Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Janai Brugger & Spencer Britten Lead Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal’s 2023-24 Season

The Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal has announced its 2023-24 season. here is a look at the vocal performances. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Händel’s “Messiah“ with soloists Magali Simard-Galdès, Rose Naggar-Tremblay, Spencer Britten, and Philippe Sly. Performance Dates: Dec. 19 & 20,  2023 Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a concert of music by Poulenc, Boulanger, and Amy Beach. Janai Brugger and Karen Cargill are the soloists. Performance Date: Feb. 3, {…}

Elliot Madore, Lester Lynch & Lauren Margison Lead Edmonton Opera’s 2023-24 Season

Edmonton Opera has announced its 2023-24 season celebrating its 60th anniversary. Opera  The season will open with Bizet’s “Carmen“ featuring mezzo-soprano Rose Naggar-Tremblay in the title role and her company debut. She will be joined by tenor Adam Luther, baritone Lester Lynch, and two Rumbold Vocal Prize winners, soprano Lauren Margison and tenor Spencer Britten. Performance Dates: Oct. 19, 21, {…}

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Anthony Roth Costanzo and 13 Guest Artist Debuts

San Francisco-based Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has announced its exciting 2022-23 season spotlighting rare works by Handel and featuring Anthony Roth Costanzo, along with 13 guest artist debuts. Here’s what’s in store for Bay Area audiences. For this article, only vocal performances are listed. First up is Händel’s oratorio “Theodora,” featuring mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston in her PBO and American debut, soprano {…}

Andreas Schager, Scott Hendricks, Elena Guseva, Maria Barakova & Annalisa Stroppa Lead Bregenz Festival 2022 Season

(Credit: Bregenz Festival official website) The Bregenz Festival has announced its 2022 slate, featuring four operas and international stars. Here is the full slate. Operas Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri” stars Maria Barakova as Isabella, Alberto Comes as Mustafa, Sarah Yang as Elvira, and Spencer Britten as Lindoro. The cast also includes Florence Losseau, Hubert Kowalczyk, and Pierpaolo Martella. Jonathan Brandani {…}

Anna Prohaska, Magdalena Kožená, Max Emanuel Cenčić, Eva Zaïcik & Reinoud Van Mechelen Lead Staatsoper Berlin’s Barocktage 2021

(Credit: Staatsoper Unter den Linden / Marcus Ebener) The Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin has announced its Barocktage. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal works only. Here is a look. Baritone Adam Kutny kicks off the festival with the children opera “Theseus’ Reise in die Unterwelt.” Carolina Nees is the moderator. Performance Dates: Nov. {…}