Bayerische Staatsoper Announces Cast Change for ‘La Cenerentola’

The Bayerische Staatsoper has announced a cast change for its production of “La Cenerentola.” The company said that Teresa Iervolino will perform the title role replacing Vasilisa Berzhanskaya. Iervolino has performed at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Staatsoper Dresden Teatro La Fenice, Oper Frankfurt, Teatro Real de Madrid, Arena di Verona, and Bayerische Staatsoper. She is {…}

Adriana González, Karine Deshayes & David Bizic Highlight Opéra de Toulon’s 2020-21 Season

The Opéra de Toulon in France has announced its 2020-21 season featuring seven productions. Karine Deshayes sings the title role of Rossini’s “Semiramide” alongside Teresa Iervolino, Philippe Talbot, and Mirco Palazzi. George Petrou conducts the concert performances. Performance Dates: Oct. 9 & 11, 2020 Ketevan Kemoklidze sings the title role of Bizet’s “Carmen” with Adriana González, Amadi Lagha, and Andrei {…}

Teresa Iervolino, Jakub Józef Orlinski & Delphine Galou Highlight Festival de Beaune 2020

(Image Source: Festival international d’opéra baroque & romantique Beaune Facebook page) The Festival international d’Opéra Baroque & Romantique Beaune has announced its 2020 program, consisting of seven operas and oratorios, and three vocal works. Operas and Oratorios Mozart and Schikaneder opera “Die Zauberflöte” will showcase Julian Prégardien, Mari Eriksmoen, Sarah Traubel, Andreas Wolf, Elena Galitskaya, Jan Martinik, Maxime Melnik, Norma {…}

Thomas Hampson, Michael Mayes & Angela Meade Lead International Weekend – (11/8-10)

(Credit: Opernhaus Zurich/ Bergen National Opera/Teatro alla Scala) This weekend is filled with unknown repertoire and some masterpieces starring exciting rising stars.  Here are the seven operas we believe you cannot miss. Čert a Káča – Anhaltisches Theater, Germany Dvořák’s rarely performed work gets a new production by Jakob Peters-Messer. The cast is led by Richard Samek and Rita Kapfhammer {…}

Carmela Remigio, Roberta Mantegna & Luca Salsi Headline Teatro La Fenice’s 2019-20 Season

The Teatro La Fenice has announced its 2019-20 season featuring a number of productions and concerts. Opera  Alex Esposito, Piero Pretti, Julian Kim, and Maria Agresta star in Verdi’s “Don Carlo.” Myung-Whun Chung conducts a production by Robert Carsen. Performance Dates: Nov. 24-Dec. 7, 2019 Enrico Calesso conducts a new production of Carlo Collodi’s “Pinocchio.” Gianmaria Aliverta directs the production in a new version with Silvia Frigato {…}