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Guide to the Bavarian State Opera

« I was blown away by everything: the singing, the acting, and the playing »
Ilana Walder-Biesanz, Bachtrack
© Wilfried Hösl

Curtain up on Munich's 2018-19 season

With seven new productions under the title "Alles was Recht ist" (All things just) the Bayerische Staatsoper promises an exciting new season.
UPCOMING OPERA EVENTS
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MunichKarl V.New production

Bo Skovhus (Karl V.) © Wilfried Hösl
Krenek: Karl V.
Erik Nielsen; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Lita Cabellut; Bo Skovhus; Okka von der Damerau

MunichCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Dan Ettinger; Lina Wertmüller; Bavarian State Opera; Enrico Job; Gaëlle Arquez; Joseph Calleja

MunichDon Giovanni

Don Giovanni
Mozart: Don Giovanni
James Gaffigan; Stephan Kimmig; Bavarian State Opera; Katja Haß; Anja Rabes; Simon Keenlyside; Alex Esposito
UPCOMING DANCE PERFORMANCES
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MunichAlice im Wunderland

Alice im Wunderland
Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Christopher Wheeldon; Bavarian State Ballet; Myron Romanul; Bob Crowley; Bayerisches Staatsorchester

MunichOnegin

Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Onegin
John Cranko; Bavarian State Ballet; Myron Romanul; Jürgen Rose; Bayerisches Staatsorchester

MunichDer Widerspenstigen Zähmung

Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung
Scarlatti: The Taming of the Shrew
John Cranko; Bavarian State Ballet; Myron Romanul; Jürgen Rose; Bayerisches Staatsorchester
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Clash of religions, ardent spirits: Bellini’s Norma in Munich

Carmen Giannattasio (Norma) © Wilfried Hösl
While Bellini’s two-act opera Norma underscores the religious wars between the ancient Druids and Romans, it also highlights an emotive personal conflict that is veiled in deceit and cultural discrepancy.
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Michael Volle leaps in for Munich's Meistersinger

Markus Eiche (Beckmesser) © Wilfried Hösl (2016)
Michael Volle and Klaus Florian Vogt demonstrate that they are indeed master singers in Munich, despite adversity, in a revival of David Bösch's contemporary production.
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Reality and fantasy in Orlando Paladino in Munich

David Portillo (Pasquale) and Elena Sancho Pereg (Eurilla) © Wilfried Hösl
Axel Ranisch's production makes heavy use of film to tell a comic story of a medieval knight in love.
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