Opera

Opera Premiere  Semper Zwei

4.48 Psychosis

Chamber opera in one act after Sarah Kane (2016) von Philip Venables German by Durs Grünbein Performed in German

Premiere
Friday, 26 April 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Arabella

Opera in three acts by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 7 December 2018
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Ariadne auf Naxos

Opera in one act and a prologue von Richard Strauss Text by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Performed in German with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Sunday, 2 December 2018
Opera  Semper Zwei

Cabaret

Based on the book by Joe Masteroff on the play »Ich bin eine Kamera« by John Van Druten and tales of Christopher Isherwood Vocal texts by Fred Ebb, Music by John Kander German by Robert Gilbert

First Performance
Friday, 21 December 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Carmen

Opera in three acts by Georges Bizet Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after the novella by Prosper Mérimée Performed in French with German and English supertitles

Next Performance
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Der fliegende Holländer /
The Flying Dutchman

Romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 11 January 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Der Rosenkavalier

Comedy for music in three acts by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Performed in German with supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 27 April 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Die Entführung aus dem Serail /
The Abduction from the Seraglio

Opera Singspiel in three acts Libretto by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie from a text by Christoph Friedrich Bretzner to the operetta »Belmont und Constanze oder Die Entführung aus dem Serail« by Johann André Performed in German with German and English supertitles

Next Performance
Sunday, 28 October 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow

Operetta in three acts by Franz Lehár Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein after the comedy »L’attaché d’ambassade« by Henri Meilhac Performed in German

First Performance
Friday, 18 January 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Die tote Stadt

Opera in three acts by Erich Wolfgang Korngold Loosely adapted from Georges Rodenbachs novel »Bruges-la-Morte«
Libretto by Paul Schott
Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 31 May 2019
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

The Bartered Bride

Comic opera in three acts von Bedřich Smetana Text by Karel Sabina, German version by Kurt Honolka Performed in German with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Friday, 8 March 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Die Zauberflöte / The Magic Flute

German opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 20 October 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Fidelio

Opera in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Josef Sonnleithner, Stephan von Breuning und Georg Friedrich Treitschke Performed in German with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Giulio Cesare in Egitto /
Julius Caesar in Egypt

Opera in three acts by Georg Friedrich Händel Performed in Italian with German surtitles

First Performance
Saturday, 13 April 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Hänsel und Gretel / Hansel and Gretel

Fairy tale drama in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck After the poetry by Adelheid Wette Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 15 December 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Il barbiere di Siviglia /
The Barber of Seville

Comic opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini after the comedy »Le Barbier de Séville ou la Précaution inutile« by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 9 March 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

La bohème

Scenes of »La vie de Bohème« (Henri Murger) in four pictures by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 22 December 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

La forza del destino /
The Force of Destiny

Melodrama in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on Duke Rivas‘ drama »Don Álvaro o La fuerza del sino« and »Wallensteins Lager« by Friedrich Schiller Performed in Italian language with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

La traviata

Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after the drama »La Dame aux camélias« by Alexandre Dumas d. J. Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 23 November 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Le nozze di Figaro /
The Marriage of Figaro

Opera buffa in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte after the play »La folle journée ou le Mariage de Figaro« by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

Next Performance
Friday, 19 October 2018
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Les Huguenots

Grand opéra in five acts von Giacomo Meyerbeer Text by Eugène Scribe and Émile Deschamps Performed in French with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Saturday, 29 June 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Lucia di Lammermoor

Opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti Poetry by Salvatore Cammarano based on Walter Scott’s novel »The Bride of Lammermoor« Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Saturday, 27 October 2018
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Moses and Aron

Grand opéra in three acts von Arnold Schönberg Poetry by the composer Performed in German with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Nabucco

Dramma lirico in four parts von Giuseppe Verdi Text by Temistocle Solera Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Pelléas et Mélisande

Opera in five acts by Claude Debussy Dichtung von Maurice Maeterlinck Performed in French with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 9 November 2018
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Platée

Ballet bouffon in a prologue and three acts von Jean-Philippe Rameau Text by Adrien-Joseph Le Valois d’Orville Performed in French with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Saturday, 6 April 2019
First Performance
Monday, 15 April 2019
First Performance
Monday, 26 November 2018
First Performance
Thursday, 28 February 2019
First Performance
Monday, 24 June 2019
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
First Performance
Saturday, 18 May 2019
First Performance
Saturday, 30 March 2019
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Rigoletto

Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto von Francesco Maria Piave nach dem Versdrama »Le Roi s’amuse« von Victor Hugo Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
Opera Premiere  Semper Zwei

Satyricon

Chamber Opera in one act von Bruno Maderna Libretto by Ian Strasfogel and Bruno Maderna Performed in German, French, English, Italian and Latin with German supertitles

Last Performance
Saturday, 20 October 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Tannhäuser

Grand romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner Text vom Komponisten Performed in German with supertitles

First Performance
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Tosca

Opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Victorien Sardou's drama of the same name Performed in Italien with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Thursday, 14 March 2019
Opera  Semper Zwei

Trouble in Tahiti

One-act opera in seven scenes by Leonard Bernstein Libretto by the composer Performed in English with German supertitles

First Performance
Friday, 15 March 2019

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