Miah Persson, Andrea Carroll, & Jack Swanson Lead Garsington Opera’s 2021 Season

The Garsington Opera at Wormsley, England has announced the 2021 season program. The season opens with R.Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” starring Miah Perrson, Hanna Hipp, Soraya Malfi, Derrick Ballard, and Richard Burkhard. Jordan de Souza conducts Bruno Ravella’s production. Performance Dates: June 2-July 3, 2021 Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” is set to star Jonathan McGovern, Natalia Tanasii, Sam Furness, and Mathew Rose. {…}

Grand Théâtre de Genève to Perform ‘The Makropoulos Case’ Without Live Orchestra

(Credit: Grand Théâtre de Genève official website / Fabien Bergerat) The Grand Théâtre de Genève et l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande has announced that the orchestra will not perform live in the pit of the opera house for the performance of Leoš Janáček’ opera “L’Affaire Makropoulos” due to the absence of social distancing, as the musical setup requires thick orchestration {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Frederick Ballentine, Sonya Yoncheva, Metropolitan Opera At-Home Gala Among Top 10 Operas To Stream This Week

(Credit: Dario Acosta / Vienna State Opera) Let’s kick this off with arguably the most essential streaming from around the opera world that you can engage with this week. Several of opera’s prominent black artists have been very outspoken in recent weeks about the issue of racial injustice that has taken hold of the international conversation, and many others have {…}