Premieres

OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Opera in four acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano, based on the play "El trovador" (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez
Premiere: 1853 in Rome
19.09.2021
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Book by Joe Masteroff based the play »I Am a Camera« by John van Druten and the novel »Goodbye to Berlin« by Christopher Isherwood
Song texts by Fred Ebb | Music by John Kander
Performed in German.
German version by Robert Gilbert, reduced orchestration by Chris Walker
Premiere: 1966 in New York City
16.10.2021
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Opera in three acts
Sung in German, with surtitles.
Libretto: by the composer, based on the romance »Tristan« (ca. 1210) by Gottfried von Straßburg
Premiere: 1865 in Munich
07.11.2021
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Jules Massenet (1842 – 1912)
Drame lyrique in three acts
Sung in French, with German surtitles.
Libretto: Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet & Georges Hartmann, based on the novel »The Sorrows of Young Werther« by Johann Wolfgang von (1774)
Premiere: 1892 in Vienna
9.12.2021
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus

Pique Dame

The Queen of Spades
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)
Opera in three acts
Sung in Russian, with German surtitles.
Libretto: Modest Tchaikocksy (1834), based on the novella of the same Alexander Puschkin
Premiere: 1890 in St. Petersburg
22.01.2022
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Opera in four acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles.
Libretto: Joseph Méry & Camille Du Locle, based on the dramatic play »Don Carlos, Infante of Spain« by Friedrich Schiller (1787)
Italian version by Achille de Lauzières & Angelo Zanardini
Premiere: 1884 in Milan (original version 1867 in Paris)
20.03.2022
OperaNew ProductionGrosses Haus
Jörg Widmann (*1973)
Opera in seven scenes
Sung in German, with surtitles
Text: Peter Sloterdijk
World premiere (revised version): 2019 in Berlin
01.05.2022