Past Performances

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.
Orchestre National de Lille (Lille, France)
Nouveau Siecle

Raphaël Sévère, clarinet
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Weber                      Clarinet Concerto No.2 in E-flat major, Op.74
Beethoven               Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (Excerpts)

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Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. 
Saarländisches Staatsorchester (Saarbrücken, Germany)

Congresshalle
Fanny Clamagirand, violin
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Ravel                        Rhapsodie espagnole
Saint-Saëns             Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
Franck                     Symphony in D minor

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Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. 
Saarländisches Staatsorchester
(Saarbrücken, Germany)
Congresshalle
Fanny Clamagirand, violin
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Ravel                         Rhapsodie espagnole
Saint-Saëns               Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
Franck                       Symphony in D minor

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Norwegian Radio Orchestra (Oslo, Norway)
University Aula

Tora Augestad, mezzo soprano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Hillborg                       lontana in sonno
Glass                            The Light
Rimsky-Korsakov      Scheherazad

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Norwegian Radio Orchestra
(Oslo, Norway)
University Aula

Tora Augestad, mezzo soprano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Hillborg                       lontana in sonno
Glass                            The Light
Rimsky-Korsakov      Scheherazad

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. 
Philharmonisches Orchester Hagen (Hagen, Germany)
Theater Hagen

Clair Obscur, saxophone quartet
Karen Kamensek, conductor 

Stravinsky                  Jeu de cartes
Glass                           Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra
Haydn                        Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, H. 1/103

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Malmö Opera och Musikteater (Malmö, Sweden) 
Soloists to be announced
Karen Kamnesek, conductor

Mozart        Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425 (‘Linz’)
Strauss        Duet Concertino
Brahms       Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 9

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  
Aalborg Symfoniorkester (Aalborg, Denmark)
Koncertsalen, Musikkens Hus

Andreas Brantelid, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Prokofiev                     Sinfonia concertante, Op. 125
Bartók                         Concerto for Orchestra

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Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Göteborg Symphony Orchestra (Göteborg, Sweden)
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mats Larsson Gothe   Körkarlen

Körkarlen (The Phantom Carriage) is a 1921 Swedish film considered to be one of the central works in the history of Swedish cinema. It is based on the novel Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness, by Nobel prize-winning Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. The film is notable for its special effects, its advanced (for the time) narrative structure with flashbacks within flashbacks, and for having been a major influence on Ingmar Bergman. Composer Mats Larsson Gothe composes a riveting new score to accompany the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra’s showing of this important film. This event is in collaboration with Göteborg Film Festival. 
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Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  
Göteborg Symphony Orchestra (Göteborg, Sweden)
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mats Larsson Gothe   Körkarlen

Körkarlen (The Phantom Carriage) is a 1921 Swedish film considered to be one of the central works in the history of Swedish cinema. It is based on the novel Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness, by Nobel prize-winning Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. The film is notable for its special effects, its advanced (for the time) narrative structure with flashbacks within flashbacks, and for having been a major influence on Ingmar Bergman. Composer Mats Larsson Gothe composes a riveting new score to accompany the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra’s showing of this important film. This event is in collaboration with Göteborg Film Festival. 
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Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  
Göteborg Symphony Orchestra (Göteborg, Sweden)
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mats Larsson Gothe   Körkarlen

Körkarlen (The Phantom Carriage) is a 1921 Swedish film considered to be one of the central works in the history of Swedish cinema. It is based on the novel Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness, by Nobel prize-winning Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. The film is notable for its special effects, its advanced (for the time) narrative structure with flashbacks within flashbacks, and for having been a major influence on Ingmar Bergman. Composer Mats Larsson Gothe composes a riveting new score to accompany the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra’s showing of this important film. This event is in collaboration with Göteborg Film Festival. 
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Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Katarina Giotas, Carmen
Joachim Bäckström, Don José
Daniel Hällström, Escamillo
Julia Sporsén, Micaëla
Mattias Ermedahl, Dancaïre
Markus Pettersson, Remendado
Anders Lorentzson, Zuniga
Åke Zetterström, Moralès
Mia Karlsson, Frasquita
Ann-Kristin Jones, Mercédès
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Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 8:30 p.m.
Orchestre National de Pays Loire
 (Angers, France)
Tanja Tetzlaff, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Dvořák            Slavonic Dances Nos. 1, 5, 7, 8, Op. 72         
Tchaikovsky   Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33          
Offenbach       Overture to La belle Hélène  
J. Strauss         Leichtes Blut, Op. 319
J. Strauss         Wiener Blut, Op. 354         
Lumbye           Kopenhagener Eisenbahn
Williams          Harry Potter (Suite)
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Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Orchestre National de Pays Loire
 (Angers, France)
Tanja Tetzlaff, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Dvořák            Slavonic Dances Nos. 1, 5, 7, 8, Op. 72         
Tchaikovsky   Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33          
Offenbach       Overture to La belle Hélène  
J. Strauss         Leichtes Blut, Op. 319
J. Strauss         Wiener Blut, Op. 354         
Lumbye           Kopenhagener Eisenbahn
Williams          Harry Potter (Suite)
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Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Orchestre National de Pays Loire
 (Nantes, France)
Tanja Tetzlaff, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Dvořák            Slavonic Dances Nos. 1, 5, 7, 8, Op. 72         
Tchaikovsky   Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33          
Offenbach       Overture to La belle Hélène  
J. Strauss         Leichtes Blut, Op. 319
J. Strauss         Wiener Blut, Op. 354         
Lumbye           Kopenhagener Eisenbahn
Williams          Harry Potter (Suite)
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Friday, December 30, 2016 at 8:30 p.m.
Orchestre National de Pays Loire
 (Nantes, France)
Tanja Tetzlaff, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Dvořák            Slavonic Dances Nos. 1, 5, 7, 8, Op. 72         
Tchaikovsky   Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33          
Offenbach       Overture to La belle Hélène  
J. Strauss         Leichtes Blut, Op. 319
J. Strauss         Sang Viennois, Op. 354         
Lumbye           Kopenhagener Eisenbahn
Williams          Harry Potter (Suite) 
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Friday, December 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. 
Bilbao Symphony Orchestra (Bilbao, Spain)
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Puccini Preludio sinfonico
Respighi Rossiniana
Puccini Messa di Gloria
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Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Bilbao Symphony Orchestra (Bilbao, Spain)
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Puccini            Preludio sinfonico
Respighi         Rossiniana
Puccini            Messa di Gloria

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. 
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. 
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choi
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
David McVicar, direction, original
Marie Lambert, direction, revival
Michael Vale, set design

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Wednesday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. 
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera (Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
David McVicar, direction, original
Marie Lambert, direction, revival
Michael Vale, set design

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Friday, November 25, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. 
Bizet:  Carmen
Göteborg Opera
(Göteborg, Sweden)
The Göteborg Opera Chorus
Children’s Choir
The Göteborg Opera Orchestra
Karen Kamensek, conductor
David McVicar, direction, original
Marie Lambert, direction, revival
Michael Vale, set design
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 
Norwegian Radio Orchestra (Oslo, Norway)
Oslo World Music Festival
Emel Mathlouthi, singer/songwriter
Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Aarhus Symphony Orchestra (Aarhus, Denmark)

Musikhuset Aarhus
Karen Kamensek, conductor
Carmen Linares, singer
Vanesa Aibar, dancer

Copland           El Salón México
De Falla            Seven Popular Spanish Songs
Ravel                Bolero
Bedmar             Spanish Songs
De Falla            El amor brujo
Marquez           Conga del Fuego

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Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 
AIMS Festival Orchestra (Graz, Austria)
Helmut-List-Halle, American Institute of Musical Studies
Karen Kamensek, conductor

The Meistersinger Competition

Repertoire to include:

Berlioz         Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
Respighi      Pines of Rome

Arias To be Determined
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Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 
AIMS Festival Orchestra  (Graz, Austria)
Stiftskirche St. Paul im Lavattal
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Repertoire to include:

Dvořák          Slavonic Dances
Ligeti             Romanian Concerto
Stravinsky    Petrushka (1947)

Arias To Be Determined
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. 
AIMS Festival Orchestra (Graz, Austria)
Stefaniensaal, Grazer Congress
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Repertoire to include:

Dvořák          Slavonic Dances
Ligeti             Romanian Concerto
Stravinsky     Petrushka (1947)

Arias To Be Determined
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Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Staatsorchester Hannover (Hannover, Germany)
Opernhaus

Carlo Núnez, bagpipes / flutes
Xurxo Núñez, percussion
Pancho Alvarez, guitar
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
Staatsorchester Hannover 
(Hannover, Germany)
Opernhaus

Carlo Núnez, bagpipes / flutes
Xurxo Núñez, percussion
Pancho Alvarez, guitar
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.
Real Filharmonía de Galicia (Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Jens-Peter Maintz, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Barber            Adagio for Strings
Mozart           The Ballet Music from Idomeneo
Gulda             Cello Concerto
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Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover (Hannover, Germany)
Opernhaus

Rebecca Davis, soprano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Martinů           Symphony No. 4, H. 305
Mahler             Symphony No. 4 in G Major
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Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., 
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover (Hannover, Germany)
Opernhaus
Rebecca Davis, soprano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Martinů              Symphony No. 4, H. 305
Mahler                Symphony No. 4 in G Major
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Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz
Rheingoldhalle

Andrei Ioniță, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mendelssohn        The Hebrides, Op. 26 (Fingal's Cave)
R. Schumann        Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op .129
Brahms                 Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
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Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz
Feierabendhaus

Andrei Ioniță, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Nyman                   Symphony No. 8 (Water Dances)
R. Schumann        Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op .129
Brahms                  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
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Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz

Jugendstil-Festhalle
Andrei Ioniță, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mendelssohn        The Hebrides, Op. 26 (Fingal's Cave)
R. Schumann        Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op .129
Brahms                 Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland Pfalz
Feierabendhaus

Andrei Ioniță, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Nyman                   Symphony No. 8 (Water Dances)
R. Schumann        Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op .129
Brahms                  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90
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Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Akhnaten explores the life and religious convictions of the Egyptian pharaoh, and forms the last of Philip Glass’s trilogy of ‘portrait’ operas in which he looks at figures from the fields of science (Einstein), politics (Gandhi) and religion (Akhnaten).

This hypnotically mesmerizing work uses texts drawn from ancient hymns, prayers, letters and inscriptions sung in their original Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian.

This extraordinary work has not been seen in London for 30 years. ENO’s new production is directed by Improbable theatre company’s Phelim McDermott and follows his spectacular stagings of Glass’s Satyagraha and The Perfect American. Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo sings the title role, while conductor Karen Kamensek, a specialist in Glass’s music, makes her ENO debut.
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Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Philip Glass: Akhnaten
English National Opera
London Coliseum

Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
University Aula
Norwegian Radio Orchestra

Christian Ihle Hadland, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Rachmaninoff               Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
Copland                        Billy the Kid (Ballet Suite)
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Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Friday, January 1, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover

Karen Kamensek, conductor

New Year's Concert
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Friday, January 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover

Karen Kamensek, conductor

New Year's Concerts
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Monday, November 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.     
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Markus Bellheim, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Beethoven    Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
R. Strauss     An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
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Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Markus Bellheim, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Beethoven    Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
R. Strauss     An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Friday, October 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.   
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Nemanja Radulović, violin
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Barber        Second Essay
Barber        Violin Concerto
Dvořárk      Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70
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Sunday, October 4 at 5:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Nemanja Radulović, violin
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Barber        Second Essay
Barber        Violin Concerto
Dvořák       Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70
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Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Simone Kermes, soprano
Members ofthe Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

The soprano Simone Kermes and ensemble members of the Staatsoper Hannover will perform excerpts from the 2015/16 Staatsoper Hannover season.
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Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Tivolis Symfoniorkester
Tivoli Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Pumeza Matshikiza, soprano
Yijie Shi, tenor
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Opera arias and duets by Mozart, Gounod, Bizet, Rossini and Puccini.
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Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
AIMS Festival Orchestra
Helmut-List-Halle -- American Institute of Musical Studies

Karen Kamensek, conductor

The Meistersinger Competition

Repertoire to include:

Verdi        Overture to Nabucco
Schmidt    Intermezzo from Notre Dame
Massenet   Selections from the Le Cid Ballet Suite

Meistersinger Finalists will sing before a jury and the Graz public. Prizes will be awarded.
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Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa
Staatsoper Hanover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Stefan Adam, baritone
Jens Peter Maintz, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mahler       Lieder from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Haydn       Symphony No. 104 in D Major
Gulda        Cello Concerto
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Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Stefan Adam, baritone
Jens Peter Maintz, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Mahler       Lieder from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Haydn       Symphony No. 104 in D Major
Gulda        Cello Concerto
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa
Staatsoper Hanover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa
Staatsoper Hanover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
Konzerthaus Dortmund

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Haydn        Symphony No. 48 in C major, Hoboken I/48(‘Maria Theresia’)
Schnittke    Moz-Art à la Haydn
Brahms       Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Dortmunder Philharmoniker
Konzerthaus Dortmund

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Haydn        Symphony No. 48 in C major, Hoboken I/48(‘Maria Theresia’)
Schnittke    Moz-Art à la Haydn
Brahms       Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
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Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Klaus Florian Vogt
Sabine Hogrefe
Renatus Mészár
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Wagner-Gala
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Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Detlev Glanert: Caligula
Staatsoper Hanover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover    
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Karen Gomyo, violin
Christian Poltéra, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Ives          Variations on ‘America’ (arr. William Schuman)
Brahms    Double Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello, Op. 102
Ives          Symphony No. 2
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Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Karen Gomyo, violin
Christian Poltéra, cello
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Ives          Variations on ‘America’ (arr. William Schuman)
Brahms    Double Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello, Op. 102
Ives          Symphony No. 2
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Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Marseille Philharmonic Orchestra
Silo

Da-Min Kim, violin
Alain Geng, clarinet
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Willi           Concerto for Clarinet
Milhaud*    Concerto for Violin n°2
Brahms       Quartet for Piano and Strings, No. 1 in G minor (orch. By A. Schönberg)

* As part of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of Darius Milhaud's death.

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Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
Auditorium de Bordeaux

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Bernstein        Overture to Candide
Barber             Adagio for Strings
Gershwin        An American in Paris
Copland         Rodeo Suite
Gottschalk      Selections from the Ballet “Cakewalk”
Prima              Sing, Sing, Sing
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Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine
Auditorium de Bordeaux

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Bernstein        Overture to Candide
Barber             Adagio for Strings
Gershwin        An American in Paris
Copland          Rodeo Suite
Gottschalk       Selections from the Ballet “Cakewalk”
Prima              Sing, Sing, Sing
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Friday, October 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln
Sinfonieorchester der HfMT
Konzertsaal

Susanna Kadzhoyan, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Tchaikovsky        Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Rachmaninov      Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
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Monday, October 13, 2014 7:30 p.m.   
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Robert Künzli, tenor
Louis Lortie, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Lehár        “Fieber” for Tenor and Orchestra
Nielsen     Symphony No. 5, Op. 50
Ravel        Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Ravel        La valse
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Sunday, October 12, 2014 5:00 p.m.   
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Robert Künzli, tenor
Louis Lortie, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Lehár        “Fieber” for Tenor and Orchestra
Nielsen     Symphony No. 5, Op. 50
Ravel        Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Ravel        La valse
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Sunday September 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
San Francisco Opera
War Memorial Opera House

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Patricia Racette, Susannah Polk     
Brandon Jovanovich, Sam Polk         
Raymond Aceto, Rev. Olin Blitch         
James Kryshak, Little Bat McLean
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
San Francisco Opera
War Memorial Opera House

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Patricia Racette, Susannah Polk     
Brandon Jovanovich, Sam Polk         
Raymond Aceto, Rev. Olin Blitch         
James Kryshak, Little Bat McLean
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
San Francisco Opera
War Memorial Opera House

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Patricia Racette, Susannah Polk     
Brandon Jovanovich, Sam Polk         
Raymond Aceto, Rev. Olin Blitch         
James Kryshak, Little Bat McLean
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Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
San Francisco Opera
War Memorial Opera House

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Patricia Racette, Susannah Polk     
Brandon Jovanovich, Sam Polk         
Raymond Aceto, Rev. Olin Blitch         
James Kryshak, Little Bat McLean
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Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:00
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Holst        The Planets, Op. 32
Walton      Crown Imperial. Coronation March
Sullivan     Selections from “Pineapple Poll”
Wood        Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Elgar          Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
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Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 7:30
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Holst        The Planets, Op. 32
Walton      Crown Imperial. Coronation March
Sullivan     Pineapple Poll
Wood        Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Elgar         Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Staatsoper Hannover

Opernhaus
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.   
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday May 18, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
Symphony Silicon Valley
The California Theater

Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Brahms                  Piano Quartet No. 1, Op.25 (Arranged for Orchestra by Arnold                                                Schoenberg)
Rachmaninoff        Piano Concerto No. 3
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Symphony Silicon Valley
The California Theater

Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Brahms                  Piano Quartet No. 1, Op.25 (Arranged for Orchestra by                                                              A. Schoenberg)
Rachmaninoff        Piano Concerto No. 3
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Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Symphony Silicon Valley
The California Theater

Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Brahms                  Piano Quartet No. 1, Op.25 (Arranged for Orchestra by                       A. Schoenberg)
Rachmaninoff        Piano Concerto No. 3
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Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

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Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m.  
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Brigit Remmert, soloist
Robert Künzli, soloist
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Webern       Im Sommerwind
Mahler        Das Lied von der Erde

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Brigit Remmert, soloist
Robert Künzli, soloist
Karen Kamensek, conductor

Webern    Im Sommerwind
Mahler     Das Lied von der Erde
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Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, April 5, 2014
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Kinderchor der Staatsoper Hannover
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
_____________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Friday, March 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  
Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
San Diego Opera
Jacobs Music Center - Copley Symphony Hall

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Giuseppe Filianoti, Nemorino
Tatiana Lisnic, Adina
Kevin Burdette, Dr. Dulcamara
Malcolm MacKenzie, Belcore
Stephanie Weiss, Gianetta
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Friday, February 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.   
Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
San Diego Opera
Jacobs Music Center - Copley Symphony Hall

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Giuseppe Filianoti, Nemorino
Tatiana Lisnic, Adina
Kevin Burdette, Dr. Dulcamara
Malcolm MacKenzie, Belcore
Stephanie Weiss, Gianetta
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
San Diego Opera
Jacobs Music Center - Copley Symphony Hall

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Giuseppe Filianoti, Nemorino
Tatiana Lisnic, Adina
Kevin Burdette, Dr. Dulcamara
Malcolm MacKenzie, Belcore
Stephanie Weiss, Gianetta
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Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
San Diego Opera
Jacobs Music Center - Copley Symphony Hall

Karen Kamensek, conductor

Giuseppe Filianoti, Nemorino
Tatiana Lisnic, Adina
Kevin Burdette, Dr. Dulcamara
Malcolm MacKenzie, Belcore
Stephanie Weiss, Gianetta
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Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Staatsoper Hannover
Opernhaus

Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

New Year's Concert
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover
Opernhaus

Chor der Staatsoper Hannover
Extrachor der Staatsoper Hannover
Karen Kamensek, conductor

New Year's Concert

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