Roberta Mantegna, Monica Zanettin & Giovanni Sala Lead Teatro Alighieri’s 2021-22 Season

The Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna in Itay has announced its 2021-22 season featuring Dance and Opera. For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on the operatic performances. The season opens with Haydn’s “L’isola disabitata” with Ensemble Dolce Concento, led by Nicola Valentini with Jacopo Raffaele at the fortepiano performing. The cast will include Giuseppina Bridelli, Anna Maria {…}

LA Opera To Open 2021-22 Season with ‘Il Trovatore’ Following Production Setbacks

On Sept. 18, 2021, LA Opera will open its 2021-22 season with Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” officially making its return to fully-staged productions since March 8, 2020. Renowned Verdi conductor James Conlon will conduct six performances, leading a cast featuring Guanqun Yu as Leonora, tenors Limmie Pulliam and Gregory Kunde sharing the role of Manrico, Raehann Bryce-Davis as Azucena, Vladimir Stoyanov {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Angela Gheorghiu, Sondra Radvanovsky, Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato Lead Royal Opera House’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Dario Acosta / © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical / Angela Gheorghiu official website / Michael Cooper / Kasskara/DG / Chris Singer) The Royal Opera House Covent Garden has announced full details of its exciting 2021-22 season, which will star some of the world’s greatest performers. The Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season and digital program will be announced {…}

Angela Gheorghiu, Nicole Cabell, Bryn Terfel Headline San Francisco Opera’s February Streams

(Photos Provided by San Francisco Opera) San Francisco Opera has announced a new slate of opera streams throughout the month of February. It all kicks off with Verdi’s “La Traviata” in a production from 2014. The opera featured Nicole Cabell, Stephen Costello, and Vladimir Stoyanov. Nicola Luisotti conducted. Streaming Dates: Jan. 30-31, 2021  Brandon Jovanovich stars in Wagner’s “Lohengrin” in {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Diego Torre & Carmen Topciu Lead Opera Australia’s Summer 2021 Season

Opera Australia has announced a three-month COVID-safe season that includes two productions never before performed by the Company. The organization will reduce venue capacities by 50 percent and will implement physically-distanced theater seating, regular cleaning of high-traffic and high-touch areas with hospital-grade disinfectant, and hand sanitizer stations in frequently accessed areas and near bathroom facilities. There will also be COVID-19 {…}

Sofia Opera and Ballet to Present Gala Performance Dedicated to Medics & Police Officers

The Sofia Opera and Ballet in Bulgaria is sending out a special concert dedicated to the medics and police officers who are helping to manage the COVID-19 crisis. The online concert features Vladimir Stoyanov, Radostina Nikolaeva, Martin Iliev, Krasimir Dinev, Gabriela Georgieva, Atanas Mladenov, Boris Spasov, Kiril Manolov, Marianna Zvetkova, stetso Ivanov, Katerina Petrova, Nikolay Petrov, Biser Georgiev, Dimitar Stanchev, {…}