Gaston Rivero, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Angela Meade & Rame Lahaij Lead Teatro Regio di Torino’s 2023 Season

The Teatro Regio di Torino has announced its 2023 season featuring seven productions. Diego Fasolis conducts Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Santiago Ballerini, Nico Darmanin, Leonardo Galeazzi, Riccardo Novaro, José Maria Lo Monaco, Mara Gaudenzi, John Chest, Rodion Pogossov, and Guido Loconsolo. Pierre-Emmanuel Rousseau directs. Performance Dates: Jan. 24-Feb. 5, 2023 Verdi’s “Aida” is set to star Erika Grimaldi, Angela Meade, Anastasia Boldyreva, Silvia {…}

Anna Netrebko, Javier Camarena, Roberto Alagna & Nadine Sierra Lead Teatro Colon’s 2022 Season

The Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires has announced its 2022 season featuring opera, concerts, and great performers. Opera The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Verónica Cangemi, Alexandra Grigoras, Saimir Pirgu, Behzod Davronov, Giuliana Gianfaldoni, María Belén Rivarola, Alfonso Mujica, Armando Noguera, Fernando Radó, Lucas Debevec Mayer, Juan Font, Felipe Carelli, Sergio Spina, and Iván Maier. Alain Guingal conducts the {…}

Saioa Hernández, Ainhoa Arteta, Carlos Álvarez & Lisette Oropesa Lead Teatro de la Zarzuela’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Mariano Vargas/Steven Harris) The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2021-22 season featuring an array of Zarzuela, recitals, and concerts. Here is a look at the vocal performances and zarzuela performances. Zarzuela  The season will open with Ruperto Chapí’s “Circe” starring Saioa Hernández, Alejandro Roy, and Rubén Amoretti. Guillermo García Calvo conducts. Performance Dates: Sept 10 & 12, {…}

Santiago Ballerini, Sondra Radvanovsky, Diana Damrau, Kristine Opolais Headline Teatro del Colón’s 2021 Season

The Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires has announced programming for its 2021 season which will kick off this April. For our purposes, we will focus on vocal content and operatic performances. Opera It all kicks off with Monteverdi’s “Altri Canti.” Marcelo Birman conducts an ensemble that includes Oriana Favaro, Daniela Tabernig, Constanza Díaz Falú, Adriana Mastrángelo, Martín Oro, Víctor Torres, {…}

Juan Diego Flórez, Lawrence Brownlee, Lisette Oropesa, Martina Arroyo, J’Nai Bridges Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

With opera companies returning in full force digitally, this week’s selections will highlight a mix of repertory staples with some unique and experimental new works. Before we kick off our list, don’t forget to check out important discussions taking place regarding issues of race and equality in opera with such programs as Karen Slack’s “KikiKonversations,” Kenneth Overton’s “Black Opera Live,” and Mark {…}