Dusty & boring my ass: our season highlights from the Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Discover the world of Deutsche Oper am Rhein - Diverse & modern
The program of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein shows you that opera is much more than many people think. Since it was founded in 1875, the opera house in the heart of Düsseldorf's old town has delighted audiences with its cultural versatility and continues to prove just how multifaceted it can be. Greek mythology, true events, love stories, musicals or Wagner - the Düsseldorf Opera House has it all. Whether it's your first visit to the opera or you're a regular visitor, you're guaranteed to find something here.
Wit, color & versatility
Orpheus in der Unterwelt
Eurydice allows herself to be seduced by Pluto, the god of the underworld, in the form of the lovable Monsieur Aristaeus, and Orpheus? He's glad to be rid of her! Love, jealousy and erotic adventures - it's going to be a wild ride in the realm of shadows! "Orpheus in the Underworld" shows that opera can be more than just classical. With wit and ribaldry, this play shows that in the underworld you can find not only darkness and hostility, but also joy, color and versatility. From October 26 to November 7, 2023.
Opera meets video animation
Join Tamino on his adventurous journey and his attempt to save the beautiful Pamina. Experience the characters from THE Mozart opera in a breathtaking setting, because here opera meets video animation.
Touches the heart
Dialogues des Carmélites
Are you ready to embark on an emotional journey? Based on true events, Francis Poulenc tells the story of the convent nun Blanche de la Force, who, together with her sisters, is given the choice by the Revolutionary Guards of either renouncing the order or being executed. Blanche manages to escape for the time being, but decides against freedom and returns to her sisters to face death with them. A rousing opera that plays with your emotions and tells a story about courage, conviction and the meaning of freedom. From February 4 to March 17, 2024.
An emotional rollercoaster ride
Doesn't it always have to be a happy ending for you? Then you've come to the right place! "La traviata" is a love story that goes against all conventions. The noble courtesan Violetta is intelligent, beautiful and lovable - but also terminally ill. So she has no time for love. But then she meets the young Alfredo, and the tragedy takes its course... From April 6 to June 7, 2024.
An unforgettable musical
Attention musical fans! "Anatevka", a classic of the musical scene, tells the story of a milkman and his three daughters who want to determine their own lives. However, it soon becomes clear that this is not so easy in a world full of tradition, causing their father to despair and forcing the family into exile. A musical about hope, home and family. From May 18 to July 2, 2024.
When it has to be classic
Der fliegende Holländer
Are you drawn to the open sea? Well then, let's go! Once he is said to have cursed God, now he must haunt the ocean for all eternity. The Flying Dutchman is a ghost story that helps Senta to break out of her everyday life and the confines of society. So she sets off to find the famous sailor and experience her very own adventure. Find out if true love really is stronger than any curse. From June 16 to July 6, 2024.
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