Dateline     

by MARIA MAZZARO

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org)
Mar. 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Van den Heever, E. Bell, K. Lindsey; Mattei, Korchak, Pisaroni, Plachetka, J. Morris;
   Gilbert, Grandage/Muller, Oram
Mar. 3 La Donna del Lago (Rossini). DiDonato, Barcellona; Flórez, Osborn, Gradus; Mariotti, Curran, K. Knight
Mar. 4 Carmen (Bizet). Garanča, Pérez; Y. Lee, Bretz; Langrée, Eyre, Howell
Mar. 5 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Luna, S. Phillips, Maximova, Deshayes; Polenzani, Naouri; Levine, Sher,
   Yeargan/Zuber
Mar. 6 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Same as Mar. 2 exc. J. Check for E. Bell, Orlov for J. Morris
Mar. 7m Carmen (Bizet). Same as Mar. 4
Mar. 7 La Donna del Lago (Rossini). Same as Mar. 3
Mar. 9 Manon (Massenet). Damrau; Grigolo, Braun; Villaume, Pelly, C. Thomas/Pelly
Mar. 10 La Donna del Lago (Rossini). Same as Mar. 3
Mar. 11 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Mar. 5
Mar. 12 Manon (Massenet). Same as Mar. 9
Mar. 14m La Donna del Lago (Rossini). Same as Mar. 3
Mar. 14 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Mar. 5
Mar. 16 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Shagimuratova; Calleja, Salsi, A. Miles; Benini, M. Zimmerman/S. I.
   Meyers, Ostling/Blumenfeld
Mar. 17 Manon (Massenet). Same as Mar. 9
Mar. 18 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Mar. 5
Mar. 19 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Mar. 16
Mar. 20 Ernani (Verdi). Meade; Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy; Levine/Nadler, Samaritani/McClintock, Samaritani/
   P. J. Hall
Mar. 21m Manon (Massenet). Same as Mar. 9
Mar. 21 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Mar. 5 exc. Johnson Cano for Deshayes
Mar. 23 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Mar. 20
Mar. 24 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Mar. 16
Mar. 25 Manon (Massenet). Same as Mar. 9 exc. M. Simpson for Braun
Mar. 26 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Mar. 20
Mar. 28m Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Mar. 16
Mar. 28 Manon (Massenet). Same as Mar. 9
Mar. 30 Don Carlo (Verdi). Frittoli, Gubanova; Y. Lee, Hvorostovsky, Furlanetto, J. Morris; Nézet-Séguin, Hytner,
   Crowley
Mar. 31 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Mar. 20

ANCHORAGE OPERA (Discovery Theatre, Alaska Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 907-279-2557;
   www.anchorageopera.org)

Mar. 1m The Impresario (Mozart)/Mozart and Salieri (Rimsky-Korsakov). In English

ARIZONA OPERA (Phoenix Symphony Hall; Tucson Music Hall, 602-266-7464; www.azopera.com)
Mar. 1m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). S. Tucker, L. Russell; Margulis, C. Sloan, N. Masters; Terrell, Rigazzi,
   Pollard/Les. Bernstein (Phoenix). Also Mar. 7, 8m (Tucson)

ATLANTA OPERA (Cobb Energy Perf. Arts Ctr., 800-356-7372; www.atlantaopera.org)
Mar. 3 Rigoletto (Verdi). Sierra, I. Roberts; T. Thomas, S. Quinn, M. Robinson; Rescigno, Zvulun/Havey,
   Conklin/Tzykun. Also 6, 8m

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA (Shubert Theatre, Citi Perf. Arts Ctr., 617-542-6772; www.blo.org)
Mar. 13 Kát’a Kabanová (Janáček). E. Alvarez, Piques Eddy, E. Byrne; R. Very, Najmi, Schneider, Demler; Angus,
   Albery, H. Bechtler. Also 15m, 18, 20, 22m (in English)

CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA (various locations, 860-440-3594; www.ctlyricopera.org)
Mar. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Hartford. Also 28 (Middletown)

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000; www.dallasopera.org)
Mar. 13 La Bohème (Puccini). A. Martínez, D. Rodriguez; Hymel, J. Beyer, Vinogradov; Frizza, Kazaras, Ponnelle/
   P. Hall. Also 15m, 18, 21, 27, 29m

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Perf. Arts Ctr., 937-228-3630; www.daytonopera.org)
Mar. 1 Dead Man Walking (Heggie). C. Martin, Gawrysiak, Daniel-Cox; J. Arnold; J. Shannon, Briggle, TBA

EL PASO OPERA (Abraham Chavez Theatre, 915-581-5534; www.epopera.org)
Mar. 19 Tosca (Puccini). Flanigan; Melo, Chioldi; D. Jackson, Grabarkewitz, R. Parkman/TBA. Also 21

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

Mar. 13 Elmer Gantry (Aldridge). Pracht; C. Verm, J. Boyd; C. Larkin, F. Kelley, K. Stone/TBA. Also 15m

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

Mar. 1m Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). Birsan; D. Bates, W. Hughes, Bilgili; Barrese, Parry, Wingfield/
   H. Kaplan. Also 3, 6, 7 (Miami); Mar. 12, 14 (Ft. Lauderdale)

FLORIDA OPERA THEATRE (Dr. Phillips Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 844-513-2014,
   www.floperatheatre.org)

Mar. 27 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also Mar. 29

HAWAII OPERA THEATRE (Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, 800-836-7372; www.hawaiiopera.org)
Mar. 20 Siren Song (Dove). Schutz; Rideout, W. Mason; de Kort, Akina, A. Larson/H. Rodgers (semi-staged).
   Also 21, 27, 28

INDIANA UNIVERSITY OPERA THEATER (Musical Arts Ctr., 812-855-7433;
   www.music.indiana.edu/opera)

Mar. 1 South Pacific (Rodgers). Cast TBA; Kitsopoulos, Liotta, W. Forrester/Pisano. Also 6, 7

LIVERMORE VALLEY OPERA (Bankhead Theater, Livermore, CA, 925-373-6800;
   livermorevalleyopera.com)

Mar. 14 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 15, 21, 22

LONG BEACH OPERA (Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, 562-432-5934; www.longbeachopera.org)
Mar. 15 Marilyn Forever (Bryars). Chamberlin/D. Bond; TBA; Linwood, Mitisek, TBA Also 29m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001; www.laopera.com)
Mar. 1m The Ghosts of Versailles (Corigliano). Racette, LuPone; C. Maltman, Meachem, Brubaker;
   Conlon, Tresnjak, Dodge/L. Cho
Mar. 8m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). DeShong; Pogossov, Barbera, Sigmundsson, Corbelli/Cokorinos;
   Conlon, Sagi/T. Ross, Corbella/Schussheim. Also 11, 14, 19, 22m
Mar. 21 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Yende, G. Yu, Rapier; Tagliavini, McKinny; Conlon, I. Judge,
   Goodchild/Clancy. Also 26, 29m, Apr. 4, 9, 12m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Mar. 2 Tannhäuser (Wagner). A. Wagner, Schuster; Botha, Finley; A. Davis, Albery, M. Levine/Morrell. Also 6
Mar. 3 Tosca (Puccini). H. He; de León, Delavan; Jurowski, Caird, B. Christie. Also 8m, 11m, 14
Mar. 4 The Passenger (Weinberg). Karanas, Majeski, Kaduce; Jovanovich, J. Hopkins; A. Davis, Pountney,
   Engels/Lecca. Also 9, 12m, 15m
Mar. 4 The Property (Marhulets). World premiere. Also 5 (The North Shore Ctr. for the Perf. Arts)
Mar. 28 El Pasado Nunca Se Termina (J. Martínez). World premiere. Santos Villalobos, Cerda-Alonzo; de la Cruz,
   La Rosa, Rivera, Montenegro; TBA, Foglia, E. McCarthy/ Marr. Also 29m

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY (Kauffman Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 816-471-7344; www.kcopera.org)
Mar. 1m Silent Night (Puts). E. Wall; Panikkar, TBA, Irvin, Colclough, L. Bonner; D. Abell, Cardenas, O’Connor/
   Kopischke

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE (various locations, 313-237-7464; www.michiganopera.org)
Mar. 7 Frida (R. X. Rodriguez). Also 8 (Macomb Ctr. for the Perf. Arts); 21, 22 (Berman Ctr. for the Perf. Arts);
   28 (Detroit Film Theatre)

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, St. Paul, 612-333-6669; www.mnopera.org)
Mar. 7 The Manchurian Candidate (Puts). World premiere. B. Harris, Mortellaro, Zabala; M. Worth, Capalbo,
   Sumegi; M. Christie, Newbury, J. Jahn/R. Brill. Also 8m, 12, 14

MOBILE OPERA (Mobile Civic Ctr. Theater, 251-432-6772; www.mobileopera.org)
Mar. 27 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 29m

NEW ORLEANS OPERA (Mahalia Jackson Theater, 504-529-2278; www.neworleansopera.org)
Mar. 13 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). L. Claycomb; Chioldi, W. Burden, Bisch; Production TBA. Also 15m

NEW YORK LYRIC OPERA THEATRE (Bruno Walter Aud., 646-755-8043;
   www.newyorklyricopera.org)

Mar. 21 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)

NORTH CAROLINA OPERA (Progress Energy Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, Raleigh, 919-792-3850;
   www.ncopera.org)

Mar. 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Echols; M. Chang, Kang; T. Myers, C. Evans, TBA

OPERA BIRMINGHAM (Wright Ctr., Samford University, 205-322-6737; www.operabirmingham.org)
Mar. 13 La Bohème (Puccini). Futral, Cornelius; Vania, Womack, LeClair; S. White, J. Hoomes, D. Gordon/A. T.
   Jones. Also 15m

OPERA COLUMBUS (Southern Theatre, 614-469-0939; www.operacolumbus.org)
Mar. 6 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 8m

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303; www.operaintheheights.org)
Mar. 20 Carmen (Bizet). Also 21, Mar. 22m, 26, 27, 28, Mar. 29m

OPERA PHILADELPHIA (Kimmel Center for the Perf. Arts, 215-732-8400; www.operaphila.org)
Mar. 4 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). H. Stebbins, Milanese, Eberwein; K. Ray; Manahan, Rader-Shieber,
   Zinn/Climer. Also 6, 8m (coproduction with Curtis Opera Theatre)

OPERA SAN ANTONIO (Tobin Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 210-223-8624; www.operasa.org)
Mar. 12 Il Segreto di Susanna (Wolf-Ferrari). Antonacci; Tigges. La Voix Humaine (Poulenc). Antonacci;
   Cladera, Darrah, TBA. Also 15m

OPERA SANTA BARBARA (Granada Theatre, 805-898-3890; www.operasb.com)
Mar. 6 L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini). Gigliotti; Abreu, Orozco, de Peppo; Kier, Ben Seadia, Couture/TBA. Also 8m

OPERA SOUTHWEST (Journal Theatre, National Hispanic Cultural Ctr., Albuquerque, 505-243-0591;
   www.operasouthwest.org)

Mar. 22m La Bohème (Puccini). Dorn, Asmar; J. Kohl, S. Hartley, Hubbard; Barrese, D. Bartholomew,
   Rhomberg/Memmott-Allred. Also 25, 27, 29m

OPERA TAMPA (Straz Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 813-229-7827; www.operatampa.org)
Mar. 13 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Y. Lee, L. Segal; Troxell, Otey; D. Lipton, M. Shell, Shortt/D. Brown. Also 15m

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Ctr., 561-833-7888; www.pbopera.org)
Mar. 20 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). E. Morley/Mancasola, J. Christin, J. Kaye; T. Stayton/Bidlack, P.
   Strummer; Fogliani, D. Vaughn, Montresor. Also 21, 22m

PEACH STATE OPERA (Cole Auditorium, Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, no phone;
   www.peachstateopera.org)

Mar. 1 The Elixir of Love (Donizetti). C. Howell; P. Carreras, McCool, Segovia; E. Hughes, Zeller, TBA, Rechnagel
   (abridged; in English)

PENSACOLA OPERA (Saenger Theatre, 850-433-6737; www.pensacolaopera.com)
Mar. 13 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Also 15m

PIEDMONT OPERA THEATRE (Stevens Ctr., Winston–Salem, 336-725-7101;
   www.piedmontopera.org)

Mar. 13 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 15m, 17

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Ctr., 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
Mar. 1m Sumeida's Song (Fairouz). Semerdjian, Boedecker; Bonanni, DeSocio; G. Lewis, J. Williams,
   Noulin-Mérat/A. West

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000; www.sdopera.com)
Mar. 14 Nixon in China (Adams). Kanyova, K. Kim; Pomponi, C. Shelton, C. Yuan; Mechavich, J. Robinson,
   A. Moyer/Schuette. Also 17, 20, 22m

SARASOTA OPERA (Sarasota Opera House, 941-366-8450; www.sarasotaopera.org)
Mar. 3m Tosca (Puccini). K. Thomson; Dávila, M. Walters/T. Thomas; DeRenzi, M. Collins, D. Gordon/
   H. Kaplan. Also 8, 14, 17, 22m, 25, 28m
Mar. 7 Don Carlos (Verdi). M. Johnson, M. Phillips; J. Burton, Nisticò, K. Short, Y. B. Kim; DeRenzi, Sundine,
   D. Gordon/H. Kaplan. Also 12, 15m, 18, 21m, 24
Mar. 8m Le Coq d'Or (Rimsky-Korsakov). Svatos, Batsios; Soloviov, Bekbosunov; Wycik, T. Diamond,
   D. Gordon/H. Kaplan. Also 11, 14m, 19
Mar. 10m Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Höglund, Antúnez, K. Choi; Cutlip, S. Anderson; Cormio, A. Grant,
   Wingfield/H. Kaplan. Also 13, 20, 27

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619; www.seattleopera.org)
Mar. 4 Semele (Handel). B. Rae/Pundt, Blythe/Nansteel, Forsythe; Shrader/Lebow, Scotting, Del Carlo,
   Shrader/Lebow; Wedow, Zvulun, E. Rom/Tzykun. Also 6, 7

SKYLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE (Cabot Theatre, Milwaukee, 414-291-7800;
   www.skylightmusictheatre.org)

Mar. 13 The Snow Dragon (Sucharitkul). World premiere. Also 14, 15m, 18, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 29m (family opera)

TACONIC OPERA (Yorktown Stage, 815-886-7372; www.taconicopera.org)
Mar. 21 La Traviata (Verdi). V. Miranda; Lombardozzi, L. Scott; Nakabayashi, D. Montez, D. Montez (semi-staged)

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400; www.tricitiesopera.com)
Mar. 5 Speed Dating Tonight! (Ching). Also 6, 7, 8

UTAH OPERA (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, 801-533-6683; www.utahopera.org)
Mar. 14 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). K. Wolverton, L. Wool, A. Levis; A. Blake, D. Moore, M. Burns; Crutchfield, Manich,
   R. Hernandez/Memmott-Allred. Also 16, 18, 20, 22m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222; www.vancouveropera.ca)
Mar. 5 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). El-Khoury, Rigden, Boulianne; Honeywell, Pomeroy, H. Russell; Darlington,
   Hermiston, TBA. Also 7, 8m (in English)

VIRGINIA OPERA (Harrison Opera House, Norfolk; Carpenter Theatre, Richmond, 866-673-7282;
   www.vaopera.org)

Mar. 13 La Traviata (Verdi). C. Lopez; Sanz, M. MacKenzie; Bizantz, Groag, R. Little/TBA. Also 15m, 17
   (Norfolk); Mar. 27, 29m (Richmond)

WASHINGTON CONCERT OPERA (Lisner Aud., George Washington University, 202-364-5826;
   www.concertopera.org)

Mar. 1 Guntram (R. Strauss). M. Owens; R. D. Smith, Ngqungwana, T. Fox; A. Walker (in concert)

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

Mar. 5 Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc). L. Claire, Crocetto, Zajick, E. Bishop, A. Emerson; A. Walker,
   Zambello, Bechtler/Gastine. Also 8m, 10
Mar. 7 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Libor/J. Root; E. Owens/A. Held, J. H. Morris, A. Anger/P. Volpe;
   Auguin/Weimer, Lawless, Cadle/Bernerth. Also 9, 11, 13, 15m, 19, 21

WICHITA SYMPHONY (Century II Concert Hall, 316-267-7658; www.wichitasymphony.org)
Mar. 13 Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartók). Maultsby; Ramey; Hege, M. King, Chihuly. Also 15m (semi-staged)

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

Mar. 1 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 3, 7
Mar. 6 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also 14, 23
Mar. 8 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 16, 26
Mar. 11 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 22
Mar. 15 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 17, 21
Mar. 20 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 29, Apr. 2, 5
Mar. 28 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Also 31, Apr. 4

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40; www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Mar. 12 Singin' in the Rain (Brown). Also 13, 14m, 14, 15m, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21m, 21, 22m, 24, 25, 26

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Mar. 1m Alcina (Handel)
Mar. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 6, 9, 12, 15m, 17, 19, 22m, 24, 27

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Mar. 4 Carmen (Bizet). Also 7m, 9, 26
Mar. 8 Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 11, 14, 22, 25, 28, Apr. 7, 11
Mar. 20 Viva la Mamma (Donizetti). Also 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, Apr. 7, 9

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Mar. 1 Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns)
Mar. 7 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Apr. 2, 10, May 6
Mar. 8 La Rondine (Puccini). Also 12, 14, 18, 27
Mar. 13 La Fanciulla del West (Puccini). Also 19, 22, 28
Mar. 20 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 24, 30
Mar. 21 Tosca (Puccini). Also 25
Mar. 26 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 29, 30

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA (London Coliseum, 44 871 911 0200; www.eno.org)
Mar. 2 The Indian Queen (Purcell). Also 4, 6, 9, 12, 14m
Mar. 3 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 7m, 10 (in English)
Mar. 5 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 11 (in English)

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 2130 13101; www.festspielhaus.de)
Mar. 27 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 30, Apr. 2, 6
Mar. 28m La Princesse de Trébizonde (Offenbach). Also 31, Apr. 5m
Mar. 29 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). Also Apr. 5 (in concert)

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Mar. 6 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 18, 20 (in Finnish)
Mar. 13 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 17, 25, Apr. 4m, 11m, 18m

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

Mar. 4 Akhnaten (Glass). Also 6, 8m, 10 (Ghent)
Mar. 17 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 19, 21, 24, 26, 29m, 31, Apr. 2 (Antwerp)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
Mar. 1 A Flowering Tree (Adams). Also 5, 15, 18, 21, 28

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13; www.liceubarcelona.com)
Mar. 1 Guillem Tell (after Rossini). Family opera
Mar. 11 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23
Mar. 18 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). In concert

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Mar. 8 Requiem (Verdi). Also 10, 11, 13 (in concert)

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Mar. 1m Die Hamburger Sindbadauken (B. Gordon). World premiere. Family opera
Mar. 1 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 4, 7
Mar. 3 Dialogues des Carmélites (Poulenc)
Mar. 5 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 8m
Mar. 14 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 21, 24, 26
Mar. 22 Die Tote Stadt (Korngold). Also 25, 28, 31, Apr. 2, 7, 11

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

Mar. 3 Hunyadi László (Erkel). Also 11, 13
Mar. 4 Bánk Bán (Erkel). Also 10, 14, 22m
Mar. 6 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Also 8
Mar. 7 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 25
Mar. 20 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 22, 27, 29
Mar. 21 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 24, 26, 28

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Ctr., 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Mar. 11 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 13m, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20m, 21, 22

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Mar. 1 Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)/Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). Also 7, 15, 19, Apr. 5, 12, 17
Mar. 4 Ball im Savoy (Abraham). Also 13, 28, Apr. 6
Mar. 5m Die Schneekönigin (Valtinoni). Also 8m, 16m, 17m, 20m, 27m (family opera)
Mar. 6 Orpheus (Monteverdi/Kats-Chernin). Also 29 (in German)
Mar. 8 Eine Frau, die Weiß, Was Sie Will (O. Strauss). Also Apr. 10
Mar. 20 María de Buenos Aires (Piazzolla). Also 22 (in concert)
Mar. 27 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Apr. 3, 25, May 23

LANDESTHEATER LINZ (43 732 76 110; www.landestheater-linz.at)
Mar. 4 Tosca (Puccini). Also 14, 18, 29
Mar. 7 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 22, Apr. 8, 25, May 17
Mar. 21 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 24, Apr. 11, 15, 29, May 13, 22
Mar. 28 L'Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Also Apr. 7, 10, 28, May 4, 23
Mar. 31 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also May 8

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Mar. 20 Aida (Verdi). Also 24, 27, Apr. 9, 12m, 15, 18, 26m, 28, 30, May 3, 6, 9, 12, 17

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

Mar. 4 Luotuo Xiangsi (Wenjing). Also 5, 6, 7, 8

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Mar. 1m The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 1, 12 (National Theatre)
Mar. 2 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 13, Apr. 13, May 4, June 11, 23 (National Theatre); 7, 17, 28,
   Apr. 4, May 15, 28 (State Opera)
Mar. 4 The Jacobin (Dvořák). Also May 21 (National Theatre)
Mar. 4 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also Apr. 19m, May 20 (State Opera)
Mar. 5 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also Apr. 22 (National Theatre); 14, 29, Apr. 7 (State Opera)
Mar. 10 Mefistofele (Boito). Also Apr. 15, May 21 (State Opera)
Mar. 11 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Apr. 3, May 15 (Estates Theatre)
Mar. 12 Otello (Verdi). Also Apr. 14, May 6, 27 (State Opera)
Mar. 13 Tosca (Puccini). Also May 3, 22 (State Opera)
Mar. 14m The Devil and Kate (Dvořák). National Theatre
Mar. 14 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also Apr. 7, May 27 (National Theatre)
Mar. 15m Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 22m, Apr. 2, 28 (State Opera)
Mar. 17 The Fall of Arkun (Fibich). Also 19, Apr. 11, 18 (National Theatre)
Mar. 19 Turandot (Puccini). Also Apr. 8, May 24m (State Opera)
Mar. 21 Carmen (Bizet). Also Apr. 24, May 29 (National Theatre); Mar. 24, Apr. 12, May 1, 13
   (State Opera)
Mar. 25 La Bohème (Puccini). Also Apr. 9, May 5 (State Opera)
Mar. 26 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also May 7 (State Opera)
Mar. 26 Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky). Also 29, Apr. 2, 26, May 24, 31 (National Theatre)

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Mar. 9 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 12, 15m, 18m, 21m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Mar. 1 The Passenger (Weinberg). Also 6, 8, 14, 20, 22, 28
Mar. 7 L'Orontea (Cesti). Also 13
Mar. 15 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 21, 29, Apr. 3, 6
Mar. 19 La Bohème (Puccini). Also Apr. 4

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275; www.oper-leipzig.de)
Mar. 7m Das Liebesverbot (Wagner). Also May 2, 23
Mar. 7 Sekretärinnen (Wittenbrink). Also 8m, May 2, 3m
Mar. 8 Nabucco (Verdi). Also Apr. 5
Mar. 13m Der Ring für Kinder (after Wagner). Family opera
Mar. 13 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also Apr. 24
Mar. 14 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 22, 28, Apr. 11, 18
Mar. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Also May 3
Mar. 21 Im Weissen Rössl (Benatzky/Stolz). Also 22m, Apr. 4, 5m
Mar. 21m Die Walküre (Wagner). Also May 29
Mar. 29 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Apr. 19

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23; www.opera-comique.com)
Mar. 23 Le Pré aux Clercs (Hérold). Also 25, 27, 29m, 31, Apr. 2

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.com)
Mar. 1m Romeo und Julia (Blacher). Also 3, 4
Mar. 13 Die Gezeichneten (Schreker). Also 17, 20, 22m, 26, 28
Mar. 14 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29m
Mar. 15m Sunken Garden (van der Aa). Also 16, 18, 19, 20

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10; opera.marseille.fr)
Mar. 11 Tosca (Puccini). Also 13, 15m, 18, 20

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Mar. 20 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 22m, 25, 27, 29m

OPERA DI FIRENZE (Florence, 39 055 2779 350; www.operadifirenze.it)
Mar. 1 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Also 3, 5, 8m, 10

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95; www.opera-bordeaux.com)
Mar. 26 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 29m, Apr. 1, 4, 7

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Mar. 13 Aliados (Rivas). Also 14, 15m, 17, 18

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Mar. 2 Faust (Gounod). Also 5, 9, 12, 15m, 18, 22m, 25, 28
Palais Garnier
Mar. 27 Le Cid (Massenet). Also 30, Apr. 2, 6, 9, 12m, 15, 18, 21

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (The Lowry, Salford Quays; Theatre Royal, Newcastle; Theatre Royal,
   Nottingham, 44 113 243 9999; www.operanorth.co.uk)

Mar. 3 La Vida Breve (Falla)/Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). Newcastle. Also 12 (Salford Quays); Mar. 24
   (Nottingham)
Mar. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 6 (Newcastle); 11, 13 (Salford Quays); 18, 20 (Belfast); 25, 27 (Nottingham)
Mar. 5 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart). Also 7 (Newcastle); 10, 14 (Salford Quays); 19, 21 (Belfast); 26,
   28 (Nottingham)

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
Mar. 15 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 19, 22m, 25, 28, 31

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Mar. 1 Julietta (Martinů). Also 4
Mar. 3 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss)
Mar. 8 Rote Lanterne (Jost). Also 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 27
Mar. 20 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Also 24, 29, Apr. 2
Mar. 22m Robin Hood (Schwemmer). Also May 14m (family opera)

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69;
   www.kglteater.dk)

Mar. 1m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 6, 12, 15m, 18, 21, 25, 27, 29m
Mar. 4 Alcina (Handel). Also 6, 8m, 10, 14
Mar. 12 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 13
Mar. 28 Maskarade (Nielsen). Also Apr. 8, 11, 18m, 26m, May 2, 9, 12, 15, 17m, 21

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.roh.org.uk)
Mar. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 4, 6, 7, 9, 11
Mar. 10 Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Weill). Also 12, 14, 24, 28m, Apr. 1, 4
Mar. 20 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 23, 28, 31, Apr. 4m, 6, 9m, 11m

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Mar. 3 Serse (Handel)
Mar. 14 Otello (Verdi). Also 18, 21m, 26, Apr. 3m, 6m, 16, 20, 23, 26m, May 5, 9m, 12, 15
Mar. 19m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 23, 25, 28m, 31m, Apr. 10, 13 (in Swedish)
Mar. 24 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 27, 30, Apr. 2

SCOTTISH OPERA (Edinburgh, 44 141 332 3321; www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Mar. 3 Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). Also 5, 7

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705; www.semperoper.de)
Mar. 1m Mise en Abyme (Ronchetti). World premiere
Mar. 14 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also May 2, 8, 13
Mar. 17 Orlando (Handel). Also 23, 27
Mar. 18 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 20, 26, 28, Apr. 2, 7, 9
Mar. 21m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 22, Apr. 4, 6m, May 23, 30
Mar. 26m Die Brüder Löwenherz (Oehring). World premiere. Also 28m, 29m, 30m, 31m
   (family opera)

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER THEATER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555;
   www.staatsoper-berlin.org)

Mar. 1 Lulu (Berg). Also 7, 13
Mar. 6m Das Tapfere Schneiderlein (Mitterer). Also 7m, 7, 8m, 10m, 11m, 12m, 14m, 14, 15m, 17m,
   18m, 19m, 21m, 21, 22m (family opera)
Mar. 6 Wozzeck (Berg). Also Mar. 6, 14
Mar. 28 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 31, Apr. 3, 6, 12, 18

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich, 089 21 85 19 60;
   www.gaertnerplatztheater.de)

Mar. 2 The Dangerous Liasons (Schubring). Also 3, 4, 5, 6

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Mar. 1 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 5, 8, 17, 30, Apr. 6
Mar. 6 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 9, 15, 19
Mar. 7 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 10, 14
Mar. 20 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 24, 27
Mar. 22 Platée (Rameau). Also 28, 31, Apr. 19, 21, 27, May 5, 8

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
Mar. 1 Aida (Verdi). Also 11, 15
Mar. 3 Lucio Silla (Mozart). Also 12, 14, 17
Mar. 22 Carmen (Bizet). Also 24, 28

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111; www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Mar. 3 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 5
Mar. 21 Turandot (Puccini). Also 22, 26, 27, 28, 29m, 31, Apr. 1

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 786511; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Mar. 20 Alceste (Gluck). Also 22, 24, 26, 28

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
Mar. 1 El Público (Sotelo). World premiere. Also 4, 6, 9, 11, 13

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Mar. 12 Il Turco in Italia (Rossini). Also 14, 15m, 17m, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
Mar. 14 Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald (Gruber). Also 16, 18, 21, 23
Mar. 22 Gli Uccellatori (Gassmann). Also 24, 26, 28, 30, Apr. 1, 8, 10, 12, 14

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50; www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Mar. 5 Solaris (Fujikura). World premiere. Also 7

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Mar. 24 Castor et Pollux (Rameau). Also 27, 29m, 31, Apr. 2

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Mar. 1m Jakob Lenz (Rihm). Also 3, 4, 6, 7
Mar. 6 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Paisiello). In concert
Mar. 10 Le Vin Herbé (Martin)
Mar. 31 Penthesilea (Dusapin). World premiere. Also Apr. 2, 4, 7, 9, 12m, 14, 16, 18

VOLKSOPER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
Mar. 1 Viva la Mamma (Donizetti). Also 4
Mar. 2 La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach). Also 7, 10, 27, 29, Apr. 9, 14, 17, 19
Mar. 6 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 11, 13, 18, 21 (in German)
Mar. 7m Erwin, das Naturtalent (Svoboda). Also 8m, 9m, 10m, 12m, 13m, 15m, 16m, 18m
   (family opera)
Mar. 8m Albert Herring (Britten). Also 12, 15, 17 (in German)
Mar. 16 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Apr. 1, May 6, 13, 17, 25
Mar. 20 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 26, Apr. 2, 6, 11 (in German)
Mar. 19 Hello, Dolly! (Herman). Also 24, Apr. 4, 8, 13, 21, 25, 28, 30, May 1, 9, 16 (in German)
Mar. 22 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 25, 28, 31, Apr. 7

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (Various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Mar. 5 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Also 6, June 10, 12 (Birmingham); 12, 13 (Llandudno); 19, 20
   (Milton Keynes); 26, 27 (Southampton); Apr. 1, 2 (Plymouth); Apr. 9, 10 (Bristol). In English
Mar. 7 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Birmingham. Also 14 (Llandudno); 21 (Milton Keyes); 28
   (Southampton); Apr. 4 (Plymouth); Apr. 11 (Bristol). In English

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Mar. 1 Don Carlo (Verdi)
Mar. 3 La Juive (Halévy). Also 7
Mar. 4 I Puritani (Bellini). Also 6, 10
Mar. 5 Werther (Massenet). Also 9, 13
Mar. 12 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 15, 18, 21
Mar. 19 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also May 7, 12
Mar. 22 Aida (Verdi). Also 25, 28
Mar. 24 Tosca (Puccini). Also 27
Mar. 29 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also Apr. 1, 4, 7, 11, 16



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