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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. 
For Donizetti performances, you can use: (by title) (by country)

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

- advertises forthcoming musical events including opera and includes reviews and articles.

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

- lists upcoming performances of French romantic operas and ballets

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




Below are productions that may not feature on the above general sites, while some are repeated because of their rarity or to show the geographical range of opera  or to give additional information.   Note that some productions 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.



- The Rosenblatt Recital Series is a series of recitals by both up and coming and established singers and includes Juan Diego Flórez at the Albert Hall

- Welsh National Opera are staging Bellini's Il puritani in Cardiff and then touring, September 11 - November 17

- Opera North are staging Rossini's The Barber of Seville at various venues, October 7 - November 19

- Rosalind Coad will be talking about L'elisir d'amore and her experiences singing in it at the Cadogan Hall, November 24 at 10.30, see here.



- Opera North are staging Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore in Leeds and then touring, February 17 - March 17

- The Royal Opera are staging a new production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, April 7 - May 19 with Damrau and Kurzak scheduled to sing the lead role

- The Buxton Festival is staging Beethoven's Leonore and Bellini's I Capuleti e I Montecchi, July 8 - 24.



- The Berliner Operngruppe are performing Donizetti's Betly, the first time the critical score of the opera has been given in Germany.  The performance is on November 17 at 20.00 in the Konzerthaus, Berlin, see



- The Wexford Festival who will be staging Hérold's Le Pré aux clercs October 23 - November 1 with several of the same cast as from the Paris production earlier this year.  See here for a write up on that production.



-  The Donizetti Festival in Bergamo in Autumn 2015 will include Don Pasquale and Anna Bolena as well as Rossini's La scala di seta and other concerts and activities.



- Washington Concert Opera are planning Rossini's Semiramide on November 22, 2015 and Donizetti's La Favorite on March 4,  2016