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    Opera 2019-2020

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    Opera 2019-2020


    Jules Massenet
    7-18 January 2019
    Genuine love or worldly riches - the eternal dilemma brings the young Manon to her tragic end. Dan Ettinger conducts one of the most beloved French operas of all time.
    Dead Man Walking
    Jake Heggie
    11-19 December 2019
    The most performed American opera in the repertoire – The mesmerizing story of an American nun who tries to comfort a convicted murderer on his way to death row. An operatic version to the internationally powerful movie.
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    20-31 January 2020
    As the King of Crete returns home after the Trojan Wars, he is horrified he has to sacrifice his son to the Gods. Mozart’s humane drama about the casualties of war, the meaning of fate at the power of love in a gripping production by Kasper Holten (Don Giovanni at the Israeli Opera).
    Il Barbiere di Siviglia
    Gioacchino Rossini
    21 February - 7 March 2020
    Figaro here, there and everywhere – the energetic barber who tricks the elderly and helps the young lovers is back again. Rossini’s beloved music presented in a production that is a homage to the black and white comic Hollywood films.

    Yevgeni Onegin
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    20 March - 1 April 2020
    Tchaikovsky and Pushkin return to the stage of the Israeli Opera in the most popular Russian opera about the young Tatyana whose first love is spitefully rejected by the arrogant Onegin.

    La Traviata
    Giuseppe Verdi
    13-28 May 2020
    Verdi’s beloved opera reaches the glamorous fashion world of our time. Dan Ettinger conducts a breathtaking new production with costumes created by one of the former leading designers of Dior.
    Pagliacci & Schitz
    Leoncavallo - Rechter
    26 June - 8 July 2020
    Two short operas in one evening: Pagliacci - Inbal Pinto creates amazing characters full with sorrow and joy in a story about the thin borderline between imagination and reality in opera.
    Schitz - The Israeli opera based on the well known play by Hanoch Levin returns to the stage with Schprechzi,Cherches and Chips
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