Sara Gartland, Briana Hunter, Patrick Carfizzi & Syndey Mancasola Lead Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s 2025 Season

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced its 2025 season which will run from May 24 – June 29, 2025 at Webster University’s Loretto-Hilton Center. The season opens with Strauss II’s “Die Fledermaus” with George Manahan conducting Shawna Lucey’s production. The operetta stars Sara Gartland, Deanna Breiwick, Kelsey Lauritano, Joshua Blue, Edward Nelson, and Johnathan McCullough. Performance Dates: May 24-June 28, {…}

Eva Martinez, Lucia Bradford, Joshua Blue, & Joseph Parrish Star in the Oratorio Society of New York’s 2024-25 Season

The Oratorio Society of New York has announced its 2024-25 season. Soprano Eva Martinez makes her Carnegie Hall debut in “Carmina Burana.” She is joined by tenor John Riesen, baritone John Brancy, choristers of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and pianists Amir Farid and Blair McMillen. The concert features works by Orff, Brahms, Oliver Caplan, and Libby Larsen. {…}

Nadine Benjamin, Weston Hurt, Mary Bevan & Heidi Stober Lead English National Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Puccini’s “La Bohème” opens the season with a cast that includes Nadine Benjamin, Joshua Blue, Charles Rice, Vuvu Mpofu, Patrick Alexander Keefe, and Dingle Yandell. Clelia Cafiero conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Oct. 19, 2024 Sinead Campbell-Wallace and Christine Rice star in Puccini’s “Suor Angelica.” Corinna Niemeyer conducts the production by Annilese Miskimmon. Performance Date: {…}

San Diego Opera Announces 2024-25 Season

The San Diego Opera has announced its 2024-25 season which will see three mainstage operas at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Keturah Stickann directs Puccini’s “La bohème.” Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts and Kathleen O’Mara stars as Mimì. The cast also includes Tasha Hokuao Koontz, Joshua Blue, César Delgado, Latonia Moore, Leroy Davis, and Harold Wilson. Keturah Stickann directs. Performance Dates: Nov. 1-3, 2024 Marcy Stonikas takes on {…}

Leah Hawkins, Lindsay Ammann, Joshua Blue, & Stefan Egerstrom Lead Dvořák’s ‘Requiem’ With the American Symphony Orchestra

(Photo credit: ©Kerry Hallihan, ©Rod Evans, ©Caitlin Odham ©Holli Egerstrom) The American Symphony Orchestra and the Bard Festival Chorale present Antonin Dvořák’s “Requiem,” Op. 89 on Jan. 25 at Carnegie Hall. Soprano Leah Hawkins, mezzo-soprano Lindsay Ammann, tenor Joshua Blue, and bass Stefan Egerstrom serve as soloists in one of the composer’s lesser-known choral works. They are joined by the Bard {…}

Metropolitan Opera to Present Holiday Version of ‘The Magic Flute’

(Credit: Karen Almond / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera is set to celebrate the holiday season with its production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” The company will present the work 13 times performances between December 8–30. The English-language adaptation runs under two hours and features a production by Tony Award–winning director Julie Taymor. Patrick Furrer and Gareth Morrell share conducting duties, {…}

The Oratorio Society of New York Announces its 2023-24 Season & 150th Anniversary Celebrations

The Oratorio Society of New York, led by Music Director Kent Tritle, has released its lineup for its 2023-24 season and special concerts for the 150th Anniversary celebrations. The season kicks off with “Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem.” Joining the Orchestra of the Society as soloists are soprano Laquita Mitchell, mezzo-soprano Lucia Bradford, tenor Eric Carey, and bass Adam Lau. {…}

Joshua Blue, Justin Austin, Sarah Mesko & Paul Groves Lead Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 2024 Season

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced its 2024 season. The season opens with Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville“ conducted by Jonathan Brandani and directed by Eric Sean Fogel. The work will star Justin Austin, Hongni Wu, and Nathan Stark. Performance Dates: May 25-June 29, 2024 Joshua Blue, Katerina Burton, Thomas Glass, and Brittany Renee lead Puccini’s “La Bohème.” {…}