Anna Netrebko, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Pretty Yende, & Natalie Dessay Highlight Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2020-21 Season

The Opéra National de Bordeaux in France has announced its 2020-21 season featuring five operas and several recitals and concerts. Opera  Paul Daniel conducts a new production of Verdi’s “La Traviata” by Pierre Rambert. Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Elbenita Kajtazi alternate the role of Violetta with Benjamin Bernheim and Kevin Amiel as Alfredo and Lionel Lhote and Anthony Clark-Evans as Germont. {…}

Opéra de Paris Cancels Performances While Opéra de Bordeaux Remains Open Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

After French government banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people to contain the coronavirus, French theaters are responding in different ways. Some theaters have announced temporary closure while others will continue performances at this time. The Philharmonie de Paris announced that concerts through March 22 scheduled in the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez will be canceled. Among the performances include concerts {…}

Nadine Sierra, Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann & Rachel Willis-Sorensen Highlight Opera De Bordeaux’s 2019-20 Season

The Opéra de Bordeaux has announced its 2019-20 season featuring numerous new productions, great stars and a number of acclaimed recitals. Eric Cutler and Adam Smith share the title role in Offenbach’s “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” with Jessica Pratt singing the four heroines, Nicolas Cavallier as the four villains, and Aude Extrémo as Nicklausse. Marc Minkowski conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 19-Oct. 1, 2019 Marianne Crebassa {…}

Marina Rebeka, Nadine Sierra & Levy Sekgapane Headline Opera de Bordeaux’s 2018-19 Season

The Opera de Bordeaux has announced its 2018-19 season featuring six productions, recitals and a number of concert performances of diverse repertoire for opera lovers. The season will also include a number of international opera singers making role debuts and anticipated debuts. Here is a look. Operas  Bordeaux opens a new production of Offenbach’s “La Perichole” with Aude Extremo in the {…}