Dateline

Dateline

by TRISTAN KRAFT

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000;  www.metopera.org)
Dec. 1 Satyagraha (Glass). Durkin; R. Croft, Josephson, Al. Walker; Anzolini, McDermott/Crouch, Crouch/Pollard
Dec. 2 La Bohème (Puccini). Gerzmava, S. Phillips; Pittas, Markov, Rose; Langrée, Zeffirelli/Kneuss, Zeffirelli/Hall
Dec. 3m Rodelinda (Handel). Fleming, Blythe; Kaiser, Scholl, Shenyang, I. Davies; Bicket, Wadsworth,
     T. Lynch/Pakledinaz
Dec. 3 Faust (Gounod). Poplavskaya, Losier; Kaufmann, R. Braun, Pape; Nézet-Séguin, McAnuff, Brill/Tazewell
Dec. 5 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). L. Zhang, Zifchak; R. D. Smith, Salsi; Domingo, Minghella/Choa, M. Levine/Feng
Dec. 6 Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 3
Dec. 7 Rodelinda (Handel). Same as Dec. 3m exc. Costanzo for I. Davies
Dec. 8 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Dec. 2
Dec. 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 5
Dec. 10m Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 3
Dec. 10 Rodelinda (Handel). Same as Dec. 3m
Dec. 12 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Machaidze, Murray, Te Kanawa; Brownlee, Muraro; Abel, Pelly/Räth,
     Thomas/Pelly
Dec. 13 Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 3
Dec. 14 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 5
Dec. 15 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Same as Dec. 12
Dec. 16 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). K. Lindsey, Kurzak, Martens; Brubaker, D. Croft; Ticciati, Ri. Jones/Smit,
     Macfarlane
Dec. 17m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 5
Dec. 17 Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 3 exc. Vallet for Nézet-Séguin
Dec. 19 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Same as Dec. 12
Dec. 20 Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 3
Dec. 21 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Dec. 16
Dec. 22 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 5 exc. Abel for Domingo
Dec. 23 Faust (Gounod). Byström, Losier; Alagna, Mulligan, Pape; Nézet-Séguin, McAnuff, Brill/Tazewell
Dec. 24m La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Same as Dec. 12
Dec. 24 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Dec. 16
Dec. 26 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Dec. 16 exc. Coote for K. Lindsey
Dec. 27 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 22
Dec. 28 Faust (Gounod). Same as Dec. 23 exc. R. Braun for Mulligan
Dec. 29m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Dec. 16 exc. Stober for Kurzak
Dec. 29 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Same as Dec. 12
Dec. 30m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Dec. 26
Dec. 30 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Dec. 22
Dec. 31 The Enchanted Island (pasticcio). World premiere. DiDonato, de Niese, Oropesa; Daniels, Domingo,
     Costanzo, Pisaroni; W. Christie, McDermott, Crouch/Pollard
 
AMORE OPERA (Connelly Theater, New York, 888-811-4111; www.amoreopera.org)
Dec. 9 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Also 10, 11m, 15, 16, 17, 18m, 28, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 1m
Dec. 17m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 28m (abridged)
Dec. 29m The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Also 31m (abridged)

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE (Dicapo Theatre, New York, 212-288-9438;  www.dicapo.com)
Dec. 8 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Winters; A. Richardson, Feulien, Lau; Mazzagatti, Capasso, Farrell/TBA. Also 10,
     16, 18m

EUGENE OPERA (Hult Center for the Perf. Arts, 541-485-3985; www.eugeneopera.com)
Dec. 28 Carmen (Bizet). Goeldner, Echols; Collins, Mayes; Bisantz, N. Bowie, Sormani/Hayden. Also 30m, 31

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA (Broward Center for the Perf. Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, 
     800-741-1010; www.fgo.org)
Dec. 1 Luisa Fernanda (Torroba). Navarro, D. Rodriguez; Odena, Gandia, Sola; Mielgo, Sagi, Sagi/Ojanguren. Also 3

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Dec. 2 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Wagner, Christy, Coote; Jovanovich; A. Davis, Cox, Perdziola. Also 7, 11m
Dec. 6 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Cabell, K. Kim; Castronovo/Shrader, Degout, Groissböck, Rosel; A. Davis,
     Everding/Lata, J. Zimmermann/Kalanke. Also 8m, 10, Jan. 4m, 6, 9, 11, 14, 20m, 22m

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA THEATER (Borden Auditorium, New York,
     212-749-2802, ext. 428; 
 www.msmnyc.edu)
Dec. 7 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Cast TBA; Gursky, Vaughn, Abrego/Cole. Also 9, 11m

NASHVILLE OPERA (Tennessee Perf. Arts Center, 615-832-5242;  www.nashvilleopera.org)
Dec. 2 Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Caballero; Glassman, Thomas, Mayes; Boggs, Hoomes, Gordon/A. T. Jones Co. Also
     3, 4m

NEVADA OPERA (Pioneer Center for the Perf. Arts, Reno, 775-786-4046;  www.nevadaopera.org)
Dec. 16 Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti). Also 18

OPERA IDAHO (Egyptian Theatre, Boise, 208-387-1273;  www.operaidaho.org)
Dec. 3 Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti). Calás; D. Carson, Noland, Detwiler, D. Hill; Rushing-Raynes, Junkert,
     Wilhelmi/R. Hoffman. Also 4m

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888; 
www.pbopera.org)
Dec. 16 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Borsi/Capalbo, Roberts; Valenti, Chioldi; Aprea, Daniels, Yeargan. Also 17, 18m

RICHARD RODGERS THEATRE (New York, 800-755-4000; www.porgyandbessonbroadway.com)
Dec. 17 The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Ongoing through July 8

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (War Memorial Opera House, 415-864-3330;  www.sfopera.com)
Dec. 2 Carmen (Bizet). Aldrich, Gartland; Arancam, Szot; Luisotti/Finzi, Condemi, Ponnelle/Juerke. Also 4

THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY (Avery Fisher Hall, New York,
     212-971-9500; 
www.littleorchestra.org)
Dec. 17m Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti). Also 17

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222;  www.vancouveropera.ca)
Dec. 1 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Osborne, Boulianne; Gietz, Belanger, Nicholson, P. Volpe; Lacombe, Grant,
     Patel/Memmott-Allred. Also 3

VIRGINIA OPERA (GMU Center for the Arts, Fairfax, 866-673-7282;  www.vaopera.org)
Dec. 2 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Mushegain, Ebner, Gawrysiak; Greene; Steichen, Newbury, Lien/Carey.
     Also 4m

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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;  www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
Dec. 1 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 4, 8
Dec. 3 Turandot (Puccini). Also 7, 10, 14, 17, 20, Apr. 11, 14, 18, 21, July 26, 29
Dec. 25m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 26m
Dec. 30 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also Jan. 3, 7
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40;  www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Dec. 7 The Sound of Music (Rodgers). Also 8, 9, 10m, 10, 11m, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17m, 17, 18m, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24m, 24,
     25m, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31m, 31, Jan. 1m

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55;  www.dno.nl)
Dec. 8 Orest (Trojahn). World premiere. Also 11m, 13, 16, 19, 22, 26m, 28

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21;  www.operaen.no)
Dec. 2 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 5, 7, 9, 11
Dec. 14 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 16, 19, 27, 29, Jan. 2, 6, 10

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343;  www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Dec. 1 Falstaff (Verdi)
Dec. 3 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 8
Dec. 4 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 11
Dec. 7 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 10, Jan. 15, 24, 28, Mar. 11, 24, Apr. 4, 18, May 4, June 3, 10
Dec. 13m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 14m (abridged)
Dec. 15 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 20, 26, 29, 30, Jan. 3
Dec. 17 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 31m, 31, Jan. 6, 14, Mar. 30, Apr. 1
Dec. 18 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 21
Dec. 19 La Favorita (Donizetti). Also 22
Dec. 23m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 23, 27m, 27

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200;  www.eno.org)
Dec. 1 Castor and Pollux (Rameau)
Dec. 2 Tosca (Puccini). Also 17, 21, 24, 29m
Dec. 3 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211;  www.opera.fi)
Dec. 2 Juha (Merikanto). Also 5, 13, 16, 21, 27, 29, 31
Dec. 9 Doctor Atomic (Adams)
Dec. 20 La Rondine (Puccini). Also 26m, 28, 30, Jan. 3, 5, 13, 18

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House,
     32 70 22 02 02; 
 www.vlaamseopera.be)
Dec. 18 Il Viaggio a Reims (Rossini). Also 21, 23, 27m, 29, 31 (Antwerp); Jan. 11, 13, 15m, 18, 21 (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00;  www.opera.se)
Dec. 1 Tosca (Puccini). Also 4, 6, 9, 11, 14, 31, Jan. 11, 14, 17, 21, 26, 29m
Dec. 2 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 3m, 3, 28, 30, Jan. 7m, 8m, 8, 12, 13, 15m, 19, 20, 22, 25, 27, 28m, 28, Feb.
     3, 5, 10, 11m, 11, 15, 17, 18m, 18, 22, 23m, 26m, 28, Mar. 2, 3m, 3, 6

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;  www.liceubarcelona.com)
Dec. 1 Le Grand Macabre (Ligeti)
Dec. 20 Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti). Also 23, 27, 28, 30, Jan. 2, 4, 5, 7, 8m

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Dec. 18 Le Comte Ory (Rossini). Also 20, 22, 27, 29, 31

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68;  www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Dec. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 29, Nov. 26, 30, Dec. 1, 13, 27, 30, Mar. 3
Dec. 7 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 8, 17m, 17, 21m, 21
Dec. 9 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 23, 28, Dec. 9, 16, 25, 31
Dec. 18m Don Carlos (Verdi). Also 22, Jan. 8m, 13, 29m

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest,
     36 1 353 0170; 
 www.opera.hu)
Dec. 3 Turandot (Puccini). Also 8
Dec. 11 Aida (Verdi). Also 13, 18, 20
Dec. 22 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 25, 27, 30, Jan. 3, 6, 11, 14
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Jan. 4, 7, 10, 13, 15m, 17, 20

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777;  www.israel-opera.co.il)
Dec. 1 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Also 2m, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9m, 10, 14, 15, 16m, 17

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00;  www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Dec. 1 Orlando (Handel). Also 5, 21, 27
Dec. 3 Rigoletto (Verdi)
Dec. 4m Mikropolis (Jost). Also 13m, 16m, 19m, 26m, Feb. 17m, 18m
Dec. 4 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 16, July 7
Dec. 6 Carmen (Bizet). Also 12, 18m, 26, 29, Jan. 4, 7, 13, 21, 27, July 4
Dec. 7 Rusalka (Dvorˇák). Also 13, 19, Jan. 3
Dec. 9 The White Horse Inn (Benatzky). Also 14, 22, 31, Jan. 15m
Dec. 10 Lear (Reimann). Also 20, 30, Jan. 8
Dec. 11 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 17, 25, 28

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00;  www.malmoopera.se)
Dec. 17 Karlsson on the Roof (Lindahl). World premiere. Also 18, 20, 21, 26, 28, Jan. 3, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 29

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448;  www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Dec. 4 The Miracles of Mary (Martinů). Also 26, Jan. 1
Dec. 6 Aida (Verdi)
Dec. 9 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also Feb. 2, Mar. 21
Dec. 18 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also Feb. 6, 17, Mar. 16, May 13
Estates Theatre
Dec. 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 11m, 11, 25m, 25, 31m
Dec. 7 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 27, Jan. 22, Feb. 23, Mar. 8, 23, May 4
Dec. 13 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 29, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, 28, Mar. 15, Apr. 9m, 20, May 16, 27
Dec. 20 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Jan. 4, 24, Feb. 5, 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 24

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Dec. 1 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 4m, 7, 9m, 11m
Dec. 3m Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 6m

OPER FRANKFURT (Frankfurt, 49 69 212 49 49 4;  www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Dec. 3 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 10, 18, 20m, 25, Dec. 3, 10, 18
Dec. 4 Otello (Verdi). Also 8, 11, 16, 21, 26, Jan. 1, 6, 14, 22m, May 25, 27, June 16, 20, 29
Dec. 9 Tosca (Puccini). Also 15, 23, 25, Jan. 13, 15, 27
Dec. 12 Siegfried (Wagner). Also June 10, 28
Dec. 17 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 19, 22, 31, Jan 5, 7, 28, Feb. 3, 16, June 15, 21, 23, 27, 30
Dec. 23 La Calisto (Cavalli). Also 25, 28, 30, Jan. 2, 4, 6, 7
Dec. 30 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also Jan. 8m, 12, 21

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, Leipzig, 49 341 1261-275;  www.oper-leipzig.de)
Dec. 3 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 4, 6, 18, 21, 29, 30
Dec. 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 17, 25
Dec. 9 Tosca (Puccini). Also 20, 29, Dec. 9, 23, Feb. 17, Mar. 25, Apr. 21, June 23
Dec. 10 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 15, Feb. 4, Apr. 14, 27
Dec. 16m Die Arabische Prinzessin (de Arriaga). Also 16
Dec. 18 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Jan. 20, May 4, 20
Dec. 22 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also Feb. 10, May 17, July 6

OPERA AUSTRALIA (Arts Centre, Melbourne, 61 2 9318 8200;  www.opera-australia.org.au)
Dec. 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 3, 6, 8, 14, 17m
Dec 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 5, 7, 10m, 13, 15, 17
Dec. 3m Of Mice and Men (Floyd). Also 10

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325;  www.opera-lyon.org)
Dec. 1 La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach). Also 2, 4m, 5, 7, 8

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;  opera.marseille.fr)
Dec. 29 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 31, Jan. 3, 5, 8m, 10

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11;  www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Dec. 18m Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 20, 23, 27, 29, 31

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (Palais Garnier; Opéra Bastille, 33 1 71 25 24 23;  www.operadeparis.fr)
Dec. 1 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 3, 6, 8, 12, 15, 17 (Palais Garnier)
Dec. 2 La Forza del Destino (Verdi). Also 5, 8, 11m, 15, 17 (Opéra Bastille)

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;  www.operaliege.be)
Dec. 1 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 3
Dec. 22 La Fille de Madame Angot (Lecocq). Also 23, 27, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 7

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66;  www.opernhaus.ch)
Dec. 4m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 26m, Jan. 2m, Mar. 4m, 18m, Apr. 1m, 15m, May 5m, June 24m (abridged)
Dec. 4 Die Stadt der Blinden (Schreier)
Dec. 6 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 9, 13, 16
Dec. 10 Palestrina (Pfitzner). Also 15, 18, 21, 30, Jan. 6, 12
Dec. 11 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 14, 17
Dec. 27 Le Convenienze ed Inconvenienze Teatrali (Donizetti)/I Pazzi per Progetto (Donizetti). Also 29, Jan. 1, 2, 4,
     7, May 8, June 3
Dec. 31 Le Comte Ory (Rossini). Also Jan. 2, 8, 11, 15

PALAU DE LES ARTS REINA SOFÍA (Valencia, 34 902 202 383;  www.lesarts.com)
Dec. 2 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 27, 30, Jan. 4
Dec. 16 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 18 (in concert)

POLISH NATIONAL OPERA (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, 48 22 69 20 208; www.teatrwielki.pl)
Dec. 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 4, 6, 8

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kgl-teater.dk)
Dec. 2 The Visit of the Royal Physician (Holten). Also 6, 9, 13
Dec. 12 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Also 15, 17, 19, 27, 29, Jan. 2, 4, 8m, 10, 12, 22m,
     24, 30, Feb. 2, 4

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000;  www.royalopera.org)
Dec. 2 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 6, 9, 12, 17, 20, Jan. 2, 6, 9, 17, 20, 23, 25
Dec. 19 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 22, 27, Jan. 1m, 4, 8

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00;  www.operan.se)
Dec. 8m Carmen (Bizet). Also 26m, 28, Jan. 4, 11, Mar. 9, 14, 22, 27, 31m, Apr. 5, 10, 14m
Dec. 9 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 12, 19
Dec. 17 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 20, 27, 29, Jan. 5, 7m, 10, 13, 16, 19, 23, 25, 28m, 31

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;  www.semperoper.de)
Dec. 1 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 7, Nov. 18, 27, Dec. 1
Dec. 2m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 2, 6, 7, 12
Dec. 4 Capriccio (R. Strauss). Also 8m, 16, Jan. 5
Dec. 10 Tosca (Puccini). Also 14, 17, 28, Jan. 2, 13
Dec. 21 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also Jan. 1, 3, 6, 15, 28
Dec. 26 La Bohème (Puccini)

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN (Schiller Theater, Berlin,
     49 30 2035 4555; 
 www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Dec. 1m Aschenputtel (Wolf-Ferrari). Also 3m, 3, 4m, 6m, 7m, 10m, 10, 11m, 13m, 14m, 17m, 17, 18m, 20m, 21m,
     23m, 23, 27m, 27, 28m, 28, 29 (for children)
Dec. 2 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 5, Apr. 10, 15m, 26, June 20, 23
Dec. 3 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 10, 17, 29, July 1
Dec. 4 L’Étoile (Chabrier). Also 6, 9, 11, 15, 19, 22
Dec. 16 Orphée aux Enfers (Offenbach). Also 18, 23, 25, 28, Jan. 4, 17, 19
Dec. 21 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 26m, 26, 29m, 29, Jan. 6, 8m, 8

STAATSTHEATER AM GARNERPLATZ (Munich, 49 089 21 85 19 60;
       
www.staatstheater-am-gaertnerplatz.de)
Dec. 1 The Mikado (Sullivan). Also 8, 13, 21, Jan. 8m, 13, 18, Feb. 4, 16, Mar. 21, Apr. 2
Dec. 2 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 19, Jan. 7, 26, Feb. 2, 8
Dec. 3 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 3, 5m, 12, 23m, 23, 29, Jan. 2
Dec. 4 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 14, 18, 25, Jan. 3, 15, 28, Feb. 19
Dec. 6m Die Omama im Apfelbaum (Naske). Also 11m, 27m, 28m, 30m, Dec. 6m, Mar. 21m, 27m, 29m, Apr. 7m
Dec. 6 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 31, Feb. 10, 20, Apr. 13, 21
Dec. 9 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 29, Dec. 9, Jan. 27, May 2, 3, 5, 6
Dec. 10 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev)
Dec. 15 The Fall of the House of Usher (Glass). Also 27, Jan. 4, 17, Feb. 15, Mar. 25
Dec. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 28, Jan. 9, Apr. 4, 8, 14, June 7, 8

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90;  www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Dec. 2 Alcina (Handel)
Dec. 3 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 6, 11, 19, Dec. 3, 7, Apr. 17, 23
Dec. 9 Norma (Bellini). Also 14, 17, Mar. 17, 23, 26, Apr. 3, 5, 9
Dec. 12 The Adventures of Pinocchio (Dove). Also 13m, 18, 19
Dec. 20 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 25, Jan. 5, 8m, 13, 17, 21, 26, Feb. 6
Dec. 26m Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 26, Jan. 15, 18, 27, Feb. 4, 12
Dec. 27 Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Handel). Also Jan. 7, 16, 29, Feb. 11, 15, 18, 26, Mar. 14

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744;  www.teatroallascala.org)
Dec. 7 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 13, 16, 20, 23, 28, Jan. 4, 8m, 12, 14

TEATRO COLÓN (Buenos Aires, 54 11 5533 5599;  www.teatrocolon.org.ar)
Dec. 2 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 4, 7, 10, 11

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111;  www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Dec. 6 Il Marito Disperato (Cimarosa). Also 7, 9, 10m, 11m, 13, 14, 15, 16

TEATRO DONIZETTI (Bergamo, 39 0445 230313; teatro.gaetano-donizetti.com)
Dec. 10 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 11m

TEATRO LA FENICE (Venice, 39 041 786511;  www.teatrolafenice.it)
Dec. 2 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 3m, 4m, 6, 7, 9, 10m, 11m

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
Dec. 3 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich). Also 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 23
Dec. 19 Don Quichotte (Massenet). Also 22 (in concert)

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Dec. 9 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 10, 11m, 13, 14m, 15, 17, 18m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;  www.theater-wien.at)
Dec. 14 L’Orfeo (Monteverdi). Also 17, 20, 22, 29, 31
Dec. 16 Catone in Utica (Vivaldi). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50;  www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Dec. 23 Messiah (Handel). In concert

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13;  www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Dec. 2 Falstaff (Verdi). Also 4m, 6, 9, 11m, 13

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Dec. 9 Cendrillon (Massenet). Also 11m, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18m, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29

THÉÂTRES DE LA VILLE (Grand Théâtre, Luxembourg, 352 47 08 95 1; www.theatres.lu)
Dec. 2 Das Rheingold (Wagner)
Dec. 3m Die Walküre (Wagner)
Dec. 4 Götterdämmerung (Wagner)

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.volksoper.at)
Dec. 1 Carmen (Bizet). Also 10
Dec. 2 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 7, 9, 13, 16, 22
Dec. 3 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 11m, 11, 26, 30
Dec. 4m Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 4
Dec. 6 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 12, 31m, 31, Jan. 1, Feb. 20
Dec. 17 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Sondheim). Also 19, 27, Jan. 8, 11, 16
Dec. 21 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 23, 25m, 25, 28, Jan. 15m, 18

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (The Mayflower, Southampton, 44 29 2063 5000;  www.wno.org.uk)
Dec. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 3
Dec. 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart)

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Dec. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 3, 7
Dec. 4 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 6, 9
Dec. 8 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 12, 15
Dec. 10 Daphne (R. Strauss). Also 16, 19
Dec. 17 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 20, 22
Dec. 26 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 29, Jan. 2, 5
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Jan. 1, 4, 6 spacer 


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