Premieres

OperaGrosses Haus
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Opera in three acts
Libretto by the composer
First performance: 1868 in Munich
29.09.2018
OperaGrosses Haus
Frederick Loewe (1901 – 1988)
Performed in German
Musical in two acts
Libretto by Alan Jay Lerner, based on "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw
Orchestration by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip Emil Joseph Lang
Choreography by Hanya Holm
First performance: 1956 in New York
27.10.2018
OperaGrosses Haus

Jenůfa

Její pastorkyňa (Her Stepdaughter)
Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928)
Sung in Czech, with German surtitles
Opera in three acts
Libretto by the composer, based on the play by Gabriela Preissová
First performance: 1904 in Brno
29.11.2018
OperaGrosses Haus
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Melodrama in three acts
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play "Le Roi s’amuse" by Victor Hugo
First performance: 1851 in Venice
19.01.2019
OperaGrosses Haus
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Opera in one act
Libretto by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the play "Salomé" by Oscar Wilde
First performance: 1905 in Dresden
16.02.2019
OperaGrosses Haus
Opera Double Bill

Herzog Blaubarts Burg |
Die sieben Todsünden

Bluebeard's Castle | The Seven Deadly Sins
A Kékszakállú Herceg Vára
Béla Bartók (1881 – 1945)
Sung in Hungarian, with German surtitles
Opera in one act
Libretto by Béla Balázs
First performance: 1918 in Budapest

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Kurt Weill (1900 – 1950)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Satirical ballet chanté in seven scenes
Libretto by Bertolt Brecht
First performance: 1933 in Paris
In deutscher Sprache. Mit Übertiteln.
01.03.2019
OperaGrosses Haus
Mozart Double

Idomeneo

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Opera seria in three acts
Libretto by Giambattista Varesco, based on a French text by Antoine Danchet
First performance: 1781 in Munich (1st version) & 1786 in Vienna (2nd version)
30.04.2019
OperaGrosses Haus
Mozart Double

La clemenza di Tito

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Opera seria in two acts
Libretto by Caterino Tommaso Mazzolà, after Metastasio
First performance: 1791 in Prague
01.05.2019