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!
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)
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!