Annette Dasch & Magnus Vigilius Headline ‘Káťa Kabanová’ at Komische Oper Berlin

(Credits: Opera Online / Oper Leipzig official website) The Komische Oper Berlin will present a new production of Leoš Janáček‘s opera “Káťa Kabanová” in November and December 2021. The opera house has assembled a cast that includes heldentenor Magnus Vigilius as Boris Grigorjevič; bass Jens Larsen as Savël Prokofjevic Dikój; mezzo-soprano Doris Lamprecht in the role of Marfa Ignatěvna Kabanová; {…}

Sydney Mancasola, Nicole Chevalier, Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Scott Hendricks, Annette Dasch, Francesca Dotto Lead Komische Oper Berlin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: LA Opera official website / Jan Windszus Photography / Lena Kern / Mark Janssen / Georg Schlosser / In Art Management official website) The Komische Oper Berlin has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Opera – Premieres Enescu’s rarely performed masterwork “Œdipe” opens the season. The opera features Jens Larsen, Joachim {…}

Angel Blue, Isabel Leonard, Davone Tines, Iréne Theorin, Danielle De Niese Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

This week’s recommendations feature a operatic mini-series, a notable gala, a recital dedicated to songs of protest, another recital about the historic migration of African Americans from the South to the North,  a concert of opera singers turning to jazz, and another concert focused on music of medieval times. And then there’s some Mozart, Rossini, and Wagner for good measure. {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Jonathan Tetelman, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Jakub Józef Orliński Headline Opéra National du Rhin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © McQueen / Deutsche Oper am Rhein official website / © Jean-Baptiste Millot / Jiyang Chen) Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, France has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas Hans Abrahamsen’s “The Snow Queen” will spotlight Lauren Snouffer, Rachael Wilson, Helena Rasker, David Leigh, Michael Smallwood, Owen Willetts, Floriane Derthe, and Moritz Kallenberg. Robert {…}

Annette Dasch, Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Sydney Mancasola Among Stars of Komische Oper Berlin 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Jan Windszus Photography, 3 D Art: Sven Windszus) Komische Oper Berlin has unveiled its 2020-21 season. The first new production of the year will be “Katya Kabanova” will be directed by Jetske Mijnssen and will star Maria Bengtsson, Maria Fiselier, Magnus Vigilius, and Doris Lamprech, among others. Giedre Sleyte conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 26, 2020 -June 30, 2021  Paul {…}