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Björn Bürger (Billy Budd) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Indomitable: Billy Budd in Frankfurt

By , 25 May 2018
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Camilla Nylund (The Countess) © Monika Rittershaus
Frankfurt am Main

Words or music? Collaboration or resistance? A new Capriccio in Frankfurt

By , 24 January 2018
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Wolfgang Koch (Dutchman) and Erika Sunnegårdh (Senta) © Barbara Aumüller (2015)
Frankfurt am Main

Iain Paterson's Dutchman drops anchor in Frankfurt

By , 20 May 2017
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Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto) © Monika Rittershaus
Frankfurt am Main

A dark and stunning new Rigoletto in Frankfurt

By , 28 April 2017
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Gaëlle Arquez (Mélisande) and Björn Bürger (Pelléas) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Perfect Pelléas: Debussy's opera seduces in Frankfurt

By , 01 April 2017
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Elizabeth Reiter (Anne Trulove) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

On the Rake: Stravinsky at Oper Frankfurt

By , 31 March 2017
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Lance Ryan (Siegfried), Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister, Jenny Carlstedt (Rhinemaidens) © Monika Rittershaus (2012)
Frankfurt am Main

Save the Rhine: Frankfurt Ring concludes with a strong message

By , 17 July 2016
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Vincent Wolfsteiner (Siegfried) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

A magnificent scherzo: Siegfried in Frankfurt

By , 15 July 2016
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James Rutherford (Wotan) and Rebecca Teem (Brünnhilde) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Wotan and his women: Family drama of Die Walküre in Frankfurt

By , 10 July 2016
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Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister, Jenny Carlstedt (Rhinemaidens) and Jochen Schmeckenbecher © Monika Rittershaus (2009)
Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt's Ring Cycle off to a good start with a straightforward Das Rheingold

By , 08 July 2016
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Kateryna Kasper (Frasquita), Paula Murrihy (Carmen), Elizabeth Reiter (Mercédès) & dancers © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Irresistible coolness in Barrie Kosky's Carmen

By , 05 June 2016
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Björn Bürger (Fritz) und Sara Jakubiak (Marietta) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Solving a problem like Maria: Korngold’s Die tote Stadt in Frankfurt

By , 17 October 2015
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Sara Jakubiak (Marta), Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Lisa) & Ensemble © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Opera of utmost truthfulness: Weinberg's Passenger in Frankfurt

By , 01 March 2015
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X. Sabata (Alidoro), P. Murrihy (Orontea), L. Alder (Silandra), M. Rexroth (Corindo) & Ensemble © Monika Rittershaus
Frankfurt am Main

Amorously enormously entangled: L'Orontea in Frankfurt

By , 14 February 2015
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Brenda Rae (Elvira) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Ein Requiem für Bellini: I puritani an der Oper Frankfurt

By , 02 December 2018
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Iolanta: Asmik Grigorian (Iolanta) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Durch Liebe sehend und Hass geblendet: Oedipus Rex / Iolanta an der Oper Frankfurt

By , 01 November 2018
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David DQ Lee (Mascha), Dmitry Egorov (Olga), Mikołaj Trąbka (Andrei) und Ray Chenez (Irina) © Monika Rittershaus
Frankfurt am Main

Lethargisch, komisch, ironisch: Peter Eötvös' Tri Sestri an der Oper Frankfurt

By , 09 September 2018
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Michael Sanderling © Marco Borgreeve
Frankfurt am Main

Ein europäisches Konzert in Frankfurt: Sanderling dirigiert Sibelius und Beethoven

By , 07 May 2017
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Das geheime Königreich: Davide Damiani (Der König) © Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Gesellschaftskritik statt feinster Musikalität: Drei ironische Opern von Ernst Křenek

By , 30 April 2017
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Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandra) und Ensemble © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Großes Hörerlebnis und prächtiges Schauvergnügen: Les Troyens an der Frankfurter Oper

By , 09 March 2017
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Gaëlle Arquez (Xerxes) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Kein glückliches Ende für Xerxes

By , 18 January 2017
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Michael McCown (Johnny Inkslinger) und Elizabeth Sutphen (Tiny) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Herrliche Amerika-Satire: Brittens Paul Bunyan in Frankfurt

By , 09 October 2016
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Frankfurt am Main

Verdi's Falstaff in Frankfurt: Heimspiel für Željko Lučić

By , 23 September 2016
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Daniel Schmutzhard (Nathanael) © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Sandmann, irrer Sandmann: deutsche Erstaufführung in Frankfurt

By , 18 September 2016
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Vincent Wolfsteiner (Siegfried) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Für ein bisschen Bayreuth: Siegfried in Frankfurt

By , 15 July 2016
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Rheintöchter Katharina Magiera, Britta Stallmeister & Jenny Carlstedt, J. Schmeckenbecher (Alberich) © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt (2009)
Frankfurt am Main

„Was bisher geschah“: Das Rheingold an der Frankfurter Oper

By , 08 July 2016
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Laura Aikin © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Doppelpremiere: Pierrot lunaire und Anna Toll an der Oper Frankfurt

By , 07 July 2016
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Claudia Mahnke (Marie) und Audun Iversen (Wozzek) © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Abgrund Mensch: Christof Loys Wozzeck eröffnet Seelenräume

By , 26 June 2016
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© Oper Frankfurt / Barbara Aumüller
Vienna

Schlimmeres fürchten als den Tod: Weinbergs Die Passagierin bei den Wiener Festwochen

By , 19 May 2016
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© Barbara Aumüller
Frankfurt am Main

Das schlaue Füchslein: Bilderbuch-Momente von Zähmung und Wildheit

By , 24 April 2016
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Gaelle Arquez (Zenobia) und Kihwan Sim (Tiridate) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Radamisto in Frankfurt: So zeitgemäß kann eine Oper von Händel sein!

By , 03 April 2016
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Il tabarro: Vincent Wolfsteiner (Luigi) und Elza van den Heever (Giorgetta) © Barbara Aumüller | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Claus Guths Frankfurter Trittico geht der Psychologie tief auf den Grund

By , 13 March 2016
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Kihwan Sim (Oberto), Jader Bignamini mit dem Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester © Wolfgang Runkel | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Aus Verdis früher Opernwerkstatt: Frankfurt gibt Oberto konzertant

By , 18 February 2016
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Yuko Kakuta © Monika Rittershaus | Oper Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main

Szenische Verniedlichung berührender Musik: Lachenmanns Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern in Frankfurt

By , 27 September 2015
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Owen Wingrave (hier: Michael Nagy) © Monika Rittershaus
Frankfurt am Main

Verhängnisvolle Suche nach der eigenen Identität - Owen Wingrave in Frankfurt

By , 16 January 2015
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