Lance Ryan as Siegfried


Tips and information

Both cycles of Der Ring des Nibelungen are sold out, although it is always worth checking to see if any tickets have been returned at short notice. If you want to order something to eat and/or drink in any of the intervals please call (+49)(0)6172 17 11 90 or send an email to:

Orders can also be placed on the afternoon/evening of a performance at the left hand side bar on the ground floor and/or bar in the 1st floor.


RHEINGOLD begins at 7.30pm. Duration c. 2hrs 30mins (no interval)


WALKÜRE begins at 5pm. Duration c.5hrs (including 2 intervals)

1st interval (25 mins) after Act 1 (c.1 hr)

2nd interval (35mins) after Act 2 (c.1hr 30mins)

Act 3 c.1hr 10mins


SIEGFRIED begins at 5pm. Duration c.5hrs (including 2 intervals)

1st interval (35mins) after Act 1 (c.1hr 20mins)

2nd interval (25 mins) after Act 2 (c.1hr 15mins)

Act 3 c.1hr 25 mins


GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG begins at 4pm.  Duration c.5hrs 45mins (including 2 intervals)

1st interval (c.40mins) after 2hrs

2nd interval (25mins) after Act 2


Introductory talks in German about the opera in question begin in the Holzfoyer 30 minutes before curtain up.


A programme focussing on the Ring at Oper Frankfurt will be broadcast on ServusTV-Magazin "kulTOUR mit Holender" on February 23rd at 6.30pm. Part of a series of programmes Ioan Holender, former Intendant of the Vienna State Opera, makes about the arts.

And…last but not least - DVDs of this Ring des Nibelungen will probably go on sale in February – for the first two months they can only be ordered through our website or purchased in the foyers when they are open for performances or from the advance box office (Mon - Fri 10am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 2pm). Click here for more information. The day on which the DVDs go on sale will be announced on our home page as soon as it is known.

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Concerts by the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester
today at 20:00 h
Main Auditorium of the Alte Oper

next new production:

Vincenzo Bellini
Sunday 30.11.2014 18:00 h
Opera House


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