It is a career jump for Elsa Dreisig. For the first time, the Danish-French soprano and 2016 Operalia-winner is performing in Jules Massenet’s 'Manon' at the Zurich Opera House - together with star tenor Piotr Beczala.
It is the most epic and successful musical version of Goethe's masterpiece ‘Faust’.
Written by French composer Gounod, it is currently being staged in London.
The Gershwin brothers had stipulated that their Porgy and Bess musical could only ever be performed by an all-black cast.
Sumptuous opera "La Traviata" charms La Scala with Plácido Domingo and Angel Blue
It's one of the delights of the bel canto-repertoire: Donizetti's opera “Lucia di Lammermoor”. Laurent Pelly creates a dreamlike and mysterious atmosphere at the Vienna Staatsoper . Olga Peretyatko and Juan Diego Flórez incarnate the tragic lovers in this edition of Musica.
Richard Wagner’s The Valkyrie was staged in the United Arab Emirates for the very first time. The performance was part of the Abu Dhabi Classics season, an initiative that brings international musical talent to the emirates.
Musica heads to Salzburg for Mozart Week (Mozartwoche), this year under the direction of tenor Rolando Villazón. The festival opened with the spectecular staging of Thamos, staged by the theatre company La Fura dels Baus.
Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov reimagines 'Les Troyens'
One of Mozart's most beloved operas - The Magic Flute - brings love, enchantment and comedy to Vienna for the festive season
"Verdi's "La Traviata" is showing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York: under the musical direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin and directed by Michael Mayer, Juan Diego Flórez makes his debut as the hapless Alfredo while Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine Violetta.
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It's almost like being there yourself.
Triumph for Chailly and Abdrazakov as audience warms to tale of fall of Rome.
The opera house revived the famous production to mark the fifth anniversary of the director's death.
In her 50th role, the Bulgarian soprano unites with Daniel Barenboim in an unforgettable opera.
The celebrated Peruvian tenor has picked up his guitar again to sing classic songs from his childhood.
The Canadian soprano excels in a role written for her.
The great singer's dedication to promoting rising talent in the world's foremost Opera singing competition enters its 26th year, and the latest edition has revealed an exceptional female voice.
Claudio Monterverdi's Baroque masterpiece L'incoronazione di Poppea explores sexual politics and naked ambition, starring soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role and Kate Lindsey as Emperor Nero, at the Salzburg Festival.
A dark story full of secrets: "The American composer Samuel Barber won for his first opera "Vanessa" the Pulitzer Prize. The masterpiece from the 1950s is now on stage at the Glyndebourne Festival.
The composer's intense, complex masterpiece opened the Munich Opera Festival at the Bavarian State Opera with a stellar cast
"Falstaff" is a Verdi for opera buffs providing a visionary look into the next century. On the stage of the Royal Opera House in London, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel stars as the tragicomical hedonist - in a production by the Canadian Robert Carsen.
Andreas Homoki's production of La Forza del Destino, The Force of Destiny, runs at the Zurich Opera House until the end of June
150 years ago, the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini died. In his honour, Salzburg's Whitsun Festival presented the opera buffa 'L'Italiana in Algeri' amongst other works of his era.
“Die Fledermaus” is the epitome of Viennese operetta. Strauss' lighthearted masterpiece is staged by none other than star tenor Rolando Villazón. At the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, his extravaganza takes us on a journey from the 19th century to the future.
At New York's Met Opera, experienced tenor Plácido Domingo offers a stunning performance in "Luisa Miller" by Verdi, alongside his wonderful prodigy Sonya Yoncheva.
The Monty Python co-founder casts his spell over an extraordinary production of "Benvenuto Cellini"