Su
1
May
OperaPremiere | International May FestivalGrosses Haus18:00
Jörg Widmann (*1973)
Opera in seven scenes
Sung in German, with surtitles

Text: Peter Sloterdijk
World premiere (revised version): 2019 in Berlin
7877
1478
Sa
7
May
Drama, JUSTPremiere | Youth DramaWartburg19:3010+

Behalt das Leben lieb

The World of Ben Lighthart
Based on the book by Jaap ter Haar
Adapted for the stage by Dirk Schirdewahn
7737
1518
Fr
13
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera seria in three acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles

Libretto by Giambattista Varesco, based on a French text by Antoine Danchet
Premiere: 1781 in Munich (1st version) & 1786 in Vienna (2nd version)
7874
1004
Sa
14
May
OperaInternational May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
Jörg Widmann (*1973)
Opera in seven scenes
Sung in German, with surtitles

Text: Peter Sloterdijk
World premiere (revised version): 2019 in Berlin
7921
1478
Su
15
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:50

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

The Abduction from the Seraglio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera Singspiel in three acts
Sung in German

Libretto: Johann Gottlieb Stephanie Jun
First performance: 1782 in Vienna
7834
17
Th
19
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:15

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
7791
1472
Fr
20
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera in two acts
Performed in Italian, with surtitles

Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Premiere: 1787 in Prague
7926
808
Sa
21
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera buffa in two acts
Sung in Italian with German surtitles

Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Premiere: 1790 in Vienna
7864
870
Th
26
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:05

Die Zauberflöte

The Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera in two acts
Sung in German

Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder
Premiere: 1791 in Vienna
7803
585
Fr
27
May
OperaInternational May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Opera seria in two acts
Sung in Italian, with German surtitles

Libretto: Caterino Tommaso Mazzolà, after Metastasio
Premiere: 1791 in Prague
7875
1005
Sa
28
May
OperaInternational May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
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)
7857
1625
Su
29
May
Opera, JUSTPremiere | Youth OperaStudio15:005+
Opera by Leonard Evers
Performed in German in a version by Barbara Buri

Libretto: Flora Verbrugge based on the Grimm Brothers
7738
1627
OperaInternational May FestivalGrosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
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
7815
1321