Jennifer Johnston, Miah Persson, Sophie Bevan, Nicky Spence, Roderick Williams Headline Leeds Lieder’s Spring 2023 Program

Leeds Lieder has announced a series of recitals that it will be present this spring in anticipation of its festival, which is set to take place between June 9-17, 2023. Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston and pianist and Festival Director Joseph Middleton, will showcase music from 20th and 21st century British and American composers. Audiences will hear music by Jonathan Dove, Benjamin {…}

Danielle De Niese & Nicky Spence Headline SkyArts’ ‘The Nation’s Favourite Christmas Carols’

SkyArts in the U.K. will present a special holiday concert “The Nation’s Favourite Christmas Carols” on Dec. 22, 2022. The showcase, which takes place at The London Coliseum, will feature the English National Opera’ choir and orchestra as they present Britain’s favorite Christmas carols, as voted on by the public. The concert will be hosted by Myleene Klaas and Chris {…}

Peter Brathwaite, Nicky Spence, & Fleur Barron Among Stars Featured in Britten Pears Arts Fall 2022 Lineup

Britten Pears Arts has announced its Autumn 2022 season that includes “The Blue Woman,” a new opera by Laura Bowler and Laura Lomas, a new production of “The Rape of Lucretia,” and Britten song cycles performed by opera stars. Here’s the lineup. Composer Laura Bowler and librettist Laura Lomas’ new opera, “The Blue Woman,” explores the aftermath of sexual violence, {…}

Antonio Pappano, Clay Hilley, Ausrine Stundyte & Nicky Spence Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2022-23 Season

The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has announced it 2022-23 season featuring world class soloists. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. The season opens with Strauss’ “Elektra” with Ausrine Stundyte, Elisabeth Strid, Petra Lang, Neal Cooper, and Kostas Smoriginas. Antonio Pappano conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 18-22, 2022 Antonio Pappano conducts Clay Hilley in a program {…}

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. {…}

Stéphane Degout, Sally Matthews, Olga Peretyatko & Enea Scala Lead La Monnaie ‘s 2022-23 Season

La Monnaie de Munt in Brussels has announced its 2022-23 season featuring eight productions and a number of concerts. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Opera Nathalie Stutzmann conducts David Marton’s production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” with Dmitry Golovnin, Laurent Naouri, Jacques Imbrailo, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Anna Nechaeva, and Charlotte Hellekant. Performance Date: {…}