Operas

Komische Oper Berlin: Die Perlen der Cleopatra, Iko Freese (drama-berlin.de).

Oscar Straus – THE PEARLS OF CLEOPATRA

The Giza pyramids on the shores of the very German river Spree! At the Komische Oper, director Barrie Kosky and conductor Adam Benzwi breathe new life into a long-forgotten operetta classic: THE PEARLS OF CLEOPATRA.

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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....

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....

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Puccini - LA BOHÈME

In the place of its first performance, LA BOHÈME returns to Teatro Regio Torino to open its 2016-2017 season. This 120th anniversary production is directed by Àlex Ollé, the celebrated director of La Fura dels Baus, and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, music director of the Regio.

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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Hindemith| SANCTA SUSANNA

Hindemith - SANCTA SUSANNA

Paul Hindemith’s one-act opera is set for three women soloists, two speaking roles and women’s chorus. Premiered in 1922 in Frankfurt, SANCTA SUSANNA has been the subject of some scandal, thanks to its provocative subject matter.

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...

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.

Teatro Real | Verdi - Otello (Gregory Kunde), Iago (George Petean) © Javier del Real (Teatro Real)

Verdi – OTELLO

What leads Otello to believe himself betrayed by his wife Desdemona who has never stopped loving him? In this new production by David Alden, Teatro Real offers a live stream of William Shakespeare’s masterfully portrayal of the devastating power of insecurity. Conducted by Renato Palumbo, the...