Parsifal | Richard Wagner

In his “Parsifal”, Wagner created a complex world of its own. It is complex because it consists of so many heterogeneous elements whose meaning is hard to ...

Premiere: Saturday 16. Sep. 2017 | no further performances this season


Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria (Die Heimkehr des Odysseus) | Claudio Monteverdi

10 years of war. 10 years of odyssey. Darkness. Ulysses returns to his Penelope in the guise of an unkempt ancient beggar. Among all her suitors, only he can ...

Premiere: Sunday 29. Oct. 2017 | no further performances this season


Fidelio | Ludwig van Beethoven

Florestan has been unjustly incarcerated for “fighting for the truth”. The governor of the state prisons, Pizarro, is responsible and therefore needs to ...

Premiere: Sunday 28. Jan. 2018 | next performance: Friday 27. Apr. 2018


Messa da Requiem | Giuseppe Verdi

Libera me. Save me. Liberate me, Lord, from eternal death. The individual wails, faced with the balance of his life. Abysses of nothingness. Verdi’s ...

Premiere: Sunday 11. Mar. 2018 | no further performances this season


Frankenstein | Jan Dvorak

Created from nothing. Ugly and in need of love. Unique. Strange. Rejected. Lonely. Hurt. Angry. Murdering, so that somebody should feel its pain. – In 1818, ...

World Premiere: Sunday 20. May. 2018


BENJAMIN | Peter Ruzicka

Walter Benjamin was a German philosopher and cultural scientist. A Jew and Marxist, his path through the 20th century was irregular and meandering. The figures ...

World Premiere: Sunday 03. Jun. 2018


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Die arabische Prinzessin (The Arab Princess) | Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga

Konzeption und musikalische Einrichtung Anna-Sophie Brüning, Text von Paula Fünfeck nach einem arabischen Märchen Once upon a time, there was ...

Premiere: Saturday 10. Feb. 2018 | no further performances this season


I.th.Ak.A. | Samuel Penderbayne

Ulysses in search of his island. Crossing the border between sea and land and setting foot on Ithaka is to restore his freedom, to liberate him from chaos, ...

World Premiere: Friday 06. Apr. 2018 | no further performances this season


Das Floß | Anastasija Kadiša, Alexander Chernyshkov, Andreas Eduardo Frank

A ship at sea, the captain gone, no land in sight – the passengers left to their own devices. Thus begins a tale which turns into two stories, due to opposite ...

World Premiere: Friday 04. May. 2018


Miriways | Georg Philipp Telemann

This opera, first performed at Hamburg’s Opera on Gänsemarkt in 1726, has a model in actual history: Mir Wais was an Afghan ruler who conquered Persia in ...

Premiere: Friday 29. Jun. 2018