Patricia Racette, Lucas Meachem, Marjorie Owens, Nicholas Brownlee Headline The Dallas Opera’s 2024 Streaming Slate

The Dallas Opera has announced that it will be releasing free digital streams of its recent productions over the course of the next six months. First up is “Rigoletto” from 2022, directed by Tomer Zvulun and starring George Gagnidze, Madison Leonard, and René Barbera. Emmanuel Villaume conducts. Streaming Dates: April 1 – May 31, 2024 Then comes “Hansel and Gretel,” also {…}

Q & A: Patricia Racette on Her Journey as a Director & ‘Susannah’ at OTSL

“Racette, almost continually on stage, commands our attention with seeming effortlessness.” “Racette was the shining center of it all…” “Racette’s impressive depiction of Susannah drew on the very qualities that have made so many of her performances here invaluable over the years…” These are just a few of the many reviews praising internationally renowned soprano Patricia Racette’s turn in the {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Juan Diego Flórez, Natalie Dessay, Patricia Racette, Renée Fleming Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Encore 2022 Series

The Metropolitan Opera, together with Fathom Events, has announced that it will be presenting summer encore performances of its Live in HD series. The Encore series kicks off with a repeat screening of the 2015 production of “The Merry Widow” starring Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Kelli O’Hara, Alek Shrader, and Thomas Allen. Andrew Davis conducts. Screening Date: July 13, 2022 {…}

Laura Wilde, Brandie Sutton & Janai Brugger Lead Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 2023 Season

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced its 2023 season. The season opens with “Treemonisha,” Scott Joplin’s landmark opera. The work will see an expanded version, reimagined for the modern day with an added prologue and epilogue by composer Damien Sneed and librettist Karen Chilton. Charlotte Brathwaite directs the opera with George Manahan conducting. The cast includes Justin Austin, {…}