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Mario Chang (photo: Agency)

MARIO CHANG wins 2014 OPERALIA competition

and sings Rodolfo in La Bohème here on Friday

Mario Chang makes his debut at Oper Frankfurt (as a new member of our Ensemble) on September 5th. He has just won 1st Prize, the Zarzuela Prize AND Audience Prize at Plácido Domingo's Operalia competition, probably the most important competition in the world. So don't miss the chance of hearing him as Rodolfo in our revival of La Bohème (see next News item for more information). Other roles here this season are Cassio (Otello), Edwin (Die Csárdásfürstin) and the Italian Singer (Rosenkavalier).

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scene from the production - photo: Wolfgang -Runkel

Puccini's La Bohème opens the new season


Alfred Kirchner's popular production of Puccini's La Bohème is back from September 5th, with wonderful new singers in the cast. The show on September 28th, which begins at 3.30pm, is an Opera for Families performance: an adult purchasing a ticket can apply for 3 free tickets for people under the age on 19. There is also FREE CHILD MINDING during the performance.
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Rolf Riehm - photo: Stefan Forster

WORLD PREMIERE OF Reihm's Sirens

September 14th at 6pm

Sirens – Scenes of Desire and Destruction was commissioned by Oper Frankfurt. The composer Rolf Riehm (*1937) has been fascinated about the myth of the Sirens for many years. Martyn Brabbins conducts, Tobias Heyder directs. A very famous German actor Michael Mendl (Odysseus when old) is taking part. The incredible countertenor Lawrence Zazzo is Odysseus when young and his Kirke (Circe) is our wonderful Tanja Ariane Baumgartner.

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Željko Lučić (Falstaff) & Leah Crocetto (Alice Ford) Photo: Monika Rittershaus

Subscriptions at Oper Frankfurt save you a lot of money

(and ensure you don't miss something wonderful during the new season)

There are more than 25 subscriptions to choose from. They can be purchased in writing, by email: aboservice.oper@buehnen-frankfurt.de. Click here to view them or visit our Abo (subscription) and Information Service office: Neue Mainzer Straße 15, normal opening hours: Mon to Sat (except Thursdays) 10am-2pm, Thursdays 3-7pm
DURING THE SUMMER BREAK, which ends at the end of August: Mon-Fri 10am-2pm (closed on Saturdays).

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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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CHOWANSCHTSCHINA /
KHOVANSHCHINA
Modest Mussorgski
Friday 26.10.2012 18:00 h
Opera house

next new production:


SIRENEN
(Sirens)
Rolf Riehm
Sunday 14.09.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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