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Dec 13, 17, 19, 21, 23

Staatsoper, Vienna

Hänsel und Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Vienna State Opera
Axel Kober, Conductor
Adrian Noble, Director
Anthony Ward, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Boaz Daniel, Peter / Father
Donna Ellen, Gertrude / Mother
Margaret Plummer, Hänsel
Mariam Battistelli, Gretel
Monika Bohinec, Witch
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Denni Sayers, Choreography
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Dec 13 mat, 15 mat, 23 mat, 26 mat, 30 mat, 2019 Jan 18 mat, 20 mat, 27 mat, Feb 17 mat, Mar 24 mat, Apr 20, 22 mat, 25

Opernhaus, Zürich

Marina Prudenskaya (Witch) © T+T/Tanja Dorendorf
Hänsel und Gretel
New production
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Markus Poschner, Conductor
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Michael Richter, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Gideon Davey, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Markus Brück, Peter / Father
Ruben Drole, Peter / Father
Marina Prudenskaya, Gertrude / Mother , Witch
Irène Friedli, Gertrude / Mother , Witch
Anna Stéphany, Hänsel
Deniz Uzun, Hänsel
Olga Kulchynska, Gretel
Sandra Hamaoui, Gretel
Hamida Kristoffersen, Gretel, Sandman
Sen Guo, Dew Fairy
Yulia Zasimova, Dew Fairy
Natalia Tanasii, Sandman
Philharmonia Zürich
Kinderchor der Oper Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 16
Verdi, La traviata
Stephan Zilias, Conductor
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Götz Friedrich, Director
Frank Philipp Schlössmann, Set Designer
Klaus Bruns, Costume Designer
Elena Tsallagova, Violetta Valéry
Patrizia Ciofi, Violetta Valéry
Pavol Breslik, Alfredo Germont
Matthew Newlin, Alfredo Germont
Marco Ciaponi, Alfredo Germont
Markus Brück, Giorgio Germont
Dong-Hwan Lee, Giorgio Germont
Noel Bouley, Giorgio Germont
Cornelia Kim, Annina
Alexandra Hutton, Annina
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Flora Bervoix
Amber Fasquelle, Flora Bervoix
Gideon Poppe, Gastone de Letorières
Andrew Dickinson, Gastone de Letorières
Ya-Chung Huang, Giuseppe
Derek Welton, Baron Douphol
TBC, Baron Douphol
Stephen Bronk, Baron Douphol
Bryan Murray, Commissioner
Paull-Anthony Keightley, Dr Grenvil
Holger Gerberding, Flora's servant
Thomas Lehman, Marquis d'Obigny
Philipp Jekal, Marquis d'Obigny
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Dec 13, 16, 2019 May 22, 24

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

La fanciulla del West
La fanciulla del West
New production
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Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Balázs Kocsár, Conductor
Vasily Barkhatov, Director
Zinovy Margolin, Set Designer
Olga Shaishmelashvili, Costume Designer
Éva Bátori, Minnie
Szilvia Rálik, Minnie
Attila Fekete, Dick Johnson
Boldizsár László, Dick Johnson
Csaba Szegedi, Jack Rance
Gergely Ujvári, Trin
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 14, 23, 25, 29

Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Saarländisches Staatstheater
Stefan Neubert, Conductor
Armin Kerber, Director
Jann Messerli, Set Designer
Catherine Voeffray, Costume Designer
Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir, Maria
Angelo Samartzis, Tony
Carmen Seibel, Anita
Krenek, Marcus, Bernardo
Dennis Weissert, Riff
Daoud, Mwoloud, Doc
Kohm, Stefanie, Rosalia
Dec 13, 22, 27, 2019 Jan 04, 11, 20

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

© Iko Freese | drama-berlin.de
The Pearls of Cleopatra
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Straus, The Pearls of Cleopatra
Adam Benzwi, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Otto Pichler, Choreography
Dec 13, 16 mat, 21, 23, 28, 30, 2019 Jan 02 mat, 05, 11

Opernhaus, Zürich

Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd) and Barry Banks (Pirelli) © Monika Rittershaus
Sweeney Todd
New production
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Sondheim, Sweeney Todd
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Andreas Homoki, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Annemarie Woods, Costume Designer
Sir Bryn Terfel, Sweeney Todd
Angelika Kirchschlager, Mrs Lovett
Elliot Madore, Anthony Hope
Mélissa Petit, Joanna
Liliana Nikiteanu, Beggar Woman
Barry Banks, Pirelli
Spencer Lang, Tobias
Iain Milne, Beadle Bamford
Brindley Sherratt, Judge Turpin
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 13, 15
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia
Lothar Koenigs, Conductor
Graham Vick, Director
Stuart Nunn, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Dmitry Korchak, Tamino
Mariangela Sicilia, Pamina
Tetiana Zhuravel, Queen of the Night
Mark Stone, Papageno
Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Sarastro
Moisés Marín, Monostatos
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
Dec 13, 15 mat

Royal Northern College of Music: Theatre, Manchester

© RNCM
RNCM Opera: Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
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Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Robert Chevara, Director
Nicolai Hart-Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
RNCM Opera Ensemble
Dec 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
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Rossini, L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Riccardo Frizza, Conductor
Vittorio Borrelli, Director
Claudia Boasso, Set Designer
Santuzza Calì, Costume Designer
Varduhi Abrahamyan, Isabella
Maite Beaumont, Isabella
Maxim Mironov, Lindoro
Edgardo Rocha, Lindoro
Luca Pisaroni, Mustafà
Simón Orfila, Mustafà
Giorgio Caoduro, Taddeo
Manel Esteve, Taddeo
Sara Blanch, Elvira
Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Zulma
Toni Marsol, Haly
Orquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Dec 13
Verdi, Aida
Royal Swedish Opera
Julia Jones, Conductor
Domingo Hindoyan, Conductor
Michael Cavanagh, Director
Magdalena Åberg, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Miriam Treichl, Amneris
Katarina Dalayman, Amneris
Andrea Carè, Radamès
Johan Edholm, Amonasro
Maria Katzarava, Aida
Lennart Forsén, King of Egypt
Alessio Cacciamani, Ramfis
Royal Swedish Choir
Royal Swedish Orchestra
Dec 13, 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence

West Side Story
Bernstein, West Side Story
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Francesco Lanzillotta, Conductor
Federico Bellone, Director, Set Designer
Maria Chiara Donato, Costume Designer
Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Dec 13, 2019 Feb 18, Mar, 24, May 30

National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Prague National Theatre Opera
Robert Jindra, Conductor
Jozef Bednárik, Director
Vladimír Čáp, Set Designer
Ľudmila Várossová, Costume Designer
Katerina Hebelkova, Carmen
Jana Kurucová, Carmen
Jana Sýkorová, Carmen
Pavel Černoch, Don José
Michal Lehotský, Don José
Peter Berger, Don José
Martin Bárta, Escamillo
Roman Janál, Escamillo
Svatopluk Sem, Escamillo
Dana Burešová, Micaëla
Maria Kobielska, Micaëla
Alžběta Poláčková, Micaëla
Jakub Klecker, Conductor
Zbyněk Müller, Conductor
Prague National Theatre Chorus
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
Dec 13

Théâtre Garonne, Toulouse

Kopernikus
Vivier, Kopernikus
Peter Sellars, Director
L'Instant donné
Roomful of Teeth
Dec 13

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre: Main Stage, Moscow

Verdi, Aida
Stanislavsky Opera
Felix Korobov, Conductor
Peter Stein, Director
Ferdinand Wögerbauer, Set Designer
Nanà Cecchi, Costume Designer
Larisa Andreeva, Amneris
Ksenia Dudnikova, Amneris
Nikolay Erokhin, Radamès
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Radamès
Andrey Baturkin, Amonasro
Anton Zaraev, Amonasro
Anna Nechaeva, Aida
Elena Guseva, Aida
Roman Ulybin, King of Egypt
Denis Makarov, Ramfis
Dmitry Ulyanov, Ramfis
Stanislavsky Music Theatre Chorus
Stanislavsky Music Theatre Orchestra
Dec 13, 18, 2019 Jan 07, 12, 13, Feb, 21, 26, Mar 01, 03, 07, 11

Volksoper Vienna, Vienna

Wonderful Town
New production
Bernstein, Wonderful Town
Volksoper Wien
James Holmes, Conductor
Matthias Davids, Director
Mathias Fischer-Dieskau, Set Designer
Judith Peter, Costume Designer
Olivia Delauré, Eileen Sherwood
Sarah Schütz, Ruth Sherwood
Drew Sarich, Robert Baker
Peter Lesiak, Wreck
Oliver Liebl, Frank Lippincott, Tour Guide, First Editor
Christian Graf, Chick Clark
Alexander Pinderak, Officer Lonigan
Jakob Semotan, Second Editor
Melissa King, Choreography
Holger Kristen, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chorus of the Vienna Volksoper
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper
Dec 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Teatro Massimo, Palermo

La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Teatro Massimo
Daniel Oren, Conductor
Mario Pontiggia, Director
Francesco Zito, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Matthew Polenzani, Rodolfo
Stefan Pop, Rodolfo
Vincenzo Costanzo, Rodolfo
Marina Rebeka, Mimì
Valeria Sepe, Mimì
Roberta Mantegna, Mimì
Jessica Nuccio, Musetta
Hasmik Torosyan, Musetta
Vincenzo Taormina, Marcello
Vittorio Prato, Marcello
Pietro Luppina, Parpignol
Domenico Ghegghi, Parpignol
Christian Senn, Schaunard
Italo Proferisce, Schaunard
Angelo Nardinocchi, Alcindoro, Benoît
Bruno Ciulli, Lighting Designer
Coro del Teatro Massimo
Orchestra del Teatro Massimo
Dec 13, 17, 19, 23 mat

Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg

Barkouf ou un chien au pouvoir
Offenbach, Barkouf ou un chien au pouvoir
Opéra National du Rhin
Jacques Lacombe, Conductor
Mariame Clément, Director
Julia Hansen, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rodolphe Briand, Bababeck, grand vizir
Nicolas Cavallier, Le Grand-Mogol
Pauline Texier, Maïma
Patrick Kabongo, Saëb
Loïc Felix, Kaliboul
Stefan Sbonnik, Xaïloum
Fleur Barron, Balkis
Anaïs Yvoz, Périzade
Chœur de l'Opéra national du Rhin
Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse
Dec 13, 21

Staatstheater Nürnberg, Nuremberg

Il barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Staatstheater Nürnberg
Guido Johannes Rumstadt, Conductor
Josef Ernst Köpplinger, Director
Harald Thor, Set Designer
Gabriele Heimann, Costume Designer
Anna Werle, Rosina
Martin Platz, Count Almaviva
Denis Milo, Figaro
Eugenio Leggiadri-Gallani, Dr. Bartolo
Eun-Joo Ham, Berta
Benjamin Weaver, Officer
Nicolai Karnolsky, Don Basilio
Tarmo Vaask, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chor des Staatstheater Nürnberg
Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg
Dec 13, 17, 21 mat, 27, 29 mat

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Hänsel und Gretel
New production
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Royal Opera
Sebastian Weigle, Conductor
Antony McDonald, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Hanna Hipp, Hänsel
Jennifer Davis, Gretel
James Rutherford, Peter / Father
Michaela Schuster, Gertrude / Mother
Gerhard Siegel, Witch
Christina Gansch, Dew Fairy
Haegee Lee, Sandman
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Dec 13, 14, 16 mat, 18, 19, 20 mat, 21, 23 mat

La Monnaie | De Munt: Grand Hall, Brussels

Don Pasquale
Donizetti, Don Pasquale
De Munt | La Monnaie
Alain Altinoglu, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Chantal Thomas, Set Designer
Michele Pertusi, Don Pasquale
Pietro Spagnoli, Don Pasquale
Lionel Lhote, Dr Malatesta
Rodion Pogossov, Dr Malatesta
Joel Prieto, Ernesto
Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, Ernesto
Danielle de Niese, Norina
Anne-Catherine Gillet, Norina
Alessandro Abis, A Notary
La Monnaie Chorus
Orchestre Symphonique de la Monnaie
Dec 13

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
James Gaffigan, Conductor
Franco Zeffirelli, Director, Set Designer
Peter J. Hall, Costume Designer
Ailyn Pérez, Mimì
Michael Fabiano, Rodolfo
Simone Piazzola, Marcello
Angel Blue, Musetta
Duncan Rock, Schaunard
Christian Van Horn, Colline
Donald Maxwell, Benoît, Alcindoro
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 13, 17, 20, 24, 26

Palais Garnier (Opéra de Paris), Paris

La Cenerentola
Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Evelino Pidò, Conductor
Guillaume Gallienne, Director
Éric Ruf, Set Designer
Olivier Bériot, Costume Designer
Lawrence Brownlee, Don Ramiro
Florian Sempey, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Alessandro Corbelli, Don Magnifico
Paolo Bordogna, Don Magnifico
Marianne Crebassa, Angelina (Cinderella)
Chiara Skerath, Clorinda
Isabelle Druet, Tisbe
Adam Plachetka, Alidoro
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Dec 13, 22, 30 mat, eve

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Oper Frankfurt
David Afkham, Conductor
Keith Warner, Director
Jason Southgate, Set Designer
Julia Müer, Costume Designer
Alejandro Marco-Buhrmester, Peter / Father
Simon Bailey, Peter / Father
Claudia Mahnke, Gertrude / Mother
Cecelia Hall, Hänsel
Katharina Magiera, Hänsel
Kateryna Kasper, Gretel
Elizabeth Reiter, Gretel
Peter Marsh, Witch
Michael McCown, Witch
Florina Ilie, Dew Fairy
Angela Vallone, Sandman
Frankfurt Opera Children's Choir
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 13, 16 mat, 21, 31, 2019 Jan 13 mat, 16, 18, Feb 10 mat, 13, Mar 02, 24 mat

Oper Graz, Graz

Polnische Hochzeit (Polish Wedding)
New production
Beer, Polnische Hochzeit (Polish Wedding)
Oper Graz
Marcus Merkel, Conductor
Marius Burkert, Conductor
Sebastian Ritschel, Director
Martin Miotk, Set Designer
Andy Besuch, Costume Designer
Sieglinde Feldhofer, Jadja
Andrea Purtić, Suza
Mareike Jankowski, Suza
Dirk Lohr, Baron Mietek Oginsky
Szabolcs Brickner, Graf Boleslav Zagorksy
Ivan Oreščanin, Casimir von Kawietzky
Markus Butter, Graf Staschek Zagorsky
Mathias Hausmann, Graf Staschek Zagorsky
David McShane, Mazurkiewitsch
Simon Eichenberger, Choreography
Chor der Oper Graz
Grazer Philharmoniker
Dec 13, 15, 20, 23 mat, 25, 29, 31

Theater Duisburg, Duisburg

Die Fledermaus
New production
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Benjamin Reiners, Conductor
Axel Köhler, Director
Frank Philipp Schlößmann, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Norbert Ernst, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Anke Krabbe, Rosalinde
Thorsten Grümbel, Frank
Kimberley Boettger-Soller, Prince Orlofsky
Ovidiu Purcel, Alfred
Kay Stiefermann, Dr Falke
Florian Simson, Dr Blind
Heidi Elisabeth Meier, Adele
Wolfgang Reinbacher, Frosch
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Duisburger Philharmoniker
Dec 13, 15, 18

Teatro Costanzi, Teatro dell'Opera, Rome

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Daniele Abbado, Director
Gianni Carluccio, Set Designer
Francesca Livia Sartori, Costume Designer
Roberto Frontali, Rigoletto
Sebastian Catana, Rigoletto
Claudia Pavone, Gilda
Ismael Jordi, The Duke of Mantua
Iván Ayón Rivas, The Duke of Mantua
Riccardo Zanellato, Sparafucile
Alisa Kolosova, Maddalena
Irida Dragoti, Giovanna
Saverio Fiore, Borsa
Carlo Cigni, Monterone
Alessio Verna, Marullo
Elisabetta Antico, Costume Designer
Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Dec 13

Semperoper, Dresden

Arabella
Strauss R., Arabella
Dresden State Opera
Asher Fisch, Conductor
Florentine Klepper, Director
Martina Segna, Set Designer
Anna Sofie Tuma, Costume Designer
Camilla Nylund, Arabella
Genia Kühmeier, Zdenka
Bo Skovhus, Mandryka
Sabine Brohm, A fortune-teller
Olga Pudova, The Fiakermilli
Christa Mayer, Adelaide
Patrick Vogel, Count Elemer
Thomas Blondelle, Matteo
Georgios Alexandros Stavrakakis, Count Lamoral
Martin Winkler, Count Waldner
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Dec 13

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Simon Boccanegra
New production
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Calixto Bieito, Director
Susanne Gschwender, Set Designer
Ingo Krügler, Costume Designer
Ludovic Tézier, Simon Boccanegra
Mika Kares, Jacopo Fiesco
Maria Agresta, Amelia Grimaldi
Anita Hartig, Amelia Grimaldi
Francesco Demuro, Gabriele Adorno
Nicola Alaimo, Paolo Albiani
Mikhail Timoshenko, Pietro
Cyrille Lovighi, Captain
Virginia Leva-Poncet, Amelia's maid
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Dec 13, 15, 16, 19, 22, 25, 27, 29, 31, 2019 Jan 05, 10, 13, 18, 20, 27

Oper Köln: Staatenhaus Saal 2, Cologne

Im weißen Rössl
New production
Benatzky, Im weißen Rössl (The White Horse Inn)
Oper Köln
Uwe Theimer, Conductor
Eike Ecker, Director
Darko Petrovic, Set Designer
Ulrich Schulz, Costume Designer
Claudia Rohrbach, Josepha Vogelhuber
Netta Or, Josepha Vogelhuber
Martin Koch, Leopold Brandmeyer
Alexander Kaimbacher, Leopold Brandmeyer
Wolf Matthias Friedrich, Wilhelm Giesecke
Alexander Franzen, Wilhelm Giesecke
Jutta Böhnert, Ottilie
Emily Hindrichs, Ottilie
Michael Siemon, Dr. Otto Siedler
Paul Schweinester, Dr. Otto Siedler
Miljenko Turk, Sigismund Sülzheimer
Till von Orlowsky, Sigismund Sülzheimer
Alexander Fedin, Prof. Dr. Hinzelmann
Maike Raschke, Klärchen
Katerina von Bennigsen, Klärchen
Bert Oberdorfer, Kaiser Franz Joseph I.
Christian Futterknecht, Kaiser Franz Joseph I.
Nicol Hungsberg, Lighting Designer
Giorgio Madia, Director
Tanja Fasching, Dramaturgy
Chor der Oper Köln