Watch Lyric Opera of Chicago ‘Verdi Voices’ Concert Featuring Russell Thomas & Tamara Wilson

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced that it will be streaming the Verdi Voices Concert for free. The concert, which started streaming on June 29, 2022, starred tenor Russell Thomas and soprano Tamara Wilson. Conductor Enrique Mazzola led the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s orchestra. The showcase features arias from “Don Carlo,” “Simon Boccanegra,” as well as duets from “Aida” {…}

Liv Redpath, Tamara Wilson, Eric Owens, Julia Bullock, Lucy Crowe Headline The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2022-23 Season

(Credit: Julia Wesely) The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal and operatic performances. The season opens with Mahler’s Second Symphony conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. Lauren Snouffer and Marie-Nicole Lemieux will be the soloists. Performance Dates: Sept. 29 & 30, 2022 John Adams will conduct a performance of his {…}

Angel Blue, Sasha Cooke, Isabel Leonard & Nahuel di Pierro Highlight Houston Grand Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2022–23 season featuring operatic productions. Here is a look. Verdi’s “La Traviata” opens the season with Angel Blue and Cecilia Violetta López sharing the title role. They are joined by Bryan Hymel, Ricardo Garcia, Andrei Kymach, and Anthony Clark Evans. Matthew Aucoin conducts the production by Arin Arbus. Performance Dates: Oct. 21-Nov. 8, 2022 Dame Ethel Smyth’s {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Sondra Radvanovsky, Anna Netrebko & Renée Fleming Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring seven new productions. Here is a breakdown of the season. New Productions Sir. David McVicar directs a new production of Cherubini’s “Medea” with Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. The cast will be rounded out by Janai Brugger, Ekaterina Gubanova, Matthew Polenzani, and Michele Pertusi. Carlo Rizzi conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. {…}

Renée Fleming, J’Nai Bridges, Lawrence Brownlee & Joshua Guerrero Headline Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2022-23 Season

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced its 2022-23 season featuring two newly-commissioned world premieres, three premieres of works never before seen on Lyric’s stage, and a host of classic favorites. Here is a look. Russell Thomas sings the title role in Verdi’s “Ernani.” He is joined by Tamara Wilson, Quinn Kelsey, and Christian Van Horn. Enrique Mazzola conducts the production by Louisa {…}