Marta Gardolińska Extends Contract with Opéra National de Lorraine

Music Director Marta Gardolińska has extended her contract with the Opéra National de Lorraine until the 2025-26 season. The conductor made her debut with the opera company in 2020 and took the position during the 2021-22 season. She has since led such works as  Zemlinsky’s “Görge le rêveur,” Messager’s “Fortunio,” Paderewski’s “Manru,” Verdi’s “La Traviata” and Haydn’s “La Création.” Under {…}

Atalla Ayan, Vuvu Mpofu & Petr Nekoranec Lead Opéra National de Lorraine’s 2023-24 Season

France’s Opéra National de Lorraine has announced its 2023-24 season featuring opera and concerts. Opera  Marta Gardolińska conducts Mozart’s “Idomeneo“ in a new production by Lorenzo Ponte. Atalla Ayan sings the title role alongside Héloïse Mas, Siobhan Stagg, Amanda Woodbury, and Léo Vermot-Desroches. Performance Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2023 Lucio Gallo, Vuvu Mpofu, Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, and Germán Olvera star in Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale.” {…}

Dorothea Röschmann, Enkeleda Kamani & Mario Rojas Lead Opera National de Lorraine’s 2022-23 Season

The Opera National de Lorraine has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the opera productions. Opera Viktoriia Vitrenko stars in “Rendez-vous près du feu.” Performance Dates:  Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2022 Eldar’s “Like Flesh” will star Helena Rasker, William Dazeley, and Juliette Allen with Maxime Pascal conducting and Silvia Costa directing. Performance Dates: Sept, 28-Oct. 2, 2022 “L’Amour des {…}

Christina Gansch, Adriana Gonzalez, Rame Lahaj & Irene Roberts Headline Opéra National de Lorraine’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Opéra National de Lorraine) Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy, France has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Opera Rossi’s “Le Palais Enchanté” opens the season. The opera spotlights Victor Sicard as Orlando, Arianna Vendittelli as Angelica/Alceste, Fabio Trümpy as Ruggiero, and Mark Milhofer as Atlante. The {…}

Juan Jesús Rodríguez, Rocío Pérez, Vuvu Mpofu & Emöke Baráth Highlight Opéra national de Lorraine’s 2020-21 Season

The Opéra national de Lorraine has announced its 2020-21 season. Here is a look at the production and vocal concerts that the theater will showcase this season. Opera The season opens with Zemlinsky’s “Görge le rêveur” starring Peter Wedd, Helena Juntunen, Susanna Hurrell, Andrew Greenan, Piotr Lempa, Allen Boxer, Alexander Sprague, Wieland Satter, Piotr Lempa, Aurelie Jarjaye, Kaëlig Boché, and {…}

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 {…}

Michelle Bradley, John Chest & Layla Claire Headline Opera National De Lorraine’s 2018-19 Season

The Opera National de Lorraine has announced its 2018-19 season featuring three new productions, including one world premiere. Here is a look at what audiences can expect. Productions  Michelle Bradley sings the title role in Verdi’s “Aida” with Gianluca Terranova as Radamès and Enkelejda Shokoza as Amneris. Giuliano Carella conducts the productions. Performance Dates: Sept. 25-Oct. 4, 2018 Offenbach’s “La Belle {…}