Limmie Pulliam, Jeni Houser & David Blalock Lead Madison Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Madison Opera has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the three productions. Michelle Johnson sings the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca“ with Limmie Pulliam as Cavaradossi and Craig Irvin as Scarpia. John DeMain conducts the production by Frances Rabalais. Performance Dates: Nov. 3 & 5, 2023 Joseph Bologne’s “The Anonymous Lovers” will star Keely Futterer, David Blalock, and Yazid Gray. {…}

Nicole Cabell, Kenneth Overton & Alyson Cambridge Lead Opera Carolina’s 2022-23 Season

Charlotte’s Opera Carolina has announced its 2022-23 featuring three productions. Alyson Cambridge, John Viscardi, and Steven Condy star in Puccini’s “Tosca.” James Meena conducts James Marvel’s production. Performance Dates: Oct. 13-16, 2022 Gerswhin’s “Porgy and Bess” is set to star Kenneth Overton, Nicole Cabell, Victor Ryan Robertson, Michelle Johnson, Sequina DuBose, Donovan Singletary, and Lucia Bradford. James Meena conducts with Du’Bois A’Keen directing. Performance Dates: Jan {…}

Marina Costa-Jackson, Zachary Nelson & Nicole Cabell Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2022-23 Season

North Carolina Opera has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring two company premieres and audience favorites. Here’s what the company has in store for audiences. NCO will present its season opener and company premiere of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” in concert for one night only. The presentation stars Marina Costa-Jackson, Jonathan Burton, Levi Hernandez, and Donald Hartmann. NCO’s presentation of Puccini’s devastating {…}

Karen Slack, Brandie Sutton, Limmie Pulliam Headline Fort Worth Opera’s ‘A Night of Black Excellence: Say It Loud – Songs of a Revolution’

Fort Worth Opera has announced the lineup for its upcoming “A Night of Black Excellence: Say It Loud – Songs of a Revolution.” The showcase, which will take place on Feb. 20, 2022, will star opera singers Michelle Johnson, Limmie Pulliam, Audra Scott, Karen Slack, Brandie Sutton, Veronica Williams, composer/vocalist Jasmine Barnes, Lesley Resident Artist Brandon Bell, bassist Laesio Littlejohn, {…}

Michelle Johnson & Adam Diegel Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

Boston Lyric Opera opens its new season on Oct. 1  with Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana.” The company will showcase the production at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport District in order to ensure the safest possible performances for audience members, artists, staff, and backstage workers. The Pavilion’s open-air structure allows BLO to produce large-scale live performances, with a full live {…}

John Holiday, Jessica Jones & Vivica Genaux Lead Florentine Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Florentine Opera in Wisconsin has announced that its 2021-22 season will be a ReSeason which will include some of the originally planned 2020-21 season performances. The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Todd Thomas in the title role, Jessica Jones, Scott Quinn, Alan Higgs, and Olivia Vote. Omer Ben Seadia directs the production with Francesco Milioto conducting. Performance Dates: {…}