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Dec 03, 29

Deutsche Oper, Berlin

Bizet, Carmen
Søren Schuhmacher, Director
Pier Luigi Samaritani, Set Designer
Federica Lombardi, Micaëla
Irene Roberts, Carmen
Roberto Alagna, Don José
Derek Welton, Escamillo
Dong-Hwan Lee, Escamillo
Adriana Ferfezka, Frasquita
Abigail Levis, Mercédès
Andrew Dickinson, Le Remendado
Thomas Lehman, Le Dancaïre
John Carpenter, Moralès
Ievgen Orlov, Zuniga
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Dec 03 mat, eve

Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool

English National Ballet: The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Wayne Eagling)
Peter Farmer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
David Richardson, Lighting Designer
Dec 03, 04

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Lucia di Lammermoor
New production
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Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor
TBC, Conductor
Máté Szabó, Director
Balázs Cziegler, Set Designer
Ildikó Tihanyi, Costume Designer
Michele Kalmandy, Enrico
Csaba Szegedi, Enrico
Erika Miklósa, Lucia
Klára Kolonits, Lucia
Istvan Horvath, Edgardo
Péter Balczó, Edgardo
Tibor Szappanos, Arturo
Zoltán Megyesi, Arturo
Antal Cseh, Raimondo
István Kovács, Raimondo
Gergely Ujvári, Normanno
Ágnes Anna Kun, Alisa
Szilvia Vörös, Alisa
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Dec 03, 09, 13, 18, 20, 28, 30, 2017 Jan 07

Stadttheater, Bern

Callas (Estefania Miranda)
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Callas (Estefania Miranda)
Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern
Jochen Hochstenbach, Conductor
Till Kuhnert, Set Designer
Catherine Voeffray, Costume Designer
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Alexandra Lubchansky, Soprano
Milan Kampfer, Dancer
Olive Lopez, Dancer
Annabel Koele, Dancer
Norikazu Aoki, Dancer
Yu - Min Yang, Dancer
Angela Demattè, Dancer
Berkay Kuskonmaz, Dancer
Nozomi Matsuoka, Dancer
Evan Schwarz, Dancer
Carmel Barkan, Dancer
Marieke Monquil, Dancer
3 December at 11:00 and 15:00

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Familienkonzert: Nachts im Museum
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Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Juri Tetzlaff, Narrator
Kids event
Dec 03, 08, 11, 15, 27, 31, 2017 Jan 07, 12, 15, 19, 22, 25, 29, Feb 03, 05, 09, 16, 25
Bizet, Carmen
Karen Kamensek, Conductor
Tecwyn Evans, Conductor
Eva Ollikainen, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Michael Vale, Set Designer
Sue Blanc, Costume Designer
Katarina Giotas, Carmen
Géraldine Chauvet, Carmen
Joakim Bäckström, Don José
Noah Stewart, Don José
Daniel Hällström, Escamillo
Julia Sporsen, Micaëla
Mattias Ermedahl, Le Dancaïre
Markus Pettersson, Le Remendado
Anders Lorentzson, Zuniga
Mats Persson, Zuniga
Åke Zetterström, Moralès
Mia Karlsson, Frasquita
Ann-Kristin Jones, Mercédès
Marie Lambert, Revival Director
Göteborg Children's Chorus
Göteborg Opera Chorus
Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Dec 03

Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid

Brahms, Ravel, Mussorgsky
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Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
Orquesta Nacional de España
Dec 03

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Madama Butterfly
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Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Glyndebourne on Tour
Gareth Hancock, Conductor
Annilese Miskimmon, Director
Nicky Shaw, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Karah Son, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Matteo Lippi, Pinkerton
Francesco Verna, Sharpless
Claudia Huckle, Suzuki
Michael Druiett, The Bonze
Alun Rhys-Jenkins, Goro
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Kate Pinkerton
Adam Marsden, Prince Yamadori
Edmund Danon, The Official Registrar
John Mackenzie-Lavansch, The Imperial Commissioner
Michael Wallace, Yakuside
Pamela Wilcock, The aunt
Irina Loskova, The cousin
Thomasin Trezise, Cio-Cio-san's mother
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra
Glyndebourne Chorus
Dec 03, 06, 08, 13, 16, 20, 23, 2017 Jan 01, 08 mat, 13

Opernhaus, Zürich

Messa da Requiem
New production
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Messa da Requiem (Christian Spuck)
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer
Emma Ryott, Costume Designer
Claus Spahn, Dramaturgy
Michael Küster, Dramaturgy
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Junior Ballet
Zurich Opera Chorus
Zurich Opera Extra Choir
Krassimira Stoyanova, Soprano
Véronica Simeoni, Mezzo-soprano
Francesco Meli, Tenor
Georg Zeppenfeld, Bass
Dec 03 mat, eve, 04 mat, 08, 10 mat, eve, 14, 16, 17 mat, 18 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, 24 mat, 25 mat, 26 mat, eve, 28 mat, 29, 30 mat

Hungarian State Opera, Budapest

The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Wayne Eagling, Tamás Solymosi)
Hungarian National Ballet
Dec 03, eve

Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Various, Unknowing (A story of love told using the music of Schumann's Dichterliebe and Frauenliebe und Leben)
Teatime Opera
Richard Harker, Conductor
Matthew Monaghan, Director
Christine Cunnold, Soprano
Dec 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23

Opernhaus, Zürich

Musikalischer Adventskalender
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Works by Various
Members of Philharmonia Zurich
Dec 03, 04, 05, 06

Minoritensaal, Graz

Bach an der Krippe
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Bach, Concerto for 2 keyboards and strings in C minor, BWV1062
Bach, Concerto for 2 keyboards unaccompanied in C major, BWV1061a
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Symphony (transcript for two harpsichords)
Bach W.F., Concerto in F major for two harpsichords
Locatelli, Concerto Grosso in F minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.1 no.8
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for 4 violins in B minor, Op.3 no.10, RV 580
Eva-Maria Pollerus, Harpsichord
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Stefan Gottfried, Harpsichord
Dec 03

Royal College of Music: Britten Theatre, London

Mozart's La finta giardiniera
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Mozart, La finta giardiniera
RCM International Opera School
Michael Rosewell, Conductor
Harry Fehr, Director
Yannis Thavoris, Set Designer
Dec 03, 07, 10, 13, 15, 19, 21, 28, 31, 2017 Jan 20, Feb 02, 11

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

The Pearls of Cleopatra
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Straus, The Pearls of Cleopatra
Adam Benzwi, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Victoria Behr, Costume Designer
Simon Berger, Dramaturgy
David Cavelius, Choirmaster / chorus director
Diego Leetz, Lighting Designer
Dec 03

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Billy Budd
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Britten, Billy Budd
Garry Walker, Conductor
Orpha Phelan, Director
Leslie Travers, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Alan Oke, Captain Vere
Roderick Williams, Billy Budd
Alastair Miles, John Claggart
Oliver Johnston, Novice
Daniel Norman, Red Whiskers
Eddie Wade, Donald
Callum Thorpe, Lieutenant Ratcliffe
Stephen Richardson, Dansker
Adrian Clarke, Mr Flint
Peter Savidge, Mr Redburn
Dec 03

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

Starring: Principals of your HK Phil
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Boznos, Oikogeneia
Haydn, Symphony no. 84 in E flat Major “In nomine Domini”
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor
Michael Wilson, Clarinet
Benjamin Moermond, Bassoon
Jing Wang, Violin
Richard Bamping, Cello
Dec 03, 04

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Connesson, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky
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Connesson, Maslenitsa
Saint-Saëns, Piano concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.22
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Jasminka Stancul, Piano
Dec 03, 07, 10, 14, 17

Nationaltheater, Munich

Puccini, Turandot
Dan Ettinger, Conductor
Carlus Padrissa, Director
Roland Olbeter, Set Designer
Chu Uroz, Costume Designer
Nina Stemme, Turandot
Catherine Foster, Turandot
Goran Jurić, Timur
Stefano La Colla, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Golda Schultz, Liù
Ulrich Reß, Emperor Altoum
Andrea Borghini, Ping
Kevin Conners, Pang
Matthew Grills, Pong
Anatoli Sivko, Mandarin
Thorsten Scharnke, The Prince of Persia
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Dec 03, 06, 2017 Jan 11, 14, 18, 21

Staatsoper, Vienna

La Fanciulla del West
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Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Vienna State Opera
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Marco Arturo Marelli, Director, Set Designer
Dagmar Niefind, Costume Designer
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Minnie
José Cura, Dick Johnson
Tomasz Konieczny, Jack Rance
Joseph Dennis, Nick
Alexandru Moisiuc, Ashby
Miriam Albano, Wowkle
Peter Jelosits, Harry
Benedikt Kobel, Joe
Thomas Ebenstein, Trin
Igor Onishchenko, Bello
Clemens Unterreiner, Happy
Mihail Dogotari, Sid
Boaz Daniel, Sonora
Ayk Martirossian, Billy Jackrabbit
Orhan Yildiz, Jake Wallace, José Castro
Marcus Pelz, Jim Larkens
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
3 December at 14:00

Musikverein: Brahmssaal, Vienna

Let the children sing!
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Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Johannes Prinz, Choirmaster / chorus director
Marko Simsa, Narrator
3 December at 14:30

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Family concert
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Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Stephen Darlington, Conductor
3 December at 14:30

Barbican Hall, London

Family Concert: Roald Dahl Centenary
Kids event
3 December at 15:00

De Geerhallen, Norrkoping

Grieg and Bruckner
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Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Bruckner, Symphony no. 3 in D minor "Wagner Symphony", WAB 103
Norrköping Symphony Orchestra
Eun Sun Kim, Conductor
Christian Ihle Hadland, Piano
3 December at 15:00
Colasanti, La rosa que no canto
Mozart, String Quartet in D major "Hoffmeister", K499
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810
Quartetto di Cremona
3 December at 15:00
December Dance

Biekorf, Bruges

Robbie Synge: Douglas
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Douglas (Robbie Synge)
Peggy Olislaegers, Dramaturgy
Brian Gorman, Dancer
3 December at 15:00

Engelbrekts Church, Stockholm

English Advent
Gibbons, Not unto us, O Lord
Purcell, Anthem: I was glad, when they said unto me
Vaughan Williams, Mass in G Minor
Beamish, In the Stillness
Tavener, The Lamb
Parry, Lord, let me know mine end
Andrew Manze, Conductor
Swedish Radio Choir
3 December at 16:00

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

Cinema-concert: Buster Keaton's The cameraman
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Works by Mozart
Works by Beethoven
Works by Joplin
Sarah Dayan, Violin
Cécile Roubin, Violin
Guillaume Becker, Viola
Lydia Shelley, Cello
Hélène Peyrat, Piano
3 December at 16:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Family Christmas concert with audience carols | London Musical Arts
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Kids event
3 December at 17:00

Musikverein: Brahmssaal, Vienna

Let the children sing!
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Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Johannes Prinz, Choirmaster / chorus director
Marko Simsa, Narrator
3 December at 17:00

Groenplaats, Bruges

Vera Tussing: Mazing
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Mazing (Vera Tussing)
Thomas Vermaercke, Lighting Designer
Ruben Martinez
Shosha Van Kranendonk, Dancer
Thomas Saulgrain, Dancer
Zoltan Vakulya, Dancer
Esse Vanderbruggen, Dancer
3 December at 18:00
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1
Dutilleux, Tout un monde lointain, concerto for cello and orchestra
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Jonathan Nott, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
3 December at 19:00

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

A Christmas Carol
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BBC Singers
Martin André, Conductor
3 December at 19:30

St John's Church, Workington

ETO Autumn 2016: Bach's St John Passion
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Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
Old Street Band
Jonathan Peter Kenny, Conductor
James Conway, Director
Susanna Fairbairn, Soprano
Galina Averina, Soprano
Katie Bray, Mezzo-soprano
Martha Jones, Mezzo-soprano
John-Colyn Gyeantey, Tenor
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Andrew Slater, Bass-baritone
Peter Brathwaite, Baritone
George Humphreys, Baritone
3 December at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Verdi Requiem
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Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor
Evelina Dobračeva, Soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, Mezzo-soprano
Edgaras Montvidas, Tenor
Alexander Vinogradov, Bass
Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus
3 December at 19:30

Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

London Philharmonic Orchestra with Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Hilary Hahn
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Weber, Euryanthe: Overture
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Hilary Hahn, Violin
3 December at 19:30

St Peter's Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton

Ex Cathedra: Christmas Music by Candlelight
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Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
3 December at 19:30

Palau de la Musica: José Iturbi, Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
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Beethoven, Mass in D Major “Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, Mezzo-soprano
Sung Min Song, Tenor
Daniel Kotlinski, Baritone
Philharmonia Chorus
Orquesta de Valencia
Yaron Traub, Conductor
3 December at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Christmas concert with audience carols | London Musical Arts
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Traditional, Away in a Manger
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50 ((1, 2, 5, 9))
Handel, Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351: Overture
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Concerto in F minor "L'Inverno (Winter)", RV 297, Op.8 no.4
Traditional, The First Nowell
Handel, Messiah (Overture and Pastoral Symphony)
Traditional, Silent Night
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV1068 (Gavotte, Bouree, Cigue)
Traditional, O Come, All ye Faithful
London Musical Arts
John Landor, Director
3 December at 19:30

Konzerthalle, Bad Salzuflen

Abonnementkonzert: Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Dorman, Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Aron Leijendeckers, Drums
Daniel Townsend, Drums
Markus Huber, Conductor
3 December at 19:30

St Mary's Church (Reigate), Reigate

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto & Haydn Nelson Mass
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Mendelssohn, Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D minor
Haydn, Mass no. 11 in D Minor “Nelson Mass” or “Missa in Angustiis", Hob XXII:11
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Savitri Grier, Violin
Jessica Broad, Soprano
Felicity Turner, Mezzo-soprano
Christopher Hann, Tenor
Benjamin McKee, Bass
English Arts Chorale
English Arts Orchestra
Leslie Olive, Conductor
3 December at 20:00
December Dance
To a simple, rock 'n' roll ... song (Michael Clark)
Michael Clark Company
3 December at 20:00
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007 (trans. Valter Despalj)
Giuliani, Grand Overture, Op.61
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in A major, K322
Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in E major, K380
Tárrega, Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Barrios Mangoré, La Catédral
Barrios Mangoré, Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios
McCartney, Yesterday (arr. Takemitsu)
Ponce, Sonatina Meridional
Ana Vidovic, Guitar
Dec 03

The London Coliseum, London

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
English National Opera
Oleg Caetani, Conductor
Martin Fitzpatrick, Conductor
Catherine Malfitano, Director
Frank Philipp Schlössmann, Set Designer
Gideon Davey, Costume Designer
Keri Alkema, Floria Tosca
Gwyn Hughes Jones, Mario Cavaradossi
Craig Colclough, Baron Scarpia
Andri Björn Róbertsson, Cesare Angelotti
Scott Davies, Spoletta
Graeme Danby, Sciarrone
Adrian Powter, Sacristan
Chorus of English National Opera
English National Opera Orchestra
Dec 03, 04, 06

City Recital Hall, Sydney

Theodora
Handel, Theodora
Pinchgut Opera
Erin Helyard, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Valda Wilson, Theodora
Caitlin Hulcup, Irene
Christopher Lowrey, Didymus
Ed Lyon, Septimius
Andrew Collis, Valens
Matthew Marshall, Lighting Designer
Orchestra of the Antipodes
Cantillation
Dec 03 mat, eve

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Stravinsky
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Orchestre National de Lyon
Quentin Hindley, Conductor
Dec 03, 04 mat

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Best of John Williams - Tribute Concert
Works by Williams
Max Steiner Orchester
Neue Wiener Stimmen
Christian Kolonovits, Conductor
Dec 03 mat, eve

War Memorial: Patriots Theater, Trenton

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Douglas Martin)
American Repertory Ballet
Dec 03

Benaroya Hall, S Mark Taper Auditorium, Seattle

The Dream of Gerontius
Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Murray, Tenor
David Soar, Bass
Seattle Symphony Chorale
Dec 03, 15, 25, 2017 Jan 05, 22, Feb 03, Mar 18, 25, Apr 30

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

Aida
Neue Produktion
Verdi, Aida
Nationaltheater Mannheim
Alexander Soddy, Conductor
Roger Vontobel, Director
Palle Christensen, Set Designer
Nina von Mechow, Costume Designer
Heike Wessels, Amneris
Julia Faylenbogen, Amneris
TBC, Radamès
Rafael Rojas, Radamès
Roy Cornelius Smith, Radamès
Jorge Lagunes, Amonasro
Evez Abdulla, Amonasro
Miriam Clark, Aida
Galina Shesterneva, Aida
Erwin Schrott, Ramfis
Sung Ha, Ramfis
Bartosz Urbanowicz, Ramfis
John in Eichen, King of Egypt
Nikola Hillebrand, Priestess
Christopher Diffey, A messenger
Mikael Sylvest, Lighting Designer
Albrecht Puhlmann, Dramaturgy
Julia Warnemünde, Dramaturgy
Nationaltheater Orchestra Mannheim
Opernchor des Nationaltheaters Mannheim
Extrachor des Nationaltheaters Mannheim
Dani Juris, Choirmaster / chorus director