Metropolitan Opera House to Stage Richard Jones’ Production of ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ in 2025

(Credit: Metropolitan Opera official website) The Metropolitan Opera House will stage Wagner’s epic tetralogy “Der Ring des Nibelungen” in a brand new production by the British theatre and opera director Richard Jones. Per an article from the New York Times, the Metropolitan Opera House will begin presenting Jones’ production in 2025, and will produce full cycles by the end of {…}

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 {…}

Enea Scala, Asmik Grigorian & Christopher Maltman Highlight Oper Frankfurt’s 2019-20 Season

Oper Frankfurt’s new season is massive. It is loaded up with over a dozen new productions and even more revivals. Premieres  Damiano Michieletto directs a new production of Rossini’s “Otello” starring Enea Scala in the title role, Karolina Makuła as Desdemona, Theo Lebow as Iago, and Jack Swanson as Rodrigo. Sesto Quatrini conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 8-Oct. 20, 2019 Asmik Grigorian sings {…}