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Booking for a very exciting 2018/19 season

opens June 25 for all operas in the main house and recitals! Keep your eyes peeled for when booking opens for Bockenheimer Depot productions!

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Sebastian Weigle
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SEBASTIAN WEIGLE NEW CHIEF CONDUCTOR IN JAPAN

Sebastian Weigle, General Music Director of Oper Frankfurt since 2008, takes up the post of Chief Conductor of the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo in 2019/20.

He begins a three year contract there, following on from another General Music Director of Oper Frankfurt, Sylvain Cambreling, on April 1 2019, but continues his work in Frankfurt, where his contract runs until 2023.

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Marlis Petersen (Hanna), Iurii Samoilov (Danilo)
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Premiere

new merry widow opened to raptuous applause

With Marlis Petersen in the title role and Iurii Samoilov as Danilo, directed by Claus Guth, conducted by Joana Mallwitz. Come and have some fun - next performance May 27.

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Adriana Lecouvreur back from May 26

Wonderful cast includes Angela Meade (Adriana) & Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (nasty Princess) - all dressed by Christian Lacroix and conducted by Steven Sloane.

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Björn Bürger (Billy Budd)
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BRITTEN'S BILLY BUDD

With Björn Bürger (title role), Michael McCown (Vere) & Thomas Faulkner (Claggart). A good man, brought down by an evil one. 2nd of 5 performances May 21: 3.30, with FREE CHILD MINDING (see Opera for You).

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Tanja Ariane Baumgartner
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Recital

Tanja Ariane Baumgartner in recital June 12

The last recital of the season: something really special: Brahms, Mahler, Strauss and Wolf, with Malcolm Martineau (piano) and Philipp Nickel (viola).

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the director: Christof Loy
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Premiere

Bellini's norma from June 10

Last new production this season: THE bel canto opera, with an exciting plot and wonderful cast led by Elza van den Heever. Conductor: Antonino Fogliani.

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