- Fri 31. March 2023, 19:30 h
AidaGiuseppe Verdi [1813 – 1901]In Benedikt von Peter’s production of Verdi’s pharaonic opera, exotic Egypt is only visible as a dreamworld depicted on postcards. In this version of the work, which occupies the entire auditorium, the focus is on Radames’s dichotomy between the sobering reality of his everyday activities and his desire to find the woman of his dreams … Conductor: Leonardo Sini / Giampaolo Bisanti; Director: Benedikt von Peter; With Tobias Kehrer / N. N., Anna Smirnova / Clémentine Margaine, Dinara Alieva / Christina Nilsson, Jorge Puerta / Alfred Kim, N. N. / Jordan Shanahan a. o.
AntikristRued Langgaard (1893 – 1952)Langgaard's monolithic work creates an eschatological mystery play that pays homage to the fin de siècle with music reminiscent of Strauss and Wagner, but which does not deny Hindemith and Schönberg. Ersan Mondtag not only directs ANTIKRIST, but also designs the scenic set in his typical powerful expressionist style ... Conductor: Stephan Zilias / Hermann Bäumer [24 Feb]; Director: Ersan Mondtag; With Thomas Lehman / Kyle Miller, Jonas Grundner-Culemann, Valeriia Savinskaia, Irene Roberts, Clemens Bieber, Maire Therese Carmack, Flurina Stucki, AJ Glueckert, Andrew Dickinson, Joel Allison a. o.
- Sun 26. March 2023, 18:00 h
ArabellaRichard Strauss [1864 – 1949]ARABELLA is the last collaboration between the acclaimed duo Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Richard Strauss. Adopting the tone of an operetta, the work portrays the existential hardships, obsessions and dreams of a society bereft of its traditional solidity. Gambling addiction has driven the family of cavalry officer Waldner into financial ruin. The only hope for salvation lies in marrying off the daughter Arabella into a wealthy family ... Conductor: Sir Donald Runnicles; Director: Tobias Kratzer; With Albert Pesendorfer, Doris Soffel, Sara Jakubiak [18 March] / Gabriela Scherer, Elena Tsallagova, Russell Braun, Robert Watson a. o.
Best of: Carmen / Open Air on the parking deckGeorges Bizet [1838 – 1875]Even though Bizet's opera is named after the female protagonist, it focuses on the psychological and moral decline of Don José, whose love turns into disappointment, strife and a despair bordering on madness. Experience the musical highlights in this 100-minute, moderated short version. The title role is sung by the young American mezzo-soprano Maire Therese Carmack, who makes her European debut with these evenings ... Conductor: Dominic Limburg; Scen. Set design: Silke Sense; Presenter: Markus Brück; With Maire Therese Carmack, Matthew Newlin, Joel Allison, Maria Motolygina a. o.
- Wed 21. June 2023, 20:00 h
BearArne Gieshoff und Franziska AngererThe starting point of the experimental music theatre is Nastassja Martin's novel "Believing in the Wild": on a research trip in the Siberian wilderness, the anthropologist encounters a bear that bites her in the face and seriously injures her: This is the beginning of a transformation: the boundaries blur, she is half human, half bear - an in-between being in which worlds implode. The multi-perspective evening links Nastassja Martin's narrative and Berlin city history from the bear's point of view into a dense compositional web. BÄR*IN is a hybrid evening about metamorphoses and an invitation to consider our world as a structure in which not only humans are active agents ... Production: Franziska Angerer
- Sun 04. June 2023, 18:00 h
CarmenGeorges Bizet (1838 – 1875)Bizet described his opera as an "operetta with a bad ending" - and rightly so, because what is unique about CARMEN is the mixture of romantic opera, realistic drama and Offenbach operetta. Ole Anders Tandberg's production tells the story in powerful images that constantly alternate between shock, grotesqueness and great emotion ... Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin / Dominic Limburg; Director: Ole Anders Tandberg; With Anna Goryachova / Irene Roberts, Maria Motolygina / Valeriia Savinskaia, Tomislav Muzek / Attilio Glaser / Matthew Newlin, Samuel Dale Johnson / Joel Allison a. o.
The Tale of the Magic Fluteafter Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)Tamino falls in love with Pamina, whom he is only allowed to marry if they pass difficult tests. Through the "fair sound" of the Magic Flute, they both succeed in overcoming fire and water. Papageno and Papagena also find each other through the magic of music. And so that the opera in this version only lasts 70 minutes and is thus over half shorter than its big sister, a narrator summarises the events ... Conductor: Dominic Limburg; Director: Gerlinde Pelkowski; With Jörg Schörner, Meechot Marrero, Andrei Danilov, Tobias Kehrer, Simon Pauly a. o.
The Miracle of HelianeErich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 – 1957)The music of Korngold’s mystery opera depicting a callous ruler, his despondent wife and a Dionysian »stranger« is a breathtaking work of late romantic opulence. Christof Loy sets the intoxicating music in juxtaposition to a highly compressed view of this ménage à trois … Conductor: Marc Albrecht; Director: Christof Loy; With Sara Jakubiak, Jordan Shanahan, Daniel Kirch (instead of Mihails Čuļpajevs) a. o.
Die FledermausJohann Strauß (1825 – 1899)Villazón stages this perfect operetta between cork popping waltz bliss and relentless social satire as a whimsical walk through the ages: The boulevard theatre of the 19th century is as much the inspiration as Billy Wilder and the world of science fiction according to the motto "there is always love and deception" ... Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin; Director: Rolando Villazón; With Thomas Blondelle / Burkhard Ulrich, Flurina Stucki / Hulkar Sabirova, Karis Tucker / Annika Schlicht, Mert Süngü / Attilio Glaser, Philipp Jekal / Thomas Lehman, Katerina von Bennigsen / Meechot Marrero, Ingo Paulick a. o.
The Snow QueenSamuel Penderbayne (*1989)Kay has vanished. His personality changed overnight and he became mean and cruel. His best friend Gerda sallies forth in search of him and manages to liberate him from the ice palace of the snow queen. Singers, musicians and one actress narrate Andersen’s fairy tale as a funny, up-tempo road movie … Director: Brigitte Dethier; Mit Sophia Körber, Alexandra Ionis, Martin Gerke, Hanna Plaß, Jone Bolibar Núñez, Louise Leverd, Jack Adler-McKean, Henriette Zahn, Daniel Eichholz
- Sat 15. April 2023, 19:30 h
The Magic FluteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)In its mixture of Viennese folk theatre, Masonic mystery and fairy tale, this opera is probably the most performed in the German-speaking world and, in Günter Krämer's colourful, highly visual production, a favourite of our audience ... Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin / Dominic Limburg / Sir Donald Runnicles; Director: Günter Krämer; With Patrick Guetti / Tobias Kehrer, Attilio Glaser / Andrei Danilov / Kieran Carrel / Matthew Newlin, Hyeyoung Moon, Mané Galoyan / Sua Jo, Maria Motolygina / Flurina Stucki, Karis Tucker / Irene Roberts, Maire Therese Carmack, Meechot Marrero / Alexandra Hutton, Philipp Jekal / Artur Garbas a. o.
Don GiovanniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)In Mozart's dramma giocoso DON GIOVANNI, a character is up to mischief who seems familiar to us, whom we think we know, and yet who says of himself: "Who I am, you will never know." Director Roland Schwab purposefully made his way through the material, which is overloaded with interpretations, searching for his very own approach, finding the demonic Don Giovanni, one through whose eyes one can plunge into deep black holes one moment, only to succumb to his wit the next ... Conductor: Andrea Sanguineti; Production: Roland Schwab; With Mattia Olivieri, Claudia Pavone / Flurina Stucki, Giovanni Sala, Patrick Guetti, Lidia Fridman, Elisa Verzier, Tommaso Barea and others.
Don QuichotteJules Massenet (1842 – 1912)Few fictional characters are as celebrated as the »Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance«. And nowhere is the Man of La Mancha as gloomy as he is in Massenet’s work. Jakop Ahlbom’s production presents a collision between the eponymous hero’s fantasy world and the harsh reality of life – and also pulls off astonishing tricks to generate some enchanting moments of musical theatre ... Conductor: Daniel Carter; Director: Jakop Ahlbom; With Patrick Guetti, Misha Kiria, Maire Therese Carmack a. o.
A Florentine Tragedy [Concert version]Works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alban Berg, Alexander von ZemlinskyMarc Albrecht has conducted Korngold's WUNDER DER HELIANE and Schreker's DER SCHATZGRÄBER in recent years. Right at the beginning of the season he returns with Zemlinsky's one-act opera EINE FLORENTINISCHE TRAGÖDIE, flanked by Korngold's Suite to "Viel Lärmen um Nichts" and Berg's "Sieben frühe Lieder" ... Conductor: Marc Albrecht; With AJ Glueckert, Wolfgang Koch, Jennifer Holloway
ElektraRichard Strauss (1864 – 1949)In the permanent memory of her father's murder, Elektra tyrannises life at court and falls into a veritable frenzy of revenge. To give his opera the force of Attic tragedy, Strauss exploited the possibilities of the orchestra to the extreme and demands nothing less than the maximum of drama from his heroine ... Conductor: Alexander Soddy;; Director: Kirsten Harms; With Karita Mattila, Catherine Foster, Flurina Stucki, Burkhard Ulrich, Tobias Kehrer a. o.
EpitaphThe bassist Charles Mingus (© Thomas Marcello), one of the great icons of jazz, composed an unusual suite in 1962, half jazz, half new music. First performed in 1989, this full-length work has cult status, but is rarely heard in the concert hall. Now, on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Charles Mingus, it will be performed under the direction of Titus Engel with musicians from the Big Band and the Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin as well as soloists from the Jazzinstitut Berlin. Special guest: Randy Brecker
Experimentum MundiGiorgio Battistelli [*1953]With 16 artisans on stage, Giorgio Battistelli created one of the epochal works of contemporary music in 1981. The performance is also a foretaste of the premiere of TEOREMA in June 2023 ... Conductor: Giorgio Battistelli; Speaker: Peppe Servillo
FidelioLudwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)This opera is a monolith: it is considered the freedom opera par excellence and is probably the first-ever specifically German opera in its fusion of rescue opera, humanist oratorio and melodrama. David Hermann focuses on the manipulation mechanisms of power and powerlessness ... Conductor: Sir Donald Runnicles / Dominic Limburg [Jan.]; Director: David Hermann; With Thomas Lehman / Philipp Jekal, Jordan Shanahan / Markus Brück, Robert Watson / Klaus Florian Vogt, Ingela Brimberg / Flurina Stucki, Albert Pesendorfer / Tobias Kehrer / Ante Jerkunica a. o.
- Fri 19. May 2023, 19:30 h
Francesca da RiminiRiccardo Zandonai [1883 – 1944]After Korngold's DAS WUNDER DER HELIANE, Christof Loy took on another rarity of the early 20th century for Deutsche Oper Berlin with FRANCESCA DA RIMINI, which had its live stream premiere in spring 2021. Here, too, the focus is on the psychogram of a self-confident, non-conformist woman who defies all moral and social constraints. ... Conductor: Ivan Repusic; Director: Christof Loy; With Sara Jakubiak, Ivan Inverardi, Jonathan Tetelman, Charles Workman a. o.
Greek / Open-Air on the parking deckMark-Anthony Turnage (*1960)With GREEK, the great ancient myth of King Oedipus arrives in the present: As an opera on the parking deck, an open-air spectacle between whimsical wit and tragic force ... Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin; Director: Pınar Karabulut; With Dean Murphy, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Seth Carico, Heidi Stober
- Thu 15. June 2023, 19:30 h
Hérodiade (concert version)Jules Massenet [1842 – 1912]Few female figures inspired the art of the late 19th century as much as the Judean princess Salome, who, according to legend, was responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist. In France in particular, people were fascinated by this material and its amalgamation of orientalism and decadence, of eroticism and opulence. Massenet also took up the challenge: however, the focus of his opera is not Salome but her mother Herodias, the wife of King Herod ... Conductor: Enrique Mazzola; With Etienne Dupuis, Clémentine Margaine, Nicole Car, Matthew Polenzani, Marko Mimica a. o.
- Mon 01. May 2023, 15:00 h
The Barber of SevilleGioacchino Rossini (1792 – 1868)For 200 years Rossini’s BARBIERE has been considered as the epitome of musical comedy. The archetypes of commedia dell’arte are constantly shimmering through the storyline revolving around the resourceful Figaro – an ambiguity that is not lost in Katharina Thalbach’s vibrant and hectic production … Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin / Dominic Limburg; Director: Katharina Thalbach; With Kangyoon Shine Lee / Matthew Newlin, Misha Kiria / Marco Filippo Romano, Arianna Manganello, Philipp Jekal / Dean Murphy, Patrick Guetti a. o.
- Fri 09. June 2023, 19:30 h
Il Teorema di PasoliniGiorgio Battistelli [*1953]In his 1968 film "Teorema", Pasolini formulated a radical reckoning with the bourgeoisie: the upper-middle-class family at the centre of the work is held together only by conventions, and the erotic seductive power of a stranger alone is enough to break apart this ossified system. Battistelli has been fascinated by "Teorema" ever since he first set the material to music for the Munich Biennale in 1992 at Henze's suggestion, at that time as a chamber opera with silent actors. Now, 30 years later, Battistelli is shaping the Pasolini original as a grand opera ... Conductor: Daniel Cohen; Director: Dead Centre; With Ángeles Blancas Gulin, Davide Damiani, Monica Bacelli, Nikolay Borchev, Meechot Marrero, Andrei Danilov
KaraoperAn interactive opera film by Chez CompanyImagine what it would be like if we could change the world. Imagine a fun future with clean oceans and lovely blue skies, a world of justice for all, where it’s ok to travel and meet people from other countries. In our innovative KARAOPER we want to dream along with the kids. KARAOPER is an operatic film that generates its own direction in gradual steps using the karaoke process, through the medium of singing and speaking. A motley community of kids progressing in jolly fashion to the next level … An interactive opera film by Chez Company for children aged 8 and over
- Wed 05. July 2023, 11:00 h
Children' s ballet – Peter PanBallet for children, aged 4 and over, with music by Edvard Grieg, Alexander Konstantinowitsch Glasunow and Herman Severin LøvenskioldPeter Pan, the boy who never grows up, has been playing his games for over 100 years. In this version by the Kinder Ballett Kompanie Berlin, Michael, John and Wendy experience exciting adventures on the island of Neverland together with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. But beware of Captain Hook! ... A choreography by David Simic based on the stories by James Matthew Barrie with music by Edvard Grieg, Herman Severin Løvenskiold and Alexander Glasunow ... The students of the Kinder Ballett Kompanie Berlin dance.
- Sat 22. April 2023, 19:30 h
La bohèmeGiacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)Puccini’s rendition in opera form of »Scenes of Bohemian Life« is the best-known opera portraying the lives of artists and at the same time a depiction of a group of young people drifting through life with no consideration of the consequences. Götz Friedrich’s opulent production reflects the gleam and grime of Belle Époque Paris … Conductor: Jordan de Souza; Director: Götz Friedrich; With Andrei Danilov / Attilio Glaser, Philipp Jekal / Dean Murphy, Thomas Lehman / Samuel Dale Johnson, Patrick Guetti / Byung Gil Kim, Cristina Pasaroiu / Sua Jo, Elisa Verzier / Meechot Marrero a. o.
- Sat 25. March 2023, 19:00 h
La forza del destinoGiuseppe Verdi [1813 – 1901]The Spanish Civil War and the Allied invasion of Italy in the Second World War provide the setting for Frank Castorf’s production, which follows the fate of three characters: a pair of lovers who cling to the conviction that a better life is feasible, and a man consumed by hatred and a thirst for vengeance … Conductor: Paolo Carignani; Director: Frank Castorf; With Stephen Bronk, Hulkar Sabirova, Roman Burdenko, Jorge de León, Jana Kurucová, Roberto Tagliavini, Philipp Jekal a. o.
- Sun 11. June 2023, 17:00 h
La traviataGiuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)In setting »La Dame aux Camélias« to music, Verdi explored, in a shockingly direct way, two big themes of the 19th century: prostitution and consumption. Götz Friedrich’s production stresses the futility of Violetta Valéry’s attempt to escape her fate … Conductor: Ido Arad / Francesco Lanzillotta [Juni]; Director: Götz Friedrich; With Mané Galoyan / Mariangela Sicilia [Juni], Giovanni Sala / Matthew Newlin [Juni], Thomas Lehman, Arianna Manganello a. o.
Lakmé (concert version)Léo Delibes [1836–1891]The story of the young Hindu priestess who falls in love with an English colonial officer and finally goes to her death is great opera cinema and is still able to go to the heart today ... Conductor: Daniela Candillari; Choirs: Jeremy Bines; With Josh Lovell, Dean Murphy, Aigul Khismatullina, Karis Tucker a. o.
Les Contes d'HoffmannJacques Offenbach (1819 – 1880)With his opera, Offenbach created a lasting monument to the enthusiasm for the poet E. T. A. Hoffmann. As the protagonist of his own stories, the poet pursues the excesses of his imagination between alcohol and the pain of love, singing puppets and visions of horror. Laurent Pelly's production combines magical stage effects with nuanced direction of the characters ... Conductor: Markus Stenz / Dominic Limburg; Director: Laurent Pelly; With Robert Watson / Oreste Cosimo, Kathryn Lewek, Byung Gil Kim, Stephanie Lauricella a. o.
- Sun 25. June 2023, 17:00 h
LohengrinRichard Wagner (1813 – 1883)Soon after the failure of the 1848 revolution, the political refugee Richard Wagner wrote his LOHENGRIN: an opera about a hero who tries in vain to pacify a divided people. Kasper Holten's production deliberately leaves open whether this leader fights by fair means ... Conductor: Ivan Repusic; Director: Kasper Holten; With Albert Pesendorfer, Attilio Glaser, Flurina Stucki, Thomas Johannes Mayer, Anna Smirnova, Thomas Lehman a. o.
- Wed 17. May 2023, 19:30 h
Lucia di LammermoorGaetano Donizetti (1797 – 1848)A historicised staging forms the backdrop for Lucia's tragedy, which is negotiated as a pledge of military alliances. Her heart belongs to Edgardo, the mortal enemy of her brother Enrico, who has other plans for his sister. With its nostalgic atmosphere, Filippo Sanjust's production is a classic in the repertoire ... Conductor: Matteo Beltrami / Stefano Ranzani [June]; Director: Filippo Sanjust; With Markus Brück / Thomas Lehman, Adela Zaharia, Javier Camarena / Rolando Villazón [June], Andrei Danilov / Ya-Chung Huang, Byung Gil Kim a. o.
- Thu 11. May 2023, 19:30 h
Manon LescautGiacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)The fun-loving Manon is driven by a pronounced passion for luxury, which ultimately costs her her life. At the same time, she is capable of the deepest love, a headstrong woman of powerful attraction. Passion and despair have turned the material into the stirring and, in the end, shattering story, not of a heroine, but of a "girl of heart" ... Conductor: Andrea Sanguineti; Director: Gilbert Deflo; With Irina Moreva, Thomas Lehman, Martin Muehle, Maurizio Muraro, Andrei Danilov a. o.
- Fri 05. May 2023, 18:00 h
St Matthew PassionJohann Sebastian Bach [1685 – 1750]The reports of the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Bibles are among the foundations of European culture. Bach created a musical ritual for the believing congregation of his time with "Matthew Passion". But what does the Passion mean for a diverse society in which the Christian religion is increasingly losing relevance? What do its central motifs mean - betrayal, hatred, fear of death, trust, love and forgiveness - performed in a secular opera house? How much distance is created? And what kind of community can be experienced in a performance in which the audience and Berlin amateur choruses are also invited to sing along? ... Conductor: Alessandro De Marchi; Director: Benedikt von Peter; With Joshua Ellicott, Padraic Rowan, Michael Bachtadze, Dean Murphy, Elbenita Kajtazi, Annika Schlicht, Kieran Carrel, Joel Allison a. o.
- Tue 04. July 2023, 19:30 h
NabuccoGiuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)Keith Warner's production of Verdi's first successful opera emphasises the basic idea of reconciliation with which the work concludes: Under the wise King Nabucco, the Hebrew people of the Scriptures and the Babylonian warriors may hope for a peaceful future ... Conductor: Carlo Montanaro; Director: Keith Warner; With Amartuvshin Enkhbat / Dalibor Jenis, Patrick Cook, Byung Gil Kim / Alexander Vinogradov, Saioa Hernández / Anna Smirnova, Karis Tucker / Irene Roberts a. o.
NegarMarie-Ève Signeyrole und Keyvan ChemiraniShirin returns to Tehran to meet her childhood friends Negar and Aziz again. The encounter confronts the three with the question of their own identity. This music theatre tells of the search for the familiar in the strange, of love as an act of resistance in a repressive system, combining traditional Persian music with classical elements ... Directed by Marie-Ève Signeyrole; With Katarina Bradić, Arianna Manganello, Dean Murphy, Golnar Shahyar, Julian Arsenault, Keyvan Chemirani and friends
- Fri 21. April 2023, 20:00 h
New Scenes VI – ExposedA Chamber Opera Triptych by Juta Pranulytė, Sina Fani Sani, Germán AlonsoThe competition, organised as a collaboration between the Deutsche Oper and the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music, was and is primarily intended as a laboratory for the future. It is explicitly aimed at teams of composers and authors. The three new music theatre works of approximately 30 minutes in length are created with students of the Hanns Eisler Academy, who stage, play and sing them.
OceaneDetlev Glanert (*1960)Oceane's otherness breaks into the well-ordered world of a Baltic seaside resort and provokes both almost aggressive rejection and deepest fascination. She longs for closeness and love, but at the same time feels a deep connection to a world that lies beyond the human. And in the end, nothing is as alien to her as those who want to be close to her ... Conductor: Stephan Zilias; Director: Robert Carsen; Jacquelyn Wagner, Nikolai Schukoff, Artur Garbas, Nicole Haslett, Albert Pesendorfer, Doris Soffel, Andrew Harris a. o.
- Wed 05. July 2023, 19:30 h
RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)In his opera about the hunchbacked court jester, Verdi took the tension between the improbabilities of the plot and the emotional overwhelming power of musical theatre to extremes. Jan Bosse's production tells the tragedy of a man who fails to separate private life and public action ... Conductor: Dominic Limburg / Giedre Slekyte [July]; Director: Jan Bosse; with Attilio Glaser / Andrei Danilov, Markus Brück / Dalibor Jenis / Leonardo Lee / Amartuvshin Enkhbat, Elena Tsallagova / Marina Monzò, Andrew Harris / Tobias Kehrer, Maire Therese Carmack / Annika Schlicht a. o.
SalomeRichard Strauss (1864 – 1949)Claus Guth banishes all orientalism and looks at his title heroine with a dissecting, psychoanalytical eye. Salome descends into the abysses of her youth, in which abuses by her stepfather have dug deep into her soul. And from these depths she creates her saviour Jochanaan, with whom she can take up the fight against her hated father ... Conductor: Axel Kober; Director: Claus Guth; With Thomas Blondelle, Ursula Hesse von den Steinen, Jennifer Holloway / Vida Miknevičiūtė [March], Jordan Shanahan, Mihails Čuļpajevs / Attilio Glaser [March], Annika Schlicht a. o.
Semiramide (semi-staged)Gioacchino Rossini [1792 – 1868]Rossini's title character is entangled in deep power intrigues and family conflicts, which open up the composer's possibilities for abysmal scenes of madness, richly ornamented oaths of love and fiery revenge arias. The result is "the last opera of the great Baroque tradition, the most beautiful, the most imaginative, possibly the most perfect; but also - irretrievably - the last" (Rodolfo Celetti) ... Conductor: Corrado Rovaris; With Salome Jicia, Beth Taylor, Riccardo Fassi, Levy Sekgapane a. o.
Simon BoccanegraGiuseppe Verdi [1813 – 1901]For Verdi, writing operas meant relating to the world, interfering, raising one's voice and speaking out on stage on political issues. Hardly any of his operas, however, pushes the question of what price the individual has to pay for political power to such an extreme as SIMON BOCCANEGRA. It is staged by the Russian director Vasily Barkhatov, who already helped Reimann's L'INVISIBLE to its world premiere here at the house ... Conductor: Jader Bignamini / Yi-Chen Lin; Director: Vasily Barkhatov; With George Petean / Dong-Hwan Lee, Attilio Glaser / Jorge Puerta, Liang Li / Ante Jerkunica, Maria Motolygina / Flurina Stucki, Michael Bachtadze / Joel Allison a. o.
The Stuttgart Ballet: Pure BlissChoreographies by Johan IngerExperience three ballets as different as the art form: BLISS is inspired by Keith Jarrett's legendary "Köln Concert" - OUT OF BREATH explores the fine line between life and death - AURORA'S NAP finally bridges the gap between classical ballet and modern dance ... Choreographies: Johan Inger; With soloists and corps de ballet of the Stuttgart Ballet
- Mon 10. April 2023, 17:00 h
ToscaGiacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)This TOSCA production is deserved of listed status after a performance history stretching back over half a century. Not that the atmospheric sets depicting the original locations in Rome - a timeless backdrop for great musical theatre - have lost any of their charm in over 400 performances of the work ... Conductor: Valerio Galli / Sir Donald Runnicles / Nicholas Milton; Director: Boleslaw Barlog; With Sondra Radvanovsky / Saioa Hernández / Natalya Romaniw / Tatiana Serjan, Vittorio Grigolo / Jonathan Tetelman / Joseph Calleja, Roman Burdenko / Luca Salsi a. o.
Tristan and IsoldeRichard Wagner (1813 – 1883)Musically highly romantic and crossing the threshold to modernity, Wagner lets his couple run with existential inexorability into a hopeless dilemma. Disturbing and fascinating in its uncompromising portrayal of obsessive love, this work - based on a myth - has become a myth itself ... Conductor: Sir Donald Runnicles; Director: Graham Vick; With Clay Hilley, Franz-Josef Selig, Nina Stemme, Hansung Yoo / Christoph Pohl / Martin Gantner, Irene Roberts a. o.
- Fri 23. June 2023, 19:30 h
TurandotGiacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)In his last, unfinished opera Puccini addressed the aesthetic of cinema, the new medium for mass consumption. In his version of the work Lorenzo Fioroni makes a connection between the repressed, yet sensationalist Chinese opera people and the consumers of modern media content … Conductor: Juraj Valcuha; Director: Lorenzo Fioroni; With Zoya Tsererina, Clemens Bieber, Stefano La Colla, Sua Jo, Andrew Harris, Samuel Dale Johnson, Ya-Chung Huang, Gideon Poppe, Byung Gil Kim a. o.