Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa, Hildegard Behrens Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams to End January 2021

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of nightly streams which will include a number of operas focused on the greatest roles for sopranos as well as its greatest anti-heroes. Here’s a run-down of the two-week slate. Week 45– Leading Ladies: Opera’s Greatest Heroines Monday, January 18 – Bizet’s Carmen Starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Anna Netrebko, Leontyne Price, Renée Fleming & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Weeks 34, 35, 36, 37 & 38 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next five weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on Baroque to the present, followed by a week of productions conducted by Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a Family Drama Week, and a Stars in Signature Roles week All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30pm and remain available via metopera.org for 23 {…}

Diana Damrau, Denyce Graves, Isabel Leonard, Terrence Blanchard, Morris Robinson Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

This week climaxes in World Opera Day on Oct. 25. So in leading up to that momentous celebration (which will feature half of the entries on this list), our recommendations will spotlight diversity in the opera world, offering up audiences a chance to check out works by and featuring BIPOC composers and performers as well as unique performance experiences that {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Nina Stemme, Lise Davidsen, Brandon Jovanovich, Clémentine Margaine, Asmik Grigorian Lead Deutsche Oper Fall 2020 Performances

(Credits: Michael Cooper / ©Neda Navaee / Ray Burmiston/Decca Classics / Kristen Hoebermann / Clémentine Margaine official website / Algirdas Bakas) Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced its November and December 2020 schedule, which will spotlight a number of international opera stars. Here is the full slate. Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” will feature Philippe Talbot, Noel Bouley, Aigul Akhmetshina, Thomas {…}

Wexford Festival Opera Teams Up With RTÉ & ARTE to Stream Festival

The Wexford Festival Opera has announced that it will team up with RTÉ and ARTE to bring opera to audiences in Ireland and worldwide. The festival will run between Oct. 11-18 and features performances by Lisette Oropesa, Antonio Pappano, Angela Meade, Celine Byrne, Ermonela Jaho,  Aigul Akhmetshina, Simone Alberghini, Nicola Alaimo, Daniela Barcellona, Joseph Calleja, Roberto de Candia, Paolo Bordogna, Helena {…}

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. {…}