Les Talens Lyriques’ 2023-24 Season to Feature the World Premiere of Salieri’s Opera ‘Kubla Khan’ (‘Cublai, Gran Kan De Tartari’)

©Sandrine Expilly The world premiere of Antonio Salieri’s opera “Kubla Khan” (“Cublai, Gran Kan De Tartari”)  is among the many highlights of Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques’ 2023-24 season. Here is the full rundown of what audiences can expect this year. Starting off, sopranos Marie Lys and Judith van Wanroij perform “Ave Maris Stella” with Christophe Rousset at the {…}

Jacquelyn Wagner, Albert Pesendorfer & Rainer Trost Lead Volksoper Wien’s 2021-22 Season

The Volksoper Wien has announced its 2021-22 season featuring ballet, opera, operetta, and musicals. For the purposes of this article we will only include the opera and operetta performances. New Productions  Hans Graf conducts a new production of Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier“ in a new production by Josef Ernst Köpplinge. Jacquelyn Wagner stars as the Marschallin alongside Stefan Cerny, Emma Sventelius, {…}

Enea Scala, Michael Fabiano, Corinne Winters, Barbara Hannigan, Davinia Rodriguez, Stéphanie d’Oustrac Lead La Monnaie’s 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: In Art Management / © Jiyang Chen / Gillian Riesen / © Raphael Brand / LA Opera official website / © Jean-Baptiste Millot) La Monnaie De Munt has announced its new 2021-22 season, consisting of 12 operas and seven recitals. Here is the full slate. Operas Kris Defoort and Peter van Kraaij’s opera “The time of our singing” {…}

‘Lulu’ to Headline Cleveland Orchestra’s ‘Censored: Art & Power’ Festival

(Credit: Marco Borggreve) The Cleveland Orchestra is set to showcase Berg’s ground-breaking “Lulu” in May 2020 as part of its “Censored: Art & Power” festival. “Lulu” will feature Barbara Hannigan in the title role with Rainer Trost, Bo Skovhus, Norbert Ernst, Sergei Leiferkus, and Jennifer Johnson Cano. Franz Welser-Möst will conduct performances of the opera on May 16, 19, and {…}

Marlis Petersen, Max Emanuel Cencic & Christophe Dumaux Headline Theater An Der Wien’s 2018-19 Season

The Theater an der Wien has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring numerous operas by Weber, Handel, and Tchaikovsky. The season will include a number of productions, concert performances, recitals and chamber operas. Productions Marlis Petersen, David Hansen, Mirella Hagen, Katarina Bradić, Rainer Trost, Florian Köfler, and Tölzer Sängerknabe star in a production of Handel’s “Alcina.” Stefan Gottfried conducts Tatjana Gürbaca’s production. Performance {…}