Elsa Dreisig, Nadine Sierra & Riccardo Fassi Lead Livestream of ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ From Staatsoper Berlin

(Credits: Simon Fowler / Staatsoper unter der Linden official website / Nicola Allegri) The Staatsoper unter der Linden has announced that it will live stream the premiere of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.” The opera will star Elsa Dreisig in the role of Countess Almaviva, Gyula Orendt as Count Almaviva, Nadine Sierra in the role of Susanna, Emily D’Angelo as {…}

Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Alagna, Joyce DiDonato, René Pape, Plácido Domingo Headline Week 21 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 21st week of its nightly streams. This week’s slates will feature a number of notable artists as well as performances dating between 1992 through 2020. Monday, August 3 – Mozart’s The Magic Flute Starring Ying Huang, Erika Miklósa, Matthew Polenzani, Nathan Gunn, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From December 30, 2006. Tuesday, August {…}

René Pape, Olga Peretyatko, & Sonya Yoncheva Highlight Staatsoper Unter Den Linden’s 2020-21 Season

The Staatsoper Unter Den Linden has announced its 2020-21 season, which features eight new productions and numerous revivals. Premieres Barbara Wysocka directs Francesconi’s “Quartett” with Daniel Barenboim conducting  Mojca Erdmann and Thomas Oliemanns. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-18, 2020 Mozart’s “Mitridate, Re di Ponto”  is set to be conducted by Marc Minkowski and directed by Satoshi Miyagi. Pene Pati, Julie Fuchs, {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2016-17 Season Preview: ‘Idomeneo’s’ Rich History At Met Opera Features Pavarotti & Plácido Domingo

This Monday, March 6, Mozart’s “Idomeneo” returns to the Metropolitan Opera for a run featuring some of the world’s greatest singers. “Idomeneo” is one of the rare Mozart operas that only gets a look every once in a while. It was the composer’s 13th work for the operatic stage and came right before the ever popular “Abduction from the Seraglio.” {…}