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Algoma Fall Festival (705) 945-7299. www.algomafallfestival.com Opera to Go (presentation by Tapestry New Opera Works). Oct 16.

Calgary Opera Association. (403) 262-7286. www.calgaryopera.com. Lakme (Delibes). C: Dean; D: Deedrick. Hansen. Tessier, Elzinga, McHardy, Corbeil. Addis, Hass. Oct 21, 23. Turandot (Puecini). Nov 19, 23, 25. Laura Whalen & Marc Hervieux. Nov 25. Dead Man Walking (Heggie). Jan 28, Feb 01, 03. Valdine Anderson & Kimberly Barber. Feb 03. Die sieben Todsunden (Weill). Stilwell. Mar 10, 11, 12, 18, 19. Die Zauberflote (Mozart). Apr 22, 26, 28. John Tessier. May 05.

Canadian Opera Company. (416) 363-6671. www.coc.ca. The Handmaid's Tale (Ruders). C: Bradshaw; D: Lloyd; Chor: George: Des & Ctms: McKintosh. Marshall, Szabo, Todd, Stilwell, Webster. Vezina, Bogdanowicz, Such, Olinyk. Gosse, Gleadow. Sep 23, 26M, 29, Oct 01, 05, 09. Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). C: Barbacini; D: Robinson; Des: Jones; Ctms: Hoffman. Mescheriakova, Nakajima, Braun, Bilgili, Robert, Henson, Kriter. Sep 25, 28, 30, Oct 03M, 06, 08. Albert Herring (Britten). Nov 30, Dec 02, 03, 05M. La boheme (Puccini). D: McQueen; Des: W. Skalicki; Ctms: A. Skalicki. Gipali, Kelessidi, Szabo, Viviani, McGillivray, Gleadow, Opthof. Jan 23, 26, 29, Feb 01, 04, 06M, 10, 12. Siegfried (Wagner). C: Bradshaw; D: Girard; Des: Levine: Lght: Finn. Franz, Ginzer, Eglitis, Kunzli, Ejsing, Hunka. Jan 27, 30M, Feb 02, 05, 08, 11. II trovatore (Verdi). D: Lawless; Des: Dugardyn; Ctms: Pakledinaz. Dimitriu, Mishura, Hyman, Pomakov, Henson, Micallef, Gleadow. Mar 31. Apr 03M, 06, 09, 12, 15, 17. Tancredi (Rossini). D: Bennathann. Podles, Colvin, Lemieux, Pomakov. Apr 01, 05, 07, 10M, 13, 16. Edmonton Opera. (780) 424-4040. www.edmontonopera.com. John Tessier. Oct 02. Lakme (Delibes). Oct 14, 16. Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Ullmann). Nov 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20. Weill in Weimar, 1924. Mar 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06. Sally Dibblee. Mar 19. Benjamin Butterfield. Apr 16. Porgy and Bess (Gershwin). May 06, 08M

Manitoba Opera. (204) 780-3333. www.manitobaopera.mb.ca. Rigoletto (Verdi). C: Paterson; D: Desrochers. Laperriere, Kulish, Martel. Nov 06, 09, 12. An Evening in Paris. Feb 26. L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti). Howe, Einfeld, G. Dahl, Hodges. Apr 16, 19, 22.

Opera Atelier. (416) 703-3767. www.operaatelier.com. Don Giovanni (Mozart). C: Parrott; D: Pynkoski; Chor: Zingg; Des: Schmuck; Ctms: Rust D'Eye; Lght: Fraser. Chioldi, Ainsworth, Kriha-Dye, Laquerre, Paulin. Short, Sullivan. Nov 11, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21. Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)/Acteon (Charpentier). C: Fallis; D: Pynkoski; Chor: Zingg; Des: Gauci, Ctms: Rust D'Eye, Lght: Fraser. Whicher, Sullivan, Paulin, Such, Pudwell, Ainsworth. Apr 22, 23, 24, 29, 30.

L'Opera de Montreal. (514) 985-2258. www.operademontreal.com. Turandot (Puccini). C: Nezet-Seguin; D: Doucet; Des & Ctms: Klein; Lght: Simard. Ginzer, Zulian, Lord, Sedov. Oct 02, 04, 07, 09, 13, 16M. Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). C: Lacombe; D: Alexander; Des: Dahlstrom; Ctms: Schwengl & Savage; Lght: Simard. Wray, Hendrick, LeBlanc, Kutan, Fanning. Nov 06, 08, 11, 13, 17. Don Pasquale (Donizetti). C: Zeitouni; D: Gately; Des: Fanning; Lght: Prairie, Glavin, Paulin, Powell. Jan 29, 31, Feb 03, 05, 09. Agrippina (Handel). C: Labadie; D: J. Leblanc; Des: Conklin; Ctms: Goldstein; Lght: Gourd. Fortin, Szabo, Gavin. Taylor, Burdette, Polegato. Mar 12, 17, 19, 21, 23. *Carmen (Bizet). C: Labadie; D: Lamos; Des: Yeargan; Ctms: Saint-Aubin. Gubisch, Gietz, Bernstein, Vezina, Teste. May 21, 26, 28, 30, Jun 01, 04M. Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). C: Zeitouni. Apr 08, 09, 10.

L'Opera de Quebec. (418) 529-4142. www.operadequebec.qc.ca. Un ballo in maschera (Verdi). C: Reggioli; D: Robinson. Algieri, Laperriere, Capalbo, Racine. Paquette, Belleau. Oct 16, 19, 21, 23. Le Gala de l'Opera. Nov 25. Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Hervieux, Fanning, Boisvert, Martel, Guyot, Boulainne. May 14, 17, 19, 21.

Opera in Concert. (416) 366-7723. www.OperaInConcert.com. El gato montes (Penella). Oct 31M. Dream Play (Sullivan)/The Summoning of Everyman (Wilson). Dec 05M. The Love for Three Oranges (Prokofiev). Feb 06M. Maria Stuarda (Donizetti). Apr 03M.

Opera Lyra Ottawa. (613) 233-9200. www.operalyra.ca. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). C: Lipton. Shang, Heller, McHardy. Sep 11, 13, 15, 18. The Telephone/The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti). Nesrallah. Jan 15, 17, 19, 22. Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). C: Paterson. Mok, Magisano, Boisvert, Irmiter. Apr 02, 04, 06, 09.

Opera McGill (514) 398-4547. www.mcgill.ca/music. Louis Riel (Somers). Jan 26, 27, 28, 29. Evangeline** (Wachner). Mar 16, 17, 18, 19.

Opera Ole (250) 752-6095. Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss). Civic Centre, Qualicum Beach. Nov 19.

Opera Ontario. (905) 527-7627. www.operaontario.com. Don Pasquale (Donizetti). Howe. Oct 16, 21, 23 in Hamilton. Oct 29 in Kitchener. Popera. Nov 25, 27 in Hamilton. Nov 28 in Kitchener. Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Mozart). Feb 05 in Kitchener. Feb 12, 17, 19 in Hamilton. Carmen (Bizet). Apr 16, 21, 23 in Hamilton. Apr 29 in Kitchener.

Opera York. (905) 763 7853. www.operayork.com. Carmen (Bizet). Nov 25. La boheme (Puccini). Apr 01, 02, 03. Opera York Annual Gala. Apr 30. Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal. (514) 842-9951. www.osm.ca. Kiri Te Kanawa. Sep 21. OSM Christmas Sing-Along. C: Edwards. Quilico. Dec 09, 10. Messiah (Handel). C: Edwards. Bayrakdarian, Burges, Hill, Brainerd. Dec 15, 16. Carmina Burana (Orff). C: Lacombe Dahl, Sutton, Kuebler, Roth. May 03, 04.

Pacific Opera Victoria. (250) 385-0222. www.pov.bc.ca. Norma (Bellini). C: Pietraroia; D: Diamond; Des & Ctms: Lyne. Livingston, Krause, Pomeroy. Oct 07, 09, 12, 14, 16. The Cunning Little Vixen (Janacek). C: Vernon; D: Trompert; Des & Ctms: Frankish. Pappas, Huisman, Westman, Haas, Hodges, Blanchet. Feb 10, 12, 17, 19. Tosca (Puccini). C: Vernon; D: Racine; Des & Ctms: Dishaw. Capalbo, Hervieux, Avey. Kelly, Greenwood. Apr 21, 23, 26, 28, 30.

Roy Thomson Hall. (416) 872-4255. www.roythomson.com. Matthias Goerne. Sep 26M. Frederica von Stade. Nov 10. Salvatore Licitra. Jan 22. Isabel Bayrakdarian. May 08M.

Royal Opera Canada. (416) 482-6023. www.royaloperacanada.com. La traviata (Verdi). Sep 30, Oct 02, 03M, 05, 07, 09 at the Living Arts Centre. Oct 13, 14, 16, 21, 23 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Evgenij Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Nov 11, 13, 14M, 16, 18, 20 at the Living Arts Centre. Nov 23, 25, 27, Dec 02, 04 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni)/I pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Feb 17, 19, 20M, 22, 24, 26 at the Living Arts Centre. Mar 01, 03, 05, 10, 12 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Apr 21, 23, 24M, 26, 28, 30 at the Living Arts Centre. May 03, 05, 07, 12, 14 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Tafelmusik. (416) 964-6337. www.tafelmusik.org. Don Giovanni (Mozart). C: Parrott; D: Pynkoski; Chor: Zingg; Des: Schmuck; Ctms; Rust D'Eye; Lght: Fraser, Chioldi, Ainsworth, Kriha-Dye, Laquerre, Paulin, Short, Sullivan. Nov 11, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21. Messiah (Handel). Dec 15-18. Sing-Along Messiah. Dec 19. The Worlds of Salamone Rossi with Emma Kirkby. Feb 02, 03, 04, 05, 06M. Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)/Acteon (Charpentier). C: Fallis; D: Pynkoski; Chor: Zingg; Des: Gauci, Ctms: Rust D'Eye, Lght: Fraser. Whicher, Sullivan, Paulin, Such, Pudwell, Ainsworth. Apr 22, 23, 24, 29, 30. Deborah (Handel). C: Taurins. May 05, 06, 07, 08M.

Tapestry New Opera Works (416) 537-6066. www.tapestrynewopera.com Opera Briefs 4, Sep. 28, 29. Opera to Go, Oct 16. Constantinople (Hatzis), Nov 10, 11, 12, 13. Over the Japanese Sea (Palmer/Salverson) public workshop, Mar 18, 19. The Shadow** (Daniel/Poch-Goldin) May 2005 [Locations vary. Contact company for details.

Toronto Operetta Theatre. (416) 366-7723. www.torontooperetta.com. Oktoberfiesta. Oct 17M. Countess Maritza (Kalman). Dec 26, 27, 28, 28, 29M, 31, Jan 02M, 05M, 07, 08. El barberillo de la Valpies (Barbieri). Feb 17, 18, 19, 20M. The Gondoliers (Sullivan). Apr 21, 22, 23, 24M, 26, 27M, 29, 30.

University of Toronto, Faculty of Music. (416) 978-3744. www.utoronto.ca/music. Savitri (Holst)/Gianni Schicchi (Puccini). C: Ralls and Horst; D: Albano. Nov 11, 12, 13, 14M. Opera Tea: The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Oct 17M. Opera Tea: Viva Verdi! Jan 16M. Semele (Handel). Music D: Lamon and Ralls; D: Diamond. Mar 04, 05, 11, 12. Operetta and Musical Theatre--Songs we taught your mother. Apr 23, 24.

Vancouver Opera. (604) 683-0222. www.vanopera.bc.ca. Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss). C: Darlington; D: Gately. Voigt, Clayton, T. Dahl, Cheek, Fanning, Green, Hickman, Blanchet. Oct 16, 19, 21, 23. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). C: Rescigno; D: Leyshon. Zhang, Piper, Nesrallah, G. Dahl. Nov 27, 30, Dec 02, 04, 07, 09, 11. Cosi fan tutte (Mozart). C: Keenan; D: Grant. Selbig. Barber, Brett, Tessier, Berg, Goerz. Mar 12, 15, 17, 19. Un ballo in maschera (Verdi). C: Darlington. Villa, Mattsey, Livengood, Coulombe. Apr 30, May 03, 05, 07.

UNITED STATES

Dallas Opera. (214) 443-1000. www.dallasopera.org. Carmen (Bizet). Oct 29, 31M, Nov 03, 06. Jenufa (Janacek). Nov 19, 21M, 23, 27. La cenerentola (Rossini). Dec 10, 12M, 15, 18.

Florida Grand Opera. (305) 854-7890. www.fgo.org. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Nov 13, 19, 21, 23M, 27.

Houston Grand Opera. (713) 546-0246. www.houstonograndopera.org. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Oct 22, 24M, 27, 30, Nov 02, 05, 07M, 11, 13. **Salsipuedes (Catan). Oct 29, 31M, Nov 06, 09, 12, 14M. The Little Prince (Portman). Dec 03, 05M, 09, 15, 17, 19M.

Los Angeles Opera. (213) 972-7219. www.losangelesopera.com. Idomeneo (Mozart). Sep 08, 10, 14, 17, 19M, 23, 26M. Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss). Sep 12, 16, 18M, 22, 25, 29. Oct 02M. Carmen (Bizet). Oct 22, 23, 24M, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31M, Nov 03, 05, 06, 07M. La boheme (Puccini). Nov 20, 24, 28M, Dec 02, 05M, 08, 10, 11M, 14, 17, 19. Vanessa (Barber). Nov 27, Dec 01, 04M, 09, 12M, 15, 18.

Lyric Opera of Chicago, (312) 332-2244. www.lyricopera.org. Don Giovanni (Mozart). Sep 18, 22, 26M, Oct 01, 04, 07, 09, 12M, 15, 19, 22. Das Rheingold (Wagner). Oct 02, 05, 08, 13, 17M, 21, 25, Nov 03, 06. Aida (Verdi). Oct 23, 26, 29. Nov 01, 04M, 07M, 10, 13, 19, 24M, 27, Dec 01M, 04M. *The Cunning Little Vixen (Janacek). Nov 17, 20M, 23, 26, 29, Dec 03, 10, 13M, 15, 18. **A Wedding (Bolcom). Dec 11, 14, 17, 19M.

Metropolitan Opera. (212) 799-3100. www.metopera.org. Otello (Verdi). Sep 20, 23, 27, Oct 01, 04, 07, 14. Carmen (Bizet). Sep 21, 24, 28, Oct 02, 06, 09, 13, 16M, 19, 23M, 27, 30, Nov 04, 09, 12. Madama Butterfly (Puccini). Sep 22, 25M, 30. Die Walkure (Wagner). Sep 25, 29, Oct 02M, 05, 09M, 12. *Die Zauberflote (Mozart). Oct 08, 11, 15, 18, 21. Aida (Verdi). Oct 16, 20, 23, 26, 29, Nov 02, 06M, 15, 19, 23, 27M, Dec 01, 04M, 08. La boheme (Puccini). Oct 22, 25, 28, Nov 01, 05, 11, 17, 20M, 24, 27. Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni)/I pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Oct 30M, Nov 03, 06, 10, 13. I vespri siciliani (Verdi). Nov 08, 13M, 16, 20, 29, Dec 03, 07, 11M Tannhauser (Wagner). Nov 18, 22, 26, 30, Dec 04, 09, 14, 18M Rodelinda (Handel). Dec 02, 06, 11, 15, 18, 22, 27. Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach). Dec 10, 13, 16, 20, 23, 30. Kat'a Kabanova (Janacek). Dec 17, 21, 25M, 29. II barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Dec 24, 28, 31.

Michigan Opera Theater. (313) 237-7464. www.MichiganOpera.org. Rigoletto (Verdi). Oct 23, 24M, 27, 29, 30, 31M. Faust (Gounod). Nov 13, 14M, 17, 19, 20, 21M.

New York City Opera. (212) 496-0600. www.nycopera.com. *Daphne (R. Strauss). Sep 08, 11M, 17, 21, 25, 30, Oct 03M. La boheme (Puccini). Sep 09, 11, 18, 26M, Oct 02, 09M, 15. La traviata (Verdi). Sep 10, 12M, 16, 18M, 24, Oct 16M, 23, 30, Nov 05, 07M. La rondine (Puccini). Sep 19M, 23, 25M, 29, Oct 01, 05, 07, 09. Platee (Rameau). Sep 28, Oct 02M, 06, 08, 10M, 14, 16. *Dialogues des Carmelites (Poulenc). Oct 12, 17M, 21, 23M, 27, 29. Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Oct 22, 24M, 28, 30M, Nov 06, 10. **Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Wuorinen). Oct 31, Nov 03, 06M, 09, 11. Cinderella (Rodgers). Nov 12, 13M, 13, 14M, 14, 16, 17M, 17, 18, 19, 20M, 20, 21M.

San Francisco Opera. (415) 861-4008. www.sfopera.com. Cosi fan tutte (Mozart). Sep 11, 15, 19M, 22, 25, 28. Oct 02. La traviata (Verdi). Sep 14, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30. Oct 03M, 05, 08. Billy Budd (Britten). Sep 26M. Oct 01, 06, 09, 12, 17M. Tosca (Puccini). Oct 13, 16, 19, 22, 27, 30M, Nov 04, 07M, 12. Le grand macabre (Ligeti). Oct 29, Nov 05, 09, 13, 18, 21M. Der fliegende Hollander (Wagner). Nov 10, 14M, 17, 20, 23, 26. Dec 01. Evgenij Onegin (Tchaikovsky). Nov 24, 27, 30, Dec 03, 05M, 07, 09, 12M.

Seattle Opera. (206) 389-7600. www.seattleopera.org. Rigoletto (Verdi). Oct 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31.

The Washington Opera. (202) 295-2400. www.dc-opera.org. *Andrea Chenier (Giordano). Sep 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26M, Oct 02. Billy Budd (Britten). Sep 18, 21, 25, 27, 30. Oct 03M. II trovatore (Verdi). Oct 23, 27, 30, Nov 02, 05, 08, 11, 14M. Luisa Fernanda (Torroba). Nov 06, 09, 10, 13M, 15, 18, 20.

INTERNATIONAL

AUSTRIA

Wiener Staatsoper. 43-01-51444-2960/2959. www.wiener-staatsoper.at. Die Zauberflote (Mozart). Sep 04, 08, 12, Oct 17, 19, 21. Rigoletto (Verdi). Sep 06, 11, 14, 18, 22. La favorite (Donizetti). Sep 16, 19, 23, 26. Daphne (R. Strauss). Sep 20, 24, 27. La boheme (Puccini). Sep 25, 29, Oct 02, 06. Der fliegende Hollander (Wagner). Oct 01, 04, 07, 10. II barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini). Oct 09, 16, Nov 10. L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti). Oct 12, Nov 15, 18. Tosca (Puccini). Oct 15, 20, Nov 12, Dec 04. *Don Carlos (Verdi). Oct 18, 22, 25, 28, 31, Nov 04, 07. La traviata (Verdi). Oct 23, 27, 29, Dec 10, 14, 17. Das Rheingold (Wagner). Oct 24. Die Walkure (Wagner). Oct 26. Fidelio (Beethoven). Oct 30, Nov 02, 05, 08, 11. Siegfried (Wagner). Nov 01. Gotterdammerung (Wagner). Nov 06. La juive (Halevy). Nov 09, 13, 20. Stiffelio (Verdi). Nov 17, 19, 21. Nabucco (Verdi). Nov 23, 26, 29, Dec 02. Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni)/I pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Nov 25, 27. Andrea Chenier (Giordano). Dec 01, 03, 05, 07. Simon Boccanegra (Verdi). Dec 08, 13, 16, 19. *Die tote Stadt (Korngold). Dec 12, 15, 18, 21, 27.

ITALY

Opera di Genova. 39-010-58-93-29. www.carlofelice.it. Parsifal (Wagner). Oct 23, 26, 29, 31M, Nov 03, 06M. Candide (Bernstein). Nov 24, 25, 26, 27M, 28M, 30M. La traviata (Verdi). Dec 10, 11M, 12M, 14M, 15, 17, 18, 19M.

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. 39-055-27-79-1. www.maggiofiorentino.com. Khovanshchina (Mussorgsky). Sep 24, 26M, 29, Oct 01, 03M. Cosi fan tutte (Mozart). Oct 22, 24M, 26, 28, 31M, Nov 02, 04.

UNITED KINGDOM

English National Opera. 44-20-7836-0111. www.eno.org. Les Troyens (Berlioz). Sep 24, 27, 29, Oct 03M, 05. Don Giovanni (Mozart). Sep 30. Oct 02, 04, 09, 14, 16, 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov 02, 05. Falstaff (Verdi). Oct 15, 21, 23, 28, 30, Nov 04, 11, 19. Siegfried (Wagner). Nov 06, 10, 13, 17, 24, 27. Dec 03. Semele (Handel). Nov 18, 20, 23, 26, Dec 01, 16, 18. The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan). Dec 04, 07, 17.

Royal Opera. 44-20-7240-1200. www.royalopera.org. The Greek Passion (Martinu). Sep 15, 19M, 21, 23, 25. Oct 01. *Werther (Massenet). Sep 20, 24, 27, 29, Oct 02, 05. Cosi fan tutte (Mozart). Sep 25M, 28, 30. Oct 06, 09, 14, 20, 23. Faust (Gounod). Oct 04, 07, 11, 15, 19, 21, 25, 28. *La forza del destino (Verdi). Oct 16, 18, 26, 29, Nov 01, 03, 06.

Compiled by B. Krsek.

Legend: C: conductor; D: stage director; Des: designer; Ctms: costumes; Lght: lighting; Chor: choreographer; *new production; **world premiere; ***national premiere; Op: opening date; M: matinee. Information correct as of July 15, 2004. Programs subject to change.
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