Varduhi Abrahamyam, Sonya Yoncheva, Anita Rachvelishvili & Ailyn Pérez Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences will get to experience the world premiere recording of a recent opera, two acclaimed productions on DVD, and the debut album for one of today’s rising stars. Let’s have a look. Rhapsody Cecilia Bartoli continues her series ‘Mentored by Bartoli’ series in partnership with Decca Classics. The second album will feature Varduhi Abrahamyan’s debut recording and music {…}

Ermonela Jaho, Yolanda Auyanet & Ángel Òdena Highlight Ópera de Oviedo’s 2021-22 Season

Ópera de Oviedo has announced its 2021-22 season. The Spanish season will open with Verdi’s “Nabucco” featuring Ángel Òdena in the title role, Silvia Dalla Benetta, Antonio Gandía, Simón Orfila, and Theresa Kronthaler. Gianluca Marcianò conducts. Performance Dates: September 2021 The second opera of the season will be Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” with Lucas Macías Navarro conducting and Albert Estany directing {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann & Placido Domingo Highlight Royal Opera’s 2019-20 Season

The Royal Opera House has announced its 2019-20 Season featuring some of the greatest singers in the world in 17 new productions of both ballet and opera. For this article, we will only focus on opera performances. Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” opens the 2019-20 season with Erwin Schrott in the title role alongside Roberto Tagliavini, Malin Byström, Christine Rice. Daniel Behle, Emanuele D’Aguanno, Louise Alder, Lars Woldt, {…}