Marina Rebeka, Carmela Remigio, Francesco Meli & Maria Josè Siri Lead Teatro Carlo Felice’s 2022-23 Season

The Teatro Carlo Felice has announced its 2022-23 Season. Opera Berlioz’s “Béatrice et Bénedict” is set to star Julien Behr, Giorgio Misseri, Benedetta Torre, Francesca Benitez, Cecilia Molinari, and Sofia Koberidze. Donato Renzetti conducts the production by Damiano Michieletto. Performance Dates: Oct. 28-Nov. 6, 2022 Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” is set to star Filippo Maria Romano, Giovanni Romeo, Hongni Wu, Laura Verrecchia, {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Ailyn Pérez, Olga Peretyatko & Benjamin Bernheim Lead Staatsoper Hamburg’s 2021-22 Season

(Credit: Christoph Köstlin/Javier del Real/Chris Singer) (Artcle In collaboration with Dejan Vukosavljevic) The Staatsoper Hamburg has announced its 2021-22 Season featuring new productions, revivals and Opera Stabile. Here is a look at what audiences can expect. Premieres Bernhard Lang’s “Playing Trump” will star Donatienne Michel-Dansac. Performance Dates: August 20-25, 2021 Daniele Finzi Pasca directs a new production of Offenbach’s “Les {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky & Saioa Hernández Step into ‘Un Ballo In Maschera’ at Teatro Real

(Credits: Michael Cooper / Lourdes Balduque / The Israeli Opera official website / Silvia Beltrami – Mezzosoprano Facebook Page) Russian soprano Tatiana Serjan has cancelled performances as Amelia in Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” at the Teatro Real. Per the official statement on the company’s website, the Russian soprano has withdrawn from the production due to illness. Sondra Radvanovsky, Saioa {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky, Michael Fabiano, Lead Teatro Real’s 2020-21 Season

The Teatro Real de Madrid has announced the 2020-21 season featuring premieres, new productions and some of the greatest stars in the world. Opera  Nicola Luisotti and Lorenzo Passerini conduct a production of Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera“ directed by Gianmaria Aliverta. The production stars Michael Fabiano and Ramón Vargas as Riccardo, Anna Pirozzi and Tatiana Serjan as Amelia, Artur {…}

Plácido Domingo, Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Angela Gheorghiu, Dmitri Hvorostovsky Headline Vienna State Opera’s Star-Studded Streaming Slate for June 2020

(Credit: Gregor Hohenberg / Marius Baragan / Pavel Vaan & Leonid Semenyuk) The Vienna State Opera has announced its streaming slate for the month of June. Here is a rundown of the opera performances audiences can check on the company’s official website. June 1 – Die Frau Ohne Schatten Performance of Oct. 18, 2019 starring Stephen Gould, Camilla Nylund, Mihoko {…}

Riccardo Muti, Francesco Meli & Luca Salsi Headline Teatro dell’Opera di Roma’s Verdi Streams

(Credit: Silvia Lelli) The Teatro dell’Opera di Roma has teamed RMMUSIC ( to showcase three Verdi operas. The works, which are all conducted by Riccardo Muti, will be available to stream for two months on the company’s Youtube page and Riccardo Muti’s official website. Here is a look. The presentation will be “Simon Boccanegra“ from the 2012-13 season. The production {…}

Anna Caterina Antonacci, Roberto Alagna & Aleksandra Kurzak Lead International Weekend – (1025-27)

(Credit: Teatro Comunale di Bologna/Vincent Pontet-Opera de Paris) This week, four rarely performed works get stagings and concert performances with formidable casts that should not be missed. There are also some classics with all-stars casts that make them unmissable. Macbeth – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria Plácido Domingo returns to the Vienna stage amidst sexual misconduct allegations to sing the title role {…}

Barbara Frittoli, Leo Nucci & Maria Josè Siri Highlight Teatro Carlo Felice’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro Carlo Felice has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of great stars and new productions. Giuseppe Talamo stars in the title role of Enjott Schneider’s “Marco Polo” with a cast that includes Xiaotong Cao,  Yunpeng Wang, Ying Liu, Haojiang Tian, Kejia Xiong, Enrico Rinaldo, Davide Bartolucci, and Xu Shuai. Muhai Tang conducts Kasper Holten’s production. Performance Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2019 Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” returns with {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Diana Damrau & Jonas Kaufmann Headline Baden-Baden Festival’s 2019-20 Season

The Baden-Baden Festival has announced its 2019-20 season with a number of great performers and concerts. For this article, we have only concentrated on vocal and opera events. here is a look. Fall Festival  John Neumeier directs Gluck’s “Orfeo et Eurydice” with Alessandro de Marchi conducting. Performance Dates: Sept. 27-19, 2019 Dorothee Mields sings a program centered on Der Orpheus-Mythos {…}