Renée Fleming, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Lise Davidsen & Ian Bostridge Lead Elbphilharmonie Hamburg’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Operabase official website / Jiyang Chen / Simon Pauly / Ray Burmiston / Opus 3 Artists official website) The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Baritone Matthias Goerne presents works by Richard Wagner alongside conductor Manfred Honeck. Performance date: Aug. 29, 2021 Soprano Diana {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Renata Scotto, Karita Mattila, Roberto Alagna Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week 22 of its nightly streams, which will feature classic works by Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, and Wagner. Here’s a rundown of the operas you can check out all week long. Monday, August 10 – Puccini’s Manon Lescaut Starring Karita Mattila, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by James Levine. From February 16, 2008. Tuesday, August 11 {…}

Robert Dean Smith Replaces Tomislav Mužek At Semperoper Dresden

Tomislav Mužek has canceled his upcoming performance of Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” As a result, the Semperoper Dresden announced that Robert Dean Smith will step in for the tenor for the Sept. 23, 2018 performance. Smith is an established tenor, who has performed at all the major opera companies around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayreuth Festival, and {…}

Joseph Calleja, Kristine Opolais & Ramón Vargas Highlight Hamburg State Opera’s 2018-19 Season

The Hamburg State Opera has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of international singers and six new productions. Here is a look at what’s in store for operalovers. New Productions  The Hamburg State Opera’s first new production of the season will be “Così fan tutte” with Maria Bengtsson, Stephanie Lauricella, Kartal Karagedik, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, Oleksiy Palchykov, Sylvia Schwartz, and {…}

Weekend Preview – International (1/27- 1/29): Jonas Kaufmann headlines a Sold Out ‘Lohengrin’ and Anita Rachvelishvili returns to ‘Il Trovatore’

What are you doing this weekend? Do you have any plans? If not the world’s greatest houses have some great offerings this weekend. Among the artists performing include Placido Domingo, Juan Diego Florez, Lise Lindstorm and Francesco Meli. Austria The weekend kicks off with Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette” at the Vienna State Opera. The production stars Aida Garifullina and Juan {…}