Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa, Hildegard Behrens Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams to End January 2021

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of nightly streams which will include a number of operas focused on the greatest roles for sopranos as well as its greatest anti-heroes. Here’s a run-down of the two-week slate. Week 45– Leading Ladies: Opera’s Greatest Heroines Monday, January 18 – Bizet’s Carmen Starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar {…}

Liudmyla Monastyrska, Marcelo Álvarez & Alexey Markov Highlight ‘Viva Verdi’ Concert at Staatsoper Berlin

(Credits: IMG Artists official website / Marcelo Álvarez Facebook page / Mariinsky Theatre official website) The Staatsoper unter der Linden has announced the complete list of soloists that will take part in the series of concerts “Viva Verdi” on Oct. 4, 9 & 11, 2020. The string of concert performances comes as a replacement for the fully staged opera “Macbeth” {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Live in HD Preview: Anja Kampe Headlines ‘Der Fliegende Holländer’

The Met Opera’s Live in HD series for the 2019-20 season continues on Saturday, March 14, 2020 with a transmission of Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer.” The broadcast, which kicks off 12:55 p.m. Eastern time, is conducted by Valery Gergiev, who captains a cast that includes Evgeny Nikitin, Anja Kampe, Franz-Josef Selig, David Portillo, Sergey Skorokhodov, and Mihoko Fujimura. Of the {…}

Valery Gergiev & Sergei Skorokhodov to Perform in Bogotá’s Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo

(Credit: Valeri Guérguiev) The Mariinsky Orchestra is set to appear in Bogotá, Colombia at the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo on Monday, March 9, 2020. The orchestra, which will be led by maestro Valery Gergiev, will feature Russian tenor Sergey Skorokhodov and Hungarian violnist Kristóf Baráti as the soloists. The orchestra will perform Debussy’s “Prélude à l’Après-midi d’un faune” {…}

Renée Fleming, Angel Blue & Anna Caterina Antonacci Headline Washington National Opera’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Washington National Opera) The Washington National Opera has announced its 2020–2021 season offering up some ambitious repertoire. The season with WNO’s new production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” Robert Spano makes his WNO debut conducting a cast that includes Elza van den Heever, Brandon Jovanovich, Brian Mulligan, Ryan Speedo Green, Joshua Blue, and Eric Owens. Performance Dates: Oct. 24–Nov. 9, 202o {…}