Revivals 2023/24

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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
17.9.2023
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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
29.9.2023
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Die lustige Witwe

The Merry Widow
Franz Lehár (1870 – 1948)
Operetta in three acts
Sung in German.
Libretto: Victor Léon & Leo Stein, based on the comic play "L'attaché d'ambassade" (The Embassy Attaché) by Henri Meilhac
Premiere: 1905 in Vienna
10.12.2023
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Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)
Lyric Drama in four acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles.
Libretto: Arrigo Boito, based on "The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice" by William Shakespeare
Premiere: 1887 in Milan
22.03.2024
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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Das Rheingold

The Rhinegold
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
Premiere: 1869 in Munich
28.1.2024
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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Die Walküre

The Valkyrie
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
Premiere: 1870 in Munich
4.2.2024
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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Siegfried

Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
Premiere: 1876 in Bayreuth
11.2.2024
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Der Ring des Nibelungen

Götterdämmerung

Twilight of the Gods
Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
Sung in German, with surtitles
Libretto: by the composer
Premiere: 1876 in Bayreuth
18.2.2024
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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)
* Cancelled *
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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
* Cancelled *