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Falstaff in Frankfurt on September 23, 2016

Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901 Commedia lirica in three acts Libretto by Arrigo Boito based on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597) and King Henry IV (1597) first performed February 9th 1893, Teatro alla Scala, Milan Sung in Italian with … Continue reading

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Die Walküre at the Oper Frankfurt

Die Walküre Richard Wagner 1813-1883 Libretto by the composer First performed June 26th 1870, Königliches Hof- und Nationaltheater, Munich First performance as part of the Ring des Nibelungen August 14th 1876 Sung in German with surtitles Duration: c. 5 hrs, … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Figaro at the Oper Frankfurt

The Marriage of Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756 – 1791 Opera in four acts Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte after Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais First performed May 1st 1786, Burgtheater Vienna Sung in Italian with German surtitles Duration c. … Continue reading

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Wagner’s Siegfried at the Oper Frankfurt

Siegfried Richard Wagner 1813-1883 Libretto by the composer First performed August 16th 1876, Festspielhaus Bayreuth Sung in German with German surtitles Duration: c. 5 hrs including 2 intervals Live recording and DVD available – Oehms Classics Friday 15th July 2016   … Continue reading

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Carmen at the Oper Frankfurt

Carmen Georges Bizet 1838 – 1875 Opéra-comique in three acts Libretto by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy after a novel by Prosper Mérimée (1845) First performed March 3rd 1875, Opéra Comique, Paris Special Frankfurt edition, based on Michael Rot’s edition, … Continue reading

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Das Rheingold in Frankfurt

DAS RHEINGOLD Richard Wagner 1813 – 1883 Libretto by the composer First performed September 22nd 1869, Royal Court and National Theatre Munich First performance as part of the Ring des Nibelungen 13th August 1876, Bayreuth Sung in German with German … Continue reading

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THE FLYING DUTCHMAN AT THE OPER FRANKFURT

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER (The Flying Dutchman) Richard Wagner 1813 – 1883 Romantic Opera in three acts Libretto by the composer First performed January 2nd 1843, Royal Hoftheater Dresden Sung in German with German surtitles Duration: c. 2 hrs. 15 min. … Continue reading

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