Elizabeth DeShong, Lucas Meachem, Kangmin Justin Kim, Nicholas Brownlee, Ying Fang Headline The Dallas Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Dallas Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto.” Emmanuel Villaume conducts a cast starring George Gagnidze, Madison Leonard, René Barbera, Nadia Krasteva, Raymond Aceto, Nicholas Newtown, Erik Earl Larson, Julius Ahn, Alison Bolshoi, and Malcolm Payne Jr., among others. The production will be directed by Tomer Zvulun and is presented in collaboration with Houston {…}

Anita Hartig, Maria Agresta & Charles Castronovo Lead Metropolitan Opera’s Revival of ‘La Bohème’

(Credit: Marty Sohl / Met Opera) On Nov. 9, 2021, the Metropolitan Opera will revive Franco Zeffirelli’s classic staging of Puccini’s “La Bohème.” The production is the all-time most-performed staging and will celebrate its 40th anniversary of its 1981 premiere. This season the Met will feature South Korean conductor Eun Sun Kim, who became music director of San Francisco Opera {…}

Isabel Leonard, Michael Fabiano, Quinn Kelsey, Kangmin Justin Kim, Jamie Barton Headline Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 Season

Santa Fe Opera has announced its 2022 festival, which will run between July 1 through August 27, 2022. The season will include five new productions, 38 performances, one world premiere, one company premiere, and an international co-production. In sum, there will be 26 artists making their debuts and another 29 returning to the company. It all kicks off with “Carmen,” {…}

Marina Rebeka, Malin Byström, J’Nai Bridges & Adela Zaharia Highlight Dutch National Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Dutch National Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, new voices, films, and a festival dedicated to Orpheus. Productions  Zemlinsky’s “Der Zwerg” opens the season in a new production by Nanouk Leopold. Lorenzo Viotti conducts the opera which is set to star Clay Hilley in the title role, Olga Kulchynska as Donna Clara, Annette Dasch as Ghita, {…}