Marina Monzó Replaces Sabine Devieilhe in Bayerische Staatsoper’s ‘Die Zauberflöte’

(Credit: Gemma Escribano) Soprano Marina Monzó will perform the role of Die Königin der Nacht in the upcoming production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” at the Bayerische Staatsoper, replacing the originally scheduled Sabine Devieilhe. Monzó joins a cast that includes Pavol Breslik as Tamino, Olga Kulchynska as Pamina, and Günther Groissböck as Sarastro. The cast also includes Eliza Boom, Daria Proszek, {…}

María José Siri, Anna Pirozzi, Jessica Pratt & Paolo Fanale Lead Ópera de las Palmas’s 2022 Season

Spain’s Ópera de las Palmas has announced its 2022 season featuring five productions. The season opens with Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” starring María José Siri, Bryan Hymel, and Joungjun Park. Performance Dates: Feb. 22-26, 2022 Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” is set to star Paolo Fanale, Simón Orfila, and Claudia Pavone with Ramón Tebar conducting. Performance Dates: March 22-26, 2022 Francesco Ivan Ciampa {…}

Ópera de las Palmas Reschedules Performances Starring Piotr Beczala, Jessica Pratt, Celso Albelo

(Credit: Johannes Ifkovits) The Ópera de las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain has announced the rescheduling of two productions previously postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The company announced that the canceled “Aida” production will now be performed in 2022. Additionally, Puccini’s “La Bohème,” which was originally scheduled for May will now be performed on Sept. 16, 18, and {…}