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There are over 25,000 performances of opera every year.  Use the New & Rare listing to find the more unusual works, the rarities and the world premieres.


Abdullaev, Rustam (*1947)
Sadokat  21 sep; Tashkent, Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Alisher Navoï
Abraham, Paul (1892-1960)
Die Blume von Hawaii  (NP) 28 sep-19 jan; Theater Basel  (NP) 5 mai-18 jūn; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen
Roxy und ihr Wunderteam  (NP) 9 dec-7 jūn; Theater Augsburg
Viktoria und ihr Husar Altersempfehlung ab 12 Jahren;  27 jan-10 feb; München, Gärtnerplatztheater p. Josef Ernst Köpplinger
Acher, Ivan (*1973)
Sternenhoch Libretto: after the novel The Sufferings of Prince Sternenhoch by Ladislav Klíma;  (NP) 7 apr-13 mai; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Michal Dočekal
Adams, John (*1947)
 www.earbox.com
Girls of the Golden West Cultures and personalities collide during the crucible of the California Gold Rush  (WP) 21 nov-10 dec; San Francisco Opera
Nixon in China  (NP) 19 mai-18 jūl; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg
Adès, Thomas (*1971)
 Faber Music
The Exterminating Angel  (NP) 26 okt-21 nov; New York, The Metropolitan Opera  (NP) 23 mar-6 mai; København, Royal Danish Opera
Alagna, David (*1975)
Le dernier jour d'un condamné  28 sep-4 okt; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Albinoni, Tomaso Giovanni (1671-1751)
Zenobia, regina de' Palmireni  (NP) 20-24 feb; Venezia, La Fenice
Alfano, Franco (1875-1954)
 Ricordi
Risurrezione  21 okt-5 nov; Wexford Festival Opera
Andersson, B Tommy (*1964)
 www.btommyandersson.com
Chess  29 sep-20 mai; Theater Chemnitz
Andre, Mark (*1964)
Wunderzaichen  13 mai-10 jūn; Oper Stuttgart
Andriessen, Louis (*1939)
Writing to Vermeer  13 mai-9 jūn; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Arnecke, Jörn (*1973)
 www.arnecke.de
Ronja Raubertochter  (NP) 18 nov-25 jan; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich
Arriaga, Juan Crisostómo (1806-1826)
Die arabische Prinzessin opera piccola;  (NP) 10-28 feb; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Anja Krietsch
Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit (1782-1871)
Fra Diavolo  (NP) 8-21 okt; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma  (NP) 21-27 mar; Teatro Massimo di Palermo
La Sirène  (NP) 26 jan; Compiegne, Théâtre Français de la Musique
Le domino noir  (NP) 23 feb-3 mar; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie
Aucoin, Matthew (*1990)
 matthewaucoin.com
Crossing  (concert) 26 mai; Los Angeles, LA Opera
Azarova, Svitlana
 https://azarova.com
Momo og tidstyvene Can little Momo stop the Grey Men stealing the townspeople's time?; Libretto: Anna Bro, after Momo and the Time-Thieves by Michael Ende;  (WP) 15 okt-10 dec; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Elisabeth Linton
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Actus tragicus  29-15 apr 2014; Oper Stuttgart
Johannes-Passion  (NP) 27 okt-10 jūn; Oper Leipzig  29 mar; Osterfestspiele Salzburg  14-15 apr; Opéra de Rouen Normandie p. Pierre Audi
Kaffee-Kantate  (concert) 21 sep-7 mar; Moscow, Helikon Opera  (NP) 26-28 jan; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi
Matthäus-Passion  24 mar; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  (concert) 27-28 mar; Opéra de Lille
Messe en si mineur  11 apr; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Weihnachts-Oratorium  17 dec; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  20 dec-1 jan; Staatsoper Hamburg
Banevich, Sergey (*1941)
The Story of Kai and Gerda  2-30 dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Vanessa  15 sep-5 okt; Oper Frankfurt
Battistelli, Giorgio (*1953)
 Ricordi
Richard III Dramma musicale in 2 acts, 150'  29 jūn-7 jūl; Venezia, La Fenice
Beck, Jeremy Howard
 www.jeremyhowardbeck.com
The Long Walk A soldier returning from the war in Iraq struggles to reintegrate  20-28 jan; Pittsburgh Opera
Beecher, Lembit (*1980)
 www.lembitbeecher.com
I Have No Stories to Tell You  (NP) 16-23 sep; Opera Philadelphia
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Christus am ölberge  16 jan; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Egmont  15 dec; Theater an der Wien
Leonore Original 1805 version;  (concert) 24 okt; Theater an der Wien  (concert) 26 okt; Bruxelles, La Monnaie/De Munt  (concert) 28 okt; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  (concert) 3 nov; Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)
Il pirata  (concert) 6 nov; Opéra National de Bordeaux  (concert) 12 dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 28 apr; Theater St Gallen  (NP) 29 jūn-19 jūl; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
La straniera  19 nov; Washington Concert Opera
Benatzky, Ralph (1884-1957)
Axel an der Himmelstür  26 dec-31 jan; Volksoper Wien
Benjamin, George (*1960)
 Faber Music
Lessons in Love and Violence  (WP) 10-26 mai; London, Royal Opera  25 jūn-5 jūl; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Written on Skin  (NP) 9-18 feb; Opera Philadelphia
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Béatrice et Bénédict  24 feb-10 mar; Seattle Opera
Benvenuto Cellini  (NP) 20 mar-14 apr; Opéra National de Paris
La Nonne sanglante  2-10 jūn; Paris, Opéra-Comique
Les troyens  (NP) 3 okt-3 nov; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper  (NP) 8 okt-26 nov; Staatstheater Nürnberg  15 mai; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
A Quiet Place  (NP) 22 mar-2 apr; Theater an der Wien
Wonderful Town  13 sep-15 apr; Staatsoperette Dresden  26-30 jan; Opéra de Toulon
Blow, John (1649-1708)
Venus and Adonis  (concert) 28 okt-6 nov; Staatstheater Kassel
Boesmans, Philippe (*1936)
 Ricordi
Julie  (NP) 25 jan-24 mar; Meiningen, Meininger Theater
Pinocchio Children's opera (2001, revised 2006)  5-16 sep; Bruxelles, La Monnaie/De Munt  6-10 okt; Opéra de Dijon  14-18 mai; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Reigen Artistes de l'Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris;  (NP) 2-11 nov; Opéra National de Paris p. Christiane Lutz
Böhmer, Wolfgang (*1959)
 wolfgangboehmer.com
Der glückliche Prinz  9 dec; Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin
Bohm, Rainer (*1977)
Krach bei Bach  (WP) 7 apr; Theater Trier
Boismortier, Joseph Bodin de (1689-1755)
Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse  2-3 dec; Opéra de Massy
Borisova-Ollas, Victoria (*1969).f
 www.borisova-ollas.com
Dracula  (WP) 28 okt-7 dec; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera
Brass, Nikolaus (*1949)
 www.nikolausbrass.net
Sommertag  (NP) 10 feb-3 mar; Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Bretón, Tomás (1850-1923)
La verbena de la paloma  (NP) 20-23 dec; Montevideo, Teatro Solís
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Billy Budd  (NP) 18 jan-27 apr; Praha, National Theatre Prague  (NP) 8-15 mai; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma  19 mai-9 jūn; Oper Frankfurt
Death in Venice  23 sep-5 jūl; Oper Stuttgart  (NP) 19 mai-6 jūl; Landestheater Linz
Gloriana  (NP) 12-24 apr; Teatro Real de Madrid
War Requiem  (NP) 9-21 okt; Opéra de Lyon  (concert) 16-17 feb; Opéra National de Montpellier
Bröder, Alois (*1961)
 www.alois-broeder.de
Unverhofftes Wiedersehen  16 sep; Brucknerfest Linz  (NP) 25 feb-21 mar; Landestheater Linz
Bronner, Mikhail (*1952)
 www.bronner.ru
Edible Fairytales  8 okt-12 nov; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
The Ugly Duckling  22 apr-4 nov 2017; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Bryars, Gavin (*1943)
 www.gavinbryars.com
Marilyn forever  14 apr-2 mai; Volksoper Wien
Busoni, Ferruccio (1866-1924)
Doktor Faust  (NP) 16-29 jūn; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Bussotti, Sylvano (*1931)
 Ricordi
La Passion selon Sade  (NP) 23 sep; Strasbourg, Musica  23-26 nov; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet
Butsko, Yury (*1938)
Belyye nochi  8 jūn; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Caccini, Francesca (1587-1641+)
La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina  (NP) 20 apr-14 jūl; Wuppertaler Bühnen
Cage, John (1912-1992)
A House Full of Music  22-27 okt; Wiener Taschenoper
Europeras I and II  (NP) 25 nov-26 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Caldara, Antonio (1670?-1736)
La morte d'Abel First performance in modern times; Oratorio (1732);  (concert) 13 okt; Teatro Rossini di Lugo
Campra, André (1660-1744)
L'Europe galante  (concert) 16 nov; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Carroll, Brad
Lend Me a Tenor  (NP) 10 mar-8 jūl; Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach
Caryll, Ivan (1861-1921)
The Little Café  21-29 okt; Zurich, Oper im Knopfloch
Casella, Alfredo (1883-1947)
La Favola d'Orfeo  17 nov; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera
Catalani, Alfredo (1854-1893)
La Wally  19-21 jan; Lucca, Teatro del Giglio
Catán, Daniel (1949-2011)
Florencia en el Amazonas  17-25 mar; San Diego Opera  27-29 apr; Madison Opera
Cavalieri, Emilio de' (c1550-1602)
Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo  16 apr-6 nov 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Eliogabalo  12-26 okt; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Erismena  2-3 dec; Opéra Royal de Versailles
La Calisto  (NP) 1 mar-12 mai; Theater Erfurt  31 mar-9 apr; München, Bayerische Staatsoper
La Rosinda  (NP) 16 sep-2 okt; Landestheater Linz
Chabrier, Emmanuel (1841-1894)
L'étoile  13-21 okt; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera
Chadwick, George W (1854-1931)
Burlesque Opera of Tabasco  25-28 jan; New Orleans Opera
Chapí, Ruperto (1851-1909)
La Tempestad  (concert) 16-18 feb; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Ching, Michael (*1958?)
Buoso's Ghost  29 apr-5 mai; Wilmington, OperaDelaware
Cilea, Francesco (1866-1950)
L'arlesiana  (concert) 21-24 feb; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Cipullo, Tom (*1960)
Glory Denied  10-19 nov; Binghamton, Tri-cities Opera
Cohen, Gerald (*1960)
 https://geraldcohenmusic.com
Steal a Pencil for Me  (WP) 25-30 jan; Denver, Opera Colorado
Coli, Bruno (*1957)
The Angel of the Odd  30 nov-14 apr; Poznan, Teatr Wielki Poznań
Copeland, Stewart (*1952)
 www.stewartcopeland.net
The Invention of Morel  17-25 mar; Long Beach Opera
Corbett, Sidney (*1960)
 www.sidneycorbett.de
San Paolo  (WP) 28 apr-20 jūn; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Cornelius, Peter (1824-1874)
Der Barbier von Bagdad  (NP) 12 jan-19 mai; Theater Plauen-Zwickau
Cruz, Violeta (*1986)
 violetacruz.com/
La Princesse légère  (WP) 13-16 dec; Opéra de Lille
Cuomo, Douglas J (*1958)
 www.douglasjcuomo.com
Ashes and Snow The 24 poems and songs of the Winterreise tell an anguished story of lost love, through what is essentially a single dramatic monologue;  (WP) 17-25 feb; Pittsburgh Opera p. Jonathan Moore
Curtis, Christopher (*1968)
 chriscurtismusic.com
Chaplin  (NP) 10 mar-3 jūn; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
d'Albert, Eugen (1864-1932)
Tiefland  (NP) 29 sep-8 okt; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole  (NP) 10-25 mar; Sarasota Opera  (concert) 4 apr; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Dall'Ongaro, Michele
Bach Haus  (NP) 26-28 jan; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi
Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904-1975)
Il prigioniero  (NP) 16-27 jan; Bruxelles, La Monnaie/De Munt  (NP) 24 apr-25 jūn; Oper Stuttgart  (NP) 19-23 jūn; Opera di Firenze  (NP) 30 jūn-11 jūl; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Dargomizhsky, Alexander Sergeyevich (1813-1869)
Rusalka  10 nov; Saratov Opera and Ballet
Davies, Peter Maxwell (*1934)
Eight Songs for a Mad King  2 sep; London,
Davies, Victor (*1939)
 www.victordavies.com
The Ecstasy of Rita Joe A tragic love story about two young aboriginal people in the cityafter the play by George Ryga;  (WP) 24-25 mar; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Dayer, Xavier (*1972)
 www.xavierdayer.ch/
Alzheim  (WP) 1 dec-13 jan; Konzert Theater Bern
Der Traum von Dir Kammeroper; Libretto: Claus Spahn, after the novel Letter from an Unknown Woman by Stefan Zweig;  (WP) 2-9 dec; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Nina Russi
Dean, Brett (*1961)
 www.boosey.com/dean
Hamlet Libretto by Matthew Jocelyn;  21-27 okt; Glyndebourne // 3 nov; Canterbury // 17 nov; Norwich // 24 nov; Milton Keynes // 1 dec; Plymouth p. Neil Armfield
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Peleas i Melizanda  (NP) 21-30 jan; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
DiChiera, David (*1935)
Cyrano  4-9 nov; Charlotte, Opera Carolina
Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
Adelia  (NP) 10 mar-1 jūn; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen
I pazzi per progetto  9-17 sep; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Il Duca d'Alba  17 nov-6 dec; Antwerpen, Opera Vlaanderen
Il borgomastro di Saardam  (NP) 24 nov-2 dec; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo
Il campanello di notte  9-17 sep; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
L'Ange de Nisida  (WP) 18-21 jūl; London, Royal Opera
Lucrezia Borgia  (concert) 23 sep; La Coruna, Auditorio de La Coruña  (concert) 6 okt; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 14 apr-25 mai; Passau, Landestheater Niederbayern  27 apr-7 mai; München, Bayerische Staatsoper
Maria di Rohan  18 feb; Washington Concert Opera
Messa da Requiem in memoria Vincenzo Bellini  (concert) 29 nov; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo
Pia de'Tolomei  (NP) 14-15 okt; Teatro di Pisa  (NP) 20-21 jan; Livorno, Teatro Goldoni  (NP) 17 mar; Lucca, Teatro del Giglio
Pigmalione  (NP) 25 nov-3 dec; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo  14-22 apr; Chicago Opera Theater
Poliuto  (concert) 10-13 jan; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu
Dorman, Avner (*1975)
 www.avnerdormanmusic.com
Wahnfried  23 mar-8 mai; Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Dostal, Nico (1895-1981)
Prinzessin Nofretete  10 sep-31 dec; Oper Leipzig
Dove, Jonathan (*1959)
 www.jonathandove.com
Flight  17-24 feb; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
The Monster in the Maze The traditional story is simplified: the Athenians find their way out of the maze with the assistance of Daedalus, who escapes with them rather than by an aerial route.  (NP) 17-23 mar; Wuppertaler Bühnen  (NP) 30 mai-6 jūn; GöteborgsOperan
Dowland, John (1563-1626)
Flow My Tears A homage to melancholy inspired by the baroque music of John Dowland;  (WP) 2 mar-8 apr; Luzerner Theater
Draghi, Antonio (1634-1700)
Il terremoto Opéra sacré, 1682;  (concert) 7 okt; Festival d'Ambronay
Dukas, Paul (1865-1935)
Ariane et Barbe-bleue  (NP) 3 mar-22 apr; Oper Graz
Dvořák,A, Antonin (1841-1904)
Čert a Káča  8 nov-12 mai 2014; Praha, National Theatre Prague  9 sep-22 jūn; ND Brno
Dvořák,J, Jan (*1971)
 www.jan-dvorak.de
Frankenstein  (NP) 20-27 mai; Staatsoper Hamburg
Eichberg, Søren Nils (*1973)
 eichberg.net
Schönerland  (WP) 16 sep-25 okt; Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden
Einem, Gottfried von (1918-1996)
Dantons Tod  (NP) 20 jan-21 apr; Theater Magdeburg  (NP) 24 mar-9 apr; Wiener Staatsoper
Der Besuch der alten Dame  (NP) 16-28 mar; Theater an der Wien
Enescu, George (1881-1955)
Oedipe  2 sep; Bucuresti, Festival George Enescu  (NP) 13 apr-18 mai; Gera, Theater und Philharmonie Thüringen
Eötvös, Peter (*1944)
 www.eotvospeter.com
Angels in America Opera in two parts, 140' (Paris Châtelet, 2004); An account of AIDS in the Reagan years; Libretto: Mari Mezei, after the play by Tony Kushner  (NP) 24 feb-18 apr; Theater Münster  (NP) 10 mar; Theater Freiburg
Der goldene Drache The fate of an illegally working cook at the Golden Dragon restaurant is set against the fable of the industrious ant and the lazy grasshopper  22 sep; Cardiff, Music Theatre Wales  (NP) 19 mai-23 jūn; Theater der Stadt Koblenz
Radames  14-18 jūn; Neue Oper Wien
Senza sangue Opera in one act for two singers and orchestra  25 feb-9 mar; Staatsoper Hamburg  (NP) 24-29 mai; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Tri Sestri The same episode from Chechov's play is seen from the point of view of each of the three sisters in turn  17-24 okt; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893)
Bánk bán  (NP) 9-17 sep; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Hunyadi László  10-17 mar; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Esenvalds, Eriks (*1977)
 www.eriksesenvalds.com
The Immured  25 okt; Riga, Latvian National Opera
Fagerlund, Sebastian (*1972)
Höstsonaten Libretto: Gunilla Hemming, after the film by Ingmar Bergman;  (WP) 8 sep-5 okt; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera p. Stéphane Braunschweig
Fiszbein, Fernando (*1977)
El hombre que amaba a los perros  (concert) 7-9 dec; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Flotow, Friedrich (1812-1883)
Martha Altersempfehlung ab 13 Jahren;  11-29 nov; München, Gärtnerplatztheater p. Loriot  (NP) 24 mar-5 jūl; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater  (NP) 29 apr-13 mai; Annaberg-Buchholz, Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
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  6-8 apr; Nashville Opera
Foerster, Anton (1837-1926)
Gorenjski slavček  10 dec; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana
Foroni, Jacopo (1825-1858)
Margherita  20 okt-4 nov; Wexford Festival Opera
Fujikura, Dai (*1977)
 www.daifujikura.com
Der Goldkäfer  (WP) 3 mar; Theater Basel
Solaris  18 mai-16 jūn; Theater Augsburg
Gassmann, Florian Leopold (1729-1774)
Gli uccellatori  (NP) 18 mar-7 apr; Oper Köln
Gefors, Hans (*1952)
Der Park Loosely based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream  5 mai-2 jūn; Malmo, Malmö Opera
Getty, Gordon (*1934)
 www.gordongetty.com
The Canterville Ghost  22-24 jūn; Los Angeles, LA Opera
Usher House  22-24 jūn; Los Angeles, LA Opera
Giordano, Umberto (1876-1948)
Fedora  (concert) 8 dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  10 mar-23 apr; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera
Glass, Philip (*1937)
 www.philipglass.com
Akhnaten  (NP) 11 mar-28 jūn; Oper der Stadt Bonn
La belle et la bête  28-31 okt; Los Angeles, LA Opera  (NP) 8-29 mar; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana
Satyagraha  6 okt-16 nov; Ekaterinburg Opera  (NP) 27 okt-10 nov; Komische Oper Berlin  1-27 feb; London, English National Opera (ENO)  18-25 mai; Stockholm, Folkoperan
Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)
Ruslan i Lyudmila  17 mar; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Alceste  21-30 mar; Opera di Firenze
Iphigenie en Aulide  (concert) 27 nov; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  14 dec-15 jūn; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
Le cinesi  (concert) 2 nov; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía
Goebbels, Heiner (*1952)
 www.heinergoebbels.com
Eislermaterial  (concert) 7 sep; Oslo, Ultima Contemporary Music Festival
Goggin, Dan (*1943)
Nunsense Dieses Werk muss sein! Das Chemnitzer Ensemble erarbeitet sich gemeinsam dieses kleine Vorbühnenstück und macht es sich und den Chemnitzern zum Geschenk;  (NP) 28 okt-21 mai; Theater Chemnitz p. Matthias Winter
Gomis y Colomer, José Melchor (1791-1836)
El pintor  (WP) 8-11 feb; Teatro Real de Madrid
Gordon, Ricky Ian (*1956)
 www.rickyiangordon.com
The House without a Christmas Tree Appropriate for all ages;  (WP) 30 nov-14 dec; Houston Grand Opera p. James Robinson
Gounod, Charles-Francois (1818-1893)
Cinq-Mars  20 jan-20 jūn; Oper Leipzig
Le médecin malgré lui  (NP) 21-26 nov; Opéra de Rennes
Philémon et Baucis  (NP) 16-20 feb; Opéra de Tours
Grant, Julian (*1960)
 www.juliangrant.net/
The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr Burke and Mr Hare  (WP) 8-12 nov; Boston Lyric Opera
Gregoretti, Lucio (*1961)
Il colore del sole A fictionalised portrait of the painter Caravaggio; Libretto: Andrea Camilleri, after his novel;  (WP) 8 sep; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini p. Cristian Taraborrelli  (NP) 27-29 okt; Teatro Comunale di Modena
La fugitiva Oper in drei Akten für Kinder und mit Kindern, ab 8 Jahren; Ihnen zur Seite stehen Opernsolisten;  25 mai-10 jūn; Salzburger Landestheater p. Christina Piegger
Grétry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (1741-1813)
Richard Coeur de Lion  19 jan; Opéra de Reims
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt  12-13 jan; Opéra National de Montpellier
Guarnieri, Adriano (*1947)
 Ricordi
Fammi udire la tua voce  (WP) 8-10 sep; Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto
Haddad, Saed (*1972)
 www.saedhaddad.com
A Wintery Spring Text nach Gedichten von Khalil Gibran  (WP) 22 feb-5 mar; Oper Frankfurt
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Almira  25-26 nov; Boston Early Music Festival
Apollo e Dafne  (NP) 15-19 mai; Oper Graz
Athalia  21-26 jūn; Sydney, Opera Australia  21-26 jūn; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera
Berenice  (NP) 25 mai; Oper Halle
Hercules  3 feb-12 mai; Nationaltheater Mannheim  (concert) 4-6 mai; Boston, Handel and Haydn Society
Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno  (NP) 17-23 mai; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera
Jephtha  20 okt-24 nov; Oper Halle  (NP) 13-30 jan; Opéra National de Paris  (NP) 4 feb-15 apr; Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden  1-10 jūn; Oper Halle
Ottone  (concert) 24 sep; Theater an der Wien
Radamisto  (concert) 20 apr; Theater an der Wien
Riccardo Primo  (NP) 10-17 mar; Theater Magdeburg
Rodelinda  26 okt-15 nov; London, English National Opera (ENO)  26 nov; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Saul  9 sep-17 okt; Staatstheater Mainz  (NP) 16-27 feb; Theater an der Wien
Scipione  (concert) 24 jan; Theater an der Wien
Serse  1 feb-20 mar 2014; Komische Oper Berlin
Tamerlano  (NP) 12 sep-4 okt; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
Hanke, Stefan Johannes (*1984)
 www.stefan-johannes-hanke.de
Oh, wie schön ist Panama  14 sep-6 dec; Staatsoper Hannover
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Siroé  (NP) 2 dec-5 apr; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater  (NP) 26 jan; Enschede, Nederlandse Reisopera
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Armida  (concert) 21 feb; Theater an der Wien
Il mondo della luna  (NP) 23 sep-26 jan; Passau, Landestheater Niederbayern  8-14 mar; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía p. Emilio Sagi  (NP) 28 apr-21 mai; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg  (NP) 6 mai-23 jūn; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
Orlando paladino  (NP) 3 feb-3 jūn; Theater Hagen  (NP) 27 apr-5 jūl; Theater Bielefeld  (NP) 23-29 jūl; München, Münchner Opernfestspiele
Heggie, Jake (*1961)
 www.jakeheggie.com
Moby-Dick  20-28 jan; Salt Lake City, Utah Opera  17-25 mar; Pittsburgh Opera
Out of Darkness  (WP) 5-15 apr; Atlanta Opera
Henze, Hans Werner (1926-2012)
Das Floss der Medusa  13-26 mar; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Der Junge Lord  (NP) 2 sep-19 okt; Staatsoper Hannover
Elegy for Young Lovers  4 okt-25 nov; Landestheater Detmold
Pollicino  (NP) 23-30 jūn; Oper Köln
Herrmann, Arnulf (*1968)
Der Mieter How far can Georg adapt under the pressure of the other tenants to conform in order to keep his flat? Is the pressure real or imagined? Will he commit suicide like the flat's previous tenant?  (WP) 12 nov-7 dec; Oper Frankfurt
Hertzberg, David (*1990)
 www.davidhertzbergmusic.com
The Wake World  (WP) 18-25 sep; Opera Philadelphia
Hervé, (1825-1892)
Les chevaliers de la Table Ronde Opéra bouffe en 3 actes  29-31 dec; Théâtre de Caen
Mam'zelle Nitouche  (NP) 13-15 okt; Opéra de Toulon  14-20 dec; Angers Nantes Opéra
Hidalgo, Juan
Celos aun del aire matan  10 apr-8 nov 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Hindemith, Paul (1895-1963)
 Schott Music
Cardillac  25 feb; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera  (NP) 21 apr-15 mai; Salzburger Landestheater  (NP) 5-15 mai; Opera di Firenze
Mathis der Maler  13 sep; Bucuresti, Festival George Enescu  (NP) 28 okt-30 dec; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier
Neues vom Tage  (NP) 4-30 mai; Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin
Holliger, Heinz (*1939)
 Schott Music
Lunea 23 scenes from the life of the Biedermeier poet Nikolaus Lenau (1802-1850);  (WP) 4-25 mar; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Andreas Homoki
Hosokawa, Toshio (*1955)
 Schott Music
Erdbeben.Träume.  (WP) 1-23 jūl; Oper Stuttgart
Matsukaze  16-18 feb; New National Theatre Tokyo
Stilles Meer  31 jan-7 feb; Staatsoper Hamburg
Hubay, Jenő (1858-1937)
Anna Karenina  (NP) 26 nov-17 feb; Konzert Theater Bern
Huszka, Jenő (1875-1960)
Lili bárónő  17-18 okt; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Irgens-Jensen, Ludvig (1894-1969)
Heimferd The story of St Olaf's struggle for the rule of Norway and for spreading the Christian faith  (concert) 13-15 apr; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Janáček, Leos (1854-1928)
From the House of the Dead  8-12 okt; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera  18 nov-2 dec; Opéra National de Paris  (NP) 7-24 mar; London, Royal Opera  (NP) 1-29 apr; Oper Frankfurt  (NP) 21 mai-8 jūn; München, Bayerische Staatsoper  30 jūl; München, Münchner Opernfestspiele
Osud The Little Greats;  11-20 okt; Leeds, Opera North // 2 nov; Nottingham // 9 nov; Newcastle upon Tyne // 16 nov; Salford Quays p. Annabel Arden
The Diary of One Who has Disappeared  4-5 jan; Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg  8-11 feb; Opéra de Lyon p. Ivo van Hove  (NP) 11 apr-3 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig
The Excursions of Mr Broucek  (NP) 22 mar-29 mai; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Janssens, Daan (*1983)
 www.daanjanssens.be
Menuet  20-21 mar; Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
Jarrell, Michael (*1958)
 www.michaeljarrell.com
Cassandra  18-22 okt; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet
Jenkins, Karl (*1944)
 www.karljenkins.com
Eloise  (NP) 9-21 jūn; Staatstheater Kassel
Kálmán, Emmerich (1882-1953)
Die Faschingsfee  (NP) 23 sep-16 feb; Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach
Die Herzogin von Chicago  27-29 okt; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Ein Herbstmanöver  (NP) 28 okt-24 jūn; Stadttheater Giessen
Kaminsky, Laura (*1956)
 www.laurakaminsky.com
As One  10-12 nov; San Diego Opera  (NP) 11-16 jan; Honolulu, Hawaii Opera Theatre  9-11 feb; Anchorage Opera
Kats-Chernin, Elena (*1957)
 MySpace
Schneewittchen und die 77 Zwerge  25 jan-17 apr; Komische Oper Berlin
Keiser, Reinhard (1674-1739)
Croesus  (NP) 13-22 apr; Saarbrucken, Saarländisches Staatstheater
Knussen, Oliver (*1952)
 Faber Music
Where the Wild Things Are Für alle ab 6 Jahren;  (NP) 4 feb-3 jūl; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Philipp Westerbarkei
Kollo, Willi (1904-1988)
Wie einst im Mai  (NP) 6-29 jūl; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg
Kondrup, Eva Noer (*1964)
Den Rejsende Work focused on the plight of refugees arriving in Denmark, incorporating the memories of children and the musics of the Balkans and the Middle East Gæstespil af Opera Plxus;  (WP) 3-10 feb; København, Royal Danish Opera
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (1897-1957)
Das Wunder der Heliane  (NP) 15-23 sep; Antwerpen, Opera Vlaanderen  (NP) 18 mar-6 apr; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Der Ring des Polykrates  9-17 feb; The Dallas Opera
Krenek, Ernst (1900-1991)
Cefalo e Procri  (NP) 29 sep-7 okt; Venezia, La Fenice
Kubička, Miroslav (*1951)
Jakub Jan Ryba The story of composer Jakub Jan Ryba (1765-1815), who took his own life from lack of money, the hostility of his superiors and total exhaustion  (WP) 14-31 okt; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre
Kuhlau, Friedrich (1786-1832)
Lulu  14 jan-7 feb; København, Royal Danish Opera
Künneke, Eduard (1885-1953)
Der Vetter aus Dingsda  (NP) 28 okt-3 jūl; Theater Regensburg  (NP) 4 nov-16 feb; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater  (NP) 9 feb-7 jūl; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier
Die grosse Sünderin  (NP) 14 okt-11 feb; Oper Leipzig
Kurtág, György (*1926)
Fin de partie  (WP) 15-25 nov; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
Landi, Stefano (1587-1639)
La morte d'Orfeo  23-26 mar; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Langer, Elena (*1974)
Figaro Gets a Divorce  14-26 sep; Grand-Théâtre de Genève  24-26 nov; Poznan, Teatr Wielki Poznań
Lange, Marius Felix (*1968)
Die Schneekönigin  (NP) 8 apr-3 jūn; Theater Dortmund
Lavallée, Calixa (1842-1891)
The Widow A Spanish diva, her philandering husband-to-be, a faked obituary and her matchmaking magic all lead to a happy end.  5 nov; Toronto Operetta Theatre
Lavandier, Arthur (*1987)
 www.arthurlavandier.com
La Légende du Roi Dragon Avec 230 enfants des ateliers Finoreille, chanteurs solistes et musiciens étudiants de l'École Supérieure Musique et Danse Nord de France;  (WP) 17-18 mar; Opéra de Lille p. Johanne Saunier
Lehár, Franz (1870-1948)
Der Zarewitsch  14 jūl-2 sep 2017; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Leo, Leonardo (1694-1744)
L'olimpiade  (concert) 4 nov; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Liepins, Zigmars
Rose and Blood  (NP) 28 sep-17 dec; Riga, Latvian National Opera
Ligeti, György (1923-2006)
Le Grand Macabre Revised version from 1996;  (NP) 8 sep-20 okt; Luzerner Theater p. Herbert Fritsch  (NP) 29-30 sep; Meiningen, Meininger Theater p. Herbert Fritsch  (NP) 5 mai-29 jūn; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater
Lill, Märt-Matis (*1975)
Tulleminek War teaches us that the only thing people learn from history is that they don’t learn anything from history.  11 okt-29 apr; Tartu, Theatre Vanemuine
Lincke, Paul (1866-1946)
Frau Luna  (NP) 2 dec-20 mai; Theater Hagen  12 jan-4 mar; Goerlitz, Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater  (NP) 13 jan-30 mai; Theater Dortmund  (NP) 27 jan-6 jūl; Staatsoperette Dresden  (NP) 3 feb; Stadttheater Bremerhaven
Lippa, Andrew (*1964)
 andrewlippa.com
The Addams Family  24 aug-5 dec 2017; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Little, David T (*1978)
 davidtlittle.com
JFK An intimate portrait of the president and his wife in Fort Worth on the eve of his assassination  27 jan-3 feb; Montreal, L'Opéra de Montréal
Soldier Songs  13-15 apr; Fargo-Moorhead Opera
Lortzing, Albert (1801-1851)
Casanova  (NP) 2-30 jūn; Oper Leipzig
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Alceste  10 dec; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Monsieur de Pourceaugnac  23-24 feb; Opéra de Reims
Phaëton  (NP) 30 mai-3 jūn; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Lysenko, Mykola (1842-1912)
Natalka Poltavka  27 aug-7 sep 2017; Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  20 sep; Kyiv, National Opera of Ukraine
MacMillan, James (*1959)
Clemency  22-25 mar; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Maderna, Bruno (1920-1973)
Satyricon Solisten des Jungen Ensembles und des Ensembles der Semperoper Dresden;  (NP) 25-31 mar; Osterfestspiele Salzburg p. Georg Schmiedleitner
Makan, Keeril (*1972)
Persona Libretto: Jay Scheib, after the film by Ingmar Bergman;  (WP) 9-12 nov; Los Angeles, LA Opera p. Jay Scheib
Mancuso, Giovanni (*1970)
Atlas 101 Mathematico-dream spy-opera inspired by the scientific frequency-shifting patent of Hedy Lamarr and George Antheil during the Second World War;  (WP) 17 nov; Teatro Comunale di Treviso
Mander, Louis (*1984)
 www.louismander.com
The Life to Come A strong love story between two men across cultures, addressing spiritual and religious conflicts in the tension between prejudices and freedom.; Libretto: Stephen Fry, after the story by EM Forster;  5 okt; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Einar Bjørge
Manotskov, Alexander (*1972)
Chaadsky Opera in 2 acts, after Woe From Wit by Griboyedov;  (WP) 20-22 apr; Moscow, Helikon Opera
Manoury, Philippe (*1952)
 www.philippemanoury.com
Kein Licht  (NP) 22-25 sep; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin  (WP) 18-22 okt; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Nicolas Stemann  22-23 nov; Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg p. Nicolas Stemann
Marais, Marin (1656-1728)
Alcyone  11-12 jan; Théâtre de Caen
March, Kevin
 kevinmarch.com.au
Les Feluettes  21-27 okt; Edmonton Opera
Marco, Tomás (*1942)
 www.tomasmarco.com/
Policías y Ladrones  (WP) 5-11 apr; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Marschner, Heinrich August (1795-1861)
Der Vampyr  (concert) 12 jan; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Hans Heiling  (NP) 24 feb-22 jūn; Aalto-Musiktheater Essen
Marthaler, Christoph (*1951)
Isoldes Abendbrot  18-26 nov; Staatsoper Hamburg
Marthinsen, Niels (*1963)
 nielsmarthinsen.dk
Darwin A new opera about science, love, and ethical dilemmas for evolutionary theorist Charles and his profoundly religious wife, Emma;  (WP) 29 aug-8 sep 2017; Aarhus Sommeropera
Martin, Frank (1890-1974)
Der Sturm  (NP) 27 jan-25 mar; Saarbrucken, Saarländisches Staatstheater
Le vin herbé  6-16 feb; Theater St Gallen  13-19 mai; Long Beach Opera
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
 Schott Music
Ariane lyric opera in 1 act  17 nov; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera  (NP) 22 apr-20 mai; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Juliette  29 sep-16 mar; Praha, National Theatre Prague  (NP) 3 mar-17 jūn; Wuppertaler Bühnen
The Greek Passion Tensions run high in a Greek village mounting their traditional Easter Passion play, and events in the village begin to mirror those in the play. Opera in 4 acts, after the novel 'Christ Recrucified' by Kazantzakis (Zürich, 1961)  11 sep-16 okt; Moravian Theatre Olomouc  14 sep-28 okt; Karlstad, Wermland Opera
Martynov, Vladimir (*1946)
 www.vladimir-martynov.ru
The Exercises and Dances of Guido  (NP) 26 sep-6 okt; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Mascagni, Pietro (1863-1945)
Iris  (NP) 16-17 dec; Livorno, Teatro Goldoni  (NP) 13-14 jan; Teatro di Pisa  (NP) 10-11 feb; Lucca, Teatro del Giglio
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Cendrillon  8-16 dec; Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM)  (NP) 12 apr-11 mai; New York, The Metropolitan Opera  (NP) 14 apr-6 jūl; Theater Münster
Cléopâtre  27 sep; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre  (concert) 28 feb; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Hérodiade  (NP) 23-30 mar; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Thaïs  11 nov-2 dec; New York, The Metropolitan Opera  12-20 mai; Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera  (concert) 26 jūl; Teatro Real de Madrid
Matalon, Martin (*1958)
L'Ombre de Venceslao The adventures of Venceslao, a second Don Quixote. Opéra en deux actes (14+)  (NP) 7-8 nov; Opéra Municipal de Marseille  26-30 jan; Opéra National de Montpellier  11 feb; Opéra de Reims
Mayr, Simon (1763-1845)
 www.simon-mayr.de
Che originali!  (NP) 25 nov-3 dec; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo
Mayuzumi, Toshirō (1929-1997)
Le Pavillon d'or  21 mar-3 apr; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Meier, Jost (*1939)
Marie und Robert Libretto: Hansjörg Schneider, after the play by Paul Haller;  (WP) 3 nov-19 jan; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn // 22 nov-16 dec; Solothurn // 30 nov; Zofingen // 27 jan; Baden p. Reto Nickler
Melani, Jacopo (1623-1676)
Il Girello Con la Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla & Figli;  (NP) 3 dec; Teatro di Pisa p. Eugenio Monti Colla
Menotti, Gian Carlo (1911-2007)
The Consul  (NP) 11-15 sep; Montevideo, Teatro Solís  15-22 okt; Long Beach Opera  21 okt-12 jan; Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach  4-12 nov; Chicago Opera Theater  (NP) 18 nov-8 apr; Goerlitz, Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater  (NP) 3 feb-7 jūn; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater  (NP) 17 mar; Stadttheater Bremerhaven
The Medium  2-25 feb; Konzert Theater Bern
Menut, Benoît (*1977)
 https://www.benoitmenut.com
Fando et Lis Attention: cet ouvrage contient des scènes pouvant heurter la sensibilité de certains publics;  (WP) 2-6 mai; Saint-Etienne, Opéra de Saint-Étienne p. Kristian Frédric
Mercadante, Saverio (1795-1870)
I due Figaro  4 feb; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Messager, Andre (1853-1929)
Les P'tites Michu  (NP) 13-24 mai; Angers Nantes Opéra  19-29 jūn; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet
Monsieur Beaucaire  17-18 mar; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Meyerbeer, Giacomo (1791-1864)
L'Africaine  (NP) 20 feb-2 apr; Oper Frankfurt
Le prophète  (NP) 26 nov-7 jan; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Les Huguenots  (NP) 28 okt-10 nov; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Mickis, Sigitas (*1969)
Zuikis Puikis  12 nov-22 apr; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Milch-Sheriff, Ella (*1954)
 www.ellasheriff.com
Die Banalität der Liebe  (WP) 27 jan; Theater Regensburg
Millöcker, Carl (1842-1899)
Gasparone  (NP) 2-30 jūn; Volksoper Wien
Mondonville, Jean-Joseph de (1711-1772)
L'Amour et Psyché  (NP) 23-27 mai; Opéra de Dijon
Montalbetti, Mauro (*1969)
 www.mauromontalbetti.com
#madreincerta  (WP) 9-10 nov; Teatro Massimo di Palermo
Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda  (NP) 9 sep-24 mar; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck  (NP) 16-23 sep; Opera Philadelphia  20 apr; Opéra de Reims
Moody, Howard (*1964)
 www.howardmoody.net
Sindbad  4 apr; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Moreno Torroba, Federico (1891-1982)
Luisa Fernanda  30 jūn; Santa Cruz Tenerife, Ópera de Tenerife
Morganelli, Patrick
 www.patrickmorganelli.com
Hercules vs. Vampires  15 okt; Phoenix, Arizona Opera  27 jan; Nashville Opera
Morrison, Greg (*1965)
The Drowsy Chaperone Am Anfang einer neuen Chemnitzer Musicalreihe steht eine Zusammenarbeit mit der Bayerischen Theaterakademie. Stefan Huber und Danny Costello kehren nach Chemnitz zurück;  (NP) 16 sep-19 mai; Theater Chemnitz // 3-4 jan; Aschaffenburg // 7 jan; Ludwigsburg p. Stefan Huber
Moultaka, Zad (*1967)
 www.zadmoultaka.com
La Passion selon Marie  29 sep; Strasbourg, Musica
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Apollo et Hyacinthus  10-17 dec; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón  (concert) 17-18 feb; Moscow, Helikon Opera  (concert) 20 feb; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  10 mar; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots  (concert) 27 mar; Theater an der Wien
Die Zauberflöte  3 okt-15 dec 2013; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet
Grande Messe en ut mineur  30 mai; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Il re pastore  (concert) 3 apr; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Lucio Silla  13-23 sep; Teatro Real de Madrid  (NP) 14 sep-27 nov; Theater Basel  29 okt-15 nov; Bruxelles, La Monnaie/De Munt  (NP) 9 dec-17 mar; Staatstheater Kassel  (NP) 8-19 jūl; Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Mitridate, re di Ponto  13 apr-6 jūn; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn
Muhly, Nico (*1981)
 www.nicomuhly.com
Marnie She has been running for so long, no one knows the real Marnie, least of all herself. Nico Muhly's second world premiere for ENO is based on the Winston Graham novel and the screenplay of the Hitchcock film.; Libretto: Nicholas Wright, after Winston Graham;  (WP) 18 nov-3 dec; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Michael Mayer
Musseau, Michel (*1948)
L'ébloui Pour 3 chanteurs et 3 marionnettes;  13 feb; Opéra de Rouen Normandie p. Xavier Legasa
Nedbal, Oskar (1874-1930)
Die Winzerbraut  6-26 okt; Moravian Theatre Olomouc
Nejtek, Michal (*1977)
 www.nejtek.cz
Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World  (WP) 15 sep-20 jūn; ND Brno
Netti, Giovanni Cesare (1649-1686)
La Filli Two pairs of lovers mistakenly believe themselves to be brothers and sisters  (concert) 30 sep; Teatro Rossini di Lugo
Nowowiejski, Feliks (1877-1946)
Legenda Bałtyku To marry the maiden Bogna, the poor fisherman Doman must obtain the ring of Queen Jurata who rules deep in the Baltic Sea  (NP) 8-12 dec; Poznan, Teatr Wielki Poznań
Nyman, Michael (*1944)
 www.michaelnyman.com
The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat  31 jan-30 mar; Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach
O'Dwyer, Robert (1862-1949)
Eithne  (concert) 14 okt; Dublin, Opera Theatre Company
Obst, Michael (*1955)
 Breitkopf
Solaris  (NP) 8-17 mar; Saarbrucken, Saarländisches Staatstheater
Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)
Ba-ta-clan  16 okt-20 nov; Buenos Aires Lírica  28-29 nov; Opéra de Reims
Barbe-bleue  16 nov-13 mai; Staatstheater Cottbus  (NP) 17 mar-13 jūl; Komische Oper Berlin
Fantasio  3-20 nov; Grand-Théâtre de Genève  26-30 jan; Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Geneviève de Brabant  8 sep; Zurich, Oper im Knopfloch
La Fille du tambour-major  26-27 mai; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
La Périchole  (concert) 18-21 mai; Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele
Le Roi carotte Agathe Mélinand;  1-13 feb; Opéra de Lille p. Laurent Pelly
Les Fées du Rhin  24 feb-2 mar; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Orff, Carl (1895-1982)
 Schott Music
Der Mond  22 okt-3 dec; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Die Kluge  22 okt-3 dec; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Orlandini, Giuseppe Maria (1676-1760)
Serpilla e Bacocco The inveterate gambler Bacocco disguises himself as a judge to hear his wife's case for divorce, and throws her out after she responds to his flirting;  7-15 okt; Teatro Rossini di Lugo
Partch, Harry (1901-1974)
Barstow  2-5 nov; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Penderbayne, Samuel (*1989)
 www.samuelpenderbayne.com
I.th.Ak.A.  (NP) 6-19 apr; Staatsoper Hamburg
Penella, Manuel (1880-1939)
El gato montés  23 nov-2 dec; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela  (NP) 26 mai-9 jūn; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
Perla, Jack
 jackperla.com
An American Dream The conflict between a US soldier and an interned Japanese family at the end of WW2  7-17 sep; Seattle Opera
Peters, Rachel J (*1977)
 www.racheljpeters.com
Rootabaga Country The work is an adaptation of selections from Carl Sandburg’s 1922 book Rootabaga Stories which is a collection of whimsical short stories created out of Sandburg’s desire to invent “American fairy tales” to match American childhood.  (WP) 11-12 nov; Sarasota Opera
Piccinni, Niccolò (1728-1800)
Il regno della luna  (NP) 15-18 mai; Venezia, La Fenice
La Cecchina  15-17 dec; Teatro Comunale di Treviso
Piskáček, Rudolf (1884-1940)
Perly panny Serafínky  11 okt; Moravian Theatre Olomouc
Planquette, Robert (1848-1903)
Les cloches de Corneville  1 okt; St Petersburg Chamber Opera  11 nov-16 dec; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Podgaits, Efrem (*1949)
 www.podgaits.info
Lord of the Flies  6-20 okt 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Ponchielli, Amilcare (1834-1886)
La Gioconda  (NP) 25 nov-16 feb; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater  (NP) 16-18 mar; Teatro Municipale di Piacenza  6-8 apr; I Teatri di Reggio Emilia  28 jūn-7 jūl; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Porpora, Nicola (1686-1768)
Arianna in Nasso  (NP) 27 sep-10 okt; Theater an der Wien
Mitridate  (NP) 29 nov-9 feb; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Previn, Andre (*1929)
 www.andre-previn.com
A Streetcar named Desire  (NP) 10 feb-3 jūl; Theater Pforzheim  6-8 apr; Boise, Opera Idaho
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Betrothal in a Monastery  (NP) 7 okt-11 dec; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera  17 okt-6 mar; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  21 okt; St Petersburg Chamber Opera
Peter and the Wolf  7 dec-1 jūn; Poznan, Teatr Wielki Poznań
Semyon Kotko  12 mar; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
The Gambler  (NP) 4-20 okt; Wiener Staatsoper  20 dec; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  10 mar-17 jūn; Theater Basel  (NP) 13-19 mai; Antwerpen, Opera Vlaanderen
Velikan  (NP) 10 dec; St Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Theatre
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Edgar  (NP) 28 apr-18 jūl; Theater Regensburg  (NP) 29 jūn; Theater St Gallen
La bohème  20 sep-26 nov 2013; St Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Theatre
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Miranda  25 sep-5 okt; Paris, Opéra-Comique
Puts, Kevin (*1972)
 www.kevinputs.com
Elizabeth Cree  (WP) 14-23 sep; Opera Philadelphia
Silent Night  27-29 okt; Winston Salem, Piedmont Opera
Puur, Rasmus
The Colours of Clouds  (WP) 22 sep-19 jūn; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera
Rabaud, Henri (1873-1949)
Marouf savetier du Caire  7-14 feb; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Raffnsøe, Hanne (*).f
Det der er tilbage What is left when someone passes away? a performer and an opera singer take the audience on an intimate journey through the objects, the memories and the stories left behind;  16 sep; Odense, Den Fynske Opera
Rakhmaninov, Sergey Vasil'yevich (1873-1943)
Francesca da Rimini  18 okt; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 28 apr; Theater Kiel  (concert) 6 mai; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Dardanus The first UK performance of the 1744 version of Dardanus;  (NP) 6 okt; London, English Touring Opera
Les Indes galantes  27 sep; Iasi, Opera Națională Română Iași
Pigmalion  (NP) 22 apr-20 mai; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein  (NP) 23-27 mai; Opéra de Dijon
Rasch, Torsten (*1965)
 Faber Music
Die Formel  (WP) 2 mar-14 apr; Konzert Theater Bern
Rasgado, Víctor (*1959)
 victorrasgado.com
Anacleto Morones  12 okt; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Raskatov, Alexander (*1953)
Germania  (WP) 19 mai-4 jūn; Opéra de Lyon
Raymond, Fred (1900-1954)
Maske in Blau  (NP) 20 jan-18 mar; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Saison in Salzburg  (NP) 22 jūl-2 sep 2017; Lehár Festival Bad Ischl  24 sep-30 dec; Annaberg-Buchholz, Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Rebel, François (1701-1775)
Pirame et Thisbé  (concert) 30 sep-1 okt; Moscow, Helikon Opera
Reimann, Aribert (*1933)
 Schott Music
Ein Traumspiel  (NP) 17 mar-11 mai; Theater Hof
L'Invisible  (WP) 8-31 okt; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Reise, Jay (*1950)
 jayreise.com
Rasputin  11-12 nov; Moscow, Helikon Opera
Resch, Gerald (*1975)
 geraldresch.at
Gullivers Reise Family opera for seven singers, choir and orchestraEmpfohlen für alle ab 8 Jahren;  (NP) 3 okt-11 jūl; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Marcelo Diaz
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
 Ricordi
La bella dormente nel bosco Orchestre, Maîtrise et Studio de l'Opéra de Lyon;  (NP) 6-14 feb; Opéra de Lyon p. Barbora Horáková Joly
Reynolds, James (*1953)
 www.jamesreynolds.de
Geisterritter  (WP) 3 dec-4 mar; Oper der Stadt Bonn
Reznicek, Emil Nikolaus von (1860-1945)
Benzin  (NP) 13 jan-8 apr; Theater Bielefeld
Rihm, Wolfgang (*1952)
Das Gehege  (NP) 16-27 jan; Bruxelles, La Monnaie/De Munt  (NP) 24 apr-25 jūn; Oper Stuttgart
Jakob Lenz  (NP) 9 jūn-7 jūl; Theater Bielefeld
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich (1844-1908)
Kashchey the Deathless  5 nov; Minsk, National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet  16 nov; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Mozart et Salieri  (NP) 21 feb-27 okt 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Servilia  31 okt-1 nov; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh  10 apr; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
The Maid of Pskov  (concert) 13-15 okt; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre
Ripper, João Guilherme (*1959)
 www.joaoripper.com.br/
Piedade  2-9 sep; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Ristori, Giovanni Alberto
Fidalba e Artabano Artabano is attracted to the peasant-girl Fidalba, but she is only interested in the money and life at court;  7-15 okt; Teatro Rossini di Lugo
Rolfe, James (*1961)
The Overcoat: an Opera Libretto: Morris Panych;  (NP) 28 apr-12 mai; Vancouver Opera p. Morris Panych
Ronchetti, Lucia (*1963)
 www.luciaronchetti.com
Rivale The memories, thoughts and emotions of the Muslim princess Clorinda who falls in love with her mortal enemy, the Christian king Tancredi  (WP) 8-22 okt; Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden  (NP) 29 okt-27 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Il signor Bruschino  (concert) 2 mar; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  27 apr-4 mai; Venezia, La Fenice
L'inganno felice  (NP) 30 sep; Teatro Fraschini di Pavia
L'occasione fa il ladro Scene e Costumi: Scuola di Scenografia dell'Accademia di Belle Arti;  2-23 sep; Venezia, La Fenice p. Elisabetta Brusa  27-28 okt; Royal Opera House of Muscat
La cenerentola  20 sep-1 nov 2013; Oper Stuttgart
La donna del lago  (NP) 22-29 apr; Opéra de Lausanne  (NP) 5-15 mai; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie
La gazza ladra  (concert) 15 nov; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Mosé in Egitto  15-20 mar; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo  (NP) 8-28 apr; Oper Köln
Rota, Nino (1911-1979)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Aladino e la lampada magica Aladino e la lampada magica is always a matinee performance; Beginning of the performance at 12.00 or 14.00;  5 nov-5 jan; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera p. Ludmila Naletova
Il cappello di paglia di Firenze  11-13 mai; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Roumain, Daniel Bernard (*1971)
 www.danielroumain.com
We Shall Not Be Moved  (WP) 16-24 sep; Opera Philadelphia
Różycki, Ludomir (1883-1953)
Eros i Psyche  (NP) 13-19 okt; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
Der Dämon  23 apr-11 mai; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu
Ruzicka, Peter (*1948)
 www.peter-ruzicka.de
Benjamin  (NP) 3-16 jūn; Staatsoper Hamburg
Saariaho, Kaija (*1952)
 www.saariaho.org
Only the sound remains  23 jan-7 feb; Opéra National de Paris
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Ascanio Benvenuto Cellini and his apprentice Ascanio both love the same girl, but their respective admirers put the girl's life in danger.Première exécution absolue de la version conforme au manuscrit autographe de 1888;  (concert) 24-26 nov; Grand-Théâtre de Genève
Santcovsky, Fabià (*1989)
 fabiasantcovsky.com
Las chanchas Libretto: Emilio García Wehbi, after the novel by Félix Bruzzone;  (WP) 15-20 sep; La Plata, Teatro Argentino
Sarro, Domenico (1679-1744)
Dorina e Nibbio Intermezzo. 1 febbraio 1724, Teatro San Bartolomeo di Napoli; The impresario Nibbio believes himself irresistible, but can he persuade the immovable prima donna Dorina to perform in his works?  (NP) 15-17 sep; Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto p. Giorgio Bongiovanni
Šavli, Peter (*1961)
Pastir  24 nov; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana
Scelsi, Giacinto (1905-1988)
Khoom Seven episodes of an unwritten tale of love and death in a distant land  5-8 okt; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Schedl, Gerhard (1957-2000)
Der Ficus spricht  (NP) 14-18 jūn; Neue Oper Wien
Schoeck, Othmar (1886-1957)
Das Schloss Durande  (concert) 31 mai-2 jūn; Konzert Theater Bern
Penthesilea  (NP) 15 okt-14 dec; Oper der Stadt Bonn
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
 Schott Music
Gurre-Lieder  18 apr-5 mai; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Pierrot Lunaire  (NP) 20-28 mai; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Schreier, Anno (*1979)
 www.annoschreier.de
Wunderland Ein Songzyklus für drei Sänger und vier Instrumente (2012)~Text von Alexander Jansen nach Lewis Carroll  (NP) 22 okt-6 mar; Theater Dortmund
Schreker, Franz (1878-1934)
 www.schreker.org
Der ferne Klang  (NP) 21 okt-15 apr; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck
Die Gezeichneten  (NP) 16 sep-25 nov; Theater St Gallen  (NP) 21 jan-11 jūl; Komische Oper Berlin  12-19 mai; München, Bayerische Staatsoper
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Fierrabras  5-30 jūn; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
Schubring, Marc (*1968)
 www.marcschubring.com
Emil und die Detektive Ein Familienmusical in Chemnitz - Unterhaltung für die ganze Familie;  (NP) 14 okt-18 mai; Theater Chemnitz p. Michael Schilhan
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Manfred  29 nov-3 dec; Opéra National de Montpellier
Szenen aus Goethes Faust  (NP) 3 okt-17 dec; Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden  (concert) 25 feb-3 mar; Grand-Théâtre de Genève  (NP) 24 mar-17 mai; Luzerner Theater
Sciarrino, Salvatore (*1947)
 Ricordi
La porta della legge  (NP) 12 jan-22 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Luci mie traditrici  (NP) 16 mar-24 jūn; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck
Superflumina Omaggio a Salvatore Sciarrino in occasione dei suoi 70 anni;  (NP) 3-4 nov; Teatro Massimo di Palermo p. Rafael R Villalobos
Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo  (WP) 14-26 nov; Milano, Teatro alla Scala  7-15 jūl; Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Şendil, Attila Kadri
Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten  (WP) 24 sep-26 dec; Komische Oper Berlin
Šerkšnytė, Raminta (*1975)
Five Mary's Miracles  8 okt-11 feb; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Shchedrin, Rodion (*1932)
 Schott Music
A Christmas Tale Libretto by the composer after motifs of the fairy-tale by Božena Němcová translated by Nikolai Leskov and Russian folk fairy-tales  10 dec-7 jan; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Dead Souls Opera in 3 acts  14 mar-14 apr 2015; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Levsha  30 jan-5 apr; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Not Love Alone Opera in 3 acts with epilogue  23 mar; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
The Enchanted Wanderer An 'opera for the concert stage'  7 okt; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Cheryomushki  9-16 feb; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet  (NP) 31 mar-31 mai; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier  (NP) 19-31 mai; Staatstheater Braunschweig
The Gamblers  (concert) 9 jan; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Skouen, Synne (*1950)
 synneskouen.no
Ballerina Former ballerina Edith learns to communicate with her autistic teenage daughter through classical dance, but what happens when Edith is gone?; Libretto: Oda Radoor, after the play Ballerina by Arne Skouen;  (WP) 8-17 sep; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Hilde Andersen
Smetana, Bedřich (1824-1884)
Tajemství  19 sep-7 okt; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
The Kiss  10 nov-27 apr; ND Brno
The Two Widows  (NP) 15 dec; Divadlo F X Šaldy Liberec
Sokolović, Ana (*1968)
 www.anasokolovic.com
Svadba  17-19 nov; Opéra National de Montpellier  (NP) 24-31 mar; Montreal, L'Opéra de Montréal p. Martine Beaulne
Sorozábal, Pablo (1897-1988)
La tabernera del puerto  (NP) 5-20 mai; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Spears, Gregory (*1977)
 gregoryspears.com
Fellow Travelers Tensions and betrayal for a gay Catholic working for State Department during the 1950s McCarthy witch hunts  17-25 mar; Lyric Opera of Chicago
Spoliansky, Mischa
Alles Schwindel Burleske in acht Bildern; Fassung für Salonorchester von Max Renne;  9-20 jūn; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Malte C Lachmann
Es liegt in der Luft  (NP) 18 apr-17 mai; Theater Erfurt
Wie werde ich reich und glucklich? Cabaret-revue (1930). A poor man and a rich bored woman find unexpected results when they follow the instructions on how to become rich and happy  6 okt-8 jūl; Nationaltheater Mannheim
Spontini, Gaspare (1774-1851)
Agnese di Hohenstaufen  (NP) 1-10 jūn; Theater Erfurt
La vestale  (concert) 3 apr; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Le metamorfosi di Pasquale  (NP) 19-27 jan; Venezia, La Fenice
Statkowski, Roman (1859-1925)
Maria  (NP) 17 mar-19 mai; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
Staud, Johannes Maria (*1974)
Die Antilope  11-16 nov; Neue Oper Wien
Štědroň, Miloš Orson (*1973)
 www.orson.cz
Don Hrabal  (WP) 14 dec-3 jan; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Stockhausen, Karlheinz (1928-2007)
Original  (NP) 21-24 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Stradella, Alessandro (1642-1682)
La Doriclea  2 sep; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Strauss, Johann (1825-1899)
Walzer aus Wien  13-14 jan; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
 Schott Music
Capriccio  (NP) 14 jan-18 feb; Oper Frankfurt  17-27 mai; Wiener Staatsoper
Daphne  1-7 dec; Wiener Staatsoper
Die schweigsame Frau  12-24 nov; München, Bayerische Staatsoper
Vier letzte Lieder  (concert) 22 dec; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Straus, Oscar (1870-1954)
Der tapfere Soldat  (NP) 14 jūn-8 jūl; München, Gärtnerplatztheater
Die Perlen der Cleopatra  31 jan-30 mar; Komische Oper Berlin
Ein Walzertraum  25-26 nov; Opéra Municipal de Marseille  14-15 jan; Théâtre Musical de Lyon
Eine Frau, die weiss, was sie will!  23 sep-4 nov; Komische Oper Berlin  (NP) 20-21 apr; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Lustigen Nibelungen  (NP) 16 dec-21 jūl; Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
 Schott Music
L'histoire du Soldat A partir de 12 ans;  (NP) 25-29 apr; Opéra de Lyon p. Alex Ollé
Oedipus rex Dionysien: THEATER. SPEKTAKEL. RAUSCH; Mit einem Theaterspektakel wie im alten Griechenland präsentiert das Salzburger Landestheater einen Reigen aller Sparten und Kunstformen als großes Fest des Theaters mit kulinarischen Elementen;  (NP) 25 okt-21 nov; Salzburger Landestheater p. Carl Philip von Maldeghem  (NP) 30 jūn-11 jūl; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Suchon, Eugen (1908-1993)
Krútňava  4 jan-18 feb; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre
Sunde, Helge (*1965)
 www.helgesunde.com
Sildagapet Family opera set in the herring fishing town of Måløy in the 1950sFamily opera set in the herring fishing town of Måløy in the 1950s; Libretto: Jostein Avdem Fretland;  4-15 okt; Nordfjordeid, Opera Nordfjord p. Ronald Rørvik
Suppé, Franz (1819-1895)
Die schöne Galathée Operette am Klavier;  (NP) 25 nov-10 apr; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Wolfgang Dosch
Synnott, Andrew (*1970)
Dubliners A double bill of two one-act operas, based on the short stories Counterparts and The Boarding House from James Joyce's Dubliners; Libretto: Arthur Riordan;  (WP) 20 okt-1 nov; Wexford Festival Opera p. Annabelle Comyn
Szymanowski, Karol (1882-1937)
Król Roger  5-9 okt; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia  12-14 apr; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Szalony muezin For soprano and piano, orchestrated in 1934  (NP) 13 mar-28 jūn; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Talbot, Joby (*1971)
 jobytalbot.com
Everest  11-19 nov; Lyric Opera of Kansas City  (NP) 5 mai-1 jūl; Theater Hagen
Tamberg, Eino (1930-2010)
Cyrano de Bergerac  25 jan-10 feb; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera
Tamulionis, Jonas (*1949)
The Tiny Lingonberry  8 apr-13 mai; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Taneyev, Sergey Ivanovich (1856-1915)
Oresteia  24 okt-12 dec; Saratov Opera and Ballet
Tate, Phyllis (1911-1987)
 www.phyllis-tate.com
The Lodger  2 jūn; Stadttheater Bremerhaven
Tchaikovsky, Alexander (*1946)
Motiy and Saveloy  (concert) 21 feb-27 okt 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Oliver Twist Commissioned by the Natalia Sats Theatre, Moscow  20 mai-12 nov 2017; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Oprichnik  11 jan; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Orleanskaya Deva  15 sep; Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre  (NP) 22-30 sep; Divadlo F X Šaldy Liberec  27 okt; Ufa, Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Miriways  (NP) 29 jūn-7 jūl; Staatsoper Hamburg
Orpheus  (NP) 2 dec-17 mai; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen
Pimpinone  20 okt; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
Teml, Jiří (*1935)
Puss in Boots  (NP) 23 mar-27 jūn; ND Brno
Thomas, Ambroise (1811-1896)
Hamlet  28 okt-11 nov; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre  (NP) 25 nov-7 feb; Theater Krefeld und Mönchengladbach  (NP) 18 jan-11 apr; Den Haag, Opera2day
Tigranian, Armen (1879-1950)
Anoush  5 sep; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Toni, Massimiliano
Orfeo 2.0 A version of Monteverdi's Orfeo using modern jazz and pop rhythms  (concert) 23 sep; Leverkusen, Bayer Kultur
Traetta, Tommaso (1727-1779)
Antigona  15 sep-5 jan; Staatstheater Kassel  (NP) 20 jan-25 mai; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Trojahn, Manfred (*1949)
Enrico  (NP) 21 jan-4 feb; Oper Frankfurt
Tukhmanov, David (*1940)
Tsarina  (concert) 28 okt-5 nov; Moscow, Helikon Opera
Turnage, Mark-Anthony (*1960)
 Schott Music
Coraline Libretto: Rory Mullarkey, after Neil Gaiman;  (WP) 27 mar-7 apr; London, Royal Opera p. Aletta Collins  (NP) 9 jūn; Theater Freiburg p. Aletta Collins
Tutino, Marco (*1954)
La Ciociara  (NP) 24 nov-3 dec; Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Miseria e nobiltà  (WP) 23 feb-1 mar; Opera di Genova
Valtinoni, Pierangelo (*1959)
Der Zauberer von Oz  8 okt; Bassano del Grappa, Operaestate Festival Veneto
Pinocchio Children's opera (2001, revised 2006)  19 nov-19 apr; Volksoper Wien
van der Aa, Michel (*1970)
 www.doublea.net/
Sunken Garden  (concert) 21 okt; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  9-17 mar; The Dallas Opera
Varney, Louis (1844-1908)
Les mousquetaires au couvent  (NP) 29-31 dec; Opéra Grand Avignon
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
I lombardi alla prima crociata  (NP) 17-28 apr; Teatro Regio di Torino
I masnadieri  (NP) 14 okt-11 dec; Volksoper Wien  21-30 okt; Bilbao, Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Ópera  (NP) 20 jan-4 feb; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma  19-24 apr; Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Il corsaro  (NP) 28 mar-10 apr; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía  4-6 mai; Teatro Municipale di Piacenza
Jerusalem  (NP) 28 sep-20 okt; Teatro Regio di Parma
La battaglia di Legnano  (NP) 22-31 mai; Opera di Firenze
Oberto  (concert) 2-23 feb; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Quattro Pezzi Sacri  (NP) 19-23 jūn; Opera di Firenze
Vetrano, Roberto (*1982)
Ettore Majorana The curious tale of the Italian theoretical physicist Ettore Majorana, who disappeared in never-explained circumstances; Vincitore Concorso Internazionale Opera Oggi;  (WP) 28-30 sep; Teatro Sociale di Como - AsLiCo p. Stefano Simone Pintor  6 okt; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo  13-15 okt; Teatro Grande di Brescia  19-20 okt; Teatro Ponchielli di Cremona  (NP) 16-18 nov; Teatro Fraschini di Pavia // 20 jan; Trento p. Stefano Simone Pintor
Viardot, Pauline (1821-1910)
Cendrillon  16 feb; Jerez, Teatro Villamarta
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Motezuma  (NP) 29 mar-7 jūl; Theater Ulm
Orlando furioso  (NP) 13-21 apr; Venezia, La Fenice
Vives, Amadeo (1871-1932)
Maruxa  (NP) 25 jan-11 feb; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Der Ring an 1 Abend  23 sep-11 nov; Nationaltheater Mannheim
Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen  (NP) 19 mai-7 jūl; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater
www.nibelungopera.ru  10-11 mar; Moscow, Helikon Opera
Wainwright, Rufus (*1973)
 www.rufuswainwright.com/
Prima Donna  3 feb-14 jūn; Theater Augsburg
Waits, Tom (*1949)
The Black Rider  15 sep-8 okt; Melbourne, Victorian Opera
Waltershausen, Hermann Wolfgang von (1882-1954)
Oberst Chabert  (NP) 17 jūn-13 jūl; Oper der Stadt Bonn
Waters, Roger (*1943)
 www.roger-waters.com
Another Brick in the Wall  (NP) 20-31 jūl; Cincinnati Opera
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Oberon  (NP) 14 jan; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)
 Schott Music
Der Silbersee  (NP) 5 mai-5 jūl; Theater Pforzheim
Die sieben Todsünden  28 sep-6 okt; Atlanta Opera  21 okt-5 dec; GöteborgsOperan  1-2 nov; Moscow, Helikon Opera  (NP) 12 jan-22 jūn; Staatstheater Braunschweig  (NP) 20-28 mai; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Love Life  9 dec; Theater Freiburg
Mahagonny Songspiel  (NP) 20-28 mai; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Street Scene  (NP) 13 feb-1 jūn; Teatro Real de Madrid
Weinberger, Jaromír (1896-1967)
Svanda Dudák  (NP) 24 mar-29 jūn; Stadttheater Giessen
Weinberg, Mieczyslaw (1919-1996)
Der Idiot  5-8 okt; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre  9 mar-17 apr; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Wilhelm, Rolf (1927-2013)
Der Sängerkrieg der Heidehasen  23 mar-26 mai; Theater Chemnitz
Wolf, Hugo (1860-1903)
Der Corregidor  (concert) 14 mai; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Yvain, Maurice (1891-1965)
La-haut  14-15 apr; Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Zajc, Ivan (1832-1914)
Nikola Šubić Zrinjski  6-10 okt; CNT Zagreb
Zandonai, Riccardo (1883-1944)
Francesca da Rimini  (NP) 8-28 dec; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin  (NP) 15 apr-13 mai; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
Zelenka, Jan Dismas (1679-1745)
Il serpente di bronzo  (NP) 22 feb-5 mar; Oper Frankfurt
Żeleński, Władysław (1837-1921)
Goplana  22 mar-7 apr; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Zeller, Carl (1842-1898)
Der Obersteiger  8 dec-9 mar; Annaberg-Buchholz, Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Zemlinsky, Alexander (1871-1942)
Der Kreidekreis  (NP) 20 jan; Opéra de Lyon
Der Zwerg  (NP) 16-20 nov; Opéra de Lille  25-29 mar; Opéra de Rennes
Eine florentinische Tragödie  11-28 nov; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Zhurbin, Alexander (*1945)
 www.alexanderzhurbin.ru
Love's Metamorphosis  11-12 nov; Moscow, Stanislavsky Opera
Zimmermann, Bernd Alois (1918-1970)
 Schott Music
Die Soldaten  (NP) 17 mar-23 apr; Staatstheater Nürnberg  (NP) 29 apr-19 mai; Oper Köln  16 mai-3 jūn; Teatro Real de Madrid
Zimmermann, Udo (*1943)
 Breitkopf
Weiße Rose  (NP) 10 feb-24 apr; Gera, Theater und Philharmonie Thüringen
Zingarelli, Niccolo Antonio (1752-1837)
Giulietta e Romeo  (concert) 27 jan; Theater an der Wien

350 composers, 538 works (of which 62 are WP)

Chronological list of world premieres in the 2017/18 season:
jūn 27 : Moscow Children's Musical Theatre. Martynov: The Exercises and Dances of Guido (27 Jun-6 Oct)
aug 29 : Aarhus Sommeropera. Marthinsen: Darwin (29 Aug-8 Sep)
sep 08 : Den Norske Opera, Oslo. Skouen: Ballerina (8-17 Sep)
sep 08 : Festival Pergolesi Spontini, Jesi. Gregoretti: Il colore del sole (8 Sep)
sep 08 : Finnish National Opera, Helsinki. Fagerlund: Höstsonaten (8 Sep-5 Oct)
sep 08 : Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto. Guarnieri,A: Fammi udire la tua voce (8-10 Sep)
sep 14 : Opera Philadelphia. Puts: Elizabeth Cree (14-23 Sep)
sep 15 : ND Brno. Nejtek: Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World (15 Sep-20 Jun)
sep 15 : Teatro Argentino, La Plata. Santcovsky: Las chanchas (15-20 Sep)
sep 16 : Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. Eichberg: Schönerland (16 Sep-25 Oct)
sep 16 : Opera Philadelphia. Roumain: We Shall Not Be Moved (16-24 Sep)
sep 18 : Opera Philadelphia. Hertzberg: The Wake World (18-25 Sep)
sep 22 : Estonian National Opera, Tallinn. Puur: The Colours of Clouds (22 Sep-19 Jun)
sep 24 : Komische Oper Berlin. Şendil: Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten (24 Sep-26 Dec)
sep 28 : Teatro Sociale di Como - AsLiCo. Vetrano: Ettore Majorana (28-30 Sep)
okt 08 : Deutsche Oper Berlin. Reimann: L'Invisible (8-31 Oct)
okt 08 : Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin. Ronchetti: Rivale (8-22 Oct)
okt 14 : J K Tyl Theatre, Plzen. Kubička: Jakub Jan Ryba (14-31 Oct)
okt 15 : Royal Danish Opera, København. Azarova: Momo og tidstyvene (15 Oct-10 Dec)
okt 18 : Opéra-Comique, Paris. Manoury: Kein Licht (18-22 Oct)
okt 20 : Wexford Festival Opera. Synnott: Dubliners (20 Oct-1 Nov)
okt 28 : Kungliga Operan, Stockholm. Borisova-Ollas: Dracula (28 Oct-7 Dec)
nov 03 : Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn. Meier: Marie und Robert (3 Nov-19 Jan)
nov 08 : Boston Lyric Opera. Grant: The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr Burke and Mr Hare (8-12 Nov)
nov 09 : LA Opera, Los Angeles. Makan: Persona (9-12 Nov)
nov 09 : Teatro Massimo di Palermo. Montalbetti: ! (9-10 Nov)
nov 11 : Sarasota Opera. Peters,RJ: Rootabaga Country (11-12 Nov)
nov 12 : Oper Frankfurt. Herrmann,A: Der Mieter (12 Nov-7 Dec)
nov 14 : Teatro alla Scala, Milano. Sciarrino: Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo (14-26 Nov)
nov 15 : Teatro alla Scala, Milano. Kurtág: Fin de partie (15-25 Nov)
nov 17 : Teatro Comunale di Treviso. Mancuso: Atlas 101 (17 Nov)
nov 18 : English National Opera, London. Muhly: Marnie (18 Nov-3 Dec)
nov 21 : San Francisco Opera. Adams: Girls of the Golden West (21 Nov-10 Dec)
nov 30 : Houston Grand Opera. Gordon,R: The House without a Christmas Tree (30 Nov-14 Dec)
dec 01 : Konzert Theater Bern. Dayer: Alzheim (1 Dec-13 Jan)
dec 02 : Opernhaus Zürich. Dayer: Der Traum von Dir (2-9 Dec)
dec 03 : Theater Bonn. Reynolds: Geisterritter (3 Dec-4 Mar)
dec 13 : Opéra de Lille. Cruz: La Princesse légère (13-16 Dec)
dec 14 : National Theatre Prague, Praha. Štědroň: Don Hrabal (14 Dec-3 Jan)
jan 25 : Opera Colorado, Denver. Cohen: Steal a Pencil for Me (25-30 Jan)
jan 27 : Theater Regensburg. Milch-Sheriff: Die Banalität der Liebe (27 Jan)
feb 03 : Royal Danish Opera, København. Kondrup: Den Rejsende (3-10 Feb)
feb 08 : Teatro Real de Madrid. Gomis y Colomer: El pintor (8-11 Feb)
feb 17 : Pittsburgh Opera. Cuomo: Ashes and Snow (17-25 Feb)
feb 22 : Oper Frankfurt. Haddad: A Wintery Spring (22 Feb-5 Mar)
feb 23 : Opera di Genova. Tutino: Miseria e nobiltà (23 Feb-1 Mar)
mar 02 : Konzert Theater Bern. Rasch: Die Formel (2 Mar-14 Apr)
mar 02 : Luzerner Theater. Dowland: Flow My Tears (2 Mar-8 Apr)
mar 03 : Theater Basel. Fujikura: Der Goldkäfer (3 Mar)
mar 04 : Opernhaus Zürich. Holliger: Lunea (4-25 Mar)
mar 17 : Opéra de Lille. Lavandier: La Légende du Roi Dragon (17-18 Mar)
mar 24 : Opera In Concert, Toronto. Davies,V: The Ecstasy of Rita Joe (24-25 Mar)
mar 27 : Royal Opera, London. Turnage: Coraline (27 Mar-7 Apr)
apr 05 : Atlanta Opera. Heggie: Out of Darkness (5-15 Apr)
apr 05 : Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid. Marco: Policías y Ladrones (5-11 Apr)
apr 07 : Theater Trier. Bohm: Krach bei Bach (7 Apr)
apr 20 : Helikon Opera, Moscow. Manotskov: Chaadsky (20-22 Apr)
apr 28 : Stadttheater Osnabrück. Corbett: San Paolo (28 Apr-20 Jun)
mai 02 : Opéra de Saint-Étienne, Saint-Etienne. Menut: Fando et Lis (2-6 May)
mai 10 : Royal Opera, London. Benjamin,G: Lessons in Love and Violence (10-26 May)
mai 19 : Opéra de Lyon. Raskatov: Germania (19 May-4 Jun)
jūl 01 : Oper Stuttgart. Hosokawa: Erdbeben.Träume. (1-23 Jul)
jūl 18 : Royal Opera, London. Donizetti: L'Ange de Nisida (18-21 Jul)