Rossini – LA CENERENTOLA

Rossini – LA CENERENTOLA

If you thought you knew the story of Cinderella, then you are in for a delightful surprise with this CENERENTOLA from the Opéra de Lille. Here, the evil stepmother has become a wicked stepfather, the fairy a philosopher and the slipper has been swapped for a bracelet.

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Poznan Opera: Space Opera

Contemporary opera

Opera celebrates its past but lives in the present. It renews its appeal through the creativity of contemporary artists – singers, conductors, directors, writers and, above all, composers. The Opera Platform seeks to show the very best of later 20...
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Poznan Opera: Space Opera

Nowak – SPACE OPERA

Is mankind ready for space exploration? Stanley Kubrick’s SPACE ODYSSEY meets soap opera in SPACE OPERA, a new piece by young Polish composer Aleksander Nowak – first staged in 2015 by Poznań Opera.

Russian Composers, public domain

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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Komische Oper Berlin: Der Jahrmarkt von Sorotschinzy

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.

02 April 2017 at 18h55 CET
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Dutch National Opera: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Shostakovich – LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK

Shostakovich's subversive opera directed for stage by Martin Kušej in a landmark production from 2006 to celebrate the composer's 100th birthday. Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek leads the cast as the tragic heroine driven to crime by boredom and despair.

17 February 2017 at 20h00 CET
Palau de les Arts: Lucrezia Borgia
01/04

Donizetti - LUCREZIA BORGIA

Murder, frivolity and spiritual dignities: no other noble family has been embroiled in as many scandals as the Borgias. Conductor Fabio Biondi and director Emilio Sagi bring LUCREZIA BORGIA to the stage of the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, hometown of the Borgia family. ...

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
01 April 2017 at 18h55 CET
Komische Oper Berlin: Der Jahrmarkt von Sorotschinzy
02/04

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.

Komische Oper Berlin
02 April 2017 at 18h55 CET
Streetwise Opera: The Passion
13/04

Bach – THE PASSION

Combining social commitment with serious artistic endeavour, Streetwise Opera and The Sixteen present THE PASSION, a landmark production from Manchester starring performers with experience of homelessness. Bach’s ST MATTHEW PASSION brought to life as a fully-staged opera.

Streetwise Opera
13 April 2017 at 19h00 CET