Su
16
Oct
OperaPremiereGrosses Haus18:00
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 –1827)
Opera in two acts
Sung in German, with subtitles.

Libretto: Joseph Sonnleitner & Stephan von Breuning
Premiere: 1814 in Vienna
8745
1750

December 2022

Sa
3
Dec
OperaPremiere | OperettaGrosses Haus19:30

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
8804
1751

January 2023

Sa
21
Jan
OperaPremiereGrosses Haus19:30
Antonín Dvorák (1841 – 1904)
Opera ('lyric fairy tale') in three acts
Sung in Czech, with German surtitles.

Libretto: Jaroslav Kvapil
Premiere: 1901 in Prague
8710
1752

February 2023

Sa
18
Feb
OperaWorld PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
Søren Nils Eichberg (*1973)
Performed in English, with German surtitles.

Libretto: Hannah Dübgen, based on the 2003 novel by Margaret Atwood
A new work commission by Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden
8719
1753

April 2023

Su
30
Apr
OperaPremiere | International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus16:00

Die Sache Makropulos

The Makropulos Affair
Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928)
Opera in three acts
Sung in Czech, with German surtitles.

Libretto by the composer, based on the play by the same name (1922) by Karel Capek
Premiere: 1926 in Brno
8744
1754
OperaPremiere | International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus20:00

Aus einem Totenhaus

From the House of the Dead
Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928)
Opera in three acts
Sung in Czech, with German surtitles.

Libretto by the composer, based on the 1862 novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Premiere: 1930 in Brno
8793
1795