A man in the midst of a personal crisis in his life: Gustav von Aschenbach is very successful professionally, but a vague sense of yearning drives him to search for something new and mysterious – he therefore decides to travel to Venice. In 1973 and based on a libretto by Myfanwy Piper, Benjamin Britten set to music author Thomas Mann‘s famous novella. Piper’s work has masterfully translated the storyline into theatrical images, and with his opera, the British composer surprised with a many-colored and exotic sounding work. Public rehearsal
- April 22, 2017, 9:45 - 11:30 AM
Free admission. Free tickets can be picked up at the box office at Theaterpassage or directly before the public rehearsal at the box office at the opera house.
Introduction (in German)Tickets and InformationPre-performance Introduction (in German)
45 minutes prior to the start of every performance, Opera House, Grand Tier Foyer (Foyer I. Rang)Late Night Talk (in German)
Directors, dramaturgs, singers and conductors are ready to answer your questions:
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