Dateline

Dateline

by EMILY OSTERTAG

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org )
May 1 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). H. He, Zifchak; Hughes Jones, D. Croft; Luisi, Minghella/Choa, M. Levine/
     H. Feng
May 2 La Cenerentola (Rossini). DiDonato; Flórez, Corbelli, Spagnoli; Luisi, Lievi, Balò
May 3m I Puritani (Bellini). Peretyatko; Brownlee, Kwiecien, Pertusi; Mariotti, Sequi, M. C. Lee/P. J. Hall
May 3 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). G. Yu, Leonard, de Niese; Polenzani, Pogossov, Muraro; Levine, Koenig, Yeargan
May 5 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as May 1
May 6 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Same as May 2
May 7 I Puritani (Bellini). Same as May 3m
May 8 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Same as May 3
May 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Same as May 1
May 10m La Cenerentola (Rossini). Same as May 2
May 10 I Puritani (Bellini). Same as May 3m

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (Helen Corning Warden Theater, Philadelphia,
     215-735-1685; 
 www.avaopera.org)
May 1 Manon (Massenet). Macatsoris, Capobianco, TBA. Also 3

ATLANTA OPERA (Cobb Energy Perf. Arts Center, 800-356-7372;  www.atlantaopera.org)
May 2 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). I. Roberts; Outlaw, de León, Handley, de Peppo; Kier, Condemi, Stoddart/J.
     Scott. Also 4m

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA (Long Center for the Perf. Arts, 512-472-5992;  www.austinlyricopera.org)
May 1 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Gartland; Barbera, Markgraf, Strummer; Buckley, J. Evans, Kritikos/TBA. Also 3,
     4m

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (Shubert Theatre, Citi Perf. Arts Center,
     617-542-6772;
 www.blo.org)
May 2 I Puritani (Bellini). Coburn; Tessier, T. Cook, Whelan; Angus, Manich, Conklin/Zuber. Also 4m, 7, 9, 11m

BRONX OPERA COMPANY (Various locations, 718-365-4209;  www.bronxopera.org)
May 9 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 10 (Lehman College); 17, 18 (Hofstra University)

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (Four Seasons Centre for the Perf. Arts, Toronto,      800-250-4653;www.coc.ca)
May 3 Roberto Devereux (Donizetti). Radvanovsky, McHardy; Filianoti, Braun; Rovaris, Lawless, Dugardyn/Bernerth.
     Also 10m, 15, 18m, 21
May 9 Don Quichotte (Massenet). Gubanova; Furlanetto, Kelsey; Debus, Brovsky, Eastman/Poddubiuk. Also 11m, 14,
     17, 20, 22, 24m

CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA (Belding Theater, The Bushnell Center for the Perf. Arts, Hartford,
     860-440-3594; 
 www.ctlyricopera.org)
May 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Svedaite/Callahan-Hardman, S. Chu; Juarez, L. Scott; Sylveen, Jaworski,
     Podkowiak/Holstein. Also 10 (Woodstock); 16 (New London); 23 (Middletown)

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Perf. Arts Center, 937-228-3630;  www.daytonopera.org)
May 2 Aida (Verdi). Mahajan, Chianakas; Pickle, Youngblood, H. Wilson, Shaw; Gittleman, Clawson, Oswald/Lapiz.
     Also 4m

FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY (Marcus Center for the Perf. Arts, Milwaukee,
800-326-7372; 
 www.florentineopera.org)
May 9 La Bohème (Puccini). Cambridge, Thurman; Stewart, McKern, Treviño; Rescigno, Florescu, TBA/P. D. Beck. Also
     11m

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)
May 3 Thaïs (Massenet). Gutiérrez/Mortellaro; Irmiter, Nusspaumer, Lau; Tebar, Doucet, TBA. Also 4m, 6, 10 (Miami);
     15, 17 (Ft. Lauderdale)

FORT WORTH OPERA (Bass Perf. Hall, 877-396-7372;  www.fwopera.org)
May 2 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). H. Clark; Panikkar, Poulis, J. Hopkins; Illick, de los Santos, Oswald/Mars
May 3m With Blood, With Ink (Crozier). S. Lopez, Becerra, Babcock; McEuen; T. Myers, Vaughn, Rom/Scarlett. Also 4,
     6, 9, 10m
May 3 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Cornelius, Leemhuis, Otaño; S. Quinn, Scholten, T. Simpson; Keast, Gately,
     Perchauluk, Uzan & Baumgarten/A. T. Jones. Also 11m
May 4m Silent Night (Puts). Pine; C. Johnson, Newell, Irvin, Kempson, M. Smith; Illick, Cardenas, F.
     O’Connor/Kopische. Also 10

GOTHAM CHAMBER OPERA (Various locations, New York,
     212-868-4460;
 www.gothamchamberopera.org)
May 28 The Raven (Hosokawa). Brillembourg; Goren, Veggetti, Taylor/Speliopoulos. Also 30

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center,
     713-228-6737;
 www.houstongrandopera.org)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet). A. M. Martínez, Romaniw; Jovanovich, McKinny; Macdonald, Ashford, Rockwell/J. Weiss.
     Also 4m, 8, 10

INDIANAPOLIS OPERA (Clowes Memorial Hall, 317-239-1000;www.indyopera.org)
May 2 Albert Herring (Britten). Byrne, M. Sands, Sparrow, A. Anderson, Nicely; J. Rodgers, M. Sands, Piper, Diehl;
     Caraher, Schamberger, Schamberger/TBA. Also 3, 4m

LONG BEACH OPERA (Various locations, 562-432-5934;  www.longbeachopera.org)
May 4 An American Soldier’s Tale/A Fiddler’s Tale (Stravinsky & Marsalis). Also 10m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001;  www.laopera.com)
May 17 Thaïs (Massenet). Machaidze; Domingo, Groves, Anikin; Fournillier, Raab, Engels. Also 25m, 29, June 1m, 4

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC (Walt Disney Concert Hall; Hollywood Bowl,
     323-850-2000;
www.laphil.com)
May 23 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Persson, Constantinescu, Joshua; Shrader, Sly, Gilfry; Dudamel, Alden, Chalayan.
     Also 25m, 29, 31m

LYRIC OPERA BALTIMORE (Modell Performing Arts Center,
     410-900-1150;
 www.lyricoperahouse.com)
May 9 Nabucco (Verdi). Mondanaro, Rufalo; Chioldi, Gradus, Pupu’a; Meena, Harp, Uzan/Malabar, Ltd. Also 11m

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY (Kauffman Center for the Perf. Arts,
     816-471-7344;
 www.kcopera.org)
May 2 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Kaduce, Christy, Castle; Bonner, Gietz, LaRosa; Holmquist, Zvulun, Brumley/Z.
     Brown. Also 4m

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA THEATER (Borden Auditorium, New York,
     917-493-4428;
 www.msmnyc.edu)
May 2 Orlando Paladino (Haydn). Capocaccia, Guarino. Also 4m

MANNES OPERA (Kaye Playhouse, New York, 212-580-0210;  www.newschool.edu/mannes)
May 9 Il Postino (Catan)

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE (Detroit Opera House, Detroit,
     313-237-7464;
 www.michiganopera.org)
May 10 Turandot (Puccini). Lindstrom/O. Graham, Lombardi; Park/Monsalve, TBA; Galli, Bruce, Brumley/Traylor. Also 14, 16, 17, 18m

OPERA ATELIER (Elgin Theatre, Toronto, 416-703-3767;  www.operaatelier.com)
May 2 Persée (Lully). Also 3

OPERA COLORADO (Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver,
     303-778-1500;
 www.operacolorado.org)
May 3 Carmen (Bizet). Eddy, Brugger; J. H. Morris, Kuster; Wood, TBA, TBA. Also 6, 9, 11m

OPERA COMPANY OF MIDDLEBURY (Town Hall Theater,
     802-382-9222;
 www.ocmvermont.org)
May 30 L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). C. Duke, S. Cullins; T. Glenn, R. Sellers, D. Klein; Plasson, Do. Anderson, Do.
     Anderson/De. Anderson. Also June 1m, 5, 7

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier,
     514-985-2258;
 www.operademontreal.com)
May 17 Turandot (Puccini). Shesterneva, Omura; Chanev, Soloviov; Nadler, Murphy, Fredrickson. Also 20, 22

OPÉRA DE QUÉBEC (Salle Louis Fréchette,
     418-529-0688;
 www.operadequebec.qc.ca)
May 17 Macbeth (Verdi). Fortin; Dahl, L. Robert, Coulombe; Vernon, Panych, K. MacDonald/Osborne. Also 20, 22

OPERA GRAND RAPIDS (DeVos Hall, 616-451-2741;  www.operagr.com)
May 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Lyall, Freeman, TBA. Also 10

OPERA PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400;www.operaphila.org)
May 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). M. Johnson, Majeski, C. Hall; Madore, Portillo, Barron, Mason, Masters; Manahan,
     Muni, Muni/Burdick. Also 4m
May 8 Salome (R. Strauss). Nylund, Remmert; Master, Held; Nézet-Séguin, Newbury, Tzykun/TBA. Also 10

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450;  www.operasj.org)
May 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). C. Lopez/Forni, Birkland/L. Chavez, Scharich/Inala; Altman/Brummel,
     Callon/Schreiner, Brancoveanu/Karagiozov, Scofield/B. Myer, Elash; Cleve, Witzke, Smart/Oania. Also 4m

OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS (Loretto-Hilton Center,
     314-961-0644;
 www.opera-stl.org)
May 24 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Zharoff, Sévigné; Panikkar, L. Hernandez, Anchel; Glover, Mizrahi, Mizrahi. Also
     28, 30, June 5, 11, 15, 18m, 21, 24, 28m
May 31 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Biller; Barbera, Mix, Carfizzi; Lord, Condemi, Moyer/Pakledinaz. Also June 4, 6,
     8, 12, 17, 21m, 25m

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA (Royal Theatre, 250-385-0222;  www.pov.bc.ca)
May 2 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Khalil, Bradley; Welsh, Addis, Chenez; Vernon, Krysa, Porteous/Porteous. Also 4m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666;  www.pittsburghopera.org)
May 2 Orphée (Glass). Worra, H. Buck; Worth, J. Boyd; Walker, Helfrich, Lieberman/Voyce. Also 4m

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802;  www.portlandopera.org)
May 9 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Trevigne, Sadler; MacPherson, Okulitch, Orth, Burdette; Busby, Rauch, TBA.
     Also 11m, 15, 17

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619;www.seattleopera.org)
May 3 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Amsellem/Partridge, Lindsey; Burden/R. Thomas, Cavallier, Walker; Abel,
     Alexander, Dahlstrom/Cramer. Also 4m, 8, 10, 14, 16, 17

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA (Various locations, Charleston, SC,
     843-579-3100;
 www.spoletousa.org)
May 23 El Niño (Adams). Also 26, 30
May 24 Kát’a Kabanová (Janácˇek). Harmer, Marino, Roderer; Sanz, A. Richardson, D. Petersen, Opalach; Mansson,
     Hynes, TBA. Also 29, 31m, June 2, 6
May 25 Facing Goya (Nyman). Cast TBA; J. Kennedy, Sen, TBA. Also 27, 31, June 4, 7

TACONIC OPERA (Various locations, Westchester, NY, 815-886-7372;  www.taconicopera.org)
May 31 Jonah (Montez). World premiere. Also 31 (Ossining); June 1m (White Plains) (in concert)

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400;  www.tricitiesopera.com)
May 2 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 4m

TULSA OPERA (Tulsa Perf. Arts Center, 918-587-4811;  www.tulsaopera.com)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet). Sandel-Pantaleo, Wolverton; Burton, Ollarsaba; Tweten, Anthony, Shortt/A. T. Jones & Sons. Also 4m

UTAH OPERA (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, 801-533-6683;www.utahopera.org)
May 10 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). C. Shafer, A. Owens; Stenson, TBA, Andreassen; Wedow,
     Rader-Shieber, TBA/Malabar, Ltd. Also 12, 14, 16, 18m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC,
     604-683-0222;
 www.vancouveropera.ca)
May 3 Don Carlo (Verdi). Henson, M. Phillips; Care, Polegato, Volpe, Frank; Darlington, Cavanagh, TBA. Also 8, 10,
     11m

VIRGINIA OPERA (Various locations, 866-673-7282;  www.vaopera.org)
May 9 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Also 10m, 10, 11m (Norfolk); May 23, 24m, 24, 25m (Richmond)

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C.,
     202-467-4600;
 www.kennedy-center.org/wno)
May 3 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Nakamura/McKay, Lewek/Siminska; Kaiser/Appleby, Hopkins/Smoriginas, Howard/Bisch; Auguin, Silverstein, Kaneko. Also 5, 7, 8, 10, 11m, 15, 16, 17, 18m

WEST BAY OPERA (Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto, 650-424-9999;  www.wbopera.org)
May 23 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Teufel, Pundt; Kuhl, Karagiozov, Eichelberger; Moscovich, Witzke, Revon/Berman.
     Also 25m, 31, June 1m

WICHITA GRAND OPERA (Century II Perf. Arts Center,
     316-262-8054;
 www.wichitagrandopera.org)
May 30 The Barber of Seville (Rossini). Apostolou; Nansel, B. Ryan, W. Powers, Turley; Hakoda, Marvel, Pavlov/TBA.
     Also 31, June 1m
 

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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)
May 3 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 6, 9
May 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 7, 10
May 14 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 18, 21, 24
May 16 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 19, 22, July 23
May 23 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 26, 29, June 1, 7, July 30
May 25 Die Soldaten (Zimmermann). Also 28, 31, June 4, 6

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 4028 2840;       www.chatelet-theatre.com)
May 5 A Flowering Tree (Adams). Also 7, 9, 11m, 13

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
May 10 Faust (Gounod). Also 13, 15, 18m, 21, 23, 25m, 27

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21;  www.operaen.no)
May 4 Don Giovanni (Mozart)
May 16 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 19, 23, 27, 30, June 2, 6, 12, 16, 22m

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343;  www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
May 1 Carmen (Bizet). Also 4
May 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
May 3 L’Elisir d’Amore (Donizetti). Also 8, 10
May 9 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 16
May 14 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 18, 25
May 17 Tosca (Puccini). Also 21
May 22 Billy Budd (Britten). Also 28, 31, June 3, 6
May 23 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). Also 26, 29, June 1
May 27 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 30, June 8

DRESDEN MUSIC FESTIVAL (49 351 656 06 700;  www.musikfestspiele.com)
May 31 Faramondo (Handel). Also 2m, 3, 5, 8m

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA (East Sussex, UK, 44 1273 813813;  www.glyndebourne.com)
May 17m Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Erraught, Royal, T. Gheorghiu; TBA; Ticciati, TBA. Also 21m, 24m, 29m; June 1m, 5m, 6m, 12m, 15m, 19m, 22m, 26m
May 18m Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Scherbachenko, TBA; Bondarenko, TBA, TBA; Wellber, TBA. Also 22, 25m, 28, 31; June 3, 6, 13, 17, 20, 24, 29m; July 5, 8

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211;  www.opera.fi)
May 3m La Bohème (Puccini)
May 13 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 15, 17m, 21

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02;  www.vlaamseopera.be)
May 2 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók)/Winterreise (Schubert). Also 4m, 6, 8, 10 (Antwerp)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00;www.opera.se) 
May 2 Tosca (Puccini). Also 4, 7, 9, 11, 15, 17

May 3 La Juive (Halévy). Also 10, 18m

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13;  www.liceubarcelona.com)
May 19 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, June 3

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30;  www.geneveopera.ch)
May 2 Götterdämmerung (Wagner)
May 13 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 20
May 14 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also 21
May 16 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 23
May 18 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 25

GRANGE PARK OPERA (44 1962 73 73 66;  www.grangeparkopera.co.uk)
May 30 Peter Grimes (Britten). Also 7, 11, 15m, 18
May 31 La Traviata. Also 8m, 13, 20, 27, 29m

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68;  www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
May 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 3, 8
May 4 Lear (Reimann). Also 10, 15, 17
May 6 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 7, 9
May 11 Ophelia (Katzer/Jost/Rihm). Also 13, 16, 18
May 24 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 29, June 1
May 25 Almira (Handel). Also 28, 31, June 6, 9, 15, 19
May 30 Arabella (Strauss). Also June 4, 10, 13

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170;  www.opera.hu)
May 2 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 4, 7, 9, 11m
May 4m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
May 10 Tosca (Puccini). Also 11, 13, 16, 18m, 20, 24
May 12m Mario and the Magician (Oliver). Also 12, 13m, 13, 14m, 14, 15m, 15, 16m, 16, 17m, 17, 18m, 18, 19m, 19, 20m, 20, 21m, 21, 22m, 22 (family opera)
May 27 Arabella (Strauss). Also 30
May 29 Salome (R. Strauss). Also June 1

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777;  www.israel-opera.co.il)
May 2m La Bohème (Puccini). Also 3, 8, 9m, 10

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00;  www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
May 1 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 9, 31, June 28, July 14
May 3 Carmen (Bizet). Also 18, 28, June 9
May 4m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 4, 10
May 14 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 17, 29, June 8, 13
May 24 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also June 7, 14, 29, July 5, 13
May 25 Il Re Pastore (Mozart). Also 25. (in concert)

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00;  www.malmoopera.se)
May 2 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 7, 10, 13, 15, 18, 29, June 1, 5, 7
May 4 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 11, 16, 20, 28, 31

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448;  www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
May 3 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also June 4
May 5 Carmen (Bizet)
May 21 The Jacobin (Dvorˇák)
May 30 Two Widows (Smetana)
May 8 Libusˇe (Smetana)
State Opera
May 2 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 18, 19
May 10 La Traviata (Verdi). Also June 14
May 9 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 21, June 22
May 7 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also June 7
Theatre of the Estates
May 9 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 29
May 12 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also June 3

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011;  www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
May 14 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Also 17m, 21, 24m, 27m, 30m
May 22 Arabella (Strauss). Also 25m, 28, 31m, June 3

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4;  www.oper-frankfurt.de)
May 1 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 10
May 3 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 14, 18
May 4 La Gazza Ladra (Rossini)
May 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 15, 17, 23, 25, 29, June 1m, 6, 8, 21, 27
May 16 Falstaff (Verdi). Also 22, 24, 30
May 25 Orpheus (Telemann). Also 27, 29, 31, June 1, 3, 6, 8
May 31 Tiefland (d’Albert). Also June 7, 9, 14

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275;  www.oper-leipzig.de)
May 3 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 4m, June 4, 28, 29m, July 1, 12, 13m
May 3 Tosca (Puccini)
May 4 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also 31
May 8m Pinocchio (Valtinoni)
May 9 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Also 18m
May 10 Der Opernball (Heuberger). Also 11m, 31, June 1m, 3, July 8
May 10 Manon Lescaut (Puccini)
May 11 Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
May 16m Papageno und die Zauberflöte. (family opera)
May 24 Der Waffenschmied (Lortzing). Also 25m, June 14, 15m
May 25 Die Feen (Wagner). Also June 6, 27
May 28 Das Liebesverbot (Wagner)
May 28 The Count of Monte Cristo (Wildhorn). Also 29m
May 29 La Traviata (Verdi)

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23;  www.opera-comique.com)
May 12 Ali-Baba (Lecocq). Also 14, 16, 18m, 20, 22

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10; opera.marseille.fr)
May 10 Le Roi d'Ys (Lalo). Also 13, 15, 18m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95; www.opera-bordeaux.com)
May 27 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Also 30, June 2, 5, 8m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11;  www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
May 2 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Also 4m, 6, 8

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (Opéra Bastille, 33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
May 3 I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini). Also 8, 13, 17, 20, 23
May 4m Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (Various locations, 44 113 243 9999;  www.operanorth.co.uk)
May 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 2, 3m, 3, 7m, 7, 8, 9, 10m, 10 (Leeds); 14, 15, 17m, 17 (Salford Quays)

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22;  www.operaliege.be)
May 16 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Also 18m, 20, 22, 24

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66;  www.opernhaus.ch)
May 3 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 6, 11, 18
May 4m Salome (R. Strauss)
May 4 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 10
May 9 Il Matrimonio Segreto (Cimarosa). Also 11m, 13, 15, 17
May 17 Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria (Monteverdi). Also 21, 23, 28, 30, June 1, 5, 7, 11, 14
May 24 Peter Grimes (Britten). Also 27, 29, 31

POLISH NATIONAL OPERA (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, 48 22 69 20 208;
www.teatrwielki.pl)
May 4 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also 6
May 8 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 9, 10

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000;  www.roh.org.uk)
May 2 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 5, 7, 10m, 15
May 3 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 6, 9, 12, 17, 20
May 10 Tosca (Puccini). Also 13, 16, 19, 22, 27, 30, June 3, 16, 19, 21, 26
May 29 Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc). Also June 2, 4, 7, 9, 11

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00;  www.operan.se)
May 2 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Also 3m, 6, 7, 8, 10m, 13, 14, 15, 17m, 20, 21, 22, 24m

SCHWETZINGEN FESTIVAL (Baden-Baden, 49 7221 929 4990;  schwetzinger-festspiele@swr.de)
May 22 Leucippo (Hasse). Also 24, 25m

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321;  www.scottishopera.org.uk)
May 8 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 11m, 13, 15, 17 (Edinburgh); 21, 27, 29, 31; (Glasgow); June 5, 7 (Inverness); 12, 14 (Aberdeen)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705;  www.semperoper.de)
May 1m L’Impresario delle Canarie (Martini/Ronchetti). Also June 1m
May 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 9, June 6, July 1
May 6 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 11, 16, 27, June 2, 12
May 17 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 20, 24, July 2
May 23 Prinz Bussel (Wulff-Woesten). Also 25m, 27m, 28, June 3m (family opera)
May 30 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Also June 1, 3, 13, 15

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER THEATER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555;      www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
May 4 Rappresentatione di Anima e di Corpo (Cavalieri). Also 7, 9, 11
May 6 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Also 8, 10, 15, 17
May 16 Punch and Judy (Birtwistle). Also 18, 21, 23, 25, 27, 31
May 18 Don Carlo (Verdi). Also 22, 25m, 28, 30

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich,
     49 089 21 85 19 60;
www.staatstheater-am-gaertnerplatz.de)
May 2 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Also 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
May 2 La Sonnambula (Bellini). Also 10, 14, 17, 22, June 11
May 3 Actus Tragicus (J.S. Bach). Also 11, 15, 23, 26, June 1, 5
May 4 Orphée et Eurydice (Gluck). Also 8, June 19, 22, 25, 29m, 29, July 10, 21, 26
May 16 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 21
May 18 Tosca (Puccini). Also 24, June 9, 21, 28, July 8
May 30 La Bohème (Puccini). Also June 4, 15m, 15, 18, 20, 24, 30, July 4, 7, 11, 18, 22

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744;  www.teatroallascala.org)
May 18 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also 21, 24, June 3, 6, 10

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 786511;  www.teatrolafenice.it)
May 2 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 4, 9, 21, 24, 29, June 1
May 3 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 10, 25, 27, 30
May 16 Tosca (Puccini). Also 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 28, 31

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48;  www.teatro-real.com)
May 17 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 21, 25, 28, 31, June 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241;  www.teatroregio.torino.it)
May 7 Guglielmo Tell (Rossini). Also 9, 11m, 14, 18m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85;  www.theater-wien.at)
May 4m La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Also 8, 10
May 22 Punch and Judy (Birtwistle). Also 25, 28, June 3, 5

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50;  www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
May 19 Tancredi (Rossini). Also 21, 23, 25, 27

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13;  www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
May 16 I Due Foscari (Verdi). Also 18m, 20, 23, 25m

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39;  www.demunt.be)
May 8 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 9, 10, 11m, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18m, 20, 21, 22, 23

VOLKSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513;  www.volksoper.at)
May 1 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Also 4, 10
May 3 Carmen (Bizet). Also 7
May 8 La Traviata (Verdi)
May 9 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also 16, 19, 27
May 11 Gräfin Mariza (Kálmán). Also 15, 21
May 12 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 17, 29, June 8, 10
May 14 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 20, 23, June 27
May 25 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 28, 30, June 1, 6, 11

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000;  www.wno.org.uk)
May 24 Moses und Aron (Schoenberg). Also 30, June 7, 18
May 31 Nabucco (Verdi). Also June 8m, 12, 14, 19, 21

WIENER FESTWOCHEN (43 1589 22 0; www.festwochen.at)
May 11 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 13, 16
May 24 Macbeth (Verdi/Cassol). Also 25, 27

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
May 1 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 4, 7
May 2 Faust (Gounod). Also 5, 10
May 3 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 6, 9
May 4 Pollicino (Henze). Also 7, 8 (family opera)
May 8 Norma (Bellini). Also 12, 17, 21
May 11 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Also 15, 18
May 16 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 19, 22, 25
May 23 Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 26, 29, June 1m, 4
May 24 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 28, June 2
May 30 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also June 19
May 31 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also June 22 spacer 



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