Ermonela Jaho, Anna Pirozzi, Riccardo Massi, Sean Panikkar Headline Opéra de Lyon’s 2024-25 Season

The Opéra de Lyon has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “Wozzeck” in a production by Richard Brunel. Stéphane Degout and Ambur Briad star. Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 2 -14, 2024 Riccardo Massi, Anna Pirozzi, and Amartuvshin Enkhbat star in a concert version of “Andrea Chénier.” Daniele Rustioni conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 15, 2024 Giacomo Sagripanti and Clément Lonca {…}

Dutch National Opera Announces Major Production Change to ‘Jocasta’s Line’

The Dutch National Opera will no longer present “Jocasta’s Line.” Per an official press release, the company made the decision after director Wayne McGregor withdrew from the production due to “private circumstances.” In his stead, Mart van Berckel and Nanine Linning will bring in a new production of Stravinsky’s “Oedipus Rex” and the work premiere of Samy Moussa’s “Antigone.” The {…}

Dutch National Opera to Give World Premiere of ‘Jocasta’s Line’

(Photo credit: © Marta Syrko) The Dutch National Opera and Dutch National Ballet take the stage together for the world premiere of Wayne McGregor and Samy Moussa’s “Jocasta’s Line.” Choreographer and stage director McGregor along with composer Moussa combined the Greek tragedies “Oedipus Rex” and “Antigone.” Moussa composed new music for “Antigone,” but will use Stravinsky’s original score, with the {…}

Benjamin Bernheim Asmik Grigorian, Juan Diego Florez, Elīna Garanča & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2024 Season

(Credit: © SF / Peter Rigaud) The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2024 Season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Opera Strauss’ “Caprricio” is set to be performed in concert form with Elsa Dreisig and Bo Skovhus as Countess and Count. The cast also includes Sebastian Kohlhepp (Flamand), Konstantin Krimmel (Olivier), Mika Kares (La Roche), Ève-Maud Hubeaux (Clairon), {…}

Sean Panikkar, J’Nai Bridges, Sir Willard White Headline San Francisco Symphony’s ‘Oedipus Rex’

The San Francisco Symphony is set to present Stravinsky’s “Oedipus Rex” and “Symphony of Psalms” on June 10-12, 2022. The showcase will be conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen and staged by Peter Sellars, in the first of a four-year collaboration during which the director will mount four large-scale productions between 2022-25. “This particular combination of two major Stravinsky pieces premiered in {…}