Stefan Vinke, Barry Banks, Michael Mayes & Meigui Zhang Lead Atlanta Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Atlanta Opera has announced its 2024-25 Season. Here is a look at the diverse productions that will be performed. Discoveries Series: The Atlanta Opera immersive “Bohème Project” Following the present season’s traditional production of Puccini’s “La bohème,” in September the Atlanta Opera Discoveries series continues the “Bohème Project” with two immersive productions at Pullman Yards. Produced by Tomer Zvulun {…}

Atalla Ayan, Iréne Theorin & Michael Mayes Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart’s 2023-24 Season

The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its 2023-24 season. Premieres  The first new production of the season will be Strauss’ “Die frau ohne Schatten” with Benjamin Bruns, Simone Schneider, Evelyn Herlitzius, Martin Gantner, and Iréne Theorin. Cornelius Meister conducts the production by David Hermann. Performance Dates: Oct. 29-Dec. 2, 2023 “La Fest,” featuring music by Vivaldi and Händel, will star Claudia {…}

Staatsoper Stuttgart to Present Anna-Sophie Mahler’s ‘Pilgrimage with Messiaen’s Saint Francis’

Photo credit: Matthias Baus Anna-Sophie Mahler’s new production of Olivier Messiaen’s “Saint François d’Assise” will make its premiere at the Staatsoper Stuttgart on June 11. The piece will be presented in an unconventional manner. The audience will be led on a journey from the opera house to the Killesberg open-air stage and back. The nearly four-hour opera becomes an “eight-hour {…}

Megan Marino, Alexandra LoBianco, Michael Mayes Headline Creede Musical Arts Collective’s 2022 Festival

Opera stars Megan Marino and Michael Mayes have launched Creede Musical Arts Collective, which will have its inaugural season in 2022. The festival was founded by the duo following their 2021 residency with the Midnight Cricket Club at the Creede Hotel & Restaurant. “The Musical Arts Collective is a great opportunity to attract high-caliber artists from all over the country {…}

Corinne Winters, Lucio Gallo, Federica Lombardi & Atalla Ayan Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart’s 2022-23 Season

The Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its 2022-23 season Premieres “Liebstod” from concept by Johannes Müller and Philine Rinnert will be performed. Performance Dates: Sept. 23-25, 2022 Wagner’s “Siegfried” will star Daniel Brenna, Matthias Klink, Tommi Hakala, David Steffens, Beate Ritter, Stine Marie Fischer, and Simone Schneider. Cornelius Meister conducts the production by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito.  Performance Dates: Oct. 9, {…}