Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site.

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions and our information regarding privacy policy (in German) as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Phone: (+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90
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Wolfgang Heinz

Assistant Music Director, Conductor


Wolfgang Heinz was born in Wiesbaden and grew up in Munich. He studied conducting and piano with Prof. Volker Wangenheim at the academy in Cologne. Afterwards he was working as director of music in Essen, Detmold, Plauen and Pforzheim.

Since 1999 Wolfgang Heinz is conducting frequently at the Opera Stuttgart and also at thw Stuttgart Ballet. Since 2008 he is Assistant Music Director of the Stuttgart Ballet. For the Opera Stuttgart he conducted a.o. the Millenuim-Gala 2000, Le nozze di Figaro, The Magic Flute, Hansel and Gretel as well as between 2002 and 2006 other opera productions as Musical Director of the Young Opera.

For the Stuttgart Ballet he conducts almost the whole repertoire, including the classical full-length ballets such as Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle and La Sylphide as well as John Cranko’s ballets and numerous symphonic works such as Boléro (Maurice Ravel), Le Sacre du Printemps (Igor Strawinsky) and Peter Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. He also accompanies the company on tours to Japan, South Korea, Madrid, Moscow and London.

Wolfgang Heinz has worked as guest conductor in Lisbon (Romeo and Juliet), in Ankara (Don Quichote), at the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv (Dido and Aeneas), in Mexico City (The Taming of the Shrew) and Tokyo (La fille mal gardeé). He also conducted for the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the West Australian Ballet in Perth.

Since 2011 Wolfgang Heinz conducted perfomances at the State Opera Dresden (Swan Lake), the Deutsche Oper Berlin (Romeo and Juliet) and the State Opera Unter den Linden as well as at the Bavarian State Opera Munich.

Besides that he has also worked with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen and the Hessian State Orchestra Wiesbaden. Since 2010 he is Musical Director of the Birgit-Keil-Gala which takes place evera second year.
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Wolfgang Heinz, Foto: Roman Novitzky