Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego Flórez, Lawrence Brownlee, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča Headline Week 27 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced week 27 of its Nightly Streams, which will center on Bel Canto Classics. Here is a full rundown of the schedule which features some of opera’s greatest stars making multiple appearances throughout the week. Monday, September 14 – Donizetti’s Don Pasquale Starring Anna Netrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień, and John Del Carlo; conducted by James Levine. {…}

Kristina Mkhitaryan, Charles Castronovo, Soloman Howard, Elena Tsallagova Headline Glyndebourne’s 2021 Festival

The Glyndebourne has announced its upcoming slate for the 2021 season. The festival will open in May with Janáček’s “Kát’a Kabanová,” the first time the opera is presented at the festival in 20 years. Director Damiano Michieletto will make his company debut, leading a production that will be conducted by Robin Ticciati and will star Kateřina Knĕžíková in the title role. {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Angel Blue, Joyce DiDonato, Anna Netrebko, Eric Owens Headline Weeks 25 & 26 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

(Credit: Met Opera / Ken Howard / Marty Sohl) The Met Opera has unveiled its 25 and 26th weeks of streaming, continuing its theme-based streaming options. For week 25, the company will focus on 20th-century classics, while the ensuing week of streams will place an emphasis on French operas. Monday, August 31 – R. Strauss’s Elektra Starring Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud {…}

Markus Werba, Leo Nucci & June Anderson Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s Streams

(Credit: Teatro dell’Opera di Roma) The “Teatro Digitale” dell’Opera di Roma has announced operas streaming from June 9-21, 2020. The first stream will be the ballet “Marco Spada” with Rudolf Nureyev in the title role. The performance also stars Ghislaine Thesmar, Lucia Colognato, Michaël Denard, and Alfredo Rainò. The ballet features music by Daniel François Esprit Auber and is conducted {…}

Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Shirley Verrett Headline Weeks 11 & 12 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown theaters around the world, the Metropolitan Opera has announced not one but two weeks of nightly streams in advance. The next few weeks feature a mix of more recent performances with some classic showcases from decades ago. Here’s the rundown. Monday, May 25 – Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust Conducted by James {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Leads Orchestre de Montreal’s 2020-21’s Season

(Credit: HANS VAN DER WOERD) The Orchestre Metropolitan de Montreal has announced its 2020-21 season. For this article we will only include highlight vocal performances. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Mendelssohn’s “Elias” with Lucy Crowe, Karen Cargill, Andrew Staples, and John Relyea. Performance Dates: Dec. 5 & 6, 2020 Simone Young conducts Adrianne Pieczonka in Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6. Performance Dates: April 9-10, 2021 {…}

Louis Langrée, Stefan Vinke & Camilla Tilling Highlight Cincinnati Symphony’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Benoit Linero) The Cincinnati Symphony has announced its 2020-21 season. For the purpose of this article we will highlight vocal performances. Louis Langrée conducts Grieg’s “Peer Gynt” with Camilla Tilling and the May Festival Chorus. Bill Barclay directs the semi-staged production. The concert will also include violinist in Pekka Kuusisto in Daniel Bjarnason’s Violin Concerto. Performance Dates: Oct. 3 & 4, {…}

Sir Simon Rattle, Stuart Skelton & Joyce DiDonato Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Karen Almond / Metropolitan Opera) The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 season at the Barbican Centre. For the purposes of this article we will only focus on Vocal performances. Sir. Simon Rattle conducts Berg’s “Wozzeck” with Anja Kampe, Christian Gerhaler, Thomas Blondelle, John Tomlinson, and Peter Hoare. Performance Dates: Sept. 15-17, 2020 Sir Simon Rattle conducts Melodic {…}

Yusif Eyvazov, Saioa Hernández & Angela Meade Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2020 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced the 2020 season, which will feature a number of new productions, stars, and concert performances. Opera The season opens with Wagner’s “Parsifal” conducted by Omer Meir Wellber and directed by Graham Vick. The work stars Daniel Kirch in the title role, Eva Maria Westbroek, Evgeny Nikitin, John Relyea, and Thomas Gazheli. Performance Dates: Jan. {…}

Anna Netrebko & Maria Guleghina & The Top 6 Operas To See This Weekend – International Edition

This weekend will be dedicated to favorites with some of the biggest singers performing signature roles. Turandot – Teatro Colón, Argentina Maria Guleghina stars in the title role of Puccini’s final work. The soprano appears alongside Verónica Cangemi, Kristian Benedikt, and legendary bass James Morris. Christian Badea conducts. Les Huguenots – Semperoper Dresden, Germany Venera Gimadieva and Jennifer Rowley make their highly anticipated {…}