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By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 23, 2009
BOSTON LYRIC OPERA
RUSALKA | Featuring a fairy-tale array of wood sprites, royalty, and goblins, Antonín Dvorák’s opera is a cornerstone of the Czech opera repertoire. | Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St, Boston | March 20-31 | 866.348.9738 or www.blo.org

THE MAGIC FLUTE | The BLO’s family-friendly production of Mozart’s beloved work is the perfect intro to opera-curious kids who love all things magic. | Various performance locations and upcoming dates | www.blo.org/flute_families



BOSTON OPERA COLLABORATIVE

ALCINA | George Frideric Handel’s story of a woman’s uprising against a powerfully seductive sorceress. | Mass Art’s Tower Auditorium, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston | February 12-15 | www.bostonoperacollaborative.org


GUERILLA OPERA
RUMPELSTILTSKIN | The world premiere of a new opera by Marti Epstein based on the Brothers Grimm tale. | Zack Box Theater at Boston Conservatory, 8 the Fenway, Boston | May 27, 29, 30 + June 1 | www.bostonconservatory.ticketforce.com or www.guerillaopera.com


INTERMEZZO
RIDERS TO THE SEA | Intermezzo’s joint production (with Wellesley College and Brandeis University) of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s one-act opera based on John Millington Synge’s play of the same name. | Houghton Memorial Chapel at Wellesley College, 106 Central St, Wellesley | March 7-8 | www.intermezzo-opera.org


JUVENTAS!
JEAN Y. FOO COMPOSITION RECITAL | New works by Boston-based Singapore composer Foo. | Tufts University’s Distler Performance Hall, Medford | February 17 | 617.627.3679 or www.juventasmusic.com

JUVENTAS! TRIO | Contemporary repertoire by up-and-coming young composers | Boston Conservatory’s Seully Hall, 8 the Fenway, Boston | February 28 | www.juventasmusic.com | Musica Eclectica Concert Series at Eastern Nazarene College’s Edith F. Cove Fine Arts Center, 23 East Elm Ave, Quincy | March 3 | www.musica-eclectica.org or www.juventasmusic.com



LONGWOOD OPERA
THE MEDIUM AND THE OLD MAID AND THE THIEF | A pairing of works by Gian Carlo Menotti, the latter of which was composed as a “radio” opera, one of the first. | Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Ave, Needham | June 5-7 | www.longwoodopera.org


OPERA BOSTON

THE NOSE | Dmitri Shostakovich’s satirical debut opera based on the Nikolai Gogol short story about a Russian official whose nose severs itself from his face, to pursue a life of its own. | Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Boston | February 27 + March 3, 5 | 800.233.3123, www.maj.org or www.operaboston.org

THE BARTERED BRIDE | Bedrich Smetana’s impish tale of forbidden love. With circus performers! | Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Boston | May 1, 3, 5 | 800.233.3123 or www.maj.org or www.operaboston.org

OPERA BOSTON UNDERGROUND | A casual opera “cabaret” featuring the opera stars of tomorrow. | Lizard Lounge, 1667 Mass Ave, Cambridge | March 11 | 617.547.0759 or www.operaboston.org/events_underground.php



OPERA HUB
“SPANISH SIRENS” | Maurice Ravel’s one-act L’heure espagnole is supplemented by selections of Georges Bizet’s Carmen | Factory Theater, 791 Tremont St, Boston | January 23-25 | 617.817.6600 or www.thefactorytheatre.org or www.operahub.org
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