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2018 Jan 01, 02

Kursaal Bern, Bern

Neujahrskonzert
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Programme to include:
Works by Rameau
Works by Offenbach
Works by Ravel
Works by Paganini
Mario Venzago, Conductor
Maximilian Hornung, Cello
Bern Symphony Orchestra
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 17:00 and 19:00

Die Residenz: Hofkapelle, Munich

Sonderkonzert zum Neuen Jahr
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Bach, Sonate
de Falla, Suite Canciones
Anonymous, brasilianische Tänze
Residenz Solisten
Janine Schöllhorn, Flute
Oliver Strömsdörfer, Guitar
Dec 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 2018 Jan 01

Opéra de Lyon, Lyon

La Cenerentola
New production
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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 31, 2018 Jan 01, 03, 05

Staatsoper, Vienna

Die Fledermaus
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Vienna State Opera
Cornelius Meister, Conductor
Otto Schenk, Director
Günther Schneider-Siemssen, Set Designer
Milena Canonero, Costume Designer
Michael Schade, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Laura Aikin, Rosalinde
Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Frank
Stephanie Houtzeel, Prince Orlofsky
Benjamin Bruns, Alfred
Clemens Unterreiner, Dr Falke
Maria Nazarova, Adele
Peter Simonischek, Frosch
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Gerlinde Dill, Choreography
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Bernstein, Freed
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Programme to include:
Bernstein, West Side Story (extracts)
Bernstein, Candide (extracts)
Freed, Singin' in the Rain (extracts)
Orchestre National de Lyon
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Deborah Myers, Vocals
Rebecca Trehearn, Vocals
Damian Humbley, Tenor
Adrian Der Gregorian, Vocals
Fabrice Oudin, Director
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
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
2018 Jan 01 mat, 02 mat, 03 mat
Suntory Hall New Year Concert 2018: Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien
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Suppe, Boccaccio: Ouvertüre
Suppe, Boccaccio: Florenz hat schöne Frauen
Ponchielli, La Gioconda: La danza delle ore (the dance of the hours)
Suppe, Boccaccio: Hab’ ich nur Deine Liebe
Strauss I, J. Strauss I: Venetianer-Galopp, op. 74
Strauss II, Eine Nacht in Venedig, "Gondellied"
Mancusi, Passeggiata per Roma
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Lehár, Giuditta: Freunde, das Leben ist lebenswert!
Strauss II, Where the Lemon Trees Blossom, Op.364
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Vilja-Lied
Fučík, The Florentiner March
Lehár, Paganini: Niemand liebt dich so wie ich
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Guido Mancusi, Conductor
Adriana Kučerová, Soprano
Mehrzad Montazeri, Tenor
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper
Ballet ensemble of the Vienna Volksoper
Dec 14, 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 14, 17 mat, 20, 23, 26 mat, 29, 2018 Jan 01, 05, 07, 10

Opernhaus, Zürich

Madama Butterfly
New Production
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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
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 15:00

Lighthouse, Poole

Johann Strauss Viennese Gala
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Works by Strauss II
Victor Aviat, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 17:00

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Neujahrskonzert «Wann darf ich klatschen?»
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Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major, K314
Massenet, Thaïs: Méditation
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesleid
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Rachel Harnisch, Soprano
Albrecht Mayer, Oboe
Daniel Hope, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano
Willi Zimmermann, Violin
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 18:00
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Église St Nicolas de Myre, Rougemont

Traditional New Year's Concert "Folk"
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Bartók, 6 Romanian Folk Dances, Sz 56
Schnittke, Suite in the Old Style
Ravel, Pièce en forme de Habanera
Piazzolla, L'Histoire du Tango: Nightclub 1960
Ravel, Tzigane, for violin and piano
Deborah Nemtanu, Violin
Natacha Kudritskaya, Piano
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 19:00

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

Haydn: The Creation
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Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
Ádám Fischer, Conductor
Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Paul Schweinester, Tenor
Thomas E. Bauer, Baritone
Teatro alla Scala Academy Orchestra
Hungarian Radio Choir
Zoltán Pad, Choirmaster / chorus director
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 19:30

Konzerthalle, Bad Salzuflen

„Freut Euch des Lebens!“
Suppe, Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): overture
Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron: Als flotter Geist … Ja, das Alles auf Ehr
Strauss II, Orpheus-Quadrille, Op.236
Beethoven, Aria 'Mit Mädeln sich vertragen', WoO 96
Nicolai, Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Ouvertüre
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
Hellmesberger, Danse diabolique
Rossini, La danza
Lehár, Merry Widow, The: Ballsirenen Waltzes
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Da geh ich ins Maxim
Strauss II, Freuet euch des Lebens (Joy of Living), Waltz for Orchestra, Op.340, RV340
Strauss I, Cacucha Gallop, Op.97
Sebastian Seitz, Baritone
Johannes Klumpp, Conductor, Presenter
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 19:30

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

New Year's at the Erkel
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Pacsay, Overture 2018
Works by Wagner
Tóth, New Year's poem
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Hungarian National Ballet
István Kovács, Bass
Lúcia Megyesi Schwartz, Mezzo-soprano
Tibor Szappanos, Tenor
Orsolya Hajnalka Rőser, Soprano
Gergely Kesselyák, Conductor
András Aczél, Artistic Director
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Beethoven 2 & 9
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Emily Magee, Soprano
Anke Vondung, Mezzo-soprano
Andreas Schager, Tenor
Dimitry Ivashchenko, Bass
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Die Residenz: Max-Joseph-Saal, Munich

New Year's Concert
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Programme to include:
Works by Mozart
Residenz Solisten
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Special New Year's Eve Dress Rehearsal
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op.36
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy, Op.25
Ravel, Boléro
Ivo Kahánek, Piano
Jiří Vodička, Violin
Rafael Payare, Conductor
2018 Jan 01, 06

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Neujahrskonzerte - Klassischer Jahresauftakt
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Bach
Works by Mozart
Works by Handel
Works by Grieg
Works by Tchaikovsky
Works by Lehár
Works by Dvořák
Works by Brahms
Works by Strauss I
Berliner Residenz Orchester
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 17, 26, 28, 2018 Jan 01, 04, 07

Oper Köln: Staatenhaus Saal 2, Cologne

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Oper Köln
Gabriel Feltz, Conductor
Katharina Thalbach, Director
Ezio Toffolutti, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Nicholas Pallesen, Rigoletto
Nina Minasyan, Gilda
Liparit Avetisyan, The Duke of Mantua
Jeongki Cho, The Duke of Mantua
Lucas Singer, Sparafucile
Marta Wryk, Maddalena
Judith Thielsen, Giovanna
María Isabel Segarra, Countess Ceprano
Alexander Fedin, Borsa
Michael Mrosek, Monterone
Hoeup Choi, Marullo
Nam-Uk Baik, Court Usher
Sara Jo Benoot, Page
Birgit Meyer, Dramaturgy
Andreas Grüter, Lighting Designer
Nadine Schori, Choreography
Andrew Ollivant, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chor der Oper Köln
Dec 14, 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 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

The 9th of Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Cinzia Forte, Soprano
Stefanie Irányi, Contralto
Carlo Allemano, Tenor
Sebastian Holecek, Baritone
Elio Boncompagni, Conductor
Dec 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Le Nouvel An de Tugan Sokhiev
Programme to be announced
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Dec 15 mat, 18 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 22 mat, 23 mat, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29, 30 mat, eve, 2018 Jan 01 mat, eve, 02, 03, 04 mat, 05, 10

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Sir Peter Wright, Lev Ivanov)
Royal Ballet
Barry Wordsworth, Conductor
Paul Murphy, Conductor
Julia Trevelyan Oman, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gary Avis, Dancer
Francesca Hayward, Dancer
Yasmine Naghdi, Dancer
Alexander Campbell, Dancer
Christopher Saunders, Dancer
Elizabeth McGorian, Dancer
Alastair Marriott, Dancer
Caspar Lench, Dancer
Nicol Edmonds, Dancer
2018 Jan 01, 03, 12

Semperoper, Dresden

Die Fledermaus
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Dresden State Opera
Marius Stieghorst, Conductor
Günter Krämer, Director
Gisbert Jäkel, Set Designer
Falk Bauer, Costume Designer
Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Christiane Kohl, Rosalinde
Michael Eder, Frank
Jelena Kordić, Prince Orlofsky
Merto Sungu, Alfred
Sebastian Wartig, Dr Falke
Tom Martinsen, Dr Blind
Carolina Ullrich, Adele
Wolfgang Stumph, Frosch
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Staatskapelle Dresden
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
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 11:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Strauss-Silvesterkonzert
Programme to be announced
Strauss Festival Orchester Wien
Peter Guth, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 15:00

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The New Year's Day Viennese
Works by Strauss I
Works by Strauss II
Works by Strauss
Manchester Camerata
Christian Kluxen, Conductor
Sarah Redgwick, Soprano
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

New Year Gala Concert
Strauss, Polka schnell (Sport Polka), Op.170
Strauss, Schlaratten Polka (Steeplechase Polka), Op.43
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Strauss II, Wine, Women and Song Waltz, Op.333
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Schön Rosmarin
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesleid
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesfreud
Strauss II, Emperor Waltz (Kaiser Walzer), Op.437
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Joseph Swensen, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 15:00

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

New Year's Concert
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50
Handel, Various Arias
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Boston Baroque
Mary Wilson, Soprano
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 15:30

National Concert Hall, Dublin

New Year Celebration
Works by Strauss I
Works by Strauss II
Works by Strauss
Claudia Boyle, Soprano
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Neil Thomson, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 16:00

Historic Meeting House on the Green, Washington

2018 New Year's Day Concert with the New Baroque Soloists
Bach, Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele - Cantata, BWV69 (first movement)
Quantz, Flute Quartet no. 6 in B minor, QV4:13
Bach, In dulci jubilo - chorale prelude, BWV729
Vivaldi, Concerto in F major for Violin, 2 Oboes, 2 horns, Bassoon, Cello, Strings & Basso Continuo, RV 569 (first movement)
Bach, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen - Cantata, BWV12 (first movement)
Bach, Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan - Cantata, BWV100 (first movement)
Bach, Cantata BWV156: Arioso (Vincent Lionti, viola)
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048 (third movement)
Handel, Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351: excerpts (La Réjouissance)
The New Baroque Soloists
Doug Myers, Trumpet
Vincent Lionti, Viola
Derek Ratzenboeck, Violin
Song-a Cho, Violin
Sam Magill, Cello
Andrew Garcia, Trumpet
Jon Allen, Timpani
Del Monaco, Peter, Trumpet
Copeland, Lillian, Oboe
Pizolti, Piera, Oboe
Street, Jake, Organ
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 16:00

Zion Lutheran Church, Baltimore

A New Year's Day Baroque Celebration
Programme to be announced
Bach In Baltimore Choir and Orchestra
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 16:00

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Konzert zum Jahreswechsel
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Camilla Nylund, Soprano
Katrin Wundsam, Mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
René Pape, Bass
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Martin Wright, Choirmaster / chorus director
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 19:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Neujahrskonzert der Symphoniker Hamburg
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Claudia Barainsky, Soprano
Ulrike Helzel, Mezzo-soprano
Brenden Gunnell, Tenor
Egils Silins, Baritone
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Stefan Soltesz, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Haydn's Creation
Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
Anett Fritsch, Soprano
Sebastian Kohlhepp, Tenor
Michael Nagy, Baritone
RIAS Kammerchor
Freiburger Barockorchester
René Jacobs, Conductor
Mon 1 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Stadthalle, Biberach

Gastkonzert Biberach
Knecht, Pastoralsymphonie
Haydn, Horn Concerto no. 1 In D major, Hob VIId:3
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Szabolcs Zempléni, French horn
Andreas Winter, Conductor
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen