Sasha Cooke, John Holiday, Liv Redpath, Leah Hawkins, Mario Chang Headline San Francisco Symphony’s 2024-25 Season

The San Francisco Symphony has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a rundown of the vocal performances on offer. Joe Hisaishi conducts a concert of music from the films of Hayao Miyazaki. The concert will feature the participation of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. Performance Dates: Sept. 5 – 8, 2024 Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Verdi’s Requiem with Leah Hawkins, Karen Cargill, {…}

Christopher Purves, Ruzan Mantashyan, Nicole Chevalier, John Holiday & Adela Zaharia Lead Komische Oper Berlin’s 2024-25 Season

The Komische Oper has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the operatic performances. Premieres  George Petrou conducts Händel’s “Messiah” with Damiano Michieletto directing. The soloists will include Penny Sofroniadou, Julia Grüter, Rachael Wilson, Katharina Bradić, Julien Behr, Rupert Charlesworth, Philipp Meierhöfer, and Tijl Faveyts. Performance Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 6, 2024 Franz Wittenbrink’s kinderoper “Die kleine Hexe” will {…}

Trinity Church Wall Street Announces 2024 Spring Season

Trinity Church Wall Street has announced its 2024 spring season. This article only features vocal works. Downtown Voices presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Carol Barnett’s “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass,” along with Benedict Sheehan’s “In the Wondrous Blending of Sounds” from “Akathist,” Arnold Schönberg’s “Friede auf Erden,” Op. 13, and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Bogoroditse Devo” from {…}

Stéphanie d’Oustrac Leads ‘Agrippina’ at Dutch National Opera

(Credit: © Marta Syrko) The Dutch National Opera is set to present Händel’s “Agrippina” with conductor Ottavio Dantone. The opera will be presented in a production by Barrie Kosky, which is a Co-production with Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich), Royal Opera House (London), and Hamburgische Staatsoper. The cast includes Stéphanie d’Oustrac, John Holiday, Ying Fang, Gianluca Buratto, Tim Mead, Jake Ingbar, and {…}

John Holiday to Deliver Keynote Address at Early Music America’s 2023 Summit

(Credit: Shervin Lainez) Early Music America‘s first in-person Summit will be held in Boston from Oct. 24 -26, 2023. The Summit, themed “Making Connections,” will highlight the community’s cultural diversity and promote sharing and learning. Countertenor John Holiday will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, October 24th, and discuss his career with EMA Executive Director David McCormick, which spans modern {…}

Amanda Forsythe & John Holiday Headline Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season. “This season LACO explores connections between new and timeless music and the relevance of those works in the world today,” said music director Jaime Martín in an official press statement. “Musical lineages, divergent perspectives, and unexplored realms will be revealed through LACO’s singular artistry. I look forward to the collaborations {…}