Opera Philadelphia takes the leap into live opera with The Drama of Tosca

United StatesUnited States Puccini, The Drama of Tosca: Soloists, Opera Philadelphia Chorus & Orchestra / Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, 5.5.2021. (RP)

Quinn Kelsey (Scarpia) and Brian Jagde (Cavaradossi) (c) Dominic M. Mercier

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Karen Slack stars in dwb (driving while black) for UrbanArias

United StatesUnited States Susan Kander, dwb (driving while black): Karen Slack (soprano), Rosanna Butterfield (cellist), Eric Plewinski (percussionist) / Robert Wood (conductor). UrbanArias, Tonal Park Studio, Takoma Park, MD. Premiered on 30.4.2021 and available to stream. (RP)

Scene from dwb (driving while black)
© Sylvester Finch

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A new production of Don Giovanni at Prague’s Estates Theatre offers surprises, charms and thrills

Czech RepublicCzech Republic Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra / Karsten Januschke (conductor). Performed at Národní Divadlo, Estates Theatre, Prague and premiered 24.4.2021 on Czech Television and available for streaming globally until 1.5.2021. (RP)

Pavol Kubáň (Don Giovanni), Jana Sibera (Donna Anna)
and Richard Samek (Don Ottavio) © Jan Pohribný

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New York Philharmonic to open Death of Classical’s third season of The Angel’s Share at Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery

The Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Death of Classical and The Green-Wood Cemetery have announced season three of their acclaimed concert series, The Angel’s Share. The series will offer seven in-person events in the Cemetery and Catacombs, and seven filmed programs broadcast on The WNET Group’s ALL ARTS TV channel and streaming on allarts.org and the ALL ARTS app.

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The Paris Opera announces the appointment of Gustavo Dudamel as its new Music Director

Gustavo Dudamel is the new Music Director of the Paris Opera from August 2021

Gustavo Dudamel © Julien Mignot

L’Opéra national de Paris and its General Manager Alexander Neef have announced the appointment of Gustavo Dudamel as Music Director for six seasons commencing 1 August 2021.

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