Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky, Benjamin Bernheim & Ludovic Tézier Lead Opéra de Paris’ 2023-24 Season

The Opéra de Paris has announced its 2023-24 Season featuring many new productions and many of the great stars in the world. Alexander Soddy conducts Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with a cast that includes Peter Mattei, Kyle Ketelsen, Adela Zaharia, Julia Kleiter, Ben Bliss, Cyrille Dubois, John Relyea, Gaëlle Arquez, Tara Erraught, Alex Esposito, Bogdan Talos, Guilhem Worms, Ying Fang, and {…}

Angel Blue, Renée Fleming, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anita Rachvelishvilli, Matthew Polenzani Lead Opéra de Paris 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: Emma Birski / OnP) Opéra National de Paris has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas “The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas” by Marina Abramovic will open the season. The showcase stars Nadezhda Karyazina, Selene Zanetti, Leah Hawkins, Adela Zaharia, Lauren Fagan, Gabriella Reyes, and Hera Hyesang Park. Yoel Gamzou conducts. Performance dates: Sep. 1 {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Lucas Meachem & Juan Francisco Gatell Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week, four complete operas, as well as an oratorio recording, will be available to stream. Here is a look. Otello After long delays, Sony Classical will finally release the full studio recording of Verdi’s masterpiece opera with Jonas Kaufmann singing the title role and Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Soprano Federica Lombardi sings her {…}

Anna Caterina Antonacci, Marina Rebeka & Ramon Vargas Headline Grand Théâtre de Genève’s 2018-19 Season

The Grand Théâtre de Genève has announced its 2018-19 season featuring a number of rarely performed works as well as the Ring Cycle. Here is a look at what this season will offer. Productions The season opens with Bizet’s “Carmen” starring Ekaterina Sergeeva and Héloïse Mas alternating the title role.  Sébastien Guèze and Sergej Khomov share the role of Don José {…}

Finnish National Opera’s 2018-19 Season To Include Camilla Tilling, Olafur Sigurdarson & Rocío Pérez

The Finnish National Opera has announced its ambitious season featuring new operas, a number of new productions and revivals. It will also include a number of international opera stars as well as some of Finland’s top singers. Operas in Alphabetical Order Veronika Dzhioeva, Anna Danik, and Mika Pohjonen lead a revival of Verdi’s “Aida” with Patrick Fournillier conducting. Performance Dates: April 6–May {…}