Davóne Tines, Nicky Spence, Ella Taylor Headline ‘Classical Pride’ At Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall will present “Classical Pride” on July 7, 2023. The event, which will be presented in partnership with ViiV Healthcare and GAY TIMES, will be curated by conductor Oliver Zeffman, who also conceived of the idea. The showcase will feature works by Bernstein, Poulenc, Julian Anderson, Caroline Shaw, and Tchaikovsky with such artists as Pavel Kolesnikov, Samson Tsoy, Davóne Tines, {…}

Joyce El-Khoury, Ekaterina Siurina & Michele Pertusi Lead New National Theatre Tokyo’s 2023-24 Season

The New National Theatre Tokyo has announced the programming for its 2023-24 season. The season will open with a new production of Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” presented with Ravel’s “L’Enfant et les Sortileges.” This double bill will be led by conductor Numajiri Ryusuke and director Aguni Jun, with a cast featuring Chiara Isotton, Marianna Pizzolato, Chloe Briot, and Saito Junko. Performance {…}

Vallejo Center for the Arts to Present ‘Tchaikovsky’s Star-Crossed Lovers’ Concert

On January 14, 2023, the Vallejo Center for the Arts will present a one-night performance of “Tchaikovsky’s Star-Crossed Lovers” at the historic Empress Theatre. Grammy Award-Winning conductor Thomas Conlin will lead the Vallejo Festival Orchestra with featured soloists soprano Sarah Tucker and baritone Michael Adams. The program celebrates some of Tchaikovsky’s most poignant works, with selections from “Romeo et Juliette,” {…}

Asmik Grigorian to Headline First-Ever Performance of ‘The Enchantress’ at Oper Frankfurt

Oper Frankfurt is set to present the first-ever performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Enchantress” on Dec. 4, 2022. Headlining the new production will be soprano Asmik Grigorian as Natasia. She is joined by a cast starring Iain Macneil as the Prince, Claudia Mahnke as the Princess, alexander Mikhailov, Frederic Jose, Zanda Svede, and Bozidar Smiljanic, among others. The opera, which Tchaikovsky {…}