Adriana González, Elena Villalón, Pretty Yende, Nino Machaidze, Varduhi Abrahamyan Headline Oper Frankfurt’s 2023-24 Season

Oper Frankfurt has announced its 2023-24 season. New Productions The season will feature Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” in a production by Caterina Panti Liberovici. Simone De Felice conducts. The opera stars Bozidar Smiljanic, Donato Di Stefano, MIkolaj Tabka, Liviu Holender, Pablo Martinez, Brayan Ávila Martínez Martínez, Bianca Tognocchi, and Clara Kim. Performance Date: Sept. 23 – Oct. 15, 2023 Next up {…}

Anna Netrebko, Peter Mattei, Juan Diego Flórez, Regula Mühlemann & Rolando Villazón Lead Philharmonie de Paris’ 2023-24 Season

The Philharmonie de Paris has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal highlights of the season. Klaus Mäkelä conducts Orchestre de Paris with soloists Bertrand Chamayou, Olga Peretyatko, Pavel Petrov, Alexey Markov, and Bertrand Mandico. The program includes music by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff. Performance Dates: Sept. 6 & 7, 2023 Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in {…}

Cecilia Bartoli to Make Wiener Staatsoper Debut With Rossini Mania Series Alongside Opéra de Monte-Carlo & Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco

The Opéra de Monte-Carlo and Les Musiciens du Prince-Monaco are set to appear at the Vienna State Opera as part of the Festival Rossini Mania. Particularly notable about this performance series will be the Vienna State Opera debut of opera star Cecilia Bartoli. “When Bogdan Roščić asked me if I would be interested in accepting a kind of carte blanche {…}

Natalie Dessay, Erin Morley, Benjamin Bernheim & Varduhi Abrahamyan Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux’s 2022-23 Season

The Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its 2022-23 season featuring opera, ballet, concert, and great voices. Opera Paul Daniel conducts Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” with Yoshi Oïda directing. Karah Son, Virginie Verrez, Riccardo Massi, and André Heyboer. Performance Dates: Nov. 10-21, 2022 Roberto González-Monjas conducts Mozart’s Requiem in a production by Stéphane Braunschweig. The cast includes Hélène Carpentier, Fleur Barron, {…}

Anna Pirozzi, Marina Rebeka & Rosa Feola Highlight the 2022 Festival Verdi Season

The XXII Festival Verdi has announced its 2022 programing. Here is a look at what the world-famous festival will offer Verdi lovers. The season opens with a new production of Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino.” Roberto Abbado conducts the 1869 Milano Critical edition with Anna Pirozzi, Gregory Kunde, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Marko Mimica, Roberto de Candia, Annalisa Stroppa, and Andrea Giovannini. {…}

Russell Thomas, Joyce DiDonato, J’Nai Bridges, Pene Pati, Brenda Rae Headline Top 10 Operas to Stream This Week

Operatic masterpieces make up half of the recommendations this week. But there are several unique competitions, recitals, modern operas, and the like on offer. Let’s jump into it. (***Some of these performances may be region-blocked (only accessible to people connected to a network in a specific country). But you can gain access by using a VPN. For find out more, click here. {…}