Renée Fleming, Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczala, Sondra Radvanovsky, Lawrence Brownlee, Ailyn Pérez Headline 17th Season of PBS’ ‘Great Performances at the Met’

PBS has announced that it will begin broadcasting the 17th season of its “Great Performances at the Met” series this March. In total, audiences will be able to check out 10 new opera performances with the first being “The Hours.” The opera stars Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, and Kelli O’Hara with Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting. Christine Baranski hosts. Broadcast Date: March {…}

Renée Fleming, Amitai Pati & Ekaterina Bakanova Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week, one of the biggest divas releases a highly anticipated album. There is also a world premiere recording and a re-release of a classic recording. Psyché Château Versailles Spectacles will release Jean-Baptiste Lully’s work featuring a cast that includes Ambroisine Bré, Déborah Cachet, Bénédicte Tauran, Cyril Auvity, Eugénie Lefebvre, Robert Getchell, Zachary Wilder, Fabien Hyon, Philippe Estèphe, Anas Séguin, Matthieu Heim, {…}

Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute Announces Renée Fleming’s ‘SongStudio’ 2023

Renée Fleming’s “SongStudio” program is set to return to Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute (WMI) this January. Scheduled for Jan. 30-Feb. 4, 2023, the program will showcase a series of emerging vocalists and collaborative pianists as they are coached by world-renowned artists, including Fleming herself. During last year’s program, artists received masterclasses from such artists as baritone Christian Gerhaher, pianist {…}

Renée Fleming & Evgeny Kissin Cancel Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Concert

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées has announced the cancelation of Renée Fleming and Evgeny Kissin’s recital. The performance was originally scheduled for Jan. 15, 2023. The theater said that “suffering from the flu, Evgeny Kissin is unable to perform the recital with Renée Fleming scheduled for this Sunday. This concert being an exclusive and inseparable program imagined by these two exceptional artists, {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Andrè Schuen, Michael Spyres & Renée Fleming Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2023 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2023 season featuring operas, concerts, recitals, and Mozart programs. Opera Raphaël Pichon will conduct Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” in a new production by Martin Kušej. Andrè Schuen, Adriana González, Sabine Devieilhe, Krzysztof Bączyk, and Lea Desandre star. Performance Dates: July 27-August 28, 2023 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed {…}

Decca Classics to Release ‘Renée Fleming – Greatest Moments at the Met’

On the heels of her return to the Metropolitan Opera, Renée Fleming and Decca Classics have announced a new album, “Greatest Moments at the Metropolitan Opera.” The specially remastered collection compiles highlights chosen by Renée captured live on stage in this pinnacle of opera houses. Produced by GRAMMY-winning David Frost, the collection features duets with Cecilia Bartoli, Susan Graham, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, {…}