Anna Netrebko & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Teatro San Carlo di Napoli’s 2020 Summer Edition

(Credit: Vladimir Shirokov/© Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical) The Teatro San Carlo di Napoli has announced a summer season featuring two operas and a concert. The season will be performed at the Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples, Italy and live streamed. The season opens with Puccini’s “Tosca” with Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazov, and Ludovic Tézier. The concert performances will be {…}

Plácido Domingo, Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Angela Gheorghiu, Dmitri Hvorostovsky Headline Vienna State Opera’s Star-Studded Streaming Slate for June 2020

(Credit: Gregor Hohenberg / Marius Baragan / Pavel Vaan & Leonid Semenyuk) The Vienna State Opera has announced its streaming slate for the month of June. Here is a rundown of the opera performances audiences can check on the company’s official website. June 1 – Die Frau Ohne Schatten Performance of Oct. 18, 2019 starring Stephen Gould, Camilla Nylund, Mihoko {…}

Luca Salsi, Eleonora Buratto & Davinia Rodriguez Highlight Festival Verdi 2020

The Festival Verdi has announced its 2020 program featuring three new productions and one concert performance. Here is a look: Verdi and Solera’s “I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata” will feature Marco Ciaponi, Michele Pertusi, Yolanda Auyanet, and Jean-Francois Borras. Daniele Callegari will conduct the production by Hugo de Ana. Performance Dates: Sept. 24-Oct. 17, 2020 Verdi and Piave’s “Rigoletto” will be interpreted in collaboration {…}

Francesco Meli, Nicola Alaimo & Olivier Assayas Highlight Opéra De Lyons’ 2019-20 Season

The Opéra de Lyon has announced its 2019-20 season featuring some of the greatest stars in the world and a number of new productions of some of the great masterworks in the world. Nicola Alaimo takes on Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” with Daniele Rustioni conducting a production by Tobia Kratzer. The cast also includes Enkeledja Shkoza, Jennifer Courcier, John Osborn, Jean Teitgen, and Jane Archibald. Performance {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann & Placido Domingo Highlight Royal Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Royal Opera House has announced its 2019-20 Season featuring some of the greatest singers in the world in 17 new productions of both ballet and opera. For this article, we will only focus on opera performances. Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” opens the 2019-20 season with Erwin Schrott in the title role alongside Roberto Tagliavini, Malin Byström, Christine Rice. Daniel Behle, Emanuele D’Aguanno, Louise Alder, Lars Woldt, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča & Philippe Jaroussky Headline Théâtre Champs-Élysée’s 2019-20 Season

The Théâtre Champs-Élysée has announced its 2019-20 season featuring five opera productions, numerous concert performances, operas in concerts, a Beethoven celebration and a number of recitals. For this season announcement we have narrowed it down to only vocal or operatic performances. Here is a look at the massive season. Deborah Cohen directs a new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” with {…}

Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (6/22-24): Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena & Edita Gruberova Light Up The Weekend

In a weekend of classics, there will be new productions opening, some revivals, and others closing. And then there will be a gala with one of a legendary sopranos who has surpassed all expectations. Here is a look! Gala Konzert – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria  Edita Gruberova offers a gala concert featuring music from “La Traviata,” “Don Giovanni,” “Die Entführung aus dem {…}