Barbara Frittoli, Leo Nucci & Maria Josè Siri Highlight Teatro Carlo Felice’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Carlo Felice has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of great stars and new productions. Giuseppe Talamo stars in the title role of Enjott Schneider’s “Marco Polo” with a cast that includes Xiaotong Cao,  Yunpeng Wang, Ying Liu, Haojiang Tian, Kejia Xiong, Enrico Rinaldo, Davide Bartolucci, and Xu Shuai. Muhai Tang conducts Kasper Holten’s production. Performance Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2019 Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” returns with {…}

Lisette Oropesa & Piotr Beczala & The Top 7 Operas To See This Weekend – International

Credit: Opera de Pairs/Teatro alla Scala/Wiener Staatsoper/Opera Royal de Wallonie It’s a weekend filled with broadcasts, premieres and new productions that are not be missed. Tosca – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria Piotr Beczala receives his Kammersänger honor after the performance of Puccini’s masterpiece. He is joined by Nina Stemme and Carlos Álvarez. The starry cast is joined by Marc Armiliato in the {…}

Anna Netrebko, Saioa Hernández & Sonya Yoncheva Headline Teatro Alla Scala’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro alla Scala has announced its 2019-20 season featuring numerous new productions, rare works, and a number of stars. Anna Netrebko opens the Teatro alla Scala in the title role of Puccini’s ‘Tosca” with Luca Salsi in the role of Scarpia. Riccardo Chailly conducts the production by Davide Livermore. Saioa Hernández sings three performances of the title role. Performance {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Review – Lucia di Lammermoor: Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti & Vittorio Grigolo Triumph In ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’

This review is for the performance on Thursday, March 22, 2018.  Before I begin my review, properly, of this absolutely incredible evening, which featured some amazing musical moments, I want to bring up a constant I have seen throughout the past few years at the Metropolitan Opera and many theaters in the world. This season, the Metropolitan Opera presented a {…}