I will add items as I think of them.
Jonas Kaufmann has cancelled his appearance in Manon Lescaut at the Met. He may be catching colds from all those women he kisses. So we will have to settle for the ROH film. Roberto Alagna should be a good replacement.
Thanks to Opera Tattler for the LA Opera season announcement: September 17- October 16 2016: Macbeth;
October 19-23 2016: Ted Hearne's The Source;
October 29-31 2016: Nosferatu with score from Matthew Aucoin;
November 5-27 2016: Akhnaten;
December 2-5 2016 Bernstein's Wonderful Town (semi-staged);
January 28- February 19 2017: The Abduction from the Seraglio;
February 18- March 19 2017: Salome
(Racette);March 25- April 8 2017: The Tales of Hoffmann
(Grigolo); April 22- May 13 2017: Tosca;
June 15-18 2017: Kamala Sankaram's Thumbprint. Wow. This is far more interesting than ours.
Go to Facebook for Christine Goerke's Photoshopathon. It will be well worth it.
The New Century Chamber Orchestra will no longer be led by Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. I just discover her and now she is gone. She is moving to New Orleans to become a teacher at Loyola.