Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta, Cecilia Bartoli & Javier Camarena Lead Opera Monte Carlo’s 2023 Season

Opera Monte Carlo has announced its 2023 season featuring many of the greatest artists of our time. Cecilia Bartoli stars in Handel’s “Alcina” with Philippe Jarroussky, Sandrine Piau, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Maxim Mironov, and Peter Kalman. Gianluca Capuano conducts the production by Christof Loy. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-26, 2023 Gianluca Capuano conducts Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” with Maria Agresta, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Celso {…}

Valentina Nafornița, Gaëlle Arquez & Franco Fagioli Headline Opéra Royal de Versailles’ 2021-22 Season

(Credit: EPV / Christian Millet) Opéra Royal de Versailles has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring number of rarely performed operas and vocal works. Here is the full slate. Opera  André Grétry’s opera “Richard Cœur de Lion” features Rémy Mathieu as Blondel and Pierre Derhet in the title role. The cast will be rounded out by Melody Louledjian, Marie Perbost Antonio, {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Lise Davidsen & Sonya Yoncheva Lead Palau de la Música Catalana’s 2021-22 Season

The Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona has announced a star-studded 2021-22 season with some of the world’s greatest orchestras, soloists, and choruses. Here is a look at the vocal and choral performances. The Cor Lieder Càmera and Josep Vila i Casañasperformworksby Bach, Brahms, Duruflé, Gasull, Morera, Ollé, Vila i Casañas, and Vaughan-Williams. Performance Date: Sept. 19, 2021 Joyce {…}

Siobhan Stagg, Michael Spyres & Julie Fuchs Lead Opéra Comique 2021 Season

(Credits: Todd Rosenberg / © Marco Borrelli / OnP / Sarah Bousasse) L’Opéra Comique in Paris has announced its 2021 season. Here is the full slate. Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville’s “Titon et l’Aurore” will feature Reinoud Van Mechelen, Gwendoline Blondeel, Julie Roset, Emmanuelle de Negri, Marc Mauillon, and Renato Dolcini. William Christie will conduct the production by Basil Twist. The performances {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Miriam Allan, Hannah Morrison Headline Les Arts Florissants’ Streaming Lineup

Les Arts Florissants has made several performances available online to stream on its YouTube channel and website. Among these videos is “La Finta Giardiniera” which features young singers from Le Jardin de Voix. The concert from Nov. 17, 2019 was directed by William Christie. The company is also showcasing a number of concert performances centering on Gesualdo’s Madrigals. The first {…}