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Theatre Magdeburg - Opera House

Magdeburg Theatre - Opera House

Come and experience Magdeburg Theatre and its Opera House in the “Universitätsplatz” square and “Schauspielhaus” theatre venue by the “Hasselbachplatz” square.

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Magdeburg Opera House boasts an impressive programme containing a wide variety of performances and events ranging from spectacular operas through to symphony concerts, operettas through to musicals featuring top performers and classical ballets through to theatre evenings stretching across a range of genres.

Alongside the performances in its daily repertoire, Magdeburg Theatre’s “Schauspielhaus” theatre venue also offers a varied programme of additional events such as “Nachtschicht” evening shows, jazz sessions and many more.

The theatre plays an important role for the residents of Magdeburg and visitors to the city as both an artistic haven and a location in which they can reflect on their own personal lives. Its active commitment to internationality and openness make it an inspiring venue with a brilliant reputation both in Magdeburg and throughout Germany. Magdeburg Theatre additionally represents a dynamic link between local affairs and internationality stretching far beyond the German borders. On top of all this, it is also particularly committed to supporting and promoting young talent in all areas of performing arts.

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Opera/Operetta

New Productions 

The Valkyrie

Richard Wagner

First day of the stage festival play »The Nibelung's Ring«
With Subtitles

Conductor: GMD Kimbo Ishii
Director: Jakob Peters-Messer
Set: Designer Guido Petzold

Premiere Sat. 8. 9. 2018 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Countess Maritza

Emmerich Kálmán

Operetta in three acts by Emmerich Kálmán | Libretto by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald

Conductor: Pawel Poplawski
Director: Oliver Klöter
Set /Costume: Designer Jason Southgate

Premiere Sat. 20. 10. 2018 in the  Opernhaus/Bühne

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Don Pasquale

Gaetano Donizetti

Drama buffo in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti, Libretto by Giovanni Domenico Ruffini and Gaetano Donizetti, based on the work by Angelo Anelli
In Italian with German surtitles

Conductor: Svetoslav Borisov
Director: Christian Poewe
Set Designer: Christiane Hercherr

Premiere Sat. 11. 11. 2018 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Vanessa

Samuel Barber

Opera in three acts by Samuel Barber; Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti
In English with German surtitles

Conductor: Svetoslav Borisov
Director: Karen Stone
Set/Costume: Designer Ulrich Schulz

Premiere Sat. 19. 1. 2019 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Otello

Giuseppe Verdi

Dramma lirico in in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on the work by Shakespeare
In Italien with German surtitles

Conductor: GMD Kimbo Ishii
Director: Olivia Fuchs
Set/Costume: Designer Yannis Thavoris

Premiere Sat. 16. 2. 2019 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Xerxes

Georg Friedrich Händel

Opera in three acts by Georg Frideric Händel
Libretto by Nicolò Minato and Silvio Stampiglia
In Italian with German surtitles

Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Director: Tobias Heyder
Set Designer: Pascal Seibicke

Premiere Sat. 9. 3. 2019 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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The True Story of King Kong

Roscha A. Säidow

A chamber opera with puppets
Premiere
Libretto by Roscha A. Säidow, In cooperation with the Magdeburg Puppet Theatre 
In English with German subtitles

Conductor: N. N.
Director: Roscha A. Säidow
Puppet-making: Magdalena Roth
Set Designer: Julia Plickat

Premiere Sat. 16. 3. 2019 in the Schauspielhaus/Bühne

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Fiddler on the Roof

Musical in two acts
Based on stories by Sholem Aleichem, with the express permission of Arnold Perl,
book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, yrics by Sheldon Harnick
German version by Rolf Merz and Gerhard
Original stage production and choreography in New York by Jerome Robbins

Conductor Damian Omansen
Director Erik Petersen
Set Designer Anja Lichtenegger

Premiere Sat. 4. 5. 2019 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Revivals 2018/2019

Salome

Opera by Richard Strauss

Revival Opening Night Fri. 14 September 2018

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Little Shop of Horrors

Musical by Alan Menken

Revival Opening Night Sat. 15. September 2018

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The Magic Flute

Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Revival Opening Night Sun. 2 December 2018

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La Bohème

Opera by Giacomo Puccini

Revival Opening Night Sat. 22 December 2018

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La Cage aux Folles

Musical by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein

Reopening Sat. 13th March 2019

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A Night in Venice

Operetta by Johann Strauss

Revival Opening Night Sat. 13 April 2019

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Ballett

Premieren

Diva

Gonzalo Galguera

World Premiere

Choreographer/Director: Gonzalo Galguera
Set Designer: Christiane Hercher

Opening Night Sat. 29 September 2018 in Opernhaus/Bühne

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Tanzbegegnungen 8

A new evening of dance

World Premiere

Opening Night Sat. 26 January 2019 in the Schauspielhaus/Bühne

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Dracula

Gonzalo Galguera

Ballet by Gonzalo Galguera based on the novel by Bram Stoker

World Premiere

Conductor: Svetoslav Borisov
Choreographer/Director: Gonzalo Galguera
Set/Costume Designer: Darko Petrovic

Opening Night Sat. 6 April 2019 in the  Opernhaus/Bühne

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Revivals 2018/2019

The Nutcracker

Ballet by Gonzalo Galguera, Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Revival Opening Night Sun. 11 November 2018 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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America Noir

Ballet by Gonzalo Galguera, Music by American John Adams, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Philip Glass, William Grant Still and Joan Tower

Revival Opening Night Sun. 15 February 2019 in the Opernhaus/Bühne

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Raymonda

Ballet by Gonzalo Galguera, Music by Alexander Glasunow

Revival Opening Night Sun. 5 May 2019 im Opernhaus/Bühne 

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