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: {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Saioa Hernández, Anna Netrebko, Jakub Józef Orliński & Piotr Beczala Lead Teatro Real de Madrid’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced its 2022-23 season featuring nine company premieres. Opera Philip Glass’ “Orphée” opens the season with Jordi Francés conducting Rafael Villalobos’ production. The chamber work stars María Rey-Joly, Isabella Gaudí, Sylvia Schwartz, Natalia Labourdette, Mikeldi Atxalandabaso, Juan Antonio Sanabria, Edward Nelson, Karina Demurova, Pablo García-López, and Emmanuel Faraldo. Performance Dates: Sept. 21-25, 2022 Nicola Luisotti, Diego García Rodríguez, {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Nino Machaidze & Iréne Theorin Lead Müpa Budapest’s 2022-23 Season

Müpa Budapest has announced its 2022-23 season featuring a number of concerts and great artists. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Musical Stage Aapo Häkkinen conducts Schubert’s “Alfonso und Estrella” with Patrick Grahl, Lydia Teuscher, Krešimir Stražanac, Johannes Weisser, and Arttu Kataja. Performance Dates: Nov. 17, 2022 Nikolas Nägele conducts the Bel Canto Aria evening {…}

Adriana Gonzalez, Piero Pretti, Susan Graham & Thomas Hampson Lead Dallas Symphony’s 2022-23 Season

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2022-23 season featuring numerous concerts and international soloists. For the purposes of this article, we will highlight vocal performances. Stephane Deneve conducts Jeanine de Bique in a program of music by Connesson, Barber, and Rachmaninoff. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-24, 2022 Fabio Luisi conducts Susan Graham and Thomas Hampson in selections from Lehar’s “The {…}

Anna Pirozzi, Marina Rebeka & Rosa Feola Highlight the 2022 Festival Verdi Season

The XXII Festival Verdi has announced its 2022 programing. Here is a look at what the world-famous festival will offer Verdi lovers. The season opens with a new production of Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino.” Roberto Abbado conducts the 1869 Milano Critical edition with Anna Pirozzi, Gregory Kunde, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Marko Mimica, Roberto de Candia, Annalisa Stroppa, and Andrea Giovannini. {…}

Marina Rebeka, Piero Pretti, Elsa Benoit & Mario Chang Headline OperaVision’s December 2021 Streaming Lineup

(Credit: Mikel Ponce / Miguel Lorenzo) OperaVision has announced its streams for the month of December. Clément Hervieu-Léger’s production of Philippe Hersant and Jean Echenoz’s “Les Éclairs” from Opéra Comique kicks off the streaming slate. The opera features Jean-Christophe Lanièce, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, François Rougier, Elsa Benoit, André Heyboer, Jérôme Boutillier, Alban Dufourt, and Mathieu Dubroca. Ariane Matiakh conducts. Streaming dates: {…}

Maria Agresta, Anna Pirozzi & Maria José Siri Lead Teatro Massimo’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Massimo di Palermo has announced its 2022 season featuring opera and concerts. Here is a look at the productions the company will be performing. The season opens with Verdi’s “Les vêpres siciliennes” starring Selene Zanetti, Piero Pretti, Leonardo Caimi, Gezim Mishketa, Luca Tittoto, and Fabrizio Beggi. Omer Meir Wellber conducts the production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2022 {…}

Marina Rebeka, Joyce DiDonato, Carlos Álvarez, Pretty Yende, Lisette Oropesa Headline the Palau de les Arts 2021-22 Season

The Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Spain, has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will highlight the vocal and operatic performances. The season opens with Verdi’s “Requiem.” James Gaffigan conducts a production by Romeo Castellucci starring Elena Tsallgova, Sara Mingardo, Sebastian Kohlhepp, Nahuel Di Piero, and the Escolania Mare de Déu dels Desemparats. Performance {…}