Revivals

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Die Zauberflöte für Kinder

The Magic Flute for Children
Children's opera after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Adapted by Patrick Lange and Carsten Kochan
22.08.2018
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera in two acts
Performed in Italian, with surtitles
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Premiere: 1787 in Prague
02.09.2018
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Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Opera in three acts
Performed in Italian, with surtitles
Libretto: Antonio Somma, based on Eugène Scribe's libretto to "Gustave ou Le Bal masqué" (1833) by Daniel François Esprit
Auber
First performance: 1859 in Rome
16.09.2018
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Georg Friedrich Handel (1685 – 1759)
Opera seria in three acts
Sung in Italian with German surtitles
Libretto: unknown, based on the epic poem "Orlando furioso" (1516) by Ludovico Ariosto
Premiere: 1735 in London
30.09.2018
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)
Opera ("lyrical scenes") in three acts
Sung in Russian, with German surtitles
Libretto: by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin
First performance: 1879 in Moscow
10.11.2018
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Leonard Bernstein (1918 – 1990)
Musical comedy in two acts
Sung in German
Libretto: Hugh Wheeler, based on the novel "Candide, Or Optimism" by Voltaire
Vocal texts: Richard Wilbur, with fragments of Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Dorothy Parker, Lillian Hellman and Leonard Bernstein
Premiere: 1956 in New York
27.01.2019
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Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Opera in three acts
Performed in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
Premiere: 1845 in Dresden, 1861 in Paris
09.03.2019
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Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
Japanese tragedy in two acts
Sung in Italian with German surtitles
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica, after the play "Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan" (1900) by David Belasco
Premiere: 1904 in Milan
Acquisition of the Staatstheater Darmstadt production
13.03.2019