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May 30, Jun 04, 07, 12

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Khovanshchina
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Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina
Oper Stuttgart
Simon Hewett, Conductor
Andrea Moses, Director
Christian Wiehle, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Askar Abdrazakov, Prince Ivan Khovansky
Mati Turi, Prince Andrei Khovansky
Matthias Klink, Prince Vasily Golitzin
Ashley David Prewett, Boyar Fyodor Shaklovity
Thomas Elwin, Kuska
Mikhail Kazakov, Dosifey
Marina Prudenskaya, Marfa
Daniel Kluge, Scrivener
Pumeza Matshikiza, Emma
Catriona Smith, Susanna
Eric Ander, Varsonofiev
Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
May 30, 31

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Beethoven, Mahler
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Myung-Whun Chung, Conductor
May 30, 31

Curve, Leicester

Mozart, Don Giovanni
English Touring Opera
Michael Rosewell, Conductor
Lloyd Wood, Director
Anna Fleischle, Set Designer
Camilla Roberts, Donna Anna
Gillian Ramm, Donna Anna
Anna Jeruc-Kopec, Donna Elvira
Lucy Hall, Zerlina
Nicholas Lester, Don Giovanni
Matthew Stiff, Leporello
Robyn Lyn Evans, Don Ottavio
Bradley Travis, Masetto
Piotr Lempa, The Commendatore
30 May at 13:00

St Mary's Church, Beverley

The Flautadors Recorder Quartet
Merlin Harrison, Recorder
Ian Wilson, Recorder
Flautadors Recorder Quartet, Recorder
30 May at 14:30
Händel Festival Halle

Goethe-Theater, Bad Lauchstädt

Didone abbandonata HWV A12
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Handel, Didone abbandonata, HWV A12
Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Wolfgang Katschner, Conductor
Yona Kim, Director
Hugo Holger Schmidt, Set Designer
Kangmin Justin Kim, Aeneas
Rinnat Moriah, Dido
Terry Wey, Jarba
Nam Won Huh, Araspe
Polina Artsis, Osmida
Elisabeth Auerbach, Selene
Lautten Compagney
Margrit Flagner, Set Designer
30 May at 19:30
Händel Festival Halle

Leopoldina: Festsaal, Halle

Gala concert with David Hansen
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Works by Handel
Academia Montis Regalis
Alessandro De Marchi, Conductor
David Hansen, Countertenor
30 May at 19:30

Kultur-Casino, Grosser Saal, Bern

Migros-Kulturprozent-Classics, Tournee VI
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Dubugnon, Caprice für Orchester, Op.72 Nr.2
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, Op.54
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
30 May at 19:30

Beverley Minster, Beverley

Vespro della Beata Vergine University of York Chamber Choir
Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine "Vespers of the Blessed Virgin" (1610)
University of York Chamber Choir
University of York Baroque Ensemble
Peter Seymour, Conductor
Gawain Glenton, Cornet
David Miller, Chitarrone
30 May at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by candlelight
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.4 no.6, RV 316a
Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Geminiani, Concerto Grosso in D minor "La follia", Op.5 no.12
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, Op.8 no.1-4
Trafalgar Sinfonia
Simon Hewitt Jones, Violin
Ivor Setterfield, Conductor
30 May at 19:30

Hungarian State Opera, Budapest

Shakespeare400 Concert
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Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music, Op.61
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
Arthur Fagen, Conductor
30 May at 19:30

Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid
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Dvořák, Nocturne in B major, Op.40
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Karina Azizova, Piano
César Asensi, Trumpet
Gilbert Varga, Conductor
Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
30 May at 20:00
Prague Spring Festival

Forum Karlin, Prague

Andreas Varády Trio
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Andreas Varády, Guitar
Ondrej „Bandi“ Varády, Guitar
Adrian Varády, Percussion
Benito Gonzales, Piano
Radovan Tariška, Saxophone
30 May at 20:00
Prague Spring Festival

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

PKF Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Klecker & Ráchel Skleničková
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Mozart, La clemenza di Tito, K621: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
PKF Prague Philharmonia
Jakub Klecker, Conductor
Ráchel Skleničková, Piano
30 May at 20:00
Ruhr Piano Festival

LWL Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster

Elena Bashkirova, Michael Barenboim & Julian Steckel
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 2 in C major, Op.87
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101
Elena Bashkirova, Piano
Michael Barenboim, Violin
Julian Steckel, Cello
30 May at 20:00

Vatroslav Lisinski Concert and Congress Hall, Zagreb

Gastspiel in Zagreb
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Telemann, Ouverture in F sharp minor, TWV55:fis 1
Bach, Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn - Cantata, BWV152
Telemann, Tafelmusik Part II: Concerto in F major for 3 violins, strings and continuo, TWV 53:F1
Bach, Weichet nur, betruebte Schatten - Cantata, BWV202
Freiburger Barockorchester
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Andreas Wolf, Bass
Gottfried von der Goltz, Violin, Viola d'amore
Sebastian Wienand, Harpsichord
30 May at 20:15
Gordan Nikolić performs Ravel's Tzigane
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Bizet, L’Arlésienne
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and orchestra
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Bizet, L'Arlésienne - Suite no. 2
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Gordan Nikolić, Violin
30 May at 21:00

Annunziata Historic Building, Ravello

An all-Bach evening
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Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV846
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C# Major, BWV848
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 10 in E Minor, BWV879
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in B Minor, BWV893
Bach, Partita no. 1 in B flat major, BWV825
Stefano Bigoni, Piano
May 30, 31, Jun 02, 03, 04, 05 mat, 07, 08, 10, 11, 13, 14

Palais Garnier (Opéra de Paris), Paris

Giselle
Giselle (Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot)
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Alexandre Benoît, Set Designer, Costume Designer
May 30, Jun 04

Staatsoper, Vienna

Simon Boccanegra
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra
Vienna State Opera
Marco Armiliato, Conductor
Peter Stein, Director
Stefan Mayer, Set Designer
Moidele Bickel, Costume Designer
Barbara Frittoli, Amelia Grimaldi
Francesco Meli, Gabriele Adorno
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Simon Boccanegra
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Jacopo Fiesco
May 30, Jun 02, 04

St Alfege's Greenwich, London

Beethoven Complete Sonatas for violin and piano
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 1 in D major, Op.12 no.1 (1st concert - 25 May)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.12 no.2 (1st concert - 25 May)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3 (1st concert - 25 May)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op.23 (2nd concert - 30 May)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 5 in F major "Fruhling (Spring)", Op.24 (2nd concert - 30 May)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 6 in A major, Op.30 no.1 (3rd concert - 2 June)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 7 in C minor, Op.30 no.2 (3rd concert - 2 June)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major, Op.30 no.3 (3rd concert - 2 June)
Beethoven, Violin sonata No. 9 in A major, 'Kreutzer', Op.47 (4th concert - 4 June)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 10 in G major, Op.96 (4th concert - 4 June)
Joana Ly, Violin
Martin André, Piano
May 30, 31

Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma: Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome

Williams, Prokofiev
Williams, Film music from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Suite)
Williams, Film Music from E.T.: Adventures on Earth
Williams, Film music from Star Wars: suite
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky, Op.78
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Elena Manistina, Mezzo-soprano
May 30, Jun 02, 04, 08

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Oedipe
New Production
Enescu, Oedipe
Royal Opera
Leo Hussain, Conductor
Àlex Ollé, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Lluc Castells, Costume Designer
Nicolas Courjal, High Priest
Lauren Fagan, Theban woman
Sir John Tomlinson, Tirésias
Hubert Francis, Laios
Sarah Connolly, Jocaste
Alan Oke, Shepherd
Johan Reuter, Oedipe
Samuel Youn, Créon
Claudia Huckle, Mérope
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, La Sphinge (The Sphinx)
Sophie Bevan, Antigone
Samuel Dale Johnson, Thésée
In-Sung Sim, Phorbas
Štefan Kocán, Old Man
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Valentina Carrasco, Director
Peter van Praet, Lighting Designer
May 30, Jun 03, 10, 12, 18, Jul 05

Landestheater, Linz

Terra Nova oder das Weiße Leben
Eggert, Terra Nova oder Das Weiße Leben
Landestheater Linz
Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor
Takeshi Moriuchi, Conductor
Carlus Padrissa, Director
Roland Olbeter, Set Designer
Chu Uroz, Costume Designer
Katerina Hebelkova, Pandura
Jacques le Roux, Ruler
Daniela Dett, Marilyn
Anaïs Lueken, Marilyn
Mari Moriya, Changé
Martin Achrainer, Kolker
Sven Hjörleifsson, Armstrong
Michael Wagner, Titov
Matthäus Schmidlechner, Dreier
Elisabeth Breuer, Ann
Kerstin Eder, Mira
Gotho Griesmeier, Yioti
Lutz Zeidler, Freier
Nathan Mitterbauer, Little Prince
Mei Hong Lin, Choreography
Esterina Zarrillo, Director
Valentin Huber, Visual artist
Georg Leopold, Choirmaster / chorus director
Ursula Wincor, Choirmaster / chorus director
Constantin Georgescu, Choreography
Wolfgang Haendeler, Dramaturgy
Ira Goldbecher, Dramaturgy
Chor des Landestheaters Linz
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Kinder- und Jugendchor des Landestheaters Linz
Ballett des Landestheaters Linz
May 30 mat

Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Música en domingo & Conciertos de mediodía. Jóvenes intérpretes
Works by Haydn
Works by Dvořák
Isimsiz Piano Trio
Pablo Hernán Benedí, Violin
Michael Petrov, Cello
Erdem Misirlioglu, Piano
May 30

Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm

Così fan tutte
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Royal Swedish Opera
Lawrence Renes, Conductor
Ole Anders Tandberg, Director, Set Designer
Maria Geber, Costume Designer
Elin Rombo, Fiordiligi
Katija Dragojevic, Dorabella
Marianne Hellgren Staykov, Despina
Khanyiso Gwenxane, Ferrando
Johan Edholm, Don Alfonso
Luthando Qave, Guglielmo
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
May 30

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Nicola Luisotti, Conductor
Pier Giorgio Morandi, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Michael Fabiano, The Duke of Mantua
Francesco Demuro, The Duke of Mantua
Quinn Kelsey, Rigoletto
Franco Vassallo, Rigoletto
Ludovic Tézier, Rigoletto
Olga Peretyatko, Gilda
Irina Lungu, Gilda
Rafał Siwek, Sparafucile
Andrea Mastroni, Sparafucile
Vesselina Kasarova, Maddalena
Isabelle Druet, Giovanna
Mikhail Kolelishvili, Monterone
Michal Partyka, Marullo
Christophe Berry, Borsa
Tiago Matos, Count Ceprano
Andreea Soare, Countess Ceprano
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Henri Bernard Guizirian, comédien
Pascal Lifschutz, comédien
May 30, 31, Jun 01, 02 mat, eve, 03, 04 mat, eve

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris

Hofesh Shechter: Barbarians
Barbarians (Hofesh Shechter)
Hofesh Shechter Company
May 30 mat, 31 mat, mat

Teatro Regio, Turin

Pollicino
Henze, Pollicino
Teatro Regio Torino Opera
Claudio Fenoglio, Conductor
Dieter Kaegi, Director
Italo Grassi, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Giorgio Fidelio, Pollicino
Kate Fruchterman, Pollicino's mother
TBC, Pollicino's father, The Ogre's wife
Emilio Marcucci, The Ogre
May 30

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

American Ballet Theatre: La Fille Mal Gardée
La Fille mal gardée
American Ballet Theatre
Jeffrey Cirio, Dancer
Isabella Boylston, Dancer
May 30, Jun 15, 23, Jul 01, 09

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Nationaltheater Mannheim
Joseph Trafton, Conductor
Monique Wagemakers, Director
Dirk Becker, Set Designer
Andrea Schmidt-Futterer, Costume Designer
Ludovica Bello, Rosina
Maria Markina, Rosina
Angela Brower, Rosina
David Lee, Count Almaviva
Ziad Nehme, Count Almaviva
Lawrence Brownlee, Count Almaviva
Raymond Ayers, Figaro
Nikola Diskić, Figaro
Thomas Jesatko, Dr. Bartolo
Bartosz Urbanowicz, Dr. Bartolo
Valentin Anikin, Officer, Fiorello
Joachim Goltz, Officer, Fiorello
Sung Ha, Don Basilio
Sebastian Pilgrim, Don Basilio
Francesco Damiani, Choirmaster / chorus director
Nationaltheater Orchestra Mannheim
Opernchor des Nationaltheaters Mannheim
30 May at 10:45

Dorchester Abbey, Oxford

Kathryn Rudge and James Baillieu perform a recital of English song
Howells, King David
Quilter, Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6
Elgar, Sea Pictures, arr. for baritone and piano, Op.37 (for mezzo-soprano and piano)
Finzi, Let Us Garlands Bring: It was a lover and his lass, Op.18 no.5
Finzi, Come Away, Death
Finzi, Who is Sylvia?
Finzi, Fear no more the heat of the sun
Finzi, Let Us Garlands Bring, Op.18: O Mistress Mine, no.4
Warlock, An Old Song
Warlock, Consider
Bridge, Coleridge Settings
Bridge, Thy hand in mine, H.124
Bridge, Where she lies asleep
Bridge, Love went a-riding
Kathryn Rudge, Mezzo-soprano
James Baillieu, Piano
30 May at 12:45

St Margaret's Westminster, London

Lunchtime Concerts at St Margaret's Church
Max Welford, Clarinet
Katherine Tinker, Piano
30 May at 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Till Fellner
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major "quasi una fantasia", Op.27 no.1
Schumann, Fantasy in C major for piano, Op.17
Till Fellner, Piano
30 May at 14:15

Dorchester Abbey, Oxford

The award-winning Jaguar Land Rover Brass Band perform great English classics
Holst, First Suite in E flat major, Op.28 no.1
Horovitz, Euphonium Concerto
Howells, Three Figures
Arnold, The Padstow Lifeboat
Elgar, Severn Suite for brass band or orchestra
Alwyn, The Moor of Venice
Vaughan Williams, 3 preludes on Welsh hymn tunes "Household Music"
Jaguar Land Rover Band
30 May at 17:00

Village Hall, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxford

William Hurlstone - our missing heritage
30 May at 19:00

City Recital Hall, Sydney

Enso String Quartet
Works by Broadstock
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 10 in E flat major, "Harp", Op.74
Turina, Serenata for String Quartet, Op.87
Ginastera, String Quartet no. 2, Op.26
Ensō String Quartet
30 May at 19:00

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow

Stravinsky, Gubaidulina
Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version)
Gubaidulina, Violin concerto "Offertorium"
Stravinsky, Orpheus
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Vadim Repin, Violin
30 May at 19:00

Mariinsky II, St Petersburg

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Mariinsky Opera
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Pier Luigi Pizzi, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Vladislav Sulimsky, Il conte di Luna
Ekaterina Semenchuk, Azucena
Nazhmiddin Mavlyanov, Manrico
Mariinsky Theatre Chorus
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
30 May at 19:00

Dorchester Abbey, Oxford

World Premiere performance of Paul Carr's Violin Concerto plus favourites by Vaughan Williams, Holst and Moeran
Moeran, Sinfonietta
Carr, Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
Holst, Song of the Night
Vaughan Williams, The Wasps, suite for orchestra
Bath Philharmonia
Jason Thornton, Conductor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, Violin
30 May at 19:00

Suntory Hall, Tokyo

St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Akiko Suwanai, Violin
Yuri Temirkanov, Conductor
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
30 May at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Main Hall, Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Hindemith, Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Op.50
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K491
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Conductor
Eric Le Sage, Piano
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
30 May at 19:30

Tonhalle: Kleiner Saal, Zürich

Liedrezital Zürich
Schumann, Zwölf Gedichte
Works by Schubert
Werner Güra, Tenor
Christoph Berner, Piano
30 May at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize: Winner's Recital
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, Op.2 no.3
Brahms, Six Piano Pieces (Klavierstücke), Op.118
Mendelssohn, Variations Sérieuses in D Minor, Op.54
Chopin, 2 Nocturnes, Op.27
Chopin, Ballade no. 3 in A flat major, Op.47
Ravel, La Valse, for piano solo
Marina Koka, Piano
30 May at 19:30

Wrocław Philharmonic Concert Hall, Wroclaw

Vienna Philharmonic on tour
Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Strauss R., A Hero's Life (Ein Heldenleben), symphonic poem, Op.40
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
30 May at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

Murray Perahia & die Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Murray Perahia, Keyboard, Conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
30 May at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Brahms: complete quartets for piano and strings
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 2 in A major, Op.26
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, Op.60
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Tabea Zimmermann, Viola
Clemens Hagen, Cello
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
30 May at 20:30

Salle Gaveau, Paris

Recital Miroslav Kultyshev
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Chopin, Ballade no. 2 in F major, Op.38
Chopin, Ballade no. 3 in A flat major, Op.47
Chopin, Ballade no. 4 in F minor, Op.52
Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales, for piano
Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit
Miroslav Kultyshev, Piano
30 May at 20:30

Philharmonie 2: Salle des concerts, Paris

Verdi, Tchaikovsky
Verdi, La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny): overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Les Dissonances
David Grimal, direction, violon
May 31

Nationaltheater, Munich

Lucia di Lammermoor
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Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor
Oksana Lyniv, Conductor
Barbara Wysocka, Director
Barbara Hanicka, Set Designer
Julia Kornacka, Costume Designer
Nina Minasyan, Lucia
Pavol Breslik, Edgardo
Levente Molnár, Enrico
Rachael Wilson, Alisa
Alessandro Scotto di Luzio, Arturo
Dean Power, Normanno
Goran Jurić, Raimondo
Bavarian State Orchestra
Bavarian State Opera Chorus
May 31

Hungarian State Opera, Budapest

Reimann, Lear
Stefan Soltesz, Conductor
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Director
Gergely Zöldy, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Tomás Tómasson, Lear
Eszter Sümegi, Cordelia
Éva Bátori, Goneril
Szilvia Rálik, Regan
Boldizsár László, Duke of Cornwall
István Kovácsházi, Earl of Kent
Dániel Vadász, Edmund
Zsolt Haja, Duke of Albany
András Palerdi, Earl of Gloucester
István Kovács, King of France
Matthew Shaw, Edgar
Ferenc Anger, Director
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra