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Munich opened its first opera house Am Salvatorplatz in 1654.Between 1679 and 1726, Italian opera reigned supreme in Munich. In 1753, Maximilian III Joseph commissioned the French architect François Cuvillies to build a theatre - to this day remains a household name to opera lovers everywhere. Mozart's Idomeneo was premiered there in 1781. Munich's main opera house was built in 1818, but burned down in 1823, was rebuilt within two years (thanks to a penny tax on beer). Thereafter, it continued until 1943 when Allied bombing finished it off. 1950 Munich Opera Festival restored. 1963 Nationaltheater reopens. 1993 Appointment of Peter Jonas as Staatsintendant (knighted by The Queen in 1999). 2006 Kent Nagano becomes General Music Director.
Since 2008, Nikolaus Bachler is engaged as Managing Director of the Bayerische Staatsoper and Kyrill Petrenko’s engagement as Bayerischer Generalmusikdirektor started in 2013. Both artists have extended their engagements until 2021.

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Programme Cuvilliés-Theater | Nationaltheater | Prinzregententheater

Mignon (Thomas)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > April 01 | 03 | 05 | 07 | 09

La traviata (Verdi)

2019 > September 22 | 25 | 29 October 02 2020 > February 19 | 22 | 25 | 28

Salome [Strauss, R] (Strauss, R)

2019 > October 05 | 09 | 13

Les contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)

2019 > October 07 | 11 | 15

Karl V (Krenek)

2019 > October 16 | 19 | 21

Fidelio (Beethoven)

2019 > October 24 | 27 | 30 November 02

Tosca (Puccini)

2019 > October 28 | 31 November 03 2020 > February 15 | 17 | 20 | 23

Rigoletto (Verdi)

2019 > November 07 | 10 | 13

Wozzeck (Berg)

2019 > November 17 | 20 | 23 | 25

Die tote Stadt (Korngold)

NEW PRODUCTION
2019 > November 18 | 22 | 26 December 01 | 06 | 11

Lohengrin (Wagner)

2019 > November 21 | 24 | 30

Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)

2019 > December 07 | 08 | 08m | 14 | 14m

La bohème (Puccini)

2019 > December 18 | 22 | 27 2020 > January 01m | 21

The Snow Queen (Valtinoni)

NEW PRODUCTION
2019 > December 21 | 26 | 28 | 30 2020 > January 04 | 06

Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)

2019 > December 31 2020 > January 03 | 05 | 07 | 11

The Bartered Bride (Smetana)

2020 > January 10 | 12 | 15 | 18

Carmen (Bizet)

2020 > January 17 | 20 | 24 | 26

Turandot (Puccini)

2020 > January 28 | 31 February 03

Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)

2020 > January 30 February 02 | 06 | 08

Duke Bluebeard's Castle (Bartók)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > February 01 | 04 | 07 | 09 | 13 | 16

La Cenerentola (Rossini)

2020 > February 29 March 04 | 06 | 09

Il trovatore (Verdi)

2020 > March 07 | 12 | 15

I masnadieri (Verdi)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > March 08 | 11 | 14 | 18 | 22 | 26 | 29

Boris Godunov (Musorgsky)

2020 > March 20 | 23 | 27

Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)

2020 > March 28 | 31 April 03

7 Deaths of Maria Callas (Abramović)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > April 11 | 13 | 14

Parsifal (Wagner)

2020 > April 12 | 16 | 19

Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)

2020 > April 15 | 18 | 21 | 24m

Die schweigsame Frau (Strauss, R)

2020 > April 20 | 24 | 28

Don Giovanni (Mozart)

2020 > April 29 May 02 | 05

Don Carlo [Italian] (Verdi)

2020 > April 30 May 03 | 06 | 10

L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)

2020 > May 08 | 12 | 15

La fanciulla del West (Puccini)

2020 > May 09 | 13 | 16 | 19

Guillaume Tell (Rossini)

2020 > May 17 | 21 | 24

Alceste (Gluck)

2020 > June 01 | 04 | 07 | 10

Così fan tutte (Mozart)

2020 > June 13 | 15 | 18 | 21

Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner)

2020 > June 17 | 20 | 23
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