Rolando Villazón, Bruno de Sá, Véronique Gens, Valer Sabadus, Julia Lezhneva Headline Bayreuth Baroque’s 2023 Season

Bayreuth Baroque has announced its 2023 festival slate. The company announced that it will kick off with Händel’s “Flavio, Re de’ Longobardi.” The opera will be directed by Max Emanuel Cencic and conducted by Benjamin Bayl. It will star Max Emanuel Cencic, Julia Lezhneva, Sreten Manojlovic, Rémy Brès-Feullet, Sonka Runje, and Yuriy Mynenko. Performance Dates: Sept. 7 – 17, 2023 {…}

Bejun Mehta, Sophie Rennert, Francesca Ascioti & Giuseppina Bridelli Headline Innsbruck Festival of Early Music’s 2022 Season

(Credit: Innsbruck Festival of Early Music official website) The Innsbruck Festival of Early Music has announced its 2022 season, featuring three operas and a number of concerts. For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works. Here is a full slate. Operas  Carl Heinrich Graun’s opera “Silla” spotlights Bejun Mehta, Eleonora Bellocci, Valer Sabadus, Roberta Invernizzi, {…}