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

Johann Strauß
Die Fledermaus
7, 8, 10, 11 July 2021

The ever popular operetta in a new production. A bitter, cruelly comic observation of people who want nothing more than to be someone else. Welcome to the lonely hearts club!

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Carl Heinrich Graun
Cleopatra e Cesare
1–5 December 2021

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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W.A. Mozart
Mozart!
23 January 2021

A celebration of Mozart with a programme of scenes from Ascanio in Alba, Così fan tutte, Don Giovanni, La finta Giardiniera, Le nozze di Figaro and Die Zauberflöte.

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Pauline Viardot
Cendrillon
26, 30 April 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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Past productions

W.A. Mozart
La clemenza di Tito
1–4 August 2020
Mark Adamo
Little Women
15 | 16 | 18 | 19 January 2020
Judith Weir & Lennox Berkeley
Double bill: Blond Eckbert & A Dinner Engagement
29 June – 3 July 2019
G. F. Handel
Radamisto
17–20 January 2019
W.A. Mozart
Così fan tutte
4–10 August 2018
Benjamin Britten
The Rape of Lucretia
17–21 January 2018
Engelbert Humperdinck
Hänsel und Gretel 
4–9 August 2017

Jules Massenet
Cendrillon
Hanna Kulenty
The Mother of Black-Winged Dreams
W.A. Mozart
Don Giovanni
W.A. Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro
G. F. Handel
Alcina
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