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Last update 30 March 2020
The Government banned all social, cultural and political gatherings either in enclosed and open-air spaces.
Albanian National Opera closes until 3 April.
Teatro Colón has cancelled its performances until 19 April.
Government has closed all theatres until 13 April and called an emergency state. Rehearsals are suspended and employees work from home where possible.
Since 14 March a declared state of emergency restricts public events, including all activities at the Opera house in Baku until further notice.
The country is in lockdown until 19 April, with possible extension till 3 May. Rehearsals are suspended and employees work from home where possible.
Sofia Opera cancelled performances and rehearsals between 13 March and 13 April.
Theatres are closed until 17 April
Theatres throughout the country are closed until further notice.
No performances until 19 April
Estonian National Opera’s performances, excursions and educational projects are cancelled due to the national state of emergency until the end of April.
Government suggest that until 31st May 2020
- All events with more than 500 spectators will be prohibited.
- That organizations carefully consider cancelling all events, even with less than 500 spectators.
Finnish National Opera cancelled performances and rehearsals until 14 April.
The country is in lockdown at least until after Easter.
Opera de Lille has cancelled his performances until 28 April. The Opera is closed from 16 March
Tbilisi Opera & Ballet Theatre : all performances are cancelled until 31 March.
Performances as well as rehearsals are widely suspended in the theatres over the whole country, with variations due to the federalistic administration. Hamburgisches Staatstheater won’t open the stages until 30 April, Oper Leipzig counts on reopening on 11 April for the moment. Most houses schedule their reopening after the easter break. Depending on their owner (State, Land or City), companies are completely closed, or have still running workshops and offices.
Greek National Opera has suspended and postponed their performances.
Government has prohibited events over 100 people indoors.
Hungarian State Opera has cancelled performances until 3 April. Rehearsals are cancelled.
Icelandic Opera suspended their activities, rehearsals are cancelled and employees work from home where possible.
National Centre for the Performing Arts Mumbai : all performances have been cancelled from 13 March until further notice.
The country is in lockdown until Easter.
Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv: Performances and rehearsals are cancelled until further notice
The country is in lockdown until Easter.
Government declared a state of emergency, which leaves the Theatres in the country closed.
Latvian National Opera: Everything is cancelled till April 14, 2020
Lithuanian National Opera: All performances are cancelled until Mid May and the house is closed for rehearsals as well
Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg : all performances are cancelled until Mid May.
Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival : all activities regarding the event of the young@opera project will be cancelled or delayed to further.
Maltese Government has requested the cancellation of all public indoor gatherings.
Gozo / Teatru Aurora: The theatre is closed for visits, the next performance on 25 April cancelled. Date of reopening will be announced following Government instructions.
Dutch National Opera has canceled all performances with the public until June 1, 2020 The rehearsals with less than 100 people continue as usual and the workshops continue to work on the following productions, ballet tour has been called off immediately. DNO&B is currently investigating the possibilities of recording performances without public and broadcasting them via the internet.
Nederlandse Reisopera has postponed the next tours until the autumn
New Zealand Opera has closed and rescheduled the production The Marriage of Figaro
Den Norske Opera has cancelled performances and rehearsals until mid April.
Bergen National Opera has cancelled performances and rehearsals until mid April.
ROH Muscat cancelled all performances until further notice.
Government has ordered to shut down all venues and public activities.
Polish National Opera is closed until 19 April
Gulbekian Musica / Fundation Calouste Gulbekian has cancelled all performances until 30 April.
The capital is in lockdown.
In Moscow all performances are cancelled until April 10th.
Novosibirsk State Opera and Theatre announces its next performances for the beginning of May
Perm Opera organises concerts for single spectators
State of emergency implying the closure of all theatres to audiences and staff.
According to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health, the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) and the Ministry of Culture, mass events are postponed or cancelled due to the increased risk of transmission of the new coronavirus.
State of emergency implying the closure of all theatres to audiences and staff until further notice.
Royal Swedish Opera has cancelled their performances and is closed until the summer
Gothenburg: Regional authority in West Sweden suspended performances until further notice and the theatre is rehearsing in small groups
Theatres throughout the whole country are closed and rehearsals called off until at least May.
Grand Théâtre de Génève is closed until the summer.
General lockdown in the whole country, including the closure of the theatres.
Performances in the whole country are cancelled until Mid April at least.
The Grange Festival in Alresford cancelled their 2020 edition.
English National Opera and Royal Opera House Covent Garden cancelled all performances and closed their houses to public and staff until further notice.
Scottish Opera cancelled and postponed the performances and tours planned until July 2020
Welsh National Opera cancelled their current tour and is closed until further notice
Opera North are closed until the summer
Garsington Opera cancelled its performances until 14 July