The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2024 Festival Season

The Glimmerglass Festival released the details of its 2024 Festival season, titled “Identity & Illusion.” Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” stars Craig Irvin, Christian Mark Gibbs, and Elizabeth Sutphen in their Glimmerglass debuts. They are joined by returning member Eve Gigliotti, and the 2024 Young Artists Joshua Thomas, Tshilidzi Ndou, Saane Halaholo, Alexandra Sanchez, and Emma Sucato. Joseph {…}

Karen Chia-Ling Ho, Levy Sekgapane & Sydney Mancasola Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Boston Lyric Opera has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four productions. The Boston Lyric Opera opens with Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” featuring Karen Chia-Ling Ho, Alice Chung, Dominick Chenes, and Troy Cook. David Angus conducts the opera in a production by Phil Chan. Performance Dates: Sept. 14-24, 2023 David Angus conducts Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” in a production by Dawn M. Simmons. {…}

Lawrence Brownlee, Daniela Mack & Brandie Sutton Lead Opera Philadelphia’s 2022-23 Season

Opera Philadelphia has announced its 2022-23 season which will see the return of the season-opening Festival O. Festival O22 (Sept. 21-Oct. 2) The season will open with Rossini’s “Otello” starring Opera Philadelphia Artistic Advisor Lawrence Brownlee as Rodrigo. He is joined by fellow tenors Khanyiso Gwenxane in the title role and Alek Shrader as Iago, with mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack as Desdemona. {…}

Kate Aldrich, Rafael Davila & Edward Parks Lead Opera Colorado’s 2021-22 Season

Opera Colorado has announced its 2021-22 season featuring three productions and a number of international stars. Puccini’s “Tosca” opens the season with Melissa Citro, Rafael Davila, and Luis Ledesma. Ari Pelto conducts the masterwork. Performance Dates: Nov. 6-14, 2021 Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell’s “The Shining” will be directed by Eric Simonson. Edward Parks, Kelly Kaduce, Kevin Deas, Vale Rideout, {…}