Kristine Opolais, Christian Gerhaher & Rachel Willis-Sørensen Highlight Staatskapelle Dresden’s 2019-20 Season

(© Semperoper Dresden/Matthias Creutziger) Staatskapelle Dresden has announced its 2019-20 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus primarily on the vocal performances. The season will open with Symphonic Diversity, split into two programs over three days. On the first two days, Myung When-Chung will conduct Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto, featuring Chinese pianist Yuja Wang, as well as {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Sabine Devielhe & Dorothea Röschmann Headline L’Orchestre de Paris’ 2019-20 Season

L’Orchestre de Paris has announced its 2019-20 season! For the purposes of this article, we will focus primarily on vocal performances. The season will kick off with a concert led by Karina Canellakis, newly appointed Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Dorothea Röschmann will be featured vocally, performing alongside the orchestra and chorus. The program is set to include {…}

Elena Stikhina, Alfred Walker & Wallis Giunta Headline Boston Lyric Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring productions that span three centuries of opera. The upcoming season will mark General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson’s 10th season with the company. According to the press release, BLO aims to focus on works that “reflect the highs and lows of power and politics,” while “bringing passionate opera installations to new neighborhoods, and {…}

Ewa Płonka, Laquita Mitchell Highlight Virginia Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Virginia Opera has announced its 45th-anniversary season, which will include four main stage productions spanning three centuries of operatic works. Artistic Director Adam Turner will preside over the musical direction for all four productions of the 2019-20 season. The season will start off with Lillian Groag’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca,” part of VO’s ongoing series, “The Puccini Cycle.” The production {…}