Oper Köln Announces Two New Productions for April 2023

By David Salazar

Oper Köln is set to present two unique opera productions this coming April.

First up, Oper Köln will present a new version of composer Arnaud Petit’s “La Bête dans la Jungle” based on the novella by Henry James. The work will be world premiered on April 14, 2023 with Frederic Wake-Walker directing. François-Xavier Roth conducts with KS Miljenko Turk and Emily Hindricks starring.

The following day, the company will present a new production of Wagner’sDer Fliegende Holländer” in a new production by Benjamin Lazar. Roth conducts a cast starring Karl-Heinz Lehner, Ingela Brimberg, Daila Schaechter, Dmitry Ivanchey, Joachim Goltz, and Maximilia Schmitt.

The two operas will get subsequent performances on April 15 –  30 across three weekends.