Les Voix des Forges Announces 2024 Festival Programming ‘L’Amour est un Oiseau Rebelle’

France’s Les Voix des Forges has announced its programming for the summer of 2024 at the Festival de Musique Forges de Jaegerthal. The season opens with “L’Amur est un oiseau rebelle” will feature works by Verdi, Puccini, Bernstein, Bizet, and Gounod among others. Vocal performers include Camille Tresmontant, Guillaume Paire, Céline Mellon, Alexandra Hewson, Carole Meyer, and Rémi Ortega. They {…}

Opera San José to Present ‘Rigoletto’

Opera San José’s 40th anniversary season will continue with Verdi’s “Rigoletto.”  The opera will be directed by Dan Wallace Miller with Jorge Parodi conducting. Baritone Eugene Brancoveanu will return to Opera San José in the title role alongside tenor Edward Graves as the Duke of Mantua and soprano Melissa Sondhi as Gilda. The cast also features bass-baritone Ashraf Sewailam as Sparafucile, mezzo soprano Melisa Bonetti Luna as {…}