Thomas Hampson, Maria Teresa Leva, Juan Francisco Gatell & Slávka Zámečníková Lead Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano’s 2024-25 Season

The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Michele Gamba conducts Verdi’s Requiem with Maria Teresa Leva, Deniz Uzun, Giovanni Sala, and Adolfo Corrado. Performance Dates: Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2024 Huandel’s “Messiah” will star Anna Prohaska, Chiara Tirotta, Ilker Arcayürek, and Liviu Holender. Christoph Koncz conducts. Performance Dates: Dec. 13 & 15, 2024 {…}

Sasha Cooke, Ingela Brimberg, Mark S. Doss & Eve-Maud Hubeaux Lead La Monnaie de Munt’s 2024-25 Season

La Monnaie de Munt has announced the 2024-25 season. Opera Wagner’s “Siegfried” will star Magnus Vigilius, Peter Hoare, Gábor Bretz, Scott Hendricks, Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Ingela Brimberg, Nora Gubisch, and Liv Redpath. Alain Altinoglu conducts Pierre Audi’s production. Performance Dates: Sept. 11-Oct. 4, 2024 Kris Defoort’s “The Time of Our Singing ” will star Mark S. Doss, Claron Mcfadden, Simon Bailey, Levy {…}

Melanie Diener & Thomas Hampson Lead the 2024 Waiblingen International Opera Workshop

(Photo credit: Jiyang Chen) The Waiblingen International Opera Workshop aimed at up-and-coming singers from Germany and abroad has announced its 2024 dates. This year, the fifth Waiblingen International Opera Workshop takes place Sept. 15-21, 2024. It is led by Waiblingen native, soprano Melanie Diener and American baritone Thomas Hampson, who initiated the program in 2019. The creative team is completed {…}

Sondra Radvanovsky, Morris Robinson, Rachel Willis-Sørensen & Thomas Hampson Lead National Symphony Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season

The National Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024-25 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances on offer. Eugene Rogers conducts Morris Robinson in a program that includes music by Jessie Montgomery, Aaron Copland, and Carlos Simon. Performance Date: Sept. 14, 2024 Gianandrea Noseda and Rachel Willis-Sørensen join forces for music by Carlos Simon, Strauss, and Beethoven. Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

Eleonora Buratto, Anna Prohaska & Katharina Konradi Lead Baden-Baden Festival’s 2024-25 Season

The Baden-Baden Festival has announced its 2024-25 season. Here are the vocal performances. Mark Elder conducts Richard Wagner’s “Parsifal,” Prelude and Good Friday Music, and “Tristan und Isolde,” Act two. The concert will include soloists Jonas Kaufmann, Camilla Nylund, Sasha Cooke, Christof Fischesser, and Todd Boyce. Performance Date: August 25, 2024 Le Grand Gare Festival  The Singfest with members of the {…}

Kathleen Battle, Thomas Hampson, Matthew Polenzani & Jamie Barton Lead Chamber Society of Lincoln Center’s 2024-25 Season

The Chamber Society of Lincoln Center has announced its 2024-25 season featuring a number of vocal performances. Here is a look. The company will present an Opening Night concert entitled “Haydn’s Suprise” dedicated to Haydn. Soloists include Stephanie Blythe, Michael Stephen Brown, Wu Han, Aaron Boyd, Daniel Phillips, Pinchas Zukerman, Paul Neubauer, David Finckel, Nina Bernat, and the Viano Quartet. {…}

Anna Netrebko, Luca Salsi, Francesco Meli & Ludovic Tézier Lead ‘O Sole Nostro’ Gala

The Wiener Konzerthaus is set to present a gala entitled “O Sole Nostro” on Nov. 11, 2023. The gala will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ristorante Sole and the concert will benefit the St. Anna children’s cancer research. The evening will showcase some of the greatest opera singers in the world including Anna Netrebko, Antonino Siragusa, Boris Pinkhasovich, Camilla Nylund, Clemens Unterreiner, Dmitry Korchak, Fabio Armiliato, {…}

Thomas Hampson & Matthias Goerne Lead Ibermusica’s 2023-24 Season

Madrid’s Ibermusica has announced its 2023-24 season. Here are the vocal performances. Josep Vicent conducts the Orquesta ADDA Sinfónica and Orfeón Donostiarra coro in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Montsalvatge’s “Canto espiritual de Joan Maragall” for chorus and orchestra. Performance Date: Dec. 11, 2023 Brahms’ “German Requiem” will be performed by Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble and Thomas Hengelbrock. The {…}