernoch, and Raehann Bryce-Davis. Joana Mallwitz conducts a production directed by Philipp Stölzl and Philipp M. Krenn. The opera was recorded on June 13, 2023. Streaming Dates: July 7 – {…}

Olga Peretyatko, Jennifer Rowley, Lidia Fridman & Brian Mulligan Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2023-24 season. Halévy’s “La Juive” will star Mariangela Sicilia, Gregory Kunde, Nina Minasyan, and Enkeleda Kamani. Daniel Oren conducts the production by Stefano Poda. Performance Dates: Sept. 19-Oct. 3, 2023 Offenbach’s “Un mari à la porte” will star Pawel Żak, Ksenia Chubunova, Amélie Hois, and Matteo Mollica. Riccardo Bisatti conducts Anna Maria Bruzzese’s production. Performance {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, J’Nai Bridges, Karita Mattila & Olga Busuioc Lead Canadian Opera Company’s 2022-23 Season

The Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven productions and a world premiere. The season kicks off with Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” directed by Christopher Alden and stars Danish bass-baritone Johan Reuter. The cast also includes Marjorie Owens as Senta, Franz-Josef Selig, Miles Mykkanen, Christopher Ventris, and Rosie Aldridge. COC Music Director Johannes Debus leads the {…}

Adela Zaharia, Tuuli Takala, Rolando Villazón & Maria José Siri lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2022-23 Season

Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2022-23 season featuring 10 brand new and 30 returning productions in both opera & ballet and its Junge Szene program.  Here is a look at the opera productions Premieres  “chasing waterfalls Angus Lee/phase7/kling klang klong” makes its world premiere conducted by the composer Angus Lee and staged by Sven Sören Beyer. The cast includes Eir {…}

Kristine Opolais, Aleksandra Kurzak, Charles Castronovo & Rame Lahaj Lead Opera Wroclaw’s 2021-22 Season

Poland’s Opera Wroclaw has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, numerous debuts, and star-studded casts. Here is a look at the new season. New Productions  The season opens in a new production of Puccini’s “Tosca” directed by Michael Gieleta. Lianna Haroutounian, Giorgi Sturua, and Ambrogio Maestri lead the first cast and Ewa Vesin, Tadeusz Szlenkier, and Mikołaj Zalasiński leading {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, Sonya Yoncheva & Sondra Radvanovsky Highlight Gran Teatre del Liceu’s 2021-22 Season

The Gran Teatre del Liceu has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, concerts, and a special 175th-anniversary gala. Here is a look at the new season. Opera The first opera of the season is set to be Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” starring Iréne Theorin and Johanni van Oostrum sharing the title role. They will be accompanied by Samantha Hankey, {…}

Marina Rebeka, Malin Byström, J’Nai Bridges & Adela Zaharia Highlight Dutch National Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Dutch National Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, new voices, films, and a festival dedicated to Orpheus. Productions  Zemlinsky’s “Der Zwerg” opens the season in a new production by Nanouk Leopold. Lorenzo Viotti conducts the opera which is set to star Clay Hilley in the title role, Olga Kulchynska as Donna Clara, Annette Dasch as Ghita, {…}

Anja Harteros, Catherine Foster & Andreas Schager lead Staatstheater Wiesbaden Mai Festspiele 2020

Staatstheater Wiesbaden has just announced its May Festival program, featuring seven operas and number of vocal works. Operas Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde” will spotlight Catherine Foster, Lance Ryan, Andreas Schager, René Pape, Tobias Kehrer, Thomas de Vries, Margarete Joswig, Andreas Karasiak, Julian Habermann, and Erik Biegel. Ryan and Schager will alternate in the title role of Tristan, while Pape and Kehrer will {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, J’Nai Bridges, Michael Fabiano Headline Canadian Opera Company’s 2020-21 Season

The Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2020-21 season, which will feature six operas and some special events. The season opens with François Girard’s famed production of Wagner’s “Parsifal.” Christopher Ventris and Vikor Antipenko will alternate the title role with Johan Reuter as Amfortas and Tanja Ariane Baumgartner will take on Kundry. Robert Pomakov will interpret Klingsor while Mika Kares {…}