Nadine Sierra, Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha, Asmik Grigorian & Marina Rebeka Lead London Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

The London Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. Performance Dates: Oct. 20 & 23, 2024 André J Thomas conducts the Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir and LSO Community Voices in music by Brandon Boyd, Nolan Williams, Margaret Bonds, Brandon Waddles, André J Thomas, Moses Hogan, Rosephanye Powell, Joe Pace, Carol Cymbala, Kurt Carr, Raymond Wise, and Frances Fonza Smith. Performance {…}

Anna Netrebko, Joyce DiDonato, Sondra Radvanovsky, Julia Bullock, Juan Diego Flórez, & Ermonela Jaho Lead Teatro Real’s 2024-25 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Nicola Luisotti and Andrés Salado conduct Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur” in David McVicar’s production. The production will star Ermonela Jaho, Maria Agresta, Brian Jagde, Matthew Polenzani, Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Nicola Alaimo, and Manel Esteve. Performance Dates: Sept. 23-Oct. 11, 2024 Charpentier’s “David et Jonathas” will be performed in concert with Petr Nekoranec, Gwendoline Blondeel, Jean-Christophe {…}

Michael Fabiano, Anja Kampe, Irene Roberts, Eve Maud Hubeaux, Matthew Polenzani Headline San Francisco Opera’s 2024-25 Season

San Francisco Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with the “Opera Ball.” Performance Dates: Sept. 6, 2024 The first opera production is “Un Ballo in Maschera” starring Michael Fabiano, Lianna Haroutounian, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Judit Kutasi, and Meigui Zhang. Eun Sun Kim conducts a production directed by Leo Muscato. Performance Dates: Sept. 6-27, 2024 There will also be an “Opera {…}

Pretty Yende & Michael Fabiano to Perform New Year’s Eve at Polish National Opera

The Polish National Opera is set to ring in the New Year with a gala concert featuring Pretty Yende and Michael Fabiano on Dec. 31, 2023. Both superstars will perform Arias and duets from: J. Massenet’s “Manon,” G. Verdi’s “Otello,” G. Puccini’s “La fanciulla del West,” G. Puccini’s “La rondine,” C. Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette,” G. Verdi’s “Luisa Miller,” R. {…}

Aigul Akhmetshina, Piotr Beczała, Ailyn Pérez & Michael Fabiano Lead New ‘Carmen’ Production at Metropolitan Opera

(Credit: Paola Kudacki / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera is set to celebrate its New Year with a new production of Bizet’s “Carmen” The opera will be directed by English director Carrie Cracknell. Cracknell will explore themes that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. The opera will {…}

Michael Fabiano, George Andguladze, & Lydia Grindatto Star in Opera Italiana is in the Air’s Free Concert

Photo credit: Jiyang Chen & Opera Romana Craiova Italian conductor Alvise Casellati leads the Opera Italiana is in the Air tour in a free concert starring tenor Michael Fabiano, baritone George Andguladze, and soprano Lydia Grindatto at the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 21 at 5:30 pm. The outdoor concert titled “Peace on Earth: The Art of Nature” features Fabiano’s rendition {…}

Michael Fabiano, Nicole Cabell, Cecilia Duarte Headline Tucson Desert Song Festival’s 2024 Season

The Tucson Desert Song Festival has unveiled its 2024 season. First up is “Blue Heron: Portraits in Song – Music from Renaissance Italy,” which features works by Johannes Ciconia, Guillaume Du Fay, Antoine Busnoys, and Heinrich Isaac, among others. Performance Dates: Jan. 14, 2024 Next up is “Mozart & Hagen” featuring True Concord Voices & Orchestra. The showcase will include Mozart’s {…}