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Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Cassandre)
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New Trojans

next performance of this monumental work - music equivalent of Tolstoy's War & Peace - February 26. Come and be swept off your feet by the fantastic cast & chorus!

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Brenda Rae (2016)
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New Rigoletto opens March 19

Verdi's heartbreaking father / daughter opera with Quinn Kelsey in the title role and Brenda Rae as Gilda. Conductor: Carlo Montanaro

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Sebastian Geyer (Don Giovanni) in front of the Commendatore's statue...
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next Giovanni February 22

don't miss this wonderful production, with sumptuous costumes and exciting new singers. Nikolai Petersen conducts the last 3 performances.

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Gaëlle Arquez
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Pelléas et Mélisande back from March 25

with Gaëlle Arquez (Xerxes) as Mélisande, Björn Bürger as Pelléas & Brian Mulligan (Tadeus in The female passenger) as Golaud, conducted by Joana Mallwitz

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Tom Rakewell & Baba the Turk (original cast)
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Rake's Progress back from March 31

Tom Rakewell (Theo Lebow), seduced by the devil (Kihwan Sim)  by the promise of wealth, leaves Anne Trulove (Kateryna Kasper) and goes to London...

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Lawrence Zazzo
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Lawrence Zazzo in recital February 28

If you are lucky enough to have heard him in Xerxes you know you are in for another treat with his programme: Songs my mother taught me

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Grafik Mainhatta
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The magic of silent movies and more - February 24

Cinema in the 1910s - "Ma(i)nhatta" - music, dance, live acts - an exciting learning curve from American classics to present day jazz - not to be missed!

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Johanna Wokalek
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Johanna Wokalek replaces Marion Cotillard

as Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher.  Marion Cotillard's pregnancy prevents her from taking part. Wonderful news that his well known actress is able to step into her shoes.

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Ute M. Engelhardt
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Ute M. Engelhardt has won the 2016 Götz-Friedrich-Preis

for her wonderful production of Janáček's Das schlaue Füchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen, which opened in the summer of 2016 at Oper Frankfurt.

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