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Aboulker, Isabelle (*1938)
 www.isabelle-aboulker.com
Douce et Barbe-Bleue Conte musical en forme d'opéra, 2002 (8 ans+). 60'; Libretto: Christian Emery, d'après Barbe-Bleue, conte de Charles Perrault;  11-14 I; Opéra de Lyon p. Jean-Romain Vesperini
Abraham, Paul (1892-1960)
Ball im Savoy  (NP) 23 III-21 IV; Theater Plauen-Zwickau p. Wolfgang Dosch  29 V; Rostov State Opera p. Yuri Alexandrov
Die Blume von Hawaii  2-12 VIII; Eutiner Festspiele p. Hardy Rudolz
Viktoria und ihr Husar  18 II-31 III; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Robert Herzl
Adam, Adolphe (1803-1856)
La Poupée de Nuremberg Oper am Klavier;  (NP) 1 IV; Theater Erfurt
Le Toreador  (NP) 31 III-19 V; Luzerner Theater p. Johannes Pölzgutter
Adam, Line (*1972)
 www.omp-studios.be/lineadamnew.html
Sybil et les Silhouettes Drame musical participatif en un acte (8 ans+). 60'; Libretto: André Borbé;  (WP) 6-10 III; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie p. Esther Wolf
Adamo, Mark (*1962)
 markadamo.com
Lysistrata  26 V-3 VI; Fort Worth Opera p. David Gately
Adams, John (*1947)
 www.earbox.com
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  4 XI-9 XII; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera p. Immo Karaman
Nixon in China  10-18 III; Lyric Opera of Kansas City p. Michael Cavanagh  16-18 III; Eugene Opera  10-18 IV; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Chen Shi-Zheng  8 VI-3 VII; San Francisco Opera p. Michael Cavanagh
The Death of Klinghoffer  (NP) 25 II-9 III; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. rTom Morris
The Gospel According to the Other Mary Oratorio, 90'; Libretto: Peter Sellars, after the New Testament stories of Lazarus and Jesus' Passion, plus contemporary Latin American poetry from Rosario Castellanos, Dorothy Day, Louise Erdich, and June Jordan.; A staged version will be mounted in 2013;  (WP) 31 V-3 VI; Los Angeles, LA Phil
Ada, Selman (*1953)
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves  25 III-22 VI; Wuppertaler Bühnen p. Johannes Weigand
Adès, Thomas (*1971)
 Faber Music
Powder her face  27 IV-10 V; Venezia, La Fenice p. Pier Luigi Pizzi
Adigozalov, Vasif (1935-2006)
Natavan  15 I; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Akhiyarova, Rezeda (*1956)
The Love of the Poet Opera in 2 acts (Kazan, 18 XI 2006);  28 IX; Kazan, Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Djalil
Albarn, Damon (*1968)
Doctor Dee An English Opera, 90' (Manchester International Festival, 2011); The Faustian story of the polymath John Dee - the 16th-century mathematician, astrologer, courtier and spy - told in a modern Elizabethan masque by Damon Albarn;  25 VI-7 VII; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Rufus Norris
Albéniz, Isaac (1860-1909)
Merlin  (NP) 8 X-22 XII; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Roland Schwab
Alfano, Franco (1875-1954)
 Ricordi
Cyrano de Bergerac  (NP) 10-22 V; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Petrika Ionesco
Ambrosini, Claudio (*1948)
Il killer di parole  (NP) 26 VI-3 VII; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine p. Francesco Micheli
Amirov, Fikret (1922-1984)
Sevil  2 X-20 V; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Andriessen, Louis (*1939)
Anaïs Nin Monodrama for singer, ensemble and film, 30' (Siena, 2010)  28 II; Los Angeles, LA Phil
Anfossi, Pasquale (1727-1797)
La finta giardiniera  4 XI; Leverkusen, Bayer Kultur
Aperghis, Georges (*1945)
 www.aperghis.com
Les Boulingrin  (NP) 29 X-12 II; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Matthias Schönfeldt  (concert) 23 I; Theater an der Wien
Tourbillons  2 III; Lyon, Biennale Musiques en Scène p. Georges Aperghis
Armstrong, Craig (*1959)
 www.craigarmstrong.com
The Lady from the Sea 80'; Libretto: Zoë Strachan, after the play 'Fruen fra havet' by Henrik Ibsen;  (WP) 29 VIII; Edinburgh International Festival p. Harry Fehr
Arriaga, Juan Crisostómo (1806-1826)
Die arabische Prinzessin  18 IX-16 XII; Oper Leipzig p. Lotte de Beer  10-19 V; Oper Graz p. Elisabeth Kassal
Ashkenasi, Danny
 www.ashkenasi.net
Hexen  10-20 XII; Theater Freiberg // 26 XI-17 XII; Döbeln p. Birgit Eckenweber
Ash, Peter (*1961)
The Golden Ticket  3-11 III; Atlanta Opera p. James Robinson
Atanasov, Georgi (1882-1931)
Altzek  (concert) 7-9 X; Sofia Opera and Ballet
Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit (1782-1871)
Fra Diavolo  (NP) 4 II-20 V; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Gabriele Wiesmüller
La muette de Portici  5-15 IV; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Emma Dante
Le Cheval de bronze Opéra féerie, 3 acts (Opéra-Comique, Paris, 1835);  (NP) 11 III-3 VII; Komische Oper Berlin p. Frank Hilbrich
Auerbach, Lera (*1973)
 www.leraauerbach.com
Gogol Oper in sieben Szenen und drei Akten; In his final hours, Gogol is confronted by characters from his works in whirlwind of images from his life; 'not so much a biography as a poetic and satirical study of one of the greatest Russian writers'; Libretto: Lera Auerbach;  (WP) 15-26 XI; Theater an der Wien p. Christine Mielitz
The Blind A cappella opera for 12 singers, 55'; Libretto: Lera Auerbach, after 'Les Aveugles' by Maurice Maeterlinck;  (WP) 13-20 X; Konzerthaus Berlin p. Cornelia Heger
Auer, Christian
 www.christianauer.com
Der Brandner Kasper  (WP) 6 VII-9 VIII; Opernfestival Gut Immling p. Verena von Kerssenbrock
Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782)
Amadis de Gaule  10-12 XII; Opéra Royal de Versailles  2-8 I; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Marcel Bozonnet  3-28 I; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Nicolas Brieger
Temistocle  (NP) 6-20 VII; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Günter Krämer
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Bauernkantate  18 IV-28 VI; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Der Triumph der Liebe Oper nach dem gleichnamigen Schauspiel von Pierre Carlet de Marivaux, zusammengeführt von Samuel Bächli;  8 X-20 XI; Theater Erfurt p. Bettina Lell
Johannes-Passion  12 I; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Robert Wilson  3 III-8 IV; Karlstad, Wermland Opera p. Tobias Kratzer  (concert) 11 IV; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Kaffee-Kantate  14 III-21 VI; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Magnificat  9 IX; Festival d'Ambronay
Matthäus-Passion  (concert) 2 IV; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  7-8 IV; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 15 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Barab, Seymour (1921-2014)
 www.seymourbarab.com
A Game of Chance  (NP) 23 V-30 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Michael Hamlett
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Vanessa  (NP) 10+ III; Sarasota Opera p. Michael Unger
Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo (1823-1894)
Gloria y Peluca  29 II-3 III; Ópera de Oviedo
Barry, Gerald (*1952)
 OUP
The Importance of Being Earnest Gerald Barry's fifth opera receives its UK concert premiere.;  (concert) 26 IV; London, Barbican Centre // 28 IV; Birmingham
Battistelli, Giorgio (*1953)
 Ricordi
Richard III  22 I-1 II; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Robert Carsen
The Embalmer Monodramma giocoso da camera su testo di Renzo Rosso;  13 V; Ferrara, Teatro Comunale
Beckwith, John (*1927)
Taptoo! Professional stage premiere; Libretto: James Reaney;  24-26 II; Toronto Operetta Theatre p. Guillermo Silva-Marin
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)
Zaira  29-31 VII; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Rosetta Cucchi
Benatzky, Ralph (1884-1957)
Die drei Musketiere  (NP) 22 VI-31 VIII; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Robert Herzl
Benguerel, Xavier (*1931)
Yo, Dalí  (NP) 19-23 X; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Xavier Albertí
Benjamin, George (*1960)
 Faber Music
Written on Skin  (WP) 7-14 VII; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence p. Katie Mitchell
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Béatrice et Bénédict  21-25 X; Opera Boston p. David Kneuss  26 XI; London, Cadogan Hall  17-26 II; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera // 7 III; Birmingham // 14 III; Llandudno // 21 III; Milton Keynes // 28 III; Southampton // 4 IV; Plymouth // 11 IV; Bristol // 19 IV; Swansea p. Elijah Moshinsky(original)
Les troyens  (concert) 9 IX; Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival  (NP) 15 X-12 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. David Hermann  1 VI; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 25 VI-11 VII; London, Royal Opera p. David McVicar
Roméo et Juliette  26 XI-3 XII; Vancouver Opera p. Allison Grant  (concert) 8-9 XII; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia  (concert) 26 II; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  25 V; Reykjavik, Reykjavík Arts Festival  7-26 VII; Arena di Verona p. Francesco Micheli
Berners, (1883-1950)
Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement Comic opera in one act. (Paris, 1924); After a story by Prosper Mérimée;  26-28 VII; Blandford Forum, Dorset Opera p. Paul Carr
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Wonderful Town Semi-staged performance;  5 IV; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Kim Criswell  8 V; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. Zbigniew Macias
Betta, Marco (*1964)
 www.marcobetta.it
Che fine ha fatto la piccola Irene?  (NP) 18 V-7 VI; Opera di Genova p. Rocco Mortelliti
Bianchi, Oscar (*1975)
 www.oscarbianchi.com
Thanks to my eyes  3-11 IV; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Joël Pommerat  7-8 VI; Madrid, Operadhoy p. Joël Pommerat
Bibalo, Antonio (1922-2008)
Frøken Julie  (NP) 17+ XI; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater p. William Robertson
Bilegjargal, Kh (1954-2008)
Tears of a Lama  29 X; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Birtwistle, Harrison (*1934)
Bow Down  17-18 V; London, The Opera Group // 20-21 V; Norwich // 13 VI; London // 12-14 VII; Southwold p. Frederic Wake-Walker
The Io Passion  (NP) 7 IV-13 V; Theater Magdeburg p. Oliver Klöter
Blacher, Boris (1903-1975)
Die Flut  (NP) 21-22 VI; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Alexandros Efklidis
Preußisches Marchen  (NP) 21 IV-8 VI; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater // 28 IV-13 V; Rendsburg // 3 V; Itzehoe p. Henning Bock
Blow, John (1649-1708)
Venus and Adonis  (concert) 13 I; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Bodurov, Dimitar (*1979)
 www.dimitarbodurov.com
Lilith Libretto: Carola Luther, after Jewish legend;  (WP) 2-3 VI; Amsterdam, Holland Festival p. Frans Weisz
Lilith (avant-premiere) Operadagen Rotterdam presents the avant-premiere of Lilith, a co-production with the Holland Festival that deals with Adam's first wife;  31 V-1 VI; Operadagen Rotterdam p. Frans Weisz
Boesmans, Philippe (*1936)
 Ricordi
Julie  14-15 V; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges p. Matthew Jocelyn
Bolcom, William (*1938)
 www.williambolcom.com/
A View from the Bridge  21-29 X; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera p. Vincent Liotta
Bontempi, Giovanni Andrea (1625-1705)
Il Paride  24-26 VIII; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. Christoph von Bernuth
Børresen, Hakon (1876-1954)
Kaddara  26 VIII; Ruse, State Opera Rousse
Boxberg, Christian Ludwig (1670-1729)
Sardanapalus  27 VII-19 VIII; Gotha, Ekhof Festival
Bramböck, Florian (*1959)
 www.florianbramboeck.com
Der dritte Polizist Eine Fahrradoper; Libretto: Doris Happl, after Flann O'Brien;  (WP) 6 V-6 VII; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater p. Bettina Munzer
Braunfels, Walter (1882-1954)
Ulenspiegel  (NP) 22 IV-19 VI; Landestheater Altenburg p. Matthias Oldag
Verkundigung  28 IV-4 VII; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Urs Häberli
Bretón, Tomás (1850-1923)
La verbena de la paloma Sainete lírico en un acto y tres cuadros;  11-20 V; La Habana, Teatro Lírico Nacional de Cuba p. Valenti Figueredo
Březina, Aleš (*1965)
Tomorrow there will be...  8 IX-25 II; Praha, Kolowrat Theatre p. Jiří Nekvasil
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Albert Herring  11-17 XII; Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) p. Stefan Janski  (NP) 9-12 II; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera p. James Marvel  25 II-17 III; Los Angeles, LA Opera p. Paul Curran  18 V-8 VI; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Keith Warner  (NP) 9 VI-5 VII; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater p. Brigitte Fassbaender
Curlew River  6-7 X; London, Royal Academy Opera p. John Ramster
Gloriana  (NP) 3 III-25 V; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Heřman
Noye's Fludde  (NP) 25 IV-5 V; Luzerner Theater p. Dominique Mentha  (NP) 10-19 VIII; Belfast, NI Opera // 27 X; Beijing p. Oliver Mears
The Beggar's Opera  (NP) 15+ II; Luzerner Theater p. Christine Cyris
The Burning Fiery Furnace  10-14 X; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Maciej Prus
War Requiem  (concert) 5 VIII; Trondheim Symfoniorkester
Bruyère, Jean Michel (*1959)
Une situation Huey P Newton  (WP) 7-17 VII; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence
Burstein, Keith (*1957)
 www.keithburstein.co.uk
Manifest Destiny 2011  (NP) 2 IX-31 X; London, King's Head Theatre
Cabrita, Tiago
A vida inteira Libretto: Rui Zink;  (WP) 2-3 III; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Luis Miguel Cintra
Cage, John (1912-1992)
Europeras I and II  (NP) 17-31 VIII; Ruhr Triennale p. Heiner Goebbels
Europeras III and IV  (NP) 18+ V; Volkstheater Rostock  (NP) 14 VI-20 VII; Theater Ulm
Caldara, Antonio (1670?-1736)
Pipa e Barlafuso First performance in modern times;  16-18 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Giorgio Bongiovanni
Carnicer, Ramón (1789-1855)
Cristóbal Colón  (concert) 28 VI; Sevilla, Teatro de la Maestranza
Carter, Elliott (1908-2012)
 Boosey&Hawkes
What Next?  15-22 VIII; Melbourne, Victorian Opera p. Nancy Black
Catán, Daniel (1949-2011)
Florencia en el Amazonas One hour abridged version;  2-3 III; West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Opera  24 III-1 IV; Denver, Opera Colorado p. Jose Maria Condemi
Il Postino  13-16 X; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes p. Ron Daniels  17-20 V; Philadelphia, Central City Opera Theater  9-14 VII; Santiago, Teatro Municipal p. Ron Daniels
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Egisto Favola dramatica musicale (Venezia, 1642);  1-9 II; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Benjamin Lazar  16-19 II; Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie p. Benjamin Lazar
Eliogabalo  (NP) 9 X-15 XII; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Katharina Thoma
Giasone  (NP) 27 V-10 VI; Stockholm, Drottningholms Slottsteater p. Deda Cristina Colonna
La Didone  16-18 X; Théâtre de Caen p. Clément Hervieu-Léger, Valérie Nègre  26-28 X; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Clément Hervieu-Léger  (NP) 12-20 IV; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées p. Clément Hervieu-Léger
Cera, Andrea (*1969)
 andrea.cera.free.fr
Ragaaazziii! Libretto: Laura Brizi, inspired by the TV reality programme "L'Isola dei Famosi";  (WP) 9-11 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Marco Carniti
Cerha, Friedrich (*1926)
 www.friedrich-cerha.com
Baal Libretto: Friedrich Cerha, after the play by Brecht; Bühnenwerk in 2 Teilen;  (NP) 29 IX-8 X; Neue Oper Wien p. Leo Krischke
Chabrier, Emmanuel (1841-1894)
L'étoile  (NP) 2 X-12 XI; Oper Frankfurt p. David Alden  4-22 XII; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Dale Duesing  (NP) 4-9 II; Bergen National Opera p. Mark Lamos
Le Roi malgré lui  (NP) 27-29 VIII; Annandale, Bard Summerscape p. Thaddeus Strassberger
Chapí, Ruperto (1851-1909)
El Puñao de Rosas  (NP) 6+ X; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Luis Olmos
Roger de Flor  10 III; Valencia, Palau de la Música
Chappell, Herbert (*1934)
James and the Giant Peach Community opera, after Roald Dahl;  9-11 VII; Buxton Festival Opera
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643-1704)
Acteon  12 I; London, Wigmore Hall
David et Jonathas  (NP) 6-19 VII; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence p. Andreas Homoki  (NP) 17-20 VIII; Edinburgh International Festival p. Andreas Homoki
Histoires sacrées  (concert) 21 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
La descente d'Orphée aux Enfers  (concert) 13 I; Opéra Royal de Versailles  4 III; Amsterdam, Opera Studio Nederland p. Timothy Nelson
Chauls, Robert (*1942)
Alice in Wonderland  25 XI-24 IV; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Ching, Michael (*1958?)
Slaying the Dragon Libretto: Ellen Frankel, after the book 'Not by the Sword' by Kathryn Watterson; Inspired by the true story of Grand Dragon Klansman who discovers a life of tolerence;  (WP) 7-9 VI; Philadelphia, Central City Opera Theater // 14-17 VI; Philadelphia
Chin, Unsuk (*1961)
Alice in Wonderland Recommended for ages 10 and up;  13-23 VI; Opera Theatre of Saint Louis p. James Robinson
Chisholm, David (*1970)
 www.davidchisholm.com
Kursk An Oratorio Requiem for the lives lost in the sinking of the Kursk submarine; Texts: Anzhelina Polonskaya;  (WP) 22 X; Melbourne International Arts Festival
Chlaidze, Giorgi (*1943)
Darispan's Trouble http://www.opera.ge/eng/viewevent.php?id=1078&eventdate=2011-11-30&option=singleview; Opera in two acts (Kutaisi Opera Theatre, 1977). Revised 2010.; Libretto: Varlam Nikoladze, after the play 'Darispan's Trouble' by David Kldiashvili;  (NP) 29-30 XI; Tbilisi Paliashvili Opera House p. David Sakvarelidze
Christiné, Henri (1867-1941)
Dédé  29-31 XII; Grand Théâtre de Tours p. Jacques Duparc
Phi-Phi  3 V; Opéra de Massy p. Johanny Bert  12 V; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne p. Johanny Bert  22 V; Opéra de Reims p. Johanny Bert
Cikker, Jan (1911-1989)
Mister Scrooge Opera in 4 scenes;  (NP) 18 XI-18 VI; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre
Cimarosa, Domenico (1749-1801)
Il maestro di cappella  7 I; Paris, Opéra-Comique  4-13 V; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Il marito disperato  (NP) 6-16 XII; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo p. Paolo Rossi
Il matrimonio segreto  31 XII-6 I; Opéra de Rennes p. Christophe Gayral  18 VI; Chamber Opera Blagoevgrad  25 VIII; Daegu Opera House
Colasanti, Silvia (*1975)
 http:/www.silviacolasanti.it
La metamorfosi  (WP) 22-25 V; Firenze, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino p. Pier Luigi Pier'Alli
Combier, Jérôme (*1971)
Terre et cendres Libretto: Atiq Rahimi, after his own novel; Opéra en 4 actes. 90';  (WP) 10-21 III; Opéra de Lyon p. Yoshi Oida
Corbett, Sidney (*1960)
 www.sidneycorbett.de
Ubu Libretto: Simone Homem de Mello, after 'Roi Ubu' and 'Commentaire pour servir à la Construction pratique de la Machine à explorer le temps' by Alfred Jarry;  (WP) 14-28 IV; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Alexander von Pfeil
Cui, Cesar Antonovich (1835-1918)
Puss in Boots  (NP) 29+ X; Athens, Greek National Opera  7-29 I; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Isabel Ostermann  (NP) 11-13 I; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 18 II; Mulhouse // 16 XII; Colmar p. Jean-Philippe Delavault
d'Abreu, Edward Luiz Ayres (*1989)
Manucure 'delírio futurista', after Mário de Sá-Carneiro;  (WP) 2-3 III; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Luis Miguel Cintra
Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904-1975)
Il prigioniero In partnership with Amnesty International to mark their 50th Anniversary;  (concert) 26 I; London, South Bank Centre  27 IV-17 V; Oper Frankfurt p. Keith Warner
Volo di notte  27 IV-17 V; Oper Frankfurt p. Keith Warner
Damdinsuren, B (1919-1992)
Three Dramatic Characters  15 X; Ulan Bator, Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Dauvergne, Antoine (1713-1797)
Hercule mourant  (concert) 19 XI; Opéra Royal de Versailles
La Coquette trompée  (concert) 8 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
La Vénitienne Les Agrémens;  (concert) 8 XI; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Les Troqueurs  (concert) 8 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Polyxene Extraits;  (concert) 15 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Davies, Peter Maxwell (*1934)
Cinderella  (NP) 27 X-1 XI; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Gunnar Bergstrøm  (NP) 3-4 VII; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Brigitta Gillessen
Kommilitonen!  16-20 XI; New York, The Juilliard School p. David Pountney
Miss Donnithorne's Maggot Theatre-piece for mezzo-soprano and ensemble;  9-12 V; Musikwerkstatt Wien p. Benjamin Prins
The Lighthouse  8-12 II; Boston Lyric Opera p. Tim Albery  (NP) 16-18 III; The Dallas Opera p. Kevin Moriarty
Dean, Brett (*1961)
 www.boosey.com/dean
Bliss  17-29 XI; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Ramin Gray
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Devil in the Belfry  29 II-3 III; L'Opéra National de Paris (Opéra Bastille, Palais Garnier) p. Jean-Philippe Clarac, Olivier Deloeuil
La Chute de la maison Usher  29 II-3 III; L'Opéra National de Paris (Opéra Bastille, Palais Garnier) p. Jean-Philippe Clarac, Olivier Deloeuil
Delius, Frederick (1862-1934)
A Village Romeo and Juliet  (NP) 28 I-12 V; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Arila Siegert
Dellaira, Michael (*1971)
 www.michaeldellaira.com/
The Secret Agent Libretto: J D McClatchy, after Conrad;  14 X; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Sam Helfrich  17 X; New York, Center for Contemporary Opera p. Sam Helfrich  18 IV; Opéra Grand Avignon p. Sam Helfrich
Dessau, Paul (1894-1979)
 Schott Music
Deutsches Miserere  22-31 X; Oper Leipzig p. Dietrich W Hilsdorf
Dick, Leo (*1976)
Der Wunsch, Indianer zu werden  (WP) 10-15 IX; Stadttheater Bern p. Leo Dick, Tassilo Tesche
Doderer, Johanna (*1969)
 www.doderer.at
Papagenono. Eine Ausflucht Text: Franzobel;  4-10 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Dolven, Nils Olaf
Alkymisten Opera in 2 acts, after an idea by Stephen Brandt-Hansen; Libretto: Kari Iveland, after the book by Paulo Coelho;  (WP) 3-17 II; Operaen i Kristiansund
Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
Enrico di Borgogna (Venezia, 1818); Libretto: Bartolomeo Merelli;  (NP) 20 VII-7 VIII; Vadstena Summer Opera Festival p. Clara Svärd
Gemma di Vergy  (NP) 16-18 IX; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo p. Laurent Gerber
Gianni di Parigi  (NP) 23 X-5 XI; Wexford Festival Opera p. Federico Grazzini
I pazzi per progetto  (NP) 27 XII-3 VI; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Martin Kušej
Il Duca d'Alba Giorgio Battistelli;  (NP) 6-18 V; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera p. Carlos Wagner  25 V-2 VI; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera p. Carlos Wagner
Il campanello di notte  11 XI-4 II; Opera di Genova p. Rolando Panerai
Il diluvio universale  (concert) 3 X; Opéra de Toulon
Linda di Chamounix  (NP) 20 XII-8 I; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Emilio Sagi
Maria Padilla  27 V; London, South Bank Centre
Maria di Rohan  (NP) 7-9 X; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo p. Roberto Recchia
Poliuto  (NP) 6 V-9 VI; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Damiano Michieletto
Dove, Jonathan (*1959)
 www.jonathandove.com
Life's a Dream  (WP) 21-31 III; Birmingham UK, Birmingham Opera Company p. Graham Vick
Swanhunter Lemminkainen travels north to find a wife on a journey that culminates in his death. His mother uses the magical and healing power of the human voice in song to nurse him back to life; Libretto: Alasdair Middleton, after Norse myth;  3 XII-21 I; Städtische Theater Chemnitz p. Jürgen Weber
The Adventures of Pinocchio Family opera. Libretto: Alasdair Middleton, after the book by Carlo Collodi  14 XI-13 XII; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Markus Bothe
Dresher, Paul (*1951)
The Tyrant  (NP) 8-11 II; Teatro Comunale Bolzano p. Michael Hunt
Duchnowski, Cezary (*1971)
Marta's Garden  7 XII; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Dukas, Paul (1865-1935)
Ariane et Barbe-bleue  11 II-2 III; Oper Frankfurt p. Sandra Leupold
Dusapin, Pascal (*1955)
Medeamaterial  4-6 V; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Barbara Wysocka
O Mensch!  11 I; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Pascal Dusapin
Passion  2-5 II; Opéra de Lille p. Sasha Waltz  30-31 VIII; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Sasha Waltz
Dvořák,A, Antonin (1841-1904)
Armida  (NP) 3-16 V; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Jiří Nekvasil
Jakobín  (NP) 8 X-2 VI; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Heřman  6 VII; Litomysl, Smetana Opera Festival
The Devil and Kate  17 IX-13 XI; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Marián Chudovský
Dvořák,J, Jan (*1971)
 www.jan-dvorak.de
20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer Libretto: Jan Dvorak;  (NP) 3 XII-22 I; Landestheater Eisenach p. Thomas Fiedler
Eggen, Christian (*1957)
Homecoming  (WP) 27-29 II; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Eggert, Moritz (*1965)
 www.moritzeggert.de/
All diese Tage Zeitoper, fashioned by composer Eggert, librettist Heuser and director Talke from the everyday stories of young Bremeners; Libretto: Andrea Heuser;  (WP) 28 IV-12 VII; Theater Bremen p. Michael Talke
Einem, Gottfried von (1918-1996)
Dantons Tod  25 IX-3 X; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Alexander Schulin
Der Besuch der alten Dame  14 I-4 II; Deutsch-Sorbisches Volkstheater Bautzen p. Klaus Arauner  4 V; Theater Goerlitz p. Klaus Arauner
Eliasson, Anders (*1947)
Karolinas sömn When Karolina Olsson from Oknö woke up one morning in 1908, she had slept well - not one night but for 32 years. What had happened?; Chamber opera in one act; Libretto: Bengt Emil Johnson;  (WP) 4-9 VI; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera p. Christina Ouzounidis
Enescu, George (1881-1955)
Oedipe  15 IX; Bucuresti, Festival George Enescu p. Anda Tăbăcaru Hogea  (NP) 15 IX-23 III; Bucuresti, Bucharest National Opera p. Anda Tabacaru Hogea  (NP) 22 X-6 XI; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie p. Alex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco (La Fura dels Baus)  29 V-5 VI; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Alex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco
Eötvös, Peter (*1944)
 www.eotvospeter.com
Harakiri  7 XII; Roma  (NP) 3 III; Konzerthaus Berlin p. Kay Kuntze  4 VII; Wiesbaden
Love and Other Demons Opera in two acts (Glyndebourne, Aug 2008); Libretto: Kornel Hamvai, after the novel by Gabriel García Márquez; When a young girl shows no ill effects after being bitten by a rabid dog, the townsfolk think she might be possessed  24 XI; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Silviu Purcărete
Radames Die letzte Oper;  (NP) 3 III; Konzerthaus Berlin p. Kay Kuntze
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893)
Bánk bán  4 IX-22 III; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Csaba Káel  9-23 XI; Debrecen, Csokonai Színház p. Attila Vidnyánszky
Fagerudd, Markus (*1961)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/Fagerudd+Markus
Free Will The world's first opera produced by an online community; Libretto: Iida Hämeen-Anttila;  (WP) 21 VII; Savonlinna Opera Festival p. Jere Erkkilä
Falvetti, Michelangelo (1642-1692)
Il Diluvio universale  (concert) 9 XI; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon
Favart, Charles-Simon (1710-1792)
La Zingara  24 I; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial p. André Fornier
Febel, Reinhard (*1952)
Frida Ein Traumbild; Musiktheater für drei Stimmen und Ensemble; Morde in Bildern;  (NP) 22 II-18 III; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg p. Reinhard Febel
Gespensterhaus Ein Horrorbild nach Haunted House von Edward Hopper; Musiktheater für vier Stimmen und Ensemble; Morde in Bildern;  (NP) 22 II-18 III; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg p. Reinhard Febel
Venus Nach dem Rokeby Venus genannten Gemälde von Diego Velazquez; Musiktheater für vier Stimmen und Kammerensemble; Morde in Bildern;  (NP) 22 II-18 III; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg p. Reinhard Febel
Fénelon, Philippe (*1952)
La Cerisaie  (WP) 27 I-13 II; L'Opéra National de Paris (Opéra Bastille, Palais Garnier) p. Georges Lavaudant
Fibich, Zdenek (1850-1910)
Sarka  (NP) 22 III-19 V; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Konstanze Lauterbach
Fioravanti, Valentino (1764-1837)
Le cantatrici villane spectacol SEOB ;  27 IV-28 VI; Bucuresti, Bucharest National Opera
Flotow, Friedrich (1812-1883)
Alessandro Stradella  (NP) 28 I-9 VI; Stadttheater Giessen p. Roman Hovenbitzer
Martha  27 IV-17 V; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Robert Lehmeier  (NP) 12-28 V; Oper Halle p. Michael McCaffery
Floyd, Carlisle (*1926)
Of Mice and Men  (NP) 26 XI-10 XII; Melbourne, Opera Australia p. Bruce Beresford  5-13 V; Salt Lake City, Utah Opera p. Kristine McIntyre
Susannah A musical drama in two acts, 105' (1956); An innocent woman is victimised by a narrow Evangelical community in rural Tennessee  16-18 III; Milwaukee, Florentine Opera p. William Florescu  (NP) 17 III-24 VI; Theater Hagen
Wuthering Heights European premiere;  (NP) 11 II-19 V; Theater Freiberg p. Judica Semler
Fontanelli, Simone (*1961)
 www.simonefontanelli.com
Pinocchio Children's opera (2001, revised 2006)  (WP) 6-22 XII; Oper Köln p. Thalia Schuster
Foss, Lukas (1922-2009)
 Carl Fischer
Introductions and Good-Byes  (NP) 23 V-30 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Michael Hamlett
Fox, Malcolm (1946-1997)
Sid, the serpent who wanted to sing  13 IX-17 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska  22 II-27 IV; Oper Halle p. Matthias Hüstebeck
Francesconi, Luca (*1956)
 Ricordi
Quartett  29 V-1 VI; Wiener Festwochen p. Alex Ollé
Frateur, Gregory
 www.dezmona.com
Saga  27 V; Operadagen Rotterdam
Fritsch, Jan (*1970)
Anton Das Mäusemusical;  10-27 XI; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
Frolov, Markian Petrovich (1892-1944)
Enkhe Bulat-Bator The first opera in Buryat Mongolian (Ulan-Ude, 1940);  28 II; Ulan-Ude, Buryat Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Galuppi, Baldassare (1706-1784)
L'amante di tutte  (NP) 1-2 VI; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Angela Saroglou
Gandini, Gerardo (1936-2013)
La ciudad ausente  11-18 IX; La Plata, Teatro Argentino p. Pablo Maritano
Gaztambide, Joaquin (1822-1870)
El Estreno de una Artista  29 II-3 III; Ópera de Oviedo
Gerlitz, Carsten (*1966)
Come together on Abbey Road  3 XI-5 I; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Katja Wolff
Gershwin, George (1898-1937)
Blue Monday  (NP) 23 V-30 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Michael Hamlett
Crazy For You  (NP) 29 IX-31 XII; Karlstad, Wermland Opera p. Shaun Kerrisson  (NP) 29 X-8 I; Stadttheater Bremerhaven p. Roland Hüve  31 X-30 XII; Theater Nordhausen p. Iris Limbarth
Giménez, Gerónimo (1854-1923)
La tempranica  (concert) 13-14 VII; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Giordano, Umberto (1876-1948)
Fedora  14 IV-22 VI; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre p. Peter Gábor  24 VI; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica p. Michael Tarant
Giraud, Suzanne (*1958)
 www.suzannegiraud.com
Caravaggio  (WP) 6-8 IV; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole
Glanert, Detlev (*1960)
 Boosey&Hawkes
Caligula Opera in 4 acts, 135' (Frankfurt, 2006); One of the first productions of a full-length Glanert opera outside the German speaking world, it shows the excesses of the Roman emperor not as the result of insanity but of deliberate premeditated cruelty; Libretto: Hans-Ulrich Treichel, after the play by Albert Camus;  (NP) 25 V-14 VI; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Benedict Andrews
Joseph Süß  (NP) 29 X-16 XII; Theater Krefeld p. Jan-Richard Kehl  (NP) 3 III-19 IV; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Guy Montavon
Nijinskys Tagebuch  (NP) 9-26 IV; Landestheater Linz p. Rosamund Gilmore  4 VIII; Bregenz Festival p. Rosamund Gilmore
Solaris Opera in 2 parts, 135'; Libretto: Reinhard Palm, after the novel by Stanislaw Lem;  (WP) 18-25 VII; Bregenz Festival p. Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier
Glass, Philip (*1937)
 www.philipglass.com
Einstein on the Beach World premiere of a new version;  16-18 III; Opéra National de Montpellier  24-25 III; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli
Galileo Galilei  26-29 I; Madison Opera p. A Scott Parry  30 III-7 IV; Portland OR, Portland Opera p. Kevin Newbury
Kepler  26 V-2 VI; Charleston SC, Spoleto Festival USA p. Sam Helfrich
Les Enfants Terribles  (NP) 18-24 XI; Opéra National de Bordeaux p. Stéphane Vérité  2-3 XII; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Stéphane Vérité  8-18 XII; Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg p. Kerstin Steeb  19-22 I; Raleigh, North Carolina Opera p. Robert Weiss  29 V; Operadagen Rotterdam p. Stéphane Vérité
Orphée  28 I-5 II; Norfolk, Virginia Opera // 17-19 II; Richmond // 10-12 II; Fairfax
Satyagraha  4 XI-1 XII; New York, The Metropolitan Opera p. Phelim McDermott
The Fall of the House of Usher  15 XII-25 III; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Carlos Wagner  23-29 VI; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Barbara Wysocka
The Sound of a Voice  (NP) 24 V-30 VI; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern p. Andreas Bronkalla
Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)
A Life for the Tsar  (concert) 23 VII; Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
Ruslan i Lyudmila  (NP) 2 XI-19 II; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Dmitri Tcherniakov  22 I; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Lotfi Mansouri
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Alceste  17 I-6 II; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Christof Loy  17 III-8 VI; Oper Leipzig p. Peter Konwitschny
Armide  11 II; New York, The Juilliard School p. Fabrizio Melano  (NP) 26 II; Staatstheater Nürnberg p. Ulrich Proschka
Il trionfo di Clelia  14-15 II; Athens, Megaron Music Hall p. Nigel Lowery  (NP) 24-25 VI; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Nigel Lowery
Iphigenie en Aulide  7-22 IX; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Pierre Audi  (concert) 15 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles  16 III-9 VI; Oper Leipzig p. Peter Konwitschny
L'Ivrogne corrigé  27 I; Maastricht, Opera Zuid // 5-9 I; Paris // 30 I; Den Haag // 1 II; Meppel // 5 II; Leiden // 9 II; Helmond // 10 II; Amersfoort // 12 II; Amsterdam // 16 II; Zutphen // 19 II; Rotterdam p. Alain Patiès
Telemaco  (NP) 22 II-2 III; Theater an der Wien p. Torsten Fischer
Goldmark, Karl (1830-1915)
Götz von Berlichingen Oper in fünf Akten (1902, Budapest);  (NP) 29 IV-13 V; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Goldschmidt, Berthold (1903-1996)
Beatrice Cenci Opera in 3 acts. (Composed: 1949-50, stage premiere: Magdeburg, 1994); Libretto: Martin Esslin, after the verse drama 'The Cenci' by Shelley);  (NP) 26 V-5 VII; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Regula Gerber
Golijov, Osvaldo (*1960)
 www.osvaldogolijov.com
Ainadamar  (NP) 20-26 V; Long Beach Opera p. Andreas Mitisek  8-22 VII; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Peter Sellars
La Pasión según San Marcos  14-18 III; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Gordon, Ricky Ian (*1956)
 www.rickyiangordon.com
The Grapes of Wrath  (concert) 5 XI; Anchorage Opera
Gotovac, Jakov (1895-1982)
Ero the Joker  5 X-27 VI; CNT Zagreb p. Krešimir Dolenčić  18-20 IV; CNT Split p. Krešimir Dolenčić  28 VII; Split Summer Festival p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Graun, Carl Heinrich (1703-1759)
Montezuma Opera seria in drei Akten (1755);  21-22 I; Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci p. Geoffrey Layton  (concert) 26-28 I; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater  9-10 VII; Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci p. Geoffrey Layton
Grétry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (1741-1813)
L'amant jaloux  20-21 VII; Bampton Classical Opera // 26 VIII; Westonbirt // 15 IX; Stockbridge // 18 IX; London p. Jeremy Gray
Panurge dans l'Île des Lanternes Extraits;  (concert) 4 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt  (concert) 23-24 V; Paris, Salle Pleyel  (NP) 22 VI-2 VII; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Jens Kerbel  (NP) 22 VI-6 VII; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Niklas Ritter
Gryllus, Samu (*1976)
 samunew.nologic.de
Blaubarts Libretto: Zoltán András Bán;  4-10 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Guarnieri, Camargo (1907-1993)
Pedro Malazarte  16-26 II; Theatro Municipal de São Paulo p. Cleber Papa
Guridi, Jesús (1886-1961)
El caserío  28-31 III; Ópera de Oviedo
Haas, Georg Friedrich (*1953)
Bluthaus  (NP) 27+ IX; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Klaus Weise
Die Nacht Kammeroper in 24 Bildern;  16-17 IX; Internationale Musikfestwochen Luzern
Hahn, Reynaldo (1874-1947)
Ciboulette  4-5 II; Théâtre d'Opérette de Lyon p. Jean-Jacques Chazalet
Mozart  30-31 XII; Opéra de Reims p. Bernard Pisani
Hajibeyov, Uzeir (1885-1948)
Arshin Mal Alan  19 X-4 IV; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
If Not That One, Then This One  18 III; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Koroglu  28 IX; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Leyli and Majnun  21 IX-6 V; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Hajibeyov, Zulfugar (1884-1950)
Ashiq Qarib  1 X-2 V; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Hakola, Kimmo (*1958)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/hakola+kimmo
La Fenice Opera in three acts.; Libretto: Juha-Pekka Hotinen;  (WP) 6-14 VII; Savonlinna Opera Festival p. Vilppu Kiljunen
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Alessandro  (NP) 17-26 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Alexander Fahima
Amadigi di Gaula  (NP) 18-28 V; Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen p. Sigrid T'hooft  (concert) 24 V; Wiesbaden, Hessiches Staatstheater
Deidamia  (NP) 15 III-1 IV; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. David Alden
Flavio  14-15 X; London, English Touring Opera // 18 X; Bath // 27 X; Cambridge // 30 XI; Lincoln // 4 XI; Harrogate // 7 XI; High Wycombe // 16 XI; Exeter // 23 XI; Malvern p. James Conway
Giove in Argo  (concert) 25 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater
Hercules  25 IX-26 XI; Essen, Aalto Theater p. Dietrich W Hilsdorf  21 III; Budapest Spring Festival p. Csaba Káel
Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno  27 XII-14 III; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Calixto Bieito  (concert) 20 IV; Sevilla, Teatro de la Maestranza
Imeneo  (NP) 5 II-20 III; Salzburg, Landestheater p. Nina Kühner
Jephtha  (concert) 24 XI; Paris, Salle Pleyel  8-21 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Frederic Wake-Walker
Joshua  (concert) 6 VI; Halle, Händel-Festspiele
Ottone  3 X-6 VI; Oper Halle p. Franziska Severin  6 VI; Halle, Händel-Festspiele p. Franziska Severin
Poro, Re dell'Indie  (concert) 2-4 VI; Halle, Händel-Festspiele  (concert) 4 VI; Theater Basel
Radamisto  (NP) 10 III-15 VI; Theater Kiel p. Nele Tippelmann  8-10 IV; Tbilisi Paliashvili Opera House p. Guram Meliva
Rodelinda  14 XI-10 XII; New York, The Metropolitan Opera p. Stephen Wadsworth
Saul  3+ VI; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater p. Lydia Steier
Susanna  28 VII-8 VIII; Iford Arts p. Pia Furtado
Tamerlano  (concert) 9-12 VIII; Salzburger Festspiele
Teseo  21 IV-2 V; Chicago Opera Theater p. James Darrah  (concert) 3 VI; San Francisco, Pocket Opera // 10 VI; Berkeley
The Choice of Hercules  13 XI; Bampton Classical Opera // 7 I; Wotton Underwood p. John Arthur
Theodora  (concert) 10 III; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  (concert) 12 III; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Harbison, John (*1938)
The Great Gatsby Premiere of new chamber version prepared by Jacques Desjardins;  (NP) 10-12 II; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle p. Brian Staufenbiel  16-18 VIII; Aspen Music Festival and School
Hartmann, Karl Amadeus (1905-1963)
 Schott Music
Simplicius Simplicissimus  (NP) 21 X-11 XI; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper  (NP) 14 I-5 V; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Jochen Biganzoli
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Artaserse Prima versione; Dramma per musica in tre atti (Venezia, 1730);  14-27 VII; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Gabriele Lavia
Didone abbandonata  10 III; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Balázs Kovalik
Piramo e Tisbe A promenade performance moving from the palace theatre through the Gartensalon to the Heckentheater (Hedge Theatre); Intermezzo tragico (1768);  18-23 VI; Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci p. Igor Folwill
Haudecoeur, Patrick
Frou-Frou les Bains  14-15 VII; Aix-les-Bains, Festival d'Operettes p. Fabrice Lelièvre
Hayashi, Hikaru (1931-2012)
The Twelve Months  30 VI-1 VII; Otsu, Biwako Hall p. Keiichi Nakamura
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
La canterina  3-4 II; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Marco Carniti
La vera costanza  (NP) 27 I-4 II; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie p. Elio De Capitani  6-10 IV; Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie p. Elio De Capitani(original)
Lo speziale  20-22 IV; National Theatre Brno p. Tomáš Studený  21-26 IV; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana p. Rocc
Orlando paladino  (concert) 2 IX; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie  (NP) 17-25 III; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Kamel Ouali  (NP) 29 VII-12 VIII; Stockholm, Drottningholms Slottsteater p. Sigrid T'Hooft
Hedges, John B (*1974)
 www.johnbhedges.com
A Shipwreck Opera Libretto: Aimee Bender;  (WP) 1-3 VI; Chapel Hill, Long Leaf Opera
Hegarty, Antony (*1971)
The Life and Death of Marina Abramović  11-22 IV; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Robert Wilson
Heggie, Jake (*1961)
 www.jakeheggie.com
Dead Man Walking  25 II-4 III; Tulsa Opera p. Johnathon Pape  1-23 III; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Moby-Dick  (NP) 27 VIII-3 IX 2011; Adelaide, State Opera of South Australia p. Leonard Foglia  28 I-3 II; Calgary Opera p. Leonard Foglia  18-26 II; San Diego Opera p. Leonard Foglia
Three Decembers  (NP) 13 V-2 VI; Fort Worth Opera p. Candace Evans
Henze, Hans Werner (1926-2012)
Das Wundertheater  (NP) 31 III-25 IV; Volksoper Wien p. Thomas Schulte-Michels
El Cimarron  13-21 I; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Lars Kaalund
Elegy for Young Lovers  (NP) 14-18 III; Opera Philadelphia p. Chas Rader-Shieber
L'Upupa und der Triumph der Sohnesliebe  17 III; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Phaedra  17 V-7 VI; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Sabine Hartmannshenn
Pollicino  19 XI-11 XII; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden p. Christa Ertl
Herrmann, Arnulf (*1968)
Wasser Opera in 13 scenes; Libretto: Nico Bleutge;  (WP) 16-19 V; Münchener Biennale p. Florentine Klepper  (NP) 16-24 VI; Oper Frankfurt p. Florentine Klepper
Hindemith, Paul (1895-1963)
 Schott Music
Cardillac  17 II-6 IV; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Philipp Himmelmann  29 III-4 IV; Wiener Staatsoper p. Sven-Eric Bechtolf
Lehrstück  (NP) 9-24 VI; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Michael von zur Mühlen
Mathis der Maler  (NP) 16 VI-5 VII; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Matthias Hartmann
Sancta Susanna  (NP) 28 I-9 II; Opéra de Lyon p. John Fulljames  (NP) 6-7 VII; Ravenna, Teatro Comunale Alighieri p. Chiara Muti  6-7 VII; Ravenna Festival p. Chiara Muti
Hoffmann, ETA (1776-1822)
Der Trank der Unsterblichkeit  (NP) 28 IV-23 VI; Theater Erfurt p. Peter P Pachl
Hoffmann, Ingfried (*1935)
Vom Fischer und seiner Frau  23 VI-7 VII; Oper Köln p. Elena Tzavara
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
Savîtrî  10-13 V; Little Opera Theatre of New York p. Philip Shneidman
The Wandering Scholar  10-13 V; Little Opera Theatre of New York p. Philip Shneidman
Holten, Bo (*1948)
The Visit of the Royal Physician after the novel by Per Olov Enquist;  16 XI-13 XII; København, Royal Danish Opera p. Peter Oskarson
Honegger, Arthur (1892-1955)
 arthur-honegger.com
Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher  4 XI; London, Barbican Centre
Hosokawa, Toshio (*1955)
 Schott Music
Hanjo  29 IX-8 X; Ruhr Triennale p. Calixto Bieito
The Raven  (WP) 27 VI; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Jan Speckenbach
Huang, Ruo (*1976)
 www.huangruo.com/
Dr Sun Yat-sen  (WP) 30 IX-3 X; Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts p. Chen Xinyi  (NP) 13-16 X; Opera Hong Kong p. Chen Xinyi
Hummel, Franz (*1939)
Blaubart Kammeroper; Libretto: Susan Oswell, after texts by Sigmund Freud and Georg Trakl;  (NP) 25 II-13 VI; Theater Bremen p. Rosamund Gilmore
Huszka, Jenő (1875-1960)
Lili bárónő  7 X-11 VI; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Janáček, Leos (1854-1928)
From the House of the Dead  (NP) 3-17 X; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Patrice Chéreau  (NP) 11-30 XII; Wiener Staatsoper p. Peter Konwitschny
Osud  (NP) 11 III-23 VI; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito
The Diary of One Who has Disappeared Piano Irène Kudela;  22 XI; Opéra de Rennes
Jarno, Georg (1868-1920)
Die Försterchristl Fassung für die Mayerchristel und vokale Betastung; Benjamin Künzel (am Klavier); (1907); Christine falls in love with emperor Joseph II who is travelling incognito. Upon learning the emperor's true identity, she pleads with him to save her former boyfriend, a rebel leader, from the firing squad.;  25 IX-23 X; Theater Ulm
Jávori, Ferenc
Wedding Dance Klezmer operetta (2006);  16 XII-12 IV; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Jeths, Willem (*1959)
 www.willemjeths.com
Hôtel de Pékin First performance of the revised version; Opera about the last Chinese Dowager Empress Ci-Xi;  28 I; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Jodlowski, Pierre (*1971)
Jour 54 Opéra radiophonique, 90'. Concert premiere: 20 Sept 2009, France Culture; Creation scenique; After the unfinished final novel '53 jours' by Georges Perec;  20-21 I; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole
Johnson, Tom (*1939)
 editions75.com
Riemannoper  (NP) 7 I-4 VI; Oper Halle p. Axel Koehler
Jolas, Betsy (*1926)
 www.betsyjolas.com
La Maison qui chante  30 III-1 IV; Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie p. Véronique Samakh  7 IV; Opéra de Reims p. Véronique Samakh
Jommelli, Niccolo (1714-1774)
La cantata e disfida di Don Trastullo  (NP) 2-11 III; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo p. Riccardo Canessa
Jost, Christian (*1963)
 www.christianjost.de
Mikropolis The Adventurous Insect Opera, 80'. Suitable for children 6+; The story of the adventures of seven insects from the big city; Libretto: Michael Frowin;  (WP) 30 X-18 II; Komische Oper Berlin p. Nadja Loschky
Rumor Rumours get out of hand when the body of a young woman is found; Opera in 15 scenes; Libretto: after the book 'A Sweet Scent of Death' by Guillermo Arriaga;  (WP) 23-31 III; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera p. Guy Joosten  12-20 IV; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera p. Guy Joosten
Kacsoh, Pongrac (1873-1923)
János Vitéz  26 XI; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Gábor Dehel
Kálmán, Charles (*1929)
Die Herzogin von Chicago  22 IX; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica
Die Zirkusprinzessin  (NP) 11-26 XII; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca
Kampe, Gordon (*1976)
 www.gordonkampe.de
Anoia In der Reihe OPERation X;  (WP) 5+ VII; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater p. Alexander Müller-Elmau
Kanyar, Stephan (*1972)
Shylock! Libretto: Brigitte Fassbaender, after William Shakespeare;  (WP) 5 V-6 VII; Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater p. Pierre Wyss
Karastoyanov, Asen (1893-1976)
Bulgarians From Olden Times  19 IX-28 III; Opera Varna p. Nilolay Aprilov
Kassern, Tadeusz (1904-1957)
Comedy of the Dumb Wife Musical comedy for seven voices with piano accompaniment (not orchestrated by the composer); After the play 'La comédie de celui qui épousa une femme muette' by Anatole France;  15-16 X; Poznan, Teatr Wielki p. Piotr Kruszczyński
Kassies, Sophie (*1958)
Schaf  11-16 X; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Dirk Schmeding
Kastel, Fabrice (*1966)
Switch!  (WP) 25-26 V; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole p. Pierre Val
Kerry, Gordon (*1961)
 www.gordonkerry.com
Midnight Son Opera, 90'; Opera exploring how passion and obsession can morally blind otherwise normal people, leading them to lose control of their lives with devastating consequences; Libretto: Louis Nowra;  (WP) 16-23 V; Melbourne, Victorian Opera p. Louis Nowra
Kienzl, Wilhelm (1857-1941)
Der Evangelimann  (NP) 9 II-9 III; Stadttheater Klagenfurt p. Josef E Köpplinger
Kim, Eunyoung (*1973)
 www.eunyoungkim.de
Mama Dolorosa Music theatre in six scenes; Libretto: Yona Kim;  (WP) 5-8 V; Münchener Biennale p. Yona Kim  13-24 VI; Staatstheater Braunschweig p. Yona Kim
Klit, Lars
The Last Virtuoso  (NP) 5 IV-8 V; Theater Regensburg p. Mareike Zimmermann
Knapik, Eugeniusz (*1951)
La libertà chiama la libertà  30 XI-16 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Knussen, Oliver (*1952)
 Faber Music
Higglety Pigglety Pop!  VIII; Tanglewood
Where the Wild Things Are  (NP) 14-15 I; Amsterdam, Dutch National Opera Academy // 16 I; Antwerpen // 19 I; Hoogeveen // 20 I; Utrecht // 21 I; Den Haag // 22 I; Rotterdam p. Timothy Nelson  (NP) 15 IV-19 V; Theater Bielefeld p. Holger Potocki
Kobekin, Vladimir Alexandrovich (*1947)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  2 XII-10 II; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre
Kodály, Zoltan (1882-1967)
Háry János  21 IX-28 XII; Debrecen, Csokonai Színház
Koffler, Józef (1896-1944)
Matrimonio con variazioni  20-24 II; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Romana Agnel
Kogoj, Marij (1892-1956)
Črne maske  (NP) 15-25 I; SNG Maribor p. Janez Burger  2-6 III; SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana p. Janez Burger
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (1897-1957)
Der Ring des Polykrates  (NP) 2 III-15 VI; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Franco Ripa di Meana
Violanta  (NP) 2-27 VI; Stadttheater Bremerhaven p. Petra Luisa Meyer
Krása, Hans (1899-1944)
Brundibár  24-29 III; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Cornelia Poppe  18 IV; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Krauze, Zygmunt (*1938)
 www.zygmuntkrauze.com
Balthazar  26-28 III; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Polieukt Opéra en cinq tableaux, 80'. (Warsaw, 2010); Libretto: Alicja Choińska and Jorge Lavelli, after 'Polyeucte' by Corneille;  4-6 XI; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Jorge Lavelli  5-9 III; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Jorge Lavelli
The Trap Libretto: Grzegorz Jarzyna, after the drama 'The Trap' by Tadeusz Różewicz;  (WP) 17 XII-27 III; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska p. Ewelina Pietrowiak
Kreisler, Georg (1922-2011)
Du sollst nicht lieben  (NP) 25 V-23 VI; Theater Goerlitz p. Frieder Venus
Lola Blau  27+ XI; Theater Mönchengladbach p. Jürgen Pöckel  24 I-14 II; Theater Hof p. Karsten Jesgarz
Krenek, Ernst (1900-1991)
Das Geheime Konigreich  (NP) 2 III-15 VI; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Franco Ripa di Meana
Kreppein, Ulrich (*1979)
 www.ulrich-kreppein.de
Die Versuchung des Heiligen Antonius Musiktheater; Text: Patrick Hahn and Martina Stütz, after the novel by Gustave Flaubert;  (WP) 8 V-21 VI; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater p. Anisha Bondy, Reyna Bruns, Alexander Fahima
Kulenty, Hanna (*1961)
 www.hannakulenty.com
The Mother of Black-Winged Dreams  27 IX-17 IV; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Künneke, Eduard (1885-1953)
Glückliche Reise  16 IX; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Kalle Kubik
Kuusisto, Ilkka (*1933)
 Fimic
Fröken Julie  9-10 VI; Feldkirch Festival p. Philippe Arlaud
Kverndokk, Gisle (*1967)
 www.kverndokk.com
Heimatlos  (NP) 18-27 III; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Holger Seitz
The Fourth Watch of the Night  (NP) 25 V-15 VI; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet p. Ivar Tindberg  1-3 VIII; Savonlinna Opera Festival p. Ivar Tindberg
Laderman, Ezra (*1924)
Marilyn  29 VII-5 VIII; Berkeley, West Edge Opera p. Elkanah Pulitzer
Lang, Bernhard (*1957)
 Homepage
Montezuma, Fallender Adler  12-20 I; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Peter Missotten
Lange, Marius Felix (*1968)
Schneewittchen  14 I-17 III; Oper Köln p. Elena Tzavara
LeBaron, Anna
Sucktion 'A Cyborg Hyperopera';  9-12 V; Musikwerkstatt Wien p. Benjamin Prins
Lecocq, Charles (1832-1918)
La fille de Madame Angot  (NP) 22-31 XII; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie // 7 I; Charleroi p. Anémone(original)
LeFanu, Nicola (*1947)
Dream Hunters  (WP) 25 X; Aberystwyth  27 X; Swansea  29 X; Cardiff  2-4 II; London, Wiltons Music Hall
Lehár, Franz (1870-1948)
Der Zarewitsch  (NP) 25 II-17 VI; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater // 4 III; Itzehoe // 18 III-28 V; Rendsburg // 23 III; Neumünster p. Markus Hertel
Eva  (NP) 10 XI-12 VI; Staatstheater Mainz p. Cordula Däuper
Friederike  14 I; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg
Paganini  (NP) 23 VII-3 IX 2011; Lehár Festival Bad Ischl p. Leonard Prinsloo
Zigeunerliebe  20 X-12 VI; Budapest Operetta Theatre  (NP) 21 VII-26 VIII; Lehár Festival Bad Ischl p. Leonard Prinsloo
Lehmann-Horn, Markus (*1977)
 www.markuslehmannhorn.de
Woyzeck 2.0 - Traumfalle Kammeroper. Gewinner des Gerhard Schedl Musiktheaterpreis der BNP Paribas Stiftung; After a novel by Michael Schneider;  (WP) 17-25 IV; Neue Oper Wien p. Alexander Medem
Leininger, Thomas (*1981)
 www.thomasleininger.de
Dino und die Arche  (WP) 19-25 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Daniel Pfluger
Lenners, Claude (*1956)
 www.claudelenners.lu
Der Turm Libretto: Waut Koeken, after the play by Peter Weiss;  (WP) 6-8 X; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville p. Waut Koeken
Lenski, Simon
Het spookhuis der geschiedenis Text: Gerardjan Rijnders, after Histrionics by Thomas Bernhard;  25 V-3 VI; Operadagen Rotterdam
Leo, Leonardo (1694-1744)
La zingaretta First performance in modern times;  16-18 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale p. Giorgio Bongiovanni
Ligeti, György (1923-2006)
Le grand macabre  19 XI-1 XII; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Alex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco  (NP) 17 III-13 V; Staatstheater Mainz p. Lorenzo Fioroni
Lincke, Paul (1866-1946)
Casanova  (NP) 8 XI-11 II; Theater Nordhausen p. Wolfgang Dosch
Frau Luna  (NP) 9 X-11 V; Landestheater Altenburg p. Steffen Piontek  (NP) 11 V-30 VI; Bühnen der Stadt Gera p. Steffen Piontek
Lindahl, Thomas (*1953)
 www.thomaslindahl.com
Karlsson på taket  (WP) 17 XII-29 I; Malmo, Malmö Opera p. Sally Palmquist Procopé
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Don Sanche  18 XI-10 II; Szeged National Theatre p. Ferenc Anger
Lleó, Vicente (1870-1922)
La corte del faraón  23 III-1 IV; La Habana, Teatro Lírico Nacional de Cuba p. Reidles Torres  19-28 IV; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Emilio Sagi
Lofer, Hans (1900-1974)
Des Kaisers neue Kleider  17 XII-1 III; Oper Halle p. Christian Schuller
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Armide  14-21 IV; Toronto, Opera Atelier p. Marshall Pynkoski  11-13 V; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Marshall Pynkoski  21 VII-23 VIII; Glimmerglass Opera p. Marshall Pynkoski
Atys  (NP) 18-24 IX; New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music p. Jean-Marie Villégier
Monsieur de Pourceaugnac  11-12 II; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing p. Vincent Tavernier  30 III-1 IV; Opéra de Rennes p. Vincent Tavernier
Phaëton  (concert) 28 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Lund, Peter (*1965)
Hexe Hillary geht in die Oper  7 X-9 III; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg p. Birgit Eckenweber  18-29 X; Theater Goerlitz p. Peter Hanslik  13 XI-16 IV; Theater Regensburg p. Doris Buske  1-5 II; Staatstheater Cottbus p. Hauke Tesch
Hexe Hillary und der beleidigte Kontrabass  (NP) 19 XI-1 VI; Theater Goerlitz p. Moritz Manuel Michel
Lūsēns, Janis (*1959)
The Birds' Opera  17+ III; Riga, Latvian National Opera p. Baņuta Rubesa
MacDonald, Andrew (*1958)
 www.ubishops.ca/andrewpaulmacdonald
Mary's Wedding Boy meets girl. They fall in love. But the year is 1914 and he must leave for the war; Libretto: Stephen Massicotte, after his play "Mary's Wedding";  (WP) 10-20 XI; Pacific Opera Victoria p. Michael Shamata
MacMillan, James (*1959)
Clemency 50' (Linbury Theatre, London, May 2011); Libretto: Michael Symmons Roberts, after the biblical tale of Sarah and Abraham;  31 VIII; Edinburgh International Festival p. Katie Mitchell
MacRae, Stuart (*1976)
Ghost Patrol Libretto: Louise Welsh;  (WP) 30 VIII; Edinburgh International Festival // 6-7 IX; Glasgow // 27-29 IX; London // 30 IX; Oxford // 2 X; Cambridge // 9 X; Basingstoke // 30 X; Aberystwyth // 2 XI; Cardiff // 7 XI; Manchester // 11 XI; Mold p. Matthew Richardson
Maderna, Bruno (1920-1973)
Satyricon  (NP) 23 IV-7 V; Theater Augsburg
Mahomayev, Muslim (1885-1937)
Shah Ismail  14 X-23 V; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Manoury, Philippe (*1952)
 www.philippemanoury.com
La Nuit de Gutenberg Opéra en un prologue et douze tableaux; Libretto: Jean-Pierre Milovanoff;  (WP) 24-29 IX; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 8 X; Mulhouse p. Yoshi Oida
Marazzoli, Marco (1602?-1662)
L'Egisto  19-23 X; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Jean-Denis Monory  4 II; Opéra de Massy p. Jean-Denis Monory
Marocchini, Enrico (*1954)
Lo sgambetto Libretto: Luigi Santamaria, after the book "Gomorra" by Roberto Saviano);  (WP) 9-11 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
Marschner, Heinrich August (1795-1861)
Der Vampyr  (NP) 16 X-22 XI; Lubeck, Theater Lübeck p. Sascha Mink  26 X-31 XII; Hamburger Kammeroper p. Oswald Lipfert
Marthaler, Christoph (*1951)
Lo stimolatore cardiaco  (WP) 25 XI-9 IV; Theater Basel p. Christoph Marthaler
Martín y Soler, Vicente (1754-1806)
Il burbero di buon cuore  (NP) 27 I-6 II; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Irina Brook
L'arbore di Diana  25-29 XI; Opéra National de Montpellier p. Francisco Negrín
Martinez, José (*1941)
Cruzar la Cara de la Luna version semi-scénique;  23-27 IX; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Leonard Foglia
Martini, Giovanni Battista (1706-1784)
La Dirindina  (NP) 4 III-24 VI; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
 Schott Music
Julietta  24 II-5 III; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Richard Jones
Les larmes du couteau  (NP) 11-17 III; Long Beach Opera p. Ken Roht
The Marriage  22-24 VI; National Theatre Brno p. Pamela Howard
The Plays of Mary  29 IX-31 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska  4 XII-1 I; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Jiří Heřman
Mascagni, Pietro (1863-1945)
Iris  16-25 III; Verona, Teatro Filarmonico p. Federico Tiezzi
L'amico Fritz  (concert) 11-13 III; Oper Frankfurt  (NP) 17-26 V; Trieste, Teatro Verdi p. Daniele Salvo
Zanetto  25-26 II; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi p. Gianluca Floris  (NP) 22 VI-14 VII; London, Opera Holland Park p. Martin Lloyd-Evans
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Cléopâtre Oper in vier Akten;  (concert) 27 V; Salzburg, Pfingstfestspiele
Esclarmonde  (concert) 14-17 VII; Theater Freiburg
La Navarraise  (NP) 29 X-12 II; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Matthias Schönfeldt, Beate Baron  (NP) 4-8 XI; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne p. Jean-Louis Grinda  (NP) 20-27 I; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Jean-Louis Grinda
Le Cid  (concert) 24-30 IV; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Thérèse  (concert) 21 VII; Festival de Radio France et Montpellier
Matsumura, Teizo (1929-2007)
Silence Opera in 2 acts (Tokyo, 2000); Libretto: Teizo Matsumura, after the novel by Shusaku Endo;  (NP) 15-19 II; New National Theatre Tokyo p. Keiko Miyata
Mattheson, Johann (1681-1764)
Die unglückselige Cleopatra  (NP) 23-30 VI; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Holger Liebig
Matthus, Siegfried (*1934)
 www.siegfried-matthus.de
Kronprinz Friedrich  20-28 VII; Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg p. Kay Kuntze
Matuszczak, Bernadetta (*1937)
Crime and Punishment  15-17 III; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera
Prometeusz  24-28 X; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Jitka Stokalska
Quo Vadis  26-30 IX; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Jitka Stokalska
Mautner, Michael (*1959)
Der Frauenminister  (NP) 27 IV-8 VI; Staatsoperette Dresden p. Holger Hauer
Mayr, Simon (1763-1845)
 www.simon-mayr.de
Medea in Corinto  1-5 VII; München, Münchner Opern-Festspiele p. Hans Neuenfels
McLeod, Jenny (*1941)
Hōhepa The story of Māori chief Hōhepa Te Umuroa, from the abundant fertile earth of the Hutt Valley of the 1840s, to the barren brutality of Port Arthur's internment camp;  (WP) 15-18 III; Wellington, New Zealand International Arts Festival p. Sara Brodie
McNeff, Stephen (*1951)
 www.stephenmcneff.co.uk
The Secret Garden  11-18 VIII; The Banff Centre
Mechem, Kirke (*1925)
The Rivals Comic chamber opera in two acts, 115'; Loosely after Sheridan;  (WP) 16 IX-2 X; Milwaukee, Skylight Music Theatre p. Dorothy Danner
Meijering, Chiel (*1954)
 www.hubiware.nl/chielmeijering.html
Kalif Storch  (WP) 14 IV-31 V; Theater Kiel p. Friederike Karig
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Die Hochzeit des Camacho  7-20 VII; Opernbühne Bad Aibling p. Stefan Vincent Schmidt
Elias  (NP) 3 III-23 VI; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Jens Daniel Herzog
Menotti, Gian Carlo (1911-2007)
Amahl and the Night Visitors  18 XI; Chattanooga Symphony and Opera  3-4 XII; Boise, Opera Idaho  9-11 XII; Saint Louis, Union Avenue Opera p. Allyson Ditchey  9-18 XII; Chapel Hill, Long Leaf Opera  10-11 XII; Fargo-Moorhead Opera  6-8 I; OperaLancaster p. Matthew Sternberg
Help! Help! The Globolinks!  6-20 XII; Palermo, Teatro Massimo p. Elisabetta Marini
The Consul  (NP) 26 I-5 II; New York, Dicapo Opera Theatre p. Michael Capasso
The Medium  10 X; CNT Split  (NP) 15-23 X; Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre p. Robert Swedberg  10-12 XI; New York, Chelsea Opera
The Telephone  23 X-2 XI; Wexford Festival Opera p. Michael Shell  15-19 II; Treviso, Teatro Comunale p. Sandro Pasqualetto
Mercadante, Saverio (1795-1870)
I briganti  14-21 VII; Rossini in Wildbad p. Jochen Schönleber
I due Figaro  18-28 X; New York, (Various, see individual entries for details)  (NP) 27 III-1 IV; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Emilio Sagi  28-30 VIII; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Emilio Sagi
Merikanto, Aarre (1893-1958)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/merikanto+aarre
Juha  (NP) 2-31 XII; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera p. Anna Kelo
Messager, Andre (1853-1929)
L'amour masqué  6-11 III; Opéra National de Bordeaux p. Bernard Pisani
Véronique  21-22 VII; Aix-les-Bains, Festival d'Operettes p. Pierre Sybil
Meyer, Gerhard A
Leben im All  (WP) 11 II-21 IV; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Bärbel Stenzenberger
Meyerbeer, Giacomo (1791-1864)
L'Africaine  (NP) 25 IX-22 XII; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg p. Gregor Horres
Les Huguenots Canadian Premiere;  27 XI; Toronto, Opera In Concert  (NP) 14-28 III; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 13-15 IV; Mulhouse p. Olivier Py
Robert le diable  (NP) 16 IX-22 I; Theater Erfurt p. Jean-Louis Grinda  (NP) 20 I-2 II; Sofia Opera and Ballet p. Wissam Arbache  (concert) 23 V; Teatro Verdi di Salerno
Milhaud, Darius (1892-1974)
Les Malheurs d'Orphée  18-19 VIII; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes p. Nicola Raab
Millöcker, Carl (1842-1899)
Der Bettelstudent  16 X-13 I; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Andreas Baesler  (NP) 22 VI-15 VII; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg p. Wolfgang Lachnitt  23 VI; Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg p. Detlef Soelter
Mills, Richard (*1949)
 www.richardmills.com.au
The Love of the Nightingale  (NP) 21 X-1 XI; Sydney, Opera Australia p. Tama Matheson
Mitterer, Wolfgang (*1958)
 www.wolfgangmitterer.com
Baron Münchhausen 'Comic-Opera';  (WP) 17-24 XI; Wiener Taschenoper p. Franc Aleu
Molino, Andrea (*1964)
Three Mile Island  (WP) 29 III; Karlsruhe, ZKM
Monnot, Marguerite (1903-1961)
Irma la Douce  (NP) 30 III-20 V; Landestheater Detmold // 26 IV; Lünen // 25 IV; Bad Oeynhausen p. Tatjana Rese  23-25 VIII; Landestheater Detmold // 18 XII; Bad Hamm // 30 III; Bad Salzuflen p. Tatjana Rese
Monsigny, Pierre-Alexandre (1729-1817)
Le Roi et le Fermier  21 I; Washington, Opera Lafayette // 26 I; Washington  4 II; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda  (NP) 6 XI-29 I; Theater Aachen p. Alexander von Pfeil  10-15 VII; Roma, Terme di Caracalla p. Mario Martone
Vespro per la festività di San Marco  (concert) 8 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Montsalvatge, Xavier (1912-2002)
El gato con botas  21 XI-8 XII; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Svenja Tiedt  (NP) 10-22 XII; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Emilio Sagi  10 II-30 III; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Svenja Tiedt  19-27 V; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Emilio Sagi
Moore, Douglas S (1893-1969)
The Ballad of Baby Doe  13-15 IV; Boise, Opera Idaho p. David Cox
Moreno Torroba, Federico (1891-1982)
La Chulapona  4 V-3 VI; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Gerardo Malla
Luisa Fernanda  8-17 IX; Opera de Lima p. Goyo Montero  12-26 XI; Miami, Florida Grand Opera // 1-3 XII; Fort Lauderdale p. Emilio Sagi  4 XII; Malaga, Teatro Cervantes  19 I; La Habana, Teatro Lírico Nacional de Cuba p. Reidles Torres  7-11 II; Sevilla, Teatro de la Maestranza p. Luis Olmos
Moultaka, Zad (*1967)
 www.zadmoultaka.com
La Passion selon Marie 'Hacho Weldet Aloho', Oratorio syriaque contemporain, 120';  (WP) 23 IX; Festival d'Ambronay // 26 IX; Toulouse
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Bastien und Bastienne  3 IX; Dublin, Opera Theatre Company // 4 IX; Dublin // 9 IX; Dundalk // 11 IX; Borris p. Annilese Miskimmon(original)  13-18 XI; Opéra de Toulon p. Frédéric Bélier-Garcia  (NP) 2 II-3 IV; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Jana Eimer
Betulia liberata  4-12 VIII; Grein, Donau Festwochen
Der Schauspieldirektor  13-18 XI; Opéra de Toulon p. Frédéric Bélier-Garcia  3-4 II; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Marco Carniti  2-17 VI; Oper Leipzig p. Gundula Nowack
Il re pastore  (concert) 11-12 XI; London, Kings Place Theatre  5-17 V; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Grischa Asagaroff  (concert) 30 VII-1 VIII; Salzburger Festspiele
Il sogno di Scipione  11-21 IV; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Christopher Alden
Messe c-Moll  28 VII; Salzburger Festspiele
Muhly, Nico (*1981)
 www.nicomuhly.com
Dark Sisters A woman attempts to escape her life as a member of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints sect; Libretto: Stephen Karam;  (WP) 9-19 XI; New York, Gotham Chamber Opera p. Rebecca Taichman  8-13 VI; Opera Philadelphia p. Rebecca Taichman
Musorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)
Khovanshchina  18 IX-27 XI; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Andrea Moses  27 II-17 III; New York, The Metropolitan Opera p. August Everding  31 V-28 VI; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 16 VI-8 VII; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Andrea Moses
Sorochinskaya yarmarka  28 III; Ulan-Ude, Buryat Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Musto, John (*1954)
The Inspector  20-29 IV; Boston Lyric Opera p. Leon Major
Mysliveček, Josef (1737-1781)
Antigona  (NP) 10 IX-14 IV; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn // 24 IX-30 XII; Solothurn // 8 X; Szeged p. Andreas Rosar  8 X; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Andreas Rosar
Naske, Elisabeth (*1963)
 Schott Music
Die Feuerrote Friederike  10-27 XI; Oper Köln p. Elena Tzavara
Die Omama im Apfelbaum  6 XI-7 IV; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Holger Seitz  (NP) 30 XII-2 III; Landestheater Linz p. Markus Tschubert
Nemtsov, Sarah (*1980)
 www.sarah-nemtsov.de
L'Absence Oper in 5 Akten mit Prolog und Epilog für 12 SängerInnen, Sprecher, Tänzerin und Orchester; Libretto: Sarah Nemtsov, after 'Livre des Questions' by Edmond Jabès;  (WP) 3-6 V; Münchener Biennale p. Jasmin Solfaghari
Neuwirth, Olga (*1968)
 www.olganeuwirth.com/
The Outcast Multimedia opera on the life of Melville; Texts: Barry Gifford;  (WP) 25 V-16 VII; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Michael Simon
Nick, Edmund (1891-1974)
Leben in dieser Zeit Lyrische Suite in 3 Sätzen, 58'. (Stage premiere: Leipzig, 16 Oct 1931);  14 I-1 III; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Bridget Breiner
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Maskarade  (NP) 12 V-29 VI; Theater Krefeld p. Aron Stiehl
Nono, Luigi (1924-1990)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Al gran sole carico d'amore  (NP) 1-11 III; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Katie Mitchell
Intolleranza 1960  6 XI-7 XII; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Benedikt von Peter
La fabbrica illuminata  (NP) 10-18 XII; Wuppertaler Bühnen p. Markus Höller
Prometeo Tragedia dell'ascolto; Text: Massimo Cacciari, based on texts by Aeschylus, Walter Benjamin and Friedrich Hölderlin;  16-17 IX; Musikfest Berlin  (concert) 16-17 IX; Konzerthaus Berlin
Nussbaumer, Georg (*1964)
 www.georgnussbaumer.com/
Die Jaffa-Orangen des Richard W. After Das Rheingold von Richard Wagner...;  26 V; Operadagen Rotterdam p. Alexander Charim
Nyman, Michael (*1944)
 www.michaelnyman.com
The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat  16-24 VI; Long Beach Opera p. David Schweizer
O'Regan, Tarik (*1978)
 www.tarikoregan.com
Heart of Darkness Opera in one act; Libretto: Tom Philips, after Joseph Conrad;  (WP) 1-5 XI; London, Linbury Studio Theatre p. Edward Dick
Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)
Croquefer Croquefer ou le dernier des paladins. Opérette bouffe en 1 acte (Paris, 1857);  (NP) 15-17 VI; Opéra de Lausanne // 20 VI; Aigle // 22 VI; Vallorbe // 23 VI; Avenches // 27 VI; Château de Chillon // 29 VI; Bex // 1 VII; Nyon // 6 VII; Cossonay // 7 VII; Renens // 8 VII; Tour de Gourze // 11 VII; Cully // 12-13 VII; Lausanne // 16 VII; Vichy // 19-20 VII; Coppet // 21 VII; Aubonne // 22 VII; Orbe p. Eric Vigié  16 VII; Opéra de Vichy p. Eric Vigié
L'Île de Tulipatan  31 XII-3 I; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne p. Yann Dacosta  10 I; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon p. Yann Dacosta
La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein  10+ IX; Operettenbühne Hombrechtikon  8 X-24 V; Staatsoperette Dresden p. Michiel Dijkema  (NP) 26 XII-2 I; Opéra de Lausanne p. Omar Porras
Le 66  8-14 VII; Lake George, Opera Saratoga p. Nelson Sheeley
Les brigands  (NP) 29 I-22 V; Theater Münster p. Wolfgang Quetes
Les deux aveugles  (NP) 31 XII-3 I; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne p. Vincent Vittoz
Mesdames de la Halle  2-15 V; Opéra de Lyon p. Jean Lacornerie
Monsieur Choufleuri  17-26 V; Oper Halle p. Axel Koehler  (NP) 15-17 VI; Opéra de Lausanne // 20 VI; Aigle // 22 VI; Vallorbe // 23 VI; Avenches // 27 VI; Château de Chillon // 29 VI; Bex // 1 VII; Nyon // 6 VII; Cossonay // 7 VII; Renens // 8 VII; Tour de Gourze // 11 VII; Cully // 12-13 VII; Lausanne // 16 VII; Vichy // 19-20 VII; Coppet // 21 VII; Aubonne // 22 VII; Orbe p. Eric Vigié  16 VII; Opéra de Vichy p. Eric Vigié
Orefice, Giacomo (1865-1922)
Chopin  25 IX-25 IV; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Orff, Carl (1895-1982)
 Schott Music
Der Mond  (NP) 3 III-3 VI; Staatstheater Darmstadt p. John Dew
Die Bernauerin  19-22 VII; Andechs, Festival Orff
Die Kluge  31 V-3 VI; Andechs, Festival Orff
Gisei Das Opfer  19 V; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Özdiker, Enver Yalçın (*1981)
 www.enveryalcinozdiker.com
Aufstand  (WP) 4 III-8 VI; Wuppertaler Bühnen p. Christian von Treskow
Pacini, Giovanni (1796-1867)
Maria, regina d'Inghilterra  (NP) 17 III-17 VI; Stadttheater Giessen p. Joachim Rathke
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941)
Manru  15 X-6 III; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. Laco Adamik
Pagliardi, Giovanni Maria (1637-1702)
Caligola delirante  8-11 III; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Alexandra Rübner, Mimmo Cuticchio
Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816)
Il barbiere di Siviglia  21 III; Opera Hong Kong
Paliashvili, Zakhary (1871-1933)
Abesalom da Eteri  27 IX; Tbilisi Paliashvili Opera House p. Mikheil Tumanishvili
Pałłasz, Edward (*1936)
Ja, Kain  (NP) 7-11 I; Warszawa, Warsaw Chamber Opera p. Jitka Stokalska
Pasatieri, Thomas (*1945)
Divas of a Certain Age  (NP) 23 V-30 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Michael Hamlett
The Women  (NP) 23 V-30 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Michael Hamlett
Pauer, Jiří (1919-2007)
Little Red Riding Hood  15 IX-29 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Pauset, Brice (*1965)
L'Opéra de la lune  12-15 V; Opéra de Dijon p. Damien Caille-Perret
Pawłowski, Bogdan (*1945)
Puss in Boots  6 XII-3 VI; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Penderecki, Krzysztof (*1933)
 Schott Music
Die Teufel von Loudun  (NP) 24 III-4 V; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Balázs Kovalik
Paradise Lost  22 I-4 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Penella, Manuel (1880-1939)
El gato montés  (NP) 17 II-11 III; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. José Carlos Plaza  (NP) 12-15 IV; Valladolid, Teatro Calderón p. José Carlos Plaza
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (1710-1736)
L'olimpiade  8-10 IX; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini p. Italo Nunziata
Les Sept dernières paroles du Christ  (concert) 27 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Lo frate 'nnamorato  (NP) 28 IX-2 X; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi
Salustia  (NP) 2-4 IX; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini p. Juliette Deschamps
Perusso, Mario (*1936)
Fedra  (WP) 18-30 X; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Marcelo Perusso
Pfitzner, Hans (1869-1949)
 www.pfitzner-gesellschaft.de
 Schott Music
Palestrina  2-16 X; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Christian Stückl  (NP) 10 XII-12 I; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Jens Daniel Herzog
Philidor, François André (1726-1795)
Blaise le savetier  20-21 VII; Bampton Classical Opera // 26 VIII; Westonbirt // 15 IX; Stockbridge // 18 IX; London p. Jeremy Gray
Piazzolla, Astor (1921-1992)
María de Buenos Aires  (NP) 29 I-4 II; Long Beach Opera p. Andreas Mitisek  25-27 VI; Cincinnati Opera
Piccinni, Niccolò (1728-1800)
La Cecchina  (NP) 18-20 XI; Teatro Donizetti Bergamo p. Francesco Bellotto
Ponchielli, Amilcare (1834-1886)
I Lituani  (concert) 15 II; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Ponsioen, Guus (*1951)
Drei alte Männer wollten nicht sterben Komische Oper für Kinder ab acht Jahren; Libretto: Suzanne van Lohuizen;  15 I-13 II; Theater Bremen p. Patric Seibert
Poppe, Enno (*1969)
IQ. Eine Testbatterie Music theatre for four voices, ensemble, electronics; Libretto: Marcel Beyer;  (WP) 27-30 IV; Schwetzingen SWR Festspiele p. Anna Viebrock
Porpora, Nicola (1686-1768)
Vêpres de l'Assomption  16 IX; Festival d'Ambronay
Portugal, Marcos António (da Fonseca) (1762-1830)
O basculho de chamine  (NP) 23-24 III; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Pedro Wilson
The Marriage of Figaro  15-23 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Jeremy Gray(original)
Poulenc, Francis (1899-1963)
Les mamelles de Tirésias  (NP) 11-17 III; Long Beach Opera p. Ken Roht
Prasqual, (*1981)
 www.prasqual.com
Ophelia Opera in one act, seven scenes to a libretto by the composer;  29 XI; Poznan, Teatr Wielki
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Alexander Nevsky  7 VII; Roma, Terme di Caracalla
Betrothal in a Monastery  20-21 I; Glasgow, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland // 26-28 I; Edinburgh  21-22 I; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre  (NP) 4-5 II; St Petersburg Chamber Opera  15 V; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Vladislav Pazi
The Fiery Angel  10 I; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. David Freeman  2-5 II; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Francesca Zambello
War and Peace  (NP) 16 IX-8 X; Oper Köln p. Nicolas Brieger  (concert) 19 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 28-31 III; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre p. Alexander Titel
Provenzale, Francesco
La stellidaura vendicante Oper in drei Akten;  8-12 VIII; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. François De Carpentries
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Le Villi  25 VIII-1 IX 2011; Opera Bergen p. Rocc  26 IV; Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre
Tosca  21 IX-15 VII 2007; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Paul Curran
Puts, Kevin (*1972)
 www.kevinputs.com
Silent Night The story of the Christmas Eve truce in World War I; Libretto: Mark Campbell, after the screenplay for the film 'Joyeux Noël' by Christian Carion;  (WP) 12-20 XI; Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera p. Eric Simonson
Raaff, Robin de (*1968)
 www.robinderaaff.com
Waiting for Miss Monroe  (WP) 9-16 VI; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Lotte de Beer
Rakhmaninov, Sergey Vasil'yevich (1873-1943)
Aleko  (NP) 7 X-11 V 2009; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Mariusz Trelinski  (NP) 3 XII-8 IV; Baku, Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  25 I; Ulan-Ude, Buryat Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre  23 II; Tashkent, Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Alisher Navoï
Den Gjerrige Ridder  26 VII-3 VIII; Opera Bergen
Francesca da Rimini  (NP) 19-31 I; Theater an der Wien p. Stephen Lawless
Ramdohr, Niclas (*1967)
 niclasramdohr.de
Pettersson und Findus Children's opera; Libretto: Holger Potozki, after the novel by Sven Nordquist;  (NP) 18 XI-24 III; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar p. Gabriele Wiesmüller
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Acante et Cephise  (NP) 19-24 III; London, University College Opera p. Christopher Cowell
Castor et Pollux  (NP) 24 X-1 XII; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Barrie Kosky  (NP) 28 I-26 II; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Martin Schläpfer
Dardanus  (concert) 16 II; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 17 II; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon
Hippolyte et Aricie  9 VI-9 VII; L'Opéra National de Paris (Opéra Bastille, Palais Garnier) p. Ivan Alexandre  (concert) 13 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Les Indes galantes  (NP) 4-15 V; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Laura Scozzi
Platée  12 XI; Enschede, Nationale Reisopera // 15 XI; Groningen // 17 XI; Utrecht // 19 XI; Nijmegen // 25 XI; Zwolle // 29 XI; Amsterdam // 1 XII; Den Haag // 3 XII; Heerlen // 8 XII; Apeldoorn // 11 XII; Leeuwarden // 13 XII; Rotterdam // 15 XII; Breda p. Mirjam Koen, Gerrit Timmers  (NP) 1-13 VII; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Calixto Bieito, Lydia Steier
Ránki, György (1907-1992)
Pomáde király új ruhája  2 X-29 IV; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera p. Attila Toronykőy
Ranzato, Virgilio (1883-1937)
Il paese dei campanelli  14-15 II; Ferrara, Teatro Comunale p. Silvia Felisetti
Ratniece, Santa (*1977)
 santaratniece.blogspot.com
War Sum Up Manga Opera (Riga, 2011); Japanese manga, Noh theater, and choral music merge for a panoramic meditation on war;  (WP) 2 IX-17 X; Riga, Latvian National Opera p. Kirsten Dehlholm
Reich, Steve (*1936)
 www.stevereich.com
The Cave Video opera. Multimediales Oratorium in drei Teilen;  12 X; KunstForumHellerau
Reimann, Aribert (*1933)
 Schott Music
Lear  10 XII-8 I; Komische Oper Berlin p. Hans Neuenfels, Henry Arnold  (NP) 15 I-3 II; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Karoline Gruber  10 III-9 IV; Oper Frankfurt p. Keith Warner
Reinvere, Jüri (*1972)
 www.reinvere.de
Puhdistus  (WP) 20 IV-25 V; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera
Reuter, Christoph (*1968)
 www.christophreuter.de
Oskar und die Groschenbande  10 III; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. Silke Wallstein
Reynolds, James (*1953)
Geisterritter Oper für Kinder und Erwachsene (ab 10 Jahren); nach dem gleichnamigen Roman von Cornelia Funke;  (WP) 27+ XI; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater p. K D Schmidt
Reznicek, Emil Nikolaus von (1860-1945)
Ritter Blaubart  (NP) 4-10 V; Theater Augsburg p. Manfred Weiss
Rihm, Wolfgang (*1952)
Das Gehege  10 XII; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Die Eroberung von Mexico  (NP) 21 IV-22 V; Saarbrucken, Saarländisches Staatstheater p. Inga Levant
Dionysos  (NP) 8-15 VII; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Pierre Audi
Eine Strasse, Lucile  25 IX-3 X; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Alexander Schulin
Jakob Lenz  3 III; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  11-18 III; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Natalia Korczakowska  30 III; Lugo, Teatro Rossini p. Henning Brockhaus  12-15 IV; Bologna, Teatro Comunale p. Henning Brockhaus  (NP) 17-27 IV; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. Sam Brown
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich (1844-1908)
Kashchey the Deathless  9-24 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Stephen Lawless
Le coq d'or  23 IX-6 V; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Kirill Serebrennikov
May Night  8 XII-25 VII; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre
Mozart et Salieri  25-26 II; Pisa, Teatro Comunale Verdi p. Gianluca Floris  14-15 VI; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Sadko  (concert) 10 IX; Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival  15 I-22 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Alexei Stepanyuk
Snegurotchka  28 X-4 I; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre  13 XII; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Alexander Galybin(original)  13-17 I; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Dmitry Belov
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh  (NP) 8 II-1 III; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Dmitri Tcherniakov
Rocha, Sofia Sousa (*1986)
Inés Morre Libretto: Miguel Jesus;  (WP) 2-3 III; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Luis Miguel Cintra
Rodríguez,M, Marcela (*1951)
 marcelarodriguezr.com
Las cartas de Frida  (WP) 26 X-13 I; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg p. Johanna Wehner
Ronchetti, Lucia (*1963)
 www.luciaronchetti.com
Last Desire Musiktheater; Libretto: Tina Hartmann, after 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde;  (NP) 5-23 X; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
Neumond Chamber opera for a young audience after The Magic Flute by Mozart, 60';  (WP) 1-4 VII; Nationaltheater Mannheim p. Christian Pade
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Adina  8-20 VII; Rossini in Wildbad p. Antonio Petris
Ciro in Babilonia Semi-staged;  7 VII; Belcanto at Caramoor p. Davide Livermore  (NP) 10-22 VIII; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival p. Davide Livermore
Il signor Bruschino  (NP) 14-15 X; Savona, Opera Giocosa p. Elisabetta Courir  (NP) 12-21 VIII; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival
L'equivoco stravagante  (NP) 22 II-4 III; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie p. Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera  (NP) 30 VI-14 VII; Opéra St Moritz p. Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera
L'inganno felice  (NP) 10 II-4 III; Venezia, La Fenice p. Bepi Morassi
L'occasione fa il ladro  26-27 XI; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli p. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle(original)  3-4 XII; Treviso, Teatro Comunale p. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle(original)  5-7 VII; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 9-13 V; Colmar // 24-26 V; Mulhouse p. Sandrine Anglade
La cambiale di matrimonio  3-9 II; New York, The Juilliard School p. David Paul  17-19 II; Opera Omaha p. Garnett Bruce  21 VII; Festival d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence // 8 VII; Lyon // 10 VII; Namur // 12 VII; Bucarest // 15 VII; Montsapey // 17 VII; Pavia // 19 VII; Ljubljana // 22 VII; Perpignan // 24 VII; Vichy // 15-17 XI; Versailles p. Stephan Grögler
La donna del lago  (NP) 26 X-18 XI; Milano, Teatro alla Scala p. Lluís Pasqual  (NP) 10-19 VIII; Theater an der Wien p. Christof Loy
La gazza ladra  22-29 IV; Verona, Teatro Filarmonico p. Damiano Michieletto
La petite messe solennelle  2-3 X; Theater Erfurt p. Nicola Hümpel  (concert) 1 IV; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma  13-14 IV; Opéra de Dijon  20-21 IV; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Nicola Hümpel  29 V; Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli  2-3 VI; New York, Taconic Opera  28 VI; Bad Kissingen, Kissinger Sommer Festival  20-21 VII; Chorégies d'Orange  25-26 VII; Bregenz Festival p. Nicola Hümpel
La pietra del paragone  2 XI; Heemstede, Opera Trionfo // 9 XI; Heerlen // 17 XI; Heerenveen // 21 XI; Den Haag // 24 XI; Utrecht // 30 XI; Amsterdam // 11 XII; Haarlem // 14 XII; Amersfoort // 16 XII; Groningen p. Laurence Dale
La scala di seta  (NP) 7-17 IX; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Damiano Michieletto  3-9 II; New York, The Juilliard School p. David Paul
Maometto II New Critical Edition, edited by Hans Schellevis (Barenreiter-Verlag);  (NP) 14 VII-16 VIII; Santa Fe Opera p. David Alden
Matilde di Shabran  11-20 VIII; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival p. Mario Martone
Otello  (NP) 10 II-6 III; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier  (concert) 25 IV-3 V; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Semiramide  18-27 XI; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo p. Luca Ronconi  (concert) 19-22 VII; Rossini in Wildbad
Tancredi  22 I-4 II; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Pier Luigi Pizzi  14-18 III; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing // 23-25 III; Versailles p. Jean Philippe Delavault  23-25 III; Opéra Royal de Versailles p. Jean-Philippe Delavault  (concert) 23 VIII; Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival
Rossi, Lauro (1812-1885)
L'orfeo Solisti dell'Accademia del Belcanto Rodolfo Celletti; Adattamento id Fabio Ceresa per ensamble moderno;  30 VII; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Fabio Ceresa
Rota, Nino (1911-1979)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Aladino e la lampada magica  15 X; Wiener Staatsoper p. Thomas Birkmeir
I due timidi  (NP) 19-20 XI; Sassari, Ente Concerti Marialisa de Carolis p. Marco Spada
Il cappello di paglia di Firenze  4-6 XI; Cremona, Teatro Ponchielli p. Elena Barbalich  10-13 XI; Savona, Opera Giocosa p. Elena Barbalich  2-4 XII; Brescia, Teatro Grande p. Elena Barbalich  9-10 XII; Pavia, Teatro Fraschini p. Elena Barbalich  (NP) 14-15 I; Rovigo, Teatro Sociale p. Elena Barbalich
La notte di un nevrastenico  (NP) 19-20 XI; Sassari, Ente Concerti Marialisa de Carolis p. Marco Spada
Lo scoiattolo in gamba  28-29 XII; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Alfonso Romero Mora
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778)
Le Devin du village  27-31 I; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Ivo Guerra
Roussel, Albert (1869-1937)
Das Testament der Tante Karoline  24 II-7 III; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Mechthild Hoersch
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
Der Dämon  20 XI-25 VI; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre
Rushton, Edward (*1972)
 www.gioulamirushton.net
Babur in London Chamber opera, 14+; Text: Jeet Thayil;  (WP) 28-30 III; London, The Opera Group // 4 IV; Basel // 5 IV; St Gallen // 12 VI; Basingstoke // 14-15 VI; Leeds // 18 VI; Cardiff // 24 VI; Oxford // 26-28 VI; London // 5 VII; Hull // 7 VII; Cheltenham p. John Fulljames
Saariaho, Kaija (*1952)
 www.saariaho.org
Emilie  19-22 VII; New York, Lincoln Center Festival p. Marianne Weems
L'amour de loin  2-22 II; Toronto, Canadian Opera Company (COC) p. Daniele Finzi Pasca
Sacchini, Antonio (1730-1786)
Renaud Extraits;  (concert) 4 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
La Princesse jaune  10-14 III; Opéra de Rennes // 16 III; Quimper p. Vincent Tavernier  16 III; Quimper, Théâtre de Cornouaille p. Vincent Tavernier
Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825)
Prima la musica e poi le parole  2-17 VI; Oper Leipzig p. Gundula Nowack
Samaras, Spyridon (1863-1917)
The Cretan Girl  (NP) 12 XI-29 IV; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Petros Zoulias
Sánchez-Verdú, José (*1968)
 www.sanchez-verdu.com
Gramma Kammeroper;  (NP) 6-11 IX; Neue Oper Wien p. Christoph Zauner
Santos, Carles (*1940)
Das grosse Welttheater  10 XI-28 VI; Theater Freiburg p. Calixto Bieito
Sargenti, Raffaele
Lupus in fabula  1-5 II; Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie p. Caroline Leboutte
Sarro, Domenico (1679-1744)
La furba e lo sciocco  4-13 V; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Sauguet, Henri (1901-1989)
La Chartreuse de Parme Opera in 4 acts (Paris Opéra, 1939); Libretto: Armand Lunel, after Stendhal;  (NP) 8-14 II; Opéra Municipal de Marseille p. Renée Auphan
Say, Fazıl (*1970)
 fazilsay.com
Nazim Pianist: Emre Elivar;  (concert) 1+ IV; Wuppertaler Bühnen
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)
Gli equivoci nel sembiante  (NP) 14-15 VII; Opera Barga Festival p. Dagny Müller
Griselda  (NP) 18 II-1 IV; Staatstheater Kassel p. Stephan Müller
Il Tigrane  1-5 VI; Opéra de Nice p. Gilbert Blin
Il primo omicidio  (NP) 4 V-19 VI; Staatstheater Mainz p. Tatjana Gürbaca
Marco Attilio Regolo Dramma per musica in drei Akten;  (NP) 25 XI-10 II; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg p. Eva-Maria Höckmayr
Scarlatti, Domenico (1685-1757)
La Dirindina halbszenisch / semi-staged; Farsetta per musica in zwei Teilen;  11-13 VIII; Innsbruck, Festwochen der Alten Musik p. Christoph von Bernuth
Schedl, Klaus (*1966)
 www.klausschedl.de
Les Fleurs du mal Ein Liedzyklus, after Charles Baudelaire; Uraufführung der neuen Fassung / First performance of the revised version;  2 X; KunstForumHellerau
Schedlberger, Gernot (*1976)
MarieLuise  (WP) III; Wien, sireneOperntheater
Schmidt, Franz (1874-1939)
Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln  (concert) 11-14 II; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Schnebel, Dieter (*1930)
 Schott Music
Utopien  (WP) 9-11 XII; Konzerthaus Berlin p. Matthias Rebstock
Schoeck, Othmar (1886-1957)
Erwin und Elmire  (NP) 25 II-2 VII; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Wolfgang Gropper
Penthesilea  (NP) 4 IX-1 X; Oper Frankfurt p. Hans Neuenfels
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
 Schott Music
Die glückliche Hand  (NP) 11 III-23 VI; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito
Von heute auf morgen Puccini Plus Festival: contrasting one-act love dramas from Puccini (1918) and Schoenberg (1930);  (NP) 27 I-10 II; Opéra de Lyon p. John Fulljames
Schreier, Anno (*1979)
 www.annoschreier.de
Die Stadt der Blinden Oper in 5 Akten; Libretto: Kerstin Maria Pöhlernach, after the novel by José Saramago;  (WP) 12 XI-4 XII; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Stephan Müller
Mörder Kaspar Brand  (WP) 14 VI-1 VII; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Philipp J Neumann
Schreker, Franz (1878-1934)
 www.schreker.org
Der ferne Klang  (NP) 11 XII-17 III; Oper der Stadt Bonn p. Klaus Weise
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Das Dreimäderlhaus  (NP) 27 VII-18 VIII; Schlossfestspiele Langenlois p. Rudolf Frey
Das Herz bebt im Stillen Musiktheater zu Schuberts Chorwerk;  20 III; Theater St Gallen p. Serge Honegger
Der tausenjährige Posten  (NP) 10 III-10 V; Theater der Stadt Heidelberg
Die Freunde von Salamanka Canadian Premiere;  1 IV; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Die Verschworenen  8-9 XII; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne  29 III-1 IV; New York, Manhattan School of Music p. Dona D Vaughn
Die schöne Müllerin  16 IV; Los Angeles, LA Phil
Winterreise  17 II-5 IV; Theater Heilbronn p. Christian Marten-Molnár  18 IV; Los Angeles, LA Phil  25 IV; Opera Krakowska p. Józef Opalski  (concert) 30 VII; Verbier Festival & Academy
Schubring, Marc (*1968)
 www.marcschubring.com
Emil und die Detektive  (NP) 19 XI-23 VI; Wuppertaler Bühnen p. Lauren Schubbe
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Genoveva  22-23 X; Poznan, Teatr Wielki  17 II-2 VI; Staatstheater Cottbus p. Martin Schüler
Schuman, William
The Mighty Casey  7-14 VII; Lake George, Opera Saratoga p. Helena Binder
Schweitzer, Anton (1735-1787)
Rosamunde Singspiel. (Mannheim, 1779); Libretto: Christoph Martin Wieland;  (NP) 20-25 V; Schwetzingen SWR Festspiele p. Jens Daniel Herzog
Schwemmer, Frank (*1961)
Robin Hood  (NP) 20 V-18 VII; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Nelly Danker
Schwertsik, Kurt (*1935)
 www.boosey.com/schwertsik
Eisberg nach Sizilien Kammeroper für Kinder ab 10 Jahren, 50'. (Mannheim, 29/4/2011); Text: after 'Die Eisprinzessin' by Friedrich Karl Waechter;  (NP) 4 II-26 III; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus p. Marcelo Diaz
Sciarrino, Salvatore (*1947)
 Ricordi
Luci mie traditrici  (NP) 17 XII-14 I; Landestheater Niederbayern (Landshut, Passau, Straubing) // 20 XII; Hagen // 27 I-4 II; Landshut p. Roland Schwab
Serrano, José (1873-1941)
El Trust de los Tenorios  6+ X; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela p. Luis Olmos
Shchedrin, Rodion (*1932)
 Schott Music
Dead Souls  (NP) 2 XII; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre p. Vasily Barkhatov
The Enchanted Wanderer Opera for three solo voices, chorus and orchestra (New York, 2002); After the novel by Nikolai Leskov;  14 II; Kazan, Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Djalil
Shohat, Gil (*1973)
 www.gilshohat.com
The Child Dreams  4 V; Wiesbaden, Hessiches Staatstheater p. Omri Nitzan
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Cheryomushki  14-25 IV; Chicago Opera Theater p. Michael Donahue  (NP) 2-17 V; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Neco Çelik
Nos  (NP) 17 IX-8 X; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich p. Peter Stein  (NP) 8-20 X; Opéra de Lyon p. William Kentridge  (NP) 20 III; Ruse, State Opera Rousse p. Adelaida Yakimova  13 VIII; Tallinn, Birgitta Festival p. Boris Pokrovsky
Orango Orchestration of the prologue by Gerard McBurney from piano score, 40';  (WP) 2-4 XII; Los Angeles, LA Phil p. Peter Sellars
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
 www.sibelius.fi
The Maiden in the Tower  9-24 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Stephen Lawless
Sikora, Elżbieta (*1944)
 www.elzbietasikora.com
Madame Curie Libretto: Agata Miklaszewska;  23 XI-7 III; Gdansk, Opera Bałtycka // 15 XI; Paris // 28 XI; Warsaw // 1 V; Bydgoszcz p. Marek Weiss  1 V; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy p. Marek Weiss
Singier, Jean-Marc (*1954)
Chat perché  17-18 XI; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges p. Caroline Gautier
Sinopoli, Giuseppe (1946-2001)
Lou Salomé Oper (München, Bayerischer Staatsoper; 1981); regia, scene, costumi e luci: Facoltà di Design e Arti IUAV di Venezia;  21-28 I; Venezia, La Fenice p. Luca Ronconi, Franco Ripa di Meana
Skultes, Bruno (1905-1976)
The Heiress of Vilkači  1-3 VI; Riga, Latvian National Opera p. Ināra Slucka
Smetana, Bedřich (1824-1884)
Libuse  28 X-8 V; Praha, National Theatre Prague p. Petr Novotný
The Kiss  23 X; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Mareike Zimmermann
Smutny, Daniel (*1976)
 www.danielsmutny.com
Ferne Nähe Kammeroper für vier Sänger, Darsteller, Schubert-Oktett und Fender-Rhodes-Accompagnato (2010/11); First music-theatre work; Libretto: Constantin von Castenstein;  (WP) 6-7 X; KunstForumHellerau p. Sommer Ulrickson
Söderlind, Ragnar (*1945)
I Cancelliraadens dage Libretto: Morten Jostad, after the novel by Tryggve Andersen;  (WP) 17-27 XI; Brumunddal, RingsakerOperaen p. Ronald Rørvik
The Lady from the Sea  (concert) 10 X; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Sokolović, Ana (*1968)
 www.anasokolovic.com
Svadba  (concert) 12 X; Toronto, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre
Solbiati, Alessandro (*1956)
Leggenda Opera in one act (prologue, four scenes, and epilogue); Libretto: Alessandro Solbiati, after the chapter 'The Grand Inquisitor' from 'The Brothers Karamzov' by Dostievsky;  (WP) 20-29 IX; Torino, Teatro Regio p. Stefano Poda
Soldado, Luís
Fado Olisiponense Libretto: Rui Zink;  (WP) 2-3 III; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos p. Luis Miguel Cintra
Sommerro, Henning (*1952)
Olav Engelbrektsson  9-18 VIII; Trondheim, Steinvikholm Musikkteater p. Ronald Rørvik
Sorozábal, Pablo (1897-1988)
Entre Sevilla y Triana  23-27 VI; Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao p. Curro Carreres
Katiuska  12 X; Malaga, Teatro Cervantes
Soutullo, Reveriano (1884-1932)
La del Soto del Parral  16-30 IV; Ópera de Oviedo
Soyka, Walther (*1965)
 soyka.nonfoodfactory.org
Das kleine Gespenst Kinderoper; Libretto: Bernhard Studlar, after the book by Otfried Preussler;  (WP) 20 XI-11 XII; Oper Graz p. Jewgenij Sitochin
Spohr, Louis (1784-1859)
Faust  4-17 XI; Radebeul, Landesbühnen Sachsen p. Horst Otto Kupich
Spontini, Gasparo (1774-1851)
La fuga in maschera  (NP) 31 VIII; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini p. Leo Muscato
Stäbler, Gerhard (*1949)
 www.gerhard-staebler.de
Kassandra: Lieder der Fremde  (WP) 13 VI-5 VII; Theater Ulm p. Philipp Jescheck
Stahnke, Manfred (*1951)
 www.manfred-stahnke.de
Wahnsinn, das ist die Seele der Handlung Musiktheater in one act for string quartet, voice and electronics (1983); after Edgar Allan Poe;  (NP) 20 III-15 IV; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Eva-Maria Höckmayr
Statkowski, Roman (1859-1925)
Maria (1906); Libretto: Roman Statkowski, after the verse-novel 'Maria' by Antoni Malczewski;  (NP) 22 X-4 XI; Wexford Festival Opera p. Michael Gieleta
Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)
Tyrfing  (NP) 15 X-6 XI; Malmo, Malmö Opera p. Per-Erik Öhrn
Strasnoy, Oscar (*1970)
 www.oscarstrasnoy.info
Le bal  13 I; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet
Strauss, Johann (1825-1899)
Das Spitzentuch der Königin  (concert) 19 V; Staatsoperette Dresden
Der Carneval in Rom  (concert) 15 V; Staatsoperette Dresden
Die Fledermaus  11 IX-28 IV 2007; Volksoper Wien p. Heinz Zednik
Prinz Methusalem  22 IX-6 VII; Staatsoperette Dresden p. Adriana Altaras
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
 Schott Music
Daphne  10-19 XII; Wiener Staatsoper p. Nicolas Joël
Die schweigsame Frau  (NP) 28 IV-8 VI; Städtische Theater Chemnitz p. Gerd Heinz
Intermezzo  7-25 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Stephen Unwin
Salome  6 I-18 V 2008; Wiener Staatsoper p. Boleslaw Barlog
Straus, Oscar (1870-1954)
Ein Walzertraum  (NP) 7 XII-1 IV; Oper Graz p. Michael Schilhan  (NP) 28 IV; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Werner Pichler
Lustigen Nibelungen  (NP) 30 VI-19 VII; Theater Ulm p. Benjamin Künzel
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
 Schott Music
L'histoire du Soldat  14-15 III; Opera Krakowska p. Elena Bogdanovich  13 V; London, Barbican Centre
Le Rossignol  (NP) 12-22 I; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Robert Lepage  (NP) 3 II-27 IV; Duisburg, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Svenja Tiedt  21 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  22-27 IV; Opéra de Lyon p. Robert Lepage  (NP) 25 V-1 VI; Teatro Lirico di Cagliari p. Thomas Moschopoulos  (NP) 1-2 VI; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Alexander Petrov  21 VI-8 VII; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein p. Svenja Tiedt
Les Noces  23-29 X; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine p. Tero Saarinen  (concert) 27 III; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Mavra  21 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  (NP) 1-9 VI; Oper Frankfurt p. Andrea Schwalbach
Oedipus rex  24 II; Wellington, New Zealand International Arts Festival  (concert) 27 III; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  15 V; London, Barbican Centre
Persephone  (NP) 14-29 I; Madrid, Teatro Real p. Peter Sellars
Renard  13 V; London, Barbican Centre
Symphony of Psalms  24 II; Wellington, New Zealand International Arts Festival
Tilimbom  (NP) 1-9 VI; Oper Frankfurt p. Andrea Schwalbach
Streul, Eberhard (*1941)
 Schott Music
Papageno spielt auf der Zauberflöte  27 IX-26 X; Oper Halle p. Heike Hanefeld
Spuk im Händelhaus  31+ V; Oper Halle p. Marco Misgaiski
Stroppa, Marco (*1959)
 www.marcostroppa.eu
Re Orso  (WP) 19-22 V; Paris, Opéra-Comique p. Richard Brunel
Suppé, Franz (1819-1895)
Boccaccio  9 VII-3 IX 2011; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Szirmai, Albert (1880-1967)
Mágnás Miska  29 X-6 V; Budapest Operetta Theatre  27 XI; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Éva Gy. Tatár
Szymanowski, Karol (1882-1937)
Hagith  12 II; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska  22-28 VII; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón p. Michal Znaniecki, Zofia Dowjat
Taktakishvili, Otar Vasil'yevich (1924-1989)
Mindia  21 X; Tbilisi Paliashvili Opera House
Tamberg, Eino (1930-2010)
Cyrano de Bergerac  2-10 III; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera p. Neeme Kuningas
Tamulionis, Jonas (*1949)
The Tiny Lingonberry  15 I-15 IV; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre p. Gytis Padegimas
Taralli, Marco (*1967)
Nûr Opera da camera in un atto; Libretto: Vincenzo De Vivo, after an idea by Marco Buticchi;  (WP) 21-28 VII; Martina Franca, Festival della Valle d'Itria p. Roberto Recchia
Tarkmann, Andreas (*1956)
Räuber Hotzenplotz  (NP) 5-26 II; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Nicola Panzer
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Charodeyka Opera in four acts. (St Petersburg, 1887); Libretto: Ippolit Wassilivich Shpazhinsky, after his tragedy of the same title;  (NP) 30 X-8 XI; Gent, De Vlaamse Opera p. Tatjana Gürbaca  16-26 XI; Antwerpen, De Vlaamse Opera p. Tatjana Gürbaca  (NP) 2-22 VI; Theater Erfurt p. Tatjana Gürbaca  (NP) 26 VI-1 VII; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre p. Alexander Titel
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Der geduldige Sokrates  24 IX-29 X; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz p. Axel Koehler
Flavius Bertaridus  (NP) 23 X-16 XI; Staatsoper Hamburg p. Jens Daniel Herzog
Miriways  (NP) 10-17 III; Theater Magdeburg p. Jakob Peters-Messer
Orpheus  (NP) 12-20 V; New York City Opera p. Rebecca Taichman  5-15 VII; Festival Retz p. Monika Steiner
Sieg der Schönheit  (NP) 9 VI-1 VII; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück p. Markus Bothe
Terrasse, Claude (1867-1923)
La Botte secrète  8 XI; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon p. Pierre Guillois  16 XII-8 I; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Pierre Guillois
Theofanidis, Christopher (*1967)
 www.theofanidismusic.com
Heart of a Soldier Libretto: Donna Di Novelli, after the book by James B Stewart;  (WP) 10-30 IX; San Francisco Opera p. Francesca Zambello
Thomalla, Hans (*1975)
Fremd  17 II-9 III; Staatstheater Stuttgart p. Anna Viebrock, Ludivine Petit
Thomas, Ambroise (1811-1896)
Françoise de Rimini  (NP) 18-22 XI; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole p. Vincent Tordjman
Hamlet  (NP) 19 XI-5 XII; CNT Zagreb p. Michiel Dijkema  (NP) 23 IV-5 V; Theater an der Wien p. Olivier Py  (NP) 26 V; Poznan, Teatr Wielki p. Ignacio García
La Cour de Célimène  (NP) 21 X-3 XI; Wexford Festival Opera p. Stephen Barlow.prod
Mignon  (concert) 19 XI; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater // 26 XI-28 XII; Schleswig // 18 XII; Rendsburg // 29 I; Neumünster  9-20 V; Grand Théâtre de Genève p. Jean-Louis Benoît
Tijardović, Ivo (1895-1976)
Mala Floramye  4 II-17 V; HNK Osijek
Spli'ski akvarel  22 XI-29 II; CNT Split
Tippett, Michael (1905-1998)
 Schott Music
King Priam  (concert) 27 V; Brighton Festival
Toch, Ernst (1887-1964)
 Schott Music
Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse  (NP) 10-22 XI; Theater Freiberg // 26-29 XI; Döbeln p. Susanne Knapp
Toldrà, Eduard (1895-1962)
El Giravolt de Maig Ópera cómica, in one act (1928); Libretto: Josep Carner;  10-11 VI; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu
Tonia, Evangelia
Persecuted  (NP) 21-22 VI; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Alexandros Efklidis
Traetta, Tommaso (1727-1779)
Le serve rivali  (NP) 10-14 VII; Opéra de Chambre de Genève p. Pier Paolo Pacini
Trojahn, Manfred (*1949)
La Grande Magia  (NP) 24 III-26 V; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Gabriele Rech
Orest  (WP) 8-28 XII; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera (was De Nederlandse Opera) p. Katie Mitchell
Tsepkolenko, Karmella (*1955)
Heute Abend Boris Godunow Libretto: Kristine Tornquist;  4-10 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater p. Kristine Tornquist
Turnage, Mark-Anthony (*1960)
 Schott Music
Twice Through the Heart  (NP) 1-3 XII; London, Sadlers Wells
Tutino, Marco (*1954)
Senso  26 II-1 III; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Hugo De Ana
The Servant  (WP) 11 IX; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre p. Luděk Golat
Tüür, Erkki-Sven (*1959)
 www.erkkisven.com/
Wallenberg (Dortmund, 2001) The story of Raoul Wallenberg  (NP) 7-18 VII; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater p. Tobias Kratzer
Ullmann, Viktor (1898-1944)
 Schott Music
Der zerbrochene Krug  (NP) 25 II-2 VII; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen p. Wolfgang Gropper
Vacca, Roberta (*1967)
 www.robertavacca.it
Un grido di voce Libretto: Simone Fagioli, dopo la strage della Thyssenkrupp di Torino;  (WP) 9-11 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
Vajda, János (*1949)
Mario şi vrăjitorul  8 XI; Opera Maghiară din Cluj-Napoca p. Hero Lupescu(original)
Valette, Iossif
 iossifvalette.blogspot.co.uk
Freud for Her  (NP) 21-22 VI; Athens, Greek National Opera p. Alexandros Efklidis
Valtinoni, Pierangelo (*1959)
Die Schneekönigin  5 I-26 II; Komische Oper Berlin p. Anisha Bondy
Van Outryve, Jan
Opera Buffa A contemporary reworking of Mozart's Don Giovanni; concept: Jo Roets, Peter De Bie;  17-18 II; Antwerpen, Muziektheater Transparant // 22-23 II; Brugge // 8-10 III; Bornem // 13-17 III; Borgerhout // 1-2 VI; Rotterdam  1-2 VI; Operadagen Rotterdam p. Peter De Bie, Jo Roets  6-8 VIII; Antwerpen, Muziektheater Transparant // 30 VIII-1 IX; Heerlen // 7-12 XII; Calais // 11-16 XII; Le Havre // 14-15 V; Alencon // 30-31 V; Strombeek // 7-9 VI; Lommel // 12-16 VI; Borgerhout // 20-22 VI; Aalst // 30 VI-2 VII; Mons p. Jo Roets, Peter De Bie
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Hugh the Drover  11-20 XI; London, Highgate, Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Riders to the Sea  6-7 X; London, Royal Academy Opera p. John Ramster
The Poisoned Kiss  14-15 I; New York, Bronx Opera // 21-22 I; New York
Velarde, Nilo (*1964)
Akas Kas Libretto: Celeste Viale;  (WP) 13-24 VII; Lima, Gran Teatro Nacional p. Héctor Sanzana
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Giovanna d'Arco  30 IX-20 V; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
I lombardi alla prima crociata  (NP) 24 IX-4 IV; Theater Kiel p. Uwe Schwarz  (NP) 14-29 VII; Erfurt, Domstufen-Festspiele p. Guy Montavon
I masnadieri  (NP) 21-31 III; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo p. Gabriele Lavia  (concert) 19 V; Karlstad, Wermland Opera
Il corsaro  (concert) 16 XII-19 II; Staatstheater Nürnberg
La battaglia di Legnano  25 II-3 III; Trieste, Teatro Verdi p. Ruggero Cappuccio
Oberto  (concert) 17-19 XI; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  (concert) 26-31 I; Philadelphia, Academy of Vocal Arts Opera Theatre  4 III; Toronto, Opera In Concert
Stiffelio  (NP) 15-24 IV; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma p. Guy Montavon
Verrières, Frédéric (*1968)
The Second Woman An ageing diva suffers from self-doubts, causing rehearsals to become a Pirandellian nightmare; Libretto: Bastien Gallet, after the film Opening Night by John Cassavetes;  13 III; Opéra de Reims // 9 III; Brétigny-sur-Orge // 15-16 III; Caen // 19 III; Besançon p. Guillaume Vincent  19 III; Besancon, Scène nationale de Besançon p. Guillaume Vincent
Viardot, Pauline (1821-1910)
Cendrillon Kammeroperette, für Kinder ab 8 Jahren;  (NP) 2+ VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz p. Doris Schumacher
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)
Magdalena  15-25 II; Theatro Municipal de São Paulo p. Kate Whoriskey
Villard, Franck (*1966)
 MySpace
L'Enfant et la Nuit  24-27 I; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Olivier Balazuc  1-3 II; Angers Nantes Opéra p. Olivier Balazuc
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Farnace  (concert) 10 IX; Musikfest Bremen  (concert) 17 IX; Festival d'Ambronay  11 XII; Opéra de Lausanne  (concert) 10 I; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  (NP) 18-26 V; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin // 8-10 VI; Mulhouse p. Lucinda Childs  2 VI; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Giustino  (concert) 24 II; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Gloria Magnificat  (concert) 24 III; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
L'olimpiade  7 V; Bath International Music Festival p. Richard Williams  3-29 VI; Garsington Opera p. David Freeman  11-12 VII; Buxton Festival Opera p. Richard Williams
La Griselda  30 XI-5 XII; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera p. Mark Gaal  25 VI; Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
Orlando furioso  (concert) 20 VII; Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune
Vives, Amadeo (1871-1932)
Doña Francisquita  18-27 V; La Plata, Teatro Argentino p. Jaime Martorell
Vollmer, Ludger (*1961)
 www.ludger-vollmer.de
Border  (WP) 13 IV-18 VI; Oper Köln p. Elena Tzavara
von Sachsen, Amalie (1794-1870)
La casa disabitata  27 V; Dresden, Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Wagner, Reinhardt (*1956)
 www.reinhardtwagner.com
René, l'énervé  7 IX-29 X; Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet p. Jean-Michel Ribes  (NP) 14-21 III; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine p. Jean-Michel Ribes
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Das Liebesverbot  (NP) 10 XII-6 VII; Meiningen, Das Meininger Theater p. Ansgar Haag  (concert) 2-4 V; Oper Frankfurt  5-8 VII; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Der Ring an 1 Abend  8 X; Theater Mönchengladbach  8 X-12 II; Theater Hagen  (concert) 1 V-21 VI; Theater Krefeld
Die Feen  3 III; Wiener Staatsoper
Le Ring  (NP) 2-11 V; Paris, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet p. Alain Bézu
Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen  (concert) 29 I; Opera Orchestra of New York  20-30 IV; Deutsche Oper Berlin p. Philipp Stölzl, Mara Kurotschka  (concert) 21-27 V; Madrid, Teatro Real
Wainwright, Rufus (*1973)
 www.rufuswainwright.com/
Prima Donna  (NP) 19-25 II; New York City Opera p. Tim Albery
Waits, Tom (*1949)
Woyzeck  (NP) 19 IX-24 III; Theater Aachen p. Bernadette Sonnenbichler
Wallen, Errollyn (*1958)
 www.errollynwallen.com
YES  (WP) 22-26 XI; London, Linbury Studio Theatre
Walton, William (1902-1983)
Facade  18-19 VIII; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes p. Nicola Raab
The Bear  19-23 X; Zurich, Oper im Knopfloch p. Matthias Flückiger
Ward, Robert (1917-2013)
The Crucible  14-17 III; Baltimore, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University p. Roger Brunyate  16-20 III; Winston Salem, Piedmont Opera
Watkins, Huw (*1976)
In the Locked Room Libretto: David Harsent, after a short story by Thomas Hardy;  (WP) 30 VIII; Edinburgh International Festival // 6-7 IX; Glasgow // 27-29 IX; London // 30 IX; Oxford // 2 X; Cambridge // 9 X; Basingstoke // 30 X; Aberystwyth // 2 XI; Cardiff // 7 XI; Manchester // 11 XI; Mold p. Michael McCarthy
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Die drei Pintos  (NP) 22 XII-1 II; Praha, State Opera
Oberon  9-12 XI; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen  (NP) 17 VI-8 VII; Theater Münster p. Wolfgang Quetes
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)
 Schott Music
Der Jasager  4 IV; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing p. William Mesguich  2-6 V; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole p. Max Henry
Der Protagonist  13 I-22 III; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau p. André Bücker  25 II-3 III; Dessau, Kurt-Weill-Festival p. André Bücker
Die Zaubernacht A charming tale for the whole family;  (NP) 9 X; London, Linbury Studio Theatre
Lady in the Dark  (NP) 15 X-8 IV; Hannover, Niedersächsische Staatstheater p. Matthias Davids
Lost in the stars  24-26 XI; Cape Town Opera p. Tazewell Thompson  22 VII-25 VIII; Glimmerglass Opera p. Tazewell Thompson
Mahagonny Songspiel  (NP) 14 I-1 III; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Bridget Breiner  18-19 VIII; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes p. Nicola Raab
Street Scene  15 IX-1 X; London, The Opera Group // 25-26 IX; Wien // 4 X; Basingstoke // 7-8 X; Edinburgh // 11-12 X; Newport, Gwent // 14-15 X; Hull p. John Fulljames  23 IX-3 VI; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Bettina Bruinier
Weinberger, Jaromír (1896-1967)
Svanda Dudák  (NP) 26 XI-7 IV; Theater Goerlitz p. Klaus Arauner  (NP) 24 III-17 V; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper p. Axel Koehler
Weinberg, Mieczyslaw (1919-1996)
Die Passagierin  19 IX-25 X; London, English National Opera (ENO) p. David Pountney  11-15 V; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. David Pountney
Lady Magnesia  (WP) 2 II-16 V; Theater Erfurt p. Barbara Schöne
Weingartner, Felix (1863-1942)
Die Dorfschule  19 V; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Weir, Judith (*1954)
Blond Eckbert Pocket Version (2006);  (NP) 16 IX-14 I; Schwerin, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater p. Anke Techentin
Miss Fortune Text: Judith Weir, after a Sicilian folk-tale;  12-28 III; London, Royal Opera p. Shi-Zeng Chen
Wenjing, Guo (*1956)
Feng Yi Ting  27 V-7 VI; Charleston SC, Spoleto Festival USA p. Atom Egoyan  26-28 VII; New York, Lincoln Center Festival p. Atom Egoyan
Willson, Meredith (1902-1984)
Music Man Performed with full orchestra and no amplification;  14 VII-24 VIII; Glimmerglass Opera p. Marcia Milgrom Dodge  29 VII-7 VIII; Charlottesville, Ash Lawn Opera Festival p. Cate Caplin
Wills, Simon (*1957)
 www.simon-wills.co.uk
The Stolen Smells A nocturnal comedy in 9 scenes;  (WP) 29 I-18 III; Luzerner Theater // 4-5 II; Hamburg p. Dominique Mentha
Winter, Peter (1754-1825)
Das Labyrinth  (NP) 3-26 VIII; Salzburger Festspiele p. Alexandra Liedtke
Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno (1876-1948)
I quatro rusteghi  18 XI-6 IV; Bucuresti, Bucharest National Opera p. Peter Pawlik
La cenerentola  (NP) 5 XI-29 XII; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater p. Eva-Maria Weiß  24 V-30 VI; Oper Köln p. Brigitta Gillessen
Wolpe, Stefan (1902-1972)
Zeus und Elida  (NP) 14 I-1 III; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier p. Bridget Breiner
Xenakis, Iannis (1922-2001)
Oresteïa  15-18 X; Warszawa, Polish National Opera p. Michał Zadara
Yudakov, Suleiman (1916-1990)
Maisara's Escapades  17 III-10 V; Tashkent, Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Alisher Navoï
Zajc, Ivan (1832-1914)
Nikola Šubić Zrinjski  26 X-3 XII; CNT Split  20 III-20 VI; CNT Zagreb p. Krešimir Dolenčić
Zandonai, Riccardo (1883-1944)
Francesca da Rimini  6 X; Szeged, Armel Festival and Competition p. Tamás Juronics  4 XI-14 XII; Szeged National Theatre p. Tamás Juronics  (NP) 15-23 III; Opéra de Monte-Carlo p. Louis Désiré
Zaretsky, Inessa
 www.inessazaretsky.com
Man in a Black Coat Chamber opera, after Daniil Kharms;  21 III; Little Opera Theatre of New York p. Philip Shneidman
Zaufke, Thomas (*1966)
 www.zaufke.de
Cinderella passt was nicht  (NP) 10 XI-22 XII; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg p. Stefan Haufe
Zebeljan, Isidora (*1967)
 Ricordi
Due teste e una ragazza Opera-fiaba comica in un atto; Libretto: Borislav Čičovački;  (WP) 12 VII; Siena, Accademia Musicale Chigiana p. Ran Arthur Braun
There's always been a fine line in engaging an audience, getting the right balance between involving their interest, and demanding a participation that may not be welcome. The Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie is asking everyone at the premiere of Red Waters to wear something red.
Zeidel, Keren Ann (*1974)
 www.kerenann.com
Red Waters A haunting fairy tale of incest, ritual and magic; Opéra en 2 actes; Libretto: Keren Ann Zeidel, Bardi Johannsson, Sjόn;  (WP) 4-6 XI; Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie p. Arthur Nauzyciel  (NP) 24 XI; Grand Théâtre de Tours p. Arthur Nauzyciel
Zemlinsky, Alexander (1871-1942)
Der König Kandaules  (NP) 16-22 V; Palermo, Teatro Massimo p. Manfred Schweigkofler
Der Zwerg  6-20 XI; München, Bayerische Staatsoper p. Grzegorz Jarzyna  (NP) 4-22 IV; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Andreas Homoki  19-29 V; Opéra de Lyon p. Grzegorz Jarzyna
Eine florentinische Tragödie Puccini Plus Festival: contrasting one-act operas set in Florence by Puccini (1918) and Zemlinsky (1917);  (NP) 29 I-8 II; Opéra de Lyon p. Georges Lavaudant  (NP) 4-22 IV; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu p. Andreas Homoki  (NP) 26 IV-25 V; Toronto, Canadian Opera Company (COC) p. Catherine Malfitano
Zerkovitz, Béla (1881-1948)
The Kissing Lady Operetta (1926);  26 I-8 IV; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Zhiganov, Nazib Gayazovich (1911-1988)
Jalil Opera in 2 acts (1957);  19 IX; Kazan, Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Djalil
Zimmermann, Bernd Alois (1918-1970)
 Schott Music
Die Soldaten  (NP) 20-28 VIII; Salzburger Festspiele p. Alvis Hermanis
Zwicker, Alfons Karl (*1952)
 www.ak-zwicker.ch
Der Tod und das Madchen  17 IX-2 XI; Theater St Gallen p. Nicola Raab

491 composers, 812 works (of which 101 are WP)

Chronological list of WP in the 2011/12 season:
IX 02 : Riga. Ratniece: War Sum Up (2 Sep-17 Oct)
IX 09 : Spoleto(TLS). Cera: Ragaaazziii! (9-11 Sep)
IX 09 : Spoleto(TLS). Marocchini: Lo sgambetto (9-11 Sep)
IX 09 : Spoleto(TLS). Vacca: Un grido di voce (9-11 Sep)
IX 10 : Bern. Dick: Der Wunsch, Indianer zu werden (10-15 Sep)
IX 10 : San Francisco(SFO). Theofanidis: Heart of a Soldier (10-30 Sep)
IX 11 : Plzen. Tutino: The Servant (11 Sep)
IX 16 : Milwaukee(SO). Mechem: The Rivals (16 Sep-2 Oct)
IX 20 : Torino(Regio). Solbiati: Leggenda (20-29 Sep)
IX 23 : Ambronay. Moultaka: La Passion selon Marie (23 Sep)
IX 24 : Strasbourg(Opera). Manoury: La Nuit de Gutenberg (24-29 Sep)
IX 30 : Beijing(NCPA). Huang: Dr Sun Yat-sen (30 Sep-3 Oct)
X 06 : Hellerau. Smutny: Ferne Nähe (6-7 Oct)
X 06 : Luxembourg. Lenners: Der Turm (6-8 Oct)
X 13 : Berlin(Konzert). Auerbach: The Blind (13-20 Oct)
X 18 : Buenos Aires(Colon). Perusso: Fedra (18-30 Oct)
X 22 : Melbourne(Fest). Chisholm: Kursk (22 Oct)
X 25 : Aberystwyth. LeFanu: Dream Hunters (25 Oct)
X 26 : Heidelberg(Theater). Rodríguez,M: Las cartas de Frida (26 Oct-13 Jan)
X 30 : Berlin(Komische). Jost: Mikropolis (30 Oct-18 Feb)
XI 01 : London(Linbury). O'Regan: Heart of Darkness (1-5 Nov)
XI 04 : Rouen. Zeidel: Red Waters (4-6 Nov)
XI 09 : New York(Gotham). Muhly: Dark Sisters (9-19 Nov)
XI 10 : Victoria. MacDonald: Mary's Wedding (10-20 Nov)
XI 12 : Minneapolis. Puts: Silent Night (12-20 Nov)
XI 12 : Zurich(Oper). Schreier: Die Stadt der Blinden (12 Nov-4 Dec)
XI 15 : Wien(Theater). Auerbach: Gogol (15-26 Nov)
XI 17 : Brumunddal. Söderlind: I Cancelliraadens dage (17-27 Nov)
XI 17 : Wien(Taschen). Mitterer: Baron Münchhausen (17-24 Nov)
XI 20 : Graz(Buehnen). Soyka: Das kleine Gespenst (20 Nov-11 Dec)
XI 22 : London(Linbury). Wallen: YES (22-26 Nov)
XI 25 : Basel. Marthaler: Lo stimolatore cardiaco (25 Nov-9 Apr)
XI 27 : Oldenburg. Reynolds: Geisterritter (27+ Nov)
XII 02 : Los Angeles(Phil). Shostakovich: Orango (2-4 Dec)
XII 06 : Köln. Fontanelli: Pinocchio (6-22 Dec)
XII 08 : Amsterdam(NO). Trojahn: Orest (8-28 Dec)
XII 09 : Berlin(Konzert). Schnebel: Utopien (9-11 Dec)
XII 17 : Malmo. Lindahl: Karlsson på taket (17 Dec-29 Jan)
XII 17 : Wroclaw. Krauze: The Trap (17 Dec-27 Mar)
I 27 : Paris(Opera). Fénelon: La Cerisaie (27 Jan-13 Feb)
I 29 : Luzern(Theater). Wills: The Stolen Smells (29 Jan-18 Mar)
II 02 : Erfurt(Theater). Weinberg: Lady Magnesia (2 Feb-16 May)
II 03 : Kristiansund. Dolven: Alkymisten (3-17 Feb)
II 11 : Bonn. Meyer,G: Leben im All (11 Feb-21 Apr)
II 19 : Karlsruhe. Leininger: Dino und die Arche (19-25 Feb)
II 27 : Oslo(DNO). Eggen: Homecoming (27-29 Feb)
III 00 : Wien, sireneOperntheater. Schedlberger: MarieLuise (Mar)
III 02 : Lisboa(S.Carlos). Cabrita: A vida inteira (2-3 Mar)
III 02 : Lisboa(S.Carlos). Rocha: Inés Morre (2-3 Mar)
III 02 : Lisboa(S.Carlos). Soldado: Fado Olisiponense (2-3 Mar)
III 02 : Lisboa(S.Carlos). d'Abreu: Manucure (2-3 Mar)
III 04 : Wuppertal. Özdiker: Aufstand (4 Mar-8 Jun)
III 06 : Liège. Adam,L: Sybil et les Silhouettes (6-10 Mar)
III 10 : Lyon(Opera). Combier: Terre et cendres (10-21 Mar)
III 15 : Wellington. McLeod: Hōhepa (15-18 Mar)
III 21 : Birmingham UK(Opera). Dove: Life's a Dream (21-31 Mar)
III 23 : Antwerpen(Vlaamse). Jost: Rumor (23-31 Mar)
III 28 : London(OG). Rushton: Babur in London (28-30 Mar)
III 29 : Karlsruhe, ZKM. Molino: Three Mile Island (29 Mar)
IV 06 : Metz. Giraud: Caravaggio (6-8 Apr)
IV 13 : Köln. Vollmer: Border (13 Apr-18 Jun)
IV 14 : Gelsenkirchen. Corbett: Ubu (14-28 Apr)
IV 14 : Kiel. Meijering,Chiel: Kalif Storch (14 Apr-31 May)
IV 17 : Wien(NOW). Lehmann-Horn: Woyzeck 2.0 - Traumfalle (17-25 Apr)
IV 20 : Helsinki(Opera). Reinvere: Puhdistus (20 Apr-25 May)
IV 27 : Schwetzingen. Poppe: IQ. Eine Testbatterie (27-30 Apr)
IV 28 : Bremen(Theater). Eggert: All diese Tage (28 Apr-12 Jul)
V 03 : München(Biennale). Nemtsov: L'Absence (3-6 May)
V 05 : Innsbruck(LT). Kanyar: Shylock! (5 May-6 Jul)
V 05 : München(Biennale). Kim: Mama Dolorosa (5-8 May)
V 06 : Innsbruck(LT). Bramböck: Der dritte Polizist (6 May-6 Jul)
V 08 : Oldenburg. Kreppein: Die Versuchung des Heiligen Antonius (8 May-21 Jun)
V 16 : München(Biennale). Herrmann,A: Wasser (16-19 May)
V 16 : Melbourne(VO). Kerry: Midnight Son (16-23 May)
V 19 : Paris(Comique). Stroppa: Re Orso (19-22 May)
V 22 : Firenze(Maggio). Colasanti: La metamorfosi (22-25 May)
V 25 : Mannheim. Neuwirth: The Outcast (25 May-16 Jul)
V 25 : Metz. Kastel: Switch! (25-26 May)
V 31 : Los Angeles(Phil). Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary (31 May-3 Jun)
VI 01 : Chapel Hill. Hedges: A Shipwreck Opera (1-3 Jun)
VI 02 : Amsterdam(Fest). Bodurov: Lilith (2-3 Jun)
VI 04 : Stockholm(Royal). Eliasson: Karolinas sömn (4-9 Jun)
VI 07 : Philadelphia(CCOT). Ching,M: Slaying the Dragon (7-9 Jun)
VI 09 : Amsterdam(NO). Raaff: Waiting for Miss Monroe (9-16 Jun)
VI 13 : Ulm. Stäbler: Kassandra: Lieder der Fremde (13 Jun-5 Jul)
VI 14 : Dusseldorf. Schreier: Mörder Kaspar Brand (14 Jun-1 Jul)
VI 27 : Luxembourg. Hosokawa: The Raven (27 Jun)
VII 01 : Mannheim. Ronchetti: Neumond (1-4 Jul)
VII 05 : Oldenburg. Kampe: Anoia (5+ Jul)
VII 06 : Gut Immling. Auer: Der Brandner Kasper (6 Jul-9 Aug)
VII 06 : Savonlinna. Hakola: La Fenice (6-14 Jul)
VII 07 : Aix-en-Provence. Benjamin,G: Written on Skin (7-14 Jul)
VII 07 : Aix-en-Provence. Bruyère: Une situation Huey P Newton (7-17 Jul)
VII 12 : Siena. Zebeljan: Due teste e una ragazza (12 Jul)
VII 13 : Lima(GTN). Velarde: Akas Kas (13-24 Jul)
VII 18 : Bregenz(Fest). Glanert: Solaris (18-25 Jul)
VII 21 : Martina Franca. Taralli: Nûr (21-28 Jul)
VII 21 : Savonlinna. Fagerudd: Free Will (21 Jul)
VIII 29 : Edinburgh(Fest). Armstrong: The Lady from the Sea (29 Aug)
VIII 30 : Edinburgh(Fest). MacRae: Ghost Patrol (30 Aug)
VIII 30 : Edinburgh(Fest). Watkins,H: In the Locked Room (30 Aug)