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Oct 26, 28

Hull New Theatre, Hull

Pagliacci / Cavalleria Rusticana
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Leoncavallo, Pagliacci
Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana
Tobias Ringborg, Conductor
Charles Edwards, Director, Set Designer
Gabrielle Dalton, Costume Designer
Elin Pritchard, Nedda
Peter Auty, Canio
Richard Burkhard, Tonio
Joseph Shovelton, Beppe
Phillip Rhodes, Silvio, Alfio
Giselle Allen, Santuzza
Katie Bray, Lola
Rosalind Plowright, Mamma Lucia
Jonathan Stoughton, Turiddu
Chorus of Opera North
Orchestra of Opera North
Karolina Sofulak, Director
Oct 22, 26, 27, 28 mat, eve, Nov 02, 05, 09, 10, 17, 18 mat, 22, 26, 29, Dec 07, 08, 09 mat, eve, 10, 27, 28, 29, 31, 2018 Jan 02, 10, 11, 13, 14 mat, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 27 mat, eve

GöteborgsOperan, Gothenburg

The Phantom of the Opera
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Lloyd Webber, The Phantom of the Opera
Sofie Asplund, Christine Daaé
Frida Engström, Christine Daaé
Liina Vosa, Christine Daaé
Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Oct 26, 30
Strauss R., Elektra
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Kirsten Harms, Director
Bernd Damovsky, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Catherine Foster, Elektra
Doris Soffel, Klytaemnestra
Allison Oakes, Chrysothemis
Tobias Kehrer, Orest
Clemens Bieber, Aegisth
Seth Carico, Orest's Tutor
Sandra Hamaoui, Confidante
Alexandra Hutton, Trainbearer
Stephen Bronk, Old Servant
Paul Kaufmann, Young Servant
Annika Schlicht, Maid 1
Irene Roberts, Maid 2
Jana Kurucová, Maid 3
Fionnuala McCarthy, Maid 4
Marrero Meechot, Maid 5
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Ballet of Deutsche Oper Berlin
Oct 23, 26, 30, Nov 02

La Scala, Milan

Der Freischütz
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Weber, Der Freischütz
Teatro alla Scala
Myung-Whun Chung, Conductor
Matthias Hartmann, Director
Raimund Orfeo Voigt, Set Designer
Julia Kleiter, Agathe
Eva Liebau, Ännchen
Michael König, Max
Günther Groissböck, Kaspar
Michael Kraus, Ottokar
Stephen Milling, A Hermit
Franck van Hove, Kuno
Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Oct 26, 29, Nov 02

Staatsoper, Vienna

L'italiana in Algeri
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Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Vienna State Opera
Evelino Pidò, Conductor
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Director, Set Designer
Elena Maximova, Isabella
Antonino Siragusa, Lindoro
Luca Pisaroni, Mustafà
Orhan Yildiz, Taddeo
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Oct 23, 26

Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

Così fan tutte
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Mozart, Così fan tutte
Glyndebourne on Tour
Leo McFall, Conductor
Nicholas Hytner, Director
Vicki Mortimer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Kirsten MacKinnon, Fiordiligi
Rachel Kelly, Dorabella
Bogdan Volkov, Ferrando
Ilya Kutyukhin, Guglielmo
José Fardilha, Don Alfonso
Ana Quintans, Despina
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra
Glyndebourne Chorus
Bruno Ravella, Revival Director
Oct 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 mat, eve

King's Head Theatre, Islington, London

Puccini, Tosca
Becca Marriott, Floria Tosca
Philippa Boyle, Floria Tosca
Roger Paterson, Mario Cavaradossi
Martin Lindau, Mario Cavaradossi
Michael Georgiou, Baron Scarpia
Przemyslaw Baranek, Baron Scarpia
Thomas Isherwood, Spoletta
Oct 26, 28, 31, Nov 04, 07, 10

Nationaltheater, Munich

Le nozze di Figaro
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Constantinos Carydis, Conductor
Christof Loy, Director
Johannes Leiacker, Set Designer
Klaus Bruns, Costume Designer
Christian Gerhaher, Count Almaviva
Federica Lombardi, Countess Almaviva
Alex Esposito, Figaro
Olga Kulchynska, Susanna
Solenn' Lavanant-Linke, Cherubino
Paolo Bordogna, Doctor Bartolo
Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcellina
Dean Power, Don Curzio
Manuel Günther, Don Basilio
Milan Siljanov, Antonio
Anna El-Khashem, Barbarina
Franck Evin, Lighting Designer
Stellario Fagone, Choirmaster / chorus director
Daniel Menne, Dramaturgy
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Oct 23, 26 mat, 29

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

Un ballo in maschera
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Verdi, Un ballo in maschera
Renato Palumbo, Conductor
Vincent Boussard, Director
Vincent Lemaire, Set Designer
Christian Lacroix, Costume Designer
Fabio Sartori, Riccardo
Giovanni Meoni, Renato
Maria José Siri, Amelia
Patricia Bardon, Ulrica
Roman Ialcic, Samuel
Antonio Di Matteo, Tom
Damián del Castillo, Silvano
Katerina Tretyakova, Oscar
Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Oct 22 mat, 24, 26
Cavalli, Eliogabalo
Leonardo Garcia Alarcón, Conductor
Thomas Jolly, Director
Thibaut Fack, Set Designer
Gareth Pugh, Costume Designer
Franco Fagioli, Eliogabalo
Ed Lyon, Alessandro Cesare
Nicole Cabell, Flavia Gemmira
Valer Sabadus, Giuliano Gordio
Kristina Mkhitaryan, Anicia Eritea
Mariana Florès, Atilia Macrina
Matthew Newlin, Zotico
Emiliano Gonzáles Toro, Lenia
Maud Le Pladec, Choreography
Orchestre Cappella Mediterranea
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Antoine Travert, Lighting Designer
Oct 26 mat, 29 mat, Nov 01 mat

Whites Hotel, Wexford

Synnott, Dubliners
Wexford Festival Opera
Emma Nash, Soprano
Andrew Gavin, Tenor
David Howes, Baritone
Oct 26, 29 mat, Nov 01, 04

National Opera House, Wexford

Foroni, Margherita
Wexford Festival Opera
Timothy Myers, Conductor
Michael Sturm, Director
Stefan Rieckhoff, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Yuriy Yurchuk, Conte Rodolfo
Matteo D'Apolito, Ser Podesta
Alessandra Volpe, Margherita
Andrew Stenson, Ernesto
Giuliana Gianfaldoni, Giustina
Filippo Fontana, Roberto
Ji Hyun Kim, Gasparo
Chorus of Wexford Festival Opera
Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

From the House of the Dead
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Janáček, From the House of the Dead
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Mark Le Brocq, Luka Kuzmič (Filka Morozov)
Alan Oke, Skuratov
Adrian Thompson, Shapkin
Simon Bailey, Šiškov
Ben McAteer, Gorjančikov
Paul Charles Clarke, Big prisoner
Quentin Hayes, Small prisoner
Julian Close, Prisoner as Don Juan and Brahmin
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Oct 26, 28, 29 mat, 31, Nov 03, 04

Elgin Theatre, Toronto

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Opera Atelier Toronto
Gerard Gauci, Set Designer
Martha Hirschmann, Costume Designer
Stephen Hegedus, Count Almaviva
Peggy Kriha Dye, Countess Almaviva
Douglas Williams, Figaro
Mireille Asselin, Susanna
Mireille Lebel, Cherubino
Gustav Andreassen, Doctor Bartolo
Laura Pudwell, Marcellina
Christopher Enns, Don Basilio
Olivier Laquerre, Antonio
Grace Lee, Barbarina
Oct 26, 29, 30, Nov 01, 2018 Jan 03

Pleasance Theatre, London

Mozart: Don Giovanni (HeadFirst Productions)
Mozart, Don Giovanni (Performed in Italian with English surtitles)
HeadFirst Productions
Sonia Ben-Santamaria, Conductor
Sophie Gilpin, Director
Bonomelli, Anna, Set Designer
Bonomelli, Anna, Costume Designer
Caroline Modiba, Donna Anna
Roberts, Elizabeth, Donna Elvira
Sian Cameron, Zerlina
Matthew Sprange, Don Giovanni
Samuel Pantcheff, Leporello
Jorge Navarro-Colorado, Don Ottavio
Ian Beadle, Masetto
Stephen Holloway, The Commendatore
Oct 26, 28, 31, Nov 07 mat, 09 mat

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

The Cunning Little Vixen
Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen
Dalia Stasevska, Conductor
Immo Karaman, Director
Mark Väisänen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ville Rusanen, Forester
Kaisa Ranta, Bystrouška
Hanna Rantala, Bystrouška
Mari Palo, Zlatohřbítek
Katariina Heikkilä, Lapák
Nicholas Söderlund, Badger, Parson
Jeni Packalén, Forester’s wife
Aki Alamikkotervo, Schoolmaster
Jussi Merikanto, Harašta
Jussi Miilunpalo, Pásek
Oct 24, 26

Opéra de Marseille, Marseille

Tancredi
Rossini, Tancredi (Concert performance)
Giuliano Carella, Conductor
Daniela Barcellona, Tancredi
Annick Massis, Amenaide
Victoria Yarovaya, Isaura
Ahlima Mhamdi, Roggiero
Shi Yijie, Argirio
Patrick Bolleire, Orbazzano
Choeur de l'Opéra de Marseille
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Marseille
Oct 26, 28

The Huntington Theatre, Boston

L'assedio di Calais
Donizetti, The Siege of Calais (L’assedio di Calais)
Odyssey Opera
James Westman, Eustachio de Saint-Pierre
Lucia Cesaroni, Eleonora
Magda Gartner, Aurelio
Sumner Thompson, Edmundo
Alan Schneider, Giacomo de Wisants
Neal Ferreira, Giovanni d'Aire
John Allen Nelson, Eduardo III
James Dermler, Pietro de Wisants
Christopher Carbin, Armando
Oct 26, 27 mat, 28

Symphony Hall, Boston

The Damnation of Faust
Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
Paul Groves, Faust
John Relyea, Méphistophélès
Susan Graham, Marguerite
David Kravitz, Brander
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Oct 22, 24, 26

Bolshoi Theatre: New Stage, Moscow

Alcina
New Production
Handel, Alcina
Bolshoi Opera
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Katie Mitchell, Director
Chloe Lamford, Set Designer
Laura Hopkins, Costume Designer
Heather Engebretson, Alcina
David Hansen, Ruggiero
Katarina Bradić, Bradamante
Fabio Trümpy, Oronte
Anna Aglatova, Morgana
Alexei Korenevsky, Oberto
Grigory Shkarupa, Melisso
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Oct 26, 27, 28

Acker Stadt Palast, Berlin

Francis Bacon Opera
Crowe, The Francis Bacon Opera (A comic opera that explores one of the most outrageous painters of the 20th century. Based on the gloriously unhinged television interview from 1986, the opera’s text is a direct transcript of Melvyn Bragg's wine-soaked interview with the British painter.)
Christopher Killerby, Francis Bacon
Oliver Brignall, Melvyn Bragg
Joseph Houston, Piano
Oct 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2018 Jan 24, 25, 26, 28

Bolshoi Theatre: Historic Stage, Moscow

Manon Lescaut
Puccini, Manon Lescaut
Bolshoi Opera
Anton Grishanin, Conductor
Adolf Shapiro, Director
Maria Tregubova, Set Designer
Ainhoa Arteta, Manon Lescaut
Anna Nechaeva, Manon Lescaut
TBC, Manon Lescaut, Chevalier des Grieux, Lescaut
Riccardo Massi, Chevalier des Grieux
Murat Karahan, Chevalier des Grieux
Igor Golovatenko, Lescaut
Alberto Gazale, Lescaut
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Oct 22 mat, 24, 26, 28, 31

Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg

Le Nozze di Figaro
New Production
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Opéra National du Rhin
Patrick Davin, Conductor
Ludovic Lagarde, Director
Antoine Vasseur, Set Designer
Marie La Rocca, Costume Designer
Davide Luciano, Count Almaviva
Vannina Santoni, Countess Almaviva
Andreas Wolf, Figaro
Hélène Guilmette, Susanna
Catherine Trottmann, Cherubino
Arnaud Richard, Doctor Bartolo
Marie-Ange Todorovitch, Marcellina
Satriya Krisna, Don Curzio
Gilles Ragon, Don Basilio
Anaïs Yvoz, Barbarina
Chœur de l’Opéra national du Rhin
Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse
Oct 26, 29 mat, Nov 01, 04, 07, 10, 16

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Falstaff
Verdi, Falstaff
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Dominique Pitoiset, Director
Alexandre Beliaev, Set Designer
Elena Rivkina, Costume Designer
Sir Bryn Terfel, Sir John Falstaff
Aleksandra Kurzak, Alice Ford
Franco Vassallo, Ford
Francesco Demuro, Fenton
Julie Fuchs, Nannetta
Varduhi Abrahamyan, Mistress Quickly
Julie Pasturaud, Meg Page
Rodolphe Briand, Bardolph
Thomas Dear, Pistol
Graham Clark, Dr Caius
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Oct 22 mat, 24, 25, 26

Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Don Giovanni
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Teatro La Fenice
Stefano Montanari, Conductor
Damiano Michieletto, Director
Paolo Fantin, Set Designer
Carla Teti, Costume Designer
Adrian Sâmpetrean, Don Giovanni
Alessandro Luongo, Don Giovanni
Omar Montanari, Leporello
Francesca Dotto, Donna Anna
Carmela Remigio, Donna Elvira
Paola Gardina, Donna Elvira
Giulia Semenzato, Zerlina
Irene Celle, Zerlina
Juan Francisco Gatell, Don Ottavio
William Corrò, Masetto
Abramo Rosalen, The Commendatore
Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice
Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice
Oct 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 mat, 31, Nov 01, 02, 04 mat, eve

Capitol Theatre, Sydney

Madama Butterfly
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Opera Australia
Brian Castles-Onion, Conductor
Moffatt Oxenbould, Director
Peter England, Set Designer
Russell Cohen, Costume Designer
Karah Son, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Hyeseoung Kwon, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Diego Torre, Pinkerton
Andeka Gorrotxategi, Pinkerton
Barry Ryan, Sharpless
Sian Pendry, Suzuki
Gennadi Dubinsky, The Bonze
Graeme Macfarlane, Goro
Opera Australia Chorus
Opera Australia Orchestra
Oct 26, 30, Nov 03, 07, 10, 14, 18 mat, 21

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

The Exterminating Angel
New production
Adès, The Exterminating Angel
Thomas Adès, Conductor
Tom Cairns, Director
Hildegard Bechtler, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Audrey Luna, Leticia Maynar
Amanda Echalaz, Lucia de Nobile
Sally Matthews, Silvia de Ávila
Sophie Bevan, Beatriz
Alice Coote, Leonora Palma
Christine Rice, Blanca Delgado
Iestyn Davies, Francisco de Ávila
Joseph Kaiser, Edmundo de Nobile
Frédéric Antoun, Raúl Yebenes
David Portillo, Eduardo
David Adam Moore, Colonel Álvaro Gómez
Kevin Burdette, Señor Russell
Rodney Gilfry, Alberto Roc
Sir John Tomlinson, Doctor Carlos Conde
Christian Van Horn, Julio
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Oct 22 mat, 26 mat, 30, Nov 03

Civic Opera House, Chicago

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Marco Armiliato, Conductor
E Loren Meeker, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Constance Hoffman, Costume Designer
Quinn Kelsey, Rigoletto
Rosa Feola, Gilda
Matthew Polenzani, The Duke of Mantua
Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Sparafucile
Zanda Švēde, Maddalena
Chicago Lyric Opera Chorus
Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Oct 26, Nov 01, 03, 09, 11, 15

The London Coliseum, London

Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Handel, Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
English National Opera
Christian Curnyn, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
Jeremy Herbert, Set Designer
Nicky Gillibrand, Costume Designer
Rebecca Evans, Rodelinda
Tim Mead, Bertarido
Susan Bickley, Eduige
Neal Davies, Garibaldo
Christopher Lowrey, Unulfo
Donna Stirrup, Revival Director
English National Opera Orchestra
Oct 24, 26

Opera di Firenze/Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence

L'elisir d'amore
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore
Opera di Firenze
Fabrizio Maria Carminati, Conductor
Pierfrancesco Maestrini, Director
Juan Guillermo Nova, Set Designer
Luca Dall’Alpi, Costume Designer
Mihaela Marcu, Adina
Juan Francisco Gatell, Nemorino
Biagio Pizzuti, Belcore
Fabrizio Beggi, Dulcamara
Giulia Bolcato, Giannetta
Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Oct 22, 26, 31, Nov 02, 13

Semperoper, Dresden

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem)
Dresden State Opera
Christopher Moulds, Conductor
Michiel Dijkema, Director, Set Designer
Claudia Damm, Costume Designer
Elena Gorshunova, Konstanze
Hulkar Sabirova, Konstanze
Tuuli Takala, Blondchen
Sibylla Duffe, Blondchen
Norman Reinhardt, Belmonte
Aaron Pegram, Pedrillo
Michael Eder, Osmin
Jaron Löwenberg, Bassa Selim
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Staatskapelle Dresden
Thu 26 Oct at 19:00

Mariinsky II, St Petersburg

Simon Boccanegra
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra
Mariinsky Opera
Roman Burdenko, Simon Boccanegra
Vladimir Vaneev, Jacopo Fiesco
Tatiana Serjan, Amelia Grimaldi
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Gabriele Adorno
Mariinsky Theatre Chorus
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Thu 26 Oct at 20:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Leonore
Beethoven, Leonore (Concert performance)
De Munt | La Monnaie
René Jacobs, Conductor
Tareq Nazmi, Don Fernando
Johannes Weisser, Don Pizarro
Maximilian Schmitt, Florestan
Marlis Petersen, Leonore
Dimitry Ivashchenko, Rocco
Robin Johannsen, Marzelline
Freiburger Barockorchester
Zürcher Sing-Akademie