John Holiday, Will Liverman, Elena Villalón, Kristen Choi to Headline The Dallas Opera’s ‘Flight’

The Dallas Opera will premiere Jonathan Dove and April De Angelis’ “Flight” starting on March 4, 2022. The opera, which is based on the true story that also inspired  Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” will runt through the 12th and stars John Holiday, Abigail Rethwisch, Elena Villalón, Andrew Stenson, Seth Carico, Zachary James, Will Liverman, Deanne Meek, Kristen Choi, and Catherine {…}

Saioa Hernández, Nina Stemme, Brandon Jovanovich, Ève-Maud Hubeaux, Klaus Florian Vogt, Piero Pretti Lead Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Bettina Stöß / Bernd Uhlig) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced all the premieres of its 2021-22 season. Here is a look. The “Best of Carmen” concert will spotlight Valeriia Savinskaia, Arianna Manganello, Elena Tsallagova, Matthew Newlin, Joel Allison, and Ève-Maud Hubeaux in the title role. Daniel Carter conducts a production by Silke Sense. Performance dates: Aug. 21 – {…}

Theater Essen Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring Seth Carico, Hila Fahima & Jessica Muirhead

The Theater Essen has announced its 2021-22 season. The season opens with “Rigoletto,” conducted by Tianyi Lu and directed by Frank Hilbirch. The opera will star Fabián Lara, Ivan Krutikov, and Tamara Banjesevic. Performance Date:  Sept. 12 – Nov. 1, 2021 Next up will be “La Finta Giardiniera” starring Richard Samek, Giulia Montanari, Dmitry Ivanchey, Sophia Brommer, Bettina Ranch, Christina {…}

Seth Carico, Gaston Rivero & Jessica Muirhead Lead Theater Essen’s 2020-21 Season

The Theater Essen in Germany has announced its 2020-21 season featuring six new productions. Premieres Tomáš Netopil conducts a new production of Wagner’s “Tannhäuser.” The new production by Paul-Georg Dittrich stars Daniel Johansson in the title role, Karl-Heinz Lehner, Daniela Köhler, Deirdre Angenent, Heiko Trinsinger, and Albrecht Kludszuweit. Performance Dates: Sept. 26-Dec. 27, 2020 Jessica Muirhead sings the title role {…}

Javier Camarena, Brandon Jovanovich & Piotr Beczala Highlight Deutsche Oper Berlin’s 2020-21 Season

The Deutshce Oper Berlin has announced its 2020-21 season featuring six new productions and a new Ring Cycle. Premieres The season kicks off with “The 7 Deaths of Maria Callas,” which will be directed by Marina Abramovic. Marina Abramovic, Nadezhda Karyazina, Whitney Morrison, Leah Hawkins, Adela Zaharia, Selene Zanetti, Gabriella Reyes, and Mané Galoyan will lead the cast. Performance Dates: {…}

Gregory Kunde, Clémentine Margaine, & Florian Sempey Headline ‘Meyerbeer Month’ at Deutsche Oper Berlin

(Photo Source: Gregory Kunde Tenor Official Webpage) Deutsche Oper Berlin will showcase three operas by Giacomo Meyerbeer, starting on Feb. 2, 2020 and ending on March 8, 2020. The first Meyerbeer opera to take the stage on Feb. 2, 2020 will be “Les Huguenots.” The cast will include Liv Redpath, Seth Carico, Dimitris Tiliakos, Olesya Golovneva, Irene Roberts, Jörg Schörner, {…}

Leonardo Capalbo & Ainhoa Arteta Headline Top 5 Operas To See This Weekend – International

This weekend we look at festivals and numerous seasons coming to a close. There are some rarely performed works and some masterpieces from some up and coming singers. Here is a look! Krol Roger – Oper Frankfurt, Germany Sylvain Cambreling conducts Johannes Erath’s production of Szymanowksi’s monumental work. The production is set to star Łukasz Goliński, Sydney Mancasola, Gerard Schneider, and AJ Glueckert. There will {…}