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Soprano Mine Yücel performs the role of Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Staatstheater Meiningen on 26. and 29. May. Aris Alexander Blettenberg conducts the Meininger Hofkapelle.

The Staatstheater Braunschweig revives John Cage's Europeras 1 & 2 on 29. May with the soloists Jelena Bankovic and Milda Tubelyté. The conductor is Christopher Lichtenstein. 

American soprano Emily Newton sings the title role in Madama Butterfly on 4. and 22. June at the Staatstheater Nürnberg.

The Opéra de Dijon presents the Klagenfurt-production of Georg Friedrich Haas‘ opera Koma on 14. and 15. June. Ruth Weber sings anew the role of Michaela under the musical direction of Bas Wiegers.

Dutch soprano Gabrielle Mouhlen appears as the Fremde Fürstin in the revival of Rusalka on 15. June at the Aalto-Musiktheater Essen. GMD Tomáš Netopil dirigiert.

The Theater Dortmund premieres Oliver Knussen‘s Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen on 16. June and features Irina Simmes as Max. Philipp Armbruster is the musical director and Philipp Westerbarkei the director.

Die Reise der Eisprinzessin oder Eisberg nach Sizilien opens on 19. June at the Staatstheater Braunschweig. Milda Tubelytė is the König von Sizilien in this new work by Kurt Schwertsik, which is conducted by Johannes Motter. The director is Tobias Mertke.

The Staatsoper Hamburg presents in June in the opera stabile Vera Nemirova‘s new interpretation of Moskau, Tscherjomuschki with Narea Son as Ljusja. The premiere takes place on 21. June under the musical direction of Rupert Burleigh.

Khatuna Mikaberidze sings Mary in Der fliegende Holländer on 22. June and 4. July at the Staatsoper Hannover.

The Festival de Saint-Denis in Paris presents Michael Tippet’s Oratorium A Child of our Time on 27. June. American tenor Joshua Stewart sings under the musical direction of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.

Katharine Tier is Genoveva in Benjamin Lazar’s new production of Pelléas et Mélisande opening on 29. June at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Johannes Willig conducts the Badische Staatskapelle.

The Staatstheater Mainz presents its Gala-Concert “Opernnacht am Dom” on 30. June with works by Mozart, Wagner, Strauss, Abraham and Kálmán. American mezzo-soprano Jennifer Panara is one of the soloists.