Elīna Garanča, Ekaterina Semenchuk & Olga Peretyatko Highlight Berlin Philharmonic’s 2020-21 Season

Credit: Alexey Kostromin/Dario Acosta/Paul Schirnhofer-DG The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2020-21 season featuring a number of tours, vocal performances and world famous stars. For the purposes of this article we will only concentrate on vocal performances. The season opens with Musikfest, which was announced previously. Click here for more details. Philharmonie  Daniel Harding conducts countertenor Andrew Watts in music {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Cecilia Bartoli & Philippe Jaroussky Highlight Palau De La Musica’s 2019-20 Season

The Palau de La Musica has announced its 2019-20 season featuring guest performers, a number of choral pieces and all stars. Here is a break down of the operatic and vocal performances the season will offer. The season opens with the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge with the Jove de l’Orfeó Català in music by Wylkynson, Byrd, Britten, Lobo, Casals, Harvey, Weir, Villiers Stanford, {…}

Sylvia Schwartz Replaces Nuria Rial In St. Matthew’s Passion

The Spanish National Orchestra and Chorus has announced that soprano Sylvia Schwartz will replace Nuria Rial in the upcoming performances of Bach’s “St. Matthew’s Passion.” The English soprano has had a busy 2017-18 season singing “Don Giovanni” and “Falstaff” with the Budapest Festival Orchestra. She has also performed “Fidelio” with the Tokyo Philharmonic and is scheduled to perform numerous concert in {…}