Season 2020/2021

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Fidelio | Twice through the heart (Zweimal durchs Herz)

Ludwig van Beethoven | Mark-Anthony Turnage
Opera in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven
Text by Josef Sonnleithner, Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich TreitschkeIn
German with surtitles

Dramatic scene for mezzo-soprano and 16 musicians by Mark-Anthony Turnage
Text by Jackie Kay | In English with German surtitles
Premiere:  19.09.2020
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Winter journey

Franz Schubert
Song cycle by Franz Schubert based on poems by Wilhelm Müller
In german
Revival:  03.12.2020
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Le Nozze di Figaro

The marriage of Figaro

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart
Commedia per musica in four acts by Wolfgang Amadé Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte after the comedy Der tolle Tag oder Die Hochzeit des Figaro (1778) by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais | In Italian with German surtitles
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  16.01.2021
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Il matrimonio segreto

The secret marriage

Domenico Cimarosa

Dramma giocoso in two acts by Domenico Cimarosa

Libretto by Giovanni Bertati based on the play, The Clandestine Marriage, by George Colman the elder and David Garrick | In Italian with German surtitles | A production of the Upper Austrian Opera Studio

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I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Romeo and Juliet)

Vincenzo Bellini
Lyrical tragedy in three acts by Vincenzo Bellini | Text by Felice Romani
In Italian with German surtitles
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  27.02.2021
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Blossom Time

Das Dreimäderlhaus

Angelika Messner | Heinrich Berté | Franz Schubert
A Singspiel in three acts by Angelika Messner
Freely adapted from Heinrich Berté with music by Franz Schubert | arranged by Ola Rudner
Original libretto by Alfred Maria Willner and Heinz Reichert after the novel Schwammerl by Rudolf Hans Bartsch
Production of the Upper Austrian Opera Studio
First Release:  04.10.2020
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Land of Smiles

Das Land des Lächelns

Franz Lehár
Romantic operetta in three acts by Franz Lehár
Libretto by Ludwig Herzer and Fritz Löhner-Beda after Viktor Léon
New text version for the Landestheater Linz by Simon W. Alexander
In German language with surtitles
Premiere:  09.10.2020
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Pam Gems
Musical by Pam Gems
New version for the Donmar Warehouse, London, 2008 | German by Roman Hinze
Premiere:  18.09.2020
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The Wave

Or Matias
Musical by Or Matias based on the account written by Ron Jones
Collaboration on the original concept and consulting: Chloe Treat
German translation by Jana Mischke | In German

The Wave was developed in part at the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals in 2019.

The Wave was written, in part, with support from SPACE on Ryder Farm (spaceonryderfarm.org).

The production will no longer be staged this season. We are trying to find an alternative date.
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  11.12.2020
Schauspielhaus | Details


Songs for a new World (Lieder für eine neue Welt)

Jason Robert Brown
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown | German by Wolfgang Adenberg
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  13.12.2020
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The adventures of Priscilla, Queen of Desert

Stephan Elliott | Allan Scott
Musical by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott
German dialogues by Michael Alexander Rinz
In German language, with English lyrics and surtitles.
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  06.02.2021
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As it is in heaven

Kay Pollak | Carin Pollak | Fredrik Kempe
Book by Kay Pollak and Carin Pollak | lyrics by Carin Pollak and Fredrik Kempe
Music by Fredrik Kempe | German by Gabriele Haefs and Roman Hinze | In German with surtitles

The production will no longer be staged this season. We are trying to find an alternative date.

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Mei Hong Lin | Modest Mussorgski | RANDOMHYPE
Dance evening by Mei Hong Lin with music by Modest Mussorgski and sound by RANDOMHYPE
First Release:  26.09.2020
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Mei Hong Lin | Sergei Prokofiev
Dance piece by Mei Hong Lin | Music by Sergei Prokofiev

The production will no longer be staged this season. We are trying to find an alternative date.
Revival:  22.12.2020
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Valerio Iurato
A dance evening by Valerio Iurato
Music by Philipp Feichtinger and Marlene Reischl
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  27.12.2020
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Love Letters

"... I can't tell you in words"

Mei Hong Lin
Dance piece by Mei Hong Lin
Music by Nelson Freire, Chilly Gonzales, Frank Ifield, Eleni Karaindrou, Kolsimcha, Kronos Quartet, Boris Kovac, Mother Earth Sounds, Lukas Lauermann, 1721 Project, Matthieu Saglio, Dmitri Shostakovich, Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Ursprünglicher Premierentermin:  06.03.2021
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Urs Dietrich
Dance evening by Urs Dietrich
Music by Arvo Pärt, Zbigniew Preisner, Original Abendland Quintett, Meredith Monk
First Release:  02.06.2021
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