Freddie De Tommaso, Alice Coote, Lise Davidsen, Anthony Roth Costanzo & Angel Blue Lead BBC Prom’s 2022 Season

The BBC Proms has announced its 2022 season. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the festival. Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Verdi’s Requiem on the First Night of the 2022 BBC Proms. Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha, Jennifer Johnston, Freddie De Tommaso, and Kihwan Sim are the soloists. Performance Date: July 15, 2022 David Bates and La {…}

Natalya Romaniw, Benjmain Bernheim, Pretty Yende, & Saioa Hernández lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2022-23 Season

The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2022-23 season featuring five new productions and its Italian festival. Premiere Tomislav Mužek, Maria Kataeva, Elbenita Kajtazi, and Guanqun Yu lead Bizet’s “Carmen” in a new conducted by Yoel Gamzou and directed by Herbert Fritsch. Performance Date: Sept. 17, 2022-May 23, 2023 Kent Nagano conducts a new production of Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” with {…}

Regula Mühlemann, Diana Damrau, Karita Mattila, & Christian Gerhaher Lead Wigmore Hall’s 2022-23 Autumn Season

Wigmore Hall has announced details for its Autumn 2022 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Regula Mühlemann soprano and La Folia Barockorchester open the season with Cleopatra featuring music by Hasse, Vivaldi, Legrenzi, Graun, and Händel. Performance Date: Sept. 8, 2022 Elizabeth Llewellyn and Simon Lepper perform a program of music by Coleridge-Taylor, G Mahler and Strauss. {…}

Magdalena Kožená, Angel Blue, Natalya Romaniw, Malin Byström, Karen Cargill Headline Edinburgh International Festival 2022

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced 2022 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on vocal and operatic performances. Opera Sir Don Runnicles will lead a performance of “Fidelio” starring Clay Hilley, Jennifer Davis, Markus Brück, Sir Willard White, Gideon Poppe, and Kim-Lillian Sterbel. Performance Dates: August 10, 2022 Natalya Romaniw will lead “Rusalka” in a {…}

Kate Lindsey, Natalya Romaniw, Pumeza Matshikiza & Sean Panikkar Lead English National Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2021-22 Season featuring new productions of classic and modern masterpieces. Natalya Romaniw, David Junghoon Kim, Roland Wood, and William Thomas star in Puccini’s “Tosca” in a semi-staged production conducted by Richard Farnes. Performance Dates: August 27 & 29, 2021 Carolyn Kuan conducts Glass’ “Satyagraha” with Sean Panikkar, Musa Ngqungwana, William Thomas, Sarah Pring, Felicity Buckland, Gabriella Cassidy, James Cleverton, and Ross Ramgobin. {…}

Karen Slack, Christine Goerke, Adriana Gonzalez Headline Houston Grand Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2021-22 season, which will feature six productions. It all starts with Bizet’s “Carmen” starring Carolyn Sproule, Richard Trey Smagur, Christian Pursell, and Heidi Stober. Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts a production directed by Rob Ashford. Performance Dates: Oct. 22 – Nov. 7, 2021 Next up is the world premiere of “The Snowy Day.” The new {…}