Opera

Opera Premiere  Semper Zwei

Alles Schwindel / Pure Hogwash

A farce in eight pictures by Mischa Spoliansky Text by Marcellus Schiffer Composure for salon orchestra by Max Renne

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

Carmen

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

Next Performance
Friday, 16 June 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

Opera Double Feature: Melodram in one act / Drama in two acts and one prologue by Pietro Mascagni / Ruggero Leoncavallo Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci after Giovanni Verga / Libretto by the composer Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Thursday, 29 June 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Così fan tutte

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

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

Das Rheingold

The eve of the Bühnenfestspiels »The Ring of the Nibelungs« by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer Performed in German with German and English supertitles

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

Das schlaue Füchslein /
The Cunning Little Vixen

Opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček Text by the composer after Rudolf Tesnohlídeks's short story of the same name Performed in Czech with German and English supertitles

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

Der Freischütz

Romantic opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber Libretto by Friedrich Kind and Werner Hintze Performed in German with German and English supertitles

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

Der Wildschütz / The Poacher

Comic opera in three acts by Albert Lortzing Libretto by the composer after the tale »Der Rehbock oder Die schuldlos Schuldbewussten« by August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue Performed in German with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Opera Premiere  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, 30 April 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Die Fledermaus

Lyrical comedy in three acts by Johann Strauß Libretto by Carl Haffner and Richard Genée after the vaudeville »Le Réveillon« by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy Performed in German

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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
Monday, 22 May 2017
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Die Passagierin / The Passenger

Opera in two acts, eight pictures and one epilog by Mieczysław Weinberg Libretto by Alexander Medwedew after Zofia Posmysz's tale of the same name Multilingual performance with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Saturday, 24 June 2017
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

Next Performance
Saturday, 1 July 2017
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Doktor Faust

Opera in two preludes, one intermezzo and three main scenes by Ferruccio Busoni Nach Skizzen des Komponisten ergänzt und vollendet von Antony Beaumont (1984) Performed in German with German and English supertitles

Last Performance
Sunday, 7 May 2017
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

Next Performance
Friday, 28 April 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Elektra

Tragedy in one act by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Performed in German with German and English supertitles

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

Eugen Onegin

Lyrical scenes in three acts (seven scenes) by Pjotr I. Tschaikowsky Libretto by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky and Konstantin S. Schilowsky after the novel by Alexander Puschkin Performed in Russian with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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

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

Königskinder

Fairy tale opera in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck Libretto by Ernst Rosmer (Elsa Bernstein) after the dramatic fairy tale of the same name Performed in German with German and English supertitles

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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

Next Performance
Sunday, 4 June 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

La clemenza di Tito /
The Clemency of Titus

Opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Text by Pietro Metastasio from Caterino Mazzolà Performes in Italian 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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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

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

Les Contes d’Hoffmann /
Tales of Hoffmann

Fantastic opera in five acts by Jacques Offenbach Libretto by Jules Barbier after the play by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, edited by Michael Kaye and Jean-Christophe Keck © Schott Music, Mainz Performed in French with German and English supertitles

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

Lohengrin

Invisible narrative for a singer, instruments and voices by Salvatore Sciarrino Libretto by Salvatore Sciarrino after Jules Laforgue’s tale of the same name Performed in Italian with German supertitles

Premiere
Friday, 28 April 2017
Opera Premiere  Semperoper Dresden

Otello

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Arrigo Boito after William Shakespeare's tragedy
»Othello, the Moor of Venice«
Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

Next Performance
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Opera  Semper Zwei

Premieren-Kostprobe »Alles Schwindel«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Die Entführung aus dem Serail«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Die Passagierin«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

First Performance
Thursday, 15 June 2017
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Premieren-Kostprobe »Doktor Faust«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Les Contes d’Hoffmann /
Hoffmanns Erzählungen«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Lohengrin«

Das Produktionsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Otello«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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

Premieren-Kostprobe »Salome«

Das Inszenierungsteam stellt sich vor

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  Semperoper Dresden

Salome

Operatic drama in one act by Richard Strauss Libretto by Richard Strauss after Oscar Wilde’s tale of the same name Performed in German with German and English supertitles

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

Semper Matinee /
Semper Soiree Spezial: Lieder zum Advent

Das Ensemble lädt zum Mitsingen ein Der Einlass in den Saal findet ab etwa 19.40 Uhr statt.

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

Semper Matinee: Mozart und Zeitgenossen

Ein Ausflug in die Wiener Klassik Liedmatinee mit Mozart-Schwerpunkt

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

Siegfried

Second day of the Bühnenfestspiel »The Ring of the Nibelungs« by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer Performed in German with German and English supertitles

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

Švanda dudák / Švanda the Bagpiper

Volksoper in two acts by Jaromír Weinberger Libretto by Miloš Kareš Performed in Czech with German and English supertitles

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

The Great Gatsby

Opera in two acts by John Harbison Libretto by the composer after the novel »The Great Gatsby« by F. Scott Fitzgerald Performed in English with German and English supertitles

First Performance
Monday, 29 May 2017
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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

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