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On this day ..
24 October
BIRTHS Ferdinand Hiller (1811) Emmerich Kálmán (1882) Tito Gobbi (1913) Sena Jurinac (1921) Luciano Berio (1925) Rainer Kunad (1936) Cheryl Studer (1955) DEATHS Giuseppe Maria Orlandini (1760) Charles Lecocq (1918) Franz Lehár (1948) PREMIERES L'europe galante (Campra; 1697) La donna del lago (Rossini; 1819) Der Zigeunerbaron (Strauss; 1885)
25 October
BIRTHS Johann Strauss (1825) Georges Bizet (1838) Galina Vishnevskaya (1926) DEATHS Hans Knappertsbusch (1965) PREMIERES Livietta e Tracollo (Pergolesi; 1734) Il Corsaro (Verdi; 1848) Wiener Blut (Strauss; 1899) Pohjalaisia (Madetoja; 1924)
London(Linbury). Rossini: La scala di seta (23-24 Oct). Jette Parker Young Artists fully staged performance
World premiere Vancouver(Opera). Weisensel: Stickboy (23 Oct-7 Nov). Libretto: Shane Koyczan, after his autobiography
Wexford. Cagnoni: Don Bucefalo (23 Oct-1 Nov). Dramma giocosa in three acts (Milano, 1847)
Wexford. Holst: The Wandering Scholar (23 Oct-1 Nov).
W├╝rzburg. Puccini: Le Villi (23 Oct-15 Nov). Oper am Klavier
World premiere Bruxelles(Monnaie). Lens: Shell Shock (24 Oct-2 Nov). Setting of 12 canti by Nick Cave on the psychological damage of war
Mannheim. Catalani: La Wally (24 Oct-8 Mar).
World premiere Metz. Glory: Un Amour en guerre (24-26 Oct). Young love and national hatred; Libretto: Patrick Poivre d'Arvor
Pavia. Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur (24-26 Oct).
Venezia(Fenice). Sciarrino: La porta della legge (24 Oct-2 Nov).

Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Pelléas et Mélisande, Yannis Kokkos / WNO // 'Companies': Grazer Oper

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