Special Events

 Loving Opera 


Bernd Loebe

Events in the Loving Opera series, during which artists involved in a new production talk to Intendant Bernd Loebe, are very popular. These take place in the Holzfoyer and begin not long after the end of the performance. You can enjoy free glasses of wine and water while you listen. These events are in German but there are often guests who cannot speak the language so English is often heard too!

Before Bernd Loebe, who worked as Opera Director at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels for eleven years, returned to his home town as Intendant of Oper Frankfurt he belonged to the »other side«: writing for the music pages of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the Neue Musikzeitung and Opernwelt. Between 1979 and 1992 he moderated hundreds of programmes for the Hessische Rundfunk (radio), reported on performances at leading festivals and created the »Das Lexikon der Stimmen/The Lexicon of Voices« series. On these evenings he slips back into the role of a curious journalist, hosting talks with guests including artists who you have just seen on stage and personalities from politics, culture and society in Frankfurt. 

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