Sara LeMesh, Karen Chia-Ling Ho & Zach Borichevsky Lead Florentine Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Florentine Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. Karen Chia-Ling Ho leads Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly“ with Adam Diegel, Kristen Choi, and Grant Youngblood. Francesco Milioto conducts the production by Mo Zhou. Performance Dates: Oct. 18 & 20, 2024 Handel’s “Acis & Galatea” will star Sara LeMesh, Patrick Bessenbacher, Matt Boehler, and Jerek Fernández. Francesco Milioto conducts the production by E. {…}

Amanda Majeski, Elizabeth Caballero & Craig Irvin Lead Madison Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Madison Opera in Wisconsin has announced its 2022-23 season featuring three productions. The season opens with Strauss’ “Salome” starring Amanda Majeski, Craig Irvin, Dennis Petersen, Lauren Decker, and Chaz’men Williams-Ali. John DeMain conducts the production by Keturah Stickann. Performance Dates: Nov. 4 & 6, 2022 The company will present a double bill of Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” and Kurt Weill’s “The {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Matthew Polenzani Among 100 Singers Join Forces for Campbell & Moravec’s ‘Light Shall Lift Us’

Over 100 singers came together for a video performance of “Light Shall Lift Us,” a work by librettist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec. The duo, which has worked together on “The Shining” proposed the idea to Marc Scorca of Opera America, who embraced the idea and helped put together the 107 artists who would eventually record their individual parts {…}