Saioa Hernández, Nina Stemme, Brandon Jovanovich, Ève-Maud Hubeaux, Klaus Florian Vogt, Piero Pretti Lead Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Bettina Stöß / Bernd Uhlig) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced all the premieres of its 2021-22 season. Here is a look. The “Best of Carmen” concert will spotlight Valeriia Savinskaia, Arianna Manganello, Elena Tsallagova, Matthew Newlin, Joel Allison, and Ève-Maud Hubeaux in the title role. Daniel Carter conducts a production by Silke Sense. Performance dates: Aug. 21 – {…}

Grand Théâtre de Genève to Perform ‘The Makropoulos Case’ Without Live Orchestra

(Credit: Grand Théâtre de Genève official website / Fabien Bergerat) The Grand Théâtre de Genève et l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande has announced that the orchestra will not perform live in the pit of the opera house for the performance of Leoš Janáček’ opera “L’Affaire Makropoulos” due to the absence of social distancing, as the musical setup requires thick orchestration {…}

Christian Gerhaher, Rachel Harnisch, Ramón Vargas & Marina Viotti Highlight Stadtcasino Basel 2020-21 Season

(Credits: Gregor Hohenberg/Sony / Rachel Harnisch official website / LA Opera official website / Deutsche Oper am Rhein official website) Stadtcasino Basel has announced its 2020-21 season. For the purpose of this article we will focus only on the vocal works. Here is the full rundown. Baritone Christian Gerhaher will perform works by Schoeck, Moser, and Schubert.  Heinz Holliger conducts {…}