21 February, 11:45 - 12:45

Market Screening ‘Die Fledermaus‘

Presented by Naxos


A production of Bayerische Staatsoper, Naxos and ZDF in cooperation with ARTE, in coproduction with NHK


A new production from Bayerische Staatsoper featuring Diana Damrau and Georg Nigl conducted by Vladimir Jurowski. Barrie Kosky affords the “operetta of all operettas” a new look focusing on its morbid side. The scene is Vienna where Die Fledermaus celebrated its world premiere in 1874. The revenge of the bat becomes a nightmare for Gabriel von Eisenstein. A society, an entire city dances towards the abyss. Glasses clink, there is loving, lying and dancing. They party ‘til the cows come home, always believing: “Happy are those who forget ...”


GENRE Operetta





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