Natalie Dessay, Rosie Aldridge, Jacques Imbrailo & Rocío Pérez Lead Opéra National de Lorraine’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra national de Lorraine has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera The season opens with “Heroine” featuring three major works. The evening begins with Hindemith’s “Sancta Susanna” followed by Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle” and will conclude with Honegger’s “Danse des morts.” Anthony Almeida directs the three works. Hindemith’s opera will star Anaïk Morel, Rosie Aldridge, Apolline Rai-Westphal, Yannis François, and Soloist of the Opera Chorus while {…}

Natalie Dessay, Nina Stemme, Emöke Baráth, Jakub Józef Orlinski & Pene Pati Lead Opéra national du Rhin’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra national du Rhin has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the opera performances. George Benjamin’s “Picture a day like this” opens the season. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-20, 2024 Jakub Józef Orlinski and Michał Biel will perform Purcell, Haendel, Schubert, Baird, and Łukaszewski. Performance Date: Sept. 19, 2024 Alex Rosen, Emöke Baráth, Adèle Charvet, Laurence Kilsby, Lauranne Oliva, Christophe {…}

Benjamin Bernheim, Lisette Oropesa, Ludovic Tézier & Asmik Grigorian Lead Opéra de Paris’ 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Paris has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Verdi’s “Falstaff” opens the season with a cast that includes Ambrogio Maestri, Olivia Boen, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, Andrei Kymach, Gregory Bonfatti, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Iván Ayón-Rivas, and Federica Guida. Michael Schønwandt conducts the production by Dominique Pitoiset. Performance Dates: Sept. 10-30, 2024 Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” will star Eleonora Buratto, Elena Stikhina, Aude {…}

Pretty Yende, Anna Netrebko, Philippe Jaroussky, Natalie Dessay & Benjamin Bernheim Lead Théâtre des Champs-Élysées’ 2024-25 Season

The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Opera in Production  Bach’s “Passion selon Saint” will be conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón and directed by Sasha Waltz. The cast will include Sophie Junker, Georg Nigl, Christian Immler, Benno Schachtner, Valerio Contaldo, and Mark Milhofer. Performance Dates: Nov. 4 & 5, 2024 Poulenc’s “Dialogues des {…}

Natalie Dessay, Adriana González, Marina Viotti & Simon Keenlyside Lead LIFE Victoria’s 2023-24 Season

LIFE Victoria has announced its 2023-24 season celebrating Victoria de Los Angeles’ centenary. Natalia Labourdette, Laurence Kilsby, and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Milan Perišić and Quimey Urquiaga. Performance Date: Oct. 3, 2023 Siobhan Stagg and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Inés López and Jesús López Blanco. The program includes music by Ravel, Duparc, Fauré, Canteloube, {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Natalie Dessay & Ying Fang Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2023-24 Season

The Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Cristina Pasaroiu sings the title role of Dvorak’s “Rusalka” with Tomislav Mužek, Irina Stopina, and Wojtek Smilek. Domingo Hindoyan conducts the production by Olivier Deloeuil and Jean-Philippe Clarac. Performance Dates: Nov. 8-12, 2023 Louise Foor, Jonah Hoskins, Florian Sempey, and Matthieu Lécroart star in Bizet’s “Les pêcheurs de perles.” {…}

Natalie Dessay, Erin Morley, Benjamin Bernheim & Varduhi Abrahamyan Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, ballet, concert, and great voices. Opera Paul Daniel conducts Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Yoshi Oïda directing. Karah Son, Virginie Verrez, Riccardo Massi, and André Heyboer. Performance Dates: Nov. 10-21, 2022 Roberto González-Monjas conducts Mozart’s Requiem in a production by Stéphane Braunschweig. The cast includes Hélène Carpentier, Fleur Barron, {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Juan Diego Flórez, Natalie Dessay, Patricia Racette, Renée Fleming Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Encore 2022 Series

The Metropolitan Opera, together with Fathom Events, has announced that it will be presenting summer encore performances of its Live in HD series. The Encore series kicks off with a repeat screening of the 2015 production of “The Merry Widow” starring Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Kelli O’Hara, Alek Shrader, and Thomas Allen. Andrew Davis conducts. Screening Date: July 13, 2022 {…}