Juliana Grigoryan, Jessica Pratt, Carmen Giannattasio & Anastasia Bartoli Lead Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2025 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2025 season has been announced. Riccardo Frizza conducts Puccini’s “La Faniculla del West” with Paul Curran directing. Carmen Giannattasio, Angelo Villari, and Claudio Sgura star. Performance Dates: Jan. 24-30, 2025 Jessica Pratt, Giovanni Sala, and Lucas Meachem headline Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” with Daniel Oren conducting a production by Jacopo Spirei. Performance Dates: Feb. 20-25, {…}

Luca Salsi, Anna Netrebko, Lidia Fridman, Corinne Winters & Ian Bostridge Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra“ in a production by Richard Jones. Michele Mariotti conducts the production with a cast that includes Luca Salsi in the title role, Eleonora Buratto, Stefan Pop, and Michele Pertusi. The opening night will be streamed on Rai5 and Radio3. Another cast will {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Eleonora Buratto & Vittorio Grigòlo Lead Arena di Verona’s Gala Broadcast

Rai Cultura is set to broadcast the Arena di Verona’s opening night concert “La Grande Opera Italiana Patrimonio dell’Umanità” on June 7. The concert is set to feature such artists as Anna Netrebko, Eleonora Buratto, Rosa Feola, Juliana Grigoryan, Jessica Pratt, Mariangela Sicilia, Aigul Akhmetshina, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Vittorio Grigòlo, Brian Jagde, Francesco Meli, Galeano Salas, Nicola Alaimo, Luca {…}

Yusif Eyvazov, Angel Villari, Marta Torbidoni & Ruth Iniesta Lead Macerata Opera Festival’s 2024 Season

The Macerata Opera Festival has announced its 2024 season, which will be dedicated to Giacomo Puccini and will celebrate its 60th anniversary. The season will open with Puccini’s “Turandot” starring Olga Maslova (Turandot), Angelo Villari (Calaf), Ruth Iniesta (Liù), Antonio Di Matteo (Timur), Lodovico Filippo Ravizza (Ping), Paolo Antognetti (Pang), and Francesco Pittari (Pong). The opera will be performed with {…}

Mariangela Sicilia, Luciano Ganci & Mojca Erdmann Lead Teatro Filarmonico’s 2024 Season

Verona’s Teatro Filarmonico has announced its 2024 season. Opera Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” will be conducted by Gianna Fratta and directed by Ivan Stefanutti. The opera will star Alexander Vinogradov, Matteo Mezzaro, Anna Siminska, Gilda Fiume, Giulia Bolcato, Michele Patti, and Matteo Macchioni. Performance Dates: Jan. 21-Jan. 28, 2024 Puccini’s “La Rondine” will be conducted by Alvise Casellati and directed by {…}