Franco Fagioli, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Valentina Naforniţa & Jean-François Borras Lead Opéra de Lausanne’s 2021-22 Season

Opéra de Lausanne has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is a look. Mozart‘s “Le Nozze di Figaro” opens the season. The opera stars Phillip Addis as Count Almaviva, Valentina Naforniţa as Countess Almaviva, Arianna Vendittelli as Susanna, and Robert Gleadow in the title role. The cast also includes Lucia Cirillo, Ruben Amoretti, Léa Desandre, Pablo Garcia Lopez, François Piolino, Sophie {…}

Walter Fraccaro Replaces Roberto Aronica in ‘Manon Lescaut’ in Baluarte

(Credit: Opera Australia official website) The Baluarte auditorium in Pamplona has announced a second cast change for its upcoming semi-staged performances of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Spanish opera house announced that tenor Walter Fraccaro will take over the role of Des Grieux, replacing Roberto Aronica. This marks the second high-profile replacement after soprano Ainhoa Arteta was forced to cancel due {…}

Javier Camarena & María José Montiel Headline Teatro Cervantes De Málaga’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Cervantes de Málaga has announced its 2019-20 season featuring four staged productions and a concert performance. Berna Perles, César Gutiérrez, Roman Ialcic, Beatriz Díaz, Pablo García López, Luis López, and José Antonio López star in Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with José Carlos Plaza directing and Manuel Hernández Silva conducting. Performance Dates: Nov. 1 & 3, 2019 Javier Camarena performs a concert with music García, Rossini, and Zingarelli with {…}

Valentina Nafornita, Ismael Jordi & Emöke Barath Headline Opera De Lausanne’s 2019-20 Season

Opéra de Lausanne has announced its 2019-20 season. Beate Ritter, Vannina Santoni, Géraldine Chauvet, Jean-François Borras, Nicolas Courjal, and Marina Viotti in Offenbach’s “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” with Jean-Yves Ossonce conducting. Performance Dates: Sept. 29–Oct. 9, 2019 The season will present the final of the Kattenburg competition. Performance Date: Oct. 17, 2019 Lenneke Ruiten stars in a concert entitled “Gli amori di Teolinda” featuring music {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Plácido Domingo & Yolanda Auyanet Highlight Teatro De La Zarzuela’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2019-20 season featuring eight full productions, gala concerts, recitals, and many important Spanish and international stars. The season opens with Jesus Guridi’s “El Caserio” starring Raquel Lojendo, Angel Odena, Andeka Gorrotxateg, Marife Nogales, and Pablo Garcia Lopez. The second cast includes Carmen Solis, Joe Antonio Lopez, Jose Luis Sola, Ana Cristina Marco, and Jorge {…}