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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Blues and Brahms for violinist Randall Goosby’s YCA Encore performance at The Morgan

United StatesUnited States Various: Randall Goosby (violin), Zhu Wang (piano), Gilder Lehrman Hall, The Morgan Library, New York. Viewed on 7.4.2021, and available for streaming on YCA’s Facebook page or YouTube channel. (RP)

Randall Goosby (violin) and Zhu Wang (piano)

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Christoph Loy explores the passion and beauty of Tchaikovsky’s songs for Oper Frankfurt

GermanyGermany Tchaikovsky, Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt: Soprano – Olesya Golovneva (soprano), Kelsey Lauritano (mezzo-soprano), Andrea Carè (tenor) and Vladislav Sulimsky, Mikołaj Trąbka (baritones), Mariusz Kłubczuk and Nikolai Petersen (piano), Members of the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester, Oper Frankfurt. Streaming on Arte from 26.3. to 25.6.2021. (RP)

Olesya Golovneva (soprano) & Mikołai Trąbka (baritone) © M. Rittershaus

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Rare and wonderful recital from Christine Goerke for Cal Performances at Home

United StatesUnited States Various, Christine Goerke (soprano) and Craig Terry (piano): Recorded at Art Factory Studios, Paterson, NJ, on 18.2.2021. Viewed on 1.4.2021 and available to stream on Cal Performances at Home through 30.6.2021. (RP)

Christine Goerke

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Brooklyn Art Song Society concludes its Schubert series with Schwanengesang

United StatesUnited States Brooklyn Art Song Society, Schubert V – Schwanengesang: Kristina Bachrach (soprano), Dominic Armstrong (tenor), Michael Kelly (baritone), Narek Arutyunian (clarinet), Michael Brofman & Joel Harder (piano). Brooklyn Art Song Society, Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn. Livestream available from 13.3.2021. (RP)

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Barbora Horáková Joly’s new Prague Rigoletto combines cutting-edge production with Vincenzo Milletarì’s traditional musical virtues

Czech RepublicCzech Republic Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, The State Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Vincenzo Milletarì (conductor), Národní divadlo, Prague. Recorded on 30.1 and 2.2.2021 at the State Opera and available throughout March 2021. (RP)

Olga Jelínková (Gilda) © Serghei Gherciu, Jan Pohribný

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