JENUFA. Janácek

MUSICAL DIRECTION Matthew Toogood STAGE Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek & Gerhard Herfeldt COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Christian Aufderstroth CHOIR Konzert Theater Bern ORCHESTRA Berner Symphonic Orchestra WITH: Claude Eichenberger Johanni van Oostrum Ursula Füri-Bernard Beau Gibson Nazariy Sadivskyy Philipp Mayer Young Kwon Sarah Mehnert Eleonora Vacchi Evgenia Grekova Réka Szábo “A highlight (…) of […]

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THE TURN OF THE SCREW. Britten

cinematic versiononline-premiere 14.6.2021 MUSICAL DIRECTION Bas Wiegers DIRECTION Eva-Maria Höckmayr EQUIPMENT Thilo Reuther DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek LIGHT Cécile Giovansili-Vissier VIDEO Ruth Stofer ORCHESTRA Lorraine National Opera COPRODUCTION Opéra national de Lorraine & Elzévir Films & Qwest TV WITH: Governess Sarah-Jane Brandon Peter Quint und ErzählerStuart Jackson MilesDaniel Todd FloraShira Patchornik Mrs. GroseAllison Cook Miss JesselSusanna […]

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LE NOZZE DI FIGARO. Mozart

MUSICAL DIRECTION Sébastien Rouland PRODUCTION Eva-Maria Höckmayr DRAMATURGY Renate Liedtk STAGE Volker Thiele COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Daniel Müller CHOIR Jaume Miranda WITH: Il Conte d’Almaviva Peter Schöne / Salomon Zulic del Canto La Contessa d’Almaviva Olga Jelinkova / Valda Wilson Susanna Marie Smolka Figaro Markus Jaursch / Stefan Röttig Cherubino Carmen Seibel Marcellina Judith […]

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L’ANCETRE. Saint-Saens

MUSICAL DIRECTION Matthias Foremny STAGE Eva-Maria Höckmayr DRAMATURGY Julia Schinke COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Georg Boeshenz CHOIR Eva Pons WITH: Jeong-Meen Ahn Thomas Kiechle Damien Gastl Heike Grötzinger Milena Bischoff Céline Akcag Emery Escher Anne Michaeli Sophie Rondeck Markus Hellmund Oleg Surmeli Münchner Rundfunkorchester “Director and set designer Eva-Maria Höckmayr moved the action somewhere between […]

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RUSALKA.Dvorák

MUSICAL DIRECTION Nicholas Carter EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Markus Hänse LIGHT Helmut Stultschnig CHOIR Günter Wallner WITH: Robert Watson Ursula Hesse von den Steinen Pumeza Matshikiza Martin Snell Iris van Wijnen Thomas Tischler Jihoon Kwon Bryony Dwyer Feride Büyükdenktas Veronika Dünser Chor des Stadttheaters Klagenfurt Statisterie des Stadttheaters Klagenfurt Kärntner Sinfonieorchester “Eva-Maria Höckmayr moves her […]

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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA.Verdi

MUSICAL DIRECTION Stefan Lano STAGE Volker Thiele DRAMATURGY Kathrin Kondaurow COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Alexander Gnadl CHOIR Markus Oppeneiger & Marianna Voza VIDEO Bahadir Hamdemir WITH: Jaesig Lee Alik Abdukayumow Camila Ribero-Souza Nadine Weissmann Caterina Maier Jolana Slavíková Andri Chakov Henry Neill Daeyoung Kim Andreas Koch Walter Farmer Hart Jens Schmiedecke Xiaoyu Wei Opern- and […]

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THE MATTER MACROPULOS. Janácek Janácek

MUSICAL DIRECTION Will Humburg & Johannes Harneit EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek LIGHT Heiko Steuernagel CHOIR Alessandro Zuppardo VIDEO Krzysztof Honowski, Roman Kuskowski, Johannes Kulz WITH: KS Katrin Gerstenberger Sabina Martin Stefan Adam David Lee Thomas Piffka Andreas Wagner Krzysztof Szumanski Michael Pegher Xiaoyi Xu Alexander Günther Anja Bildstein Nicolas Legoux Gundula Schulte Katharina […]

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L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA. Monteverdi

MUSICAL DIRECTION Diego Fasolis STAGE Jens Kilian DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek, Roman Reeger COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Olaf Freese, Irene Selka EXTRAS Staatsoper Unter den Linden WITH: Max Emanuel Cencic Katharina Kammerloher Anna Prohaska Roberta Mameli Xavier Sabata Franz-Josef Selig Gyula Orendt Lucia Cirillo Jochen Kowalski Mark Milhofer Narine Yeghiyan Linard Vrielink David Ostrek Artina Kapreljan […]

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LES TROYENS. Berlioz

MUSICAL DIRECTION John Nelson STAGE Jens Kilian DRAMATURGY Norbert Abels COSTUME Saskia Rettig LIGHT Olaf Winter CHOIR Tilman Michael CHOREOGRAPHY/DANCE Martin Dvorak EXTRAS Bühne Frankfurt WITH: Tanja Baumgartner Claudia Mahnke Bryan Register Judita Nagyova Martin Mitterrutzner Gordon Bintner Opera Choir Alfred Reiter Michael Porter Elizabeth Reiter Barbara Zechmeister Brandon Cedel Thomas Faulkner Daniel Miroslaw Dietrich […]

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TOSCA. Puccini

MUSICAL DIRECTION Will Humburg EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek LIGHT Dieter Göcke CHOIR Thomas Eitler-de Lint, Elena Beer VIDEO Johannes Kulz EXTRAS Staatstheaters Darmstadt WITH: Izabela Matula Mickael Spadaccini Krzysztof Szumanski Nicolas Legoux Thomas Mehnert Peter Morrison David Pichlmaier Minseok Kim Wiktor Czerniawski Oleksandr Prytolyuk Niklas Pfeiffer “In Eva-Maria Höckmayr’s production, the Staatstheater Darmstadt […]

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LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR. Donizetti

MUSICAL DIRECTION Eun Sun Kim STAGE Christian Schmidt DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek COSTUME Saskia Rettig LIGHT Nicole Hungsberg CHOIR Sierd Quarré EXTRAS Bühnen Köln WITH: Olesya Golovneva Atalla Ayan Jeongki Cho Boaz Daniel Taejun Sun Judith Thielsen Regina Richter Regina Richter Henning von Schulman Choir of the Oper Köln “And because this psycho-opera emotionally penetrates so […]

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THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO. Mozart

MUSICAL DIRECTION Dirk Kaftan STAGE Julia Rösler & Esther Dandani COSTUME Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek & Bernd Krispin CHOIR Bernhard Schneider VIDEO Albert Meisl, Georg Geutebrück, Nooran Talebi LIGHT Severin Mahrer WITH: Sophia Brommer Cathrin Lange Mirko Roschkowski Taylan Reinhard Manuel von Senden Peter Kellner Martin Dvorak “For her production at the Graz Opera […]

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THE FREESHOOTER. Weber

MUSICAL DIRECTION Marc Piollet EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler VIDEO & COMPOSITION Martin Baumgartner DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek CHOIR Thomas Eitler-de Lint CHOIR OF THE BRIDESMAIDS Ines Kaun LIGHT Dieter Göckel WITH: Mark Adler Susanne Serfling Jana Baumeister Katja Stuber Renatus Mészár David Pichlmaier Thomas Mehnert Stephan Bootz Andreas Wellano Andreas Wagner „,Kein Schauermärchen vom Kampf des Bösen […]

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EMMA UND EGINHARD. Telemann

MUSICAL DIRECTION René Jacobs STAGE Nina von Essen COSTUMES Julia Rösler LIGHT Olaf Freese DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek/Detlef Giese WITH: Robin Johannsen Florian Hoffmann Nikolay Borchev Stephan Rügamer Sylvia Schwartz Stephanie Atanasov Johannes Chum Katharina Kammerloher Narine Yeghiyan Gyula Orendt Dimitry Egorov Jan Martinik “Das hochemotionale und ironisch-feudalkritische Musiktheater mit seinem überbordenden Arien-Parcours kann trotz der […]

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LA TRAVIATA. Verdi

MUSICAL DIRECTION Lahav Shani EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Julia Hochstenbach CHOIR Anna Toller LIGHT Ralf Kabrhel ORCHESTRA Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg EXTRAS Theater und Orchester Heidelberg WITH: Irina Simmes Rinnat Moriah Jesus Garcia James Homann Ipca Ramanovic Jana Krauße Irida Herri Sang-Hoon Lee Young-O Na Ipca Ramanovic David Otto Michael Zahn Amélie Saadia Zachary Wilson “That […]

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ROMEO AND JULIA IN THE VILLAGE. Delius

MUSICAL DIRECTION Paul Daniel STAGE Christian Schmidt DRAMATURGY Norbert Abels COSTUME Saskia Rettig LIGHT Olaf Winter CHOIR Matthias Köhler CHILDREN`S CHORSOLI Matthias Ehmann EXTRAS Opera Frankfurt WITH: Amanda Majeski Jussi Myllys Johannes Martin Kränzle Magnús Baldvinsson Dietrich Volle Chiara Bäuml Julia Heße Yvonne Hettegger Magdalena Tomczuk Natascha Djikanovic Hyun Oul Cho Garegin Hovsepian Ludwig Höfle […]

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TANNHÄUSER. Wagner

MUSICAL DIRECTION Fabrice Bollon STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Heiko Voss COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Michael Philipp VIDEO Valentin Felber CHOIR Bernhard Moncado WITH: Christian Voigt Anna Nechaeva Viktoria Mester Jin Seok Lee Alejandro Larraga Schleske Roberto Gionfriddo Ks.Neal Schwantes Shinsuke Nishioka Andrei Yvan David Rother Eduard Martens Cedric Schmitt “A trauma. A prelude. Even […]

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MADAMA BUTTERLY. Puccini

MUSICAL DIRECTION Martin Hoff STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Mark Schachtsiek COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Jörg Hammerschmidt CHOIR Fabian Wöhrle VIDEO Martin Baumgartner WITH: Jana Havranová Sayaka Shigeshima Timothy Richards Alik Abdukayumov Frieder Aurich Caterina Maie state chapel Weimar Chang-Hoon Lee Jong-Yae Moon Sebastian Campione Alexander Günther Jong-Kwueol Lee Andreas Koch Extras of the DNT […]

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SUOR ANGELICA. Puccini

MUSICAL DIRECTION Will Humburg STAGE Dieter Richter COSTUME Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Michael Dißmeier CHOIR Andrew Ollivant ORCHESTRA Gürzenich Orchester Köln WITH: Jaquelyn Wagner Dalia Schaechter Romina Boscolo Machiko Obata Andrea Andonian Gloria Rehm Carla Hussong Mara Wryk Aoife Miskelly Ruth Volpert Eva-Maria Bauchmüller Mariola Mainka “However, the difficult middle piece “Suor Angelica” is unreservedly fantastic. […]

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PIQUE DAME. Tchaikovsky

MUSICAL DIRECTION Fabrice Bollon STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Dominica Volkert COSTUME Julia Rösler LIGHT Michael Philipp CHOIR Bernhard Moncado CHILDREN’S CHOIR Thomas Schmieger ORCHESTRA Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg WITH: Luis Chapa Roberto Gionfriddo Sergej Tolstov Alejandro Lárraga Schleske Michael Pflumm Evert Sooster Anja Jung Christina Vasileva Qin Du Susana Schnell Anna Shiryaeva Shinsuke Nishioka Taiyu […]

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ORLANDO. Handel

MUSICAL DIRECTION Michael Wendeberg STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Dr. Christian Kippert COSTUME Birgit Künzler LIGHT David Hedinger EXTRAS Luzerner Theater WITH: Marie-Luise Dressen Madelaine Wibom Caroline Vitale Simone Stock Szymon Chojnacki Daniel Johannsen “(…) the director focuses on the relationship drama. With her physical approach, she makes self-sufficient happiness and jealousy, anger and timid […]

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MARCO ATTILIO REGOLO. Scarlatti

MUSICAL DIRECTION Ulrich Nicolai STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Heribert Germeshausen EXTRAS Theater Heidelberg ORCHESTRA Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg WITH: Terry Wey Antonio Giovannini Sharleen Joynt Annika Sophie Ritlewski Hye-Sung Na Daniel Johannsen “In Eva-Maria Höckmayr’s cleverly modernizing and sensual interpretation, the story comes across as a psychological chamber play. The hooks of the baroque intrigue […]

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SOLIMAN. Fels

MUSICAL DIRECTION Barbara Rucha ARRANGEMENTS Barbara Rucha EQUIPMENT Angela Loewen DRAMATURGY Kai Tuchmann MUSIC Concerto Würzburg MBIRA & GESANG Virginia Mukwesha ORGEL POSITIV Ulrich Pakusch WITH: Edith Abels Christina Motsch Klaus Müller-Beck Robin Bohn Philip Reinheimer Christian Taubenheim Issaka Zoungrana Gesangsquartett der Hochschule für Musik “Regardless of age and gender – anyone and everyone can […]

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OTELLO. Verdi

MUSICAL DIRECTION Fabrice Bollon STAGE Nina von Essen COSTUME Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Dominica Volkert CHOIR Bernhard Moncado WITH: Luis Chapa Christina Vasileva Juan Orozco Roberto Gionfriddo Sang Hee Kim/Anja Jung Christoph Waltle Jin Seok Lee Larry Minth Choir and Extra-Choir of the theatre Freiburg Philharmonisches Orchester Freiburg “(…) an incredibly exciting production. The strange ‘worldlessness’ […]

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YOU CAN’T LOOK THE SUN AND DEATH IN THE EYE. Mouawad

MUSICAL DIRECTION Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Bernd Isele MUSIC Michael Bauer SINGING Almut Kühne WITH: Wiebke Kayser Almut Kühne Hans-Caspar Gattiker Manuel Kühne Jörg Darthe Martin Baumgartner “It is strong what the actors, supported by the Lucerne musician Martin Baumgartner, achieve in fluently changing roles. They not only speak and play, they literally walk up […]

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SWAN SONGS. UA after Schubert

TEXTVERSION Eva-Maria Höckmayr EQUIPMENT Angela Loewen DRAMATURGY Matthias Heilmann MUSICAL SETUP Barbara Rucha WITH: Renate Heuser Oliver Bode Christoph Angerer Frank Watzke Robert Pertl (singing) Konstantin Semilakovs (piano) Pellegrini-Quartett “It is a clever and well thought-out experimental arrangement that director Eva-Maria Höckmayr has created for her project… (…) Höckmayr demands interaction, interweaves musicians, music, words […]

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PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE. Debussy

MUSICAL DIRECTION Marcus Bosch STAGE Ric Schachtebeck COSTUME Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Kai Weßler LIGHT Hartmut Litzinger WITH: Michaela Maria Mayer Hrólflur Saemundsson Andreas Macco Leila Pfister Randall Jakobsh Katharina Bergrath Pawel Lawreszuk/Jorge Escobar Sinfonieorchester Aachen “The opera ‘Pélleas et Mélisande’ in Aachen is a triumph of the much-maligned municipal theatre, for what can be seen […]

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KREUTZERSONATE. UA

TEXTVERSION Eva-Maria Höckmayr/Andri Hardmeier MUSICAL SETUP/COMPOSITION Barbara Rucha EQUIPMENT Julia Rösler DRAMATURGY Andri Hardmeier WITH: Sigrun Schell Ullo von Peinen Pellegrini-Quartett “The integration of the musicians into the scenic action is extraordinarily successful. Unawares, the play rises above its subject, the consistency of patterns of perception and value is up for discussion, and a question […]

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FESTAKT.

MUSICAL DIRECTION/ADAPTION Barbara Rucha EQUIPMENT Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Ann-Christine Mecke WITH: Almut Kühne Hubert Wild Wolfgang Wengenroth (piano) Albrecht Riermeier (drum set) Quarrel-Quartett “The ‘Fichtenwald Rules for New Music Theatre’ aim to create new works rather than simply interpret them.” FAZ, Katharina Teutsch, 19.10.07 “That there was method in it became apparent in the […]

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DAY OF THE POLITICAL LIE

WITH: Britta Hammelstein Rebecca Klingenberg Bettina Grahs Florian Schmidt-Gahlen Thomas Mehlhorn Frank Albrecht “The deep research, artistic performance from the acting ensemble, interesting dramaturgy of the evening and its political poignancy made the March 20 event a somewhat different and impressive theatrical experience.” Radio Dreyeckland Freiburg, Viktoria Balon, 22.3.07

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LEONCE AND LENA. Buechner

MUSICAL DIRECTION Marcus Sterk STAGE Nina von Essen COSTUME Magdolna Parditka DRAMATURGY Nadine Göpfert/Kathrin LIGHT Michael Bauer WITH: Marina Spielmann Jasmin Bajrovic Daiva Gedvilaite Arpat Vulkan Gaby Welker (double) “And the play is always as uproariously funny as it is bitingly critical. (…) Eva-Maria Höckmayr has an exciting but also constricted stage space in which […]

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IL TRIONFO DEL TEMPO È DEL DISINGANNO. Handel

MUSICAL DIRECTION Marcus Sterk STAGE Nina von Essen DRAMATURGY Nadine Göpfert & Kathrin COSTUME Magdolna Parditka LIGHT Michael Bauer WITH: Marina Spielmann Jasmin Bajrovic Daiva Gedvilaite Arpat Vulkan Gaby Welker “Eva-Maria Höckmayr has taken on the oratorio and skilfully staged it. (…) – a relationship box in which couples form and fiercely desire each other. […]

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