Angel Blue, Corrine Winters & Edgardo Rocha Lead Washington Concert Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Washington Concert Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” starring Corinne Winters, Joshua Guerrero, and Levi Hernandez. Performance Date: Nov. 24, 2024 Tamara Wilson, Edgardo Rocha, Stephanie Doche, and Meridian Prall star in Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito.” Performance Date: March 1, 2025 Angel Blue, Kang Wang, and George Gadnize lead in Verdi’s “Luisa {…}

Benjamin Bernheim, Julia Bullock, Joshua Guerrero, Reginald Mobley, Thomas Bauer, Michelle DeYoung, Ryan Speedo Green Headline The Wallis’ 2024-25 Season

The Wallis has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a rundown of the vocal performances on offer. First up is Messiaen’s “Harawi” featuring Julia Bullock and pianist Cono Hanick. The showcase will feature dancers Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber, all under the direction of Zack Winokur. Performance Date Oct. 1, 2024 Baritone Thomas Bauer joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra {…}

Ailyn Perez, Russell Thomas, Joshua Guerrero & Isabel Lenoard Lead Houston Grand Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Verdi’s “Il Trovatore“ starring Michael Spyres, Ailyn Perez, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Lucas Meachem, and Morris Robinson. Patrick Summers conducts the production by Stephen Wadsworth. Performance Dates: Oct. 18-Nov. 3, 2024 Isabel Leonard leads Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” with Jack Swanson, Alessandro Corbelli, Iurii Samoilov, and Cory McGee. Lorenzo Passerini {…}

Ana María Martínez, Jonathan Tetelman, Renée Fleming & Quinn Kelsey Lead LA Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The LA Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the entire season. Mainstage Karah Son sings the title role in Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Jonathan Tetelman, Hyona Kim, and Michael Sumuel also starring. James Conlon conducts the production by Mario Gas. Performance Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 13 2024 Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette” returns for the first time {…}

Latonia Moore, J’Nai Bridges, Corinne Winters & Germán Enrique Alcántara Lead San Diego Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The San Diego Opera has announced its 2023-24 season. Productions  The season opens with Javier Martinez and Leonard Foglia’s “El Milagro del Recuerdo.” The production will star Sishel Claverie, Vanessa Alonzo, Claudia Chapa, Héctor Vásquez, and Guadalupe Paz. Leonard Foglia directs. Performance Dates: Dec. 1 & 3, 2023 Germán Enrique Alcántara, Alexander McKissick, Ethan Vincent, Tasha Koontz, and Megan Moore star in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Yves Abel conducts. {…}

Bryn Terfel, Asmik Grigorian & Mark S. Doss Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences cannot miss debut albums, a world premiere recording, and two acclaim DVD releases A Phoenix Rising  Navona Records releases tenor Brian Smith Walters’ first album. The CD is a cross-section of chansons and Lieder spanning five centuries, and Walters navigates them with stunning bravado. Audiences will hear selections from Purcell, Copland, Schubert, Saint Saens, Tchaikovsky, Barber, Wagner, {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Gregory Kunde, Anna Pirozzi & Karita Mattila Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2023-24 season. The season opens with Botio’s “Mefistofele” with Simon Stone directing. Michele Mariotti conducts a cast that includes John Relyea, Maria Agresta, and Joshua Guerrero. Performance Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2023 Michele Mariotti conducts Puccini’s “Tosca” with Anna Pirozzi, Vittorio Grigolo, and Erwin Schrott. Performance Dates: Dec.9-14, 2023 Damiano Michieletto directs Mozart’s “Die {…}