Dateline

Dateline

by EMILY OSTERTAG

 METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000;  www.metopera.org)
Feb. 1m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Echalaz, DeShong; Hymel, Hendricks; Auguin, Minghella/Choa, M. Levine/Feng
Feb. 1 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Netrebko; Vargas, Alaimo, Schrott; Benini, Sher, Yeargan/Zuber
Feb. 3 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). S. Phillips, Archibald, Costanzo; Maltman, Fabiano, Szot; Fischer, Sams, R. Jones
Feb. 4 Rusalka (Dvořák). Fleming, Magee, Zajick; Beczala, Relyea; Nézet-Séguin, Schenk, Schneider-
     Siemssen/Strahammer
Feb. 5 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 6 Prince Igor (Borodin). Dyka, Rachvelishvili; Abdrazakov, Petrenko, Semishkur, Kocán; Noseda, Tcherniakov,
     Tcherniakov/Zaitseva
Feb. 7 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as Feb. 1m except Diegel for Hymel
Feb. 8 Rusalka (Dvořák). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 10 Prince Igor (Borodin). Same as Feb. 6
Feb. 11 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 12 Rusalka (Dvořák). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 13 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 14 Prince Igor (Borodin). Same as Feb. 6
Feb. 15m Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 15 Rusalka (Dvořák). Same as Feb. 4
Feb. 17 Prince Igor (Borodin). Same as Feb. 6
Feb. 18 Werther (Massenet). Koch, Oropesa; Kaufmann, Bižić; Altinoglu, Eyre, Howell
Feb. 20 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 21 Prince Igor (Borodin). Same as Feb. 6 exc. Smelkov for Noseda
Feb. 22m Werther (Massenet). Same as Feb. 18
Feb. 22 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Same as Feb. 3
Feb. 24 Prince Igor (Borodin). Same as Feb. 6
Feb. 25 Werther (Massenet). Same as Feb. 18
Feb. 26 The Enchanted Island (pastiche). Graham, de Niese, Chuchman; Daniels, Domingo, Costanzo, Pisaroni;
     Summers, McDermott, Crouch/Pollard
Feb. 28 Werther (Massenet). Same as Feb. 18

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (Helen Corning Warden Theater, Philadelphia, 215-735-
     1685; 
www.avaopera.org)
Feb. 15 La Traviata (Verdi). Macatsoris, Gately, P. Harrison/Starr. Also 18, 20, 22

AMARILLO OPERA (Globe-News Center for the Perf. Arts, 806-372-7464;  www.amarilloopera.org)
Feb. 8 The Very Last Green Thing (C.J. Franklin). (family opera)

ANCHORAGE OPERA (Discovery Theatre, Alaska Center for the Perf. Arts,
     907-279-2557; 
 www.anchorageopera.org)
Feb. 1 La Cambiale di Matrimonio (Rossini). Hastings, Hensley; Eads, Gantz, M. Smith, Fosket; Cochran, Hahn,
     Yanagawa/TBA. Also 2m
Feb. 14 Soldier Songs (Little). Also 15, 16m, 19, 21, 22, 23m

ARIZONA OPERA (Phoenix Symphony Hall; Tucson Music Hall,
     602-266-7464;  
www.azopera.com)
Feb. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Pastin/Winters, Matanovič/Shokery; Slayden/Borichevsky, Crider/Teadt, Kuster/C. Griffin;
     Revzen, Evans, P. Beck/A. T. Jones & Sons. Also 2m (Tucson)
Feb. 28 La Traviata (Verdi). Lynch/Braid; Graziani, Walters; S. White, Hoomes, TBA. Also Mar. 1, 2m (Phoenix); 8,
     9m (Tucson)

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA (Long Center for the Perf. Arts, 512-472-5992;
      www.austinlyricopera.org)
Feb. 1 Tosca (Puccini). Byers; Piper, Tigges; R. Buckley, Cavanagh, R. K. Brumley/Allred. Also 2m

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286;  www.calgaryopera.com)
Feb. 1 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Henson; Fink, Pomeroy, Ruminski; Dean, Robinson, S. Reid/TBA. Also 5, 7

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (Four Seasons Centre for the Perf. Arts, Toronto, 
     800-250-4653; 
 www.coc.ca)
Feb. 1m Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Claire, Giunta, Dahl; Appleby, Gleadow, Allen; Debus, Egoyan, Hanson. Also 6, 7,
     9m, 15, 18, 21
Feb. 2m Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Pieczonka, Osborne, Manistina; Pittas, Wood; Lord, Wieler & Morabito,
     Ehnes/Rabes. Also 5, 8, 11, 14, 16m, 20, 22m

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER (Harris Theater, Millennium Park,
     312-704-8414; 
 www.chicagooperatheater.org)
Feb. 15 Queenie Pie (Ellington). Cast TBA; Lindberg, Roht, Korogodsky. Also 21, 23

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000;  www.dallasopera.org)
Feb. 12 Death and the Powers (Machover). Harvey, Risley; Orth, Cazalet; Paiement, Paulus, McDowell/Woolard. Also
     14, 15, 16m

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Perf. Arts Center, 937-228-3630;  www.daytonopera.org)
Feb. 21 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Panara, Policar, Briggle, Loutsion; Baker; Powell, Briggle,
     Chiment/Lehmeyer. Also 23m (in English)

EDMONTON OPERA (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton,
     780-429-1000; 
 www.edmontonopera.com)
Feb. 2 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Allison, Woodley; G. Thompson, Gietz, Fisher, McGillvray; Dala, A. Grant, TBA.
     Also 4, 6

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA (Adrienne Arsht Center for the Perf. Arts, Miami;
     Broward Center for the Perf. Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, 800-741-1010; 
 www.fgo.org)
Feb. 1 Nabucco (Verdi). Neves, Ledo; Solari/N. Martinez, Short, Nusspaumer; Tebar, Strassberger, Strassberger/Ulrich
     (Miami). Also 6, 8 (Ft. Lauderdale)

GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA (Various locations, New York, 212-868-4460; www.gothamchamberopera.org)
Feb. 26 Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (Monteverdi)/I Have No Stories to Tell You (Beecher).
     World premiere (Beecher). Goren, Guarino, Chalfant/G. Berry. Also 27

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center,
     713-228-6737; 
 www.houstongrandopera.org)
Feb. 1 Rigoletto (Verdi). Zharoff, Sproule; McKinny, Costello, Belosselskiy; Summers, Silverstein, Yeargan/P. J. Hall.
     Also 7, 9m
Feb. 2m The Passenger (Weinberg). Breedt, M. Moore; Kaiser, M. Smith; Summers, Pountney, Engels/Lecca

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATER (Musical Arts Center,
     812-855-7433; 
 www.music.indiana.edu/opera)
Feb. 7 The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh (Phan). World premiere. Effron, Liotta, Rom/Pisano. Also 8, 14, 15
Feb. 28 H.M.S. Pinafore (Sullivan). Kitsopoulos, Shell, C. D. Higgins/C. D. Higgins. Also Mar. 1, 7, 8

JUILLIARD OPERA (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York, 212-769-7406; www.juilliard.edu)
Feb. 11 Mavra (Stravinsky). M. J. Lee, Lattimore; Bliss. Die Entführung aus dem Serail Act I (Mozart). Y. Fang, TBA;
     Stenson, Bliss, R. S. Green. Benvenuto Cellini Act I (Berlioz). Y. Fang, TBA; Kalil, Y. Wang, Bliss. L’Elisir d’Amore Act I (Donizetti). Y. Fang; M. Chang, Lavrov, R. S. Green; Levine, Berkeley. Also 14, 16m (semi-staged concert)

KENTUCKY OPERA (Brown Theatre, Louisville, 502-584-4500;  www.kyopera.org)
Feb. 14 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Pine, Fatiuk; Rideout, Cammarota, Blumberg, Rahming; Plasson, Pelzig,
     Brumley/Malabar Ltd. Also 16m

KNOXVILLE OPERA (Tennessee Theatre, 865-524-0795;  www.knoxvilleopera.com)
Feb. 14 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Aleida; Boccia, S. Anderson, Nelman; Salesky, Deedrick, Sormani/A. T. Jones &
     Sons. Also 16m

LITTLE OPERA THEATRE OF NEW YORK (59E59 Theaters, 212-279-4200;  www.59e59.org)
Feb. 22 L’Occasione Fa il Ladro (Rossini). Apostolou/Hamula, Pojanowski/Jacobsen; K. Miller/N. Simpson,
     Flaxman/McKeever. Bagwell, Shneidman, Patel/Bruijn. Also 23m, 25, 26, 27, 28, Mar. 1, 2m

LONG BEACH OPERA (Warner Grand Theatre, 562-432-5934;  www.longbeachopera.org)
Feb. 1 Queenie Pie (Ellington). Cast TBA; TBA, Roht, Korogodsky. Also 2m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001;  www.laopera.com)
Feb. 22 Billy Budd (Britten). Bonner, R. Croft, Grimsley; Conlon, Zambello/Pevzner, Chitty. Also Mar. 2m, 5, 8, 13, 16m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244;  www.lyricopera.org)
Feb. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Leonard; Gunn, Shrader, Ketelsen, Corbelli; Mariotti, Ashford, Pask/Zuber. Also
     3, 6m, 9m, 12m, 15, 18, 21, 25, 28m
Feb. 22 Rusalka (Dvořák). A. M. Martínez, Gubanova, Grove; Jovanovich, E. Owens; A. Davis, McVicar,
     Macfarlane/Junge. Also 26, Mar. 4, 7, 10, 16m

MADISON OPERA (Overture Center for the Perf. Arts,
     608-258-4141;
www.madisonopera.org)
Feb. 7 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Cisler, Apple; Abreu, Stark; DeMain, Lefkowich, Rom/Schuette. Also 9m

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Perf. Arts, St. Paul,
     612-333-6669;
 www.mnopera.org)
Feb. 1 Macbeth (Verdi). B. Harris; Grimsley, Meers, A. Walker; M. Christie, Ivany, Koo. Also 2m

NASHVILLE OPERA (James K. Polk Theater, Tennessee Perf. Arts Center,
     615-832-5242; 
 www.nashvilleopera.org)
Feb. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Eddy; McKern, Stayton, TBA, TBA; Williamson, Hoomes,
     P. D. Beck/A. T. Jones & Sons

NEW ORLEANS OPERA (Mahalia Jackson Theatre,
     504-529-2278;
 www.neworleansopera.org)
Feb. 14 Cendrillon (Massenet). Gauthier, Lewek, Mannino, Ringle, Bybee; Lenormand, TBA, Le Roux; Lyall, Condemi,
     Rusnak/Winn. Also 16m

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, 514-985-2258;  www.operademontreal.com)
Feb. 1 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Brueggergosman, Nurse; Lemalu, S. Cole, Lynch; Marshall, Clark/Wade,
     Foy/Dearing

OPERA IDAHO (Egyptian Theatre, Boise, 208-387-1273;  www.operaidaho.org)
Feb. 28 Carmen (Bizet). Cast TBA. Crawford, TBA, TBA. Also Mar. 2m

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303; www.operaintheheights.org)
Feb. 1 Don Giovanni (Mozart). M. Johnson, J. Cramer, Duarte; B. Major, Z. Avery, J. Hopkins, T. Martin, Passmore;
     Carreón-Robledo, S. Harvey, R. Smith/Scheh. Also 2m, 6, 7, 8, 9m

OPERA OMAHA (Orpheum Theater, 877-346-4398;  www.operaomaha.org)
Feb. 14 Agrippina (Handel). Southwell, Guarrine, J. Rivera; Medley, Wilder, D. Williams; Stubbs, Darrah, Mock &
     McDonald/Schuessler. Also 16m

OPERA PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400;  www.operaphila.org)
Feb. 7 Ainadamar (Golijov). Montenegro, Pardo, Shafer; Rovaris, De Tavira, Amand/ Figueroa & Figueroa. Also 9m, 12,
     14, 16m

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450;  www.operasj.org)
Feb. 15 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Forni, Birkland; Schreiner, Brummel; Rohrbaugh, Dalton, Dorsey/Oania. Also
     16m, 20, 22, 23m, 25, 28, Mar. 2m

OPERA TAMPA (Straz Center for the Perf. Arts, 813-229-7827;  www.operatampa.org)
Feb. 7 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). S. Gruber, S. Lee; J. Boyd, St. Clair Nicholson, Moellenhoff; D. Lipton, Siegert,
     Bielenberg/Dell’Aversano & Kelly. Also 9m

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA (Royal Theatre, 250-385-0222;  www.pov.bc.ca)
Feb. 13 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Skull, Rigden, Kassabian; Honeywell; Vernon, McQueen, Rye. Also 15, 21, 23m

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888;  www.pbopera.org)
Feb. 21 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Santafe; Pogossov, Portillo, Tigges, Praticò; Fournillier, Mattaliano, TBA. Also
     22, 23m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666;  www.pittsburghopera.org)
Feb. 2m Dark Sisters (Muhly). Muhammad, Rodin, Loutsion, Korbey, Lustig, Belczyk; J. Barron; G. Lewis, Cederquist,
     Daly/West

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802;  www.portlandopera.org)
Feb. 2m Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Futral; Ramsay, Hurt, Volpe; Manahan, Robinson/Scholz-Carlson,
     C. Jones/C. Hoffman. Also 6, 8

SACRAMENTO OPERA (Community Center Theater, 916-808-5181;  www.sacopera.org)
Feb. 28 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Daltirus, T. Vaughn; Rawls, Jupither; M. Morgan, Tannenbaum, TBA. Also Mar. 2m

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000;  www.sdopera.com)
Feb. 2m Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Nitescu; Porretta, Powell, D. Moore; Abel, Sinclair, Coyne/Kotanen
Feb. 15 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Lisnic; Filianoti, MacKenzie, Del Carlo; Kamensek, Lawless, Engels. Also 18, 21,
     23m

SARASOTA OPERA (Sarasota Opera House, 941-366-8450;  www.sarasotaopera.org)
Feb. 8 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Carguill, Mezzacappa; Dougherty, Pershall; DeRenzi, Sundine, Schweikardt/H. Kaplan.
     Also 12, 16m, 22, 25, 27, Mar. 2m, 7, 14, 22
Feb. 15 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). C. Williams; Nisticò, H. S. Kim, M. Burns, Condy; Cormio, Gustafson, J.
     Dean/H. Kaplan. Also 18, 20, 23m, 26, 28, Mar. 7m, 15m, 21

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619;  www.seattleopera.org)
Feb. 22 The Consul (Menotti). Stonikas/Slywotzky, Larsen, Beer; Simpson, Mansoori; Montanaro, Kazaras,
     Gordon/Kunz. Also 23m, 26, 28, Mar. 1, 5, 7

SHREVEPORT OPERA (Riverview Theater, 318-227-9503; www.shreveopera.org)
Feb. 15 The Mikado (Sullivan). Curtin, Bakhoum, TBA; Olds, D. Bates, Scarcelle, Aiken

SYRACUSE OPERA (Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 315-476-7372;  www.syracuseopera.com)
Feb. 2m María de Buenos Aires (Piazzolla). Also 4, 7, 9m

TACOMA OPERA (Pantages Theater; Rialto Theater, Tacoma, 253-627-7789;  www.tacomaopera.com)
Feb. 7 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). McClellan; Rubio, M. Richardson, B. Harris, D. Borning; Majkut, Koran,
     Forrester/TBA. Also 9m

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400;  www.tricitiesopera.com)
Feb. 7 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 9m

TULSA OPERA (Tulsa Perf. Arts Center, 918-587-4811;  www.tulsaopera.com)
Feb. 28 Elmer Gantry (Aldridge). K. Chavez; Phares, Barner; Protopapas, K. McIntyre, TBA. Also Mar. 2m

VIRGINIA OPERA (Various locations, 866-673-7282;  www.vaopera.org)
Feb. 7 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Pier, Luna, Lauricella; Chafin; Keast, Helfrich, Lieberman/Leary. Also 9m, 11
     (Norfolk); 14, 16m (Fairfax); 21, 23m (Richmond)

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C.,
     202-467-4600;
www.kennedy-center.org/wno)
Feb. 22 Moby-Dick (Heggie). Trevigne; Tanner, Costello, Worth, E. Greene; Rogister, Foglia, Brill/Greenwood. Also 25,
     28, Mar. 2m, 5, 8

WEST BAY OPERA (Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto, 650-424-9999;  www.wbopera.org)
Feb. 14 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Brea; TBA, Vieira, Karagiozov; Moscovich, Cox, Crompton/Floor. Also 16m, 22,
     23m

WICHITA GRAND OPERA (Century II Perf. Arts Center,
     316-262-8054;
 www.wichitagrandopera.org)
Feb. 22 Guillaume Tell (Rossini). Vassileva, Nance; Meachem, Spyres, Baner; Todorov, C. Hudson, Pavlov

 

 

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 BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;  www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
Feb. 2 Turandot (Puccini). Also 5
Feb. 8 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 11, 14
Feb. 10 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Also 12, 15, 20, 23, 26, July 16, 19
Feb. 13 Il Turco in Italia (Rossini). Also 16, 19, 21, 24

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55;  www.dno.nl)
Feb. 2 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 11
Feb. 5 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 14

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21;  www.operaen.no)
Feb. 1m Alcina (Handel). Also 11, 13, 15, 17
Feb. 7 L'Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Also 9
Feb. 10 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 12, 14, 16, 21, 24, 26, 27, Mar. 1m

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343;  www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Feb. 2 La Gioconda (Ponchielli). Also 6
Feb. 8 La Traviata (Verdi)
Feb. 9 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 15, 18
Feb. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Mar. 13, 16, Apr. 11
Feb. 22 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Feb. 23 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). Also 27, Mar. 5, 8
Feb. 26 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also Mar. 2, 7

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200;  www.eno.org)
Feb. 1 Peter Grimes (Britten). Also 6, 8, 14, 21, 23m, 27
Feb. 13 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 15, 20, 22, 25, Mar. 1, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14
Feb. 28 Rodelinda (Handel). Also Mar. 2m, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 2130 13101;  www.festspielhaus.de)
Feb. 1m West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 1, 2m, 2

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211;  www.opera.fi)
Feb. 4 Jenůfa (Janaček). Also 7, 12, 15, 19, 24, 27
Feb. 8 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 14, 20

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02;  www.vlaamseopera.be)
Feb. 7 Otello (Verdi). Also 9m, 12, 14, 16m, 18 (Antwerp); Feb. 28, Mar. 2m, 7, 9 (Ghent)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00;  www.opera.se)
Feb. 8 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 12, 16, 23m, Mar. 1, 12, 15, 21, 27, 30, Apr. 2, 11

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;  www.liceubarcelona.com)
Feb. 1 La Sonnambula (Bellini). Also 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 14, 17

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30;  www.geneveopera.ch)
Feb. 2m Siegfried (Wagner). Also 5, 8, May 16, 23
Feb. 28 Nabucco (Verdi). Also Mar. 1, 2m, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68;  www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Feb. 1 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 5, 14
Feb. 2m Carmen (Bizet). Also 7, 9, 12
Feb. 2 Zwerg Nase (Hogarth). Also 4m, 7, 8m, 8, 9m, 12m, 14, 15m, 15, 16m, 18m, 21, 22m, 22, 23m (family opera)
Feb. 8 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 13, 16, 19, 22
Feb. 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 15, 21, 23, 28, June 22m, 26
Feb. 20 Il Turco in Italia (Rossini). Also 27, Mar. 1, 4

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170;  www.opera.hu)
Feb. 1 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 2, 5, 6, 8
Feb. 1 John the Valiant (Kacsoh). Also m, 2, 5, 9m, 16m, 23m
Feb. 1 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 6, 9, 11, 13, 15
Feb. 2m Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Feb. 8 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 12, 14, 16, 20, 25, 28, Mar. 1, 7, 9
Feb. 9 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also m, 11, 13, 15, 16m, 22m
Feb. 18 Tosca (Puccini). Also 20, 22, 21, 23, 25, May 10, 11, 13, 16, 18m, 20, 24
Feb. 22 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 23, 26, 27, Mar. 1m, 2, 5, 6

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777;  www.israel-opera.co.il)
Feb. 1 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi)
Feb. 18 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 19, 21m, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28m, Mar. 1

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00;   www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Feb. 1 Serse (Handel). Also 5, 15, Mar. 9, 21, Apr. 4, 11
Feb. 2 The Fiery Angel (Prokofiev)
Feb. 4 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Also 8, 19
Feb. 13 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 22, Mar. 7, 15, 18, 24, Apr. 3, 13, 17, 21, 25
Feb. 21 Ali Baba und die 40 Räuber (Akyol). Also 22m, Mar. 19m, 25m, 30m, 31m, Apr. 2m
Feb. 23m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448;  www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Feb. 2 Two Widows (Smetana). Also Mar. 19, Apr. 24, May 30 (National Theatre)
Feb. 7 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). (National Theatre)
Feb. 28 The Jacobin (Dvořák). Also Mar. 25, May 21 (National Theatre)
State Opera
Feb. 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 25, Mar. 4, Apr. 12, 20, May 10, June 14
Feb. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 21, Mar. 5, 28, Apr. 1, May 7, June 7
Feb. 9 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 27, Mar. 22, May 2, 18, 19
Feb. 12 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 28, Apr. 8, 18, May 9, 21, June 22
Feb. 19 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss)
Feb. 20 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also Mar. 18, Apr. 30, June 6
Feb. 22 Turandot (Puccini). Also Mar. 7, 29, Apr. 27, June 1
Theatre of the Estates
Feb. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 8, 25, Mar. 29m, 29, May 12, June 3
Feb. 12 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also Mar. 14, 26, Apr. 20m, May 9, 29

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011;  www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Feb. 1m Carmen (Bizet)
Feb. 2m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 5, 8m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4;  www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Feb. 1 The Tempest (Adès). Also 7
Feb. 2m Werther (Massenet). Also 8
Feb. 2 Die Gespenstersonate (Reimann). Also 4, 6, 8
Feb. 9 Falstaff (Verdi). Also 13, 15, 19, 21, 23, 27, Mar. 1, May 16, 22, 24, 30
Feb. 12 Orlando Furioso (Vivaldi). Also 14, 20, 22, Mar. 2, 8, 14
Feb. 16 Edgar (Puccini). Also 18. In concert
Feb. 28 Daphne (Strauss). Also Mar. 6, 9, 15, 22

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275;  www.oper-leipzig.de)
Feb. 1 Der Wildschütz (Lortzing). Also 2m
Feb. 8 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also Feb. 16, Mar. 9, Apr. 12, May 11
Feb. 14 The Rocky Horror Show (O'Brien). Also 15, Mar. 6, 7, Apr. 15, 16
Feb. 15 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 23, Apr. 27m, June 8
Feb. 19 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 28, Apr. 11, 26, 27m, June 17
Feb. 20 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán)
Feb. 21m Papageno und die Zauberflöte. Also May 16m (family opera)
Feb. 22 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also Mar. 2, Apr. 19, May 10
Feb. 23 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 24m, June 14
Feb. 28 Dornröschen (Humperdinck)

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23;  www.opera-comique.com)
Feb. 17 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also 19, 21, 23m, 25

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325;  www.opera-lyon.org)
Feb. 1 The Tender Land (Copland). Also 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9m
Feb. 21 Le Comte Ory (Rossini). Also 23m, 25, 27, Mar. 1, 3, 5

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10;  opera.marseille.fr)
Feb. 1 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 2m, 4, 5, 6

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (Monte-Carlo, 377 98 06 28 28;  www.opera.mc)
Feb. 21 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 23m, 26, 28

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95;  www.opera-bordeaux.com)
Feb. 12 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). Also 14, 16m, 18
Feb. 21 Les Indes Galantes (Rameau). Also 23m, 25, 27, Mar. 1

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11;  www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Feb. 20 Barbe-Bleue (Offenbach). Also 21, 23m, 25, 27

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23;  www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Feb. 1 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 4, 7, 10, 13, 16m, 19, 22, 25, 28
Feb. 2 Werther (Massenet). Also 5, 9, 12
Feb. 14 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 17, 21, 24, 27, Mar. 1, 4, 7, 12
Palais Garnier
Feb. 2m Alcina (Handel). Also 5, 7, 9, 12

OPERA NORTH (Various locations, U.K.,44 113 243 9999;  www.operanorth.co.uk)
Feb. 7 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 13, 18, 20, 22 (Leeds); Mar. 6, 8 (Salford Quays); Mar. 11, 13 (Newcastle); Mar. 18, 20 (Nottingham)
Feb. 8 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 19, Mar. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;  www.operaliege.be)
Feb. 2m Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 4, 6, 8, 11

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66;  www.opernhaus.ch)
Feb. 1 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet)
Feb. 2m Rigoletto (Verdi)
Feb. 2 Alcina (Handel). Also 5, 7, 9, 16m, 22, 25
Feb. 6 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 9m, 12, 16
Feb. 15 Don Carlo (Verdi). Also 21, 23, 26, Mar. 1

POLISH NATIONAL OPERA (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, 48 22 69 20 208; www.teatrwielki.pl)
Feb. 2 Qudsja Zaher (Szymański). Also 4
Feb. 15 Le Rossignol (Stravinsky). Also 16m, 16, 18m, 18
Feb. 23 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 25
Feb. 20 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 21

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69;  www.kglteater.dk)
Feb. 2m Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 4, 8, 18, 21, 25, 28

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000;  www.roh.org.uk)
Feb. 1 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 3, 12, 14, 18, 21, 24
Feb. 4 Manon (Massenet)
Feb. 17 Paul Bunyan (Britten). Also 19, 20, 21 (Linbury Studio Theatre)
Feb. 17 Turandot (Puccini). Also 20, 25, 28, Mar. 4, 7, 10

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00;  www.operan.se)
Feb. 1 Stiffelio (Verdi). Also m, 6, 12, 18, 20, Mar. 6, 8m
Feb. 3 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 5
Feb. 10 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 14, 17
Feb. 11 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 13m, 15m, 19, Mar. 5, 7, 11, 19, 28, Apr. 5m

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321;  www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Feb. 1 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also Feb. 18, 20, 22 (Edinburgh)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;  www.semperoper.de)
Feb. 2 Švanda the Bagpiper (Weinberger)
Feb. 9 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 10, 20, 26, Apr. 4, 5, 10, 12, 19m, 19, 21
Feb. 21 Moscow, Cheryomushki (Shostakovich). Also 23, 25, 28, Mar. 2m, 4, 6, 28, 30, 31, Apr. 2 (in German)
Feb. 22 Carmen (Bizet). Also Mar. 1, 23, 29, Apr. 23, 25
Feb. 23 Guntram (Strauss). Also 28, Mar. 2 In concert
Feb. 27 Idomeneo (Mozart). Also Mar. 7, 14

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555;  www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Feb. 1 Kát’a Kabanová (Janáček). Also 6, 9m, 16
Feb. 2 Lezioni di Tenebra (Cavalli/Ronchetti). Also 7, 9
Feb. 2 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 5, 8, 13
Feb. 7 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Feb. 15 Aida (Verdi). Also 19, 22
Feb. 21 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 23, Mar. 1, 4
Feb. 21 Moscow, Cheryomushki (Shostakovich). Also 23, 26, 28, Mar. 1, 2, 7, 8
Feb. 28 Tosca (Puccini). Also Mar. 2, 6, 14, 24

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich, 089 21 85 19 60;  www.gaertnerplatz.de)
Feb. 2 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 3, 5, 6, 8, 24, 25, 27, 28, Mar. 2, 3, 5
Feb. 3 Der Flaschengeist (Hiller). Also 4, 6, 23, 26, 27, 28 (world premiere)
Feb. 14 Reefer Madness (Studney). Also 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23m, 25, 26
Feb. 15 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Also 17, 19, 20

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90;  www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Feb. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Feb. 2 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 9, 15, Mar. 1, 8
Feb. 7 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 13, Mar. 6, 13, Apr. 4, May 16, 21
Feb. 8 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 12, 21, 24, 28
Feb. 10 Peter Pan (Ayres). World premiere. Also 11, 16m, 16, 25, Mar. 28, Apr. 5, 10

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744;  www.teatroallascala.org)
Feb. 1 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 7, 11, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 28
Feb. 8 Le Spectre de la Rose (Weber)/La Rose Malade (Mahler)/Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Also 9
Feb. 15 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 18, 20, 22, 25, Mar. 1, 4, 6, 7

TEATRO LA FENICE (Venice, 39 041 786511;  www.teatrolafenice.it)
Feb. 2 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart)
Feb. 15 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, Mar. 4, 6, 8
Feb. 20 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 22, 26, Mar. 2, 5, 7, 9
Feb. 28 Il Campiello (Wolf-Ferrari). Also Mar. 1, 5, 7, 11

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48;  www.teatro-real.com)
Feb. 1 Brokeback Mountain (Wuorinen). World premiere. Also 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
Feb. 4 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 8
Feb. 27 Alceste (Gluck). Also Mar. 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241;  www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Feb. 1 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 4, 6
Feb. 12 Turandot (Puccini). Also 13, 14, 15, 16m, 20, 22m, 23m, 25m, 26, 27

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;  www.theater-wien.at)
Feb. 11 Mare Nostrum (Kagel). Also 13, 16m, 18, 20m, 22, 24m
Feb. 17 Platée (Rameau). Also 19, 21, 24, 26, 28
Feb. 23 Admeto (Handel). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50;  www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Feb. 10 Theodora (Handel). In concert
Feb. 20 Le Villi (Puccini). In concert

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13;  www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Feb. 6 La Favorite (Donizetti). Also 9m, 11, 14, 16m, 19

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39;  www.demunt.be)
Feb. 2m Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 4, 5, 7
Feb. 19 Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour (Rameau). In concert

THÉÂTRES DE LA VILLE (Grand Théâtre, Luxembourg, 352 47 08 95 1;  www.theatres.lu)
Feb. 6 The House Taken Over (Mendonça). Also 7
Feb. 25 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 27

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.volksoper.at)
Feb. 1 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 7, 14
Feb. 3 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Also 9
Feb. 4 Guys and Dolls (Loesser). Also 10, 17, 21
Feb. 5 Carmen (Bizet). Also 22, 26, Mar. 1, 7, 10, 15
Feb. 8 Kiss Me, Kate (Porter). Also 11, 13, 18, 24, 27, Mar. 2m, 17, 18
Feb. 15 Albert Herring (Britten). Also 19, 23, 25, Mar. 3, 9, 11, 20
Feb. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 20, Mar. 21, 24, 28, Apr. 2
Feb. 23m Erwin, das Naturtalent (Svoboda). Also 25, 26m, 27m, 28m, Mar. 3m, 6, 9m (family opera)
Feb. 28 Turandot (Puccini). Also Mar. 4, 8, 12, 16, 23

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000;  www.wno.org.uk)
Feb. 8 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 15, 22, 27, Mar. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, Apr. 2, 4, 11
Feb. 11 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 21, 25, 16m, Mar. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, Apr. 1, 5, 12
Feb. 26 Boulevard Solitude (Henze). Also 28, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Feb. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 4, Mar. 31
Feb. 2m Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
Feb. 3 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 6, 9
Feb. 7 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 10, 13
Feb. 12 Manon (Massenet). Also 15, 18, 21
Feb. 16 Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa). Also 19, 22, Mar. 4, 8, 12
 


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