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 {…}

Adela Zaharia, Eric Cutler & Malin Byström Lead Dutch National Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Dutch National Opera has released its lineup for the 2023-24 season. This season features many fan-favorite operas and premieres. Only vocal pieces are listed down below. Kicking things off is Kurt Veill’s “Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny.” Evelyn Herlitzius, Alan Oke, and Thomas Johannes Mayer are among the cast. Markus Stenz conducts with Ivo van Hove directing. Performance {…}

John Holiday and Vivica Genaux to Headline US Premiere of Riccardo Broschi’s Idaspe

Pittsburgh’s experimental Quantum Theatre, in collaboration with Chatham Baroque, will stage the US premiere of Riccardo Broschi’s “Idaspe” at Pittsburgh’s Byham Theater from Oct. 7-15, 2022. Headlining the show is countertenor John Holiday in the title role and mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux as Dario. The all-star cast includes Grammy Award-winning Karim Sulayman (Artaserse), Pascale Beaudin (Berenice), Zoie Reams (Mandane), Shannon Delijani {…}

John Holiday, Will Liverman, Elena Villalón, Kristen Choi to Headline The Dallas Opera’s ‘Flight’

The Dallas Opera will premiere Jonathan Dove and April De Angelis’ “Flight” starting on March 4, 2022. The opera, which is based on the true story that also inspired  Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” will runt through the 12th and stars John Holiday, Abigail Rethwisch, Elena Villalón, Andrew Stenson, Seth Carico, Zachary James, Will Liverman, Deanne Meek, Kristen Choi, and Catherine {…}

Opera Parallèle Announces ‘Over the Rainbow’ With John Holiday

(Credit: Shervin Lainez) The Opera Parallèle has announced details for the company’s upcoming Benefit Celebration “Over the Rainbow,” scheduled for Feb. 2, 2022 at Saint Joseph’s Arts Society in San Francisco. The showcase will make the famed  countertenor’s San Francisco debut performance in a varied program spanning opera to pop alongside pianist Keisuke Nakagoshi. “When we selected the theme of {…}