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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.

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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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.