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Il barbiere di Siviglia

The Barber of Seville
Gioachino Rossini (1792 – 1868)
Opera in two acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Libretto: Cesare Sterbini, based on "Le barbier de Séville" by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Premiere: 1816 in Rome
05.09.2020
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Le nozze di Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Opera Buffa in four acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte, based on "La folle journée ou Le mariage de Figaro" by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Premiere: 1786 in Vienna
06.09.2020
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Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

Ledi Makbet Mtsenskogo uyezda
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)
Opera in four acts
Sung in Russian, with German surtitles
Libretto: Alexander Preis, based on Nikolai Leskov's novella by the same name
Premiere: 1934 in Leningrad
02.10.2020
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Der Zigeunerbaron

The Gypsy Baron
Johann Strauss II (1825–1899)
Operetta in three acts
Sung in German
Libretto: Ignatz Schnitzer, based on the novella "Sáffi" by Mór Jókai
Premiere: 1885 in Vienna
28.11.2020
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Il trittico

Il tabarro | Suor Angelica | Gianni Schicchi
Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)
Trilogy of one-acts opera
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles.
Libretti: Giuseppe Adami & Giovacchino Forzano
Premiere: 1918 in New York City
13.03.2021
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Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Opera in four acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
28.03.2021
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Jörg Widmann (*1973)
Opera in seven scenes
Sung in German, with surtitles
Text: Peter Sloterdijk
World premiere (revised version): 2019 in Berlin
01.05.2021