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Dec 17, 21, 2018 Jan 05, 30, Feb 12, 24, Mar 05, 11, 20

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Ariodante
Handel, Ariodante
Oper Stuttgart
Giuliano Carella, Conductor
Jossi Wieler, Director
Nina von Mechow, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Diana Haller, Ariodante
Ana Durlovski, Ginevra
Gerald Thompson, Polinesso
Lauryna Bendžiūnaitė, Dalinda
Kai Kluge, Lurcanio
Matthew Brook, King of Scotland
Philipp Nicklaus, Odoardo
Sergio Morabito, Director
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
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 17 mat, mat, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, mat, 21 mat, mat, 22 mat, mat, 23 mat, mat, 24 mat, mat

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Studio, London

The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl (Arthur Pita)
Dec 17, 18

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

Tis the Season!
Traditional, Alleluia, venite gaudente (arr. Gary Fry)
Wade, O Come, All Ye Faithful (arr. David Willcocks)
Traditional, The First Nowell (arr. Mack Wilberg)
Traditional, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Jackson Berkey)
Biebl, Ave Maria
O'Regan, Jubilate Deo
Park, Lightning Bug Mass ("Gloria")
Adam, O Holy Night (arr. Gary Fry)
Traditional, Here we come a-caroling (arr. Arthur Harris)
Carey, All I Want for Christmas is You (arr. Mac Huff)
Berlin, White Christmas (arr. Mac Huff and Marc Riley)
Bernard, Winter Wonderland (arr. Ed Lojeski and Marc Riley)
Pierpont, Jingle Bells (arr. David Willcocks)
Herman, We Need a Little Christmas (arr. Jerry Rubino and Marc Riley)
Ešenvalds, Only in Sleep
Chilcott, Mid-Winter
Gruber, Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Roger Wagner)
Traditional, We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Arthur Harris)
Mendelssohn, Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. Mack Wilberg)
Handel, Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
Pacific Chorale
Southern California Children's Concert Chorus
Pacific Symphony
Robert Istad, Conductor
Dec 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 17 mat, 31, 2018 Jan 10, 24, Feb 15, Mar 02

Oper Graz, Graz

A Night in Venice
New production
Strauss II, A Night in Venice
Oper Graz
Marcus Merkel, Conductor
Marius Burkert, Conductor
Peter Langdal, Director
Ashley Martin-Davis, Set Designer
Karin Betz, Costume Designer
Elena Csilla Puszta, Annina
Sieglinde Feldhofer, Ciboletta
Stefanie Hierlmeier, Agricola Barbaruccio
Elisabeth Pratscher, Barbara Delacqua
Alexander Geller, Caramello
Lothar Odinius, Guido
Götz Zemann, Bartolomeo Delacqua
Dietmar Hirzberger, Stefano Barbaruccio
Ivan Oreščanin, Pappacoda
Juana Ines Cano Restrepo, Director
Peter Friis, Choreography
Jesper Kongshaug, Lighting Designer
Bernd Krispin, Dramaturgy
Bernhard Schneider, Tenor
Chor der Oper Graz
Grazer Philharmonisches Orchester
Dec 17 mat

Royal George Theatre, Chicago

Victoria Bond’s Hanukkah opera The Miracle of Light
Bond, The Miracle of Light
Victoria Bond, Conductor
Dec 17

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

La fanciulla del West
New Production
Puccini, La fanciulla del West
Juraj Valčuha, Conductor
Hugo de Ana, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Emily Magee, Minnie
Rebeka Lokar, Minnie
Roberto Aronica, Dick Johnson
Marco Berti, Dick Johnson
Claudio Sgura, Jack Rance
Bruno Lazzaretti, Nick
John Paul Huckle, Ashby
Donato Di Gioia, Jim Larkens
Enrico Marchesini, Billy Jackrabbit
Francesco Musinu, José Castro
Gianfranco Montresor, Sonora
Alessandra Visentin, Wowkle
Carlo Checchi, Jake Wallace
Antonello Ceron, Trin
Paolo Maria Orecchia, Sid
Tommaso Barea, Bello
Orlando Polidoro, Harry
Enrico Cossutta, Joe
Ivan Marino, Happy
Orchestra del Teatro di San Carlo
Coro del Teatro di San Carlo
Dec 17, 2018 Jan 11, Feb 21, Mar 28, 31, May 24, Jun 14

National Theatre (Národní divadlo), Prague

Rusalka
Dvořák, Rusalka
Prague National Theatre Opera
Jaroslav Kyzlink, Conductor
Jiří Heřman, Director
Jaroslav Bönisch, Set Designer
Alexandra Grusková, Costume Designer
Dana Burešová, Rusalka
Maria Kobielska, Rusalka
Dec 17 mat, 18

Kieler Schloss, Kiel

4. Philharmonisches Konzert
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Penderecki, Flute concerto (Arr. for clarinet)
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Philharmonisches Orchester Kiel
Lutz Rademacher, Conductor
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Dec 17

Théâtre des Arts, Opéra de Rouen, Rouen

Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie
Adrien Perruchon, Conductor
Damien Robert, Director
Thibault Sinay, Set Designer
Irène Bernaud, Costume Designer
Inès Berlet, Rosina
Matthieu Justine, Count Almaviva
Anas Seguin, Figaro
Thibaut Desplantes, Dr. Bartolo
Guilhem Worms, Don Basilio
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie
Dec 17 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, mat, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31

Boston Opera House, Boston

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Miko Nissinen)
Boston Ballet
Robert Perdziola, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sun 17 Dec at 16:00 and 18:30

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Klassik Kompakt
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
Dec 17 mat, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve, 30

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Scottish Ballet
Dec 17 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat

Adrienne Arsht Center, Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (George Balanchine)
Miami City Ballet
Dec 17 mat

Benaroya Hall, S Mark Taper Auditorium, Seattle

Handel Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Ruth Reinhardt, Conductor
Deanna Breiwick, Soprano
Eve Gigliotti, Mezzo-soprano
Aaron Sheehan, Tenor
Will Liverman, Baritone
Seattle Symphony Chorale
Dec 17 mat, eve, 20, 21 mat, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (George Balanchine)
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Dec 17 mat

Minato Mirai Hall, Yokohama

Haydn, Hosokawa, Mendelssohn
Haydn, Symphony No. 85 in B flat major "La Reine"
Hosokawa, Klage
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, "Scottish", Op.56
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Dec 17 mat, 19 mat, 20 mat, 21 mat, 22 mat, 23 mat, 27 mat, 28 mat, 29 mat, 30 mat, 2018 Jan 02 mat, 03 mat, 04 mat, 05 mat, 06 mat, 07 mat

ARTECHOUSE, Washington

Imaginary World of The Nutcracker: Interactive & Immersive Winter Experience
Kids event
Dec 17 mat, eve, 18 mat, 22, 27

Staatsoper, Hamburg

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Hamburg State Opera
Adrian Müller, Conductor
Peter Beauvais, Director
Jan Schlubach, Set Designer
Barbara Bilabel, Costume Designer
Vladimir Baykov, Peter / Father
Katja Pieweck, Gertrude / Mother
Nadezhda Karyazina, Hänsel
Hayoung Lee, Gretel
Jürgen Sacher, Witch
Narea Son, Dew Fairy
Ruzana Grigorian, Sandman
Susanne Raschig, Costume Designer
Hamburger Alsterspatzen
Dec 17 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, mat, eve, 24 mat, 26 mat, 27, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Penn Ballet: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, George Balanchine)
Pennsylvania Ballet
Dec 17 mat, eve, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, eve, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, 30 mat, eve

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Helgi Tomasson)
San Francisco Ballet
Dec 17 mat, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve

Place des Arts: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Montreal

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens: The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Dec 17 mat, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat

UC Berkeley, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley

Mark Morris Dance Group: The Hard Nut
The Hard Nut (Mark Morris)
Dec 17, 20, 21, 22, 23

Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid

Ballet Nacional de España: Electra
Electra (Antonio Ruz)
Ballet Nacional de España
Antonio Najarro, Conductor
Antonio Ruz, Director
Paco Azorín, Set Designer
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Manuel Coves, Conductor
Dec 17

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Pärt, Mozart
Pärt, Fratres
Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K364 (K320d)
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Mozart, Symphony no. 39 in E flat, K543
Domenico Nordio, Violin
Maxim Rysanov, Conductor
Dec 17 mat, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Teatro Comunale, Bologna

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Daniele Abbado, Director
Luigi Perego, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jolana Fogašová, Floria Tosca
Elena Rossi, Floria Tosca
Rudy Park, Mario Cavaradossi
Carlo Ventre, Mario Cavaradossi
Gábor Bretz, Baron Scarpia
Elia Fabbian, Baron Scarpia
Luca Gallo, Cesare Angelotti
Dave Monaco, Spoletta
Tommaso Caramia, Sciarrone
Nicolò Ceriani, Sacristan
Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Coro di Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Andrea Faidutti, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 17, 20 mat, eve, 23 mat, 29, 30 mat, eve, 2018 Jan 03, 04, 10, 13

La Scala, Milan

La Dame aux Camélias
La Dame aux Camélias (John Neumeier)
Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company
Theodor Guschlbauer, Director
Jürgen Rose, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Svetlana Zakharova, Dancer
Roberto Bolle, Dancer
Dec 17 mat, 19 mat, eve, 20, 22

Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris

Angelin Preljocaj: La Fresque
La Fresque (Angelin Preljocaj)
Ballet Preljocaj
Dec 17

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

In Portrait 5
Dean, Amphitheatre, Scene for Orchestra
Bruch, Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op.46
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Ray Chen, Violin
Lionel Bringuier, Conductor
Dec 17, 18, 24 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Christmas with Choral Arts
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker, Conductor
Dec 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 17, 19

Lincoln Center: Alice Tully Hall, New York City

Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046 - 1051
Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord
Kristin Lee, Violin
Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
Daniel Phillips, Violin
Danbi Um, Violin
Mark Holloway, Viola
Yura Lee, Viola
Richard O'Neill, Viola
Efe Baltacigil, Cello
Nicholas Canellakis, Cello
Colin Carr, Cello
Joseph Conyers, Double Bass
Robert Langevin, Flute
Carol Wincenc, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
James Austin Smith, Oboe
Stephen Taylor, Oboe
Peter Kolkay, Bassoon
Julie Landsman, French horn
Jennifer Montone, French horn
Brandon Ridenour, Trumpet
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 17 mat, eve, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, eve, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat

Lincoln Center: David H Koch Theater, New York City

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, George Balanchine)
New York City Ballet
Dec 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 17

Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds

The Little Mermaid (World Première)
The Little Mermaid (David Nixon)
Northern Ballet
Dec 17 mat

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Clyne, Adams, Rachmaninov, Brahms
Clyne, Masquerade
Adams, Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Dec 17 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
National Symphony Orchestra
Dec 17, 19

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Concert of Carols
Traditional, Christmas carols
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
Bartosz Michałowski, Choirmaster / chorus director
Dec 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 17 mat, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Don Quichotte
Don Quixote (Rudolf Nureyev)
Alexandre Beliaev, Set Designer
Elena Rivkina, Costume Designer
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Dec 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 17 mat

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mozart and Bruckner with Mehta
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, K488
Bruckner, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, WAB 109
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
Dec 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 17 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

The Glorious Sound of Christmas
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sun 17 Dec at 11:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Rudolf Buchbinder
Ruzicka, ELEGIE. Erinnerung für Orchester
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Enescu, Symphony no. 3 in C major, Op.21
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
Peter Ruzicka, Conductor
Hamburg Philharmonic
The Harvestehuder Kammerchor
Sun 17 Dec at 11:00

Stadthalle, Reutlingen

3. Matinée. Trio vis-à-vis
Mozart, Quintet for Horn and Strings in E flat, K407 (K386c)
Ewazen, Trio for horn, violin and piano
Berkeley, Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, Op.44
Timo de Leo, Violin
Sabini, Jennifer, French horn
Sum, Jonathan, Piano
Sun 17 Dec at 11:00

Bode-Museum, Berlin

Museumskonzert II
Unknown, to be announced
Members of the Staatskapelle Berlin
Sun 17 Dec at 11:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert
Works by Albinoni
Works by Bach
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Schubert
Markus Czieharz, Trumpet
Bonn Classical Philharmonic
Heribert Beissel, Conductor