10-11 season

10-11 season

Porgy & Bess

Catfish Row comes alive on the stage of the Israeli Opera: Summertime, I Got Plenty O'Nuttin and all the Gershwins’ greatest hits in the most popular American opera of all times.

Duke Bluebeard's Castle / Kindertotenlieder

World renowned artist Dale Chihuly has created a spectacular set for Bartók’s psychological opera. Two important vocal works in one evening in which a concert performance of Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder precedes the opera.


One of Verdi’s early successes. An improbable love story in which three men are in love with the same woman in 16th century Spain. Verdi at his very best!

La Fille du Régiment

The vivacious Marie is in love with Tonio but their road to matrimonial bliss is full with trials and tribulations - a lighthearted gem by Donizetti replete with demanding arias and joie de vivre.

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Katerina ruthlessly dispenses with everyone who stands in her way to happiness with Sergei, the handsome worker at her estate. Yet their passionate love affair reaches its tragic end when Sergei prefers a younger woman.


A mesmerizing bel canto opera in which the Druid priestess Norma breaks every taboo as she gives birth to two children from the Roman soldier Pollione.

Die Zauberflöte

Mozart’s magical opera in a new production that looks at the differences between good and evil, light and darkness and day and night in which adults journey towards love and children towards fairytale happiness.

La Traviata

One of Verdi's most popular operas returns to the stage of the Israeli Opera in a colorful and spectacular production. A poignant love story that cannot end happily with some of Verdi's greatest music.

Masada - Dead Sea and Jerusalem Opera Festival

Verdi's grandest opera performed at the footsteps of Mt. Masada with a triumphal march that has never been so impressive. The improbable love story of the Ethiopian princess and the Egyptian army officer will be presented with the majestic mountain as a backdrop.

Opera For All Ages

Die Zauberflöte at the park