Dateline

Dateline     

by TRISTAN KRAFT

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org )
Dec. 1m La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Frittoli, Crowe, Garanča, Lindsey; Filianoti, Gradus; Bicket,
     Ponnelle/McClintock, Ponnelle
Dec. 1 Don Giovanni (Mozart). S. Phillips, E. Bell, Siurina; Abdrazakov, Castronovo, Schrott, Soar, Aceto; E. Gardner,
     Grandage/Muller, Oram/Constable
Dec. 3 Aida (Verdi). H. He, Borodina; Berti, Mastromarino, Kocán, Sebestyén; Luisi, Frisell/Pickover,
     Quaranta/Saligeri
Dec. 4 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Radvanovsky, K. Kim, Blythe; Álvarez, Hvorostovsky; Luisi, D. Alden,
     Steinberg/Reiffenstuel
Dec. 5 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 6 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1m exc. R. Thomas for Filianoti
Dec. 7 Aida (Verdi). Same as Dec. 3
Dec. 8m Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Same as Dec. 4
Dec. 8 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 10 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1m exc. Chauvet for Garanča
Dec. 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 12 Aida (Verdi). Monastyrska, Borodina; Alagna, Gagnidze, Kocán, Sebestyén; Luisi, Frisell/Pickover,
     Quaranta/Saligeri
Dec. 13 Les Troyens (Berlioz). Voigt, Graham, Cargill; Giordani, Cutler, K. Youn, D. Croft; Luisi, Zambello,
     Bjørnson/Yavich
Dec. 14 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Same as Dec. 4 exc. A. Wagner for Radvanovsky
Dec. 15m Aida (Verdi). Same as Dec. 12
Dec. 15 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 17 Les Troyens (Berlioz). Same as Dec. 13 exc. Gaertner for D. Croft
Dec. 18 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Leonard; Pogossov, Shrader, Bisch, Del Carlo; Abel, Sher, Yeargan/Zuber
     (abridged)
Dec. 19 Aida (Verdi). Same as Dec. 12 exc. H. He for Monastyrska, Zajick for Borodina
Dec. 20 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Dec. 1
Dec. 21 Les Troyens (Berlioz). Same as Dec. 13
Dec. 22m The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Same as Dec. 18 (abridged)
Dec. 22 Aida (Verdi). Same as Dec. 19
Dec. 26m The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Same as Dec. 18 (abridged)
Dec. 26 Les Troyens (Berlioz). Same as Dec. 13 exc. Hymel for Giordani
Dec. 27 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Same as Dec. 18 (abridged)
Dec. 28 Aida (Verdi). Same as Dec. 19
Dec. 29m Les Troyens (Berlioz). Same as Dec. 26 exc. Bishop for Graham
Dec. 29 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Same as Dec. 18 (abridged)
Dec. 31 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). DiDonato, van den Heever; Polenzani, Hopkins, M. Rose; Benini, McVicar,
     Macfarlane

AMORE OPERA (Connelly Theater, New York, 866-811-4111;  www.amoreopera.org)
Dec. 14 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 15, 16m, 27, 28, 29, 30m, 31, Jan. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6m

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE and OPERA MODERNE (Dicapo Theatre, New York,
     212-288-9438; 
 www.dicapo.com; www.operamoderne.com)
Dec. 13 Marrying Mozart (pastiche). World premiere. Also 14, 15, 16m

EUGENE OPERA (Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 541-485-3985;  www.eugeneopera.com)
Dec. 28 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Also 30, 31

FESTIVAL OPERA WALNUT CREEK (Lesher Center for the Arts, CA,
     925-943-7469;
 www.festivalopera.org)
Dec. 5m The Face on the Barroom Floor (Mollicone). Moss; Garza, Brancoveanu; Mollicone, Erickson, TBA. Also 5

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)
Dec. 2m La Bohème (Puccini). A. Pérez, B. A. R. Robinson; Chacón-Cruz, M. Walters, Lau; Tebar, Gately,
     Brumley/Malabar, Ltd. (Miami) Also 6, 8 (Ft. Lauderdale)

JUILLIARD OPERA (Willson Theater, New York, 212-769-7406;  www.juilliard.edu)
Dec. 9m Curlew River (Britten). Bielfield, O’Hanlon, Greenhalgh, Tines, Y. Fang. Riders to the Sea (Vaughan
     Williams). Benter, Easthope, Mixter; O’Hanlon; Shapiro, Giampietro, Distler/Maresca. Also 11, 13

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001;  www.laopera.com)
Dec. 1 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Dyka, Kitic; Jovanovich, Owens; Gershon, R. Daniels, Yeargan/Strawbridge. Also
     6, 9m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244;  www.lyricopera.org)
Dec. 6m Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Petersen; D’Arcangelo, Barbera, Crider; S. Lord, T. Allen, Ponnelle. Also 8, 10, 15
Dec. 7 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). DeShong, Kanyova, J. Grove, Makerov; Mulligan; Stare, R. Jones/Einhorn,
     Macfarlane. Also 12, 14m, 16m, Jan. 8, 11, 14, 17m, 19

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC (Borden Auditorium, New York, 212-580-0210;  www.msmnyc.edu)
Dec. 5 Thaïs (Massenet). Krynski/Subramaniam; J. Cox/Y. Wang, Short, L. Miller/B. Vogel; Manahan, Doucet, Barbe.
     Also 7, 9m

MANNES OPERA (Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York,
     212-580-0210; 
 www.newschool.edu/mannes)
Dec. 19m Mavra (Stravinsky)/La Scala di Seta (Rossini). Cast TBA; Colaneri, Alley, Hanna/Rogers. Also 19

OPERA IDAHO (Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise, 208-387-1273;  www.operaidaho.org)
Dec. 28m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 28, 29m, 29, 30m (abridged)

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (War Memorial Opera House, 415-864-3330; www.sfopera.com)
Dec. 1 Tosca (Puccini). Gheorghiu/Racette; Giordano/Jagde, Frontali/Delavan; Luisotti/Finzi, Condemi, Bosquet. Also
     2m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222;  www.vancouveropera.ca)
Dec. 1 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Fenlon, Forst; Nicholson, Honeywell, Gaze, TBA; Darlington, Gaze,
     Buck/Sinclair. Also 2m, 4, 6, 8, 9m

VIRGINIA OPERA (GMU Center for the Arts, Fairfax, 866-673-7282;  www.vaopera.org)
Dec. 2m Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Pier, McMahon, Nims; Cutlip, MacPherson, Burchett; Wedow, Danner,
     Rom/TBA

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C.,
     202-467-4600;
 www.kennedy-center.org/wno)
Dec. 21 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Mesko/Mintzer, Albrink/Przybylo, Rotz, Antúnez; Garrett; Rossi, Gately,
     Vest/Burrow. Also 22m, 22, 23m
 

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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20; www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
Dec. 1 Turandot (Puccini)
Dec. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 5, 8 (abridged)
Dec. 6 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 11, 14
Dec. 15 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 19, 21, 25, 28, 30
Dec. 16m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 16, 22m, 22 (abridged)
Dec. 23 Aida (Verdi). Also 27, Jan. 1, 4
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55;  www.dno.nl)
Dec. 6 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 9m, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 25m, 27, 30m

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Dec. 1 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 2, 6, 8m, 14, 19, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, Jan. 4, 5m, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 29, 31, Feb.
     4, 11, 14

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Dec. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 7, Jan. 20, Feb. 2, Mar. 1, Apr. 20, May 3
Dec. 2 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 23m, 23, 28
Dec. 4m Oh, Wie Schön ist Panama (L. Wang). Also 5m, 6m, 8m (for children)
Dec. 9 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Also 13, 17, 21, 25, Apr. 5, 13
Dec. 10 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 11, 14, Jan. 3, 6, Apr. 22, 26
Dec. 15 Carmen (Bizet). Also 18, Jan. 10, Apr. 4, 25
Dec. 16 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 22, Mar. 24, 30
Dec. 20 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 27, 30, Jan. 11
Dec. 21m Das Märchen von der Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 22 (for children)
Dec. 29 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 31m, 31, Apr. 11

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200; www.eno.org)
Dec. 1m The Mikado (Sullivan). Also 1, 5, 7, 8m, 8, 21, 25, 26m, 26, 30, 31
Dec. 2m Carmen (Bizet). Also 4, 6, 9m

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Dec. 1 Don Carlo (Verdi). Also 4
Dec. 3 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 7, 10, 12, 14, 18, 21, 28, Jan. 2
Dec. 17 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 20, 27, 29, Jan. 3, 5, 11
Dec. 31 La Traviata (Verdi). Also Jan. 4, 12, 17, 23, Feb. 6, 8, 12, 14

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02;   www.vlaamseopera.be)
Dec. 12 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 14, 15, 16m, 18, 20, 21, 23m, 27, 29, 31 (Antwerp); Jan. 10, 11, 13m, 15, 16, 18,
     19, 20m (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00;  www.opera.se)
Dec. 1m Chess (B. Andersson/Ulvaeus). Also Dec. 1–Mar. 22
Dec. 2 Turandot (Puccini). Also 5, 13, 20, 28, 30, Jan. 9, 12, 16, 20, 26
Dec. 9 Rusalka (Dvořák)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13; www.liceubarcelona.com)
Dec. 22 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 27, 30, Jan. 2, 5, 11, 14

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Dec. 12 Les Aventures du Roi Pausole (Honneger). Also 14, 16m, 19, 22, 27, 29, 31

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Dec. 3 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 5
Dec. 6 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 14, 19, 21, Jan. 14, 17, 25
Dec. 8 Flavius Bertaridus, König der Langobarden (Telemann). Also 11, 13
Dec. 9 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also m, 9, 17m, 17, 18
Dec. 15 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 23m, 23, 29, Jan. 1, 5, 10
Dec. 25 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 28, 30m, Jan. 2, Feb. 9, 12, 15

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170; www.opera.hu)
Dec. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 2, 4, 7, 8, 13, 15, 22m, 25, 26, 30
Dec. 6 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 11, 15m, 16, 22, 27, Jan. 5
Dec. 21 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 23
Dec. 28 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 29, 31m, 31, Jan. 2, 3, 4, 6

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Dec. 1 Wozzeck (Berg). Also 3, 4, 6, 7m

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Dec. 1 Serse (Handel). Also 4
Dec. 3m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 8, 14, 22, 26, 31, Jan. 4, 25, Feb. 7, Mar. 3, 22, Apr. 27, May 4, 9, 11, 16
Dec. 3 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 15, 28, Jan. 5, 26, Feb. 16, Mar. 1
Dec. 6 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 20, 25, Jan. 13
Dec. 9m Ali Baba und die 40 Räuber (Akyol). Also 14, 20, 26 (for children)
Dec. 9 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 13, 21, Jan. 3
Dec. 12 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Also 19, 29, Jan. 19, Feb. 3
Dec. 16m Im Weissen Rössl (Benatzky). Also 18, 30, Jan. 6
Dec. 23 Die Bajadere (Kálmán)

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO (Teatro Comunale, Florence, 39 55 287222;  www.maggiofiorentino.com)
Dec. 2m Turandot (Puccini). Also 4, 6

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Dec. 1 Evita (Lloyd Webber). Also 2m, 4, 8, 9m, Jan. 2, 3, 5, 11, 13m, 17, 19, 20m
Dec. 6 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Also 16m, 18, 20, 26m, 28
Dec. 15 Let's Make an Opera! (Britten). Also 19m, 21, 27, 29m, Jan. 4, 6m, 8, 10, 12, 18, 22, 25m, 27m, 29
     (for children, in Swedish)

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011;  www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Dec. 1m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 4m, 6, 9m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Dec. 2 Giulio Cesare (Handel). Also 9, 13, 16, 21, 23, 25, 31, Jan. 12, 26, May 4, 11
Dec. 6 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also 8
Dec. 7 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 14, 20, 26, 29, Jan. 5, 11, 19, Feb. 2
Dec. 15 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 22, 30m, 30, Jan. 1, 6m

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275; www.oper-leipzig.de)
Dec. 1 Der Zigeunerbaron (J. Strauss). Also 2m, 15, 16m, Mar. 2, 3
Dec. 2m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 30m, Mar. 10, 14
Dec. 4 The Rocky Horror Show (O'Brien). Also 5, Jan. 30, 31, Mar. 21, 22, Apr. 17, 18, May 18, 19
Dec. 6m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 6, 16m, 16, 20m, 20
Dec. 7 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also Feb. 26, Mar. 24m
Dec. 8 Tosca (Puccini). Also 22, Feb. 9
Dec. 9 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 13, 25, Jan. 25
Dec. 13 The Count of Monte Cristo (Wildhorn). Also 14, Jan. 26, 27m
Dec. 14 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 21
Dec. 19m The Wizard of Oz (Arlen). Also 20m, 21m, 22m, 23m, 25m
Dec. 26 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also Feb. 9, 10m, Mar. 23, 24m
Dec. 29 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Also Jan. 19, Mar. 9, May 31
Dec. 31 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss)

OPERA AUSTRALIA (Arts Centre, Melbourne, 61 2 9318 8200; www.opera-australia.org.au)
Dec. 1 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 4, 7, 10, 13, 15
Dec. 3 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 8m, 11, 14
Dec. 5 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 8, 12, 15m

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23; www.opera-comique.com)
Dec. 3 Limbus-Limbo (Gervasoni). Also 4
Dec. 12 Venus and Adonis (Blow). Also 13, 14, 15

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.org)
Dec. 3 Messiah (Handel). Also 5, 6, 8m, 9m, 11, 13, 14 (staged)

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;  opera.marseille.fr)
Dec. 2m Poliuto (Donizetti)
Dec. 29 L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Also 31, Jan. 2, 4, 6m

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (Monte-Carlo, 377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Dec. 20 Man of la Mancha (Leigh). Also 21, 22, 23m, 23

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Dec. 28 L'Étoile (Chabrier). Also 29m, 30m, Jan. 1m, 3

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS ( 33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Dec. 4 Carmen (Bizet). Also 7, 10, 13, 16m, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29
Palais Garnier
Dec. 1 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 4, 7, 10, 13, 16m, 19, 23m, 26, Feb. 27, Mar. 1, 5, 8, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 25

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;  www.operaliege.be)
Dec. 2 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
Dec. 10 Nabuccolo (after Verdi). Also m, 11m, 12m, 13m, 14m, 15m (for children)
Dec. 22 La Belle Hélène (Offenbach). Also 23m, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30m, 31

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Dec. 1 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 4
Dec. 2m Die Schatzinsel (Schwemmer). Also 8m, 16m, 30m, 31m, Jan. 2m, 12m (for children)
Dec. 5 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 8, 11, 14
Dec. 9 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 12, 19, 23, 26m, 29, Jan. 2, 5, 11, 17, 23
Dec. 16 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 20, 30, Jan. 4, 18, 27m, Feb. 6
Dec. 18 Tosca (Puccini). Also 22, 31, Jan. 6

POLISH NATIONAL OPERA (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, 48 22 69 20 208; www.teatrwielki.pl)
Dec. 1 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 30, Dec. 1, 2, 4
Dec. 8 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 9, 11, 12

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69;  www.kglteater.dk)
Dec. 3 Semiramide (Rossini). Also 25m, Dec. 3, 5, Jan. 6m, 10, 13m, 16
Dec. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Dec. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 5
Dec. 15 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 18, 29, Jan. 5m, 12m, 14, 17m, 25, 27m, Feb. 3m

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.roh.org.uk)
Dec. 1 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 4, 7
Dec. 6 Robert le Diable (Meyerbeer). Also 9m, 12, 15, 18, 21
Dec. 17 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 20, 22, Jan. 3, 5, 7, 10, 18, Feb. 16m, 18, 27, Mar. 2m, 5, 9, 12

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Dec. 1m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 4, 6
Dec. 3 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 5, 8m, 10, 13, 17, 26m, 28, 31, Jan. 2, 4, 7
Dec. 20 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 27, Jan. 1, 9, 11, 18, 22

SCOTTISH OPERA (Belfast, 44 141 332 3321;  www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Dec. 1 The Magic Flute (Mozart)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;  www.semperoper.de)
Dec. 1 Mario und der Zauberer (Oliver). Also 3, 4, 11, 13, 15, 28, 29
Dec. 2 Idomeneo (Mozart). Also 6, 10, 13, 17
Dec. 8 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 20, 22m, 22, 26m, 26
Dec. 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also Dec. 9, 12, 16, Jan. 2
Dec. 16 Dorina e Nibbio (Sarro). Also m, Feb. 10m, Mar. 24m, May 9m, 19m, June 30m
Dec. 21 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also Jan. 5, 11
Dec. 27 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Mar. 1, 11, 16, 18, 21, Apr. 3, 21m, 21, May 25, 30
Dec. 28 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Jan. 1, 4, 6, 10

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN (Schiller Theater, Berlin,
     49 30 2035 4555; 
 www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Dec. 1 Das Tapfere Schneiderlein (Mitterer). Also 2m, 4m, 5m, 6m, 7m, 8m, 8, 9m, 9, 12m, 13m, 15m, 15, 16m, 18m,
     19m, 21, 22m, 22, 23m, 28m, 28, 30m, 30 (for children)
Dec. 1 La Finta Giardiniera (Mozart). Also 8, 15
Dec. 2 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 7, 9m, 12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 30
Dec. 11 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 14, 18, 21, 23
Dec. 26m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 26, 29m, 29
Dec. 28 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also Jan. 4, 9, Mar. 2, 8

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich,
     49 089 21 85 19 60;
www.staatstheater-am-gaertnerplatz.de)
Dec. 1m Das Dschungelbuch (Edwards/Bleich). Also 1, 2m, 4m, 5, 6, 7, 8m, 8, 9m, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15m, 15, 16m, 18, 19,
     20, 21, 22m, 22, Jan. 3, 4, 5m, 5, 6m, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12m, 12, 13m (family musical)
Dec. 12 Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher (Honegger). Also 15, 16, 18, 19
Dec. 29m Im Weissen Rössl (Benatzky). Also 30, 31

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Dec. 1 L’Écume des Jours (Denisov). Also 4, 7, 11
Dec. 5 Iphigénie en Aulide (Gluck). Also 12, 20, Jan. 5, 13m, 19
Dec. 6 Norma (Bellini)
Dec. 15 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 19, 23, 27, 30, Jan. 4, 6, 12, 18, 23, 25, 27

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
Dec. 7 Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 11, 14, 18, 21, 27

TEATRO COLÓN (Buenos Aires, 54 11 5533 5599; www.teatrocolon.org.ar)
Dec. 4 Der Ring des Nibelungen (Wagner/Garben). Also 7 (abridged)

TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA (39 051 529958; www.tcbo.it)
Dec. 18 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 20, 22, 23m, 27, 29, 30m

TEATRO COMUNALE DI MODENA (39 05 92 033 020;  www.teatrocomunalemodena.it)
Dec. 16m Oliver Twist (Carrara). World premiere. Also 17

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111; www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Dec. 5 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Dec. 16 Il Campanello dello Speziale (Donizetti). Also 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

TEATRO LA FENICE (Venice, 39 041 786511; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Dec. 1 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
Dec. 2 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;  www.theater-wien.at)
Dec. 12 Mathis der Maler (Hindemith). Also 16, 19, 23, 28
Dec. 15 Werther (Pugnani). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (in concert except as indicated, Paris,
     01 49 52 50 50;
www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Dec. 10 Médée (Cherubini). Also 12, 14, 16 (staged)
Dec. 11 Artaserse (Vinci). Also 13
Dec. 15 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Dec. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 18m, 20, 22, 25m, 26 (staged)
Dec. 19 Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
Dec. 20 Messiah (Handel)

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Dec. 22 La Belle Hélène (Offenbach). Also 23m, 25m, 26, 28, 30m, 31

THÉATRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Dec. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 7, 9m, 11, 13, 15, 18, 21, 23m, 27, 29, 31
Dec. 19 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 20, 22 (in concert)

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
Dec. 1 Kiss Me, Kate (Porter). Also 2, 4, 17, 22
Dec. 3 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 6, 11, 18, 28
Dec. 5 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 10, 31m, 31, Jan. 1, 10, Feb. 6, 12, 26m, Mar. 8, 11, 31, Apr. 6, 12, 18, 26, May
     21, 31
Dec. 7 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 12, Mar. 26, Apr. 1, 5, 11, May 10, 15, 19, 24
Dec. 8m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 9, 20, 23, 25m, 25, Jan. 6m, 6
Dec. 14 Tosca (Puccini)
Dec. 26 Wiener Blut (J. Strauss). Also 29, Jan. 2, 7, 13, 16, 19
Dec. 30 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also Jan. 3, 5, 8, 11, 14, 24, Feb. 8, 10, 16, 19, 23

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Dec. 1 La Bohème (Puccini)

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Dec. 2 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner)
Dec. 3 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also Mar. 1, 4, 8
Dec. 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 7, 10, 14
Dec. 5 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 15, 17, Mar. 18, 22, 25
Dec. 8 La Sonnambula (Bellini). Also 12, 16, 20
Dec. 9 Otello (Verdi). Also 13, 18, 21
Dec. 19 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 22, 26, 29, Jan. 2
Dec. 30 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Jan. 3, 5, May 3, 6
Dec. 31 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Jan. 1, 4, 6 spacer
 


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