The Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series Line Up

The Canadian Opera Company’s free concert series at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre runs September through May. This article only includes classical vocal works. First up is “Meet the Ensemble Studio.” The company’s artistic development program is comprised of emerging professional Canadian opera artists. Performance Date: September 20, 2023 “Mostly Mozart” is performed by UofT Opera. Performance Date: September 27, 2023 {…}

Samuel Dale Johnson, Hye-Youn Lee & Roland Wood Lead Scottish Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Scottish Opera has announced its 2023-24 season. Opera Samuel Dale Johnson, Simone McIntosh, Anthony Gregory, David Stout, and Dingle Yandell star in Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” Stuart Stratford conducts the production by Sir Thomas Allen. Performance Dates: Oct. 17-Nov. 25, 2023 Jonathan Dive’s “Marx in London” will be conducted by David Parry and directed by Stephen Barlow. The {…}

Adela Zaharia, Michael Weinius, Maria Kataeva & Michael Volle Lead Deutsche Oper Am Rhein’s 2023-24 Season

The Deutsche Oper am Rhein has announced its 2023-24 season. Premieres The first new production of the season will be Wagner’s “Parsifal” with Daniel Frank and Michael Weinius sharing the title role. They are joined by Bogdan Baciu, Luke Stoker, Hans-Peter König, Joachim Goltz, and Sarah Ferede. Axel Kober conducts the production by Michael Thalheimer. Performance Dates: Sept. 17, 2023-April 7, {…}

Simone McIntosh & Mario Rojas Announced Winners of Festival Napa Valley’s New Young Artist Initiative

Festival Napa Valley has announced the launch of the Manetti Shrem Opera Program. The new initiative will nurture the careers of young singers through fully staged opera productions and recitals, a summer vocal conservatory, and a $10,000 Manetti Shrem Prize. The winners of the 2021 Prize include Mario Rojas and Simone McIntosh. “The Manetti Shrem Opera Program enables Festival Napa {…}