Tamara Wilson, Ryan Speedo Green & Gustavo Dudamel Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

LA Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 season, which will celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary at Disney Hall. Special guest singers join Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil to celebrate iconic protest music by Latina artists with “Canto en resistencia.” Silvana Estrada is the soloist.  Performance Dates: Nov. 9-12, 2023 Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Los Angeles Master Chorale in Salonen’s “Karawane” and {…}

Isabel Leonard, Michael Fabiano, Quinn Kelsey, Kangmin Justin Kim, Jamie Barton Headline Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 Season

Santa Fe Opera has announced its 2022 festival, which will run between July 1 through August 27, 2022. The season will include five new productions, 38 performances, one world premiere, one company premiere, and an international co-production. In sum, there will be 26 artists making their debuts and another 29 returning to the company. It all kicks off with “Carmen,” {…}

Glyndebourne Festival 2021 Review: Tristan und Isolde

(Credit: © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. Photo: Bill Cooper) Glyndebourne’s final production of this year’s festival is a semi-staged realization of Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” conceived by Daniel Dooner and featuring Glyndebourne music director Robin Ticciati in the pit, accompanied by their resident orchestra the London Philharmonic Orchestra. It’s a production that boldly sets out several role debuts, in Simon {…}

Stefan Vinke, Gaston Rivero, Olga Jelínková & Elisabet Strid Lead Oper Leipzig’s 2021-22 Season

Oper Leipzig has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four new productions. Here is a look: New Productions Viktor Ullmann’s “The Fall of the Antichrist” will be conducted by Matthias Foremny and directed by Balázs Kovalik. The production will star Thomas Mohr, Dan Karlström, Kay Stiefermann, Stephan Rügamer, Sebastian Pilgrim, and Martin Petzold. Performance Dates: Sept. 25-Oct. 17, 2021 David Pountney {…}

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 – {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, Diana Damrau, Anja Harteros & Christian Gerhaher Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2021-22 Season

(In collaboration with Dejan Vukosavljevic) The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2021-22 season featuring new productions and revivals as well as concerts. Here is a look at the new season. Premieres Shostakovich’s “The Nose” will get a new production by Kirill Serebrennikow. Vladimir Jurowski conducts the cast that includes Boris Pinkhasovich, Sergei Leiferkus, Gennady Bezzubenkov, Andrey Popov, Sergey Skorokhodov, Anton Rositskiy, {…}

Angel Blue, Renée Fleming, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anita Rachvelishvilli, Matthew Polenzani Lead Opéra de Paris 2021-22 Season

(Photo Credits: Emma Birski / OnP) Opéra National de Paris has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is the full slate. Operas “The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas” by Marina Abramovic will open the season. The showcase stars Nadezhda Karyazina, Selene Zanetti, Leah Hawkins, Adela Zaharia, Lauren Fagan, Gabriella Reyes, and Hera Hyesang Park. Yoel Gamzou conducts. Performance dates: Sep. 1 {…}