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

- Glyndebourne Opera are staging Donizetti's Poliuto, May 21 - July 15, 2015.

- Chelsea Opera Group are performing a concert version of Verdi's Ernani at the Cadogan Hall on July 3

- Longborough Festival Opera are performing Donizetti's Don Pasquale, July 3 - 19

- Buxton Festival are planning Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and a concert performance of Charpentier's Louise, July 10 - 25, 2015

- The Leeds Youth Opera production in July 2015 will be Donizetti's The Elixir of Love.

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

- March Opera magazine noted that Diana Damrau was going to sing Lucia at Covent Garden next season



- The Estonian National Opera are staging L'elisir d'amore September 12, 2015.  See here for photographs and comment.



- The Rossini Festival, Bad Wildbad, 2015 are planning to stage Rossini's Bianca e Falliero and L'inganno felice; a salon opera by Manuel Garcia, composed for his voice students with piano accompaniment, L'isola disabitata, with a libretto by Metastasio; a bel canto academy production of L'Italiana in Algeri; and perhaps most interesting to students of rare bel canto, Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner's 1843 opera, Il vespro siciliano, will have a concert performance. There will also be a grand aria concert by Marianna Pizzolato singing Rossini "from Tancredi to Zelmira"and including quite a few unknown arias. The festival runs from July 10-27 and more details can be found at when they become available.



- 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.  See here for a write up on that production.



-  The Rossini Festival at Pesaro  in 2015 are planning Rossini's La gazza ladra, L'inganno felice, La gazzetta, Messa di gloria and Stabat Mater as well as Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. See

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



- The Martina Arroyo Foundation’s young artist program, "Prelude to Performance" proudly presents its young emerging artists in two stunning, contrasting works, Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (July 9, 11) and Gaetano Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment (July 10, 12) at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, New York, see

- Caramoor are planning a concert version of Donizetti's La Favorite on July 11

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