Dateline

Dateline

by TRISTAN KRAFT

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000;  www.metopera.org )
Feb. 1 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Netrebko, Gubanova; Costello, Abdrazakov; Armiliato, McVicar, Ro. Jones/Tiramani
Feb. 2 Ernani (Verdi). Meade; De Biasio, Hvorostovsky, Furlanetto; Armiliato, Samaritani, Samaritani/Hall
Feb. 3 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Dalayman, Harmer, Meier; Gould, Paterson, König; Luisi, Lepage, Fillion/
     St-Aubin
Feb. 4m Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Same as Feb. 1
Feb. 4 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Damrau; Pogossov, C. Lee, Furlanetto, Del Carlo; Benini, Sher/Belcher,
     Yeargan/Zuber
Feb. 6 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 7 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Same as Feb. 3 exc.  J. H. Morris for Gould
Feb. 8 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 9 Aida (Verdi). Urmana, Blythe; Álvarez, Ataneli, J. Morris, Bisch; Armiliato, S. Frisell/Pickover,
     Quaranta/Saligeri
Feb. 10 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Feb. 2
Feb. 11m Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Same as Feb. 7 exc. Voigt for Dalayman
Feb. 11 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 13 Aida (Verdi). Same as Feb. 9
Feb. 14 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Feb. 2 exc. Giordani for De Biasio
Feb. 15 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Same as Feb. 4 exc. Armiliato for Benini
Feb. 16 Aida (Verdi). Same as Feb. 9
Feb. 17 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Racette, Zifchak; De Biasio, Naouri; Domingo, Minghella/Choa, M. Levine/Feng
Feb. 18m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Same as Feb. 15
Feb. 18 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Feb. 14
Feb. 20 Aida (Verdi). Same as Feb. 9
Feb. 21 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Rebeka, Dehn, Leonard; Finley, Polenzani, Relyea, Shenyang, J. Morris; A. Davis,
     Grandage, Oram
Feb. 22 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Feb. 17 exc. Giordani for De Biasio
Feb. 23 Aida (Verdi). Same as Feb. 9
Feb. 24 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Feb. 21
Feb. 25m Ernani (Verdi). Same as Feb. 14
Feb. 25 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Feb. 17 exc. Chmelo for Naouri
Feb. 27 Khovanshchina (Mussorgsky). Borodina; Galouzine, Didyk, Gagnidze, Kotscherga, Abdrazakov; Petrenko,
     Everding/McClintock, M. C. Lee/Conklin
Feb. 28 Aida (Verdi). Same as Feb. 9 exc. Radvanovsky for Urmana
Feb. 29 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Feb. 21

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (Helen Corning Warden Theater, Philadelphia,
     215-735-1685; 
www.avaopera.org)
Feb. 25 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Cast TBA; Macatsoris, Gately, P. Harrison/Kidd. Also 26m, 28, Mar. 1, 3

AMARILLO OPERA (Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 806-372-7464;
       
www.amarilloopera.org)
Feb. 3 Joshua's Boots (Hailstork). Also 3

ANCHORAGE OPERA (Discovery Theatre, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts,
     907-270-2557; 
 www.anchorageopera.org)
Feb. 18 Macbeth (Verdi). B. Harris; T. Thomas, Bongers, Parker; Kuo, C. Edwards, Tanakura/Memmott-Allred. Also
     22, 24, 26m

ARIZONA OPERA (Tucson Music Hall, 602-266-7464;  www.azopera.com)
Feb. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Li/J. Gardner, Zifchak; Diegel, Ja. Gardner; Rescigno, McIntyre, TBA/
     A. T. Jones Co. Also 5m

ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA (Diana Wortham Theatre, 828-257-4530;  www.ashevillelyric.org)
Feb. 17 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Beckham, R. Davis, Hedberg; Joiner, B. Davis, Aquilino; Porter, Heuermann,
     J. Ross/Harnett-Hargrove. Also 18

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA (Long Center for the Performing Arts, 512-472-5992;  www.austinlyricopera.org)
Feb. 3 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Petrova; Shelton, Hurt, P. Volpe; Buckley, Scholz-Carlson,
     Oswald/Memmott-Allred. Also 5m

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,
     617-542-6772; 
 www.blo.org)
Feb. 8 The Lighthouse (Maxwell Davies). Bellemer, Burchett, Cushing; Angus, Albery, C. Koo. Also 9, 11, 12m

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286;  www.calgaryopera.com)
Feb. 1 Moby-Dick (Heggie). DiMaria; Heppner, Polegato, Welsh, Ainsworth, McGillivray, Clark; Zeitouni, Foglia,
     Brill/Greenwood

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto,
     800-250-4653; 
 www.coc.ca)
Feb. 2 L’Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Wall, Szabò; Braun; Debus, Pasca, Rabasse/Pollard. Also 4m, 8, 10, 12m, 14,
     18, 22
Feb. 3 Tosca (Puccini). Pieczonka/Makerov; Ventre/Arancam, Delavan; Carignani, P. Curran, Knight. Also 5m, 7, 9, 11,
     13, 16, 21, 23, 25

COLLEGIATE CHORALE (Carnegie Hall, New York, 646-202-9623; www.collegiatechorale.org)
Feb. 3 A Child of Our Time (Tippett)/Te Deum (Bruckner). In concert

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000; www.dallasopera.org)
Feb. 16 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Charbonnet, M. Phillips; Forbis, Rasilainen, Sigmundsson; Jenkins, Räth,
     Räth/S. Cox. Also 19m, 22, 25 (in concert)

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Performing Arts Center, 937-228-3630; www.daytonopera.org)
Feb. 24 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod).Mongiardo, Mintzer; MacPherson, TBA, Sloan, Stark; Reynolds,
     Sherman, C. D. Higgins/A. T. Jones Co. Also 26m

DICAPO OPERA THEATRE (Dicapo Theatre, New York, 212-288-9438; www.dicapo.com)
Feb. 3 The Consul (Menotti). Winfield, Heltzel, TBA; Vekshtein, Capasso, Farrell/TBA. Also 5m

EDMONTON OPERA (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 780-429-1000;  www.edmontonopera.com)
Feb. 4 The Mikado (Sullivan). Chuchman, E. Lawson, Goss; Olds, Scully, Goerz, Avey; Dala, Herriot,
     Rodney/Finnman. Also 7, 9

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)
Feb. 1 La Rondine (Puccini). Caballero, Winters; Ribeiro, Shirley/Barbato; Tebar, Bowie, Funicello/Kirkpatrick.
     Also 4 (Miami)
Feb. 3 Rigoletto (Verdi). Gilmore, D. B. Miller; Walters, Fabiano, Aceto; Bisantz, Buchman, Klein/Haith &
     Malabar, Ltd. Also 5m, 8, 11 (Miami); 16, 18 (Ft. Lauderdale)

HAWAII OPERA THEATRE (Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, 800-836-7372; www.hawaiiopera.org)
Feb. 10 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Pollock; Ruminski, Dyer, Markgraf; Flint, Deedrick, Pecktal/Rodgers. Also 12m, 14
Feb. 24 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). S. Gruber; Rideout, Guzzo, Boehler; Wachner, Tiller, O’Hearn/St. Clair. Also
     26m, 28

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center, 713-228-6737;  www.houstongrandopera.org)
Feb. 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Shagimuratova; Lomelí, Meoni; Summers, Slater, Heeley/Clark. Also 4, 10, 12m
Feb. 3 The Rape of Lucretia (Britten). DeYoung, Crocetto; Griffey, Hopkins, Imbrailo, McKinny; Summers, Arbus,
     Lecat/Yavich. Also 5m, 7, 9, 11

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATER (Buskirk-Chumley Theater; Musical Arts Center,
     Bloomington, 812-855-7433; 
www.music.indiana.edu/opera)
Feb. 9 Albert Herring (Britten). Cast TBA; Fagen, Marvel, Marvel & Stebbins. Also 10, 11, 12m
     (Buskirk-Chumley Theater)
Feb. 24 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Cast TBA; Effron, Liotta, Forrester/Pisano. Also 25, Mar. 2, 3
     (Musical Arts Center)

JUILLIARD OPERA (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York, 212-769-7406;  www.juilliard.edu)
Feb. 3 La Cambiale di Matrimonio/La Scala di Seta (Rossini). Also 5m, 7, 9
Feb. 8 Armide (Gluck). Also 11 (semi-staged)

KENTUCKY OPERA (Brown Theatre, Louisville, 502-594-4500;  www.kyopera.org)
Feb. 17 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Pulley, TBA; Robertson, Tsirakoglu; Mechavich, Cavanagh, TBA. Also 19m

KNOXVILLE OPERA (Tennessee Theatre, 865-524-0795; www.knoxvilleopera.com)
Feb. 10 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). López-Hernández, Fitch; Stewart, Bumpas, Turner, Wentzel; Salesky, C. Evans,
     TBA/Memmott-Allred. Also 12m

LONG BEACH OPERA (Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, 562-432-5934;  www.longbeachopera.org)
Feb. 4 Maria de Buenos Aires (Piazzolla). P. Southwell; G. Gonzalez, Luke; Mitisek, Mitisek, Mitisek/TBA

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001;  www.laopera.com)
Feb. 11 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). A. M. Martínez; Domingo, Secco, Kowaljow; Conlon, Moshinsky, Yeargan/Hall.
     Also 15, 19m, 21, 26m, Mar. 1, 4m
Feb. 25 Albert Herring (Britten). Kelly/Brewer, Mack, Bunnell; Shrader, Bonner; Conlon, P. Curran, Knight. Also
     Mar. 3, 8, 11m, 14, 17m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244;  www.lyricopera.org)
Feb. 3m Aida (Verdi). Radvanovsky/H. He, Grove/Smirnova; Giordani/Berti, Hawkins/Kelsey, Kocán, Boyer;
     R. Palumbo, Joël/Lata, Halmen. Also 8m, Mar. 6, 10, 15m, 19, 22, 25m
Feb. 12 Show Boat (Kern). A. Brown, Cambridge, Simpson, Mac, Gold; Gunn, M. Robinson, Lehman, Yvon; DeMain,
     Zambello, Davison/Tazewell. Also 13, 17, 18, 22, 25, 28, Mar. 1m, 2m, 7m, 9, 14, 17
Feb. 29 Rinaldo (Handel). Kleiter, van den Heever, Prina; Daniels, Pisaroni, I. Davies; Bicket, Negrin, Désiré. Also
     Mar. 4m, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24

LYRIC OPERA SAN DIEGO (Birch North Park Theatre, 619-239-8836;  www.lyricoperasandiego.org)
Feb. 10 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 12m, 16, 18, 19m

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul,
     612-333-6669;   
www.mnopera.org)
Feb. 2 Werther (Massenet). Constantinescu, Mortellaro; Valenti/Glueckert, Preisser; Campestrini, Newbury,
     Moyer/Jahn. Also 4, 5m

NEW YORK CITY OPERA (Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music,
     212-870-5600; 
 www.nycopera.com)
Feb. 12m La Traviata (Verdi). Mitchell; Pomeroy, Powell; S. White, Miller/Araoz, Bywater. Also 14, 16, 18
Feb. 19m Prima Donna (Wainwright). M. Moore, Bottone; Stayton, Turner; Ogren, Albery, An. McDonald. Also 21, 23, 25

OPERA CIRCLE (Various locations, Cleveland, 216-441-2822; www.operacircle.org)
Feb. 17 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 19

OPERA COLORADO (Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, 303-778-1500;  www.operacolorado.org)
Feb. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Pine, T. Robinson, Risley; Alberghini, Phares; Baril, Gately, S. Benson. Also 14,
     17, 19m

OPERA COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400;  www.operaphila.org)
Feb. 17 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Zharoff, Reiter; Lozano, Adam, Nissen; Rovaris, Driver, Buzzi. Also
     19m, 22, 24, 26m

OPERA GRAND RAPIDS (DeVos Hall, 616-451-2741;  www.operagr.com)
Feb. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 4

OPERA IDAHO (Egyptian Theatre, Boise, 208-387-1273; www.operaidaho.org)
Feb. 17 La Bohème (Puccini). Calenos, Mauldin; Sanz, C. Clayton, TBA; Crawford, Helfgot, Wilhelmi/Hoffman.
     Also 19m

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303;  www.operaintheheights.org)
Feb. 2 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Zamora/Newton, Schwarzhaupt/N. Flores; G. Allen, Kroncke; Carreón-Robledo,
     Byrnes, R. Smith/Scheh. Also 3, 4, 5m

OPERA NEW JERSEY (Various locations, 609-799-7700;  www.opera-nj.org)
Feb. 3 Tosca (Puccini). K. S. Thomson; J. Burton, Bearden; Ryvkin, Sundine, Schweikardt/Malabar, Ltd. Also 12m

OPERA OMAHA (Orpheum Theater, 877-346-7372;  www.operaomaha.org)
Feb. 17 The Marriage Contract (Rossini). Crider, McMahon; Downen, Hernandez; Gawf, Binder, TBA. Also 18, 19m

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
Feb. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Baptiste/Halimic; Boyer/Dailey, Borsting/E. Brummel; Rohrbaugh, Condemi,
     Flatmo/Poindexter. Also 12m, 16, 18, 19m, 21, 24, 26m

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA (Royal Theatre, 250-385-0222; www.pov.bc.ca)
Feb. 16 Carmen (Bizet). McHardy, Bradley; Fennell, Dupuis; Vernon, Garnhum, Gerecke. Also 18, 22, 24, 26m

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888; www.pbopera.org)
Feb. 24 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Cabell/Brugger-Orman, J. Rivera; Chacón-Cruz/Ribeiro, Serrano, Meachem,
     Vinogradov; Feranec, Newbury, Jellinek/Carey. Also 25, 26m

PEABODY OPERA THEATRE (Theatre Project, Baltimore, 410-234-4800; www.peabody.jhu.edu)
Feb. 9 Postcard from Morocco (Argento). Also 10, 11, 12m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
Feb. 3 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Lauricella, Vinnik, Loutsion; Oliver; G. Lewis, Huffman, Rizzotti/West.
     Also 5m

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802;  www.portlandopera.org)
Feb. 3 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Kaduce, Day; Honeywell, Hancock; Manson, Corsaro/C. Smith, Evans. Also 5m,
     9, 11

RICHARD RODGERS THEATRE (New York, 800-755-4000;  www.porgyandbessonbroadway.com)
Feb. 1m The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Ongoing through July 8

SACRAMENTO OPERA (Community Center Theater, 916-808-5181; www.sacopera.org)
Feb. 24 Rigoletto (Verdi). Thurman, Baggott; Small, Ramsay, Gangestad; Rolek, Hudson, TBA. Also 26m

SAN ANTONIO OPERA (Municipal Aud.; Lila Cockrell Theatre, 210-225-5972;  www.saopera.com)
Feb. 17 Don Giovanni (Mozart). M. Perez/Alesi, Ramos/Zhelezova, Dramtcheva; De Peppo, Robles/M. Chang, Sarafov,
     Powers/Stantchev; production TBA. Also 18, 19m

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000;   www.sdopera.com)
Feb. 3 Salome (R. Strauss). Lindstrom, Mishura; Glassman, Grimsley; Bedford, S. Curran, Schwengl. Also 5m
Feb. 18 Moby-Dick (Heggie). Trevigne; Heppner, M. Smith, Lemalu, Boyd; Keltner, Foglia, Schwengl. Also 21,
     24, 26m

SARASOTA OPERA (Sarasota Opera House, 941-366-8450;  www.sarasotaopera.org)
Feb. 11m Carmen (Bizet). Brillembourg, D. Walker; Nagore, Monzón; DeRenzi, Collins, Gordon/Kaplan. Also 14, 19m,
     22, 24, Mar. 4m, 8, 11, 16, 20m, 24
Feb. 18 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). K. Kim; Kohl, Poulis, Y. B. Kim; Barrese, Grant, TBA/Kaplan. Also 21, 23,
     26m, Mar. 2, 7, 9m, 17m, 23

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619;  www.seattleopera.org)
Feb. 25 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Rodríguez, Gearhart; Burden; Wedow, Condemi, Lienau/Zamora. Also 29, Mar. 3,
     4m, 7, 10

SHREVEPORT OPERA (Riverview Theater, 318-227-9503;  www.shreveopera.org)
Feb. 4 La Tragedie de Carmen (Bizet/Brook). Bonet, R. Hall; Austin, Mellon; Protopapas, D. Anthony,
     McWilliams/A. T. Jones Co. Also 4

SYRACUSE OPERA (Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 315-476-7372;  www.syracuseopera.com)
Feb. 10 Carmina Burana (Orff). C. Lynch; Ferreria, Verm; Keisler, Weinmann, Steele. Also 12m

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400; www.tricitiesopera.com)
Feb. 10 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Cannizzo; Dougherty, R. H. Oh, W. Roberts; Di Costanzo, Alley, Saeger.
     Also 12m

TULSA OPERA (Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 918-587-4811; www.tulsaopera.com)
Feb. 25 Dead Man Walking (Heggie). Chavez, Woods, Ogbonnaya, LoBianco, Petrocelli, Washington; Mayes;
     Protopapas, J. Pape, Frehner/Reid. Also Mar. 2, 4m

VIRGINIA OPERA (Performances in Norfolk, Richmond and Fairfax, 866-673-7282;  www.vaopera.org)
Feb. 1 Orphée (Glass). Jakubiak, Buck; Worth, Lentz; S. Jarvi, Helfrich, Lieberman/Voyce. Also 3, 5m (Norfolk); 10,
     12m (Fairfax); 17, 19m (Richmond)

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C., 202-295-2400; www.kennedy-center.org)
Feb. 25 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Futral, Pokupic, Brandes; Prieto, Rhodes, Shimell; Auguin, Miller, Miller. Also 28,
     Mar. 2, 4m, 7, 10, 12, 15

WEST BAY OPERA (Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto, 650-424-9999; www.wbopera.org)
Feb. 17 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Cast TBA; Singher, Cox, TBA/TBA. Also 19m, 25, 26m

WICHITA GRAND OPERA (Century II Performing Arts Center,
     316-262-8054; 
 www.wichitagrandopera.org)
Feb. 4 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Vassileva, Hendrix; Gavin, Nansel; Mercurio, Leahy, Pavlov/TBA
 

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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;  www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
Feb. 1 Roberto Devereux (Donizetti). Also 5, 9, 13
Feb. 4 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 8, 12m, July 3, 10
Feb. 14 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 17, 22, 26, July 27, 30
Feb. 18 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 21, 25, Mar. 1

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Feb. 8 The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya (Rimsky-Korsakov). Also 11, 14, 17, 20,
     23, 26m, Mar. 1

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21;  www.operaen.no)
Feb. 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 8, 9, 11, 12, 18, 20, 25m, 28, 29, Mar. 2
Feb. 9 La Finta Giardiniera (Mozart). Also 11, 12
Feb. 27 Hjemkomst (Eggen). World premiere. Also 28, 29

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Feb. 1 Tancredi (Rossini). Also 4
Feb. 3 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 10, Apr. 7, 13, May 31, June 2, 7
Feb. 5 Carmen (Bizet). Also 8, 11, May 6, 12, 15
Feb. 15m Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 16m, 17m (abridged)
Feb. 18 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 21, 24
Feb. 19 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 25
Feb. 23 Turandot (Puccini). Also 26, Mar. 3, 7

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200;  www.eno.org)
Feb. 1 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 4, 11, 17, 24, 27
Feb. 10 The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 16, 18, 23, 29, Mar. 2, 6, 8, 10
Feb. 25 The Death of Klinghoffer (Adams). Also 28, Mar. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 2130 13101;  www.festspielhaus.de)
Feb. 18 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 22, 25

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Feb. 4 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 6, 17, 21, 23, 27, Mar. 1

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House,
     32 70 22 02 02; 
 www.vlaamseopera.be)
Feb. 9 La Forza del Destino (Verdi). Also 12m, 15, 18, 21, 23 (Antwerp); Mar. 2, 4m, 7, 10 (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00;  www.opera.se)
Feb. 3 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 5, 10, 11m, 11, 15, 17, 18m, 18, 22, 23m, 26m, 28, Mar. 2, 3m, 3, 6
Feb. 4 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;  www.liceubarcelona.com)
Feb. 1 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 3
Feb. 2 Il Burbero di Buon Cuore (Martín y Soler). Also 4, 6
Feb. 27 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 28, 29, Mar. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18m, 19

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30;  www.geneveopera.ch)
Feb. 1 Richard III (Battistelli)
Feb. 24 Julietta (Martinů). Also 26m, 28, Mar. 1, 3, 5

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777;  www.israel-opera.co.il)
Feb. 13 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 15, 16, 17m, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24m, 25

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68;  www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Feb. 1 Aida (Verdi). Also 4, 7
Feb. 2 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18
Feb. 3 Lear (Reimann)
Feb. 5 Der Räuber Hotzenplotz (Tarkmann). Also 10, 11m, 11, 12m, 17, 18m, 18, 19m, 24, 25m, 25, 26m (for children)
Feb. 10 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 23, 25, 29, Mar. 2
Feb. 12m Siegfried (Wagner). Also Mar. 7m
Feb. 15 Faust (Gounod). Also 11, 17, 22, Feb. 15, 17, 21, 24
Feb. 19m Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also Mar. 11m
Feb. 22 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 26

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest,
     36 1 353 0170; 
 www.opera.hu)
Feb. 1 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 4, 9
Feb. 12m The Emperor's New Clothes (Ránki). Also 19m, Apr. 22m, 29m
Feb. 12 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 15, 29, Mar. 3
Feb. 21 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 24, Mar. 1, 6, 9

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Feb. 13 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 15, 16, 17m, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24m, 25

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00;  www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Feb. 4 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 7, 21, Mar. 4, 9, 29, Apr. 4
Feb. 5m Robin Hood (De Koven). Also 6m, 16m, 18m, 23m
Feb. 8 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 16, 25, Mar. 2, 8, 17
Feb. 12 Die Sieben Todsünden (Weill). Also 22, Mar. 10, June 9, 13, July 2
Feb. 14 La Traviata (Verdi)
Feb. 15 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Also 19, Mar. 3, 18, Apr. 9, May 5, 12, 26
Feb. 17m Mikropolis (Jost). Also 18m

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO (Teatro Comunale, Florence,
     39 55 287222; 
 www.maggiofiorentino.com )
Feb. 21 Tosca (Puccini). Also 22, 23m, 23, 26

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00;  www.malmoopera.se)
Feb. 11 Carmen (Bizet). Also 15, 17, 19m, 28, Mar. 1, 3, 6, 18m, 20, 22, 24, Apr. 10, 15m, 24, 26, May 2, 4, 9, 16

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448;  www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Feb. 2 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also Mar. 21
Feb. 6 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 17, Mar. 16, May 13
Feb. 11m Enchantia (Ivanović). Also 11, 12m, 12, May 31, June 1m, 2m, 23m
Feb. 18m The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 18
Feb. 21 La Traviata (Verdi). Also Mar. 27, Apr. 25, May 21
Feb. 22 The Jacobin (Dvořák). Also Mar. 10m, 10, Apr. 22m, 22, May 14, June 2
Feb. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Also Mar. 19, May 7, June 15, 18
Estates Theatre
Feb. 3 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 28, Mar. 15, Apr. 9m, 20, May 16, 27
Feb. 5m Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 15, Mar. 1, Apr. 11, May 20m, 20
Feb. 5 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 24
Feb. 12 Rinaldo (Handel). Also Mar. 13, Apr. 1, May 5
Feb. 23 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also Mar. 8, 23, May 4
State Opera
Feb. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 22, Mar. 13, Apr. 8, 17, May 4
Feb. 2 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 11, 17, Mar. 15, Apr. 6, 14, 27, May 13
Feb. 3 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also Mar. 18m, 18, Apr. 19, May 2, 16
Feb. 5 Carmen (Bizet). Also Mar. 1, 30, Apr. 13, 28, May 8, 19
Feb. 7 Die Drei Pintos (Weber). Also Mar. 7, May 31
Feb. 8 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 15, Mar. 3, 25, Apr. 18, May 22
Feb. 10 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also Mar. 22, Apr. 24, May 26
Feb. 12 La Bohème (Puccini). Also Mar. 14 24, Apr. 11, 20, May 1, 20, 25, 30
Feb. 14 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also Mar. 21, Apr. 5, May 3
Feb. 23 Tosca (Puccini). Also Mar. 2, 17, 23, 27, Apr. 10, 25, May 11, 24, 27
Feb. 29 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Mar. 28, May 9, 23

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011;  www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Feb. 15 Silence (Teizo). Also 16, 17m, 18m, 19m

OPER FRANKFURT (Frankfurt, 49 69 212 49 49 4;  www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Feb. 3 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 16, June 15, 21, 23, 27, 30
Feb. 4 Arabella (R. Strauss). Also 12, 17, 25
Feb. 5 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 10, 18, 26, Mar. 3, June 17, July 1
Feb. 11 Ariane et Barbe-Bleue (Dukas). Also 19, 24, Mar. 2

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275;  www.oper-leipzig.de)
Feb. 3 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also Mar. 10, Apr. 7
Feb. 4 Macbeth (Verdi). Also Apr. 14, 27
Feb. 10 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also May 17, July 6
Feb. 11 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also Apr. 9
Feb. 16 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Also May 28
Feb. 17 Tosca (Puccini). Also Mar. 25, Apr. 21, June 23
Feb. 19 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss)
Feb. 25 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also Mar. 4, 18, 27

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23;  www.opera-comique.com)
Feb. 1 Egisto (Cavalli). Also 3, 5m, 6, 8, 9

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325;  www.opera-lyon.org)
Feb. 1 Il Tabarro (Puccini)/Von Heute Auf Morgen (Schoenberg). Also 4, 10
Feb. 3 Il Trittico (Puccini). Also 11, 13
Feb. 5m Suor Angelica (Puccini)/Sancta Susanna (Hindemith). Also 9
Feb. 6 Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)/Eine Florentinische Tragödie (Zemlinsky). Also 8

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;  opera.marseille.fr)
Feb. 8 La Chartreuse de Parme (Sauguet). Also 10, 12m, 14

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (377 98 06 28 28;  www.opera.mc)
Feb. 17 Mazeppa (Tchaikovsky). Also 19m, 22, 24

OPERA LAFAYETTE (Château de Versailles, 33 1 30 83 78 89;  www.operalafayette.org)
Feb. 4 La Roi et le Fermier (Monsigny). Labelle, van Doren, Ziegler; Allen, Sharp, Dolié, Thompson, Newman, Boutté; R. Brown, Rousselet, TBA. Also 5m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11;  www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Feb. 17 L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Also 19m, 21, 23, 25

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23;  www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Feb. 1 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 20, 23
Feb. 2 Manon (Massenet). Also 5m, 10, 13
Feb. 3 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 6
Feb. 28 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also Mar. 2, 5, 8, 11m, 14, 16
Palais Garnier
Feb. 2 La Cerisaie (Fénelon). Also 5, 7, 10, 13
Feb. 29 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also Mar. 2, 5, 8, 11m, 14, 16, 19, 22, 26, 29, Apr. 2

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (Various locations, 44 113 243 9999;  www.operanorth.co.uk)
Feb. 4m Norma (Bellini). Also 9, 15, 17, 22, 25, 29, Mar. 3, 7, 10
Feb. 5m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 8, 11, 14, 18, 21, 24, 28, Mar. 2, 6, 8
Feb. 7 Giulio Cesare (Handel). Also 10, 16, 23, Mar. 1, 9

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;  www.operaliege.be)
Feb. 2 La Vera Costanza (Haydn). Also 4
Feb. 22 L'Equivoco Stravagante (Rossini). Also 24, 28, Mar. 2, 4m

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Feb. 1 Turandot (Puccini)
Feb. 3 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 5, 11, 14, 18
Feb. 10 Otello (Rossini). Also 17, 26, Mar. 1, 3, 6
Feb. 12 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 15, 19, 23

PALAU DE LES ARTS REINA SOFÍA (Valencia, 34 902 202 383;  www.lesarts.com)
Feb. 1 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 4, 7, 9

POLISH NATIONAL OPERA (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, 48 22 69 20 208;  www.teatrwielki.pl)
Feb. 2 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 3, 7, 8

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kgl-teater.dk)
Feb. 2 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Also 4
Feb. 3 Alceste (Gluck). Also 6
Feb. 3 Die Frau ohne Schatten (R. Strauss). Also 6, 9, 13, Mar. 5, 10
Feb. 10 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 12m, 25, Mar. 7, 9, 12, 14, 17m, 21, 23, 27, 29, Apr. 1m, 10, 16, 24, 26

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.royalopera.org)
Feb. 2 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 4, 7, 10, 13
Feb. 3 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 16, 18, 21, 23, 26, 29
Feb. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 14, 17, 20, 22, 24, 28, Mar. 2
Feb. 27 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also Mar. 1, 3, 6, 9, 14

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00;  www.operan.se)
Feb. 1 Messiah (Handel). Also 2, 3
Feb. 4 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók)/Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein). Also 6, 8, 10, 17, 23, 27, 29, Mar. 3m, 13, 15, 17m
Feb. 9 Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc). Also 15, 18m, 21
Feb. 11m The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 16, 20, 22, Mar. 6, 18m, 20

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321;  www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Feb. 4 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 8, 10, 12 (Glasgow); Feb. 14, 16, 18 (Edinburgh)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;  www.semperoper.de)
Feb. 3 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 6, 9, 16
Feb. 4 Lulu (Berg). Also 7, 10, Mar. 25, 28, June 19, 22
Feb. 5 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 8m, 8, 12, 29m, Feb. 5, 11, Mar. 17m, 17, 22, 29, 31, Apr. 21
Feb. 17 Cardillac (Hindemith). Also 24, Mar. 8, Apr. 6
Feb. 18 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 11, Feb. 18, 21
Feb. 19 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 26, May 5, 24, June 2, 16

STAATSOPER UNTER DEN LINDEN (Schiller Theater, Berlin,
     49 30 2035 4555; 
 www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Feb. 4 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 7, 10, 12, 15, 18
Feb. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 13, 17, 19, 22, 26m

STAATSTHEATER AM GARNERPLATZ (Munich,
     49 089 21 85 19 60; 
 www.staatstheater-am-gaertnerplatz.de)
Feb. 2 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 8
Feb. 4 The Mikado (Sullivan). Also 21, Dec. 1, 8, 13, 21, Jan. 8m, 13, 18, Feb. 4, 16, Mar. 21, Apr. 2
Feb. 5 L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Also Mar. 9, 14, Apr. 3, 9
Feb. 10 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 20, Apr. 13, 21
Feb. 15 The Fall of the House of Usher (Glass). Also 27, Jan. 4, 17, Feb. 15, Mar. 25
Feb. 17 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Also 29, Mar. 17, 24, 27
Feb. 19 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 14, 18, 25, Jan. 3, 15, 28, Feb. 19

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90;  www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Feb. 3 La Sonnambula (Bellini). Also 5, 22, Mar. 3, 6, 10, 13, 18
Feb. 4 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 12
Feb. 6 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Feb. 11 Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Handel). Also 15, 18, 26, Mar. 14

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744;  www.teatroallascala.org)
Feb. 1 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 3, 5m
Feb. 14 Aida (Verdi). Also 16, 21m, 23, 25, Mar. 1, 4, 7, 10

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111;  www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Feb. 10 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 11, 12m, 14, 15, 18

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48;  www.teatro-real.com)
Feb. 14 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Also 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, Mar. 2, 4

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Feb. 1 The Fiery Angel (Prokofiev). Also 4m, 7, 9, 12m
Feb. 19m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 22, 24, 26m
Feb. 21 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 23, 25, 28m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;   www.theater-wien.at)
Feb. 19 Telemaco (Gluck). Also 22, 24, 27, 29, Mar. 2
Feb. 21 Il Giustino (Vivaldi). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50;   www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Feb. 13 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 15, 17, 19m, 21, 23
Feb. 24 Giustino (Vivaldi). In concert
Feb. 25 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). In concert

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13;  www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Feb. 3 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 4, 5m, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12m

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39;  www.demunt.be)
Feb. 2 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 3, 5m, 7, 8, 10, 11

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.volksoper.at)
Feb. 1 Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). Also 9, 15, 24, 27, Mar. 1, 6, 16
Feb. 3 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 7, 10, 14, 18
Feb. 4 Das Land des Lächelns (Lehár). Also 11, 16, 29, Mar. 15, 21, 30, Apr. 29
Feb. 12 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 26
Feb. 13 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 17, 25, Mar. 3, 13, 24, Apr. 2, 26, May 4
Feb. 20 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Mar. 4, 10, 17, 23, 29, Apr. 4, 9, 19, 28

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000;  www.wno.org.uk)
Feb. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 18, 29, Mar. 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 27, 30, Apr. 10, 13
Feb. 17 Béatrice et Bénédict (Berlioz). Also 26, Mar. 7, 14, 28, Apr. 11
Feb. 25 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 28, Mar. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 29, Apr. 12, 14

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Feb. 1 Faust (Gounod). Also 4, 7, 10
Feb. 3 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 6
Feb. 11 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also May 3, 15
Feb. 18 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 21, Mar. 31, Apr. 3, 7, 10
Feb. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Also 27, Mar. 1
Feb. 25 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 28, Mar. 2, 4 spacer
 


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