Dateline

by MARIA MAZZARO

METROPOLITAN OPERA (Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 212-362-6000; www.metopera.org)
Jan. 1 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). C. Rice, Stober, Martens; Brubaker, Croft; A. Davis, R. Jones/Einhorn,
   Macfarlane (in English)
Jan. 2 Aida (Verdi). M. Owens, Urmana; Tanner, Gagnidze, Belosselskiy, S. Howard; Armiliato, Frisell/Pickover,
   Quaranta/Saligeri
Jan. 3m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Jan. 1
Jan. 3 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Fleming, O'Hara; Shrader, Gunn; A. Davis, Stroman, Crouch/W. Long (in English)
Jan. 5 Aida (Verdi). Same as Jan. 2 exc. T. Wilson for M. Owens, Giordani for Tanner
Jan. 6 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3
Jan. 7 La Traviata (Verdi). Rebeka; Demuro, Q. Kelsey; Armiliato, Decker, Gussmann
Jan. 8 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Same as Jan. 1 exc. Johnson Cano for C. Rice, Chuchman for Stober
Jan. 9 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3
Jan. 10m Aida (Verdi). Same as Jan. 2 exc. T. Wilson for M. Owens, Giordani for Tanner
Jan. 10 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 7
Jan. 12 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Morley, Gerzmava, C. Rice, Lindsey; Grigòlo, T. Hampson; Abel, Sher,
   Yeargan/Zuber
Jan. 13 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3
Jan. 14 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 7 exc. Yoncheva for Rebeka
Jan. 15 La Bohème (Puccini). Opolais, Rebeka; Borras, Kwiecien, Soar; Frizza, Zeffirelli/Smit, Zeffirelli/P. Hall
Jan. 16 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Jan. 12
Jan. 17m The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3
Jan. 17 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 7 exc. Yoncheva for Rebeka
Jan. 19 La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 15
Jan. 20 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3 exc. Nadler for A. Davis
Jan. 21 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 7 exc. Yoncheva for Rebeka
Jan. 22 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Jan. 12
Jan. 23 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3 exc. Nadler for A. Davis
Jan. 24m La Bohème (Puccini). Same as Jan. 15
Jan. 24 La Traviata (Verdi). Same as Jan. 7 exc. Yoncheva for Rebeka
Jan. 26 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky). Netrebko; Beczala, Markov, Tanovitski. Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). N. Michael;
   Petrenko; Gergiev, Treliński, Kudlička/Adamski
Jan. 27 Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Jan. 12
Jan. 28 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3 exc. Nadler for A. Davis
Jan. 29 Iolanta (Tchaikovsky)/Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók). Same as Jan. 26
Jan. 31m Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Same as Jan. 12
Jan. 31 The Merry Widow (Lehár). Same as Jan. 3 exc. Nadler for A. Davis

AMORE OPERA (Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, West Side YMCA, New York, 888-811-4111;
   www.amoreopera.org)

Jan. 2m Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 3m (in English; abridged for families)
Jan. 2 Carmen (Bizet). Also 3, 4m

ARIZONA OPERA (Tucson Music Hall; Phoenix Symphony Hall, 602-266-7464; www.azopera.com)
Jan. 31 Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky). C. Winters, Lytwynec; D. Moore/C. Carr, Borichevsky, Masters; S. White, T.
   Faircloth, Fine Hawkes/Memmott-Allred. Also Feb. 1m (Tucson); Feb. 6, 7, 8m (Phoenix)

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA (Long Center for the Perf. Arts, 512-472-5992; www.austinlyricopera.org)
Jan. 24 Roméo et Juliette (Gounod). El-Khoury, Jarrett; Costello, J. Baldwin, Orozco, Volpe; Buckley, Scholz-Carlson,
   Fielding/ Memmott-Allred. Also 29, Feb. 1m

BRONX OPERA COMPANY (Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College, Bronx; Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York, 718-365-4209; www.bronxopera.org)
Jan. 10 Albert Herring (Britten). L. Swanson/Westmeyer, Blum/Helfer, H. Brown/H. Roberts; Kranak/B. Robinson,
   S. Eddy/S. Lacy; Spierman/Haigler, R. Gomez, M. George/TBA. Also 10, 11m (Bronx); 17, 18m (New York)

CALGARY OPERA (Jubilee Auditorium, 403-262-7286; www.calgaryopera.com)
Jan. 31 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Fiset, Whalen, Szabó; J. Wagner, Dupuis; Tweten, Krysa, Porteous/TBA. Also
   Feb. 4, 6

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

Jan. 24m Don Giovanni (Mozart). Archibald, Holloway, Djihanian; Braun, Schade, Ketelsen, Z. Nelson, Silvestrelli;
   Hofstetter, Tcherniakov, Tcherniakov/Tcherniakov & Zaytseva. Also 27, 30, Feb. 1m, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21
Jan. 31 Die Walküre (Wagner). Goerke, Melton, Baechle; Forbis, Reuter, Ivashchenko; Debus, Egoyan, M. Levine.
   Also Feb. 4, 7m, 10, 13, 19, 22m

DALLAS OPERA (Winspear Opera House, 214-443-1000; www.dallasopera.org)
Jan. 30 La Wally, Act IV (Catalani). L. Moore; C. Tanner. Everest (Talbot). World premiere. S. Cooke; Bidlack,
   Burdette, Verm; Barrese/Paiement, C. Evans/Foglia, Brill/Woolard. Also Feb. 1m, 4, 7

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

Jan. 31 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Muirhead, Kasahara; A. Luther, Brancy, Craighead; Eddins, Herriot, Gerecke/D.
   Finnman. Also Feb. 3, 5 (sung in German with English dialogue)

EUGENE OPERA (Hult Center for the Perf. Arts, 541-682-5000; www.eugeneopera.com)
Jan. 4m L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Theis; C. Johnson, Baechtel, Nistico; Bisantz, P. Hansen, TBA

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

Jan. 9 Wuthering Heights (Floyd). Jarman, H. Buck, Mentzer; Markgraf, Rideout, C. Shelton; Mechavich, TBA. Also
   11m (semi-staged)

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)

Jan. 24 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). S. Gruber/H. Clark, B. Patterson/Jablonski, A. Pine/Henriques; Slayden/D. Bates, J.
   Beyer/Bray, Woodley; Tebar, Uzan, H. Kaplan/R. Hernandez. Also 25m, 27, 30, 31 (Miami); Feb. 12, 14
   (Ft. Lauderdale)

GREENSBORO OPERA (Aycock Aud., 336-272-0160; www.greensboroopera.org)
Jan. 9 La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti). A. Emerson, Bybee, L. Carlisle; Barbera, D. Hartmann; Revzen, D. Holley,
   Ostroff/Trott. Also 11m

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA (Wortham Theater Center, 713-228-6737; www.houstongrandopera.org)
Jan. 23 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). A. Martínez, Selowsky; Dolgov, S. Hendricks; Guerrero, Grandage/L. Muller,
   Oram. Also 25m, 28, 31, Feb. 6, 8m
Jan. 30 The Magic Flute (Mozart). Oropesa, Lewek; Portillo, Sumuel, M. Robinson; Spano, Hytner/Rutherford,
   Crowley. Also Feb. 1m, 4, 7, 14 (in English)

LONG BEACH OPERA (Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, 562-432-5934; www.longbeachopera.org)
Jan. 24 Thérèse Raquin (Picker). M. Stewart, S. Hanson; E. Parks, DiBattista; Mitisek, Cazan, Muraoka/Saint Anne.
   Also Feb. 1m

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO (Civic Opera House, 312-332-2244; www.lyricopera.org)
Jan. 7 Anna Bolena (Donizetti). Radvanovsky, Barton; Hymel, Relyea; Summers, Newbury, Patel/Jahn. Also 10, 16
Jan. 17m The Magic Victrola (pastiche). Family opera
Jan. 24 Tosca (Puccini). Serjan; Didyk, Nikitin; Jurowski, Caird, B. Christie. Also 27, 30m, Feb. 2, 5m, 27, Mar. 3, 8m,
   11m, 14

MINNESOTA OPERA (Ordway Center for the Perf. Arts, St. Paul, 612-333-6669; www.mnopera.org)
Jan. 24 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Cabell; Capalbo, Pershall, Wilkowske; Vordoni, Binder, Dilliard/Pakledinaz. Also
   25m, 29, 31

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

Jan. 23 Florencia en el Amazonas (Catán). Caballero, Lopez-Hernandez, Chavez; K. Miller, Gangestad, Arbreu; D.
   Williamson, J. Hoomes, Schneider & B. Steele/Lisenby. Also 25m, 27

NORTH CAROLINA OPERA (Carolina Theatre, Durham; Enlow Magnet High School, Raleigh;
   919-792-3850; www.ncopera.org)

Jan. 29 Approaching Ali (Sparr). Durham. Also 31 (Raleigh)

OPERA BIRMINGHAM (Wright Center, Samford University, 205-322-6737;
   www.operabirmingham.org)

Jan. 23 Hamlet (Thomas). Partridge, M. Phillips; McKern, Davis Harper, Andreasson; Kier, Vaughn, K.
   Allison/Gurney. Also 25m

OPERA CAROLINA (Blumenthal Perf. Arts Center, Charlotte, 704-372-1000; www.operacarolina.org)
Jan. 24 Turandot (Puccini). O. Graham, Kuznetsova; Giordani, Denti; Meena, Diamond, A. Stewart/A. Oliver. Also
   29, Feb. 1m

OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, 514-985-2258; www.operademontreal.com)
Jan. 24 Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns). Lemieux; Wottrich, Dahl; Zeitouni, Gauthier, La Bissonnière &
   Lacroix/Guindon. Also 27, 29, 31

OPERA IN THE HEIGHTS (Lambert Hall, Houston, 713-861-5303; www.operaintheheights.org)
Jan. 30 La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart). Hundley/Fraser, Cottarel/J. Jones, Domanski/Savage, Shackleton/Crippen; E.
   Barry/Averyt, J. Hopkins; Carreón-Rovledo, Stickann, TBA/Scheh. Also 31, Feb. 1m, 5, 6, 7, 8m

OPERA MEMPHIS (Clark Opera Memphis Center, 901-257-3100; www.operamemphis.org)
Jan. 15 Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 17 (in English)

OPERA SAN ANTONIO (Tobin Center for the Perf. Arts, 210-223-8624; www.operasa.org)
Jan. 8 Salome (R. Strauss). Racette, DeYoung; A. Glassman, A. Held; Lang-Lessing, C. Evans, Cavanaugh
   Holland/Pisano. Also 11m

OPERA THEATRE OF MONTCLAIR (Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 973-202-7849;
   www.operamontclair.org)

Jan. 23 Nabucco (Verdi). D'Imperio/Mastropierro, Kramer/LaFond; Bolshoi/H. Kim, Hartman/Kirchgraber,
   Buffagni/Sloman; Tirilli, Palladino, Crooks/Krizner-George. Also 24, 30, 31

PALM BEACH OPERA (Kravis Center, 561-833-7888; www.pbopera.org)
Jan. 16 La Bohème (Puccini). Alkema/Churilova, Dehn; Pittas/Kalil, Ledesma, Boyer; Callegari, F. Lamb, P.
   Beck/TBA. Also 17, 18m

PENSACOLA OPERA (Saenger Theatre, 850-433-6737; www.pensacolaopera.com)
Jan. 23 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 25m

PITTSBURGH OPERA (Benedum Center, 412-456-6666; www.pittsburghopera.org)
Jan. 24 Rodelinda (Handel). J. Muhammad, Semerdjian; Bonanni, Stallings, P. Gay, Z. Wood; Beattie, Manich,
   O'Hara/Anselm. Also 27, 30, Feb. 1m

PROTOTYPE FESTIVAL (HERE, New York, 212-352-3101; prototypefestival.org)
Jan. 8 The Scarlet Ibis (Weisman). World premiere. Also 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17

SAN DIEGO OPERA (Civic Theatre, 619-533-7000; www.sdopera.com)
Jan. 24 La Bohème (Puccini). Cambridge, Gartland; Meers, M. Smith, Van Horn; Keltner, Bywater, Bywater. Also 27,
   29, Feb. 1m

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619; www.seattleopera.org)
Jan. 10 Tosca (Puccini). Stundyte/M. Williams; Secco/Diegel, Grimsley; Kovatchev, Condemi, Sormani/Marley. Also
   11m, 14, 17, 21, 23, 24

UTAH OPERA (Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, 801-533-6683; www.utahopera.org)
Jan. 17 Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet). A. Carroll; Talbot, Irvin, D. Parker; Izcaray, McIntyre, O’Hearn/M. Lopez. Also
   19, 21, 23, 25m

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

Jan. 30 Salome (R. Strauss). K. Hogan, Goeldner; Woodrow, Chioldi; Pelto, Lawless, Dudardyn, Bernerth. Also Feb.
   1m, 3 (Norfolk); Feb. 6, 8m (Richmond)

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

Jan. 23 Penny (Pew). World premiere. Nansteel; Manson, A. Paul, D. Conway/Saunders. Also 24
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BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER (Nationaltheater, Munich, 49 89 21 85 19 20;
   www.bayerische.staatsoper.de)

Jan. 1 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 4m, 4
Jan. 3 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti)
Jan. 10 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 13, 16
Jan. 18 Guillaume Tell (Rossini). Also 21, 25
Jan. 23 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 27, 31
Jan. 26 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). Also 29, Feb. 1, 5, 8, 11
Jan. 30 Il Trovatore (Verdi). Also Feb. 4, 7, 10

CHÂTELET: THÉÂTRE MUSICAL DE PARIS (33 1 40 28 28 40; www.chatelet-theatre.com)
Jan. 22 Il Re Pastore (Mozart). Also 24, 26, 28, 30, Feb. 1m

DE NEDERLANDSE OPERA (Amsterdam, 31 20 625 54 55; www.dno.nl)
Jan. 20 Il Viaggio a Reims (Rossini). Also 22, 25m, 27, 29, Feb. 3, 5, 8m
Jan. 30 Reimsreisje (Rossini/B. Zimmerman). Also 31m, 31, Feb. 1m

DEN NORSKE OPERA (Oslo, 47 21 42 21 21; www.operaen.no)
Jan. 2 Peery Gynt (Reinvere). World premiere. Also 11, 15, 17m
Jan. 3 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 5, 7, 10, 13, 16, Feb. 2, 4, 18, 20
Jan. 23 Carmen (Bizet). Also 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, Feb. 3, 5, 21, 28, Mar. 4, 7m, 9, 26

DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 343 84 343; www.deutscheoperberlin.de)
Jan. 3 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 17, Feb. 22, 27, Mar. 7
Jan. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 8
Jan. 15 Tosca (Puccini). Also 18, Mar. 21, 25
Jan. 16 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 24, 28
Jan. 25 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich). Also 29, 31, Feb. 5, 14
Jan. 30 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also Feb. 12, 28

FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA (Helsinki, 358 9 4030 2211; www.opera.fi)
Jan. 2 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 9
Jan. 3m La Bohème (Puccini). Also 8, 10
Jan. 23 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 27, 29, 31m, Feb. 5, 7, 10, 12, 28m, Mar. 6, 18, 20 (in Finnish)

FLANDERS OPERA (Ghent Opera House, 32 70 22 02 02; www.vlaamseopera.be)
Jan. 9 Così Fan Tutte (Mozart). Also 11m, 13, 15, 17, 20

GOTHENBURG OPERA (46 31 13 13 00; www.opera.se)
Jan. 7 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 10, 14, 17, 22m, 25, Feb. 1 (in Swedish)

GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU (Barcelona, 34 93 485 99 13; www.liceubarcelona.com)
Jan. 2 Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Also 3, 7, 8, 10
Jan. 18 Una Voce in Off (Montsalvatge)/La Voix Humaine (Poulenc). Also 20, 22

GRAND THÉÂTRE DE GENÈVE (Geneva, 41 22 418 31 30; www.geneveopera.ch)
Jan. 6 Le Petit Prince (Levinas). World premiere. Also 7, 8, 9, 10
Jan. 25 Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck). Also 27, 29, 31, Feb. 2, 4

HAMBURGISCHE STAATSOPER (49 40 35 68 68; www.hamburgische-staatsoper.de)
Jan. 1 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Jan. 4 Tannhäuser (Wagner). Also 17
Jan. 6 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 9, 14, 18
Jan. 23 The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 25, 27, 30

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

Jan. 2m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 10m, 11m, 17m, 18m, 24m, 25m (family opera)
Jan. 3m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 4
Jan. 3 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 11
Jan. 4 La Bohème (Puccini). Also 11m
Jan. 7 Turandot (Puccini). Also 9, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25, 29
Jan. 14 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 16, 18, 22, 24, 27, 31
Jan. 18 The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky). Also 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
Jan. 30 Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also Feb. 1, 3, 5, 7

ISRAELI OPERA (Tel Aviv Perf. Arts Center, 972 3 692 7777; www.israel-opera.co.il)
Jan. 12 La Rondine (Puccini). Also 13, 14, 16m, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23m, 24

KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN (49 30 47 99 74 00; www.komische-oper-berlin.de)
Jan. 2 La Belle Hélène (Offenbach). Also 18, 23, Feb. 1 (in German)
Jan. 3 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 25, 29
Jan. 4m Des Kaisers neue Kleider (Vacek). Also 9m (family opera)
Jan. 9 West Side Story (Bernstein). Also 14, 15 (in German)
Jan. 10 Ball im Savoy (Abraham). Also 17, 24, 28, Feb. 3, 7, 15, 21, 27, Mar. 4, 13, 28
Jan. 11 Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Jan. 16 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 22, Feb. 20, 28, Mar. 27
Jan. 27 Clivia (Dostal). Also Feb. 2
Jan. 30 Eine Frau, die Weiß, Was Sie Will (O. Straus). Also Feb. 5, 8, Mar. 8

LANDESTHEATER LINZ (43 732 76 110; www.landestheater-linz.at)
Jan. 2 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 6, 10, 22, 26, Feb. 4, 16, Mar. 21, 24
Jan. 4 Carmen (Bizet)
Jan. 9 Tosca (Puccini). Also 30, Mar. 4, 14, 18, 29
Jan. 16 ShowBoat (Kern). Also 25
Jan. 17 Siegfried (Wagner). Also Feb. 28

MALMÖ OPERA (46 40 20 85 00; www.malmoopera.se)
Jan. 2 Le Comte Ory (Rossini). Also 4m
Jan. 3m Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 6m, 11m, 14, 18m, 24m, Feb. 1m, 13m, 15m, 17, 19m, 22m (in
   Swedish)
Jan. 3 Faust et Hélène (L. Boulanger). Also 7, 9, 10 (in Swedish)

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (Beijing, 86 10 6655 0000; www.chncpa.org)   Jan. 24 Aida (Verdi). Also 25, 26, 28, 31, Feb. 1

NATIONAL THEATRE, PRAGUE (420 224 901 448; www.narodni-divadlo.cz)
Jan. 1 Libuše (Smetana). National Theatre
Jan. 2 The Bartered Bride (Smetana). Also Feb. 10, 22, Mar. 14 (National Theatre)
Jan. 2 Tosca (Puccini). Also Feb. 25, Mar. 13 (State Opera)
Jan. 3 Carmen (Bizet). Also Mar. 24 (State Opera); Jan. 13, Feb. 2, 13, 26, Mar. 21 (National Theatre)
Jan. 4m Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 31 (State Opera)
Jan. 8 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also Mar. 26 (State Opera)
Jan. 9 Rusalka (Dvořák). Also 27, Feb. 15m, Mar. 14, 29 (State Opera); 16, Feb. 12, Mar. 5 (National Theatre)
Jan. 11m La Bohème (Puccini). Also 18m, Feb. 20, Mar. 25 (State Opera)
Jan. 11 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). National Theatre
Jan. 15 The Two Widows (Smetana). National Theatre
Jan. 21 The Jacobin (Dvořák). Also Feb. 11, Mar. 4, May 21 (National Theatre)
Jan. 22 Mefistofele (Boito). Also 24, 30, Feb. 5, 22, Mar. 10 (State Opera)
Jan. 24m The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček). Also 24, Mar. 1m, 1, 12 (National Theatre)
Jan. 28 The Fall of Arkun (Fibich). Also Mar. 17, 19 (National Theatre)
Jan. 28 La Traviata (Verdi). Also Feb. 3, Mar. 7, 17, 28 (State Opera); Feb. 2, 19, 23, Mar. 2, 13 (National Theatre)
Jan. 29 Otello (Verdi). Also Feb. 24, Mar. 12 (State Opera)

NEW NATIONAL THEATRE, TOKYO (81 3 5351 3011; www.nntt.jac.go.jp)
Jan. 18m Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Also 21m, 25m, 28, 31m
Jan. 29 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also Feb. 1m, 4m, 6, 8m

OPER FRANKFURT (49 69 212 49 49 4; www.oper-frankfurt.de)
Jan. 1 Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán). Also 4, 9 (semi-staged)
Jan. 1 L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). Also 3
Jan. 2 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Jan. 3 La Sonnambula (Bellini). Also 8, 11, 17
Jan. 10 Owen Wingrave (Britten). Also 16, 23, 25, 30
Jan. 18 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 24, 31

OPER LEIPZIG (49 341 1261-275; www.oper-leipzig.de)
Jan. 1 Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Also 23
Jan. 3 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also Feb. 21, 22m
Jan. 3 Nabucco (Verdi). Also Mar. 8
Jan. 4 La Traviata (Verdi). Also Feb. 14
Jan. 8 Faust (Gounod). Also 10
Jan. 11 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Also 17
Jan. 17 Jekyll and Hyde (Wildhorn). Also 18m, Feb. 3, 4 (in German)
Jan. 18 Die Walküre (Wagner). Also Mar. 21
Jan. 24m The Wizard of Oz (Arlen). Also 25m (in German)
Jan. 24 Manon Lescaut (Puccini). Also 30, Mar. 13
Jan 29 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Mar. 29
Jan. 31 Rigoletto (Verdi)
Jan. 31 Sekretärinnen (Wittenbrink). Also Feb. 1m, 7, 8m, 20, Mar. 7, 8m

OPÉRA COMIQUE (Salle Favart, Paris, 33 8 25 01 01 23; www.opera-comique.com)
Jan. 1m Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). In French
Jan. 26 Les Fêtes Vénitiennes (Campra). Also 27, 29, 30, Feb. 1m, 2

OPÉRA DE LYON (Place de la Comédie, 33 826 305 325; www.opera-lyon.com)
Jan. 1m Rusalka (Dvořák)
Jan. 23 Idomeneo (Mozart). Also 25m, 27, 29, 31, Feb. 2, 4, 6

OPÉRA DE MARSEILLE (Opéra Municipal, 33 4 91 55 11 10; opera.marseille.fr)
Jan. 2 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also 4m
Jan. 29 Les Caprices de Marianne (Sauguet). Also 30, 31, Feb. 1m

OPÉRA DE MONTE-CARLO (377 98 06 28 28; www.opera.mc)
Jan. 22 Guillaume Tell (Rossini). Also 25m, 28

OPERA DI FIRENZE (Florence, 39 055 2779 350; www.operadifirenze.it)
Jan. 28 I Puritani (Bellini). Also 30, Feb. 1m, 4, 5, 10

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX (33 5 56 00 85 95; www.opera-bordeaux.com)
Jan. 20 Nijinskys Tagebuch (Glanert). Also 22, 23, 25m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE LORRAINE (33 3 83 85 33 11; www.opera-national-lorraine.fr)
Jan. 2 Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Poulenc). Also 3, 6, 4m

OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS (33 1 71 25 24 23; www.operadeparis.fr)
Opéra Bastille
Jan. 15 Don Giovanni (Mozart). Also 20, 23, 25m, 28, Feb. 2, 5, 8m, 11, 14
Jan. 22 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 27, 31, Feb. 6, 9, 12, 17
Palais Garnier
Jan. 21 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Also 24, 26, 29, Feb. 1m, 4, 7, 10, 12, 15m

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

Jan. 24 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart). Also 30, Feb. 5, 11, 17, 21, 27 (Leeds); Mar. 5, 7 (Newcastle); Mar. 10, 14
   (Salford Quays); Mar. 19, 21 (Belfast); Mar. 26, 28 (Nottingham). In English
Jan. 31 La Traviata (Verdi). Also Feb. 6, 14, 19, 26 (Leeds); Mar. 4, 6 (Newcastle); Mar. 11, 13 (Salford Quays); Mar.
   18, 20 (Belfast); Mar. 25, 27 (Nottingham)

OPÉRA ROYAL DE WALLONIE (Palais Opéra de Liège, 32 4 221 47 22; www.operaliege.be)
Jan. 2 Tosca (Puccini)
Jan. 30 Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai). Also Feb. 1m, 3, 5, 7

OPERNHAUS ZÜRICH (41 44 268 66 66; www.opernhaus.ch)
Jan. 1m Robin Hood (Schwemmer). Also 2m, 10m, 30, Mar. 22m (family opera)
Jan. 1 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 3, 7, 11m
Jan. 2 Luisa Miller (Verdi)
Jan. 4 La Cenerentola (Rossini). Also 9, 11, 15
Jan. 10 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Also 16, 18m, 24
Jan. 25m Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 29, Feb. 1, 7
Jan. 31 Norma (Bellini). Also Feb. 3, 6, 8, 12, 15, 21

ROYAL DANISH OPERA (Copenhagen, 45 33 69 69 69; www.kglteater.dk)
Jan. 15 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 21, 23, 28, 31, Feb. 3, 5, 7, 20, 22m, 26, Mar. 1m, 6, 12, 15m, 18, 21, 25, 27, 29m
Jan. 16 Lulu (Berg). Also 22, Feb. 1m, 6
Jan. 17 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich). Also 25m
Jan. 18m Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). Also 24
Jan. 23 Sun Goes Up, Sun Goes Down (Gudmundsen-Holmgreen). World premiere. Also Feb. 4, 17, 19, 24, 27

ROYAL OPERA, U.K. (Covent Garden, London, 44 20 7304 4000; www.roh.org.uk)
Jan. 2 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi). Also 6, 13, 17
Jan. 13 L'Orfeo (Monteverdi). Also 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 24
Jan. 20 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 23, 26, 29, 31, Feb. 3, 6

ROYAL SWEDISH OPERA (Stockholm, 46 8 791 44 00; www.operan.se)
Jan. 1m Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 8, 10m, 13, 15, 18m
Jan. 3m Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 6m, 14, 17m, Feb. 10, 13, 16, Mar. 19m, 23, 25, 28m, 31m (in Swedish)
Jan. 24 Written on Skin (Benjamin). Also 27, Feb. 1m, 4, 12, 18, 22m

SCOTTISH OPERA (On tour, 44 141 332 3321; www.scottishopera.org.uk)
Jan. 22 Inés de Castro (MacMillan). Also 24 (Glasgow); 29, 31 (Edinburgh)

SEMPEROPER DRESDEN (49 351 4911 705; www.semperoper.de)
Jan. 2 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Jan. 3 Königskinder (Humperdinck). Also 11, 17, 25
Jan. 12 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 16, Feb. 18, 21, 27
Jan. 18 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Feb. 19, 20, Mar. 21m, 22
Jan. 24 Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy). Also 26m, Feb. 1, 5, 8, 11

STAATSOPER IM SCHILLER THEATER (Berlin, 49 30 2035 4555; www.staatsoper-berlin.org)
Jan. 2 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Jan. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also Feb. 13, 14, Mar. 1, 7, 16m, 16
Jan. 16 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Weill). Also 23, 25, 31
Jan. 18 Der Freischütz (Weber). Also 21, 24, 30, Feb. 5, 8

STAATSTHEATER AM GÄRTNERPLATZ (Munich, 089 21 85 19 60; www.gaertnerplatztheater.de)
Jan. 17 Cinderella (Pigor). Also 20m, 21m, 22m, 23, 24, 25m, 27m, 28m, 29m, 30, 31, Feb. 1m, 3m, 4m, 5m, 6, 7,
   8m (family musical)

STAATSTHEATER STUTTGART (49 711 20 20 90; www.staatstheater.stuttgart.de)
Jan. 4 Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Also 16, 20
Jan. 11m Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 11, 17, 23, 31, Feb. 7, 11
Jan. 12 Nabucco (Verdi). Also 18, 21, 27, Feb. 9, 18, 25, Mar. 7, 10, 14
Jan. 25 La Traviata (Verdi). Also 30, Feb. 2, 21, 24, 28, Mar. 6, 9, 15, 19

TEATRO ALLA SCALA (Milan, 39 02 72 003 744; www.teatroallascala.org)
Jan. 17 Die Soldaten (Zimmermann). Also 20, 25, 27, 31, Feb. 3

TEATRO DI SAN CARLO (Naples, 39 081 7972111; www.teatrosancarlo.it)
Jan. 20 Andrea Chénier (Giordano). Also 22, 24, 25m, 28, 29

TEATRO LA FENICE DI VENEZIA (Venice, 39 041 786511; www.teatrolafenice.it)
Jan. 14 I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini). Also 15, 16, 17, 18, 20
Jan. 23 Il Signor Bruschino (Rossini). Also 25, 27, 29, 31
Jan. 30 L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). Also Feb. 1, 7, 12, 19

TEATRO REAL (Madrid, 34 902 24 48 48; www.teatro-real.com)
Jan. 20 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck). Also 22, 24, 27, 30, Feb. 1, 3, 5, 7

TEATRO REGIO DI TORINO (Turin, 39 011 8815 241; www.teatroregio.torino.it)
Jan. 15 Goyescas (Granados)/Suor Angelica (Puccini). Also 18m, 20, 23, 25m

THEATER AN DER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 588 85; www.theater-wien.at)
Jan. 14 La Straniera (Bellini). Also 16, 18, 22, 24, 26, 28
Jan. 17 The Blind (Auerbach). Also 21, 23, 25m, 29
Jan. 27 Cinq-Mars (Gounod). In concert

THÉÂTRE DES CHAMPS ELYSÉES (Paris, 01 49 52 50 50; www.theatrechampselysees.fr)
Jan. 24 Niobe (Steffani). Also 24 (in concert)
Jan. 31 Guillaume Tell (Rossini). Also 31 (in concert)

THÉÂTRE DU CAPITOLE (Toulouse, 33 5 61 63 13 13; www.theatre-du-capitole.org)
Jan. 28 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also Feb. 1m, 4, 8m, 11

THÉÂTRE ROYAL DE LA MONNAIE (Brussels, except as indicated, 32 2 70 23 39 39;
   www.demunt.be)

Jan. 21 Fierrabras (Schubert). Also 24 (in concert)
Jan. 27 Tamerlano (Handel). Also 29, 31, Feb. 4, 6, 8m; Feb. 24, 26, 28 (Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam)
Jan. 28 Alcina (Handel). Also 30, Feb. 1m, 3, 5, 7; Feb. 25, 27, Mar. 1m (Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam)

VOLKSOPER WIEN (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.volksoper.at)
Jan. 1 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 8, Feb. 4, 19, Mar. 16
Jan. 2 Die Lustige Witwe (Lehár). Also 9, 13, 18m, 23, 27
Jan. 3 My Fair Lady (Loewe). Also 10, 15, Mar. 20, 26 (in German)
Jan. 4m The Wizard of Oz (Arlen). Also 5, 11m, 12m, 16, 19, 21, 25m, Feb. 12, 20 (in German)
Jan. 6 Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Jan. 17 Viva la Mamma (Donizetti). Also 20, 22, 26, Feb. 3, 5, 8, 14, 25, Mar. 1, 4
Jan. 24 Carmen (Bizet). Also 30, Feb. 2, 6, 13 (in German)
Jan. 31 Sweeney Todd (Sondheim). Also Feb. 7, 11, 17, 23, 26 (in German)

WIENER STAATSOPER (Vienna, 43 1 513 1 513; www.wiener-staatsoper.at)
Jan. 1 Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Also 3, 5
Jan. 2 Rigoletto (Verdi). Also 17, 20, 23, 26, 30
Jan. 4 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Also 7, 11
Jan. 7m Das Städtchen Drumherum (Naske). Also 8m (family opera)
Jan. 8 Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Also 12, Feb. 16, 19, Mar. 19
Jan. 10 Tristan und Isolde (Wagner). Also 14, 18
Jan. 15 Salome (R. Strauss). Also 19, 23, 27
Jan. 16 The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). Also 20, 24, 28
Jan. 21 Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Also 25, 29, Feb. 1
Jan. 26 Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Also 30, Feb. 2
Jan. 31 Tosca (Puccini). Also Feb. 3, 6, Mar. 24, 27



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