Peter Scott Drackley & Michel de Souza Lead Nevill Holt Opera’s 2022 Season

UK’s Nevill Holt Opera has announced its 2022 season featuring two opera productions and a major concert performance. The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” starring Francesca Chiejina, Peter Scott Drackley, Alexandra Oomens, Christopher Nairne, Dominic Sedgwick, and Dingle Yandell. Mathilda du Tillieul Mcnicol directs the production with Nicholas Chalmers conducting. Performance Dates: June 8-14, 2022 Katie Bray, Michel de {…}

John Holiday, Zachary Nelson, Zoie Reams, Alexander Elliott Birch Headline Des Moines Metro Opera’s 2021 Summer Festival

The Des Moines Metro Opera has announced its 2021 summer festival which will run between July 2 and 25. The company announced that its new season was developed in conjunction with the Medical Advisory Panel and that all 225 company members completed a COVID-19 vaccination series prior to their arrival for the festival. Additionally, all audience members will be required {…}

Carl Tanner, Amy Shoremount-Obra & Alexandra LoBianco Highlight Opera Grand Rapids’ 2020-21 Season

Opera Grand Rapids has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three productions and several acclaimed stars. The season opens with Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” starring Katherine Whyte, Christine Amon, Johnathan White, Michael Colman, Steven Condy, and Corie Auger. James Meena conducts the production by Eve Summer. Performance Dates: Oct. 23 & 25, 2020 Amy Shoremount-Obra sings the title role of Puccini’s “Turandot” in a {…}

New Amsterdam Opera 2017-18 Review – La Favorita: Steven LaBrie & Catherine Martin Give Star-Studded Performances In Donizetti’s Rarely Performed Gem

For the past three years, the New Amsterdam Opera has been showcasing emerging opera stars and repertoire staples that are no longer performed as frequently in New York. The company has been consistent thus far in the quality of its performances and on June 2, 2018, it presented Donizetti’s “La Favorita” with two radiant leads that should be on the radar {…}