Asmik Grigorian, Freddie De Tommaso, Elsa Dreisig, & Attilio Glaser Lead Theater an Der Wien’s 2024-25 Season

The Theater an der Wien has announced its 2024-25 season. Monteverdi’s “Combattimenti” will star Ferran Albrich, Johanna Rosa Falkinger, Luciana Mancini, Ambra Biaggi, and Ilyà Dovnar. David Bergmüller conducts the production by Olivier Fredj. Performance Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 18, 2024 David Bates conducts Mozart’s “Idomeneo” in a new production by Stefan Herheim. The cast includes Attilio Glaser, Emily Sierra, Jeanine De Bique, Elena Tsallagova, Ya-Chung Huang, and Levente {…}

Lucas Meachem, Samantha Hankey, Fleur Barron, Lunga Eric Hallam, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen Headline Vocal Arts DC’s 2024-25 Season

Vocal Arts DC has unveiled its 2024-25 season. First up is a recital featuring Lucas Meachem and Irina Meachem as they perform Mahler’s “Kindertotenlieder” and works by William Grant Still, Jake Heggie, and Florence Price. Performance Date: Sept. 12, 2024 Lunga Eric Hallam and Craig terry headline the Gerald Perman Fund for Emerging Artists Debut Recital. Performance Date: Nov. 18, 2024 {…}

Matthew Polenzani, Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha, Samantha Hankey, Matthias Goerne, Karen Slack Headline Ravinia Festival’s 2024 Season

Illinois’ Ravinia Festival has announced its 2024 edition. Here is a rundown of the vocal works on offer. First up is a concert featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchester under Marin Alsop. Soprano Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha performs Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” Also on the program are works by Copland, Gershwin, and James P. Johnson. Performance Date: July 12, 2024 The Chicago {…}

Lise Davidsen, Erin Morley, Samantha Hankey Headline Live in HD Transmission of ‘Der Rosenkavalier’

Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera will present a live broadcast of “Der Rosenkavalier” on Saturday, April 15, 2023. The opera, which will be conducted by Simone Young, stars Samatha Hankey, Erin Morley, Lise Davidsen, Günther Groissböck, Brian Mulligan, Katharine Goeldner, René Barbera, and Thomas Ebenstein. Of this year’s revival, OperaWire’s review noted that “this production of “Der Rosenkavalier” is {…}

Samantha Hankey, Andriana Chuchman & Adam Smith Lead Lyric Opera of Kansas City Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four productions. The season opens with a double bill of Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “I Pagliacci.” Mascagni’s work will star Samantha Hankey, Adam Smith, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Meanwhile, Leoncavallo’s work will star Diego Torre, Gabriella Reyes, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Roberto Kalb conducts the production by Shawna Lucey. Performance Dates: {…}

Karah Son, Samantha Hankey & David Portillo Lead Detroit Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Detroit Opera has announced its 2023-24 season featuring a wide array of repertory. Matthew Ozawa directs a new production of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Kensho Watanabe conducting. Karah Son sings the title role alongside Eric Taylor, Kristen Choi, and Nmon Ford Performance Dates: Oct. 7-15, 2023 The company is set to present the site-specific operatic experience composer John Cage’s “Europeras {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Piotr Beczala, Cecilia Bartoli & Olga Peretyatko Lead Opernhaus Zürich’s 2023-24 Season

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced its 2023-24 season featuring more than 20 productions, concerts, and reictals. Ermonela Jaho stars in Puccini’s “La Rondine” with Sandra Hamaoui, Benjamin Bernheim, Juan Francisco Gatell, and Vladimir Stoyanov. Marco Armiliato conducts the production by Christof Loy. Performance Dates: Sept. 17-Oct. 28, 2023 Nahuel Di Pierro, Olga Peretyatko, Renato Girolami, Alasdair Kent, Pietro Spagnoli, and {…}