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Dec 14, 16 mat, 17 mat

Wortham Theater Center: Houston Grand Opera, Houston

The House without a Christmas Tree
World première
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Gordon, The House without a Christmas Tree
Bradley Moore, Conductor
James Robinson, Director
Allen Moyer, Set Designer
James Schuette, Costume Designer
Lauren Snouffer, Adelaide "Addie" Mills
Daniel Belcher, James "Dad" Addison Mills III
Patricia Schuman, Grandma Mills
Heidi Stober, Miss Thompson, Helen Mills, Adelaide Mills
Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Designer
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Houston Grand Opera Juvenile Chorus
Dec 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04, 07, 08

Teatro Real, Madrid

La bohème
New Production
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Puccini, La bohème
Paolo Carignani, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Stewart Laing, Set Designer
Stephen Costello, Rodolfo
Piero Pretti, Rodolfo
Anita Hartig, Mimì
Yolanda Auyanet, Mimì
Étienne Dupuis, Marcello
Alessandro Luongo, Marcello
Carmen Romeu, Musetta
Joan Martín-Royo, Schaunard
Manel Esteve Madrid, Schaunard
Mika Kares, Colline
Fernando Javier Radó, Colline
José Manuel Zapata, Benoît
Roberto Accurso, Alcindoro
Alan Barnes, Revival Director
Chorus of the Teatro Real
Orchestra of the Teatro Real
Dec 14, 18, 21

Staatsoper, Vienna

Strauss R., Arabella
Vienna State Opera
Patrick Lange, Conductor
Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Director
Rolf Glittenberg, Set Designer
Marianne Glittenberg, Costume Designer
Anna Gabler, Arabella
Chen Reiss, Zdenka
Christopher Maltman, Mandryka
Benjamin Bruns, Matteo
Kurt Rydl, Count Waldner
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Dec 14, 19 mat, eve

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Hänsel und Gretel
New production
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
János Kovács, Conductor
Rafael Villalobos, Director, Costume Designer
Emanuele Sinisi, Set Designer
Zsófia Kálnay, Hänsel
Gabriella Balga, Hänsel
Helga Nánási, Gretel
Mária Celeng, Gretel
Csaba Szegedi, Peter / Father
Zsolt Haja, Peter / Father
Lúcia Megyesi Schwartz, Gertrude / Mother
Atala Schöck, Gertrude / Mother
Judit Németh, Witch
Bernadett Wiedemann, Witch
Krisztina Simon, Sandman
Eszter Zavaros, Sandman
Ildikó Jakab, Dew Fairy
Ingrid Kertesi, Dew Fairy
Dec 14, 16 mat

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

RNCM Opera: Cinderella (Cendrillon) by Jules Massenet
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Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Olivia Fuchs, Director
Yannis Thavoris, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Dec 14, 23

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Pelléas et Mélisande
New Production
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Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande
Jordan De Souza, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Klaus Grünberg, Set Designer
Dinah Ehm, Costume Designer
Nadja Mchantaf, Mélisande
Dominik Köninger, Pelléas
Günter Papendell, Golaud
Jens Larsen, Arkel
Nadine Weissmann, Geneviève
Dec 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann)
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Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann)
Nicolas Chesneau, Conductor
Mikaël Serre, Director
Nina Wetzel, Set Designer
Fanny Brouste, Costume Designer
Kevin Amiel, Hoffmann
Marie Kalinine, Nicklausse, The Muse
Damien Pass, Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto
Samantha Louis-Jean, Olympia/Giulietta/Antonia/Stella
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Dec 14, 2018 Mar 04, Jun 01

Opernhaus, Leipzig

Rusalka
New Production
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Dvořák, Rusalka
Christoph Gedschold, Conductor
Michiel Dijkema, Director, Set Designer
Jula Reindell, Costume Designer
Olena Tokar, Rusalka
Peter Wedd, Prince
Tuomas Pursio, Vodník, the water goblin
Karin Lovelius, Ježibaba, the Witch
Kathrin Göring, Foreign Princess
Patrick Vogel, Gamekeeper
Dan Karlström, Gamekeeper
Mirjam Neururer, Kitchen Boy
Jonathan Michie, The Hunter
Magdalena Hinterdobler, First Wood Sprite
Sandra Maxheimer, Second Wood Sprite
Sandra Fechner, Third Wood Sprite
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Leipzig Opera Chorus
Dec 14, 17 mat, 20, 23, 26 mat, 29, 2018 Jan 01, 05, 07, 10

Opernhaus, Zürich

Madama Butterfly
New Production
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Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Ted Huffman, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Annemarie Woods, Costume Designer
Svetlana Aksenova, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Judith Schmid, Suzuki
Saimir Pirgu, Pinkerton
Brian Mulligan, Sharpless
Ildo Song, The Bonze
Huw Montague Rendall, Prince Yamadori
Martin Zysset, Goro
Stanislav Vorobyov, The Imperial Commissioner
Natalia Tanasii, Kate Pinkerton
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 14, 27, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 18, 31, Feb 03 mat
La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
New production
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Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Royal Swedish Opera
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ole Aleksander Bang, Don Ramiro
John Erik Eleby, Don Magnifico
Marianne Hellgren Staykov, Clorinda
Karin Osbeck, Tisbe
Johanna Rudström, Angelina (Cinderella)
Jens Persson, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Markus Schwartz, Alidoro
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
Dec 14, 16, 21 mat, eve

Nationaltheater, Munich

Hänsel und Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Eun Sun Kim, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
John Macfarlane, Set Designer
Sebastian Holecek, Peter / Father
Elsa Benoit, Gertrude / Mother , Gretel
Rachael Wilson, Hänsel
Kevin Conners, Witch
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Witch
Paula Iancic, Dew Fairy
Selene Zanetti, Sandman
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Dec 14, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 mat, 2018 Jan 02, 05, 11

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

The Merry Widow
Lehár, The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe)
Ward Stare, Conductor
Susan Stroman, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer
William Ivey Long, Costume Designer
Susan Graham, Hanna Glawari
Andriana Chuchman, Valencienne
Paul Groves, Count Danilo Danilovich
Sir Thomas Allen, Baron Mirko Zeta
David Portillo, Camille de Rosillon
Taylor Stayton, Camille de Rosillon
The Metropolitan Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 14, 15, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve

Arcola Theatre, London

OperaUpClose's Eugene Onegin at Arcola Theatre
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
OperaUpClose
Sonia Ben-Santamaria, Conductor
Lucy Bradley, Director
Vise, Rosanna, Set Designer
Lucy Hall, Tatyana
Thorpe, Josephine, Tatyana
Felicity Buckland, Olga
Anthony Flaum, Lensky
Cliff Zammit-Stevens, Lensky
Felix Kemp, Eugene Onegin
Tom Stoddart, Eugene Onegin
Flora McIntosh, Filippyevna
Julian Debreuil, Zaretsky
Kathryn Hannah, Madame Larina
Michael Bradley, Monsieur Triquet
Daggett, Caroline, Mezzo-soprano
Alexandra Stenson, Soprano
Dec 14, 20, 2018 Jan 12, 21

Estates Theatre (Stavovské divaldo), Prague

Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Prague National Theatre Opera
David Švec, Conductor
Joël Lauwers, Director
Etienne Pluss, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Olga Jelinkova, Konstanze
Jana Šrejma Kačírková, Konstanze
Aleš Briscein, Belmonte
Richard Samek, Belmonte
Zdenek Plech, Osmin
Jan Šťáva, Osmin
Hannes Gastinger, Bassa Selim
Dec 14, 16, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31

Oper Köln: Staatenhaus Saal 1, Cologne

Die Fledermaus
New production
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Oper Köln
Marcus Bosch, Conductor
Petra Luisa Meyer, Director
Stefan Brandtmayr, Set Designer
Cornella Kraske, Costume Designer
Miljenko Turk, Gabriel von Eisenstein
TBC, Rosalinde
Oliver Zwarg, Frank
Kangmin Justin Kim, Prince Orlofsky
Marco Jentzsch, Alfred
Wolfgang Stefan Schwaiger, Dr Falke
Martin Koch, Dr Blind
Claudia Rohrbach, Adele
Maike Raschke, Ida
Jochen Busse, Frosch
Georg Kehren, Dramaturgy
Andreas Grüter, Lighting Designer
Athol Farmer, Choreography
Sierd Quarre, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chor der Oper Köln
Dec 14, 20, 2018 Jan 04, 10, 12, 16, 19, 28 mat, 30, Feb 27, Mar 01, 04 mat, 11 mat
The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Joana Mallwitz, Conductor
Marco Arturo Marelli, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sine Bundgaard, Pamina
Gisela Stille, Pamina
Serenad Burcu Uyar, Queen of the Night
Vassiliki Karayanni, Queen of the Night
Gert Henning-Jensen, Tamino
David Danholt, Tamino
Palle Knudsen, Papageno
Simon Duus, Papageno
Henning von Schulman, Sarastro
Petri Lindroos, Sarastro
Dec 14, 15

Bolshoi Theatre: Historic Stage, Moscow

Snegurochka, The Snow Maiden
Rimsky-Korsakov, Snegurochka, The Snow Maiden
Bolshoi Opera
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
Alexander Titel, Director
Vladimir Arefiev, Set Designer
Olga Seliverstova, Snegurochka
Olga Semenishcheva, Snegurochka
Elchin Azizov, Mizgir
Maxim Aniskin, Mizgir
Bogdan Volkov, Tsar Berendey
Alexei Neklyudov, Tsar Berendey
Alexandra Kadurina, Lel
Anna Bondarevskaya, Lel
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Dec 14, 17 mat, 20, 22, 2018 Jan 01

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Così fan tutte
Mozart, Così fan tutte
Oper Frankfurt
Rory MacDonald, Conductor
Nikolai Petersen, Conductor
Christof Loy, Director
Herbert Murauer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Juanita Lascarro, Fiordiligi
Karen Vuong, Fiordiligi
Cecelia Hall, Dorabella
Nina Tarandek, Dorabella
Ben Bliss, Ferrando
Michael Porter, Ferrando
Daniel Schmutzhard, Guglielmo
Iurii Samoilov, Guglielmo
Simon Bailey, Don Alfonso
Louise Alder, Despina
Malte Krasting, Dramaturgy
Olaf Winter, Lighting Designer
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 14, 17

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Szenen aus Goethes Faust
New production
Schumann, Szenen aus Goethes Faust
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Vinzenz Weissenburger, Conductor
Jürgen Flimm, Director
Markus Lüpertz, Set Designer
Ursula Kudrna, Costume Designer
Elsa Dreisig, Gretchen
Katharina Kammerloher, Marthe
Stephan Rügamer, Ariel
Roman Trekel, Faust
René Pape, Mefisto
Gail Skrela, Choreography
Olaf Freese, Lighting Designer
Martin Wright, Choirmaster / chorus director
Detlef Giese, Dramaturgy
Staatskapelle Berlin
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Kinderchor der Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Dec 14, 19, 23, 28

Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg

Francesca da Rimini
Zandonai, Francesca da Rimini
Opéra National du Rhin
Giuliano Carella, Conductor
Nicola Raab, Director
Ashley Martin-Davis, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Fanny Lustaud, Adonella
Alexia Voulgaridou, Francesca
Marta Bauzà, Garsenda
Francesca Sorteni, Biancofiore
Idunnu Münch, La Schiava
Josy Santos, Samaritana
Claire Péron, Altichiara
Tom Randle, Malatestino dall’Occhio
Marcelo Puente, Paolo il Bello
Stefan Sbonnik, Ser Toldo Berardengo
Marco Vratogna, Giovanni lo Sciancato
Dionysios Tsaousidis, Il Giullare
Levente Páll, Ostasio
Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Dec 14, 19 mat, 21, 23, 2018 Jan 04, 06, 11, 13, 16

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Royal Opera
Alexander Joel, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Michael Vale, Set Designer
Tanya McCallin, Costume Designer
Dimitri Platanias, Rigoletto
Sofia Fomina, Gilda
Lucy Crowe, Gilda
Michael Fabiano, The Duke of Mantua
Ivan Magrì, The Duke of Mantua
Andrea Mastroni, Sparafucile
Nadia Krasteva, Maddalena
Sarah Pring, Giovanna
Kathleen Wilkinson, Giovanna
James Rutherford, Monterone
Darren Jeffery, Monterone
Simon Shibambu, Count Ceprano
Francesca Chiejina, Countess Ceprano
Luis Gomes, Borsa
Dominic Sedgwick, Marullo
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 14, 17 mat, 21, 25

Palais Garnier (Opéra de Paris), Paris

La clemenza di Tito
Mozart, La clemenza di Tito
Dan Ettinger, Conductor
Willy Decker, Director
John Macfarlane, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Valentina Naforniţă, Servilia
Christina Gansch, Servilia
Amanda Majeski, Vitellia
Aleksandra Kurzak, Vitellia
Antoinette Dennefeld, Annio
Angela Brower, Annio
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Sesto
Marianne Crebassa, Sesto
Ramón Vargas, Tito
Michael Spyres, Tito
Marko Mimica, Publio
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Dec 14 mat, 17, 2018 Jan 10, 13, 17 mat, 21 mat, 27

Civic Opera House, Chicago

Turandot
Puccini, Turandot
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Robert Tweten, Conductor
Rob Kearley, Director
Allan Charles Klein, Set Designer
Amber Wagner, Turandot
Stefano La Colla, The Unknown Prince (Calaf)
Maria Agresta, Liù
Janai Brugger, Liù
Andrea Silvestrelli, Timur
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Dec 14, 17, 19, 21, 23

Teatro Costanzi, Teatro dell'Opera, Rome

La damnation de Faust
Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Damiano Michieletto, Director
Paolo Fantin, Set Designer
Carla Teti, Costume Designer
Pavel Černoch, Faust
Alex Esposito, Méphistophélès
Véronica Simeoni, Marguerite
Goran Jurić, Brander
Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Dec 14, 15, 17 mat, 19, 20, 22, 23

La Monnaie | De Munt: Grand Hall, Brussels

Dialogues des Carmélites
Poulenc, Dialogues des Carmélites
De Munt | La Monnaie
Alain Altinoglu, Conductor
Olivier Py, Director
Pierre-André Weitz, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nicolas Cavallier, Marquis de la Force
Patricia Petibon, Blanche de la Force
Anne-Catherine Gillet, Blanche de la Force
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Chevalier de la Force
Guy de Mey, Chaplain of the monastery
Sophie Pondjiclis, Madame de Croissy, the prioress
Véronique Gens, Madame Lidoine, the new prioress
Marie-Adeline Henry, Madame Lidoine, the new prioress
Sophie Koch, Mother Marie
Karine Deshayes, Mother Marie
Sandrine Piau, Sister Constance
Hendrickje van Kerckhove, Sister Constance
Mireille Capelle, Mother Jeanne
Angélique Noldus, Sister Mathilde
Yves Saelens, 1er commissaire
Arnaud Richard, 2ème commissaire
Nabil Suliman, Gaoler
Orchestre Symphonique et Choeurs de la Monnaie
Dec 14, 15, 16

Highland Park Ebell Club, Los Angeles

Pacific Opera Project Presents La Boheme: AKA "The Hipsters"
Puccini, La bohème
Pacific Opera Project
Suarez, Dane, Rodolfo
Somers, Daria, Mimì
Alex DeSocio, Marcello
Katherine Giaquinto, Musetta
E. Scott Levin, Schaunard
Colclough, Keith, Colline
William Grundler, Benoît, Alcindoro, Parpignol