Carolyn Sampson, Karen Cargill, Jennifer France, Roderick Williams, Mary Bevan Headline Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season. With the announcement, the company also revealed that it had extended the contract of Maxim Emelyaychev, it’s Principal Conductor, through 2028. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal performances. First up is Bach’s “Mass in B minor.” Richard Egarr conducts such soloists as Rowan Pierce, Mary {…}

Lise Davidsen, Benjamin Appl, Magdalena Kožená & Regula Mühlemann Lead Wigmore Hall’s 2023-24 Season

The Wigmore Hall has announced its 2023-24 season headlining some of the greatest recitalists and vocalist in the world. Opera Rara: present Donizetti and Friends with Lawrence Brownlee, Etienne Dupuis, and Carlo Rizzi. Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2023 Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniušas perform Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2023 Ensemble Modern and George Benjamin perform music by {…}

Daniela Mack, Nicholas Phan & Michelle Bradley Lead Boston Baroque’s 2023-24 Season

The Boston Baroque has announced its 2023-24 season featuring a number of vocal performances. The Boston Baroque opens its season with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 featuring Heidi Stober, Daniela Mack, William Burden, and Eric Owens. The program also includes the “Coriolan” Overture and Elegiac Song. Performance Dates: Oct. 13-15, 2023 The company will also perform Handel’s Messiah with Amanda Forsythe, {…}

Music of the Baroque Celebrates Easter With Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

In anticipation of Easter, Music of the Baroque presents Bach’s, St. Matthew Passion. The music that continues to spread compassion and hope will be presented by soloists tenors Gwilym Bowen and Paul Appleby, soprano Tess Altiveros, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó, and baritones Brandon Cedel and Roderick Williams. Dame Jane Glover conducts Music of the Baroque chorus and orchestra, along with the Anima—Glen {…}

Olga Pudova, Kayleigh Decker, Jacquelina Livieri, Roderick Williams Headline Welsh National Opera 2023-24 Season

The Welsh National Opera has unveiled its 2023-24 season. First up is Golijov’s “Ainadamar.” Directed by Deborah Colker and conducted by Matthew Kofi Waldren, the opera will star Jaquelina Livieri, Julieth Lozano, and Alfredo Tejada. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 – Nov. 22, 2023  Olga Pudova will headline “La Traviata” in a production by David McVicar (Sarah Crisp will be the {…}

Jennifer Johnston, Miah Persson, Sophie Bevan, Nicky Spence, Roderick Williams Headline Leeds Lieder’s Spring 2023 Program

Leeds Lieder has announced a series of recitals that it will be present this spring in anticipation of its festival, which is set to take place between June 9-17, 2023. Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston and pianist and Festival Director Joseph Middleton, will showcase music from 20th and 21st century British and American composers. Audiences will hear music by Jonathan Dove, Benjamin {…}

Larisa Martinez, Eric Owens, J’Nai Bridges, Paul Appleby, Roderick Williams Headline 92NY’s 2022-23 Season

The 92YNY has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on classical vocal performances. The season kicks off with a concert featuring soprano Larisa Martinez in her company debut alongside violinist Joshua Bell. Peter Dugan performs at the piano. Performance Date: Oct. 20, 2022 Eric Owens and singers from Curtis Opera Theater, {…}