Yonghoon Lee, Olga Peretyatko, Leah Crocetto, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Lise Lindstrom Headline Opera Australia’s 2022 Season

Opera Australia has announced its 2022 season. Sydney Season First up in the summer season will be “La Bohème” directed by Gale Edwards and conducted by Lorenzo Passerini and Paul Fitzsimon. The opera will star Valeria Sepe, Kang Wang, Julie Lea Goodwin, Haotian Qi, Shane Lowrencev, and Richard Anderson. Performance Dates: Dec. 31, 2021 – Feb. 4, 2022 Next up {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Ailyn Pérez, Olga Peretyatko & Benjamin Bernheim Lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Christoph Köstlin/Javier del Real/Chris Singer) (Artcle In collaboration with Dejan Vukosavljevic) The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2021-22 Season featuring new productions, revivals and Opera Stabile. Here is a look at what audiences can expect. Premieres Bernhard Lang’s “Playing Trump” will star Donatienne Michel-Dansac. Performance Dates: August 20-25, 2021 Daniele Finzi Pasca directs a new production of Offenbach’s “Les {…}

Anna Netrebko, Elīna Garanča, Anja Harteros, Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczała Highlight Opernhaus Zürich’s 2021-22 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas – Premieres Richard Strauss‘ “Salome” will star Elena Stikhina, Kostas Smoriginas, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Michaela Schuster, Mauro Peter, and Siena Licht Miller. Simone Young conducts the production by Andreas Homoki. Performance dates: Sep. 12 – Oct. 17, 2021 Verdi‘s “Il Trovatore” will spotlight Quinn Kelsey, Marina Rebeka, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Isabel Leonard, Lise Davidsen, Gabriella Reyes, Olga Peretyatko Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

If you’ve been reading OperaWire over the past few weeks, you’ll have noticed a clearcut uptick in the number of announced seasons as companies gear up for a return to in-person performances. But that hasn’t dampened the desire for streaming showcases, as evidenced in this week’s 10 selections, all diverse in their structures and style. Additionally, you’ll notice that many {…}

Olga Peretyatko, Juan Diego Flórez, Linda Watson & Rámon Vargas Headline Wiener Staatsoper’s Streaming Slate

The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the streaming program for the week featuring Wagner, Beethoven, Puccini, Mahler, and Verdi. The week begins with Wagner’s “Siegfried” conducted by Adam Fischer and starring Christian Franz, Linda Watson, Tomasz Konieczny, and Jochen Schmeckenbecher. The production comes from a run in 2016. Streaming Date: March 30, 2021 Wagner’s “Gotterdammerung” will be streamed from a 2016 {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Tomasz Konieczny, Nino Machaidze & Olga Peretyatko Headline Wiener Staatsoper Streaming Slate

(Credits: Kristin Hoebermann / © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pöhn / Zemsky Green Artists Management / ©©alikhan photography) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the next slate of operas that will be presented on its streaming platform over the next week. All broadcasts begin at 7 p.m. CET. First up is a production of “Don Pasquale“ with Michele Pertusi, Valentina {…}

Carlos Álvarez, Juan Diego Flórez, Roberto Alagna, Aleksandra Kurzak & Pretty Yende Headline Wiener Staatsoper Streaming Slate

(Credits: Opera Online / Kristin Hoebermann / © Gregor Hohenberg / Aleksandra Kurzak official website / Kim Fox Photography) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the next slate of operas that will be presented on its streaming platform over the next week. The entire streaming slate will be dedicated to operas by Giuseppe Verdi. All broadcasts begin at 7 p.m. CET. {…}

John Osborn, Olga Peretyatko, Anna Goryachova & Alex Esposito Headline Rai5 Broadcasts for Next Week

(Credits: Matilde Fasso / © DR / Deutsche Oper am Rhein official website / Opus 3 Artists official website) Italian television channel Rai5 has announced broadcasts for the week of Jan. 11 – Jan. 15, 2021. First up will be a production of Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” with Mariangela Sicilia, John Osborn, Iurii Samoilov, Alex Esposito and Francesca Benitez.  Francesco Lanzillotta {…}

Javier Camarena, Sonya Yoncheva, Lucas Meachem, Anita Rachvelishvili Headline Ópera Studio Beckman’s Festival de Tequila

Ópera Studio Beckman is launching a new virtual platform that will host the Festival de Tequila. The Platform will launch on Nov. 30 with the festival showcasing masterclasses by some of the greatest opera singers in the world including Plácido Domingo, Javier Camarena, Nadine Sierra, Rolando Villazón, Olga Peretyatko, Sonya Yoncheva, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczala, Nelly Miriciouiu, and Lucas Meachem. {…}