Andrea Bocelli, Piotr Beczala, Adriana González & Riccardo Fassi Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences will get a chance to hear a new album by a great tenor and complete operas by Mozart, Donizetti, Moniuszko, and Gluck. Romances Star tenor Piotr Beczala presents a selection of romances by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky, together with the acclaimed accompanist Helmut Deutsch. In a statement, Beczala noted, “When I first began to study singing at the Katowice Academy of {…}

Olga Peretyatko, Sara Blanch & Enea Scala Lead Rossini Opera Festival’s 2023 Season

The Rossini Opera Festival has announced its 2023 season featuring three productions and concerts. The first production of the season will be “Eduardo e Cristina” in a new production by Stefano Poda. Jader Bignamini conducts Enea Scala, Anastasia Bartoli, Daniela Barcellona, Grigory Shkarupa, and Matteo Roma. Performance Dates: August 11-20, 2023 “Aureliano in Palmira” will be conducted by George Petrou {…}

Carmela Remigio Giorgio Berrugi, Maria Teresa Leva & Vito Priante Lead Fondazione I Teatri Reggio Emilia’s 2022-23 Season

Italy’s Fondazione I Teatri Reggio Emilia has announced its 2022-23 Season. Here is a look at the opera productions and concert performances. Opera Marcus Bosch conducts a new production of Wagner’s “Tannhäuser“ with Georg Schmiedleitne. The production will star Tijl Faveyts, James Kee, Corby Welch, Birger Radde, Martin Mairinger, Young Kwon, Leah Gordon, Heike Wessels, Anne Schuldt, Christian Sturm, Gerrit Illenberger, and Julia Duscher. {…}

Carmela Remigio, Gregory Kunde & Maria Teresa Leva Lead Teatro Regio di Parma’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro Regio di Parma has announced its 2022-23 season featuring five operas. Operas  Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” is set to be presented in Mario Martone’s production as directed by Raffele Di Florio. Corrado Ravaris conducts a cast that includes Vito Priante (Don Giovanni), Mariangela Sicilia (Donna Anna), Marco Ciaponi (Don Ottavio), Giacomo Prestia (Il Commendatore), Carmela Remigio (Donna Elvira), Riccardo {…}

Anja Harteros, Saioa Hernández, Rolando Villazón & Nina Stemme Lead Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2022-23 Season

The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven new productions. Premieres R.Strauss’ “Arabella” will be conducted by Sir Donald Runnicles in a new production by Tobias Kratzer. Albert Pesendorfer, Doris Soffel, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Elena Tsallagova, and Russell Braun. Performance Dates: March 18-April 6, 2023 Arne Gieshoff and Franziska Angerer’s “Bear” will have its world premiere. Performance Dates: {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Ailyn Pérez & Juan Francisco Gatell Headline LXXXIV Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced the LXXXIV Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino which will run from April 12 to July 14, 2022. Here is a look at all the operatic and vocal performances. Gluck’s “Orphée et Euridice” is set to star Juan Francisco Gatell, Sara Blanch, and Anna Prohaska. Daniele Gatti conducts Pierre Audi’s production which will present the French version. {…}