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Dec 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04, 07, 08

Teatro Real, Madrid

La bohème
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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 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
Dec 15, 17 mat, 19, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31

Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp, Antwerp

Verdi, Falstaff
Tomáš Netopil, Conductor
Christoph Waltz, Director
David Warren, Set Designer
Judith Holste, Costume Designer
Thomas Johannes Mayer, Sir John Falstaff
Jacquelyn Wagner, Alice Ford
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Ford
Julien Behr, Fenton
Anat Edri, Nannetta
Iris Vermillion, Mistress Quickly
Kai Rüütel, Meg Page
Koor Opera Vlaanderen
Symfonisch Orkest Opera Vlaanderen
Dec 15, 17 mat, 19, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 06

L'Opéra des Nations, Geneva

Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
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Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron) (Nouvelle production)
Stefan Blunier, Conductor
Alan Woodbridge, Conductor
Christian Räth, Director
Leslie Travers, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jean Pierre Furlan, Sándor Barinkay
Christophoros Stamboglis, Kálmán Zsupán
Mélody Louledjian, Arsena
Jeannette Fischer, Mirabella
Loïc Felix, Ottokar
Marie-Ange Todorovitch, Czipra
Eleonore Marguerre, Saffi
Grand Théâtre Opera Chorus
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Dec 21, 27, 29, 2018 Jan 06, 14, 16, Feb 15, 17

Stadttheater, Bern

Anna Karenina
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Hubay, Anna Karenina
Stadttheater Bern
Jochen Hochstenbach, Conductor
Adriana Altaras, Director
Christoph Schubiger, Set Designer
Nina Lepilina, Costume Designer
Magdalena Anna Hofmann, Anna Karenina
Lilian Farahani, Kitty
Jinsook Lee, Dolly
Franka Friebel, Fürstin Schtscherbatzky
Ulrike Schneider, Matrone
Zurab Zurabishvili, Graf Wronsky
Cloete Andries, Lewin
Nazariy Sadivskyy, Leutnant Jaschwin
Todd Boyce, Stefan Oblonsky
Iyad Dwaier, Oberleutnant Machotin, Fürst Serpukowsky
Samuel Thompson, Wladimir
Young Kwon, Graf Karenin
David Parkin, Fürst Schtscherbatzky
Chor des Stadttheaters Bern
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Dec 16, 21, 22, 27, 29, 31 mat, eve, 2018 Jan 07, 13, Feb 20, 21 mat, Mar 03, 11, 16, Apr 01, 29

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Anatevka (Fiddler on the Roof)
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Bock, Fiddler on the Roof
Koen Schoots, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Max Hopp, Tevye
Dagmar Manzel, Golde
Talya Lieberman, Tzeitel
Alma Sadé, Hodel
Maria Fiselier, Chava
Johannes Dunz, Motel Kamzoil
Jens Larsen, Lazar Wolf
Barbara Spitz, Yente
Jan-Frank Süße, Mordcha
Peter Renz, Rabbi
Denis Milo, Mendel
Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin
Dec 22, 25, 27, 29

Staatsoper, Vienna

Die Zauberflöte
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Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Vienna State Opera
Ádám Fischer, Conductor
Moshe Leiser, Director
Christian Fenouillat, Set Designer
Agostino Cavalca, Costume Designer
Olga Bezsmertna, Pamina
Hila Fahima, Queen of the Night
Jörg Schneider, Tamino
Thomas Tatzl, Papageno
René Pape, Sarastro
Patrice Caurier, Director
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Christophe Forey, Lighting Designer
Beate Vollack, Choreography
Dec 20, 23, 29, 31 mat, eve, 2018 Jan 02
Puccini, La bohème
Nicholas Carter, Conductor
Götz Friedrich, Director
Peter Sykora, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Yosep Kang, Rodolfo
Liparit Avetisyan, Rodolfo
Elena Guseva, Mimì
Dinara Alieva, Mimì
Markus Brück, Marcello
Noel Bouley, Marcello
Siobhan Stagg, Musetta
Alexandra Hutton, Musetta
Thomas Lehman, Schaunard
Philipp Jekal, Schaunard
Ante Jerkunica, Colline
Ievgen Orlov, Colline
Jörg Schörner, Benoît
Peter Maus, Alcindoro
Leonardo Ventroni, Parpignol
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Children's Chorus
Dec 17 mat, 20, 23, 26 mat, 29, 2018 Jan 01, 05, 07, 10

Opernhaus, Zürich

Madama Butterfly
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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 16, 19, 21, 26 mat, 29
Puccini, La bohème
Andrea Battistoni, Conductor
Benedict Andrews, Director
Johannes Schütz, Set Designer
Victoria Behr, Costume Designer
Sergey Romanovsky, Rodolfo
Eleonora Buratto, Mimì
Mattia Olivieri, Marcello
Olga Kulchynska, Musetta
Thomas Oliemans, Schaunard
Gianluca Buratto, Colline
Matteo Peirone, Benoît, Alcindoro
Morschi Franz, Parpignol
Astrid van den Akker, Revival Director
Nieuw Amsterdams Kinderkoor
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Residentie Orkest
Dec 25, 29, 2018 Jan 02, 04

Nationaltheater, Munich

Puccini, La bohème
Alexander Soddy, Conductor
Otto Schenk, Director
Rudolf Heinrich, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Bryan Hymel, Rodolfo
Guanqun Yu, Mimì
Levente Molnár, Marcello
Golda Schultz, Musetta
Andrea Borghini, Schaunard
Bálint Szabó, Colline
Christian Rieger, Benoît
Peter Lobert, Alcindoro
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Fri 29 Dec at 19:00

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Andrea Chénier
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Giordano, Andrea Chénier (Concert performance)
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
Yusif Eyvazov, Andrea Chénier
Elchin Azizov, Carlo Gérard
Anna Netrebko, Maddalena de Coigny
Szilvia Vörös, Bersi
Mária Farkasréti, La comtesse de Coigny
Éva Balatoni, Madelon
Antal Cseh, Roucher
Lajos Geiger, Pietro Fléville
László Szvétek, Fouquier-Tinville
Tamás Busa, Mathieu
László Beöthy-Kiss, The Abbé
Tamás Kóbor, L'Incredible
Tamás Szüle, Schmidt
Dec 29, 30, 31

Opéra Grand Avignon, Avignon

Les mousquetaires au couvent
Varney, Les Mousquetaires au couvent
Opéra Grand Avignon
Dominique Trottein, Conductor
Valérie Marestin, Director
Hervé Cherblanc, Set Designer
Claire de Monteil, Simone
Pauline Rouillard, Marie de Pontcourlay
Amaya Dominguez, Louise de Pontcourlay
Maryse Castets, La mère supérieure
Isabelle Guillaume, Sœur Opportune
Frédéric Cornille, Narcisse de Brissac
Antonio Figueroa, Gontran de Solanges
Franck Leguérinel, L'abbé Bridaine
Gilen Goicoechea, Le Brigadier Rigobert
Jean-Marie Delpas, Le Gouverneur
Eric Belaud, Choreography
Orchestre Régional Avignon-Provence
Chœur de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
Ballet de l’Opéra Grand Avignon
Dec 17, 21, 29

Opernhaus, Düsseldorf

Madama Butterfly
New production
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Antonino Fogliani, Conductor
Joan Anton Rechi, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Mercè Paloma, Costume Designer
Liana Aleksanyan, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Zoran Todorovich, Pinkerton
Bogdan Baciu, Sharpless
Emma Sventelius, Suzuki
Peter Nikolaus Kante, The Bonze
Peter Aisher, Prince Yamadori
Johannes Preißinger, Goro
Sebastià Peris, The Imperial Commissioner
Maria Boiko, Kate Pinkerton
Volker Weinhart, Lighting Designer
Christoph Kurig, Choirmaster / chorus director
Bernhard F. Loges, Dramaturgy
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Dec 20, 27, 29, 31, 2018 Jan 05, 12, 24

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

La traviata
Dec 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 16, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31, 2018 Mar 02, 03, 07, 10, 18, Apr 01

Opernhaus, Staatstheater, Hannover

West Side Story
Bernstein, West Side Story
Staatsoper Hannover
Joseph Olefirowicz, Conductor
Matthias Davids, Director
Mathias Fischer-Dieskau, Set Designer
Susanne Hubrich, Costume Designer
Stella Motina, Maria
Michael Pflumm, Tony
Carmen Danen, Anita
Taddeo Pelelgrini, Bernardo
Dennis Henschel, Riff
Wolfgang Scheiner, Doc
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Ballett der Staatsoper Hannover
Dec 29, 2018 Jan 04, Feb 13, Apr 16, 24

Karlín Music Theatre, Prague

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
Prague National Theatre Opera
Enrico Dovico, Conductor
Arnaud Bernard, Director
Alessandro Camera, Set Designer
Maria Carla Ricotti, Costume Designer
Dec 29, 2018 Jan 09

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Oper Stuttgart
Domingo Hindoyan, Conductor
Willy Decker, Director
Wolfgang Gussmann, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Cellia Costea, Floria Tosca
Arnold Rutkowski, Mario Cavaradossi
Sebastian Holecek, Baron Scarpia
David Steffens, Cesare Angelotti
Heinz Göhrig, Spoletta
Stephan Storck, Sciarrone
Karl-Friedrich Dürr, Pastore
Johannes Knecht, Conductor
Staatsopernchor Stuttgart
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
Dec 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, 2018 Jan 02 mat, eve

Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Polish National Opera
Iwona Sobotka, Pamina
Anna Maria Siminska, Queen of the Night
Manuel Günther, Tamino
Hubert Zapiór, Papageno
Rafał Siwek, Sarastro
Joanna Kędzior, Papagena
Chorus of the Teatr Wielki
Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki
Dec 22, 23, 27, 29 mat

Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Teatro Carlo Felice
Francesco Ivan Ciampa, Conductor
Dorian Wilson, Conductor
Rolando Panerai, Director
Regina Schrecker, Costume Designer
Leo Nucci, Rigoletto
Carlos Álvarez, Rigoletto
Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Rigoletto
Maria Mudryak, Gilda
Serena Gamberoni, Gilda
Leonor Bonilla, Gilda
Antonia Gandía, The Duke of Mantua
Celso Albelo, The Duke of Mantua
Massimiliano Pisapia, The Duke of Mantua
Dario Russo, Sparafucile
Mihailo Šljivić, Sparafucile
Anastasia Boldyreva, Maddalena
Nicole Brandolino, Maddalena
Coro del Teatro Carlo Felice
Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice
Dec 23 mat, eve, 25 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Hänsel und Gretel
New production
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Sebastian Weigle, Conductor
Vinzenz Weissenburger, Conductor
Achim Freyer, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Roman Trekel, Peter / Father
Arttu Kataja, Peter / Father
Marina Prudenskaya, Gertrude / Mother
Anna Samuil, Gertrude / Mother
Katrin Wundsam, Hänsel
Natalia Skrycka, Hänsel
Elsa Dreisig, Gretel
Evelin Novak, Gretel
Stephan Rügamer, Witch
Sarah Aristidou, Dew Fairy
Corinna Scheurle, Sandman
Sebastian Alphons, Lighting Designer
Hugo Reis, Video Artist
Jakob Klaffs, Video Artist
Larissa Wieczorek, Dramaturgy
Elena Garcia-Fernandez, Dramaturgy
Kinderchor der Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Staatskapelle Berlin
Dec 21, 29, 2018 Jan 14, Feb 10

Staatstheater Darmstadt, Darmstadt

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
Will Humburg, Conductor
Dietrich Hilsdorf, Director
Dieter Richter, Set Designer
Renate Schmitzer, Costume Designer
Krzystof Szumanski, Dutchman
Astrid Weber, Senta
Seokhoon Moon, Daland
Marco Jentzsch, Erik
Elisabeth Hornung, Mary
Michael Pegher, The Steersman
Orchester des Staatstheater Darmstadt
Dec 17, 29

Theater an der Wien, Vienna

Hagen
New Production
Works by Wagner
Constantin Trinks, Conductor
Tatjana Gürbaca, Director
Henrik Ahr, Set Designer
Samuel Youn, Bass-baritone
Daniel Brenna, Tenor
Ingela Brimberg, Soprano
Martin Winkler, Baritone
Marcel Beekman, Tenor
Michael Scott, Tenor
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Dec 29, 2018 Jan 04, 10, 13, 19

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Le nozze di Figaro
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Harry Bicket, Conductor
Richard Eyre, Director
Rob Howell, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Mariusz Kwiecień, Count Almaviva
Ailyn Pérez, Countess Almaviva
Caitlin Lynch, Countess Almaviva
Ildar Abdrazakov, Figaro
Nadine Sierra, Susanna
Isabel Leonard, Cherubino
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 16, 18, 21, 23, 26, 29, 31

Opéra Bastille, Paris

La bohème
New production
Puccini, La bohème
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Manuel López Gómez, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Etienne Pluss, Set Designer
Eva Dessecker, Costume Designer
Atalla Ayan, Rodolfo
Benjamin Bernheim, Rodolfo
Sonya Yoncheva, Mimì
Nicole Car, Mimì
Artur Ruciński, Marcello
Aida Garifullina, Musetta
Alessio Arduini, Schaunard
Andrei Jilihovschi, Schaunard
Roberto Tagliavini, Colline
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Dec 29, 31, 2018 Jan 04, 10, 13

Oslo Opera House, Main Stage, Oslo

Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Norwegian National Opera
Manlio Benzi, Conductor
Francois de Carpentries, Director
Karine van Hercke, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Joshua Hopkins, Figaro
Samantha Hankey, Rosina
Levy Strauss Sekgapane, Count Almaviva
Luciano di Pasquale, Dr. Bartolo
Caroline Wettergreen, Berta
Jens-Erik Aasbø, Don Basilio
Hilde Andersen, Revival Director
Dec 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 mat, 31, 2018 Jan 02, 06

Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, Liège

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Giampaolo Maria Bisanti, Conductor
Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, Director
George Petean, Rigoletto
Devid Cecconi, Rigoletto
Jessica Nuccio, Gilda
Lavinia Bini, Gilda
Giuseppe Gipali, The Duke of Mantua
Davide Giusti, The Duke of Mantua
Alessandro Spina, Sparafucile
Sarah Laulan, Maddalena
Chœur de Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège
Orchestra de Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège
Dec 16, 29, 2018 Jan 13, Feb 04, 14, 20, Mar 17

Staatstheater: Opernhaus, Kassel

Lucio Silla
Mozart, Lucio Silla
Jörg Halubek, Conductor
Stephan Müller, Director
Siegfried E. Mayer, Set Designer
Carla Caminati, Costume Designer
Elizabeth Bailey, Giunia
Lin Lin Fan, Celia
Bénédicte Tauran, Lucio Cinna
Tobias Hächler, Lucio Silla
Maren Engelhardt, Cecilio
Bassem Alkhouri, Aufidio
Opernchor des Staatstheaters Kassel
Dec 19, 21, 23, 25 mat, 27, 29, 31

Opéra Comique, Paris

Le Comte Ory
New Production
Rossini, Le Comte Ory
Opéra Comique
Louis Langrée, Conductor
Denis Podalydès, Director
Éric Ruf, Set Designer
Christian Lacroix, Costume Designer
Philippe Talbot, Count Ory
Julie Fuchs, Countess Adèle
Gaëlle Arquez, Isolier
Eve-Maud Hubeaux, Ragonde
Jean-Sébastien Bou, Raimbaud
Jodie Devos, Alice
Patrick Bolleire, Le gouverneur
Choeur Les Eléments
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées
Dec 15, 29

National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague

Jenůfa
Janáček, Jenůfa
Prague National Theatre Opera
Jaroslav Kyzlink, Conductor
Jiří Nekvasil, Director
Daniel Dvořák, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Alžběta Poláčková, Jenůfa
Eva Urbanová, Kostelnička
Aleš Briscein, Števa Buryja
Peter Berger, Laca Klemeň