Mo
30
Apr
Opera2018 International May Festival | New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Performed in Italian, with surtitles
Opera in three acts | 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
3466
807

May 2018

Tu
1
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Sung in Italian with German surtitles

Lyric Drama in four acts| Libretto: Arrigo Boito, after "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice" by William Shakespeare | World premiere: 1887 in Milan
3468
349
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne20:00 - 21:58
Film programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

Der die Zeichen liest

The Student
Director: Kirill Serebrennikov

Original language: Russian
R 2016
118 Min.
4214
990
We
2
May
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne17:00 - 19:22
Film Programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

Der große Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
Director: Baz Luhrmann

Original language: English
USA / AUS 2013
142 Min.
4215
991
Th
3
May
Drama2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:1018+
Gogol Center | Moscow | Russia

Who is Happy in Russia?

Kirill Serebrennikov
Based on a poem by Nikolai Nekrasov
European Premiere
Performed in Russian, with German surtitles
4164
955
Fr
4
May
Drama2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:1018+
Gogol Center | Moscow | Russia

Who is Happy in Russia?

Kirill Serebrennikov
Based on a poem by Nikolai Nekrasov
European Premiere
Performed in Russian, with German surtitles
4165
955
Sa
5
May
2018 International May Festival | ReadingKleines Haus19:30 - 21:00
Luigi Pirandello: narratives and short stories
Presented in German
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Performed in Italian, with surtitles
Opera in three acts | 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
3469
807
Su
6
May
JUST2018 International May Festival | PremiereKleines Haus15:00 - 16:30
Youth State Theatre Wiesbaden | Germany

Das Gespenst von Canterville

The Canterville Ghost
Based on the novella by Oscar Wilde | Adapted for stage by Carsten Kochan
Performed in German
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
3495
843
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne20:00 - 22:03
Film Programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

Synecdoche, New York

Director: Charlie Kaufman

Original language: English
USA 2008
123 Min.
4216
992
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer20:00 - 21:35
Works by Ture Rangström, Edvard Grieg, Jean Sibelius, Hugo Wolf and Richard Strauss
Mo
7
May
Youth week2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus16:00 - 16:45
Batida Ensemble | Denmark

Spaghetti

by Søren Ovesen
Performed in easy-to-understand English
4196
978
Youth week2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus19:30 - 20:10
Batida Ensemble | Denmark

Ouverture

by Giacomo Ravicchio und Søren Ovesen
4197
979
Tu
8
May
Youth week2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus11:00 - 11:45
Batida Ensemble | Denmark

Solo for two

by Giacomo Ravicchio
Performed in easy-to-understand English
4198
980
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio16:00 - 16:40
Batida Ensemble | Denmark

Little T and the Forbidden Teddy Bears

by Søren Ovesen
Performed in easy-to-understand English
4199
981
Drama2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus18:30 - 23:30
Thalia Theater | Hamburg | Germany

Das achte Leben
(Für Brilka)

The Eighth Life (For Brilka)
by Nino Haratischwili
Stage version by Emilia Heinrich, Julia Lochte and Jette Steckel
Performed in German
4168
960
Youth week2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus19:30
Nassim Soleimanpour | Iran / Germany

White Rabbit
Red Rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
presented by the Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden and Aurora Nova
4200
982
We
9
May
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio10:00 - 10:35
Ljubljana Puppet Theatre / Centre de Créations pour l’Enfance Tinqueux | Ljubljana & Tinqueux | Slovenia & France

Turlututu

4204
983
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio16:00 - 16:35
Ljubljana Puppet Theatre / Centre de Créations pour l’Enfance Tinqueux | Ljubljana & Tinqueux | Slovenia & France

Turlututu

4205
983
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio19:30
Nassim Soleimanpour | Iran / Germany

White Rabbit
Red Rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
presented by the Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden and Aurora Nova
4201
982
Drama2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:00
Deutsches Theater | Berlin | Germany

Tod eines Handlungsreisenden

Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller
Performed in German, in a version by Volker Schlöndorff and Florian Hopf
4169
969
Th
10
May
JUST2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus15:00 - 16:30
Youth State Theatre Wiesbaden | Germany

Das Gespenst von Canterville

The Canterville Ghost
Based on the novella by Oscar Wilde | Adapted for stage by Carsten Kochan
Performed in German
4195
843
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio19:30
Nassim Soleimanpour | Iran / Germany

White Rabbit
Red Rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
presented by the Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden and Aurora Nova
4202
982
Drama2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:00
Deutsches Theater | Berlin | Germany

Tod eines Handlungsreisenden

Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller
Performed in German, in a version by Volker Schlöndorff and Florian Hopf
4170
969
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWartburg19:30
Theater Rayo | Germany

Reineke Fuchs

oder Wie die Politik in die Welt kam
by Ulrich Zaum
Performed in German
4206
984
Fr
11
May
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio17:00 - 18:20
pulk fiktion | Germany

Konferenz der wesentlichen Dinge

Conference of Essential Things
Presented in German
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
4209
985
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne17:30 - 19:52
Film Programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

La Grande Belleza – Die große Schönheit

The Great Beauty
Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Original language: Italian
I/F 2013
142 Min.
4217
993
Concert2018 International May Festival | ReadingGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:00
Franui Musicbanda & Peter Simonischek | Salzburg, Innsbruck | Austria

ENNUI – Geht es immer so weiter?

Works by Mozart, Satie, Schubert, Bartók ad John Cage
Texts by Søren Kierkegaard, Georg Büchner, Blaise Pascal, Alberto Moravia, John Cage, Erik Satie, Bertrand Russell, Eckhard Hennscheid, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Jandl and Arthur Schopenhauer
4171
970
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWartburg19:30
Theater Rayo | Germany

Reineke Fuchs

oder Wie die Politik in die Welt kam
by Ulrich Zaum
Performed in German
4207
984
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer22:00 - 23:00
Late-night Concert
Historical weather reports from Venice and Vienna from ca. 1720 until today

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)
"Al Santo Sepolcro" RV 169
»Le Quattro Stagioni« (The Four Seasons) Op. 8
4174
987
Sa
12
May
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio11:00 - 12:20
pulk fiktion | Germany

Konferenz der wesentlichen Dinge

Conference of Essential Things
Presented in German
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
4210
985
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWarmer Damm14:00 - 15:00
Theater Rayo | Germany

Der Drache, die Riesin & der dicke Ritter

The Dragon, the Giantess & the Fat King
by Ulrich Zaum
Performed in German
4212
986
Youth week2018 International May FestivalStudio16:00 - 17:20
pulk fiktion | Germany

Konferenz der wesentlichen Dinge

Conference of Essential Things
Presented in German
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
4211
985
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWarmer Damm16:30 - 17:30
Theater Rayo | Germany

Der Drache, die Riesin & der dicke Ritter

The Dragon, the Giantess & the Fat King
by Ulrich Zaum
Performed in German
4213
986
Drama2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus19:30 - 20:50
Deutsches Theater | Berlin | Germany

Glückliche Tage

Happy Days
by Samuel Beckett
Performed in German, in a version by Erika and Elmar Tophoven
4172
971
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer19:30 - 21:00
Merlin Ensemble Wien | Austria

Una Festa dell'Opera - senza voce

Musical request concert with arias and other operatic music by Verdi, Rossinni, Mascagni, Puccini, Leoncavallo & Fo
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office

-
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Grand March from "Aida"
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from "Nabucco"
Gioacchino Rossini (1792 – 1868)
A Sonata as Overture
Pietro Mascagni (1863 – 1945)
"Le Lettere"
Giuseppe Verdi
Arias from "La Traviata"
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
Aria from "Turandot"
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857 – 1919)
Aria from "Pagliacci"
Dario Fo (1926 – 2016)
"Nur Kinder, Küche, Kirche"
4175
988
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWartburg19:30
Nassim Soleimanpour | Iran / Germany

White Rabbit
Red Rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
presented by the Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden and Aurora Nova
4203
982
Su
13
May
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer11:30 - 13:00
Merlin Ensemble Wien | Austria

Nach Italien! Ein italienischer Reiseführer

To Italy! An Italian Travel Guide
Matinee concert with music by Monteverdi, Clementi, Rota, Morricone and Berio
Texts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, H. C. Artmann, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Hermann Hesse, Wolf Biermann etc.
4176
989
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30
Ballett am Rhein | Germany

Petite Messe Solennelle

Ballet by Martin Schläpfer
Music: Gioachino Rossini: "Petite Messe solennelle" and piano works from "Péchés de vieillesse"
4177
959
Drama2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus19:30 - 20:50
Deutsches Theater | Berlin | Germany

Glückliche Tage

Happy Days
by Samuel Beckett
Performed in German, in a version by Erika and Elmar Tophoven
4173
971
Mo
14
May
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30
Ballett am Rhein | Germany

Petite Messe Solennelle

Ballet by Martin Schläpfer
Music: Gioachino Rossini: "Petite Messe solennelle" and piano works from "Péchés de vieillesse"
4178
959
Tu
15
May
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne17:30
Film Programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

Tanzfilm-Nacht

Dance Movie Evening
"Akrobaten unter freiem Himmel"
A documentary by Nicos Argillet, Netty Radvanyiaus (ARTE France 2016)
4218
995
Youth week2018 International May FestivalWartburg19:30
Theater Rayo | Germany

Reineke Fuchs

oder Wie die Politik in die Welt kam
by Ulrich Zaum
Performed in German
4208
984
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer20:00 - 21:45
Works by Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Fanny Hensel, Hugo Wolf, Gabriel Fauré, Ernest Chausson, Déodat de Séverac, Gustave Charpentier, Claude Debussy, Henri Duparc
We
16
May
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani | Sweden

S&S

Ballet evening in two parts by Sang Jijia and Sharon Eyal
Music: Dickson Dee (CASH), Ori Lichtik
4180
962
Th
17
May
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani | Sweden

S&S

Ballet evening in two parts by Sang Jijia and Sharon Eyal
Music: Dickson Dee (CASH), Ori Lichtik
4181
962
2018 International May Festival | ReadingStudio20:00 - 21:30

Stimmen

Tongues
by Sam Shepard
Work for Voices and Percussion
4182
963
Fr
18
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Performed in Italian, with surtitles
Opera in three acts | 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
3470
807
Dance2018 International May FestivalKleines Haus20:00 - 21:30
Orchester La Juan D’Arienzo | Buenos Aires | Argentina

Salón Tango

with choreography by Gabriel Sala
Tango Concert and Dance with Orchester La Juan D’Arienzo
4220
972
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer21:45
Orchester La Juan D’Arienzo | Buenos Aires | Argentina

Salón Tango

with choreography by Gabriel Sala
Tango Concert and Dance with Orchester La Juan D’Arienzo
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
4221
972
Sa
19
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:50

Der fliegende Holländer

The Flying Dutchman
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles

Romantic Opera in three acts | Libretto: by the composer, based on "The Memoirs of Mister von Schnabelewopski" by Heinrich Heine |
World premiere: 1843 in Dresden
3471
350
Su
20
May
Opera2018 International May Festival | RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:05

L'elisir d'amore

The Elixir of Love
Gaetano Donizetti (1797 – 1848)
Sung in Italian with German surtitles

Comic opera in two acts | Libretto: Felice Romani, after Augustin Eugene Scribe's libretto to "Le Philtre" by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber |
World premiere: 1832 in Milan
3472
368
Drama2018 International May Festival | Puppet TheatreKleines Haus19:30 - 21:30
Schubert Theater | Vienna | Austria

F. Zawrel – Erbbiologisch und sozial minderwertig

4183
957
Mo
21
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
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
3473
591
Tu
22
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)
Performed in German, with surtitles
Lyric comedy in three acts| Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
First performance: 1933 in Dresden
3474
806
We
23
May
Film2018 International May FestivalCaligari-FilmBühne17:00 - 18:59
Film Programme at the Caligari FilmBühne
as part of the 2018 International May Festival

Zauber der Venus

Meeting Venus
Director: István Szabó

Original language: English
GBR 1990
119 Min.
4219
994
2018 International May Festival | Opera Concert PerformanceGrosses Haus Foyer20:00 - 21:50
Ensemble Mattiacis | Wiesbaden | Germany

Rappresentatione di Anima et di Corpo

Emilio de’Cavalieri (1550 – 1602)
Libretto: Agostino Manni
First performance: 1600 in Rome
Performed in Italian
4184
964
Th
24
May
2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30

Joyce DiDonato
In War and Peace

Works by Henry Purcell, George Frideric Handel and more
3982
915
Fr
25
May
2018 International May Festival | Operetta Concert PerformanceGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30
Michael Quast | Frankfurt am Main | Germany

Michael Quast reads, sings and dances
Orpheus in the Underworld

Jacques Offenbach (1819 – 1880)
Opéra bouffon in 2 acts, 4 scenes
Text by Rainer Dachselt and Michael Quast, based on the Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy
Performed in German
4186
966
2018 International May Festival | Opera Concert PerformanceGrosses Haus Foyer20:00 - 21:50
Ensemble Mattiacis | Wiesbaden | Germany

Rappresentatione di Anima et di Corpo

Emilio de’Cavalieri (1550 – 1602)
Libretto: Agostino Manni
First performance: 1600 in Rome
Performed in Italian
4185
964
Sa
26
May
Opera2018 International May Festival | RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:05

L'elisir d'amore

The Elixir of Love
Gaetano Donizetti (1797 – 1848)
Sung in Italian with German surtitles

Comic opera in two acts | Libretto: Felice Romani, after Augustin Eugene Scribe's libretto to "Le Philtre" by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber |
World premiere: 1832 in Milan
3475
368
Su
27
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 21:00
Opera in three acts by Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Performed in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
First performance: 1845 in Dresden, 1861 in Paris
3476
804
Concert2018 International May Festival | ReadingKleines Haus19:30 - 22:00
Chamber Music Society of the Hessian State Orchestra | Wiesbaden | Germany

Making of:
Wie Shakespeare zu »Romeo & Julia« kam

4187
973
Mo
28
May
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus Foyer20:00 - 21:45
Lieder by Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann
Johannes Brahms "Vier ernste Gesänge" Op. 121
Gustav Mahler "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"
Tu
29
May
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 20:30
Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble | France

He Who Falls

Celui Qui Tombe
Choreography by Yoann Bourgeois
4189
974
We
30
May
Dance2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 20:30
Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble | France

He Who Falls

Celui Qui Tombe
Choreography by Yoann Bourgeois
4190
974
Opera2018 International May FestivalSchlachthof Wiesbaden20:00 - 23:05
Camerata Nuova | Wiesbaden | Germany

Vom Ende der Unschuld

Stephan Peiffer (*1985)
Opera in five scenes
Based on motifs from the life and thoughts of the German resistance fighter and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 – 1945)
Libretto: Theresita Colloredo and David Gravenhorst
First performance of the 2nd version
Performed in German
4191
975
Th
31
May
Opera2018 International May FestivalSchlachthof Wiesbaden16:00 - 19:05
Camerata Nuova | Wiesbaden | Germany

Vom Ende der Unschuld

Stephan Peiffer (*1985)
Opera in five scenes
Based on motifs from the life and thoughts of the German resistance fighter and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 – 1945)
Libretto: Theresita Colloredo and David Gravenhorst
First performance of the 2nd version
Performed in German
4192
975
Concert2018 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:30