Eri Nakamura, Anita Hartig, René Barbera, Annette Dasch, Jun Suzuki Headline New National Theatre Tokyo’s 2021-22 Season

The New National Theatre Tokyo has announced its 2021-22 season The new season will include 45 performances of 10 operas, including three new productions. The season is the fourth under Artistic Director Kazushi Ono. New Productions Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” will be directed by Jun Aguni and conducted by Maurizio Benini. René Barbera headlines the cast, which will include Aya Wakizono, {…}

Teatro La Fenice Concludes November Streams with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

The Teatro La Fenice will continue its live stream series by celebrating Beethoven’s 250th anniversary. On Nov. 27, the company will perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony without an audience under the direction of Myung-Whun Chung. The symphony will star soprano Laura Aikin, mezzo-soprano Anke Vondung, tenor Michael Schade, and bass Thomas Johannes Mayer. Marino Moretti will lead la Fenice’s chorus. The {…}

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 {…}

Johan Reuter, Ann Petersen & Gisela Stille Highlight Royal Danish Opera’s 2020-21 Season

The Royal Danish Opera has announced its 2020-21 Season. The theater in Denmark will showcase a number of new productions, revivals, and concerts. New Productions The season opens with Barrie Kosky and Susanne Andrade’s production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.” Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider conducts the production which is set to star Stephen Milling, Nicolai Elsberg, Jacob Skov Andersen, Gert Henning-Jensen, Gina Gloria Tronel, Sofie Elkjær Jensen, Dénise Beck, Simon Duus, Palle {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jennifer Davis & Adriana Gonzalez Lead Top 7 Operas to See This Weekend – International

(Credit: Bayerische Staatsoper) This weekend is all about new productions, role debuts and rarely performed works. Here are seven productions we recommend this weekend. Leonore – Wiener Staatsoper, Austria Tomáš Netopil conducts a new production by Amélie Niermeyer of Beethoven’s only opera. The cast includes Jennifer Davis in her Vienna debut, Katrin Röver, Benjamin Bruns, Falk Struckmann, Thomas Johannes Mayer, {…}