Opera National Du Rhin’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Julie Fuchs, Anne-Catherine Gillet, & Yijie Shi

The Opera National du Rhin’s 2018-19 season has been announced and with it, there are a number of new productions, recitals, and festival programs that will provide a diverse amount of operatic events. Productions  The opera season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” starring Yijie Shi, Leon Kosavic, Marina Viotti, and Carlo Lepore. Michele Gamba conducts the new production {…}

Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, & Jonas Kaufmann To Be Featured At Theatre Des Champs-Élysées 2018-19 Season

The Théâtre Champes-Élysées has announced its 2018-19 season. Let’s break it down Staged Productions  Jérémie Rhorer conducts a new production of Verdi’s “La Traviata” with Deborah Warner directing. Vannina Santoni stars in the title role alongside Saimir Pirgu and Laurent Naouri.  Performance Dates: Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2018 Katie Mitchell directs Strauss’ “Ariadne Auf Naxos” with Camila Nylund and Roberto Sacca. Kate Lindsey and Olga Pudova round out {…}

Danielle De Niese, Sabine Devieilhe & Anna Caterina Antonacci To Be Featured At La Monnaie’s 2018-19 Season

La Monnaie has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring nine operatic productions and concert performances, as well as numerous recitals. As always the season will feature some of today’s greatest stars and rising stars. Here is a look at what the season will offer in vocal events. Operas  “Die Zauberflöte” opens the season in a new production by director Romeo Castellucci {…}

Elina Garanča, Marlis Petersen & René Pape To Be Featured In Wigmore Hall 2018-19 Season

The Wigmore Hall’s 2018-19 Season has been announced with a number of recitals from some of the world’s greatest singers. The season will include a plethora of performances, including chamber music, song, piano, early music, contemporary music, and jazz. For this article, we will concentrate only on the singers. Mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly and Soprano Marlis Petersen will be featured as residents {…}

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 {…}