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Peter Grimes
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Frankfurt is Opera House of the Year, Twice, Again!

according to critics from Opernwelt magazine (for the 4th time!) and Deutsch Bühne (for the 9th time!) thanks to all the people who work in the house!

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Malin Byström (Floria Tosca) & Dario Solari (Baron Scarpia)
© Barbara Aumüller

Revival

Last 2 TOSCAS this season!

A THRILLER runs its course in less than 24 hours - with a shocking ending. Exciting cast includes Malin Byström (International Opera Awards Singer of 2018) & Stefano La Colla (Cavaradossi)

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Theo Lebow (Monostatos) & Angela Vallone (Pamina)
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The Magic Flute back in December!

Last revival of a 20 year old charming production that carries you away, with so many wonderful singers in the casts that you will have to see it more than once!

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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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Trąbka, Mikołaj
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Mikołaj Trąbka wins Stella Maris competition

Bariton, Mikołaj Trąbka, who joins the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt next season, has just won the Stella Maris International Singing Competition!

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Asmik Grigorian
© Algirdas Bakas

Premiere

IOLANTA / OEDIPUS REX from October 28

Exciting new double-bill with Asmik Grigorian (Salome in Salzburg this summer!) and Peter Marsh in the title roles, directed by Lydia Steier. Conductor: Sebastian Weigle.

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Karen Vuong (Rusalka)
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Revival

Last 2 performances, ever, of Dvořák's TEAR JERKING RUSALKA

With a new Prince - Gerard Schneider - breaking Rusalka (Karen Vuong)'s heart, and Katharina Magiera back as the witch, Ježibaba. Conductor: Sebastian Weigle!

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Kirsten MacKinnon (Countess)
© Barbara Aumüller

Revival

Just 3 more Strauss Capriccios this season

With a FABULOUS cast including Kirsten MacKinnon (the fabulous Ines in last season's L'Africaine!) as the Countess. Conductor: Lothar Koenigs.

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Last revival of Ariadne auf Naxos from Nov 2

With Christina Nielsson in the title role. Brigitte Fassbaender's wonderful production in Johannes Leiacker's (designer of the year!) exciting set!

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