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1 August 2012 at 11:00
Salzburg Festival

Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg

Lied Recital - Magdalena Kožená
Messiaen, Livre d'orgue, for solo organ (Les mains de l'abîme)
Eben, Four Biblical Dances: The wedding in Cana
Works by Bach
Liszt, Prelude and Fugue on BACH
Dvořák, Biblické písne (Biblical songs), Op.99
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Christian Schmitt, Organ
1 August - 3 August
Savonlinna Opera Festival

Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna

Den fjerde nattevakt (The fourth Watch of the Night)
Kverndokk, Den fjerde nattevakt (The fourth Watch of the Night
Norwegian National Opera
Rolf Gupta, Conductor
Ivar Tindberg, Director
20 July - 3 August
Opera Holland Park

Holland Park Theatre, London

Falstaff
Verdi, Falstaff
Peter Robinson, Conductor
Annilese Miskimmon, Director
Olafur Sigurdarson, Sir John Falstaff
George Von Bergen, Ford
Linda Richardson, Alice Ford
Carolyn Dobbin, Meg Page
Carole Wilson, Mistress Quickly
Rhona McKail, Nannetta
Benjamin Hulett, Fenton
Christopher Turner, Dr Caius
Brian Galliford, Bardolph
Simon Wilding, Pistol
City of London Sinfonia
Opera Holland Park Chorus
1 August 2012 at 19:30

Haigh Hall, Wigan

The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Heritage Opera
Mark Saberton, Baritone
Thomas Eaglen, Baritone
Serenna Wagner, Soprano
Sarah Helsby Hughes, Soprano
Lorna James, Soprano
John Anthony Cunningham, Baritone
Wendy Sharrock, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Sales, Tenor
Matthew Palmer, Bass
Eleanor Strutt, Soprano
Jonathan Ellis, Piano
1 August 2012 at 19:30
Rheingau Music Festival

Kurpark, Bad Homburg

Eliane Elias Quartet: Jazz evening
Eliane Elias Quartet
1 August 2012 at 19:30
Korsholm Music Festival

Korsholm Church, Vaasa

Opening concert
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Ichiyanagi, Interspace: Adagio
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Debussy, Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (arr. for string orchestra)
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. for string orchestra)
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Juha Kangas, Conductor
Olli Mustonen, Piano
1 August 2012 at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 25
Ives, The Unanswered Question
Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Zimmermann, Nobody knows de trouble I see
Tippett, A Child of Our Time
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano
Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Groves, Tenor
Jubilant Sykes, Bass-baritone
David Robertson, Conductor
BBC Proms Youth Choir
1 August - 18 August
Salzburg Festival

Felsenreitschule, Salzburg

La Bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Damiano Michieletto, Director
Piotr Beczała, Rodolfo
Anna Netrebko, Mimì
Massimo Cavalletti, Marcello
Nino Machaidze, Musetta
Alessio Arduini, Schaunard
Carlo Colombara, Colline
Davide Fersini, Benoît
Salzburg Festival Children's Choir
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus
1 August 2012 at 20:00
Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Haochen Zhang Piano Recital
Chopin, 4 Mazurkas, Op.17
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Liszt, Ballade no. 2 in B minor, S 171
Debussy, Préludes: Book 1 (Nos. 6, 4, 5, 10)
Balakirev, Oriental Fantasy, "Islamey", Op.18
Haochen Zhang, Piano
1 August 2012 at 20:00
Rheingau Music Festival

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

Arcanto Quartet
Kurtág, Six Moments Musicaux for string quartet, Op.44
Haydn, String Quartet no. 57 in C major, Op.74 no.1, Hob III:72
Schubert, String Quartet no. 15 in G major, D.887
Arcanto quartet
Antje Weithaas, Violin
Daniel Sepec, Violin
Tabea Zimmermann, Viola
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello

Château de Florans: Parc, La Roque d'Anthéron

Nuit du piano : Intégrale de l’œuvre pour piano de Debussy, 2ème Partie
Debussy, Ballade
Debussy, Nocturne in D flat major
Debussy, Danse Tarantelle styrienne
Works by Debussy
Debussy, Images, Set 1, for piano
Debussy, Jeux, poème dansé
Debussy, Pour le piano
Debussy, Estampes
Debussy, Masques
Debussy, D’un cahier d’esquisses
Debussy, L'Isle joyeuse, Op.26
Debussy, Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk
Debussy, Etudes: selection
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Piano
Philippe Cassard, Piano
30 July - 1 August
Salzburg Festival

Haus für Mozart, Salzburg

Il re pastore (concert performance)
Mozart, Il rè pastore
William Christie, Conductor
Rolando Villazón, Alessandro
Martina Janková, Aminta
Eva Mei, Elisa
Sandra Trattnigg, Tamiri
Benjamin Bernheim, Agenore
Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich
1 August 2012 at 20:00
Rheingau Music Festival

Kurhaus Wiesbaden: Friedrich-von-Thiersch Hall, Wiesbaden

Albrecht Mayer (oboe): Bonjour Paris
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Delibes, Le Roi s'amuse, 6 airs de danse dans le style ancien
d'Indy, Fantasy on French Folk Tunes, for oboe and orchestra, Op.31
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Honegger, Pastorale d'été (Summer pastorale), H31
Poulenc, Deux marches et un intermède
Françaix, L'Horloge de Flore, for oboe and orchestra
Munich Symphony Orchestra
Ari Rasilainen, Conductor
Albrecht Mayer, Oboe
1 August 2012 at 20:15
Robeco SummerNights
Filip Jordens sings Jacques Brel
Brel, Le cheval
Brel, Le tango funèbre
Brel, La fanette
Brel, Au suivant
Brel, Les bigotes
Brel, Les flamandes
Brel, Amsterdam
Brel, Le Plat Pays
Brel, Le moribund
Brel, Les Bonbons
Brel, Les Bonbons (1967 version)
Brel, Marieke
Brel, Les fenêtres
Brel, Les vieux
Brel, Le Caporal casse pompon
Brel, La tendresse
Brel, L'Age Idiot
Brel, Ne me quitte pas
Brel, Les singes
Brel, La valse à mille temps
Brel, Madeleine
Filip Jordens, Vocals
Alano Gruarin, Piano
Stijn Bettens, Accordion
Peter Verhaegen, Bass

Parvis de l’Eglise Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, Lambesc

Liszt
Liszt, Via Crucis, S 53
Jean-Claude Pennetier, Piano
Vox Clamantis
Jaan-Eik Tulve, Choirmaster / chorus director
1 August 2012 at 21:00
Festival Pablo Casals de Prades

Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuxa, Codalet, Prades

Great Quartets
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 13 in B flat major, Op.130
Janáček, String Quartet no. 1 in E minor, "Kreutzer Sonata"
Maratka, Livre des cendres, in medorium Z.M. (world première)
Pražák Quartet
Artis-Quartet Wien
26 July - 26 August
Bayreuth

Bayreuther Festspielhaus, Bayreuth

Tristan und Isolde
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde
Peter Schneider, Conductor
Christoph Marthaler, Director
Anna-Sophie Mahler, Revival Director
Robert Dean Smith, Tristan
Robert Holl, King Marke
Iréne Theorin, Isolde
Jukka Rasilainen, Kurwenal
Ralf Lukas, Melot
Michelle Breedt, Brangäne
Clemens Bieber, Young seaman
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Bayreuth Festival Chorus
20 July - 26 August
Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

The Fairy Queen
Purcell, The Fairy Queen
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Jonathan Kent, Director
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Emmanuelle de Negri, Soprano
Claire Debono, Soprano
Peter Gijsbertsen, Tenor
Robert Burt, Tenor
David Soar, Bass
1 August 2012 at 19:30

Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross), Perth

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: prelude to Act 1
Bruch, Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op.46
Psathas, Seikilos
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
Tecwyn Evans, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
12 July - 5 August

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Bourne's Play without Words
Play without Words (Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
1 August 2012 at 19:30
Summer Prom: National Youth Orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Joanna MacGregor, Piano
1 August 2012 at 19:45

Derby Cathedral, Derby

Derby Cathedral Summer Organ Recitals
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
Franck, Pastorale in E, Op 19
Alain, Deux Danses à Agni Yavishta, JA77-78
Alain, Le Jardin Suspendu
Bairstow, Organ Sonata in E flat: Allegro giocoso
Mendelssohn, Organ sonata no.4 in B flat major, Op.65
Duruflé, Suite, Op.5: Siciliène
Duruflé, Suite, Op.5: Toccata
Steven Grahl, Organ
1 August 2012 at 20:00

Sydney Opera House: Concert Hall, Sydney

Symphonic Dances
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Nicholas Angelich, Piano
1 August 2012 at 20:00

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Mozart, La clemenza di Tito, K621: overture
Mozart, Piano concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Mozart, Recitative and Aria for Tenor, "Misero! O sogno!", K431 (K425b)
Mozart, Così fan tutte, K588: Un' aura amorosa
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, "Prague", K504
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Louis Langrée, Conductor
Nelson Freire, Piano
Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor
1 August 2012 at 20:00
Music@Menlo

Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, Atherton

Concert Program V: Motivated
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV1067
Schubert, Sixteen German Dances and two Écossaises, D.783
Debussy, Danses sacrée et profane
Strauss II, Emperor Waltz (Kaiser Walzer), Op.437
Bartók, Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 68
Copland, Appalachian Spring: Suite
Marc Goldberg, Bassoon
Adam Barnett-Hart, Violin
Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
Kristin Lee, Violin
Sean Lee, Violin
Wu Jie, Violin
Paul Neubauer, Viola
Geraldine Walther, Viola
Dane Johansen, Cello
Scott Pingel, Bass
Bridget Kibbey, Harp
Carol Wincenc, Flute
Jose Franch-Ballester, Clarinet
Gloria Chien, Piano
Gilbert Kalish, Piano
Wu Han, Harpsichord
Ian Swensen, Violin
Pierre Lapointe, Viola
David Finckel, Cello

Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Avanti l'Opera
Programme to be announced
Charivari Agréable