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 {…}

Golda Schultz, John Holiday & Anthony Roth Costanzo Lead New York Philharmonic’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: The New York Philharmonic official website) The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring several concerts across different venues from Alice Tully Hall, the Rose Theater, and Carnegie Hall. Anthony Roth Costanzo will also serve as the Artist in Residence. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on vocal works. Handel‘s “Messiah” will be performed {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, Diana Damrau, Anja Harteros & Christian Gerhaher Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2021-22 Season

(In collaboration with Dejan Vukosavljevic) The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions and revivals as well as concerts. Here is a look at the new season. Premieres Shostakovich’s “The Nose” will get a new production by Kirill Serebrennikow. Vladimir Jurowski conducts the cast that includes Boris Pinkhasovich, Sergei Leiferkus, Gennady Bezzubenkov, Andrey Popov, Sergey Skorokhodov, Anton Rositskiy, {…}

John Holiday, Jessica Jones & Vivica Genaux Lead Florentine Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Florentine Opera in Wisconsin has announced that its 2021-22 season will be a ReSeason which will include some of the originally planned 2020-21 season performances. The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Todd Thomas in the title role, Jessica Jones, Scott Quinn, Alan Higgs, and Olivia Vote. Omer Ben Seadia directs the production with Francesco Milioto conducting. Performance Dates: {…}

Russell Thomas, Roberto Alagna, Christine Goerke, John Holiday, Ghena Dimitrova, Ildebrando d’Arcangelo Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

Are you looking for classic operas with star-studded casts? Or major concerts with diverse repertory? Or some new works that explore that the possibilities of the artform? We have all of that covered in this week’s top 10 operas to stream. So without further ado, let’s kick things off… Vanished – The Dallas Opera (NOW) Ryan McKinney has taken the {…}

John Holiday, Zachary Nelson, Zoie Reams, Alexander Elliott Birch Headline Des Moines Metro Opera’s 2021 Summer Festival

The Des Moines Metro Opera has announced its 2021 summer festival which will run between July 2 and 25. The company announced that its new season was developed in conjunction with the Medical Advisory Panel and that all 225 company members completed a COVID-19 vaccination series prior to their arrival for the festival. Additionally, all audience members will be required {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Ailyn Pérez, Frederica Von Stade, John Holiday Headline The Dallas Opera’s Spring 2021 Galas & Concerts

The Dallas Opera has announced a series of unique upcoming events including a virtual gala and two live showcases set to take place between May 7 through 10, 2021. The company will launch a virtual fundraising gala “VIVA OPERA!” featuring soprano Ailyn Pérez, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, countertenor John Holiday, and baritone Lucas Meachem as they take on excerpts from “The {…}