Eri Nakamura, Anita Hartig, René Barbera, Annette Dasch, Jun Suzuki Headline New National Theatre, Tokyo’s 2021-22 Season

The New National Theatre, Tokyo has announced its 2021-22 season The new season will include 45 performances of 10 operas, including three new productions. The season is the fourth under Artistic Director Kazushi Ono. New Productions Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” will be directed by Jun Aguni and conducted by Maurizio Benini. René Barbera headlines the cast, which will include Aya Wakizono, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Frederick Ballentine, Sonya Yoncheva, Metropolitan Opera At-Home Gala Among Top 10 Operas To Stream This Week

(Credit: Dario Acosta / Vienna State Opera) Let’s kick this off with arguably the most essential streaming from around the opera world that you can engage with this week. Several of opera’s prominent black artists have been very outspoken in recent weeks about the issue of racial injustice that has taken hold of the international conversation, and many others have {…}

Saimir Pirgu, Andrè Schuen Headline New National Theatre, Tokyo’s Streaming Options in June

(Image Source: New National Theatre Tokyo Official Website) The New National Theatre, Tokyo has announced its streaming program for the month of June. It all kicks off on June 5 with Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” with a cast that includes Sava Vemic, Steve Davilim, Yoko Yasui, Masako Hayashi, Andrè Schuen, Kane Kushima, and Tadahir Masujima. Roland Böer conducts. The performance will {…}