Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wagner’s Das Rheingold at the Bayerische Staatsoper

Eve of “Der Ring des Nibelungen” Composer Richard Wagner · Libretto by Richard Wagner In German with German surtitles Sunday, 22. March 2015 06:00 pm – 08:25 pm Nationaltheater Duration est. 2 hours 25 minutes SYNOPSIS Scene 1 The Rhinemaidens … Continue reading

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Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelungs in Munich

“Der Ring des Nibelungen” Composer Richard Wagner · Libretto by Richard Wagner German with German surtitles SYNOPSIS Prologue The three Norns, the daughters of the omniscient Erda and guardians of fate, are passing the golden rope of fate from one … Continue reading

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Ildebrando Pizzetti’s MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL at the Oper Frankfurt

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL Ildebrando Pizzetti 1880 – 1968 Tragedia musicale in two acts and one intermezzo Libretto by Ildebrando Pizzetti after the play Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot English version: Geoffrey Dunn First performed March 1st 1958, … Continue reading

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Wagner’s Die Walkure in Munich

First Day of “Der Ring des Nibelungen” Composer Richard Wagner · Libretto by Richard Wagner In German with German surtitles Monday, 23. March 2015 05:00 pm – 10:05 pm Nationaltheater Duration est. 5 hours 05 minutes · Intervals between 1. … Continue reading

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LA CENERENTOLA at the Oper Frankfurt

LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella) Gioacchino Rossini 1792 – 1868 Dramma giocoso in two acts Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti First performed January 25th 1817, Teatro della Valle, Rome Sung in Italian with German surtitles Performances ——————————————————————————– Saturday 11.04.2015 17.04.2015 |23.04.2015 |29.04.2015 |10.05.2015 … Continue reading

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“Nabucco” performed by the Israeli Opera

Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi Verdi’s “Jewish” opera showcases who destroys the temple in Jerusalem and exiles the Israelites to Babylon where they sing the immortal slave chorus. Verdi’s true first operatic success returns to the Israeli Opera in a new production … Continue reading

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“Tamerlano” and “Alcina”performed by the Belgian Opera company La Monnaie/De Munt available for view online until 10 March 2015

Tamerlano Opera in tre atti HWV. 18 (1724) George Frideric Handel Libretto di Nicola Francesco Haym Premiere King’s Theatre Haymarket, London, 31/10/1724 Full opera available for view online until 10 March 2015: http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/mymm/media/2236/Tamerlano%20-%20George%20Frideric%20Handel/ Tamerlano, inspired by the historical confrontation of … Continue reading

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