Anna Netrebko, Lisette Oropesa, Asmik Grigorian, Nicholas Brownlee, Juan Diego Flórez & Joyce DiDonato Lead Palau de Les Arts’ 2024-25 Season

Palau de les Arts in Valencia has announced its 2024-25 season. Opera Gorges Ocloo’s “The Golden Stool” will star Nobulumko Mngxekeza-Nziramasanga and Nonkululeko Nkwinti. Performance Dates: Sept. 19, 2024 Lisette Oropesa sings the title role of Massenet’s “Manon” with Carles Pachon and Charles Castronovo. James Gaffigan conducts the production by Vincent Huguet. Performance Dates: Oct. 3-15, 2024 Elena Stikhina, Piero {…}

Christine Goerke, Sasha Cooke & Simon Keenlyside Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The LA Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Gustavo Dudamel opens the season with Lang Lang and Gustavo Castillo performing the music of Ginastera and Rachmaninoff. Performance Date: Oct. 1, 2024 Gustavo Dudamel conducts the music of Gabriela Ortiz and Mendelssohn alongside Alisa Weilerstein and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Performance Dates: {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Simon Keenlyside & Andrè Schuen Lead Salzburg Easter Festival’s 2025 Season

The Salzburg Easter Festival has announced its 2025 season. Modest Mussorgsky’s “Khovanshchina” will be directed by Simon McBurney and will showcase the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. It will be presented in a version of the unfinished work based solely on the testimonies left behind by Mussorgsky. Performance Dates: TBA Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. {…}

Simon Keenlyside, Christine Goerke & Elsa Benoit Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2024-25 Season

The LA Philharmonic has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Zubin Mehta will conduct Schoenberg’s “Gurrelieder” with Christine Goerke, Brandon Jovanovich, Violeta Urmana, and Gerhard Siegel. Performance Date: Dec. 13 & 15, 2024 Gustavo Dudamel and Simon Keenlyside perform in an all-Mayler program that includes Blumine, Symphony No. 10: Adagio, and Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Performance Dates: Feb. 20-23, {…}

Natalie Dessay, Adriana González, Marina Viotti & Simon Keenlyside Lead LIFE Victoria’s 2023-24 Season

LIFE Victoria has announced its 2023-24 season celebrating Victoria de Los Angeles’ centenary. Natalia Labourdette, Laurence Kilsby, and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Milan Perišić and Quimey Urquiaga. Performance Date: Oct. 3, 2023 Siobhan Stagg and Kunal Lahiry perform alongside LIFE New Artists Inés López and Jesús López Blanco. The program includes music by Ravel, Duparc, Fauré, Canteloube, {…}

Simon Keenlyside Stars in Cleveland Orchestra’s 2023 International Tour

Credit: Official Website The Cleveland Orchestra and baritone Simon Keenlyside led by Music Director Franz Welser-Möst will begin their international tour this October. The group will perform five concerts throughout Austria and Israel. This will be Cleveland Orchestra’s Israel debut and the first American orchestra to visit the country since 2018. The musicians and staff will work with local students, {…}

Lisette Oropesa, Gregory Kunde, Anna Pirozzi & Karita Mattila Lead Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s 2023-24 Season

The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has announced its 2023-24 season. The season opens with Botio’s “Mefistofele” with Simon Stone directing. Michele Mariotti conducts a cast that includes John Relyea, Maria Agresta, and Joshua Guerrero. Performance Dates: Nov. 27-Dec. 5, 2023 Michele Mariotti conducts Puccini’s “Tosca” with Anna Pirozzi, Vittorio Grigolo, and Erwin Schrott. Performance Dates: Dec.9-14, 2023 Damiano Michieletto directs Mozart’s “Die {…}

Jessica Pratt, Rosa Feola, Corinne Winters & Erwin Schrott Lead Opéra de Liege’s 2023-24 Season

Belgium’s Opera de Liege has announced its 2023-24 season featuring youth opera, opera, and concerts. Fabio Biondi conducts Mozart’s “Idomeneo” with Giorgio Berrugi, Annalisa Stroppa, Maria Grazia Schiavo, Nino Machaidze, and Riccardo Della Sciucca. Jean-Louis Grinda directs. Performance Dates: Sept. 19-28, 2023 Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” is set to star Ruzil Gatin, Pablo Ruiz, Aya Wakizono, Chiara Tirotta, Vittorio Prato, {…}