Joyce El-Khoury, Levy Sekgapane & Yunuet Laguna Lead Opéra National de Montpellier’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra National de Montpellier has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the operatic performances. Opera Roderick Cox conducts a new production of Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino.” Yánnis Kókkos directs the production, which will feature Yunuet Laguna, Amadi Lagha, Stefano Meo, Vazgen Gazaryan, Leon Kim, and Éléonore Pancrazi. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-27, 2024 George Jackson conducts {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Adam Smith, Karine Deshayes & Sally Matthews Lead Opéra de Rouen Normandies 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Rouen Normandie has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Joyce El-Khoury stars in Verdi’s “Aida” alongside Adam Smith, Alisa Kolosova, Adolfo Corrado, and Nikoloz Lagvilava. Pierre Bleuse conducts the production by Philipp Himmelmann. Performance Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 5, 2024 Sally Matthews, John Findon, Paula Murrihy, and Caroline Wettergreen headline Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” with Ben Glassberg. The production {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Lea Desandre, Anne-Catherine Gillet & Jarrett Ott Lead Opéra Comique’s 2024-25 Season

Opéra Comique has announced its schedule for the 2024-25 season. Auber’s “Le Domino noir” is set to be conducted by Louis Langrée and will be directed by Valérie Lesort and Christian Hecq. The cast includes Anne-Catherine Gillet, Cyrille Dubois, and Victoire Bunel. Performance Date: Sept. 20-28, 2024 George Benjamin & Martin Crimp’s “Picture a Day Like This” is set to {…}

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 {…}