Polish National Opera: Goplana

Żeleński - GOPLANA

After Stanisław Moniuszko, Żeleński was the most outstanding Polish opera composer of the late 19th century.  Discover this unfamiliar jewel live from Warsaw with a fairy tale plot; an opera run through with Polish motifs and touching lyricism....

Polish National Opera
Franz Schreker - DIE GEZEICHNETEN (Charles Workman	- Alviano)

Schreker – THE STIGMATISED

On an island of debauchery where young girls are objects for the pleasure of the Genoese nobility, Franz Schreker depicts a range of protagonists obsessed by appearance.  With THE STIGMATISED, Schreker, often called the most worthy heir of Richard Wagner, writes a remarkable opera. Director...

Opéra de Lyon
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Shostakovich - THE NOSE

One morning, Major Kovalov discovers his nose has gone missing. A desperate nose-hunt ensues. Barrie Kosky makes his Royal Opera debut with a new production of Shostakovich’s surrealist satire, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher and translated by David Pountney....

Royal Opera House
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Poznan Opera: Space Opera
03/02

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.

Poznań Opera
03 February 2017 at 19h00 CET
Dutch National Opera: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
17/02

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.

Dutch National Opera
17 February 2017 at 00h00 CET