Canadian Opera Company Leads Dora Awards Nominations

The Dora Award nominations have been announced with the Canadian Opera leading the way. In the Outstanding Production category, the Canadian Opera’s production of “La Bohème,” “Hadrian,” “Otello,” and “Eugene Onegin” are nominated alongside “Kopernikus” for the Against the Grain Theatre. Meanwhile, in the Outstanding Performance by an Individual category,  Angel Blue, Ambur Braid, Gerald Finley, Thomas Hampson, Tamara Wilson, {…}

Ailyn Perez, Tamara Wilson & Emily D’Angelo Headline Santa Fe Opera’s 2020 Season

The Santa Fe Opera has announced its highly anticipated 2020 season featuring a number of unique new productions, role debuts, and one world premiere. Emily D’Angelo, Jack Swanson, and Audun Iverson highlight Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Corrado Rovaris conducting. Scott Conner and Kevin Burdette round out the cast. Performance Dates: July 3-August 29, 2020 Eric Ferring. Joelle Harvey, {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Preview: Anna Netrebko, Sondra Radvanovsky & The Numerous Casts For ‘Aida’

There will be 14 performances of Verdi’s “Aida” at the Metropolitan Opera during the 2018-19 season spanning from September through March. On the surface, 14 performances might not really be all that much, except when one considers that there will be what ultimately amounts to two very different casts with variations spread across three different periods of the season. So {…}

Leah Crocetto, Lawrence Brownlee & Ailyn Pérez To Be Featured In LA Philharmonic’s 2018-19 Season

The LA Philharmonic has announced its 2018-19 season featuring some of the greatest stars in the world. For this season announcement, we will solely concentrate on the operatic and vocal events. Take a look. Baroque  The LA Phil kicks off its baroque series with “L’arpeggiata” featuring musical director Christina Pluhar, soprano Céline Scheen, male soprano Vincenzo Capezzuto, and dancer Anna Dego. The concert will {…}