Francesco Meli, Vanessa Goikoetxea & Sara Blanch Lead Maggio Musicale’s 2024 Season

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino has announced its 2024 season and its 86th annual festival. Here is a look at the opera and vocal performances. Nikolas Nägele conducts Grieg’s “Peer Gynt” with Aitana Sanz-Pérez, Sandro Lombardi, Elena Ghiaurov, and Annibale Pavone. Performance Date: Jan. 15 & 16, 2024 Giuseppe La Malfa conducts “La Principessa di Gelo” in a production by Manu Lalli. The production will {…}

Donizetti Opera Festival Announces 2023 Season

The Donizetti Opera Festival has announced the titles for the 2023 season. The festival noted that it will present its annual “LUOpeRave” which will use Donizetti’s music in electronic form. The festival will present “Il diluvio universal” with Music Director Riccardo Frizza conducting the rarely performed work. The cast will include Nahuel Di Pierro, Nicolò Donini, Davide Zaccherini, Eduardo Martínez, Sabrina Gárdez, {…}

Berna Perles, Pablo Martínez & Vanessa Goikoetxea Lead Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga’s 2022-23 Season

The Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga has announced its 2022-23 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. José María Moreno conducts a program of music by Roldan, Strauss, and Mussorgsky with soloist Vanessa Goikoetxea. Performance Dates: Sept. 15 & 16, 2022 José María Moreno conducts an opera gala with music by Verdi, Rossini, Offenbach, Dvorak, Mozart, Barbieri, Sorozábal, Moreno Torroba, {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Angela Meade, Roberto Alagna & Xabier Anduaga Lead Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña’s 2022 Season

The Amigos de la Ópera de A Coruña has announced its 2022 season featuring recitals, operas and concerts. Asmik Grigorian and Lukas Geniusas perform at the Teatro Rosalía de Castro. Performance Date: Sept. 1, 2022 Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” will be performed in concert by Angela Meade, Alejandro Roy, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Luiz-Ottavio Faria, Luis Cansino, and Borja Quiza. Guiseppe {…}

Xabier Anduaga, Joyce El-Khoury, Anna Pirozzi & Jessica Pratt Lead Bilbao Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Bilbao Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring Jessica Pratt, Xabier Anduaga, Andrzej Filończyk, and Manuel Fuentes star in Bellini’s “I Puritani” in a production by Emilio Sagi and Giacomo Sagripanti conducts the Euskadiko Orkestra. Performance Dates: Oct. 15-24, 2022 Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena” is set to star Joyce El-Khoury, Silvia Tro Santafé, Marko Mimica, and Celso Albelo. The production {…}

José Bros, Berna Perles, Sara Blanch & Joel Prieto Lead Ópera de Oviedo’s 2022-23 Season

Spain’s Ópera de Oviedo has announced its 2022-23 season celebrating its 75th anniversary The season opens with the world premiere of “La dama del alba” by Luis Vázquez del Fresno. Rubén Díaz conducts a production by Emilio Sagi. The work stars Beatriz Díaz, Berna Perles, Sandra Ferrández, Maite Alberola, Carmen Solís, María Zapata, Luis López Navarro, David Lagares, Alessandra Volpe, {…}