Counter-tenor Michael Maniaci appears as Zaida in Francesco Cavalli’s opera Veremonda, L’amazzone di Aragona at Spoleto Festival USA opening on May 23, 2015. This new performance edition was commissioned by Spoleto and will be conducted by early music specialist Aaron Carpenè. Set on the rock of Gilbraltar, Veremonda deals with the Spanish King and Queen’s siege of the Moorish fort and is filled with tangled and passionate love stories and comical mistaken identities.
- Conductor Alexander Weimann will be seen conducting from the harpsichord in the “Bach Brandenburg Concertos” with the Oregon Bach Festival. June 29, 2018. oregonbachfestival.org
- Mezzo-soprano Lauren Segal and Tenor Andrew Haji sing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under the baton of Peter Oundjian with the TSO on June 28, 2018. tso.ca
- Ever versatile Baritone Dominique Coté is in Juste pour rire’s production of Footloose, this time performing in Québec City’s Salle Albert Rousseau. Performances June 26-July 28, 2018. sallealbertrousseau.com
- Soprano Aviva Fortunata and Bass-baritone Neil Craighead performed in Opera on the Avalon’s production of Tosca. Aviva sang the title role and Neil was Baron Scarpia. June 16, 2018. operaontheavalon.com