Royal Swedish Opera Confirms World Premiere of ‘Melancolia’

The Royal Swedish Opera is set to world premiere “Melancolia” on Oct. 21, 2023. The opera, based on Lars von Trier’s famed film, is composed by Mikael Karlsson and written by Royce Vabrek. It stars Lauren Snouffer, Rihab Chaieb, Anne Sofie von Otter, Jens Persson Hertzman, Ola Eliasson, Johan Edholm, and Mikael Stenbeck. Andrea Molina conducts. Sláva Daubnerová directs. “‘Melancholia’s’ music is {…}

Kiandra Howarth, Charlotte Bowden & Hanna Husáhr Headline OperaVision’s January 2022 Streaming Lineup

(Credit: Chris Christodoulou) OperaVision has announced its streams for the month of January. Polly Graham’s production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” from the Royal College of Music kicks off the streaming slate. The opera features Jamie Woollard as Sarastro, Michael Bell as Tamino, Charlotte Bowden as Pamina, and Clara Barbier as Die Königin der Nacht. The cast also includes Dafydd Allen, {…}