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On this day ..
17 September
BIRTHS Theo Loevendie (1930)
18 September
BIRTHS Alberto Franchetti (1860) Ivo Tijardović (1895) DEATHS Karol Kazimierz Kurpiński (1857) Mauricio Kagel (2008)
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Boris Stoynov Bulgarian set designer. 7 Apr 1949, Sofia -- 14 Sep 2014, Chernomorec
Magda Olivero Italian soprano. 25 Mar 1910, Saluzzo -- 9 Sep 2014, Milano
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Openings
Banska Bystrica. Dusik: Hrnciarsky bal (16 Sep). Operetta in 3 acts (1956); Libretto: Pavol Braxatoris
Ekaterinburg. Glass: Satyagraha (16 Sep-21 Nov).
World premiere Esbjerg. Am: Is-slottet (16-22 Sep). Siss is haunted by the memory of her childhood friend, Unn who disappeared when she was 11 .. but why is she haunted? and by what?; Libretto: Jesper Bræstrup Karlsen, after the novel by Tarjei Vesaas
Moscow(Chamber). Sedelnikov: Poor Folk (16-22 Sep). Chamber opera in 13 letters (1973); Libretto: Gleb Sedelnikov, after the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Leverkusen. Scarlatti: La Dirindina (17 Sep-8 Feb).
Kyiv. Lysenko: Natalka Poltavka (18 Sep).
Paris(CE). Berlioz: Romeo et Juliette (18 Sep).
Tallinn(Opera). Handel: Rinaldo (18 Sep-29 Mar).
Giessen. Heggie: For a Look or a Touch (19-28 Sep).
Radebeul. Lincke: Frau Luna (19 Sep-21 Nov).
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Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Simon Boccanegra; David Pountney / WNO // 'Companies': Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt

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