Jonas Kaufmann, Marlis Petersen & Elīna Garança Lead Salzburg Easter Festival’s 2023 Season

The ⁦Salzburg Easter Festival has announced its 2023 season. The season will present Andris Nelsons conducting Richard Wagner’s “Tannhäuser” in a production by director Romeo Castellucci. The main roles will be sung by Marlis Petersen, Elīna Garança, Jonas Kaufmann, Georg Zeppenfeld, and Christian Gerhaher. The season will include Brahms’ “German Requiem” performed by Bavarian Radio Chorus with soloists Julia Kleiter {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Christian Gerhaher & Michael Spyres Lead Presto Music’s 2021 Awards Winners

(Credit: Presto Music official website) Presto Music has announced its 2021 awards. Tenor Michael Spyres was awarded for the CD “BariTenor” on the Erato label. The album ranges wide, encompassing repertoire normally assigned to both tenors and baritones. Programming 18 arias by 15 composers, it covers three centuries of opera in Italian, French and German. Marko Letonja conducts the Orchestre {…}

Diana Damrau, Simon Keenlyside & Florian Boesch To Be Featured In Wigmore Hall’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Jiyang Chen/ Robert Workman) Wigmore Hall has announced its 2020-21 Season with a number of recitals from some of the world’s greatest singers. The season will include a plethora of performances, including chamber music, song, piano, early music, contemporary music, and jazz. For this article, we will highlight singers. Some of the biggest highlights of the season will include {…}

Opera National Du Rhin’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Julie Fuchs, Anne-Catherine Gillet, & Yijie Shi

The Opera National du Rhin’s 2018-19 season has been announced and with it, there are a number of new productions, recitals, and festival programs that will provide a diverse amount of operatic events. Productions  The opera season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” starring Yijie Shi, Leon Kosavic, Marina Viotti, and Carlo Lepore. Michele Gamba conducts the new production {…}

Theater An der Wien Promises New Ring And Marliss Petersen As ‘Maria Stuarda’ in 2017-18 Season

The Theater an der Wien has announced its 2017-18 Season and audiences are in for a treat. Staged Operas Kicking off the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote” with Torsten Fischer directing a new production. Nina Minasyan leads the cast as the Queen of the Night while Sebastian Kohlhepp sings the role of Tamino. On Oct. 15 Berg’s “Wozzeck” takes center stage with {…}