Ildar Abdrazakov, Plácido Domingo & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Alla Scala’s 2018-19 Season

The Teatro alla Scala has announced its 2018-19 season featuring a number of new productions and operatic classics. The season will once again include a number of Italian operas continuing the theater’s initiative to bring back Italian opera. Here is a look! Productions  The season opens with a new production of Verdi’s “Attila” starring Ildar Abdrazakov. David Livermore directs the {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (5/26-28): Rolando Vilazón, Marina Rebeka & Anna Pirozzi Sing Title Roles

It’s a weekend of role debuts, production debuts and continuing runs. It’s also a weekend to see rare works, as well as repertoire staples. Aida – Teatro Colón, Argentina  The Teatro Colón opens its production of Verdi’s masterpiece with Latonia Moore starring in the title role and Nadia Krasteva as her rival Amneris. Riccardo Massi, Mark Rucker, and Roberto Scandiuzzi also star {…}

Berlin Philharmonic’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Sonya Yoncheva, Marianne Crebassa & Magdalena Kožená

The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2018-19 season, which is set to feature a number of musical events with some of the greatest performers in the world. For this season announcement, we will only focus on the vocal performances scheduled. Here is a look: Tamara Mumford and Gustavo Dudamel join forces for an evening of Bernstein and Shostakovich. Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Placido Domingo & Rolando Villazon Headline Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin’s 2018-19 Season

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin has announced its 2018-19 Season, featuring numerous new productions and revivals featuring some of today’s most popular artists and conductors. Here is a look at what to expect next season. New Productions (in alphabetical order by title) Sonya Yoncheva headlines a new production of Cherubini’s “Medea” with Andrea Breth directing. Daniel Barenboim conducts the star-studded cast, {…}

Weekend Preview – International (4/28-30): Nadine Sierra, Ailyn Pérez and Sonya Yoncheva Lead Busy Weekend

The weekend will bring a wide variety of repertoire from rare Wagner and Rodgers and Hammerstein to Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov. And as always the biggest stars including Sonya Yoncheva, Ailyn Pérez, Kate Lindsey, Aida Garifullina and Nadine Sierra will be on stage performing signature roles. Argentina  Wagner’s “Das Liebesverbot” takes center stage at the Teatro Colón. The opera will see Lise {…}