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The following sites give extensive listings of performances:-  

- is a world wide database that can be searched by title, composer, performer, date or location. 

-  gives a schedule by city and month, world wide.

- advertises and reviews musical events including opera

- lists past & future performances in the US by members of Opera America.

- lists planned French operas

- offers a comprehensive list of forthcoming opera in Scotland  as well as past performance history.

Below include productions that may not feature on the above general sites and may be amateur, semi-professional, student or touring groups and may use an abridged, native language or reduced version of the opera. The details below are given in good faith. Please confirm details and times, as changes or cancellations do happen.

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- The Grange Festival are performing Rossini's The Barber of Seville, June 9 - 30.

- The Buxton Festival plans to stage Verdi's Alzira, July 7-20

- Opera de la Luna will be touring their production of Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment at Buxton (July 9 and 15) and Wilton's Music Hall, London (July 31 and August 3).

- The Royal Opera are doing a concert performance of Donizetti's unperformed opera L'Ange de Nisida on July 18 & 21. See here for the story on how the opera has been brought back to life.

- Welsh National Opera are staging Rossini's La Cenerentola for their autumn tour, October 5 - November 22. See here

- The English National Opera are reviving their 2010 production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, October 25 - December 5


- Welsh National Opera are reviving their production of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux, April 12 to May 10, 2019.



- The Innsbruck Festwochen der Alten Musik is staging Mercadante's Didone on August 10, 12 and 14. See here.



- The 2018 Wexford Festival will include Mercadante's Il bravo (October 21 - November 2) and a shortened version of Donizetti's Don Pasquale as part of its Shortworks programme (October 20 - November 3).  See here for details of the festival.



- The Donizetti Festival, Bergamo, are planning Enrico di Borgogna (23, 25 Nov and 1 Dec) and  Elisabetta al Castello di Kenilworth (24, 30 Nov and 2 Dec).  There is a concert by Mariella Devia on 28 Nov.  See here for full details of the festival.


New Zealand 

- New Zealand Opera are staging Donizetti's The Elixir of Love, May 31-June 30 in Auckland and Christchurch



- Poznan Opera are staging Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, June 17 - 23.  See here.



- US premiere of Donizetti's Pia de' Tolomei at the Spoleto Festival - , May 27 - June 8.

- Will Crutchfield has moved his bel canto operations from Caramoor to a new venture, Teatro Nuovo, based at the Performing Arts Center at the State University of New York at Purchase, New York State.  See here for Crutchfield's announcement.  Their first festival will take place from July 28 and August 5 and include Rossini's Tancredi, Mayr's Medea in Corinto and a version of Tancredi incorporating music Rossini wrote for revivals. See here for details.


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