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Dec 06, 08, 10 mat, 12, 14, 16 mat

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

RNCM Opera: Cinderella (Cendrillon) by Jules Massenet
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Massenet, Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Royal Northern College of Music
Martin André, Conductor
Olivia Fuchs, Director
Yannis Thavoris, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nov 30, Dec 02, 03 mat, 06, 08, 10 mat, 14, 16 mat, 17 mat

Wortham Theater Center: Houston Grand Opera, Houston

The House without a Christmas Tree
World première
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Gordon, The House without a Christmas Tree
Bradley Moore, Conductor
James Robinson, Director
Allen Moyer, Set Designer
James Schuette, Costume Designer
Lauren Snouffer, Adelaide "Addie" Mills
Daniel Belcher, James "Dad" Addison Mills III
Patricia Schuman, Grandma Mills
Heidi Stober, Miss Thompson, Helen Mills, Adelaide Mills
Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Designer
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Houston Grand Opera Juvenile Chorus
Dec 06, 07, 08

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Taneyev, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky
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Taneyev, Oresteia, Op.6: overture
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Yuja Wang, Piano
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Nov 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
Nov 29, Dec 02 mat, 05, 08, 11, 14, 27, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 18, 31, Feb 03 mat
La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
New production
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Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Royal Swedish Opera
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Marianne Hellgren Staykov, Clorinda
Johanna Rudström, Angelina (Cinderella)
Ole Aleksander Bang, Don Ramiro
Jens Persson, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Markus Schwartz, Alidoro
John Erik Eleby, Don Magnifico
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
Dec 08, 09

Sala Joaquín Turina, Seville

Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla: Asuntos pendientes
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Beethoven, Sinfonía núm. 10 en mi bemol mayor (Reconstruida por Barry Cooper)
Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Haydn, Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor “Farewell”
John Axelrod, Conductor
Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla
Dec 08, 09 mat

NHK Hall, Tokyo

Stravinsky and Saint-Saëns
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Stravinsky, Scherzo fantastique, Op.3
Saint-Saëns, Piano concerto no. 5 in F major, "Egyptian," Op.103
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Dec 02, 03, 06, 07, 08, 10 mat, 13, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, 21, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 25 mat, 26 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat, eve

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Tamás Solymosi, Wayne Eagling)
Hungarian National Ballet
Kálmán Szennai, Conductor
Imre Kollár, Conductor
András Déri, Conductor
Péter Halász, Conductor
Dec 08, 09

NTK Hall Forest Hall, Nagoya

The 452nd Subscription Concert
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Pärt, La Sindone
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
Tatsuya Shimono, Conductor
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Dec 08, 09

Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
Belfast Philharmonic Choir
Stephen Doughty, Choirmaster / chorus director
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Dec 05, 08, 11

Staatsoper, Vienna

Strauss R., Elektra
Vienna State Opera
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Uwe-Eric Laufenberg, Director
Rolf Glittenberg, Set Designer
Marianne Glittenberg, Costume Designer
Evelyn Herlitzius, Elektra
Waltraud Meier, Klytaemnestra
Adrianne Pieczonka, Chrysothemis
Johan Reuter, Orest
Norbert Ernst, Aegisth
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Andreas Grüter, Lighting Designer
Nov 29, Dec 02, 05, 08

Nationaltheater, Munich

Andrea Chénier
Giordano, Andrea Chénier
Marco Armiliato, Conductor
Philipp Stölzl, Director
Heike Vollmer, Set Designer
Anke Winckler, Costume Designer
Jonas Kaufmann, Andrea Chénier
George Petean, Carlo Gérard
Anja Harteros, Maddalena de Coigny
Helena Zubanovich, La comtesse de Coigny
Rachael Wilson, Bersi
Johannes Kammler, Pietro Fléville
Tim Kuypers, Mathieu
Ulrich Reß, The Abbé
Kevin Conners, L'Incredible
Andrea Borghini, Roucher
Callum Thorpe, Schmidt
Larissa Diadkova, Madelon
Christian Rieger, Fouquier-Tinville
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Dec 07, 08 mat

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

A Russian Christmas
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Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Snow Maiden: suite
Delius, Sleigh Ride
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Elim Chan, Conductor
Kathryn Stott, Piano
Dec 08, 10 mat

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Romeo and Juliet
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Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Stravinsky, Violin Concerto in D major
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 1, Op.64bis
Gustavo Gimeno, Conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Dec 08, 09, 10 mat

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota

Symphonic Carnival
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Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture, Op.9
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Sarasota Orchestra
Anu Tali, Conductor
Benjamin Beilman, Violin
Dec 06, 07, 08, 09

MAC Créteil, Créteil

Maguy Marin: Deux Mille Dix Sept (création)
Deux Mille Dix Sept (Maguy Marin)
Compagnie Maguy Marin
Dec 08, 2018 Jan 01, Mar 09

Opernhaus, Leipzig

Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Anthony Bramall, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer
Magdalena Hinterdobler, Clorinda
Wallis Giunta, Angelina (Cinderella)
Sandra Janke, Tisbe
Matteo Macchioni, Don Ramiro
Jonathan Michie, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Sejong Chang, Alidoro
Giulio Mastrototaro, Don Magnifico
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Leipzig Opera Chorus
Nov 26 mat, 30 mat, Dec 03 mat, 08 mat, 09 mat, 12 mat, 31 mat, 2018 Jan 02 mat, 14 mat, Apr 22 mat, 25

Opernhaus, Zürich

Ronja Räubertochter
New Production
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Carrie-Ann Matheson, Conductor
Marie-Ève Signeyrole, Director
Fabien Teigné, Set Designer
Yashi, Costume Designer
Philharmonia Zürich
Chorzuzüger der Oper Zürich
Kids event
Nov 26, 30, Dec 03, 08, 13

Opernhaus, Zürich

Beethoven, Fidelio
Simone Young, Conductor
Andreas Homoki, Director
Henrik Ahr, Set Designer
Barbara Drosihn, Costume Designer
Elza van den Heever, Leonore
Klaus Florian Vogt, Florestan
Martin Gantner, Don Pizarro
Oliver Widmer, Don Fernando
Christof Fischesser, Rocco
Mélissa Petit, Marzelline
Spencer Lang, Jaquino
Jonathan Abernethy, First prisoner
Philharmonia Zürich
Zurich Opera Chorus
Fri 8 Dec at 13:00

Charlton House, London

Lunchtime Recital - Phillip Leslie (piano)
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 24 in F sharp major, "A Thérèse", Op.78
Brahms, Eight Piano Pieces, (Klavierstücke) Op.76
Leighton, 5 Studies, Op.22
Fri 8 Dec at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Royal Greenwich Brass Band presents 'Christmas with the Band'
Norbury, Gaudete
Harper, Little Drummer Boy
Wagner, Lohengrin: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral (arr. Himes)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts (arr. Sparke)
Royal Greenwich Brass Band
Stephen Maw, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 18:00

Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg

100 year of the Gothenburg Symphony Choir: Jubilee concert
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Gothenburg Symphony Choir
Tobias Ringborg, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 18:00
Bach, Clavier-Übung III, German Organ Mass
Bach, Selection of Chorales
Bach, Vor deinen Thron tret' ich - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV668
David Titterington, Organ
Fri 8 Dec at 19:00

Izumi Hall, Osaka

Subscription Concert in Izumi No.37 Haydn Marathon
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Haydn, Symphony no. 41 in C major
Albrechtsberger, Partita in F major
Haydn, Symphony no. 52 in C minor
Haydn, Symphony no. 43 in E flat "Mercury"
Japan Century Symphony Orchestra
Norichika Iimori, Conductor
Naoko Yoshino, Harp
Fri 8 Dec at 19:00

Linköping Concert & Congress Hall, Linköping

Bach Christmas Oratorio
Bach, Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV248
Norrköping Symphony Orchestra
Andreas Spering, Conductor
Susanna Stern, Soprano
Johan Christensson, Tenor
Jeremy Carpenter, Baritone
Bel Cantokören
Musikaliska Sällskapets Kammarkör
Fri 8 Dec at 19:00
Handel, Messiah
City of Birmingham Choir
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Adrian Lucas, Conductor
Rowen Pierce, Soprano
Anna Huntley, Mezzo-soprano
Bradley Smith, Tenor
James Cleverton, Baritone
Thomas Trotter, Harpsichord
Fri 8 Dec at 19:00
Programme to be announced
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 19:00

Symphony Hall, Osaka

The 214th Subscription Concert
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Schumann, Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E major, Op.52
Koussevitzky, Concerto for Double Bass, Op.3
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
Derrick Inouye, Conductor
Edicson Ruiz, Double Bass
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30
Handel, Messiah
Orchestra of St John's
Orchestra of St John's Voices
Eline Vandenheede, Soprano
Tai Oney, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
Christian Valle, Bass
John Lubbock, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30
Andrei Bondarenko & Gary Matthewman
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Ibert, Chansons de Don Quichotte
Fauré, Les berceaux
Fauré, Après un rêve
Fauré, Fleur jetée
Massenet, Elégie
Ravel, Sainte
Saint-Saëns, Si vous n’ avez rien à me dire
Duparc, Le manoir de Rosemonde
Ravel, Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
Tchaikovsky, Amid the din of the ball
Tchaikovsky, I should like in a single word
Tchaikovsky, The Nightingale
Tchaikovsky, My Genius, My Angel, My Friend
Tchaikovsky, We sat together
Tchaikovsky, I bless you, forests
Tchaikovsky, Reconciliation
Tchaikovsky, A tear trembles
Tchaikovsky, Not a word, O my friend
Tchaikovsky, Again, as before, I am alone
Tchaikovsky, Don Juan's Serenade
Andrei Bondarenko, Baritone
Gary Matthewman, Piano
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Sage One, Gateshead

The Sixteen: Glory to the Christ Child
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Harry Christophers, Conductor
The Sixteen
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

Pinchas Zukerman and Camerata Salzburg
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Beethoven, Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op.40
Schubert, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, D.485
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Pinchas Zukerman, Violin
Camerata Salzburg
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Weber, Euryanthe: Overture
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Daniel Raiskin, Conductor
Nelson Freire, Piano
Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
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Schumann, Genoveva, Op.81: overture
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Esther Yoo, Violin
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Schloss Nymphenburg: Hubertussaal, Munich

Vivaldi & Bayerischer Advent
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Traditional, Bavarian Christmas songs
Works by Vivaldi
Residenz Solisten
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30
Sasaki, Gama XVI for Orchestra and Electronics (World Premiere)
Dessner, Réponse Lutosławski (NY Premiere)
Glass, Violin Concerto no. 2 "The American Four Seasons"
American Composers Orchestra
George Manahan, Conductor
Timothy Fain, Violin
Pauchi Sasaki, Electronics
Fri 8 Dec at 19:30

Royal Festival Hall, London

Double Indemnity and Music from Film Noir
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Raksin, Laura (excerpts)
Waxman, Film music from Sunset Boulevard (excerpts)
Antheil, In a Lonely Place (excerpts)
Rosenman, Rebel without a Cause: suite
Fisher, Put the Blame on Mame
Badalamenti, Film music from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
Whiting, Ready, Willing and Able: Too Marvelous for Words
Greenwood, Inherent Vice
Rózsa, Double Indemnity
BBC Concert Orchestra
Robert Ziegler, Conductor
Mark Kermode, Presenter
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00
Pieter Wispelwey: Bach Through Time – Concert III
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Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Britten, Cello Suite no. 3, Op.87
Ligeti, Sonata for solo cello
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Pieter Wispelwey, Cello
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Albrecht Mayer
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Vivaldi, Concerto for strings in G minor, "Paris Concerto no. 1", RV 157
Elmi, Concerto in a-Moll
Castrucci, Concerto grosso, Op.3/4
Vivaldi, Concerto in B flat major for oboe and violin, RV548
Sammartini, Concerto grosso, Op.2/6
Marcello, Oboe Concerto in C minor
Albrecht Mayer, Oboe
I Musici di Roma
Antonio Anselmi, Violin
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00

Stadtpark Schützenhof, Herford

Abonnementkonzert
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Saint-Saëns, Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Op.61
Schumann, Symphony no. 1 in B flat major 'Spring', Op.38
Yves Abel, Conductor
Tobias Feldmann, Violin
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00

Theater Casino Zug, Zug

Bostridge singt Mahler - Zuger Sinfonietta
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Mahler, Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Zuger Sinfonietta
Ian Bostridge, Tenor
Daniel Huppert, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00
Adès, Powder Her Face: suite
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Sibelius, Symphony no. 1 in E minor, Op.39
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Beethoven, Concerto pour violon
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Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Daniel Lozakovich, Violin
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Fri 8 Dec at 20:00

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

Symphony concert 2: Christoph Eschenbach and Tzimon Barto
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Messiaen, Des Canyons aux étoiles
Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Tzimon Barto, Piano
Dec 08, 09

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Mahler
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major: Adagio
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Jacek Kaspszyk, Conductor
Andreas Schager, Tenor
Mathias Hausmann, Baritone
Dec 08, 09 mat

St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London

In the Light of Air
Thorvaldsdóttir, In the Light of Air (London Premiere)
London Contemporary Orchestra
Nov 29, Dec 08, 10 mat, 16, 19, 28, 2018 Jan 11, 13, 15, 28 mat, Feb 09

Schloss Schwetzingen: Rokokotheater, Schwetzingen

Mitridate (Porpora)
Porpora, Mitridate
Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Felice Venanzoni, Conductor
Jacopo Spirei, Director
Madeleine Boyd, Set Designer
Sarah Rolke, Costume Designer
David DQ Lee, Mitridate
Antonio Giovannini, Sifare
Shahar Lavi, Farnace
Katja Stuber, Ismene
Yasmin Özkan, Semandra
Zachary Wilson, Archelao
Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg
Nov 23, 24, 25 mat, eve, 27, 28, 29, 30, Dec 01, 02 mat, eve, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 mat, eve, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 mat, eve, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21, 22, 23 mat, eve

Arcola Theatre, London

OperaUpClose's Eugene Onegin at Arcola Theatre
Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
OperaUpClose
Sonia Ben-Santamaria, Conductor
Lucy Bradley, Director
Vise, Rosanna, Set Designer
Lucy Hall, Tatyana
Thorpe, Josephine, Tatyana
Felicity Buckland, Olga
Anthony Flaum, Lensky
Cliff Zammit-Stevens, Lensky
Felix Kemp, Eugene Onegin
Tom Stoddart, Eugene Onegin
Flora McIntosh, Filippyevna
Julian Debreuil, Zaretsky
Kathryn Hannah, Madame Larina
Michael Bradley, Monsieur Triquet
Daggett, Caroline, Mezzo-soprano
Alexandra Stenson, Soprano
Dec 07, 08

Teatro Universidad de Chile, Santiago

Haydn, Prokofiev
Haydn, Symphony no. 102 in B flat major
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky, Op.78
Leonid Grin, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile
Coro Sinfónico de la Universidad de Chile
Juan Pablo Villarroel, Conductor
Dec 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 mat, eve

The London Coliseum, London

Project Polunin
Sergei Polunin, Dancer