Rolando Villazón, Anna Prohaska, Rafael Fingerlos, Serena Sáenz, Edgardo Rocha Headline Mozart Week 2024

The Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation has unveiled its plans for Mozart Week 2024. Rolando Villazón will launch the festivities in a concert alongside the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg under Roberto González-Monjas. The showcase will feature arias by Mozart and Salieri as well as his famed “Jupiter” Symphony. Performance Date: Jan. 24, 2024 Next up is a concert featuring Villazón alongside Ulrich Leisinger and {…}

Tineke Van Ingelgem, Leonardo Capalbo & Rafael Fingerlos Lead Opera Vlaanderen’s 2022-23 Season

Belgium’s Opera Vlaanderen has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the opera productions and recitals the season will offer. Opera  Kurt Weill’s “Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny” will be conducted by Alejo Pérez and Ivo Van Hove. Leonardo Capalbo, Tineke Van Ingelgem, Katharina Persicke, Maria Riccarda Wesseling, Bongani Justice Kubheka, James Kryshak, Thomas Oliemans, Frederick Ballentine, and Marcel Brunner star. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 {…}

Emőke Baráth & Levy Sekgapane Lead Malmö Opera’s 2021-22 Season

Malmö Opera in Sweden has announced its 2021-22 season featuring opera, musicals, chamber music, and dance. Here is a look at the opera and vocal performances. Opera Daniel Fjellström and Maria Sundqvist’s “Det går an” will star Magdalena Risberg, Richard Hamrin, Hans Ola Heinpalu, Mathilda Bryngelsson, Kine Sandtrø, Emma Lyrén, andTor Lind. Max Lörstad conducts the production by Niklas Hjulström. {…}

Enea Scala, Michael Weinius & Raehann Bryce-Davis Lead Opera Vlaanderen’s 2021-22 Season

The Opera Vlaanderen in Belgium has announced its 2021-22 season featuring a variety of operatic works and concerts. Here is a look: Kurt Weill’s “Der Silbersee” opens the season with Daniel Arnaldos, Marjan De Schutter, Hanne Roos, Benny Claessens, James Kryshak, and Elsie De Brauw. Karel Deseure conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 18-Oct. 16, 2021 “La Nuova Euridice” will fetaure music {…}

Bryony Dwyer, Martina Welschenbach, Boaz Daniel & Rafael Fingerlos Lead Stadttheater Klagenfurt’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Christian Kaufmann) The Stadttheater Klagenfurt has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article we will focus on the vocal works only. Operas Wagner‘s “Die Walküre” opens the season. The opera stars Markus Marquardt as Wotan, Martina Welschenbach as Sieglinde, Magdalena Anna Hofmann in the role of Brünnhilde, and Julian Hubbard as Siegmund. The cast also includes {…}

Cast Changes At Semperoper Dresden’s ‘Il Barbiere Di Siviglia’

The Semperoper Dresden has announced cast changes to tonight’s performance of Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.” The company announced that Rafael Fingerlos will perform Figaro, replacing Davide Luciano; moreover, Diana Haller will step in as Rosina. Fingerlos will also sing the March 29 performance, which Luciano was originally slated to perform. Haller has performed at the Staatsoper Stuttgart and is set {…}