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German tenor, Jonas Kaufmann, introduces My Italy, a very special concert-documentary. Puccini & Verdi are not the main composers chosen for the event, however, but rather the golden hits by Nino ...

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COMING TO THE STAGE

The Glyndebourne Festival Opera season opens on 20 May with the UK premier of Cavalli’s Hipermestra. Graham Vick directs and William Christie co ...

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Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 6:54pm
"What's not to like?" - Bruno Tonioli's new series @BBCRadio2 on his passion for opera starts Monday.
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Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 6:57am
One of many highlights: John Copley presenting Renata Scotto with Lifetime Achievement Award. #OperaAwards2017 @TheOperaAwards

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BBC Radio 3 – Oct/Nov 2017

 

Thursday 5th October 2017 – 1400 (Opera Cities No.2 – London)
Handel – Rinaldo – DECCA CD
Cecilia Bartoli, David Dainels, Bernarda Fink, Gerald Finley, Academy of Ancient Music, cond. Christopher Hogwood

Saturday 7th October 2017 – 1830-2130
Puccini – La Boheme – ROH
Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano, Mariusz Kwiecien, cond. Antonio Pappano

Thursday 12th October 2017 – 1400
Puccini –Manon Lescaut – ROH rpt
Kristine Opolais, Christopher Maltman, Jonas Kaufmann, Maurizio Muraro, cond. Antonio Pappano

Thursday 19th October 2017 – 1400 (Opera Cities No.4 – Milan)
Verdi – Nabucco – ROH rpt
Placido Domingo, Liudmyla Monastryka, cond. Nicola Luisotti

Saturday 21st October 2017 – 1830-2130
Verdi – Otello – ROH
Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta, Marco Vratogna, cond. Antonio Pappano

Thursday 26th October 2017 – 1400
Mozart – Don Giovanni – EBU (Festival d’Aix en Provence 2017)
Philippe Sly, Eleonora Buratto, Nahuel di Pierro
La Cercle de l’Harmonie, cond. Jeremie Rhorer

Saturday 28th October 2017 – 1730-2130 (Opera Cities No.5 – Paris)
Wagner – Tannhauser – ROH rpt
Peter Seiffert, Christian Gerharer, Emma Bell, Sophie Koch, cond. Hartmut Haenchen

Thursday 2nd November 2017 – 1400 (Opera Cities No.6 – Dresden)
Strauss – Salome – ROH RPT (2010)
Angela Denoke, Irina, Mishura, Gerhard Siegel, cond. Hartmut Haenchen

Saturday 4th November 2017 – 1730
Mussorgsky – Khovanshchina – WNO
Robert Hayward, Adrian Dwyer, cond. Tomas Hanus

Thursday 9th November 2017 – 1400
Rimsky-Korsakov – The Golden Cockerel – Teatro Real Madrid
Sara Blanch, Dmitri Ulyanov, Sergei Skorohodov, cond. Ivor Bolton

Saturday 11th November 2017 – 1800 (Opera Cities No.7 – St. Petersburg)
Shostakovich – Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk – Salzburg Opera Festival 2017
Nina Stemme, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Maxim Paster, cond. Mariss Jansons

Thursday 16th November 2017 – 1400
Rimsky-Korsakov – The Tsar’s Bride – ROH RPT (2011)
Marina Poplavskaya, Johan Reuter, Ekaterina Gubanova, cond. Mark Elder

Saturday 18th November 2017 – 1815
Tchaikovsky – The Maid of Orleans – Grand Théâtre de Genève
Ksenia Dudnikova, Migran Agadzhanyan, Mary Feminear, cond. Dmitri Jurowski

Thursday 23rd November 2017 – 1400
Donizetti – Lucrezia Borgia – Salzburg Opera Festival 2017
Ildar Abdrazakov, Krassimira Stoyanova, Juan Diego Florez, cond. Marco Armiliato

Saturday 25th November 2017
Cherubini – Medea – Wexford
Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Rafaella Lupinacci, Sergey Romanovsky, cond. Stephen Barlow

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