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Barbara Haveman (Minnie) photo: Wolfgang Runkel

Puccini's La Fanciulla del West - The Girl from the Golden West

this exciting opera is back - next performance April 19th

Christof Loy's wonderful production of Puccini's La Fanciulla del West is back for the first time since it opened last season, with wonderful new singers in the cast led by Dutch soprano Barbara Haveman (who is just amazing!) as Minnie, a saloon owner adored by many men seeking their fortune in the gold rush, who falls in love with Dick Johnson, who turns out to be a bandit.... whose arch rival is? The sheriff!!
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Lance Ryan (Tristan) : Wolfgang Runkel

Wagner's TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

opened to thunderous applause on April 18th 2014

This is the last revival of Christof Nel's 2003 production of Tristan und Isolde. Don't miss catching three great singers making role debuts: Lance Ryan (Tristan), Jennifer Wilson (Isolde) and Andreas Bauer (King Marke). The cast also includes the wonderful Claudia Mahnke (Brangäne), Simon Neal (Kurwenal) and members of our Ensemble. Conductor is Stefan Blunier, who just brought the house down recently with a thrilling run of performances of Daphne.

further performances: April 21st, May 1st & 10th 2014
which ALL begin at 5pm!

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Alexandra Kadurina (Pippo) - photo: Wolfgang Runkel

New production of Rossini's The Thieving Magpie

based on a true story...

which caused an outcry when a maid really was put to death for stealing a bit of metal... Rossini's Die Diebische Elster/The Thieving Magpie/La Gazza Ladra ends happily, after a maid is wrongly accused of stealing and sentenced to death. Directed by David Alden and conductedby Henrik Nánasi, GMD of the Komische Oper Berlin since 2012, the same team who thrilled us all with Chabrier's L'Etoile. Making their triumphant house debuts are soprano Sophie Bevan (Ninetta) – Up and Coming Singer of the (first) International Opera Awards (2013) – and baritone Jonathan Lemalu (Fernando Villabella). Argentinian tenor Francisco Brito, a former member of our Opera Studio, sings Giannetto.
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Maria Bengtsson (Daphne) photo: Barbara Aumüller

OPER FRANKFURT's 2014/15 SEASON

being announced on April 30th

Details of new productions, recitals, revivals, chamber concerts and Museumsorchester concerts will be ONLINE from then on. Subscription holders are automatically sent the new brochure by post.

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Live recording of LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST - just released on CD

coinciding nicely with 1st revival of this wonderful production

Oehmsclassics have just released Puccini's La Fanciulla del West/The Girl from the Golden West which joins the other top quality CDs in our series of operas recorded live at Oper Frankfurt. The leading roles are sung by Eva-Maria Westbroek (Minnie), Ashley Holland (Jack Rance) and Carlo Ventre (Dick Johnson). Conductor is GMD Sebastian Weigle.
All recordings on sale in foyer when theatre is open for performances.
First revival of Christof Loy's wonderful production of La Fanciulla del West opens on April 5th, with performances until mid-May.

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FILM SHOWINGS OF THE WONDERFUL NEW FRANKFURT RING

in the main auditorium at Oper Frankfurt

Cycles of the new Frankfurt Ring, directed by Vera Nemirova, sold out very quickly (find the trailer here). For those of you who were unable to get tickets, and those who would like to see it again, you now have a chance to see showings of the highly praised DVD recordings (OehmsClassics, recorded live at Oper Frankfurt, – DVD producer Marcus Richardt) on the big screen at Oper Frankfurt on the following dates:

Das Rheingold April 3rd 2014 at 7.30pm
Die Walküre April 9th 2014 at 6.30pm
Siegfried April 14th 2014 at 6.30pm
Götterdämmerung May 13th 2014 at 6pm
Go to Season Calendar for tickets

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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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Happy New Ears
Tuesday 18.03.2014 20:00 h
Opera House

next new production:


DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sunday 11.05.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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