San Diego Opera Announces 2024-25 Season

The San Diego Opera has announced its 2024-25 season which will see three mainstage operas at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Keturah Stickann directs Puccini’s “La bohème.” Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts and Kathleen O’Mara stars as Mimì. The cast also includes Tasha Hokuao Koontz, Joshua Blue, César Delgado, Latonia Moore, Leroy Davis, and Harold Wilson. Keturah Stickann directs. Performance Dates: Nov. 1-3, 2024 Marcy Stonikas takes on {…}

Cecilia Violetta López, Kirsten Chambers, Kyaunnee Richardson, SeungHyeon Baek Headline Opera Orlando’s 2021-22 Season

Opera Orlando has announced its 2021-22 season, which will celebrate iconic composer Giuseppe Verdi. The company will kick things off with a production of “La Traviata” conducted Stephanie Rhodes Russell in her company debut. Cecilia Violetta López will take on the title role alongside Victor Ryan Robertson as Alfredo. Grant Preisser will direct the opera. Performance Dates: Oct. 29 & {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Javier Camarena, Isabel Leonard, Kristine Opolais Among Faculty of Vincerò Academy’s Inaugural Season

Vincerò Academy has announced its inaugural season which will feature training opportunities for artists on three major repertory staples. Over the course of three months, participants will engage in weekly group classes, masterclasses, workshops, seminars, and individual coachings with a vast array of major artists including Ailyn Pérez, Brian Jagde, Carlos Conde, David Lomelí, Isabel Leonard, Javier Camarena, Jennifer Rowley, {…}

New York City Opera Reunites Casts of ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘Angels in America’ For Online Pride Month Celebration

The New York City Opera has announced a series of events aimed at celebrating Pride month. On June 24, 2020, the company will present “Much to Be Done: A Live Stonewall Panel Discussion.” Starting at 8 p.m., audiences will hear from the cast and creative team behind the 2019 opera “Stonewall,” which was created by Mark Campbell and Iain Bell. {…}

Kirsten Chambers Among Stars Of ‘Visions of the Modern Muse II: Contemporary Vocal Music’ At Carnegie Hall

WorldKrystal Presents will showcase “Visions of the Modern Muse II: Contemporary Vocal Music” on Oct. 3, 2019 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The concert will feature such artists as Kirsten Chambers, Matthew Curran, Barbara Martinez, Olga Zhuravel Maselli, Micaela Oeste, John Bellemer, and Joyce Bing Xiu Wang. Kathleen Tagg and Alexander Chaplinsky will accompany on the piano. Violinist {…}

Teatro Grattacielo To Celebrate 25th Anniversary This September With Verismo Trilogy

The Teatro Grattacielo will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a gala performance featuring three unique works by Italian composers. The performance, set for Sept. 28, 2019 at the Gerald Lynch Theater, will feature the first act from Leoncavallo’s “La Bohème,” Act two from Catalani’s “Loreley,” and the third act from Respighi’s “Sleeping Beauty.” The performance will be conducted by {…}

Kirsten Chambers & Ashley Fabian Headline Indianapolis Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Indianapolis Opera has announced its 2019-20 season which features four mainstage productions. This season represents that company’s 75th anniversary. The season kicks off with Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore.” It will feature Ashley Fabian as Adina, who has been a rising star at the Pittsburgh Opera. Performance Dates: Nov. 15-17, 2019  Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” comes next with Eric McKeever in the {…}