Les Talens Lyriques’ 2023-24 Season to Feature the World Premiere of Salieri’s Opera ‘Kubla Khan’ (‘Cublai, Gran Kan De Tartari’)

©Sandrine Expilly The world premiere of Antonio Salieri’s opera “Kubla Khan” (“Cublai, Gran Kan De Tartari”)  is among the many highlights of Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques’ 2023-24 season. Here is the full rundown of what audiences can expect this year. Starting off, sopranos Marie Lys and Judith van Wanroij perform “Ave Maris Stella” with Christophe Rousset at the {…}

John Holiday and Vivica Genaux to Headline US Premiere of Riccardo Broschi’s Idaspe

Pittsburgh’s experimental Quantum Theatre, in collaboration with Chatham Baroque, will stage the US premiere of Riccardo Broschi’s “Idaspe” at Pittsburgh’s Byham Theater from Oct. 7-15, 2022. Headlining the show is countertenor John Holiday in the title role and mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux as Dario. The all-star cast includes Grammy Award-winning Karim Sulayman (Artaserse), Pascale Beaudin (Berenice), Zoie Reams (Mandane), Shannon Delijani {…}

Pascale Beaudin & Reginald Mobley Headline Chatham Baroque’s ‘Stabat Mater’

On April 2, 2022, Chatham Baroque will present Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s setting of the “Stabat Mater,” in a program alongside music by Vivaldi, and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer. Soprano Pascale Beaudin and countertenor Reginald Mobley will be the featured soloists, joined by CB artists including violinist Andrew Fouth, Scott Pauley on the theorbo and archlute, and Patricia Halverson on the viola {…}

Aspect Chamber Series Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season Featuring Lieder By Haydn, Handel, and the Mahlers

Aspect Chamber Music Series has announced its Winter/Spring 2022 season which includes chamber music by Ravel, Schubert, and Beethoven, among others. In this article, vocal performances will be the focus. Baroque and Classical specialists, Four Nations Ensemble, will present “Music of the Pleasure Gardens.” The program centers on music one might have heard in London’s pleasure gardens during the 18th {…}