Opera

Opera  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

First Performance
Saturday, 9 June 2018
Opera Premiere  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

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 novella by Prosper Mérimée Performed in French with German and English supertitles

Next Performance
Friday, 22 June 2018
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

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

Next Performance
Friday, 29 June 2018
Opera  Semperoper Dresden

Der Freischütz

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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
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

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

Die Fledermaus / The Bat

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 Premiere  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

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

Die Walküre / The Valkyrie

First 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

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
Sunday, 27 May 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
Sunday, 17 June 2018
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

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

Götterdämmerung

Third day of the Bühnenfestspiel »The Ring of the Nibelungs« by Richard Wagner Libretto vom Komponisten Performed in German 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

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
Monday, 4 June 2018
Opera Premiere  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

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

Next Performance
Saturday, 26 May 2018
Opera  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  Semperoper Dresden

Les Troyens / The Trojans

Grand opéra in five acts by Hector Berlioz Libretto by the composer based on parts of the epic »Aeneid« by Virgil and the drama »The Most Excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice« by William Shakespeare Performed in French with German and English supertitles

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

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

L’elisir d’amore /
The Elixir of Love

Melodrama in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Felice Romani based on the Libretto by Augustin Eugène Scribe for the opera »Le Philtre« by Daniel François Esprit Auber Performed in Italian with German and English surtitles

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

Oedipus Rex / Il prigioniero

»Oedipus Rex«: Opera oratorio in two acts, Libretto by Jean Cocteau and Igor Strawinsky based on »Oidípous Týrannos« by Sophokles, performed in Latin and German with German and English supertitles »Il prigioniero«: Opera in one prologue and one act, Libretto by the composer based on texts by Philippe-Auguste Villiers de l’Isle-Adam and Charles de Coster, performed in Italian with German and English supertitles

Premiere
Saturday, 30 June 2018
Opera  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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.
First Performance
Monday, 25 June 2018
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

Next Performance
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Opera  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

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

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.
Opera Premiere  Semper Zwei

Trouble in Tahiti

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

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

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