Dateline

by MARIA MAZZARO

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org)
May 1 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). L. Claire, Blythe; Appleby, Finley; Levine, J. Miller/Feldman, P.
   Davison/Levin
May 2m Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick; Tamura, Hvorostovsky; Levine, Alden,
   Steinberg/Reiffenstuel
May 2 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Westbroek, Costa-Jackson; C. Tanner, Gagnidze; Pagliacci (Leoncavallo).
   Racette; Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem; Luisi, McVicar, R. Smith/Junge
May 4 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Same as May 1
May 5 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Westbroek, Costa-Jackson; Álvarez, Gagnidze; Pagliacci (Leoncavallo).
   Racette; C. Tanner, Gagnidze, Lavrov; Luisi, McVicar, R. Smith/Junge
May 6 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Same as May 2m exc. Beczala for Tamura, Markov for Hvorostovsky
May 7 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Graham, Chuchman; Costello, Gilfry, A. Opie; Luisi, Stroman, Crouch/W. Long
May 8 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Westbroek, Costa-Jackson; Álvarez, Gagnidze; Pagliacci (Leoncavallo).
   Racette; Álvarez, Gagnidze, Lavrov; Luisi, McVicar, R. Smith/Junge
May 9m The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Same as May 1
May 9 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Same as May 2m exc. Beczala for Tamura, Markov for Hvorostovsky

ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS OPERA THEATRE (The Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia,
   215-735-1685; www.avaopera.org)

May 8 Faust (Gounod)

AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER (Shubert Theatre, Citi Perf. Arts Center, Boston, 617-547-8300;
   www.americanrepertorytheater.org)

May 29 Crossing (Aucoin). World premiere. Also 31, June 2, 4, 6

AMORE OPERA (Connelly Theater, New York, 866-811-4111; www.amoreopera.org)
May 8 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 9, 10m, 14, 15, 16, 17m, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24m

ATLANTA OPERA (Cobb Energy Perf. Arts Centre, 800-356-7372; www.atlantaopera.org)
May 29 Three Decembers (Heggie). Hanslowe, J. Black; J. Blumberg; Production TBA. Also 30, 31

AUSTIN OPERA (Long Center for the Perf. Arts, 512-472-5992; www.austinopera.org)
May 3m Don Giovanni (Mozart). Pastin, Wolverton, Mushegian; M. Smith, Slayden, M. Burns, Cioffari, Andreassen;
   R. Buckley, R. Herman, Kovac/TBA

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (Shubert Theatre, Citi Perf. Arts Center, 617-542-6772; www.blo.org)
May 1 Don Giovanni (Mozart). M. Hansen, Johnson Cano, C. Basler; D. Rock, Bellemer, Burdette, Cushing, Humes;
   Angus, E. Griffin, Jellinek/Grimes. Also 3m, 6, 8, 10m

BRONX OPERA COMPANY (Lovinger Theater, Bronx, 718-365-4209; www.bronxopera.org)
May 2 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart). H. Gilbert/Siladie, A. Herman/H. Spierman, Caso/Sussman; S.
   Brown/Negron, J. Moore/M. Reed; Production TBA. Also 3m, 8, 9

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (Four Seasons Centre for the Perf. Arts, Toronto, 800-250-4653;
   www.coc.ca)

May 2m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Malfi/C. Hall; J. Hopkins, A. Shrader/Brito, Gleadow, Girolami;
   R. Macdonald, J. Font, Guillén. Also 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21, 22
May 6 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). Gubanova; Relyea. Erwartung (Schoenberg). Szabó; Debus, Lepage, M. Levine.
   Also 8, 10m, 12, 14, 16m, 23

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER (Harris Theater, 312-704-8414; www.chicagooperatheater.org)
May 1 A Coffin in Egypt (Gordon). Also 3

CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA (various locations, 860-440-3594; www.ctlyricopera.org)
May 1 La Bohème (Puccini). New Britain. Also 3 (Hartford), 15 (New London), 29 (Middletown)

CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC OPERA THEATRE (Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia,
   215-893-7902; www.curtis.edu)

May 7 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Sterrenberg/Perroni, Eberwein/Rozzen; Richer/Hage, Shivone/Bogard;
   M. R. Smith, Fein, Rubin/Hostetter. Also 8, 9, 10m

FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY (Marcus Center for the Perf. Arts, Milwaukee, 800-326-7372;
   www.florentineopera.org)

May 8 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). McVey; Sanz, Markgraf, Ngqungwana; Rescigno, Florescu, Schlenker/C. Myers.
   Also 10m

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA (Adrienne Arsht Center for the Perf. Arts, Miami, 800-741-1010;
   www.fgo.org)

May 9 The Consul (Menotti). K. S. Thomson, Jablonski, Livengood; Phares, Ferrante; Bisantz, Maykowski, D.
   Gordon/H. T. Kaplan. Also 10m, 12, 15, 16

FORT WORTH OPERA (Bass Perf. Hall, 877-396-7372; www.fwopera.org)
May 1 Dog Days (Little). Worsham, Breckenridge; Bobick, Tantsits, Marcotte, J. Kelly; Pierson, Woodruff, J.
   Findlay/Tzykun. Also 2m
May 2 Hamlet (Thomas). Trevigne, R. Redmon; W. Mason, Newell, K. Josephson; Illick, Strassberger,
   Strassberger/Traylor. Also 10m
May 3m La Traviata (Verdi). Durkin; O'Halloran, Pallesen; Illick, Gately, Heeley. Also 9

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center, 713-228-6737; www.houstongrandopera.org)
May 2 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Samarin, S. Bullock; Gunn, Pearse, Gardner, Phan; J. Lowe, Blakeley, McCallin.
   Also 8, 9
May 3m Die Walküre (Wagner). Goerke, Mattila, J. Barton; S. O'Neill, I. Paterson, Anger; P. Summers, Padrissa,
   Olbeter/Uroz

INTERMOUNTAIN OPERA (Bozeman, Montana, 406-587-2889; www.intermountainopera.org)
May 15 Suor Angelica (Puccini)/Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). Also 17m

KENTUCKY OPERA (Brown Theatre, Louisville, 502-584-4500; www.kyopera.org)
May 15 A Woman in Morocco (Hagen). Messina, E. Bryan, Bonetti; Cammarota, J. Flaxman, B. Smith; K. Lloyd, D.
   Hagen, C. Schmidt/J. Miles. Also 17m

LONG BEACH OPERA (Crafted, San Pedro, 562-432-5934; www.longbeachopera.org)
May 30 Hydrogen Jukebox (Glass). Also June 6m, 6, 7

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPERA THEATER (Borden Auditorium, New York, 917-493-4536;
   www.msmnyc.edu)

May 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 3m (sung in German with English dialogue)

MANNES OPERA (Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York, 212-580-0210;
   www.newschool.edu/mannes)

May 9 Flight (Dove). Papini/Yokabaskas, C. S. Kim/Misch, K. Clarke/Ogan; Chin-Loy/Ramseyer, Caputo/S. Sullivan,
   Gama/Grubner; Colaneri, Alley, Hanna/H. Rodgers. Also 10m

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Perf. Arts, St. Paul, 612-333-6669; www.mnopera.org)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet). Sourouzian/Vargas, Sølberg/Prickett; Davila/C. Nolan, Ketelsen/Ollarsaba; Christie,
   Cavanagh, Rom/Jahn. Also 3m

NEW YORK LYRIC OPERA THEATRE (Symphony Space, New York, 646-755-8043;
   www.newyorklyricopera.org)

May 2m Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilèa)

OPERA COLORADO (Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, 303-778-1500; www.operacolorado.org)
May 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). McKay, S. Y. Park; J. Boyd, D. Belcher, H. Wilson; Mechavich, Witzke, TBA. Also 5,
   8, 10m

OPERA COMPANY OF MIDDLEBURY (Town Hall Theater, 802-382-9222; www.ocmvermont.org)
May 29 Turandot (Puccini). Crowne, Calenos; Kumar, Furnari; Plasson, Do. Anderson, Do. Anderson/De. Anderson.
   Also 31, June 4, 6

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier; Salle Ludger-Duvernay, 514-985-2258;
   www.operademontreal.com)

May 16 Silent Night (Puts). Fiset; Kaiser, TBA, Okulitch, Hajek, Addis; Christie, E. Simonson, F. O’Connor,
   Kopischke. Also 19, 21, 23

OPÉRA DE QUÉBEC (Salle Louis Fréchette, Grand Théâtre de Québec, 418-529-0688;
   www.operadequebec.qc.ca)

May 16 Tosca (Puccini). Corbisiero; Arancam, J. Westman; Grazioli, Langlais, TBA. Also 19, 21, 23

OPERA GRAND RAPIDS (DeVos Hall, 616-451-2741; www.operagr.com)
May 1 Tosca (Puccini). Also 2

OPERA IDAHO (Egyptian Theatre, Boise, 208-387-1273; www.operaidaho.org)
May 8 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 10m

OPERA LAFAYETTE (Rose Theater, New York; Kennedy Center, D.C., 202-546-9332;
   www.operalafayette.org)

May 27 L’Épreuve Villageoise (Grétry). De Negri/Beaudin, Trevigne; Fernández-Rueda, Dolié; R. Brown, Olcott,
   Stecconi/Rai. Also 28 (NY); 30m, 30 (D.C.)

OPERA PARALLÈLE (Z Space, San Francisco, 415-503-6279; www.operaparallele.org)
May 1 Heart of Darkness (O’Regan). Sulker, H. Moss; I. Bell, Blalock, Cilli, P. Skinner, T. Glenn; Paiement,
   Staufenbiel, Dunning/C. Crook. Also 2, 3

OPERA PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400; www.operaphila.org)
May 1 Don Carlo (Verdi). Crocetto, DeYoung; Pittas, T. Crook, E. Owens, M. Robinson; Rovaris, T. Albery,
   Lieberman/C. Hoffman. Also 3m

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
May 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). H. J. Chang, I. Ivy; Dougherty, Hanscom, Elash; Cleve/Marcheso, Dalton,
   McGettigan/Oania. Also 3m

OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS (Loretto-Hilton Center, 314-961-0644; www.opera-stl.org)
May 23 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). E. Fons; J. Beyer, Tiesi, Cha, D. Travis; R. McAdams, M. Shell, Kambara/A.
   Seymour. Also 27, 29, June 4, 6, 10, 14, 17m, 27
May 30 La Rondine (Puccini). C. Winters, Mancasola; Kalil, J. McVeigh; S. Lord, Gieleta, A. Dodge/Gale. Also June 3,
   12, 18, 20m, 24m, 28

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
May 2 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). Oropesa, Castle; Brownlee, Glavin; A. Walker, Curran, Schuette. Also 5, 8,
   10m

PORTLAND OPERA (Keller Auditorium, 503-241-1802; www.portlandopera.org)
May 1 Show Boat (Kern). Ohse, H. Penn; L. Bonner; France, Roderick, Youmans/T. Christensen. Also 3m, 5, 7, 9

RHYMES WITH OPERA (Bank Street Theatre, New York; www.rhymeswithopera.org)
May 29 Manifesto on a Ledge (Meadors). World premiere. Also 30, 31m

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619; www.seattleopera.org)
May 2 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Libor/Stonikas, Coburn/H. Hong, K. Lindsey/Larsen; Rawls/J. Hartman;
   Renes, C. Alexander, Dahlstrom/C. Savage. Also 3m, 6, 9, 13, 15, 16

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA (Charleston, 843-722-2764; www.spoletousa.org)
May 22 Paradise Interrupted (Ruo). World premiere. Also 24, 27, 29, 31
May 23 Veremonda, L’Amazzone di Aragona (Cavalli). Also 26, 30, June 2, 5

TACONIC OPERA (Yorktown Stage, 815-886-7372; www.taconicopera.org)
May 30 Daniel (Montez)

UTAH OPERA (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, 801-533-6683; www.utahopera.org)
May 9 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). J. Harvey, J. Grove; Reinhardt, Schnaible; T. Fischer, Rallo, Hockney. Also
   11, 13, 15, 17m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222; www.vancouveropera.ca)
May 1 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Chuchman, Bybee; Grimsley, Rupolo, MacNaughton, Charbonneau; Darlington,
   Collier, R. Gardiner/N. Bryant. Also 2, 3m

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA (Kennedy Center, D.C., 202-467-4600;
   www.kennedy-center.org/wno)

May 9 La Cenerentola (Rossini). I. Leonard/Erraught; Mironov/Portillo, Bordogna/Lanchas, Alberghini; Scappucci,
   Font, Guillén. Also 11, 13, 15, 16, 17m, 19, 21

WEST BAY OPERA (Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto, 650-424-9999; www.wbopera.org)
May 22 Faust (Gounod). Zharoff, M. Mahoney; Callon, Bermúdez, K. Thompson; Moscovich, Knape, TBA. Also 24m,
   30, 31m

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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;
   www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)

May 2 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 5, 9, 13, July 26, 29
May 4 La Forza del Destino (Verdi). Also 7, 10m
May 14 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also 17, 21, July 16, 19
May 24 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 27, 31, June 4
May 25 Lulu (Berg). Also 29, June 3, 6, 10

BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (47 55 21 06 30; www.fib.no)
May 27 Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). Also 28 (abridged; in concert)
May 28 Adam and Eve — A Divine Comedy (Ore). Also 29

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
May 9 Benvenuto Cellini (Berlioz). Also 12, 15, 18, 25m, 28, 31m

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
May 5 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 6, 8, 10, 14, 19, 25, June 2, 5, 6m, 14, 17, 18

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
May 2 Roméo et Juliette (Berlioz). Fully staged
May 3 Don Carlo (Verdi)
May 6 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also June 14
May 7 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 10, 14, 24
May 8 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). Also 13, 15 (fully staged)
May 16 Carmen (Bizet). Also 21
May 19 Valentina (Maskats)
May 20 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 22
May 23 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 25
May 29 The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Also June 4, 12

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 2130 13101; www.festspielhaus.de)
May 2 Carmina Burana (Orff)
May 22 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 25, 29

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
May 2 Aida (Verdi). Also 5, 9, 13, 16

FLANDERS OPERA (Antwerp Opera House; Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02;
   www.vlaamseopera.be)

May 2 La Juive (Halévy). Also 3m, 5, 6 (Antwerp)
May 13 Private View (Van Parys). World premiere. Also 15 (Antwerp); 23 (Ghent)
May 15 L'Autre Hiver (Pauwels). World premiere. Also 16 (Antwerp); 21 (Ghent)
May 20 HRZSCHMRZ (Verstockt). Also 21 (Antwerp); 23, 24m (Ghent)
May 22 – there is no why here – (Molino). Also 23 (Antwerp)

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA (East Sussex, 44 1273 813813; www.glyndebourne.com)
May 21 Poliuto (Donizetti). Also 24, 29, June 2, 5, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 26, July 2, 9, 12, 15
May 23 Carmen (Bizet). Also 28, 31, June 3, 6, 9, 12, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, July 1, 4, 11

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
May 3 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók)/Erwartung (Schoenberg). Also 7, 23, 28
May 14 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 19, 22, 24m, 27, 31, June 4, 7

GÖTTINGEN INTERNATIONAL HANDEL FESTIVAL (49 551 38 48 13 10; www.haendel.org)
May 15 Agrippina (Handel). Also 17, 18, 22, 24, 25
May 16 Deborah (Handel)
May 20 Messiah (Handel)
May 23 Theodora (Handel)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13; www.liceubarcelona.com)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet)
May 3 I Due Foscari (Verdi). In concert
May 20 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
May 1m La Traviata (Verdi). Also 5, 9, 23
May 2 Wien: Heldenplatz (after Cerha)
May 10 la bianca notte/die helle nacht (Furrer). World premiere. Also 13, 16, 19, 24, 27, 31
May 22 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 25, 28, June 2

HUNGARIAN STATE OPERA HOUSE (Magyar Állami Operaház, Budapest, 36 1 353 0170;
   www.opera.hu)

May 3m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 6, 8, 10m
May 3 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 5m, 5, 6m, 6, 7m, 7, 8m, 8, 9m, 12m, 12, 13m, 14, 15, 16m, 17
May 16 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Also 20
May 17 Faust (Gounod). Also 19, 21, 23, 26, 31
May 27 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 29
May 28 Mefistofele (Boito). Also 30
May 31m Die Zauberflote (Mozart). Family opera

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
May 11 The Tsar's Bride (Rimsky-Korsakov). Also 12, 13, 14, 15m, 16, 18, 19

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
May 1 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 7, 16, 25, June 13 (in German)
May 2 Moses und Aron (Schoenberg). Also 10, July 7
May 3 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 17, June 23, July 11 (in German)
May 6 Carmen (Bizet). Also 14, 30, June 5, 30 (in German)
May 8 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 22, 29, June 7, 19, July 2, 3 (in German)
May 9 Lucio Silla (Mozart). Also 13 (in concert)
May 23 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
May 24 Odysseus (Monteverdi/Kats-Chernin). Also 30, May 24, June 4 (in German)
May 31 Giulio Cesare (Handel). Also June 6, 11, 14, 27, July 4, 9

LANDESTHEATER LINZ (43 732 76 110; www.landestheater-linz.at)
May 1 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 16, 25
May 4 L'Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Also 23, June 3, 6, 12, 24, 29
May 6 Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Handel). Also 9 (fully staged)
May 8 Das Rheingold (Wagner)
May 10 Die Walküre (Wagner)
May 13 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 22, June 13, 30
May 14 Siegfried (Wagner)
May 17 Götterdämmerung (Wagner)

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
May 2 Quartett (Francesconi). Also 10, 19
May 3 Aida (Verdi). Also 6, 9, 12, 17, June 2, 4, 7

MARIINSKY THEATRE (St. Petersburg, 7 812 326 41 41; www.mariinsky.ru)
May 5 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich)
May 12 The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya (Korsaklov)
May 17m May Night (Korsakov)
May 19 Die Frau ohne Schatten (R. Strauss)

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (Beijing, Beijing, 86 10 6655 0000;
   www.chncpa.org)

May 1 Norma (Bellini). Also 2, 3
May 14 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 15, 16, 17
May 27 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 28, 29, 30, 31

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Estates Theater
May 3 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 23m, 23, June 9, 27m, 27
May 5 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also June 5, 25
May 9m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 9, 26, June 6m, 6
May 15 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also June 16
National Theater
May 1 Libuše (Smetana)
May 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also June 11, 23
May 14 From the House of the Dead (Janáček). Also 16, 22, 28, June 4, 12
May 21 The Jacobin (Dvořák). Also June 13
May 24 Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky). Also 31
May 27 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also June 14
May 29 Carmen (Bizet)
State Opera
May 1 Carmen (Bizet). Also 13, June 27
May 2 Aida (Verdi). Also 30
May 3 Tosca (Puccini). Also 22, June 25
May 5 La Bohème (Puccini)
May 6 Otello (Verdi). Also 27
May 7 Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
May 10 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 12m, 26, 31m, 31, June 2, 7m, 7, 21m
May 17 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 23, 29, June 17
May 20 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also June 9
May 21 Mefistofele (Boito). Also June 3
May 24 Turandot (Puccini). Also June 16m

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
May 10m La Traviata (Verdi). Also 13m, 16m, 19, 23m, 26m
May 24m Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 27, 30m, June 2m, 4m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
May 1 Die Ägyptische Helena (Strauss). Also 4 (in concert)
May 2 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Also 9, 17m, 31, June 6, 12
May 3m Euryanthe (Weber)
May 8 Murder in the Cathedral (Pizzetti). Also 14, 25 (in English)
May 10 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 16, 23
May 24 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 29, June 4, 7m, 14, 20, 24, July 2, 5, 11
May 30 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also June 5, 13, 26, 28, July 6, 9, 12, 16
May 31 An Unserem Fluss (Navok). World premiere. Also June 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275; www.oper-leipzig.de)
May 2 Das Liebesverbot (Wagner). Also 23
May 2 Sekretärinnen (Wittenbrink). Also 3m
May 3 Tosca (Puccini)
May 8 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky)
May 9 The Canterville Ghost (Getty)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Also 14, June 14, 25
May 10 Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
May 16 Der Freischütz für Kinder (after von Weber). Also 17m, 20m, June 20, 21m, July 4 (family opera)
May 21 The Rocky Horror Show (O’Brien). Also 22, June 30, July 1 (dialogue in German)
May 22 Parsifal (Wagner)
May 23 La Cage aux Folles (Herman). Also 24
May 24 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 24, 30
May 28 Das Rheingold (Wagner)
May 29 Die Walküre (Wagner)
May 29 Zar und Zimmermann (Lortzing). Also 30, July 3
May 31 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also June 7m (in concert)

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23; www.opera-comique.com)
May 3m Ciboulette (Hahn). Also 5, 7
May 18 Les Contes de la Lune Vague après la Pluie (Dayer). Also 19

ÓPERA DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA (34 928 37 01 25; www.operalaspalmas.org)
May 27 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 29, 31

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.com)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet). Also 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17m

OPERA DI FIRENZE (Florence, 39 055 2779 350; www.operadifirenze.it)
May 22 The Turn of the Screw (Britten). Also 24, 26, 28
May 27 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 30, May 3, 5

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95; www.opera-bordeaux.com)
May 22 Norma (Bellini). Also 25, 31m, June 3, 6, 9

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (Opéra Bastille, 33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
May 3m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 6, 10m, 14, 26, 29, June 1, 4, 7m, 10, 15, 19, 22, 25, 28m
May 16 Le Roi Arthus (Chausson). Also 19, 22, 25, 28, June 2, 5, 8, 11, 14m

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (Various locations, 44 113 243 9999; www.operanorth.co.uk)
May 13 Carousel (Rodgers). Also 14m, 14, 15, 16m, 16, 17m, 19, 20, 21m, 21, 22, 23 (Leeds)
May 14 Der Ring des Nibelungen (Wagner). Also 21, 24, 25, 27, 29 (Leeds); June 6, 7, 9, 11 (Nottingham); 13, 14,
   16, 18 (Salford Quays); 28, 29, July 1, 3 (London); 5, 6, 8, 10 (Sage Gateshead)

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
May 20m Fleur de Peau (L. Adam/Borbé). World premiere. Also 23 (family opera)

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
May 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 3m, 6, 8, 14, 17, 20, 23
May 2 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 5, 10
May 8 Slutchai (Strasnoy). Also 10, 12, 16, 19, 21
May 14m Robin Hood (Schwemmer). Also June 27m (family opera)
May 25 La Verità in Cimento (Vivaldi). Also 27, 29, 31, June 3, 7m, 10, 13, 16

PRAGUE SPRING INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL (420 257 312 547; www.festival.cz)
May 14 From the House of the Dead (Janáček)
May 17 Salome (R. Strauss)
May 19 Dorian Gray (Čekovská)
May 23 Philoctete (Klusák)
May 25 Songs of War (Goebbels)

RAVENNA FESTIVAL (39 544 249211; www.ravennafestival.org)
May 22 The Rocky Horror Show (O’Brien). Also 23, 24

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kglteater.dk)
May 2 Maskarade (Nielsen). Also 9, 12, 15, 17m, 21
May 3m Saul og David (Nielsen). Also 5, 10m, June 9

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.roh.org.uk)
May 1 Król Roger (Szymanowski). Also 6, 9, 12, 16, 19
May 18 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 22, 25, 28, June 3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 24, 27, 30, July 4
May 23 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 27, 30, June 2, 5, 8, 10, July 9m, 11, 13, 16

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
May 2m Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Also 7, 11, 14, 20
May 5 Otello (Verdi). Also 9m, 12, 15
May 13 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 16m, 18, 21, 25, 31m, June 2, 13m
May 28 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also June 1, 8, 11

SALZBURG FESTIVAL (43 662 8045 500; www.salzburgfestival.at)
May 22 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Also 25, Aug. 19, 22, 24, 26, 28
May 23 Semele (Handel)

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321; www.scottishopera.org.uk)
May 7 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also 9, 12, 14, 17m (Glasgow); May 21, 24m, 27, 30 (Edinburgh); June 4, 6 (Inverness);
   June 11, 13 (Aberdeen)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705; www.semperoper.de)
May 1 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 3, 6, 9, 11, 14, 19, 26, 31
May 2 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 8, 13, June 18, 21
May 7 Tosca (Puccini). Also 10, 16
May 23 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 30, June 6, 14, July 13

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER THEATER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555; www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
May 2 Emma und Eginhard (Telemann). Also 8, 10
May 3 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 9, 17
May 15 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Also 21, 24, 29
May 31 La Traviata (Verdi). Also June 5, 7, 12

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich, 089 21 85 19 60; www.gaertnerplatztheater.de)
May 7 Singin' in the Rain (Brown). Also 8, 9, 12, 15, 24, 25
May 16 Le Petit Faust (Hervé). Also 17, 19, 20, 22, 23
May 30 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also June 1, 3, 5, 7

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
May 2 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Also 12, June 2, 5, 13, 19, 22
May 3 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 10, 14, 24
May 5 Platée (Rameau). Also 8
May 6 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 13, 23, 26
May 9 Il Vologeso (Jommelli). Also 17, 22, 25, 30, June 4
May 31 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also June 3, 8, 10, 21, 30, July 3

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
May 1 Turandot (Puccini). Also 5, 8, 12, 15, 17, 20, 23
May 16 CO2 (Battistelli). World premiere. Also 19, 22, 24, 27, 29
May 28 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 31, June 3, 5, 8, 11

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111; www.teatrosancarlo.it)
May 5 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Also 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
May 14 L'Isola Disabitata (Jommelli). Also 15, 16, 17m, 19, 20
May 27 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 28, 29, 30, 31m, June 3, 4

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 786511; www.teatrolafenice.it)
May 3 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 7, 9, 21, 23, 29, June 4, 6
May 8 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 10, 22, 26, 28, 31
May 20 Norma (Bellini). Also 24, 27, 30, June 3, 6

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
April 20 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, May 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
May 27 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 30, June 2, 5, 7, 11, 14, 17

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
May 6 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 7, 8, 9m, 10m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
May 8 La Mère Coupable (Milhaud). Also 10, 12, 15, 17
May 11 La Clemenza di Tito (Gluck). Also 11 (in concert)
May 28 L'Heure Espagnole (Ravel)/Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Poulenc). Also 30, June 1, 3, 6, 8, 16, 18, 20, 23

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50; www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
May 4 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 7, 11, 13, 16
May 18 Requiem (Verdi). In concert

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
May 15 Betrothal in a Monastery (Prokofiev). Also 17m, 19, 22, 24m

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
May 12 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 13, 15, 16, 17m, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24m, 26, 27

THÉÂTRES DE LA VILLE (Grand Théâtre, Luxembourg, 352 47 08 95 1; www.theatres.lu)
May 9 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 11

VOLKSOPER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
May 1 Hello, Dolly! (Herman). Also 9, 16 (in German)
May 2 Carmen (Bizet). In German
May 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 7, 10, 14, 19, 22 (in German)
May 6 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 13, 17, 25, June 22m
May 15 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 18, 21, 27, June 1, 10, 26, 29 (in German)
May 23 Gräfin Mariza (Kálmán). Also 31m, June 3, 5, 11, 21, 24, 28
May 24 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 29, June 4
May 28 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Also 30, June 7, 13, 16, 18, 23 (in German)

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
May 16 Peter Pan (Ayres). Also 23, 31m (Cardiff); June 11 (Birmingham); June 24, 25 (London)
May 22 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Also 30, June 5 (Cardiff)
May 29 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also June 4, 6 (Cardiff); June 13 (Birmingham)

WIENER FESTWOCHEN (43 1589 22 0; www.festwochen.at)
May 16 Luci Mie Traditrici (Sciarrino). Also 18, 19
May 24 Jephtha (Handel). Also 25

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
May 1 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
May 2 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 5, 8, 11
May 6 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti)
May 7 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 12
May 8 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich). Also 11, 14, 17
May 10 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 14, 18, 22
May 16 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 30
May 17 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also 31
May 20 Siegfried (Wagner). Also June 4
May 21 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 23, 26
May 25 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also June 7



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