Tuesday, 27 May 2014

New Season 2014-2015 at the Oper Frankfurt

With 11 new productions, 2 operas in concert and 14 revivals (in 4 languages), Oper Frankfurt has announced a great 2014-2015 season.

The 11 new productions (including 2 world premières) present a great variety of styles and genre :

- Rolf Riehm : Sirenen, conducted by Martyn Brabbins, directed by Tobias Heyder (world première), with a libretto after Homer's Odyssey ;
- Engelbert Humperdinck : Hänsel und Gretel, conducted by Sebastian Weigle, directed by Keith Warner ;
- Vincenzo Bellini : La Sonnambula, conducted by Eun Sun Kim, directed by Tina Lanik ;
- Claudio Monteverdi : L'Incoronazione di Poppea, conducted by Simone Di Felice, directed by Ute .M Engelhardt ;
- Antonio Cesti : L'Orontea, conducted by Ivor Bolton, directed by Walter Sutcliffe ;
- Mieczyslaw Weinberg : Die Passagierin, conducted by Leo Hussain, directed by Anselm Weber ;
- Carl Maria von Weber : Euryanthe, conducted by Roland Kluttig, directed by Johannes Erath ;
- Richard Strauss : Der Rosenkavalier, conducted by Sebastian Weigle, directed by Claus Guth ;
- Lior Navok : An unserem Fluss, conducted by Sebastian Zierer, directed by Corinna Tetzel (world première) ;
- Bohuslav Martinu : Julietta, conducted by Sebastian Weigle, directed by Florentine Klepper ;
- Bohuslav Martinu : The Tears of the Knife, Comedy on the Bridge and Alexander bis, conducted by Hartmut Keil, directed by Beate Baron.

The following productions will be revived :

- Giacomo Puccini : La Bohème, directed by Alfred Kirchner ;
- Giuseppe Verdi : Falstaff, directed by Keith Warner ; Otello, directed by Johannes Erath ; Simon Boccanegra, directed by Christof Loy ;
- Richard Strauss : Die Frau ohne Schatten, directed by Christof Nel, Ariadne auf Naxos, directed by Brigitte Fassbaender ;
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Die Entführung aus dem Serail, directed by Christof Loy ; Don Giovanni, directed by Christof Loy ;
- Benjamin Britten : Owen Wingrave, directed by Walter Sutcliffe ;
- Antonin Dvorak : Rusalka, directed by Jim Lucassen ;
- Richard Wagner : Parsifal, directed by Christof Nel ;
- Gioachino Rossini : La Cenerentola, directed by Keith Warner ;
- Ildebrando Pizzetti : Murder in the Cathedral, directed by Keith Warner (in English) ;
- Engelbert Humperdinck : Königskinder, directed by David Bösch.

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