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May 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Camerata Hall, Helsinki

International Mirjam Helin Singing Competition: Preliminary Round
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May 22, 24

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

La fanciulla del West
La fanciulla del West
New production
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Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Balázs Kocsár, Conductor
Vasily Barkhatov, Director
Zinovy Margolin, Set Designer
Olga Shaishmelashvili, Costume Designer
Éva Bátori, Minnie
Szilvia Rálik, Minnie
Attila Fekete, Dick Johnson
Boldizsár László, Dick Johnson
Csaba Szegedi, Jack Rance
Gergely Ujvári, Trin
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
May 22, 30 mat, eve, 31
Holland Festival

Zaantheater, Amsterdam

The Head and the Load
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Miller, The Head and The Load (with Thuthuka Sibisi)
William Kentridge, Director
Gregory Maqoma, Choreography
Thuthuka Sibis, Director
May 22
© Le Balcon
Stockhausen’s Donnerstag aus Licht
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Stockhausen, Donnerstag aus Licht
Maxime Pascal, Conductor
Damien Bigourdan, Michael
Lea Trommenschlager, Eva
Damien Pass, Luzifer
Le Balcon
London Sinfonietta
Royal Academy of Music students
Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Henri Deléger, Trumpet
Emmanuelle Grach, Dancer
Iris Zerdoud, Basset Horn
Elise Chauvin, Soprano
TBC, Dancer
Mathieu Adam, Trombone
Victor Virnot, Dancer
Alphonse Cemin, Piano
Alice Caubit, Clarinet
Ghislain Roffat, Basset Horn, Clarinet
Simon Guidicelli, Double Bass
New London Chamber Choir
Florent Derex, Director
May 22, 23 mat, eve, 24, 25 mat, eve

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Royal Exchange Theatred
Mark Aspinall, Conductor
Sarah Frankcom, Director
Anna Fleischle, Set Designer
Polly Sullivan, Costume Designer
Gabriela Garcia, Maria
Andy Coxon, Tony
May 22, 31

Nationaltheater, Munich

Spartacus
Spartacus (Yuri Grigorovich)
Karen Durgaryan, Conductor
Simon Virsaladze, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
May 22, 24, 30 mat, Jun 02 mat, 07, 14

Opernhaus, Zürich

Hippolyte et Aricie
Hippolyte et Aricie
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Rameau, Hippolyte et Aricie
Emmanuelle Haïm, Conductor
Jetske Mijnssen, Director
Ben Baur, Set Designer
Gideon Davey, Costume Designer
Mélissa Petit, Aricie
Cyrille Dubois, Hippolyte
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Phèdre
Jean-François Lapointe, Thésée
Hamida Kristoffersen, Diane
Wenwei Zhang, Pluton
Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich
Zurich Opera Chorus
May 22

Lincoln Center: David H Koch Theater, New York City

Harrison Ball in Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes © Erin Baiano
Classic NYCB II
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Judah (Gianna Reisen)
Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins)
Stars and Stripes (George Balanchine)
New York City Ballet
May 22, 23, 25, 28

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Beethoven's Eroica
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Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110a
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor
May 22
Verdi, Rigoletto
Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia
Roberto Abbado, Conductor
Emilio Sagi, Director
Ricardo Sánchez-Cuerda, Set Designer
Miguel Crespi, Costume Designer
Leo Nucci, Rigoletto
Vladimir Stoyanov, Rigoletto
Maria Grazia Schiavo, Gilda
Celso Albelo, The Duke of Mantua
Marco Spotti, Sparafucile
Nino Surguladze, Maddalena
Gabriele Sagona, Monterone
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana
May 22 mat, 25 mat, 26 mat
Mozart, Don Giovanni
New National Theatre
Karsten Januschke, Conductor
Grischa Asagaroff, Director
Luigi Perego, Set Designer
Nicola Ulivieri, Don Giovanni
Giovanni Furlanetto, Leporello
Marigona Qerkezi, Donna Anna
Aya Wakizono, Donna Elvira
Kanae Kushima, Zerlina
Hidekazu Tsumaya, The Commendatore
Juan Francisco Gatell, Don Ottavio
Kazunori Kubo, Masetto
New National Theatre Chorus
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Deutsches Theater, Göttingen

Handel, Rodrigo
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Walter Sutcliffe, Director
Dorota Karolczak, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Fflur Wyn, Esilena
Russell Harcourt, Evanco
Silvia Frigato, Florinda
Erica Eloff, Rodrigo
Leandro Marziotte, Fernando
Jorge Navarro-Colorado, Giuliano
FestspielOrchester Göttingen
May 22

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto

Miriam Khalil (Mimì) and Joshua Guerrero (Rodolfo) © Michael Cooper
Puccini, La bohème
Canadian Opera Company
Paolo Carignani, Conductor
John Caird, Director
David Farley, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Atalla Ayan, Rodolfo
Joshua Guerrero, Rodolfo
Angel Blue, Mimì
Miriam Khalil, Mimì
Lucas Meachem, Marcello
Andrzej Filonczyk, Marcello
Andriana Chuchman, Musetta
Danika Lorèn, Musetta
Phillip Addis, Schaunard
Joel Allison, Schaunard
Brandon Cedel, Colline
Önay Köse, Colline
Donato di Stefano, Benoît, Alcindoro
Canadian Opera Company Chorus
Canadian Opera Company Orchestra
May 22, 23
Ibert, Franck, Saint-Saëns
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Ibert, Hommage à Mozart
Franck, Symphony in D minor, Op.48
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78
Neeme Järvi, Conductor
May 22, 26, 29

Staatsoper, Vienna

von Einem, Dantons Tod (Danton's Death)
Vienna State Opera
Michael Boder, Conductor
Josef Ernst Köpplinger, Director
Rainer Sinell, Set Designer
Alfred Mayerhofer, Costume Designer
Tomasz Konieczny, Georges Danton
Benjamin Bruns, Camille Desmoulins
Olga Bezsmertna, Lucile
Jörg Schneider, Hérault de Séchelles
Thomas Ebenstein, Robespierre
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
May 22, 25

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Puccini, Tosca
Washington National Opera
Speranza Scappucci, Conductor
Ethan McSweeny, Director
Elena Rivkina, Costume Designer
Keri Alkema, Floria Tosca
Latonia Moore, Floria Tosca
Riccardo Massi, Mario Cavaradossi
Robert Watson, Mario Cavaradossi
Alan Held, Baron Scarpia
David Cangelosi, Spoletta
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus
May 22, 23, 25, 26 mat, 29, Jun 02 mat
Swan Lake (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Rudi van Dantzig, Toer van Schayk)
Boris Gruzin, Conductor
Andrew Mogrelia, Conductor
Toer van Schayk, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Het Balletorkest
May 22, 23, 24, 25

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

Escena de Les pêcheurs de perles en el Liceu © A- Bofill
Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
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Bizet, Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
Yves Abel, Conductor
Lotte de Beer, Director
Marouscha Levy, Set Designer
Jorine van Beek, Costume Designer
Michael Adams, Zurga
Borja Quiza, Zurga
Ekaterina Bakanova, Leïla
Olga Kulchynska, Leïla
John Osborn, Nadir
Dmitry Korchak, Nadir
Fernando Javier Radó, Nourabad
Federico De Michelis, Nourabad
Orquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu
May 22 mat, eve, 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 26 mat, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30, 31, Jun 01 mat, eve, 02 mat

Lyric Opera House, Chicago

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Lyric Opera of Chicago
TBC, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Peter J. Davison, Set Designer
Jessica Jahn, Costume Designer
Jerome Robbins, Choreography
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
May 22, 25

Theater Winterthur, Zürich

Dean Murphy (Figaro) and Sinead O'Kelly (Rosina) © Herwig Prammer
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
New production
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Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Antonino Fogliani, Conductor
Johannes Pölzgutter, Director
Nikolaus Webern, Set Designer
Janina Ammon, Costume Designer
Sinead O'Kelly, Rosina
Leonardo Sánchez, Count Almaviva
Dean Murphy, Figaro
Richard Walshe, Dr Bartolo
Justyna Bluj, Berta
Thomas Erlank, Ambrogio
Wojciech Rasiak, Don Basilio
Kim Jungrae Noah, Fiorello
Musikkollegium Winterthur
Zusatzchor der Oper Zürich
May 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London

Partenope - an opera not-so-seria
Partenope - an opera not-so-seria
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Handel, Partenope
Hampstead Garden Opera
Bertie Baigent, Conductor
Ashley Pearson, Director
Laura Fontana, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Kali Hardwick, Partenope
Jennifer Begley, Partenope
Rachael Cox, Rosmira
Anne-Sofie Søby Jensen, Rosmira
James Rhoads, Emilio
Peter Martin, Emilio
Saran Suebstantiwongse, Ormonte
Will Pate, Ormonte
Erik Kallo, Armindo
Alexander Pullinger, Armindo
Hamish McLaren, Arsace
Francis Gush, Arsace
May 22, 23

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Michael Tilson Thomas makes his Montreal debut
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Haydn, Symphony no. 81 in G major
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S 124
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
George Li, Piano

Grieg Hall (Grieghallen), Bergen

Waiting by Calixto Bieito and Karl Ove Knausgård- Dramatised Concert
World première
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Knausgård, Other (World première)
Mari Eriksmoen, Soprano
Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Conductor
Edvard Grieg Choir
Calixto Bieito, Director
Sarah Derendinger, Video Artist
Wed 22 May at 12:30
Bergen International Festival

Edvard Griegs Plass, Bergen

Opening Ceremony Free
Wed 22 May at 13:00

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: New Auditorium - RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Beethoven Symphony No4
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
MacRae, Birches
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Eugene Tzigane, Conductor
Wed 22 May at 19:00

Boston Opera House, Boston

Next Generation
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West Side Story: Symphonic Dances (Bruce Wood)
Boston Ballet School
Wed 22 May at 19:30

Diaconis Kirche, Bern

Programme to be announced
Matthias Alteheld, Piano
Evgenia Grekova, Soprano
Wed 22 May at 19:30

DR Koncerthuset: Concert Hall, Copenhagen

Lonely Child by Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
Lonely Child by Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
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Vivier, Lonely Child, for soprano and orchestra
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Erin Wall, Soprano
James Ehnes, Violin
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
Wed 22 May at 19:30

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk Pictures at an Exhibition
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Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol, Op.34
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Russian Philharmonic (of Novosibirsk)
Thomas Sanderling, Conductor
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
Wed 22 May at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

© Nissor Abdourazakov
English Chamber Orchestra with Behzod Abduraimov at Cadogan Hall, London
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Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Mozart, Rondo in D for Piano, K382
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 "Prague”
Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
English Chamber Orchestra
Stephanie Gonley, Director
May 22, 25

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

© Creative Feast
Idomeneo
New production
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Mozart, Idomeneo, rè di Creta
Jonathan Peter Kenny, Conductor
James Conway, Director
Frankie Bradshaw, Set Designer
Christopher Turner, Idomeneo
Catherine Carby, Idamante
Galina Averina, Ilia
Paula Sides, Elettra
John-Colyn Gyeantey, Arbace, High Priest

St Johannis-Kirche, Rosdorf

Prizewinners’ Concert
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Unknown, to be announced
Winners of the göttingen händel competition 2019
Wed 22 May at 20:00

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

Música trascendental: Bruckner y Leipzig en Ibermúsica
Música trascendental: Bruckner y Leipzig en Ibermúsica
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Bruckner, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, WAB 105
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Wed 22 May at 20:00

Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta

Jonathan Biss Plays Beethoven
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 15 in D major, Op.28 "Pastoral”
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 10 in G major, Op.14 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, Op.2 no.3
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Wed 22 May at 20:00

Fundacion CorpArtes, Santiago

London Symphony Orchestra on tour
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Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 1 in C major, Op.46 no.1
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 2 in E minor, Op.46 no.2
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 3 in A major, Op.46 no.3
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 4 in F major, op.46 no.4
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 7 in C minor, Op.46 no.7
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 22 May at 20:00
The subtlety in privacy: Damrau & Maistre
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Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Rachmaninov
Diana Damrau, Soprano
Xavier de Maistre, Harp
Wed 22 May at 20:30

Ravello Art Center, Ravello

The Goldberg variations for two pianos
The Goldberg variations for two pianos
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Federica Monti, Piano
Fabio Bianco, Piano
Wed 22 May at 20:30

Teatro Góngora, Córdoba

Noche de Zarzuela: ¡Viva Córdoba!
Noche de Zarzuela: ¡Viva Córdoba!
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Chapí, La Revoltosa: preludio
Valverde Sanjuán, ¡Viva Córdoba!, sainete lírico en un acto
Chapí, El puñao de rosas
Coro de Ópera de Córdoba
Orquesta de Córdoba
Carlos Domínguez-Nieto, Conductor
Wed 22 May at 20:30

Philharmonie 1: Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris

© Christophe Urbain
Dolce vita – Orchestre national d'Île-de-France
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Puccini, Preludio sinfonico in A major
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Respighi, Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome)
Respighi, Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome)
Enrique Mazzola, Conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Wed 22 May at 20:30
Smetana, Má vlast (My Fatherland)
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
May 22 mat, eve

Malvern Festival Theatre, Malvern

Seasons in our World / Peter and the Wolf
Seasons in our World (Laura Day, Kit Holder, Lachlan Monaghan)
Peter and the Wolf (Ruth Brill)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Spike Kilburn, Set Designer
Peter Teigen, Lighting Designer
May 22, 24

Royal Conservatoire: New Athenaeum Theatre, Glasgow

Dead Man Walking
Heggie, Dead Man Walking
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
James Holmes, Conductor
Caroline Clegg, Director
May 22, 23, 24

Royal Academy of Music: Susie Sainsbury Theatre, London

Royal Academy Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen
Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen (arr Jonathan Dove)
Royal Academy Opera
Philip Sunderland, Conductor
Ashley Dean, Director
Laura Jane Stanfield, Set Designer
May 22, 24, Jun 01, 10

Staatstheater Nürnberg, Nuremberg

Così fan tutte
New production
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Staatstheater Nürnberg
Lutz de Veer, Conductor
Jens-Daniel Herzog, Director
Mathis Neidhardt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Julia Grüter, Fiordiligi
Amira Elmadfa, Dorabella
Martin Platz, Ferrando
Tadas Girininkas, Don Alfonso
Denis Milo, Guglielmo
Andromahi Raptis, Despina
Tarmo Vaask, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chor des Staatstheater Nürnberg
Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg
May 22, 25, 28, 30, Jun 05, 12, 15, 18

Oslo Opera House, Main Stage, Oslo

La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Norwegian National Opera
Leo Hussain, Conductor
Stefan Herheim, Director, Set Designer
Daniel Unger, Set Designer
Esther Bialas, Costume Designer
Tone Kummervold, Angelina (Cinderella)
Taylor Stayton, Don Ramiro
Edward Nelson, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Miklós Sebestyén, Don Magnifico
Vera Talerko, Clorinda
Astrid Nordstad, Tisbe
Michael Sumuel, Alidoro
Norwegian National Opera Choir
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra
May 22, 23, 26 mat, 28, 30, 31, Jun 01 mat

Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Verdi, Aida
Teatro La Fenice
Riccardo Frizza, Conductor
Bepi Morassi, Director
Irene Roberts, Amneris
Silvia Beltrami, Amneris
Francesco Meli, Radamès
Azer Zada, Radamès
Roberto Frontali, Amonasro
Luca Grassi, Amonasro
Roberta Mantegna, Aida
Monica Zanettin, Aida
Riccardo Zanellato, Ramfis
Simon Lim, Ramfis
Rosanna Lo Greco, Priestess
Mattia Denti, King of Egypt
Coro del Teatro La Fenice
Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice
May 22, 25, 27, 29, 31, Jun 01, 03, 05, 08, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, Jul 01, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, Aug 03, eve, 05, eve, 07, eve, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, Sep 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30

The Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir, St Petersburg

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Borodin, Balakirev, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Khachaturian, Masquerade Waltz
Borodin, Stranger in Paradise (arr from Kismet: Gliding Dance of the Maidens)
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18
Tchaikovsky, Otcego eto prezde ne znala (Iolanta's arioso)
Prokofiev, Toccata in D minor, Op.11
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
May 22, 24, 26 mat, 28

Opéra de Nice, Nice

Faust
Gounod, Faust
Opéra de Nice
Giuliano Carella, Conductor
Nadine Duffaut, Director
Emmanuelle Favre, Set Designer
Gérard Audier, Costume Designer
Nathalie Manfrino, Marguerite
Stefano Secco, Faust
Nicolas Courjal, Méphistophélès
Jeanne-Marie Lévy, Marthe
Camille Tresmontant, Siébel
Armando Noguera, Valentin
Philippe Ermelier, Wagner
Chœur de l'Opéra de Nice
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
May 22, 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 26 mat, eve, 28, 29, 30, 31, Jun 01 mat, eve, 02 mat, eve, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08 mat, eve, 09 mat, eve, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

Beats on Pointe – Masters of Choreography
Masters of Choreography
May 22, 24, 26 mat, 28 mat

Teatro Regio di Torino, Turin

L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Teatro Regio di Torino
Alessandro De Marchi, Conductor
Vittorio Borrelli, Director
Claudia Boasso, Set Designer
Santuzza Calì, Costume Designer
Carlo Lepore, Mustafà
TBC, Isabella, Lindoro
Paolo Bordogna, Taddeo
Sara Blanch, Elvira
Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino