Hessian Theaters And Opera Houses Close Until End of January 2021 Due to COVID-19

Credit: Staatstheater Wiesbaden official website The Staatstheater Kassel, Staatstheater Wiesbaden and Staatstheater Darmstadt, along with the Landestheater Marburg and Stadttheater Gießen, have decided to shut down until January 31, 2021 due to ongoing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. The five theaters made the decision after extensive consultations with Angela Dorn, the Minister for Culture of the state of Hessen. {…}

Erwin Schrott, Catherine Foster & Gabriela Scherer Highlight Staatstheater Wiesbaden’s 2020-21 Season

Credit: Uwe Arens/Dario Acosta/Tatyana Vlasova The Staatstheater Wiesbaden has announced its 2020-21 season featuring eight new productions, the Ring Cycle and a number of important revivals. Here is a look. Premieres  Konrad Junghänel conducts a new production of Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” with Tilo Nest directing. Ioan Hotea and  Antonio Garés share the role of the count while Silvia {…}

Anja Harteros, Catherine Foster & Andreas Schager lead Staatstheater Wiesbaden Mai Festspiele 2020

Staatstheater Wiesbaden has just announced its May Festival program, featuring seven operas and number of vocal works. Operas Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde” will spotlight Catherine Foster, Lance Ryan, Andreas Schager, René Pape, Tobias Kehrer, Thomas de Vries, Margarete Joswig, Andreas Karasiak, Julian Habermann, and Erik Biegel. Ryan and Schager will alternate in the title role of Tristan, while Pape and Kehrer will {…}

Anja Harteros, Vesselina Kasarova & René Pape Headline Staatstheater Wiesbaden’s 2019-20 Season

The Staatstheater Wiesbaden has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring seven new productions and a number of stars. Here is a look at what the season will offer. New Production Patrick Lange conducts a new production of Bizet’s “Carmen” by Uwe Eric Laufenberg. Lena Belkina stars in the title role with tenors Sebastien Gueze, Aaron Cawley, and Brandon Jovanovich sharing the {…}