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Louise Alder - photo: Agency

Louise Alder & Björn Bürger in recital on October 21

NOT Julia Kleiter!

Julia Kleiter had to cancel her recital at short notice because she is not well. We are delighted that soprano Louise Alder (the wonderful Gretel in the new Hänsel und Gretel production) and baritone Björn Burger have agreed to step in at the last minute, accompanied by Helmut Deutsch. Their programme, with works by Schumann, Duparc, Strauss, Liszt and Beethoven can be found here.

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scene from 2009 revival - photo: Thilo Beu

Strauss' Frau ohne Schatten

back from October 26th

Strauss' Woman without a Shadow sweeps you away into a world of magic. A production so gripping that the work flies by. One member of the world-class cast is Terje Stensvold (Barak, & Wotan in our Ring) - taking his leave, sadly, from the operatic stage...
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Louise Alder (Gretel) Peter Marsh (Witch) - photo: Monika Rittershaus

Hänsel und Gretel

next performance October 25th

Standing ovation for this new Hänsel und Gretel, composed in Frankfurt, Humperdinck's best known opera, when it opened on October 12. Sebastian Weigle conducts a wonderful cast.
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Jonathan Lemalu (Falstaff) - photo: Wolfgang Runkel

Last FALSTAFF this season: Oct 24th


Keith Warner's wonderful production of Verdi's Falstaff opened last February. Jonathan Lemalu, who enjoyed great success this spring in Rossini's Thieving Magpie, is Falstaff.
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photo, by Monika Rittershaus, from an earlier season

Die Entführung aus dem Serail/The Abduction from the Seraglio

back from October 29th

Christof Loy's wonderful production of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail was so successful that it is available on DVD. A wonderful cast of ensemble members and guest are led by Jérémie Rhorer, making his house debut.
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Elza van den Heever - photo: Dario Acosta

Otello with ELZA VAN DEN HEEVER

as Desdemona from November 8th

Be sure to get tickets for Otello - the cast is so good! Vincent Wolfsteiner (who joins the Ensemble next season) sings the title role and Cassio is triple Operalia prize winner Mario Chang.
November 8, 15, 20, 23, December 5, 13 & 19, which all begin at 7.30pm

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Brenda Rae (Zerbinetta) & Camilla Nylund (Ariadne) - photo: Monika Rittershaus

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CD of LOHENGRIN just released

recorded, live, at Oper Frankfurt

A new addition to the wonderful series of live, OehmsClassics, recordings made at Oper Frankfurt (and RING on DVD). (all listed here). The wonderful cast, conducted by Bertrand de Billy, includes Falk Struckmann (Heinrich), Michael König (Lohengrin) Camilla Nylund (Elsa), Robert Hayward (Telramund), Michaela Schuster (Ortrud) and Daniel Schmutzhard (Herald). On sale - €35 - in the foyers when the theatre is open for performances and from our advance box office (open: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-2)

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GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY

for fans of our wonderful Ring production

only €99 for DVD box set of Oper Frankfurt's extremely successful Ring des Nibelungen (OehmsClassics - Option: German or English surtitles). Make Christmas shopping easier and order a copy here, and here, is a list of our other wonderful live (CD) recordings, including Humperdinck's Königskinder - named CD of the month October 2013 by Opera Magazine and Deutsche Bühne.
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IDOMENEO
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sunday 17.03.2013 18:00 h
Opera House

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LA SONNAMBULA
Vincenzo Bellini
Sunday 30.11.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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