Renée Fleming, Jonas Kaufmann, Sophie Koch, Piotr Beczala, Asmik Grigorian Headline Opera Naples’ Summer Film Series

Opera Naples will be presenting a summer film series starting on July 6, 2022 and running through Oct. 19. The screenings, which will take place at the Wang Opera Center, will kick off with a performance of “Madama Butterfly” from the Teatro alla Scala. The showcase, which is conducted by Riccardo Chailly and stars María José Siri, features the original {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Brian Jagde & Charles Castronovo Lead Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2022-23 Season

The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced its 2022-23 season featuring 10 new productions. Premieres  Benedict Andrews directs Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” with Vladimir Jurowski conducting a cast that includes Louise Alder, Avery Amereau, Konstantin Krimmel, Sebastian Kohlhepp, Sandrine Piau, and Christian Gerhaher. Performance Dates: Oct. 26, 2022-July 17, 2023 Wagner’s “Lohengrin” will be conducted by François-Xavier Roth and directed by film director {…}

Sophie Koch, Anita Hartig, Rosa Feola & Nina Stemme Lead Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse’s 2022-23 Season

The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera and recitals. Here is a look: Opera  The season opens with Dvorák’s “Rusalka” conducted by Frank Beermann and directed by Stefano Poda. The opera stars Anita Hartig, Aleksei Isaev, Piotr Buszewski, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, and Janina Bachle. Performance Dates: Oct. 6-16, 2022 Vannina Santoni, Anaïs Constans, Kévin Amiel, {…}

Nino Machaidze, Enea Scala & Sophie Koch Lead Opéra de Marseille’s 2021-22 Season

France’s Opera de Marseille has announced its 2021-22 season featuring seven operatic productions. Here is a look: The season will open with Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” starring Alexandre Duhamel, Enea Scala, and Angélique Boudeville. Michele Spotti conducts the new production by Louis Désiré. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-20, 2021 Nino Machaidze stars in Rossini’s “Armida” alongside Enea Scala, Matteo Roma, Chuan Wang, {…}

Annette Dasch, Patrizia Ciofi, Ève-Maud Hubeaux & Levente Molnár Lead Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur official website) L’Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur has announced its 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the operatic and vocal performances. Opera “Réunion de Famille” features music and arias from “Akhnaten,” “La Dame blanche,” “Macbeth,” and “Le Voyage dans la lune,” and spotlights the Choeur de l’Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur. Daniele Callegari conducts. Performance date: {…}

Anna Netrebko, Sonya Yoncheva, Sondra Radvanovsky, Roberto Alagna & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Teatro alla Scala’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Michael Cooper / Dario Acosta / Sonya Yoncheva official website / © Gregor Hohenberg / Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Music Entertainment) The Teatro alla Scala in Milan has announced its 2021-22 season, featuring some of the greatest performers in the world. Here is the full slate. Operas Anna Netrebko and Luca Salsi open the season in Verdi‘s “Macbeth” in {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Renée Fleming, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Sarasota Opera’s 2021 Summer Movie Series

Sarasota Opera has announced the initial lineup for its 2021 summer movie series, which brings filmed performances of opera, orchestral, and musical theatre productions worldwide to the Sarasota Opera House. First among the opera selections will be Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier,” on June 6. This production was staged at the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany. Director Herbert Wernicke and conductor Christian Thielemann {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Michael Spyres, Ramón Vargas, Karine Deshayes, Sophie Koch Headline Théâtre Capitole de Toulouse’s 2021-22 Season

The Théâtre Capitole de Toulouse has announced its 2021-22 season. It all kicks off with a production of “La Gioconda” starring Béatrice Uria-Monzon, René Morloc, Marco Spotti, Varduhi Abrahayman, Ramón Vargas, and Pierrre-Yves Pruvot. Roberto Rizzi-Brignoli conducts a production by Olivier Py. Performance Dates: Sept. 24-Oct. 3, 2021 Michel Fau will direct “Wozzeck” which stars Stéphane Degout, Sophie Koch, Nikolai {…}