Benjamin Bernheim Asmik Grigorian, Juan Diego Florez, Elīna Garanča & Cecilia Bartoli Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2024 Season

(Credit: © SF / Peter Rigaud) The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2024 Season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Opera Strauss’ “Caprricio” is set to be performed in concert form with Elsa Dreisig and Bo Skovhus as Countess and Count. The cast also includes Sebastian Kohlhepp (Flamand), Konstantin Krimmel (Olivier), Mika Kares (La Roche), Ève-Maud Hubeaux (Clairon), {…}

Asmik Grigorian, Andrè Schuen, Michael Spyres & Renée Fleming Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2023 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2023 season featuring operas, concerts, recitals, and Mozart programs. Opera Raphaël Pichon will conduct Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” in a new production by Martin Kušej. Andrè Schuen, Adriana González, Sabine Devieilhe, Krzysztof Bączyk, and Lea Desandre star. Performance Dates: July 27-August 28, 2023 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed {…}

Arsen Soghomonyan, Hrachuhí Bassénz, Vladislav Sulimsky Headline Bucharest National Opera’s ‘Otello’

The Bucharest National Opera is set to present Verdi’s “Otello” starting on June 8, 2022. The opera will be conducted by Christian Badea and stars Arsen Soghomonyan, Hrachuhí Bassénz, and Vladislav Sulimsky. Soghomonyan will take on the title role. He has appeared at such companies as the Royal Opera House, Bayerische Staatsoper, and Berliner Philharmoniker. Bassénz will interpret Desdemona and has appeared with {…}

Enea Scala, Mane Galoyan, Raffaele Pe & Zuzana Marková Highlight Oper Köln’s 2022-23 Season

The Oper Köln has announced its 2022-23 season featuring nine new productions and five revivals. Here is a look at the operatic productions of the season. Premieres Enea Scala headlines Berlioz’s “Les Troyens” alongside Mirko Roschkowski in a new production by Johannes Erath. The cast also includes Veronica Simeoni, Isabelle Druet, and Marco Spotti. Francois Xavier-Roth conducts. Premiere Date: Sept. {…}

Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Sonya Yoncheva, Anita Rachvelishvili & Lise Davidsen Headline Berlin Philharmonic’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: Dario Acosta / Andrew Eccles/Decca / Javier del Real / Dario Acosta / Ray Burmiston) The Berlin Philharmonic has announced its 2021-22 season, spotlighting some of the world’s greatest performers. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on vocal works. Here is the full slate: The Bundesjugendchor presents works by Brahms, Schumann, di Laso, Harvey, Rihm, and {…}