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On this day ..
22 May
BIRTHS Richard Wagner (1813) Enric Morera (1865, 150 years) Alfred Kirchner (1937) DEATHS Hans Pfitzner (1949) PREMIERES L'italiana in Algeri (Rossini; 1813) Djamileh (Bizet; 1872) Der Prinz von Homburg (Henze; 1960)
23 May
PREMIERES Der Besuch der alten Dame (Einem; 1971)
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Openings
Glyndebourne. Donizetti: Poliuto (21 May-15 Jul).
Lubeck. Cimarosa: Der Operndirektor (21 May). Impresario in angustie: Opera buffa in zwei Akten
Braunschweig. Egk: Peer Gynt (22 May-13 Jun).
World premiere Charleston SC. Huang: Paradise Interrupted (22-31 May).
Lisboa(CCB). Myslivecek: Armida (22-23 May).
Madrid(Canal). Fernandez Guerra: Angelus Novus (22-31 May).
Piacenza(TM). Verdi: I due Foscari (22-24 May).
Valencia(Artes). Scarlatti: Narciso (22-31 May). Centre de perfeccionament Plácido Domingo
World premiere Warszawa(Wielki). Glowacka: Requiem for an Icon (22-24 May). Chamber opera; A portrait of Jackie Kennedy and her relationship to the paparazzo Ron Galella; Libretto: Krystian Lada; TERYTORIA (TERRITORIES). A series of meetings with contemporary music
World premiere Warszawa(Wielki). Kupczak: Voyager (22-24 May). Chamber Opera; Libretto: Michał Borczuch; TERYTORIA (TERRITORIES). A series of meetings with contemporary music
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Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Simon Boccanegra; David Pountney / WNO // 'Companies': Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt

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