Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bellini’s LA SONNAMBULA in Frankfurt

LA SONNAMBULA Vincenzo Bellini 1801 – 1835   Melodrama in two acts Libretto by Felice Romani after the libretto by Eugène Scribe for the ballet La Somnambule ou L’Arrivée d’un nouveau Seigneur (1827) by Jean-Pierre Aumer First performed March 6th … Continue reading

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L’Elisir d’Amore in Marseille

L’Elisir d’Amore Gaetano Donizetti Saturday December 27th, 2014 > 8:00PM Wednesday December 31st, 2014 > 8:00PM Friday January 2nd, 2015 > 8:00PM Sunday January 4th, 2015 > 2:30PM Vice and virtue coexist happily throughout this bittersweet comedy, whose brilliant score … Continue reading

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Monteverdi’s L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA in Germany

L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (The Coronation of Poppea) Claudio Monteverdi 1567 – 1643 Opera in three acts with a prologue Libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello First performed in 1642, in Venice Sung in Italian with German surtitles Duration: 3 1/2 hours … Continue reading

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“HÄNSEL UND GRETEL” in Frankfurt

  HÄNSEL UND GRETEL Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 – 1921 Opera in three Scenes Libretto by Adelheid Wette after the fairy tale of the same name (1810) by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm First performed December 23rd 1893 at the Hoftheater in … Continue reading

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La Traviata in Berlin

PRESENTS: La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) Melodramma in 3 acts; Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the novelle La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils; First performed on 6. March, 1853 in Venice; Premiered at the … Continue reading

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RIGOLETTO in Latvia

Giuseppe Verdi RIGOLETTO 03:00 The Main Hall Premiere: 2014-09-18 Performance: January 9, 2015, 7 PM Music Director and Conductor: Martins Ozolins Conductor: Normunds Vaicis Stage Director: Margo Zālīte Set Designer: Aída-Leonor Guardia Costume Designer: Liene Dobraja Dramaturge: Johanna Mangold Light … Continue reading

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“Hänsel und Gretel” in Croatia

Engelbert Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel From Thursday, December 4, 2014, one of the best works of the German composer Engelbert Humperdinck, opera Hansel and Gretel, is back on the repertoire. The librettist is Adelheid Wette after the famous story of … Continue reading

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