2011 in opera

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Events relating to 2011 in opera:

Premieres[edit]

List of operas which premiered in 2011:

Date Opera Composer Theatre
17 February Anna Nicole Mark-Anthony Turnage Royal Opera House
18 March Kommilitonen! Peter Maxwell Davies Royal Academy of Music
26 March Risorgimento! Lorenzo Ferrero Teatro Comunale Modena[1]
9 & 10 April Sonntag aus Licht Karlheinz Stockhausen Staatenhaus of the Kölner Messe (auspices of the Cologne Opera)
13 April The Juniper Passion Michael F. Williams Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato
9 June Rockland the Opera Jukka Linkola Nivala Ice Arena, Finland
24 June Two Boys Nico Muhly English National Opera
1 July Dr Dee Damon Albarn Palace Theatre, Manchester, 2011 Manchester International Festival
30 July Mansfield Park Jonathan Dove Boughton House
11 September Manifest Destiny 2011 Keith Burstein King's Head Theatre, London
15 October One Night Stand Olli Kortekangas Helsinki Music Centre
1 November Heart of Darkness Tarik O'Regan Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House
12 November Silent Night Kevin Puts Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota
31 December The Enchanted Island Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau Metropolitan Opera

Deaths[edit]

28 January Margaret Price, 69, Welsh soprano
2 February Armando Chin Yong, 52, Malaysian opera singer
5 February Beatrice Krebs, 86, American mezzo-soprano
6 February Per Grundén, 88, Swedish tenor
10 February Claus Helmut Drese, 88, German opera manager
21 February Antonín Švorc, 77, Czech bass-baritone
13 March Hans Christian (de), 81, Austrian baritone
28 March Lee Hoiby, 85, American composer and pianist
29 March Robert Tear, 72, Welsh tenor and conductor
8 April Donald Shanks, 70, Australian bass-baritone
8 April Daniel Catán, 62, Mexican composer
15 April Vincenzo La Scola, 53, Italian tenor
7 May Jane Rhodes, 82, French soprano/mezzo-soprano
30 May Giorgio Tozzi, 88, American bass
4 July Gerhard Unger, 95, German tenor
23 July David Aiken, 93, American baritone
26 July Denise Scharley, 94, French contralto
1 August Milada Šubrtová, 87, Czech soprano
25 August Anne Sharp, 94, Scottish coloratura soprano
5 September Salvatore Licitra, 43, Italian tenor
8 October Ingvar Wixell, 80, Swedish baritone
22 November Sena Jurinac, 90, Bosnian-Croat/Austrian soprano
8 December Minoru Miki, 81, Japanese composer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Risorgimento! – Il prigioniero at the Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti (Modena)