Ainhoa Arteta, Ismael Jordi & Carlos Álvarez Lead Teatro Cervantes’ 2023-24 Season

The Teatro Cervantes in Malaga has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four operatic performances. Vives’ “Doña Francisquita“ will star María José Moreno,  Mónica Redondo, Milagros Martín, Lucía Millán, Ismael Jordi, Santos Ariño, Jesús Álvarez, and Antonio Torres. Francisco López directs and José María Moreno conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 29 & Oct. 1, 2023 Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro“ will star Pablo {…}

Leah Crocetto, Raffaelle Pe & Levy Sekgapane Lead Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli’s 2023 Season

The Fondazione Teatro Petruzzelli has announced its 2023 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Opera The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Cecilia Molinari, Amira Elmadfa, Levy Sekgapane, Cesar Cortes, Marcus Werba, Gurgen Baveyan, Gianluca Buratto, Nicolò Donini, Marco Filippo Romano, and Stefano Marchisio. Stefano Montanari conducts teh production by Davide Livermore. Performance Dates: Jan. 22-29, {…}

Michael Fabiano, Jessica Pratt, Hui He, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ainhoa Arteta Headline ABAO Bilbao Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The ABAO Bilbao Opera in Spain has announced its 2021-22 season. The season opens with a production of “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” starring Jessica Pratt, Michael Fabiano, Elena Zhidkova, and Simón Orfila. The opera will be directed by Vincent Huguet and conducted by Carlo Montanaro. Performance Dates: Oct. 23 – Nov. 1, 2021 Next up “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” will be {…}

Carlos Álvarez and Rocío Ignacio to Present Recital At ABAO Bilbao Ópera

Carlos Álvarez and Rocío Ignacio are set to give a recital at the Bilbao Opera on April 17. The two stars will perform at the Sociedad Filarmónica Bilbao for a socially distanced audience in scenes from “Henry VIII,” “Louise,” “Hamlet,” “Turandot,” “Zazà,” “Pagliacci,” “Un ballo in maschera,” “Simon Boccanegra,” and “Il Trovatore.” Rubén Fernández Aguirre will accompany the two soloists. Álvarez {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Plácido Domingo & Yolanda Auyanet Highlight Teatro De La Zarzuela’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2019-20 season featuring eight full productions, gala concerts, recitals, and many important Spanish and international stars. The season opens with Jesus Guridi’s “El Caserio” starring Raquel Lojendo, Angel Odena, Andeka Gorrotxateg, Marife Nogales, and Pablo Garcia Lopez. The second cast includes Carmen Solis, Joe Antonio Lopez, Jose Luis Sola, Ana Cristina Marco, and Jorge {…}

‘Oceane’ & Michael Fabiano’s ‘Faust’ Among Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend – International Edition

This weekend sees two world premieres continue their first runs. It will also include a major role debut for a rising star tenor, one acclaimed production, and one rarely-performed work. Les Bienveillantes – Opera Vlaanderen, Belgium Peter Rundel conducts Hector Parra’s new opera in a production by Calixto Bieto. The work stars Peter Tantsits, Rachel Harnisch, Natascha Petrinsky, and Günter {…}