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September Performance Listings!

by Erica Papillion-Posey

 

NORTH AMERICAN


METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000;
www.metopera.org )
Sept. 27 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Blythe, Bardon; Terfel, R. Croft, E. Owens; Levine, Lepage, Fillion/St.-Aubin
Sept. 28 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Christy, Shkosa, Gerzmava, Lindsey; Filianoti, Abdrazakov; 
    Fournillier, Sher, Yeargan/Zuber
Sept. 29 Rigoletto (Verdi). Schäfer, Surguladze; Ataneli, Meli, Silvestrelli, Kocán; Arrivabeni, Schenk/G. Keller, 
    Z. Brown
Sept. 30 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Same as Sept. 27

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE (Dicapo Theatre, New York, 212-288-9438; www.dicapo.com)
Sept. 23 The Seagull (Pasatieri). Cast TBA; Mazzagatti, Vidnyânszky, Zöldy/Debreczeni. Also 24, 25, 26

KENTUCKY OPERA (Brown Theatre, Louisville, 502-584-4500; www.kyopera.org)
Sept. 24 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Thomson, B. Hawkins; M. Lee, L. Lynch. Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). 
    Cabellero; MacMaster, L. Lynch, Mayes; Buckley, McIntyre, TBA. Also 26m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001; www.laopera.com)
Sept. 23 Il Postino (Catán). World premiere. Squitieri, Gallardo-Domâs, Fabiola-Herrera; Domingo, Castronovo, 
    Chernov; Gershon, R. Daniels, R. Hernandez. Also 29, Oct. 2m, 5, 9m, 16
Sept. 26m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Petersen/Camm, Serafin, Pokupic; Okulitch, Skovhus; Domingo/Gursky, 
    Judge, Goodchild/Clancy. Also 30, Oct. 3m, 6, 10m, 14, 17m

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY (Lyric Theatre, 816-471-7344; www.kcopera.org)
Sept. 25 Carmen (Bizet). Eddy, Cambridge; Vania, Guzzo; Holmquist, Uzan, Brumley/Malabar, Ltd. Also 29, 
    Oct. 1, 3m

LYRIC OPERA SAN DIEGO (North Park Theatre, 619-239-8836; www.lyricoperasandiego.org)
Sept. 24 Gigi (Loewe). Also 25, 26, 30, Oct. 1, 2, 3

MERCURY OPERA ROCHESTER (Eastman Theatre, 585-454-2100; www.mercuryoperarochester.org)
Sept. 10 Kleine Harlekinade (Salieri). Also 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, Oct. 1
Sept. 24 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Also 26m

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 612-333-6669; www.mnopera.org)
Sept. 24 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). S. Phillips, Mortellaro; D. Daniels; Bicket, Blakeley, Linford. Also 28, 30, Oct. 2, 3

OPERA CLEVELAND (State Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, 216-575-0903; www.operacleveland.com)
Sept. 23 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). C. Lynch; McPherson, M. Simpson, Wager; Williamson, Castaldo, TBA. 
    Also 25, 26m

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, 514 985 2258; www.operademontreal.com)
Sept. 25 Rigoletto (Verdi). Coburn, Segal; Michaels-Moore, Pomeroy, Morillo; Paterson, Racine, Toms. Also 29, Oct. 2, 
    4, 7, 9m

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303; www.operaintheheights.org)
Sept. 23 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). E. A. Roberts/J. Thompson, Scanio; Guzman/Hodel, B. LeClair; 
    Weibel, Spierman, Kobak/Scheh. Also 24, 25, 30, Oct. 1, 2

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
Sept. 11 Anna Karenina (Carlson). Also 12m, 14, 17, 19m, 23, 25, 26m

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802; www.portlandopera.org)
Sept. 24 Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)/Carmina Burana (Orff). Kanyova; Crawley, Rucker, Pop; DeMain, Mattaliano, 
    Moyer/J. Scott. Also 26m, 30, Oct. 2

ST. PETERSBURG OPERA (Palladium Theater, FL, 727-823-2040; www.stpeteopera.org)
Sept. 17 A Little Night Music (Sondheim). Baggott, Seipel, Haney, TBA; Derby, T. Donovan; Sforzini, Wester, TBA. 
    Also 18, 19m

SAN ANTONIO OPERA (Municipal Auditorium; Lila Cockrell Theatre, 210-225-5972; www.saopera.com)
Sept. 17 Suor Angelica (Puccini). Blancke-Biggs/S. Lopez, Sadler. Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). S. Lopez; Neill, Ledesma, 
    N. Ford; de Rueda, TBA, TBA. Also 18, 19m

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (War Memorial Opera House, 415-864-3330; www.sfopera.com)
Sept. 10 Aida (Verdi). Carosi/M. Capalbo, Zajick/Yang; Giordani/Ventre, Vratogna/Kelsey, H. J. Tian/E. Owens, 
    Van Horn; Luisotti/Finzi, J. Davies, Z. Rhodes. Also 16, 19m, 24, 29, Oct. 2, 6, Nov. 23, 26, 29, Dec. 2, 5m
Sept. 15 Werther (Massenet). Coote, Stober; Vargas, Mulligan; Villaume, Negrin, Désiré. Also 18, 22, 26m, 28, Oct. 1
Sept. 21 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). De Niese/Stober, Dehn, Losier; Pisaroni/Smoriginas, Meachem/
    Scheunemann; Luisotti, Copley, TBA. Also 23, 25, 30, Oct. 3m, 5, 10m, 16, 22

SKYLIGHT OPERA THEATRE (Cabot Theatre, Milwaukee, 414-291-7800; www.skylightopera.com)
Sept. 17 Dames at Sea (Wise). Also 18, 19m, 22m, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26m, 26, 29m, 29, 30, Oct. 1, 2, 3m, 3

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C., 202-295-2400; www.dc-opera.org)
Sept. 11 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). T. Wilson/Theorin, Oeste/Yunus, Manistina; Licitra/Porretta, Salsi/Mix; 
    Callegari, J. Robinson, Moyer/Schuette. Also 14, 16, 17, 19m, 20, 22, 25

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INTERNATIONAL

 

BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20; www.bayerische.staatsoper.de )
Sept. 19 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Kühmeier/Nakamura, Kim/Lekhina; Schade/Shrader, Borchev, Milling/Selig; 
    Cremonesi, Constant, Platé/Schmidt/Peduzzi. Also 23, 25, 29, Dec. 2, 4, 7, 11, 14
Sept. 20 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Persson, Scherer, Tatulescu; Trost, Molnár, Volle; Comtet, Nessi, Champlon/Désiré. 
    Also 24, 27, 30
Sept. 26m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Nakamura, E. Wall, Erraught; M. Rose, Gerhaher; Soddy/Altinoglu, 
    Everding, Rose. Also 28, Oct. 1, 3m

BUENOS AIRES LÍRICA (54 11 4812 6369; www.balirica.org.ar)
Sept. 17 Serse (Handel). Also 19, 21, 23, 25

COLOGNE OPERA (Shanghai Grand Theatre, China, 49 221 22 12 84 00; www.operkoeln.com)
Sept. 16 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Schaechter, H. Andersen; Grimsley, Süss, Zwarg; Stenz, Carsen, Kinmonth. Also 21
Sept. 17 Die Walküre (Wagner). Foster, A. Weber, Schaechter; Ryan, Grimsley, Rydl; Stenz, Carsen, Kinmonth. 
    Also 22
Sept. 18 Siegfried (Wagner). Foster, H. Andersen; S. Andersen, Zwarg, Koch, Grimsley; Stenz, Carsen, Kinmonth. 
    Also 23
Sept. 19 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Foster, TBA; S. Andersen, S. Youn, Rydl; Stenz, Carsen, Kinmonth. Also 24

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Sept. 10 Les Vêpres Siciliennes (Verdi). Magee; Fritz, Marco-Buhrmester, Szabo; Foster, Benoin, Koering/Gasc. 
    Also 14, 17, 20, 23, 26m, 29, Oct. 3m

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Sept. 1 Tosca (Puccini). Pankratova/Galdos; Dvorsky/Engelsviken, J. Stearns/Mijailovic; Jansons, Herheim, 
    Fürhofer/Völlm. Also 3, 4m, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16, 20, 23, 26, Dec. 19m, 28, 30

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Sept. 12 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Kurucová, Keegan; Hartmann, Naouri, Bronk; Nagano, Nitsch, 
    Nitsch. Also 18, 24
Sept. 19 Cassandra (Gnecchi). Benzinger, Kizart; Rivero, Brück. Elektra (R. Strauss). E. Johansson, Uhl, Juon; Ulrich, 
    Bronck; Bolton, Bösch, Bannwart/Herold. Also 22, 25
Sept. 23 Tosca (Puccini). Sunnegardh/Serjan/He/Urmana/Pieczonka; O’Neill/Massi/Aronica/Arancam/
    Licitra/Sartori, Gagnidze/Grundheber/Almaguer/Grimsley/Ramey; Nagano, Konwitschny, Leiacker/Leiacker. 
    Also 26, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, May 25, 28, Jun. 23, 26

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200; www.eno.org)
Sept. 18 Faust (Gounod). M. Moore, Grevelius; Spence, B. Nelson, Paterson; Gardner, McAnuff, Brill/Tazewell. 
    Also 21, 25, 30, Oct. 2, 6, 9, 14, 16
Sept. 20 The Makropulos Case (Janáček). Roocroft; Hoare, Holland; R. Armstrong, Alden, C. Edwards/Willmington. 
    Also 24, 26m, Oct. 1, 5

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 21 30 13 101; www.festspielhaus.de)
Sept. 30 Otello (Verdi). Harteros; Heppner, Vassallo; Caetani, Samaritani, Samaritani/Samaritani. Also 30 
    (in concert)

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Sept. 1 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Isokoski, Rantanen; Hakala, Silvasti, Korhonen; Vedernikov/Rizzo Pimlott, 
    A. McDonald. Also 3, 9, 11
Sept. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Åman/Vahevaara, Lampimäki; Katajala, Rusanen/Merikanto, Ryhänen/Korhonen; 
    Tikka, Tapola, Kontek. Also 15, 22, Dec. 10, 14, 27, 29, Jan. 12
Sept. 17 Aida (Verdi). Byers/Jeffers, Paasikivi/Knihtilä; Palombi/Pohjonen, Lagunes/Niemelä, Giuseppini/
    Korhonen, Kares/Forsberg; Ranzani/Rizzo, Tapola, Kontek. Also 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 26, 30m

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02; www.vlaamseopera.be)
Sept. 18 L’Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Harnisch, Rohrer; Addis; Kessels, Finzi Pasca, Rabasse/K. Pollard. Also 21, 24, 
    26m, 28 (Antwerp); Oct. 6, 8, 10m, 13 (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
Sept. 11 The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky). Bohlin, Tenstam; J. Edwards, Zetterström; Kamu, Radok, TBA/Thessman. 
    Also 15, 19, 23, Oct. 2, 10, 13, 23, 28, 31, Nov. 3, 7m, 12

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 934 859 913; www.liceubarcelona.com)
Sept. 4 Iphigenie auf Tauris (Gluck). Cast TBA; Dowdeswell, Gobbato, Cazalet/TBA. Also 5, 6, 7
Sept. 27 Carmen (Bizet). Uria-Monzon/Perez/Antonacci/Montiel, Poplavskaia/Haveman/Bayo/Arteta/Garmendia; 
    Alagna/Jovanovich/Schicoff/F. Armiliato/Villar, Schrott/Lapointe/Ketelsen/Òdena; Piollet, Bieito, Flores, 
    Paloma. Also 30, Oct. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Sept. 4 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Archibald/Santafé; Christoyannis/Spagnoli, Gatell/Tessier, 
    Bilgili/Guagliardo, Chama/Rinaldi; Zedda, Michieletto, Fantin/Aymonino. Also 5m, 7, 8, 12m, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19m

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Sept. 5 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Mosuc/H. Lee; Beczala/Schmunck, Ruckinski/Petean, 
    Tsymbalyuk/Sampetrean; Harding, TBA, TBA. Also 11, 17, Apr. 15, 19
Sept. 7 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Bespalovaite/Mikneviciute; Pop/Han, Vasar, Martirossian; Currentzis, 
    Himmelmann, Leiacker/Gerkan. Also 22, Oct. 20
Sept. 8 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, Gray, Clachan. Also 24, 
    Oct. 24, 28, Nov. 4, 8, 12, Dec. 15, 19, Feb. 4, 26, Apr. 16, May 7
Sept. 12 Bliss (Dean). Cast TBA; Soltesz, Lehnhoff, Scholder/B. Walter. Also 15, 19, 21, 25, Oct. 2
Sept. 16 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Kasarova; Cavalletti/Rucinski, Sledge, Martirossian/Tsymbalyuk, 
    Capuano/D. di Stefano; Nézet-Séguin, TBA, TBA. Also 18, Jun. 19, 22

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170; 
    
www.opera.hu)
Sept. 9 Tosca (Puccini). Rálik; Berkes, Perencz; Atzmon, Nagy, Vayer/Vágó. Also 12, 15, 18, Apr. 15, 25, 28
Sept. 10 Carmen (Bizet). Mester, Fodor; Nyári, Fokanov; Atzmon, Szinetár, Csikós/Schmitzer. Also 16, 23
Sept. 11 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Yang; Szegedi, Megyesi, Kováts, Sárkány; Halász, Békés, Székely/Wieber. 
    Also 19, 28, May 3, 10, 21m, Jun. 7, 10, 12m, 13m
Sept. 14 Mefistofele (Boito). Also 17, 19m, 22, Feb. 15, 18, 20m, 23
Sept. 18m The King’s New Clothes (Ránki). Also Oct. 16m, 17m, Nov. 27m, Feb. 6m, 12m
Sept. 26m Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Meláth, Bátori, Rácz; Gábor, Fekete, Kálmán; TBA, TBA, TBA. Also 29, 
    Oct. 2, 5, 7, 10m

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Sept. 26 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Kringelborn, Gumos; Jentzsch/T. Richards, Tómasson, Lie, 
    Ivashchenko, Ebenstein; Kamensek/S. Young, Everding, Samaritani/Samaritani. Also Oct. 2, 9, 23, Nov. 7, 13, 
    27, Dec. 12m, 26m, July 2, 17
Sept. 28 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). McKay; Larsen, Shankle, Janiska; S. Young, Stückl, Hageneier/Hageneier. 
    Also Oct. 1, 6, 17, 22, 28, Nov. 14, Dec. 31
Sept. 30 Orlando (Handel). M. Martinez, Geller, Giebel, Starzinger; Friedrich, Creswell; Kamensek, Carsen, 
    A. Ward. Also Oct. 3, 16, 27, 29

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Sept. 2 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Bernáthová/Masaryková, Fajtová/Vykopalová, Hundeling/Svobodová, 
    Jalovcová/Schöck; Laho/Prolat, D. R. Albert/Konieczny; Swierczewski/Müller, Havelka, Černý. Also Oct. 21, 
    Nov. 29, Jan. 26, Apr. 1
Sept. 9 Rusalka (Dvořák). Burešová/Kobielska, Pecková/Fogašová, Hamarová; Prolat/Briscein/P. Berger, Gurbal; 
    Kocán, Podskalský; Hrůša/Müller, Heřman, Bönisch/Grusková. Also 29, Oct. 1, Jan. 17, Mar. 5, 23, Apr. 28
Sept. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Kohútková/Fajtová; Prolat/Juhás, Janál/Kusnjer; Lenrd/Štrunc, Kališová, Kališ, 
    Růžička. Also 21, Oct. 5, 21, 29, Nov. 8
Sept. 12m The Devil and Kate (Dvořák). Wallingerová/Jalovcová, Ročková; Vele/Zahradníček, Březina/Voráček, 
    Maršík/Kalendovský; Chalupecký, Chudovský, Born. Also 18m, Oct. 10m, Jan. 30m, Feb. 6m
Sept. 15 Aida (Verdi). Bogza/Svobodová, Fogašová/Urbanová/Hamarová; Kulko/M. Zhang, Kusnjer/Chmelo, 
    Plech/Beláček, Podskalský; Müller, Piontek, Hahne. Also Oct. 12, Jan. 21
Sept. 18 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Vykopalová/Burešová/Poláčková; Briscein/Březina/Černý; Lenárd/Švec, 
    Švecová, Matásek/Přidalová. Also Oct. 6, 10, Nov. 9
Sept. 22 The Nightingale (Stravinsky)/Ariane (Martinů). Also 24
Estates Theatre
Sept. 3 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Zadro, Vykopalová, Jirků; Zahradníček, Hájek; Netopil/Chalupecký/Jindra, 
    Průdek, Zavarský, Farkašová-Zálešáková. Also 10, 23 (Estates), Oct. 8, 15, May 26 (National Theatre)
Sept. 5 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Boross, Kohútková, Kněžíková; Jenis, Březina, Vele, Kalendovský; Müller/Jindra, 
    Kašlík/Nekvasli, Svoboda, Pištěk. Also 8, 14, 30, Oct. 7, 9, 24m, 24
Sept. 17 Rinaldo (Handel). Kněžíková/Y. Suh, Bernáthová, D. Moore, Jirků, Cukrová; Berndt; Luks, Moaty, 
    Caron/Blanchot. Also 25, Dec. 10

OPER FRANKFURT (Frankfurt, 49 69 134 0400; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Sept. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Karg/Lisnic/Ryberg, Lascarro, Carlstedt/Murrihy; Mlinde/Bailey/Plock, 
    Geyer/Romashyn; Poschner, Stemann, Nottrodt/del Castillo. Also 10, 16, 19, 24, Nov. 13, 26, Dec. 30, Jan. 1, 7
Sept. 5 Medea (Reimann). Barainsky; Nagy, Baba; Milanov, Neuenfels, Jäkel/Schnizler. Also 12, 17, 25, Oct. 8, 16
Sept. 11 Don Carlo (Verdi). García, Baumgartner; A. Kim/Chanev, Argiris, Grümbel, Baldvinsson; Vedernikov, 
    Homoki, Schlössmann/Seipel. Also 18, 26m, Oct. 2

OPERA AUSTRALIA (Sydney Opera House, Sydney; Arts Centre, Melbourne,61 2 9318 8200; www.opera-australia.org.au)
Aug. 25 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). R. Harris, S. Johnston; Warlow, M. Robinson, P. Carroll, R. Alexander; 
    Greene, Maunder, R. Roberts/Kirk. Also 226, 27, 28m, 31, Sept. 2, 3, 4m, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 16, 24, 25m, Oct. 27m, 
    28, Nov. 2, 3m, 3, 5, 6m, 6 (Sydney)
Sept. 14 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 17, 22, 25, 30, Oct. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 20, 23m (Sydney); Nov. 17, 20, 23, 27m, Dec. 2, 9, 11, 15, 17 (Melbourne)
Sept. 18 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 23, 28, Oct. 2m, 6, 
    9m, 12, 16m, 18, 21, 23, 27, 29, Nov. 1, 4 (Sydney); Nov. 22, 25, 27, Dec. 1, 3, 7, 10, 18m (Melbourne)

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.org)
Sept. 9 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Chandler-Eteme, Léger ; Lawrence, Samm, Blevins; Eddins, Montalvo/Hervieu, 
    Montalvo/Hervieu. Also 10

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10; opera.marseille.fr)
Sept. 23 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Valayre; Todorovich, di Felice; Vetö, Servais, Pichou/Gasc. Also 26m, 29, 
    Oct. 2, 5

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Sept. 30 Rusalka (Dvořák). Los, Fassbender, Šmídová; Ludha, Greenan; Arming, Lucassen, Lucassen/Sator. 
    Also Oct. 1, 3m, 5, 7

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 72 29 35 35; www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Sept. 9 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Pieczonka; J. Morris, Vogt, Salminen; Schneider, Decker, Gussmann. 
    Also 14, 21, 24, 27, 30, Oct. 3m, 6, 9
Sept. 17 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Guryakova, Kolosova; Tézier, Kaiser, Nikolski; Petrenko, Decker, Gussmann. 
    Also 20, 23, 26m, 29, Oct. 5, 8, 11
Palais Garnier
Sept. 11 L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Genaux, Azzaretti; Brownlee, Corbelli, Vinco; Benini, Serban, Draghici. 
    Also 14, 17, 20, 23, 27, 30, Oct. 3m, 5, 8

OPERA NORTH (Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds; The Lowry, Salford Quays; Theatre Royal, Newcastle;
     Theatre Royal, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 44 113 243 9999; www.operanorth.co.uk)
Sept. 16 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Dove). Cast TBA; Parry, Duncan, O’Connor. Also 25, Oct. 1, 23, 27, 28, 29, 
    30m, 30, Nov. 5, 6m, 12, 13, 19, 20m, Dec. 7, 23m, 29, 30m, 31m

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
Sept. 10 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Taigi, Zyatkova, Chiuri; S. Neill, Petean; Zanetti, Sireuil, Payen/Jara. 
    Also 12m, 14, 16, 18

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Sept. 4 Tosca (Puccini). Magee/Guleghina; Álvarez/Cura, Lučić/Hampson/Raimondi; Santi/Rizzi, Carsen, A. Ward. 
    Also 9, 11, Oct. 26, 28, Nov. 28, Jan. 12
Sept. 5m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). X. W. Sun, Schmid; Shicoff, C. Davidson; Rizzi, Asagaroff, von der Thannen. 
    Also 8, Oct. 3, Dec. 14
Sept. 5 Der Stein der Weisen (Mozart et al.). Sun, Schmid; Shicoff/F. Armiliato, C. Davidson; Rizzi/M. Armiliato, 
    Asagaroff, von der Thannen/TBA. Also 7, 10, 12, 14
Sept. 10 Der Freischütz (Weber). Schnitzer, Liebau; Seiffert, Salminen; Weikert, Berghaus, Hartmann/H. Meyer. 
    Also 16, 26m
Sept. 18 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). Hartelius; Camarena, Álvarez, Daniluk; Rizzi, Herzog, Neidhardt/Gädeke. 
    Also 22, 26, 28, 30, Oct. 3, 6, 10m

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kgl-teater.dk)
Sept. 5 Dancer in the Dark (Ruders). Cast TBA; Schønwandt, Holten, Lemmerz/Gyllenhoff. Also 5m, 7, 9, 11, 13, 19m, 
    22, 25, 27
Sept. 26 Nabucco (Verdi). Kiberg/Khudoley, Paulsson/Bod; Lundgren/Statsenko, Sigmundsson/Byriel, Riis; 
    Morandi, Linton, Murauer/Stenbeck. Also 26m, 28, 30, Oct. 2, 4, 8, 19, 23, 25, 29, Nov. 1, 3, 7m, 9, 16

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.royalopera.org)
Sept. 10 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Bengtsson, Adamonyte, R. Evans; Breslik, Degout, T. Allen; Hengelbrock, 
    J. Miller/TBA, TBA. Also 13, 15, 17, 19m, 22, 24
Sept. 12 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Martínez; Gavanelli, B. Banks, Imbrailo; Mackerras/Syrus, J. Miller, TBA. Also 14, 
    16, 18, 20, 21
Sept. 15 In the Penal Colony (Glass). Cast TBA; Rafferty, M. McCarthy, TBA. Also 16, 17, 18
Sept. 23 Niobe, Regina di Tebe (Steffani). Cast TBA; Hengelbrock, Hemleb, R. Bauer/TBA. Also 25, 27, 29, Oct. 1, 3m

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Sept. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Staykov/Rombo, Olsson, Végh/Paulsson; Edholm/Franzén, Eliasson, Rygert; 
    Klingele/Bachmann, Tandberg, Tandberg/Geber. Also 7, 9, 16, 24, 28, Oct. 6, Jan. 18, 20, 22m, 27, 29m
Sept. 11 Elektra (R. Strauss). Dalayman, Vetter, Eklöf; Kyhle, Jupither; Weikert, Holm, Møller/Møller. Also 13, 23, 29
Sept. 18 Rigoletto (Verdi). Mykytenko/Averno, Blixt; Taube, Hedlund, Forsén; Ringborg, Hellwig, 
    Lundberg/Fyregård. Also 20, 22, 27, 30, Oct. 8, 16m, 27, 29, Nov. 2, 8

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Sept. 26 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Kremer; Popov, Breus/You, Gorny, Jun/Probst; Heras-Casado, Waltz, T. Schenk/
    Shiota/Birkle. Also Oct. 1, 6, 8, 15, 24, 29, Nov. 1m, 9, 14, 19

STATE OPERA OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA (Adelaide Festival Theatre, Marleston, 61 8 8226 4790; 
    
www.saopera.sa.gov.au)
Sept. 11 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). Kenneally; Egglestone, T. Rhodes, P. Andrews; Dollman, Pettersson/Napier, 
    Conklin/C. Mitchell. Also 14, 16, 18

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
Sept. 18 L’Occasione Fa il Ladro (Rossini). Cast TBA; Wellber, Zeffirelli, Zeffirelli/Spiazzi. Also 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28,
    Oct. 1, 4, 7

TEATRO COLÓN (Buenos Aires, 54 11 5533 5599; www.teatrocolon.org.ar)
Sept. 21 Káťa Kabanová (Janáček). Cast TBA; Rath, Caffi, Caffi/Zuccheri. Also 24, 26m, 28

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 2424; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Sept. 5 La Traviata (Verdi). Ciofi; Secco, TBA; Chung, Carsen, Kinmonth. Also 8, 10, 11m, 12m, 18m, 19m, 26m,
    Oct. 3m
Sept. 25 Rigoletto (Verdi). Rancatore, Innamorati; Frontali, TBA, Spotti; Chung, Carsen, Kinmonth. Also 28, 29, 
    Oct. 1, 2m, 5, 6

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 90 224 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
Sept. 7 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Monogarova/Scherbachenko, Mamsirova/Volkova/Shilova; Kwiecien/
    Sulimski, Romanovsky/Goodwin, Kotscherga/Naumenko; Jurowski, Tcherniakov, Tcherniakov/
    Danilova. Also 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Sept. 15 Montezuma (Graun). Cast TBA; Garrido, Kuri, Sorgeloos/Fernández. Also 17, 18, 20, 21
Sept. 30 The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Weill). Brueggergosman/Szmytka, Henschel; Kaasch, 
    König/Ventris, Easterlin, W. White, Katzameier, Humes; Heras-Casado, Ollé/Padrissa, Flores/Castells. 
    Also Oct. 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
Sept. 15 Semele (Handel). Bartoli, Ernman, Avemo; Workman, Shaw, TBA, Workman; Christie, Carsen, 
    Kinmonth/TBA. Also 17, 19, 21

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Sept. 9 Yvonne, Princesse de Bourgogne (Boesmans). Cast TBA; Davin, Bondy, Peduzzi/Canonero. Also 10, 12m, 14, 
    15, 17, 18, 19m, 21
Sept. 21 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Pendatchanska, Chappuis, Im; Staveland, Weisser, Fink; R. Jacobs, TBA, TBA. 
    Also 21 (in concert)

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
Sept. 4 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Steinsky, Bahrmann, Kloose; Kerschbaum, Elgr, Schmutzhard; Eschwé, Zednik, 
    Dessyllas/Engl. Also 6, 9, 20, Oct. 13, 21, Nov. 27, Dec. 11, 31m, 31, Jan. 1, Feb. 15, 18, 24, Apr. 8, 12, 
    May 13, 16, 27, June 28
Sept. 5 La Traviata (Verdi). Ramos; Bieck, Holecek; Schüller, Gratzer, Gratzer/Naujok. Also 8, 11, 15, 18, 26m, Oct. 3
Sept. 10 Tosca (Puccini). Hundeling; Montazeri, Holecek; Benzi, Kirchner, Kneidl/TBA. Also 14, 17, 24, Oct. 8, 11, 14, 
    19, June 11, 15, 30
Sept. 22 Hello, Dolly! (Herman). Cast TBA; J. Edwards, Köpplinger, Madwar/Sinell. Also 23, 25, 28, Oct. 2, 4, 6, 9, 
    10, 12, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 27, 31m, Nov. 6, 12, 22

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Sept. 17 Fidelio (Beethoven). Milne, E. Donovan; D. O’Neill, Hayward/Joll, Bayley/Creswell; Koenigs/Negus, Frigeni, 
    Frigeni/Haas. Also 25, Oct. 1, 8, 14, 20, 22, Nov. 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, 26, Dec. 1, 3
Sept. 24 The Magic Flute (Mozart). E. Watts, Meloy; Wedd, Davies/Stout, Mirfin; G. Jones/Southall, Cooke, TBA/
    Pollard. Also 26m, Oct. 2, 6, 13, 23, Nov. 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 25, 27, Dec. 2, 4

WIENER STAATSOPER (43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Sept. 5 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Kampe, Schuster; Botha, Goerne, Anger; Welser-Möst, Guth, Schmidt/Freese. Also 8, 
    11, 15
Sept. 6 La Bohème (Puccini). Stoyanova, Reinprecht; Villazon, Daniel, TBA; Welser-Möst, Zeffirelli/Escoffier. Also 9, 
    12, 16, 19, Jan. 31, Feb. 3, 6
Sept. 7 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Hartig, Shagimuratova; Klink, Werba, Groissböck; Bolton, Marelli, Marelli/Niefind. 
    Also 10, Oct. 31, Nov. 3, 6, Jan. 23, 26, 30, Jun. 15, 19, 22
Sept. 14 La Forza del Destino (Verdi). Westbroek, Krasteva; F. Armiliato, Lučić, Furlanetto; Auguin, Pountney, 
    R. Hudson/TBA. Also 17, 21, 24, 27
Sept. 22 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Denoke, TBA, Silja; Shicoff, Daniel; Sokhiev, Nemirova, 
    Leiacker/Strandt. Also 26, 30, Oct. 4, 8
Sept. 28 Tosca (Puccini). Naglestad; Giordano, Struckmann; K. Wilson, Wallmann, Benois. Also Oct. 1, 5, Nov. 12, 
    Jan. 7, 10, 13, Apr. 15, 18, 20

 

source: Opera News

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2 Comments

  1. I’ll be seeing A Masked Ball at the WNO but wishing I could be in LA for Il Postino

  2. Nice! Wish I could be there with you….

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