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Nadine Sierra, a dramatic wedding!

From 19 April to 14 May 2024, the marvellous soprano Nadine Sierra finds herself in the midst of drama when she returns to the iconic role of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in Katie Mitchell‘s heart-rending and profound staging at London’s Royal Opera House – Covent Garden. Her partner is the superb Xabier Anduaga and Ioan […]

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Don Pasquale, the new Saint-Nicolas in Nancy!

Between Saint-Nicolas and Christmas, the Opéra national de Lorraine has chosen to bring a smile to the face of the world by programming Donizetti‘s joyous Don Pasquale from 15 to 23 December 2023. Tim Sheader‘s new production, with musical direction by Giulio Cilona, features a colourful cast. The great Lucio Gallo in the title role […]

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The Italians are back in force at the Chorégies d’Orange

Two staged operas, a ballet, a film-concert, a recital, two beautiful concerts and Beethoven’s Missa solemnis, the 2022 season of the Chorégies d’Orange has been unveiled with many highlights. Cancelled last season, the Verdi concert with La Scala de Milano will take conducted by the expert Riccardo Chailly. The opera is back in force with […]

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Not Speranza Scappucci but Renato Balsadonna

While she was preparing to conduct Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège (from 19 to 30 November 2021) in a production by the late Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, the beloved conductor Speranza Scappucci, who is due to undergo surgery, will be replaced by Renato Balsadonna. In addition to a Wagner/Strauss concert […]