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Wed 21 Aug
Santa Fe Opera

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe

The Thirteenth Child
World première
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Ruders, The Thirteenth Child
Santa Fe Opera
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Darko Tresnjak, Director
Alexander Dodge, Set Designer
Rita Ryack, Costume Designer
Kirsten MacKinnon, Lyra
Tamara Mumford, Queen Gertrude
Joshua Dennis, Frederic
Bradley Garvin, Drokan
David Leigh, King Hjarne
York Kennedy, Lighting Designer
Aaron Rhyne, Video Artist
Susanne Sheston, Choirmaster / chorus director
Santa Fe Opera Chorus
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra

King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Breaking the Waves
Breaking the Waves
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Mazzoli, Breaking the Waves (libretto by Royce Vavrek)
Stuart Stratford, Conductor
Tom Morris, Director
Soutra Gilmour, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sydney Mancasola, Bess McNeill
Duncan Rock, Jan Nyman
Wallis Giunta, Dodo McNeill
Elgan Llŷr Thomas, Dr Richardson
Orla Boylan, Bess' Mother
Byron Jackson, Terry
Freddie Tong, Church Councilman
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
The chorus of Breaking the Waves

Località La Porta, Tesero

Polyphony of sounds for alpine pastures
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Unknown, to be announced
Quintetto di Fiati di Santa Cecilia e Royal Concertgebouw Orkest
Wed 21 Aug at 17:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Leslie Howard Recital
Leslie Howard Recital
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Leslie Howard, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 17:00
Chopin and His Europe

Warsaw Philharmonic: Chamber music hall, Warsaw

Juho Pohjonen in Recital
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Bach, Chromatic fantasia and fugue in D minor, BWV903
Franck, Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Mozart, Prelude and Fugue in C major, K394 (K383a)
Schubert, Fantasia in C major "Wanderer Fantasy", D.760
Chopin, Fugue in A minor, KK14 c/2
Juho Pohjonen, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 19:00

Oslo Concert Hall (Konserthus), Oslo

Season Opening
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Torvund, New work, world première
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Gala Faculty Recital (2)
Gala Faculty Recital (2)
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Bach, Allein Gott in der Hoeh' sei Ehr - organ chorale in G Minor, BWV711
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 3 in B flat major, S 244/3
McLeod, Piano Sonata no. 1
Debussy, L'Isle joyeuse, Op.26
Liszt, Fantasie über Themen aus Ludwig van Beethovens "Die Ruinen von Athen" für Klavier und Orchester S 122
Banowetz, Joseph, Piano
Chan, Alton, Piano
Simon Callaghan, Piano
Carlo Grante, Piano
Gruzmann, Grigory, Piano
Murray McLachlan, Conductor
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah

Madama Butterfly
Madama Butterfly
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Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Opera Australia
John Bell, Director
Jennie Tate, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Eva Kong, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Sharon Zhai, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Bradley Daley, Pinkerton
Matthew Reardon, Pinkerton
Andrew Moran, Sharpless
Barbara Jin, Suzuki
Steven Gallop, The Bonze
Shoumendu Schornikow, Prince Yamadori
Michael Lapina, Goro
Kristen Leich, Kate Pinkerton
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30
Music in Old Cracow

Jesuit Basilica, Krakow

Serhey Burko conducts the Lviv Virtuosos
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Works by Mendelssohn
Works by Elgar
Works by Mozart
Works by Respighi
Lviv Virtuosos
Serhey Burko, Conductor
János Bálint, Flute
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 45: Mississippi Goddam: A Homage to Nina Simone
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Ledisi,
Lisa Fisher,
Metropole Orkest
Jules Buckley, Conductor
© Eduardus Lee
Arthur and Lucas Jussen, Mendelssohn & Prokofiev
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Mendelssohn, Piano Sonata no.1 in E major, Op.6
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Lucas Jussen, Piano
Arthur Jussen, Piano
Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Elim Chan, Conductor
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00
Chopin and His Europe

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Symphonic Concert
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Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21
Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
Akiko Ebi, Period Piano
Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor
Bach Collegium Japan
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00
Tanglewood Festival

Tanglewood, Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
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Yan Huichang, Conductor
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

London Symphony Orchestra
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Adams, Harmonielehre
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Aug 21 mat, 22, 23, 24 mat, eve, 25 mat, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29, 30, 31 mat, eve, Sep 01 mat, 03, 04 mat, 05, 06, 07 mat, eve, 08 mat, 10, 11 mat, eve, 12, 13, 14 mat, eve, 15 mat, 17, 18 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, 24, 25 mat, eve, 26, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, Oct 01, 02 mat, eve, 03, 04, 05 mat, eve, 06 mat

Sydney Opera House: Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney

West Side Story
West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Opera Australia
Donald Chan, Conductor
Joey McKneely, Director, Choreography
Paul Gallis, Set Designer
Renate Schmitzer, Costume Designer
Todd Jacobsson, Tony
Daniel Assetta, Tony
Sophie Salvesani, Maria
Chloé Zuel, Anita
Noah Mullins, Riff
Lyndon Watts, Bernardo
Ritchie Singer, Doc
Zoe Ioannou, Rosalia
Opera Australia Orchestra
Peter Halbsgut, Lighting Designer

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer
Hard to Be Soft (Oona Doherty)
Ciaran Bagnall, Set Designer, Lighting Designer
Aug 21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, Sep 01

Ruhr Universitat: Audimax, Bochum

Nach den letzten Tagen. Ein Spätabend
Uli Fussenegger, Conductor
Christoph Marthaler, Director
Duri Bischoff, Set Designer
Sarah Schittek, Costume Designer
Andreas Hofer, Lighting Designer
Aug 21, 22

Bridewell Theatre, London

Caccia lontana
Smareglia, Caccia lontana (Performed in Italian with English surtitles)
Stjepan Vuger, Conductor
Ozren Prohič, Director
Jelena Štefanić, Soprano
Sofija Cingula, Mezzo-soprano
Aug 21, 22, 23, 24 mat, eve, 25 mat, eve, 27, 28, 29 mat, eve, 31 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet
Matthew Bourne's Romeo + Juliet (Sir Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Brett Morris, Conductor
Dan Jackson, Conductor
Lez Brotherston, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Paule Constable, Lighting Designer
New Adventures Orchestra
Paris Fitzpatrick, Dancer
Cordelia Braithwaite, Dancer
Harrison Dowzell, Dancer
Jackson Fisch, Dancer
Reece Causton, Dancer
Ben Brown, Dancer
Aug 21, 22, 25 mat, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 mat, eve

Estonian National Opera House, Tallinn

West Side Story
Bernstein, West Side Story
Estonian National Opera
Aug 21, 25
Bayreuth

Bayreuther Festspielhaus, Bayreuth

Tannhäuser
New production
Wagner, Tannhäuser
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Tobias Kratzer, Director
Rainer Sellmaier, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Stephen Gould, Tannhäuser
Markus Eiche, Wolfram von Eschenbach
Lise Davidsen, Elisabeth
Ekaterina Gubanova, Venus
Elena Zhidkova, Venus
Stephen Milling, Landgraf Hermann
Daniel Behle, Walther von der Vogelweide
Jorge Rodríguez-Norton, Heinrich der Schreiber
Kay Stiefermann, Biterolf
Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Reinmar von Zweter
Katharina Konradi, Shepherd Boy
Reinhard Traub, Lighting Designer
Manuel Braun, Video Artist
Konrad Kuhn, Dramaturgy
Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Le Gateau Chocolat
Aug 21, 23 mat

City Recital Hall, Sydney

Luminous
Works by Britten
Works by Janáček
Vasks, Concerto for violin and strings ''Tala Gaisma'' (Distant light)
Richard Tognetti, Director
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Lior Elmaleh, Vocals
Bill Henson, Photography, Cinematography, Editing
Wed 21 Aug
Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

Rusalka
Dvořák, Rusalka
Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Melly Still, Director
Rae Smith, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sally Matthews, Rusalka
Alexander Roslavets, Vodník, the water goblin
Patricia Bardon, Ježibaba, the Witch
Evan LeRoy Johnson, Prince
Brenden Gunnell, Prince
Zoya Tsererina, Foreign Princess
Vuvu Mpofu, First Wood Sprite
Annamaria Pennisi, Second Wood Sprite
Alyona Abramova, Third Wood Sprite
Colin Judson, Gamekeeper
Alix Le Saux, Kitchen Boy
Adam Marsden, The Hunter
Paule Constable, Lighting Designer
Glyndebourne Chorus
Rick Nodine, Choreography
Aug 21, 24, 28, 31, Sep 04, 07

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Königliche Schlosskonzerte - Werke von Mozart, Haydn & Salieri
Works by Mozart
Works by Haydn
Works by Salieri
Aug 21, 23, 25

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Bogotá

Il barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Alejandro Roca, Conductor
Pedro Salazar, Director
Julián Hoyos, Set Designer
Adán Martínez, Costume Designer
Paola Leguizamón, Rosina
Pablo Martínez, Count Almaviva
Borja Quiza, Figaro
Valeriano Lanchas, Dr Bartolo
Sara Catarine, Berta
Jacobo Ochoa, Officer, Fiorello
Julio Escallón, Ambrogio
Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá
Coro de la Ópera de Colombia
Aug 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
Aug 21 mat, 23, 26, 30

Haus für Mozart, Salzburg

Orphée aux enfers
New production
Offenbach, Orphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld)
Enrique Mazzola, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Victoria Behr, Costume Designer
Joel Prieto, Orphée
Nadine Weissmann, Cupidon
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Diane
Kathryn Lewek, Eurydice
Max Hopp, John Styx
Frances Pappas, Junon
Martin Winkler, Jupiter
Anne Sofie von Otter, L'Opinion Publique
Rafał Pawnuk, Mars
Peter Renz, Mercure
Marcel Beekman, Pluton
Lea Desandre, Venus
Franck Evin, Lighting Designer
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Susanna Goldberg, Dramaturgy
Vocalconsort Berlin
David Cavelius, Choirmaster / chorus director
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Christiane Karg & Gerold Huber
Schubert, Lieder: selection
Christiane Karg, Soprano
Gerold Huber, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 11:00

Arts Centre Melbourne: Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 (Excerpts)
Jian Wang, Cello
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Violin
Wed 21 Aug at 16:00

Southwell Minster, Southwell

Organ Recital
McDowall, Sounding Heaven and Earth
Whitlock, Symphony in G minor: Elegy
Dupré, Symphonie-Passion, Op.23
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Ives, Variations on America
Simon Hogan, Organ
Wed 21 Aug at 19:00

DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Boston

Landmarks Dance Night
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Price, Symphony No. 1 in E minor
Falla, El amor brujo
Green, Choucoune
Traditional, Papa Loko
Offenbach, Orpheus in the Underworld: excerpts
Ponchielli, La Gioconda: La danza delle ore (the dance of the hours)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Ann McMahon Quintero, Mezzo-soprano
Boston Ballet
Jean Appolon Expressions
Castle of our Skins
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Igor Levit
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, Op.2 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 12 in A flat major, Op.26
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 25 in G major, Op.79
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major "Waldstein", Op.53
Igor Levit, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30

Southwell Minster, Southwell

Symphonic Journeys
Mendelssohn, String Symphony no. 4 in C minor
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Southwell Festival Sinfonia
Alison Rose, Soprano
Marcus Farnsworth, Conductor
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne

Kenny Broberg - Melbourne
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Chopin, Fantasy in F minor, Op.49
Franck, Prélude, Fugue and Variation, Op.18
Medtner, Piano Sonata no. 7 in E minor, "Night Wind", Op.25 no.2
Kenny Broberg, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 19:30

Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore

Uncommon. Unheard. Unique
Bridge, Miniatures for Piano Trio
Tailleferre, Piano trio
Weir, Piano Trio Two
Mendelssohn, Piano Trio no. 1 in D minor, Op.49
The Tee Trio
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00

DiMenna Center for Classical Music: Mary Flagler Cary Hall, New York City

Time Spans: Yarn/Wire, TALEA Ensemble
Vivier, Pulau Dewata
Bouliane, Rythmes et échos des rivages anticostiens (US premiere)
Oesterle, Carrousel
Smith, Knotted Silk (US premiere)
Korndorf, Music for Owen Underhill and his Magnificent Eight (US premiere)
Yarn/Wire
Talea Ensemble
Lorraine Vaillancourt, Conductor
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00

AMUZ, Antwerp

Paul Van Nevel conducts ’The Burgundy Choirbook’ - in Antwerp
Heyns, Cornelius, Missa super ‘pour quelque paine’ à 4.
Cockx, Riquard, ‘Kyrie Deus creator omnium’ à 3.
Busnoys, ‘Regina coeli’ à 4.
Plummer, 'Agnus Dei' à 3.
Dufay, Missa super ‘Ave Regina’ à 4. ((sanctus only))
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel, Conductor
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00

ACO Thormannhalle Rendsburg, Rendsburg

Bach, Schumann, Ravel, Rachmaninow, Chopin
Bach, Toccata in E minor, BWV914
Schumann, 4 Nachtstucke for piano, Op.23
Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit
Rachmaninov, Cinq Morceaux de fantasie, Op.3
Chopin, Nocturne no. 19 in E minor, Op.72 no.1
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 20:00

The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

The Night With... Duo van Vliet
Buckley, Oscilate
Porębski, Reverse 2
Greer, Richard, Black Box
Śniady, Marta, <<
Malinowski, Paweł, Canvas
Duchnowski, Cezary, cROSSFAdE 2
Ian Anderson, Viola
Rafal Luc, Accordion
Wed 21 Aug at 20:30

Eglise Notre-Dame, Caudebec-en-Caux

Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
Works by Connellan
Works by O'Carolan
Works by Oswald
Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
Wed 21 Aug at 20:30

Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria: Sala Argenta, Santander

Orquestra de Cadaqués
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 25 in C major, K503
Stravinsky, Pulcinella: Suite
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Barbara Frittoli, Soprano
Piero Pretti, Tenor
Nicola Ulivieri, Bass
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Orquestra de Cadaqués
Wed 21 Aug at 21:00

Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg

Recital Buniatishvili
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.899
Liszt, Ständchen no. 7 (transcribed from Schubert's Schwanengesang)
Liszt, Gretchen am spinnrade, D 558 no. 8 (transcribed from Schubert D 118)
Liszt, Erlkönig (transcribed from Schubert), S 558 no.4
Liszt, Transcendental Études, S 139: no. 4 Mazeppa
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6 in D flat major, S 244/6
Stravinsky, Three movements from Petrushka
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
Wed 21 Aug at 22:00

Southwell Minster, Southwell

Late Night Folk
Kit Downes, Piano
Aidan O'Rourke, Fiddle
Thu 22 Aug
Santa Fe Opera

Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe

Così fan tutte
New production
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Mozart, Così fan tutte
Santa Fe Opera
Harry Bicket, Conductor
RB Schlather, Director
Paul DePoo, Set Designer
Terese Wadden, Costume Designer
Amanda Majeski, Fiordiligi
Emily D'Angelo, Dorabella
Ben Bliss, Ferrando
Jarrett Ott, Guglielmo
Dale Travis, Don Alfonso
Rodney Gilfry, Don Alfonso
Tracy Dahl, Despina
Jax Messenger, Lighting Designer
Susanne Sheston, Choirmaster / chorus director
Santa Fe Opera Chorus
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra
Aug 22, 24, 29, 31

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Residenz Serenade
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Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Beethoven
Munich Residenz Solisten
Aug 22, 25, 31, Sep 14, Oct 04, 18, Nov 01, 24

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

© Monika Rittershaus
Bernstein, Candide
Jordan De Souza, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin
Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin
Thu 22 Aug at 17:00
Chetham's at 50

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Ronald Stevenson Memorial Recital
Ronald Stevenson Memorial Recital
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Harris-Brown, Edward, Piano
Crawford, Alexander, Piano
Alampo, Cassandro, Piano
Tan, Rebekah, Piano
Brown, Madeleine, Piano
Liu, Daniel, Piano
Thu 22 Aug at 18:00

Oscarshall Palace, Oslo

Queen Sonja Competition: Prize winner concert with Mélissa Petit
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Programme to be announced
Mélissa Petit, Soprano
Sveinung Bjelland, Piano
Thu 22 Aug at 19:00

Latvian National Opera, Riga

© Gunars Janaitis
Verdi, Nabucco
Latvian National Opera
Mārtiņš Ozoliņš, Conductor
Guntis Gailītis, Director
Andris Freibergs, Set Designer
Kristīne Pasternaka, Costume Designer
Thu 22 Aug at 19:00

Oslo Concert Hall (Konserthus), Oslo

Elgar and Tchaikovsky
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Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Vilde Frang, Violin
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra