Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky, Elīna Garanča, Huw Montague Rendall, Kristina Mkhitaryan & Piotr Beczała Lead Teatro de la Maestranza’s 2024-25 Season

Sevilla’s Teatro de la Maestranza has announced its 2024-25 season. Lirica Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała celebrate Puccini with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla and Keri-Lynn Wilson. Performance Date: Oct. 30, 2024 Gianluca Marcianò and Jacopo Brusa conduct Puccini’s “Turandot” with Oksana Dyka, Maria Katzarava, Maxim Kuzmin-Karavaev, Alejandro Baliñas, Jorge de León, Héctor Sandoval, Miren Urbieta-Vega, and Laura Brasó. Performance {…}

Oksana Dyka, Carlos Álvarez, Karita Mattila, Silvia Tro Santafé & Ermonela Jaho Lead Bilbao Opera’s 2024-25 Season

Bilbao Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera The season opens with Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale.” Simón Orfila, Enric Martínez-Castignani, María José Moreno, Sofía Esparza, Francesco Demuro, Juan Antonio Sanabria, and Damián del Castillo lead the cast. Maestro Sesto Quatrini conducts Emiliano Suárez’s production. Performance Dates: Oct. 19-28, 2024 The second opera is Puccini’s “Il Trittico.” “Il Tabarro” will star Carlos {…}

Royal Opera House 2023-24 Review: ‘Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci’

(Photo: Marc Brenner) They go together like cookies and milk…like bacon and eggs…like Adam and Eve! Nooooooo! Not “Cav” and “Pag,” as the fans insist on calling the operas, but Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak! The golden couple, currently on at the Royal Opera House in “Cavalleria Rusticana,” consolidated their positions as world class artists here with spellbinding performances from {…}

María José Montiel, Arturo Chacón-Cruz & Sabina Puértolas Lead Ópera de Tenerife’s 2023-24 Season

Spain’s Ópera de Tenerife has announced its 2023-24 season featuring numerous Spanish artists. Víctor Pablo Pérez conducts Antoni Parera Fons’ “María Moliner” with María José Montiel and Juan Jesús Rodríguez. Paco Azorín conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 17-21, 2023 Sabina Puértolas and Arturo Chacón-Cruz lead Massenet s “Manon” with Christopher Franklin conducting. Emilio Sagi directs.   Performance Dates: Nov. 21-25, 2023 Jorge de León and Yulia {…}