Stage + to Stream ‘Tristan und Isolde’ with Camilla Nylund & Andreas Schager

Deutsche Grammophon’s Stage + is set to present Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” from the Bayreuth Festival. The stream will continue the partnership between Deutsche Grammophon and the Bayreuth Festival and showcase a new production by Thorleifur Örn Arnarsson. Semyon Bychkov conducts a cast that includes Andreas Schager, Günther Groissböck, Camilla Nylund, Olafur Sigurdarson, Birger Radde, Ekaterina Gubanova, Daniel Jenz, Lawson Anderson, and Matthew Newlin. The opera will be {…}

Göteborg Opera Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring Vassilis Kavayas, Daniel Brenna & Katarina Karnéus

The Göteborg Opera in Sweden has announced its 2021-22 season, which will include five opera productions. First up will be Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” starring Vassilis Kavayas, Markus Schwartz, Ann-Kristin Jones, Hannes Öberg, Mats Almgren, and Mia Karlsson, among others. Rodula Gaitanou directs while Ville Matvejeff conducts. Performance Dates: August 29 – Oct. 2, 2021 Carolina Sandgren headlines “Tosca” {…}

Daniel Brenna & Ingela Brimberg Lead Göteborg Opera’s ‘Siegfried’ Online Edition

(Credits: Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe official website / Malin Arnesson) The Göteborg Opera will premiere Wagner’s opera “Siegfried,”  the third installment of Gothenburg’s four-year Ring cycle project. Wagner’s famed masterwork will star Dan Karlström as Mime, Olafur Sigurdarson in the role of Alberich, Mats Almgren as Fafner, Hege Høisæter in the role of Erda, Sofie Asplund as the Woodbird, Ingela Brimberg {…}

Daniel Brenna & Katarina Karnéus Highlight Göteborg Opera’s 2020-21 Season

The Göteborg Opera has announced its 2020-21 season, which features one world premiere and a number of new productions. Here is a look:Puccini’s “La Bohème” opens the 2020-21 season featuring a cast that includes Ida Falk Winland, Jung Soo Yun, Luthando Qave, and Sofie Asplund. Henrik Schaefer conducts the production. Performance Dates: August 30-Sept. 20, 2020 Offenbach’s “Champagne Tears” gets a {…}

Elizabeth Llewellyn, Maxim Mironov & Patricia Racette Headline International Weekend (2/21-23)

(Credit: Courtesy of English National Opera ) This weekend there are a number of new productions including two comedies, three modern masterpieces, and one classic repertoire staple. Here is a look at our recommendations. Egmont – Theater an der Wien, Austria Edgaras Montvidas, Bo Skovhus, Maria Bengtsson, Angelika Kirchschlager, Theresa Kronthaler, and Károly Szemerédy star in Christian Jost and Christoph {…}

Finnish National Opera’s 2018-19 Season To Include Camilla Tilling, Olafur Sigurdarson & Rocío Pérez

The Finnish National Opera has announced its ambitious season featuring new operas, a number of new productions and revivals. It will also include a number of international opera stars as well as some of Finland’s top singers. Operas in Alphabetical Order Veronika Dzhioeva, Anna Danik, and Mika Pohjonen lead a revival of Verdi’s “Aida” with Patrick Fournillier conducting. Performance Dates: April 6–May {…}