Günther Groissböck in recital September 11
A chance to hear this much sought-after Austrian bass, a regular guest in Bayreuth, singing in Frankfurt for the first time. »Art begins, when physical work is combined with the soul«, he said.
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 - last performances this season: June 22 & 25!
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.
Last 2 Adriana Lecouvreurs, ever, June 21 & 24!
Wonderful cast includes Angela Meade (Adriana) & Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (nasty Princess) - all dressed by Christian Lacroix & conducted by Steven Sloane.
Only 3 more Normas!
Last new production this season: THE bel canto opera. An exciting plot & outstanding cast led by Elza van den Heever (Norma), Stefano La Colla (Pollione) & Gaëlle Arquez (Adalgisa).
1st new production next season Eötvös' Three Sisters
Wonderful opera opens September 9 with FOUR countertenors, including Dmitry Egorov. Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies.