Opera performances

Each year the DNOA presents a rich schedule of opera productions – find out details about upcoming performances and how to purchase tickets.

2021/22 Season

W. A. Mozart
Die Zauberflöte
July 2022

A German opera in two acts

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Un mari à la porte
September 2022, May 2023

An opérette in one act

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Pauline Viardot
September 2021

Composed by one of the leading singers of the day, DNOA presents Pauline Viardot’s opéra comique Cendrillon (1902) in a production by the Dutch director and multidisciplinary artist Robin Coops. The director takes the fairy tale back to its roots and examines its meaning and relevance in the 21st century.

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Carl Heinrich Graun
Cleopatra e Cesare
December 2021 – Dutch Première

A production of the opera composed for the opening of the Berlin’s court opera house in 1742 led by the General Director of English Touring Opera, James Conway and the British conductor Jonathan Peter Kenny.

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Dominick Argento
Postcard from Morocco
March 2022 – Dutch Première

A surrealist opera about a group of strangers in a railway station.

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W. A. Mozart
Così fan tutte
April 2022

Dramma giocoso in two acts

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Past productions

Johann Strauß
Die Fledermaus
July 2021
W.A. Mozart
January 2021
W.A. Mozart
La clemenza di Tito
August 2020
Mark Adamo
Little Women
January 2020
Judith Weir & Lennox Berkeley
Double bill: Blond Eckbert & A Dinner Engagement
June – July 2019
G. F. Handel
January 2019
W.A. Mozart
Così fan tutte
August 2018
Benjamin Britten
The Rape of Lucretia
January 2018
Engelbert Humperdinck
Hänsel und Gretel 
August 2017

Jules Massenet
Hanna Kulenty
The Mother of Black-Winged Dreams
W.A. Mozart
Don Giovanni
W.A. Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro
G. F. Handel
Peter Brook
La tragédie de Carmen
Gioachino Rossini
Il signor Bruschino
Brecht Weil Project
W.A. Mozart
La clemenza di Tito
W.A. Mozart
Così fan tutte