Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” in Tokyo

Der fliegende Holländer Music by Richard WAGNER Opera in 3 acts Sung in German with Japanese surtitles Opera Palace January 18, 21, 25, 31   2:00 PM January 28, 7:00 PM WAGNER almost experienced a shipwreck, which inspired him to write … Continue reading

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“Nabucco” in Poland with great historical costumes

NABUCCO Giuseppe Verdi Sun 6:00pm January 4, 2015 Moniuszko Auditorium Opera in four acts Libretto: Temistocle Solera after the drama by Auguste Aniceta-Bourgeois and Francis Cornue World premiere: Regio Teatro alla Scala, Milano, 9/03/1842 Warsaw premiere: 25/02/1854, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw … Continue reading

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“The Magic Flute” in Berlin

Presents: The Magic Flute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) Opera in two acts Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder First performed on 30. September, 1791 in Vienna Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 24. September, 1991 In German with German … Continue reading

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The Barber of Seville in Norway

December 21.–February 20 The Barber of Seville Following two seasons of great success in the Second House, The Barber of Seville is now coming to the Main House. Performed in Italian/ Texted in Norwegian and English 3 hours / 1 … Continue reading

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Anna Bolena at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 6, 2014-January 16, 2015 New Production by Gaetano Donizetti In Italian with projected English texts Approximate running time: 3hrs, 18 min Doomed queen…tour-de-force drama! Anne Boleyn may be Queen of England, but she doesn’t stand a chance. Henry VIII … Continue reading

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The Dialogues of the Carmelites in Stockolm

The Dialogues of the Carmelites Monday, December 15 19:00 Freedom, equality, sisterhood! The opera is based on actual events during the French Revolution when the sixteen nuns in a convent was sentenced to death because they continued to practice their … Continue reading

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Il barbiere di Siviglia in Slovakia

Gioacchino Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia Comic opera in two acts in the Italian language Author of photos: Anton Sládek, 2013 Plan of performances Thursday 18. December 2014 – 19:00 Thursday 5. March 2015 – 19:00 Friday 27. March 2015 … Continue reading

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Wagner’s Lohengrin in Poland

Fri   6:00pm December 19, 2014 Moniuszko Auditorium LOHENGRIN RICHARD WAGNER Romantic opera in three acts Libretto: composer In the original German World premiere: Weimar, Großherzogliches Hoftheater, 28/08/1850 Polish premiere: Lviv Opera, 21/04/1877 Warsaw premiere: Teatr Wielki, 19/07/1879 Premiere: 11/04/2014 Duration: … Continue reading

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La Traviata at the Bolshoi

Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata Opera in two acts Premiered on October 7, 2012. Sung in Italian with Russian surtitles. Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes. Presented with one interval. Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the novel La dame … Continue reading

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AIDA in Moldova

Original name: Aida Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni After the original drafts by Camille Du Locle and Mariette Bey Stage Director: Mihai Timofti Maestru in Artă Set designer: Felix Bessonov Om Emerit Costume designer: Nina Babuţac Choreography: Mihail Caftanat Artist al Poporului … Continue reading

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