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November/ December Performance Listings!

by Erica Papillion-Posey

NORTH AMERICA

 

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org )
Nov. 15 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Di Giacomo, Cornetti; A. Kim, Bilyy; Armiliato, McVicar, Edwards/Reiffenstuel
Nov. 16 Carmen (Bizet). Garanča, Cabell; Jovanovich, Relyea; Gardner, Eyre, Howell
Nov. 17 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Persson, Leonard, de Niese; Sledge, Gunn, Holzmair; Christie, Koenig, Yeargan
Nov. 18 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Netrebko; Del Carlo, Kwiecien, B. Banks; Levine, Schenk, Langenfass
Nov. 19 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Same as Nov. 15
Nov. 20m Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Same as Nov. 17 exc. Breslik for Sledge
Nov. 20 Carmen (Bizet). Same as Nov. 16
Nov. 22 Don Carlo (Verdi). Poplavskaya, Smirnova; Alagna, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Halfvarson; Nézet-Séguin, 
    Hytner, Crowley
Nov. 23 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Same as Nov. 20m
Nov. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Same as Nov. 16
Nov. 26 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Nov. 22
Nov. 27m Carmen (Bizet). Same as Nov. 16
Nov. 27 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Same as Nov. 20m
Nov. 29 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Nov. 22 exc. Y. Lee for Alagna
Nov. 30 Carmen (Bizet). Same as Nov. 16
Dec. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Stoyanova, Dehn; Calleja, Capitanucci, Groissböck; Brignoli, Zeffirelli/Kneuss, 
    Zeffirelli/P. Hall
Dec. 2 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Same as Nov. 20m
Dec. 3 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Nov. 29
Dec. 4m La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 4 Carmen (Bizet). Same as Nov. 16 exc. H. K. Hong for Cabell
Dec. 6 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Voigt; Giordani, Gallo; Luisotti, del Monaco, M. Scott
Dec. 7 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Nov. 22
Dec. 8 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 9 Carmen (Bizet). Same as Dec. 4 exc. Vizin for Garanča
Dec. 10 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6
Dec. 11m Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Dec. 7
Dec. 11 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 14 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6
Dec. 15 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Nov. 29
Dec. 17 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Kožená, Palmer; Degout, Finley, W. White; Rattle, J. Miller, Conklin/
    C. Mitchell
Dec. 18m Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Dec. 7
Dec. 18 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6
Dec. 20 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Same as Dec. 17
Dec. 21m The Magic Flute (Mozart). S. Phillips, Miklósa; R. Thomas, Gunn, M. Robinson; Nielsen, Taymor, Tsypin/Taymor
Dec. 22 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6 exc. Matos for Voigt
Dec. 23 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Same as Dec. 17
Dec. 24 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Same as Dec. 21m
Dec. 27 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6 exc. Tanner for Giordani
Dec. 28 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Same as Dec. 21m
Dec. 29m The Magic Flute (Mozart). Y. Huang, Luna; Sledge, J. Moore, M. Robinson; Nielsen, Taymor, 
    Tsypin/Taymor
Dec. 29 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Same as Dec. 17
Dec. 30m The Magic Flute (Mozart). Same as Dec. 21m
Dec. 30 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Same as Dec. 6
Dec. 31 La Traviata (Verdi). Poplavskaya; Polenzani, Dobber; Noseda, Decker, Gussmann

  

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (Helen Corning Warden Theater, Philadelphia, 
    215-735-1685;
www.avaopera.org)
Nov. 19 The Scarlet Letter (Garwood). Also 20, 21

AMORE OPERA (Connelly Theatre, New York, 888-811-4111; www.amoreopera.org)
Dec. 10 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 11, 12m, 16, 17, 18, 19m, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 1, 2m
Dec. 18m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 18, 30m, 30
Dec. 29m The Mikado (Sullivan). Also 29, Jan. 1

ARIZONA OPERA (Phoenix Symphony Hall, 602-266-7464; www.azopera.com) 
Nov. 19 Carmen (Bizet). B. Clayton/J. Perez, Burnett; de La Mora/Sorenson, Ledesma; Revzen, Castaldo, 
    P. Hibbert/Theatrical Costume Design. Also 20, 21m (Phoenix)

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL (Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, 617-661-1812; 
    www.bemf.org)
Nov. 27 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Pudwell, Van Doren; D. Williams; O’Dette & Stubbs, Blin, 
    TBA/A. Watkins. Also 28m (in concert)

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (Shubert Theatre, Citi Perf. Arts Center; Calderwood Pavilion, Boston 
    Center for the Arts, 617-542-6772;
 www.blo.org)
Nov. 16 Tosca (Puccini). Gardner; Torre, Garvin; Bisantz, Lefkowich, P. Rice

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286; www.calgaryopera.com)
Nov. 20 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Dibblee; Pomeroy, Baerg, Dambruch; Dean, Gately, O’Hearn/Allred. 
    Also 24, 26

CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA (Various locations, 860-440-3594; www.ctlyricopera.org)
Nov. 28 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Svedaite, J. R. Brown; M. Lee, L. Scott, Rotaru; Sylveen, Podkowiak, Podkowiak. 
    Also Dec. 3

CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC OPERA THEATRE (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, 
    215-893-7902;
www.curtis.edu)
Nov. 18 Il Signor Bruschino (Rossini). Shafer/A. Davidson; Shivone/A. Boxer, D. Silva/Tiesi, Cedel/Barron. Les 
    Mamelles de Tirésias
(Poulenc). Rozsnyai/A. Davidson; J. Stewart/Ott, Arsenault; Hayes, Canty, Boyce/McKelvey. 
    Also 19, 20, 21m

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE (Dicapo Theatre, New York, 212-288-9438; www.dicapo.com)
Dec. 16 God Bless Us Everyone (Pasatieri). Also 17, 18, 19

EUGENE OPERA (Hult Center for the Perf. Arts, 541-485-3985; www.eugeneopera.com)
Dec. 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)
Nov. 16 Turandot (Puccini). Lindstrom, Caballero; Porretta, Langan; Tebar, Hebert, Klein. Also 19, 21m, 24, 27
    (Miami); Dec. 2, 4 (Ft. Lauderdale)

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATER (Musical Arts Center, 812-855-7433; www.music.indiana.edu)
Nov. 19 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Cast TBA; Kitsopoulos, Schamberger, C. D. Higgins. Also 20

JUILLIARD OPERA CENTER (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York, 212-769-7406; www.juilliard.edu)
Nov. 17 L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). H. Hong, Guthrie, N. O’Connell, C. Hall; Zammit, Moran; Bicket, 
    Berkeley, Kasarda/ K. K. Sorenson. Also 19, 21m
Dec. 6 Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Poulenc). Breiwick/Lustig; McDevitt, Aroditis; E. Griffin, Shapiro, L. Jellinek/
    T. Grimes. Also 8, 10, 12m

KENTUCKY OPERA (Brown Theatre, Louisville, 502-584-4500;  www.kyopera.org)
Nov. 19 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Y. Lee, Shigematsu; Diegel, Fanning; D. Roth, Mechavich, TBA. Also 21m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001; www.laopera.com) Nov. 20 Lohengrin (Wagner). Isokoski, Zajick; Heppner, J. Johnson, Sigmundsson; Conlon, Steier, Hofacker. Also 
    28m, Dec. 1, 4, 9, 12m
Nov. 27 Rigoletto (Verdi). Coburn, Gladen; Gagnidze, Terranova, Silvestrelli; Conlon, Lamos, Yeargan/Hoffman. Also 
    Dec. 2, 5m, 8, 11, 15, 18m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Nov. 15 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Radvanovsky, K. Kim, Blythe; Lopardo, Delavan; Morehead/Fisch, Scotto, TBA/Conklin. Also 18, 21m, 24, 27, 30, Dec. 4, 10m
Nov. 17m A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten). Christy, Wall, DeShong; D. Daniels, Mathey, Meachem; Macdonald, Armfield, D. Ferguson. Also 20, 23
Dec. 6 The Mikado (Sullivan). Chuchman, Goeldner, Blythe; N. Davies, Spence, Shore, J. Morris; A. Davis/Morehead, Griffin, M. Thompson. Also 8, 11, Jan. 5m, 7, 9m, 11, 13m, 15, 21m

LYRIC OPERA SAN DIEGO (North Park Theatre, 619-239-8836;  www.lyricoperasandiego.org)
Nov. 18 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Also 20, 21

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA THEATER (Borden Auditorium, New York, 
    212-749-2802;
 www.msmnyc.edu)
Dec. 8 Summer and Smoke (Hoiby). Also 10, 12m 

METRO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Brooklyn,  
    www.themetrochamberorchestra.org)
Dec. 3 Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses (DeMars). Also Dec. 5 (in concert)

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE (Detroit Opera House, Detroit, 313-237-7464;  www.motopera.org)
Nov. 17 La Bohème (Puccini). Kaduce/Doronzo, K. Doner; Demuro/N. Stewart, Pop/Guagliardo, A. Gray; Carella, 
    Corradi, Girard/Girard & Prévost. Also 19, 20, 21m

NEW ORLEANS OPERA (Mahalia Jackson Theatre, 504-529-2278;  www.neworleansopera.org)
Nov. 19 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). McMahon, Hindrichs; Panikkar, Worth, Aceto; Lyall, J. Jackson, Rusnak/
    A. T. Jones Co. Also 21m

NEW YORK CITY OPERA (David H. Koch Theater, New York, 212-870-5570;  www.nycopera.com)
Nov. 16 A Quiet Place (Bernstein). Jakubiak, Risley; Otey, Hopkins; Ogren, Aiden, Lieberman/Voyce. Also 21m
Nov. 18 Intermezzo (R. Strauss). Dunleavy; Pallesen, Bidlack; Manahan, Major, Jackness/Mann. Also 20m

NICKEL CITY OPERA (Riviera Theatre, 716-692-2413;  www.nickelcityoperaco.com)
Dec. 10m Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti)/A Short Santa Claus Opera (Ruminski). Also 10, 11m, 11

OBERLIN OPERA THEATER (Hall Auditorium, 440-775-8198; new.oberlin.edu)
Nov. 17 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 19, 20, 21m

OPERA CIRCLE (Various locations, Cleveland, 216-441-2822; www.operacircle.org)
Nov. 19 I Puritani (Bellini). Also 20m

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier; Salle Ludger-Duvernay, 514-985-2258;  
    www.operademontreal.com)
Nov. 17 Roberto Devereux (Donizetti). Theodossiou, Batton; Dolgov, Westman; Colombo, Newbury, Patel/Jahn. Also 
    17, 20, 22, 25

OPERA IDAHO (Morrison Center for the Perf. Arts, Boise, 208-387-1273; www.operaidaho.org)
Dec. 4m Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti). Calas; Berreth/D. Myers, Noland, Detwiler, D. Hill; 
    Rushing-Raynes, Junkert, Wilhelmi/R. Hoffman. Also 5, 6m

OPERA MANHATTAN REPERTORY THEATRE (Roy Arias Studios and Theatres, New York;  
    www.operamanhattan.com)
Nov. 19 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 20m, 20, 21
Dec. 3 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 4m, 4, 5m, 5, 10, 11m, 11, 12m, 12, 17, 18m, 18, 19m, 19

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
Nov. 18 Tosca (Puccini). Jean-Baptiste/R. Davis; A. Boyer/C. Bengochea, Elash/Borsting; Rohrbaugh/Quartuccio, 
    S. Bengochea, Flatmo/Poindexter. Also 20, 21m, 23, 26, 28m

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888;  www.pbopera.org)
Dec. 10 Nabucco (Verdi). Marrocu/Neves, Nolen; Rucker/Catana, Beloselskiy, Diegel; Aprea, Montavon, TBA. Also 11, 
    12m, 13m

PHOENIX OPERA (Orpheum Theatre, 866-673-7248; www.phoenixopera.org)
Dec. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Nagy, Hackett; Rideout, Burdette, Plech; Massaro, C. Freeman, Ostroff/
    A. T. Jones Co. Also 5m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
Nov. 16 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Claycomb; Lomeli, Caproni, Sedov; A. Walker, Scholz-Carlson, 
    C. Jones/Hoffman. Also 19, 21m

SACRAMENTO OPERA (Community Center Theater, 916-737-1000;  www.sacopera.org)
Nov. 19 Orlando (Handel). Ricci, Mendezona, Tash, TBA; Scotting, Elzinga; production TBA. Also 21m

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (War Memorial Opera House, 415-864-3330; www.sfopera.com)
Nov. 16 The Makropulos Case (Janáček). Mattila; Dvorsky, Grochowski; Bělohlávek, Tambosi, Schlössmann/TBA. Also
    20, 24, 28m
Nov. 17 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Vassileva/Dessì, Karanas; Secco, Kelsey/Mulligan; Luisotti/Kovatchev,
    Condemi, Dunham/Klotz. Also 21m, 27
Nov. 23 Aida (Verdi). Carosi/M. Capalbo, Zajick/Yang; Giordani/Ventre, Vratogna/Kelsey, H. J. Tian/E. Owens,
    Van Horn; Luisotti/Finzi, Davies, Z. Rhodes. Also 26, 29, Dec. 2, 5m

SKYLIGHT OPERA THEATRE (Cabot Theatre, Milwaukee, 414-291-7800; www.skylightopera.com)
Nov. 19 H.M.S. Pinafore (Sullivan). Berneche, Fields; Fitzmaurice, Muriello, TBA; Carsey, Theisen, Beck/Orans. Also
    20, 21m, 24, 26, 27, 28m, 28, Dec. 1m, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5m, 8, 9, 10, 11m, 11, 12m, 15m, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222;  www.vancouveropera.ca)
Dec. 4 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). E. Gutiérrez; Fabiano, Dahl, Bilgili; Darlington, Gladstone, TBA. Also 7, 
    9, 11

VIRGINIA OPERA (Harrison Opera House, Norfolk; Carpenter Theatre, Richmond; GMU Center for 
    the Arts, Fairfax, 866-673-7282;
www.vaopera.org)
Nov. 17 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Cornelius, Tier, Zamora; Portillo, Kuhn, T. Robinson; J. Walsh, Groag, Yeargan. Also 
    19, 21m (Norfolk); 26, 28m (Richmond); Dec. 3, 5m (Fairfax)

 

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INTERNATIONAL

 

BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20; www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
Nov. 15 Aida (Verdi). Carosi/Fantini, D’Intino; Ventre/Fraccaro, Ataneli/Volle, Kotscherga/Youn, 
    Humes/Kotscherga; Carignani/Fisch/Fiore, Nel, Kilian/Welter-Fuchs. Also 19, 23, Jun. 7, 11, 14, 17
Nov. 16 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Mosuc; Shrader/Breslik, Conners, Kocán/Selig; Debus, Duncan, 
    Ultz. Also May 4, 7, July 11
Nov. 17 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Samuil/E. Wall, Kovalevska/Gens, Nakamura/Tatulescu; Maltman/Finley, 
    Castronovo/Kaiser, Regazzo/Esposito, Molnár, Ens; Nagano/Carydis, Kimmig, Hass/Rabes. Also 20, 24, 27, 
    July 14, 17
Dec. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Kühmeier/Nakamura, Kim/Lekhina; Schade/Shrader, Borchev, Milling/Selig; 
    Soddy/Altinoglu, Everding, Rose. Also 4, 7, 11, 14
Dec. 5m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Von der Damerau/Scherer, Tatulescu/Rohrbach, Ress, Vilsmaier; 
    Molnár/Volle; Debus/Fisch, List, Kern. Also 5, 18, 23m
Dec. 12 La Bohème (Puccini). Harteros/Gerzmava, Virovlansky/Tatulescu; Secco/Calleja, Molnár, Van Horn/Humes; 
    Armiliato/Ward, Schenk, Heinrich. Also 15, 19, 22, 27, May 13, 16, 20, 24
Dec. 21 Fidelio (Beethoven). Kampe, Tatulescu; Kaufmann, Koch, Selig; Gatti/Luisi, Bieito, Ringst/Krügler. Also 26, 
    29, Jan. 1, 5, 8, July 4, 8
Dec. 28 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Machaidze/Tatulescu/Netrebko; Calleja/Polenzani, Borchev/Capitanucci/
    Molnár, Corbelli/De Simone; J. Brown/Valcuha, Bösch, Bannwart/Herold. Also 30, Jan. 3, May 11, 14, 17, July 
    28, 30
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Kaune, Erdmann, Sindram; Skovhus, Breslik, Rieger; Carignani, Lehberger, 
    Kleber/Haussmann. Also 31

BOLSHOI THEATER (Moscow, 7 495 250 73 17; www.bolshoi.ru)
Nov. 24 Wozzeck (Berg). Byers; Nigl, Muravitsky, Paster, Migunov; Currentzis, Tcherniakov, Tcherniakov/Zaitseva & 
    Tcherniakov. Also 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, Apr. 30, May 2
Nov. 29 The Snow Maiden (Rimsky-Korsakov). Cast TBA; Alexeyev, Belov, Pikalova/Danilova. Also 30
Dec. 2 The Cherry Orchard (Fenelon). In concert
Dec. 4 Tosca (Puccini). Rubtsova/Gavrilova/Kasrashvili/Zelenskaya; Muravitsky/Maisuradze/Kulko, 
    Nechaev/Redkin/Chernykh; Andropov/Volmer, Pokrovsky, Levental. Also 5
Dec. 11m Nabucco (Verdi). Magomedova/Zelenskaya, Segenyuk/Dolzhenko; Nechaev/Redkin, Beloselsky/Kazakov, 
    Muravitsky/Sotkilava; TBA, Kislyarov, Barkhin/Barkhina. Also 12
Dec. 25m Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Cast TBA; Sorokin, Ansimov, Barkhin
Dec. 28 The Tsar’s Bride (Rimsky-Korsakov). Gavrilova/Semenina/Aglatova, Dolzhenko/Shilova/Makarova; 
    Redkin/Chernykh/Nechaev/Azizov, Paster/Govzich; Sorokin/TBA, Moralev, Fedorovsky/Fedorovskaya. Also 29

BUENOS AIRES LÍRICA (54 11 4812 6369; www.balirica.org.ar)
Nov. 16 Falstaff (Verdi). V. Thomas, Ceaglio, Canis, Jakubowicz; Gaeta, Ullán, Estevez; Logioia, von Matt, Ragozzine. 
    Also 18, 20

CAPE TOWN OPERA (Artscape Theatre Centre, 27 21 410 9807; www.capetownopera.co.za)
Nov. 21 Words From a Broken String (Klatzow)/Tronkvoël (Watt)/Saartjie (Hofmeyr)/Hani 
    
(Ndondana-Breen)/Out of Time (Van Dijk). Also 23, 24, 26, 27

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40; www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Dec. 9 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 10, 11m, 11, 12m, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18m, 18, 19m, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25m, 26m, 26, 
    28, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 1, 2m

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Nov. 16 Die Soldaten (Zimmermann). Cast TBA; Carignani, Loy, Leiacker/Rensenbrink CK. Also 18, 20, 23, 25, 28m
Dec. 2 Fidelio (Beethoven). Michael, Bobro; Ventris/König, Held, Anger; Haenchen, Decker, Gussmann & Schernau. 
    Also 5m, 8, 12m, 15, 17, 23, 25m, 27

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Dec. 19m Tosca (Puccini). Pankratova/Galdos; Dvorsky/Engelsviken, J. Stearns/Mijailovic; Jansons, Herheim,
     Fürhofer/Völlm. Also 28, 30
Nov. 15 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Moi, Sølberg, Gillebo; Søberg, Langvik; Fiore, Curran, K. Knight
Dec. 11 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Stenkina, Kummervold; Ladyuk, Engelsviken, Shtonda; Darlington/Fiore, 
    Strassberger, K. Knight. Also 13, 17, 20, 27, 29, 31, Jan. 7, 9, 19, 24, 29

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)  
Nov. 19 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
Nov. 20 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). DiDonato/Kurucová; Jenis/Brück, Siragusa/Kang, Kotchinian/Jerkunica, 
    Chausson/Bracci; Calvo, Thalbach, Röhrbein/Kretschmer. Also Mar. 4, 12, May 18, 20
Nov. 21 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Archibald/Mosuc; Kang/Calleja, Taormina/Mvinjelwa, Kotchinian; 
    Calvo, Sanjust, Sanjust. Also 26, 28, Apr. 6, 10, 24
Dec. 5 Les Troyens (Berlioz). Lang/Antonacci, Stober/Kurucová, Aldrich, Keegan; Storey, Brück, Warren/Kang, 
    Hagen, Wager/Szumanski; Runnicles, Pountney, Engels/Lecca. Also 11, 16, 19, Mar. 6, 11, 20
Dec. 9 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Uhl/Schnitzer/Michael; R. Smith/West, Brück, Hagen/Holl; Runnicles/Rogister, 
    Harms, Damovsky. Also 14, 18, Jan. 16, 22, July 9
Dec. 12 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Benzinger/Kurucová, Welschenbach/Stober, Ulrich/Schörner, Uhl; 
    Carlson; Runnicles/Rogister, Homoki, Gussmann. Also 17, 23m, 23
Dec. 22 La Traviata (Verdi). Lungu/Ciofi/Harteros; Lomeli/Kang/Grigolo/Cernoch, Brück/Nucci/Keenlyside; 
    Abel/Brignoli/Rogister, Friedrich, Schlössmann/Bruns. Also 29, 31m, 31, Jan. 8, 21, Feb. 6
Dec. 25 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Welschenbach, Wagner/Kaune, Kurucová; Szumanski, Pauly; Layer, Friedrich, 
    H. Wernicke/O. Wernicke. Also 30, Jan. 2, 14, Feb. 17

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200; www.eno.org)
Nov. 17 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Broderick, R. Evans, Tynan; Paterson, R. Murray, Sherratt, Molloy, Best; Karabits, 
    R. Norris, MacNeill/Gillibrand. Also 19, 23, 27, 29, Dec. 1, 3
Nov. 18 La Bohème (Puccini). Llewellyn, TBA; G. Jones/Boe, R. Wood, Putnins; Lord, J. Miller, Bywater. Also 18, 25, 
    Jan. 22, 25, 27
Nov. 20 A Dog’s Heart (Raskatov). Cast TBA; G. Walker, McBurney, M. Levine/Cunningham. Also 22, 24, 26, 30, 
    Dec. 2, 4

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Nov. 17 The Ostrobothnians (Madetoja). Cast TBA; Kopecky, del Monaco, M. Scott/M. Scott. Also 19
Nov. 20 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Strid/Howarth, Jakobsson/Nordqvist; Todorovich/Pohjonen, Kortekangas; 
    Tikka, Tapola, Lindholm/Kontek. Also 23, 27, 29, Dec. 1, 2
Nov. 26 Die Tote Stadt (Korngold). Nylund; Vogt/Turi, Eiche; Anguélov, Mariani, Balò. Also 30, Dec. 3, 8, 11, 16, 20
Dec. 10 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Åman/Vahevaara, Lampimäki; Katajala, Rusanen/Merikanto, Ryhänen/Korhonen; 
    Tikka, Tapola, Kontek. Also 14, 27, 29, Jan. 12
Dec. 17 La Bohème (Puccini). Cvilak, Palo/Vahevaara; Pohjonen, Hakala/Kortekangas, Kares; Franck, Holten, 
    Devlin/Lindsay. Also 22, 31, Jan. 7, 11, 13, 15, 19, 21

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02; www.vlaamseopera.be)
Nov. 16 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Martinez/Nicorescu, Gearhart; Mironov/Scheidegger, 
    Santamaría, Gürle; Michelangeli, Gramss, Wagenknecht/Voeffray. Also 19, 21m, 23 (Ghent)
Dec. 12 Semiramide (Rossini). Papatanasiù/Evrard, Hallenberg; McPherson, Wagner; Zedda, Lowery, Lowery. Also 
    14, 17, 19m, 22, 26 (Antwerp); Jan. 8, 11, 14, 16m, 19 (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
Nov. 20 Don Carlos (Verdi). Persson, TBA; Lind, Zetterström, Lorentzson, Almgren; Badea, Holm, Møller. Also 24, 
    27, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 12

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;www.liceubarcelona.com)
Nov. 16 Lulu (Berg). Cast TBA; Piollet, Bieito, Flores/Paloma
Dec. 2 Into the Little Hill (Benjamin). Bickley, Booth; Boder, Py, Weitz. Also 3
Dec. 9 Falstaff (Verdi). Cast TBA; Ollu, Fulljames, Gilmour. Also 12m, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 27, 29

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30;www.geneveopera.ch)
Nov. 16 Elektra (R. Strauss). Charbonnet, Sunnegårdh, Marton; Vacik, Silins; Soltesz, Nel, Aeschlimann/B. Walter. 
    Also 19, 22, 25
Dec. 14 Die lustige Witwe (Lehár). Dasch, Larmore; B. Richter, Kränzle, Van Dam; Mühlbach, Loy, 
    Schmidt/Renzenbrink. Also 16, 18, 19m, 21, 23, 26m, 28, 29, 31

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Nov. 17 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). H. Lee, Tola/M. Miller, Markina/Damian; Schwinghammer, Rud/Vasar; 
    Csizmadia, von Pfeil, Damovsky/Rohardt. Also 26, 30, Jan. 26, 29
Nov. 18 Khovanshchina (Mussorgsky). Zaremba; Galliard, König, Vasar/Murzaev, Salminen, Martirossian; TBA, 
    Kupfer, Schavernoch/Heinrich. Also 21, 28
Nov. 24 Aida (Verdi). L. Moore/Fantini, Brioli, Prudenskaja; Tanner, Vassallo/Grundheber, Randes, Park; 
    Montanaro, Joosten, Leiacker/Jara. Also 24, Mar. 17, 20, 22, 26
Nov. 25 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Kwon/L. Moore, Damian/Spingler; Pissapia/Schukoff, Guagliardo/Rud; 
    A. Joel, Wenk, Siercke/Willerscheidt. Also 27, Dec. 1, Mar. 10, 16
Dec. 8m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Solvang, Rossmanith/Mikneviciute, Galliard/Sacher, Pieweck; 
    Buchwald; Soddy, Beauvais, Schlubach/Bilabel & Raschig. Also 11, 20
Dec. 14 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Kwon, Tretyakova, Spingler; Gogg/Galliard, Sacher, Rud; Eschwé, Hollmann, 
    Hoffer/von Bodisco. Also 17, 21, 25, 29
Dec. 15 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 19, Feb. 4, 26, Apr. 16, May 7
Dec. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Mikneviciute/Postma, Shagimuratova/Götz/Michailova; Han, 
    Vasar/Köninger/Gogg, Schwinghammer/Randes; Csizmadia, Freyer, Freyer. Also 30
Dec. 27 Carmen (Bizet). Damian/Surguladze, Tola; Schukoff/F. Armiliato, McKinny/Vasar/Argiris; 
    L. Foster/Kamensek, Faggioni, Frigerio. Also Jan. 4, 7, 15, Feb. 8, 11

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170; 
    
 www.opera.hu)
Nov. 16 Norma (Bellini). Kukács, Pánczél; Fekete, Kováts; Kocsár, Szikora, Csikós/Velich. Also 20, 24, Mar. 12, 16, 20
Nov. 17 Fidelio (Beethoven). Szabóki, Váradi; Bándi, Perencz, Gábor; J. Kovács, Kovalik, Kovalik & Höckner/Benedek. 
    Also 21m, 25
Nov. 18 Rigoletto (Verdi). Miklósa/Kertesi/Ciofi, Kovács/Szolnoki/Gál; Fokanov/Massányi, Gurbán/Egri, 
    Rácz/Szvétek; Héja, Szinetár & Harangi, Csikós/Velich. Also 21, 23, 26, 28m, May 14, 18
Nov. 19 Bánk Bán (Erkel). Cast TBA; Héja, Palcsó, Csikós/Vágó. Also Mar. 13, 20m, Apr. 8, 10m
Nov. 27m The King’s New Clothes (Ránki). Kertesi; Beöthy-Kiss, Rezsnyák, Cser; Köteles, Toronykõy, Juhász. Also 
    Feb. 6m, 12m
Dec. 3 Serse (Handel). Várhelyi/Meláth, Kertesi/G. Fodor, Bazsinka/B. Fodor, Kovács/Wiedemann; Birta/Bárány, 
    TBA; Oberfrank, Kovalik, Horesnyi/Benedek. Also 5m, 8, 11m, 18, 22
Dec. 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Kiss/Rost/Tokody, Gorbachyova/Báradi; Fekete/Kovácsházi/Berkes, Horváth, 
    Cser/Bretz/Rácz; Ráth/Kesselyák, Nádasdy, Oláh/Márk. Also 7, 11, 19, 25, 27, Jan. 2, 11, 16m
Dec. 12 Ascanio in Alba (Mozart). Cast TBA; Fischer, Parditka & Szemerédy, Parditka & Szemerédy. Also 14
Dec. 21 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Váradi, Tokody, Schöck; Busa, Kálmán; J. Kovács/ L. Kovács, Galgóczy, 
    Csikós/Vágó. Also 26, 28m
Dec. 22 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 23, 25, 26m, 27, Feb. 3, 4, Apr. 12, 13, 14
Dec. 28 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Bátori/Kolonits/Frankó, Váradi/C. Lloyd, Meláth/Várhelyi; 
    Gulyás/Nyári/Wendler, Berkes/Mukk, Busa/Gárday; Szennai, Szinetár, Csikós/Vágó. Also 29, 30, 31m, 31, Jan. 2m

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Nov. 15 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Mngoma/K. P. Brown, Sibeko; Sixaba/Rwanqa, V. R. Robertson/Kamle, 
    Rwanqa/Makhebesela; Kyzlink, Gieleta, McNamara. Also 16, 17, 18, 19m, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26m, 27
Dec. 15 Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartók). Sandler; Braun; D. Stern, Crouse, M. Mitchell. Also 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Nov. 20 Armida (Gluck). Cast TBA; Junghänel, Bieito, Ringst/Krügler. Also Dec. 4, 13, 18
Nov. 21m Die Schneekönigin (Valtinoni). Cast TBA; Bello, A. Bondy, Ahr/Draxl/Nyffeler. Also 22m, Dec. 2, 3, 7, 15, 
    21, 25
Nov. 27 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Kringelborn, Gumos; Jentzsch/T. Richards, Tómasson, Lie, 
    Ivashchenko, Ebenstein; Lange, Homoki, Schlössmann/C. Mayer. Also Dec. 12m, 26m, July 2, 17
Nov. 28 Im Weissen Rössl (Benatzky). Cast TBA; Schoots, Baumgarten, Audick/Kroschinske. Also Dec. 5, 11, 16, 
    Jan. 2, 7, 9, 26, July 12
Nov. 29 La Traviata (Verdi). Aleksanyan/Geller; T. Richards, Argiris/Keremidtchiev; Winterson & Skryleva, 
    Hentschel, Hetzer/Schnizler. Also Dec. 20, 28
Dec. 1 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Melnik, Hajek, van Oijen; Späth, Ebenstein/Renz, Lamnek, 
    Sabrowski; Lange, Neuenfels, Hetzer/Schnizler. Also 8, 10, 17, 21, 25, 30
Dec. 9 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Roos, Starzinger, Giebel; Kupfer/Lie, Lehtinen, Larsen/Sabrowski, Spehar, 
    Scheidegger; Numajiri, Konwitschny, Kossdorf/Mayer-Michnay. Also 14, 19, 23, 27, 29, Jan. 5
Dec. 31 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). McKay; Larsen, Shankle, Janiska; Barbacini, Mijnssen, Zoller/de Vries

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Nov. 15m Jekyll & Hyde. Cast TBA; Nydesjö, Danielsson, Östbergh/Nyberg. Also Dec. 17, 18, 19m, Jan. 6, 7, 8
Nov. 27 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Kang/Dreisig, Lyrén; Piffka/Bäckström, Krantz; Swensen/Lönnqvist, Akina, 
    Shibuya/Namba. Also 30, Dec. 3, 5m, 8, 12m, 14, 26m, 28, Jan. 2m, 9m, 15, 21, 23m, 27, 29, Feb. 2, 5

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Nov. 29 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Bernáthová/Masaryková, Fajtová/Vykopalová, Hundeling/Svobodová, 
    Jalovcová/Schöck; Laho/Prolat, D. R. Albert/Konieczny; Swierczewski/Müller, Havelka, Černý. Also Jan. 26, Apr. 1
Dec. 17 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Fajtová/Kněžíková/Kačírková; Březina/Berger/Briscein, Hájek/Sem, 
    Plech/Mráz; Švec, Sandroni, Flory. Also 19, Jan. 22m, 22, Feb. 19m, 19, Mar. 6m, Apr. 10m, 21
Dec. 20 Tosca (Puccini). Bogza/Urbanová; Kulko, Kusnjer; Lenárd, Morávek, Votava/Grusková. Also 20, Jan. 11
Estates Theatre
Dec. 10 Rinaldo (Handel). Kněžíková/Y. Suh, Bernáthová, D. Moore, Jirků, Cukrová; Berndt; Luks, Moaty, 
    Caron/Blanchot

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011;www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Nov. 15m Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Fantini; Agafonov, Gazale; Güttler, Homoki, Schlössmann/Seipel. Also 18, 
    21m, 24
Dec. 25m Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Theorin, Zhidkova; S. Gould, Rasilainen, Jentjens; Chaslin, Arlaud, 
    Arlaud/Uhmann. Also 28, Jan. 4m, 7m, 10m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 134 0400; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Nov. 18 Die Walküre (Wagner). Bullock, Wesbroek, Dike; van Aken, Stensvold, Anger; Nielsen, Marelli, 
    Marelli/Niefind. Also 21, 28m
Nov. 19 Orlando Furioso (Vivaldi). Nesi, Pini, Rae, Murrihy, Pokupic; Barna-Sabadus, Bailey; Böer/Keil, Duesing, 
    Kudlička/Bremers. Also 27, Dec. 3, 9
Nov. 20 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Lascarro/Rae/Karg, Durlovski/Morley; Simu/Prégardien, 
    S. Kim/Plock/Geyer/Kränzle, Reiter/Grümbel; Franci, McVicar, R. Jones/Reiffenstuel. Also Dec. 6, 12, 20, 23, 25, 
    31, Jan. 9, 15, 20
Nov. 26 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Karg/Lisnic/Ryberg, Lascarro, Carlstedt/Murrihy; Mlinde/Bailey/Plock, 
    Geyer/Romashyn; Poschner, Stemann, Nottrodt/del Castillo. Also Dec. 30, Jan. 1, 7
Dec. 5 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Murrihy, Stallmeister; Geyer. Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartók). Mahnke; Hayward; 
    Zorn, Pade, Lintl/Lintl or Weigle, Nemirova, Kilian/Bernerth. Also 10, 16, 18, June 25, 29, July 1, 3
Dec. 11 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Rae/Novikova, van den Heever/Lascarro, Mahnke/Karaianni, Carlstedt; 
    A. Kim, Marsh; Blunier, Bieito, Ringst/Krügler. Also 19, 26, Apr. 9, 15, 23
Dec. 17 L’Heure Espagnole (Ravel)/La Vida Breve (Falla). Zechmeister, Hornung; Ruggerio, S. Bailey; 
    Keil/Zorn/Januschke/Nielsen, Kirchner//Sowa/Callara. Also 22, Jan. 2m, 8

OPERA AUSTRALIA (Arts Centre, Melbourne, 61 2 9318 8200; www.opera-australia.org.au)
Nov. 17 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Fiebig/Speight, Durkin/A. Wilkinson/Kwon, Pendry/D. Matthews; Rhodes/
    R. Anderson/Lowrencev, Coleman-Wright/Carbó; Summers/Mould/Legge/Letonja, Armfield, 
    D. Ferguson. Also 20, 23, 27m, Dec. 2, 9, 11, 15, 17
Nov. 22 Rigoletto (Verdi). E. Matthews/N. Jones, E. Campbell/Dark; Opie/Fyfe/M. Lewis, O’Neill/Corcoran/
    La Spina, Parkin/R. Anderson; Reggioli/Cunéo/Letonja, Moshinsky/Dadd, Yeargan. Also 25, 27, Dec. 1, 3, 7, 
    10, 18m
Dec. 4 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten). Gore, Harper-Brown, D. Matthews; T. Cole, Choo, Moran; Kildea, 
    Luhrmann/Edwardson, C. Martin/Marron//C. Martin/Marron. Also 8, 11m, 14, 16, 18

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23;www.opera-comique.com)
Nov. 29 Cadmus et Hermione (Lully). Cast TBA; Dumestre, Lazar/Moaty, Caron/Blanchot. Also 30, Dec. 2, 3, 5m
Dec. 13 Cachafaz (Strasnoy). Cast TBA; Jourdain, Lazar, Caron/Blanchot. Also 14

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325;www.opera-lyon.org)
Nov. 15 Monna Vanna/Aleko. Cast TBA; Pletnev. Also 15 (in concert)
Nov. 30 Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Poulenc). Cast TBA; Morlot, Makeïeff, Makeïeff. Also Dec. 2, 4, 5m, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;opera.marseille.fr)
Nov. 17 Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns). Borodina; Kerl, Rouillon; Villaume. Also 20m, 23, 26 (in concert)
Dec. 21 La Belle Hélène (Offenbach). Delunsch, Tocci, TBA; Swan, Huchet, Barrad, Dudziak; Abbassi, 
    Savary/Lombart, Lebois/Dussarrat. Also 23, 26m, 29, 31

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (Monte-Carlo, 377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Nov. 19 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Chtcherbatchenko, Sergueïeva; Markov, Ilincai, Burchuladze; Abel, Tamiya, 
    Jiro/Ayako. Also 21m, 23

OPERA IRELAND (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, 353 1 4786041; www.operaireland.ie)
Nov. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Boylan/O’Sullivan; Puente, Platanias; Martinenghi, Peters-Messer, M. Meyer/Bindseil. Also 
    17, 19, 21

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Dec. 23 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Boog, Marguerre; Trümpy, Greenlaw, Edelmann; Rösner, Grögler, 
    Grögler/Seymat//Seymat. Also 26m, 28, 30, Jan. 1m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23;www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra BastilleNov. 15 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Syurina/Kleiter, Frittoli/Röschmann, Deshayes/Leonard; Pisaroni/Schrott, 
    Tézier/Jenis/Maltman; Jordan, Ronconi, Palli. Also 18, 21m, 24, May 13, 17, 21, 23, 26, 28, 31, Jun. 2, 5m, 7
Nov. 16 Mathis der Maler (Hindemith). Cast TBA; Eschenbach, Py, Weitz. Also 19, 22, 25, 28m, Dec. 1, 3, 6
Dec. 11 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Merbeth, Archibald, S. Koch; Vinke; Eschenbach, Py, Weitz. Also 14, 17, 20, 
    22, 25, 28, 30
Palais Garnier
Dec. 4 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Mula; Beczala/Cernoch, Conrad, Lafont; Jordan/Ettinger, Strehler, 
    Frigerio/Squarciapino. Also 7, 9, 13, 16, 20, 22, 25, 27

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)
Nov. 16 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Corley, Freston; A. Clayton/Sharratt, Dazeley, Dolton; W. Davies, Havergal, 
    Travers. Also 18, Dec. 18, 19m, 21, 22m, Feb. 3, 8, 16, 23, 25, Mar. 2, 4, 19m, 21, 22m
Nov. 17 The Turn of the Screw (Britten). Atherton, Y. Howard, G. Allen; Hulett; Farnes, Talevi, Boyd
Nov. 19 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Dove). Simmonds/K. Lucas, Plazas/Wyn, Bottone; J. Summers; Parry, Duncan, 
    O’Connor. Also 20m, Dec. 7, 23m, 29, 30m, 31m

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;www.operaliege.be)
Nov. 19 La Bohème (Puccini). Monti/Girard, Giordano; Chacon-Cruz/Guèze, Cassi, Sacchi; Arrivabeni/Yurkevych, 
    Pichon, Heyraud/Pineau. Also 20, 21m, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28m, Dec. 4, 5m
Dec. 18 Carmen (Bizet). Dirlikov/Kalinine, Sassu/Van Engeland; Cura/Bratescu/Laho, Gaertner/Rozynko; 
    Donadello, Sagi, Trotti/Corbella. Also 19m, 21, 22, 26m, 28, 29, 30, 31m, Jan. 8

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Nov. 16 Guillaume Tell (Rossini). Mei, Janková; Pertusi, Siragusa, Muff; Hengelbrock, Marthaler, Zielinski/M. Keller. 
    Also 19, 21, 23, 26, Dec. 2, 7
Nov. 17 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Magee; Cura, Raimondi/Guelfi; Zanetti, Pountney, Lazaridis/Willmington. 
    Also 20, 24, Dec. 9, 17
Nov. 27 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Liebau, Guo; Mathey, Drole, Muff; Rieder, Kušej, Glittenberg/Hackl
Nov. 28 Tosca (Puccini). Magee/Guleghina; Álvarez/Cura, Lučić/Hampson/Raimondi; Santi/Rizzi, Carsen, A. Ward. 
    Also Dec. 1
Dec. 4m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Schmid, Liebau, Kaluza, Chalker; Murga; Weikert, Corsaro, Sendak. 
    Also 4, 12, 16, 17m, Jan. 1m, 16m
Dec. 5 I Masnadieri (Verdi). Cast TBA; Fischer, Joosten, Leiacker. Also 8, 11, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, Jan. 2m
Dec. 10 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Mei, Hartelius, Janková; Volle, Mathy, Drole, Mayr, Hörl; Welser-Möst, Bechtolf, 
    R. Glittenberg. Also 12m, 18, 21
Dec. 14 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). X. W. Sun, Schmid; Schicoff, C. Davidson; Rizzi, Asagaroff, von der Thannen
Dec. 19 Die Schweigsame Frau (R. Strauss). Mozuc; Rydl, Sonn, Widmer; P. Schneider, J. Miller, 
    Davison/Willmington. Also 12m, Jan. 2, 6, 8
Dec. 26m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Jankov, Hartelius, Schmid; Drole, Volle; Hogwood, Bechtolf, R. Glittenberg. 
    Also 30, Jan. 1, 5, 9m, 12, 15, 19
Dec. 31 Nabucco (Verdi). Blancas, Kaluza; Pons, Prestia, Zvetanov; Santi, J. Miller, Bywater. Also Jan. 4, 7, 13, 18, 20

PALAU DE LES ARTS REINA SOFIA (Valencia, 34 902 202 383; www.lesarts.com)
Nov. 19 Aida (Verdi). I. Thomas/He, Barcellona; de León, Álvarez, Hakobyan/Vratogna, Prestia/Milling, Spotti; 
    Maazel/Wellber, McVicar, Puissant/Junge. Also 22, 25, 28, Dec. 16, 19, 23, 29
Dec. 9 Manon (Massenet). Pérez; Grigolo, Rucinski; Maazel/Bernàcer, Pterson, Leiacker/Hilferty. Also 12, 15, 18, 21, 
    28, 30

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69;
www.kgl-teater.dk)
Nov. 16 Nabucco (Verdi). Kiberg/Khudoley, Paulsson/Bod; Lundgren/Statsenko, Sigmundsson/Byriel, Riis; 
    Morandi, Linton, Murauer/Stenbeck
Nov. 17 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Theorin/Kiberg, Sjöberg; S. Andersen, Lundgren, Milling; Meister, 
    S. Andersen, Aarfin/Katzenelson. Also 20, Dec. 1, 4, 7
Nov. 21m Lulu (Berg). Bundgaard/Stille, Stene; Lodahl, van Hal, Reuter; Boder, Herheim, Scheele/Völlm. Also 24, 
    Dec. 8, 12
Dec. 3 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Borsi/Dahl/Kreslina, Bock/Jansson; Palombi/Didyk, 
    Kempster/Iversen/Paevatalu; Bellincampi, Langridge, Chitty/TBA. Also 6, 9, 20, 22, 27, 30, Jan. 4, 6, 8, 10, 
    12, 14, 16m, 19, 28, 31, Feb. 3, 8, 13m, Apr. 2m, 9, 16
Dec. 21 La Bohème (Puccini). Netrebko/Kihlberg/Sjöberg, Stille/Mai-Mai/L. Johnson; Lodahl/Riis, 
    Knudsen/Hausmann, Reuter/Lindström; Piollet/Carignani, Melbye, Melbye. Also Jan. 3, 5, 11, 13, 18, 21, 
    26, Feb. 2, Apr. 1, 12, 19, 26, 29, May 2

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000;www.royalopera.org)
Nov. 17 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Machaidze/Alejandres; Beczala, Boe, Degout, Kowaljow; Oren, Joël/Barlow, 
    Tommasi
Nov. 18 Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa). Gheorghiu/Gulín, Schuster/Borodina; Kaufmann, Corbelli; Elder, McVicar, 
    C. Edwards/Reiffenstuel. Also 22, 25, 27, 30, Dec. 4, 7, 10
Dec. 11 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Westbroek, Schuster; Botha, Gerhaher; Bychkov, Alberry, M. Levine/Morrell. Also 15, 
    19m, 22, 27, 30, Jan. 2m
Dec. 23 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). C. Rice, Tynan, Henschel, Y. Howard; T. Allen; Mackerras/R. Macdonald, 
    Leiser/Caurier, Fenouillat/Cavalca. Also 28m, 29m, 31m, Jan. 1, 3, 4, 7

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00;www.operan.se)
Nov. 16 Serse (Handel). Blixt, Winland, A. Tynan, Leoson; M. Paulsson, A. Eriksson; Stoehr, Slater, R. Hopkins. Also 
    16, 18, 25, 27m, 29, Dec. 1
Nov. 17 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Dalayman/Vetter; Cleverman/Manzitti, Carpenter/Eliasson; Morandi, 
    Bertman, Schörghofer/Crome. Also 22. 26, Dec. 6, 8, 13, 28, 31m, Jan. 5, 7
Nov. 20m Norma (Bellini). Nordin, Pfeiffer; Hong, Schmidberger; Licata, J. Robinson/Annby, Schwengl. Also 23, 
    Dec. 9, Jan. 6m, 8m, Feb. 3, 9, 11
Dec. 4 Wozzeck (Berg). Olsson; Suovanen, Kyhle, Rygert, Eleby; Stoehr, Friedrich, A. Reinhardt/A. Reinhardt. Also 7,
    15, 29, Jan. 4

SCOTTISH OPERA (Various locations, 44 141 332 3321;www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Nov. 19 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Livingston, Valentine, U. Mayer; Oliemans, R. Williams; Corti, T. Allen, Higlett. 
    Also 21m, 23, 25, 27 (Edinburgh); Dec. 2, 4 (Glasgow)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 49 11 705; www.semperoper.de)
Nov. 15 Rigoletto (Verdi). Gorshunova, Lorentzen; Marquardt, W. Kim, Rydl; Morandi, Lehnhoff, Bauer/Be. Walter
Nov. 17m Tannhäuser (Wagner). M. Owens, T. Vaughn; Gould, Pohl; Schneider, Konwitschny, H. Meyer/Hertel. Also 
    21, Apr. 22, 25, May 29, June 2, 5
Nov. 17 Daphne (R. Strauss). Nylund, Mayer; Elgr, R. D. Smith, Zeppenfeld; Wellber, T. Fischer, Schäfer/Janczyk. 
    Also 26m
Nov. 19 Il Trovatore (Verdi). M. Owens, T. Vaughn; Tanner, Servile; Kaftan, Hampe, Tommasi
Nov. 20 Gisela! (Henze). Cast TBA; Nielsen, Stöppler, Ringst/Lichtenberg. Also 24, 25, 27, 28, Dec. 4
Nov. 26 Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck). El Hadidi, Ullrich, Vermillion, Brohm; Henneberg; Kütson, Thalbach, 
    Toffolutti. Also 29, 30 Dec. 3, 5m, 6, 8, 13m, 13
Dec. 11 Rusalka (Dvořák). Monogarova, Owens, T. Vaughn; Nyári, Zeppenfeld; Netopil, Herheim, Scheele/Völlm. Also 
    14, 18, 22, 25, Jan. 3, May 17, 28
Dec. 12 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Atanasov, Petrick; Marbach; Poe, Weiss, Lenk. Also 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, Jan. 8, 9, 
    22, 23, June 11, 12, 13, 19
Dec. 16 Faust (Gounod). Muirhead, Senator; W. Kim, Pohl, D. R. Albert; A. Joel, Warner, Devlin/Müer. Also 23, 26, 
    Jan. 1, June 18, 28m, July 1
Dec. 28 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Senator; Magiera, Mihai, Rüonnebeck, Eder; Frizza, Asagaroff, Perego. Also 
    Jan. 6

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN (Schiller Theater, Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555;  
    www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Nov. 17 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Schäfer/Gritton/Bengtsson, Götz/Prohaska; Tarver/Roschkowski, 
    Conners/Hoffmann, Dorn/Kristinsson; Moulds/Haider, Thalheimer, Altmann/Tag. Also 20, Feb. 12, 15, 
    18, 23, 27, May 28, Jun. 1, 4, 13
Nov. 19 Tosca (Puccini). Echalaz; Sartori, Dobber; Wellber, Riha, Bellach. Also Nov. 21
Nov. 19 Der Gestiefelte Kater (Cui). Cast TBA; Weissenburger/Anifantakis, Ostermann, von Wedel. Also 20m, 21m, 
    21, 25m, 26m, 27m, 28m, 28, 30m, Dec. 1m, 4m, 7m, 9m, 12m, 14m, 15m, 18m, 19m, 22m, 23m, 25, 27m, 27, 29m, Mar. 13m, 14m, 15m, 16m, 18m, 19m, 20m
Dec. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Queiroz/Perez, Götz/Durlovski; Rügamer, Müller-Brachmann/Trekel, Vinogradov; 
    Soddy/Salemkour, Everding, Berndt/Uhrmacher. Also 5, 8, 16, 19, 26m, 26, 28m, 28, Apr. 29, May 15, 22
Dec. 10 The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky). Prohaska, Ziélinski; Hoffmann, Saks; Metzmacher, Warlikowski, Szcz niak. 
    Also 12, 15, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29
Dec. 30 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Bengtsson/Samuil, Frenkel/Kammerloher, Queiroz; Ovenden/Fanale, 
    Müller-Brachmann, Trekel/A. Bauer; Salemkour, Dörrie, Sedelmayer. Also Jan. 2, 7, 9, Mar. 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 
    Apr. 30, May 4, 6, 14

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Nov. 15 Aida (Verdi). Siri, Prudenskaja/Brillembourg; Sandoval, Y. Zhang, L. Li, Henriks/Tzonev; 
    Honeck/Handschuh, Wiegand, Hohmann/Eirmann
Nov. 16 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Schneider, TBA/Johannsen, Schneiderman/Hörhold; Edelmann/Klink, TBA, 
    Turk/Köninger; Honeck/Handschuh, Stölzl, Reinhardt/Kudrna. Also 20, Dec. 9, 23, 27, 31, Jan. 5, 8, 10, 15, 23, 26
Nov. 19 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Kremer; Popov, Breus/You, Gorny, Jun/Probst; Søndergård, Dietz, Lehr/Eiermann
Nov. 24 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Dove). Jäger, Munkittrick/Broadbent, Kakuta/Polyakova; Ebbecke/Dürr; 
    Parry/Wentzel, Schweer, Schweer/Klimczyk. Also 27, 28m, 30, Dec. 1m, 6, 7m, 15, 16m, 28, 30, Jan. 4
Dec. 2 Carmen (Bizet). Prudenskaja/Raj, Daller, H. Zhu; Hartmann/T. Richards, T. You/Kim; Fournillier, Nübling, 
    Gerstner. Also 11, 18, 21, Jan. 3, 6, 24, 30, Feb. 2, Mar. 13, 16, 19, 22
Dec. 12m Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Schneider, Kutlu, TBA; Shulackoff, A. Kim, Bracht; Soustrot. Also 14, 29, Jan. 7, 
    17 (in concert)
Dec. 22 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Prudenskaja, Iven, Böhnert; Hemm, K. C. Park/Mihai, Dürr; Honeck, 
    Herheim, Ringst/Völle. Also 25, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 22

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)  
Nov. 18 Carmen (Bizet). Rachvelishvili/Maximova, Voulgaridou; Ryan, Vinogradov/Bretz; Renzetti, Pelly, 
    C. Thomas/Pelly
Dec. 7m Die Walküre (Wagner). Stemme, Meier, Gubanova; O’Neill, Pape, Tomlinson; Dudamel, Dante, 
    Peduzzi/Dante. Also 10, 14, 17, 21, 28, Jan. 1m

TEATRO COLÓN (Buenos Aires, 54 11 5533 5599; www.teatrocolon.org.ar)
Nov. 27 Falstaff (Verdi). Pankratova/Fabris, Massino/Dulin, Alperyn/Alducín, Mirabelli/Cecotti; Mastromarino/
    Ortale, Schmunck/Natale, Chmelo/Estévez; Guidarini, R. Oswald, R. Oswald/Lápiz. Also 30, Dec. 3, 5m

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48;www.teatro-real.com)
Nov. 16 The Turn of the Screw (Britten). E. Bell, McLaughlin, Sindram; Ainsley; Pons, McVicar, McCallin/McCallin
Dec. 3 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). DiDonato, Schwanewilms, Sala; Zapata, Naouri, Hawlata; Tate, Wernicke, 
    Wernicke. Also 6, 9, 11, 14, 17, 19, 22
Dec. 4 La Finta Giardiniera (Mozart). Karthäuser, Pendatchanska, Im, Chappuis; Lethipuu, J. Francis, Nagy; 
    R. Jacobs. Also 5 (in concert)

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Nov. 16 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). H. He/Angeletti, Lanza/Pinti; Pisapia/Carè, Alberghini/Balzani; Noseda, 
    Konchalovsky, Gregori/Teti. Also 17, 18, 20, 21m, 23m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;www.theater-wien.at)
Nov. 16 La Finta Giardiniera (Mozart). Karthäuser, Pendatchanska, Im, Chappuis; Lehtipuu, J. Francis, Nagy; 
    Jacobs, Alden, Steinberg/Lüthi. Also 18, 20, 22
Dec. 9 Il Postino (Catán). Squitieri, Gallardo-Domâs, Chauvet; Domingo, Lozano, Gallar; López-Cobos, 
    R. Daniels/Hernández. Also 11, 14, 18, 21

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13;www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Nov. 19 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Farcas, Lipovsek; Merritt, Schukoff, Padullés, Grimsley, 
    Hakala, A. Bauer; Jordan, Toffolutti, Toffolutti/Toffolutti. Also 21m, 23, 26, 28m
Dec. 12m The Man of La Mancha (Leigh). Also 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19m

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Dec. 10 La Bohème (Puccini). Jaho/Martínez, Gillet/Tilling; Filianoti/Brenciu/Guèze, Cavalletti/Argiris, Parodi; 
    Rizzi/Esandi, Homoki, H. Meyer/Seipel. Also 12m, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19m, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;www.volksoper.at)
Nov. 15 Häuptling Abendwind (Offenbach/Nestroy). Cast TBA; TBA, Meyer, Notz/Engl. Also 17, Dec. 6, 9, Mar. 9, 
    Apr. 1
Nov. 16 Rusalka (Dvořák). Kaiser/Melzer, Safronova/Simonian, Musovic/Kloose; Briscein/Schirrmacher, 
    Schelomianski/Daum; Nánási, Doucet, Barbe/TBA. Also 24, Dec. 1
Nov. 18 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Lienbacher, Bogner; Pinderak, Ifrim, G. Frank; TBA, Malkowsky, 
    Franke/TBA. Also 21, 26, Dec. 2, 4
Nov. 22 Hello, Dolly! (Herman). Cast TBA; J. Edwards, Köpplinger, Madwar/Sinell
Nov. 25 Das Land des Lächelns (Lehár). Cast TBA; TBA, Blankenship, Hauser/Binder-Neururer. Also Dec. 17, 28, 
    Jan. 4, Apr. 2, 6, 9, 11, 16, 26, 29
Nov. 28m Antonia und der Reissteufel (Kolonovits). Cast TBA; TBA, Meyer, Cremer/TBA. Also 28, Dec. 8m, 8, 22, 
    Feb. 25, 27m, Mar. 11m, 13m, 14m
Dec. 5m Der Vogelhändler (Zeller). Cast TBA; TBA, Schilhan, M. Ritter/Redl. Also 13, 16, 20, 30
Dec. 11 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Steinsky, Bahrmann, Kloose; Kerschbaum, Elgr, Schmutzhard; Eschwé, Zednik, 
    Dessyllas/Engl. Also 31m, 31, Jan. 1, Feb. 15, 18, 24, Apr. 8, 12, May 13, 16, 27, June 28
Dec. 18 Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai). Cast TBA; Goetzel, Kirchner, Floeren. Also 21, 27, Jan. 5, 9, 12, 
    16, 19
Dec. 23 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Cast TBA; TBA, Dönch, Businger. Also 25m, 25, 29, Jan. 3

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Nov. 18 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Boylan, Keith, Connolly; TBA; Koenigs, Armfield, TBA. Also 23, 30
Nov. 19 Fidelio (Beethoven). Milne, E. Donovan; D. O’Neill, Hayward/Joll, Bayley/Creswell; Koenigs/Negus, Frigeni, 
    Frigeni/Haas. Also 24, 26, Dec. 1, 3
Nov. 20 The Magic Flute (Mozart). E. Watts, Meloy; Wedd, Davies/Stout, Mirfin; G. Jones/Southall, D. Cooke, 
    TBA/Pollard. Also 25, 27, Dec. 2, 4

WIENER STAATSOPER (43 1 513 1 513;www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Nov. 15 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Vassileva, TBA; Shicoff, Caria; Lange, Gielen, Foujita. Also Feb. 27, Mar. 6, 31, 
    Apr. 3
Nov. 16 Rigoletto (Verdi). Ciofi, TBA; Hvorostovsky, Vargas, TBA; Güttler, Sequi, Dessyllas/Crisolini-Malatesta. Also 
    19, 22, 25, 28
Nov. 17 Alcina (Handel). Harteros, Cangemi, TBA, Kasarova, Hammarström; TBA, TBA; Minkowski, Noble, A. Ward. 
    Also 20, 23, 26
Nov. 27 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Guryakova; Cura, Kai; Auguin, Carsen, A. McDonald. Also 29, Dec. 2, 5
Nov. 30 Medea (Reimann). Cast TBA; Boder, Marelli, Marelli/Niefind. Also Dec. 3, 7
Dec. 4 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Hulcup; Caria, Bruns, Monarcha, Sramek; Abel, Rennert/Bletschacher, 
    Siercke. Also 6, 10, 29, Jan. 2, 6
Dec. 8 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Carosi, TBA, TBA; Vargas, Alvarez; Carignani, Gianfranco, Luzzati/Calì. Also 12, 
    15, 18
Dec. 9 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Schwartz; Flórez, T. Yang, Woldt; Abel, Schenk, J. Rose. Also 21, Apr. 9, 12, Jun. 11
Dec. 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart). S. Matthews, Constantinescu, TBA; D’Arcangelo, Pirgu, Esposito, TBA, TBA; 
    Welser-Möst, Martinoty, Schavernoch, Tax. Also 14, 17, 20, 23, 27, Apr. 30, May 4, 8, 11
Dec. 16 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Houtzeel, Pieczonka, Tonca; TBA, Grundheber, Muff; Schenk, Heinrich, 
    Kniepert. Also 19, 22, 26
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Nylund, Fally, Kirchschlager; Werba, Schade, Eröd; Lange, Schenk, Siemssen, 
    Canonero. Also Jan. 1, 3

 

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