Festivals 2014, by type 
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Festivals by country Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Festivals by typemajor festivals, themed festivals, baroque/early works, rarities/unusual works, contemporary works, large stage spectaculars, operetta
major festivals
Maggio Musicale 27 Apr-26 Jun (2015). 
Glyndebourne 18 May-25 Aug (2013). 
München 28 Jun-31 Jul. 
Santa Fe 28 Jun-24 Aug (2013). 
Aix-en-Provence 7 Jun-24 Jul. 
Glimmerglass 6 Jul-26 Aug (2013). 
Salzburg Festival 19 Jul-1 Sep (2013). 
Bayreuth Festspiele 25 Jul-27 Aug. 
themed festivals
Dessau (Weill) 21 Feb-9 Mar. 
London (Handel) 11 Mar-16 Apr (2013). 
La Coruna (Mozart) 8 May-26 Jun (2013). 
Göttingen (Handel) 29 May-10Jun. 
Halle (Handel) 6-16 Jun (2013). 
Garmisch (Strauss) 8-14 Jun (2013). 
Andechs (Orff) 9 Jun-28 Jul (2013). 
Miskolc (Bartok) 14-23 Jun (2013). 
Wildbad (Rossini) 10-27 Jul. 
Torre del Lago (Puccini) 12 Jul-24 Aug (2013). 
Pesaro (Rossini) 10-23 Aug (2013). 
Bucuresti (Enescu) 1-22 Sep (2013). 
baroque/early works
Drottningholm 25 May-14 Sep (2013). 
Boston Early Music 9-16 Jun (2013). 
Gotha 8-24 Aug. 
Vadstena 1 Jul-7 Aug (2013). 
Beaune 5-28 Jul (2013). 
Innsbruck 9 Jul-25 Aug (2013). 
Ambronay 13 Sep-6 Oct (2013). 
rarities/unusual works
Montpellier 13-26 Jul. 
Martina Franca 13 Jul-14 Aug (2013). 
Wexford 23 Oct-3 Nov (2013). 
contemporary works
Wiener Festwochen 10 May-16 Jun (2013). 
Holland Festival 1-26 Jun (2013). 
Operadhoy 5-29 Jun (2013). 
NY Lincoln Center 7-16 Jul. 
Strasbourg Musica 20 Sep-5 Oct (2013). 
Steirischer Herbst 20 Sep-13 Oct (2013). 
Oslo Ultima 5-14 Sep (2013). 
Huddersfield 15-2 Nov (2013). 
Open-air festivals – the big four
Every year, more than one and a half million people see a live performance at an open-air opera or operetta festival.
Verona
13800 seats, Arena
745,000
54 Performances: Verdi: Aida, Nabucco, Traviata, Trovatore, Rigoletto; Gounod: Faust; 3 concerts
Bregenz
7000 seats, Seebühne
(other)
215,000
32 Performances: Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
3x André Tchaikowsky: Der Kaufmann von Venedig; 2x Olga Neuwirth: American Lulu
Mörbisch
6000 seats, Seebühne
168,000
28 Performances: Millöcker: Der Bettelstudent
St Margarethen
4670 seats
107,000
23 Performances: Puccini: La bohème
large stage spectaculars
Verona 14 Jun-8 Sep (2013). 
Orange 11 Jul-5 Aug (2013). 
St Margarethen 23 Jun-25 Aug (2013). 
Bregenz 17 Jul-18 Aug (2013). 
Macerata 19 Jul-11 Aug (2013). 
Dalhalla 8-17 Aug (2013). 
operetta
Aix-les-Bains 6-21 Jul (2013). 
Mörbisch 11 Jul-24 Aug (2013). 
Bad Ischl 12 Jul-31 Aug. 
Lamalou les Bains 19 Jul-25 Aug (2013).