Aline Kutan, Mireille Lebel, Éric Laporte, & Philippe Sly Present ‘A Life In Opera: homage to Joseph Rouleau’

(Photo credit: OCM) For the last concert of its 84th season, the Orchestre Classique de Montréal pays homage to bass Joseph Rouleau. Soloists Aline Kutan, Mireille Lebel, Éric Laporte, and Philippe Sly perform excerpts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Bizet, Delibes, Wagner, and Offenbach. Songs by Félix Leclerc are also programmed. They are accompanied by the Orchestre Classique de Montréal, {…}

Samuel Mariño, Hélène Brunet, Cecilia Duarte, & Jacob Perry Featured in Tafelmusik’s 2024-25 Season

Tafelmusik has announced the details of its 2024-25 season. This article includes vocal works only. Soprano Hélène Brunet, mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte, and baritone Jesse Blumberg make their Tafelmusik debuts in Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio.” Tenor Charles Daniels joins them. Ivars Taurins directs the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir and Orchestra. Performance Dates: November 22, 23, & 24, 2024 Handle’s “Messiah” stars soprano Myriam {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Janai Brugger & Spencer Britten Lead Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal’s 2023-24 Season

The Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal has announced its 2023-24 season. here is a look at the vocal performances. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Händel’s “Messiah“ with soloists Magali Simard-Galdès, Rose Naggar-Tremblay, Spencer Britten, and Philippe Sly. Performance Dates: Dec. 19 & 20,  2023 Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a concert of music by Poulenc, Boulanger, and Amy Beach. Janai Brugger and Karen Cargill are the soloists. Performance Date: Feb. 3, {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Lisette Oropesa, Federica Lombardi, Étienne Dupuis & Kate Lindsey Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s Streaming Slate

(Credit: Wiener Staatsoper official website) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the slate of operas that it will be presenting on its streaming platform over the next week. First up is a performance of Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” from 2016 which will showcase Valentina Naforniţă, Stephen Costello, Marco Caria, and Erwin Schrott. Marco Armiliato conducts a production by Otto Schenk. Streaming date: {…}

Kyle Ketelsen, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Kate Lindsey & Philippe Sly Headline ‘Don Giovanni’ at Wiener Staatsoper

(Credit: © Peter Mayr) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the upcoming premiere of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” which due to the nationwide lockdown in Austria, will be performed without live audiences. The cast for the opera includes Hanna-Elisabeth Müller as Donna Anna, Kate Lindsey as Donna Elvira, Philippe Sly as Leporello, Stanislas de Barbeyrac in the role of Don Ottavio, Ain {…}

Kyle Ketelsen, Sir Bryn Terfel, Isabel Leonard & Andrea Carroll Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s Streaming Slate

(Credit: Wiener Staatsoper official website) The Wiener Staatsoper has announced the slate of operas that it will be presenting on its streaming platform over the next week. Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” from 2020 kicks off the slate. The opera spotlights Helene Schneiderman, Nicole Car, Anna Goryachova, Larissa Diadkova, Andrè Schuen, Bogdan Volkov, Dimitry Ivashchenko, Dan Paul Dumitrescu, Mykola Erdyk, and Johanna {…}

Layla Claire, Rame Lahaj, Marie-Josée Lord, Philippe Sly, John Brancy Headline Opéra de Montréal’s 2021-22 Season

The Opéra de Montréal has announced its 2021-22 season which will feature three opera productions plus an “Opera à la carte” series. First up, the company will present a double bill of “Riders” at Sea” and “Le Flambeau de la Nuit,” which will star Allyson McHardy, Andrea Núñez, Lucie St-Martin, Geoffrey Schellenberg, Sarah Dufresne, Mishael Jedidah Eusebio, and Matthew Li. {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Renée Fleming, Christine Goerke, Joyce DiDonato, Eric Owens Lead Carnegie Hall’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Dario Acosta/Arielle Donoson/© Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical) Carnegie Hall has announced its 2021-22 season featuring some of the world’s greatest artists. For the purpose of this article, we will only focus on the vocal works. Here is the full slate: Soprano Marija Jelic performs a recital alongside pianist Jasna Popovic. Performance Date: Oct. 5, 2021 Tenor Jonas Kaufmann {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Nina Stemme, Lisette Oropesa & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Wiener Staatsoper’s 2021-22 Season

The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its 2021-22 season which will spotlight some of the world’s greatest performers and five new productions. Here is the full slate. Premieres Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” will showcase Juan Diego Flórez as Count Almaviva, Marianne Crebassa as Rosina, Davide Luciano in the role of Figaro, Paolo Bordogna as Bartolo, and Ildar Abdrazakov as Basilio. {…}