Ambroisine Bré, Cyril Auvity, Emmanuelle de Negri & Eugénie Lefebvre Lead Cycle Molière at Opéra Royal de Versailles

(Credit: Eric Layarradieu) Opéra Royal de Versailles has announced a Cycle Molière that will be dedicated to 400th anniversary of the birth of Jean-Baptiste Molière. Molière was a French playwright, actor, and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and world literature. His extant works include comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comédie-ballets, and more. For the {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča, Christine Goerke Headline Philharmonie Essen’s 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical /  Jiyang Chen / Chris Singer / Paul Schirnhofer/DG / Opus 3 Artists official website) Philharmonie Essen has announced its 2021-22 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the vocal works only. Christine Goerke and Klaus Florian Vogt perform works by Richard Wagner. Andris Nelsons conducts the Bayreuther Festspielorchester. {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Juan Diego Flórez, Marina Rebeka, Anita Rachvelishvili Lead Wiener Konzerthaus 2021-22 Season

(Credits: © Dario Acosta / © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Classical / © Gregor Hohenberg / Sony Music Entertainment / © Tatiana Vlasova / © Dario Acosta) The Wiener Konzerthaus has announced its 2021-22 season featuring a variety of concerts from some of the world’s greatest performers. For the purpose of this article, we will only focus on the vocal {…}

Franco Fagioli, Chiara Skerath, Lawrence Zazzo & Delphine Galou Highlight Festival de Beaune 2021

(Credits: © Julian Laidig / © Capucine de Chocqueuse / Justin Hyer / Giulia Papetti) The Festival international d’Opéra Baroque & Romantique Beaune has announced its 2021 program, consisting of seven operas and oratorios, and four recitals. The festival will take place from July 9 until July 31, 2021. Operas & Oratorios Mozart‘s rarely performed operatic masterwork “Lucio Silla” will {…}

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Renée Fleming & Christine Goerke Lead San Francisco Symphony’s 2020-21 Season

The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 season which will feature a number of high-profile vocal performances. Esa-Pekka Salonen opens the season with San Francisco Symphony Collaborative Partners reimagining the music of J.S. Bach and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1. Performance Dates: Oct. 2 & 3, 2020 Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Bartók’s Piano Concerto and “Bluebeard’s Castle.” Yefim Bronfman performs the piano concerto {…}

Iréne Theorin, Lise Davidsen & Franz Welser-Möst Highlight Lincoln Center 2020-21 Great Performers Season

Lincoln Center has announced its 2020-21 Great performers Season, featuring number of vocal and orchestral works. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on vocal works only. The season will open with the first event in the series “Symphonic Masters,” featuring soprano Lauren Snouffer, mezzo-soprano Daryl Freedman, tenor Julian Prégardien and bass Peter Kellner in his New York {…}