Ermonela Jaho, Piotr Beczala, Cecilia Bartoli & Olga Peretyatko Lead Opernhaus Zürich’s 2023-24 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2023-24 season featuring more than 20 productions, concerts, and reictals. Ermonela Jaho stars in Puccini’s “La Rondine” with Sandra Hamaoui, Benjamin Bernheim, Juan Francisco Gatell, and Vladimir Stoyanov. Marco Armiliato conducts the production by Christof Loy. Performance Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 28, 2023 Nahuel Di Pierro, Olga Peretyatko, Renato Girolami, Alasdair Kent, Pietro Spagnoli, and {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča, Luca Salsi, Lisette Oropesa, Elena Stikhina, Asmik Grigorian Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2022 Season

(Credit: Anne Zeuner) The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2022 season, featuring eight operas, concerts, and international opera stars. For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works only. Operas  The season opens with Romeo Castellucci’s production of Béla Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle.” The opera stars Mika Kares and Aušrinė Stundytė in the lead roles, alongside soprano {…}

Diana Damrau, Andrè Schuen, Brenda Rae & Pavol Breslik Lead the 2022 Schubertiade

The 2022 Schubertiade in Austria has announced its program featuring numerous Schubert works and international soloists. For this article, we are looking at the vocal performances. Hohenems Christoph Prégardien and Julius Drake perform lieder by Schubert and Schumann. Performance Date: April 30, 2022 Tara Erraught and James Baillieu perform Schubert’s “Die junge Nonne,” “Nacht und Träume,” “Die Sterne, and “Ave {…}

Camilla Nylund, Barbara Hannigan, Mojca Erdmann & Matthias Goerne Lead Munich Philharmonic’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Staatsoper Berlin official website / © Raphael Brand / Felix Broede / Marie Staggat) The Munich Philharmonic has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal performances only. Soprano Julia Lezhneva and contralto Sara Mingardo perform works by Bach, Mozart, and Vivaldi alongside conductor Andrea Marcon and the Philharmonischer Chor München. {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Ekaterina Semenchuk & Christian Gerhaher Lead Musikverein Wien’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Julian Hargreaves / Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical / Jürgen Frank / Alexey Kostromin / Sony / Gregor Hohenberg) The famed Austrian venue Musikverein Wien has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring concerts and recitals with some of the greatest performers in the world. Here is the full slate. Baritone Christian Gerhaher performs works by Schönberg and Berlioz alongside seven {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Renée Fleming, Christine Goerke, Joyce DiDonato, Eric Owens Lead Carnegie Hall’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta/Arielle Donoson/© Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical) Carnegie Hall has announced its 2021-22 season featuring some of the world’s greatest artists. For the purpose of this article, we will only focus on the vocal works. Here is the full slate: Soprano Marija Jelic performs a recital alongside pianist Jasna Popovic. Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2021 Tenor Jonas Kaufmann {…}

Irina Lungu, Piotr Beczała & Mauro Peter Headline Opernhaus Zurich’s June Programming

(Photo by Johannes Ifkovits) The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its June schedule. The month kicks off with an open-air brunch concert by the Brass instrumentalists of the Opernhaus Zurich orchestra. The program includes music by Rossini, Dvořák, Mozart, Scarlatti, Vivaldi, Bach, Crespo, and Bizet. Performance Dates: June 6 & 20, 2021 The company will present Kinderkonzert “Der Nussknacker für Kinder.” {…}