Nino Machaidze, Gregory Kunde, Saioa Hernández & Davide Lucano Lead Teatro Regio di Parma’s 2025 Season

The Teatro Regio di Parma has announced its 2025 season. Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco” opens the season with Luciano Ganci, Nino Machaidze, and George Petean. Michele Gamba conducts the production by Emma Dante. Performance Dates: Jan. 24-Feb. 1, 2025 Pier Luigi Pizzi’s production of Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” returns with Davide Luciano, Maria Kataeva, Ruzil Gatin, Roberto de Candia, and {…}

Donizetti Opera Festival Announces 2023 Season

The Donizetti Opera Festival has announced the titles for the 2023 season. The festival noted that it will present its annual “LUOpeRave” which will use Donizetti’s music in electronic form. The festival will present “Il diluvio universal” with Music Director Riccardo Frizza conducting the rarely performed work. The cast will include Nahuel Di Pierro, Nicolò Donini, Davide Zaccherini, Eduardo Martínez, Sabrina Gárdez, {…}

Maria José Siri, Marina Rebeka, Francesca Dotto & Olga Peretyatko Lead Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s 2023 Season

The Teatro Comunale di Bologna has announced its 2023 season. The Anteprima to the season will be “Mirandolina” by Bohuslav Martinů. Oksana Lyniv conducts the production by Gianmaria Aliverta. Performance Dates: Jan 14 & 15, 2023 The season opens with Oksana Lyniv conducting Wagner’s “Der fliegende Holländer“ in a new production by Paul Curran. The opera will star Peter Rose, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky & Javier Camarena Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical/Michael Cooper/Dario Acosta) Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has announced its 2021-22 season featuring concert performances with some of the greatest stars in the world. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal performances only. Concerts Jakub Hrůša conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Wiebke Lehmkuhl. Performance {…}

Javier Camarena, Carmela Remigio & Sara Blanch Headline Donizetti Opera’s 2021 Season

The Donizetti Opera Festival has announced the 2021 season. The season opens with “C’erano una volta due bergamaschi” an operashow led Alex Esposito and Artisti della Bottega Donizetti. Michele D’Elia performs at piano. Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2021 Riccardo Frizza conducts a new production of “L’Elisir d’Amore” directed by Frederic Wake-Walker. The critical edition stars Caterina Sala, Javier Camarena, Florian {…}

Sir John Tomlinson, Emma Bell & Louise Alder Lead Grange Festival 2021 Edition

(Credits: Opera Online website / Paul Foster-Williams / Gerard Collett) The Grange Festival has announced its 2021 edition which will feature several opera productions headline by opera’s greatest stars. Here is the breakdown of what’s in store for 2021. Britten’s operatic masterpiece “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will open the festival. The opera will feature Alexander Chance in the role of {…}

Thomas Hampson, Luca Pisaroni, Fatma Said, & Lidia Fridman Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week, audiences can experience world premiere recordings, a debut album, and a number of rising stars. Here are this week’s must-streamed releases. L’Ange de Nisida Dynamic releases the world premiere DVD of the first-ever staging of the reconstructed “L’Ange de Nisida.” The work, which was long-presumed-lost semiserious opera, was directed by Francesco Micheli and starred Lidia Fridman, Konu Kim, {…}