Jessica Pratt, Francesco Demuro, Nardus Williams, Serena Saenz, Xabier Anduaga Headline International Opera Awards 2022 Program

(Credit: © Bertie Watson/Gemma Escribano) The International Opera Awards has announced the program and performers for its upcoming ceremony on Nov. 28, 2022 at the Teatro Real de Madrid. Jessica Pratt and Francesco Demuro will headline a duet from “I Puritani” with soprano Nardus Williams presenting “Dovo sono” from “Le Nozze di Figaro.” Audiences will also hear soprano Barno Ismatullaeva {…}

Operalia Competition Announces 2022 Semifinalists

The World Operalia Competition has announced the semifinalists for the 2022 edition. The semifinalists in the opera category include Australian mezzo Fleuranne Brockway, US mezzo Maire Therese Carmack, US tenor Anthony Ciaramitaro, Belgian soprano Louise Foor, Armenian soprano Juliana Grigoryan, Korean bass-baritone Jongwon Han, Korean soprano Yewon Han, Finnish soprano Jenni Hietala, Korean bass In-Ho Jeong, US tenor Duke Kim, {…}

Ainhoa Arteta, Ramon Vargas, Ismael Jordi & Saioa Hernández Lead Teatro de la Zarzuela’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro de la Zarzuela has announced its 2022-23 season. Zarzuela  The season opens with “La Celestina” by Felip Pedrell. The concert version will star Ketevan Kemoklidze, Miren Urbieta Vega, Andeka Gorrotxategi, Juan Jesus Rodriguez, Simon Orfila, and Sofia Esparza. Guillermo García Calvo conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 9 & 11, 2022 Barbieri’s “Pan y toros” will be conducted by Guillermo García {…}