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Boris Godunow
Boris Godunow
Boris Godunow

Boris Godunow

Music drama in seven pictures by Modest P. Mussorgski First draft of 1869 Text by Modest P. Mussorgski after Alexander Puschkin and Nikolaj Karamsin in Russian with German surtitles

Premiere 16 Dec 2008

Cardillac
Cardillac
Cardillac

Cardillac

Opera in three acts (four pictures) by Paul Hindemith after a stage plot by Ferdinand Lion original version from 1926 (world premiere in Dresden)

Premiere 14 Mar 2009

The Magic Kingdom
The Magic Kingdom
The Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom

Fairy tale drama in one act by Ernst Křenek.
In German language
Semper 2

Premiere 19 Oct 2012

Das Rheingold
Das Rheingold
Das Rheingold

Das Rheingold

The eve of the Bühnenfestspiels »The Ring of the Nibelungs« by Richard Wagner

Premiere 29 Sep 2001

Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking

Opera in two acts. Music by Jake Heggie. Libretto by Terrence McNally. After a novel by Sister Helen Prejean. Performed in English with German surtitles

Premiere 06 May 2006

Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio)
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio)
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio)

Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio)

German musical comedy in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In German language.

Premiere 05 Feb 2000

Die Liebe der Danae/ The love of Danae
Die Liebe der Danae/ The love of Danae
Die Liebe der Danae/ The love of Danae

Die Liebe der Danae / The love of Danae

A cheerful mythology in three acts by Richard Strauss

Premiere 19 Nov 2005

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg/ The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg/ The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg/ The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Opera in three acts by Richard Wagner

Premiere 13 Oct 2007

Die schweigsame Frau/ The Silent Woman
Die schweigsame Frau/ The Silent Woman
Die schweigsame Frau/ The Silent Woman

Die schweigsame Frau / The Silent Woman

Comic opera in three acts by Richard Strauss

Premiere 11 Jun 1998

Die Walküre
Die Walküre
Die Walküre

Die Walküre

First day of the Bühnenfestspiel »The Ring of the Nibelungs« by Richard Wagner

Premiere 10 Nov 2001

Dorina e Nibbio
Dorina e Nibbio
Dorina e Nibbio

Dorina e Nibbio

Intermezzo by Domenico Sarro / Lucia Ronchetti.
Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Euryanthe
Euryanthe
Euryanthe

Euryanthe

Grand heroic, romantic opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber

Faust/ Margarete
Faust/ Margarete
Faust/ Margarete

Faust / Margarete

Opera in five acts by Charles Gounod Performed in French with German surtitles

Premiere 04 Jul 2010

La damnation de Faust
La damnation de Faust
La damnation de Faust

La damnation de Faust

Dramatic legend in four parts by Hector Berlioz Performed in French with German surtitles

Premiere 14 Apr 2007

Gisela! oder: Die merk- und denkwürdigen Wege des Glücks
Gisela! oder: Die merk- und denkwürdigen Wege des Glücks
Gisela! oder: Die merk- und denkwürdigen Wege des Glücks

Gisela! oder: Die merk- und denkwürdigen Wege des Glücks

Musictheatre by Hans Werner Henze, Christian Lehnert and Michael Kerstan For singers, actors, mixed little choir and instruments Performed in German with German surtitles

Premiere 19 Nov 2010

Götterdämmerung
Götterdämmerung
Götterdämmerung

Götterdämmerung

By Richard Wagner

Idomeneo
Idomeneo
Idomeneo

Idomeneo

Dramma per musica in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed in Italian with German surtitles

L'Upupa
L'Upupa
L'Upupa

L'Upupa

A German comedy by Hans Werner Henze Eleven Tableaux translated from the Arabic Libretto and music by Werner Henze

La cenerentola/ Cinderella
La cenerentola/ Cinderella
La cenerentola/ Cinderella

La cenerentola / Cinderella

Comic drama in two acts by Gioachino Rossini Performed in Italian with German surtitles

La grande magia
La grande magia
La grande magia

La grande magia

Scenes from the extended present. By Manfred Trojahn based on the play by Eduardo de Filippo Libretto by Christian Martin Fuchs

Premiere 09 May 2008

La traviata
La traviata
La traviata

La traviata

Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Premiere 01 Oct 2009

Lulu
Lulu
Lulu

Lulu

Opera in three acts by Alban Berg. Performed in German with surtitles

Premiere 03 Feb 2012

L’incoronazione di Poppea/ The Coronation of Poppea
L’incoronazione di Poppea/ The Coronation of Poppea
L’incoronazione di Poppea/ The Coronation of Poppea

L’incoronazione di Poppea / The Coronation of Poppea

Opera in one prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi. Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Premiere 01 Apr 2011

L’Italiana in Algeri/ The Italian Girl in Algier
L’Italiana in Algeri/ The Italian Girl in Algier
L’Italiana in Algeri/ The Italian Girl in Algier

L’Italiana in Algeri / The Italian Girl in Algier

Comic opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. In Italian language with German surtitles.

Premiere 21 Nov 1997

Macbeth
Macbeth
Macbeth

Macbeth

Melodramma in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi Performed in Italian with German supertitles

Premiere 02 Oct 2005

Madama Butterfly
Madama Butterfly
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Japanese tragedy in three acts by Giacomo Puccini

Premiere 18 Jul 2003

Manon Lescaut
Manon Lescaut
Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

Dramma lirico in vier Akten by Giacomo Puccini.
Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Moskau, Tscherjomuschki
Moskau, Tscherjomuschki
Moskau, Tscherjomuschki

Moskau, Tscherjomuschki

Musical comedy in three acts Performed in German

Notre Dame
Notre Dame
Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Opera in two acts by Franz Schmidt Performed in German

Premiere 17 Apr 2010

Otello
Otello
Otello

Otello

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi. Performed in Italian with German surtitles.

Premiere 13 Oct 2006

Rigoletto
Rigoletto
Rigoletto

Rigoletto

Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed in Italien with German surtitles

Premiere 20 Jun 2008

Rusalka
Rusalka
Rusalka

Rusalka

Lyric opera in three acts by Antonín Dvořák Performed in Czech with German surtitles

Premiere 10 Dec 2010

Siegfried
Siegfried
Siegfried

Siegfried

By Richard Wagner

Premiere 22 Mar 2003

Simplicius Simplicissimus
Simplicius Simplicissimus
Simplicius Simplicissimus

Simplicius Simplicissimus

Three scenes of his youth after Hans Jakob Christoph by Grimmelshausen. By Hermann Scherchen, Wolfgang Petzet and Karl Amadeus Hartmann. Performed in German.

Premiere 20 Oct 2011

Street Scene
Street Scene
Street Scene

Street Scene

An American opera in two acts by Kurt Weill. Performed in German with surtitles

Premiere 18 Jun 2011

Švanda dudák/ Švanda the Bagpiper
Švanda dudák/ Švanda the Bagpiper
Švanda dudák/ Švanda the Bagpiper

Švanda dudák / Švanda the Bagpiper

Volksoper in two acts by Jaromír Weinberger. Performed in Czech with German surtitles

Premiere 23 Mar 2012

Tristan and Isolde
Tristan and Isolde
Tristan and Isolde

Tristan and Isolde

Opera in three acts by Richard Wagner
Performed in German

Premiere 16 May 1995

We come to the river
We come to the river
We come to the river

We come to the river

Plots for music by Hans Werner Henze, text by Edward Bond.
In German language

Premiere 12 Sep 2012