Maria Agresta, Anna Pirozzi & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2022 season featuring opera and concerts. Here is a look at the productions the company will be performing. The season opens with Verdi’s “Les vêpres siciliennes” starring Selene Zanetti, Piero Pretti, Leonardo Caimi, Gezim Mishketa, Luca Tittoto, and Fabrizio Beggi. Omer Meir Wellber conducts the production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2022 {…}

Nancy Fabiola Herrera, María José Siri & Airam Hernández Lead Ópera de Tenerife’s 2021-22 Season

Spain’s Ópera de Tenerife has announced its 2021-22 season featuring six operas. Miguel Ortega’s “La casa de Bernarda Alba” will be produced for the first time in Tenerife with Ortega conducting. Nancy Fabiola Herrera stars in the title role with Carmen Acosta, Beatriz Lanza, Marina Rodríguez-Cusí, Belén Elvira, Melody Louledjian, Luis Cansino, Carmen Mateo, and Marga Arnau. Silvia Paoli will {…}

María José Siri, Anna Pirozzi, Jessica Pratt & Paolo Fanale Lead Ópera de las Palmas’s 2022 Season

Spain’s Ópera de las Palmas has announced its 2022 season featuring five productions. The season opens with Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” starring María José Siri, Bryan Hymel, and Joungjun Park. Performance Dates: Feb. 22-26, 2022 Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” is set to star Paolo Fanale, Simón Orfila, and Claudia Pavone with Ramón Tebar conducting. Performance Dates: March 22-26, 2022 Francesco Ivan Ciampa {…}

María José Siri, Ruth Iniesta & Devid Cecconi Lead Teatro Verdi Trieste’s 2022 Season

Italy’s Teatro Verdi Trieste has announced its 2022 season featuring modern and classic works and only Italian operas. The season opens with Chiara Muti’s production of Nicola Piovani’s “Amorosa presenza.” The opera, which will be conducted by the composer, will star Maria Rita Combattelli, Giusepe Tommaso, Aliosa Aisemberg, William Hernandez, and Adriano Gramigni. Performance Dates: Jan. 21-29, 2022  María José {…}

Roberto Alagna, Juan Diego Flórez, Ildar Abdrazakov, María José Siri & Zuzana Marková Lead Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège’s 2021-22 Season

Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège in Belgium has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Here is the full slate. Opera  Verdi‘s “La Forza del Destino” will star Marcelo Álvarez as Don Alvaro, María José Siri as Donna Leonora, and Simone Piazzola as Don Carlo di Vargas. The cast also {…}

Kristine Opolais, Michael Volle, Angela Gheorghiu & Evelyn Herlitzius Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2021-22 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, revivals, jung oper, and Chamber works. Premieres Gaetano d’Espinosa conducts a new production of Peter Konwitschny Bellini’s “Norma” with Yolanda Auyanet in the title role. The cast will also include Dmytro Popov, Alexandros Stavrakakis, and Stepanka Pucalkova. Performance Dates: Oct. 2-31, 2021 Ivan Repušić conducts a new production of {…}