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Aug 25 mat, eve, 26, 27 mat, eve

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Mandela Trilogy
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Various, Mandela Trilogy
Aug 25, 27
Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

Béatrice et Bénédict
New production
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Berlioz, Béatrice et Bénédict
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Antonello Manacorda, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Barbara de Limburg, Set Designer
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Béatrice
Paul Appleby, Bénédict
Sophie Karthäuser, Héro
Anne-Catherine Gillet, Héro
Frédéric Caton, Don Pedro
Lionel Lhote, Somarone
Philippe Sly, Claudio
Katarina Bradić, Ursule
Glyndebourne Chorus

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe

Roméo et Juliette
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Gounod, Roméo et Juliette
Santa Fe Opera
Harry Bicket, Conductor
Stephen Lawless, Director
Ashley Martin-Davis, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Stephen Costello, Roméo
Joshua Guerrero, Roméo
Ailyn Pérez, Juliette
Emily Fons, Stéphano
Elliot Madore, Mercutio
Raymond Aceto, Frère Laurent
Timothy Mix, Count Capulet
Deborah Nansteel, Gertrude, Juliette's nurse
Solomon Howard, Duke of Verona
Peter Scott Drackley, Benvolio, nephew of Montaigu
Thaddeus Ennen, Count Paris
Nicholas Davis, Grégorio
Cooper Nolan, Tybalt

Şevket Sabancı Park, Bodrum

A Morning with Duo Cello
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Melih Kara, Cello
Murat Berk, Cello

D-Marin Turgutreis, Bodrum

Mozart, Quintet in E flat for Piano and Winds, K452
Poulenc, Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon, Op.43
Mendelssohn, Concert piece no. 1 in F minor, for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra, Op.113
Mavi Quintet
Aug 25, Oct 09

Latvian National Opera, Riga

The Sleeping Beauty
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The Sleeping Beauty (Marius Petipa, Aivars Leimanis)
Latvian National Opera Ballet
Farhads Stade, Conductor
Ināra Gauja, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Kārlis Kaupužs, Lighting Designer
25 August at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Mostly Mozart by Candlelight
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Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 12 in A, K414 (K385p)
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Mozart, Divertimento in F, "Salzburg Symphony no. 3", K138 (K125c)
Mozart, Fantasia for Piano in C minor, K475
Handel, Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Overture
Belmont Ensemble of London
Peter Dyson, Conductor
Lachlan Redd, Piano
25 August at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 53: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – Shostakovich and Rachmaninov
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Howard, Torus (BBC commission: world premiere)
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, Op.44
Truls Mørk, Cello
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
25 August at 19:30
Grafenegg Festival

Wolkenturm, Grafenegg

Beethoven "Egmont" - Klaus Maria Brandauer
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Jost, "CocoonSymphony, Fünf Stationen einer Reise in das Innere" for Orchestra
Beethoven, Egmont op. 84
Tonkuenstler Orchestra of Lower Austria
Christian Jost, Conductor
Sophie Karthäuser, Soprano
Klaus Maria Brandauer, Narrator
25 August at 20:00
Music in Old Cracow

Franciscan Monstery and Basilica, Krakow

Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven
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Mozart, String Quartet in B flat major "Prussian", K589
Bartók, String Quartet no. 4 in C major, Sz.91
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor, Op.131
Kodály Quartet
25 August at 20:00
Robeco SummerNights

Concertgebouw: Recital Hall, Amsterdam

The Joni Mitchell Songbook
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Works by Mitchell
Tutu Puoane, Vocals
Tineke Postma, Saxophone
25 August at 20:00
Robeco SummerNights
Weber, Oberon: overture
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Sol Gabetta, Cello

Jesuitenkirche, Innsbruck

The Art of the Fugue
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Purcell, Fantasy no. 1 for 3 viols in D minor, Z 732
Purcell, In Nomine for 7 viols "Dorian" in G minor, Z 747
Bach, Art of Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV1080
Fretwork
25 August at 20:30
Festival Špilberk

Špilberk Castle: Great Courtyard, Brno

Cinema Concert II: Bob Marley

D-Marin Turgutreis, Bodrum

Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich with Gautier Capuçon
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Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Lionel Bringuier, Conductor
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Aug 25, Sep 06

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Tango Pasión - Argentinische Klänge
Works by Piazzolla
Works by Albéniz
Works by Gardel
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Vladi Corda, Violin
Konstantin Manaev, Cello
Aug 25, 27, 28

The London Coliseum, London

Irina Kolesnikova Season
Her name was Carmen (Andrei Kuznetsov-Vecheslov)
St Petersburg Ballet Theatre
Irina Kolesnikova, Dancer
Aug 25

Bayreuther Festspielhaus, Bayreuth

Götterdämmerung
Wagner, Götterdämmerung
Marek Janowski, Conductor
Frank Castorf, Director
Aleksandar Denić, Set Designer
Adriana Braga Peretzki, Costume Designer
Stefan Vinke, Siegfried
Markus Eiche, Gunther
Albert Pesendorfer, Hagen
Catherine Foster, Brünnhilde
Allison Oakes, Gutrune
Albert Dohmen, Alberich
Marina Prudenskaya, Waltraute
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, First Norn, Flosshilde
Stephanie Houtzeel, Second Norn, Wellgunde
Christiane Kohl, Third Norn
Alexandra Steiner, Woglinde
Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Rainer Casper, Lighting Designer
Aug 25, 27

Drottningholms Slottsteater, Drottningholm

Don Giovanni
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Drottningholms Slottsteater
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Ivan Alexandre, Director
Antoine Fontaine, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ana Maria Labin, Donna Anna
Lea Trommenschlager, Donna Elvira
Chiara Skerath, Zerlina
Jean-Sébastien Bou, Don Giovanni
Robert Gleadow, Leporello
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Don Ottavio
Krzysztof Bączyk, Masetto, The Commendatore
Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra
Aug 25 mat, 27, 29

Felsenreitschule, Salzburg

West Side Story
Bernstein, West Side Story
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Philip Wm. McKinley, Director
George Tsypin, Set Designer
Ann Hould-Ward, Costume Designer
Cecilia Bartoli, Maria
Karen Olivo, Anita
Cody Green, Riff
Norman Reinhardt, Tony
George Akram, Bernardo
Cheyne Davidson, Doc
Salzburger Bachchor
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Alois Glassner, Choirmaster / chorus director
Liam Steel, Choreography
Matt Flint, Choreography
Patrick Woodroffe, Lighting Designer
Aug 25 mat, 26 mat, 27 mat

Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Edinburgh

Scenes from the End
Works by Woolgar
Héloïse Werner, Soprano
Aug 25, 26, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve

Staatsoper, Hamburg

Porgy and Bess
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
Aug 25, 27, 28, 31, Sep 01, 03, 04, 07, 08, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18

Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich

Der Barbier von Sevilla
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (Arr. Alexander Krampe; in italienischer und deutscher Sprache)
Kammeroper München
Nabil Shehata, Conductor
Tristan Braun, Director
Dorothea Nicolai, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Katarina Morfa, Rosina
Thomas Kiechle, Count Almaviva
André Baleiro, Figaro
Vladislav Pavliuk, Dr. Bartolo
Suzanne Fischer, Berta
Philipp Mehr, Don Basilio
Aug 25, 26, 27

Lincoln Center: David H Koch Theater, New York City

Mark Morris Dance Group: Mozart Dances
Louis Langrée, Conductor
Howard Hodgkin, Set Designer
Martin Pakledinaz, Costume Designer
Mark Morris, Choreography
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
Inon Barnatan, Piano
James F. Ingalls, Lighting Designer
Aug 25

Arena di Verona, Verona

Turandot
Puccini, Turandot
Andrea Battistoni, Conductor
Franco Zeffirelli, Director, Set Designer
Emi Wada, Costume Designer
Oksana Dyka, Turandot
Tiziana Caruso, Turandot
Dario di Vietri, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Carlo Ventre, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Elena Rossi, Liù
Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi, Liù
Carlo Cigni, Timur
Cristiano Olivieri, Emperor Altoum
Federico Longhi, Ping
Marcello Rosiello, Ping
Giorgio Trucco, Pang
Pittari,Francesco, Pong
Paolo Battaglia, Mandarin
Michele Salaorni, The Prince of Persia
Arena di Verona Orchestra
Arena di Verona Chorus
Aug 25, 28 mat, 30

Haus für Mozart, Salzburg

Le nozze di Figaro
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Dan Ettinger, Conductor
Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Director
Alex Eales, Set Designer
Mark Bouman, Costume Designer
Luca Pisaroni, Count Almaviva
Anett Fritsch, Countess Almaviva
Adam Plachetka, Figaro
Anna Prohaska, Susanna
Margarita Gritskova, Cherubino
Carlos Chausson, Doctor Bartolo
Ann Murray, Marcellina
Liliana Nikiteanu, Marcellina
Franz Supper, Don Curzio
Paul Schweinester, Don Basilio
Erik Anstine, Antonio
Christina Gansch, Barbarina
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Friedrich Rom, Lighting Designer
Ronny Dietrich, Dramaturgy
Ernst Raffelsberger, Choirmaster / chorus director
Aug 25

Arcola Theatre, London

The Mozart Double
Mozart, Bastien und Bastienne, K50 (K46b)
Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
Opera Alegria
Laurie O'Brien, Conductor
Fiona Williams, Director
Emily Phillips, Bastienne
Edward Hughes, Bastien
Alistair Sutherland, Colas, Monsieur Vogelsang
Naomi Kilby, Madame Herz
Jodie Kearns, Mademoiselle Silberklang
Christopher Killerby, Buff
Benjamin Newhouse-Smith, Frank
Aug 25, 27, 28

Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum

Alceste
Gluck, Alceste
René Jacobs, Conductor
Johan Simons, Director
Leo de Nijs, Set Designer
Greta Goiris, Costume Designer
Birgitte Christensen, Alceste
Thomas Walker, Admète
Georg Nigl, High priest of Apollo, Apollo
Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, Evandro
Kristina Hammarström, Ismene
Dennis Diels, Lighting Designer
Will-Jan Pielage
Jan Vandenhouwe, Dramaturgy
Jeroen Versteele, Dramaturgy
Aug 25

Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown

The Thieving Magpie
Rossini, La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
Glimmerglass Opera
Joseph Colaneri, Conductor
Peter Kazaras, Director
Myung Hee Cho, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rachele Gilmore, Ninetta
Calvin Griffin, Fabrizio Vingradito
Leah Hawkins, Lucia
Michele Angelini, Giannetto
Dale Travis, Fernando Villabella
Musa Ngqungwana, Gottardo
Allegra De Vita, Pippo
Brad Raymond, Isacco, Antonio
Meg Gillentine, Soprano
Aug 25, 27, 28

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Così fan tutte
New Production
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Jérémie Rhorer, Conductor
Christophe Honoré, Director
Lenneke Ruiten, Fiordiligi
Kate Lindsey, Dorabella
Joel Prieto, Ferrando
Nahuel di Pierro, Guglielmo
Rodney Gilfry, Don Alfonso
Sandrine Piau, Despina
Freiburger Barockorchester
Cape Town Opera Chorus
Aug 25

Arcola Theatre Studio 2, London

The Mozart Double
Mozart, Bastien und Bastienne, K50 (K46b)
Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
Opera Alegria
Laurie O'Brien, Conductor
Fiona Williams, Director
Emily Phillips, Bastienne
Edward Hughes, Bastien
Alistair Sutherland, Colas, Buff
Naomi Kilby, Madame Herz
Jodie Kearns, Mademoiselle Silberklang
Christopher Killerby, Monsieur Vogelsang
Benjamin Newhouse-Smith, Frank
25 August at 11:00

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Boesch & Martineau
Schubert, Die schöne Müllerin (W. Müller), D.795
Florian Boesch, Baritone
Malcolm Martineau, Piano
25 August at 11:00

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal, Schwarzenberg

Igor Levit: "Beethovens letzte Sonaten. Ein Zyklus? - Beobachtungen, Fragen, Erkundungen" (mit Musikbeispielen)
25 August at 12:15

Grand Casino: Casineum, Lucerne

Sharvit Hagar | Ammiel Bushakevitz
Works by Bizet
Works by Boulanger
Works by Chaminade
Works by Donizetti
Works by Fauré
Works by Brambilla
Works by Hahn
Works by Mahler
Works by Mendelssohn-Hensel
Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Wieniawski
Works by Schumann C.
Works by Schumann
Works by Zemlinsky
Sharvit Hagar, Mezzo-soprano
Ammiel Bushakevitz, Piano
Susanne Stähr, Presenter
25 August at 12:30

St Mary's C of E Church, Nantwich

The Nantwich Chamber Ensemble returns to Mozart
Mozart, Quartet (Divertimento) in F for Strings, K158
Mozart, Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A, K581
John Priest, Clarinet
Alison Loram, Violin
Amy Wakefield, Violin
Nick Smith, Viola
Becca Nelson, Cello
25 August at 15:00

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Harpsichords for St Cecilia's: 2
Froberger, Suite in C major
Böhm, Suite no. 2 in D major
Handel, Suite in G Major HWV 450
Handel, Partita in A major, HWV 454
Handel, Overture to Rodelinda (transcr for harpsichord)
Handel, Alexander's Feast
John Kitchen, Harpsichord
25 August at 16:00

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal, Schwarzenberg

Klavierabend Igor Levit
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor, Op.90
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, Op.101
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Igor Levit, Piano
25 August at 18:20

Culture and Congress Centre: Lucerne Hall, Lucerne

Orchestra of the Lucerne Festival Academy | Susanna Mälkki | Martin Grubinger
Neuwirth, New Percussion Concerto
Lucerne Festival Academy
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Martin Grubinger, Percussion
25 August at 19:30

Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá

Dúo Unuma, dúo de pianos (Colombia)
Debussy, Petite Suite
Chopin, Rondo in C major for 2 pianos, Op.73
Shostakovich, Concertino for two pianos in A minor, Op.94
Pérez, Dospianazo no. 1, para dos pianos
Bolling, Sonata no. 2, para dos pianos, contrabajo y batería
Dúo Unuma, Piano
25 August at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Mahler, Sieben Lieder
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major (compl Deryck Cooke)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
25 August at 19:30

The Warehouse, London

Elegy - the music of Michael Rosenzweig with Fifth Quadrant String Ensemble
Rosenzweig, Octet
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Rosenzweig, Elegy
Rosenzweig, Fugue '97
Dvořák, Serenade in E major for strings, Op.22
Michael Rosenzweig, Conductor
Simon Hewitt Jones, Violin
Fifth Quadrant
25 August at 19:30

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Anne-Sophie Mutter | Lambert Orkis
Currier, Clockwork
Mozart, Violin Sonata in B flat major, "Strinasacchi", K454
Respighi, Violin Sonata in B minor
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
Lambert Orkis, Piano
25 August at 19:30

Schloss Augustusburg, Brühl

Zwei Flügel, vier Hände
Mozart, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), K620: overture (bearb. für 2 Klaviere: Busoni)
Haydn, Il Maestro e lo Scolare, Hob XVIIa
Brahms, Variations on a theme by Haydn in B flat major for two pianos, Op.56b
Busoni, Fantasia contrappuntistica, BV256
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo, Piano
25 August at 20:00

Kloster Eberbach: Basilika, Eltville am Rhein

Klanggewalten: Claudio Monteverdi: „Marienvesper“
Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine "Vespers of the Blessed Virgin" (1610)
The Choir of The King's Consort
The King's Consort
Robert King, Conductor
25 August at 20:00

Auckland Town Hall, Auckland

Bach Collage
Bach, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! - Cantata, BWV51
Pärt, Berliner Messe
Pärt, Collage über B-A-C-H
Bach, Magnificat in D Major, BWV243
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sara Macliver, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Alto
Andrew Goodwin, Tenor
Christopher Richardson, Bass
University of Auckland Chamber Choir
Karen Grylls, Choirmaster / chorus director
25 August at 20:00

Kurhaus Wiesbaden: Friedrich-von-Thiersch Hall, Wiesbaden

Dvořák: 175. Geburtstag / Klanggewalten: Alban Gerhardt, Violoncello / WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln / Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Leitung
Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Alban Gerhardt, Cello
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Conductor
25 August at 20:00

Schloss Johannisberg: Fürst-von-Metternich-Saal, Geisenheim-Johannisberg

Artist in Residence: Isabelle Faust, Violine / Jean-Guihen Queyras, Violoncello / Alexander Melnikov, Klavier
Schumann, Piano Trio no. 1 in D minor, Op.63
Schumann, Piano Trio no. 2 in F major, Op.80
Schumann, Piano Trio no. 3 in G minor, Op.110
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Alexander Melnikov, Piano
25 August at 20:00

Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

Schumann, Chopin
Works by Schumann
Works by Chopin
Maurizio Pollini, Piano
25 August at 20:00

Auckland Town Hall: Great Hall, Auckland

Bach Collage
Bach, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! - Cantata, BWV51
Pärt, Berliner Messe
Pärt, Collage über B-A-C-H
Bach, Magnificat in D Major, BWV243
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Sara Macliver, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Andrew Goodwin, Tenor
Christopher Richardson, Bass-baritone
25 August at 20:00

Kumho Art Hall, Seoul

Gala Concert for Schumann Scenes from Goethe's Faust
Schumann, Szenen aus Goethes Faust
Michelle Juyoung Hong, Soprano
Dong Won Kim, Tenor
Paul Kong, Baritone
Seung Wook Sung, Baritone