Bel Canto Headshot

Bel Canto

Get Bel Canto Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Bel Canto Videos

Bel Canto News

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With a World Premiere, European Tour & More

​​​​​​​In 2023/2024, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, founded in 1898, celebrates its 125th anniversary. Learn more about the season here!

Tenor Eric Ferring to Release New Single 'N'est-ce Pas?' From WE HAVE TOMORROW Album

Emmy-winning, Billboard Chart-topping American tenor Eric Ferring will release a new album, We have tomorrow, on Friday, October 6, 2023 on Delos.

Previews: Opera Concert 'Tribute to Maria Callas' Coming to Ciputra on October 7

To celebrate 100 years of Maria Callas, one of the world’s most renowned soprano singers of the 20th century, the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute Jakarta, and Ciputra Artpreneur proudly present a grand opera concert titled 'Tribute to Maria Callas.”

What You Need To Know About THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT At Lyric Opera of Chicago

Donizetti's beloved comic opera The Daughter of the Regiment marches onto the Lyric Opera of Chicago stage for the first time in 50 years, November 4-25, 2023. Also known by its French-language title La fille du régiment, this mashup of slapstick and romance stars two of the biggest names in all of opera: Lisette Oropesa in her Lyric debut and returning favorite Lawrence Brownlee.

The Bach Choir Of Bethlehem to Present World Premiere Of Mendelssohn's Rendition Of Bach's Saint Matthew Passion

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will present a ground-breaking world premiere of Mendelssohn's interpretation of the Saint Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach on Saturday afternoon, November 4, 2023, 3 p.m. at Packer Memorial Chapel at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

MARIA STUARDA Comes to Melbourne Opera Next Month

Acclaimed Melbourne soprano Helena Dix returns from an internationally broadcasted performance in the title role of Norma at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, to make her debut as Maria Stuarda for Melbourne Opera. 

San Diego Opera's Season Opens With a Concert With Latonia Moore and J'Nai Bridges

San Diego Opera’s 2023-2024 Season opens with the exciting return of soprano Latonia Moore and mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 7:30 PM in concert at the Balboa Theatre with the San Diego Symphony.

Sarasota Opera Reveals Casting For its 2024 Winter Opera Festival

Casting has been announced for the 2024 Winter Opera Festival.  Audiences can look forward to a thrilling season, which opens on February 17th, featuring Bizet’s Carmen, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Verdi’s Luisa Miller, and Haydn's Deceit Outwitted (L’infedeltà delusa). 

Arizona Opera Reveals Casts and Creative Teams for 2023/24 Season Productions

Get the inside scoop on the cast members and creative teams for Arizona Opera's highly anticipated 2023/24 season productions. Discover the talented individuals bringing these performances to life.

OPERA America Announces 2023 Opera Hall Of Fame Inductees

OPERA America has announced the induction of seven exemplary artists, administrators, and advocates to the Opera Hall of Fame as the Class of 2023. They join a distinguished roster of previous inductees who are honored in OPERA America's National Opera Center.

Symphony Space Reveals Lineup For 2023-2024 Season

Symphony Space has announced its 2023-2024 Season, bringing artists, writers, and myriad communities together for one-night-only, only-at-Symphony Space events that celebrate the magic and sanctuary found only in the arts. Learn more about the season lineup here!

San Diego Opera's Season Opens October 25 With Latonia Moore And J'Nai Bridges In Concert With The San Diego Symphony

San Diego Opera's 2023-2024 Season opens with the exciting return of soprano Latonia Moore and mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 7:30 PM in concert at the Balboa Theatre with the San Diego Symphony. Both Latonia and J'Nai performed at San Diego Opera early in their careers, coming together in 2016 for a production of Madama Butterfly, where Latonia sang Cio-Cio San and J'Nai performed Suzuki.

Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles & T. Ryder Smith to Star in Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH

Experience the riveting performances of Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles, and T. Ryder Smith in 'NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH,' a compelling play by Christina Masciotti. Don't miss this powerful production that will leave you captivated.

Review: DON PASQUALE at Union Avenue Opera

Scott Schoonover and his Union Avenue Opera have a long history (now twenty-nine years) of gathering remarkable operatic voices.  Their current production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale has voices that are astonishingly beautiful!  It’s a work you should not miss!  Two brilliant young stars—Christine Lyons (as Norina) and Namarea Randolph-Yosea (as Ernesto) will show you the real meaning of that mysterious term “bel canto”.

Academy Of Vocal Arts Reveals 2023/24 Season Lineup

The season, which is AVA's 89th, kicks off with a stunning production of Gaetano Donizetti's masterwork Anna Bolena, followed by Benjamin Britten's hauntingly beautiful The Rape of Lucretia and ending with Gioachino Rossini's beloved comic masterpiece, Il barbiere di Siviglia ('The Barber of Seville'). Also returning this season is the annual Giargiari Bel Canto Competition, New Artists Recital, Winter Recital, and Farewell Recital.

Review: Splendid Donizetti Rarity POLIUTO Showed Its Great Bones via Crutchfield's Teatro Nuovo

Usually, when long-neglected works somehow find their way to the forefront, we find there’s a pretty good reason for the lack of interest. Happily for us, this does not apply to Donizetti’s POLIUTO, which Will Crutchfield’s Teatro Nuovo performed last weekend at Montclair State’s Kasser Theatre and on July 19th at Jazz from Lincoln Center’s Rose Theatre. It’s filled with wonderful music that the current performers--particularly the suave tenor of Argentine Santiago Ballerini in the title role and the potent coloratura soprano Chelsea Lehnea--deliver with aplomb.

OrpheusPDX Opens Its Second Season With Mozart's Comic Gem, THE ROYAL SHEPHERD (Il Re Pastore)

Portland's newest opera company, OrpheusPDX, kicks off its second season on August 3 with Mozart's charming and irresistible opera, The Royal Shepherd (Il Re Pastore). All performances will take place in Portland State University's Lincoln Performance Hall, hailed by Opera News as the best venue for opera in the city.

Berkshire Opera Festival Launches its Summer Season with BREAKING THE MOLD

Berkshire Opera Festival opens its 2023 summer season with Breaking the Mold: Baroque, Bel Canto, and Beyond, a concert of arias and ensembles spanning 300 years, on July 22 at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.

BWW CD REVIEW: ARCHETYPE at Lexicon Classics

What did our critic think of BWW CD REVIEW: ARCHETYPE at Lexicon Classics?a not-to-be-missed musical delight that will elicit the desire for repeated listenings

Photos: First Look at D[X]N PASQUALE: A NEW LGBTQ+ Opera at Opera MODO

Get a first look at photos of Donizetti's D[x]n Pasquale: A New LGBTQ+ Opera at Opera MODO.

Get Bel Canto Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.



Recommended For You