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Apr 20, 22 mat, 28, May 01, 03, 04, 06 mat

Wortham Theater Center: Houston Grand Opera, Houston

West Side Story
West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Timothy Myers, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Peter J. Davison, Set Designer
Jessica Jahn, Costume Designer
Andrea Carroll, Maria
Norman Reinhardt, Tony
Alicia Gianni, Anita
Brian Vu, Riff
Julio Monge, Choreography
Mark McCullough, Lighting Designer
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Apr 20, 22 mat
Verdi, Aida
New National Theatre
Paolo Carignani, Conductor
Franco Zeffirelli, Director
Ekaterina Semenchuk, Amneris
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Radamès
Yasuo Horiuchi, Amonasro
Sae-Kyung Rim, Aida
Masumi Kubota, King of Egypt
Hidekazu Tsumaya, Ramfis
Toshiaki Murakami, A messenger
Kiyoko Ishii, Choreography
New National Theatre Chorus
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Apr 20, 21

Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge

© Jane Hobson
The Marriage of Figaro
New Production
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) (Sung in English)
Christopher Stark, Conductor
Blanche McIntyre, Director
Neil Irish, Set Designer
Dawid Kimberg, Count Almaviva
Nadine Benjamin, Countess Almaviva
Ross Ramgobin, Figaro
Rachel Redmond, Susanna
Katherine Aitkin, Cherubino
Omar Ebrahim, Doctor Bartolo
Gaynor Keeble, Marcellina
John-Colyn Gyeantey, Don Basilio
Stuart Haycock, Don Curzio
Devon Harrison, Antonio
Abigail Kelly, Barbarina
English Touring Opera Orchestra
Apr 20

Stadttheater, Bern

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Stadttheater Bern
Jochem Hochstenbach, Conductor
Zsolt Czetner, Conductor
Markus Bothe, Director
Kathrin Frosch, Set Designer
Justina Klimczyk, Costume Designer
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Kipper, Christian, Dramaturgy
Apr 20

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Michael Blakemore, Director
Ashley Martin-Davis, Set Designer
Claire Rutter, Floria Tosca
Gwyn Hughes Jones, Mario Cavaradossi
Hector Sandoval, Mario Cavaradossi
Mark S Doss, Baron Scarpia
Daniel Grice, Cesare Angelotti
Donald Maxwell, Sacristan
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Apr 20, 21, eve, 22 mat, eve

Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Apr 20

Staatsoper, Vienna

Puccini, Turandot
Vienna State Opera
Frédéric Chaslin, Conductor
Marco Arturo Marelli, Director, Set Designer
Lise Lindstrom, Turandot
Roberto Alagna, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Aleksandra Kurzak, Liù
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Aron Kitzig, Video Artist
Apr 20, 26, 29 mat, May 02, 05, 09, 12

Opernhaus, Zürich

Diana Damrau (Maria Stuarda) and Serena Farnocchia (Elisabetta) © Monika Rittershaus
Maria Stuarda
New Production
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Donizetti, Maria Stuarda
Enrique Mazzola, Conductor
David Alden, Director
Gideon Davey, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Serena Farnocchia, Elisabetta
Diana Damrau, Maria Stuarda
Pavol Breslik, Earl of Leicester
Nicolas Testé, Talbot
Hamida Kristoffersen, Anna
Andrzej Filonczyk, Cecil
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Apr 20, 24, 26, 29 mat, May 02, 05
Schoenberg, Gurrelieder
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Pierre Audi, Director
Christof Hetzer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Burkhard Fritz, Waldemar
Catherine Naglestad, Tove
Anna Larsson, Wood dove
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Klaus the Fool
Markus Marquardt, Bauer
Sunnyi Melles, Sprecher (speaker)
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Kammerchor des ChorForum Essen
Apr 20, Jun 14

Latvian National Opera, Riga

Turandot
Turandot
New Production
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Puccini, Turandot
Latvian National Opera
Gintaras Rinkevicius, Conductor
Juris Salmanis, Set Designer
Kristīne Pasternaka, Costume Designer
Sandra Janusaite, Turandot
George Oniani, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Sergey Polyakov, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Dana Bramane, Liù
Julija Vasiljeva, Liù
Laima Krīgere, Liù
Krišjānis Norvelis, Timur
Romāns Poļisadovs, Timur
Latvian National Opera Orchestra
Apr 20, May 03, 05 mat, 09
The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)
The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)
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Lehár, Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
Royal Swedish Opera
Ole Anders Tandberg, Director
Erlend Birkeland, Set Designer
Maria Geber, Costume Designer
Elin Rombo, Hanna Glawari
Jeremy Carpenter, Count Danilo Danilovich
Roine Söderlundh, Choreography
Henrik Dorsin, Baritone
Vivianne Holmberg, Soprano
Klas Hedlund, Tenor
Pierre Gylbert, Tenor
Niklas Björling Rygert, Tenor
Miriam Treichl, Mezzo-soprano
Apr 20
© Marcus Lieberenz
Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
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Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Ole Anders Tandberg, Director
Erlend Birkeland, Set Designer
Maria Geber, Costume Designer
Evelyn Herlitzius, Katerina Lvovna Izmailova
Sergey Polyakov, Sergey
Kurt Rydl, Boris Timofeyevich Izmailov
Thomas Blondelle, Zinoviy Borisovich Izmailov
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Sonyetka
Nadine Secunde, Aksinia
Andrew Harris, Office Manager
Seth Carico, Police inspector
Tobias Kehrer, Pope
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Apr 20, 28, May 04

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

© Monika Rittershaus
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
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Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Ivo Hentschel, Conductor
Calixto Bieito, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Anna Eiermann, Costume Designer

British Museum, London

I, Hamlet: a kunqu opera
I, Hamlet: a kunqu opera
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Unknown, I, Hamlet
Zhang Jun, Voice
Apr 20, May 02, 06 mat, 16, 25, Jun 06, 10 mat

Oper Graz, Graz

Il viaggio a Reims
New production
Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims
Oper Graz
Oksana Lyniv, Conductor
Marcus Merkel, Conductor
Bernd Mottl, Director
Friedrich Eggert, Set Designer
Alfred Mayerhofer, Costume Designer
Sonja Sarić, Madame Cortese
Elena Galitskaya, Contessa di Folleville
Tetiana Miyus, Corinna
Anna Brull, Marchesa Melibea
Miloš Bulajić, Conte di Libenskof
Pavel Petrov, Chevalier Belfiore
Peter Kellner, Lord Sidney
Ivan Oreščanin, Don Alvaro
Dariusz Perczak, Barone di Trombonok
Wilfried Zelinka, Don Profondo
Martin Simonovski, Don Prudenzio
Aleksandra Todorović, Modestina, Delia
Martin Fournier, Don Luigino
Andrea Purtić, Maddalena
David McShane, Antonio
Bernd Krispin, Dramaturgy
Bernhard Schneider, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chor der Oper Graz
Grazer Philharmonisches Orchester
Apr 20, 21

Gaiety Theatre, Dublin

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Irish National Opera
Peter Whelan, Conductor
Patrick Mason, Director
Francis O'Connor, Set Designer
Ben McAteer, Count Almaviva
Máire Flavin, Countess Almaviva
Jonathan Lemalu, Figaro
Tara Erraught, Susanna
Aoife Miskelly, Cherubino
Graeme Danby, Doctor Bartolo
Suzanne Murphy, Marcellina
Adrian Thompson, Don Basilio
Andrew Gavin, Don Curzio
John Molloy, Antonio
Amy Ní Fhearraigh, Barbarina
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Irish National Opera Chorus
Apr 20, 21

Normansfield Theatre, Teddington

Don Giovanni
Mozart, Don Giovanni (sung in italian)
Instant Opera
Oliver Till, Conductor
João Aboim, Director
Nicholas George, Don Giovanni
Crispin Lewis, Leporello
Emma Dogliani, Donna Anna
Tamara Ravenhill, Donna Elvira
Stephen Holloway, The Commendatore
Apr 20, May 09

Opernhaus, Düsseldorf

Merry Wives of Windsor, The (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Nicolai, Merry Wives of Windsor, The (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Lukas Beikircher, Conductor
Stefan Klingele, Conductor
Dietrich Hilsdorf, Conductor, Director
Dieter Richter, Set Designer
Renate Schmitzer, Costume Designer
Hans-Peter König, Sir John Falstaff
Thorsten Grümbel, Sir John Falstaff
Heidi Elisabeth Meier, Frau Fluth
Anke Krabbe, Frau Fluth
Anna Princeva, Jungfer Anna
Luiza Fatyol, Jungfer Anna
Katarzyna Kuncio, Frau Reich
Marta Márquez, Frau Reich
Stefan Heidemann, Herr Fluth
Richard Sveda, Herr Fluth
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Apr 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26

Bolshoi Theatre: New Stage, Moscow

Un ballo in maschera
New Production
Verdi, Un ballo in maschera
Bolshoi Opera
Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor
Davide Livermore, Director, Set Designer
Mariana Fracasso, Costume Designer
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Apr 20, 22, 26, 28

Oper Köln: Staatenhaus Saal 2, Cologne

Mosè in Egitto
New production
Rossini, Mosè in Egitto
Oper Köln
David Parry, Conductor
Lotte de Beer, Director
Christof Hetzer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Adriana Bastidas Gamboa, Amaltea
Mariangela Sicilia, Elcia
Judith Thielsen, Amenofi
Sunnyboy Dladla, Aronne
Young Woo Kim, Mambre
Anton Rositskiy, Osiride
Joshua Bloom, Faraone
Ante Jerkunica, Mosè
Alex Brok, Lighting Designer
Andrew Ollivant, Choirmaster / chorus director
Olaf Schmitt, Dramaturgy
Peter Te Nuyl, Dramaturgy
Chor der Oper Köln
Apr 20, 28, May 05, 10, 12

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

La Sonnambula
Bellini, La Sonnambula
Oper Frankfurt
Eun Sun Kim, Conductor
Tina Lanik, Director
Herbert Murauer, Set Designer
Stefan Hageneier, Costume Designer
Brenda Rae, Amina
Elizabeth Sutphen, Lisa
Katharina Magiera, Teresa
Ioan Hotea, Elvino
TBC, Notary
Thesele Kemane, Alessio
Kihwan Sim, Count Rodolfo
Olaf Winter, Lighting Designer
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Apr 20, 21, 22

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Juraj Valčuha, Conductor
Martin Kušej, Director
Martin Zehetgruber, Set Designer
Heide Kastler, Costume Designer
Natalia Kreslina, Katerina Lvovna Izmailova
Elena Mikhailenko, Katerina Lvovna Izmailova
Ladislav Elgr, Sergey
Ian Storey, Sergey
Ludovit Ludha, Zinoviy Borisovich Izmailov
Dmitry Ulianov, Boris Timofeyevich Izmailov
Vladimir Vaneev, Boris Timofeyevich Izmailov, Old Convict
Julia Gertseva, Sonyetka
Goran Jurić, Pope
Carole Wilson, Aksinia
Vasily Efimov, Schoolmaster
Yevgeny Akimov, Tattered peasant
Alexander Teliga, Police inspector
Vladimir Sazdovski, Policeman
Coro del Teatro di San Carlo
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
Mariinsky Theatre Chorus
Apr 20, 22

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

The Turn of the Screw
Britten, The Turn of the Screw
Daniel Cohen, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sónia Grané, Flora
Maria Bengtsson, Governess
Marie McLaughlin, Mrs Grose
Slávka Zámečníková, Miss Jessel
Anna Samuil, Miss Jessel
Stephan Rügamer, Peter Quint, The Prologue
Thomas Lichtenecker, Miles
Sebastian Alphons, Lighting Designer
Staatskapelle Berlin
Apr 20, 22 mat, 24, 26, 27, 29 mat, May 02, 04, 06 mat

La Monnaie | De Munt: Grand Hall, Brussels

Lohengrin
New Production
Wagner, Lohengrin
De Munt | La Monnaie
Alain Altinoglu, Conductor
Olivier Py, Director
Pierre-André Weitz, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Gábor Bretz, Heinrich der Vogler
Eric Cutler, Lohengrin
Joseph Kaiser, Lohengrin
Ingela Brimberg, Elsa von Brabant
Meagan Miller, Elsa von Brabant
Andrew Foster-Williams, Friedrich von Telramund
Thomas Jesatko, Friedrich von Telramund
Elena Pankratova, Ortrud
Sabine Hogrefe, Ortrud
Werner Van Mechelen, The King's Herald
Zeno Popescu, 1st Nobleman of Brabant
Willem Van der Heyden, 2nd Nobleman of Brabant
Bertrand Duby, 3rd Nobleman of Brabant
Orchestre Symphonique de la Monnaie
Apr 20, 24, 27

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
Royal Opera
Richard Jones, Director
John Macfarlane, Set Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, Costume Designer
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Katerina Lvovna Izmailova
Brandon Jovanovich, Sergey
Sir John Tomlinson, Boris Timofeyevich Izmailov
John Daszak, Zinoviy Borisovich Izmailov
Aigul Akhmetshina, Sonyetka
Rosie Aldridge, Aksinia
Paata Burchuladze, Old Convict
Simon Shibambu, Office Manager
Mikhail Svetlov, Police inspector
Wojtek Gierlach, Pope
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Apr 20, 24, 28 mat, May 03, 07, 11

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Cendrillon
New production
Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Bertrand de Billy, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Barbara de Limburg, Set Designer
Joyce DiDonato, Cinderella
Stephanie Blythe, Mme de la Haltiere
Alice Coote, Prince Charming
Kathleen Kim, The fairy
Laurent Naouri, Pandolfe
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Apr 20, 27, 30

Finnish National Opera: Main Hall (Suomen Kansallisoopera: päänäyttämö), Helsinki

Così fan tutte
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Guy Joosten, Director
Johannes Leiacker, Set Designer
Karen Seydtle, Costume Designer
Marjukka Tepponen, Fiordiligi
Erica Back, Dorabella
Jussi Myllys, Ferrando
Waltteri Torikka, Guglielmo
Nicholas Söderlund, Don Alfonso
Suvi Väyrynen, Despina
Apr 20, 28 mat, May 06 mat, 12, 18, 23, 25, 27 mat, 29, 31, Jun 03 mat, 05

Teatro La Fenice, Venice

L'elisir d'amore
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore
Teatro La Fenice
Riccardo Frizza, Conductor
Bepi Morassi, Director
Gianmaurizio Fercioni, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Irina Dubrovskaya, Adina
Marco Filippo Romano, Belcore
Carlo Lepore, Dulcamara
Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice
Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice
Apr 20, 22 mat, 26, 28 mat

Teatro Regio di Torino, Turin

I lombardi alla prima crociata
Verdi, I lombardi alla prima crociata
Teatro Regio di Torino
Michele Mariotti, Conductor
Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, Director
Jean-Guy Lecat, Set Designer
Fernand Ruiz, Costume Designer
Giuseppe Gipali, Arvino, Oronte
Iván Ayón Rivas, Arvino
Alex Esposito, Pagano/Hermit
Marko Mimica, Pagano/Hermit
Angela Meade, Giselda
Maria Billeri, Giselda
Francesco Meli, Oronte
Lavinia Bini, Viclinda
Alexandra Zabala, Sofia
TBC, Acciano
Antonio Di Matteo, Pirro
Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino
Apr 20, 21 mat, eve, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 mat, eve, 30, May 02, 03

Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris

The Beggar's Opera
Gay, The Beggar's Opera
William Christie, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Petra Reinhardt, Set Designer
Musiciens des Arts Florissants
Apr 20, 22 mat, 25, 26, 28, May 02, 03, 04

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Roméo et Juliette
Roméo et Juliette (Sasha Waltz)
Vello Pähn, Conductor
Sasha Waltz, Director, Set Designer
Pia Maier-Schriever, Set Designer
Bernd Skodzig, Costume Designer
Tom Schenk, Set Designer
Julie Boulianne, Mezzo-soprano
Yann Beuron, Tenor
Nicolas Cavallier, Bass
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Ludmila Pagliero, Dancer
Germain Louvet, Dancer
Alessio Carbone, Dancer
Apr 20, 21, 22

Handa Opera, Sydney Harbour, Sydney

La bohème on Sydney Harbour
New Production
Puccini, La bohème
Opera Australia
Brian Castles-Onion, Conductor
Andy Morton, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Iulia Maria Dan, Mimì
Maija Kovalevska, Mimì
Ho-Yoon Chung, Rodolfo
Paul O'Neill, Rodolfo
Samuel Dundas, Marcello
Christopher Tonkin, Marcello
Julie Lea Goodwin, Musetta
Christopher Hillier, Schaunard
Richard Anderson, Colline
John Bolton Wood, Benoît, Alcindoro
Simon Kim, Parpignol
Opera Australia Chorus
Opera Australia Orchestra
Fri 20 Apr at 19:00

Theater an der Wien, Vienna

Radamisto (konzertant)
Handel, Radamisto, HWV 12a, b (in concert)
Theater an der Wien
Martin Haselböck, Conductor
Carlos Mena, Radamisto
Patricia Bardon, Zenobia
Florian Boesch, Tiridate
Sophie Karthäuser, Polissena
Orchester Wiener Akademie