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Abraham, Paul (1892-1960)
Die Blume von Hawaii  (NP) 21 I-26 V; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus
Viktoria und ihr Husar  24 IX-18 X; Miskolc National Theatre  7-8 X; Bühnen der Stadt Gera  23 X-14 VI; Landestheater Altenburg
Adam, Adolphe (1803-1856)
Le Chalet  (concert) 16 IX; Opéra de Toulon
Le Toréador  6-7 IV; Opéra de Rennes
Adámek, Ondřej (*1979)
 ondrejadamek.com
Seven Stones  18 X; Janáček Brno International Festival
Adamo, Mark (*1962)
 markadamo.com
Little Women  11-12 III; Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre  31 III-8 IV; Houston, Opera in the Heights
Adams, John (*1947)
 www.earbox.com
Nixon in China  (NP) 1 X-5 XI; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera  20-28 I; Houston Grand Opera  (concert) 11 II; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  3-5 III; Los Angeles, LA Phil
The Gospel According to the Other Mary  26 III-14 V; Oper der Stadt Bonn
Ada, Selman (*1953)
Another World  11-16 XI; Istanbul State Opera and Ballet
Adès, Thomas (*1971)
 Faber Music
The Exterminating Angel  (NP) 24 IV-8 V; London, Royal Opera
Adomaitis, Marijus (*1983)
 www.tenwallslive.com
E-Carmen After Bizet's Carmen  (NP) 17 IX; Vilnius City Opera
Adwan, Moneim (*1970)
 www.moneimadwan.com
Kalîla wa Dimna The Lion King is turned against his faithful counsellor the Bull by the lies of the Jackal  11-14 XII; Opéra de Lille
Aints, Tauno (*1975)
 www.taunoaints.com
Rehepapp  9 II-1 IV; Tartu, Theatre Vanemuine
Alfano, Franco (1875-1954)
 Ricordi
Cyrano de Bergerac  25-26 IV; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera  2-13 V; New York, The Metropolitan Opera
Sakùntala  (NP) 16-24 XI; Catania, Teatro Massimo Bellini
Arnecke, Jörn (*1973)
 www.arnecke.de
Ronja Raubertochter  18 VI-9 VII; Oper der Stadt Bonn
Arrieta, Pascual Emilio (1823-1894)
Marina  15-24 VI; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Atanasov, Georgi (1882-1931)
Borislav  2 III; Sofia Opera and Ballet
Atterberg, Kurt (1887-1974)
Aladdin  (NP) 11 III-14 V; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Auerbach, Lera (*1973)
 www.leraauerbach.com
The Blind A cappella opera for 12 singers, 55'  3-11 VI; Arlington, UrbanArias
Auzet, Roland (*1964)
HIP 127 Contemporary choreographed juggling, with soprano  (WP) 4-5 X; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges
Ayres, Richard (*1965)
 www.richardayres.com
Peter Pan  (NP) 6 XI-20 II; Komische Oper Berlin
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Bauernkantate  24 II-15 VI 2016; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Kaffee-Kantate  9 II-20 VI 2016; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Matthäus-Passion  (NP) 19 V; Staatstheater Nürnberg
Banevich, Sergey (*1941)
The Story of Kai and Gerda  28 XII-4 I; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre
Bao, San (*1968)
Gengis Khan  (WP) 22-28 XII; Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Vanessa  (NP) 27 X-5 XI; Wexford Festival Opera  31 III-2 IV; Toledo Opera  (NP) 3-16 VI; Stadttheater Bremerhaven
Barry, Gerald (*1952)
 OUP
Alice's Adventures Under Ground  (WP) 22 XI; Los Angeles, LA Phil
Bates, Mason (*1977)
 www.masonbates.com/
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs examines the people and experiences that shaped one of the most influential figures of our time  (WP) 22 VII-25 VIII; Santa Fe Opera
Battistelli, Giorgio (*1953)
 Ricordi
Il medico dei pazzi Cicillo pretends to be running a clinic to get money from his grandfather. When his grandfather comes to visit, Cicillo needs to create an asylum .. and quickly  15-23 X; Venezia, La Fenice
Lot Battistelli's first opera on a biblical theme looks at the conflict between Lot's humanity and his obedience to God  (WP) 1 IV-28 V; Staatsoper Hannover
Prova d'Orchestra  (NP) 20 V-7 VII; Theater Münster
Beck, Jeremy Howard
 www.jeremyhowardbeck.com
The Long Walk A soldier returning from the war in Iraq struggles to reintegrate  31 III-1 IV; Salt Lake City, Utah Opera
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Leonore  9-11 X; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky  5 III; Washington Concert Opera
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)
Adelson e Salvini  (NP) 11-13 XI; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi
Bell, Iain (*1980)
 www.iainbellmusic.com
A Christmas Carol  2-4 XII; Fondazione Haydn di Bolzano e Trento
Benatzky, Ralph (1884-1957)
Axel an der Himmelstür  (NP) 15 IX-5 I; Volksoper Wien
Berg, Alban (1885-1935)
Lulu  9-19 XI; London, English National Opera (ENO)  (NP) 21 I; Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar  (NP) 9 II-30 IV; Theater Ulm  (NP) 12-24 II; Staatsoper Hamburg  (NP) 13 V-13 VII; Flensburg, Schleswig-Holsteinische Landestheater  (NP) 19-30 V; Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)
Béatrice et Bénédict  (NP) 30 IX-11 X; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole  28-30 X; Eugene Opera
Benvenuto Cellini  18 IX-3 X; Oper Köln  12 XI-7 I; Staatstheater Nürnberg
Roméo et Juliette  2-6 IX; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990)
Trouble in Tahiti  3-4 IX; Avenel, Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival
Wonderful Town  2-4 XII; Los Angeles, LA Opera  22 XII-8 VI; Staatsoperette Dresden
Betta, Marco (*1964)
 www.marcobetta.it
Notte per me luminosa  (NP) 2-4 XII; Modena, Teatro Comunale  11-12 XII; Savona, Opera Giocosa
Blanchard, Terence (*1962)
 www.terenceblanchard.com
Champion The story of Emile Griffith, the closeted gay welterweight boxer whose knockout of a homophobic rival led to unexpected tragedy  4-18 III; Washington National Opera
Blomdahl, Karl-Birger (1916-1968)
Aniara Opera in 2 acts, subtitled 'a revue/review about Man in Time and Space'  (NP) 6 V-7 VI; Malmo, Malmö Opera
Boesmans, Philippe (*1936)
 Ricordi
Julie  (NP) 4 XI-17 XII; Theater Magdeburg
Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne  25 III-20 VI; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
Bohmler, Craig (*1956)
 www.craigbohmler.com/dex2.htm
Riders of the Purple Sage Arizona Opera's first world premiere is based on a bestselling Wild West novel by Zane Grey  (WP) 25-26 II; Phoenix, Arizona Opera
Boismortier, Joseph Bodin de (1689-1755)
Don Quichotte chez la Duchesse  14-16 X; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial  (concert) 22 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino  (concert) 25 X; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes
Bolcom, William (*1938)
 www.williambolcom.com/
Dinner at Eight A socialite puts together a society dinner but her guests have tangled financial and romantic problems  (WP) 11-19 III; Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Billy Budd  (NP) 18-29 X; Leeds, Opera North  (NP) 25 XI-1 XII; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre  (NP) 31 I-28 II; Teatro Real de Madrid  24 V-2 VI; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Curlew River  (concert) 4 III; Teatro Real de Madrid
Death in Venice  (NP) 19 III-28 IV; Deutsche Oper Berlin  (NP) 7 V-19 VII; Staatstheater Stuttgart
Noye's Fludde  18 XI; Sassari, Ente Concerti Marialisa de Carolis
Paul Bunyan  (NP) 9-22 X; Oper Frankfurt
The Prodigal Son  2 X; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
War Requiem  10 IX-3 X; Oslo, Norwegian National Opera & Ballet  (NP) 10 IX-3 X; Oslo, Ultima Contemporary Music Festival
Bröder, Alois (*1961)
 www.alois-broeder.de
Unverhofftes Wiedersehen  (WP) 24 VI-16 VII; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg
Bronner, Mikhail (*1952)
 www.bronner.ru
Edible Fairytales  14 V-15 X 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Busoni, Ferruccio (1866-1924)
Doktor Faust  (NP) 19 III-7 V; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper  (NP) 15 IV-9 VI; Hildesheim, Theater für Niedersachsen
Caldara, Antonio (1670?-1736)
L'asilo d'amore Festa teatrale per musicaA festa teatrale from 1732, staged for the first time in the building it was written for; Modern stage premiere;  16-18 IX; Český Krumlov, Festival of Baroque Arts
Casale, Emanuele (*1974)
 emanuelecasale.com
Conversazioni con Chomsky 2.0  (NP) 20-21 X; Bologna, Teatro Comunale
Casals, Pablo (1876-1973)
El Pessebre  19 XII; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Catalani, Alfredo (1854-1893)
La Wally  (NP) 17 XII-11 III; Passau, Landestheater Niederbayern  (NP) 17-19 II; Teatri di Piacenza - Teatro Municipale  (NP) 24-26 II; Modena, Teatro Comunale  (NP) 3-5 III; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli  25 III-17 V; Volksoper Wien
Loreley  23 VI; St Gallen, St Galler Festspiele  23 VI-7 VII; St Gallen, Museumstrasse 1/24
Catán, Daniel (1949-2011)
Florencia en el Amazonas  14-22 X; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera
La hija de Rappaccini  20-21 V; Opera Piccola San Antonio
Catán, Daniel (1949-2011)
La hija de Rappaccini  10-12 III; Opera Naples
Cavalieri, Emilio de' (c1550-1602)
Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo  16 IV-23 X 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Eliogabalo  (NP) 16 IX-15 X; Opéra National de Paris
Giasone  (NP) 25 I-7 II; Grand Théâtre de Genève
La Calisto  14 X; London, English Touring Opera  31 X; Baltimore, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University  (NP) 26 IV-4 V; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Chailly, Luciano (1920-2002)
L'aumento Dino Buzzati  (NP) 25-27 V; Venezia, La Fenice
Charody, Chloé (*1984)
 https://composerchloecharody.com
Morning Blossoms Asuka searches for her daughter after the 2011 Japan tsunami strikes a school  (WP) 11-12 X; Groningen, Stadsschouwburg
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643-1704)
Actéon  (concert) 1 X; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Les plaisirs de Versailles  27 XI; Boston Early Music Festival
Médée  (NP) 22 I-18 II; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich  22-29 IV; Toronto, Opera Atelier  19-21 V; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Chenchen, Liu
A Dream of Fragrancy The relationship between the author of the Peony Pavilion and a quick-witted Portuguese lady of Macao  (WP) 14-16 X; Festival Internacional de Música de Macau
Chernyshkov, Alexander (*1983)
Trascrizione di un errore Meta-opera about the writing and staging of this opera  (WP) 9 X; La Biennale di Venezia
Ching, Michael (*1958?)
Speed Dating Tonight! Comic opera in 1 act (2013);  12-13 II; Bonita Springs, Gulfshore Opera
Christiné, Henri (1867-1941)
Dédé  26-27 XI; Opéra Municipal de Marseille  (NP) 27-28 XII; Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Chukhadjian, Tigran (1837-1898)
Arshak II  4 X; Yerevan, Spendiarian Opera and Ballet Theatre
Cilea, Francesco (1866-1950)
Gina  (NP) 10-23 II; Venezia, La Fenice
Cimarosa, Domenico (1749-1801)
Chi dell'altrui si veste presto si spoglia Commedia per musica in 2 acts  1-2 VII; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Cipullo, Tom (*1960)
Glory Denied  10-13 XI; Pensacola Opera  11-13 XI; Nashville Opera  (NP) 10-18 II; Anchorage Opera
Ciurlo, Francesco (*1987)
Troposfera Favola famigliare. Isa, for no particular reason, starts to lose weight and float in the air.  (WP) 9 X; La Biennale di Venezia
Copeland, Stewart (*1952)
 www.stewartcopeland.net
The Invention of Morel  18-26 II; Chicago Opera Theater
Cornelius, Peter (1824-1874)
Der Barbier von Bagdad  (NP) 27 I-25 V; Theater Plauen-Zwickau  (NP) 28 I-25 VI; Stadttheater Giessen  (concert) 10-17 VI; Wuppertaler Bühnen
Cruz, Violeta (*1986)
 violetacruz.com/
La Princesse légère  (WP) 3 III; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial
Cui, Cesar Antonovich (1835-1918)
Puss in Boots  25 XI-25 I; Staatsoper Hannover  (NP) 26 XI-24 XII; Theater Plauen-Zwickau
Czernowin, Chaya (*1957)
 Schott Music
Adama  (NP) 16 VI-1 VII; Theater Freiburg
Infinite Now  (WP) 18-23 IV; Antwerpen, Opera Vlaanderen  26 V-18 VI; Nationaltheater Mannheim
D'Adamo, Daniel (*1966)
 www.danieldadamo.com
Kamchatka The story of 10-year-old Harry and his family as they hide away during Argentina's 1976 coup d'etat  (WP) 10-15 XI; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Dalbavie, Marc-André (*1961)
Charlotte Salomon  14 I; Theater Bielefeld
Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904-1975)
Il prigioniero  23-26 X; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón  (NP) 25 III; Oper Graz
Volo di notte  23-26 X; Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón
Dargomizhsky, Alexander Sergeyevich (1813-1869)
Rusalka  30 X-19 XI; Nizhni Novgorod, Pushkin State Opera
The Stone Guest  25 X-29 I; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre
David, Félicien (1810-1876)
Herculanum  (NP) 26 X-4 XI; Wexford Festival Opera
Davies, Peter Maxwell (*1934)
The Medium  (NP) 12 V-2 VII; Hamburger Kammeroper
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'Enfant prodigue  (concert) 5 II; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
La Damoiselle élue Poème lyrique  (NP) 11 VI-1 VII; Oper Frankfurt
Defoort, Kris (*1959)
 www.krisdefoort.com
Daral Shaga  11-15 I; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Denisov, Edison (1929-1996)
L'Écume des jours  14-26 VII; Staatstheater Stuttgart
Dennehy, Donnacha (*1970)
 www.donnachadennehy.com
The Last Hotel  10-11 I; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville
Dessca, Yves (*1949)
The Count of Monte Cristo  1 X; State Opera Varna
Di Cecca, Caterina (*1984)
Funeral Play 20-year-old Aika doesn't want to miss her own funeral, so she organises one to enjoy the occasion. Based on a true story.  (WP) 16 X; La Biennale di Venezia
DiChiera, David (*1935)
Cyrano  13-21 V; Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre
Dienz, Christof (*1968)
 www.dienz.at
Soma  25-30 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater
Doderer, Johanna (*1969)
 www.doderer.at
Liliom The carousel barker Liliom dies during a robbery to provide money to his pregnant partner. Sixteen years later he is allowed to return to Earth for a single day to do a good deed for his daughter  (WP) 4-19 XI; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
Dohnányi, Erno
A Tenor Comic opera in 3 acts  25-27 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
I pazzi per progetto  17-24 IX; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Il campanello di notte  17-24 IX; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  27 X-5 XI; Wexford Festival Opera
Lucrezia Borgia  17 IX; Malmo, Malmö Opera  22-31 X; Bilbao, Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Ópera  (NP) 26 III-8 IV; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Maria de Rudenz  (NP) 28 X-6 XI; Wexford Festival Opera
Olivo e Pasquale  (NP) 26 X-26 XI; Bergamo, Donizetti Opera
Pietro il Grande  14 X-24 XI; St Petersburg Chamber Opera
Rosmonda d'Inghilterra  (concert) 9-15 X; Opera di Firenze  (NP) 23-27 XI; Bergamo, Donizetti Opera
Dorman, Avner (*1975)
 www.avnerdormanmusic.com
Wahnfried  (WP) 28 I-12 V; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater
Dove, Jonathan (*1959)
 www.jonathandove.com
Flight  10-12 II; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle  (NP) 21-23 IV; Opera Omaha
Dukas, Paul (1865-1935)
Ariane et Barbe-bleue  (concert) 25-27 XI; Theater Basel
Dusík, Gejza (1907-1988)
Hrnčiarsky bál  6-8 IX; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica
Dvořák,A, Antonin (1841-1904)
Čert a Káča  10 IX-29 X; Praha, National Theatre Prague  (NP) 10 XII-14 VI; National Theatre Brno
Jakobín  22 XI-26 V; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Dvořák,A, Antonin (1841-1904)
Dimitrij  (concert) 16 IX; Boston, Odyssey Opera
Eggert, Moritz (*1965)
 www.moritzeggert.de/
Freax  (NP) 21 I-5 VII; Theater Regensburg
Egk, Werner (1901-1983)
 Schott Music
Peer Gynt  (NP) 17 II-1 III; Theater an der Wien
Eichberg, Søren Nils (*1973)
 eichberg.net
Glare  (NP) 11 III-19 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz
Eiríksdóttir, Karólína (*1951)
 www.kontra.org
Magnus Maria  3 XII; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera
Eötvös, Peter (*1944)
 www.eotvospeter.com
Angels in America Opera in two parts, 140' (Paris Châtelet, 2004); An account of AIDS in the Reagan years; Libretto: Mari Mezei, after the play by Tony Kushner  10-16 VI; New York City Opera
Der goldene Drache The fate of an illegally working cook at the Golden Dragon restaurant is set against the fable of the industrious ant and the lazy grasshopper  3-10 XII; Oper Frankfurt
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  (NP) 25 I-27 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Senza sangue Opera in one act for two singers and orchestra  (NP) 6-30 XI; Staatsoper Hamburg  (concert) 1-3 XII; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893)
Bánk bán  (NP) 6-30 X; Szeged National Theatre  2-13 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  (NP) 16 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Hunyadi László  10-19 III; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Esenvalds, Eriks (*1977)
 www.eriksesenvalds.com
The Immured  13 X-6 V; Riga, Latvian National Opera
Essyad, Ahmed (*1938)
Mririda Can the words of the Berber poetess Mririda restrain the perpetual warfare in her valley?  (WP) 24-25 IX; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Estacio, John (*1966)
 www.johnestacio.com
Filumena  4-10 II; Calgary Opera
Evers, Leonard (*1985)
 leonardevers.nl
Gold!  (NP) 17 IX-16 III; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich  8 X-26 II; Landestheater Linz  (NP) 12 XI-11 XII; Bühnen der Stadt Gera  27 XI-28 III; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus  (NP) 26 II; Theater Vorpommern (Greifswald/ Stralsund/ Putbus)  (NP) 11 III; Landestheater Altenburg  21-30 III; Theater Hagen
Fairouz, Mohammed (*1985)
 www.mohammedfairouz.com
The Dictator's Wife The wife of a once-powerful dictator bemoans her fate while her husband cowers in the bathroom as the country collapses.  (WP) 13-15 I; Washington National Opera
The New Prince Niccolò Machiavelli finds himself in 2032, asked to update his book The Prince for its 500th aniversary. 'A blood-curdling revue about power'  (WP) 24-31 III; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Fall, Leo (1873-1925)
Der fidele Bauer  27 I-11 II; Heist-op-den-Berg, Vlaams Muziek Theater // 11 III; Sint-Pieters-Woluwe // 12 III; Leuven // 19 III; Wetteren // 25 III; Maaseik // 31 III; Knokke-Heist // 1 IV; Alsemberg // 7 IV; Scherpenheuvel // 11 IV; Hasselt // 17-18 WildMsgNo!; Antwerpen // 21 IV; Bornem // 29 IV; Bilzen
Falvetti, Michelangelo (1642-1692)
Nabucco  (concert) 29 IV; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw  (concert) 3 V; Opéra de Dijon
Farkas, Ferenc (1905-2000)
 www.ferencfarkas.org
The Magic Cupboard A fairy-tale rescue opera set in the Orient  (NP) 12-14 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Pénélope  (concert) 25-28 II; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Feckler, Heribert
Die Märchenwelt zur Kur bestellt  8 III-17 IV; Aalto-Musiktheater Essen
Fennessy, David (*1976)
Sweat of the Sun  (WP) 2-7 VI; Osnabruck, Stadttheater Osnabrück
Feo, Francesco (1691-1761)
Rosicca e Morano Intermezzo  (NP) 16-18 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
Fibich, Zdenek (1850-1910)
Der Sturm  1 XII; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
Flaherty, Stephen (*1960)
 www.ahrensandflaherty.com
Ragtime  (NP) 28 I-29 VI; Staatstheater Kassel
Flotow, Friedrich (1812-1883)
Martha  (NP) 16 X-25 XI; Oper Frankfurt  (NP) 29 X-29 VI; Theater Regensburg  23 XI; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Floyd, Carlisle (*1926)
Of Mice and Men  28-30 IV; Modesto, Townsend Opera Players
Susannah A musical drama in two acts, 105' (1956); An innocent woman is victimised by a narrow Evangelical community in rural Tennessee  28-30 IV; Opera Roanoke
Foroni, Jacopo (1825-1858)
Christina Regina di Svezia  18 VIII-1 XII 2016; Oldenburgisches Staatstheater
Forte, Nana (*1981)
Paradies oder nach Eden Adam and Eve return to the Garden of Eden, but human desires, fears and conflicts resurface, and they realise that there is no way back to Paradise  (WP) 22 IX-15 XI; Bregenz, Vorarlberger Landestheater
Fox, Malcolm (1946-1997)
Sid, the serpent who wanted to sing  28 X-21 XI; Wroclaw, Opera Wrocławska
Francesconi, Luca (*1956)
 Ricordi
Quartett  22 II-3 III; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu  25-27 IV; Opéra de Rouen Normandie  5-7 V; Trento
Trompe-la-mort The misadventures of Balzac's Jacques Collin, nicknamed Trompe-la-Mort from his ability to repeatedly escape the death penalty. Opera in 2 acts, 120'  (WP) 16 III-5 IV; Opéra National de Paris
Frid, Grigory Samuilovich (1915-2012)
The Diary of Anne Frank  15 X-9 IX 2015; Theater Magdeburg  25 IX-15 II; Landestheater Eisenach  (NP) 28 X-11 II; Theater Plauen-Zwickau  6 XI-8 XII; Theater Regensburg  (NP) 9 II-20 V; Theater Plauen-Zwickau  17 II-12 V; Meiningen, Meininger Theater  (NP) 5 III-29 VI; Theater Aachen
Friml, Rudolf (1879-1972)
Rose-Marie  10 X; Moravian Theatre Olomouc
García,M, Manuel (1775-1832)
Le cinesi  13-18 X; Opera di Firenze  9-16 I; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Un avvertimento ai gelosi  27 XI; Sevilla, Teatro de la Maestranza
García-Tomás, Raquel (*1984)
 www.raquelgarciatomas.com
disPLACE The story of the gentrification of Barcelona told from two different angles by two different composers  16-19 II; Teatro Real de Madrid  17-19 II; Madrid, Teatros del Canal
Gaveaux, Pierre (1761-1825)
Léonore  (NP) 19 II; Washington, Opera Lafayette
Gervais, Aaron (*1980)
 https://aarongervais.com
Oksana G  (WP) 24-30 V; Toronto, Tapestry Opera
Ginastera, Alberto (1916-1983)
Bomarzo  (NP) 24 IV-7 V; Teatro Real de Madrid
Ginoux, Lionel (*1978)
 lionelginoux.com
Vanda A woman fleeing war in the Balkans recounts her life and fight for survival one last time to her child before abandoning him  (WP) 6 XI; Opéra de Reims
Giordano, Umberto (1876-1948)
Fedora  (NP) 10 XII-18 I; Stockholm, Royal Swedish Opera
Siberia  11-13 V; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Glass, Philip (*1937)
 www.philipglass.com
Akhnaten  5-27 XI; Los Angeles, LA Opera
Einstein on the Beach  (NP) 23 IV-4 VI; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus
Les Enfants Terribles  26-28 V; San Francisco, Opera Parallèle
Satyagraha  14 IX-30 X; Stockholm, Folkoperan  2 X; Ekaterinburg Opera  (NP) 28 IV-18 VI; Theater Basel
The Fall of the House of Usher  (NP) 10 III-12 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz
The Perfect American  12-18 III; Long Beach Opera  22-30 IV; Chicago Opera Theater
The Trial  24 I-28 VI; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)
A Life for the Tsar  1 X; Saratov Opera and Ballet  8 X; Chelyabinsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Glinka  25 X-11 V; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Glover, John
 www.johnmakesnoise.com
Lucy Psychotherapist Maurice Temerlin looks back on his attempt to raise a chimpanzee as his human daughter  1-8 IV; Arlington, UrbanArias
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787)
Alceste  3 III; Ferrara, Teatro Comunale  (NP) 2-16 V; Opéra de Lyon
Armide  (NP) 16-29 X; Wiener Staatsoper  6 XI; Opéra National de Bordeaux  (NP) 14 I; Staatstheater Mainz
Ezio  9-28 XII; Oper Frankfurt
Gnecchi, Vittorio (1876-1954)
Cassandra  (concert) 8 X; New York, Teatro Grattacielo
Goldmark, Karl (1830-1915)
Die Königin von Saba  18-20 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Gomes, Carlos (1836-1896)
Fosca  (NP) 7-18 XII; Theatro Municipal de São Paulo
Lo schiavo  21-29 X; Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
Gounod, Charles-Francois (1818-1893)
Cinq-Mars  (NP) 20 V-11 VI; Oper Leipzig
Granados, Enrique (1867-1916)
Goyescas  25-27 XI; Amics de l'Opera de Sabadell
Grétry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (1741-1813)
Zémire et Azor  17-26 III; Milwaukee, Skylight Music Theatre
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt  (concert) 19-26 XI; Oper Graz  (NP) 9-11 V; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges
Gruber, H K (*1943)
 www.boosey.com/Gruber
Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald  (NP) 24 VI-15 VII; Theater Hagen
Haas, Georg Friedrich (*1953)
Morgen und Abend  (NP) 3 II-10 IV; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Hadjiev, Parashkev (1912-1992)
Maria Desislava  9 XII; Ruse, State Opera Rousse
Hahn, Reynaldo (1874-1947)
Le marchand de Venise  28 IV; Theater Bielefeld
Halévy, Fromental (1799-1862)
La Reine de Chypre Grand opera in 5 acts. The Venetian intrigues with the Cornaro family in Cyprus  (concert) 7 VI; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Alexander's Feast  7 I-9 II; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Almira  (NP) 25-20 V 2014; Staatsoper Hamburg
Arminio  24 II-1 III; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater
Hercules  (NP) 9 XII-15 III; Nationaltheater Mannheim  (NP) 15 I-10 III; Theater Erfurt
Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno  13-26 XI; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater  12-21 I; Opéra de Lille  3-5 II; Théâtre de Caen
Jephtha  (NP) 9-27 XI; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera  (NP) 24 II-17 VI; Landestheater Detmold  28 V; Händel-Festspiele Halle
Oreste  8-19 XI; London, Royal Opera  (NP) 6 III-7 IV; Theater an der Wien
Partenope  15-24 III; London, English National Opera (ENO)
Riccardo Primo  21-29 I; Pittsburgh Opera
Rodelinda  13-19 XII; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre  (concert) 17 I; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 23 I; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  3-11 II; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera  24 III-5 IV; Teatro Real de Madrid
Semele  (NP) 17-28 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater  (concert) 5-7 V; Boston, Handel and Haydn Society
Sosarme  27 XI; Oper Halle
Tamerlano  (concert) 17 IX; Festival d'Ambronay
Theodora  30 XI-6 XII; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera  (concert) 18 II; Karlsruhe, Badisches Staatstheater
Hanzlík, Tomáš (*1972)
La Dafne  24 X-23 IV; National Theatre Brno
Harbison, John (*1938)
The Great Gatsby  29 V-1 VI; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Harneit, Johannes (*1963)
Alice im Wunderland  (NP) 5 III-14 VI; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Hartmann, Karl Amadeus (1905-1963)
 Schott Music
Simplicius Simplicissimus  (NP) 11-19 XI; London, uk.Independent Opera at Sadler's Wells  (NP) 28 I-12 III; Theater Bremen  (NP) 2 VI; Theater Augsburg
Hasse, Johann Adolf (1699-1783)
Demetrio  (concert) 21 IX; London, Cadogan Hall
Piramo e Tisbe  (concert) 28 II; Theater an der Wien  (concert) 15 VI; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Siroé  9-11 XI; Opéra de Lausanne
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Il mondo della luna  2-3 XI; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky  4 XI-8 IV; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  (NP) 14 I-5 VI; Theater Plauen-Zwickau  (NP) 4-14 III; Landestheater Linz
L'isola disabitata  (concert) 5 II; Toronto, Opera In Concert  18-26 III; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
La canterina  (concert) 8 IX; Haydn Festival Eisenstadt
Orlando paladino  (NP) 29 XII-15 I; Opéra de Fribourg  17-19 II; Opéra de Lausanne  16 V-3 VI; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich
Philemon und Baucis  8-15 I; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Hearne, Ted (*1982)
 tedhearne.com
The Source  19-23 X; Los Angeles, LA Opera  24 II-3 III; San Francisco Opera
Hefti, David Philip (*1975)
 www.hefti.net
Annas Maske  (WP) 6 V-3 VI; St Gallen, Museumstrasse 1/24
Heggie, Jake (*1961)
 www.jakeheggie.com
Dead Man Walking  (NP) 24 I-18 III; København, Royal Danish Opera  (NP) 25 II-11 III; Washington National Opera  4-12 III; Lyric Opera of Kansas City  17-19 III; Pensacola Opera  (NP) 29 IV-7 V; Vancouver Opera
It's a Wonderful Life A suicidal George Bailey wishes that he had never been born, and his guardian angel shows him how many people would be affected as a consequence. 'No man is a failure who has friends'  (WP) 2-17 XII; Houston Grand Opera
Moby-Dick  4-20 XI; The Dallas Opera
Three Decembers  20-22 I; Birmingham AL, Opera Birmingham  24 III-1 IV; Honolulu, Hawaii Opera Theatre  1-8 IV; Opera Memphis
To Hell and Back  4 IX; Tahbilk, Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival
Henze, Hans Werner (1926-2012)
Das Wundertheater  19 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino  20 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Elegy for Young Lovers  (NP) 29 IV-5 V; Landestheater Detmold  (NP) 2-11 V; Theater an der Wien
The English Cat  (NP) 26 XI-3 II; Staatsoper Hannover
Hervé, (1825-1892)
Les chevaliers de la Table Ronde Opéra bouffe en 3 actes  4-5 II; Besancon, Les 2 Scènes  17-19 II; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges
Mam'zelle Nitouche  21 IX-6 X; Divadlo F X Šaldy Liberec
Hidalgo, Juan
Celos aun del aire matan  10 IV-15 X 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Hilliard, Peter
 www.hilliardandboresi.com
Blue Viola Blue Viola follows the journey of a priceless viola from its original owner to a junk dealer, who sees it as a lost treasure in need of rescue. But his girlfriend, Anita, has other plans.  7-8 IV; Opera Memphis
Hindemith, Paul (1895-1963)
 Schott Music
Cardillac  22-24 III; Tallinn, Estonian National Opera  (NP) 27 V-6 VII; Theater Pforzheim
Die Harmonie der Welt  (NP) 10 V-17 VI; Landestheater Linz
Mathis der Maler  (NP) 18 III; Staatstheater Mainz
Sancta Susanna  19-20 XI; Teatro di Pisa  30 XI-23 XII; Opéra National de Paris
Honegger, Arthur (1892-1955)
 arthur-honegger.com
Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher Dramatic oratorio, 70'. The life and trial of Joan of Arc, told in flashback from her final minutes on the stake  4 IX-23 XI; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre  (NP) 21 I-3 II; Opéra de Lyon  (NP) 11 VI-1 VII; Oper Frankfurt
Hosokawa, Toshio (*1955)
 Schott Music
Matsukaze  6-9 IV; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie  21-23 IV; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
The Raven  (NP) 3-5 III; Teatro Comunale Bolzano  13 V-28 VI; Landestheater Coburg  (NP) 18 VI-6 VII; Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
Humperdinck, Engelbert (1854-1921)
Königskinder  6-30 XI; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Husmann, Mathias (*1948)
 www.mathiashusmann.de/
Verdi und die Dame mit Noten  2-25 IX; Hamburger Kammeroper
Huszka, Jenő (1875-1960)
Lili bárónő  25 X-12 XII; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Ivanovič, Marko (*1976)
 www.mivanovic.com
Čarokraj  7-15 I; National Theatre Brno
Jacobi, Viktor (1883-1921)
Sybill  1 X-21 XII; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Janáček, Leos (1854-1928)
From the House of the Dead  6 XII-18 I; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Glagolitic Mass  26-28 V; Los Angeles, LA Phil
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Jane Eyre Opera in 2 Acts. World premiere concert performance; Libretto: Kenneth Birkin, after the novel by Charlotte Bronte;  (concert) 25 X; Birmingham, English Symphony Orchestra
Kálmán, Charles (*1929)
Die Faschingsfee  (NP) 16-28 II; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
Die Herzogin von Chicago  (NP) 12 XI-27 II; Theater der Stadt Koblenz
Marinka Romantic musical in 2 acts, after the Mayerling affair  16-30 XII; Komische Oper Berlin
Kamalova, Zulya
 zulya.com
Snow White An adult retelling of the Grimm fairy-tale that crosses from opera to rock  (WP) 7-24 IX; Brisbane, Opera Queensland
Kaminsky, Laura (*1956)
 www.laurakaminsky.com
As One  (NP) 26-28 I; Denver, Opera Colorado  18-26 II; Pittsburgh Opera  13-22 III; Long Beach Opera
Karousos, Panagiotis
 karousos.weebly.com
Prometheus  8 I; Sofia Opera and Ballet
Kašlík, Václav (1917-1989)
Krakatit  (NP) 20 IV-15 VI; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Kats-Chernin, Elena (*1957)
 MySpace
Schneewittchen und die 77 Zwerge  9 II-27 V; Komische Oper Berlin
Klemmstein, Eberhard (*1941)
 eberhard-klemmstein.de
Die wilden Schwäne  (WP) 6-8 III; Fuerth, Stadttheater Fürth
Klinichev, Leonid
The Cossacks  (concert) 17 XI; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Knapik, Eugeniusz (*1951)
Moby Dick  7-9 V; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Knussen, Oliver (*1952)
 Faber Music
Where the Wild Things Are  8-16 X; São Paulo, Theatro São Pedro  (NP) 2 III-5 VII; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Kobekin, Vladimir Alexandrovich (*1947)
Strider  16 X; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
Kodály, Zoltan (1882-1967)
Háry János  3-11 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Székely Fonó  (NP) 29 IX-3 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Kollo, Willi (1904-1988)
Wie einst im Mai  9 X-25 XII; Staatstheater Cottbus
Kolmanovsky, Eduard (1923-1994)
Snow White  (NP) 4-22 X 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (1897-1957)
Das Wunder der Heliane  (concert) 28 I-5 II; Volksoper Wien  (concert) 22-25 VII; Theater Freiburg
Der Ring des Polykrates  (NP) 28 V-10 VII; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Die stumme Serenade  (NP) 25 II-26 IV; Landestheater Coburg
Krenek, Ernst (1900-1991)
Das Geheime Konigreich  (NP) 30 IV-21 V; Oper Frankfurt
Der Diktator  (NP) 30 IV-21 V; Oper Frankfurt
Pallas Athene weint  25-29 X; Neue Oper Wien
Schwergewicht  (NP) 30 IV-21 V; Oper Frankfurt
Kulygin, Alexander (*1943)
Cat's House  20 IX-23 X 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Teremok Four animal friends lead a peaceful, happy life in their little house in the meadow until three unfriendly animals decide to break in.  1-30 X 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Künneke, Eduard (1885-1953)
Der Vetter aus Dingsda  (NP) 8-28 X; Theater Vorpommern (Greifswald/ Stralsund/ Putbus)  (NP) 5 XI-22 I; Theater Hof
Lady Hamilton  (NP) 27 I-4 VI; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau
Kutavičius, Bronius (*1932)
Jeruzalės vartai  (NP) 19-28 V; Salzburg, Landestheater
Von Wasser und Steinen  1 VI; Salzburg, Landestheater
Lampe, John Frederick (1702?-1751)
Pyramus and Thisbe  5 XII-11 IX 2015; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Lang, David (*1957)
 davidlangmusic.com
The Difficulty of Crossing a Field  28-30 VII; Portland OR, Portland Opera
Langer, Elena (*1974)
Figaro Gets a Divorce  17-26 II; Teatr Wielki Poznan
Lange, Marius Felix (*1968)
Die Schneekönigin  16 X-10 XI; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Schneewittchen  14-16 XII; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin
Lavandier, Arthur (*1987)
 www.arthurlavandier.com
Le Premier Meurtre Trois histoires : celle qu’on raconte le plus honnêtement possible, celle qu’on voudrait avoir vécue et celle que tous finissent par connaître.  (WP) 6-9 XI; Opéra de Lille
Lebič, Lojze (*1934)
Fauvel  22 IX-13 XI; Theater Basel
Lehár, Franz (1870-1948)
Paganini  25 XI; Rostov State Opera
Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste (1751-1796)
Phèdre  27-28 IV; Théâtre de Caen
Lendvay, Kamilló (*1928)
 www.kamillolendvay.hu
La Putain respectueuse Opera in 1 act  (WP) 3 III-1 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Leoncavallo, Ruggero (1857-1919)
Pagliacci  26-12 X 2012; Opera Nationala Romana Timisoara
Lim, Jun-hee (*1959)
Soul Mate A couple in an arranged marriage swap places with their servants to preview their proposed partners  22-23 X; Seoul, Korea National Opera
Little, David T (*1978)
 davidtlittle.com
Soldier Songs  11-13 XI; San Diego Opera
Lliteres, Antoni
Los Elementos  (NP) 28 X-10 XI; Staatstheater Kassel  4-7 V; New York City Opera
Lortzing, Albert (1801-1851)
Regina  4 XI-21 XII; Meiningen, Meininger Theater
Zar und Zimmermann  25 IX-21 III; Landestheater Detmold  3-6 XI; Theater Winterthur  18 XI-29 I; Neustrelitz, Landestheater Mecklenburg  14-20 I; Volkstheater Rostock
Löschel, Hannes (*1963)
 www.hannesloeschel.com
Nemesis  14-29 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater
Lund, Peter (*1965)
Hexe Hillary und der beleidigte Kontrabass  6-12 X; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Lūsēns, Janis (*1959)
The Birds' Opera  3 IX-19 III; Riga, Latvian National Opera
Madetoja, Leevi (1887-1947)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/madetoja+leevi
Pohjalaisia  10-25 II; Tampereen Ooppera
Manotskov, Alexander (*1972)
Chaadsky Opera in 2 acts  (WP) 1-4 VI; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Titus the Irreproachable  20 X; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
March, Kevin
 kevinmarch.com.au
Les Feluettes  (NP) 20-30 IV; Pacific Opera Victoria
Marinelli, Gaetano (1754-1820)
La vendetta di Medea  (NP) 21-29 X; Zurich, Oper im Knopfloch
Marschner, Heinrich August (1795-1861)
Der Vampyr  19-29 XI; Grand Théâtre de Genève  (NP) 6 V-24 VI; Theater der Stadt Koblenz
Martín y Soler, Vicente (1754-1806)
L'arbore di Diana  21-29 I; Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera
Martin, Frank (1890-1974)
Le vin herbé  30 IX-9 X; Chicago Opera Theater  (NP) 16 II; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera
Martín,J, Jorge (*1959)
 www.jorgemartin.com
Before Night Falls  18-25 III; Miami, Florida Grand Opera
Martini, Giovanni Battista (1706-1784)
Don Quijote  7 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Il maestro di musica  7 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
 Schott Music
Epic of Gilgamesh  15-18 XI; National Theatre Brno
Juliette  26 X-4 XI; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Les trois souhaits film-opera in 3 acts with prelude and postlude  26 X-6 XI; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
The Plays of Mary  16-27 XII; National Theatre Brno
Mascagni, Pietro (1863-1945)
Cavalleria rusticana  26-12 X 2012; Opera Nationala Romana Timisoara
Iris  (concert) 16 X; Tokyo, Bunkamura Orchard Hall  (concert) 20 X; Tokyo, Suntory Hall
Maskats, Arturs (*1957)
Valentina  3 II-25 III; Riga, Latvian National Opera
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Don César de Bazan  6 XI; Compiegne, Théâtre Imperial
Hérodiade  20 XI; Washington Concert Opera
Matalon, Martin (*1958)
L'Ombre de Venceslao The adventures of Venceslao, a second Don Quixote. Opéra en deux actes (14+)  (WP) 12-16 X; Opéra de Rennes  (NP) 10-12 III; Opéra Grand Avignon  22 III; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne  (NP) 2-9 IV; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole
Mazzoli, Missy (*1980)
 www.missymazzoli.com
Breaking the Waves When Jan is paralysed, he encourages his wife to take other sexual partners and tell him all of the details, but the strains on Bess and on the marriage are great. Chamber opera, 135'  (WP) 22 IX-1 X; Opera Philadelphia
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Die Hochzeit des Camacho  (concert) 21 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Elias  4 XII; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Mendoza, Elena (*1973)
 elenamendoza.net
La ciudad de las mentiras The stories of four lonely women who escape the closed world around them through fantasy  (WP) 20-26 II; Teatro Real de Madrid
Menotti, Gian Carlo (1911-2007)
Amelia al ballo  (NP) 5-8 III; Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole
The Consul  (NP) 4 II-10 VI; Theater Mönchengladbach  (NP) 28 III-9 IV; München, Bayerische Staatsoper
Messager, Andre (1853-1929)
L'amour masqué  19-20 XI; Théâtre Musical de Lyon
Meyerbeer, Giacomo (1791-1864)
L'étoile du Nord  17 VII; West Coast Kokkola Opera
Le prophète  (NP) 9 IV-14 V; Aalto-Musiktheater Essen  (NP) 23 VI-2 VII; Toulouse, Théâtre du Capitole
Les Huguenots  (NP) 24 IX-20 IV; Theater Kiel  (NP) 2 X-17 II; Mainfranken Theater Würzburg  (NP) 13 XI-4 XII; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Mezei, Gábor Péter (*1982)
Opposite the Catafalque  (WP) 3 III-1 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Mickis, Sigitas (*1969)
Zuikis Puikis  22 X-6 V; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Milch-Sheriff, Ella (*1954)
 www.ellasheriff.com
Baruchs Schweigen After a man dies, his daughter discovers his diary and the tragedies of his life, coming to a new understanding. Inspired by the composer's discovery of her own father's diary for 1943; Kammeroper; Libretto: Yael Ronen;  7-18 IX; Wien, EntArteOpera
Mitterer, Wolfgang (*1958)
 www.wolfgangmitterer.com
Schneewittchen Kinderoper für 4 Singstimmen und 7 Zwerge von Wolfgang Mitterer nach Engelbert Humperdinck  5-11 III; Staatstheater Kassel
Montalti, Vittorio (*1984)
 www.vittoriomontalti.com
Ehi Giò An opera about Gioacchino Rossini's fear and uncomfortableness about the people that surround him in a city  (WP) 9-11 IX; Spoleto, Teatro Lirico Sperimentale
L'arte e la maniera di affrontare il proprio capo per chiedergli un aumento  (NP) 23-25 IX; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Municipale Valli
Montemezzi, Italo (1875-1952)
L'amore dei tre re  (NP) 11-26 III; Sarasota Opera
Monteverdi, Claudio (1567-1643)
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda  (NP) 11-16 III; Oper Graz
Vespro della Beata Vergine  (concert) 13 XI; Opéra de Lausanne  3-28 IV; Luzerner Theater  (NP) 3-5 VI; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Montsalvatge, Xavier (1912-2002)
El gato con botas  17 IX; Banska Bystrica, State Opera Banská Bystrica  1-2 IV; Teatro Real de Madrid
Moore, Douglas S (1893-1969)
The Ballad of Baby Doe Abridged staged concert version;  (concert) 24 IX; Ouray, Central City Opera
The Devil and Daniel Webster  21-23 X; Mobile Opera
Moreno Torroba, Federico (1891-1982)
Luisa Fernanda  18 XI-8 III; Theater Nordhausen
Morganelli, Patrick
 www.patrickmorganelli.com
Hercules vs. Vampires  30-31 X; Raleigh, North Carolina Opera
Morse, Thomas
Frau Schindler  (WP) 9-19 III; München, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz
Mosca, Luca (*1957)
Aura  (WP) 17-18 XI; Treviso, Teatro Comunale
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Apollo et Hyacinthus  23 III-2 IV 2016; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Bastien und Bastienne  3-4 IX; Avenel, Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival
Betulia liberata  (NP) 21 VI-2 VII; Oper Frankfurt
L'oca del Cairo  (NP) 18-24 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Lucio Silla  (NP) 8 IV-1 VI; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn
Mitridate, re di Ponto  26 VI-7 VII; London, Royal Opera
Mozart-Pasticcio  15-23 IV; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Musorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)
Songs and Dances of Death  (concert) 10-11 II; Los Angeles, LA Phil
Sorochinskaya yarmarka  (NP) 2 IV-16 VII; Komische Oper Berlin
Musto, John (*1954)
Later the Same Evening  31 III-8 IV; Opera Memphis
Nebra, José de (1702-1768)
Iphigenia en Tracia  (NP) 15-27 XI; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Nielsen, Svend Hvidtfelt (*1958)
 svendhvidtfeltnielsen.dk
Lænker After spending his life chained to a tree for some forgotten reason, Adam gains his freedom but loses the girl  (WP) 27 VIII-3 IX 2016; Aarhus Sommeropera
Nono, Luigi (1924-1990)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Prometeo  (NP) 9 IX-15 X; Luzerner Theater  26-28 V; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma
Nyman, Michael (*1944)
 www.michaelnyman.com
The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat  15-22 X; Arlington, UrbanArias  (NP) 12 V-2 VII; Hamburger Kammeroper  (NP) 19 V-24 VI; Theater Krefeld
Nystroem, Gösta (1890-1966)
Herr Arnes penningar  (concert) 23 IV; GöteborgsOperan
Obst, Michael (*1955)
 Breitkopf
Die andere Seite  (NP) 20 V-29 VI; Landestheater Linz
Solaris  (NP) 17 IX-28 X; Landestheater Linz
Oehring, Helmut (*1961)
 www.helmutoehring.de
 www.boosey.com/oehring
Aschemond oder The Fairy Queen  (NP) 29 I-18 III; Wuppertaler Bühnen
Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)
Barbe-bleue  2 X-15 IV; Theater Plauen-Zwickau  (NP) 5 XI-30 III; Staatstheater Cottbus
Geneviève de Brabant  (NP) 27 XII-1 I; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine
La Périchole  4-5 XI; Clermont-Ferrand, Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne  4-6 XII; Opéra de Massy  29 IV-7 V; Tacoma Opera
Les deux aveugles  10 XII; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Pomme d'Api  10 XII; Opéra National de Bordeaux
Vent du soir  (NP) 18-24 XI; Opera di Firenze
Orff, Carl (1895-1982)
 Schott Music
Der Mond  20 X-23 IV; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Die Kluge  20 X-23 IV; Praha, National Theatre Prague  29 I-18 II; Oper Köln
Orlandini, Giuseppe Maria (1676-1760)
Il Giocatore  16 IX; Panicale, Pan Opera Festival
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941)
Manru  5-6 XI; Opera Nova w Bydgoszczy
Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816)
La Grotta di Trofonio  13-22 XI; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Nina  12-16 X; Savona, Opera Giocosa
Panisello, Fabián (*1963)
 www.fabianpanisello.com
Le malentendu Basé sur la nouvelle homonyme de Camus  (WP) 21-27 II; Neue Oper Wien  20-23 III; Madrid, Teatros del Canal
Paterson, Lliam
The Eighth Door Music-theatre prequel to Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle  (WP) 28 III-1 IV; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
Paterson, Robert (*1970)
 robertpaterson.com
Masquerade Four couples face their taboos at an erotic masquerade  (WP) 27-29 I; Nashville Opera
Safe Word A high-priced dominatrix and an aggressively cocky businessman have a power struggle in a dungeon  (WP) 27-29 I; Nashville Opera
The Companion Maya has her android lover given an experimental upgrade by technician Dax  (WP) 27-29 I; Nashville Opera
Pauwels, Dominique
L'autre hiver Deux voyageurs se rencontrent sur le pont d’un bateau: Arthur Rimbaud et Paul Verlaine. Il sera question entre eux de la voix de la mer, d’une leçon de français à des écoliers de Londres et de la beauté des armes à feu… Sur un autre pont, un enfant sommeille. Le chant d’une mère s’élève du tumulte des vagues. ..  27 X; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville
Penella, Manuel (1880-1939)
El gato montés  30 X-5 XI; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (1710-1736)
Adriano in Siria  (concert) 16 XII; Theater an der Wien
Li prodigi della Divina Grazia  (NP) 9-11 IX; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini
Perocco, Filippo
 www.filippoperocco.com
Aquagranda November 1966. The last four inhabitants of the island of Pellestrina await the rising waters of Venice's worst flood now that the sea-defences have been breached  (WP) 4-13 XI; Venezia, La Fenice
Pesson, Gérard (*1958)
La double coquette  14 VI; Opéra de Lille
Piskáček, Rudolf (1884-1940)
Perly panny Serafínky  13 IX-28 X; Moravian Theatre Olomouc
Planquette, Robert (1848-1903)
Les cloches de Corneville  7-9 X; Kaunas State Musical Theatre
Podgaits, Efrem (*1949)
 www.podgaits.info
Lord of the Flies  6 X; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Thumbelina  19-25 IX 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Porpora, Nicola (1686-1768)
Germanico in Germania Opera seria, 3 acts (Roma, 1732)  (concert) 30 III; Theater an der Wien
Il trionfo della divina giustizia  (concert) 3 XII; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Previn, Andre (*1929)
 www.andre-previn.com
A Streetcar named Desire  (NP) 1 X-19 XI; Radebeul, Landesbühnen Sachsen  27-31 I; Honolulu, Hawaii Opera Theatre
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Eugene Onegin  18-20 XI; Teatr Wielki Poznan  30 XI; St Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Theatre  3 II-8 VII; Kazan, Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Mussa Djalil
Maddalena  27 X; Rostov State Opera
Semyon Kotko  (concert) 26 XI; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
The Fiery Angel  11-23 X; Opéra de Lyon  19-25 II; München, Bayerische Staatsoper  (NP) 7 V-5 VI; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich
The Gambler  1 X-3 III; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  27 I-17 II; Oper Frankfurt
War and Peace  (NP) 26-30 X; Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Edgar  24 IX-1 XI; Plzen, J K Tyl Theatre
Le Villi  14 IX-17 III; Riga, Latvian National Opera  (concert) 21 V; Glasgow, Scottish Opera
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Don Quixote  22 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
The Indian Queen  (concert) 4 IX; Grand Théâtre de Genève  (concert) 10 IX; Musikfest Bremen
Puts, Kevin (*1972)
 www.kevinputs.com
Silent Night  5-13 XI; Atlanta Opera  12-20 XI; Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre  11-26 II; San Jose CA, Opera San Jose
The Manchurian Candidate  17 IX; Austin Opera
Qian Yi, Zhang
Lan Hua Hua  (WP) 30 IX-4 X; Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Anacréon  15-20 VI; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera
Les Fêtes d'Hébé  (NP) 22-25 III; Opéra National de Paris
Les Indes galantes  31 V; Washington, Opera Lafayette
Naïs  (concert) 4 III; Budapest, Palace of Arts
Pigmalion  15-20 VI; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera
Zoroastre  (concert) 9 XI; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 16 XI; Theater an der Wien  (NP) 18 VI-14 VII; Komische Oper Berlin
Rangstrom, Ture
Kronbruden  (concert) 26 II; GöteborgsOperan
Raskatov, Alexander (*1953)
A Dog's Heart  22 IV-5 V; Amsterdam, De Nationale Opera
Rautavaara, Einojuhani (*1928)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/rautavaara+einojuhani
The Mine Mine-workers respond to political events above and below ground during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956  (WP) 21 X-3 XI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Raymond, Fred (1900-1954)
Maske in Blau  (NP) 16 XII-15 III; Theater Hof
Saison in Salzburg  (NP) 22 I-15 IV; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Reich, Steve (*1936)
 www.stevereich.com
The Cave  (NP) 11 X; Janáček Brno International Festival  (NP) 16-21 XII; Oper Frankfurt
Reimann, Aribert (*1933)
 Schott Music
Die Gespenstersonate  25 VI-9 VII; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
Medea  7-19 IV; Wiener Staatsoper  (NP) 21 V-15 VII; Komische Oper Berlin
Reise, Jay (*1950)
 jayreise.com
Rasputin  10-11 II; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Resch, Gerald (*1975)
 geraldresch.at
Gullivers Reise Family opera for seven singers, choir and orchestra  (WP) 21 V-21 VI; Theater Dortmund-Opernhaus
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
 Ricordi
La campana sommersa  31 III-5 IV; New York City Opera
Re Enzo  (NP) 16-18 IX; Jesi, Festival Pergolesi Spontini
Rihm, Wolfgang (*1952)
Jakob Lenz  (NP) 5-14 VII; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich (1844-1908)
Le coq d'or  18 XI-5 IV; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre  13-30 XII; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie  22 I-6 IV; Dusseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein  (NP) 12-21 III; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine  (NP) 25 V-9 VI; Teatro Real de Madrid  (NP) 15 VII-18 VIII; Santa Fe Opera
May Night  30 X; Yoshkar-Ola, Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre
Servilia  (NP) 14 IX-29 XI; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh  9-10 IX; Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Theatre  1 XI-25 IV; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
The Maid of Pskov  1 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Rodríguez,R, Robert Xavier (*1946)
 www.robertxavierrodriguez.com/
Frida  17-25 VI; Long Beach Opera
Ronchetti, Lucia (*1963)
 www.luciaronchetti.com
Pinocchio Children's opera (2001, revised 2006)  (WP) 8 II; Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Rorem, Ned (*1923)
 nedrorem.com
Our Town  21-22 I; Modesto, Townsend Opera Players
Rossi, Lauro (1812-1885)
L'orfeo  (concert) 3-4 III; Opéra Royal de Versailles  11-15 III; Opéra National de Bordeaux  23-24 III; Théâtre de Caen
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Armida  26 II-5 III; Opéra National de Montpellier
Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra  (NP) 17-28 III; Theater an der Wien  (concert) 30 III; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Ermione  (concert) 13 XI; Opéra de Lyon  (concert) 15 XI; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Il signor Bruschino  22 IX-5 X; Venezia, La Fenice  (NP) 24 IX; Panicale, Pan Opera Festival  29-30 IV; Strasbourg, L'Opéra national du Rhin  (concert) 16 VI; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
L'occasione fa il ladro  6-27 X; Ceské Budějovice, South Bohemian Theatre
La cenerentola  (NP) 26 I-10 XI 2013; Wiener Staatsoper
La gazza ladra  (NP) 12 IV-7 V; Milano, Teatro alla Scala
La gazzetta  29 IX; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre  (NP) 29 III-1 IV; Tel Aviv, Israeli Opera
La pietra del paragone  14-23 X; Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Mosé in Egitto  20-31 VII; Bregenz Festival
Otello  (NP) 30 XI-6 XII; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Semiramide  (concert) 4 IX; London, Royal Albert Hall  27 IX-4 X; Opera di Firenze  (NP) 12 II-3 III; München, Bayerische Staatsoper  (NP) 2-11 V; Nancy, Opéra national de Lorraine  21-24 VII; München, Münchner Opernfestspiele
Tancredi  9 X-26 XI; Nationaltheater Mannheim  23-30 X; Albuquerque, Opera Southwest  10-19 II; Opera Philadelphia  23 VI-1 VII; Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
Rota, Nino (1911-1979)
 Schott Music
 Ricordi
Aladino e la lampada magica  (NP) 16-19 X; Saint-Etienne, Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne  16 X-5 I; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre  28 X-22 I; Oper Leipzig
Il cappello di paglia di Firenze  (NP) 19 XI-12 II; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier  (NP) 11-12 II; Teatro di Pisa  17-19 II; Livorno, Teatro Goldoni  (NP) 4-5 III; Lucca, Teatro del Giglio
La notte di un nevrastenico  9 XI-20 I; Theater Goerlitz  (NP) 16 XII-7 III; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn  9-15 VI; Opéra National de Montpellier
Prova d'Orchestra An orchestra goes on strike against the excessive demands of the conductor  2 VI-1 X 2016; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Roth, Michel (*1976)
 www.michelroth.ch
Die Künstliche Mutter  (WP) 2-3 IX; Luzern, Lucerne Festival im Sommer
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
Der Dämon  4 XII; Moscow, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre  (concert) 10-15 XII; Philadelphia, Academy of Vocal Arts Opera Theatre
Ryvkin, Vadim
Adventures of Ludvig and Tutta  18 IX-1 X; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Saariaho, Kaija (*1952)
 www.saariaho.org
Always Strong  12-29 IV; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera
Feather Mantle  12-29 IV; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera
L'amour de loin  (NP) 1-29 XII; New York, The Metropolitan Opera  (NP) 24 III-5 IV; National Theatre Brno
The Tempest Songbook  19 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Sacchini, Antonio (1730-1786)
Chimène ou le Cid Chimène and Rodrigue, known as 'le Cid', love each other, but he has just killed her father in a duel. While he fights with Moors, her love fights with duty.Tragédie lyrique in 3 acts (1783); Chimène and Rodrigue, known as 'le Cid', love each other, but he has just killed her father in a duel. While he fights with Moors, her love fights with duty; Libretto: Nicolas-François Guillard, after the play Le Cid by Pierre Corneille;  13-14 I; Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Arcal // 14 III; Massy // 25-27 III; Herblay
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Proserpine Drame lyrique in 4 acts  (concert) 11 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles
Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825)
Don Chisciotte alle nozze di Gamace  (concert) 8 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Falstaff  (NP) 12-23 X; Theater an der Wien
La scuola de' gelosi  (NP) 13-15 I; Jesi, Teatro G B Pergolesi  (NP) 18 V-11 VI; Theater an der Wien
Les Horaces  (concert) 15 X; Opéra Royal de Versailles  (concert) 18 X; Theater an der Wien
Prima la musica e poi le parole  4 IX; Panicale, Pan Opera Festival
Sallinen, Aulis (*1935)
 www.fimic.fi/fimic/sallinen+aulis
Castle in the Water  8-9 VII; Savonlinna Opera Festival
Kullervo  8-17 VII; Savonlinna Opera Festival
Sani, Nicola (*1961)
Il tempo sospeso del volo It's May 1992, and anti-mafia judge Giovanni Falcone is flying from Rome to Palermo. It's a moment of calm between his past successes against the mafia and his murder a few hours later  (NP) 28 IV-13 V; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
Sankaram, Kamala
 kamalasankaram.com
Thumbprint The experiences of Mukhtar Mai, the first female victim of gang rape to bring male attackers to justice in Pakistan, and the girls school that she founded  15-18 VI; Los Angeles, LA Opera
Sarro, Domenico (1679-1744)
Achille in Sciro  (concert) 4-5 XI; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Sauguet, Henri (1901-1989)
Tistou les pouces verts  3-10 III; Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)
Erminia, Tancredi, Polidoro e Pastore  6 IX; Musikfest Bremen
La Giuditta  (NP) 28 I-16 III; Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden
Scartazzini, Andrea Lorenzo (*1971)
 www.scartazzini.com
Der Sandmann  18 IX-23 X; Oper Frankfurt
Edward II  (NP) 19 II-9 III; Deutsche Oper Berlin
Schnittke, Alfred (1934-1998)
Life with an Idiot  (NP) 13 V-1 VII; Stadttheater Giessen
Schnyder, Daniel (*1961)
 www.danielschnyder.com
Charlie Parker's Yardbird A 'be-bopera' expedition into the mind, heart, and personal purgatory of Charlie Parker  9-17 VI; London, English National Opera (ENO)
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
 Schott Music
Erwartung  (NP) 15-30 X; National Theatre Brno
Gurre-Lieder  22-24 IX; CNT Zagreb
Pierrot Lunaire  (NP) 1 X; Oper Köln
Schreier, Anno (*1979)
 www.annoschreier.de
Hamlet Librettist Thomas Jonigk fashions a 21st century piece from Shakespeare's play with material from Shakespeare's sources  (WP) 14-23 IX; Theater an der Wien
Schreker, Franz (1878-1934)
 www.schreker.org
Die Gezeichneten  (NP) 1-11 VII; München, Münchner Opernfestspiele  2-16 VII; Oper Köln
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Das Dreimäderlhaus  8 VII-4 IX 2016; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Das Paradies und die Peri Oratorio for soloists, chorus, and orchestra  (concert) 9-11 II; Roma, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Genoveva Opera in 4 acts  (NP) 29 IV-1 VI; Nationaltheater Mannheim
Schweitzer, Benjamin (*1973)
 www.benjamin-schweitzer.de
Südseetulpen  (WP) 14 I-20 IV; Städtische Theater Chemnitz
Sciarrino, Salvatore (*1947)
 Ricordi
Lohengrin  (NP) 9-16 IV; Osterfestspiele Salzburg  (NP) 28 IV-1 V; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Sergunin, Alexey (*1988)
Doctor Haass The life of Friedrich Joseph Haass (1780-1853), called the 'Holy Doctor of Moscow' for his charity and humanitarian reforms of the Russian penal system  (WP) 16 IV-10 XI 2016; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Šerkšnytė, Raminta (*1975)
Five Mary's Miracles  (WP) 4 III-23 IV; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Shankar, Ravi (1920-2012)
 www.ravishankar.org
Sukanya When two demi-gods both pretend to be her lover, Sukanya must identify which of the three is the real manWhen two demi-gods both pretend to be her lover, Sukanya must identify which of the three is the real man;  (WP) 12 V; Leicester, London Philharmonic Orchestra // 14 V; Salford Quays // 15 V; Birmingham // 19 V; London
Shchedrin, Rodion (*1932)
 Schott Music
A Christmas Tale Libretto by the composer after motifs of the fairy-tale by Božena Němcová translated by Nikolai Leskov and Russian folk fairy-tales  25 XI-14 I; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Levsha  8 I-30 V; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Sheng, Bright (*1955)
 www.brightsheng.com
Dream of the Red Chamber The love triangle at the centre of one of China's greatest epics  (WP) 10-29 IX; San Francisco Opera
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Katerina Izmaylova  10-13 XI; Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre
Nos  23 IX; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky  20 X-9 XI; London, Royal Opera  10 XI-3 II; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
 www.sibelius.fi
Kullervo  29 IV-13 V; Helsinki, Finnish National Opera  (concert) 2 VIII; Savonlinna Opera Festival
Smetana, Bedřich (1824-1884)
Libuse  28 X; Praha, National Theatre Prague
Tajemství  27 IV; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
The Brandenburgers in Bohemia  16 IX-2 IV; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
The Kiss  2-19 XI; National Theatre Brno
Somers, Harry (1925-1999)
Louis Riel The story of Louis Riel (1884-1885), the mixed-race leader of the resistance to the transformation of Canada into a federal state.  (NP) 20 IV-13 V; Toronto, Canadian Opera Company (COC)
Sonenberg, Daniel (*1970)
 www.danielsonenberg.org
The Summer King The story of baseball star Josh Gibson  (WP) 29 IV-7 V; Pittsburgh Opera
Spoliansky, Mischa
Alles Schwindel  20-28 I; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Spontini, Gaspare (1774-1851)
Olimpie  (concert) 29 X; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Srnka, Miroslav (*1975)
 www.srnka.cz
South Pole  18-23 I; München, Bayerische Staatsoper  (NP) 27 V-21 VI; Staatstheater Darmstadt
Staud, Johannes Maria (*1974)
Die Antilope  (NP) 5-26 III; Oper Köln
Stefani, Jan (1746-1829)
Cud mniemany  9-13 IV; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Stokes, Tobin (*1966)
 www.tobinstokes.com
Fallujah The first opera about the Iraq war deals with the experiences and relationships of a US Marine during and after Fallujah  17-20 XI; New York City Opera
Strasnoy, Oscar (*1970)
 www.oscarstrasnoy.info
Comeback Celebrated actress Tilla Durieux and film actor Emil Jannings take very different routes through and after the Second World War  (WP) 30 IX-16 X; Berlin, Staatsoper im Schiller Theater
Strauss, Johann (1825-1899)
Der Carneval in Rom  (NP) 17 XII-5 II; Baden bei Wien, Stadttheater Baden
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
 Schott Music
Daphne  1-15 III; Staatsoper Hamburg
Die schweigsame Frau  (NP) 14 V-8 VII; Theater Aachen
Intermezzo  (concert) 25 III; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Vier letzte Lieder  (concert) 3 II; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges
Straus, Oscar (1870-1954)
Der Schokoladesoldat  26-30 IV; Toronto Operetta Theatre
Die Perlen der Cleopatra  (NP) 20 XI-12 VII; Komische Oper Berlin
Ein Walzertraum  14-15 I; Théâtre Musical de Lyon
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
 Schott Music
Oedipus rex  (NP) 10-13 XI; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos
Pulcinella  7-19 III; Wuppertaler Bühnen
Streul, Eberhard (*1941)
 Schott Music
Papageno spielt auf der Zauberflöte  4 XI-23 VI; National Theatre Brno
Sullivan, Arthur (1842-1900)
Thespis  2-3 IX; Tahbilk, Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival
Suppé, Franz (1819-1895)
Die schöne Galathée  (NP) 31 III-27 V; Theater Plauen-Zwickau
Szirmai, Albert (1880-1967)
Mágnás Miska  12 IX-17 XII; Budapest Operetta Theatre
Szokolay, Sándor (1931-2013)
Blood Wedding  26-28 V; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Szymanowski, Karol (1882-1937)
Król Roger  20 I-15 II; Sydney, Opera Australia  (NP) 19-27 V; Melbourne, Opera Australia
Tamulionis, Jonas (*1949)
The Tiny Lingonberry  9 X-14 V; Vilnius, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Tang, Jianping (*1955)
The Dawns Here Are Quiet  16-20 XI; Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts
Tasca, Pierantonio (1858-1934)
A Santa Lucia  (NP) 1 IV-11 VI; Anhaltisches Theater Dessau
Tchaikovsky, Alexander (*1946)
Danilov the Violist Opera in two acts  15-16 XI; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Oliver Twist Commissioned by the Natalia Sats Theatre, Moscow  (NP) 31-30 X 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Charodeyka  17-25 II; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Cherevichki  29-31 XII; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
Oprichnik  6 X-20 III; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Orleanskaya Deva  4 X; Chelyabinsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Glinka  19 X; Ufa, Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre  (concert) 6-10 IV; Grand Théâtre de Genève
Tchaikowsky, André (1935-1982)
 andretchaikowsky.com
Der Kaufmann von Venedig  (NP) 16-30 IX; Cardiff, Welsh National Opera  (NP) 19-20 VII; London, Royal Opera
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Orpheus  14 X-2 XII; Ruse, State Opera Rousse  16 V; Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
Pimpinone  14-29 X; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky  (NP) 9 XII-5 II; Hamburger Kammeroper
Thomalla, Hans (*1975)
 www.hans-thomalla.com
Kaspar Hauser  (NP) 23 IV; Theater Augsburg
Thomas, Ambroise (1811-1896)
Hamlet  27 IX-4 X; Opéra Municipal de Marseille  14 X-7 XII; Ostrava, National Moravian-Silesian Theatre  5-12 II; Opéra de Lausanne
Thomson, Virgil (1896-1989)
Four Saints in Three Acts  30 IX-1 X; Melbourne, Victorian Opera
Traetta, Tommaso (1727-1779)
Antigona  (NP) 3-28 VI; Staatstheater Kassel
Trojahn, Manfred (*1949)
Der Schraubstock  12-27 II; Volksoper Wien
Eine Freundschaft  12-27 II; Volksoper Wien
Limonen aus Sizilien  12-27 II; Volksoper Wien
Orest  (NP) 26 II-24 III; Zurich, Opernhaus Zürich
Tubin, Eduard (1905-1982)
Reigi opetaja The Parson of Reigi, suspecting his wife of infidelity, accuses the deacon of seducing her by witchcraft, leading to a double execution in main square of Tallinn  19 II-8 III; Tartu, Theatre Vanemuine
Tukhmanov, David (*1940)
Tsarina  2 II-13 XI 2016; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Turnage, Mark-Anthony (*1960)
 Schott Music
Greek  (NP) 16-20 XI; Boston Lyric Opera
Usandizaga, José Maria (1887-1915)
Las Golondrinas  (NP) 7-23 X; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Vajda, János (*1949)
Mario şi vrăjitorul  2-9 VI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Valtinoni, Pierangelo (*1959)
Die Schneekönigin  (NP) 17 XII-8 I; Malmo, Malmö Opera  17-18 VI; Tulsa Opera
van Dijk, Péter Louis (*1953)
Mandela Trilogy  31 VIII-3 IX 2016; London, South Bank Centre
Varga, Judit (*1970)
 www.juditvarga.com
Love János has been a political prisoner for two years, how do his mother and his wife handle his absence, and will they still love him on his release?  (WP) 21 X-3 XI; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Riders to the Sea  28 X-6 XI; Wexford Festival Opera  9 XI-2 XII; Landestheater Coburg
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
I masnadieri  7-29 X; Busseto, Teatro Giuseppe Verdi  7-29 X; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma  22 IV-7 V; Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma
Jerusalem  (NP) 1 X-21 IV; Theater Freiburg  (NP) 17-25 III; Liège, Opéra Royal de Wallonie
La traviata  1 IX-29 VIII 2012; Venezia, La Fenice
Le notti delle streghe  (NP) 9-14 XII; Opera di Firenze
Un giorno di regno  (NP) 26 V-17 VI; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Vetrano, Roberto (*1982)
Il flauto tragico Farsa tragica. Anything that can go wrong, does go wrong in this attempt to stage Il flauto magico  (WP) 16 X; La Biennale di Venezia
Viardot, Pauline (1821-1910)
Cendrillon  23-25 IX; Trapani, Luglio Musicale Trapanese
Vinci, Leonardo (1690-1730)
Didone abbandonata  (NP) 8-12 I; Opera di Firenze  (NP) 26 III; Teatro di Pisa
Erighetta e Don Chilone  15-20 VI; Sydney, Pinchgut Opera
Semiramide  (NP) 9-13 IX; Warszawa, Al. Solidarnosci 76 b
Siroe re di Persia  (NP) 28 IV-9 V; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Arsilda, regina di Ponto  19-23 V; Opéra de Lille  31 V-2 VI; Luxembourg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville  13-15 VI; Théâtre de Caen
Catone in Utica  (concert) 9-11 IX; Oper Köln
L'Incoronazione di Dario  (NP) 13-23 IV; Torino, Teatro Regio
Orlando furioso  (concert) 14 I; Lucca, Teatro del Giglio  31 III-4 IV; Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing  (concert) 19 IV; Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Teuzzone  (concert) 24-25 II; Barcelona, Gran Teatre del Liceu
Vives, Amadeo (1871-1932)
Doña Francisquita  (NP) 24 VI; Santa Cruz Tenerife, Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín
La villana  (NP) 27 I-12 II; Madrid, Teatro de la Zarzuela
Vollmer, Ludger (*1961)
 www.ludger-vollmer.de
Crusades  (WP) 14 I-13 V; Theater Freiburg
Tschick  (WP) 18 III-8 VII; Theater Hagen
Voseček, Šimon (*1978)
Biedermann und die Brandstifter After the play by Max Frisch  4 II-25 III; Stadttheater Bremerhaven
Hybris  3-28 XI; Wien, sireneOperntheater
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Die Feen  (NP) 26 V-10 VI; Kosice, Štátne divadlo Košice
Wesendonck Lieder  (concert) 1 XII; Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges
www.nibelungopera.ru  18-19 II; Moscow, Helikon-Opera
Walton, William (1902-1983)
The Bear  29 X-4 XI; Wexford Festival Opera
Ward, Robert (1917-2013)
The Crucible  9 X-6 I; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Waters, Roger (*1943)
 www.roger-waters.com
Another Brick in the Wall  (WP) 11-24 III; Montreal, L'Opéra de Montréal
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Oberon  (concert) 17 XII-15 I; Stadttheater Giessen  (concert) 11-19 III; Oper Köln  (NP) 21-30 VII; München, Münchner Opernfestspiele
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)
 Schott Music
Die sieben Todsünden  (concert) 2-4 IX; Mexico City, Ópera de Bellas Artes  30 IX-4 X; Norfolk, Virginia Opera
Mahagonny Songspiel  20 X; Guanajuato, Festival Internacional Cervantino
Weinberger, Jaromír (1896-1967)
Svanda Dudák  24 I-22 XI 2014; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Weinberg, Mieczyslaw (1919-1996)
Der Idiot  30 IX-9 XI; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre
Die Passagierin  15 IX-18 XI; Ekaterinburg Opera  18-19 IX; Warszawa, Polish National Opera  27 I-17 II; Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre  (NP) 28 I-23 IV; Gelsenkirchen, Musiktheater im Revier  (NP) 24 VI-9 VII; Dresden, Sächsische Staatsoper
Wir gratulieren!  (NP) 28 V-10 VII; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg
Widmann, Jörg (*1973)
 Schott Music
Babylon  (concert) 3 VI; Amsterdam, Het Concertgebouw
Wigglesworth, Ryan (*1979)
The Winter's Tale A new interpretation of Shakespeare's tale of love, loss and reconciliation from ENO's composer-in-residence Ryan Wigglesworth  (WP) 27 II-14 III; London, English National Opera (ENO)
Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno (1876-1948)
I quatro rusteghi  23 XI; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
Sly  13-15 I; Budapest, Hungarian State Opera  (NP) 17 I; Szeged National Theatre
Xenakis, Iannis (1922-2001)
Oresteïa  24 III-27 V; Theater Basel
Yakushenko, Igor (1932-1999)
The Wizard of the Emerald City  26 IX-8 X 2015; Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Young People named after Natalia Sats
Zajc, Ivan (1832-1914)
Nikola Šubić Zrinjski  15 X; CNT Zagreb
Zandonai, Riccardo (1883-1944)
Giulietta e Romeo  (NP) 8 IV-11 VI; Theater Erfurt  (NP) 21 IV-20 VI; Staatstheater Braunschweig
Zeisl, Erich (1905-1959)
 www.zeisl.com
Leonce und Lena  (NP) 22 IV-2 V; Landestheater Linz
Żeleński, Władysław (1837-1921)
Goplana  (NP) 21 X-5 XI; Warszawa, Polish National Opera
Zeller, Carl (1842-1898)
Der Obersteiger  2 XII-25 III; Annaberg-Buchholz, Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater Annaberg
Zemlinsky, Alexander (1871-1942)
Der Zwerg  (concert) 17-18 XI; Napoli, Teatro di San Carlo  (NP) 25 III-10 VI; Oper Graz  (NP) 31 III-8 IV; Lisboa, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos
Zhurbin, Alexander (*1945)
 www.alexanderzhurbin.ru
Little Demon Opera in two acts  13 X-5 XI; Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky
Zimmermann, Udo (*1943)
 Breitkopf
Weiße Rose  (NP) 8 X-20 I; Theater Augsburg  (NP) 22 X-15 XI; Oper Köln  (NP) 4 XI-13 I; Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn
Zingarelli, Niccolo Antonio (1752-1837)
Giulietta e Romeo  (NP) 25 XI-15 I; Theater und Orchester Heidelberg  (NP) 27-29 IV; Venezia, La Fenice
Zykan, Otto M (1935-2006)
Staatsoperette  13-18 IX; Neue Oper Wien

389 composers, 607 works (of which 66 are WP)

Chronological list of world premieres in the 2016/17 season:
IV 16 : Helikon Opera, Moscow. Sergunin: Doctor Haass (16 Apr-10 Nov)
VIII 27 : Aarhus Sommeropera. Nielsen,S: Lænker (27 Aug-3 Sep)
IX 02 : Lucerne Festival im Sommer, Luzern. Roth: Die Künstliche Mutter (2-3 Sep)
IX 07 : Opera Queensland, Brisbane. Kamalova: Snow White (7-24 Sep)
IX 09 : Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto. Montalti: Ehi Giò (9-11 Sep)
IX 10 : San Francisco Opera. Sheng: Dream of the Red Chamber (10-29 Sep)
IX 14 : Theater an der Wien. Schreier: Hamlet (14-23 Sep)
IX 22 : Opera Philadelphia. Mazzoli: Breaking the Waves (22 Sep-1 Oct)
IX 22 : Vorarlberger Landestheater, Bregenz. Forte: Paradies oder nach Eden (22 Sep-15 Nov)
IX 24 : Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg. Essyad: Mririda (24-25 Sep)
IX 30 : National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing. Qian Yi: Lan Hua Hua (30 Sep-4 Oct)
IX 30 : Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin. Strasnoy: Comeback (30 Sep-16 Oct)
X 04 : Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges. Auzet: HIP 127 (4-5 Oct)
X 09 : La Biennale Musica di Venezia. Chernyshkov: Trascrizione di un errore (9 Oct)
X 09 : La Biennale Musica di Venezia. Ciurlo: Troposfera (9 Oct)
X 11 : Stadsschouwburg, Groningen. Charody: Morning Blossoms (11-12 Oct)
X 12 : Opéra de Rennes. Matalon: L'Ombre de Venceslao (12-16 Oct)
X 14 : Festival Internacional de Música de Macau. Chenchen: A Dream of Fragrancy (14-16 Oct)
X 16 : La Biennale Musica di Venezia. Di Cecca: Funeral Play (16 Oct)
X 16 : La Biennale Musica di Venezia. Vetrano: Il flauto tragico (16 Oct)
X 21 : Hungarian State Opera, Budapest. Rautavaara: The Mine (21 Oct-3 Nov)
X 21 : Hungarian State Opera, Budapest. Varga: Love (21 Oct-3 Nov)
XI 04 : La Fenice, Venezia. Perocco: Aquagranda (4-13 Nov)
XI 04 : Münchner Staatstheater, München. Doderer: Liliom (4-19 Nov)
XI 06 : Opéra de Lille. Lavandier: Le Premier Meurtre (6-9 Nov)
XI 06 : Opéra de Reims. Ginoux: Vanda (6 Nov)
XI 10 : Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. D'Adamo: Kamchatka (10-15 Nov)
XI 17 : Teatro Comunale di Treviso. Mosca,L: Aura (17-18 Nov)
XI 22 : Los Angeles Philharmonic. Barry: Alice's Adventures Under Ground (22 Nov)
XII 02 : Houston Grand Opera. Heggie: It's a Wonderful Life (2-17 Dec)
XII 22 : National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing. Bao: Gengis Khan (22-28 Dec)
I 13 : Washington National Opera. Fairouz: The Dictator's Wife (13-15 Jan)
I 14 : Theater Chemnitz. Schweitzer,B: Südseetulpen (14 Jan-20 Apr)
I 14 : Theater Freiburg. Vollmer: Crusades (14 Jan-13 May)
I 27 : Nashville Opera. Paterson,R: Masquerade (27-29 Jan)
I 27 : Nashville Opera. Paterson,R: Safe Word (27-29 Jan)
I 27 : Nashville Opera. Paterson,R: The Companion (27-29 Jan)
I 28 : Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Dorman: Wahnfried (28 Jan-12 May)
II 08 : Opéra de Rouen Normandie. Ronchetti: Pinocchio (8 Feb)
II 20 : Teatro Real de Madrid. Mendoza: La ciudad de las mentiras (20-26 Feb)
II 21 : Neue Oper Wien. Panisello: Le malentendu (21-27 Feb)
II 25 : Arizona Opera, Phoenix. Bohmler: Riders of the Purple Sage (25-26 Feb)
II 27 : English National Opera, London. Wigglesworth: The Winter's Tale (27 Feb-14 Mar)
III 03 : Hungarian State Opera, Budapest. Lendvay: La Putain respectueuse (3 Mar-1 Jun)
III 03 : Hungarian State Opera, Budapest. Mezei: Opposite the Catafalque (3 Mar-1 Jun)
III 03 : Théâtre Français de la Musique, Compiegne. Cruz: La Princesse légère (3 Mar)
III 04 : Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Vilnius. Šerkšnytė: Five Mary's Miracles (4 Mar-23 Apr)
III 06 : Stadttheater Fürth, Fuerth. Klemmstein: Die wilden Schwäne (6-8 Mar)
III 09 : Münchner Staatstheater, München. Morse: Frau Schindler (9-19 Mar)
III 11 : L'Opéra de Montréal, Montreal. Waters: Another Brick in the Wall (11-24 Mar)
III 11 : Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis. Bolcom: Dinner at Eight (11-19 Mar)
III 16 : Opéra National de Paris. Francesconi: Trompe-la-mort (16 Mar-5 Apr)
III 18 : Theater Hagen. Vollmer: Tschick (18 Mar-8 Jul)
III 24 : De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam. Fairouz: The New Prince (24-31 Mar)
III 28 : Scottish Opera, Glasgow. Paterson,L: The Eighth Door (28 Mar-1 Apr)
IV 01 : Staatsoper Hannover. Battistelli: Lot (1 Apr-28 May)
IV 18 : Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerpen. Czernowin: Infinite Now (18-23 Apr)
IV 29 : Pittsburgh Opera. Sonenberg: The Summer King (29 Apr-7 May)
V 06 : Stadttheater St Gallen. Hefti: Annas Maske (6 May-3 Jun)
V 12 : Leicester, London Philharmonic Orchestra. Shankar: Sukanya (12 May)
V 21 : Theater Dortmund. Resch: Gullivers Reise (21 May-21 Jun)
V 24 : Tapestry Opera, Toronto. Gervais: Oksana G (24-30 May)
VI 01 : Helikon Opera, Moscow. Manotskov: Chaadsky (1-4 Jun)
VI 02 : Stadttheater Osnabrück. Fennessy: Sweat of the Sun (2-7 Jun)
VI 24 : Mainfranken Theater Würzburg. Bröder: Unverhofftes Wiedersehen (24 Jun-16 Jul)
VII 22 : Santa Fe Opera. Bates: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (22 Jul-25 Aug)