Premieres

OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
Johann Strauss (1825 – 1899)
Operetta in three acts | Libretto: Richard Genée, based on the play "Le Réveillon" (1872) by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, in the German translation by Karl Haffner
First performance: 1874 in Vienna
16.09.2016
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus

Die Zauberflöte

The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sung in German
Opera in two acts | Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder
First performance: 1791 in Vienna
14.10.2016
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
The Ring of the Nibelung: The Eve

Das Rheingold

The Rhinegold
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
First performance: 1869 in Munich
13.11.2016
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
The Ring of the Nibelung: First Day

Die Walküre

The Valkyrie
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
First performance: 1870 in Munich
15.01.2017
OperaNew Production | PremiereKleines Haus

La Giuditta

"a tre"
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660 – 1725)
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Oratorio for three voices, strings and basso continuo | Libretto: Antonio Ottoboni
First performance: 1697 in Naples
"Youth Opera" – a co-production with the Mainz School of Music
28.01.2017
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
Sung in English, with German surtitles
Opera in three acts and a prologue | Libretto: Montagu Slater, derived from the poem "The Borough" (1810) by George Crabbe
First performance: 1945 in London
04.02.2017
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)
Sung in Russian, with German surtitles
Opera ("lyrical scenes") in three acts | Libretto: by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin
First performance: 1879 in Moscow
11.03.2017
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
The Ring of the Nibelung: Second Day

Siegfried

Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
First performance: 1876 in Bayreuth
02.04.2017
OperaNew Production | PremiereGrosses Haus
The Ring of the Nibelung: Third Day

Götterdämmerung

Twilight of the Gods
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
First performance: 1876 in Bayreuth
23.04.2017
OperaGuest ProductionGrosses Haus
Staatstheater Darmstadt exchange production

Carmen

Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875)
Sung in French, with German surtitles
Opera in four acts | Libretto: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella (1845) by Prosper Mérimée
First performance: 1875 in Paris
01.06.2017