Laura Wilde, Brandie Sutton & Janai Brugger Lead Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ 2023 Season

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced its 2023 season. The season opens with “Treemonisha,” Scott Joplin’s landmark opera. The work will see an expanded version, reimagined for the modern day with an added prologue and epilogue by composer Damien Sneed and librettist Karen Chilton. Charlotte Brathwaite directs the opera with George Manahan conducting. The cast includes Justin Austin, {…}

Michael Chioldi, Madison Leonard & Scott Hendricks Leads Utah Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring four productions. Ari Pelto conducts Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” production of Tomer Zvulun. Michael Chioldi, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Robert Stahley, and Tichina Vaughn.  Performance Dates: Oct. 8-16, 2022 Stephanie Rhodes Russell conducts Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment.” Michael Shell directs with a cast that includes Madison Leonard, Jack Swanson, and Matthew Burns. Performance Dates: Jan. 14-22, 2023 {…}

Talise Trevigne, Zachary James, Gregory Kunde & Jennifer Johnson Cano Lead Cincinnati Opera’s 2022 Season

The Cincinnati Opera has announced the 2022 Summer Festival which will include two world premieres and new-to-Cincinnati productions. The season will open with Puccini’s “La Bohème” starring Talise Trevigne, Ji-Min Park, Raven McMillon, Rodion Pogossov, André Courville, and Ethan Vincent. Mark Gibson, director of orchestral studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, will conduct. Performance Dates: June 18-25, {…}

J’Nai Bridges, Gordon Hawkins & Deborah Voigt Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2021-22 Season marking a return to live, on-stage opera, and continuation of the company’s on-screen programming throughout the year. Productions  The season will open with Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana“ starring Mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her BLO and role debut as Santuzza. The production will also star Alfred Walker and Sarna Lapine will direct. BLO {…}

Michelle Bradley, Jacquelyn Stucker & Denyce Graves Highlight Atlanta Symphony’s 2021-22 Season

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced the 2021-22 season. For this article, we will only focus on vocal performances. Sir Donald Runnicles and Jacquelyn Stucker perform an evening of music by R. Strauss, Brahms, and Eötvös. Performance Dates: Dec. 2 – 4, 2021 Sir Donald Runnicles conducts Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel“ with Kelley O’Connor, Jacquelyn Stucker, Tichina Vaughn, Stephen Powell, {…}