Monthly Archives: January 2014

“Don Quichotte” at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg

11 January 19:30 2014 | Saturday   Don Quichotte opera in five acts performed in French (the performance will have synchronised Russian supertitles)               Music by Jules Massenet Libretto by Henri Cain after the play Le Chevalier de … Continue reading

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“Les Contes d’Hoffmann” in Munich

  PRESENTS: “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” Jacques Offenbach Libretto by Jules Barbier after the play by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré Opéra fantastique in five acts The protagonist of the opera is E.T.A. Hoffmann, the prototype of the German romantic period … Continue reading

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“Ariadne auf Naxos” in Virginia

Ariadne auf Naxos It’s party time! Vienna’s most lavish aristocrat is throwing the biggest bash of the season. Two groups of performers—a burlesque troupe and an opera company—are set to provide the entertainment, but when dinner runs late, the host … Continue reading

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Gioachino Rossini’s “Otello” in Belgium

VLAAMSE OPERA presents: Otello Gioachino Rossini (1792 – 1868) From 07/02/2014 in Antwerp – from 28/02/2014 in Ghent     Musical direction: Alberto Zedda / Ryuichiro Sonoda Director: Moshe Leiser & Patrice Caurier Otello: Gregory Kunde Desdemona: Carmen Romeu Elmiro … Continue reading

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“Moby-Dick” at The Kennedy Center in Washington

THE KENNEDY CENTER Washington National Opera Presents “Moby-Dick” One man’s obsession leaves a lethal wake of destruction in Jake Heggie’s triumphant new opera of Melville’s literary masterwork–featuring massive nautical sets, dazzling visual effects, an achingly beautiful score, and a talented … Continue reading

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“Otello” at Mariinsky Theatre II in St. Petersburgh

Mariinsky II: 34 Dekabristov Street 7 January 19:30 2014 | Tuesday   Otello opera in four acts (new stage version of the 2007 production) performed in Italian Artists   Conductor Valery Gergiev Cast Otello: Kristian Benedikt Iago: Alexander Krasnov Cassio: Oleg Balashov Lodovico: Yuri Vorobiev Desdemona: Yekaterina Goncharova … Continue reading

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“Le nozze di Figaro” at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg

7 January 19:00 2014 | Tuesday Le nozze di Figaro opera buffa in four acts performed in Italian (the performance will have synchronised Russian supertitles)   Scenes from the performance       Age category 12+ SYNOPSIS Act I It … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute in Tampa

OPERA TAMPA PRESENTS  “THE FLORIDA OPERA FESTIVAL” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute Feb. 7 – 9, 2014 Carol Morsani Hall Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute The genius of Mozart shines bright with beautiful melodies, a show-stopping vocal display … Continue reading

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“Ainadamar” in Philadelphia

OPERA PHILADELPHIA Presents: Osvaldo Golijov Ainadamar Feb. 7, 9m, 12, 14, 16m, 2014 | Academy of Music Opera at the Academy (“Fountain of Tears”) An Opera in Three Images Poetry in emotion. Famed poet and playwright Federico García Lorca now … Continue reading

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“Maria Stuarda” in Moscow

  PRESENTS: January 21, 2014 (Tuesday 19:00) Gaetano Donizetti Maria Stuarda Opera in concert after the Friedrich Schiller play Epiphany Festival at Novaya Opera Soloists and Orchestra of the Novaya Opera Choir of the Popov Choral Academy Conductor Andrey Lebedev Choirmaster … Continue reading

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