Sir Simon Keenlyside, Eva-Maria Westbroek & Enea Scala Lead La Monnaie’s Updated 2020-21 Season

(Credits: Opéra National de Paris official website / © Fazil Berisha / Simon Pauly) La Monnaie has announced an updated 2020-21 season that is expected to begin in February. Here is the look. Opera A semi-staged version of Mozart’s Opera “Der Schauspieldirektor” will feature Mieke de Groote, Achille Ridolfi, Dietrich Henschel, Marie-Aurore D’Awans, Nadine Baboy, Hervé Loka Sombo, Lenneke Ruiten, {…}

Staatsoper Berlin Announces Cancelations & Changes to 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Staatsoper unter der Linden Facebook page) The Staatsoper unter der Linden in Berlin has announced changes to its 2020-21 season. The productions of Verdi’s “Macbeth,” Wagner’s “Tannhäuser,” and Britten’s “The Turn of The Screw” have been canceled, per an official press release. Instead, the opera house will offer three presentations of the gala concert “Viva Verdi!,” on Oct. 4, {…}

Tom Randle, Hilary Summers & Andrew Watts Lead Dartington International Summer School & Festival’s 2019 Season

Dartington International Summer School & Festival has announced its 2019 concert program. The festival will take place from July 27 – August 24, 2019. In her fifth and final year as Artistic Director, Joanna MacGregor “is gifting Dartington audiences a personal and intimate series of performances” featuring composers and music that she has found “profoundly influential.” For the purposes of {…}