Ileana Cotrubas, Juan Diego Flórez, Nicole Cabell & Rafael Rojas Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences are in for a number of world premiere recordings, archival performances, and leading stars. Here is a look at what audiences can expect. Mỹ Lai The Kronos Quartet releases the world premiere recording of “Mỹ Lai,” the acclaimed opera composed by Jonathan Berger with libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. “Mỹ Lai” features vocalist {…}

CueTV Announces August Streams Featuring Eleonora Buratto, Claudia Pavone & Lucio Gallo

(Credit: Rossini Opera Festival) CueTV has announced streams for the month of August. The month will open with Verdi’s “Aida” from the Macerata Opera Festival on August 12. The opera stars Luciano Ganci, Maria Teresa Leva, and Veronica Simeoni. Boito’s “Nerone” will be presented from the Bregenz Festival on August 19 starring Rafael Rojas, Lucio Gallo, Brett Polegato, Svetlana Aksenova, {…}

Boston Lyric Opera To Pair ‘Pagliacci’ With Immersive Roadshow Circus

Boston Lyric Opera will open its 2019-20 season this September with the company’s first production of Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci.” David Lefkowich will direct the opera “and its pre-show experience – an immersive roadshow circus that mirrors the opera’s play-within-a-play story of a traveling troupe whose onstage drama pales in comparison to its backstage love triangle.” Guests can enjoy circus performances, live {…}

Elena Stikhina, Alfred Walker & Wallis Giunta Headline Boston Lyric Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring productions that span three centuries of opera. The upcoming season will mark General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson’s 10th season with the company. According to the press release, BLO aims to focus on works that “reflect the highs and lows of power and politics,” while “bringing passionate opera installations to new neighborhoods, and {…}