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On this day ..
23 October
BIRTHS Albert Lortzing (1801) Ned Rorem (1923) Zbigniew Rudziński (1935) DEATHS Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1801)
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)
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Openings
World premiere New York(BAM). Hearne: The Source (22-25 Oct). A visual and sonic installation examining the personal and media reactions to Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning's leaks of classified documents to Wikileaks and subsequent arrest; Libretto: Mark Doten
St Petersburg(Mariinsky). Berlioz: Les Troyens (22 Oct).
Wexford. Mariotte: Salome (22-31 Oct). Tragédie lyrique in 1 act (Lyon, 1908); Libretto after the French play 'Salomé' by Oscar Wilde
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).
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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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