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Aboulker, Isabelle (*1938)
 www.isabelle-aboulker.com
Jérémy Fischer  4-11 Jun; Opéra de Lyon p. Michel Dieuaide
Abraham, Paul (1892-1960)
Ball im Savoy  28 Sep-10 Nov; Komische Oper Berlin p. Barrie Kosky  1 Okt-5 Apr; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Olga Malikova  11 Okt-5 Jan; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Wolfgang Dosch  19 Okt-10 Jan; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Wolfgang Dosch  27 Okt-6 Jun; Rostov State Opera p. Yuri Alexandrov  5 Dec-1 Feb; Klaipedos, Klaipėda State Musical Theatre p. Ramūnas Kaubrys  15 Jan-18 Jun; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera p. Mart Sander  27 Apr-15 Jun; Landestheater Altenburg p. Wolfgang Dosch  15 Jun; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Wolfgang Dosch
Die Blume von Hawaii  (NP) 9 Maa-5 Apr; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg p. Tamara Korber
Viktoria und ihr Husar  28 Sep-21 Maa; Budapest Operetta Theatre p. Attila Béres
Adam, Adolphe (1803-1856)
Le Toreador  (NP) 19 Jan; Wuppertaler Bühnen // 24 Feb; Wuppertal // 2 Apr; Wuppertal // 9 Apr; Wuppertal // 7 Mei; Wuppertal // 11 Mei; Wuppertal // 14 Mei; Wuppertal p. Björn Reinke
Adams, John (*1947)
 www.earbox.com
A Flowering Tree Opera in 2 acts (Wien, 2006); A tale of magical transformations, treachery and true love triumphant; Libretto: John Adams and Peter Sellars, after ancient Indian folktale  5-13 Mei; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Vishal Bhardwaj
Doctor Atomic Opera in 2 acts (San Francisco, 2005); Doctor Atomic looks at the key characters in the final hours leading up to the first atomic bomb test; Libretto: Peter Sellars, after original sources  (NP) 25 Jan-25 Mei; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Yuval Sharon  2-9 Mei; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 17 Mei; Mulhouse p. Lucinda Childs
El Niño  14 Dec; London, South Bank Centre  23-30 Mei; Charleston SC, Spoleto Festival USA p. John La Bouchardière
The Death of Klinghoffer  (NP) 16-22 Maa; Long Beach Opera p. James Robinson
The Gospel According to the Other Mary  7 Sep; Chicago, Ravinia Festival
Ada, Selman (*1953)
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves  5 Dec-24 Maa; Samsun State Opera and Ballet
Adès, Thomas (*1971)
 Faber Music
Powder her face  (NP) 2-19 Apr; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Joe Hill-Gibbins
The Tempest  11 Jan-7 Feb; Oper Frankfurt p. Keith Warner
Aints, Tauno (*1975)
 www.taunoaints.com
Rehepapp  (WP) 18 Okt-12 Maa; Tartu, Theatre Vanemuine p. Marko Matvere
Akbaşli, Tevfik (*1962)
Muhteşem Süleyman  26 Apr-19 Mei; Izmir State Opera and Ballet p. Mehmet Balkan
Akhiyarova, Rezeda (*1956)
The Love of the Poet  24 Apr; Kazan, Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Djalil
Akhundova, Shafiga (1924-2013)
Galin gayasi The first opera by a woman in the East (1972); To mark the 90th birthday of the composer (21 Jan 1924 - 26 Jul 2013);  29 Jan; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Akyol, Taner (*1977)
 www.tanerakyol.com
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves  21 Feb-2 Apr; Komische Oper Berlin p. Matthias Davids
Alagna, David (*1975)
Le dernier jour d'un condamné  (NP) 9-12 Maa; Opéra Grand Avignon p. Nadine Duffaut
Aldridge, Robert (*1954)
 www.robertaldridge.com
Elmer Gantry An unscrupulous adventurer exploits the Evangelical movement in the 1920's Midwest; Libretto: Herschel Garfein, after the novel by Sinclair Lewis;  28 Feb-2 Maa; Tulsa Opera p. Kristine McIntyre
Alfano, Franco (1875-1954)
 Ricordi
Sakùntala  (concert) 19 Nov; New York, Teatro Grattacielo
Alfvén, Hugo (1872-1960)
Alfvén The love affair and marriage of Hugo Alfvén and Marie Krøyer; Pasticcio based on Hugo Alfvén's 4th Symphony (1919) with additional songs and choruses; Libretto: Richard Bark;  (WP) 13-25 Jul; Lund, Ystadoperan p. Richard Bark
Ali-Zadeh, Franghiz (*1947)
 ali-sade.narod.ru/
Expectation  4 Mei; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Alonso, Francisco (1887-1948)
La Parranda Zarzuela en tres actos (1928);  22 Apr; Murcia, Teatro Romea
Amirov, Fikret (1922-1984)
Sevil Opera in 3 acts;  30 Okt-11 Jun; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Anderson, Julian (*1967)
Thebans  (WP) 3 Mei-3 Jun; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Pierre Audi
Andre, Mark (*1964)
Wunderzaichen An acoustic road trip about identity, an intruder's reality and the impossibility of one's last journey;  (WP) 2-25 Maa; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito
Andriessen, Louis (*1939)
De Materie  (NP) 15-24 Aug; Ruhr Triennale p. Heiner Goebbels
Antheil, George (1900-1959)
The Brothers  (NP) 5-19 Jun; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Susanne Frey
Venus in Africa  (NP) 5-19 Jun; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Susanne Frey
Aperghis, Georges (*1945)
 www.aperghis.com
Le petit chaperon rouge  (NP) 30 Nov-22 Dec; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Annika Haller
Aprikian, Garbis (*1926)
La Naissance de David de Sassoun  (concert) 5 Jun; Paris, Opéra-Comique
Argento, Dominick (*1927)
Postcard from Morocco  21-29 Maa; Portland OR, Portland Opera p. Kevin Newbury
The Dream of Valentino New revised version;  1-9 Maa; Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera p. Eric Simonson
The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe Opera in 2 acts, 125' (Minnesota, 1976);  (NP) 30 Nov-21 Maa; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Thaddeus Strassberger
Arkas, Mykola Mykolayovych (1852-1909)
Katerina Opera in 3 acts, 110' (Moscow, 1899); Libretto: Mykola Arkas, after the poem by Taras Shevchenko;  21 Nov-3 Apr; Odessa Opera and Ballet
Arne, Thomas Augustine (1710-1778)
The Cooper Comic opera in 2 acts (1772);  11-21 Jun; London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) p. Rodula Gaitanou
Arriaga, Juan Crisostómo (1806-1826)
Die arabische Prinzessin  28 Sep-6 Okt; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Jens Kerbel  22-25 Jan; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Pablo Ramos  2 Mei-26 Jun; Landestheater Linz p. John F Kutil
Arrieta, Pascual Emilio (1823-1894)
El dominó azul  (concert) 7-20 Jun; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
La conquista di Granata Opera in 3 acts (Madrid, 1850);  24 Mei-11 Jul; Stadttheater Giessen p. Catherine Miville
Marina  28 Apr-2 Mei; Ópera de Oviedo p. Ignacio García
Arutiunian, Alexander Grigor (1920-2012)
Sayat-Nova Opera in three acts, 1969; Libretto: H.Khanjyan;  17 Apr; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Asaf'yev, Boris (1884-1949)
Cinderella  29 Sep-6 Apr; St Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Theatre p. Olga Mukhortova
Auerbach, Lera (*1973)
 www.leraauerbach.com
The Blind  24-25 Sep; Trondheim Symfoniorkester p. John La Bouchardière
Auer, Christian
 www.christianauer.com
Der Brandner Kasper  11-31 Jul; Opernfestival Gut Immling p. Verena von Kerssenbrock
Augst, Oliver (*1962)
 www.augstundbeck.de
Stadt der 1000 Feuer Aktion für Sprechchor und vier Solisten; Text: John Birke, after 'Der gespaltene Mensch' by Bruno Schönlank;  (WP) 21-28 Feb; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Oliver Augst, John Birke
Auzet, Roland (*1964)
Steve V The fights for domination of the known world by Steve Jobs and England's Henry V collide in the Cloud/ fog of war; Opéra multimédia pour deux solistes, un comédien, six chanteurs, ensemble instrumental et électronique; Text: Fabrice Melquiot;  (WP) 14-18 Maa; Lyon, Biennale Musiques en Scène
Ayres, Richard (*1965)
 www.richardayres.com
Peter Pan Libretto: Lavinia Greenlaw, after the novel Peter Pan by JM Barrie; Ein Auftragswerk der Oper Stuttgart und der Komischen Oper Berlin, in Koproduktion mit der Welsh National Opera;  (WP) 19 Dec-10 Apr; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Frank Hilbrich
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Actus tragicus  29 Apr-5 Jun; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Herbert Wernicke
Bauernkantate  30 Okt-11 Jun; Moscow, Helikon-Opera p. Alexander Borodovsky
Der Triumph der Liebe  20 Nov; Theater Erfurt p. Bettina Lell
Kaffee-Kantate  18 Sep-28 Mei; Moscow, Helikon-Opera p. Oleg Iliyn  (NP) 12 Apr-3 Jul; Theater Regensburg p. Christina Schmidt
Kantaten Cantates de Bach;  11-21 Jul; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence p. Katie Mitchell
Messe en si mineur  (concert) 14 Dec; Opéra National de Bordeaux  (concert) 17 Dec; Paris, Salle Pleyel
Weihnachts-Oratorium  26 Dec-6 Jan; Tiroler Festspiele Erl
Balfe, Michael William (1808-1870)
The Sleeping Queen One-act operetta;  25-31 Okt; Wexford Festival Opera p. Sophie Motley
Banevich, Sergey (*1941)
The Steadfast Tin Soldier  29 Sep-7 Jun; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
The Story of Kai and Gerda  10 Nov-23 Feb; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
The Twelve Months Opera for children in two parts (2006);  25 Dec-20 Apr; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Georgy Isaakyan(original)
Barab, Seymour (*1921)
 www.seymourbarab.com
La pizza con funghi Parody of 19th century Italian opera (1988);  11-12 Okt; New York, Chelsea Opera p. Lynne Hayden-Findlay
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
A Hand of Bridge  29 Maa-5 Apr; CNT Zagreb p. Jasna Zaric
Vanessa  (NP) 21-25 Maa; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole p. Bérénice Collet  9 Jul-2 Aug; Logan, Utah Festival Opera p. Daniel Helfgot
Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo (1823-1894)
El Diablo en el poder  (concert) 11-21 Jun; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Barbu, Filaret (1903-1984)
Ana Lugojana Operetta (1950);  18 Jun; Cluj-Napoca, Opera Naţională Română p. Mihaela Bogdan
Barry, Gerald (*1952)
 OUP
The Importance of Being Earnest  (NP) 26 Okt; Belfast, NI Opera // 30 Okt; Belfast // 2 Nov; Cork // 8-9 Nov; Dublin p. Antony McDonald
Batin, Dmitry
A Christmas Carol (Perm 2010); Libretto: Dmitry Batin, Alexey Arkhipov and Yulia Selina, after the novel 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens;  17 Nov; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Olga Enns
The Malachite Casket Opera-tale in 2 acts (20112); ‘a frightening fairy-tale for family viewing', 6+; Libretto: Yulia Selina, after short stories 'Mistress of the Copper Mountain' and 'The Malachite Casketby' Pavel Bazhov;  9 Nov-9 Maa; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Olga Enns
Battistelli, Giorgio (*1953)
 Ricordi
Il medico dei pazzi 90'; Cicillo pretends to be running a clinic to get money from his grandfather. When his grandfather comes to visit, Cicillo needs to create an asylum .. and quickly; Libretto: Giorgio Battistelli, loosely after the Totò film 'Il medico dei pazzi' by Mario Mattòli;  (WP) 20-28 Jun; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine p. Carlos Wagner
Bedford, Luke (*1978)
Through His Teeth  (WP) 3-11 Apr; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Bijan Sheibani
Beecher, Lembit (*1980)
 www.lembitbeecher.com
I Have No Stories to Tell You  26-27 Feb; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Robin Guarino
Beeson, Jack (1921-2010)
Lizzie Borden  (NP) 20-24 Nov; Boston Lyric Opera p. Christopher Alden  31 Jul; Tanglewood p. Christopher Alden
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)
Il pirata  (NP) 30 Nov-24 Jan; Landestheater Niederbayern (Landshut, Passau, Straubing) // 3 Dec; Straubing // 6 Dec-19 Jan; Landshut p. Alberto Jona, Jenaro Meléndrez Chas
La straniera  28 Sep-22 Okt; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Christof Loy  (concert) 31 Okt-8 Nov; Opéra Municipal de Marseille  (NP) 2 Maa-13 Apr; Essen, Aalto Theater p. Christof Loy
Bellisario, Angelo (*1932)
Amici pianoforte Roberto Moretti; Progetto Buzzati, in collaborazione con la Fondazione Buzzati;  14 Maa; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi p. Stefano Mecenate
Bell, Iain (*1980)
 www.iainbellmusic.com
A Harlot's Progress Libretto: Peter Ackroyd, after the series of paintings by Hogarth;  (WP) 13-27 Okt; Theater an der Wien p. Jens Daniel Herzog
Beneš, X Jara (1897-1949)
Ruze z Argentiny  19 Okt-3 Mei; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre  21 Maa-9 Jun; Ustí nad Labem, North Bohemian Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Benjamin, George (*1960)
 Faber Music
Written on Skin The first new production of Benjamin's opera;  (NP) 29 Sep-5 Dec; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Magdolna Parditka, Alexandra Szemerédy  16-19 Nov; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Katie Mitchell  (NP) 11 Apr-24 Mei; Landestheater Detmold p. Kay Metzger
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Benvenuto Cellini  (NP) 15 Feb-4 Jun; Theater Münster p. Aron Stiehl  (NP) 5-27 Jun; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Terry Gilliam, Leah Hausman
L'enfance du Christ  (concert) 20-22 Dec; Barcelona, L'Auditori
La mort de Cléopâtre scena lirica per soprano e orchestra;  27-29 Jun; Spoleto, Festival dei Due Mondi p. Frédéric Fisbach
Roméo et Juliette  6-13 Nov; London, Barbican Centre
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Mass  17 Sep-27 Maa; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre // 11 Apr; Moscow  11 Apr; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Rēzija Kalniņa  (NP) 8 Aug; Tallinn, Birgitta Festival p. Susanna Tsirjuk
Bersa, Blagoje (1873-1934)
Der Schuster von Delft  4 Dec-7 Jan; CNT Zagreb p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Bertelsmeier, Birke Jasmin (*1981)
 www.birkebertelsmeier.com
Die Nachtigall und die Rose Libretto: Nina Dudek, Birke Jasmin Bertelsmeier, after the story by Oscar Wilde;  (WP) 20-27 Jun; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Nina Dudek
Querelle Libretto: Katinka Deecke, after the novel by Jean Genet;  (WP) 20-27 Jun; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Tilman Hecker
Bertoni, Ferdinando (1725-1813)
Orfeo  18-19 Jul; Bampton Classical Opera // 12 Aug; Bentley // 25 Aug; Westonbirt // 16 Sep; London p. Jeremy Gray
Betta, Marco (*1964)
 www.marcobetta.it
Sette storie per lasciare il mondo Prima esecuzione assoluta della nuova versione;  (NP) 23-27 Okt; Palermo, Teatro Massimo p. Roberto Andò
Bibalo, Antonio (1922-2008)
Frøken Julie  27 Apr-21 Jun; Theater Hof p. Uwe Drechsel
Bikkembergs, Kurt (*1963)
 www.kurtbikkembergs.be/
La Derniere Fête  (WP) 19-26 Jan; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Dirk Opstaele  13-16 Feb; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Dirk Opstaele
Bilegjargal, Kh (1954-2008)
Tears of a Lama  11-18 Jan; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Binder, Carl (1816-1860)
Tannhäuser Tannhäuser oder die Keilerei auf der Wartburg;  23 Nov-15 Jun; Theater Goerlitz // 29 Maa-31 Mei; Bautzen p. Klaus Arauner
Birtwistle, Harrison (*1934)
Down by the Greenwood Side  (NP) 9-11 Mei; Brighton Festival p. Susannah Waters
Gawain  (concert) 16 Mei; London, Barbican Centre p. John Lloyd Davies
Punch and Judy  (NP) 16-31 Mei; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Derek Gimpel  22 Mei-5 Jun; Wiener Kammeroper p. Leonard Prinsloo  (NP) 22 Mei-5 Jun; Neue Oper Wien p. Leonard Prinsloo  9 Jun; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre
Bizet, Georges (1838-1875)
Carmen  19 Sep-14 Dec 2009; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Monique Wagemakers
Bocharov, Vladimir
Morozko Opera for children in two acts;  1 Dec-9 Maa; Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia State Music Theatre
Boesmans, Philippe (*1936)
 Ricordi
Au monde  (WP) 30 Maa-12 Apr; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Joël Pommerat
Bolcom, William (*1938)
 www.williambolcom.com/
A View from the Bridge Opera in 2 acts;  (NP) 5-13 Apr; Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre p. Tazewell Thompson
Lucrezia  6-15 Jun; Arlington, UrbanArias p. Alan Paul
Bollon, Fabrice (*1965)
 www.fabricebollon.com
Oscar und die Dame in Rosa An opera for the whole family (12+); The dying ten-year-old Oscar is shown how to live his remaining life to the full by grandmother Rosa, a former Olympic wrestler; After the novel by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt;  (WP) 5 Jan-21 Maa; Theater Freiburg p. Clemens Bechtel
Boulez, Pierre (*1925)
Le Soleil des Eaux  7 Sep; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern
Braga, Francisco (1868-1945)
Jupyra  15-27 Okt; Theatro Municipal de São Paulo p. Pier Francesco Maestrini
Braunfels, Walter (1882-1954)
Der Traum ein Leben Dramatisches Märchen nach Grillparzer (1934-1937);  (NP) 30 Maa-30 Mei; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Jürgen Weber
Die Vögel  (NP) 21 Jun-11 Jul; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Yona Kim
Bretón, Tomás (1850-1923)
La verbena de la paloma  (NP) 19 Okt-10 Nov; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. José Carlos Plaza  24 Apr; Murcia, Teatro Romea
Březina, Aleš (*1965)
Toufar The political show trial and death of priest Josef Toufar in 1950; Chamber opera; Libretto: Aleš Březina, after contemporary documents;  (WP) 18 Sep-17 Mei; Praha, Kolowrat Theatre p. Petr Zelenka  16 Jun; Litomysl, Smetana Opera Festival p. Petr Zelenka
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Billy Budd  14 Sep-20 Okt; GöteborgsOperan p. Richard Jones, Katharina Thoma  8-21 Nov; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Immo Karaman  7-13 Feb; New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music p. Michael Grandage  22 Feb-16 Maa; Los Angeles, LA Opera p. Francesca Zambello  (NP) 22 Mei-6 Jun; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. David Alden
Curlew River  14-16 Nov; London, Barbican Centre p. Netia Jones  12-25 Apr; Opéra de Lyon p. Olivier Py
Death in Venice  (NP) 17-25 Okt; Leeds, Opera North // 1-2 Nov; Aldeburgh // 7 Nov; Salford Quays // 14 Nov; Newcastle // 21 Nov; Nottingham p. Yoshi Oida(original)  (NP) 14-29 Jun; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Immo Karaman  (NP) 3-6 Jul; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Immo Karaman
Gloriana Peter Tiefenbach: piano;  (concert) 24 Nov; Toronto, Opera In Concert  11-16 Feb; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Heřman
Noye's Fludde  21 Sep-6 Okt; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Volker Böhm  28 Sep-12 Okt; London, South Bank Centre  (NP) 19 Okt-23 Nov; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Sascha Mink  (concert) 15-17 Nov; New Orleans Opera p. Robert Lyall  8 Maa; Auckland, New Zealand Opera // 14 Maa; Berhampore  (NP) 7 Apr; Torino, Teatro Regio p. Elisabetta Marini  (concert) 21 Jul; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria
Owen Wingrave  11 Jan; Heemstede, Opera Trionfo // 23 Jan; Apeldoorn // 28 Jan; Zwolle p. Floris Visser  22-24 Mei; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon p. Christophe Gayral  (NP) 13-18 Jun; Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts p. Neil Bartlett
Paul Bunyan  (NP) 17-21 Feb; London, English Touring Opera // 11 Maa; Truro // 14 Maa; Poole // 18 Maa; Wolverhampton // 28 Maa; Snape // 1 Apr; Cheltenham // 8 Apr; Leicester // 16 Apr; York // 25 Apr; Norwich // 6 Mei; Crawley // 8 Mei; Coventry // 16 Mei; Exeter // 28 Mei; Cambridge p. Liam Steel
The Prodigal Son  4 Jul; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma p. Mario Martone
War Requiem  (concert) 24 Sep-1 Okt; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón  (concert) 5 Okt; Beijing Music Festival Arts Foundation  2-3 Nov; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie  (concert) 21 Aug; London, BBC Proms
Brochocka, Katarzyna (*1982)
The Young Wife Mono-opera, 75'; Libretto: Katarzyna Brochocka, after a novel by Gabriela Zapolska;  11-12 Okt; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Adam Biernacki
Brooke, Elspeth (*1981).f
 elspethbrooke.com
The Commission A dark tale of murder and brutal revenge, 60';  (WP) 14 Maa; Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts // 17-19 Maa; London // 20 Maa; Leeds p. Annabel Arden  17-19 Maa; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Annabel Arden  20 Maa; Leeds, Opera North
Brøske, Trygve (*1973)
 www.trygvebroske.no
KibergOdysseen An opera on the treatment of the partisans of Finnmark, in the extreme north of Norway, who fought for the Soviets against the Nazis in WWII; Libretto: Marianne Meløy;  (WP) 22 Jun; Tromsø, Nordnorsk Opera // 15 Sep; Bodø // 16 Sep; Hålogaland // 18 Sep; Vardø p. Ivar Tindberg
Brusilovsky, Yevgeny Grigor'yevich (1905-1981)
Er Targhin Opera in two acts (1936/37);  14 Dec; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House
Kyz Zhibek The first Kazakh opera (1934); Libretto: Gabit Musirepov, after 16th century Kazakh folk legend;  9 Nov-22 Mei; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House
Bruun, Peter (*1968)
Splinten fra Argo  13-17 Jan; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Rolf Heim
Bružaitė, Zita (*1966)
 MIC.lt
Grybų karas ir taika War and Peace of Mushrooms. Small opera parody for children;  27 Okt-24 Nov; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Voro vestuvės  20 Okt; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Busoni, Ferruccio (1866-1924)
Turandot  12-20 Jul; Opernbühne Bad Aibling
Campra, André (1660-1744)
Tancréde  (NP) 11-13 Apr; Opéra Grand Avignon p. Vincent Tavernier  6-7 Mei; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Vincent Tavernier
Casella, Alfredo (1883-1947)
La donna serpente Opera fiaba in un prologo, tre atti e sette quadri (1928-1931) ; Libretto: Cesare Vico Ludovici, after Carlo Gozzi;  (NP) 18-26 Jul; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Arturo Cirillo
Castro, Ricardo (1864-1907)
Atzimba To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Castro (1864-1907);  10-13 Apr; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes p. Antonio Salinas
Catalani, Alfredo (1854-1893)
La Wally  26 Okt-23 Nov; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Václav Klemens  (NP) 18-28 Jun; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Cesare Lievi
Cavalieri, Emilio de' (c1550-1602)
Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo  4-11 Mei; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Achim Freyer, Tilman Hecker
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Egisto  5-7 Dec; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Benjamin Lazar
Elena  (NP) 10-15 Nov; Opéra National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon p. Jean-Yves Ruf  6-8 Dec; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Jean-Yves Ruf  7-10 Apr; Opéra de Lille p. Jean-Yves Ruf  27 Aug; Festival de Sablé sur Sarthe
Giasone  (NP) 4-10 Okt; London, English Touring Opera // 17 Okt; Aldeburgh // 26 Okt; Malvern // 29 Okt; Bath // 31 Okt; Harrogate // 5 Nov; Durham // 13 Nov; Cambridge // 20 Nov; Exeter p. Ted Huffman  5-9 Dec; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera p. Chas Rader-Shieber
La Calisto  12-21 Jan; München, Bayerische Staatsoper p. David Alden  (NP) 8 Maa-3 Jul; Wiesbaden, Hessiches Staatstheater p. Teresa Reiber  17-27 Jul; Cincinnati Opera p. Ted Huffman
La Doriclea  26-29 Maa; New York, Manhattan School of Music p. Dona D Vaughn
Čekovská, L'ubica (*1975)
Dorian Gray Opera in three acts; Čekovská's first opera receives its world premiere during the World New Music Days 2013;  (WP) 8 Nov-5 Jun; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre p. Nicola Raab
Cesti, Antonio (1623-1669)
Orontea  5-13 Jul; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Anja Krietsch  22-26 Aug; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. Stefano Vizioli
Chabrier, Emmanuel (1841-1894)
L'étoile  29-30 Maa; Opéra National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon p. Benoît Benichou
Une Éducation manquée (s) Représentations scolaires / Schools performances;  27-29 Maa; Opéra de Rennes
Chailly, Luciano (1920-2002)
Il mantello pianoforte Roberto Moretti; Progetto Buzzati, in collaborazione con la Fondazione Buzzati;  14 Maa; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi p. Stefano Mecenate
Chapí, Ruperto (1851-1909)
Curro Vargas  (NP) 14 Feb-2 Maa; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Graham Vick  20-23 Maa; Valladolid, Teatro Calderón p. Graham Vick  18-22 Jun; Ópera de Oviedo p. Graham Vick
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643-1704)
La descente d'Orphée aux Enfers  1-5 Jan; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Andrew Eggert  14-15 Maa; Pacific Opera Victoria p. Gilbert Blin
Médée  17 Mei-13 Jun; Radebeul, Landesbühnen Sachsen p. Jan Michael Horstmann
Chauls, Robert (*1942)
Alice in Wonderland  17 Dec-8 Apr; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Adam Frontczak
Chausson, Ernest
Le Roi Arthus  (NP) 14-25 Maa; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 11-13 Apr; Mulhouse p. Keith Warner
Chenna, Andrea
Canti dall'inferno Libretto: Ramón Sampedro, after his own life;  20-26 Jun; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia p. Davide Livermore
Ching, Jeffrey (*1965)
 jching.com/
Before Brabant Chamber opera, 70'. First performance in concert.; Libretto: Jeffrey Ching, after The Knyght of the Swanne (1512) by Robert Copland;  (concert) 18 Maa; Hong Kong Arts Festival
Christiné, Henri (1867-1941)
Phi-Phi  (NP) 1 Jun; Opéra de Lausanne // 3 Jun; Fribourg // 6 Jun; Cully // 8 Jun; Renens // 12 Jun; Payerne // 14 Jun; Bex // 15 Jun; Veytaux // 18 Jun; Cossonay // 20 Jun; Nyon // 21 Jun; Orbe // 22 Jun; Aubonne // 26 Jun; Aigle // 29 Jun; Vallorbe // 3 Jul; Martigny // 7 Jul; Coppet // 8-9 Jul; Lausanne // 11 Jul; Vichy p. Gérard Demierre  11 Jul; Opéra de Vichy p. Gérard Demierre
Chukhadjian, Tigran
Arshak II  6 Feb-29 Apr; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Cikker, Jan (1911-1989)
Coriolanus After Shakespeare;  26 Sep; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Roman Polák
Cilea, Francesco (1866-1950)
L'arlesiana  (NP) 27-29 Sep; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi p. Rosetta Cucchi
Cimarosa, Domenico (1749-1801)
I due baroni di Rocca Azzurra  8-13 Jul; Opéra de Chambre de Genève
Il maestro di cappella  9 Nov; Savona, Opera Giocosa p. Jacopo Marchisio  31 Jul; Soustons, Opéra des Landes p. Alain Patiès
Le astuzie femminili  10 Okt; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Maria Rubina
Colasanti, Silvia (*1975)
 http:/www.silviacolasanti.it
La metamorfosi  9-16 Maa; Firenze, Teatro Comunale p. Pier Luigi Pier'Alli
Coli, Bruno (*1957)
The Angel of the Odd Chamber opera after Edgar Allan Poe;  (WP) 7-14 Jun; Poznan, Teatr Wielki p. Krzysztof Cicheński
Coll, Francisco (*1985)
 www.franciscocoll.com
Café Kafka Libretto: Meredith Oakes, after texts and fragments by Franz Kafka;  (WP) 14 Maa; Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts // 17-19 Maa; London // 20 Maa; Leeds p. Annabel Arden  17-19 Maa; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Annabel Arden  20 Maa; Leeds, Opera North
Conradi, Johann Georg (1645-1699)
Die schöne und getreue Ariadne  (NP) 12 Apr-30 Mei; Landestheater Niederbayern (Landshut, Passau, Straubing) // 22 Apr; Straubing // 25 Apr-25 Mei; Landshut p. Jonathan Lunn
Copland, Aaron (1900-1990)
The Tender Land  1-9 Feb; Opéra de Lyon p. Jean Lacornerie  13-14 Jun; New York, Chelsea Opera
Crozier, Daniel
With Blood, With Ink  (NP) 20 Apr-10 Mei; Fort Worth Opera p. Dona D Vaughn
Current, Brian (*1972)
 www.briancurrent.com
Airline Icarus Libretto: Anton Piatigorsky;  3-8 Jun; Toronto, Soundstreams p. Tim Albery
Czernowin, Chaya (*1957)
 Schott Music
Pnima  (NP) 29 Aug-8 Sep 2013; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern p. David Hermann  (NP) 29 Aug-8 Sep 2013; Luzerner Theater p. David Hermann
d'Albert, Eugen (1864-1932)
Tiefland  (NP) 17 Jan-22 Maa; Theater Nordhausen p. Toni Burkhardt  (NP) 10 Mei-3 Jul; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater p. Kurt Josef Schildknecht  31 Mei-14 Jun; Oper Frankfurt p. Anselm Weber
Dalbavie, Marc-André (*1961)
Charlotte Salomon  (WP) 29 Jul-14 Aug; Salzburger Festspiele p. Luc Bondy
Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904-1975)
Il prigioniero  (concert) 27 Apr; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia  17 Mei; London, South Bank Centre  (NP) 22 Jun-4 Jul; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Lluís Pasqual
Damdinsuren, B (1919-1992)
Three Dramatic Characters  2 Nov-7 Jun; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Dargomizhsky, Alexander Sergeyevich (1813-1869)
Rusalka  13 Sep-4 Mei; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Vasily Barkhatov  5 Okt-26 Mei; Saratov Opera and Ballet  26 Okt-17 Mei; Nizhni Novgorod, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Pushkin
David, Félicien (1810-1876)
Herculanum  (concert) 8 Maa; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Davies, Peter Maxwell (*1934)
Kommilitonen!  29 Maa-19 Mei; Stadttheater Bremerhaven p. Ulrich Mokrusch
De Rose, Mario (*1958)
Et nunc et semper Scenic cantata;  7 Dec-15 Apr; Ceské Budějovice, South Bohemian Theatre p. Miloslav Veselý
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'Enfant prodigue  4-11 Nov; London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) p. Stephen Barlow.prod
La Chute de la maison Usher British première of new version completed by Robert Orledge;  (NP) 13-15 Jun; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 20 Jun; Birmingham p. David Pountney
Delibes, Léo (1836-1891)
Lakmé  21-28 Sep; Montreal, L'Opéra de Montréal p. Alain Gauthier  (NP) 4-13 Okt; Opéra de Lausanne p. Lilo Baur  (NP) 8-12 Nov; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne p. Lilo Baur  (NP) 22-26 Nov; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole p. Paul-Emile Fourny  (NP) 10-20 Jan; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Lilo Baur  22-25 Mei; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. Krzysztof Kelm  5-14 Jul; Santiago, Teatro Municipal p. Jean-Louis Pichon
Delius, Frederick (1862-1934)
A Village Romeo and Juliet  (NP) 22 Jun-12 Jul; Oper Frankfurt p. Eva-Maria Höckmayr
Demiriş, Okan (1940-2010)
IV. Murat  31 Okt-26 Apr; Samsun State Opera and Ballet p. Gürçil Çeliktaş
Karyağdi Hatun  8 Apr-6 Mei; Mersin State Opera and Ballet p. Gürçil Çeliktaş
Yusuf ile züleyha After the story of Joseph and Potiphar's Wife;  25 Dec-4 Jan; Istanbul State Opera p. Aytaç Manizade
Denisov, Edison (1929-1996)
L'Écume des jours  22 Sep-11 Okt; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito
Dittrich, Paul-Heinz (*1930)
 www.paulheinzdittrich.de
Die Blinden  (NP) 30 Maa-11 Apr; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Thomas Goerge
Die Verwandlung  (NP) 30 Maa-11 Apr; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Thomas Goerge
Dogru, Selim (*1971)
 www.selimdogru.com
Wüstenwind  (NP) 2 Apr-6 Jul; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Sebastian Gühne
Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
Caterina Cornaro  (concert) 30 Maa; Berkeley, West Edge Opera  (concert) 22 Jul; Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
Francesca di Foix  4-11 Nov; London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) p. Stephen Barlow.prod
Il campanello di notte  27 Okt-1 Jun; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Olga Enns  (NP) 22 Jan-14 Apr; National Theatre of Pécs p. Ádám Ottlik
Il furioso nell'isola di San Domingo Una nuova versione critica della Fondazione Donizetti di Bergamo;  (NP) 11-13 Okt; Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti p. Francesco Esposito  20 Okt; Savona, Opera Giocosa p. Francesco Esposito  30 Nov-1 Dec; Modena, Teatro Comunale p. Francesco Esposito  11-12 Jan; Rovigo, Teatro Sociale p. Francesco Esposito  (NP) 2-4 Feb; Piacenza, Teatro Municipale p. Francesco Esposito  15-16 Feb; Ravenna, Teatro Comunale Alighieri p. Francesco Esposito
La favorite  (concert) 12-15 Dec; Opéra de Monte-Carlo  (concert) 18 Dec; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  (NP) 6-19 Feb; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Vincent Boussard  (NP) 26 Apr-14 Jun; Oper Graz p. Sam Brown  20 Jun-4 Jul; St Gallen, St Galler Festspiele p. Guy Montavon  20 Jun-4 Jul; Theater St Gallen p. Guy Montavon  22-26 Aug; Salzburger Festspiele
Maria Stuarda  11 Dec-21 Jan 2009; Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre
Maria de Rudenz dramma tragico in three parts (Teatro La Fenice, Venezia; 1838); Libretto: Salvadore Cammarano;  (NP) 20-22 Sep; Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti p. Francesco Bellotto
Maria di Rohan  (NP) 31 Jan-3 Mei; National Theatre Brno p. Barbara Klimo  (concert) 24 Jun; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Barbara Klimo
Pietro il Grande  10 Okt-3 Apr; St Petersburg Chamber Opera
Poliuto  (concert) 16-21 Apr; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos
The Broken Cup  15 Okt-2 Jun; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Olga Enns
Dosenko, Yevhen
The Magic Flint  15 Sep-3 Nov; Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Dostal, Nico (1895-1981)
Clivia  8 Maa-7 Jul; Komische Oper Berlin p. Stefan Huber
Dove, Jonathan (*1959)
 www.jonathandove.com
Siren Song  4-6 Okt; Boston University Fringe Festival
The Adventures of Pinocchio Family opera. Libretto: Alasdair Middleton, after the book by Carlo Collodi  (NP) 1 Dec-29 Maa; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Martin Duncan  4-10 Maa; London, Barbican Centre p. Martin Lloyd-Evans  4-10 Maa; London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) p. Martin Lloyd-Evans
Dubois, Théodore (1837-1924)
Aben Hamet Opera in 4 acts (Paris, 1884); Création mondiale en langue française; Libretto: Léonce Détroyatand Achille de Lauzières after the novel 'Les Aventures du dernier Abencèrage' by Chateaubriand;  (NP) 14-18 Maa; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing p. Alita Baldi
Dubovský, Milan (*1940)
Big Doctor's Fairy Tale  20 Sep-19 Mei; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre p. Andrea Hlinková
Dunayevsky, Isaak Iosifovich (1900-1955)
Belaya akatsiya  20 Okt-22 Jun; Rostov State Opera p. Kirill Strezhnev  27 Okt-29 Mei; Nizhni Novgorod, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Pushkin
Dupin, Marc-Olivier (*1954)
Robert le Cochon  (NP) 13-15 Jun; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Ivan Grinberg
Dusapin, Pascal (*1955)
Medeamaterial  7 Feb; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Filipp Grigorian
Dusík, Gejza (1907-1988)
Hrnčiarsky bál Operetta in 3 acts (1956); Libretto: Pavol Braxatoris;  (NP) 13 Dec-3 Jun; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Jaroslav Moravčík
Dvořák,A, Antonin (1841-1904)
Jakobín  20 Sep-21 Mei; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Heřman  12-27 Jul; Buxton Festival Opera p. Stephen Unwin
The Devil and Kate  15 Sep-3 Mei; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Marián Chudovský  29 Sep-31 Mei; Silesian Theatre Opava p. Lubor Cukr  20 Okt-2 Mei; Moravian Theatre Olomouc p. Václav Věžník
Vanda  15 Maa-22 Mei; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Robert Lehmeier
Egk, Werner (1901-1983)
 Schott Music
Peer Gynt  (NP) 25 Jan-3 Mei; Staatstheater Cottbus p. Martin Schüler
Ehrenberg, Vladimir Georgiyevich (1873-1923)
Vampuka  7-9 Feb; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína (*1951)
 www.kontra.org
Magnus Maria The story of Maria Johansdotter, who lived life in Stockholm as Magnus Johansson, before being put on trial in 1705 for pretending to be man; Libretto: Katarina Gäddnäs;  30 Jul; Stockholm, Folkoperan // 15-20 Jul; Mariehamn // 26 Jul; Jakobstad // 7 Sep; Espoo p. Suzanne Osten
Ellington, Duke (1899-1974)
Queenie Pie  (NP) 26 Jan-2 Feb; Long Beach Opera p. Ken Roht  19-23 Maa; Chicago Opera Theater p. Ken Roht
Enescu, George (1881-1955)
Oedipe  26 Sep; Bucuresti, Festival George Enescu p. Anda Tabacaru-Hogea  26 Sep-4 Mei; Bucuresti, Bucharest National Opera p. Anda Tabacaru Hogea  (NP) 8 Dec-5 Jan; Oper Frankfurt p. Hans Neuenfels
Eötvös, Peter (*1944)
 www.eotvospeter.com
Der goldene Drache  (NP) 29 Jun-11 Jul; Oper Frankfurt p. Elisabeth Stöppler
Le Balcon  20-24 Mei; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet
Paradise Reloaded What would society be like if Lilith, Adam's equal, was the mother of mankind rather than Eve?;  (WP) 25 Okt-1 Nov; Neue Oper Wien p. Johannes Erath
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893)
Bánk bán  4-16 Maa; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Csaba Káel
Hunyadi László  6 Maa; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Sándor Szinberger(original)  19-28 Jun; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Gábor Szűcs
Feldman, Morton (1926-1987)
Neither  (NP) 22-29 Jun; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Katie Mitchell
Felsenfeld, Daniel (*1970)
Alice in the Time of the Jabberwock Libretto: Robert Coover;  9-17 Nov; Arlington, UrbanArias p. Beth Greenberg
Nora, In the Great Outdoors Libretto: Will Eno, after the character in Ibsen's A Doll's House;  9-17 Nov; Arlington, UrbanArias p. Beth Greenberg
Fénelon, Philippe (*1952)
Flaubert et Voltaire Libretto: Philippe Fénelon;  (WP) 12 Aug; Festival Castell de Peralada p. Marc Paquien
Fister, Roland (*1972)
Dorian Gray  29 Sep-14 Nov; Landestheater Coburg p. Bodo Busse
Fleyshman, Veniamin Iosifovich (1913-1941)
Skripka Rotshil'da  30 Maa-2 Apr; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka p. Marek Weiss
Flotow, Friedrich (1812-1883)
Martha  15 Sep-5 Okt; Oper Halle p. Michael McCaffery  18 Okt-17 Jan; Kaunas State Musical Theatre p. Gintas Žilys
Floyd, Carlisle (*1926)
Susannah A musical drama in two acts, 105' (1956); An innocent woman is victimised by a narrow Evangelical community in rural Tennessee  11-17 Jul; Charlottesville, Ash Lawn Opera Festival
Foerster, Anton (1837-1926)
Gorenjski slavček Will the singer Minka stay in Gorjenska, or leave for training, fame and money abroad?; Opera (1896);  5 Nov-13 Jun; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana p. Vito Taufer
Foroni, Jacopo (1825-1858)
Christina Regina di Svezia  (NP) 25 Okt-3 Nov; Wexford Festival Opera p. Stephen Medcalf
Foss, Lukas (1922-2009)
 Carl Fischer
Introductions and Good-Byes  29 Maa-5 Apr; CNT Zagreb p. Jasna Zaric
Fox, Malcolm (1946-1997)
Sid, the serpent who wanted to sing  29 Okt-21 Mei; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Adam Frontczak
Francesconi, Luca (*1956)
 Ricordi
Quartett Opera (Milano 2011); Libretto: Luca Francesconi, after the play Quartett by Heiner Müller, itself after Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Laclos;  28 Sep; Strasbourg, Musica p. Nuno Carinhas  13-17 Nov; Opéra de Lille p. Alex Ollé  1 Apr; Lisboa, Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém p. Alex Ollé(original)  (NP) 18-28 Jun; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. John Fulljames
Frandsen, John (*1956)
 www.johnfrandsen.eu
Egoland Ivar Gjørup's cartoon anti-hero Divus Madsen returns from the comic-strip afterlife to seek the Meaning of Life; Libretto: Ivar Gjørup;  (WP) 27 Aug-6 Sep 2013; Aarhus Sommeropera // 10-11 Sep; København p. Jan Maagaard
Franz, Vladimir (*1959)
 franz.wz.cz
The War with the Newts  4-25 Jun; Praha, State Opera p. David Drábek
Frisina, Marco (*1954)
 www.marcofrisina.com
In hoc Signo 'A vision in two parts'; To mark the 1800 years since the Edict of Milan guaranteed the freedom of worship for Christians;  (WP) 8 Okt-3 Maa; Beograd, National Theatre Belgrade p. Dejan Miladinović
Frost, Ben (*1980)
 www.ethermachines.com
The Wasp Factory An opera for three performers, string quintet and electronics; Libretto: David Pountney, after the novel by Iain Banks;  2-8 Okt; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Ben Frost
Furlani, Paolo (*1964)
 Ricordi
The Water Babies 'Opera da camera, da fiume, da mare, in 3 quadri'; Libretto: Patrick Lynch, after the book by Charles Kingsley;  (WP) 20-23 Maa; Rovigo, Teatro Sociale p. Federico Bertolani
García,M, Manuel (1775-1832)
Il Califfo di Bagdad  19-27 Jul; Neuburg an der Donau, Neuburger Kammeroper p. Horst Vladar
Gasparini, Francesco
Bajazet Tragedia (1719, Reggio Emilia); Libretto: Agostin Piovene;  10-11 Jul; Opera Barga Festival p. Paola Rota
Gassmann, Florian Leopold (1729-1774)
L'opera seria  24 Aug-8 Sep 2013; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Michiel Dijkema
Gaztambide, Joaquin (1822-1870)
Catalina  (concert) 4-19 Jun; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
El Juramento  27 Feb-2 Maa; Ópera de Oviedo p. Emilio Sagi
Genée, Richard (1823-1895)
Der Musikfeind  23 Maa-15 Jun; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Anke Rauthmann
Getty, Gordon (*1934)
 www.gordongetty.com
Usher House Opera in 1 act.;  (WP) 13-15 Jun; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 20 Jun; Birmingham p. David Pountney
Giménez, Gerónimo (1854-1923)
La tempranica  (concert) 21-22 Sep; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Giordano, Umberto (1876-1948)
Fedora  3 Okt-15 Mei; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Michael Tarant
Siberia  6-8 Dec; Moscow, Helikon-Opera p. Dmitry Bertman
Gladkov, Gennady Igorevich (*1935)
 www.gengladkov.ru
The Bremen Musicians  8 Maa-6 Apr; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Bärbel Stenzenberger
Glanert, Detlev (*1960)
 Boosey&Hawkes
Caligula  14 Dec; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  1-8 Apr; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Benedict Andrews
Joseph Süß  (NP) 1 Nov-20 Jun; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Thilo Reinhardt  (NP) 22 Maa-21 Jun; Theater Erfurt p. Guy Montavon  (NP) 10 Mei-10 Jun; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Thilo Reinhardt
Glass, Philip (*1937)
 www.philipglass.com
Akhnaten  (NP) 6 Jun-6 Jul; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg p. Nanine Linning  5-19 Aug; Adelaide, State Opera of South Australia p. Leigh Warren
Einstein on the Beach  11-13 Okt; Los Angeles, LA Opera p. Robert Wilson  8-12 Jan; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Robert Wilson  7-21 Aug; Adelaide, State Opera of South Australia p. Leigh Warren
La belle et la bête  18-19 Jan; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne
Les Enfants Terribles  (NP) 25 Jun; Oper Köln p. Anna Horn
Orphée  26 Apr-4 Mei; Pittsburgh Opera p. Sam Helfrich
Satyagraha Performed in Sanskrit (no surtitles);  20 Nov-8 Dec; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Phelim McDermott, Julian Crouch  9-23 Aug; Adelaide, State Opera of South Australia p. Leigh Warren
Spuren der Verirrten  9 Nov-3 Feb; Landestheater Linz p. David Pountney
Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)
A Life for the Tsar  15 Okt; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Dmitri Tcherniakov  23 Jan-3 Apr; Nizhni Novgorod, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Pushkin p. Otar Dadishkiliani
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Alceste  (NP) 12 Sep-7 Okt; L'Opéra National de Paris (Opéra Bastille, Palais Garnier) p. Olivier Py  (NP) 27 Feb-15 Maa; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Krzysztof Warlikowski
Armide  (NP) 6-27 Okt; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Barrie Kosky  (NP) 28 Feb-26 Jun; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Michael Wallner
Ezio  (NP) 10 Nov-7 Dec; Oper Frankfurt p. Vincent Boussard
Il parnaso confuso  18-19 Jul; Bampton Classical Opera // 12 Aug; Bentley // 25 Aug; Westonbirt // 16 Sep; London p. Jeremy Gray
Iphigenie en Aulide  (concert) 25-26 Jan; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen // 1 Feb; Goslar  (NP) 22 Feb-3 Mei; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Benjamin Schad  25-30 Jul; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Andrea Moses
L'Ivrogne corrigé  (NP) 21 Feb-16 Jun; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Anatoly Ledukhovsky  16-27 Maa; Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) p. Stefan Janski
La clemenza di Tito  (concert) 3 Nov; Leverkusen, Bayer Kultur
La rencontre imprevue  (NP) 27 Okt-12 Dec; Salzburg, Landestheater p. Jacopo Spirei
Le cinesi  (NP) 21 Feb-16 Jun; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Georgy Isaakyan
Goebbels, Heiner (*1952)
 www.heinergoebbels.com
I went to the house but did not enter A staged concert in three tableaux, 75' (Edinburgh International Festival, 28 Aug 2008); After "The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S.Eliot; "The Madness of the Day" by Maurice Blanchot; "Worstword Ho!" by Samuel Beckett  6-8 Maa; Lyon, Biennale Musiques en Scène
Songs of Wars That I Have Seen  11-15 Maa; Lyon, Biennale Musiques en Scène
Stifters Dinge  (NP) 21 Sep-6 Okt; Ruhr Triennale p. Heiner Goebbels  13-15 Maa; Lyon, Biennale Musiques en Scène
Goldschmidt, Berthold (1903-1996)
Der gewaltige Hahnrei  21 Jun-13 Jul; Stadttheater Bremerhaven p. Hinrich Horstkotte
Golijov, Osvaldo (*1960)
 www.osvaldogolijov.com
Ainadamar Compañía de Antonio Gades;  8-14 Dec; Ópera de Oviedo p. Luis de Tavira  7-16 Feb; Opera Philadelphia p. Luis de Tavira  2 Maa; Wellington, New Zealand International Arts Festival p. Sara Brodie
Gorb, Adam (*1958)
 www.adamgorb.co.uk
Anya 17 Opera (Liverpool, 2012); World stage premiere. Human sex trafficking told through the stories of four young women; Libretto: Ben Kaye;  (WP) 28 Nov-8 Feb; Meiningen, Das Meininger Theater p. Mareike Zimmermann  (NP) 20-22 Jun; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle p. Brian Staufenbiel
Gordon, Ricky Ian (*1956)
 www.rickyiangordon.com
A Coffin in Egypt Chamber opera, 70'; 90-year-old Myrtle Bledsoe of Egypt, Texas, looks back in a tale of memory and murder, racism and recrimination; Libretto: Leonard Foglia, after the play by Horton Foote;  (WP) 14-21 Maa; Houston Grand Opera // 23-27 Apr; Beverly Hills p. Leonard Foglia  (NP) 6-15 Jun; Opera Philadelphia p. Leonard Foglia
Green Sneakers  10-11 Mei; Opera Piccola San Antonio p. John de los Santos
Orpheus and Euridice  10-11 Mei; Opera Piccola San Antonio p. Cynthia Stokes
Twenty-Seven An evening at Gertrude Stein's interwar Paris salon at no.27 Rue de Fleurus; Libretto: Royce Vavrek;  (WP) 14-29 Jun; Opera Theatre of Saint Louis p. James Robinson
Gotovac, Jakov (1895-1982)
Ero the Joker  28 Sep-27 Dec; CNT Zagreb p. Krešimir Dolenčić  (NP) 31 Jan-4 Jun; HNK Osijek  15-18 Feb; CNT Split p. Krešimir Dolenčić  27 Maa-17 Mei; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad p. Egon Savin  5-12 Mei; HNK Ivana pl Zajca Rijeka p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Gough, Orlando (*1953)
 www.boosey.com/gough
Voices Texts, songs, poetry on the themes of constitutions and independence combined with the musics of Palestine, Sri Lanka and South Africa;  (WP) 21-22 Mei; Bergen International Festival p. Olivia Fuchs
Gounod, Charles-Francois (1818-1893)
La colombe  11-15 Jun; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Stéphane Vérité  (NP) 1-3 Jul; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 4-6 Apr; Colmar // 6-10 Mei; Mulhouse // 11-15 Jun; Paris p. Stéphane Vérité
Grétry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (1741-1813)
La Caravane du Caire  (concert) 20 Okt; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie  (concert) 22 Okt; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Zémire et Azor JUNGE OPER - ab 8 Jahren;  (NP) 13 Maa-19 Jun; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Zuzana Masaryk  22-27 Apr; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie p. Bernard Pisani
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt  10-12 Maa; Opéra de Dijon p. Emmanuelle Cordoliani
Grimaldi, Raffaele (*1980)
 raffaelegrimaldi.com
La macchina Opera per 3 voci, 2 attori e ensemble (2013); Libretto: Diego Giordano;  (WP) 9 Okt; La Biennale di Venezia p. Giancarlo Cauteruccio
Gruber, H K (*1943)
Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald A bitter satire about the mendicity and brutality of the small bourgeoisie; Libretto: Michael Sturminger, after the play by Ödön von Horváth;  (WP) 23 Jul-3 Aug; Bregenz Festival p. Michael Sturminger
Gloria von Jaxtberg  16-19 Jul; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Frederic Wake-Walker  23-26 Jul; Buxton Festival Opera p. Frederic Wake-Walker  31 Jul-2 Aug; Bregenz Festival p. Frederic Wake-Walker
Guerrero, Jacinto (1895-1951)
El huésped del sevillano  23 Apr; Murcia, Teatro Romea
Gulak-Artemovsky, Semyon Stepanovich (1813-1873)
Zaporozhets za Dunayem  25 Aug-14 Jun 2013; Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  17 Dec-3 Mei; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet  31 Mei-2 Jul; Odessa Opera and Ballet
Gurlitt, Manfred (1890-1972)
Wozzeck The Staattheater Darmstadt celebrates Büchner's bicentenary with a double bill of Wozzeck operas; Dramenfragment Woyzeck von Georg Büchner;  (NP) 27 Okt-18 Jan; Staatstheater Darmstadt p. John Dew
Haas, Georg Friedrich (*1953)
Bluthaus Revised version (2014); A house with a dark and bloody past is put up for sale; Libretto: Händl Klaus;  (NP) 21 Mei-15 Jun; Wiener Festwochen p. Peter Mussbach
Hadjiev, Parashkev (1912-1992)
Loud Gidiya  5 Nov; Opera Varna p. Kuzman Popov
The Golden Apple  2 Maa; Sofia Opera and Ballet
Hahn, Reynaldo (1874-1947)
Ciboulette  29 Dec-2 Jan; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne p. Michel Fau
Hajibeyov, Uzeir (1885-1948)
Arshin Mal Alan  18 Sep; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  (NP) 27 Okt-4 Maa; Ankara State Opera and Ballet p. Hafiz Guliyev
Asli and Karam  2 Nov-15 Jun; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
If Not That One, Then This One  12 Feb; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Leyli and Majnun  29 Sep-18 Mei; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Hajibeyov, Zulfugar (1884-1950)
Ashiq Qarib  13 Dec-9 Maa; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Halévy, Fromental (1799-1862)
Le Dilettante d'Avignon  (concert) 18 Apr; Opéra Grand Avignon
Halstensen, Atle (*1967)
All About My Family Can the conventional Matsen family save 17 year old adoptee Simen from rebellion, or will he save them from conformity?; Co-composer: Karianne Jæger. Musical arrangement: Tyrone Landau; Youth opera for and by teenagers, 60'; Libretto: Astrid Niebuhr;  (WP) 17-18 Jan; Bergen National Opera p. Pernille Elimar
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Aci, Galatea e Polifemo  (concert) 19 Okt; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Alessandro  (concert) 9 Sep; Bucuresti, Festival George Enescu  (concert) 21 Sep; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  (concert) 23 Sep; Paris, Salle Pleyel  (concert) 25 Sep; Theater an der Wien
Alexander's Feast  20-21 Jun; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Csaba Kael
Almira  17 Nov-12 Apr; Oper Halle p. Axel Koehler  (NP) 25 Mei-19 Jun; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Jetske Mijnssen  11 Jun; Halle, Händel-Festspiele p. Axel Koehler  12-16 Aug; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. Jetske Mijnssen
Amadigi di Gaula  (concert) 5 Jun; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Arianna in Creta  3-6 Maa; London Handel Festival p. Selina Cadell
Arminio  (NP) 7-13 Jun; Halle, Händel-Festspiele p. Nigel Lowery
Belshazzar  (concert) 10 Apr; Luzern, Osterfestspiele
Faramondo  31 Mei-10 Jun; Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen p. Paul Curran
Giove in Argo  13-15 Jun; Halle, Händel-Festspiele p. Kay Link
Hercules  (NP) 5-30 Apr; Toronto, Canadian Opera Company (COC) p. Peter Sellars  6-10 Mei; Antalya State Opera and Ballet p. Mehmet Ergüven
Imeneo  13 Sep-15 Feb; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Ryszard Peryt
Judas Maccabeus  (NP) 23 Feb-8 Apr; Staatstheater Nürnberg p. Stefan Otteni
Otto Arien in italienischer Sprache mit deutschen Rezitativen;  (NP) 15-22 Maa; Theater Magdeburg p. Arila Siegert  (concert) 30 Maa; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville
Riccardo Primo  (NP) 21-27 Feb; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Benjamin Lazar  8-9 Jun; Halle, Händel-Festspiele p. Clara Kalus
Rodelinda  (NP) 28 Feb-15 Maa; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Richard Jones
Sale Ein Projekt von Christoph Marthaler mit Musik von Georg Friedrich Händel;  14 Dec-5 Jan; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Christoph Marthaler, Marie-Eve Signeyrole
Samson  (concert) 2-4 Mei; Boston, Handel and Haydn Society
Saul  (NP) 14 Dec-27 Maa; Staatstheater Kassel p. Katharina Thoma
Semele  24 Okt-7 Nov; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Karoline Gruber  16-20 Feb; Opéra de Nice p. Jakob Peters-Messer
Solomon  (concert) 11 Jun; Halle, Händel-Festspiele
Tamerlano  (concert) 5 Apr; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 4 Mei; Oper Köln
Teseo  (concert) 14 Apr; Tanglewood  (concert) 4 Jul; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Theodora  10 Feb; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Tolomeo Oper in Kurz; in der Fassung von Inken Rahardt und Susann Oberacker;  9 Aug-17 Jan 2013; Hamburg, Opernloft p. Inken Rahardt
Hanzlík, Tomáš (*1972)
La Dafne  25 Okt-16 Maa; National Theatre Brno p. Rocc
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Leucippo  (NP) 22-27 Mei; Schwetzingen SWR Festspiele p. Tatjana Gürbaca
Siroé  26-27 Jun; Athens, Megaron Music Hall // 5 Jul; Epidaurus p. Max-Emanuel Cenčić
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Die Feuersbrunst  26 Okt; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Sabine Schramm  26 Apr-24 Mei; Landestheater Altenburg p. Sabine Schramm
Die Schöpfung  (concert) 3-9 Apr; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 28-30 Maa; Mulhouse // 26-27 Apr; Colmar  11-26 Apr; National Theatre Brno p. Uwe Scholz  21 Jun; Bad Kissingen, Kissinger Sommer Festival  (concert) 18 Jul; Salzburger Festspiele
Il mondo della luna  (NP) 21-25 Maa; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Emilio Sagi
La canterina semi-staged;  16 Nov; Bampton Classical Opera // 24 Nov; Oxford p. Jeremy Gray
Lo speziale  23 Maa-11 Mei; Ankara State Opera and Ballet p. Zeynep Tamer
Orlando paladino  30 Apr-4 Mei; New York, Manhattan School of Music p. Robin Guarino
Philemon und Baucis Opéra pour marionnettes; Compagnie Marionettistica Carlo Colla e Figli;  27 Maa; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Eugenio Monti Colla
Heggie, Jake (*1961)
 www.jakeheggie.com
Another Sunrise Dramatic scena for soprano and chamber ensemble, 30' (Seattle, 2012); The story of Holocaust survivor Krystyna Zywulska during the Nazi occupation of Poland;  26-28 Apr; Walnut Creek, Festival Opera
At the Statue of Venus Part of a fund-raising evening for Opera Parallèle (cocktails, auction, piano and song); Musical scene for soprano and piano, 45' (2005); Libretto: Terrence McNally; Jake Heggie (piano);  24 Okt; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle
Dead Man Walking  (NP) 24 Jan-7 Mei; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. David Freeman  25-27 Apr; Madison Opera p. Kristine McIntyre  28 Jun-19 Jul; Indianola, Des Moines Metro Opera p. Kristine McIntyre  5-25 Jul; Denver, Central City Opera p. Ken Cazan
Moby-Dick Scenes;  1-3 Okt; Fargo-Moorhead Opera  22 Feb-8 Maa; Washington National Opera p. Leonard Foglia
Three Decembers The painful and complex relationships between a famous actress and her two grown children, as the family's hidden truths are revealed; European premiere;  (NP) 19-26 Okt; Zurich, Oper im Knopfloch p. Matthias Flückiger
Helbig, Sven
 www.svenhelbig.com
Vom Lärm der Welt  (WP) 28 Maa-31 Mei; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Hasko Weber
Henking, Christian (*1961)
 christianhenking.ch
Figaro¿ Libretto: Raphael Urweider;  (WP) 28 Feb-12 Jun; Biel, Théâtre Orchestre Bienne Soleure // 7 Maa-7 Mei; Solothurn // 21 Maa; Burgdorf // 29 Maa; Baden p. Andreas Zimmermann
Henze, Hans Werner (1926-2012)
Boulevard Solitude First UK performances outside London;  (NP) 26-28 Feb; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 6 Maa; Birmingham // 13 Maa; Milton Keynes // 20 Maa; Southampton // 27 Maa; Plymouth // 3 Apr; Llandudno p. Mariusz Trelinski
El Cimarron  (NP) 3-12 Jan; Milwaukee, Skylight Music Theatre p. Eugenia Arsenis  16-17 Jan; New York, Center for Contemporary Opera p. Eugenia Arsenis
Elegy for Young Lovers  (NP) 27 Maa-6 Apr; Venezia, La Fenice p. Pier Luigi Pizzi  (NP) 1 Mei-8 Jul; Wiesbaden, Hessiches Staatstheater p. Dietrich W Hilsdorf
Pollicino  18 Dec-8 Mei; Wiener Staatsoper p. René Zisterer
Hepplewhite, Russell (*1982)
 www.russell-hepplewhite.co.uk
Laika the Spacedog  9-10 Okt; London, English Touring Opera p. Tim Yealland  14 Okt; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Tim Yealland  4 Dec; Opéra Grand Avignon p. Tim Yealland
Herbert, Matthew (*1972)
 www.matthewherbert.com
The Crackle  (WP) 5-12 Apr; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Matthew Herbert, Sasha Milavic Davies
Herbert, Peter (*1960)
 www.azizamusic.com
Trans-Maghreb  21-23 Aug; Bregenz Festival p. Ran Arthur Braun
Hérodier, Luis Díaz (*1951)
El Mozote Opera in 2 acts (Bogota, 2008); The first Salvadorean opera is about the sole survivor of a 1981 army massacre during the civil war; Libretto: Claudia Hérodier;  7-8 Dec; San Salvador, Ópera de El Salvador p. Baltazar López
Hervé, (1825-1892)
Mam'zelle Nitouche  12 Jan; Constanta, Teatrul Naţional de Operă şi Balet Oleg Danovski // 10 Apr; Constanța
Hiller, Wilfried (*1941)
 www.wilfried-hiller.de
Der Flaschengeist Libretto: Felix Mitterer, loosely after 'The Bottle Imp' by Robert Louis Stevenson; Singspiel aus Ozeanien, für die ganze Familie, 9+;  (WP) 23 Jan-28 Feb; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Nicole Claudia Weber
Hilsberg, Esther (*1975)
Max und Moritz  (NP) 19 Jan-25 Feb; Luneburg, Theater Lüneburg p. Nilufar K Münzing
Hindemith, Paul (1895-1963)
 Schott Music
Das Lange Weihnachtsmahl  (NP) 12-27 Apr; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera p. Arne Mikk
Das Nusch-Nuschi  14 Sep-17 Okt; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Jochen Biganzoli
Hin und zurück  23-29 Okt; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Paul Curran  29 Maa-5 Apr; CNT Zagreb p. Jasna Zaric
Mörder, Hoffnung der Frauen  14 Sep-17 Okt; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Jochen Biganzoli
Sancta Susanna  14 Sep-17 Okt; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Jochen Biganzoli
Hoca, Ali
Tulip Mania  8 Okt-27 Feb; Antalya State Opera and Ballet p. Murat Atak
Hogarth, Samuel
 www.samhogarth.net
Zwerg Nase  (WP) 2-23 Feb; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Nicola Panzer
Höller, York (*1944)
 www.yorkhoeller.de
Der Meister und Margarita  (NP) 14 Sep-4 Okt; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Jochen Biganzoli
Holliger, Heinz (*1939)
 Schott Music
Schneewittchen  (NP) 20 Feb-15 Apr; Theater Basel p. Achim Freyer, Sebastian Hirn
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
Savîtrî  8 Nov; Kokkola Opera // 9 Nov; Kokkola  (NP) 22 Jun-17 Jul; Landestheater Coburg p. Magdolna Parditka / Alexandra Szemerédy
Hölszky, Adriana (*1953)
 Breitkopf
Böse Geister After the novel 'Demons' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky;  (WP) 31 Mei-29 Jul; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Joachim Schloemer
Honegger, Arthur (1892-1955)
 arthur-honegger.com
Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher  23 Nov-23 Maa; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Le Roi David  29 Nov-1 Dec; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing
Horozić, Asim (*1958)
Hasanaginica  18 Okt-26 Apr; Sarajevo National Theatre p. Sulejman Kupusović
Hosokawa, Toshio (*1955)
 Schott Music
The Raven Monodrama for mezzo-soprano and twelve instrumentalists;  28-31 Mei; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Luca Veggetti
Huang, Ruo (*1976)
 www.huangruo.com/
Dr Sun Yat-sen (Hong Kong 2011); The political and personal life of Sun Yat-sen; Libretto: Candace Mui-ngam Chong;  (NP) 26 Jul-14 Aug; Santa Fe Opera p. James Robinson
Hubay, Jenő (1858-1937)
Anna Karenina Opera in three acts (1923); Libretto: Alexander Góth, after the novel by Leo Tolstoy;  (NP) 15 Feb-28 Mei; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Philipp Kochheim
Hullick, James
 www.hullickmedia.com
Bruchlandung a post-apocalyptic chamber opera, 80';  (WP) 25 Okt; Melbourne International Arts Festival p. James Hullick
Humet, Ramon (*1968)
 ramonhumet.com
Sky Disc Opera/Oratorio, 110'; The story of the Bronze Age Nebra Sky disc and its passage through time; Libretto: Rebecca Simpson;  (WP) 2 Okt-24 Nov; Oper Halle p. G H Seebach
Humperdinck, Engelbert (1854-1921)
Dornröschen  26 Okt-28 Feb; Oper Leipzig
Hurel, Philippe (*1955)
 www.philippe-hurel.fr
Les Pigeons d'argile Opéra en un prologue et trois parties, 100'; The kidnapping of Patty Hearst and her relationship with her captors; Libretto: Tanguy Viel;  (WP) 15-22 Apr; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Mariame Clément
Huszka, Jenő (1875-1960)
Bob herceg Operetta in 3 acts (Budapest, 1902);  12 Dec-15 Mei; Szeged National Theatre p. János Ács
Lili bárónő  27 Jul-27 Apr 2013; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy  (NP) 20 Sep-23 Maa; Miskolc National Theatre p. Artur Szőcs  4 Okt-15 Mei; Budapest Operetta Theatre p. Attila Béres  3 Nov-10 Maa; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Sergey Shepelev
Mária főhadnagy  8-9 Nov; Szeged National Theatre p. Csaba Tasnádi  16 Maa; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Gábor Dehel
Ikebe, Shin’ichirō (*1943)
Rokumeikan  19-22 Jun; Tokyo, New National Theatre p. Uyama Hitoshi
Ivanovič, Marko (*1976)
 www.mivanovic.com
Čarokraj  27 Aug-23 Jun 2013; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Petr Forman
Ivičević, Mirela (*1980)
Eine klitzikleine Sache Text: Radek Knapp;  (WP) 14-17 Nov; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Jalilov, Tokhtasin
Tahir and Zohra Opera in two acts.; Libretto: S. Abdullah based on folk legends;  17 Sep-11 Maa; Tashkent, Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Alisher Navoï p. Khaydarali Kassymov
Janáček, Leos (1854-1928)
From the House of the Dead  (NP) 27 Sep-5 Okt; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 18-20 Okt; Mulhouse p. Robert Carsen
The Excursions of Mr Broucek  5-13 Jul; Oper Frankfurt p. Axel Weidauer
Jávori, Ferenc
Wedding Dance Klezmer opertta;  24 Nov-29 Maa; Budapest Operetta Theatre p. Miklós-Gábor Kerényi / Attila Béres
Jevtic, Ivan (*1947)
 ivan-jevtic.net
Mandragola  21 Okt-10 Nov; Beograd, Madlenianum Chamber Opera p. Slobodan Unkovski
Johnson, Tom (*1939)
 editions75.com
The Four Note Opera  19 Okt; Cluj-Napoca, Opera Naţională Română
Jommelli, Niccolo (1714-1774)
La didone (Rome, 1746);  (concert) 5 Apr; London Handel Festival
Jost, Christian (*1963)
 www.christianjost.de
Rumor  21 Maa-18 Mei; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg p. Lorenzo Fioroni
Juranić, Zoran (*1947)
The Last Flower of Summer  28-30 Sep; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad p. Zoran Juranić  7 Okt; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Zoran Juranić
Kacsoh, Pongrac (1873-1923)
János Vitéz  17 Nov-11 Apr; Györ, Győr National Theatre  15 Dec-23 Feb; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Gábor Dehel  1-23 Feb; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Sándor Palcsó
Kagel, Mauricio (1931-2008)
 www.mauricio-kagel.com
Mare Nostrum  (NP) 11-24 Feb; Wiener Kammeroper p. Christoph Zauner
Kálmán, Charles (*1929)
Das Veilchen vom Montmartre  24 Jul-14 Dec 2013; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy  24 Okt-16 Apr; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Die Herzogin von Chicago  12 Nov-17 Mei; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica  (concert) 22-30 Dec; Komische Oper Berlin  26 Jan; Livorno, Teatro Goldoni  21-23 Feb; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli
Die Zirkusprinzessin  20-13 Jul 2013; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy  29 Sep-16 Mei; Rostov State Opera  15 Nov-13 Jun; Donetsk, Donbass Opera  4 Dec; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre  (NP) 18 Jan-9 Mei; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau  24 Jan; Theater der Stadt Remscheid  28 Feb; Saratov Opera and Ballet  7 Maa-13 Jun; Budapest Operetta Theatre  27 Apr; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca  (NP) 19-30 Jul; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
Novecento  (NP) 22 Mei; Theater Plauen-Zwickau
The Bayadere  31 Jul-15 Jan 2013; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy  6 Okt-2 Mei; Rostov State Opera  20 Okt-12 Apr; Kaunas State Musical Theatre  12 Dec-6 Apr; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Kampe, Gordon (*1976)
 www.gordonkampe.de
Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna?  (WP) 30 Nov-11 Dec; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Annechien Koerselman  (NP) 14 Mei-2 Jul; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Markus Michael Tschubert
Kanyar, Stephan (*1972)
Casanova  (WP) 4-6 Jul; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Christian von Götz
Karastoyanov, Asen (1893-1976)
Bulgarians From Olden Times  24 Sep-6 Jun; State Opera Stara Zagora
Kerek, Gábor (*1971)
Parody One act chamber opera;  (WP) 28 Jun; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre
Kerger, Camille (*1957)
 www.kergercamille.lu
Ein Mond aus kochender Milch Kammeroper; Libretto: Nico Helmiger;  2 Nov-25 Jan; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Bruno Berger-Gorski
Kerker, Gustave A (1857-1923)
Die oberen Zehntausend Amerikanische Tanzoperette in drei Akten (Berlin, 1909);  (NP) 30 Nov-30 Mei; Stadttheater Giessen p. Roman Hovenbitzer
Knapik, Eugeniusz (*1951)
Moby Dick Libretto: Krzysztof Koehler, after Herman Melville;  (WP) 25-29 Jun; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Barbara Wysocka
Knussen, Oliver (*1952)
 Faber Music
Where the Wild Things Are  (NP) 23 Feb-23 Apr; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Annette Weber
Kodály, Zoltan (1882-1967)
Háry János  (NP) 6-19 Okt; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Kollo, Willi (1904-1988)
Wie einst im Mai Nach der Neufassung von 1943;  (NP) 21-27 Maa; Staatstheater Cottbus p. Matthias Winter
Kolodub, Levko (*1930)
Poet Opera (1988); To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the eponymous poet, Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861);  5 Maa; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet
Kolonovits, Christian (*1952)
 www.kolonovits.com
Antonia und der Reißteufel  20 Dec-16 Jun; Volksoper Wien p. Robert Meyer
Los niños perdidos Los niños perdidos trata de un caso de dolorosa y terrible actualidad: los robos de bebés producidos en España durante los años 50, que recientemente han salido a la luz y están siendo hoy investigados judicialmente.;  (WP) 26 Apr-2 Mei; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Emilio Sagi  (NP) 9-15 Aug; Tiroler Festspiele Erl p. Emilio Sagi
Komorous, Rudolf (*1931)
No no miya Chamber opera, 75' (Vancouver, 1988) // European Premiere; Libretto: Rudolf Komorous, after the Noh theatre by Zeami Motokiyo;  27 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Jiří Nekvasil, David Bazika
Kontz, Catherine (*1976)
 www.catherinekontz.com
Neige D'après le roman « Neige » de Maxence Fermine; En français et japonais;  (WP) 19-20 Dec; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Catherine Kontz, Keiko Sumida
Kortes, Sergei (*1935)
The Bear  14 Dec; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet
Kõrvits, Tõnu (*1969)
Butterfly Libretto by Maria Lee Liivak and Lauri Kldoja, based on Andrus Kivirähk's eponymous novel; Butterfly is commissioned for the 100th anniversary of the house of the Estonian Theatre;  (WP) 13 Sep-1 Nov; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera p. Peeter Jalakas
Kotík, Petr (*1942)
Master Pieces 'Almost a Lecture'. Chamber Opera, 60'; Libretto: Petr Kotik, Michael Rau, after the 1936 lecture 'What Are Master Pieces and Why Are There So Few of Them' by Gertrude Stein;  (WP) 27 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Michael Rau
Kourliandski, Dmitri (*1976)
 www.kourl.ru
Nosferatu Libretto: Dimitris Yalamas, after the classical Greek myth of Persephone;  (WP) 13 Jun; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Teodoros Tersopoulos
Kraus, Joseph Martin (1756-1792)
Silverskeppet Pasticcio. Music by Joseph Martin Kraus, arranged by Jonas Dominique to a new libretto by Sophie Helsing; Mary Wollstonecraft is in search of a wrecked ship across revolutionary Europe; Libretto: Sophie Helsing;  20 Jul-8 Aug; Vadstena Summer Opera Festival p. Elisabeth Linton
Krauze, Zygmunt (*1938)
 www.zygmuntkrauze.com
The Trap Opera in 1 act, 110mn (2011); Libretto: Grzegorz Jarzyna, after the drama The Trap by Tadeusz Różewicz;  10 Okt-27 Mei; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Ewelina Pietrowiak
Kravchenko, Boris (1929-1979)
The Tale of the Pope and of His Workman Balda Opera for children in 2 acts;  15 Dec-11 Jun; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Krček, Jaroslav (*1939)
Clothes the World Has Never Seen One act chamber opera; After Hans Christian Andersen;  (WP) 28 Jun; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre
Krenek, Ernst (1900-1991)
Der Diktator  (NP) 11-24 Jul; Staatstheater Kassel p. Lisa Marie Küssner
Jonny spielt auf  (NP) 7 Dec-14 Jan; Salzburg, Landestheater p. Andreas Gergen  (NP) 29 Mei-5 Jul; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Frank Hilbrich
What Price Confidence? Kammeroper;  (NP) 21 Sep-6 Okt; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Neco Çelik
Kroll, Fredric (*1945)
Der scharlachrote Buchstabe  (WP) 9 Apr-8 Jun; Hamburger Kammeroper p. Michael Bogdanov
Kverndokk, Gisle (*1967)
 www.kverndokk.com
Påske The three days of Easter celebrated in difficult family circumstances in the early 1900s; Kammeropera (100'); Libretto: Aksel-Otto Bull, after the play by August Strindberg;  (WP) 5-6 Apr; Kristiansand, Opera Sør p. Aksel-Otto Bull  9 Apr; Trondheim Symfoniorkester p. Aksel-Otto Bull
Kypourgos, Nikos (*1952)
 www.nikoskypourgos.com
Beware! The Prince is Messy  (WP) 9 Nov-30 Maa; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Thomas Moschopoulos
Lachenmann, Helmut (*1935)
 Breitkopf
Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern  14-22 Sep; Ruhr Triennale p. Robert Wilson  (NP) 15-16 Maa; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Helmut Lachenmann
Lackerschmid, Wolfgang (*1956)
 www.lackerschmid.de
Ghetto  29 Sep; Theater Ulm // 17 Okt; Langenthal p. Andreas von Studnitz
Laks, Simon (1901-1983)
L'Hirondelle inattendue Szenische Uraufführung / First stage performances; Komische Oper in einem Akt, 40' (concert premiere, Warsaw 1975); Libretto: Henri Lemarchand, after the radio play 'Le Bestiaire inattendu: L'Hirondelle du faubourg' by Claude Aveline;  (WP) 17-18 Aug; Bregenz Festival p. Gerald Stollwitzer
Lalo, Edouard (1823-1892)
Le Roi d'Ys  10-18 Mei; Opéra Municipal de Marseille p. Jean-Louis Pichon
Lang, Bernhard (*1957)
 members.chello.at/bernhard.lang
Reigen Text: Michael Sturminger;  (WP) 25-27 Apr; Schwetzingen SWR Festspiele p. George Delnon  25 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Georges Delnon
The Stoned Guest Kurzoper, 15'; Text: Lorenzo da Ponte;  (WP) 14-17 Nov; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Lang, David (*1957)
 davidlangmusic.com
The Difficulty of Crossing a Field  22-29 Jun; Long Beach Opera // 23 Aug; Hollywood
Langemann, Michael (*1983)
Musik  (WP) 7-22 Dec; Oper Köln p. Helene Hegemann
Lange, Marius Felix (*1968)
Das Gespenst von Canterville  (NP) 23 Nov-28 Jun; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Jasmina Hadziahmetovic
Schneewittchen  13-27 Maa; Oper Köln p. Elena Tzavara
Vom Mädchen, das nicht schlafen wollte  14 Feb-31 Mei; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Johannes Schmid  (NP) 27 Jun-6 Jul; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Johannes Schmid
Lauba, Christian (*1952)
La Lettre des sables  (WP) 25-30 Apr; Opéra National de Bordeaux p. Daniel Mesguich
Lecocq, Charles (1832-1918)
Ali-Baba Opéra comique in 4 acts (Bruxelles, 1887);  (NP) 12-22 Mei; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Arnaud Meunier
La fille de Madame Angot  3-4 Aug; Aix-les-Bains, Festival d'Operettes
Le petit duc  1-2 Feb; Théâtre d'Opérette de Lyon p. Fabrice Lelievre
Legrand, Michel (*1932)
Dreyfus Libretto: Didier van Cauwelaert;  (WP) 16 Mei-6 Jun; Opéra de Nice p. Daniel Benoin
Lehár, Franz (1870-1948)
Der Zarewitsch  28 Sep-10 Mei; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Dagmar Hlúbková  (NP) 24 Jan-7 Jun; Meiningen, Das Meininger Theater p. Lars Wernecke  (NP) 22 Maa-11 Jul; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen // 27 Maa; Rheine // 29 Maa; Fulda // 1 Apr; Nienburg // 11 Apr; Duderstadt // 23 Apr; Hameln // 3 Mei; Wolfsburg p. Klaus-Dieter Köhler
Friederike Operette am Klavier;  (NP) 8 Feb-20 Mei; Theater Ulm p. Benjamin Künzel
Giuditta  14 Sep-28 Mei; Staatsoperette Dresden p. Robert Lehmeier  20-29 Jun; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Dominik Wilgenbus  6-21 Aug; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Dominik Wilgenbus
Paganini  27 Jan-16 Apr; Moravian Theatre Olomouc p. Jana Andělová-Pletichová
Zigeunerliebe  9 Nov-5 Apr; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Dana Dinková
Leitner, Ernst Ludwig (*1943)
 www.ernstludwigleitner.com
Fadinger  (WP) 8 Feb-26 Jun; Landestheater Linz p. André Turnheim
Leoncavallo, Ruggero (1857-1919)
Zingari  (concert) 15 Jul; Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
Levy, Marvin David (*1932)
Mourning Becomes Electra  16-23 Nov; Miami, Florida Grand Opera p. Kevin Newbury
Lhotka-Kalinski, Ivo (1913-1987)
Svijetleći grad 'Musical Farce for the Prisoners of the Absurd' (Zagreb, 1967);  (NP) 9-11 Nov; HNK Ivana pl Zajca Rijeka p. Saša Broz
Liebermann, Lowell (*1961)
 www.lowellliebermann.com
The Picture of Dorian Gray  24-26 Jul; Aspen Music Festival and School p. Gregory Fortner
Ligeti, György (1923-2006)
Le grand macabre  7 Sep-5 Okt; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Alex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco  (NP) 28 Sep-18 Jan; Städtische Theater Chemnitz p. Walter Sutcliffe  2-28 Maa; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Kasper Holten
Lincke, Paul (1866-1946)
Frau Luna  8-22 Sep; Volksoper Wien p. Peter Lund  19 Sep-5 Jan; Radebeul, Landesbühnen Sachsen // 16 Nov; Eisleben p. Susanne Knapp  (NP) 26 Okt-24 Jun; Theater Regensburg p. Thomas Enzinger  31 Okt-31 Dec; Oper Leipzig p. Dominik Wilgenbus  (NP) 20 Dec-25 Mei; Theater Hof p. Karsten Jesgarz  (NP) 23 Mei-17 Jul; Theater Pforzheim p. Bettina Lell
Listov, Konstantin (1900-1983)
Sevastopol Waltz  25 Jan; Voronezh, State Opera and Ballet Theatre  6-13 Mei; Nizhni Novgorod, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Pushkin p. Otar Dadishkiliani
Lleó, Vicente (1870-1922)
La corte del faraón  14-15 Dec; Calvià, Associació Cultural Musical Pere Josep Cañellas  4-9 Mei; Madrid, Teatros del Canal p. Emilio Sagi
Llorca, Riccardo (*1962)
 www.ricardollorca.com
Las Horas Vacias  8-10 Aug; São Paulo, Theatro São Pedro
Łopacki, Marcin Piotr (*1987)
 www.marcinpiotrlopacki.pl
Opera in one act; Libretto: Marcin Piotr Łopacki, after the play by Miron Białoszewski;  (WP) 27-28 Sep; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Lortzing, Albert (1801-1851)
Der Waffenschmied  24 Mei-15 Jun; Oper Leipzig p. Stefan Petraschewsky
Die Opernprobe  23 Maa-15 Jun; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Anke Rauthmann
Regina  (NP) 21 Sep-27 Dec; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Hansgünther Heyme
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme  7-9 Feb; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Denis Podalydès
Persée  26 Apr-3 Mei; Toronto, Opera Atelier p. Marshall Pynkoski  23-25 Mei; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Marshall Pynkoski
Lund, Peter (*1965)
Hexe Hillary und der beleidigte Kontrabass Ein Musiktheater für Kinder ab 5 Jahren;  (NP) 9 Apr-6 Mei; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg p. Birgit Eckenweber
Luvsansharav, D (*1926)
Khan Eagle  1 Maa; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Lyadova, Lyudmila (*1925)
Yarema and Danilo  26 Jan-23 Feb; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet
Lysenko, Mykola (1842-1912)
Natalka Poltavka  8 Sep-8 Jun; Kyiv, National Opera of Ukraine  29 Sep-29 Jun; Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  31 Okt-11 Apr; Donetsk, Donbass Opera  3 Dec-5 Jun; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet
Taras Bulba  6 Sep-21 Jan; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet
Machover, Tod (*1953)
 web.media.mit.edu/~tod/
Death and the Powers  12-16 Feb; The Dallas Opera p. Diane Paulus
Magnard, Albéric (1865-1914)
Bérénice  (NP) 4-8 Apr; Grand Théâtre de Tours p. Alain Garichot
Mahomayev, Muslim (1885-1937)
Shah Ismail  6 Nov-19 Feb; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Mangold, Carl Amand (1813-1889)
Tanhäuser  (NP) 27 Apr-18 Mei; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg p. Ingolf Huhn
Markwick, Steven
Little Lord Libretto: Steven Markwick, after the novel Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett;  21 Feb-31 Mei; Opera Krakowska p. Janusz Szydłowski
Marsalis, Wynton (*1961)
 www.wyntonmarsalis.com
The Fiddler's Tale  4-10 Mei; Long Beach Opera
Marschner, Heinrich August (1795-1861)
Der Vampyr  11-13 Okt; New Orleans Opera p. Matthew Lata  (NP) 3-12 Jul; Oper Halle p. Wolf Widder
Marthinsen, Niels (*1963)
 nielsmarthinsen.dk
Dr Jekylls advokat Libretto: Eva Litthauer;  (WP) 14-29 Maa; Odense, Den Fynske Opera p. Anne Barslev
Martin, Frank (1890-1974)
Le vin herbé  22-26 Apr; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Katie Mitchell, Joseph W Alford
Martini, Giovanni Battista (1706-1784)
Don Chisciotte Intermezzo in due parti;  9 Okt; Narni, Associazione In Canto p. Nicola Ciulla
L'impresario delle Canarie Komposition Lucia Ronchetti;  (NP) 6 Apr-1 Jun; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Axel Koehler
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
 Schott Music
Alexandre Bis  (NP) 21 Sep; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Jan Eßinger
Julietta  (NP) 29 Maa-24 Mei; Theater Bremen p. John Fulljames
Mirandolina  5 Dec-1 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Jiří Nekvasil  (NP) 30 Maa-6 Jul; Stadttheater Giessen p. Andriy Zholdak  15 Jun; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre
Voják a tanečnice Martinů's first opera, or musical comedy (composed 1927);  (NP) 25 Jan-27 Mei; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre p. Tomáš Pilař
Martynov, Vladimir (*1946)
 www.vladimir-martynov.ru
The School for Wives Comic opera; Libretto: Yuri Lyubimov;  (NP) 20-21 Mei; Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre p. Yuri Lyubimov, Igor Ushakov
Mascagni, Pietro (1863-1945)
L'amico Fritz  15-16 Maa; Miami Lyric Opera // 12 Jul; Miami p. Raffaele Cardone
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Cléopâtre  10 Dec-7 Mei; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Georgy Isaakyan
Esclarmonde  1 Dec-1 Jun; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Roman Hovenbitzer
La Navarraise  (NP) 24 Okt-2 Nov; Wexford Festival Opera p. Renaud Doucet
Thérèse  (NP) 24 Okt-2 Nov; Wexford Festival Opera p. Renaud Doucet
Matthus, Siegfried (*1934)
 www.siegfried-matthus.de
Judith  (concert) 28 Jun; Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg
Mayboroda, Heorhy Ilarionovych (1913-1992)
Yaroslav the Wise Opera in 3 acts (Kyiv, 1975);  6 Sep; Kyiv, National Opera of Ukraine
Mayer, William (*1925)
 www.williammayer-composer.com
A Death in the Family Winner of the 2012 Armel Festival and Competition; Opera in three acts; Libretto: William Mayer, after the novel 'A Death in the Family' by James Agee, and after the play 'All the Way Home' by Tad Mosel;  6 Sep; Opéra Grand Avignon p. Róbert Alföldi
Meale, Richard (1932-2009)
Voss Opera in 2 acts and an epilogue (Adelaide, 1986); Libretto: David Malouf, after the novel by Patrick White;  22 Okt; Staatstheater Cottbus p. Martin Schüler
Mechem, Kirke (*1925)
The Rivals  11-12 Jan; New York, Bronx Opera // 18-19 Jan; New York p. Benjamin Spierman
Medek, Ivo (*1956)
Alice in Bed  (WP) 7 Mei-6 Jun; National Theatre Brno p. Rocc
Meitus, Yuliy Sergeievitch (1903-1997)
Stolen Happiness  23 Nov-5 Jun; Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Mendonça, Vasco (*1977)
 www.vascomendonca.com
The House Taken Over Libretto: Sam Holcroft, after the novel 'Casa tomada' by Julio Cortázar;  21 Sep; Strasbourg, Musica p. Katie Mitchell  6-7 Feb; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Katie Mitchell
Menotti, Gian Carlo (1911-2007)
Amelia al ballo  (NP) 24-27 Okt; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Jean-Louis Grinda
The Consul  22 Feb-7 Maa; Seattle Opera p. Peter Kazaras  25-27 Apr; Opera Santa Barbara p. Jonathan Fox
The Medium  19-20 Okt; Opera Piccola San Antonio p. Cynthia Stokes  9-13 Apr; Opera Memphis
The Telephone  21 Sep; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  27-28 Sep; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Katarzyna Kowalska-Smoleń  (NP) 24-27 Okt; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Jean-Louis Grinda  (NP) 12 Dec; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet  14 Dec; Las Palmas, Teatro Pérez Galdós  (NP) 13-14 Mei; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne p. Pierre Thirion-Vallet  2 Jul; Odense, Den Fynske Opera
Messager, Andre (1853-1929)
Fortunio  10-12 Nov; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges p. Emmanuelle Cordoliani  (NP) 31 Jan-6 Feb; Opéra de Rennes p. Emmanuelle Cordoliani
Monsieur Beaucaire  7-8 Dec; Théâtre d'Opérette de Lyon
Passionnément  27-31 Dec; Grand Théâtre de Tours p. Jacques Duparc
Messiaen, Olivier (1908-1992)
Harawi Chant d'amour et de mort (1945); Poem: Olivier Messiaen, after the myth of Tristan et Iseult;  29 Sep; Strasbourg, Musica p. Jean-Philippe Clarac, Olivier Deloeuil
Meyer, Krzysztof (*1943)
Cyberiada  28-29 Sep; Poznan, Teatr Wielki p. Ran Arthur Braun
Meyerbeer, Giacomo (1791-1864)
L'Africaine  (NP) 23 Nov-1 Dec; Venezia, La Fenice p. Leo Muscato
Les Huguenots  (NP) 15 Jun-20 Jul; Staatstheater Nürnberg p. Tobias Kratzer
Michaud, Pierre (*1974)
Le rêve de Grégoire Libretto: Pierre Michaud;  (WP) 15-17 Mei; Montreal, Chants Libres p. René-Daniel Dubois
Milhaud, Darius (1892-1974)
L'Enlèvement d'Europe  23-29 Okt; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Paul Curran
Le pauvre matelot  7 Dec-14 Feb; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Anatoly Ledukhovsky  11-15 Jun; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Stéphane Vérité  (NP) 1-3 Jul; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 4-6 Apr; Colmar // 6-10 Mei; Mulhouse // 11-15 Jun; Paris p. Stéphane Vérité  (NP) 8-16 Aug; Wolf Trap Opera p. Matthew Ozawa
Millöcker, Carl (1842-1899)
Gasparone  (NP) 11 Aug-1 Sep 2013; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg p. Hans-Hermann Krug  25 Sep-20 Jun; Staatsoperette Dresden p. Matthias Oldag
Minkov, Mark (1944-2012)
Adventures in Opera Country Music-theatre for children, in 2 acts (1974);  27 Okt-4 Feb; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Elena Alexandrova(original)
Miranda, Ronaldo (*1948)
O Menino e a Liberdade  (WP) 1-3 Nov; São Paulo, Theatro São Pedro p. Mauro Wrona  14-23 Maa; São Paulo, Theatro São Pedro p. Mauro Wrona
Molinelli, Roberto (*1963)
 www.robertomolinelli.it
Olimpia 2000 Cyber-Opera in tre Quadri e due Intermezzi per tre voci, danzatrice, coro e piccola orchestra; Soggetto e libretto di Paolo Peretti;  (WP) 15 Dec; Modena, Teatro Comunale p. Loredana Parrella
Molino, Andrea (*1964)
qui non c'e perche  (WP) 24-29 Apr; Bologna, Teatro Comunale p. Wouter Van Looy
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Nocleg w Apeninach Operetta (Vilnius, 1839); Students and graduates of the Vocal Department, Chopin University of Music;  28-29 Maa; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Małgorzata Kaczmarska
Montalti, Vittorio (*1984)
 www.vittoriomontalti.com
L'arte e la maniera di affrontare il proprio capo per chiedergli un aumento Opera per 3 voci, ensemble e elettronica (2013); Libretto: Giuliano Compagno, after a text by Georges Perec;  (WP) 9 Okt; La Biennale di Venezia p. Giancarlo Cauteruccio
Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda  26-27 Feb; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Robin Guarino  12 Apr-3 Jul; Theater Regensburg p. Christina Schmidt  10-14 Jul; State Opera Stara Zagora
Vespro della Beata Vergine  13-14 Sep; Festival d'Ambronay  (concert) 14 Okt; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Moody, Howard (*1964)
 www.howardmoody.net
Sindbad Sindbad - A Journey through Living Flames; Creation commissioned by La Monnaie;  (WP) 14-18 Feb; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Thierry Thieû Niang
Moravec, Paul (*1957)
 www.paulmoravec.com
Danse Russe The story of the creation of the Rite of Spring through the eyes of Diaghilev, Nijinsky, Monteux and Stravinsky; Libretto: Terry Teachout;  11-12 Okt; Louisville, Kentucky Opera p. Michael Ramach
The King's Man The relationship between Ben Franklin, revolutionary, and his son, loyalist.; Libretto: Terry Teachout;  (WP) 11-12 Okt; Louisville, Kentucky Opera p. Michael Ramach
Moreno Torroba, Federico (1891-1982)
Luisa Fernanda  5-8 Dec; Mallorca, Teatre Principal de Palma p. Pablo López
Morlacchi, Francesco (1784-1841)
Tebaldo e Isolina  27 Jul; Rossini in Wildbad
Moussa, Samy (*1984)
 www.samymoussa.com
Vastation 'vastation' noun(1): a purifying by destruction. noun (2): a laying waste, a devastation; A president manufactures a military crisis to guarantee her re-election; Libretto: Toby Litt;  (WP) 8-9 Mei; Münchener Biennale // 17 Mei-18 Jul; Regensburg p. Christine Mielitz  17 Mei-18 Jul; Theater Regensburg // 8-9 Mei; München p. Christine Mielitz
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Apollo et Hyacinthus  7 Jul; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Ascanio in Alba  17 Jun; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Bastien und Bastienne  13-14 Okt; Instituto Cultural Macau p. Eike Gramss  15-16 Feb; Opera Piccola San Antonio p. Cynthia Stokes  8 Maa-14 Jun; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Betulia liberata  1-2 Okt; Malaga, Teatro Cervantes p. Manuela Kloibmüller  22 Jun; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Il re pastore  (concert) 9-10 Dec; Opéra de Rennes  (concert) 25 Mei; Komische Oper Berlin  2 Aug; Verbier Festival & Academy
La finta semplice  (NP) 17-19 Okt; Teatro Sociale di Como - AsLiCo p. Elisabetta Courir  23-24 Okt; Pavia, Teatro Fraschini p. Elisabetta Courir  6-8 Dec; Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli p. Elisabetta Courir  13 Jun; Bampton Classical Opera p. Jeremy Gray
Lucio Silla  23 Sep-3 Okt; Opéra National de Bordeaux p. Emmanuelle Bastet  1 Jul; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Messe c-Moll  (concert) 26 Apr; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera  (concert) 27 Apr; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera
Mitridate, re di Ponto  (NP) 13-19 Jul; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Nicolas Brieger  (NP) 3-16 Aug; Stockholm, Drottningholms Slottsteater p. Francisco Negrín
Muhly, Nico (*1981)
 www.nicomuhly.com
Dark Sisters  11-13 Okt; Boston University Fringe Festival  25 Jan-2 Feb; Pittsburgh Opera p. Daniel Rigazzi
Two Boys  21 Okt-14 Nov; New York, The Metropolitan Opera p. Bartlett Sher
Mukhamedjanov, Sydyk (1924-1991)
Aisulu  (NP) 29 Maa-13 Jun; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House
Murdorj, L (1915-1996)
Khukhuu Namjil The legend of the herdsman Khukhuu Namjil and his invention of the horse-head fiddle;  14 Jun-13 Jul; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Musorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)
Salammbô Opera in four acts;  (concert) 25 Maa; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Musto, John (*1954)
Bastianello  6-15 Jun; Arlington, UrbanArias p. Alan Paul
Myers, Jeff (*1977)
 www.jeffmyersmusic.com
Buried Alive Libretto: Quincy Long, after 'The Premature Burial' by Edgar Allan Poe;  (WP) 28-30 Mei; Fargo-Moorhead Opera
Narbutaitė, Onutė (*1956)
Cornet Opera in 2 acts; Libretto: Onutė Narbutaitė, after Rilke;  (NP) 21 Feb-29 Maa; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Gintaras Varnas
Naske, Elisabeth (*1963)
 Schott Music
Der satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch Libretto: Theresita Colloredo, after Michael Ende;  (WP) 5-15 Jun; Luzerner Theater p. Dominique Mentha
Die Omama im Apfelbaum  (NP) 13-26 Jul; Erfurt, Domstufen-Festspiele p. Markus Weckesser
Natsagdorj, Ts (*1951)
The Drifting Clouds of Fate  22 Feb-21 Jun; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Navok, Lior (*1971)
 www.liornavok.com
And The Trains Kept Coming... Opera using and contrasting official documents from the Allies with documents from the victims and survivors of the Holocaust;  (WP) 23 Feb-8 Apr; Staatstheater Nürnberg p. Stefan Otteni
Nedbal, Oskar (1874-1930)
Polenblut  24 Sep-14 Jun; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre p. Jan Ježek  27 Okt-15 Feb; Moravian Theatre Olomouc p. Gustav Skála  28 Maa-18 Jun; Liberec, Divadlo F X Šaldy p. Gabriela Petráková  (NP) 28 Maa-20 Jun; National Theatre Brno p. Tomáš Pilař
Netzer, Josef (1808-1864)
Mara Große Romantische Oper (1841); Libretto: Otto Prechtler;  (NP) 7 Dec-19 Maa; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater p. Johannes Reitmeier
Nikodijević, Marko (*1980)
Vivier Nikodijević's first opera deals with the life, works and death of Claude Vivier; Libretto: Gunther Geltinger;  (WP) 7-10 Mei; Münchener Biennale // 15 Mei-4 Jun; Braunschweig p. Lotte de Beer  (NP) 15 Mei-4 Jun; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Lotte de Beer
Nono, Luigi (1924-1990)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Intolleranza 1960  (NP) 27 Sep-12 Okt; Theater Augsburg p. Ludger Engels
Nørgård, Per (*1932)
Nuit des hommes  (NP) 28 Jun-20 Jul; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Kay Kuntze
Nyman, Michael (*1944)
 www.michaelnyman.com
Facing Goya  (NP) 25 Mei-7 Jun; Charleston SC, Spoleto Festival USA p. Ong Keng Sen
The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat  17 Sep-27 Okt; Stadttheater Bremerhaven p. Martin Philipp  8-10 Nov; Nashville Opera p. John Hoomes
Oehring, Helmut (*1961)
 www.helmutoehring.de
 www.boosey.com/oehring
Aschemond oder The Fairy Queen  23-28 Jun; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Claus Guth
Orfeo 14 [Vol 1] Concert scénique d'après L'Orfeo de Monteverdi et Heart of Darkness nouvelle de Conrad; Un hallucinant jeu de morphing entre baroque et contemporain par l'impertinent compositeur berlinois;  (WP) 18-19 Jun; Opéra de Lille
Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)
Barbe-bleue  20-27 Feb; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine p. Waut Koeken
Croquefer  16 Nov; Opéra de Reims p. Jean-Philippe Salério  13 Dec; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial p. Jean-Philippe Salerio
Fantasio  (concert) 15 Dec; London, South Bank Centre
L'Île de Tulipatan  16 Nov; Opéra de Reims p. Jean-Philippe Salério  13 Dec; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial p. Jean-Philippe Salerio
La Fille du tambour-major  4 Jan; Lamalou les Bains, Festival d'Opérettes  23 Aug; Lamalou les Bains, Festival d'Opérettes
Le 66  5-12 Apr; Opera Memphis
Le voyage dans la lune Opéra-féérie en quatre actes et 23 tableaux de Jacques Offenbach;  (NP) 30 Dec-12 Jan; Opéra de Fribourg p. Olivier Desbordes  (NP) 7-19 Jan; Opéra de Lausanne p. Olivier Desbordes  11-12 Apr; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne p. Olivier Desbordes
Les brigands  9 Nov-18 Maa; Saratov Opera and Ballet  (NP) 8 Jun-9 Jul; Theater Aachen p. Alexander von Pfeil
Monsieur Choufleuri  25 Sep; Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre p. Gennady Shaposhnikov  (NP) 13 Feb-8 Jun; Theater Goerlitz p. Rita Schaller
Pomme d'Api (s) Représentations scolaires / Schools performances;  27-29 Maa; Opéra de Rennes
Robinson Crusoe  31 Dec-23 Feb; Szczecin, Opera na Zamku p. Martin Otava
Vert-Vert  7 Jun-9 Jul; Garsington Opera p. Martin Duncan
Okoye, Nkeiru (*1972)
 www.nkeiruokoye.com
Harriet Tubman The story of the escaped slave who escorted hundreds of others to freedom along a chain of safe houses; Libretto: Nkeiru Okoye, after the life of Harriet Tubman (1820?-1913);  (WP) 21 Feb-1 Maa; New York, American Opera Projects p. Lemuel Wade
Orefice, Giacomo (1865-1922)
Chopin  13 Sep-6 Mei; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Orff, Carl (1895-1982)
 Schott Music
Der Mond  (NP) 7 Jun-12 Jul; Städtische Theater Chemnitz p. Holger Potocki
Die Kluge  9 Feb; Voronezh, State Opera and Ballet Theatre  31 Mei-8 Jun; Chicago Opera Theater
Orlandini, Giuseppe Maria (1676-1760)
Grilletta e Porsugnacco  (NP) 20-22 Sep; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Giorgio Bongiovanni
Padding, Martijn (*1956)
 www.martijnpadding.nl
Laika For cast and production team, see De Nationale Opera Amsterdam;  (WP) 3-8 Jun; Amsterdam, Holland Festival  (WP) 3-8 Jun; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Aernout Mik
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941)
Manru  10 Okt-23 Maa; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. Laco Adamik
Paër, Ferdinando (1771-1839)
Le maitre de chapelle Les Maîtres de Chapelle; Accordéon: Eric Allard-Jacquin;  31 Jul; Soustons, Opéra des Landes p. Alain Patiès
Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816)
Nina  (NP) 13-20 Aug; Kammeroper im Rathaushof Konstanz p. Marianne de Pury
Palau,
Maror  (NP) 24-30 Apr; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia p. Antonio Díaz Zamora
Palmer, Juliet Kiri (*1967)
Shelter In this fable for the nuclear age, a father protects his family at any cost, a mother chases storms, and a nuclear physicist is midwife to a child who glows in the dark...; Chamber opera; Libretto: Julie Salverson;  12-15 Jun; Toronto, Tapestry Opera p. Keith Turnbull
Pape, Andy (*1955)
 www.andypape.dk
Sigurd Dragedraeber  15 Sep-11 Nov; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater // 22 Sep; Schleswig // 30 Sep-27 Okt; Rendsburg p. Markus Hertel  (NP) 20 Sep-10 Jan; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Markus Wünsch
Parra, Héctor (*1976)
Das geopferte Leben The timeless operatic theme of the power of love over death revisited, accompanied by modern and baroque instrumental ensembles; Kammeroper für vier Sänger und zwei Instrumentalensembes ; Libretto: Marie NDiaye;  (WP) 22-23 Mei; Münchener Biennale // 27-31 Mei; Freiburg p. Vera Nemirova  (NP) 27-31 Mei; Theater Freiburg // 22-23 Mei; München p. Vera Nemirova
Partch, Harry (1901-1974)
Delusion of the Fury Music theatre in 2 acts, for 3 solo voices and instrumental ensemble;  23 Aug-8 Sep 2013; Ruhr Triennale p. Heiner Goebbels  28-29 Maa; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Heiner Goebbels
Pauer, Jiří (1919-2007)
Little Red Riding Hood  17 Sep-1 Apr; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Adam Frontczak
Penderecki, Krzysztof (*1933)
 Schott Music
Die Teufel von Loudun To mark Penderecki's 80th birthday;  27 Sep-16 Maa; Opera Krakowska p. Laco Adamik  (NP) 2-8 Okt; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Keith Warner
Paradise Lost  27 Sep-31 Mei; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Waldemar Zawodziński  5 Okt; Opera Krakowska
Ubu Rex  (NP) 27 Sep-29 Apr; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka p. Janusz Wiśniewski
Penella, Manuel (1880-1939)
El gato montés  7-9 Maa; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. José Carlos Plaza
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (1710-1736)
Il Flaminio  22 Jan; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi
Perusso, Mario (*1936)
Bebe Dom o La Ciudad Planeta  (WP) 22-29 Okt; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Marcelo Perusso
Pētersons, Kristaps (*1982)
 kristapspetersons.webs.com
Mikhail and Mikhail Play Chess The significance of chess during the Cold War explored through the 1960 World Championship match between Mihail Tal (Latvia) and Mihail Botvinnik (Soviet Union);  (WP) 12 Maa-10 Jun; Riga, Latvian National Opera p. Viesturs Meikšāns
Petit, Jean-Claude (*1943)
Colomba  (WP) 8-16 Maa; Opéra Municipal de Marseille p. Charles Roubaud
Philidor, François André (1726-1795)
Les Femmes vengées  17 Jan; Washington, Opera Lafayette // 23 Jan; New York p. Nick Olcott  1-2 Feb; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Nick Olcott
Philips, Julian (*1969)
How the Whale Became Family opera, 120' (aged 5+); Libretto Edward Kemp, after 'The Dreamfighter and Other Creation Tales' by Ted Hughes;  10 Dec-4 Jan; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Natalie Abrahami
Piazzolla, Astor (1921-1992)
María de Buenos Aires  31 Jan-9 Feb; Syracuse Opera  (NP) 13 Feb-21 Jun; Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Theatre  (NP) 14 Mei-18 Jun; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  18-22 Jun; Trondheim Symfoniorkester p. Jon Tombre
Picker, Tobias (*1954)
 www.tobiaspicker.com
 Schott Music
An American Tragedy  20 Jul-24 Aug; Glimmerglass Opera p. Kate Whoriskey
Dolores Claiborne Desperate. Passionate. Trapped. Dolores Claiborne is willing to do whatever it takes to save herself and her daughter -- even if means taking a life; Libretto: JD McClatchy, after the novel by Stephen King;  (WP) 18 Sep-4 Okt; San Francisco Opera p. James Robinson
Piskáček, Rudolf (1884-1940)
Perly panny Serafínky Operetta (1928);  7 Sep-15 Apr; Silesian Theatre Opava p. Dagmar Hlubková
Planquette, Robert (1848-1903)
Les cloches de Corneville  14 Dec; Marmande, Nuits Lyriques en Marmandais p. Michèle Herbé
Polskiy, Ilya (*1924)
The Little Tower Chamber  21 Sep-28 Jun; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Porrino, Ennio (1910-1959)
I Shardana 3 acts (Napoli, 1959); Subtitled 'people of the nuraghe', the opera profiles the sard peoples and culture; Libretto: Ennio Porrino;  (NP) 20-28 Sep; Teatro Lirico di Cagliari p. Davide Livermore
Poulenc, Francis (1899-1963)
L'Histoire de Babar  7 Dec-22 Jan; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad  20 Jan-13 Apr; Klaipedos, Klaipėda State Musical Theatre
La Dame de Monte-Carlo  (NP) 18 Okt-28 Maa; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg // 12 Okt-15 Feb; Neubrandenburg p. Fabian von Matt  7 Dec-22 Jan; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad  27-29 Jun; Spoleto, Festival dei Due Mondi p. Frédéric Fisbach
Les mamelles de Tirésias Adaptation pour deux pianos de Benjamin Britten (1958);  (NP) 16-19 Jan; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Ted Huffman  25-27 Apr; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle p. Brian Staufenbiel  (concert) 24 Mei; London, Barbican Centre p. Kenneth Richardson  (NP) 8-16 Aug; Wolf Trap Opera p. Matthew Ozawa
Pousseur, Henri (1929-2009)
 www.henripousseur.net/
Votre Faust Fantaisie variable genre opéra (Piccola Scala, Milano; 1969);  (NP) 8-9 Nov; Theater Basel p. Aliénor Dauchez
Previn, Andre (*1929)
 www.andre-previn.com
A Streetcar named Desire  1-2 Nov; Opera Grand Rapids p. Brad Dalton  18-24 Mei; Los Angeles, LA Opera p. Brad Dalton  1-9 Aug; Saint Louis, Union Avenue Opera p. Sean Savoie
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Betrothal in a Monastery  8 Okt-25 Maa; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Vladislav Pazi  18 Okt-13 Mei; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Andrejs Žagars  10 Nov-16 Jul; St Petersburg Chamber Opera
Semyon Kotko  17 Dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Yuri Alexandrov
The Fiery Angel  19 Jan-10 Jul; Komische Oper Berlin p. Benedict Andrews  28 Feb-2 Maa; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Francesca Zambello
The Gambler  (NP) 7-29 Dec; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Andrea Breth  12 Maa; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
War and Peace  24-26 Apr; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Provenzale, Francesco
La stellidaura vendicante  14-16 Jun; Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci p. François De Carpentries
Przybylski, Dariusz (*1984)
 www.dariuszprzybylski.eu
Fall Libretto: Margo Zalite;  (WP) 20-27 Jun; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Margo Zālīte
Musical Land Libretto: Amy Stebbins, Felix Seiler;  (WP) 20-27 Jun; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Felix Seiler
Ptichkin, Yevgeny (1930-1993)
Babi Revolt  4 Feb; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
The Country Wives' Revolt  4 Okt-20 Jun; Voronezh, State Opera and Ballet Theatre  12 Okt-6 Apr; Rostov State Opera p. Leonid Shatohin  27 Okt-23 Apr; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Edgar  (concert) 18 Feb; Oper Frankfurt
Le Villi  (concert) 20 Feb; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Hail! Bright Cecilia  (concert) 11 Jul; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
The Indian Queen  25 Sep-2 Okt; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Peter Sellars  (NP) 5-19 Nov; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Peter Sellars  (NP) 19-21 Jan; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole p. Joachim Schloemer  (NP) 30 Apr-27 Jun; Theater Basel p. Joachim Schloemer
The Tempest  18 Jan-21 Jun; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Calixto Bieito
Puts, Kevin (*1972)
 www.kevinputs.com
Silent Night Events surrounding the impromptu cease-fire on the Western Front on Christmas Eve 1914;  4-10 Mei; Fort Worth Opera p. Eric Simonson  10-12 Jul; Cincinnati Opera p. Eric Simonson
Ramdohr, Niclas (*1967)
 niclasramdohr.de
Pettersson und Findus  5 Sep-8 Maa; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Gabriele Wiesmüller
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Anacréon Ballet héroïque in einem Akt (1754, ÖEA);  2-10 Aug; Grein, Donau Festwochen p. Manuela Kloibmüller
Castor et Pollux  (concert) 20 Maa; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon  (concert) 21 Maa; Paris, Opéra-Comique  (concert) 22 Maa; Opéra National de Bordeaux  11 Mei-12 Jul; Komische Oper Berlin p. Barrie Kosky  (NP) 28 Jun-22 Jul; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Alexander Charim  (concert) 24 Jul; Festival de Radio France et Montpellier  (concert) 26 Jul; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Daphnis et Églé  4-8 Jun; Théâtre de Caen p. Sophie Daneman
Hippolyte et Aricie  (NP) 11-12 Jan; Valetta, Teatru Manoel  (concert) 2 Feb; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Les Boreades  (concert) 18 Jul; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence
Les Fêtes de Polymnie  (concert) 6 Apr; Budapest Spring Festival
Les Fêtes de l'hymen et de l'amour  (concert) 13 Feb; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 14 Feb; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie  (concert) 11 Maa; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Les Indes galantes  12 Okt-23 Feb; Iasi, Opera Națională Română Iași p. Andrei Serban  21 Feb-1 Maa; Opéra National de Bordeaux p. Laura Scozzi
Les Surprises de l'Amour  (concert) 14 Feb; Opéra de Dijon
Nélée et Myrthis  (NP) 27 Feb; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne
Pigmalion Acte de ballet (1748);  2-10 Aug; Grein, Donau Festwochen p. Manuela Kloibmüller
Zaïs Opera in 4 acts;  (concert) 27 Apr; London, South Bank Centre  (concert) 5 Jul; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Ránki, György (1907-1992)
Pomáde király új ruhája  8 Maa-27 Apr; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Attila Toronykőy
Ranzato, Virgilio (1883-1937)
Il paese dei campanelli  16 Feb; Livorno, Teatro Goldoni p. Marco Prosperini
Raskatov, Alexander (*1953)
A Dog's Heart  (NP) 20-30 Jan; Opéra de Lyon p. Simon McBurney
Ratniece, Santa (*1977)
 santaratniece.blogspot.com
War Sum Up Manga Opera (Riga, 2011); Japanese manga, Noh theater, and choral music merge for Hotel Pro Forma's panoramic meditation on war;  11 Sep; Bolzano, Teatro Comunale // 1-2 Nov; New York // 20 Maa; Den Haag // 21 Maa; Zwolle // 22 Maa; Den Bosch p. Kirsten Dehlholm
Reimann, Aribert (*1933)
 Schott Music
Die Gespenstersonate  (NP) 29 Jan-8 Feb; Oper Frankfurt p. Walter Sutcliffe
Lear  4-17 Mei; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Karoline Gruber
Reise, Jay (*1950)
 jayreise.com
Rasputin  8-9 Nov; Moscow, Helikon-Opera p. Dmitry Bertman
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
 Ricordi
Maria egiziaca Mysterium in einem Akt von Ottorino Respighi (Carnegie Hall, New York, 1932);  (NP) 2-16 Nov; Wuppertaler Bühnen p. Johannes Blum
Reyer, Ernest (1823-1909)
Sigurd  (concert) 6-10 Okt; Grand Théâtre de Genève
Riederer, Fernando (*1977)
Inventur Text: Brigitta Falkner;  (WP) 14-17 Nov; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Rihm, Wolfgang (*1952)
Die Eroberung von Mexico  (NP) 9-19 Okt; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Pierre Audi
Jakob Lenz  (NP) 22 Maa-13 Apr; Oper Köln p. Beatrice Lachaussée
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich (1844-1908)
Kashchey the Deathless  2 Nov-29 Apr; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet p. Galina Galkovskaya  (NP) 14 Maa-15 Apr; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Le coq d'or  31 Okt-11 Mei; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Kirill Serebrennikov  (NP) 29 Maa-4 Apr; Bergen National Opera p. Mark Lamos
May Night  4 Dec-16 Maa; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Alexander Titel
Mozart et Salieri  18 Okt; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre  31 Jan-2 Feb; Moscow, Helikon-Opera  (concert) 25 Mei; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern  25 Jul-2 Aug; Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg p. Juri Alexandrov
Sadko  17 Nov-4 Mei; Krasnoyarsk, State Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Nadezhda Stolbova  24 Nov-6 Feb; Saratov Opera and Ballet  5 Jan-15 Maa; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Alexei Stepanyuk  11 Jul; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh  5 Dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Dmitri Tcherniakov  (NP) 13-30 Apr; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Dmitri Tcherniakov
The Maid of Pskov  15 Feb; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Yuri Laptev(revival)
The Night before Christmas  14 Dec-19 Feb; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  26 Dec-15 Maa; Voronezh, State Opera and Ballet Theatre
The Tale of Tsar Saltan  18 Sep-6 Jun; Samara Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet p. Ivan Fadeev  5 Okt-9 Maa; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Alexander Titel  5 Okt-30 Maa; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Alexander Petrov  16 Nov-21 Jun; Kyiv, National Opera of Ukraine
Ripper, João Guilherme (*1959)
 www.joaoripper.com.br/
Onheama  (WP) 25-28 Mei; Manaus, Festival Amazonas de Ópera p. William Pereira
Ristori, Giovanni Alberto
Le Fate  (NP) 8-24 Aug; Gotha, Ekhof Festival p. Anne Juds, Fabio Antoci
Rivas, Sebastian (*1975)
 sebastian.rivas.free.fr
Aliados Un opéra du temps réel (2012-13); Libretto: Esteban Buch, after the 1999 meeting of Thatcher and Pinochet;  4 Okt; Strasbourg, Musica p. Antoine Gindt
Rodríguez,R, Robert Xavier (*1946)
 www.robertxavierrodriguez.com/
La Curandera Comic opera in one act, 60' (Opera Colorado, 2006);  15-16 Feb; Opera Piccola San Antonio p. Cynthia Stokes
Ronchetti, Lucia (*1963)
 www.luciaronchetti.com
Lezioni di tenebra  (NP) 30 Jan-29 Jun; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Reyna Bruns
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Adelaide di Borgogna  19-25 Jul; Rossini in Wildbad p. Antonio Petris
Armida  (NP) 10-19 Aug; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival p. Luca Ronconi
Aureliano in Palmira  (NP) 12-22 Aug; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival p. Mario Martone
Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra  (concert) 19 Jan; Berkeley, West Edge Opera
L'occasione fa il ladro  11-18 Feb; Trieste, Teatro Verdi p. Elisabetta Brusa  22 Feb-2 Maa; Little Opera Theatre of New York p. Philip Shneidman
La cambiale di matrimonio  (NP) 28 Sep-21 Feb; Kaunas State Musical Theatre p. Nerijus Petrokas  3 Okt; Narni, Associazione In Canto // 6 Okt; Terni p. Paolo Donati  23 Okt-20 Mei; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre  6 Dec-8 Apr; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet  24 Jan-2 Feb; Anchorage Opera p. Mari Hahn  21-28 Feb; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma p. Andrea Cigni  (NP) 28-30 Maa; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli p. Andrea Cigni
La gazza ladra  (NP) 15 Feb-25 Apr; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg p. Andreas Beuermann  (NP) 30 Maa-4 Mei; Oper Frankfurt p. David Alden
La gazzetta  20-28 Jun; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie p. Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera  (NP) 24-28 Jun; London, Royal College of Music p. Donald Maxwell  28 Jun-12 Jul; Opéra St Moritz p. Eva Buchmann
La pietra del paragone  20-29 Jan; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Giorgio Barberio Corsetti, Pierrick Sorin
La scala di seta  20-30 Sep; Milano, Teatro alla Scala p. Damiano Michieletto  7 Nov-28 Jul; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Lukas Hemleb  (NP) 17-31 Jan; Venezia, La Fenice p. Bepi Morassi  13 Jun; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence p. Côme de Bellescize  (concert) 13 Jun; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Maometto II  28 Maa-8 Apr; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma p. Pier Luigi Pizzi
Otello  (NP) 7-18 Feb; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera p. Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier  (NP) 28 Feb-9 Maa; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera p. Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier  7-17 Apr; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées p. Moshe Leiser  9 Jun; Salzburg, Pfingstfestspiele p. Patrice Caurier, Moshe Leiser  (concert) 17-26 Jul; Buxton Festival Opera
Tancredi  22-24 Nov; Pavia, Teatro Fraschini p. Francesco Frongia  28-30 Nov; Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli p. Francesco Frongia  6-8 Dec; Teatro Sociale di Como - AsLiCo p. Francesco Frongia  (NP) 13-15 Dec; Brescia, Teatro Grande p. Francesco Frongia  (NP) 19-27 Mei; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées p. Jacques Osinski  (concert) 27 Jun; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica
Rota, Nino (1911-1979)
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Aladino e la lampada magica  17-22 Jan; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 18-20 Dec; Colmar // 8 Jan; Mulhouse p. Waut Koeken
Il cappello di paglia di Firenze  9-14 Okt; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Fernando Gomes  (NP) 23 Okt-1 Nov; Wexford Festival Opera p. Andrea Cigni  3-10 Dec; Firenze, Teatro Comunale p. Andrea Cigni
Mysterium  (concert) 19-20 Okt; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Napoli Milionaria! Opera in three acts (1977); Libretto: Eduardo De Filippo, after his own play;  18 Jun; International Opera Festival Miskolc p. Fabio Sparvoli
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
Der Dämon  23 Okt-27 Apr; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Gennady Trostyanetsky  (concert) 22 Jan; Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre  8 Apr-3 Mei; Liberec, Divadlo F X Šaldy p. Martin Otava
Ruiz, Federico (*1948)
La mujer de espaldas (Caracas, 2002); A woman is murdered by being repeatedly stabbed from behind; Libretto: Xiomara Moreno, after the short story La Mujer de Espaldas by José Balza;  19-22 Sep; Caracas, Teatro Teresa Carreño p. Orlando Arocha
Saariaho, Kaija (*1952)
 www.saariaho.org
Emilie  (NP) 24 Mei-10 Jun; Salzburg, Landestheater p. Agnessa Nefjodov
L'amour de loin  7-9 Feb; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Elmgreen Dragset
Saegusa, Shigeaki (*1942)
Junior Butterfly Butterfly's son Dolore returns to Japan before World War II; Libretto: Masahiko Shimada;  (NP) 13 Aug; Torre del Lago, Festival Pucciniano p. Masahiko Shimada
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Les Barbares Tragédie lyrique in 3 acts (Académie nationale de Musique, Paris; 1901); Libretto: Victorien Sardou, Pierre-Barthélemy Gheusi;  (concert) 14-16 Feb; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne
Sakellaridis, Theofrastos (1883-1950)
Picnic  (NP) 19-28 Feb; Athens, Megaron Music Hall p. Stathis Livathinos
Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825)
Der Rauchfangkehrer  5-7 Jul; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera p. Mark Gaal
Les Danaïdes  (concert) 27 Nov; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Prima la musica e poi le parole  28 Sep-5 Mei; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet p. Natalia Kuzmenkova  26 Okt-15 Mei; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre  8-9 Apr; Istanbul State Opera p. Renato Bonajuto
Sallinen, Aulis (*1935)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/sallinen+aulis
Kullervo  (NP) 4-21 Jul; Savonlinna Opera Festival p. Kari Heiskanen
Sannicandro, Valerio
 www.valeriosannicandro.eu
Doglie Chamber opera;  (WP) 13-15 Sep; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Sandra De Falco
Satie, Erik (1866-1925)
Genevieve de Brabant  (NP) 11 Jul; Staatstheater Kassel p. Lisa Marie Küssner
Socrate  7 Dec-14 Feb; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Anatoly Ledukhovsky
Scapucci, Mario Guido
Euridice e Orfeo  (WP) 13-15 Sep; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Giorgio Bongiovanni
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)
Erminia, Tancredi, Polidoro e Pastore Serenata for 4 voices and instruments (Naples, 1723);  4 Aug; Dubrovnik Festival
Scarlatti, Domenico (1685-1757)
La Dirindina  25-26 Apr; Leverkusen, Bayer Kultur p. Kay Link
Narciso  29-31 Aug; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. Davide Livermore
Scarlatti, Giuseppe (1718-1777)
Dove è amore è gelosia Intermezzo giocoso (Burgtheater, Wien; 1768);  31 Jan-14 Feb; Operaen i Kristiansund p. Erlend Samnøen
Schnebel, Dieter (*1930)
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Utopien The tri-partite concepts of Faith, Hope, Love explored by different permutations of the six-member Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart; Musiktheater für sechs Sänger, Statisten und Instrumente;  (WP) 17-19 Mei; Münchener Biennale p. Matthias Rebstock
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
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Erwartung monodramma in un atto per soprano e orchestra;  27-29 Jun; Spoleto, Festival dei Due Mondi p. Frédéric Fisbach
Moses und Aron  24 Mei-7 Jun; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 18 Jun; Birmingham // 25-26 Jul; London p. Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito
Pierrot Lunaire 'Cabaret Lunaire' double bill of Pierrot Lunaire and the Brettl-Lieder;  20 Nov-21 Feb; Opera Krakowska p. Włodzimierz Nurkowski
Schreier, Anno (*1979)
 www.annoschreier.de
Prinzessin im Eis Eine multinationale PolarKomödie mit Libretto von Constantin von Castenstein; Für alle ab 12 Jahren;  (WP) 8 Dec-22 Feb; Theater Aachen p. Anna Malunat
Schreker, Franz (1878-1934)
 www.schreker.org
Der Schatzgräber  (NP) 12-17 Sep; Brucknerfest Linz p. Philipp Harnoncourt
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Die Verschworenen Singspiel in one act, D787 (1823);  10 Aug; Annandale, Bard Summerscape
Fierrabras  13-27 Aug; Salzburger Festspiele p. Peter Stein  (concert) 17 Aug; Annandale, Bard Summerscape
Lazarus  (NP) 11-23 Dec; Theater an der Wien p. Claus Guth
Winterreise  2 Jan; Tiroler Festspiele Erl  27 Jan; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela  9 Feb; Opéra de Dijon  12-16 Maa; Anchorage Opera  (concert) 28 Maa; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu  30 Maa; Grand Théâtre de Genève  4 Apr; Oper Köln  (concert) 11-19 Apr; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera  (concert) 30 Apr-10 Mei; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera  9-14 Jun; Wiener Festwochen p. William Kentridge  (NP) 4-17 Jul; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence p. William Kentridge  9 Aug; Annandale, Bard Summerscape
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Genoveva  (NP) 27 Feb-20 Mei; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Martin Glaser
Manfred  (NP) 9-15 Dec; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Georges Lavaudant
Schwemmer, Frank (*1961)
Die Schatzinsel  16 Okt; Theater Erfurt p. Eva-Maria Abelein
Sciarrino, Salvatore (*1947)
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Aspern  (NP) 2-10 Okt; Venezia, La Fenice p. Facoltà di Design e Arti IUAV di Venezia
Lohengrin  (NP) 25 Jan-15 Feb; Oldenburgische Staatstheater p. Thomas Fiedler  (NP) 15-22 Maa; Landestheater Coburg p. Bodo Busse  (NP) 14-21 Jun; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Ingo Kerkhof
Luci mie traditrici  18 Okt; Cardiff, Music Theatre Wales // 24 Okt; London // 2 Nov; Llandudno // 26 Nov; Swansea p. Michael McCarthy
Sekles, Bernhard (1872-1934)
Scheherezade Opera in 3 acts (Mannheim, 1917);  (NP) 30 Nov-29 Jun; Oper Halle p. Axel Koehler
Selmeczi, György (*1952)
 www.selmeczi.hu
Byzantium Constantinople in 1453;  (WP) 14 Jun; International Opera Festival Miskolc p. Zalán Zakariás
I spiritisti  (WP) 19-28 Jan; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Sharav, B (*1952)
Genghis Khan  5 Okt-27 Jul; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Shchedrin, Rodion (*1932)
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Dead Souls  29 Jan; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Levsha  9 Sep-10 Mei; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Alexei Stepanyuk
Not Love Alone Opera in three acts with epilogue (Bolshoi, Moscow; 1961);  (NP) 5 Apr-18 Jul; St Petersburg Chamber Opera
The Enchanted Wanderer  14 Jan; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  17 Jul; Riga, Latvian National Opera p. Alexei Stepanyuk
Shore, Howard (*1946)
 www.howardshore.com
The Fly Libretto: David Henry Hwang, after the cult horror film by David Cronenberg; The first opera from award-winning film score composer Shore  18 Jan-8 Maa; Theater Trier p. Sebastian Welker
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Cheryomushki  21 Feb-8 Maa; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Neco Çelik  (NP) 21 Feb-2 Apr; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Christine Mielitz
Nos  23 Sep; Brucknerfest Linz p. Boris Pokrovsky  28 Sep-26 Okt; New York, The Metropolitan Opera p. William Kentridge(original)  17 Nov; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Yuri Alexandrov
Orango Orchestration of the prologue by Gerard McBurney from piano score, 40';  19-20 Aug; Helsinki Festival
The Gamblers  30 Maa-2 Apr; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka p. Andrzej Chyra
Sikora, Elżbieta (*1944)
 www.elzbietasikora.com
Madame Curie  18-19 Jan; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka p. Marek Weiss
Simoni, Marco (*1972)
 www.marcosimoni.net
Si camminava sull'Arno Ciclo opere da camera;  (WP) 4 Apr; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi p. Lorenzo Mucci
Simons, Moisés (1889-1945)
Toi c'est moi  1 Nov; Landestheater Altenburg p. Götz Hellriegel  8 Nov-29 Dec; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Götz Hellriegel
Singer, Pavel
Aschenputtel Text: Thomas Jorda;  (WP) 16 Nov-22 Dec; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Manfred Waba
Singier, Jean-Marc (*1954)
Chat perché  9-12 Feb; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Caroline Gautier  (NP) 23-26 Feb; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Caroline Gautier
Skender, Ivan Josip (*1981)
Stribor's Forest  3-4 Dec; HNK Ivana pl Zajca Rijeka p. Ozren Prohić
Skoryk, Myroslav (*1938)
Moses  13 Sep-25 Apr; Kyiv, National Opera of Ukraine
Smelkov, Alexander (*1950)
The Brothers Karamazov  3 Dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Vasily Barkhatov
Smetana, Bedřich (1824-1884)
Libuse  27 Sep-8 Mei; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Petr Novotný
Tajemství  22 Sep-12 Jun; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre p. Dominik Beneš
The Devil's Wall on tour 20 and 21 June;  (NP) 12-17 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Jiří Nekvasil  20-21 Jun; Litomysl, Smetana Opera Festival p. Jiří Nekvasil
The Two Widows  11 Sep-30 Mei; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Nekvasil
Smolka, Martin (*1959)
 www.martinsmolka.com
The Lists of Infinity Spoken Opera, 70'; Hommage to Umberto Eco; Libretto: Jiří Adámek;  (WP) 26-28 Jun; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Jiří Adámek
Smolsky, Dmitry (*1937)
The Grey Legend  1 Okt; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet p. Alexander Kostiuchenko
Smyth, Ethel (1858-1944)
The Boatswain's Mate  (NP) 15-26 Feb; Luzerner Theater p. Hersilie Ewald
Sokolović, Ana (*1968)
 www.anasokolovic.com
Svadba  2-7 Nov; Opera Philadelphia p. Michael Cavanagh, Marie-Josée Chartier
Soluri, Patrick
 www.patricksoluri.com
Embedded Libretto: Deborah Brevoort, after 'The Cask of Amontillado' by Edgar Allan Poe;  (WP) 28-30 Mei; Fargo-Moorhead Opera
Sorozábal, Pablo (1897-1988)
Black el Payaso  (NP) 4-27 Apr; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Ignacio García  27 Jun; Granada, Festival Internacional de Música y Danza p. Ignacio García
Entre Sevilla y Triana  9-12 Apr; Ópera de Oviedo p. Curro Carreres
La Del Manojo de Rosas  18 Dec-12 Jan; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Emilio Sagi  20-22 Maa; Sevilla, Teatro de la Maestranza p. Emilio Sagi
La tabernera del puerto  21 Apr; Murcia, Teatro Romea  30-31 Mei; Teatro Córdoba p. Rafel Duran
Spears, Gregory (*1977)
 gregoryspears.com
Paul's Case  8-13 Jan; New York, Prototype Festival p. Kevin Newbury  (NP) 22 Feb-2 Maa; Pittsburgh Opera p. George Cederquist
Spendiaryan, Alexander (1871-1928)
Almast Opera in 3 acts;  28 Jun; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Spoliansky, Mischa
Rufen Sie Herrn Plim!  (NP) 8 Mei-12 Jun; Theater Erfurt p. Hank Irwin Kittel
Spontini, Gasparo (1774-1851)
Gott segne den König! Cantata per soli, coro e orchestra;  (concert) 25 Okt; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini
La vestale  (NP) 15-28 Okt; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées p. Eric Lacascade
Srnka, Miroslav (*1975)
 www.srnka.cz
Jakub Flugelbunt  4-14 Mei; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Heike Maria Jenor
Stäbler, Gerhard (*1949)
 www.gerhard-staebler.de
Erlöst Albert E.  (WP) 26 Jun-18 Jul; Theater Ulm p. Philipp Jescheck
Stańczyk, Marcin (*1977)
 marcinstanczyk.com
Solarize Opera in 1 act; Libretto: Andrzej Szpindler;  (WP) 26-29 Apr; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Krzysztof Garbaczewski
Statkowski, Roman (1859-1925)
Maria Libretto: Roman Statkowski, after the verse-novel 'Maria' by Antoni Malczewski;  15-17 Nov; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka p. Michael Gieleta
Stefani, Jan (1746-1829)
Cud mniemany  8 Mei; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy
Steffani, Agostino (1654-1728)
La lotta d'Ercole con Acheloo Divertimento drammatico (Hannover, 1689); Libretto: Bartolomeo Ortensio Mauro;  25 Jul-1 Aug; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Benedetto Sicca
Stemann, Nicolas (*1968)
Rein Gold  (WP) 9-29 Maa; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Nicolas Stemann
Stokes, Tobin (*1966)
 www.tobinstokes.com
Pauline Chamber opera based on the life and final days of Canadian writer, poet, and actress Pauline Johnson (1861-1913); Libretto: Margaret Atwood;  (WP) 23-31 Mei; City Opera Vancouver p. Norman Armour
Stolz, Robert (1880-1975)
Spring Parade  21 Jul-22 Sep 2013; St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy
Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt  (NP) 15 Feb-29 Maa; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Alexandra Frankmann
Stradella, Alessandro (1642-1682)
San Giovanni Battista  11-21 Jun; London, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) p. Rodula Gaitanou
Strauss, Johann (1825-1899)
Indigo The 1001 Nights, a reworked version of Indigo by Max Steiner (1906);  (NP) 15 Dec-12 Mei; Silesian Theatre Opava p. Rudolf Tesáček
Walzer aus Wien  5 Jan; Lamalou les Bains, Festival d'Opérettes
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
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Daphne  28 Feb-22 Maa; Oper Frankfurt p. Claus Guth  (NP) 15-29 Jun; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Patrick Kinmonth
Die Liebe der Danae  (concert) 11 Jun; Garmisch, Richard Strauss Festival  (concert) 15-19 Jun; Oper Frankfurt
Die schweigsame Frau  10-12 Okt; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Ferenc Anger  13 Dec-21 Apr; Städtische Theater Chemnitz p. Gerd Heinz
Feuersnot  (NP) 18-26 Jan; Palermo, Teatro Massimo p. Emma Dante  (concert) 14-22 Jun; Volksoper Wien
Guntram  (concert) 23 Feb-2 Maa; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Straus, Oscar (1870-1954)
Ein Walzertraum  3 Okt-18 Nov; Volksoper Wien p. Robert Meyer  19 Jan; Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti p. Corrado Abbati  28 Jan; Pavia, Teatro Fraschini
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
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L'histoire du Soldat  (NP) 22 Maa-25 Apr; Theater Magdeburg p. Ulrich Schulz  (NP) 5-7 Apr; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Jacques Osinski  4-10 Mei; Long Beach Opera  25 Jul; Montepulciano, Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte // 1 Jan; Sarteano // 28 Jul; Cetona // 29 Jul; San Casciano dei Bagni p. Jean-Philippe Clarac, Olivier Deloeuil
Mavra  23 Okt-20 Mei; Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre  25 Jul-2 Aug; Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg p. Juri Alexandrov
Oedipus rex  5 Okt; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Jacek Przybyłowicz  24 Apr; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Strelnikov, Nikolay (1888-1939)
The Bondmaid  18 Jun; Voronezh, State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Streul, Eberhard (*1941)
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Die Sternstunde des Josef Bieder  (NP) 9 Nov-7 Feb; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg // 16 Nov; Dargun // 25 Dec-17 Feb; Neubrandenburg p. Wolfgang Lachnitt
Sucharitkul, Somtow (*1952)
 www.somtow.com
Dan no ura  9-10 Feb; Bangkok Opera
Suchon, Eugen (1908-1993)
Krútňava Libretto: Eugen Suchoň and Štefan Hoza, after the novella 'Beyond the Upper Mill' by Milo Urban;  3 Apr; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Roman Polák
Svätopluk  7 Sep-28 Nov; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre p. Juraj Jakubisko
Suppé, Franz (1819-1895)
Des Matrosen Heimkehr  24-28 Feb; CNT Split p. Leo Katunarić
Franz Schubert operetta in one act (1864);  10 Aug; Annandale, Bard Summerscape
Swados, Elizabeth (*1951)
 www.lizswados.com
The Trojan Women  15 Nov-9 Feb; Iasi, Opera Națională Română Iași p. Andrei Serban
Szirmai, Albert (1880-1967)
Mágnás Miska Operetta in three acts;  (NP) 27 Sep-26 Mei; National Theatre of Pécs p. László Méhes  22 Feb-12 Apr; Budapest Operetta Theatre p. István Verebes  (NP) 26 Apr-1 Jun; Györ, Győr National Theatre p. László Molnár
Szymański, Paweł (*1954)
Qudsja Zaher  2-4 Feb; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Eimuntas Nekrošius
Taneyev, Sergey Ivanovich (1856-1915)
Oresteia  13 Okt-25 Maa; Saratov Opera and Ballet
Tariverdiev, Mikael (1931-1966)
Waiting Mono-opera (1968);  19 Jun; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad
Tarkmann, Andreas (*1956)
Räuber Hotzenplotz Empfohlen für Kinder ab 5 Jahren;  14 Sep-26 Nov; Oper Köln p. Eike Ecker
Tchaikovsky, Alexander (*1946)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch Opera in two acts (Perm 2009); Libretto: Georgy Isaakyan and Alexander Tchaikovsky, after the play by Solzhenitsyn;  30 Okt-21 Feb; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Georgy Isaakyan
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Charodeyka  2-6 Apr; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Alexander Titel
Cherevichki  26 Sep-29 Dec; Nizhni Novgorod, State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Pushkin  30 Okt-11 Dec; Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Theatre  16 Jan; Kharkiv Opera and Ballet
Orleanskaya Deva  18 Feb-25 Mei; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Iosif Keller(original)
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Orpheus  (NP) 25 Mei-8 Jun; Oper Frankfurt p. Florentine Klepper
Pimpinone  10 Sep-17 Okt; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Tatyana Stepanova
Terterian, Avet (1929-1994)
Das Beben  12 Dec; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Terzakis, Dimitri (*1938)
 dimitriterzakis.com
Die Irrfahrten des Odysseus Eine Performance für Instrumentalensemble, Tonband, Erzähler, Sopran und Laterna Magica-Bilder;  (NP) 13 Okt; Wuppertaler Bühnen // 13 Nov; Wuppertal // 14 Nov; Wuppertal // 20 Nov; Wuppertal // 29 Nov; Wuppertal // 10 Jan; Wuppertal // 31 Jan; Wuppertal // 1 Feb; Wuppertal // 28 Feb; Wuppertal // 28 Maa; Wuppertal p. Benjamin Prins
Tesori, Jeanine (*1961)
The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me Holiday Family Opera; Based upon the book by Jeanette Winterson;  14-22 Dec; Washington National Opera p. Francesca Zambello
Thilloy, Pierre (*1970)
 www.pierrethilloy.com
I falsari Multimedia Opera based on André Gide text Les faux monnayeurs;  (WP) 24 Jul; Montepulciano, Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte p. Guy-Pierre Couleau
Thomas, Ambroise (1811-1896)
Hamlet  (NP) 3-22 Dec; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Olivier Py
Thomson, Virgil (1896-1989)
The Mother of Us All  11-15 Dec; New York, Manhattan School of Music p. Dona D Vaughn
Thordarson, Gunnar (*1945)
Ragnheidur The Bishop's daughter, Ragnheiður, swears in front of the congregation that she is a virgin, nine months before giving birth to a baby boy. Oath-breaker? Rebel?; Libretto: Friðrik Erlingsson, after events in 1661;  (WP) 1 Maa-3 Apr; Reykjavik, The Icelandic Opera p. Stefán Baldursson
Tigranian, Armen (1879-1950)
Anoush  20 Sep-30 Jun; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Tijardović, Ivo (1895-1976)
Spli'ski akvarel  3 Okt; CNT Split p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Tippett, Michael (1905-1998)
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King Priam  (NP) 13-22 Feb; London, English Touring Opera // 15 Maa; Poole // 29 Maa; Snape // 2 Apr; Cheltenham // 12 Apr; Sheffield // 23 Apr; Canterbury // 26 Apr; Norwich // 17 Mei; Exeter // 20 Mei; Durham // 27 Mei; Cambridge p. James Conway
Toch, Ernst (1887-1964)
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Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse  23-29 Okt; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Paul Curran  10 Dec-18 Mei; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Svenja Tiedt  (NP) 4 Mei-6 Jul; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Guillermo Amaya, Elmar Supp
Todd, Will (*1970)
 www.willtodd.com
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Family opera;  19 Jul-2 Aug; London, Opera Holland Park p. Martin Duncan
Traetta, Tommaso (1727-1779)
Armida  (WP) 27-30 Jul; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Juliette Deschamps
Ifigenia in Tauride opera seria, in 3 acts (Schönbrunn Wien, 1763);  15 Dec-13 Feb; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg p. Rudolf Frey
Tsangaris, Manos (*1956)
 www.tsangaris.de
Karl May Libretto: Marcel Beyer;  (WP) 20 Jun-5 Jul; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Manfred Weiss
Tubin, Eduard (1905-1982)
Reigi opetaja  4-25 Apr; Tartu, Theatre Vanemuine p. Roman Baskin
Tulebayev, Mukhtan (1913-1960)
Birzhan i Sara Marking the centenary of the composer (1913-1960); Opera in 2 acts (1946);  (NP) 26 Okt-30 Jan; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House  8 Nov-18 Jun; Astana Opera p. Yuri Alexandrov  18 Nov-6 Jan; Samsun State Opera and Ballet p. Eflatun Neimetzade
Turnage, Mark-Anthony (*1960)
 Schott Music
Anna Nicole  (NP) 17-28 Sep; New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music p. Richard Jones  17-28 Sep; New York City Opera p. Richard Jones
Greek  1 Okt; Cardiff, Music Theatre Wales // 4 Okt; Birmingham // 21-26 Okt; London p. Michael McCarthy
Tüzün, Ferit (1929-1977)
Midas'in Kulaklari  27-30 Nov; Istanbul State Opera p. Yücel Erten
Vaage, Knut (*1961)
 www.knutvaage.com
Nokon kjem til å komme Kammeroper; Libretto: Jon Fosse, after the play by Jon Fosse;  2 Nov-25 Jan; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Bruno Berger-Gorski
Vacek, Miloš (1928-2012)
Des Kaisers neue Kleider  13 Okt-21 Feb; Komische Oper Berlin p. Lydia Steier
Vajda, János (*1949)
Don Cristobal Opera in one act, after Lorca;  (NP) 22 Nov-27 Mei; Debrecen, Csokonai Theatre p. László Keszég  13-23 Apr; Miskolc National Theatre p. László Keszég
Don Perlimplin Opera in one act, after Lorca;  (NP) 22 Nov-27 Mei; Debrecen, Csokonai Theatre p. László Keszég  13-23 Apr; Miskolc National Theatre p. László Keszég
Valtinoni, Pierangelo (*1959)
Die Schneekönigin  14 Nov-1 Dec; Umeå, Norrlandsoperan p. Staffan Aspegren
Pinocchio Children's opera (2001, revised 2006)  11 Dec-8 Mei; Oper Leipzig p. Gundula Nowack
Varney, Louis (1844-1908)
Les mousquetaires au couvent  (NP) 22-31 Dec; Opéra de Lausanne p. Jérôme Deschamps
Varriale, Michele
 michelevarriale.altervista.org
La finta semplice Opera buffa in 2 acts; Libretto: Marco Coltellini, after Carlo Goldoni;  (WP) 24 Nov; Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti p. Paolo Andreoni
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Aroldo  (concert) 4 Mei; Berkeley, West Edge Opera
Giovanna d'Arco Winner of the 2010 COT audience's People's Choice;  (NP) 14-22 Sep; Chicago Opera Theater p. David Schweizer  21-30 Sep; Bilbao, Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Ópera p. Gabriele Lavia  (NP) 12 Okt-29 Jan; Theater Bielefeld p. Sabine Hartmannshenn  23 Okt-2 Apr; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Natascha Ursuliak  16-23 Nov; Istanbul State Opera  29 Nov; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  (NP) 6 Dec-6 Feb; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Zalán Zakariás
I lombardi alla prima crociata  10 Nov; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  (NP) 10-28 Nov; Staatsoper Hamburg p. David Alden
I masnadieri  (concert) 22 Sep; Washington Concert Opera  (NP) 18-27 Okt; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma p. Leo Muscato  30 Nov; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  (NP) 7 Dec-13 Feb; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Pál Göttinger  (concert) 26 Feb; Konzerthaus Berlin
Il corsaro  (concert) 9 Maa; Washington Concert Opera
Jerusalem  8-22 Maa; Sarasota Opera p. Martha Collins
La battaglia di Legnano  (NP) 20 Okt-20 Nov; Staatsoper Hamburg p. David Alden
Stiffelio  (NP) 28 Sep-7 Maa; Theater Mönchengladbach p. Helen Malkowsky  24-31 Okt; Catania, Teatro Massimo Bellini p. Ezio Donato  1 Feb-8 Maa; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera p. Tobias Theorell  (concert) 23 Maa; Toronto, Opera In Concert  (NP) 29 Maa-24 Jul; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Regula Gerber  (concert) 8 Jun; London, South Bank Centre
Un giorno di regno  (NP) 23 Jan-13 Jun; State Opera Stara Zagora
Viardot, Pauline (1821-1910)
Cendrillon  14-15 Aug; Festival Internacional de Santander p. Tomás Muñoz
Vigíl, Federico García
Il Duce The story of Benito Mussolini, told as he eternally repeats his life as a punishment in Hell;  (WP) 17-22 Dec; Montevideo, Teatro Solís p. Massimo Pezzutti
Vinci, Leonardo (1690-1730)
L'Artaserse  (concert) 9 Maa; Oper Köln  19-23 Maa; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Silviu Purcarete(original)  (concert) 10 Mei; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Semiramide  (NP) 27 Sep-15 Okt; Wiener Kammeroper p. Francesco Micheli
Vito-Delvaux, Berthe di (1915-2005)
Grétry Comic opera, 90' (1975);  (concert) 6 Okt; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Catone in Utica  (concert) 10 Jan; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Dorilla in Tempe Opera in three acts (1726);  (concert) 11 Mei; Opéra de Lausanne
Farnace  16-31 Mei; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Roland Schwab
Juditha Triumphans  (NP) 3-13 Jul; Festival Retz p. Monika Steiner
L'Incoronazione di Dario  (concert) 14 Sep; Musikfest Bremen  14-19 Dec; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia p. Davide Livermore
Motezuma  25 Jun-1 Jul; Opernfestival Gut Immling p. Ludwig Baumann
Orlando furioso  (NP) 12 Okt-25 Dec; Theater Bremen p. Anna-Sophie Mahler  12 Feb-14 Maa; Oper Frankfurt p. David Bösch
Tito Manlio Version inédite de 1720;  (concert) 20 Sep; Festival d'Ambronay
Vives, Amadeo (1871-1932)
Doña Francisquita  17-26 Okt; Opera de Lima p. Jaime Martorell  25 Apr; Murcia, Teatro Romea
Vivier, Claude (1948-1983)
Kopernikus opéra-rituel de mort. Oper in zwei Akten (1979);  11-14 Mei; Münchener Biennale
Vlasov, Vladimir (1903-1986)
Aychurek The first Kirghiz national opera, 1939; After the folk epic 'Manas';  22 Sep-15 Jun; Bishkek, Kyrgyz National Abdylas Maldybaev Theatre of Opera and Ballet p. Ofeliya Yerkimbayeva
Vollmer, Ludger (*1961)
 www.ludger-vollmer.de
Gegen die Wand  (NP) 29 Maa-12 Jul; Theater Freiburg p. Michael Sturm  20-29 Jun; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Gregor Horres
Lola rennt  (NP) 8 Maa-3 Jul; Theater Hagen p. Norbert Hilchenbach
Voseček, Šimon (*1978)
Biedermann und die Brandstifter Opera in two acts (2005-2007), for 8 voices and chamber ensemble, 90'; After the eponymous play by Max Frisch / nach dem gleichnamigen Stück von Max Frisch;  (WP) 17-22 Sep; Neue Oper Wien p. Béatrice Lachaussée  (NP) 25 Feb; Bolzano, Teatro Comunale p. Béatrice Lachaussée
Vrebalov, Aleksandra (*1970)
 www.aleksandravrebalov.com
Mileva Opera in two acts; Libretto: Vida Ognjenović, after her own play ‘Mileva Einstein';  5-6 Feb; Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad p. Ozren Prohić
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Das Liebesverbot  15 Sep-14 Nov; Radebeul, Landesbühnen Sachsen p. Hinrich Horstkotte  27-29 Sep; Moscow, Helikon-Opera p. Dmitry Bertman  (NP) 29 Sep-28 Mei; Oper Leipzig p. Aron Stiehl
Der Ring an 1 Abend  22 Sep; Brucknerfest Linz  22 Okt-1 Nov; Theater Erfurt p. Christian Georg Fuchs  26 Maa-9 Apr; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein  29 Maa; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Der Ring für Kinder Fassung für Kinder von Hartmut Keil und Maximilian von Mayenburg; Für Kinder ab 8 Jahren;  8 Feb-22 Jun; Oper Leipzig p. Jasmin Solfaghari
Die Feen  (NP) 25 Jan-19 Jun; Theater Regensburg p. Florian Lutz  20 Apr-27 Jun; Oper Leipzig p. Renaud Doucet
Ringetje Orchestration reduction by Jonathan Dove, 100';  15 Maa-29 Jun; Theater Bielefeld p. Lotte de Beer
The Mini Ring A FREE family opera based on Wagner's Ring Cycle.;  7 Dec; Saint Louis, Union Avenue Opera
Waits, Tom (*1949)
The Black Rider  (NP) 1 Maa-24 Jun; Theater Münster p. Frank Behnke
Woyzeck  16 Dec-4 Feb; Theater Bremen p. Klaus Schumacher
Wallen, Errollyn (*1958)
 www.errollynwallen.com
Anon The songs of silent women: a new opera for young people, mixing voices, live soundscapes and contemporary theatre;  14 Maa; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 17 Maa; Bristol // 18 Maa; Gloucester // 25 Maa; Newhampton // 26 Maa; Birmingham
Walton, William (1902-1983)
The Bear  10-19 Okt; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera p. Ville Saukkonen
Wargo, Richard (*1957)
Losers After the play by Brian Friel; 'a working-class farce whose plot turns on the Vatican decree expelling St Philomena from its Canon of Saints, and the comic havoc that ensues';  27-30 Okt; Wexford Festival Opera p. Conor Hanratty
Winners  11-12 Okt; New York, Chelsea Opera p. Lynne Hayden-Findlay
Webern, Anton (1881-1945)
1. Kantate  9 Sep; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Abu Hassan  8 Maa-10 Mei; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Doris Schumacher
Die drei Pintos  8 Sep; Chisinau Opera and Ballet Theatre
Euryanthe Grosse heroisch-romantische Oper, in 3 acts (Vienna, 1823); Libretto: Helmina von Chezy, after an early French romance  (NP) 25 Jul-3 Aug; Annandale, Bard Summerscape p. Kevin Newbury
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)
 Schott Music
Das Berliner Requiem  23 Feb; Dessau, Kurt-Weill-Festival
Der Silbersee  24-27 Jul; Kokkola Opera p. Anu Komsi
Lady in the Dark  (NP) 17 Mei-5 Jul; Staatstheater Mainz p. Matthias Fontheim
Mahagonny Songspiel  23-29 Okt; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Paul Curran  25-27 Apr; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle p. Brian Staufenbiel
Street Scene  (NP) 30 Okt-5 Feb; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Bernd Mottl
Un Train pour Johannesburg  7 Feb; Opéra de Massy p. Olivier Desbordes  7-14 Aug; Festival Lyrique de Saint-Céré p. Olivier Desbordes
Weinberger, Jaromír (1896-1967)
Svanda Dudák  24 Jan-2 Feb; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Axel Koehler
Weinberg, Mieczyslaw (1919-1996)
Das Portrait  (NP) 6 Dec-19 Jan; Poznan, Teatr Wielki p. David Pountney(original)  1 Mei; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. David Pountney(original)
Der Idiot  12 Jan-20 Apr; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Regula Gerber
Die Passagierin  18 Jan-2 Feb; Houston Grand Opera p. David Pountney  21 Maa-16 Mei; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Holger Müller-Brandes  10-13 Jul; New York, Lincoln Center Festival p. David Pountney
Weir, Judith (*1954)
Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Spinne  (NP) 2-3 Jul; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Alexander Becker
Wertmüller, Michael (*1966)
 www.michaelwertmueller.com
Anschlag Libretto: Lukas Bärfuss; Auftragswerk von Lucerne Festival;  (WP) 17 Aug-10 Nov 2013; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern p. Georges Delnon, Marie-Thérèse Jossen  10 Nov; Theater Basel p. Georges Delnon, Marie-Thérèse Jossen  22 Maa; Berlin, MaerzMusik p. Marie-Thérèse Jossen, Georges Delnon
Widmann, Jörg (*1973)
 Schott Music
Babylon  25-31 Jan; München, Bayerische Staatsoper p. Carlus Padrissa
Wojciechowski, Sławomir (*1971)
 blog
Zwycięstwo nad słońcem Opera in 1 act; Libretto: Marcin Cecko;  (WP) 26-29 Apr; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Krzysztof Garbaczewski
Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno (1876-1948)
Il campiello  14-16 Feb; Rovigo, Teatro Sociale p. Paolo Trevisi  (NP) 28 Feb-11 Maa; Venezia, La Fenice p. Paolo Trevisi
Il segreto di Susanna Intermezzo 45' (Munich, 1909); Susanna's husband's jealousy is aroused when he smells tobacco smoke in the house  (concert) 31 Okt; Rio de Janeiro, Theatro Municipal  11-12 Maa; Cairo Opera House  (NP) 23-29 Maa; Ópera de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria p. Mario Pontiggia
La cenerentola  25 Okt-17 Nov; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Eva-Maria Weiss
Wolfson, Jaime (*1974)
Axi Text: Antonio Fian;  (WP) 14-17 Nov; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Wulff-Woesten, Johannes (*1966)
Prinz Bussel  23 Mei-3 Jun; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Valentina Simeonova
Wuorinen, Charles (*1938)
 www.charleswuorinen.com
Brokeback Mountain  (WP) 28 Jan-11 Feb; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Ivo van Hove
Yudakov, Suleiman (1916-1990)
Maisara's Escapades  13 Okt-18 Jun; Tashkent, Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Alisher Navoï
Yvain, Maurice (1891-1965)
La-haut  26-27 Jul; Aix-les-Bains, Festival d'Operettes
Zajc, Ivan (1832-1914)
Nikola Šubić Zrinjski  8 Nov-6 Maa; HNK Osijek p. Nina Kleflin  8-13 Feb; HNK Ivana pl Zajca Rijeka p. Krešimir Dolenčić  27 Jun-3 Jul; CNT Zagreb p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Zaufke, Thomas (*1966)
 www.zaufke.de
Babytalk  (NP) 30 Nov-17 Apr; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Cornelia Poppe
Zemlinsky, Alexander (1871-1942)
Der Zwerg  20-27 Okt; München, Bayerische Staatsoper p. Grzegorz Jarzyna  (NP) 18 Apr-14 Jun; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Bernd Reiner Krieger
Eine florentinische Tragödie  (NP) 21-30 Maa; Torino, Teatro Regio p. Vittorio Borrelli  (NP) 18 Apr-14 Jun; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Bernd Reiner Krieger
Zerkovitz, Béla (1881-1948)
The Kissing Lady  11 Okt-15 Apr; Budapest Operetta Theatre p. György Böhm
Zhubanov, Akhmet (1906-1968)
Abai  15 Feb; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House  (NP) 7-8 Jun; Almaty, Abai Opera and Ballet House p. Andrea Cigni
Zimmermann, Bernd Alois (1918-1970)
 Schott Music
Die Soldaten  (NP) 22 Sep-26 Okt; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Calixto Bieito  (NP) 25 Mei-6 Jun; München, Bayerische Staatsoper p. Andreas Kriegenburg  15 Jun-9 Jul; Komische Oper Berlin p. Calixto Bieito
Zimmermann, Udo (*1943)
 Breitkopf
Weiße Rose For the composer's 70th birthday;  (concert) 5 Okt; KunstForumHellerau

555 composers, 889 works (of which 117 are WP)

Chronological list of WP in the 2013/14 season:
Aug 17 : Luzern(Fest). Wertmüller: Anschlag (17 Aug-10 Nov)
Aug 27 : Aarhus(Fest). Frandsen: Egoland (27 Aug-6 Sep)
Sep 13 : Spoleto(TLS). Sannicandro: Doglie (13-15 Sep)
Sep 13 : Spoleto(TLS). Scapucci: Euridice e Orfeo (13-15 Sep)
Sep 13 : Tallinn(Opera). Kõrvits: Butterfly (13 Sep-1 Nov)
Sep 17 : Wien(NOW). Voseček: Biedermann und die Brandstifter (17-22 Sep)
Sep 18 : Praha(Kolowrat). Březina: Toufar (18 Sep-17 May)
Sep 18 : San Francisco(SFO). Picker: Dolores Claiborne (18 Sep-4 Oct)
Sep 27 : Warszawa(WOK). Łopacki: Wą (27-28 Sep)
Okt 02 : Halle(Oper). Humet: Sky Disc (2 Oct-24 Nov)
Okt 08 : Beograd(National). Frisina: In hoc Signo (8 Oct-3 Mar)
Okt 09 : Venezia(Biennale). Grimaldi: La macchina (9 Oct)
Okt 09 : Venezia(Biennale). Montalti: L'arte e la maniera di affrontare il proprio capo per chiedergli un aumento (9 Oct)
Okt 11 : Louisville. Moravec: The King's Man (11-12 Oct)
Okt 13 : Wien(Theater). Bell: A Harlot's Progress (13-27 Oct)
Okt 18 : Tartu. Aints: Rehepapp (18 Oct-12 Mar)
Okt 22 : Buenos Aires(Colon). Perusso: Bebe Dom o La Ciudad Planeta (22-29 Oct)
Okt 25 : Melbourne(Fest). Hullick: Bruchlandung (25 Oct)
Okt 25 : Wien(NOW). Eötvös: Paradise Reloaded (25 Oct-1 Nov)
Nov 01 : São Paulo(Pedro). Miranda: O Menino e a Liberdade (1-3 Nov)
Nov 08 : Bratislava. Čekovská: Dorian Gray (8 Nov-5 Jun)
Nov 09 : Athens(N). Kypourgos: Beware! The Prince is Messy (9 Nov-30 Mar)
Nov 14 : Wien(Sirene). Ivičević: Eine klitzikleine Sache (14-17 Nov)
Nov 14 : Wien(Sirene). Lang,B: The Stoned Guest (14-17 Nov)
Nov 14 : Wien(Sirene). Riederer: Inventur (14-17 Nov)
Nov 14 : Wien(Sirene). Wolfson: Axi (14-17 Nov)
Nov 16 : Baden bei Wien. Singer: Aschenputtel (16 Nov-22 Dec)
Nov 24 : Bergamo. Varriale: La finta semplice (24 Nov)
Nov 28 : Meiningen. Gorb: Anya 17 (28 Nov-8 Feb)
Nov 30 : Berlin(Deutsche). Kampe: Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna? (30 Nov-11 Dec)
Dec 07 : Köln. Langemann: Musik (7-22 Dec)
Dec 08 : Aachen. Schreier: Prinzessin im Eis (8 Dec-22 Feb)
Dec 15 : Modena. Molinelli: Olimpia 2000 (15 Dec)
Dec 17 : Montevideo(Solis). Vigíl: Il Duce (17-22 Dec)
Dec 19 : Luxembourg. Kontz: Neige (19-20 Dec)
Dec 19 : Stuttgart. Ayres: Peter Pan (19 Dec-10 Apr)
Jan 05 : Freiburg. Bollon: Oscar und die Dame in Rosa (5 Jan-21 Mar)
Jan 17 : Bergen(BNO). Halstensen: All About My Family (17-18 Jan)
Jan 19 : Budapest(SO). Selmeczi: I spiritisti (19-28 Jan)
Jan 19 : Nantes. Bikkembergs: La Derniere Fête (19-26 Jan)
Jan 23 : München(ST). Hiller,W: Der Flaschengeist (23 Jan-28 Feb)
Jan 28 : Madrid(Real). Wuorinen: Brokeback Mountain (28 Jan-11 Feb)
Feb 02 : Hamburg(SO). Hogarth: Zwerg Nase (2-23 Feb)
Feb 08 : Linz(LT). Leitner: Fadinger (8 Feb-26 Jun)
Feb 14 : Bruxelles(Monnaie). Moody: Sindbad (14-18 Feb)
Feb 21 : Gelsenkirchen. Augst: Stadt der 1000 Feuer (21-28 Feb)
Feb 21 : New York(AmOp). Okoye: Harriet Tubman (21 Feb-1 Mar)
Feb 23 : Nürnberg. Navok: And The Trains Kept Coming... (23 Feb-8 Apr)
Feb 28 : Biel. Henking: Figaro¿ (28 Feb-12 Jun)
Maa 01 : Reykjavik(Opera). Thordarson: Ragnheidur (1 Mar-3 Apr)
Maa 02 : Stuttgart. Andre,M: Wunderzaichen (2-25 Mar)
Maa 08 : Marseille. Petit,J: Colomba (8-16 Mar)
Maa 09 : Berlin(UDL). Stemann: Rein Gold (9-29 Mar)
Maa 12 : Riga. Pētersons: Mikhail and Mikhail Play Chess (12 Mar-10 Jun)
Maa 14 : Aldeburgh. Brooke,E: The Commission (14 Mar)
Maa 14 : Aldeburgh. Coll: Café Kafka (14 Mar)
Maa 14 : Houston(HGO). Gordon,R: A Coffin in Egypt (14-21 Mar)
Maa 14 : Lyon(Grame). Auzet: Steve V (14-18 Mar)
Maa 14 : Odense. Marthinsen: Dr Jekylls advokat (14-29 Mar)
Maa 20 : Rovigo. Furlani: The Water Babies (20-23 Mar)
Maa 28 : Weimar. Helbig: Vom Lärm der Welt (28 Mar-31 May)
Maa 30 : Bruxelles(Monnaie). Boesmans: Au monde (30 Mar-12 Apr)
Apr 03 : London(Linbury). Bedford: Through His Teeth (3-11 Apr)
Apr 04 : Pisa. Simoni: Si camminava sull'Arno (4 Apr)
Apr 05 : Kristiansand. Kverndokk: Påske (5-6 Apr)
Apr 05 : London(Linbury). Herbert,M: The Crackle (5-12 Apr)
Apr 09 : Hamburg(Kammer). Kroll: Der scharlachrote Buchstabe (9 Apr-8 Jun)
Apr 15 : Toulouse(Capitole). Hurel: Les Pigeons d'argile (15-22 Apr)
Apr 24 : Bologna. Molino: qui non c'e perche (24-29 Apr)
Apr 25 : Bordeaux. Lauba: La Lettre des sables (25-30 Apr)
Apr 25 : Schwetzingen. Lang,B: Reigen (25-27 Apr)
Apr 26 : Bilbao(Arriaga). Kolonovits: Los niños perdidos (26 Apr-2 May)
Apr 26 : Warszawa(Wielki). Stańczyk: Solarize (26-29 Apr)
Apr 26 : Warszawa(Wielki). Wojciechowski: Zwycięstwo nad słońcem (26-29 Apr)
Mei 03 : London(ENO). Anderson: Thebans (3 May-3 Jun)
Mei 07 : Brno. Medek: Alice in Bed (7 May-6 Jun)
Mei 07 : München(Biennale). Nikodijević: Vivier (7-10 May)
Mei 08 : München(Biennale). Moussa: Vastation (8-9 May)
Mei 15 : Montreal(Chants). Michaud: Le rêve de Grégoire (15-17 May)
Mei 16 : Nice(Opera). Legrand: Dreyfus (16 May-6 Jun)
Mei 17 : München(Biennale). Schnebel: Utopien (17-19 May)
Mei 21 : Bergen(Fest). Gough: Voices (21-22 May)
Mei 22 : München(Biennale). Parra: Das geopferte Leben (22-23 May)
Mei 23 : Vancouver(City). Stokes: Pauline (23-31 May)
Mei 25 : Manaus(Fest). Ripper: Onheama (25-28 May)
Mei 28 : Fargo. Myers: Buried Alive (28-30 May)
Mei 28 : Fargo. Soluri: Embedded (28-30 May)
Mei 31 : Mannheim. Hölszky: Böse Geister (31 May-29 Jul)
Jun 03 : Amsterdam(Fest). Padding: Laika (3-8 Jun)
Jun 03 : Amsterdam(NO). Padding: Laika (3-8 Jun)
Jun 05 : Luzern(Theater). Naske: Der satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch (5-15 Jun)
Jun 07 : Poznan. Coli: The Angel of the Odd (7-14 Jun)
Jun 13 : Cardiff(WNO). Getty: Usher House (13-15 Jun)
Jun 13 : Perm. Kourliandski: Nosferatu (13 Jun)
Jun 14 : Miskolc(Fest). Selmeczi: Byzantium (14 Jun)
Jun 14 : Saint Louis(Fest). Gordon,R: Twenty-Seven (14-29 Jun)
Jun 18 : Lille. Oehring: Orfeo 14 [Vol 1] (18-19 Jun)
Jun 20 : Berlin(Deutsche). Bertelsmeier: Die Nachtigall und die Rose (20-27 Jun)
Jun 20 : Berlin(Deutsche). Bertelsmeier: Querelle (20-27 Jun)
Jun 20 : Berlin(Deutsche). Przybylski: Fall (20-27 Jun)
Jun 20 : Berlin(Deutsche). Przybylski: Musical Land (20-27 Jun)
Jun 20 : Dresden(SSO). Tsangaris: Karl May (20 Jun-5 Jul)
Jun 20 : Nancy. Battistelli: Il medico dei pazzi (20-28 Jun)
Jun 22 : Tromsø. Brøske: KibergOdysseen (22 Jun)
Jun 25 : Warszawa(Wielki). Knapik: Moby Dick (25-29 Jun)
Jun 26 : Ostrava. Smolka: The Lists of Infinity (26-28 Jun)
Jun 26 : Ulm. Stäbler: Erlöst Albert E. (26 Jun-18 Jul)
Jun 27 : Ostrava. Kotík: Master Pieces (27 Jun)
Jun 28 : Plzen. Kerek: Parody (28 Jun)
Jun 28 : Plzen. Krček: Clothes the World Has Never Seen (28 Jun)
Jul 04 : Dessau(Theater). Kanyar: Casanova (4-6 Jul)
Jul 13 : Lund. Alfvén: Alfvén (13-25 Jul)
Jul 23 : Bregenz(Fest). Gruber: Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald (23 Jul-3 Aug)
Jul 24 : Montepulciano. Thilloy: I falsari (24 Jul)
Jul 27 : Martina Franca. Traetta: Armida (27-30 Jul)
Jul 29 : Salzburg(Fest). Dalbavie: Charlotte Salomon (29 Jul-14 Aug)
Aug 12 : Peralada. Fénelon: Flaubert et Voltaire (12 Aug)
Aug 17 : Bregenz(Fest). Laks: L'Hirondelle inattendue (17-18 Aug)