Angela Meade, Karine Deshayes, Anne-Catherine Gillet & Ruth Iniesta Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2023-24 Season

The Opéra de Marseille has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Meyerbeer’s “L’Africaine” will star Hélène Carpentier, Laurence Janot, Florian Laconi, Jérôme Bouteiller, and Karine Deshayes. Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conducts the production by Charles Roubaud. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-10, 2023 Paolo Arrivabeni conducts Verdi’s “Attila” with Angela Meade, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Juan Jesús Rodriguez, and Antonio Poli. Performance Dates: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, {…}

Ruzan Mantashyan, Luis Cansino, Wallis Giunta & Sara Blanch Lead Opéra de Lausanne’s 2023-24 Season

Switzerland’s Opéra de Lausanne has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera and concerts. Opera  Luis Cansino and Salome Jicia headline Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia.” The cast also includes Giulio Mastrototaro, Francisco Brito, Mikhail Timoshenko, Marion Jacquemet, and Pablo Julián Plaza Guijarro. Emilio Sagi directs and Michele Spotti conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-15, 2023 Samy Camps, Marie Perbost, Julien Dran, {…}

Enea Scala, Karine Deshayes & Yolanda Auyanet Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra de Marseille has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven operatic productions. Here is a look! Anastasia Bartoli and Dalibor Jenis lead Verdi’s “Macbeth” with Jérémy Duffau, Néstor Galvan, and Nicolas Courjal. Paolo Arrivabeni conducts the production by Frédéric Belier Garcia. Performance Dates: Oct. 1-9, 2022 Karine Deshayes Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Floriane Hasler, Julien Dran, Ruzil Gatin, and Samy Camps {…}

Sophie Koch, Anita Hartig, Rosa Feola & Nina Stemme Lead Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera and recitals. Here is a look: Opera  The season opens with Dvorák’s “Rusalka” conducted by Frank Beermann and directed by Stefano Poda. The opera stars Anita Hartig, Aleksei Isaev, Piotr Buszewski, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, and Janina Bachle. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-16, 2022 Vannina Santoni, Anaïs Constans, Kévin Amiel, {…}

Saioa Hernández, Pretty Yende, Clémentine Margaine & Erwin Schrott Lead Chorégies d’Orange’s 2022 Season

(Credit: Chorégies d’Orange official website) Les Chorégies d’Orange Festival has announced its 2022 slate, featuring two operas and international stars. For the purpose of this article we will focus on vocal performances only. Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” spotlights René Barbera as Nemorino, Andrzej Filończyk as Belcore, Erwin Schrott as Dulcamara, Anna Nalbandiants as Giannetta, and Pretty Yende as Adina. Giacomo Sagripanti {…}

Nino Machaidze, Enea Scala & Sophie Koch Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2021-22 Season

France’s Opera de Marseille has announced its 2021-22 season featuring seven operatic productions. Here is a look: The season will open with Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” starring Alexandre Duhamel, Enea Scala, and Angélique Boudeville. Michele Spotti conducts the new production by Louis Désiré. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-20, 2021 Nino Machaidze stars in Rossini’s “Armida” alongside Enea Scala, Matteo Roma, Chuan Wang, {…}

Renée Fleming, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Benjamin Bernheim, Erin Morley, John Osborn Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2021-22 Season

Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its rich 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article we will focus only on vocal performances. Here is the full slate. Opera A semi-staged version of Meyerbeer‘s “Robert Le Diable” opens the season. The opera stars Erin Morley, Nicolas Courjal, Amina Edris, Nicolas Darmanin, Joel Allison, Paco Garcia, and John Osborn in the {…}

Valentina Nafornița, Gaëlle Arquez & Franco Fagioli Headline Opéra Royal de Versailles’ 2021-22 Season

(Credit: EPV / Christian Millet) Opéra Royal de Versailles has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring number of rarely performed operas and vocal works. Here is the full slate. Opera  André Grétry’s opera “Richard Cœur de Lion” features Rémy Mathieu as Blondel and Pierre Derhet in the title role. The cast will be rounded out by Melody Louledjian, Marie Perbost Antonio, {…}