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Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Klavierabend Olga Zado
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.899
Schubert, Four Impromptus, D.935
Schumann, Piano Sonata no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.11
Olga Zado, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Musical Cosmopolitans
Works by Mozart
Works by Piazzolla
Cyril Garac, Violin
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtskonzert - Musik der Meister
Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Yang Jiang, Piano
Polish Art Philharmony
Michael Maciaszczyk, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Alte Oper: Großer Saal, Frankfurt am Main

hr-Sinfonieorchester & Carolin Widmann
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Widmann, Violin Concerto no. 2
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Carolin Widmann, Violin
Frankfurt Radio Symphony
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Palastkonzerte: Festliches Weihnachtskonzert: Dresdner Festspielorchester – Bolton – Sabadus
Works by Bach
Works by Gluck
Works by Handel
Works by Sacchini
Works by Vivaldi
Dresdner Festspielorchester
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Valer Sabadus, Countertenor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

L’Enfance du Christ
Berlioz, L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Mezzo-soprano
Bernard Richter, Tenor
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Baritone
Nicolas Testé, Bass
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Chœur de Radio France
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden

Monteverdi: Christmas Vespers
Monteverdi, Christmas Vespers
Works by Gabrieli
Works by Grandi
Le Cetra
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Alexander Shelley & Herbert Schuch
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21 (Scherzo, Nocturen, Wedding March)
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Shostakovich, Music to the play Hamlet by Shakespeare, Op.32
Strauss R., Macbeth, Op.23
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Herbert Schuch, Piano
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

First Baptist Church, Newport News

Virginia Symphony Orchestra | Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Robert Shoup, Choirmaster / chorus director
Fri 14 Dec at 20:00

University of Michigan: Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor

Holiday Pops
Anderson, A Christmas Festival
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Strauss, Winterlust Polka, Op.121
Traditional, I Saw Three Ships
Courtney, Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace
Forrest, Angels from the Realms of Glory
Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve: Polonaise
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: excerpts
Forrest, The First Noel
Whitacre, Glow
Mechem, Selections from Seven Joys of Christmas
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Ann Arbor Youth Chorale
Measure for Measure
Huron High School Choir
Pioneer High School Choir
Skyline High School Choir
Saline High School Choir
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Palacio de la Ópera, La Coruña

Arnold, Lindberg, Vaughan Williams
Arnold, English Dances, Set 1, Op.27 (Selección)
Lindberg, Clarinet Concerto
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 2 "A London Symphony"
Kari Kriikku, Clarinet
Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Église de Theys, Theys

Concert de Noël
Works by Mozart
Works by Haydn
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Fri 14 Dec at 20:30

Philharmonie 2: Amphithéâtre, Paris

Féminin pluriel
Soh, [p][k]
Davies, Arabescos
Ratkje, Breaking the News
Mochizuki, Au bleu bois
Šenk, Movimento fluido III
Morciano, Raggi di stringhe
Soloists from the Ensemble Intercontemporain
Fri 14 Dec at 21:00

Église Saint-Eustache, Paris

Rossini - Weber
Rossini, Stabat Mater
Weber, Der Freischütz
Les musiciens de l'Académie de musique
Dec 15, 16

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Jakub Hrůša dirigiert Mahler
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Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Bernarda Fink, Mezzo-soprano
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Kinder des Bamberger Domchors
Dec 15 mat, 21, 23, 25, 27

Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest

© Csillag
La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Gergely Kesselyák, Conductor
Kálmán Nádasdy, Director
Gusztáv Oláh, Set Designer
Tivadar Márk, Costume Designer
Istvan Horvath, Rodolfo
Gergely Boncsér, Rodolfo
Gabriella Létay Kiss, Mimì
Lilla Horti, Mimì
Zsolt Haja, Marcello
Csaba Szegedi, Marcello
Zita Váradi, Musetta
Orsolya Hajnalka Rőser, Musetta
Csaba Sándor, Schaunard
Attila Dobák, Schaunard
Marcell Bakonyi, Colline
Krisztián Cser, Colline
András Habetler, Benoît
Tamás Szüle, Benoît
Sándor Egri, Alcindoro
András Kőrösi, Alcindoro
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve

Harpa Concert Hall: Eldborg - Main Hall, Reykjavik

Christmas at the Symphony
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Þorbergs, The Christmas Cat
Viðar, Það á að gefa börnum brauð
Viðar, Jól Guðni Franzson Jólin koma
Works by Þórðarson
Kolbrún Völkudóttir, Actor
Valgerður Guðnadóttir, Soprano
Bernharður Wilkinson, Conductor
Reykjavík Girls' Choir
Litlu Sprotarnir Sign Language Choir
Iceland Ballet Academy
Reykjanes Music School Bell Choir
Dec 15, 18, 22, 26, 28, 30

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
Benjamin Bernheim, Tamino
Valentina Naforniţă, Pamina
Hila Fahima, Queen of the Night
Clemens Unterreiner, Papageno
Rafael Fingerlos, Papageno
René Pape, Sarastro
Patrice Caurier, Director
Christophe Forey, Lighting Designer
Concert Association Vienna State Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Dec 15, 2019 Jan 05, 09, 12
Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Les Contes d'Hoffmann
New production
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Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Enrique Mazzola, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director, Costume Designer
Chantal Thomas, Set Designer
Daniel Johansson, Hoffmann
Kathryn Lewek, Olympia, Antonia, Giulietta, Stella
Irene Roberts, Nicklausse, The Muse
Alex Esposito, Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto
Gideon Poppe, Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio
James Platt, Crespel
Bryan Murray, Hermann
Tobias Kehrer, Luther
Ya-Chung Huang, Nathaniel
Byung Gil Kim, Peter Schlemil
Jörg Schörner, Spalanzani
Annika Schlicht, Voice of Antonia's Mother
Christian Räth, Director
Jean-Jacques Delmotte, Costume Designer
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Berlin Deutsche Opera Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00, 16:00 and 19:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
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Brand, A Christmas Carol
Chester Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Threlfall, Conductor
Timothy West, Spoken word
Manchester Chamber Choir
Dec 15, 16 mat

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon

B Minor Mass | J.S. Bach
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
Ana Quintans, Soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland, Mezzo-soprano
Paulin Bündgen, Countertenor
Valerio Contaldo, Tenor
Alain Buet, Bass
Chœur de chambre de Namur
Orchestre Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón, Director
Dec 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, mat

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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The Hallé - The Snowman
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Pickett, Dinosaurumpus, A romp for audience and symphony orchestra
Blake, The Snowman
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Padfield, Will, Presenter
Dec 15, 22, 27, 2019 Feb 02, 23, Mar

Opernhaus, Leipzig

© Kirsten Nijhof
Carmen
New production
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Bizet, Carmen
Matthias Foremny, Conductor
Lindy Hume, Director
Dan Potra, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Wallis Giunta, Carmen
Leonardo Caimi, Don José
Gezim Myshketa, Escamillo
Gal James, Micaëla
Olena Tokar, Micaëla
Sejong Chang, Zuniga
Franz Xaver Schlecht, Moralès
Bianca Tognocchi, Frasquita
Aneta Ručková, Frasquita
Sandra Maxheimer, Mercédès
Jean-Baptiste Mouret, Lillas Pastia
Jonathan Michie, Le Dancaïre
Sven Hjörleifsson, Le Remendado
Dan Karlström, Le Remendado
Thomas Eitler, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sophie Bauer, Choirmaster / chorus director
Leipzig Opera Chorus
Leipzig Opera Children's Choir
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Dec 15, 16 mat, 17

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Weihnachtsoratorium
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Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Julia Kleiter, Soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Werner Güra, Tenor
Andrè Schuen, Baritone
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Choirmaster / chorus director
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Prinzregententheater, Munich

Adventskonzert ATTACCA
Adventskonzert ATTACCA
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Shostakovich, Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 1, Op.38a
Glazunov, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
ATTACCA - Youth Orchestra of the Bayerische Staatsorchester
Allan Bergius, Conductor
Selma Spahiu, Violin
Frank Bloedhorn, Speaker
Sat 15 Dec at 11:00

Staatsoper: Mahlersaal, Vienna

Kammermusik der Wiener Philharmoniker 4
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Works by Mozart
Works by Zemlinsky
Works by Korngold
Kirill Kobantschenko, Violin
Katharina Engelbrecht, Violin
Christian Frohn, Viola
Tilman Kühn, Viola
Sebastian Bru, Cello
David Pennetzdorfer, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 13:30
Delius, A Village Romeo and Juliet (in concert)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Marina Costa-Jackson, Vreli
Matthew Newlin, Sali (adult)
Tim Kuypers, Manz
Callum Thorpe, Marti
David Stout, The Dark Fiddler
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Benjamin Goodson, Choirmaster / chorus director
Sat 15 Dec at 14:30

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (2.30pm)
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Jaguar Land Rover Band
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 15:00

Sheffield City Hall: Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall, Sheffield

Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Christmas Concert with the Black Dyke Band and Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
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The Black Dyke Band
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

St Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London

Chamber Music Christmas Concert
Shostakovich, Suite für Varieté-Orchester: Walzer Nr.2
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate" (Summer)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro
Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
Fauré, Pavane in F sharp minor, Op.50
Machado, Bossa Nova
Traditional Irish, Toss the feathers
Traditional Irish, Drowsy Magy
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Traditional, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Vicky Yuan-Labarre, Flute
Marie-Cécile Cahen, Violin
Tiago Gomes, Guitar
Irene Ortega, Cello
Sat 15 Dec at 18:00

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry

Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
Christmas Concert in aid of the nspcc (6pm)
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Coventry & Warwickshire Youth Orchestra
Coventry Cathedral Chorus
Eastern Green Junior School
Paul Leddington Wright, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 19:00 and 19:00

Cathedral Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Homenaje a Bernstein
Homenaje a Bernstein
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Barber, Adagio for strings, Op.11
Rutter, Gloria
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Bernstein, West Side Story: suite
Orquestra Simfònica Julià Carbonell de les Terres de Lleida
Xavier Puig, Conductor
Cor de l'Auditori Enric Granados de Lleida
Cor de Cambra Diputació de Girona
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Konzert Theater, Coesfeld

Gershwin | Copland | Shaw | Bernstein | Ellington
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Gershwin, An American in Paris
Copland, Clarinet Concerto
Shaw, Concerto for Clarinet and Band
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Ellington, Harlem
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie
Garry Walker, Conductor
Sharon Kam, Clarinet
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30
National Youth Music Theatre, Musical Theatre Group
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker
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Prokofiev, Winter Bonfire, Op.122
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
RSNO Junior Chorus
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Ann's Church, Manchester

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | “Sonata No. 2”
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Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Etude in A flat Major, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 2
Chopin, Etude in F Minor, Etudes de la Méthode des Méthodes no. 1
Chopin, Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op.30 no.4
Chopin, Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op.62 no.2
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Warren Mailley-Smith, Piano
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

© Bristol Choral Society
Handel's : Messiah
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Handel, Messiah (Traditional Christmas Concert )
Bristol Choral Society
Bristol Ensemble
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Handel Messiah
Handel Messiah
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Handel, Messiah (in new orchestration for wind)
John Lubbock, Conductor
Orchestra of St John's
Hannah Davey, Soprano
Charlotte Tetley, Mezzo-soprano
John Findon, Tenor
William Thomas, Bass
OSJ Voices
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London

© Wikimedia Commons. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1255-1319), Nativity
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Jauchzet, frohlocket
Sweelinck, Hodie Christus natus est
Mendelssohn, Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Eden, Op.79 no.1
Frances-Hoad, Good Day, Sir Christemas!
Haydn M, Viderunt Omnes
Poulenc, Hodie Christus natus est
McDowall, Gaude et Laetare
Bruckner, Virga jesse floruit, motet, WAB 52
Rutter, I Saw Three Ships
Holst, Personent Hodie
Praetorius, In dulci Jubilo
Praetorius, Puer natus est in Bethlehem, a12
Parry, Welcome, Yule!
Petros Singers
Richard Bannan, Director
Luke Bond, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 19:30

Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen

Gastkonzert
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Yung-Yu Huang, Violin
Giancarlo De Lorenzo, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Michael's Kirche, Munich

Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
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OperaBrass – Brass Players of the Bavarian State Opera
Frank Höndgen, Organ
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Schubert, Rondo for violin and string orchestra in A major, D.438
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Joseph Calleja Winter Concert
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Programme to be announced
Joseph Calleja, Tenor
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
David Chan, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00

West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood

Tuba Christmas
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Works by Mackey
Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Grainger, Colonial Song
Rimsky-Korsakov, Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Anderson, Buglers' Holiday
Works by De Meij
Works by Wilder
New Jersey Wind Symphony
Sat 15 Dec at 20:00
Programme to be announced
Ray Chew, Director
Dec 15, 16

Arts Centre Melbourne: Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Jeanine De Bique, Soprano
Nicholas Tolputt, Countertenor
Andrew Goodwin, Tenor
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Jan Willem de Vriend, Violin
Dec 15, 22

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Meisterwerke des Barock - Vivaldi, Pergolesi & Bach
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Pergolesi
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Dec 15, 21, 26 mat, eve

Semperoper, Dresden

Hänsel und Gretel
Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel
Dresden State Opera
Asher Fisch, Conductor
Katharina Thalbach, Director
Ezio Toffolutti, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Matthias Henneberg, Peter / Father
Markus Marquardt, Peter / Father
Sabine Brohm, Gertrude / Mother
Christa Mayer, Gertrude / Mother
Christina Bock, Hänsel
Jelena Kordić, Hänsel
Iulia Maria Dan, Gretel
Viktorija Kaminskaite, Gretel
Evelyn Herlitzius, Witch
Tania Lorenzo, Dew Fairy, Sandman
Jan Seeger, Lighting Designer
Erica Trivett, Choreography
Kinderchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden
Sinfoniechor Dresden - Extrachor der Semperoper Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Dec 15, 16 mat

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Tonkünstler Orchester: Der Feuervogel
Glinka, Ruslan and Lyudmila: overture
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Dec 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 2019 Jan 01

Opéra Nouvel, Lyon

Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
New production
Handel, Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Opéra de Lyon
Stefano Montanari, Conductor
Claus Guth, Director
Christian Schmidt, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sabina Puértolas, Rodelinda
Lawrence Zazzo, Bertarido
Xavier Sabata, Bertarido
Sara Mingardo, Eduige
Krystian Adam, Grimoaldo
Jean-Sébastien Bou, Garibaldo
Christopher Ainslie, Unulfo
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon