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 {…}

Lise Davidsen, Benjamin Appl, Magdalena Kožená & Regula Mühlemann Lead Wigmore Hall’s 2023-24 Season

The Wigmore Hall has announced its 2023-24 season headlining some of the greatest recitalists and vocalist in the world. Opera Rara: present Donizetti and Friends with Lawrence Brownlee, Etienne Dupuis, and Carlo Rizzi. Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2023 Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniušas perform Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2023 Ensemble Modern and George Benjamin perform music by {…}

Jennifer Johnston, Miah Persson, Sophie Bevan, Nicky Spence, Roderick Williams Headline Leeds Lieder’s Spring 2023 Program

Leeds Lieder has announced a series of recitals that it will be present this spring in anticipation of its festival, which is set to take place between June 9-17, 2023. Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnston and pianist and Festival Director Joseph Middleton, will showcase music from 20th and 21st century British and American composers. Audiences will hear music by Jonathan Dove, Benjamin {…}

Iestyn Davies, Sophie Bevan, Allan Clayton, Amanda Majeski Headline Barbican’s 2022-23 Season

London’s Barbican Centre has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal showcases. Laurence Cummings leads the Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of Haydn’s “The Seasons” with Sophie Bevan, Benjamin Hulett, and Jonathan Lemalu as the soloists. Performance Date: Oct. 4, 2022 Baritone James Newby and pianist Joseph Middleton perform {…}

Emily D’Angelo, Lucy Crowe, Sophie Bevan, Iestyn Davies & I Fagiolini Headline St. Martin-in-the-Fields Spring 2022 Season

St. Martin-in-the-Fields has announced its Spring 2022 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on soley vocal performances. Soprano Natalya Romaniw and pianist Iain Burnside will initiate the new ENO in the Fields program, a collaboration with the English National Opera. Performance Date: Feb. 12, 2022 I Fagiolini will take on baroque music for multiple choirs {…}

Renée Fleming, Bryn Terfel, Roderick Williams, Shenyang, Sophie Bevan Headline London Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2021-22 Season

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has unveiled its 2021-22 London season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic works. The season kicked off with Tippett’s “The Midsummer Marriage” starring Robert Murray, Sophie Bevan, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Toby Spence. Edward Gardner conducted. Performance Date: Sept. 25, 2021 Next up is “In Bluebeard’s Castle.” The {…}

Sophie Bevan, Elizabeth DeShong, Alek Shrader, Karina Gauvin, Lucy Crowe Headline The English Concert’s Fall 2021 Season

The English Concert has announced the fall portion of its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be on vocal and operatic performances. First up will be Händel’s “Samson” at the London Händel Festival, St. George’s Hanover Square. The showcase will star Stuart Jackson, Sophie Bevan, Paula Murrihy, Matthew Brook, David Shipley, and Rachel Redmond. Harry {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Leona Mitchell, Shirley Verrett Headline Next Month of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next month of nightly streams which focus on a number of unique themes including operas in English, holiday works, and even an entire work dedicated to one of the most iconic artists of all time.  Week 39– In Plain English Monday, December 7 – Thomas Adès’s The Tempest Starring Audrey Luna, Isabel Leonard, Iestyn Davies, Alek Shrader, {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Anna Netrebko, Leontyne Price, Renée Fleming & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Weeks 34, 35, 36, 37 & 38 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next five weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on Baroque to the present, followed by a week of productions conducted by Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a Family Drama Week, and a Stars in Signature Roles week All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30pm and remain available via for 23 {…}