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Dec 21, 30, 2018 Jan 07, 12, 20, 28, Feb 02
Bellini, Norma
Giancarlo Andretta, Conductor
Stéphane Braunschweig, Director, Set Designer
Thibault Vancraenenbroeck, Costume Designer
Katarina Karnéus, Norma
Ida Falk Winland, Adalgisa
Tomas Lind, Pollione
Karin Hammarlund, Clotilde
Daniel Ralphsson, Flavio
Anders Lorentzson, Oroveso
Göteborg Opera Orchestra
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 26, 30, 2018 Jan 02

Staatsoper, Vienna

Hänsel und Gretel
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Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Vienna State Opera
Patrick Lange, Conductor
Adrian Noble, Director
Anthony Ward, Set Designer
Adrian Eröd, Peter / Father
Donna Ellen, Gertrude / Mother
Margaret Plummer, Hänsel
Chen Reiss, Gretel
Monika Bohinec, Witch
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Denni Sayers, Choreography
Andrzej Goulding, Video Artist
Dec 17, 30

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Fairytale at the Grand Hotel: Concert-based
New Production
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Adam Benzwi, Conductor
Katrin Kath, Costume Designer
Lindenquintett Berlin
Dec 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 2018 Jan 01

Opéra de Lyon, Lyon

La Cenerentola
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Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Opéra de Lyon
Stefano Montanari, Conductor
Stefan Herheim, Director
Daniel Unger, Set Designer
Esther Bialas, Costume Designer
Cyrille Dubois, Don Ramiro
Nikolay Borchev, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Renato Girolami, Don Magnifico
Clara Meloni, Clorinda
Katherine Aitken, Tisbe
Michèle Losier, Angelina (Cinderella)
Simone Alberghini, Alidoro
Choeurs de l'Opéra de Lyon
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon
Dec 26, 30, 2018 Jan 13
Il barbiere di Siviglia
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Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Ido Arad, Conductor
Nikolas Nägele, Conductor
Katharina Thalbach, Director
Momme Röhrbein, Set Designer
Guido Maria Kretschmer, Costume Designer
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, Rosina
Jana Kurucová, Rosina
Matthew Newlin, Count Almaviva
TBC, Count Almaviva, Dr. Bartolo, Don Basilio
Thomas Lehman, Figaro
Mikheil Kiria, Dr. Bartolo
Ievgen Orlov, Don Basilio
Dong-Hwan Lee, Don Basilio
Seyoung Park, Berta
Sam Roberts-Smith, Officer
Dean Murphy, Fiorello
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Dec 21, 26, 30, 2018 Jan 07 mat, 12

Opernhaus, Zürich

La fanciulla del West
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Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Marco Armiliato, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Klaus Bruns, Costume Designer
Catherine Naglestad, Minnie
Brandon Jovanovich, Dick Johnson
Scott Hendricks, Jack Rance
Jamez McCorkle, Nick
Pavel Daniluk, Ashby
Cody Quattlebaum, Jim Larkens
Omer Kobiljak, The Pony Express Rider
Donald Thomson, Billy Jackrabbit
Cheyne Davidson, Sonora
Karina Demurova, Wowkle
Yuriy Tsiple, Jake Wallace
Jonathan Abernethy, Trin
Valeriy Murga, Sid
Thobela Ntshanyana, Harry
Dmytro Kalmuchyn, Happy
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Dec 17, 20, 23, 27, 30, 2018 Jan 01

Nationaltheater, Munich

Il trittico
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Puccini, Il tabarro
Puccini, Suor Angelica
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Kirill Petrenko, Conductor
Lotte de Beer, Director
Bernhard Hammer, Set Designer
Jorine van Beek, Costume Designer
Wolfgang Koch, Michele
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Giorgetta
Yonghoon Lee, Luigi
Martin Snell, Tinca, Simone
Kristof Klorek, Talpa
Heike Grötzinger, La Frugola, La badessa
Dean Power, Song Vendor, Gherardo
Ermonela Jaho, Suor Angelica
Michaela Schuster, La zia principessa, Zita
Helena Zubanovich, La suora zelatrice
Jennifer Johnston, La maestra delle novizie, La Ciesca
Anna El-Khashem, Suor Genovieffa
Ambrogio Maestri, Gianni Schicchi
Rosa Feola, Lauretta
Pavol Breslik, Rinuccio
Selene Zanetti, Nella
Christian Rieger, Betto di Signa
Sean Michael Plumb, Marco
Donato di Stefano, Maestro Spinelloccio
Andrea Borghini, Ser Amantio di Nicolao
Milan Siljanov, Pinellino
Boris Prýgl, Guccio
Alex Brok, Lighting Designer
Sören Eckhoff, Choirmaster / chorus director
Malte Krasting, Dramaturgy
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Dec 18, 30, 2018 Jan 05, 07

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Werther
Massenet, Werther
Oper Frankfurt
Lorenzo Viotti, Conductor
Hartmut Keil, Conductor
Willy Decker, Director
Wolfgang Gussmann, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Mario Chang, Werther
Julie Boulianne, Charlotte
Louise Alder, Sophie
Sebastian Geyer, Albert
Franz Mayer, Le Bailli
Peter Marsh, Schmidt
Barnaby Rea, Johann
Benjamin Cortez, Revival Director
Joachim Klein, Lighting Designer
Nikolaus Henseler, Choirmaster / chorus director
Frankfurt Opera Children's Choir
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 30 mat, 31, 2018 Jan 03, 05, 07 mat

Opéra de Marseille, Marseille

My Fair Lady
Loewe, My Fair Lady
Bruno Membrey, Conductor
Jean Liermier, Director
Christophe de la Harpe, Set Designer
Coralie Sanvoisin, Costume Designer
Marie-Ève Munger, Eliza Doolittle
François Le Roux, Professor Henry Higgins
Jean-François Vinciguerra, Colonel Hugh Pickering
Philippe Ermelier, Alfred P. Doolittle
Raphaël Brémard, Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Cécile Galois, Mrs Higgins
Jeanne-Marie Lévy, Mrs Pearce
Choeur de l'Opéra de Marseille
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Marseille
Dec 15, 21, 28, 30 mat

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

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Kurt Kopecky, Conductor
Suzanne Andrade, Director
Kristel Pärtna, Pamina
Iida Antola, Pamina
Aleksandra Olczyk, Queen of the Night
Matias Haakana, Tamino
Jussi Myllys, Tamino
Ville Rusanen, Papageno
Jussi Merikanto, Papageno
Jyrki Korhonen, Sarastro
Koit Soasepp, Sarastro
Margarita Nacér, Papagena
Johanna Isokoski, Papagena
Klaus Mäkelä, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Dec 30, 2018 Jan 09

Theater Duisburg, Duisburg

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Dietrich Hilsdorf, Director
Johannes Leiacker, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Izabela Matula, Floria Tosca
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Mario Cavaradossi
Lucian Petrean, Baron Scarpia
Duisburger Philharmoniker
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Dec 30, 2018 Jan 01, 14, Feb 07, 26, Apr 16, May 08, Jun 01

National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague

The Bartered Bride
Smetana, The Bartered Bride
Prague National Theatre Opera
Jaroslav Kyzlink, Conductor
Magdalena Švecová, Director
Petr Matásek, Set Designer
Zuzana Přidalová, Costume Designer
Petra Šimková-Alvarez, Mařenka
Dana Burešová, Mařenka
Alžběta Poláčková, Mařenka
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 30, 2018 Jan 05

Nationaltheater: Opernhaus, Mannheim

Opernhaus Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Weill, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Nationaltheater Mannheim
Benjamin Reiners, Conductor
Markus Dietz, Director
Ines Nadler, Set Designer
Henrike Bromber, Costume Designer
Cornelia Zink, Jenny Smith
Heike Wessels, Leokadia Begbick
Raphael Wittmer, Fatty
Uwe Eikötter, Jacky O'Brien
Will Hartmann, Jimmy Mahoney
Christopher Diffey, Tobby Higgins
Thomas Berau, Billy
Philipp Mehr, Joe
Thomas Jesatko, Trinity Moses
Dec 22, 27, 30, 2018 Jan 06, 17

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Julien Salemkour, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer
Carl-Friedrich Oberle, Costume Designer
Piotr Beczała, Rodolfo
Vincenzo Costanzo, Rodolfo
Angela Gheorghiu, Mimì
Ailyn Pérez, Mimì
Alfredo Daza, Marcello
Anna Samuil, Musetta
Narine Yeghiyan, Musetta
Gyula Orendt, Schaunard
Adam Kutny, Schaunard
Grigory Shkarupa, Colline
Jan Martiník, Colline
Olaf Bär, Benoît, Alcindoro
Andrés Moreno García, Parpignol
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Staatskapelle Berlin
Dec 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 18, 22, 26, 28 mat, 30, 2018 Jan 01, 06 mat

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Hansel and Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Richard Jones, Director
John Macfarlane, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Quinn Kelsey, Peter / Father
Dwayne Croft, Peter / Father
Dolora Zajick, Gertrude / Mother
Tara Erraught, Hänsel
Ingeborg Gillebo, Hänsel
Lisette Oropesa, Gretel
Maureen McKay, Gretel
Gerhard Siegel, Witch
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Dec 30

Musiktheater im Revier, Gelsenkirchen

Mathis der Maler
New production
Hindemith, Mathis der Maler
Musiktheater im Revier
Rasmus Baumann, Conductor
Michael Schulz, Director
Heike Scheele, Set Designer
Renée Listerdal, Costume Designer
Bele Kumberger, Regina
Yamina Maamar, Ursula
Almuth Herbst, Gräfin Helfenstein
Martin Homrich, Albrecht von Brandenburg
Urban Malmberg, Mathis, der Maler
Joachim G. Maaß, Lorenz von Pommersfelden
Tobias Haaks, Hans Schwalb
Edward Lee, Wolfgang Capito
Luciano Batinic, Riedinger
Gabriele Wiesmüller, Dramaturgy
Patrick Fuchs, Lighting Designer
Alexander Eberle, Choirmaster / chorus director
Neue Philharmonie Westfalen
Opernchor des Musiktheaters im Revier
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 30

Karlín Music Theatre, Prague

Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Prague National Theatre Opera
Tomáš Brauner, Conductor
Martin Otava, Director
Ján Zavarský, Set Designer
Bettine Kirste, Costume Designer