Tag Archives: Den Norske Opera & Ballet

Lohengrin in Oslo

          4 hours and 20 minutes/ 2 intermissions Performed in German/ Texted in Norwegian and English 8 productions / From March 8. to April 11. Premier March 8. 2015 / Main House / Opera Lohengrin is … Continue reading

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“Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” in Norway

An Opera by Dmitri Shostakovich 8 productions From September 4. to October 3. Performed in Russian Texted in Norwegian and English 3 hours and 15 minutes At the Den Norske opera & Ballet Thater in Oslo A starkly cold fishing … Continue reading

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“The tales of Hoffmann” at the Oslo Opera House

December 4, 2013 to December 31, 2013 The tales of Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach   The author and poet Hoffmann sits in a pub, quite inebriated, and telling stories from his life. So starts Jacques Offenbach’s only opera, The Tales of … Continue reading

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“Madama Butterfly” at the Oslo Opera House

Madama Butterfly Giacomo Puccini From October 25, 2013 to November 9, 2013 “The performance was magisterial in every way” – wrote Norwegian daily Dagbladet when Madama Butterfly had its premiere in autumn 2012. Director Stephen Langridge sets Puccini’s opera in Japan … Continue reading

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