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American baritone Luis Orozco can be seen as Maximilian in Candide at the Madison Opera on 26. and 28. April. John DeMain conducts.

Dutch soprano Elvire Beekhuizen takes over the role of Marie in La fille du régiment on 28. April at the Theater Lübeck. Conductor is Takahiro Nagasaki.

Elizabeth Reiter is Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni on 2. und 4. May at the Opera Philadelphia. Corrado Rovaris is the musical director.

Wonjong Lee can be seen as Tom Rakewell in the new production of The Rake's Progress at the Theater Plauen-Zwickau. The premiere is on 4. May in the Gewandhaus Zwickau and on 10. May in the Voigtlandtheater Plauen. Horst Kupich is the director, Paul Taubitz the conductor.

Rossini's Guillaume Tell is on the program at the Konzert und Theater St. Gallen opening on 5. May. Under the musical direction of Michael Balke, American mezzo-soprano Jennifer Panara sings Hedwige. The staging is in the hands of Julien Chavaz. 

Irina Simmes debuts as Freia in Peter Konwitschny's interpretation of Das Rheingold at the Theater Dortmund. The premiere is on 9. May under the musical direction of GMD Gabriel Feltz.

The revival of Madama Butterfly on 12. May at the Staatstheater Nürnberg features Emily Newton as Cio-Cio-San and Wonyong Kang as Bonzo. GMD Roland Böer conducts the Staatsphilharmonie.

On 17. May the Oper Frankfurt presents the revival of Rossini's Otello with Theo Lebow in the title role. Sesto Quatrini is the musical director.

Sondheim’s musical Sunday in the Park with George is featured on 17. and 18. May at the El Paso Opera. American baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco sings George under the musical direction of Matthew Mailman.

Narea Son can be heard as Poussette in the revival of Manon at the Staatsoper Hamburg on 20. May. Giedré Šlekyté is the musical director.

In a co-production with the Staatstheater Braunschweig, the Munich Biennale presents the world premiere of Lucia Ronchetti's Searching for Zenobia in the Muffathalle on 31. May with the Lithuanian mezzo-soprano Milda Tubelytė in the title role. The commissioned work is under the musical direction of Susanne Blumenthal and in the staging of Isabel Ostermann. Further performances in Munich are on 1. and 2. June. The Braunschweig premiere is scheduled for the 8. September.