Karine Deshayes, Raffaele Pe & Sandrine Piau Highlight Clermont Auvergne Opéra’s 2022-23 Season

The Clermont Auvergne Opéra has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, concerts, and recitals. Opera Gaspard Brécourt conducts Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” with Éric Pérez conducting. Julie Goussot, Ania Wozniak, Marielou Jacquard, Antoine Foulon, Jean Miannay, and Mikhael Piccone star. Performance Dates: Oct. 13 & 14, 2022 Amaury du Closel conducts Pierre Thirion-Vallet production of Verdi’s “La Traviata.” Erminie Blondel, Matthieu {…}

Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Karine Deshayes & Jakub Józef Orliński Lead Opéra de Rouen’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie has announced its 2022-23 season featuring a number of productions, concerts and special guests. Here is a look. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Sergio Vitale, Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Agnès Letestu, and Paul Gay. Ben Glassberg conducts the production by Richard Brunel. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-Oct. 2022 “Mon amant de Saint-Jean” will {…}

Enea Scala, Karine Deshayes & Yolanda Auyanet Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra de Marseille has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven operatic productions. Here is a look! Anastasia Bartoli and Dalibor Jenis lead Verdi’s “Macbeth” with Jérémy Duffau, Néstor Galvan, and Nicolas Courjal. Paolo Arrivabeni conducts the production by Frédéric Belier Garcia. Performance Dates: Oct. 1-9, 2022 Karine Deshayes Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Floriane Hasler, Julien Dran, Ruzil Gatin, and Samy Camps {…}

Max Emanuel Cencic, Nino Machaidze, Franco Fagioli, Karine Deshayes, Jacquelyn Wagner Headline Theater an der Wien’s 2022-23 Season

The Musik Theater an der Wien has unveiled its 2022-23 season. It all kicks off with “La Liberazione” by Francesca Caccini. The work will be conducted by Clemens Flick and directed by Ilaria Lanzino. Sara Gouzy, Luciana Mancini, Kresimir Strazanac, Jerilyn Cohou, and Bernarda Klinar headline the cast. Performance Dates: Oct. 10 – 21, 2022 Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” {…}

Sophie Koch, Anita Hartig, Rosa Feola & Nina Stemme Lead Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera and recitals. Here is a look: Opera  The season opens with Dvorák’s “Rusalka” conducted by Frank Beermann and directed by Stefano Poda. The opera stars Anita Hartig, Aleksei Isaev, Piotr Buszewski, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, and Janina Bachle. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-16, 2022 Vannina Santoni, Anaïs Constans, Kévin Amiel, {…}

Natalie Dessay, Jakub Józef Orliński, Joyce DiDonato & Sabine Devieilhe Lead Théâtre des Champs-Elysées’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced its 2022-23 season featuring productions, operas in concerts, recitals, and orchestra performances. Here is a look at the vocal performances this season. Productions  Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice” will star Jakub Józef Orliński and Regula Mühlemann. Thomas Hengelbrock conducts the production by Robert Carsen which also stars Elena Galitskaya. Performance Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 1, 2022 {…}

Michael Spyres, Golda Schultz, Sabine Devieilhe & Emily D’Angelo Lead Festival D’Aix-En-Provence’s 2022 Season

The Festival D’Aix-En-Provence has announced its 2022 slate featuring a varied repertoire and international stars. The festival will begin on July 4 and is set to run through July 23, 2022. Here is a look at the upcoming season: Mahler’s “Resurrection” will be conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen in a production by Romeo Castellucci. Golda Schultz and Marianne Crebassa star. Performance {…}

Rossini Opera Festival 2021 Review: Elisabetta Regina d’Inghilterra

(Photo: Amati Bacciardi) “Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra,” premiering in 1815, was Rossini’s first of eight operas for Naples’ Teatro di San Carlo. Having already established himself in Venice and Milan, he was set on conquering the Neapolitan public. This was no easy task, given the opposition he faced from the local cognoscenti. Such was his determination, however, he gave considerable attention {…}