07 July 2009

Deutsche Oper's Wagner Explosion

Deutsche Oper normally present an average of 15 performances of wagner operas each year, but the next season it will be 30 performances of different Wagner productions.

First Deutsche Oper start with the "Wagner-Wochen" (Wagner Weeks) from 22 November (Tristan) till 21 February (meistersinger). During this period Deutsche Oper will present almost all Wagner operas and a premiere of Rienzi which has never been produced at Deutsche Oper since its foundation in 1912.

The 2 Ring Cycles (Goetz Friedrich production) start on april 17th - conducted by the new general music director Donald Runnicles .

1 comment:

Jerry said...

Hello - does anyone know if the Deutsche Oper's new production of Rienzi will be complete or riddled with cuts? Thanks.