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Dec 19, 25

Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin

La Belle Hélène
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Offenbach, La Belle Hélène
Henrik Nánási, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Buki Shiff, Costume Designer
Dec 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04, 07, 08

Teatro Real, Madrid

La bohème
New Production
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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 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 15, 17, 20, 25, 27 mat, eve

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

Puccini, La bohème
Balázs Kocsár, Conductor
János Kovács, Conductor
Kálmán Nádasdy, Director
Gusztáv Oláh, Set Designer
Tivadar Márk, Costume Designer
Boldizsár László, Rodolfo
Attila Fekete, Rodolfo
Gabriella Létay Kiss, Mimì
Csaba Szegedi, Marcello
Levente Molnár, Marcello
Orsolya Hajnalka Rőser, Musetta
Zita Váradi, Musetta
Attila Dobák, Schaunard
Csaba Sándor, Schaunard
András Palerdi, Colline
Krisztián Cser, Colline
Gábor Németh, Benoît
András Habetler, Benoît
Tamás Szüle, Alcindoro
Lajos Geiger, Alcindoro
László Beöthy-Kiss, Parpignol
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
Dec 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 15, 17 mat, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24 mat, 25 mat, 27, 28 mat, 30, 31 mat, 2018 Jan 01 mat
The Sleeping Beauty (Sir Peter Wright)
Boris Gruzin, Conductor
Philip Prowse, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Dec 18, 19, 20, 23, 25

Opernhaus, Leipzig

The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Jean-Philippe Dury)
Christoph Gedschold, Conductor
Yoko Seyama, Set Designer
Aleksandar Noshpal, Costume Designer
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kinderchor der Oper Leipzig
Mon 25 Dec at 14:15
Concertgebouw Orchestra Christmas Matinee: Bach's Hohe Messe
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Philippe Herreweghe, Conductor
Dorothée Mields, Soprano
Hana Blažíková, Soprano
Alex Potter, Countertenor
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
Krešimir Stražanac, Bass-baritone
Collegium Vocale Gent
Mon 25 Dec at 19:00
European Christmas in Riga

Riga Cathedral, Riga

Sergejs Jēgers, Ave Maria
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Works by Bach
Works by Handel
Works by Purcell
Works by Mascagni
Works by Vavilov
Works by Dubra
Sergejs Jēgers, Countertenor
Diāna Jaunzeme, Organ
Agnese Kanniņa-Liepiņa, Violin
Jānis Stafeckis, Double Bass
Mon 25 Dec at 20:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festive Concert
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Bach, Double-Concerto for Oboe & Violin
Vivaldi, Oboe Concerto C-major
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Residenz Solisten
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 25, 2018 Jan 06, Apr 02, May 01, 28 mat, 29 mat

Karlín Music Theatre, Prague

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Prague National Theatre Opera
Richard Hein, Conductor
Matěj Forman, Director, Set Designer
Andrea Sodomková, Costume Designer
Dec 15, 23, 25, 31, 2018 Jan 06, 10, 13

Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Oper Frankfurt
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
David Bösch, Director
Patrick Bannwart, Set Designer
Meentje Nielsen, Costume Designer
Tassis Christoyannis, Il conte di Luna
Leah Crocetto, Leonora
Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Azucena
Alfred Kim, Manrico
Daniel Miroslaw, Ferrando
Elizabeth Sutphen, Ines
Theo Lebow, Ruiz
Thesele Kemane, An old gipsy
Olaf Winter, Lighting Designer
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deborah Einspieler, Dramaturgy
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Dec 25, 28, 31, 2018 Jan 03, 06, 19

Staatsoper, Hamburg

La Belle Hélène
Offenbach, La Belle Hélène
Hamburg State Opera
Nathan Brock, Conductor
Renaud Doucet, Director
André Barbe, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jennifer Larmore, Hélène
Ziad Nehme, Achilles
Peter Galliard, Ménélas
Max Emanuel Cenčić, Orestes
Oleksiy Palchykov, Paris
Alexey Bogdanchikov, Calchas
Viktor Rud, Agamemnon
Eberhard Friedrich, Choirmaster / chorus director
Hamburg Philharmonic
Hamburg State Opera Chorus
Dec 15, 18, 23, 25, 30, 2018 Jan 06, May, 10, 15, 19, 20, 31

Staatsoper Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Swan Lake
Swan Lake (John Cranko)
Stuttgart Ballet
Dec 25, 2018 Jan 04, Feb 14, 22, Mar 02, 23, Apr 02, 13, 27, May 28, Jun 27, 30

Estates Theatre (Stavovské divaldo), Prague

Don Giovanni
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Prague National Theatre Opera
Jan Chalupecky, Conductor
SKUTR (Martin Kukučka and Lukáš Trpišovský), Director
Jakub Kopecký, Set Designer
Linda Boráros, Costume Designer
Jiří Hájek, Don Giovanni
Aleš Jenis, Don Giovanni
Svatopluk Sem, Don Giovanni
Richard Sveda, Don Giovanni
Petra Šimková-Alvarez, Donna Anna
Marie Fajtová, Donna Anna
Simona Šaturová, Donna Anna
Aleš Briscein, Don Ottavio
Jaroslav Březina, Don Ottavio
Richard Samek, Don Ottavio
Martin Šrejma, Don Ottavio
David Švec, Conductor
Dec 24, 25, 26

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Weihnachtskonzerte - Zauberhafte Winterträume
Works by Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Corelli
Berliner Residenz Orchester
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 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, 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 19, 22, 25, 31, 2018 Jan 13, 26, Feb 07, 10, 11

Opernhaus, Düsseldorf

Der Graf von Luxemburg
Lehár, The Count of Luxembourg (Der Graf von Luxemburg)
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Lukas Beikircher, Conductor
Jens-Daniel Herzog, Director
Mathis Neidhardt, Set Designer
Sibylle Gädeke, Costume Designer
Bo Skovhus, René, Graf von Luxemburg
Kay Stiefermann, René, Graf von Luxemburg
Juliane Banse, Angèle Didier
Heidi Elisabeth Meier, Angèle Didier
Romana Noack, Angèle Didier
Cornel Frey, Armand Brissard
Florian Simson, Armand Brissard
Lavinia Dames, Juliette Vermont
Monika Rydz, Juliette Vermont
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein
Duisburger Philharmoniker
Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
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
Mon 25 Dec at 18:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Weihnachtskonzert der Symphoniker Hamburg
Vivaldi, Concerto for two violins and cello in D minor, RV 565
Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Haydn, Symphony no. 101 in D major "The Clock"
Adrian Iliescu, Violin, Conductor