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Brenda Rae (Amina) - photo: Kristen Höbermann

Bellini's La sonnambula - new production opens November 30th


with ensemble star Brenda Rae adding a new role to her repertoire: sleep-walking Amina in La sonnambula. Director is Tina Lanik, conductor Eun Sun Kim, who also leads Die Csárdásfürstin in December/January.
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Martin Mitterrutzner photo: Barbara Aumüller

Martin Mitterrutzner sings Lieder

on December 1st at 8pm in the Holzfoyer

The next singer in our new recital series is tenor Martin Mitterrutzner, singing Lieder by Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn, Schumann, Wolf and Liszt, accompanied by Gerold Huber.

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last year's cast - Claudia Mahnke (Composer) & Brenda Rae (Zerbinetta)  photo: Monika Rittershaus

Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos

is back from December 7th

Brigitte Fassbaender's wonderful, and visually stunning, production of Ariadne auf Naxos is back with new ensemble member Sara Jukubiak in the title role (role debut). Free childminding: December 21st
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Vincent Wolfsteing (Otello) & Elza van den Heever (Desdemona) photo: Barbara Aumüller

Otello ELZA VAN DEN HEEVER

is Desdemona

Vincent Wolfsteiner made a triumphant debut in Frankfurt as Otello. Dimitri Platanias is a wonderfully evil Iago: Dec: 5, 13 & 19: all begin 7.30pm

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Louise Alder (Gretel) Peter Marsh (Witch) - photo: Monika Rittershaus

a new Hänsel und Gretel

next 2 performances Dec 6th: at 3 & 8pm!

Standing ovation for this new Hänsel und Gretel, Humperdinck's best known opera, when it opened on October 12. Sebastian Weigle conducts a wonderful cast.
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NEW YEAR'S EVE AT OPER FRANKFURT

after a concert performance of Die Csárdásfürstin

A Party begins in the foyers at about 10.15pm on December 31st - entertainment includes the Wladigeroff Brothers & Band & accordionist Vassily Dück - who was in Fledermaus. Party tickets: €175 per person, incl. buffet & drinks

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

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and ensure you don't miss something wonderful

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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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EZIO
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Friday 29.11.2013 19:30 h
Opera House

next new production:


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

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