Christine Goerke, Karita Mattila, Susan Graham, Michael Fabiano Headline San Francisco Opera’s July Streams

San Francisco Opera has announced new streams for the month of July. The first stream will be a 2016 production of “Jenufa” starring Malin Byström in the title role alongside Karita Mattila, William Burden, and Scott Quinn. The production was directed by Oliver Tambosi with Jiří Bĕlohlávek conducting. Streaming Dates: July 10-11, 2021 Next up the company will stream a {…}

The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs: Luca Pisaroni, Ailyn Pérez, Leah Crocetto, Brian Jagde on COVID & their Canine Companions

OperaWire is proud to present “The Wonderful World of Opera Dogs,” a series by Diana Burgwyn, which will focus on the relationship between opera’s most iconic stars and their beloved canines. The creation of this series and all research necessary for each individual piece were conducted solely by Diana. To learn more about the origins of the project, click here.  Dogs {…}

Jessica Pratt, Leah Crocetto & Yonghoon Lee Highlight Opera Australia’s Winter Season

Opera Australia has announced its Winter Season featuring four productions. The season opens with Verdi’s “Aida“ directed by Dave Livermore and conducted by Lorenzo Passerini and Tahu Matheson. The production stars Leah Crocetto in the title role; Elena Gabouri as Amneris; Stefano La Colla and Najmiddin Mavlyanov sharing the role of Radamès; and Warwick Fyfe and Michael Honeyman as Amonasro. Performance {…}

John Holiday, Morris Robinson, Leah Crocetto, Jamie Barton Headline The Dallas Opera’s Live Song Series

The Dallas Opera has announced live performances starting on March 31, 2021. The company will reopen with a song series featuring four major opera stars performing to socially distanced audiences. The “Welcome Back” Song Series will kick off with a performance featuring Morris Robinson as he takes on music by Verdi, Bernstein, Margaret Bonds, Mozart, and Hugo Wolf. He will {…}