Soraya Mafi, Daisy Brown, Robert Hayward & Roland Wood Lead Opera North’s 2024-25 Season

Opera North has announced its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” with Claire Lees, Soraya Mafi, Egor Zhuravskii, Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Anna Dennis, Msimelelo Mbali, Justin Hopkins, Emyr Wyn Jones, Pasquale Orchard, Colin Judson, and Andri Björn Róbertsson. Christoph Koncz, Patrick Lange, and Emilia Hoving share the podium and James Brining directs. Performance Dates: Sept. 27, {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Riccardo Massi, Jennifer France, Soraya Mafi Headline Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, under Chief Conductor Domingo Hindoyan, has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a breakdown of the vocal performances on offer. There will be a performance of Beethoven’s “Mass in C” alongside the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Jennifer France, Claire Barnett-Jones, Oliver Johnston, and Dominic Sedgwick will be the soloists. The performance will also feature music by {…}

Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Karine Deshayes & Jakub Józef Orliński Lead Opéra de Rouen’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie has announced its 2022-23 season featuring a number of productions, concerts and special guests. Here is a look. Opera The season opens with Verdi’s “Rigoletto” starring Sergio Vitale, Rosa Feola, Pene Pati, Agnès Letestu, and Paul Gay. Ben Glassberg conducts the production by Richard Brunel. Performance Dates: Sept. 22-Oct. 2022 “Mon amant de Saint-Jean” will {…}

Kate Lindsey, Natalya Romaniw, Pumeza Matshikiza & Sean Panikkar Lead English National Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The English National Opera has announced its 2021-22 Season featuring new productions of classic and modern masterpieces. Natalya Romaniw, David Junghoon Kim, Roland Wood, and William Thomas star in Puccini’s “Tosca” in a semi-staged production conducted by Richard Farnes. Performance Dates: August 27 & 29, 2021 Carolyn Kuan conducts Glass’ “Satyagraha” with Sean Panikkar, Musa Ngqungwana, William Thomas, Sarah Pring, Felicity Buckland, Gabriella Cassidy, James Cleverton, and Ross Ramgobin. {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Brianna Hunter & Deanna Breiwick Highlight Seattle Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Seattle Opera has announced its 2021-222 season. The season opens with “La Bohème” starring Kang Wang, Yosep Kang, Talise Trevigne, Michael Chioldi, John Moore, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Brandie Sutton, Ashraf Swailam, Federico de Michelis, Eugene Villanueva, Theo Hoffman, and Barry Johnson. Joseph Colaneri conducts. Performance Dates: Oct. 16-30, 2021 Key’mon Murrah, Christopher Ainslie, Sharleen Joynt, Deanna Breiwick, and Shelly Traverse {…}

Karen Cargill, Anne Sofie von Otter, Florian Boesch & Soraya Mafi Lead Edinburgh International Festival Summer Digital Edition

(Credits: Nadine Boyd Photography/Cristina Haldane) The Edinburgh International Festival has announced a virtual program for its 2020 edition. In partnership with Scottish artists and national arts companies, “My Light Shines On” features original performances that have been filmed inside venues such as the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The King’s Theatre, Leith Theatre, The Hub, Usher Hall and The Queen’s Hall. “My {…}

English National Opera Announces Drive-In ‘La Bohème’

The English National Opera has announced its drive-in production of Puccini’s “La Bohème.” The 90-minute version of Puccini’s beloved opera will be led by Natalya Romaniw and Sinéad Campbell-Wallace sharing the role of Mimì and David Butt-Philip and David Junghoon Kim as Rodolfo. The cast will also include Soraya Mafi, Nardus Williams, Matthew Durkan, William Thomas, Jonathan Lemalu, and Benson Wilson. The {…}