Dateline

by MARIA MAZZARO

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org)
Apr. 1 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Shagimuratova; Calleja, Salsi, Gradus; Benini, M. Zimmerman/S. I. Meyers,
   Ostling/Blumenfeld
Apr. 2 Don Carlo (Verdi). Frittoli, Gubanova; Y. Lee, Hvorostovsky, Furlanetto, J. Morris; Nézet-Séguin, Hytner,
   Crowley
Apr. 4m Ernani (Verdi). Meade; Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy; Levine, Samaritani/McClintock, Samaritani/P. Hall
Apr. 4 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Apr. 1 exc. A. Miles for Gradus
Apr. 6 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Apr. 2
Apr. 7 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Apr. 1 exc. A. Miles for Gradus
Apr. 8 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Apr. 4m exc. L. Robert for Meli, Nadler for Levine
Apr. 9 Aida (Verdi). Dyka, Urmana; Berti, Delavan, Kocań, Orlov; Domingo, Frisell/Pickover, Quaranta/Saligeri
Apr. 10 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Same as Apr. 1 exc. A. Miles for Gradus
Apr. 11m Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Apr. 2
Apr. 11 Ernani (Verdi). Same as Apr. 4m exc. Nadler for Levine
Apr. 13 Aida (Verdi). Same as Apr. 9
Apr. 14 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni). Westbroek, Costa-Jackson; Álvarez, Gagnidze. Pagliacci
   (Leoncavallo). Racette; Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem; Luisi, McVicar, R. Smith/Junge
Apr. 15 Don Carlo (Verdi). Haroutounian, Krasteva; Tamura, Salsi, Furlanetto, J. Morris; Nézet-Séguin, Hytner,
   Crowley
Apr. 17 Aida (Verdi). Same as Apr. 9
Apr. 18m Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Apr. 2 exc. Krasteva for Gubanova
Apr. 18 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Same as Apr. 14
Apr. 20 Aida (Verdi). Same as Apr. 9
Apr. 21 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Same as Apr. 14
Apr. 22 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Apr. 2 exc. Krasteva for Gubanova, Salsi for Hvorostovsky
Apr. 23 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick; Beczala, Hvorostovsky; Levine, Alden,
   Steinberg/Reiffenstuel
Apr. 24 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Graham, Chuchman; Costello, Gilfry, A. Opie; Luisi, Stroman, Crouch/W. Long
Apr. 25m Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Same as Apr. 14
Apr. 25 Don Carlo (Verdi). Same as Apr. 2 exc. Krasteva for Gubanova
Apr. 27 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Apr. 24
Apr. 28 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Same as Apr. 23
Apr. 29 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Same as Apr. 14
Apr. 30 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Apr. 24

AMARILLO OPERA (Globe-News Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 806-372-7464; www.amarilloopera.org)
Apr. 9 Les Misérables (Schönberg). Also 10, 11m, 11, 12m

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

Apr. 10 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Gauthier, R. Hastings; B. Robinson, Scarelle, B. Fields; T. Douglas, Fabris,
   Pettitt/TBA. Also 11, 12m (sung in German with English dialogue)

ARIZONA OPERA (Phoenix Symphony Hall; Tucson Music Hall, 602-266-7464; www.azopera.com)
Apr. 10 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). S. Biller/Shokery, Gawrysiak; Portillo, De Peppo; Harada, De Los Santos,
   Ostroff/Trott. Also 11, 12m (Phoenix); Apr. 18, 19m (Tucson)

ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA (Diana Wortham Theatre, 828-257-4530; www.ashevillelyric.org)
Apr. 24 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 25, 26m

ATLANTA OPERA (Cobb Energy Perf. Arts Ctr., 800-356-7372; www.atlantaopera.org)
Apr. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Snouffer, Van Kooten, O'Connell; Colclough, J. Moore; Fagen, T. Faircloth, S.
   Benson. Also 7, 10, 12m

AUSTIN OPERA (Long Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 512-472-5992; www.austinopera.org)
Apr. 25 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Pastin, Wolverton, Mushegian; M. Smith, Slayden, M. Burns, Cioffari, Andreassen;
   R. Buckley, R. Herman, Kovac/TBA. Also 30, May 3m

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286; www.calgaryopera.com)
Apr. 18 Carmen (Bizet). Piques Eddy, J. Strong; Bélanger, G. Dahl; Vernon, Gauthier, Brumley/TBA. Also 22, 24

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

Apr. 17 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Malfi/C. Hall; J. Hopkins, A. Shrader, Gleadow, Girolami; R. Macdonald, J.
   Font, Guillén. Also 19m, 21, 26m, 29, May 2m, 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21, 22

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER (Harris Theater, 312-704-8414; www.chicagooperatheater.org)
Apr. 25 A Coffin in Egypt (Gordon). Also 29, May 1, 3

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000; www.dallasopera.org)
Apr. 10 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Scherbachenko; Skorokhodov, Bondarenko, Kolelishvili; Villaume, Räth, Räth/Cox.
   Also 12m, 15, 18

DAYTON OPERA (Schuster Perf. Arts Ctr., 937-228-3630; www.daytonopera.org)
Apr. 17 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). C. Moore; V. Robertson, M. Worth, K. Shaw; Gittleman, Lamb, TBA. Also 19m

EDMONTON OPERA (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 780-429-1000;
   www.edmontonopera.com)

Apr. 18 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). S. Osborne; Breault, J. Howard, G. Tomkins; Tweten, Deedrick,
   Dahlstrom/Trout. Also 21, 23

FORT WORTH OPERA (Bass Perf. Hall, 877-396-7372; www.fwopera.org)
Apr. 24 Dog Days (Little). Worsham, Breckenridge; Bobick, Tantsits, Marcotte, J. Kelly; Pierson, Woodruff, J.
   Findlay/Tzykun. Also 26m, 28, 29, May 1, 2m
Apr. 25 La Traviata (Verdi). Durkin; O'Halloran, Pallesen; Illick, Gately, Heeley. Also May 3m, 9

HAWAII OPERA THEATRE (Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, 800-836-7372; www.hawaiiopera.org)
Apr. 24 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Schutz, Baggott; P. Clark, Blumberg, Offenbach, Knapp; A. Turner, K. Tiller, TBA.
   Also 26m, 28

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Ctr., 713-228-6737; www.houstongrandopera.org)
Apr. 18 Die Walküre (Wagner). Goerke, Mattila, J. Barton; S. O'Neill, I. Paterson, Anger; P. Summers, Padrissa,
   Olbeter/Uroz. Also 22, 25, 30, May 3m
Apr. 24 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Samarin, S. Bullock; Gunn, Pearse, Gardner, Phan; J. Lowe, Blakeley, McCallin.
   Also 26m, 29, May 2, 8, 9

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

Apr. 10 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 11, 17, 18

JUILLIARD OPERA (Peter Jay Sharp Theater, New York, 212-769-7406; www.juilliard.edu)
Apr. 24 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Y. Fang, Razskazoff, Verrez; Kemane, Onishi; Wedow, Wadsworth,
   Corcoran/Assaf. Also 26m, 28

KNOXVILLE OPERA (Tennessee Theatre, 865-524-0795; www.knoxvilleopera.com)
Apr. 24 Il Trovatore (Verdi). El-Khoury, D. Miller; J. Burton, N. Martinez; Salesky, Stickann, Sormani/Lehmeyer.
   Also 26m

LOS ANGELES OPERA (Chandler Pavilion, 213-972-8001; www.laopera.com)
Apr. 4 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Yende, G. Yu, Rapier; Tagliavini, McKinny; Conlon, I. Judge, Goodchild/Clancy.
   Also 9, 12m
Apr. 23 Hercules vs. Vampires (Morganelli). Hassan; Yoon, Guerrero, Moras, N. Brownlee; C. Allen, Bava. Also 25,
   26m (in concert)

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Apr. 10m Carousel (Rodgers). Osnes, Gambatese, D. Graves; Pasquale, Hydzik; D. Chase, Ashford, Ventura/Zuber.
   Also 11, 12m, 16m, 16, 17, 18m, 18, 19m, 21m, 22m, 23m, 23, 24, 25m, 25, 26m

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY (Kauffman Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 816-471-7344; www.kcopera.org)
Apr. 18 Tosca (Puccini). M. Moore; Valenti, G. Hawkins; Production TBA. Also 22, 24, 26m

MADISON OPERA (Overture Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, 608-258-4141; www.madisonopera.org)
Apr. 24 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Fons; Liverman, de León, Forde, Dunbar; DeMain, Scholz-Carlson, P.
   Beck/TBA. Also 26m

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

Apr. 29 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also May 1, 3m (sung in German with English dialogue)

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Ctr. for the Perf. Arts, St. Paul, 612-333-6669; www.mnopera.org)
Apr. 25 Carmen (Bizet). Sourouzian/V. Vargas, Sølberg/Prickett; Davila/C. Nolan, Ketelsen/Ollarsaba; Christie,
   Cavanagh, Rom/Jahn. Also 30, May 2, 3m

NASHVILLE OPERA (James K. Polk Theater, Tennessee Perf. Arts Ctr., 615-832-5242;
   www.nashvilleopera.org)

Apr. 9 The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Brammer, Zifchak; Irvin, C. Nelson, C. Olds, A. Sorensen; Boggs, D.
   Anthony, Clapp/ A. T. Jones. Also 11

NEW ORLEANS OPERA (Mahalia Jackson Theater, 504-529-2278; www.neworleansopera.org)
Apr. 10 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Oropesa, T. Robinson, Boulianne; Smoriginas, Phares; Production TBA. Also
   12m

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

Apr. 18 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Loutsion, H. Clark, Cherest; Cha, Blalock, Lau, Weigel, Leclair; T. Myers, Manich,
   Rom/Pascoe. Also 19, 22, 24, 26

OPERA ATELIER (Elgin Theatre, Toronto, 416-703-3767; www.operaatelier.com)
Apr. 9 Orphée et Eurydice (Gluck). Lebel, P. Dye, M. Lindsay; Production TBA. Also 11, 12m, 14, 17, 18m

OPERA CAROLINA (Belk Theater, Blumenthal Perf. Arts Ctr., Charlotte, 704-372-1000;
   www.operacarolina.org)

Apr. 11 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Lewek; Borichevsky, Hyung, Irmiter; Meena, Uzan, Oswald/A. T. Jones.
   Also 16, 19m

OPERA IDAHO (Egyptian Theatre, Boise, 208-387-1273; www.operaidaho.org)
Apr. 16 Brundibár (Krása). Also 16 (in English)

OPERA MEMPHIS (Clark Opera Memphis Ctr., 901-257-3100; www.operamemphis.org)
Apr. 9 Glory Denied (Cipullo). Also 11
Apr. 10 Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Poulenc). Also 18
Apr. 17 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Also 18m

OPERA OMAHA (Orpheum Theater, 877-346-4398; www.operaomaha.org)
Apr. 17 Fidelio (Beethoven). W. Harmer, Gartland; Register, M. Walters, K. Short; Cleobury, M. Shell, Kaneko. Also
   19m

OPERA PHILADELPHIA (Academy of Music, 215-732-8400; www.operaphila.org)
Apr. 24 Don Carlo (Verdi). Crocetto, DeYoung; Pittas, T. Crook, E. Owens, M. Robinson; Rovaris, T. Albery,
   Lieberman/C. Hoffman. Also 26m, 29, May 1, 3m

OPERA SAN JOSE (California Theatre, 408-437-4450; www.operasj.org)
Apr. 18 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Cast TBA; Cleve, Dalton, McGettigan/Oania. Also 19m, 23, 26m, May 1, 3m

OPERA SANTA BARBARA (Granada Theatre, 805-898-3890; www.operasb.com)
Apr. 24 A Streetcar Named Desire (Previn). O'Regan Thiele, Oeste; Gerbrandt, Candebat; Morash, Condemi/Seadia,
   Kemp/K. Johnson. Also 26m

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA (Royal Theatre, 250-385-0222; www.pov.bc.ca)
Apr. 9 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). J. Han, Kassabian; A. Luther, B. Kelly; Pietraroia, Leblanc, P. Clark. Also 11, 15,
   17, 19m

ROULETTE (Brooklyn, 917-267-0363; www.roulette.org)
Apr. 15 Crash (Ashley). Also 16, 17, 18

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000; www.sdopera.com)
Apr. 25m El Pasado Nunca Se Termina (J. Martínez). Santos Villalobos, Cerda-Alonzo; de la Cruz, La Rosa, Rivera,
   Montenegro; J. Martínez, Foglia, E. McCarthy/S. Marr. Also 25

SHREVEPORT OPERA (Riverview Theater, 318-227-9503; www.shreveportopera.org)
Apr. 11 La Cenerentola (Rossini)

SYRACUSE OPERA (Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater, 315-476-7372; www.syracuseopera.com)
Apr. 17 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). L. Russell; Orozco, V. Roberston, Webster, Condy; D. Frost, Buchmann,
   Holdredge/Luce. Also 19m

TACOMA OPERA (Pantages Theater; Rialto Theater, 253-627-7789; www.tacomaopera.com)
Apr. 10 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). Chenovick, TBA; W. Rogers, Janecke, Bede, B. Harris; K. Clark, Koran, TBA. Also
   12m

TOLEDO OPERA (Valentine Theatre, 419-255-7464; www.toledoopera.org)
Apr. 24 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Lewek; Borichevsky, Hyung, Irmiter; Meena, Uzan, Oswald/A. T. Jones.
   Also 26m

TRI-CITIES OPERA (Forum Theater, Binghamton, 607-772-0400; www.tricitiesopera.com)
Apr. 17 Faust (Gounod). Also 19m

TULSA OPERA (Tulsa Perf. Arts Ctr., 918-587-4811; www.tulsaopera.com)
Apr. 10 Of Mice and Men (Floyd). Also 12m

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI CCM OPERA PROGRAM (Corbett Auditorium, 513-556-4183;
   www.ccm.uc.edu)

Apr. 9 Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 10, 11, 12m

VANCOUVER OPERA (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC, 604-683-0222; www.vancouveropera.ca)
Apr. 25 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). C. Wood, Bybee; Grimsley, Rupolo, MacNaughton, Charbonneau; Darlington,
   Collier, R. Gardiner/N. Bryant. Also 26m, 30, May 1, 2, 3m

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

Apr. 2 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 5
Apr. 4 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)
Apr. 7 Roberto Devereux (Donizetti). Also 11, 17
Apr. 10 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 12, 15

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40; www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Apr. 2 Les Indiens Sont à l'Ouest (Juliette). Also 4m

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Apr. 3 Macbeth (Verdi). Also 6m, 9, 12m, 15, 18, 22, 25, 28

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Apr. 7 Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 11
Apr. 7 Viva la Mamma (Donizetti). Also 9
Apr. 24 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 26, 28, 30, May 5, 6, 8, 10, 14, 19, 25, June 2, 5, 6m, 14, 17, 18

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Apr. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 10, May 6, June 14
Apr. 4 Carmen (Bizet). Also May 16, 21
Apr. 5 Turandot (Puccini). Also 11
Apr. 9 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 12
Apr. 18 Roméo et Juliette (Berlioz). Also 20, 22, 28, 29, May 2 (fully staged)
Apr. 19 Lohengrin (Wagner). Also 25
Apr. 23 Don Carlo (Verdi). Also 26, 30, May 3

FESTSPIELHAUS BADEN-BADEN (49 72 2130 13101; www.festspielhaus.de)
Apr. 2m Der Kleine Rosenkavalier (after Strauss). Also 6m (family opera)
Apr. 2 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 6
Apr. 5m La Princesse de Trébizonde (Offenbach)
Apr. 5 La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz). In concert

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Apr. 2 Émilie (Saariaho). Also 6m, 9
Apr. 4m Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner). Also 11m, 18m

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

Apr. 2 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Antwerp
Apr. 14 La Juive (Halévy). Also 16, 18, 19m, 21 (Ghent); Apr. 29, 30, May 2, 3m, 5, 6 (Antwerp)

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
Apr. 18 Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók)/Erwartung (Schoenberg). Also 24, 29, May 3, 7, 23, 28
Apr. 29 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 29 (in Swedish)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13; www.liceubarcelona.com)
Apr. 17 Carmen (Bizet). Also 20, 23, 26, 29, May 2
Apr. 30 I Due Foscari (Verdi). Also May 3 (in concert)

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Apr. 9 Medea (Cherubini). Also 12m, 15, 18, 21, 24

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Apr. 2 Die Tote Stadt (Korngold). Also 7, 11
Apr. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 8, May 1m, 5, 9, 23
Apr. 6 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also 10, 15, 18
Apr. 25 Wien: Heldenplatz (after Cerha). Also 28, 30, May 2

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

Apr. 2 Saint John Passion (Bach). Also 4 (in concert)
Apr. 3 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 6
Apr. 4 Aida (Verdi). Also 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19
Apr. 10 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 12m, 17, 19, 22, May 3m, 6, 8, 10m
Apr. 18 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 21, 23, 26m

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Ctr., 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Apr. 7 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 8, 9m, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17m, 18, 19, 24m, 25

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Apr. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 25, May 23
Apr. 4 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 11, May 3, 17, June 23 (in German)
Apr. 5 Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)/Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). Also 5, 12, 17
Apr. 6 Ball im Savoy (Abraham)
Apr. 10 Eine Frau, die Weiß, Was Sie Will (O. Strauss)
Apr. 19 Moses und Aron (Schoenberg). Also 24, 28, May 2, 10
Apr. 23 Odysseus (Monteverdi/Kats-Chernin). Also 30, May 24, June 4 (in German)
Apr. 26m West Side Story (Bernstein). Also May 8, 22, 29, June 7, 19 (in German)

LANDESTHEATER LINZ (43 732 76 110; www.landestheater-linz.at)
Apr. 2 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also May 10
Apr. 4 Lynx, der Luchs (Schmidinger). Family opera
Apr. 5 Siegfried (Wagner). Also May 14
Apr. 7 L'Amour de Loin (Saariaho). Also 10, 28, May 4, 23, June 3, 6, 12, 24, 29
Apr. 8 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Also 25, May 17
Apr. 11 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 15, 29, May 13, 22, June 13, 30
Apr. 30 Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Handel). Also May 6, 9 (fully staged)

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Apr. 9 Aida (Verdi). Also 12m, 15, 18, 26m, 28, 30, May 3, 6, 9, 12, 17, June 2, 4, 7
Apr. 10 American Idiot (Green Day). Also 11, 14, 17, 19m (dialogue in Swedish)
Apr. 25 Quartett (Francesconi). Also May 2, 10, 19

MARIINSKY THEATRE (St. Petersburg, 7 812 326 41 41; www.mariinsky.ru)
Apr. 1 Les Troyens (Berlioz)
Apr. 4 Prince Igor (Borodin)
Apr. 11 The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Korsakov)
Apr. 13 Otello (Verdi)
Apr. 15 Betrothal in a Monastery (Prokofiev). Also June 16
Apr. 19 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 19m
Apr. 21 Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky)
Apr. 28 La Traviata (Verdi)
Apr. 30 Lohengrin (Wagner)

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (Beijing, 86 10 6655 0000; www.chncpa.org)
Apr. 9 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 10, 11, 12
Apr. 30 Norma (Bellini). Also May 1, 2, 3

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Estates Theatre
Apr. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also May 15, June 16
Apr. 4m Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 4, 25m, 25, May 3, 23m, 23, June 9, 27m, 27
Apr. 9 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also May 9m, 9, 26, June 6m, 6
Apr. 10 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 30
State Opera
Apr. 2 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 28
Apr. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also May 15, 28
Apr. 7 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also June 24
Apr. 8 Turandot (Puccini). Also May 24m, June 16m
Apr. 9 La Bohème (Puccini). Also May 5
Apr. 12 Carmen (Bizet). Also May 1, 13, June 27
Apr. 14 Otello (Verdi). Also May 6, 27
Apr. 15 Mefistofele (Boito). Also May 21, June 3
Apr. 18 Aida (Verdi). Also May 2, 30
Apr. 19m Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also May 20, June 9
Apr. 23 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 24, 25m, May 10, 12m, 26, 31m, 31, June 2, 7m, 7, 21m
National Theatre
Apr. 2 Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky). Also 26, May 24, 31
Apr. 6 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 17
Apr. 7 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also May 27, June 14
Apr. 11 The Fall of Arkun (Fibich). Also 18
Apr. 13 La Traviata (Verdi). Also May 4, June 11, 23
Apr. 22 Rusalka (Dvořák)
Apr. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Also May 29

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Apr. 2 La Forza del Destino (Verdi). Also 5m, 8, 11m, 14m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Apr. 3 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 6
Apr. 4 La Bohème (Puccini)
Apr. 5 Euryanthe (Weber). Also 10, 12, 16, 19, 25, 30, May 3m
Apr. 11 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 17, 23, 29, May 10, 16, 23
Apr. 18 Murder in the Cathedral (Pizzetti). Also 26, May 8, 14, 25 (in English)
Apr. 24 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Also May 2, 9, 17m, 31, June 6, 12

OPER LEIPZIG (Opernhaus/Haus Dreilinden, 49 341 1261-275; www.oper-leipzig.de)
Apr. 3 Parsifal (Wagner). Also May 22
Apr. 4 La Traviata (Verdi)
Apr. 4 Im Weißen Rößl (Benatzky/Stolz). Also 5m
Apr. 5 Nabucco (Verdi)
Apr. 11 La Cage aux Folles (Herman). Also 12m, 26m, May 23, 24
Apr. 11 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 18, June 23
Apr. 12 Siegfried (Wagner). Also 26, May 24, 30
Apr. 17 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Also May 8
Apr. 18 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 19m, June 9
Apr. 19 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Apr. 24 Manon Lescaut (Puccini)

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23; www.opera-comique.com)
Apr. 2 Le Pré aux Clercs (Hérold)
Apr. 27 Ciboulette (Hahn). Also 29, May 3m, 5, 7

ÓPERA DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA (34 928 37 01 25; www.operalaspalmas.org)
Apr. 21 Faust (Gounod). Also 23, 25

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.com)
Apr. 30 Carmen (Bizet). Also May 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17m

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10; opera.marseille.fr)
Apr. 21 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 24, 26m, 29

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Apr. 24 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich). Also 26m, 28

OPERA DI FIRENZE (Florence, 39 055 2779 350; www.operadifirenze.it)
Apr. 1 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 2, 4m, 7, 8
Apr. 27 Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 30, May 3, 5

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95; www.opera-bordeaux.com)
Apr. 1 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 4, 7
Apr. 18 Dardanus (Rameau). Also 22, 24, 26m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Apr. 21 Die Tote Stadt (Korngold). Also 24, 26m, 28, 30

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Apr. 3 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 7, 10, 13, 16, 18, 23, 26m
Apr. 17 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 20, 24, 27, 30, May 3m, 6, 10m, 14, 26, 29, June 1, 4, 7m, 10, 15, 19, 22,
   25, 28m
Palais Garnier
Apr. 2 Le Cid (Massenet). Also 6, 9, 12m, 15, 18, 21

OPERA NORTH, U.K. (Leeds Grand Theatre, 44 113 243 9999; www.operanorth.co.uk)
Apr. 16 Swanhunter (Dove). Also 17, 18m, 18

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
Apr. 17 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). Also 19m, 21, 23, 25

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Apr. 2 Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
Apr. 6 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 11, 16, 19m, 22, 25
Apr. 18 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 21, 24, 28, May 1, 3m, 6, 8, 14, 17, 20, 23
Apr. 26m Fidelio (Beethoven). Also 29, May 2, 5, 10

OSTERFESTSPIELE SALZBURG (43 662 8045-0; www.osterfestspiele-salzburg.at)
Apr. 6 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)/Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kglteater.dk)
Apr. 8 Maskarade (Nielsen). Also 11, 18m, 26m, May 2, 9, 12, 15, 17m, 21
Apr. 17 Saul og David (Nielsen). Also 19m, 23, 28, May 3m, 5, 10m, June 9

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.roh.org.uk)
Apr. 1 Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Weill). Also 4
Apr. 4m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 6, 9m, 11m
Apr. 4 Swanhunter (Dove). Also 6m, 7m, 7, 9m, 9, 10, 11m, 11
Apr. 11 Il Turco in Italia (Rossini). Also 15, 18, 20, 25, 27

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Apr. 2 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)
Apr. 3m Otello (Verdi). Also 6m, 16, 20, 23, 26m, May 5, 9m, 12, 15
Apr. 10 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 13 (in Swedish)
Apr. 24 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Also 28, May 2m, 7, 11, 14, 20

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321; www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Apr. 7 Jenůfa (Janáček). Also 9, 11 (Glasgow); Apr. 16, 18 (Edinburgh)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705; www.semperoper.de)
Apr. 2 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 7, 9
Apr. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 6m, May 23, 30, June 6, 14, July 13
Apr. 10 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Also 16, 19, 25
Apr. 11 Tosca (Puccini). Also 13, 17, 24, 26, 30, May 7, 10, 16

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER THEATER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555; www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Apr. 2 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 5
Apr. 3 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 6, 12, 18
Apr. 9 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Also 11, 16
Apr. 19 Tarquin (Krenek). Also 21, 23, 25, 27, 28
Apr. 26 Emma und Eginhard (Telemann). Also 29, May 2, 8, 10
Apr. 30 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also May 3, 9, 17

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich, 089 21 85 19 60; www.gaertnerplatztheater.de)
Apr. 23 Singin' in the Rain (Brown). Also 25, 26, 28, 29, May 7, 8, 9, 12, 15, 24, 25

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Apr. 4 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 11, 17, 24, 28, May 6, 13, 23, 26
Apr. 6 La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Apr. 12 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 26, May 3, 10, 14, 24
Apr. 16 Nixe (Dvořák/Holtsch). Also 17, 22, 23, 25 (family opera)
Apr. 19 Platée (Rameau). Also 21, 27, May 5, 8
Apr. 25 Luisa Miller (Verdi). Also May 2, 12, June 2, 5, 13, 19, 22

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111; www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Apr. 1 Turandot (Puccini)

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 786511; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Apr. 24 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 26, May 3, 7, 9, 21, 23, 29, June 4, 6

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

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Apr. 14 I Puritani (Bellini). Also 16, 18, 19m, 21m, 22, 23, 26m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
Apr. 1 Gli Uccellatori (Gassmann). Also 8, 10, 12, 14
Apr. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 13, 15, 18, 20, 22
Apr. 17 Zaïs (Rameau). In concert
Apr. 21 Siroe (Hasse). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50; www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Apr. 1 Saint Matthew Passion (Bach). In concert
Apr. 3 Saint John Passion (Bach). In concert

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Apr. 2 Castor et Pollux (Rameau)
Apr. 12m Massacre (Mitterer). Also 14, 15, 17

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, 32 2 70 23 39 39; www.demunt.be)
Apr. 2 Penthesilea (Dusapin). World premiere. Also 4, 7, 9, 12m, 14, 16, 18

VOLKSOPER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
Apr. 1 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also May 6, 13, 17, 25, June 22m
Apr. 2 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 6, 11 (in German)
Apr. 4 Hello, Dolly! (Herman). Also 8, 13, 21, 25, 28, 30, May 1, 9, 16 (in German)
Apr. 7 Fidelio (Beethoven)
Apr. 9 La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach). Also 14, 17, 19

WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (various locations, 44 29 2063 5000; www.wno.org.uk)
Apr. 1 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Also 2 (Plymouth); Apr. 9, 10 (Bristol); May 22, 30, June 5 (Cardiff); June 10,
   12 (Birmingham)
Apr. 4 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Plymouth; also Apr. 11 (Bristol)
Apr. 5 Carmen (Bizet). Also 16, 24, May 2 (in German)
Apr. 23 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 26m, 29, May 4, 7, 10, 14, 19, 22 (in German)

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Apr. 1 Elektra (R. Strauss). Also 4, 7, 11, 16
Apr. 2 Parsifal (Wagner). Also 5, 8
Apr. 6 Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 9, 12
Apr. 10 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Also 13, 17, 20
Apr. 18m Undine (Lortzing). Family opera
Apr. 22 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 24
Apr. 25 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Also 28, May 1
Apr. 26 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 29, May 2, 5, 8, 11



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