Ermonela Jaho, William Thomas, Eleonora Buratto, Iván Ayón-Rivas Headlines Opera Rara’s 2024 Slate

Opera Rara has announced its Spring 2024 performance slate. First up will be the third recital in its Salon Series featuring bass William Thomas as he presented music by Verdi and Donizetti alongside pianist Florent Mourier. Performance Dates: Feb. 22, 2024 Then comes a presentation of the 1857 version of Verdi’s “Simon Bocanegra.” The edition, edited by Roger Parker at Casa {…}

Opera Rara to Release Recording of Mercadante’s ‘Il proscritto’

Opera Rara is set to release the new recording of Mercadante’s “Il Proscritto.” In 2020 Carlo Rizzi Opera Rara’s Artistic Director took to restoring the newly found signed score of Saverio Mercadante’s “Il Proscritto.” Once the project was complete leading singers Ramón Vargas, Iván Ayón-Rivas, Irene Roberts, and Elizabeth DeShong, the Opera Rara Chorus, and the Britten Sinfonia recorded the {…}

Opera Rara to Present Offenbach’s ‘La Princesse de Trébizonde’ in London

Opera Rara is set to present Offenbach’s “La Princesse de Trébizonde” on Sept. 16, 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. The opera, which will feature Paul Daniel conduct the London Philharmonic Orchestra, will star Anne-Catherine Gillet, Virginie Verrez, Christophe Gay, Josh Lovell, Katia Ledoux, Antoinette Dennefeld, Loïc Félix, and Christophe Mortagne. This marks the UK premiere of the {…}