Juan Diego Flórez, Anna Netrebko & Nina Stemme To Be Featured In Vienna State Opera’s 2018-19 Season

The Vienna State Opera has announced the 2018-19 season, which is incidentally the company’s 150-anniversary year.  The season will include six new productions, including a world premiere production. Here is a breakdown of what’s to come. New Productions (In Order of Opening) Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” will be the first new production, starting on Oct. 14, 2018. David McVicar directs while {…}

Weekend Preview – International (9/8-10): The Finnish, Dutch and Paris Operas Open New Seasons

This weekend a number of companies open their 2017-18 season featuring some of today’s biggest stars while other companies open new productions. Austria  The Vienna State Opera’s continues its season with “Chowanschtschina” starring Ferruccio Furlanetto, Christopher Ventris, Herbert Lippert, Andrzej Dobber, Ain Anger, and Elena Maximova. The company also presents “Le Nozze di Figaro” with Carlos Álvarez, Dorothea Röschmann, and Adam {…}