María José Siri, Ruth Iniesta & Devid Cecconi Lead Teatro Verdi Trieste’s 2022 Season

Italy’s Teatro Verdi Trieste has announced its 2022 season featuring modern and classic works and only Italian operas. The season opens with Chiara Muti’s production of Nicola Piovani’s “Amorosa presenza.” The opera, which will be conducted by the composer, will star Maria Rita Combattelli, Giusepe Tommaso, Aliosa Aisemberg, William Hernandez, and Adriano Gramigni. Performance Dates: Jan. 21-29, 2022  María José {…}

Gregory Kunde, Jessica Pratt & Karah Son Lead Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2020 Autumn Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna has revealed a new autumn season at the Paladozza, the basketball stadium in Bologna, Italy. For this article, we will focus on the operatic performances. Opera The autumn season opens with a semi-staged production of Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” with Maria Rita Combattelli, Beatriz de Sousa Chaveiro, Klodjan Kacani, César Arrieta, Alberto Bonifazio, Jacobo Ochoa Piedrahita, {…}

Johan Reuter, Ann Petersen & Gisela Stille Highlight Royal Danish Opera’s 2020-21 Season

The Royal Danish Opera has announced its 2020-21 Season. The theater in Denmark will showcase a number of new productions, revivals, and concerts. New Productions The season opens with Barrie Kosky and Susanne Andrade’s production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.” Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider conducts the production which is set to star Stephen Milling, Nicolai Elsberg, Jacob Skov Andersen, Gert Henning-Jensen, Gina Gloria Tronel, Sofie Elkjær Jensen, Dénise Beck, Simon Duus, Palle {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Anne Sophie Duprels, Shakespeare Headline Wexford Festival Opera 2020

(Credit: Jason Homa) The Wexford Festival has unveiled its 69th Festival, which includes a program inspired by the work of William Shakespeare. It all kicks off with “Ein Wintermärchen,” a work by Karl Goldmark. The performance, which will take place that O’Reilly Theatre, stars Sergy Radchenko, Sophie Gordeladze, Deanna Breiwick, Simon Thorpe, Julian Hubbard, Rory Musgrave, Lancelot Nomura, and Zlata {…}