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Massenet’s Manon with Piotr Beczala in Zurich

A new production is highly expected at the Oper Zurich. From April 7, 2019, Massenet’s other masterpiece Manon will be directed by Floris Visser and conducted by Marco Armiliato. But the most thrilling is certainly the cast with the great tenor Piotr Beczala who a great Werther as Des Grieux and an ideal as the […]

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Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30th in Paris

He has just triumphed in Toulouse with his production of Strausss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, director and great actor Michel Fau is back at the Paris’ Opera Comique.After the perfect production of Ciboulette, he is now directing Adolphe Adam’s Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30, 2019. This opera-comic is an iconic opera particularly famous for […]

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Roberto Alagna and Anita Rachvelishvili to perform Bizet’s Carmen

He is triumphing at the Paris National Opéra as Otello, the demanding role in Verdi’s masterpiece, Roberto Alagna will be back in Bastille to perform as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen, one of his leading roles. The beautiful gypsy will be embodied by the exceptional mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili. Performances are from April 11 to 20, […]

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Anne Sofie Von Otter returns to Brussel’s La Monnaie

Songs: On March 18, 2019, the great recitalist Anne Sofie Von Otter returns to Brussel’s La Monnaie where she joins Bengt Forsberg and Pekka Kuusisto, her longtime partners to perform classic songs from Haydn, Schubert, Sibelius Korngold, Vaughan Williams and more contemporary with Britten, Tippett and especially Rufus Wainwright.

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The famous record company DECCA celebrates its 90th anniversary

Happy Birthday! In 2019, the famous record company DECCA celebrates its 90th anniversary. On this special occasion, Lise Davidsen, the Norwegian soprano of the 2015 Operalia Contest laureate and revelation of the Festival d’Aix 2018 (in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos) will release a CD Wagner & Strauss with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. […]

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Ambrogio Maestri performs Falstaff at the Met

Falstaff: Ambrogio Maestri, the famous Italian baritone known as the best Falstaff of his generation once again wears the clothes of Verdi’s hero from 22 February 2019 at the New York Metropolitan Opera in Robert Carsen’s production.

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Weber’s Der Freischütz at the Grand Théâtre de Provence

Event: The Grand Théâtre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence performs on 7 and 8 March 2019 the romantic opera masterpiece, Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz. Laurence Equilbey conducts her Insula Orchestra this production by Clément Debailleul and Raphaël Navarro for Compagnie 14:20 with Tuomas Katajala, Johanni van Oostrum, Chiara Skerath and Vladimir Baykov in the […]

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