09-10 Season

09-10 Season

West Side Story

The 50th anniversary production of Bernstein's most operatic musical comes to Israel, as part of its worldwide tour replete with “I Feel Pretty”, “Tonight” and “America”!.

The Child Dreams

A world premiere, based on one of the most important Israeli plays of all time by Hanoch Levin. A journey of escape towards the unknown in an opera featuring death and despair intertwined with a hope for a better future.


The French version of the Dr. Faust myth in which an old scholar sells his soul to the devil in order to become young again, with Paata Burchuladze as the devil.

Il barbiere di Siviglia

A musical and visual feast in Rossini's comic masterpiece. Figaro helps Count Almaviva woo and marry Rosina, the ward of Dr. Bartolo who intends to marry her himself.

La Juive

The Jewish goldsmith Eleazar and his sole daughter Rachel try to celebrate the Passover Seder in hiding in anti-Semitic Middle age Germany.

Betrothal in a Monastery

Mistaken identities in an opera about young lovers who eventually succeed in celebrating true love. The debut performances in Israel of the Stanislavski Opera from Moscow.

Nabucco at Masada

Verdi's "Jewish" opera in a special production, conducted by Daniel Oren, with the mountain of Masada as a natural towering backdrop, with special lighting, sound and fire effects, performed by international opera singers, the Israeli Opera Chorus and the Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion.

Pique Dame

Pushkin's gripping novella comes to the opera stage featuring an improbable love affair between a gambler who yearns to win at the cards table as much as to win the woman he loves.

Carmen at the Park

This summe'rs presentation is one of the most popular operas in the repertoire -Carmen by Bizet in a coolrful and extravagant production featrirng the free spirited gypsy Carmen who runs aways from prison, falls in love with the Toreador and gets killed by her former lover. A larger than life open air production.