Weekend Preview – International (9/29-10/1): The Welsh National Opera & Théâtre du Capitôle Open New Seasons

The 2017-18 season continues with a number of starry productions coming to the forefront. Check out what you can see this weekend. Austria  The Vienna State Opera presents “La Traviata” with Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and “La Bohème” with Jinxu Xiahou, Hrachuhí Bassenz, Gabriel Bermúdez and Aida Garifullina. “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and “Die Zauberflöte” headline the Volksoper, which also features a performance of “Gypsy.” {…}

Ópera de Colombia & Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo Put Together Dream Team For ‘Falstaff’

Go big or go home. That’s one theme of Verdi’s “Falstaff,” and it is certainly the big idea behind the Ópera de Colombia’s co-production this week with the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo. Directed by Alejandro Chacón, celebrating his 25th anniversary since making his directorial debut at the Teatro Colón, and conducted by Chilean maestro Rodolfo Fischer, the production {…}