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February Performance Listings!

by Erica Papillion-Posey

NORTH AMERICA

 

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org )
Jan. 15m La Traviata (Verdi). Poplavskaya; Polenzani, Dobber; Noseda, Decker, Gussmann
Jan. 15 Rigoletto (Verdi). Machaidze, Chávez; Meoni, Calleja, Kocán; Arrivabeni, Schenk/ G. Keller, Z. Brown
Jan. 17 Tosca (Puccini). Radvanovsky; Álvarez, Struckmann; M. Armiliato, Bondy, Peduzzi/Canonero
Jan. 18 Rigoletto (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15
Jan. 19 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15m
Jan. 20 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Frittoli; Hvorostovsky, De Biasio, Furlanetto; Levine, del Monaco, M. Scott
Jan. 21 Tosca (Puccini). Same as Jan. 18
Jan. 22m Rigoletto (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15
Jan. 22 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15m
Jan. 24 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Same as Jan. 20 exc. Keenan for Levine
Jan. 25 Tosca (Puccini). Same as Jan. 18
Jan. 26 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15m
Jan. 27 Rigoletto (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15 exc. Beczala for Calleja
Jan. 28 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Same as Jan. 20
Jan. 29m Tosca (Puccini). Same as Jan. 18
Jan. 29 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 15m
Jan. 31 La Bohème (Puccini). Kovalevska, S. Phillips; Beczala, Mattei, Shenyang; Armiliato, Zeffirelli/Smit, Zeffirelli/
    P. Hall
Feb. 1 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Same as Jan. 20 exc. Vargas for De Basio
Feb. 2 Nixon in China (Adams). Kelly, K. Kim; Maddalena, Brubaker, Braun; Adams, Sellars, Lobel/Ramicova
Feb. 3 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 31
Feb. 4 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Netrebko; Del Carlo, Kwiecien, Polenzani; Levine, Schenk, Langenfass
Feb. 5m Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Same as Feb. 1
Feb. 5 Nixon in China (Adams). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 7 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 31
Feb. 8 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 9 Nixon in China (Adams). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 10 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 31
Feb. 11 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 12m Nixon in China (Adams). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 12 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Graham; Groves, Domingo; Summers, Wadsworth, Lynch/Pakledinaz
Feb. 14 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 15 Nixon in China (Adams). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 16 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Same as Feb. 12
Feb. 17 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 31 exc. Vargas for Beczala
Feb. 18 Armida (Rossini). Fleming; Brownlee, Osborn, Siragusa; Frizza, Zimmerman, R. Hudson
Feb. 19m Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 19 Nixon in China (Adams). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 21 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Same as Feb. 12
Feb. 22 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Feb. 17
Feb. 23 Armida (Rossini). Same as Feb. 18
Feb. 24 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Dessay; Calleja, Tézier, Youn; Summers, Zimmerman,
      Ostling/Blumenfeld
Feb. 25 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Feb. 17
Feb. 26m Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Same as Feb. 12
Feb. 26 Armida (Rossini). Same as Feb. 18
Feb. 28 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 2 

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (Various locations, Philadelphia,  

     215-735-1685; www.avaopera.org) 

Jan. 21 Suor Angelica (Puccini). M. Johnson/Winters, Mezzacappa. Il Tabarro (Puccini). J. Cornelius; El Zein, 
     E. Dublin; Macatsoris; Also 22, 26 
Feb. 19 Arabella (R. Strauss). Cornelius/Winters, C. Moore/Pedi, Mezzacappa/C. Cook; Lawrence/Z. Nelson,
     Van Neil/Antipenko, N. Masters/Ngqungwana; Macatsoris, Gately, P. Harrison/Starr. Also 22, 24, 26, Mar. 1
 

AMERICAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Carnegie Hall, New York,  
     212-247-7800; www.americansymphony.org) 

Jan. 30m Bérénice (Magnard)
 

ANCHORAGE OPERA (Discovery Theatre, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts,  
     907-270-2557; www.anchorageopera.org) 

Feb. 19 La Bohème (Puccini). Mitina, K. Egan; Nuzzo, B. Johnson, W. Cho; Zinger, Astafan, Maldonado/Jewell. Also 
      23, 25, 27m
 

ARIZONA OPERA (Phoenix Symphony Hall; Tucson Music Hall, 602-266-7464; www.azopera.com) 

Jan. 21 Turandot (Puccini). O. Graham, Gardner; Rawls/DiPaolo, Volpe; Meena, Uzan, P. Graves/Hibbert. Also 22, 
     23 (Phoenix); 29, 30 (Tucson)
 

ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA (Diana Wortham Theatre, 828-257-4530; www.ashevillelyric.org) 

Jan. 28 Brundibár (Krása). Also 29m
 

ATLANTA OPERA (Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 800-356-7372; www.atlantaopera.org) 

Feb. 26 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Mitchell, Nobles; Redding, Packer, Blevins; Lockhart, L. Marshall, 
     Kagey/Dearing. Also Mar. 1, 4, 6m
 

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA (Long Center for the Performing Arts, 512-472-5992; www.austinlyricopera.org) 

Jan. 29 L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Eddy, C. Johnston; Abreu, Strummer, Pecchioli; Buckley, Zvulun, 
     R. Hopkins/Woolard. Also Feb. 2, 4, 6
 

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (Shubert Theatre, Citi Performing Arts Center; Calderwood Pavilion,
     Boston 

Center for the Arts, 617-542-6772; www.blo.org) 

Feb. 1 The Emperor of Atlantis (Ullmann). Skemp, Van Eyck; Wilkowske, Burdette, Ahn, Mac Master; Lipsitt,  

     Schweizer, Wertenbaker/Leary. Also 2, 4, 5, 6m
 

BRONX OPERA COMPANY (Various locations, Bronx, 718-365-4209; www.bronxopera.org) 

Jan. 15 Fra Diavolo (Auber). Eisert/Trovato, TBA; K. Dougherty/Harrelson, R. Hughes/Penaverde, Jr., 
      Ibarra/O’Hearn, Flaxman/J. Moore; M. Spierman/Haigler, B. Spierman, S. Schneider/Zeder. Also 16m 
      (Lovinger Theatre); 22, 23m (Kaye Playhouse)
 

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286; www.calgaryopera.com) 

Jan. 29 The Inventor (Tovey). World premiere. L. Whalen, Wall, Forst; Westman, Honeywell, Ens; Tovey, 
     K. Robinson, TBA. Also Feb. 2, 4
 

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto,  
     800-250-4653; www.coc.ca) 

Jan. 29 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Bayrakdarian/Osborne, Kutan; Schade/Antoun, Pogossov, Petrenko; Debus,
    Paulus, M. H. Cho. Also Feb. 1, 3, 6m, 8, 10, 12m, 16, 18, 20m, 23, 25
Feb. 5m Nixon in China (Adams). Kanyova, Dahl; Orth, A. Thompson, C. Yuan; Casado, J. Robinson,
     Moyer/Schuette. Also 9, 11, 13m, 19, 22, 24, 26
 
CEDAR RAPIDS OPERA THEATRE (Theatre Cedar Rapids, 319-366-8591; www.cr-opera.org)

Jan. 14 Tosca (Puccini). Worra; S. M. Brown, T. Thomas; Kleinknecht, Fabris, Olinger/Westendorf. Also 16m

COLLEGIATE CHORALE (Alice Tully Hall, New York, 646-202-9623; www.collegiatechorale.org)
Jan. 25 Knickerbocker Holiday (Weill). Cast TBA; Bagwell, Sperling TBA. Also 26

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000; www.dallasopera.org)
Feb. 11 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Petrova, Constantinescu; Castronovo, Blake, J. Hopkins, R. Lloyd; Zambelli, Kahn, 

 

Girard. Also 13m, 16, 19, 25, 27m

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Performing Arts Center, 937-228-3630; www.daytonopera.org)
Jan. 28 Fidelio (Beethoven). Pulley, Lindhart; Springer, K. Shaw, Lehr; Gittleman, Clawson. Also 30m (in concert)

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE (Dicapo Theatre, New York, 212-288-9438; www.dicapo.com)
Feb. 24 The Saint of Bleecker Street (Menotti). Also 26, Mar. 4, 6

EDMONTON OPERA (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 780-429-1000;www.edmontonopera.com) 

Feb. 5 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Corwin, Huhtanen; Ainsworth, Wiliford, Elzinga; Dala, Cavanagh,
     Gupta/Malabar, Ltd. Also 8, 10
Feb. 17 The Barber of Barrhead (Rossini/Hodges). Sellinger; Conlon, R. Clark, TBA, J. Klein; TBA, Hodges,
     Sormani/Malabar, Ltd. Also 17, 18, 19m, 21m, 25, 26m

EUGENE OPERA (Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 541-485-3985; www.eugeneopera.com)
December 30 La Bohème (Puccini). Pulley, J. Gardner; Boe, Mayes, Corbeil; Bisantz, Bowie, Sormane/Hayden. Also
     31, Jan. 2m

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA (Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami; Broward Center
     for the Performing Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, 800-741-1010;
www.fgo.org)
Jan. 22 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Futral, Rohrer; Pomeroy, Garvin; Arner, Doucet, Barbe. Also 25, 28,
     30m, Feb. 2, 5 (Miami); 10, 12 (Ft. Lauderdale)

HAWAII OPERA THEATRE (Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, 800-836-7372; www.hawaiiopera.org)
Jan. 28 Faust (Gounod). M. Moore, Baggott; Bellemer, Ledesma, Offenbach; Flint, Akina, Beck/H. Rodgers. Also 30,
     Feb. 1
Feb. 11 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Lundy; Lopez-Yañez, Gerbrandt, Ruminski; M. Ching, Tiller, Beck/
     H. Rodgers. Also 13, 15
Feb. 25 La Traviata (Verdi). Alba; Margiore, J. Gardner; Paterson, Akina, O’Hearn/H. Rodgers. Also 27, Mar. 1

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center, 713-228-6737; www.houstongrandopera.org)
Jan. 22 Dead Man Walking (Heggie). DiDonato, von Stade, Brueggergosman; Cutlip; Summers, Foglia, McGarty/
     J. Goldstein. Also 29, Feb. 2, 4, 6m
Jan. 28 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Shagimuratova; Pittas, Hendricks, M. Rose; Fogliani, Doyle, Ascroft. Also
     30m, Feb. 5, 9, 11

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATER (Musical Arts Center, 812-855-7433;        www.music.indiana.edu)
Feb. 4 Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). Cast TBA; Altenbach, Marvel, C. D. Higgins & Stebbins. Also 5, 11, 12
Feb. 25 Faust (Gounod). Cast TBA; Effron, Zvulun, C. D. Higgins. Also 26, Mar. 4, 5

JUILLIARD OPERA (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York, 212-769-7406; www.juilliard.edu)
Feb. 15 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Claire; Appleby, A. Lewis, Bisch; Levine, Wadsworth, Lynch/Pakledinaz. Also
     17, 20

KNOXVILLE OPERA (Tennessee Theatre, 865-524-0795; www.knoxvilleopera.com)
Feb. 11 Manon (Massenet). Trevigne; Lozano, Beyer; Salesky, Stickann, Sormani/Brown. Also 13m

LONG BEACH OPERA (EXPO Building, Long Beach, 562-432-5934; www.longbeachopera.org)
Jan. 29 Medea (Cherubini). S. Hanson, Maldjian, Southwell; MacPherson, R. Gomez; Mitisek, Mitisek, Mitisek. Also
     Feb. 5

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001;www.laopera.com)
Feb. 19 Il Turco in Italia (Rossini). Machaidze; T. Allen, Gavanelli, Alberghini; Conlon, Loy, Murauer. Also 27m,
     Mar. 2, 5, 10, 13m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Jan. 15 The Mikado (Sullivan). Chuchman, Goeldner, Blythe; N. Davies, Spence, Shore, J. Morris; Morehead, Griffin,
     M. Thompson. Also 21m
Jan. 22 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Voigt; Giordani, Vratogna; A. Davis, Prince/Liotta, E. Lee & Marr/F. Lee &
     Marr. Also 26m, 29m, Feb. 4, 9, 12, 15, 18m, 21
Feb. 11 Lohengrin (Wagner). Magee/A. Wagner, Schuster; Botha, Grimsley, Zeppenfeld; A. Davis, Moshinsky, Napier.
     Also 16, 20m, 25, Mar. 1, 5, 8

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY (Lyric Theatre, 816-471-7344;www.kcopera.org)
Feb. 19 The Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti). Riemer, Castle; V. Robertson, J. Stephens; Walsh, Danner,
     Rom/Montresor. Also 23, 25, 27m

LYRIC OPERA SAN DIEGO (North Park Theatre, 619-239-8836;www.lyricoperasandiego.org)
Feb. 4 The Gondoliers (Sullivan). Also 6, 10, 12, 13

MADISON OPERA (Overture Center for the Performing Arts, 608-258-4141;www.madisonopera.org)
Feb. 4 The Threepenny Opera (Weill). T. Arnold, Berneche; DeVita, Barron; DeMain, Danner, P. Harrison. Also 5,
     6m, 11, 12, 13m

MERCURY OPERA ROCHESTER (Eastman Theatre, 585-454-2100; www.mercuryoperarochester.org)
Jan. 14 Falstaff (Verdi). Also 16m

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 612-333-6669;www.mnopera.org)
Jan. 29 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Howarth, B. Harris, V. Vargas; Cutler, Nyby, Kimple; Manson, Newbury,
     Patel/Jahn. Also Feb. 1, 3, 5, 6

MUSICA SACRA (Carnegie Hall, New York, 212-247-7800; www.musicasacrany.com)
Feb. 23 Israel in Egypt (Handel). In concert

NASHVILLE OPERA (James K. Polk Theater, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, 615-832-5242;      www.nashvilleopera.org)
Jan. 28 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Bird, Jarman, Gunlogson; S. Conner, McKern; Boggs, Hoomes, TBA/
     A. T. Jones Co. Also 30m, Feb. 1

NEVADA OPERA (Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno, 775-786-4046; www.nevadaopera.org)
Feb. 11 Vanessa (Barber). Also 13m

NEW ORLEANS OPERA (Mahalia Jackson Theatre, 504-529-2278;www.neworleansopera.org)
Jan. 28 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). Oropesa; Capalbo, Bonner, Weber; Lyall, Lyall, Rusnak/Zimmer. Also 30m

NEW YORK LYRIC OPERA THEATRE (Symphony Space, New York, 646-755-8043;      www.newyorklyricopera.org)
Jan. 22 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also June 11m
Jan. 29 I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini)
Feb. 5 Cendrillon (Massenet). Also Apr. 2m

OPERA BIRMINGHAM (Wright Center, Samford University, 205-322-6737; www.operabirmingham.org)
Jan. 28 Faust (Gounod). Dunleavy, Bannister; Hymel, Mayes, Eichelberger; Gursky, Vaughn, Rusnak/Lehmeyer.
     Also 30m

OPERA BOSTON (Cutler Majestic Theatre, 617-451-9944;www.operaboston.org)
Feb. 25 Cardillac (Hindemith). Bentley; Sylvan, Sanders; G. Rose, Muni, Rom/Berry. Also 27m, Mar. 1

OPERA CAROLINA (Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, 704-372-1000;      www.operacarolina.org)
Feb. 3 La Traviata (Verdi). J. Black; J. Boyd, Rucker; Revzen, Castaldo, L. Evans/A. T. Jones Co.. Also 5, 6m

OPERA CIRCLE (Magnificat Performing Arts Center, Cleveland, 216-441-2822; www.operacircle.org)
Feb. 18 Aida (Verdi). Sobieska, Carr; Rodger, Skiba, Rotaru, Liddle; Cronquist, TBA, TBA. Also 20

OPERA COLORADO (Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, 303-778-1500; www.operacolorado.org)
Feb. 12 Rusalka (Dvořák). Kaduce, D. B. Miller, C. Cook; Amonov, Szkafarowsky; Polianichko, Simonson,
     Rom/Kopischke. Also 15, 18, 20m

OPERA COLUMBUS (Ohio Theatre, 614-469-0939; www.operacolumbus.org)
Feb. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Bird, Pulley, Gunlogson; Conner, McKern; Boggs, Hoomes, TBA/A. T. Jones Co.
     Also 13m (semi-staged)

OPERA COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400; www.operaphila.com)
Feb. 11 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Pérez, Belfiore; Costello, Pop, Ju. Hopkins; Lacombe, Schweigkofler,
     Schweigkofler & Veneri/St. Clair. Also 13m, 16, 18, 20m

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier; 514-985-2258; www.operademontreal.com)
Jan. 22 Werther (Massenet). Losier, Rigden; Addis, Hegedus; Zeitouni, Moshinsky, Yeargan/Barilà. Also 26, 29, 31,
     Feb. 3

OPERA GRAND RAPIDS (DeVos Hall, 616-451-2741; www.operagr.com)
Feb. 11 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Gardner; Panuccio, Albertson; production TBA. Also 12

OPERA IDAHO (Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, Boise, 208-387-1273;www.operaidaho.org)
Feb. 18 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Calenos, M. Detwiler; Bengochea, J. Detwiler; Crawford, Malis,
     Wilhelmi/Surdam-Bean & Mikkelsen. Also 20

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303;www.operaintheheights.org)
Jan. 27 Don Carlo (Verdi). E. Newton/Becht, Llamas/Kosharsky; Darling/Rodger, E. Brummel/Lickteig,
     Scopino/Stark, TBA; Robledo, Byrnes, Kobak/Scheh. Also 28, 29, Feb. 3, 4, 5

OPERA LAFAYETTE (Terace Theater, Kennedy Center, D.C.; Rose Theater, New York;  
     www.operalafayette.org)
Feb. 5 Le Magnifique (Grétry). (D.C.) Also 9 (New York)

OPERA MEMPHIS (Orpheum Theatre, Memphis, 901-257-3100; www.operamemphis.org)
Jan. 21 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Ching). Also Jan. 21, 22, 23m, 28, 29, 30m, Feb. 4, 5, 6m, 10, 11, 12, 13m

OPERA NAPLES (Gulf Coast High School, 239-514-7464; www.operanaples.org)
Feb. 18 Carmen (Bizet). Also 20m

OPERA NEW JERSEY ( McCarter Theatre, Princeton; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark,
     609-799-7700; 
 www.opera-nj.org)
Feb. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Los, Cariddi; Piper, T. Thomas; Ryvkin, Grabarkewitz, TBA/Hibbert. Also 11 

OPERA OMAHA (Orpheum Theater, 877-346-7372; www.operaomaha.org)
Feb. 25 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Wolverton, Wapinsky, Eddy; Markgraf, Bellemer, M. Burns, Peterson; Kulesza, Bruce,
     Brumley/ALlred. Also 27m

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
Feb. 12 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Coffland/Candia; Karagiozov/Meza, Dailey/Pidduck, Musik-Ayala/Murray,
     Elash/Borsting; Nies/Luke, Condemi, Antaky/C. Edwards. Also 13m, 15, 18, 20m, 24, 26, 27m
 

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888;www.pbopera.org)
Jan. 16 Requiem (Verdi). Meade, Zajick; TBA, M. Robinson; Aprea. In concert
Jan. 21 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Sierra, I. Roberts; Costanzo; Aprea, Varone. Also 23m (semi-staged)
Feb. 25 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Cvilak/C. Lynch, Adamonyte/Risley, Nims; Shankle/Prieto, Moore/Schroeder,
     Peirone; Martinenghi, Lawless, TBA. Also 26, 27m, 28m

PENSACOLA OPERA (Saenger Theatre, 850-433-6737;  
www.pensacolaopera.com)
Jan. 21 Little Women (Adamo). Quagliata, S. Murphy, Tarabay, Vice; Slayden, Reddy, Preisser, P. Jacobs; Shannon,
     McDonough, Houghton/Breed. Also 23m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
Jan. 29 Rinaldo (Handel). Dooley, Loutsion, Lauricella, Ammann; Kempson; Beattie, Manich, Laubach/Gomes. Also
     Feb. 1, 4, 6m

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802;www.portlandopera.org)
Feb. 4 Turandot (Puccini). L. Phillips, Doronzio; P. Webb, Van Horn; Vordoni, C. Alden, Steinberg. Also 6m, 10, 12

SACRAMENTO OPERA (Community Center Theater, 916-737-1000;www.sacopera.org)
Feb. 25 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Also 26m, 27m

SAN ANTONIO OPERA (Municipal Auditorium; Lila Cockrell Theatre, 210-225-5972; www.saopera.com)
Feb. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Grenell-Zaidman, Gandhi, J. Perez; D. Stokes, Krzankowski; Coppola, C. Stokes,
     TBA. Also 5, 6m

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000; www.sdopera.com)
Jan. 29 Turandot (Puccini). Lindstrom, Jaho; Ventre, R. Hagen; E. Müller, Mansouri, Hockney/Falconer. Also Feb. 1,
     4, 6m

SARASOTA OPERA (Sarasota Opera House, 941-366-8450; www.sarasotaopera.org)
Feb. 5m La Bohème (Puccini). D’Amato, C. Flores; Meers, Clarke, Y. Kim; DeRenzi, Sundine, D. Gordon/Kaplan. Also
     8, 13m, 16, 19, 24, 27m, Mar. 6, 11, 15, 19
Feb. 12 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Pier, D. Walker, Asmar; Poulis, Kohl, Gangestad, B. Gelfand; Barrese, Kozma,
     D. Gordon/Kaplan. Also 15, 17, 20m, 23, 25, Mar. 4, 12m, 18
Feb. 26 I Lombardi (Verdi). Ohse, Hamza; Edwardsen, Dávila, K. Short; DeRenzi, M. Collins, Fanning/Kaplan. Also
     Mar. 1, 3, 6m, 9, 12, 20m

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619;www.seattleopera.org)
Jan. 15 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Coburn/Lindsey; Carbó/D. Moore, Brownlee/Phan, Bilgili, Carfizzi;
     Williamson, Kazaras, Stoddart/Ponelle. Also 16m, 19, 21, 22, 23m, 26, 28, 29
Feb. 26 Don Quichotte (Massenet). Walewska/Sindram; Relyea/Cavallier, Chama/R. Bernstein; Montanaro, Brovsky,
     Eastman/M. West. Also 27m, Mar. 2, 5, 6m, 9, 11, 12

SHREVEPORT OPERA (Riverview Theater, 318-227-9503;www.shreveopera.org)
Feb. 19 The Fantasticks (Schmidt). Also 19

ST. PETERSBURG OPERA (Palladium Theater, 727-823-2040; www.stpeteopera.org)
Jan. 21 Rigoletto (Verdi). Peeples, De Vaere; Bower, Grooms, Furnari; Sforzini, D. Anthony, Steele, M. M. Moore. Also
     23m, 25

SYRACUSE OPERA (Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 315-476-7372;www.syracuseopera.com)
Feb. 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Pabyan, Mangiameli, Stanley/Graham-Smith; Kuhn, Sanz, Cushing, M. Young,
     Temporelli; Frost, Eaton, Eckhart/Kaplan. Also 13m

TACOMA OPERA (Theatre on the Square, WA, 253-627-7789;www.tacomaopera.com)
Feb. 5 An Incomplete Education (Chabrier). B. Edwards; Donaldson, Borning. The Budding Soprano (Haydn).
     O’Grady, J. West, B. Edwards; Donaldson; production TBA. Also 6m

TACONIC OPERA (Ossining Methodist Church, NY, 914-245-3415;www.taconicopera.org)
Feb. 27m Messa di Gloria (Puccini)/Requiem (Gounod)

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400; www.tricitiesopera.com)
Feb. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 13m

TULSA OPERA (Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 918-587-4811; www.tulsaopera.com)
Feb. 19 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Armstrong, Holloway, Ruszala; Feigum, Rideout, Tigges, J. Ames; Protopapas,
     McIntyre, TBA. Also 25, 27m

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI CCM OPERA PROGRAM (Corbett Auditorium, 513-556-4183;        www.ccm.uc.edu)
Feb. 10 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 11, 12m, 12, 13m Patricia Corbett Theater

UTAH OPERA (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, 801-533-6683; www.utahopera.org)
Jan. 15 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Wool, Matanovič, Roderer, Lindskoog; H. Sorensen; Pelto, Gately,
     Garner/Memmott-Allred. Also 17, 19, 21, 23m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222; www.vancouveropera.ca)
Feb. 5 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Nielson, Szabó; Tessier; Darlington, Rader-Shieber, Zinn. Also 8, 10, 12

VIRGINIA OPERA (Harrison Opera House, Norfolk; Carpenter Theatre, Richmond; GMU Center for
     the Arts, Fairfax, 866-673-7282;
www.vaopera.org)
Feb. 5 Die Walküre (Wagner). Hogan, Citro, Lorcini; Werner, J. Johnson, T. Robinson; Rescigno, Groag,
     Cothran/Dorman. Also 9, 11, 13m (Norfolk); 18, 20m (Fairfax); 25, 27m (Richmond)

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C., 202-295-2400; www.dc-opera.org)
Feb. 26 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Martínez/Naglestad, M. Thompson/N. Liang; Dolgov/Arancam, Chioldi/
     H. Yun; Auguin/Domingo, R. Daniels, Yeargan. Also Mar. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6m, 7, 8, 10, 13m, 14, 15, 17m, 19

WEST BAY OPERA (Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto, 650-424-9999;www.wbopera.org)
Feb. 18 Turandot (Puccini). LoBianco, Dávila; Gustafson, Lau; Moscovich, D. Cox, Crompton/Floor. Also 20m,
     26, 27m

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INTERNATIONAL

 

BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20; www.bayerische.staatsoper.de) 

Jan. 15 Die Tragödie des Teufels (Eötvös). Burggraaf; Nigl, Myllys; Eötvös/Ward, Kovalik, I. & E. Kabakov/Haas.
      Also 19
Jan. 16m Lohengrin (Wagner). Van den Heever/Pieczonka, Baechle/Meier; Heppner/Seiffert, Nikitin,
      Fischesser/Sigmundsson; Nagano, Jones, Ultz. Also 20, 23m, 26, 30m, Feb. 3, July 2m, 6m
Jan. 22 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Pieczonka, Archibald/Fally, Coote/Sindram; Fritz/R. Smith; Nagano, Carsen,
      Pabst/Bauer. Also 25, 28, July 13, 16
Feb. 2 Carmen (Bizet). Aldrich, Mikolaj; Kaufmann/Giordano, Ketelsen; Ettinger, Wertmüller, Job. Also 5, 10, 13,
      18, 21
Feb. 6 Nabucco (Verdi). Rezza, Scherer; Ataneli, Kowaljow, Hymel; Ono, Kokkos, Kokkos. Also 12, 16, 19, 23
Feb. 27 L’Enfant et les Sortilèges (Ravel). Erraught, Gilmore, Tilling; Gay. Der Zwerg (Zemlinsky). Cast TBA;
      Nagano, Jarzyna, Maciejewska/Duszynska. Also Mar. 3, 6, 9, 13m, 20, July 22

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40; www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Jan. 22 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Stéphany; Carpenter, Mihai, Courjal, Bracci; Spinosi, Sagi,
      Corbella/Schussheim. Also 24, 26, 28, 30m

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Jan. 15 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Joshua, Petrinsky, Scholte; Duesing, Schramm; Renes, R. Jones,
     McDonald. Also 18, 20, 23m, 25, 28, 30m, Feb. 3, 6m
Feb. 2 Legende (Wagemans). Szmytka, Rasker; Saelens, Oliemans, Beekman/Wigenhof; de Leeuw, Sijm,
     Warning/Bremers. Also 9, 12, 15, 18, 24, 27m

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Jan. 13 Orphée et Eurydice (Gluck). Leoson, Arnet, S. Stern;  Lacey, Ek, Ekman. Also 20, 22, 25, 27
Jan. 18 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Byström, Végh, Staykov; Hedlund, Taube, Edholm;  Klingele, Tandberg, 
      Tandberg/Geber. Also 21, 23m, 26, 28
Jan. 19 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Stenkina, Kummervold; Ladyuk, Engelsviken, Shtonda; Jensen,
     Dale, Ekman. Also 24, 29
Jan. 27 The Rape of Lucretia (Britten). Dragojevic, M. Sølberg; TBA, Søberg, Langvik, Whelan; Senere,
     Strassberger, TBA. Also 30, Feb. 1, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 21
Feb. 16 Lulu (Berg). Stober, Høisæter; Sødal, Lehman, Stensvold; Fiore, Herheim, Scheele/Völlm. Also 19, 22, 25,
      Mar. 2, 5, 10, 14, 23, 25

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Jan. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Sunnegardh/Serjan/He/Urmana/Pieczonka; O’Neill/Massi/Aronica/Arancam/Licitra/
      Sartori, Gagnidze/Grundheber/Almaguer/Grimsley/Ramey; A. Joel, Barlog, Sanjust. Also Feb. 19,
      May 25, 28, Jun. 23, 26
Jan. 16 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Uhl/Schnitzer/Michael; R. Smith/West, Brück, Hagen/Holl; Runnicles/Rogister,
      Harms, Damovsky. Also 22, July 9
Jan. 21 La Traviata (Verdi). Lungu/Ciofi/Harteros; Grigolo/Cernoch, Nucci/Keenlyside; Abel/Brignoli/Rogister,
     Friedrich, Schlössmann/Bruns. Also 21, Feb. 6
Jan. 23 Die Liebe der Danae (R. Strauss). Uhl; Klink, Blondelle, Ulrich, Delavan; Litton/Windfuhr, Harms,
      Damovsky/Katzer-Dittrich. Also 27, Feb. 5, 13, Mar. 19, Apr. 7
Jan. 26 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Guleghina; Licitra/R. Smith, Ko; Carignani, Dew, Sykora/Vázquez. Also 29,
      Feb. 16
Jan. 28 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Stober/Welschenbach, Sabirova/Uyar; Kang/Bieber/Blondelle, Pauly,
      Jerkunica/H. Lee; Rogister/Foremny, Krämer, Reinhardt. Also 27, Dec. 4, 15, 27, Jan. 28, Mar. 5, Apr. 21, 30,
      May 7
Jan. 30 Marie Victoire (Respighi). Cast TBA; Jurowski, Schaaf, Thomasberger/Reinhardt. Also Feb. 3, 15
Feb. 12 Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc). Harnisch, Kaune, Juon, Helzel, Uyar; Abel, Krämer, Pilz/Glathar. Also
      18, 25
Feb. 17 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Welschenbach, Wagner/Kaune, Kurucová; Szumanski, Pauly; Layer, Friedrich,
      H. Wernicke/O. Wernicke
Feb. 20 Germania (Franchetti). Cast TBA; Windfuhr, Harms, Damovsky/Jaenecke
Feb. 26 Otello (Verdi). Isokoski/Pieczonka; Forbis/Botha, Delavan; Runnicles, Kriegenburg, Thor/Schraad. Also
      Mar. 3, 7, 25, 29, Apr. 2

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200; www.eno.org)
Jan. 22 La Bohème (Puccini). Llewellyn, TBA; G. Jones/Boe, R. Wood, Putninš; Lord, J. Miller, Bywater. Also 25, 27
Jan. 31 Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti). Rutter, DeShong; Fabiano, A. Miles; Daniel, Figgis, Devlin/TBA. Also Feb. 5, 9,
      12, 15, 18, 23, 25, Mar. 3
Feb. 16 Parsifal (Wagner). Theorin; Skelton, Paterson, Tomlinson, Fox; Wigglesworth, Lehnhoff, Bauer/
      Schmidt-Futterer
Feb. 26 The Mikado (Sullivan). Bevan, Huckle, A. Owens; Suart, Boe, D. Maxwell, Angas; P. Robinson, J. Miller,
      Lazaridis/Blane

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 21 30 13 101;www.festspielhaus.de)
Jan. 27 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Gens, Santafé, Erdmann; Davislim, Genz, K. Wolff; Currentzis, Himmelmann,
     Leiacker/von Gerkan. Also 29, 31

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Jan. 15 La Bohème (Puccini). Cvilak, Palo/Vahevaara; Pohjonen, Hakala/Kortekangas, Kares;  Segerstam, Nickler,
     Kontek/Weissenborn. Also 19, 21
Jan. 18 Robin Hood (Linkola). Cast TBA; Franck, Heiskanen, Lukka/M. Uusitalo. Also 20, 24, 26, 28, Feb. 5m, 9,
     Mar. 3m, 5, 8m, 16m, 19m

Jan. 22 Faust (Gounod). Isokoski, Luttinen; Černoch, Hakala, Pursio; Segerstam, Tapola, Väisänen. Also 25, 27,
     29, Feb. 1, 3, 14, 16

Feb. 4 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). TBA, Lampimäki; Katajala, TBA, Romu; Kopecky, Tapola, Kontek. Also 8, 10,
     Mar. 9, 22, 29

Feb. 15 Aleksis Kivi (Rautavaara). Cast TBA; Franck, Milonoff, Ijäs/Pasanen. Also 17, 19, Apr. 3m, 6, 8

Feb. 18 Daddy’s Girl (Kortekangas). Cast TBA; Pekkanen, Baran/Kelo, Kunttu/Turunen. Also Mar. 4, 10, 26m,
     Apr. 1, 13

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02; www.vlaamseopera.be)
Jan. 16m Semiramide (Rossini). Papatanasiù/Evrard, Hallenberg; McPherson, Wagner; Zedda, Lowery, Lowery.
     Also 19 (Ghent)
Feb. 11 Hérodiade (Massenet). Cast TBA; Jurowski/Pouspourikas, Schlömer, Kilian/Kilian. Also 13m, 16, 19 (Ghent);
     25, 27m, Mar. 2, 5, 8 (Antwerp)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;www.liceubarcelona.com)
Jan. 20 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Gruberova/Devia, Garanča/Ganassi; Bros/Zapata, Colombara/Orfila; Reck, Duran,
     Lladó/Castells. Also 25, 30m, Feb. 4, 9, 14, 18, 23, 27m, Mar. 5
Feb. 20m Parsifal (Wagner). Kampe/Bullock; Vogt/S. O’Neill, Held/Daniel, Konig/Halfvarson, Daniel/Wegner;
     Boder, Guth, Schmidt. Also 24, 25, 28, Mar. 2, 4, 8, 10, 12

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30;www.geneveopera.ch)
Jan. 26 I Puritani (Bellini). Damrau; Kudrya, Vassallo, Regazzo; Cobos, Negrin, Devlin/Désiré. Also 29, Feb. 1, 4, 7,
     10, 13m

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Jan. 15 Carmen (Bizet). Damian/Surguladze, Tola; Schukoff/F. Armiliato, McKinny/Vasar/Argiris;
     L. Foster/Kamensek, Faggioni, Frigerio. Also Feb. 8, 11
Jan. 23 Parsifal (Wagner). Denoke; Vogt, Koch, Rose, A. Yang; S. Young, Wilson, Wilson/Parmeggiani. Also Apr. 25,
     May 1
Jan. 26 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). H. Lee, Tola/M. Miller, Markina/Damian; Schwinghammer, Rud/Vasar;
     Csizmadia, von Pfeil, Damovsky/Rohardt. Also 29
Jan. 30 Faust (Gounod). Voulgaridou, Markina; Filianoti, Petean, Tsymbalyuk; Kamensek, Beauvais,
     Schlubach//Bilabel/Raschig. Also Feb. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 22
Feb. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Tola/Harteros, Tretyakova; Pisapia/Cernoch, Capitanucci/Daniel, Randes/Tsymbalyuk;
     Soddy, Joosten, Leiacker/Jara. Also 3, 6, Apr. 23, 30
Feb. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Jaho/Aleksanyan/Gruberova/H. Lee/Kurzak; Pirgu/Nurgeldiyev/Vargas/Ilincai/
     Černoch/Jordi/Pop, Vassallo/Jenis/Petean/Dobber/Rucinski/de Candia; S. Young/Kamensek/Kober/Di Martino,
     Abenius, Businger/Willerscheidt. Also 26, Apr. 16, May 7
Feb. 6 Die Schneekönigin (Valtinoni). Cast TBA; Gordon, Panzer, Wachsmann/Sindt. Also 11, 12m, 12, 13m, 18,
     19m, 19, 20m, 25, 26m, 26, 27m
Feb. 10 Erwartung (Schoenberg)/Le Bal (Strasnoy)/Das Gehege (Rihm). Polaski; S. Young, R. Wilson,
     R. Wilson/Parmeggiani. Also 13, 15
Feb. 13 The Rape of Lucretia (Britten). Cast TBA; Hicks, Topsøe, Diensthuber. Also 15, 17, 19, 21, 23
Feb. 17 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Iveri/Monogarova, Damian/Markina; Vasar/Jenis, Nurgeldiyev,
     Martirossian/Tsymbalyuk; Soddy/S. Young, Joosten, Leiacker/Jara. Also 20, 23, Mar. 2, Apr. 14, 17
Feb. 27 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Meier, Markina; F. Armiliato, Dobber, Rud/Vasar; Pagliacci (Leoncavallo).
     Tola/Kwon; F. Armiliato, Dobber, Rud/Vasar; B. Gordon, Panzer, Wachsmann/Sindt. Also Mar. 1, 6, 9, 12

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170;        www.opera.hu)
Jan. 16m La Bohème (Puccini). Kiss/Rost/Tokody, Gorbachyova/Báradi; Fekete/Kovácsházi/Berkes, Horváth,
     Cser/Bretz/Rácz; Ráth/Kesselyák, Nádasdy, Oláh/Márk
Jan. 16 I Vespri Siciliani (Verdi). Bazsinka/E. Sümegi; Bándi/Fekete, Massányi/Fokanov, Gábor/Racz; Kesselyák,
     von Stegmann, Schlössmann/Nagy. Also 18, 20, 22, 27
Jan. 21 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Frankó/Herczenki, Mester/Schöck, Csonka/Iván; Szappanos/Megyesi,
     Haja/Rezsnyák, Busa/Tóth; Vashegyi, Szinetár, Forray/Schäffer. Also 29m, Feb. 1, 5m, 19m, 24
Jan. 28 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Bátori/Rálik, Meláth, Kovács/Wiedemann; Bándi/Maisuradze,
     Szegedi/Horváth; Ráth, Milkov, V. Volszkij/R. Volszkij. Also 30m, Feb. 2, 5, 8, 11
Feb. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Wierdl/Kriszta/Fodor, Kolonits/Varga/L rincz; Potyók/Tarjányi/Nyári/Brickner,
     E. Nagy/Haja/Szegedi, Reacz/Fried/Szvétek; J. Kovács/L. Kovács/Török, Marton, M. Levine/Benedek. Also 4,
     Apr. 12, 13, 14
Feb. 6m The King’s New Clothes (Ránki). Kertesi; Beöthy-Kiss, Rezsnyák, Cser; Köteles, Toronykõy, Juhász. Also 12m
Feb. 6m Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 9m, 12m
Feb. 19 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 25, 27m, Mar. 1, 11, 13m, 19, 26

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Jan. 7m Ernani (Verdi). Crider/Bertman; Giuliacci/H. Smith, Gerello/Vitelli, Burchuladze/Chikviladze; Pehlivanian,
     Znaniecki, Scoglio/Piskorek. Also 8, 9, 11, 12, 14m, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21m, 22
Feb. 8 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Martinez/Baggio, Minarelli, TBA; Albelo/Akin, Braun/Briger; Zedda, Sagi,
     Galán. Also 9, 11m, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18m, 19

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Jan. 15 Rigoletto (Verdi). Andersson/Novikova, Oertel/van Oijen; Caproni/G. Stevens, T. Richards,
     Ivashchenko/Spehar; Junghänel, Bieito, Ringst/Krügler. Also 8, 15, 19, 22, 27, Feb. 6, 25, Mar. 5
Jan. 16 Das Land des Lächelns (Lehár). B. Jensen, Giebel/Rettinghaus; Dusseljee, Lie; Schoots, Baumgarten,
     Audick/Kroschinske. Also 21, 30
Jan. 20 Fidelio (Beethoven). Petersen, Rettinghaus; Hartmann, TBA, Larsen; Kaftan, Homoki, Schlößmann/Seipel.
     Also 23, 28, Feb. 13, 18
Jan. 25 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). McKay, Geller, Starzinger; Sabrowski, Lie/Papendell; Numajiri, Konwitschny,
     Kossdorff/Mayer-Michnay. Also 29, Feb. 1, 21, 27m, Mar. 4, 19
Feb. 5 Der Vetter aus Dingsda (Künneke). Cast TBA; Lange, Kosky, Babidge/Babidge. Also 19, Mar. 1, 11, 26, Apr. 19
Feb. 20 Rusalka (Dvořák). Grigorian/Kringelborn, von den Steinen/Schneider-Hofstetter, Bress/Zwierko; J. Dowd/
     T. Richards, Ivashchenko/Larsen; Kovács, Konwitschny, Kossdorff/Mayer-Michnay. Also 26, Mar. 3, 13, 17,
     Apr. 9, 28, May 1, 13, July 14
Feb. 23 Die Rote Zora (Naske). Cast TBA; TBA, von Peter, von Steiger/Wittig. Also 24, 28, Mar. 2, 6, 20, 22, 27, Apr. 8

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Jan. 15 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Kang/Dreisig, Lyrén; Piffka/Bäckström, Krantz; Swensen/Lönnqvist, Akina,
     Shibuya/Namba. Also 21, 23m, 27, 29, Feb. 2, 5
Feb. 12 Hemligheter (Forssell). World premiere. Cast TBA; Larson/Lönnqvist, Dunér, Freiij/Freiij. Also 17, 20m,
     Mar. 4, 6m, 13m, 19, 25 
NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Jan. 17 Rusalka (Dvořák). Burešová/Kobielska, Pecková/Fogašová, Hamarová; Prolat/Briscein/P. Berger, Gurbal;
     TBA, Kocán, Podskalský; Hrůša/Müller, Heřman, Bönisch/Grusková. Also Mar. 5, 23, Apr. 28
Jan. 21 Aida (Verdi). Bogza/Svobodová, Fogašová/Urbanová/Hamarová; Kulko/M. Zhang, Kusnjer/Chmelo,
     Plech/Beláček, Podskalský; Müller, Piontek, Hahne
Jan. 22m L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Fajtová/Kněžíková/Kačírková; Březina/Berger/Briscein, Hájek/Sem,
     Plech/Mráz; Švec, Sandroni, Flory. Also 22, Feb. 19m, 19, Mar. 6m, Apr. 10m, 21
Jan. 26 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Bernáthová/Masaryková, Fajtová/Vykopalová, Hundeling/Svobodová,
     Jalovcová/Schöck; Laho/Prolat, D. R. Albert/Konieczny; Swierczewski/Müller, Havelka, Černý. Also Apr. 1
Jan. 30m The Devil and Kate (Dvořák). Wallingerová/Jalovcová, Ročková; Vele/Zahradníček, Březina/Voráček,
     Maršík/Kalendovský; Chalupecký, Chudovský, Born. Also Feb. 6m
Feb. 15 The Miracles of Mary (Martinů). Also 26, Mar. 13m, Apr. 25
Estates Theatre
Jan. 23m Idomeneo (Mozart). Kněžíková, Boross; Schöck, Workman, Lemberk; Netopil, Oida, T. Schenk/Mannini
Feb. 10 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Poláčková/Houda-Šaturová; Březina/Šrejma/Briscein, Zahradníček/Hájek,
     Podskalský/Plech; Chalupecký/Švec, Darok, Hollá & Firth

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Feb. 4 Yuzuru (Ikuma). Cast TBA;  Ken, Tamiya, Yukio/Itsuko. Also 5m, 6m
Feb. 14 La Traviata (Verdi). Ciofi; W. Kim, Gallo; Hirokami, Ronconi, Palli/Diappi. Also 17m, 20m, 23, 26m

OPER FRANKFURT (Frankfurt, 49 69 134 0400;www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Jan. 15 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Lascarro/Rae/Karg, Durlovski/Morley; Simu/Prégardien, S. Kim/Plock/Geyer/
     Kränzle, Reiter/Grümbel; Franci, McVicar, R. Jones/Reiffenstuel. Also 20
Jan. 16 Tosca (Puccini). Sunnegardh/Kizart; Antonenko/A. Kim, J. Howard; Carydis, Kosky, Tag. Also 21, 23, 27, 29,
     Feb. 5, 7, 11, 17, 27, Mar. 4, May 13, 20, Jun. 2
Jan. 22 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). Mahnke; R. Thomas, S. Bailey, Volle; Hussain, Hermann, Hetzer/Bartels.
     Also 30, Feb. 3, 18, 26
Jan. 28 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Haveman; Koch, A. Kim, Grümbel; Petrenko/Kovatchev, Kriegenburg,
     Thor/Hofmann. Also Feb. 4, 12, 20
Feb. 6 La Wally (Catalani). Cast TBA; Layer, Kupfer, Schavernoch/Tax. Also 9 (in concert)
Feb. 13m L’Oracolo (Leoni)/Le Villi (Puccini). Cast TBA; Morandi & Franci, Loy, Leiacker/Walter. Also 19, 25, Mar. 5

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23;www.opera-comique.com)
Jan. 20 Ô Mon Bel Inconnu (Hahn). Cast TBA; Olivier, Cordollani, Roy/Scobeltzine. Also 21
Jan. 28 Betrothal in a Monastery (Prokofiev). Kalagina, Kiknadze, Diadkova; G. Magee, Kolelishvili, Shtoda,
     Galliford; Sokhiev, M. Duncan, Chitty. Also 30m, Feb. 1, 3

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.org)
Jan. 24 Werther (Massenet). Deshayes, Gillet; Chacòn-Cruz, Lhote; Willig, Villazòn, Séguin/Vancraenenbroeck. Also
     26, 28, 30m, Feb. 1, 3, 5, 7

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;opera.marseille.fr)
Jan. 28 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Uria-Monzon, P. Fernandez; Lombardo, Almaguer. Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). 

     Timchenko; Galouzine, Murzaev, Dupuis; Carminati, Auvray, Arnould/Varda. Also 30m, Feb. 2, 4, 6m

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Jan. 22 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Urmana, Marianelli, Fiorillo; F. Armiliato, Tézier;  Callegari, Auvray, 
     Chambon/Désiré. Also 25, 28, 30m
Feb. 19 Salome (R. Strauss). Carbone, Fassbender; A. Conrad, Mechelen; Fisch, Borie, Castaingt/Coene
     22, 25, 27m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Jan. 20 Tomorrow, in a Year (The Knife). TBA, Strøbech/Dehlholm, Strøbech/Ravn. Also 21, 22m, 22, 23m
Feb. 18 Carmen (Bizet). Druet, Galli; Shelton, Bizic; Schnitzler, Wagner, Ajdarpasic & Unfried/Dutertre. Also 20m,
     22, 24, 27m, Mar. 1

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23;www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Jan. 16 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Carosi, Shkosa; Valenti, Michaels-Moore; Benini, R. Wilson,
     R. Wilson/Parmeggiani. Also 19, 22, 27, 29, Feb. 1, 4, 7, 10, 14
Jan. 31 Francesca da Rimini (Zandonai) (Zandonai). Vassilieva; Alagna/Michailov, Gagnidze, Smilek; Oren,
     Del Monaco, Centolavigna/Filippi. Also Feb. 3, 6m, 9, 12, 16, 19, 21
Palais Garnier
Jan. 17 Giulio Cesare (Handel). Dessay/Archibald, Abrahamyan; Zazzo, (Leonard), Dumaux; Haïm, Pelly,
     C. Thomas/Pelly. Also 20, 23m, 27, 29, Feb. 1, 4, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds; The Lowry, Salford Quays; Theatre Royal,
     Newcastle; Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 44 113 243 9999;
www.operanorth.co.uk)
Jan. 17 Carmen (Bizet). Shipp/Eddy, Duprels/Atherton; Auty/Wedd, Smoriginas; Delfs/Licata, Kramer/Turner,
     Gilmour/Dalton. Also 22, 29m, Feb. 1, 5, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19, 22, 26, Mar. 1, 5, Apr. 13, 15, 28, May 4, 8, 11, 17, 20, 24, 27
Feb. 2 The Portrait (Weinberg). Broderick; Nilon, Burkhard; Gergov, Pountney, Potra. Also 4, 10, 12, 18, 24, Mar. 3
Feb. 3 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Corley, Freston; A. Clayton/Sharratt, Dazeley, Dolton; W. Davies, Havergal,
     Travers. Also 8, 16, 23, 25, Mar. 2, 4

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
Jan. 28 L’Inimico delle Donne (Galuppi). Alessandrini, Mazzonis di Pralafera, Lecat/Pineau. Also 30m, Feb. 1, 3, 5

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Jan. 15 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Jankov, Hartelius, Schmid; Drole, Volle; Hogwood, Bechtolf, R. Glittenberg.
     Also 19
Jan. 16m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Schmid, Liebau, Kaluza, Chalker; Murga; Weikert, Corsaro,
     Sendak/TBA
Jan. 18 Nabucco (Verdi). Blancas, Kaluza; Pons, Prestia, Zvetanov; Santi, J. Miller, Bywater. Also 20
Jan. 23m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 30m, Feb. 13m, Mar. 20m, June 26m (for children)
Jan. 23 Le Comte Ory (Rossini). Bartoli, Olvera; Camarena, Widmer; Tang, Leiser/Caurier, Fenouillat/Cavalca. Also
     27, 29, Feb. 2, 3, 5
Jan. 30 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Stemme, Kasarova; Seiffert/R. Smith, Volle, Muff; Metzmacher, Kupfer,
     Schavernoch/Tax. Also Feb. 2, 6m, 10, 13, 17, 20m, 26
Feb. 12 Rigoletto (Verdi). Guo, Peetz; Bruson, TBA, Daniluk; Santi, Deflo, Orlandi/Orlandi. Also Apr. 10, 17
Feb. 16 Fidelio (Beethoven). Merbeth, Trattnigg; Kõnig, Naouri, Muff; Gatti, Thalbach, Toffolutti/Toffolutti. Also 24,
     Mar. 1, 4, 8, 11
Feb. 27 Norma (Bellini). Mošuc, Breedt; Grigolo, Polgár; Carignani, R. Wilson, R.Wilson/Bickel. Also Mar. 3, 6, 9,
     13m, 15, 17, 22, 31

PALAU DE LES ARTS REINA SOFÍA (Valencia, 34 902 202 383; www.lesarts.com)
Jan. 22 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Echalaz, Rachvelishvili; Ruckinski, Korchak, Groissböck; Wellber, Trelinski,
     Kudlička/Klimas. Also 25, 28, 30, Feb. 8, 11
Feb. 23 1984 (Maazel). Cast TBA; Maazel, Lepage, Fillion/Giguère. Also 26, Mar. 1, 4, 6

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kgl-teater.dk)
Jan. 16m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Borsi/Dahl/Kreslina, Bock/Jansson; Palombi/Didyk, Kempster/
     Iversen/Paevatalu; Bellincampi, Langridge, Chitty/TBA. Also 19, 28, 31, Feb. 3, 8, 13m, Apr. 2m, 9, 16
Jan. 18 La Bohème (Puccini). Netrebko/Kihlberg/Sjöberg, Stille/Mai-Mai/L. Johnson; Lodahl/Riis,
     Knudsen/Hausmann, Reuter/Lindström; Piollet/Carignani, Melbye, Melbye. Also 21, 26, Feb. 2, Apr. 1, 12, 19,
     26, 29, May 2
Jan. 22 Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky). Reuter, Kristensen, Milling, S. Andersen; Hrusa, Tcherniakov, TBA/Danilova.
     Also 25, 27, 29, Feb. 1, 4, 6m, 9, 11
Feb. 14 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Dam-Jensen/Bundgaard, Semmingsen/J. Andersson; Riis/Lodahl, Jensen,
     Knudsen, Didenko; Shelley, Py, Weitz. Also 16, Mar. 2, 24, 27m, 29, 31, Apr. 3m, 6, 11

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.royalopera.org)
Jan. 18 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Kurzak; Molnár, Ossborn/Botelho, Abdrazakov, Praticò; R. Macdonald, Leiser
     & Caurier, Fenouillat/Cavalca. Also 21, 24, 26, 29, 31, Feb. 2, 5, 8
Feb. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Royal, Pratt; J. Kaiser, Maltman, Selig; C. Davis/Syrus, Macfarlane, Macfarlane. Also
     3, 7, 9, 11, 16, 19, 22, 24
Feb. 17 Anna Nicole (Turnage). World premiere. Cast TBA; Pappano, R. Jones, Buether/Gillibrand. Also 21, 23, 26,
     Mar. 1, 4

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Jan. 18 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Byström/Olsson, Végh, Staykov/Arnet; Hedlund, Taube, Edholm; Klingele/Lacey, 

     Tandberg, Tandberg/Geber. Also 21, 23m, 26, 28, Feb. 7, 12m, 16, 24, Mar. 1, 4
Jan. 19 Orphée (Gluck). Leoson, Arnet, S. Stern; Lacey, Ek, Ekman/Ekman. Also 22m, 25, 27, Feb. 4, 8, 18, 21
Jan. 22m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Staykov/Rombo, Olsson, Végh/Paulsson; Edholm/Franzén, Eliasson, Rygert;
     Klingele/Bachmann, Tandberg, Tandberg/Geber. Also 25 27, 29m
Feb. 3 Norma (Bellini). Nordin, Pfeiffer; Hong, Schmidberger; Licata, J. Robinson/Annby, Schwengl. Also 9, 11
Feb. 19m Werther (Massenet). Hellekant, Sandström; Degerfeldt, Fredriksson; Plasson, Pettersson, Östbergh/Nyberg.
     Also 22, 28, Mar. 3, 17, 24

SCOTTISH OPERA (Various locations, 44 141 332 3321; www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Feb. 15 Orlando (Handel). Mead, Silver, TBA, Booth, Radley, TBA; Wolf; Goodwin, Fehr, Thavoris. Also Feb. 15, 19m,
     26 (Glasgow); Mar. 3, 5 (Edinburgh)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;www.semperoper.de)
Jan. 16 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Cast TBA; Jurowski. In concert
Jan. 20 Carmen (Bizet). Herrera, Selbig; Berrugi, McKinny; Montanaro, Lauterbach, Schubert/Rieck. Also 22, 24, 28,
     June 25, 27, 30
Jan. 21 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Herlitzius, Ullrich, T. Vaughn; Ketelsen, Dunaev, Pohl; A. Joel, Krämer,
     Jäkel/Bauer. Also 25, Feb. 2, 7, 15m, 18, 19, 25, 27
Jan. 22 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Atanasov, Petrick; Marbach; Poe, Weiss, Lenk. Also 23, June 11, 12, 13, 19
Jan. 23 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Dalayman, C. Mayer; Gould, Henneberg, L. Li; Fisch, Marelli, Marelli/
     Niefind-Marelli. Also 30, Feb. 6m
Jan. 26 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Vondung, Schwanewilms, Gorshunova; Rydl, W. Kim, Ketelsen; Schneider,
     Laufenberg, Schubiger/Karge. Also
Jan. 27 Penthesilea (Schoeck). Cast TBA; Albrecht, Krämer, Bäckmann/Bauer. Also 29, Feb. 4
Feb. 6 Der Gestiefelte Kater (Cui). Cast TBA; Sotin, Ebert, Koppenhöfer/Nicod. Also 8, 10, 12, 24, 26, 27, Mar. 5, 6, 7,
     8, 12, 13, 19, 20
Feb. 9 Salome (R. Strauss). Nylund, T. Vaughn; W. Schmidt, Marquardt; Netopil, Mussbach, Bussbach/
     Schmidt-Futterer. Also 11, 17
Feb. 24 Arabella (R. Strauss). Schwanewilms, C. Ullrich, Liebold; Skovhus, Wedd, Rootering; Beermann, Hollmann,
     Hoffer/Zallinger. Also Mar. 2, 5, 8, 11

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN (Schiller Theater, Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555;
     www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Jan. 16 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Samuil, Schäfer, Grigorian; Rügamer, Saccà, Trekel; Eschwé/Z. Mehta,

     Pade, Lintl. Also 19, 21, 23, 26

Jan. 30 Antigona (Traetta). Cast TBA; Jacobs, Nemirova, Hutterli/Hutter. Also Feb. 1, 3, 8, 10
Feb. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Poplavskaya/Samuil; Grigolo/Pirgu, Daza/Murzaev; Steffens, Mussbach,
     Wonder/Schmidt-Futterer. Also 14, 17, 20, 26, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, 10
Feb. 12 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Schäfer/Gritton/Bengtsson, Götz/Prohaska; Tarver/Roschkowski,
     Conners/Hoffmann, Dorn/Kristinsson; Moulds/Haider, Thalheimer, Altmann/Tag. Also 15, 18, 23, 27, May 28, Jun. 1, 4, 13
Feb. 13 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Samuil/Kucerova; Breslik/Capalbo, Loconsolo, Girolami; Zanetti, Adlon,
     Schlössmann/Maurer. Also 16, 19, 25, 28, Mar. 5, 11
Feb. 18 El Cimarron (Henze). Wild. Also 24, 26, Mar, 1, 4, July 7

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Jan. 15 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Schneider, TBA/Johannsen, Schneiderman/Hörhold; Edelmann/Klink, TBA,
     Turk/Köninger; Honeck/Handschuh, Stölzl, Reinhardt/Kudrna. Also 23, 26
Jan. 16 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Prudenskaja, Iven, Böhnert; Hemm, K. C. Park/Mihai, Dürr; Honeck,
     Herheim, Ringst/Völle. Also 22
Jan. 17 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Schneider, Kutlu, TBA; Shulackoff, A. Kim, Bracht; Soustrot. In concert
Jan. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Prudenskaja/Raj, Daller, H. Zhu; Hartmann/T. Richards, T. You/Kim; Fournillier, Nübling,
     Gerstner. Also 30, Feb. 2, Mar. 13, 16, 19, 22
Jan. 29 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Durlovski; Popov, T. You, L. Li/Y. Zhang; Fournillier, Motta, Motta. Also
     Feb. 1, 22, 26, Mar. 2, 5, 8, 11, 15, 17, 21, 25, Apr. 1
Feb. 27 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Babajanyan, Raj; Ishino, Shulackoff, Gorny; Soustrot, Lehner, Watanabe/Pick.
     Also Mar. 3, 9, 12, Apr. 2

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
Jan. 16m Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). D’Intino/Cornetti, Piunti; Licitra/Y. Lee/Anile, Sgura/Inverardi.
     Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Dyka/Opolais; Cura/Palombi, Maestri/Mastromarino, Cassi/Viviani; Harding,
     Martone, Tramonti/Patzak. Also 18, 20,
     22, 25, 28, Feb. 1, 3, 5
Feb. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Serafin/Dyka; Kaufmann/Berti, Lučić/Terfel; Wellber, Bondy, Peduzzi/Canonero. Also 17,
     20m, 22, 25, 27m, Mar. 2, 4, 6m, 23, 25

TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA (39 051 529958; www.tcbo.it)
Jan. 16 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Keys/Boylan, Lorte/Orciani; Storey/R. Decker, Gantner/Bogdanchikov; Reck,
     Montavon, Scnchi/A. Hass. Also

TEATRO LA FENICE (Venice, 39 041 2424; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Jan. 28 Intolleranza (Nono) Horak; Kaasch; Zagrosek. Also 30m, Feb. 1, 3, 5m
Feb. 25 La Bohème (Puccini). M. Lee, Sadovnikova/Díaz; Guèze, S. G. Jung/Salerno; Valcuha/Beltrami, Micheli,
     Sanchi. Also 26m, 27m, Mar. 1, 2, 3, 6m, 8, 9, 11, 12m, 13m

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48;www.teatro-real.com)
Jan. 16 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Graham/Wesseling; Groves/Beuron, Domingo/Meachem; Hengelbrock,
     Carsen, Hoheisel. Also 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 27
Feb. 11 La Página en Blanco (Jurado). World premiere. Cast TBA; Engel, Hermann, Polzin/A. Witt. Also 14,
     16, 18, 22, 25, 28, Mar. 2
Feb. 23 Les Huguenots (Meyerbeer). Massis, Di Giacomo, Deshayes; Cutler, Tiliakos, Ulyanov; R. Palumbo.
     Also 26, Mar. 1 (in concert)

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Jan. 26 Parsifal (Wagner). Holloway/Brunner; Ventris/Collins, Schmeckenbecher/Stiefermann, K. Youn/Rydl, Doss;
     Steinberg, Michieletto, Fantin/Buzzi. Also 27, 29, 30m, Feb. 1, 3, 5, 6m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
Jan. 20 Castor et Pollux (Rameau). Cast TBA; Rousset, Clément, Hansen/TBA. Also 22, 24, 26, 28, 30
Feb. 17 The Rape of Lucretia (Britten). Kirchschlager, Blue; Begley, Butter, Gunn, Lemalu; S. Edwards,
     K. Warner, Martin-Davis/TBA. Also 19, 22, 25, 27

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Jan. 16m Betrothal in a Monastery (Prokofiev). Kalagina, Kiknadze, Diadkova; G. Magee, Kolelishvili,
     Shtoda, Galliford; Sokhiev, Duncan, Chitty. Also 18, 19
Jan. 28 Medea (Dusapin). C. Stein; Creed, Waltz, Maier-Schriever & Schenk & Schuppelius/Birkle. Also 29
Feb. 5 L’Aire du Dire (Jodlowski). World premiere. Also 6m

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39;www.demunt.be)
Jan. 27 Parsifal (Wagner). Larsson; A. Richards, Mayer, Rootering, Tómasson; Haenchen, Castellucci,
     Castellucci. Also 30m, Feb. 1, 3, 6m, 8, 11, 15, 17, 20m

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;www.volksoper.at)
Jan. 15 Carmen (Bizet). Kushpler/Peebo, Melzer/K. Kaiser; Montazeri/Ende, Abdukayumov/Holecek;
     Paternostro/Milton, Joosten, Leiacker/Seydtle. Also 26, 28, Feb. 5, 9, 19, Mar. 5
Jan. 16 Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai). O’Loughlin/Lienbacher, Bogner/Bahrmann, Kloose/Mikelic;
     Behle/J. You, Larsen/Schmutzhard, Woldt/Daum, Winkler/S. Cerny; Goetzel, Kirchner, Floeren. Also 19
Jan. 17 Guys and Dolls (Loesser). Dorak, Hauser; Herrig, R. Meyer, G. Hall; TBA, Marecek, Madwar/Erb. Also 7, 11,
     17, 20, 25, 30, Feb. 11, 13
Jan. 18 Der Graf von Luxemburg (Lehár). Cast TBA; Caspari, Schottenberg, Kudlich/Navas. Also 13, 18, 27, 2
Jan. 23m La Cenerentola (Rossini). Simonian/Riedl; J. Schneider/Alegret, Colin, Hausmann/Köninger; Schüller,
     Freyer, Amos. Also Feb. 1, 7, 14, 17, 20, 22
Feb. 6m Die Blume von Hawaii (Abraham). Cast TBA; Olefirowicz, Baumann, M. Fischer-Dieskau/Erb. Also 10, 12,
     16, 21, Mar. 4, 7, 15
Feb. 15 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Steinsky, Bahrmann, Kloose; Kerschbaum, Elgr, Schmutzhard; Eschwé, Zednik,
     Dessyllas/Engl. Also 18, 24, Apr. 8, 12, May 13, 16, 27, June 28
Feb. 25 Antonia und der Reissteufel (Kolonovits). Cast TBA; TBA, Meyer, Cremer/TBA. Also 27m, Mar. 11m,
     13m, 14m
Feb. 26 Il Tabarro (Puccini). Ramos/Hundeling; Ende/Montazeri, Holecek/Abdukayumov. Gianni Schicchi
     (Puccini). Bobro/Bogner; Winkler/Strauch, J. Schneider/Pinderak/Reinthaller; Dovico, Meyer, Cremer. Also
     Mar. 1, 3, 6m, 10, 17, 20m, 23
Feb. 27 South Pacific (Rodgers). Pires, Gorgi, Lipovsek; Furlanetto, Chaundy, Wagner-Trenkwitz; D. Levi. Also
     Mar. 2 (in concert)

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Feb. 12 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Focile, Boag, Lepalaan; M. Stone, Clarke, Stout;  Rösner, Copley, T. Reed/TBA.
     Also 19, 25, 27m, Mar. 3, 5, 9, 11, 17, 19, 23, 25, 30, Apr. 1, 6, 8, 13, 15
Feb. 24 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Pellegrino, Bardon/J. Thomas; G. Jones, Kempster; Licata, P. Watson, Hatley/TBA. Also
     26, Mar. 1, 4, 10, 12, 18, 24, 26, 31, Apr. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Jan. 23 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Hartig, Shagimuratova; Klink, Werba, Groissböck; Bolton, Marelli, Marelli/Niefind.
     Also 26, 30, Jun. 15, 19, 22
Jan. 16 Salome (R. Strauss). Naglestad, Kulman; Schmidt, Held; Schneider, Barlog, J. Rose. Also Feb. 2, Jun. 3, 6
Jan. 17 Werther (Massenet). Koch, Tonca; Kaufmann, Eröd; Chaslin, Serban, Pabst. Also 21, 24, 28
Jan. 19 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Persson, Hulcup, Fally; Lehtipuu, D’Arcangelo, Corbelli; Rhorer, de Simone, Carosi,
     Nicoletti. Also 22, 25, 29
Jan. 31 La Bohème (Puccini). Stoyanova, Reinprecht; Villazon, Daniel, TBA; Welser-Möst, Zeffirelli/Escoffier. Also
     Feb. 3, 6
Feb. 4 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Azzaretti, TBA; Giordano, TBA, T. Yang, TBA; Altinoglu, Flimm, Hutter. Also 8,
     11, 14
Feb. 5 Billy Budd (Britten). Eröd, Shicoff, P. Rose; Jenkins, Decker, Gussmann. Also 9, 13, 17
Feb. 12 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Pieczonka; Dohmen, S. Gould, TBA; Schneider, Mielitz, S. Mayer. Also 15,
     18, 22, 25
Feb. 16 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Schwartz, Röschmann, Bonitatibus; Pisaroni, Schrott; Welser-Möst, Martinoty,
     Schavernoch/Segonzac. Also 19, 21, 24, 26
Feb. 27 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Vassileva, TBA; Shicoff, Caria; Lange, Gielen, Foujita. Also Mar. 6, 31, Apr. 3

source: Opera News

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