Gregory Kunde, Carmela Remigio, Ernesto Petti Lead Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni’s 2023-24 Season

Modena’s Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera The season opens with Giordano’s “Fedora” in a new production by Pier Luigi Pizzi. Aldo Sisillo conducts a cast that includes Teresa Romano, Yuliya Tkachenko, Luciano Ganci, and Simone Piazzola. Performance Dates: Oct. 13 & 15, 2023 Verdi’s “Don Carlo” will be performed in four acts in a production by {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Jessica Pratt, Ermonela Jaho & Ferruccio Furlanetto Lead Opera Australia’s 2023 Season

Opera Australia has announced its 2023 season which will mark the 13th and final season of Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini’s tenure. Sydney Summer Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will be conducted by Guillaume Tourniaire in Sir David McVicar’s production. The opera will star Ukranian baritone Andrei Kymach in the titular role, Israeli bass Yuri Kissin as Leporello, and Sophie Salvesani as Donna {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Michael Spyres, Ramón Vargas, Karine Deshayes, Sophie Koch Headline Théâtre Capitole de Toulouse’s 2021-22 Season

The Théâtre Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2021-22 season. It all kicks off with a production of “La Gioconda” starring Béatrice Uria-Monzon, René Morloc, Marco Spotti, Varduhi Abrahayman, Ramón Vargas, and Pierrre-Yves Pruvot. Roberto Rizzi-Brignoli conducts a production by Olivier Py. Performance Dates: Sept. 24-Oct. 3, 2021 Michel Fau will direct “Wozzeck” which stars Stéphane Degout, Sophie Koch, Nikolai {…}

Anja Harteros, Kristine Opolais, Jonathan Tetelman Headline Revised Semperoper Dresden 2020-21 Season

The Semperoper Dresden has announced a revised schedule for its 2020-21 season. The German company announced that all productions between August through October 2020 will be replaced by small-format events under the title of “Semper Essenz.” The series will feature musical highlights from previously-scheduled operas with a reduced orchestra and cast of singers. Among the operas featured in this series {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Magdalena Kožená & Eveylyn Helitzius Lead Top 6 International Weekend – (9/20-22

(Credit: Baus-La Monnaie /Catherine Ashmore- Royal Opera House/Javier del Rey-Teatro Real) This weekend will feature two productions of the epic “Don Carlo” in two different versions, a world premiere, a soprano taking on four roles in one opera, a Janacek work, and a star couple in one of Massenet’s greatest works. Here is what we recommend for the weekend. Macbeth {…}

Leonardo Capalbo & Pumeza Matshikiza Lead Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s 2019-20 Season

Opera Vlaanderen has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a diverse array of repertoire from repertory staples to world premieres. For this article, we have only included the opera performances. The season opens with a five-act French version of Verdi’s “Don Carlos” with Alejo Perez conducting. Leonardo Capalbo makes his company and role debut of this version, playing the title role alongside Mary {…}