today 08.02.

Führung durch das Opernhaus

14:30 H / Opernhaus Bühneneingang

Go on moving

Digitaler Tanzworkshop 18:30 – 20:00 H / Online

Every heart is built around a memory

by Markolf Naujoks 18:30 H / Ballhof Eins cancelled


Opera by Giacomo Puccini 19:30 – 22:00 H / Opernhaus / last performance in this season

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Opera Ball

Celebrate an unforgettable night with the State Opera’s artists, dance to the sounds of the State Orchestra of Lower Saxony and various bands. Let the splendour of the Opera House enchant you. And most of all – let us surprise you: with music, passion and the unexpected.

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Das Fest

Christian, Michael and Helene are siblings. Their youngest sister Linda has only recently committed suicide, but their father’s 60th birthday must still be celebrated. Christian uses the gathering to reveal a long-kept family secret and begins to talk about how his own father sexually abused himself and his sister Linda ... In Das Fest, Stephan Kimmig will explore the deep pain points left behind by the institution of the family.

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Das Märchen vom Zaren Saltan

Essentially a story about the power of imagination, The Tale of Tsar Saltan is one of the most popular fairy tales in Russian literature. Its fairy-tale like poetry and parables represent a critical point in the development of a society that still believes in miracles, yet knows how to take fate into its own hands. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s musical setting not only fascinates through its tempo and sudden changes but also with lyrical moments that immediately communicate the characters’ emotions. The Russian composer weaves elements from collections of Russian folk songs into this score, creating a world of many colors.

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Glaube – Liebe – Hoffnung

The choreographers of the ballet evening Glaube – Liebe – Hoffnung look at life and the great mysteries of our existence with reverence. Medhi Walerski, whose poetical ballet Prélude introduced him to the Hanover audience, will give physical shape to the principle of hope. In his new creation M I L K, Corsican choreographer Guillaume Hulot draws on the uniqueness of maternal love. Marco Goecke’s choreography Hello Earth appears to observe our terrestrial world from space.

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