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Dec 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
Dec 20, 23, 29, 31 mat, eve, 2018 Jan 02
Puccini, La bohème
Nicholas Carter, Conductor
Götz Friedrich, Director
Peter Sykora, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Yosep Kang, Rodolfo
Liparit Avetisyan, Rodolfo
Elena Guseva, Mimì
Dinara Alieva, Mimì
Markus Brück, Marcello
Noel Bouley, Marcello
Siobhan Stagg, Musetta
Alexandra Hutton, Musetta
Thomas Lehman, Schaunard
Philipp Jekal, Schaunard
Ante Jerkunica, Colline
Ievgen Orlov, Colline
Jörg Schörner, Benoît
Peter Maus, Alcindoro
Leonardo Ventroni, Parpignol
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Children's Chorus
Dec 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
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ole Aleksander Bang, Don Ramiro
John Erik Eleby, Don Magnifico
Marianne Hellgren Staykov, Clorinda
Karin Osbeck, Tisbe
Johanna Rudström, Angelina (Cinderella)
Jens Persson, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Markus Schwartz, Alidoro
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Royal Swedish Opera Chorus
Dec 16, 19, 22, 2018 Jan 02, 05

La Scala, Milan

Andrea Chénier
New Production
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Giordano, Andrea Chénier
Teatro alla Scala
Riccardo Chailly, Conductor
Mario Martone, Director
Margherita Palli, Set Designer
Ursula Patzak, Costume Designer
Yusif Eyvazov, Andrea Chénier
Anna Netrebko, Maddalena de Coigny
Luca Salsi, Carlo Gérard
Annalisa Stroppa, Bersi
Mariana Pentcheva, La comtesse de Coigny
Gabriele Sagona, Roucher
Costantino Finucci, Pietro Fléville
Gianluca Breda, Fouquier-Tinville
Francesco Verna, Mathieu
Carlo Bosi, L'Incredible
Manuel Pierattelli, The Abbé
Romano Dal Zovo, Schmidt
Judit Kutasi, Madelon
Pasquale Mari, Lighting Designer
Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
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
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
Dec 15, 17 mat, 19, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 06

L'Opéra des Nations, Geneva

Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
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Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron) (Nouvelle production)
Stefan Blunier, Conductor
Alan Woodbridge, Conductor
Christian Räth, Director
Leslie Travers, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jean Pierre Furlan, Sándor Barinkay
Christophoros Stamboglis, Kálmán Zsupán
Mélody Louledjian, Arsena
Jeannette Fischer, Mirabella
Loïc Felix, Ottokar
Marie-Ange Todorovitch, Czipra
Eleonore Marguerre, Saffi
Grand Théâtre Opera Chorus
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
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 14, 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 14, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 26, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04 mat, eve, 05, 06 mat, eve

The London Coliseum, London

ENB: The Nutcracker
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The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov)
Dec 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
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, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, eve, 19, 20, 21 mat, eve, 22, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat, 2018 Jan 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 mat, eve, 07 mat, eve, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13 mat, eve, 14 mat, eve, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 23, 24 mat, eve, 25 mat, eve, 26, 27 mat, eve

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
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Cinderella (Matthew Bourne)
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Lez Brotherston, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Dec 31, 2018 Jan 02, 04, 06, 09

Opernhaus, Zürich

Rossini, Le Comte Ory
Diego Fasolis, Conductor
Moshe Leiser, Director
Christian Fenouillat, Set Designer
Agostino Cavalca, Costume Designer
Cecilia Bartoli, Countess Adèle
Rebeca Olvera, Isolier
Liliana Nikiteanu, Ragonde
Adriana Gonzalez, Alice
Lawrence Brownlee, Count Ory
Oliver Widmer, Raimbaud
Nahuel di Pierro, Le gouverneur
Patrice Caurier, Director
Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich
Chorzuzüger der Oper Zürich
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 15:00

University Great Hall, Exeter, Exeter

Johann Strauss Viennese Gala
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Works by Strauss II
Victor Aviat, Conductor
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 15:00

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Handel's Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
RSNO Chorus
Nicholas Kraemer, Conductor
Julia Doyle, Soprano
Reginald Mobley, Countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Benjamin Bevan, Baritone
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 19:00
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Église St Nicolas de Myre, Rougemont

Tribute to Mstislav Rostropovitch Part 3
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Works by Britten
Works by Shostakovich
Works by Messiaen
Works by Piazzolla
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Jérôme Ducros, Piano
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 19:30

Paderhalle, Paderborn

„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
Dec 27, 31 mat, 2018 Jan 02, Feb 12, 26

Karlín Music Theatre, Prague

Die Fledermaus
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Prague National Theatre Opera
Richard Hein, Conductor
Martin Otava, Director
Ján Zavarský, Set Designer
Josef Jelínek, Costume Designer
Dec 15, 27, 2018 Jan 02, 05, 14

Opernhaus, Düsseldorf

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Wen-Pin Chien, Conductor
Andreas Meyer-Hanno, Director
Gerda Zientek, Set Designer
Inge Diettrich, Costume Designer
Anooshah Golesorkhi, Peter / Father
Renée Morloc, Gertrude / Mother
Theresa Kronthaler, Hänsel
Anke Krabbe, Gretel
Bruce Rankin, Witch
Dimitra Kotidou, Dew Fairy
Maria Boiko, Sandman
Esther Mertel, Revival Director
Mathias Staut, Choirmaster / chorus director
Düsseldorfer Mädchen- und Jungenchor
Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Dec 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, 2018 Jan 02 mat, eve

Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Polish National Opera
Iwona Sobotka, Pamina
Anna Maria Siminska, Queen of the Night
Manuel Günther, Tamino
Hubert Zapiór, Papageno
Rafał Siwek, Sarastro
Joanna Kędzior, Papagena
Chorus of the Teatr Wielki
Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki
Dec 14 mat, 15 mat, 16 mat, 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 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 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
Dec 16, 20, 2018 Jan 02, 07, 21, Feb 02

Semperoper, Dresden

Die tote Stadt
New production
Korngold, Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
Dresden State Opera
David Bösch, Director
Patrick Bannwart, Set Designer
Falko Herold, Costume Designer
Burkhard Fritz, Paul
Manuela Uhl, Marietta
Christoph Pohl, Frank, Fritz
Sebastian Wartig, Frank, Fritz
Timothy Oliver, Graf Albert
Khanyiso Gwenxane, Victorin
Staatskapelle Dresden
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Dec 14, 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
2018 Jan 02

Teatros del Canal, Madrid

Daniel Abreu: La Desnudez
La Desnudez (Daniel Abreu)
Dec 14, 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
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Miklós Perényi
Reger, Cello Suite in G major, Op.131c no. 1
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Ligeti, Sonata for solo cello
Ligeti, Signs, Games and Messages (A selection)
Britten, Cello Suite no. 2, Op.80
Miklós Perényi, Cello
Tue 2 Jan 2018 at 20:00

Staatsoper Unter den Linden: Apollo-Saal, Berlin

Liedrecital I
Programme to be announced