Anna Netrebko, Lisette Oropesa, Asmik Grigorian, Nicholas Brownlee, Juan Diego Flórez & Joyce DiDonato Lead Palau de Les Arts’ 2024-25 Season

Palau de les Arts in Valencia has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Gorges Ocloo’s “The Golden Stool” will star Nobulumko Mngxekeza-Nziramasanga and Nonkululeko Nkwinti. Performance Dates: Sept. 19, 2024 Lisette Oropesa sings the title role of Massenet’s “Manon” with Carles Pachon and Charles Castronovo. James Gaffigan conducts the production by Vincent Huguet. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-15, 2024 Elena Stikhina, Piero {…}

Angel Blue, Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 2024 ‘Live in HD’ Summer Encores

(Credit: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera) The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2024 Live in HD Summer Encores. First up is “La Bohème” starring Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Susanna Phillips, Lucas Meachem, Matthew Rose, and Alexey Lavrov. Marco Armiliato conducted the 2018 transmission. Screening Date: July 24, 2024 Then comes the 2014 production of “La Cenerentola” starring Joyce DiDonato and {…}

Metropolitan Opera to Revive ‘The Hours’ with Kelli O’Hara, Renée Fleming & Joyce DiDonato

The Metropolitan Opera is set to revive Kevin Puts’ “The Hours” for eight performances. The opera, which opens on May 5, will star Kelli O’Hara, Renée Fleming, and Joyce DiDonato, all reprising their roles. Kensho Watanabe returns to the podium and the cast will be rounded out by tenor William Burden, tenor Sean Panikkar, bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen, and bass-baritone Brandon {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Joyce DiDonato, Piotr Beczala, Gabriella Reyes, Angel Blue Headline Carnegie Hall’s 2024-25 Season

Carnegie Hall has unveiled its 2024-25 season. Here is a breakdown of the vocal events on offer. Opening Night will feature Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic as they present works by Rachmaninoff and Ginastera. Baritone Gustavo Castillo and pianist Lang Lang will be the soloists. Performance Date: Oct. 8, 2024 Joyce DiDonato will give several masterclasses. Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Launches Multi-Genre Voice Curriculum & Immersive Digital Theater

(Photo credit: SFCM) The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the expansion of its Voice curriculum coupled with upgrades to its largest concert hall. Starting this fall SFCM’s expanded Voice curriculum will include diverse ensemble program, multi-genre performance with microphone, and offer unique performance opportunities that represent the vast career paths in the music world. “We are building {…}