The Opera Company: ACIS AND GALATEA

Handel - ACIS AND GALATEA

Opera Theatre Company reimagines Handel's pastoral tale ACIS AND GALATEA in a rural Irish pub; an unexpected and strangely appropriate setting for Handel’s glorious music – full of emotion, wit, soaring melodies, enchanting choruses, touching arias and comic moments....

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Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe: Arminio

Handel - ARMINIO

Handel’s ARMINIO was rediscovered thanks to this production first staged at the Handel Festival Karlsruhe in 2016.  The much sought after countertenor Max Emanuel Cenčić not only sings the title role but also directs this production....

Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
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George Frideric Handel

Beethoven called him an ‘unrivalled master of all masters’: George Frideric Handel, born in 1685 in Halle, Germany, today is considered one of the...
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Handel - ALESSANDRO

As the symbol of a triumphant monarchy, Versailles was both an artistic and political hub. Faithful to its history, the Opéra Royal de Versailles continues to be the setting for a variety of cultural events. In 2013, leading international artists staged Handel’s ALESSANDRO.

Opéra Royal de Versailles
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Georg Friedrich Händel, public domain

George Frideric Handel

Beethoven called him an ‘unrivalled master of all masters’: George Frideric Handel, born in 1685 in Halle, Germany, today is considered one of the greatest composers of the baroque era. He composed 42 operas and 25 oratorios during his life. At the...
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The Opera Company: ACIS AND GALATEA

Handel - ACIS AND GALATEA

Opera Theatre Company reimagines Handel's pastoral tale ACIS AND GALATEA in a rural Irish pub; an unexpected and strangely appropriate setting for Handel’s glorious music – full of emotion, wit, soaring melodies, enchanting choruses, touching arias and comic moments....

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Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe: Arminio

Handel - ARMINIO

Handel’s ARMINIO was rediscovered thanks to this production first staged at the Handel Festival Karlsruhe in 2016.  The much sought after countertenor Max Emanuel Cenčić not only sings the title role but also directs this production....

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Composers of Russia

You automatically think of Italy when someone speaks of opera? Rossini, Verdi and Puccini? But how about Tchaikovsky, Rimski-Korsakov and Shostakovich? The 19 th century is without any doubt the Golden Age of opera – in Russia as well as in Western...
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Opera Vlaanderen: SADKO

Rimsky-Korsakov - SADKO

A rare opportunity to see Rimski-Korsakov’s masterpiece SADKO in the new production from Opera Vlaanderen, directed by Daniel Kramer and conducted by Dmitri Jurowski. In his lyrical score, Rimsky-Korsakov combines Russian folk music and lively ballads with a dynamic orchestration.

Sonic Solveig: Casse-Noisette

Feel the music at your finger tips!

Behind the clouds you will find the symphonic orchestra of Piotr Tchaikovsky… Listen to the sound of each instrument and discover its history…. Enjoy picking out the instruments from the same family and guessing where the strings, wind instruments and percussion are hiding!  Have you ever seen a celesta...? Each of Tchaikovsky’s instruments from THE NUTCRACKER is waiting for you. You can discover other musical games and the story of THE NUTCRACKER in this app: THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING.
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Mussorgsky – SOROCHINTSY FAIR

It’s all hustle and bustle at the Sorochintsy Fair. The operatic and comic rarity by Mussorgsky is for the first time in seventy years back at the Komische Oper and in Berlin – directed by Barrie Kosky and conducted by Henrik Nánási. Enjoy the premiere live on THE OPERA PLATFORM.

Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini

‘Puccini is dollar’ was the view of Latvian National Opera’s chief at the end of his sold-out VIVA PUCCINI festival in Riga. Highlights from their Puccini Gala complement the showcase staging of his most popular opera LA BOHEME from Oslo, along with...
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Den Norske Opera: Tosca

Puccini – TOSCA

A new production of TOSCA, live from Oslo, is directed by Catalan director Calixto Bieito. Known for his challenging, sometimes graphic, interpretation of opera and theatre, Bieito’s TOSCA is sure to be a remarkable and moving event.

03 September 2017 at 19h45 CET
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Teatro Real: Madama Butterfly

Puccini – MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Director Mario Gas sets one of Puccini’s greatest operas in Hollywood in the 1930s, creating three simultaneous perspectives: the action on camera, the work behind the scenes and the actual film. Ermonela Jaho sings the role of Cio-Cio-San, a girl tragically in love.

Den Norske Opera: Tosca
03/09

Puccini – TOSCA

A new production of TOSCA, live from Oslo, is directed by Catalan director Calixto Bieito. Known for his challenging, sometimes graphic, interpretation of opera and theatre, Bieito’s TOSCA is sure to be a remarkable and moving event.

Den Norske Opera & Ballett
03 September 2017 at 19h45 CET
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23/09

Fagerlund - AUTUMN SONATA

Finnish National Opera presents the world premiere of the new Finnish opera AUTUMN SONATA, composed by Sebastian Fagerlund and based on the film of the same name by Ingmar Bergman.

Finnish National Opera
23 September 2017 at 18h00 CET