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On this day ..
01 July
BIRTHS Hans Werner Henze (1926) Paul Daniel (1958) DEATHS Giovanni Andrea Bontempi (1705) Erik Satie (1925) PREMIERES Arabella (Strauss; 1933)
02 July
BIRTHS Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714, 300 years) Albert Szirmai (1880) Ruth Berghaus (1927) Sylvain Cambreling (1948) DEATHS Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1778) Beverly Sills (2007) PREMIERES Our Man in Havana (Williamson; 1963)
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Openings
Bari. Rota: Il cappello di paglia di Firenze (13-18 Sep). Un progetto Opera Nuova; Giovani cantanti sotto i trent' anni selezionati sulla base di un call for proposals e di audizioni
Chicago(COT). Bloch: Macbeth (13-21 Sep).
Brisbane. Glass: The Perfect American (15-20 Sep).
World premiere Melbourne(VO). Grandage: The Riders (23 Sep-4 Oct). Libretto: Alison Croggon, after the novel by Tim Winton
Napoli. Giosa: Don Checco (25 Sep-3 Oct).
Palermo. Weinberger: Svanda dudak (19-26 Oct).
Wexford. Mariotte: Salome (22-31 Oct). Opera in 1 act (Lyon, 1908); Libretto after the French play 'Salomé' by Oscar Wilde
Wexford. Cagnoni: Don Bucefalo (23 Oct-1 Nov).
Wexford. Puts: Silent Night (24 Oct-2 Nov). (Minneapolis-St Paul, 2011); Events surrounding the impromptu cease-fire on the Western Front on Christmas Eve 1914; Libretto: Mark Campbell, after the screenplay for the film 'Joyeux Noël' by Christian Carion
Bologna. Jarrell: Cassandra (31 Oct-2 Nov).
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Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Drot og Marsk; Kasper Holten (prod), Den Jyske Opera, 2000 // 'Companies': Switzerland map, detail (c) Operabase 2005

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