Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky, Elīna Garanča, Huw Montague Rendall, Kristina Mkhitaryan & Piotr Beczała Lead Teatro de la Maestranza’s 2024-25 Season

Sevilla’s Teatro de la Maestranza has announced its 2024-25 season. Lirica Sondra Radvanovsky and Piotr Beczała celebrate Puccini with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla and Keri-Lynn Wilson. Performance Date: Oct. 30, 2024 Gianluca Marcianò and Jacopo Brusa conduct Puccini’s “Turandot” with Oksana Dyka, Maria Katzarava, Maxim Kuzmin-Karavaev, Alejandro Baliñas, Jorge de León, Héctor Sandoval, Miren Urbieta-Vega, and Laura Brasó. Performance {…}

Serena Malfi, Jorge De Léon & Iréne Theorin Highlight Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s Streaming Week

The “Teatro Digitale” dell’Opera di Roma has announced programming for the first week of June. The week starts with Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” in a 2016 production by Emma Dante. The production is conducted by Alejo Pérez and stars Juan Francisco Gatell, Serena Malfi, Vito Priante, Alessandro Corbelli, and Ugo Guagliardo. Streaming Dates: June 2-5, 2020 It will be followed by {…}

Festival Castell de Peralada to Offer Free Streaming

The Festival Castell de Peralada is set to streams on its webpage Starting April 3, the festival will showcase recent three performances for free. The performances that the festival will offer include “Combattimento,” by Monteverdi. Joan Anton Rechi directs the production with Fausto Nardi conducting. The performance comes from 2016.  There will also be a 2016 performance of Puccini’s “Turandot” {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Javier Camarena, Major European Opera Stars Come To Plácido Domingo’s Defense

Editor’s Note: This piece has been edited as statements have come out regarding the situation.  Following accusations of sexual harassment, numerous opera personalities have come in defense of Plácido Domingo. In the wake of accusations by nine women, opera stars have taken to Twitter, Instagram, and news outlets to defend their colleague. Among them is Bulgarian superstar soprano Sonya Yoncheva {…}

Jessica Pratt, Anna Pirozzi & José Bros Highlight Opera De Oviedo’s 2019-20 Season

The Opera de Oviedo has announced its 2019-20 season featuring five productions and a number of important international artists. Here is a look! The season opens with Wagner’s “Götterdämmerung” with Mikhail Vekua as Siegfried, Elisabete Matos as Brunnhilde, Boaz Daniel as Gunther, Zoltan Nagy as Alberich, Taras Shtonda as Hagen, Berna Perles as Gutrune, and Agnieszka Rehlis as Waltraute. The new {…}

Weekend Preview – International (9/29-10/1): The Welsh National Opera & Théâtre du Capitôle Open New Seasons

The 2017-18 season continues with a number of starry productions coming to the forefront. Check out what you can see this weekend. Austria  The Vienna State Opera presents “La Traviata” with Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and “La Bohème” with Jinxu Xiahou, Hrachuhí Bassenz, Gabriel Bermúdez and Aida Garifullina. “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and “Die Zauberflöte” headline the Volksoper, which also features a performance of “Gypsy.” {…}