Maria Teresa Leva, Simon Lim & Vittoria Yeo Lead Teatro Comunale di Modena’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Modena has announced its 2022-23 season. Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” opens the season with a cast that includes Simon Lim, Antonio Poli, Marta Mari, and Eleonora Filipponi. Francesco Pasqualetti conducts the production by Enrico Stinchelli. Performance Dates: Oct. 7 & 9, 2022 Vittoria Yeo, Daniela Schillaci, Diego Cavazzini, Nozomi Kato, and Sergio Vitale star in Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with {…}

Anna Pirozzi, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, María José Siri & Ernesto Petti Lead Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza’s 2022-23 Season

The Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, dance, youth programs and concerts. Here is a look at the operatic performances. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” in a production by Leo Nucci. Marco Ciaponi, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Federica Guida, Mattia Denti, and Isabel De Paoli lead the cast with Francesco Ivan Ciampa conducting. Performance Dates: {…}

Valentina Nafornița, Gaëlle Arquez & Franco Fagioli Headline Opéra Royal de Versailles’ 2021-22 Season

(Credit: EPV / Christian Millet) Opéra Royal de Versailles has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring number of rarely performed operas and vocal works. Here is the full slate. Opera  André Grétry’s opera “Richard Cœur de Lion” features Rémy Mathieu as Blondel and Pierre Derhet in the title role. The cast will be rounded out by Melody Louledjian, Marie Perbost Antonio, {…}

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 {…}

Marina Rebeka, Michael Fabiano, Sonya Yoncheva, Deborah Nansteel, Aleksandra Kurzak Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

There’s no doubt that it hasn’t been an easy week in the opera world. With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the world at alarming rates, companies across Europe have entered a second lockdown, ending what many hoped would be a continuation of performances throughout the 2020-21 season. But it has not quite worked out that way. As such, online broadcasts {…}

Leo Nucci, Carmen Giannattasio & Carmela Remigio Headline Teatro Municipale Di Piacenza’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Municipale di Piacenza has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of new productions and one world premiere. Opera  Maria Teresa Leva, Lucrezia Drei, Azer Zada, Francesco Cascione, Stefano Marchisio, and Maharram Huseynov star in Puccini’s “La Bohème.” The opera, which opens the season, is set to be conducted by Aldo Sisillo with legendary baritone Leo Nucci directing the new production. Performance {…}