Teatro Grattacielo, Opera Hispánica & Others Team Up to Present ‘Canciones y Poemas

Teatro Grattacielo and Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy will join forces with Columbus Citizens Foundation and Opera Hispánica to present “Canciones y Poemas.” The recital will feature tenor Ricardo Garcia, pianist Howard Watkins, and soprano Sylvia D’Eramo as they explore Italian and Spanish verismo and folk songs by such composers as Mascagni, De Falla, Piazzola, Puccini, Granados, Montero, and Landau. Garcia {…}

Walter Fraccaro Replaces Roberto Aronica in ‘Manon Lescaut’ in Baluarte

(Credit: Opera Australia official website) The Baluarte auditorium in Pamplona has announced a second cast change for its upcoming semi-staged performances of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Spanish opera house announced that tenor Walter Fraccaro will take over the role of Des Grieux, replacing Roberto Aronica. This marks the second high-profile replacement after soprano Ainhoa Arteta was forced to cancel due {…}