A Heroic Tenor’s Journey – How Zoran Todorovich Continually Reshaped His Vocal Technique To Conquer Some of Opera’s Most Challenging Roles

(Provided by Zoran Todorovich ) Zoran Todorovich was never going to be an opera star. The tenor, who was born in 1961 during golden years of former Yugoslavia, grew up with a non-musical family. “I was very happy to have wonderful parents and to grow up in a family full of love,” he told OperaWire in a recent interview. “Growing {…}

Adela Zaharia, Linda Watson & Karine Babajanyan Lead Deutsche Oper Am Rhein’s 2018-19 Seson

The Deutsche Oper am Rhein has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring 10 new productions and a number of rising stars. The season will also include a number of opera favorites, rarely performed works, and modern masterpieces. Here is a look. Premieres Suzanne Andrade and Esme Appleton direct a new double bill featuring Stravinsky’s “Petrushka” and Ravel’s “L’Enfant et Les Sortileges.” Tiago Alexandre Fonseca, Pauliina {…}

Iréne Theorin, Zoran Todorovich & Corinne Winters Headline Opera Vlaanderen’s 2018-19 Season

Opera Vlaanderen and Ballet has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of rarely performed works and repertoire staples. There will also be a world premiere and a number of concerts. For this season announcement, we have only focused on the vocal events. Productions  Wagner’s “Lohengrin” opens the season with Zoran Todorovich in the title role. David Alden directs the production {…}

Joseph Calleja, Kristine Opolais & Ramón Vargas Highlight Hamburg State Opera’s 2018-19 Season

The Hamburg State Opera has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of international singers and six new productions. Here is a look at what’s in store for operalovers. New Productions  The Hamburg State Opera’s first new production of the season will be “Così fan tutte” with Maria Bengtsson, Stephanie Lauricella, Kartal Karagedik, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, Oleksiy Palchykov, Sylvia Schwartz, and {…}