OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus14+
György Ligeti (1923 – 2006)
Opera in two acts
Sung in Englisch, with German surtitles.
Libretto by Michael Meschke and György Ligeti, based on Michel de Ghelderode's "La balade du Grand Macabre"
Premiere: 1978 / 1996 in Stockholm
28.09.2024
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus12+
A sit-in on the main stage with baroque music by Barbara Strozzi (1619 –1677) and contemporaries
Sung in English & German.
29.09.2024
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus13+
Jacques Offenbach (1819 –1880)
Opéra-comique in three acts
Sung in German, with surtitles.
Libretto by Paul de Musset and Charles Nuitter,
based on Alfred de Musset's comedy by the same name
German translation by Carsten Golbeck, adapted by Anna Weber and Hanna Kneißler
Premiere: 1872 in Paris
10.11.2024
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus16+

Der fliegende Holländer

The Flying Dutchman
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Romantic Opera in three acts
Sung in German, with surtitles in German and English.
Libretto by the composer, based on "The Memoirs of Mister von Schnabelewopski"
by Heinrich Heine
Premiere: 1843 in Dresden
19.1.2025
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus15+
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
Melodrama in three acts
Sung in Italian, with surtitles in German and English.
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa, based on the drama by Victorien Sardou
Premiere: 1900 in Rome
15.3.2025
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus8+

Il barbiere di Siviglia

The Barber of Seville
Gioachino Rossini (1792 – 1868)
Oper buffa in two acts
Arrangement for chamber ensemble by Peter Leipold
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles.
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on "Le barbier de Séville" by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Premiere: 1816 in Rome
A production by Theater Basel
30.3.2025
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Les pêcheurs de perles

The Pearl Fishers
Georges Bizet (1838 – 1875)
Opera in three acts
Sung in French, with surtitles in German and English.
Libretto by Michel Carré and Eugène Cormon
Premiere: 1863 in Paris
A co-production of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Gent/Antwerp with Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and Opéra de Lille
1.5.2025
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus10+

Die Schöpfung

The Creation
Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Staged oratorio
Sung in German, with surtitles.
Based on texts from the Bible and John Milton's "Paradise lost", freely translated into German by Gottfried van Swieten
Premiere: 1798 in Vienna
In co-operation with the Evangelische Singakademie and the Wiesbaden Bach Choir
19.6.2025