Dateline

Dateline

by TRISTAN KRAFT

ASH LAWN OPERA FESTIVAL (Paramount Theater, Charlottesville,
     434-979-1333; 
 www.ashlawnopera.org)
July 12 La Bohème (Puccini). D’Amato, Yunus; Bengochea, L. Hernandez, Simpson; S. Jarvi, Rigazzi, Pollard/
     L. Bernstein. Also 14m, 17, 19

ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL (Wheeler Opera House; Benedict Music Tent,
     970-925-9042;
www.aspenmusicfestival.com)
July 11 Candide (Bernstein). Cast TBA; Manahan, Berkeley, TBA. Also 13, 15
July 27 Peter Grimes (Britten). Phillips, Arwady; Griffey, Mulligan; Spano, Wolfe (semi-staged)

BARD SUMMERSCAPE (Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson,
     845-758-7900;
www.fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape)
July 26 Oresteia (Taneyev). Cast TBA; Botstein, Strassberger, Boyd/Ullrich. Also 28m, 31m, Aug. 2, 4m

CARAMOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL (Venetian Theater, Katonah, 914-232-1252; www.caramoor.com)
July 6 Les Vêpres Siciliennes (Verdi). Meade; Osborn, Nisticò, Bilgili; Crutchfield (semi-staged)
July 20 Don Carlos (Verdi). Check, Larmore; Valenti, Powell, Stamboglis, TBA; Crutchfield (semi-staged)

CARMEL BACH FESTIVAL (Sunset Theater, Carmel, CA, 831-624-1521; www.bachfestival.com)
July 14m Christmas Oratorio (Bach). Also 21m

CASTLETON FESTIVAL (Festival Theatre; Theatre House, Castleton Farms,
     202-857-1473; 
 www.castletonfestival.org)
July 6 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 12, 21
July 13 La Voix Humaine (Cocteau)/La Voix Humaine (Poulenc). Also 20, 27

CENTRAL CITY OPERA (Central City Opera House, 303-292-6700;  www.centralcityopera.org)
July 3 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Rivera; Belcher, Portillo/Abreu, Soloviov, Carfizzi; Baril, Astafan,
     Maldonado/Tosetti. Also 5m, 7m, 9m, 11, 13, 17m, 19, 21m, 23m, 27m
July 6 Our Town (Rorem). Christy, Wolf; Ferguson, Hancock; Zemliauskas, Cazan, Muraoka/Froelich. Also 10m, 12m,
     14m, 18, 20, 24m, 26, 28m

CHAUTAUQUA OPERA (Norton Hall; Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater,
     716-357-6250;
 opera.ciweb.org)
July 6 Peter Grimes (Britten). Baldwin, Pike, Sadler; Ray, Kravitz; Osgood, Lesenger, Kadri/FitgGerald
July 26 Falstaff (Verdi). Burton, M. Brown, Roderer, PutneyMoore; Glavin, Jurgens, Chioldi; Meena, Lesenger,
     Kadri/FitzGerald. Also 29

CINCINNATI OPERA (Music Hall, 513-241-2742; www.cincinnatiopera.org)
July 11 Galileo Galilei (Glass). Schoeny; Troxell, A. Garland; Keo, Huffman, Centers/Senske. Also 14, 17, 19, 21m
July 18 Aida (Verdi). L. Moore, DeYoung; Palombi, Hawkins, M. Robinson, Andreassen; Rizzi, Hebert, Klein. Also 20,
     26, 28m

COLLEGE LIGHT OPERA COMPANY (Highfield Theatre, Falmouth,
     508-548-0668; 
 www.collegelightoperacompany.com)
July 2 42nd Street (Warren). Also 3, 4m, 4, 5, 6
July 9 No, No, Nanette (Youmans). Also 10, 11m, 11, 12, 13
July 16 My One and Only (Gershwin). Also 17, 18m, 18, 19, 20
July 23 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 24, 25m, 25, 26, 27
July 30 Babes in Arms (Rodgers). Also 31, Aug. 1m, 1, 2, 3

CRESTED BUTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL (Center for the Arts, 970-349-0619; www.crestedbuttemusicfestival.com)
July 27 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Eddy; Webb, Gerbrandt, K. Miller; D. Stern, Canty, TBA. Also 28

DES MOINES METRO OPERA (Blank Performing Arts Center, Indianola, 515-961-6221;  www.dmmo.org)
July 2 Peter Grimes (Britten). Mulhern, Nicely, K. Day; Honeywell, T. Thomas; Neely, McIntyre, Brumley/McGee. Also
     5, 13
July 6 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Gartland, Larsen; Slayden, Huberg, Verm, J. Tucker; Protopapas, Brand,
     Brumley/McGee. Also 11, 14m
July 7m Elektra (R. Strauss). B. Harris, Makerov, Castle; Bix, Horst; Neely, McDonough, Brumley/McGee. Also 9, 12

GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL (Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown,
     607-547-2255;
www.glimmerglass.org)
July 6 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). M. Moore; McKinny, J. H. Morris, Volpe; Keenan, Zambello,
     Noone/Teague. Also 12, 14m, 18, 27, 30m, Aug. 4m, 10, 12m, 16, 20m, 24m
July 13 Camelot (Loewe). Chuchman; Pittsinger, Gunn, TBA; Lowe, Griffin, Depinet/Tazewell. Also 19, 22m, 27m, 28m,
     Aug. 1, 3m, 5m, 11m, 13m, 15, 17m, 23m, 23
July 20 The Little Match Girl Passion (Lang). Sierra; Costanzo; Scappucci, Lang, M. Kellogg/Goldenberg. Stabat Mater
     (Pergolesi). Williamson, Mintzer; Porter, Zaremba; Moody, Zambello, M. Kellogg/Goldenberg. Also 23m, 25,
     29m, Aug. 3, 9, 18m, 22
July 21m King for a Day (Verdi). Costa-Jackson, Echols; Lawrence, O’Halloran, Hardy; Colaneri, Räth, C. Watson.
     Also 26, Aug. 2, 6m, 8, 10m, 17, 19m, 24

LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL (David H. Koch Theater; Avery Fisher Hall, New York,
     212-721-6500;
www.lincolncenter.org)
July 9 Monkey: Journey to the West (Albarn). Cast TBA; Lubman, Shi-Zheng, Hewlett. Also 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
July 9 The Blind (Auerbach). Also 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
July 18 Michaels Reise Um Die Erde (Stockhausen). Also 19, 20
July 18 Matsukaze (Hosokawa). Also 18, 19, 20

MARTINA ARROYO FOUNDATION (Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York,
     212-772-4448; 
 www.martinaarroyofoundation.org)
July 11 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 13
July 12 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 14

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM (Everett Auditorium, San Francisco, 415-565-6427;  www.merola.org)
July 11 The Rape of Lucretia (Britten). Also 13m

OHIO LIGHT OPERA (Freedlander Theatre, Wooster, 330-263-2345;  www.wooster.edu/ohiolightopera)
July 2m The Gypsy Baron (J. Strauss). Also 7m, 11m, 17m, 23m, 31m, Aug. 2, 7m
July 6m The King and I (Rodgers). Also 12, 18m, 25m, 30m, Aug. 8
July 9m H.M.S. Pinafore (Sullivan). Also 12m, 20, 26m, Aug. 1, 10m
July 10m Lady Be Good (Gershwin). Also 13m, 14m, 19m, 27, Aug. 2m, 4m, 9
July 13 Silk Stockings (Porter). Also 19, 27m, Aug. 1m, 9m
July 16m The Gondoliers (Sullivan). Also 20m, 21m, 26, Aug. 3m, 10
July 24m The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (Offenbach). Also 28m, Aug. 3, 6m, 8m

OPERA IN THE OZARKS AT INSPIRATION POINT (Opera in the Ozarks Theatre, Eureka Springs;
     Arend Arts Center, Bentonville, Eureka Springs, 479-253-8595; 
 www.opera.org)
July 1 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 5, 11, 13, 19
July 2 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Also 8, 10, 12, 18
July 3 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 6, 9, 17

OPERA SARATOGA (Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, 518-584-6018;  www.operasaratoga.org)
July 1m H.M.S. Pinafore (Sullivan). Basler/Houser, Kellerman; G. S. Allen, Burchett, Quint, Irvin; C. Tucker, Edelson,
     M. T. Lopez/A. M. Smith. Also 6
July 2m Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Guarrine; Shankle, McKern, Irvin; Mechavich, Bascetta, M. T. Lopez/A. M.
     Smith. Also 5, 7m

OPERA THEATER SUMMERFEST (Hillman Center for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh,
     412-621-1499; 
 www.otsummerfest.org)
July 6 The Tales of Hoffmann — Retold (Offenbach/Eaton). Also 13, 21
July 7 A Little Night Music (Sondheim). Also 11, 12, 20
July 11 Shining Brow (Hagen). Also 19
July 14 La Finta Giardiniera (Mozart). Also 20

PORTOPERA (Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME, 207-842-7678; www.portopera.org)
July 24 La Bohème (Puccini). M. Johnson, Cambridge; Gwaltney, E. Parks, Wager; Gursky, Vaughn, TBA. Also 26, 28m

RAVINIA FESTIVAL (Martin Theatre, Highland Park, IL, 847-266-5100;www.ravinia.org)
July 9 Israel in Egypt (Handel). Cast TBA, Glover

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA (War Memorial Opera House, 415-864-3330; www.sfopera.com)
July 1 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Dehn, Lötzsch, Biller; Demuro, Sly, Vinco; Luisotti, Condemi, Perdziola
July 2 The Gospel of Mary Magdalene (Adamo). World premiere. Burden, Gunn; Cooke, Kanyova; M. Christie,
     Newbury, Korins. Also 5, 7m
July 3 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). H. J. Lee, Dessay, Roberts, Brower; Polenzani, van Horn; Fournillier, Pelly,
     Thomas/Pelly. Also 6

SANTA FE OPERA (Santa Fe Opera Theater, 800-280-4654; www.santafeopera.org)
July 3 La Grand-Duchesse de Gérolstein (Offenbach). Graham, Matanovič; Appleby, Michie, Pegram, Burdette;
     Villaume, Blakeley, Linford/Schuppen. Also 6, 12, 19, 30, Aug. 7, 15, 21, 24
July 5 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Oropesa, Phillips, Fons; Z. Nelson, Okulitch; J. Nelson, Donnell, P. Brown. Also July 5, 10, Aug. 3, 8, 13, 20, 23
July 13 La Donna del Lago (Rossini). DiDonato, Barcellona; Brownlee, Tigges, Barbera; S. Lord, Curran, Knight. Also
     17, 26, Aug. 1, 6, 14, 19
July 20 La Traviata (Verdi). Rae; Fabiano, R. Wood; Hussain, Pelly, C. Thomas/Pelly. Also 24, 29, Aug. 2, 5, 10, 16, 22
July 27 Oscar (Morrison). World premiere. Stober; Daniels, Burden, D. Croft; Rogister, Newbury, Korins/Woolard.
     Also 31, Aug. 9, 12, 17

TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL (Koussevitzky Music Shed; Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox,
     617-266-1492;
www.bso.org)
July 11 The Great Gatsby (Harbison). D. Guthrie; A. Richardson, Gietz, Kravitz; R. Turner (in concert)
July 31 Curlew River (Britten)/Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Cast TBA; M. Morris, M. Morris, Bordo & Moyer/Van Loon & Moyer. Also Aug. 1

UNION AVENUE OPERA (Union Avenue Christian Church, St. Louis,
     314-361-2881;
www.unionavenueopera.org)
July 12 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Wazelle, Hillabrand; Edwardsen, Garner; Schoonover, Truitt, Huber/Doggett. Also 13, 19, 20

UTAH FESTIVAL OPERA COMPANY (Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan, 800-262-0074; www.ufoc.org)
July 10 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Kataria; Irmiter, Pickle, Zuch; Keltner, Shouse, TBA. Also 19, 25, Aug. 3m,
     9m
July 11 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Lloyd Webber). Van Niel, V. Ballam; Hoover, TBA, Cherry,
     Reardon; Turner, Rachelle, TBA. Also 17, 19m, 25m, 27m, Aug. 1, 8m, 9
July 12 Otello (Verdi). Hanson; DeNolfo, Stearns; Turner, Helfgot, TBA. Also 20, 26m, Aug. 2, 10m
July 13 Fiddler on the Roof (Bock). V. Ballam, O. B. Blair, Rachelle; M. Ballam, Espinosa, TBA; Keltner, Harrer, TBA.
     Also 18, 20m, 23, 26, 27, Aug. 2m, 8, 10

WOLF TRAP OPERA COMPANY (The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA, 877-965-3872; www.wolftrap.org)
July 19 La Traviata (Verdi). Winters; Bliss, Pallesen; Gershon, Condemi, Rhyne/Lupes
 


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