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Aug 25

Arcola Theatre Studio 2, London

The Mozart Double
Mozart, Bastien und Bastienne, K50 (K46b)
Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
Opera Alegria
Laurie O'Brien, Conductor
Fiona Williams, Director
Emily Phillips, Bastienne
Edward Hughes, Bastien
Alistair Sutherland, Colas, Buff
Naomi Kilby, Madame Herz
Jodie Kearns, Mademoiselle Silberklang
Christopher Killerby, Monsieur Vogelsang
Benjamin Newhouse-Smith, Frank
Aug 25

Arcola Theatre, London

The Mozart Double
Mozart, Bastien und Bastienne, K50 (K46b)
Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario)
Opera Alegria
Laurie O'Brien, Conductor
Fiona Williams, Director
Emily Phillips, Bastienne
Edward Hughes, Bastien
Alistair Sutherland, Colas, Monsieur Vogelsang
Naomi Kilby, Madame Herz
Jodie Kearns, Mademoiselle Silberklang
Christopher Killerby, Buff
Benjamin Newhouse-Smith, Frank
Aug 26, 27

Arcola Theatre, London

The Dowager's Oyster
Mander, The Dowager's Oyster
Belsize Opera
Louis Mander, Conductor
Jack Cherry, Director
Anna Driftmier, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Claire Barnett-Jones, Mezzo-soprano
Coburn Aidan, Tenor
Julian Debreuil, Bass-baritone
Tom Morss, Tenor
Caroline Kennedy, Soprano
Melanie Lodge, Mezzo-soprano
Henry Neill, Baritone
Jane Wilkinson, Soprano
Aug 30, 31, Sep 01, 02, 03

Arcola Theatre, London

Maria De Buenos Aires
Piazzolla, María de Buenos Aires
Operaview
Ricardo Gosalbo, Conductor
Natalie Katsou, Director
Jemima Robinson, Set Designer
Kate Royds, Costume Designer
Matthew Wade, El Duende
Catarina Sereno, Maria
Ian Helm, Singer
Aug 30, 31, Sep 02, 03

Arcola Theatre, London

Gianni Schicchi / Pagliacci
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Leoncavallo, Pagliacci
irrational theatre
Peter Jones, Conductor
Paula Chitty, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ian Henderson, Gianni Schicchi
Ana Bratanic, Lauretta
Peter Martin, Rinuccio, Beppe
Katy Bingham-Best, Zita, Tonio
Samantha Green, Nella, Nedda
Don Kaye, Simone
David Fletcher, Marco
Angharad Little, La Ciesca
Herbie Hill-Reid, Maestro Spinelloccio, Silvio
Peter Hale, Buoso Donati
Randy Nichol, Canio
Aug 31, Sep 01, 02, 03

Royal Festival Hall, London

Mandela Trilogy
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van Dijk, Mandela Trilogy, Act 1 (and III)
Campbell, Mandela Trilogy, Act II
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
12 ensemble
Tim Murray, Conductor
Sep 03, 06, 09, 10 mat

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

Owen Wingrave
Britten, Owen Wingrave
British Youth Opera
4 September at 19:00
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 68: Rossini – Semiramide
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Rossini, Semiramide
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Albina Shagimuratova, Semiramide
Levy Sekgapane, Idreno
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Assur
Daniela Barcellona, Arsace
Susana Gaspar, Azema
David Butt Philip, Mitrane
Gianluca Buratto, Bass
Opera Rara Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Sep 07, 09 mat, 10

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

English Eccentrics
Williamson, English Eccentrics
British Youth Opera
Sep 12, 16, 20, 23, 26, Oct 01, 04, 08 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Norma
New Production
Bellini, Norma
Royal Opera
Sir Antonio Pappano, Conductor
Àlex Ollé, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Lluc Castells, Costume Designer
Sonya Yoncheva, Norma
Sonia Ganassi, Adalgisa
Joseph Calleja, Pollione
Brindley Sherratt, Oroveso
Vlada Borovko, Clotilde
David Junghoon Kim, Flavio
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sep 13, 15, 17, 21, 23 mat, 28, Oct 01 mat, 08, 11

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Il barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Royal Opera
Henrik Nánási, Conductor
Moshe Leiser, Director
Christian Fenouillat, Set Designer
Agostino Cavalca, Costume Designer
Daniela Mack, Rosina
Javier Camarena, Count Almaviva
Vito Priante, Figaro
Florian Sempey, Figaro
José Fardilha, Dr. Bartolo
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Don Basilio
Carlo Lepore, Don Basilio
Gyula Nagy, Fiorello
Madeleine Pierard, Berta
Patrice Caurier, Director
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
13 September at 19:00
Divine Comedies: Gluck's Philemon & Baucis/Arne's The Judgment of Paris
Gluck, Philémon and Baucis
Arne, The Judgement of Paris
Bampton Classical Opera
Paul Wingfield, Conductor
Jeremy Gray, Director, Set Designer
Vikki Medhurst, Costume Designer
Barbara Cole Walton, Baucis, Juno
Catherine Backhouse, Philemon, Pallas
Christopher Turner, Jupiter, Paris
Aoife O'Sullivan, Shepherdess, Venus
Robert Anthony Gardiner, Chorus: Young Athenian men and women, Mercury
Robert Gildon, Chorus: Young Athenian men and women, Chorus
16 September at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Russian State Opera - Bizet's Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Russian State Opera
19 September at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

La Canterina
Haydn, Symphony no. 34 in D minor
Mysliveček, Semiramide: Talor se il vento freme
Mysliveček, Semiramide: Tu mi disprezzi, ingrato
Mysliveček, Semiramide: Di Scitalce...Il pastor se torna aprile
Mysliveček, Semiramide: Fiumicel che s'ode appena
Haydn, La canterina (The songstress), Hob.XXVIII:2
Classical Opera
Ian Page, Conductor
Ailish Tynan, Gasparina
Rachel Kelly, Apollonia
Kitty Whately, Don Ettore
Robert Murray, Don Pelagio
The Orchestra of Classical Opera
21 September at 19:00

Cadogan Hall, London

Opera Settecento - Hasse: Demetrio
Hasse, Demetrio
Opera Settecento
Leo Duarte, Conductor
Erica Eloff, Cleonice
Michael Taylor, Alceste
Ray Chenez, Olinto
Ciara Hendrick, Barsene
Rupert Charlesworth, Fenicio
Augusta Hebbert, Mitrane
Sep 22, 24, 29, Oct 03, 07, 12, 14, 17, 19

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Così fan tutte
New Production
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Royal Opera
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Paul Wynne Griffiths, Conductor
Jan Philipp Gloger, Director
Ben Baur, Set Designer
Karin Jud, Costume Designer
Corinne Winters, Fiordiligi
Angela Brower, Dorabella
Sabina Puértolas, Despina
Daniel Behle, Ferrando
Alessio Arduini, Guglielmo
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Don Alfonso
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
26 September at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Rosenblatt Recital: Alek Shrader
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Bell, The Undying Splendour
Thomson, Mostly About Love
Nicolai, Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: "Horch, die Lerche singt im Hain"
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384: Ich baue ganz auf deine stärke
Handel, Semele, HWV 58: Where’er you Walk
Barber, Three Songs: Now I Have Fed and Eaten Up the Rose, Op.45 no.1
Barber, Three Songs: A Green Lowland of Pianos, Op.45 no.2
Barber, Three Songs: O Boundless, boundless evening, Op.45 no.3
Foster, Beautiful Dreamer
Foster, I cannot sing tonight
Foster, If you've only got a moustache
Handel, Partenope HWV 27: Barbaro fato, sì
Rossini, Les soirées musicales: La danza
Alek Shrader, Tenor
Roger Vignoles, Piano
Sep 28, 30, Oct 01, 02

Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

Cosi fan tutte sung in English
Mozart, Così fan tutte (Sung in English)
Opera Loki
Iwan Davies, Conductor
Laura Attridge, Director
Krystal Macmillan, Despina
Jenny Stafford, Fiordiligi
Frances Gregory, Dorabella
Adam Temple-Smith, Ferrando
James Williams, Don Alfonso
James Corrigan, Guglielmo
29 September at 19:30
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
David Bates, Conductor
Augusta Hebbert, 2nd Woman
Sophie Junker, Belinda
Ann Murray, Dido
Martha McLorinan, 2nd Enchantress
Rupert Enticknap, Sorceress, Spirit
Nicholas Scott, Sailor
George Humphreys, Aeneas
Zack Winokur, Choreography
Bobbi Jene Smith, Dancer
La Nuova Musica
29 September at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Orchestra: Stravinsky Series: Tragedy
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Stravinsky, Oedipus Rex
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Peter Sellars, Director
Joseph Kaiser, Tenor
Sir Willard White, Bass-baritone
Joshua Stewart, Tenor
Ladies of the Gustaf Sjökvists Kammarkör
Ladies of the Sofia Vokalensemble
29 September at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Arie Napoletane
Scarlatti, Sinfonia no. 7 in C major for strings and continuo
Porpora, Didone abbandonata: Agitata è l'alma mia
Sarro, Didone abbandonata: Se resto sul lido
Hasse, Fuga e Grave for strings in G minor
Porpora, Meride e Selinunte: Torbido intorno al core
Sarro, Didone abbandonata: Su la pendice alpina
Vinci, Eraclea: In questa mia tempesta
Leo, Siface: No, non vedete mai
Auletta, Concerto in D major for harpsichord, two violins and continuo
Scarlatti, Il prigioniero fortunato: Miei pensieri
Porpora, Germanico in Germania: Qual turbine che scende
Max Emanuel Cenčić, Countertenor
Il Pomo d'Oro
Emil Emelyanychev, Conductor
Sep 30, Oct 04, 07, 09 mat, 13, 15, 18, 21, 24, 26

The London Coliseum, London

Don Giovanni
New Production
Mozart, Don Giovanni
English National Opera
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Paul Steinberg, Set Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, Costume Designer
Christopher Purves, Don Giovanni
Clive Bayley, Leporello
Caitlin Lynch, Donna Anna
Christine Rice, Donna Elvira
Mary Bevan, Zerlina
Allan Clayton, Don Ottavio
Nicholas Crawley, Masetto
James Creswell, The Commendatore
English National Opera Orchestra
Chorus of English National Opera
2 October at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Handel: Heroes from the Shadows
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: overture
Handel, Poro, re dell'Indie, HWV 28: Sinfonia Act III
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: L'aura che spira
Handel, Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Sinfonia Act III
Handel, Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op.6 no.3, HWV 321 (Larghetto & Allegro)
Handel, Arianna in Creta: "Son qual stanco pellegrino"
Handel, Orlando, HWV 31: sinfonia
Handel, Amadigi: Pena tirana io sento
Handel, Adagio in B minor / Allegro in D major, HWV 338
Handel, Partenope HWV 27: Sinfonia Act III
Handel, Radamisto, HWV 12: Son contenta di morire
Handel, Agrippina: Voi che udite
Handel, Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.3 No.5, HWV 316
Handel, Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Non so, se sia la speme
Handel, Alessandro, HWV 21: Saro qual vento
Nathalie Stutzmann, Contralto
Orfeo 55
Oct 03, 08, 12, 14, 20, 22 mat, 25, Nov 22, 24, 26 mat, 29, Dec 01, 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
5 October at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Semiramide 'La Signora Regale'
Caldara, Semiramide in Ascalona: Introduzione
Caldara, Semiramide in Ascalona: Povera nacivella
Handel, Semiramis riconosciuta, HWV A8: Fuggi dagl'occhi miei
Jommelli, Semiramide riconosciuta: Barbaro, non dolerti... Tradita, sprezzata
Gluck, La Semiramide riconosciuta Wq. 13: Fuggi dagl’occhi miei
Bertoni, Semiramide riconosciuta: Non so se più t’accendi
Bianchi, La vendetta di Nino, o sia Semiramide: Sinfonia
Paisiello, La Semiramide in Villa: Serbo in seno il cor piagato
Nasolini, La morte di Semiramide: Deh sospendi ai pianti miei…Serbo ancora un’alma altera
Catel, Sémiramis: Dance no. 1 and no. 2
Rossini, Semirande: Bel raggio lusinghier...Dolce pensiero
García, Semiramis
Anna Bonitatibus, Mezzo-soprano
Václav Luks, Conductor
6 October at 20:00

The Roundhouse, London

Knife of the Dawn
Kendall, Knife of the Dawn (A one-man chamber opera by Hannah Kendall )
Rebecca Miller, Conductor
John Walton, Director
Eric Greene, Baritone
Anna Snow, Soprano
Sarah Dacey, Soprano
Kerry Andrews, Alto
Vicky Lester, Harp
Mandhira de Saram, Violin
Clifton Harrison, Viola
Zoë Martlew, Cello
8 October at 19:30

Hackney Empire, London

ETO Autumn 2016: Handel's Xerxes
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Handel, Serse (Xerxes)
Jonathan Peter Kenny, Conductor
James Conway, Director
Sarah Bacon, Set Designer
Julia Riley, Xerxes
Laura Mitchell, Romilda
Clint Van Der Linde, Arsamenes
Galina Averina, Atalanta
Carolyn Dobbin, Amastris
Peter Brathwaite, Elviro
Andrew Slater, Ariodantes
10 October at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

The Fairy Queen
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Purcell, The Fairy Queen (Semi-Staged performance)
Richard Egarr, Director, Harpsichord
Sarah Tynan, Soprano
Mhairi Lawson, Soprano
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Charles Daniels, Tenor
Ashley Riches, Bass
Academy of Ancient Music
Choir of the AAM
Timothy West, Spoken word
10 October at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Rosenblatt Recital: Eleonora Buratto
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: Dove sono
Rossini, Le siège de Corinthe: Giusto ciel! in tal periglio
Mozart, Fantasie in D minor, K397
Bellini, Norma: Casta Diva
Verdi, Rigoletto: Tutte le feste al tempio
Puccini, La bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimi
Tosti, Malinconia no. 1: Dorme la selva, for voice and piano
Tosti, Malinconia no. 2: Quand'io ti guardo, for voice and piano
Tosti, Malinconia no. 3: L'ora è tarda, for voice and piano
Tosti, Malinconia no. 4: Or dunque addio, for voice and piano
Tosti, Malinconia no. 5: Chi sei tu che mi parli, for voice and piano
Alfano, Tre poemi di Tagore: Parlami amor mio
Liszt, Isolde’s Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, transc. for piano, S 447
Tosti, Lasciami! Lascia ch'io respiri
Tosti, L'alba sepàra dalla luce l’ombra
Tosti, In van preghi
Tosti, Che dici, o parola del Saggio?
Eleonora Buratto, Soprano
Nazzareno Carusi, Piano
Oct 13, 15 mat

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

The China National Peking Opera: The General and the Prime Minister
Unknown, The General and the Prime Minister
China National Peking Opera Company
14 October at 19:30

Hackney Empire, London

ETO Autumn 2016: Cavalli's La Calisto
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Cavalli, La Calisto
Tim Nelson, Conductor, Director
takis, Set Designer
Paula Sides, Calisto
Catherine Carby, Diana
Susanna Fairbairn, Giunone
Adrian Dwyer, Linfea
Nick Pritchard, Mercurio
George Humphreys, Giove
Tai Oney, Endimione
Oct 14, 15

Sadler's Wells: Peacock Theatre, London

The China National Peking Opera: White Snake
Unknown, White Snake
China National Peking Opera Company
15 October at 19:30

Hackney Empire, London

ETO Autumn 2016: Monteverdi's Ulysses' Homecoming
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Monteverdi, Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (The Return of Ulysses to his Country), SV 325
Jonathan Peter Kenny, Conductor
James Conway, Director
takis, Set Designer
Benedict Nelson, Ulisse
Carolyn Dobbin, Penelope
Nick Pritchard, Telemaco
Clint Van Der Linde, Pisandro, L'umana fragilità, Ericlea
Robert Anthony Gardiner, La Fortuna, Eurimaco, Anfinomo
Martha Jones, Melanto, Amor
Adam Player, Iro
Andrew Slater, Tempo, Neptuno, Antinoo
Katie Bray, Minerva
John-Colyn Gyeantey, Eumete
Oct 19, 27, Nov 03, 08, 11, 18, 23, 25, 30, Dec 02

The London Coliseum, London

The Pearl Fishers
Bizet, Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers)
English National Opera
Roland Böer, Conductor
Penny Woolcock, Director
Dick Bird, Set Designer
Kevin Pollard, Costume Designer
Claudia Boyle, Leïla
Robert McPherson, Nadir
Jacques Imbrailo, Zurga
James Creswell, Nourabad
Chorus of English National Opera
English National Opera Orchestra
Oct 20, 24, 27, Nov 01, 04, 09

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Nose
New Production
Shostakovich, The Nose (In English)
Royal Opera
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Klaus Grünberg, Set Designer
Buki Shiff, Costume Designer
Martin Winkler, Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov
Sir John Tomlinson, Ivan Yakovlevich
Rosie Aldridge, Praskovya Osipovna
Alexander Lewis, The Nose
Alexander Kravets, Police Inspector
Susan Bickley, The Old Countess
Peter Bronder, Iazizhkin
Helene Schneiderman, Pelageya Grigorievna Podtochina
Ailish Tynan, Mme Podtochina's daughter
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Ivan
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Daniel Auchincloss, Tenor
Paul Carey Jones, Baritone
Alasdair Elliott, Tenor
Alan Ewing, Bass
Hubert Francis, Tenor
Sion Goronwy, Bass
Njabulo Madlala, Baritone
Charbel Mattar, Bass
Samuel Sakker, Tenor
Michael Scott, Tenor
Nicholas Sharratt, Tenor
David Shipley, Bass
Jeremy White, Bass
Simon Wilding, Bass
Yuriy Yurchuk, Baritone
Oct 24, 25, 26, 27

The Round Chapel, Hackney, London

Royal Academy Opera: Handel's Alcina
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Handel, Alcina
Royal Academy Opera
Iain Ledingham, Conductor
Olivia Fuchs, Director
Yannis Thavoris, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Oct 27, 28, 29

Temple Church, London

And London Burned
Rogers, And London Burned
Chris Stark, Conductor
Sinéad O'Neill, Director
Kitty Callister, Set Designer
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Alessandro Fisher, Tenor
Aoife O'Sullivan, Soprano
Robyn Allegra Parton, Soprano
Andrew Rupp, Baritone
1 November at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Rosenblatt Recital: Simone Piazzola
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Tosti, Non t'amo più
Tosti, Chanson de l'adieu
Tosti, A vucchella
Liszt, Rigoletto: Paraphrase de Concert, S 434
Tosti, L’ultima canzone
Tosti, La Serenata
Verdi, L'esule
Donizetti, La Favorita: Vien, Leonora, a’ piedi tuoi
Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Cruda, funesta smania
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C sharp minor, S 244/2
Gounod, Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux
Verdi, Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso
Simone Piazzola, Baritone
Giuseppe Vaccaro, Piano
2 November at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Venice Baroque Orchestra
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Vivaldi, Juditha triumphans
Andrea Marcon, Director
Magdalena Kožená, Juditha
Ann Hallenberg, Vagaus
Delphine Galou, Holofernes
Silke Gäng, Abra
Romina Basso, Ozias
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Nov 07, 11, 15, 18, 21, 24, 28, Dec 03

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann)
Royal Opera
Evelino Pidò, Conductor
John Schlesinger, Director
William Dudley, Set Designer
Maria Bjornson, Costume Designer
Vittorio Grigolo, Hoffmann
Leonardo Capalbo, Hoffmann
Kate Lindsey, Nicklausse
Thomas Hampson, Lindorf
Sofia Fomina, Olympia
Christine Rice, Giulietta
Sonya Yoncheva, Antonia
TBC, Stella
Jeremy White, Luther
David Junghoon Kim, Nathaniel
Charles Rice, Hermann
Vincent Ordonneau, Andres
Yuriy Yurchuk, Peter Schlemil
Eric Halfvarson, Crespel
Catherine Carby, Voice of Antonia's Mother
Christophe Mortagne, Pitichinaccio
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Nov 09, 12, 14, 17, 19

The London Coliseum, London

Lulu
New Production
Berg, Lulu
English National Opera
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
William Kentridge, Director
Sabine Theunissen, Set Designer
Greta Goiris, Costume Designer
Brenda Rae, Lulu
Sarah Connolly, Countess Geschwitz
Clare Presland, High-School Boy, Theatrical Dresser
Sarah Champion, Woman artist
Nicky Spence, Alwa
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, Manservant, Prince
Michael Colvin, The Painter
James Morris, Dr. Schön / Jack the Ripper
Geoffrey Dolton, Journalist
Sir Willard White, Schigolch, an old man
David Soar, Animal Tamer, Athlete
Graeme Danby, Banker, Theatre manager
English National Opera Orchestra
15 November at 19:30
Benda, Romeo und Julie (extracts)
Linley, Ode on the Spirits of Shakespeare
Cantandum
Bampton Classical Players
Rosalind Coad, Soprano
Caroline Kennedy, Soprano
Thomas Herford, Tenor
James Harrison, Baritone
Gilly French, Director
Bampton Classical Opera
18 November at 19:00
Handel, Serse (Xerxes)
Early Opera Company
Christian Curnyn, Conductor
Anna Stéphany, Xerxes
Claire Booth, Romilda
Rupert Enticknap, Arsamenes
Keri Fuge, Atalanta
Emma Carrington, Amastris
Edward Grint, Elviro
Callum Thorpe, Ariodantes
Nov 22, 26, 29, Dec 02, 05, 09, 12

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Manon Lescaut
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Royal Opera
Sir Antonio Pappano, Conductor
Jonathan Kent, Director
Paul Brown, Set Designer
Sondra Radvanovsky, Manon Lescaut
Aleksandrs Antonenko, Chevalier des Grieux
Levente Molnár, Lescaut
Eric Halfvarson, Geronte de Ravoir
Luis Gomes, Edmondo
Emily Edmonds, Madrigalist
Aled Hall, Dancing Master
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
28 November at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Gerald Barry: Alice's Adventures Under Ground
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Barry, Alice's Adventures Under Ground (European Première)
Thomas Adès, Conductor
Barbara Hannigan, Alice
Hilary Summers, White Queen/Dormouse/Tiger Lily/Mock Turtle/Cook
Allison Cook, Red Queen/Queen of Hearts/Duchess/Mock Turtle
Allan Clayton, White King/White Rabbit/Mad Hatter/Tweedledum/Frog Footman/Fawn
Peter Hoare, March Hare/Tweedledee/Mock/Turtle/Fish Footman
Mark Stone, White Knight/Cheshire Cat/Mock Turtle/Soldier
Joshua Bloom, Humpty Dumpty, King of Hearts, Red Knight, Mock Turtle
Britten Sinfonia
4 December at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Adams, El Niño
John Adams, Conductor
Joélle Harvey, Soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, Mezzo-soprano
Daniel Bubeck, Countertenor
Brian Cummings, Countertenor
Nathan Medley, Countertenor
Davone Tines, Bass-baritone
London Symphony Chorus
Dec 04, 07, 10, 13, 16, 2017 Jan 26, 28, 31, Feb 03, 06, 09

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Royal Opera
Richard Farnes, Conductor
David Bösch, Director
Patrick Bannwart, Set Designer
Meentje Nielsen, Costume Designer
Quinn Kelsey, Il conte di Luna
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Il conte di Luna
Maria Agresta, Leonora
Lianna Haroutounian, Leonora
Anita Rachvelishvili, Azucena
Roberto Alagna, Manrico
Gregory Kunde, Manrico
Gábor Bretz, Ferrando
Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Ferrando
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 17, 20, 22, 2017 Jan 08 mat, 11, 14, 17, 24

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Der Rosenkavalier
New Production
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier
Royal Opera
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Paul Steinberg, Set Designer
Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Costume Designer
Renée Fleming, Feldmarschallin
Alice Coote, Octavian
Matthew Rose, Baron Ochs
Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Herr von Faninal
Sophie Bevan, Sophie
Giorgio Berrugi, Italian Singer
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Valzacchi
Helene Schneiderman, Annina
Miranda Keys, Marianne
Alasdair Elliott, An innkeeper
Samuel Sakker, Fieldmarschallin's Major-Domo
Thomas Atkins, von Faninal's Major-Domo
Jeremy White, Notary
Scott Conner, Police inspector
Chorus of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
10 January 2017 at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Rosenblatt Recital: Maria Katzarava and Stefano La Colla
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Verdi, Aroldo: Sotto il sol di Siria ardente
Verdi, Otello: "Willow Song" Mia madre aveva una povera ancella
Puccini, Manon Lescaut: Tu, tu, amore? Tu?
Massenet, Le Cid: O Souverain, ô Juge, ô Père
Gounod, Romeo et Juliette: Dieu! Quel frisson court dans mes veines
Giordano, Andrea Chenier: Vicino a te
Puccini, Tosca: Recondita armonia
Puccini, Tosca: Mario! Mario! Mario!
Puccini, La bohème: Donde lieta uscì
Puccini, Turandot: Nessun dorma
Puccini, Turandot: Tu che di gel sei cinta
Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia
Maria Katzarava, Soprano
Stefano La Colla, Tenor
Simon Lepper, Piano
2017 Jan 13, 18, 23, 27, 30

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

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George Benjamin, Conductor
Katie Mitchell, Director
Vicki Mortimer, Set Designer
Barbara Hannigan, Agnès
Georgia Jarman, Agnès
Christopher Purves, The Protector
Iestyn Davies, Boy / Angel 1
Victoria Simmonds, Marie / Angel 2
Mark Padmore, John / Angel 3
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden