Teatro Dante Aligheri Announces 2023 Season

Ravenna’s Teatro Dante Aligheri has announced its 2023 season. Vivaldi’s “Il Tamerlano” will be performed by Bruno Taddia, Gianluca Margheri, Filippo Mineccia, Delphine Galou, Marie Lys, Federico Fiorio, and Giuseppina Bridelli. Ottavio Dantone conducts the production by Stefano Monti. Performance Dates: Jan. 14 & 15, 2023 Puccini’s “La bohème” will star Juliana Grigoryan, Alessia Pintossi, Alessandro Scotto di Luzio, Christian Federici, Clemente Antonio Daliotti, {…}

Maria Agresta, Anna Pirozzi & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2022 season featuring opera and concerts. Here is a look at the productions the company will be performing. The season opens with Verdi’s “Les vêpres siciliennes” starring Selene Zanetti, Piero Pretti, Leonardo Caimi, Gezim Mishketa, Luca Tittoto, and Fabrizio Beggi. Omer Meir Wellber conducts the production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2022 {…}

Kristine Opolais, Michael Volle, Angela Gheorghiu & Evelyn Herlitzius Lead Semperoper Dresden’s 2021-22 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions, revivals, jung oper, and Chamber works. Premieres Gaetano d’Espinosa conducts a new production of Peter Konwitschny Bellini’s “Norma” with Yolanda Auyanet in the title role. The cast will also include Dmytro Popov, Alexandros Stavrakakis, and Stepanka Pucalkova. Performance Dates: Oct. 2-31, 2021 Ivan Repušić conducts a new production of {…}

Ruth Iniesta & Omar Montanari Headline Livestream of ‘Die Lustige Witwe’ From Teatro Verdi

(Credits: Opera Australia official website / Opera Online) The Teatro Verdi di Padova has announced that it will livestream Franz Léhar’s “Die Lustige Witwe.” The showcase will star Omar Montanari in the role of Baron Mirko Zeta, Ruth Iniesta as Valencienne, Alessandro Safina as Count Danilo Danilovitsch, and Anastasia Bartoli as Hanna Glawari. The cast also includes Matteo Roma, William {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Sonya Yoncheva, Lawrence Brownlee, Nina Stemme Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

This week’s streaming options include two celebrations of legendary artists, a sweet double bill, two powerful modern works, an iconic diva in her signature role, a star-studded Strauss masterpiece, lots of Bel Canto, and a hotly anticipated recital. Without further ado, let’s jump in. Beniamino Gigli, 100 Years at the Met – Teatro Grattacielo (NOW) Nov. 26 marks the 100th {…}

Carmela Remigio, Roberta Mantegna & Luca Salsi Headline Teatro La Fenice’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro La Fenice has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of productions and concerts. Opera  Alex Esposito, Piero Pretti, Julian Kim, and Maria Agresta star in Verdi’s “Don Carlo.” Myung-Whun Chung conducts a production by Robert Carsen. Performance Dates: Nov. 24-Dec. 7, 2019 Enrico Calesso conducts a new production of Carlo Collodi’s “Pinocchio.” Gianmaria Aliverta directs the production in a new version with Silvia Frigato {…}

Kristina Mkhitaryan & Adriana Gonzalez Lead Opera National De Lorraine’s 2019-20 Season

The Opéra National de Lorraine has announced its 2019-20 season featuring six productions. For the purpose of this article, we will only concentrate on the opera productions. Opera  Reyer’s “Sigurd” gets a concert performance with Peter Wedd, Jean-Sebastien Bou, Jerome Boutillier, Nicolas Cavallier, Catherine Hunold, and Camille Schnoor. Frederic Chaslin conducts. Performance Date: Oct. 14 & 17, 2019 David Hermann {…}