AIDA, the opera spectacle conceived exclusively for the Arena, is an experience for everyone - whether young or old, classically experienced or beginners, teachers or learners. The wonderful and highly dramatic love story is presented without leaving... moreabout: AIDA - The Arena Opera Spectacle
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»Le nozze di Figaro« is rightly regarded as a prime example of a musical comedy. Together with his librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte, the 30-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart succeeded in creating an opera that set new standards moreabout: Le nozze di Figaro
Depending on how much work they have coming in, the penniless poet Rudolfo and his three skilled artist friends alternate between being strapped for cash and spending money like water. moreabout: La Bohème
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s most famous opera by far, is also his most enigmatic. American director Yuval Sharon carries away audiences to new worlds of images that are no less imaginative, yet aesthetically quite different from the previous production. moreabout: The Magic Flute (Sharon)
Mixing Viennese folk theatre, Masonic mystery and fairy tale, this opera by W.A. Mozart is probably the most performed in the German-speaking world and, in Günter Krämer's colourful, highly visual production, a favourite with our audiences. moreabout: The Magic Flute
Violetta Valéry is a noble courtesan in Paris who has »strayed from the path of virtue« and leads a life that oscillates between splendour and misery. moreabout: La traviata
The world of Meistersinger is a closed system not only in the master singers' pedantic and by-the-book guild ironised by Wagner. moreabout: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Puccini‘s »Japanese tragedy« is more than simply one of the supremely emotional works of musical theatre; it is also unsparingly critical of imperialism as a system. moreabout: Madame Butterfly
Wagner's opera about the Minnesinger torn between earthly and heavenly love is one of the works that has shaped the artistic identity of the house over decades - not least because of the famous Pilgrims' Chorus, which is the showpiece of our choir. moreabout: Tannhäuser and the Singers' Contest at Wartburg
Giacomo Puccini composed three scores for his cycle Il trittico, first performed in 1918, which once again bundle what Italian opera could be in those years. moreabout: Il trittico
New opera material for a new time - this was not only sought by the avant-gardists in the 1920s. Old master Richard Strauss went even further and brought not only a story from the modern world, but also, barely veiled, his own married life to the stage... moreabout: Intermezzo
eoš Janáček’s third opera, with its echoes of folk music from the composer’s native Moravia, was his first real success andwas given the sobriquet of »Moravia’s national opera«. moreabout: Jenůfa
For 200 years Rossini’s Barbier has been considered as the epitome of musical comedy. moreabout: The Barber of Seville
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... moreabout: La bohème
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