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Oct 16, 18, 21, 23, 27

Theater an der Wien, Vienna

Guillaume Tell
New production
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Rossini, Guillaume Tell (William Tell)
Theater an der Wien
Diego Matheuz, Conductor
Torsten Fischer, Director
Herbert Schäfer, Set Designer
Vasilis Triantafilopoulos, Costume Designer
Christoph Pohl, Guillaume Tell (William)
Anita Rosati, Jemmy
Jane Archibald, Mathilde
Marie-Claude Chappuis, Hedwige
John Osborn, Arnold Melchthal
Sam Furness, Rodolphe
Anton Rositskiy, Ruodi
Jérôme Varnier, Melchthal senior
Ante Jerkunica, Gesler
Lukas Jakobski, Leuthold
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Walter Furst
Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Oct 16, 19, 21

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

Pretty Yende (Elvira) © A. Bofill
Bellini, I puritani
Christopher Franklin, Conductor
Annilese Miskimmon, Director
Leslie Travers, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Pretty Yende, Elvira
Maria José Moreno, Elvira
Javier Camarena, Lord Arturo Talbo
Celso Albelo, Lord Arturo Talbo
Mariusz Kwiecień, Sir Riccardo Forth
Andrei Kymach, Sir Riccardo Forth
Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Enrichetta
Gianfranco Montresor, Lord Gualtiero Valton
Marko Mimica, Sir Giorgio Valton
Fernando Javier Radó, Sir Giorgio Valton
Emmanuel Faraldo, Sir Bruno Robertson
Orquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Oct 16, Nov 03

Latvian National Opera, Riga

The Rose of Turaida
The Rose of Turaida
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Liepiņš, The Rose of Turaida
Latvian National Opera
Mārtiņš Ozoliņš, Conductor
Mārtiņš Vilkārsis, Set Designer
Jolanta Rimkute, Costume Designer
Laura Teivāne, May
Marlēna Keine, May
Julija Vasiljeva, May
Jānis Apeinis, Adam Jakubowsky
Rihards Mačanovskis, Adam Jakubowsky
Juris Ādamsons, Adam Jakubowsky
Dana Bramane, The Mage
Sonora Vaice, The Mage
Armands Siliņš, Greif
Krišjānis Norvelis, Greif
Raimonds Bramanis, Victor Heil
Juris Jope, Victor Heil
Ilona Bagele, Lūzma
Laura Grecka, Lūzma
Mihail Chulpaev, Brukūzītis
Viesturs Jansons, Brukūzītis
Kalvis Kalniņš, Peter Skudritz
Rihards Millers, Peter Skudritz
Latvian National Opera Orchestra
Oct 16, 19, 22, 25

Staatsoper, Vienna

Strauss R., Elektra
Vienna State Opera
Michael Boder, Conductor
Uwe-Eric Laufenberg, Director
Rolf Glittenberg, Set Designer
Marianne Glittenberg, Costume Designer
Lise Lindstrom, Elektra
Waltraud Meier, Klytaemnestra
Iris Vermillion, Klytaemnestra
Anna Gabler, Chrysothemis
René Pape, Orest
Herbert Lippert, Aegisth
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Oct 16, 20 mat, 23, 26, 29

La Scala, Milan

La finta giardiniera
La finta giardiniera
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Mozart, La finta giardiniera
Teatro alla Scala
Diego Fasolis, Conductor
Frederic Wake-Walker, Director
Antony McDonald, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Krešimir Špicer, Don Anchise
Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Sandrina
Anett Fritsch, Arminda
Bernard Richter, Belfiore
Lucia Cirillo, Ramiro
Giulia Semenzato, Serpetta
Mattia Olivieri, Roberto
Lucy Carter, Lighting Designer
Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Oct 16, 17, 18, 19, eve, 20, eve, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, eve, 27, eve, 28, 30, 31, Nov 01, 02, eve, 03, eve, eve, 04, 06, 07, 08, 09, eve, 10, eve, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, eve, 17, eve, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, eve, 24, eve, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, eve, Dec 01, eve, 02

Teatro Calderon, Madrid

West Side Story
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Bernstein, West Side Story
Som Produce
Goldman, Gaby, Conductor
Barrios, Federico, Director
Ricardo Sánchez Cuerda, Set Designer
Llena, Ana, Costume Designer
Del Val, Talia, Maria
Ariano, Javier, Tony
Alvarez, Silvia, Anita
Anglada, Oriol, Bernardo
Gonzalez, Victor, Riff
Del Portal, Enrique R., Doc
Tue 16 Oct at 13:05

New College Ante-Chapel, Oxford

Dvořák & Smetana: Harriet Burns, Caitlin Hulcup & Christopher Glynn
Dvořák & Smetana: Harriet Burns, Caitlin Hulcup & Christopher Glynn
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Smetana, Evening Songs
Dvořák, Cigánské melodie (Gypsy Songs) on poems by A. Heyduk, Op.55
Works by Dvořák
Harriet Burns, Soprano
Caitlin Hulcup, Mezzo-soprano
Christopher Glynn, Piano
Tue 16 Oct at 22:00

New College Ante-Chapel, Oxford

Echo and Narcissus: Sophie Bevan, Fleur Barron, Nick Pritchard & Ryan Wigglesworth
Echo and Narcissus: Sophie Bevan, Fleur Barron, Nick Pritchard & Ryan Wigglesworth
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Wigglesworth, Till Dawning
Wigglesworth, Echo and Narcissus
Messiaen, Poèmes pour Mi, for solo voice
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Fleur Barron, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Pritchard, Tenor
Ryan Wigglesworth, Piano
Oct 16, 17, 18, 20, 21 mat, 23 mat

Teatro Regio di Torino, Turin

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Teatro Regio di Torino
Pinchas Steinberg, Conductor
Paul Curran, Director
Kevin Knight, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Massimo Cavalletti, Il conte di Luna
Damiano Salerno, Il conte di Luna
Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Leonora
Karina Flores, Leonora
Diego Torre, Manrico
Samuele Simoncini, Manrico
Anna Maria Chiuri, Azucena
Agostina Smimmero, Azucena
In-Sung Sim, Ferrando
Fabrizio Beggi, Ferrando
Ashley Milanese, Ines
Patrizio Saudelli, Ruiz
Desaret Lika, An old gipsy
Marco Tognozzi, An old gipsy
Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino
Oct 16, 19, 22, 25, 29, Nov 01
Tristessa
World première
Bohlin, Tristessa
Royal Swedish Opera
Fredrik Burstedt, Conductor
Katharina Thoma, Director
Ann-Sofi Sidén, Set Designer
Kerstin Avemo, Leilah/Lilith
Johanna Rudström, Eve/Young Tristessa
Susann Végh, Nurse Sophia
Joel Annmo, Evelyn/Old Tristessa
John Erik Eleby, Zero/Mother
Royal Swedish Choir
Royal Swedish Orchestra
Oct 16, Nov 02, 2019 Feb 28, Mar 08, 17 mat

Estates Theatre (Stavovské divaldo), Prague

Viva la Mamma
Donizetti, Viva la mamma (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali)
Prague National Theatre Opera
Jan Bubák, Conductor
Radim Vizváry, Director
Lucia Škandíková, Set Designer
Petra Vlachynská, Costume Designer
Kateřina Kněžíková, Daria Garbinati
Jana Sibera, Daria Garbinati
Jiří Hájek, Procolo
Roman Janál, Procolo
Jiří Brückler, Biscroma Strappaviscere
Igor Loškár, Biscroma Strappaviscere
Marek Gurbaľ, Donna Agata Scanagalli
Roman Hoza, Donna Agata Scanagalli
Jana Horáková Levicová, Luigia Castragatti
Michaela Zajmi, Luigia Castragatti
Enrico Dovico, Conductor
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
Oct 16, 19, 24, 28 mat, Nov 03

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Arabella
Strauss R., Arabella
San Francisco Opera
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Tim Albery, Director
Ellie Dehn, Arabella
Heidi Stober, Zdenka
Brian Mulligan, Mandryka
Jill Grove, A fortune-teller
Hye Jung Lee, The Fiakermilli
Michaela Martens, Adelaide
Scott Quinn, Count Elemer
Daniel Johansson, Matteo
Christian Pursell, Count Lamoral
Richard Paul Fink, Count Waldner
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Oct 16, 20, 24

Opéra Bastille, Paris

Les Huguenots
New production
Meyerbeer, Les Huguenots
Michele Mariotti, Conductor
Łukasz Borowicz, Conductor
Andreas Kriegenburg, Director
Harald Thor, Set Designer
Tanja Hofmann, Costume Designer
Lisette Oropesa, Marguerite de Valois
Yosep Kang, Raoul de Nangis
Karine Deshayes, Urbain
Ermonela Jaho, Valentine
Nicolas Testé, Marcel
Paul Gay, Le Comte de Saint-Bris
Cyrille Dubois, Tavannes
François Rougier, Cossé
Florian Sempey, Le Comte de Nevers
Michał Partyka, Méru
Philippe Do, Bois-Rosé
Patrick Bolleire, Thoré, Maurevert
Tomislav Lavoie, De Retz
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Oct 16

Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux

La Périchole
New production
Offenbach, La Périchole
Opéra National de Bordeaux
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Romain Gilbert, Director
Mathieu Crescence, Set Designer
Aude Extrémo, La Périchole
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Piquillo
Alexandre Duhamel, Don Andrès de Ribeira
Éric Huchet, Don Miguel de Panatellas
Marc Mauillon, Don Pedro de Hinoyosa
Enguerrand de Hys, The Marquis de Tarapote
Julie Pasturaud, Berginella
Mélodie Ruvio, Mastrilla
Olivia Doray, Manuelita
Adriana Bignagni Lesca, Brambilla
Chœur de l'Opéra National de Bordeaux
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Oct 16, 20 mat

Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House, New York City

Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)
New production
Saint-Saëns, Samson et Dalila
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Darko Tresnjak, Director
Alexander Dodge, Set Designer
Linda Cho, Costume Designer
Elchin Azizov, Abimélech
Laurent Naouri, High Priest of Dagon
Dmitry Belosselskiy, The Old Hebrew
Austin McCormick, Choreography
The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Oct 16, Nov 08, 10

Semperoper, Dresden

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Dresden State Opera
Antonino Fogliani, Conductor
Axel Köhler, Director
Arne Walther, Set Designer
Henrike Bromber, Costume Designer
Ksenia Dudnikova, Carmen
TBC, Carmen, Mercédès, Le Dancaïre
Marcelo Puente, Don José
Gezim Myshketa, Escamillo
Alexey Markov, Escamillo
Iulia Maria Dan, Micaëla
Tilmann Rönnebeck, Zuniga
Jiří Rajniš, Moralès
Menna Cazel, Frasquita
Tania Lorenzo, Frasquita
Antigone Papoulkas, Mercédès
Štěpánka Pučálková, Mercédès
Enrico Schubert, Lillas Pastia
Michael Auenmüller, Lillas Pastia
Simeon Esper, Le Dancaïre
Aaron Pegram, Le Remendado
Fabio Antoci, Lighting Designer
Katrin Wolfram, Choreography
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Kinderchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Oct 16, 26

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Das Rheingold
Wagner, Das Rheingold
Royal Opera
Keith Warner, Director
Stefanos Lazaridis, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Lauren Fagan, Woglinde
Christina Bock, Wellgunde
Angela Simkin, Flosshilde
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Alberich
James Cleverton, Alberich
Dame Sarah Connolly, Fricka
John Lundgren, Wotan
Lise Davidsen, Freia
Günther Groissböck, Fasolt
Brindley Sherratt, Fafner
Markus Eiche, Donner
Andrew Staples, Froh
Alan Oke, Loge
Gerhard Siegel, Mime
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Erda
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Oct 16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Opéra Comique, Paris

Orphée et Eurydice
Gluck, Orphée et Eurydice
Opéra Comique
Raphaël Pichon, Conductor
Aurélien Bory, Director
Pierre Dequivre, Set Designer
Manuela Agnesini, Costume Designer
Marianne Crebassa, Orfeo
Hélène Guilmette, Euridice
Lea Desandre, Amore
Ensemble Pygmalion
Tue 16 Oct at 18:00

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Music Hall, London

Songs at Six
Berio, Folk Songs
Sarah Walker, Mezzo-soprano
David Corkhill, Conductor
Students from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Oct 17, 20, 23, 26, 28, 31

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia: Sala Principal, Valencia

Turandot
Puccini, Turandot
Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia
Alpesh Chauhan, Conductor
Chen Kaige, Director
Jennifer Wilson, Turandot
Teresa Romano, Turandot
Marco Berti, Calaf
Amadi Lagha, Calaf
Miren Urbieta Vega, Liù
Abramo Rosalen, Timur
Damián del Castillo, Ping
Valentino Buzza, Pang
Pablo García-López, Pong
Javier Agulló, Emperor Altoum
César Méndez, Mandarin
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana
Escolania de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
Oct 17, 20
La Damnation de Faust
La Damnation de Faust
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Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Christian Spuck, Director
Emma Ryott, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Irene Roberts, Marguerite
Klaus Florian Vogt, Faust
Byung Gil Kim, Brander
Roberto Tagliavini, Méphistophélès
Ballet of Deutsche Oper Berlin
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Oct 17, 21, 26, Nov 01, 04

Staatsoper, Vienna

Les Troyens
New production
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Berlioz, Les Troyens (The Trojans)
Vienna State Opera
Alain Altinoglu, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Es Devlin, Set Designer
Moritz Junge, Costume Designer
Joyce DiDonato, Didon
Brandon Jovanovich, Énée
Anna Caterina Antonacci, Cassandre
Adam Plachetka, Chorèbe
Peter Kellner, Panthée
Rachel Frenkel, Ascagne
Jongmin Park, Narbal
Margarita Gritskova, Anna
Paolo Fanale, Iopas
Wolfgang Goebbel, Lighting Designer
Lynne Page, Choreography
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Oct 17, 20, 22, 25
Janáček, Jenůfa
Tomáš Netopil, Conductor
Katie Mitchell, Director
Lizzie Clachan, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Annette Dasch, Jenůfa
Evelyn Herlitzius, Kostelnička
Norman Reinhardt, Števa Buryja
Pavel Černoch, Laca Klemeň
Hanna Schwarz, Grandmother Buryjovka
Jeremy White, Mayor
Francis van Broekhuizen, Mayor's wife
Sophia Burgos, Jano
Karin Strobos, Karolka
Henry Waddington, Stárek, Mill foreman
Gloria Giurgola, Barena
Johanna Dur, Maid
Polly Leech, Pastuchyňa
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Oct 17

Nationaltheater, Munich

Il trovatore
Verdi, Il trovatore
Asher Fisch, Conductor
Olivier Py, Director
Pierre-André Weitz, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Igor Golovatenko, Il conte di Luna
Krassimira Stoyanova, Leonora
Jamie Barton, Azucena
Russell Thomas, Manrico
Kwangchul Youn, Ferrando
Selene Zanetti, Ines
Dean Power, Ruiz
Oleg Davydof, An old gipsy
Caspar Singh, A messenger
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Oct 17, 20, 23

Opernhaus, Zürich

John Daszak Alviano) © Monika Rittershaus
Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
New production
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Schreker, Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Giedrė Šlekytė, Conductor
Barrie Kosky, Director
Rufus Didwiszus, Set Designer
Klaus Bruns, Costume Designer
John Daszak, Alviano Salvago
Christopher Purves, Duke Antoniotto Adorno, Capitaneo di Giustizia
Thomas Johannes Mayer, Count Vitelozzo Tamare
Albert Pesendorfer, Lodovico Nardi
Catherine Naglestad, Carlotta Nardi
TBC, Guidobald Usodimare
Iain Milne, Menaldo Negroni
Oliver Widmer, Michelotto Cibo
Cheyne Davidson, Gonsalvo Fieschi
Ildo Song, Julian Pinelli
Ruben Drole, Paolo Calvi
Natalia Tanasii, Ginevra Scotti
Judith Schmid, Martuccia
Zurich Opera Chorus
Philharmonia Zürich
Wed 17 Oct at 19:30

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Tallinn to St Petersburg: Kai Rüütel & Roger Vignoles
Tallinn to St Petersburg: Kai Rüütel & Roger Vignoles
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Works by Tormis
Works by Mägi
Works by Saar
Works by Rachmaninov
Works by Rimsky-Korsakov
Kai Rüütel, Mezzo-soprano
Roger Vignoles, Piano
Wed 17 Oct at 20:00

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

© David Ignaszewski
Juditha triumphans, de Vivaldi
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Vivaldi, Juditha triumphans, RV 644
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Rachel Redmond, Soprano
Marina de Liso, Alto
Lucía Martín-Cartón, Soprano
Kristin Mulders, Mezzo-soprano
La capella Reial de Catalunya
Lluis Vilamajó, Choirmaster / chorus director
Manfredo Kraemer, Violin
Le Concert des Nations
Jordi Savall, Conductor
Oct 17, 20, 24, 26, 27

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle

The Turn of the Screw
Britten, The Turn of the Screw
Seattle Opera
Constantin Trinks, Conductor
Peter Kazaras, Director
Robert Dahlstrom, Set Designer
Deborah Trout, Costume Designer
Elizabeth Caballero, Governess
Ben Bliss, Peter Quint
Maria Zifchak, Mrs Grose
Marcy Stonikas, Miss Jessel
Soraya Mafi, Flora
Oct 17, 21 mat, 23, 26, Dec 23 mat, 29

Opéra Bastille, Paris

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor
Karel Mark Chichon, Conductor
Benoît Jacquot, Director
Sylvain Chauvelot, Set Designer
Christian Gasc, Costume Designer
Aleksandra Kurzak, Violetta Valéry
Ermonela Jaho, Violetta Valéry
Jean-François Borras, Alfredo Germont
Charles Castronovo, Alfredo Germont
George Gagnidze, Giorgio Germont
Luca Salsi, Giorgio Germont
Ludovic Tézier, Giorgio Germont
Virginie Verrez, Flora Bervoix
Julien Dran, Gastone de Letorières
François Rougier, Gastone de Letorières
Igor Gnidii, Baron Douphol
Isabelle Druet, Annina
Cornelia Oncioiu, Annina
Christophe Gay, Marquis d'Obigny
Luc Bertin-Hugault, Dr Grenvil
Emanuel Mendes, Giuseppe
Andrea Nelli, Flora's servant
Fabio Bellenghi, Commissioner
Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Oct 17, 19 mat, eve, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Mayerling
Mayerling (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
Royal Ballet
Koen Kessels, Conductor
Paul Murphy, Conductor
Nicolas Georgiadis, Set Designer
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Ryoichi Hirano, Dancer
Natalia Osipova, Dancer
Marianela Núñez, Dancer
Alexander Campbell, Dancer
Sarah Lamb, Dancer
Kristen McNally, Dancer
Catherine Carby, Mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth McGorian, Dancer
Gary Avis, Dancer
Cesar Corrales, Dancer
Reece Clarke, Dancer
William Bracewell, Dancer
Luca Acri, Dancer
Oct 17, 19

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
James Southall, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Tanya McCallin, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Linda Richardson, Violetta Valéry
Kang Wang, Alfredo Germont
Roland Wood, Giorgio Germont
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Flora Bervoix
Howard Kirk, Gastone de Letorières
Sian Meinir, Annina
Philip Lloyd-Evans, Marquis d'Obigny
Martin Lloyd, Dr Grenvil
Simon Crosby Buttle, Giuseppe
Laurence Cole, Flora's servant
Sarah Crisp, Revival Director
Jennifer Tipton, Lighting Designer
Andrew George, Choreography
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Oct 17, Dec

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre: Main Stage, Moscow

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Stanislavsky Opera
Evgeny Brazhnik, Conductor
Alexander Titel, Director
Valery Leventhal, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Chinghis Ayusheev, Hoffmann
Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Hoffmann
Lilia Gaisina, Olympia
Daria Terekhova, Olympia
Elena Bezgodkova, Antonia, Stella
Elena Guseva, Antonia, Stella
Natalia Petrozhitskaya, Antonia, Giulietta, Stella
Irina Vashchenko, Giulietta
Larisa Andreeva, Nicklausse
Ksenia Dudnikova, Nicklausse
Dmitry Ulyanov, Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto
Sergei Nikolaev, Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio
Denis Makarov, Crespel
Mikhail Golovushkin, Hermann
Maxim Osokin, Hermann
Vladimir Svistov, Luther
Alexey Shishlyaev, Luther
Roman Ulybin, Luther
Valery Mikitsky, Spalanzani
Stanislavsky Music Theatre Chorus
Stanislavsky Music Theatre Orchestra
Oct 17, 19, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, Nov 03 mat, 08, 10, 14, 17 mat

The London Coliseum, London

Porgy and Bess
New production
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess
English National Opera
John Wilson, Conductor
James Robinson, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Eric Greene, Porgy
Nicole Cabell, Bess
Nmon Ford, Crown
Latonia Moore, Serena
Gweneth-Ann Rand, Serena
Nadine Benjamin, Clara
Tichina Vaughn, Maria
Donovan Singletary, Jake
Frederick Ballentine, Sportin’ Life
Rheinaldt Tshepo Moagi, Mingo
Chaz'men Williams-Ali, Robbins, Crab man
Byron Jackson, Frazier
Sarah-Jane Lewis, Annie
Nozuko Teto, Strawberry woman
Njabulo Madlala, Jim
Whitaker Mills, Undertaker
Thando Mjandana, Nelson
English National Opera Orchestra
Porgy and Bess Ensemble
Oct 17, 20 mat, 23, 26, 30, Nov 20, 27, 29, Dec 03, 06
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Royal Swedish Opera
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Kirsten Harms, Director
Herbert Murauer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sara Olsson, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Asmik Grigorian, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Jesper Taube, Pinkerton
Ola Eliasson, Sharpless
Karl-Magnus Fredriksson, Sharpless
Katarina Leoson, Suzuki
Kristian Flor, The Bonze
Anders Blom, Prince Yamadori
Niklas Björling Rygert, Goro
Peter Haeggström, The Imperial Commissioner
Thorvald Bergström, The Official Registrar
Elisabeth Leyser, Kate Pinkerton
Radoslaw Rzepecki, Yakuside
Linda Bodin, Cio-Cio-san's mother
Wolfgang Wengenroth, Conductor
Royal Swedish Choir
Royal Swedish Orchestra
Oct 17, 19, 21, 23

Bolshoi Theatre: New Stage, Moscow

Alcina
Handel, Alcina
Bolshoi Opera
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Katie Mitchell, Director
Chloe Lamford, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Heather Engebretson, Alcina
Anna Gorbacheva, Alcina
David Hansen, Ruggiero
Katarina Bradić, Bradamante
Anna Aglatova, Morgana
Fabio Trümpy, Oronte
Grigory Shkarupa, Melisso
Alexei Korenevsky, Oberto
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Oct 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid

Katiuska, de Pablo Sorozábal
Sorozábal, Katiuska
Guillermo García Calvo, Conductor
Emilio Sagi, Director
Daniel Bianco, Set Designer
Pepa Ojanguren, Costume Designer
Ainhoa Arteta, Katiuska
Rocío Ignacio, Katiuska
Maite Alberola, Katiuska
Milagros Martín, Olga
Jorge de Léon, Príncipe Sergio
Alejandro del Cerro, Príncipe Sergio
Antonio Torres, Coronel Bruno Brunovich
Carlos Álvarez, Pedro Stakof
Ángel Ódena, Pedro Stakof
Emilio Sánchez, Boni
Enrique Baquerizo, Amadeo Pich
Amelia Font, Tatiana
Coro del Teatro de La Zarzuela
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Oct 17, 20, 25, 28

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Medea
New production
Cherubini, Médée
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Andrea Breth, Director
Martin Zehetgruber, Set Designer
Carla Teti, Costume Designer
Sonya Yoncheva, Médée
Elsa Dreisig, Dircé
Marina Prudenskaya, Néris
Charles Castronovo, Jason
Iain Paterson, King Créon
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Staatskapelle Berlin
Oct 17, 19, 21, 23

Opéra Nouvel, Lyon

Mefistofele
New production
Boito, Mefistofele
Opéra de Lyon
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor
Àlex Ollé, Director
Alfons Flores, Set Designer
Lluc Castells, Costume Designer
John Relyea, Mefistofele
Evgenia Muraveva, Margherita, Elena
Paul Groves, Faust
Agata Schmidt, Martha, Pantalis
Choeurs de l'Opéra de Lyon
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon
Oct 17, 19, 21 mat

Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

Boston Lyric Opera's New Production of "The Barber of Seville"
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Boston Lyric Opera
David Angus, Conductor
Rosetta Cucchi, Director
Julia Noulin-Mérat, Set Designer
Gianluca Falaschi, Costume Designer
Daniela Mack, Rosina
Jesus Garcia, Count Almaviva
Matthew Worth, Figaro
David Crawford, Dr. Bartolo
Oct 17, 19, 23, 25, 27 mat, 29

Oslo Opera House, Main Stage, Oslo

Il tabarro/ Gianni Schicchi
Puccini, Il tabarro
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
Norwegian National Opera
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Isabella Bywater, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Ivan Inverardi, Michele
Elisabet Strid, Giorgetta
Henrik Engelsviken, Luigi
Marius Roth Christensen, Tinca
Ingebjørg Kosmo, La Frugola, Zita
Mikkel Skorpen, Song Vendor, A lover (tenor)
Lydia Hoen Tjore, A lover (soprano)
Renato Girolami, Gianni Schicchi
Vigdis Unsgård, Lauretta
Bror Magnus Tødenes, Rinuccio
Thor Inge Falch, Gherardo
Eli Kristin Hanssveen, Nella
Martin Hatlo, Betto di Signa
Petri Lindroos, Simone
Emil Havold Næshagen, Marco
Tone Kummervold, La Ciesca
Øystein Skre, Maestro Spinelloccio
Petteri Lehikoinen, Pinellino
Szymon Kubiak, Guccio
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra
Wed 17 Oct at 19:30

Maison de la Culture, Grenoble

Soirée Offenbach
Offenbach, La Périchole
Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Aude Extrémo, Mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Bernheim, Tenor
Alexandre Duhamel, Bass
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Wed 17 Oct at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Candide
Bernstein, Candide (Concert performance)
Robert Tuohy, Conductor
Jack Swanson, Candide
Sabine Devieilhe, Cunegonde
Jennifer Courcier, Paquette
Anne Sofie von Otter, Old Lady
Kevin Amiel, Governor
Nicolas Rivenq, Doctor Pangloss
Jean-Gabriel Saint-Martin, Maximilian
Choeur de l'Opéra de Marseille
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Marseille
Oct 18, 21, 24, 27, 30

Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne

Noel Bouley Germont) and Emanuele D’Aguanno (Alfredo) © Robert Workman
Verdi, La traviata
Glyndebourne on Tour
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
Tom Cairns, Director
Hildegard Bechtler, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Mané Galoyan, Violetta Valéry
Emanuele D'Aguanno, Alfredo Germont
Luis Gomes, Alfredo Germont
Noel Bouley, Giorgio Germont
Claire Barnett-Jones, Annina
Emma Kerr, Flora Bervoix
John Mackenzie-Lavansch, Marquis d'Obigny
Nico Darmanin, Gastone de Letorières
Nicholas Folwell, Baron Douphol
Donald Thomson, Dr Grenvil
Daniel Mullaney, Giuseppe
Joseph Padfield, Flora's servant
Glyndebourne Chorus
Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra
Oct 18, 20

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona

Candide - in concert
Candide - in concert
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Bernstein, Candide (concert version)
John DeMain, Conductor
Kathryn Lewek, Cunegonde
Paul Appleby, Candide
Inés Moraleda, Paquette
Doris Soffel, Old Lady
Chris Merritt, Governor
Kevin Burdette, Doctor Pangloss
Josep-Ramon Olivé, Maximilian
Orquesta Sinfónica del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Coro del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Oct 18

Staatsoper, Vienna

Le nozze di Figaro
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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Vienna State Opera
Sascha Goetzel, Conductor
Jean-Louis Martinoty, Director
Hans Schavernoch, Set Designer
Sylvie de Segonzac, Costume Designer
Erwin Schrott, Count Almaviva
Golda Schultz, Countess Almaviva
Riccardo Fassi, Figaro
Chen Reiss, Susanna
Svetlina Stoyanova, Cherubino
Fabrice Kebour, Lighting Designer
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Oct 18, 21 mat, 24, 27

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Rumon Gamba, Conductor
Matthew Richardson, Director
Jon Morrell, Set Designer
Aris Argiris, Rigoletto
Lina Johnson, Gilda
Adam Smith, The Duke of Mantua
David Shipley, Sparafucile
Sioned Gwen Davies, Maddalena
Bethan Langford, Giovanna
Dingle Yandell, Count Ceprano
Lucy Anderson, Countess Ceprano
Aled Hall, Borsa
Stephen Gadd, Monterone
Alexey Gusev, Marullo
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
Scottish Opera Chorus
Oct 18, 22, 25

La Scala, Milan

Francesco Meli (Ernani and Ailyn Pérez (Elvira) © Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Ernani
New Production
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Verdi, Ernani
Teatro alla Scala
Ádám Fischer, Conductor
Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer
Kevin Pollard, Costume Designer
Francesco Meli, Ernani
Ailyn Pérez, Elvira
Luca Salsi, Don Carlo
Simone Piazzola, Don Carlo
Ildar Abdrazakov, Don Ruy Gomez de Silva
Michele Pertusi, Don Ruy Gomez de Silva
Daria Cherniy, Giovanna
Matteo Desole, Don Riccardo
Alessandro Spina, Jago
Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Marco Filibeck, Lighting Designer
Filippo Marta, Video Artist
Oct 18, 24, 30, Nov 09
Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Benjamin Reiners, Conductor
Achim Freyer, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Michelle Bradley, Soprano
Annika Schlicht, Mezzo-soprano
Robert Watson, Tenor
Derek Welton, Bass
Ievgen Orlov, Bass
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Thu 18 Oct at 13:05

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

A Hungarian Songbook: Dorottya Láng & Sholto Kynoch
A Hungarian Songbook: Dorottya Láng & Sholto Kynoch
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Bartók, Hungarian Folk Songs
Ligeti, 5 Arany Lieder
Works by Kodály
Works by Liszt
Dorottya Láng, Mezzo-soprano
Sholto Kynoch, Piano
Thu 18 Oct at 19:30

SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford

Spanish Songs: Lorena Paz Nieto, Marta Fontanals-Simmons & Sholto Kynoch
Spanish Songs: Lorena Paz Nieto, Marta Fontanals-Simmons & Sholto Kynoch
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Works by Albéniz
Works by Falla
Works by Toldra
Works by Wolf
Works by Debussy
Works by Schumann
Works by Shostakovich
Lorena Paz Nieto, Soprano
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano
Sholto Kynoch, Piano