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Index - Introduction - English


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Index - Introduction - English


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Index - Biography - English


BIOGRAPHY,
NEWS,
SCHEDULE &
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Index - Biography - English


BIOGRAPHY,
NEWS,
SCHEDULE &
CONTACT


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Index - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - English


DIE ENTFÜHRUNG
AUS DEM SERAIL
MOZART
SEMPEROPER
DRESDEN

“an entertaining Mozart with lots of theater and stage magic” (Sächsische Zeitung)
“very spectacular” (DNN) “a great Entführung” (Neues Deutschland) “tongue-in-cheek and with double meaning” (NMZ) “a fun production with depth” (MDR Kultur) 

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Index - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - English


DIE ENTFÜHRUNG
AUS DEM SERAIL
MOZART
SEMPEROPER
DRESDEN

“an entertaining Mozart with lots of theater and stage magic” (Sächsische Zeitung)
“very spectacular” (DNN) “a great Entführung” (Neues Deutschland) “tongue-in-cheek and with double meaning” (NMZ) “a fun production with depth” (MDR Kultur) 

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Index - Tosca - English


TOSCA
PUCCINI
OPER
LEIPZIG

“this production is exceptionally beautiful, the set design grandiose” (Bild)
“music theatre of intens emotions [...] overwhelming” (Leipziger Volkszeitung)

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Index - Tosca - English


TOSCA
PUCCINI
OPER
LEIPZIG

“this production is exceptionally beautiful, the set design grandiose” (Bild)
“music theatre of intens emotions [...] overwhelming” (Leipziger Volkszeitung)

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Index - The flying Dutchman - English


THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
WAGNER
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“Bayreuth, watch and learn.” (Culture and Arts) “spectacular” (FAZ)
“breathtakingly credible” (Frankfurter Rundschau)

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Index - The flying Dutchman - English


THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
WAGNER
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“Bayreuth, watch and learn.” (Culture and Arts) “spectacular” (FAZ)
“breathtakingly credible” (Frankfurter Rundschau)

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Index - Salome - English


SALOME
STRAUSS
OPER
WUPPERTAL

“impressive [...] enigmatically beautiful” (Wuppertaler Rundschau) “visually stunning [...] standing ovations” (Der Opernfreund) “a demonstration of power” (Opernführer kompakt, Henschel/Bärenreiter) 

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Index - Salome - English


SALOME
STRAUSS
OPER
WUPPERTAL

“impressive [...] enigmatically beautiful” (Wuppertaler Rundschau) “visually stunning [...] standing ovations” (Der Opernfreund) “a demonstration of power” (Opernführer kompakt, Henschel/Bärenreiter) 

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Index - Nahod Simon - English


WORLD PREMIÈRE
NAHOD SIMON
ZEBELJAN
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“a flood of captivating, also nightmarish images” (Recklinghäuser Zeitung)
“the audience did not stop being amazed” (Ruhrnachrichten)

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Index - Nahod Simon - English


WORLD PREMIÈRE
NAHOD SIMON
ZEBELJAN
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“a flood of captivating, also nightmarish images” (Recklinghäuser Zeitung)
“the audience did not stop being amazed” (Ruhrnachrichten)

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Index - Faust - English


FAUST
GOUNOD
OPER
LEIPZIG

“a powerful visual masterpiece [...] Go see it!” (Bild)
“highly effective and unambiguous statements” (Der Neue Merker)

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Index - Faust - English


FAUST
GOUNOD
OPER
LEIPZIG

“a powerful visual masterpiece [...] Go see it!” (Bild)
“highly effective and unambiguous statements” (Der Neue Merker)

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Index - La Vie Parisienne - English


LA VIE PARISIENNE
OFFENBACH
VOLKSOPER
WIEN

“Dijkema convinces [...]  zippy personenregie” (Wiener Zeitung)
“elegant staging [...] fun, high-spirited and decidedly slick” (Opera News)

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Index - La Vie Parisienne - English


LA VIE PARISIENNE
OFFENBACH
VOLKSOPER
WIEN

“Dijkema convinces [...]  zippy personenregie” (Wiener Zeitung)
“elegant staging [...] fun, high-spirited and decidedly slick” (Opera News)

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Index - Il barbiere di Siviglia - English


WINNER WIZARD AWARD
IL BARBIERE
DI SIVIGLIA
ROSSINI
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“tempo and colour, humour and class” (Frankfurter Rundschau)
“The young stage director Michiel Dijkema is a discovery.” (FAZ)

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Index - Il barbiere di Siviglia - English


WINNER WIZARD AWARD
IL BARBIERE
DI SIVIGLIA
ROSSINI
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“tempo and colour, humour and class” (Frankfurter Rundschau)
“The young stage director Michiel Dijkema is a discovery.” (FAZ)

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Index - Hänsel und Gretel - English


HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
HUMPERDINCK
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“Surprising, refined and intelligent” (Der Neue Merker)
“Miracles are taken seriously in a way that can be rarely seen” (Ruhrnachrichten)

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Index - Hänsel und Gretel - English


HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
HUMPERDINCK
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“Surprising, refined and intelligent” (Der Neue Merker)
“Miracles are taken seriously in a way that can be rarely seen” (Ruhrnachrichten)

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Index - Il Turco in Italia - English


IL TURCO IN ITALIA
ROSSINI
OPER
LEIPZIG

“sensational libretto-machine [...] intelligent, very funny, touching” (Bild)
“a true firework of gags [...] incredibly comical” (Leipziger Volkszeitung)

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Index - Il Turco in Italia - English


IL TURCO IN ITALIA
ROSSINI
OPER
LEIPZIG

“sensational libretto-machine [...] intelligent, very funny, touching” (Bild)
“a true firework of gags [...] incredibly comical” (Leipziger Volkszeitung)

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Index - A Midsummer Night's Dream - English


A MIDSUMMER
NIGHT’S DREAM
BRITTEN
STAATSOPER
HANNOVER

“impressive [...] screamingly funny!” (Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung)
“virtuoso” (Das Opernglas) “theatre magician Michiel Dijkema” (Opernwelt)

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Index - A Midsummer Night's Dream - English


A MIDSUMMER
NIGHT’S DREAM
BRITTEN
STAATSOPER
HANNOVER

“impressive [...] screamingly funny!” (Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung)
“virtuoso” (Das Opernglas) “theatre magician Michiel Dijkema” (Opernwelt)

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Index - The Bartered Bride - English


PRODANÁ NEVĚSTA
THE BARTERED BRIDE
SMETANA
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“Tempestuous applause. Judgment: great.” (Bild)
“Dijkema takes the humor seriously and offers entertainment in abundance” (FAZ)

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Index - The Bartered Bride - English


PRODANÁ NEVĚSTA
THE BARTERED BRIDE
SMETANA
STAATSTHEATER
WIESBADEN

“Tempestuous applause. Judgment: great.” (Bild)
“Dijkema takes the humor seriously and offers entertainment in abundance” (FAZ)

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Index - Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci - English


CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA
& PAGLIACCI
MASCAGNI
LEONCAVALLO
STAATSTHEATER
DARMSTADT

“full of Italian flair and temperament” (Echo) “brilliantly staged” (Der Opernfreund)
“disarming actualization [...] a masterly achievement. Chapeau.” (FAZ)

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Index - Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci - English


CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA
& PAGLIACCI
MASCAGNI
LEONCAVALLO
STAATSTHEATER
DARMSTADT

“full of Italian flair and temperament” (Echo) “brilliantly staged” (Der Opernfreund)
“disarming actualization [...] a masterly achievement. Chapeau.” (FAZ)

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Index - Die Zauberflöte - English


DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
MOZART
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“truly a succession of highlights” (Ruhr Nachrichten)
“witty, fantastic, brilliant [...] a fabulous Zauberflöte” (Der Westen)

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Index - Die Zauberflöte - English


DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
MOZART
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“truly a succession of highlights” (Ruhr Nachrichten)
“witty, fantastic, brilliant [...] a fabulous Zauberflöte” (Der Westen)

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Index - L'Opera Seria - English


L’OPERA SERIA
GASSMANN
STAATSOPER
HANNOVER

“A firework of crazy jokes and points” (HAZ) “visually overwhelming” (Opernwelt)
baroque music theatre in a fresh way – this is how it’s done” (Neue Presse)

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Index - L'Opera Seria - English


L’OPERA SERIA
GASSMANN
STAATSOPER
HANNOVER

“A firework of crazy jokes and points” (HAZ) “visually overwhelming” (Opernwelt)
baroque music theatre in a fresh way – this is how it’s done” (Neue Presse)

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Index - Hamlet - English


HAMLET
THOMAS
CROATIAN
NATIONAL OPERA
ZAGREB

“permanently charged with passion” (Vjesnik) “This opera justifies to take the next plane to Zagreb.” (Le Post) particularly clever” (Opernwelt)

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Index - Hamlet - English


HAMLET
THOMAS
CROATIAN
NATIONAL OPERA
ZAGREB

“permanently charged with passion” (Vjesnik) “This opera justifies to take the next plane to Zagreb.” (Le Post) particularly clever” (Opernwelt)

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Index - Orphée aux enfers - English


ORPHÉE AUX ENFERS
OFFENBACH
THEATER
KIEL

“double irony” (SHZ)
“an abundance of convincing set designs and staging ideas” (Kieler Nachrichten)


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Index - Orphée aux enfers - English


ORPHÉE AUX ENFERS
OFFENBACH
THEATER
KIEL

“double irony” (SHZ)
“an abundance of convincing set designs and staging ideas” (Kieler Nachrichten)


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Index - L'Orfeo - English


L’ORFEO
MONTEVERDI
DROTTNINGHOLMS SLOTTSTEATER
STOCKHOLM

“ingenious [...] first class, harmonious impression” (Das Opernglas)
“fresh and full of charm” (Opera) “visually highly poetic” (Opéra Magazin)

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Index - L'Orfeo - English


L’ORFEO
MONTEVERDI
DROTTNINGHOLMS SLOTTSTEATER
STOCKHOLM

“ingenious [...] first class, harmonious impression” (Das Opernglas)
“fresh and full of charm” (Opera) “visually highly poetic” (Opéra Magazin)

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Index - Orfeo ed Euridice - English


ORFEO ED EURIDICE
GLUCK
DUTCH NATIONAL
TOURING OPERA

“a true spectacle” (Twentsche Courant)
“excellent [...] a compelling show” (Theatermaker)

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Index - Orfeo ed Euridice - English


ORFEO ED EURIDICE
GLUCK
DUTCH NATIONAL
TOURING OPERA

“a true spectacle” (Twentsche Courant)
“excellent [...] a compelling show” (Theatermaker)

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Index - Die Fledermaus - English


DIE FLEDERMAUS
STRAUSS
LANDESTHEATER EISENACH &
NOVAYA OPERA MOSCOW
& ESTONIAN NATIONAL OPERA TALLINN

“a wonderful, ambiguous-sentimental evening” (Thüringische Landeszeitung)
“A bittersweet, allusive staging. Unforgettable.” (Thüringer Allgemeine)

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Index - Die Fledermaus - English


DIE FLEDERMAUS
STRAUSS
LANDESTHEATER EISENACH &
NOVAYA OPERA MOSCOW
& ESTONIAN NATIONAL OPERA TALLINN

“a wonderful, ambiguous-sentimental evening” (Thüringische Landeszeitung)
“A bittersweet, allusive staging. Unforgettable.” (Thüringer Allgemeine)

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Index - Der Vampyr - English


DER VAMPYR
MARSCHNER
GRACHTEN
FESTIVAL
AMSTERDAM

“with humour and stylistic precision” (NRC Handelsblad)
Dijkema shows his musicality [...] A name to keep in mind...” (Theater Centraal)

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Index - Der Vampyr - English


DER VAMPYR
MARSCHNER
GRACHTEN
FESTIVAL
AMSTERDAM

“with humour and stylistic precision” (NRC Handelsblad)
Dijkema shows his musicality [...] A name to keep in mind...” (Theater Centraal)

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Index - Pierrot Lunaire - English


PIERROT LUNAIRE
SCHÖNBERG
GERGIEV FESTIVAL
ROTTERDAM

“Pierrots with sharp attention for irony [...] memorable”
“a fascinating performance” (De Volkskrant)

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Index - Pierrot Lunaire - English


PIERROT LUNAIRE
SCHÖNBERG
GERGIEV FESTIVAL
ROTTERDAM

“Pierrots with sharp attention for irony [...] memorable”
“a fascinating performance” (De Volkskrant)

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Index - La Périchole - English


LA PÉRICHOLE
OFFENBACH
STAATSOPERETTE
DRESDEN
& HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIK BERLIN

“Fresh, sparkling Offenbach. Frenetic applause.” (Der Neue Merker)
“already at first glance astonishing [...] topical jokes” (Sächsische Zeitung)

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Index - La Périchole - English


LA PÉRICHOLE
OFFENBACH
STAATSOPERETTE
DRESDEN
& HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIK BERLIN

“Fresh, sparkling Offenbach. Frenetic applause.” (Der Neue Merker)
“already at first glance astonishing [...] topical jokes” (Sächsische Zeitung)

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Index - Cabaret - English


CABARET
KANDER, EBB & MASTEROFF
LANDESTHEATER
MECKLENBURG

“deeply moving intensity [...] sensitive story-telling” (Nordkurier)
“Wonderful, when a stage-director manages to touch his audience.” (Musicalzentrale)

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Index - Cabaret - English


CABARET
KANDER, EBB & MASTEROFF
LANDESTHEATER
MECKLENBURG

“deeply moving intensity [...] sensitive story-telling” (Nordkurier)
“Wonderful, when a stage-director manages to touch his audience.” (Musicalzentrale)

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Index - La Cenerentola - English


WINNER EESTI TEATRIKUNSTI MUUSIKALAVASTUSTE AWARD
LA CENERENTOLA
ROSSINI
ESTONIAN NATIONAL
OPERA TALLINN
& DUTCH NATIONAL
TOURING OPERA

“Splendid, brilliant, witty!” (Postimees) “A direct hit to the spectator’s heart!” (Muusika)
“How often can you laugh your eyes wet at the opera?” (Eesti Päevaleht)

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Index - La Cenerentola - English


WINNER EESTI TEATRIKUNSTI MUUSIKALAVASTUSTE AWARD
LA CENERENTOLA
ROSSINI
ESTONIAN NATIONAL
OPERA TALLINN
& DUTCH NATIONAL
TOURING OPERA

“Splendid, brilliant, witty!” (Postimees) “A direct hit to the spectator’s heart!” (Muusika)
“How often can you laugh your eyes wet at the opera?” (Eesti Päevaleht)

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Index - Carmen - English


AWARDED PETER KONWITSCHNY NACHWUCHSREGIEPREIS
CARMEN
BIZET
LANDESTHEATER EISENACH
& MEININGER THEATER

“glowing arena of fatal erotic desires” (Thüringische Landeszeitung)
“with a light hand” (Meiniger Tagesblatt) “untameable vitality” (Thüringer Allgemeine)

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Index - Carmen - English


AWARDED PETER KONWITSCHNY NACHWUCHSREGIEPREIS
CARMEN
BIZET
LANDESTHEATER EISENACH
& MEININGER THEATER

“glowing arena of fatal erotic desires” (Thüringische Landeszeitung)
“with a light hand” (Meiniger Tagesblatt) “untameable vitality” (Thüringer Allgemeine)

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Index - Videotrailers - English


VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS
VIDEO TRAILERS
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Index - Videotrailers - English


VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS
VIDEO TRAILERS
& VIDEO EXCERPTS




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