Santiago Ballerini, Sondra Radvanovsky, Diana Damrau, Kristine Opolais Headline Teatro del Colón’s 2021 Season

The Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires has announced programming for its 2021 season which will kick off this April. For our purposes, we will focus on vocal content and operatic performances. Opera It all kicks off with Monteverdi’s “Altri Canti.” Marcelo Birman conducts an ensemble that includes Oriana Favaro, Daniela Tabernig, Constanza Díaz Falú, Adriana Mastrángelo, Martín Oro, Víctor Torres, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, Kristine Opolais, Matthew Polenzani Headline Greek National Opera’s 2021 Season

The Greek National Opera has announced a program for the 2021 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on opera-related performances. The company will present “The Cornelian Secret” which includes love poems by Lord Byron. The performance will star tenor Christos Kechris, baritone Vangelis Maniatis, and baritone Sotiris Triantis. Streaming Dates:  TBA – the performance was {…}

Teatro alla Scala Announces Complete Opening Gala Program

The Teatro alla Scala has announced the musical selections for its opening night on Dec. 7. The program will include music by Verdi, Wagner, Cilea, Puccini, Donizetti, Bizet, Massenet, Giordano, and Rossini. Among the operas that will be showcaeed on opening night include “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Adriana Lecouvreur,” “L’Elisir d’Amore,” “Guglielmo Tell,” “Madama Butterfly,” “Don Carlo,” Rigoletto,” “Andrea Chenier,” “Die {…}

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, {…}

Angela Gheorghiu, Sonya Yoncheva, Christine Goerke, Ramón Vargas Headline Week 28 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced week 28 of its Nightly Streams, which will center on Puccini. Here is a full rundown of the schedule which features some of opera’s greatest stars making multiple appearances throughout the week. All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30 p.m. and remain available via metopera.org for 23 hours. The performances are also accessible on all {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Renata Scotto, Karita Mattila, Roberto Alagna Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week 22 of its nightly streams, which will feature classic works by Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, and Wagner. Here’s a rundown of the operas you can check out all week long. Monday, August 10 – Puccini’s Manon Lescaut Starring Karita Mattila, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by James Levine. From February 16, 2008. Tuesday, August 11 {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Kristine Opolais, Gianluca Terranova Headline Greek National Opera Fall 2020 Season

(Credits: Fadil Berisha/ Tatyana Vlasova) Greek National Opera has announced that it will resume artistic activities with full scale live productions from October to December 2020. The autumn season will open on 11 October at the Stavros Niarchos Hall with Puccini, Giacosa and Illica’s “Madama Butterfly.” The cast for the opera includes Ermonela Jaho, Cellia Costea, and Kristīne Opolais alternating {…}