Joyce El-Khoury, Vladimir Stoyanov, Daniel Brenna, Johanna Rusanen, Hye-Youn Lee Headline Finnish National Opera & Ballet’s 2023-24 Season

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet has announced its 2023-24 season. First up is “Das Lied von der Erde” with mezzo-soprano Tuija Knihtilä and tenor Tuomas Katajala as the soloists. Ville Matvejeff conducts. Performance Date: August 3, 2023 Hannu Lintu conducts Verdi’s “Requiem” with soprano Silja Aalto, tenor Mika Pohjonen, mezzo Maiju Vaahtoluoto, and bass Matti Turunen as the soloists. {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Ekaterina Siurina & Michele Pertusi Lead New National Theatre Tokyo’s 2023-24 Season

The New National Theatre Tokyo has announced the programming for its 2023-24 season. The season will open with a new production of Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” presented with Ravel’s “L’Enfant et les Sortileges.” This double bill will be led by conductor Numajiri Ryusuke and director Aguni Jun, with a cast featuring Chiara Isotton, Marianna Pizzolato, Chloe Briot, and Saito Junko. Performance {…}

Željko Lučić, Anna Netrebko & Anja Harteros Lead 2023 International May Festival at Wiesbaden

The International May Festival has announced its 2023 season at the Staaststhater Wiesbaden. Opera Uwe Eric Laufenberg stars in “Flieg, Gedanke, auf goldenen Schwingen.” Performance Date: April 30, 2023 Elissa Huber, Aaron Cawley, Erik Biegel, and Fleuranne Brockway Leoš Janáček’s “Die Sache Makropulos” while Christopher Bolduc, Julian Habermann, Aaron Cawley, Ralf Rachbauer, and Darcy Carroll star in Janáček’s “Aus einem {…}

Odyssey Opera & Boston Modern Orchestra Project to Present East Coast Premiere of ‘Awakenings’

Odyssey Opera and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) will present the East Coast premiere of Tobias Picker and Aryeh Lev Stollman’s “Awakenings” on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 7:30 p.m, at Boston’s Huntington Theatre. “Awakenings” is the  Theatre’s first opera since it reopened. Jarrett Porter plays Dr. Oliver Sacks, with Joyce El-Khoury, and Adrienne Danrich in the ensemble. As part of {…}