Dutch National Opera | LE NOZZE DI FIGARO – Trailer

Mozart – LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Love, lust and lots of entanglements, combined with Mozart’s enthralling music. Director David Bösch makes his Amsterdam debut with LE NOZZE DI FIGARO. Stéphane Degout, Eleonora Buratto, Christiane Karg and Alex Esposito lead an exceptional cast.

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Puccini – MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Cio-Cio-San becomes an old ghost, a storyteller who is fated to tell her tale over and over again, in La Monnaie’s new MADAMA BUTTERFLY. The Danish collective Hotel Pro Forma, known for their stunning theatrical productions, present their new take on the beloved Puccini classic.

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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.

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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monnaie_butterfly_cut_2_2.jpg

Puccini – MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Cio-Cio-San becomes an old ghost, a storyteller who is fated to tell her tale over and over again, in La Monnaie’s new MADAMA BUTTERFLY. The Danish collective Hotel Pro Forma, known for their stunning theatrical productions, present their new take on the beloved Puccini classic.

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 19h00 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.

Opera2Day: La Troupe d'Orphée
03/03

Charpentier – LA TROUPE D’ORPHÉE

The Dutch company OPERA2DAY reimagines Charpentier’s LA DESCENTE D’ORPHÉE AUX ENFERS as the story of a group of itinerant musicians surrounding the most divine singer of the mythic era. With a voice to charm the wildest beasts, follow Orpheus’s quest to bring back his beloved Eurydice.

Opera2Day
03 March 2017 at 19h00 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 19h00 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 19h00 CET