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Index - Introduction - English


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Index - Introduction - English


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Index - Biography - English


BIOGRAPHY,
NEWS,
SCHEDULE &
CONTACT


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Index - Biography - English


BIOGRAPHY,
NEWS,
SCHEDULE &
CONTACT


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Index - Rusalka - English


RUSALKA
DVORÁK
OPER
LEIPZIG

“Dijkema ends with a fantastic theatrical image [...] It moves us to tears in its sadness.” (Leipziger Volkszeitung) “the staging is world-class [...] and will write opera history” (Bild) “a witch house, which can stand and walk on two chicken legs, so that the program booklet will fall from your lap out of sheer delight” (Mitteldeutsche Zeitung) 

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Index - Rusalka - English


RUSALKA
DVORÁK
OPER
LEIPZIG

“Dijkema ends with a fantastic theatrical image [...] It moves us to tears in its sadness.” (Leipziger Volkszeitung) “the staging is world-class [...] and will write opera history” (Bild) “a witch house, which can stand and walk on two chicken legs, so that the program booklet will fall from your lap out of sheer delight” (Mitteldeutsche Zeitung) 

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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 - Les Contes d'Hoffmann - English


LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
OFFENBACH
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“so catching, so charming, so witty, so dark” (WAZ) “in the past few years I have rarely heard such unanimous applause and so many bravos for a production team” (Der Opernfreund) “a sparkling firework of the most exuberant brilliance” (Recklinghäuser Zeitung) “an absolute MUST for all opera lovers” (Sonntagsnachrichten)

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Index - Les Contes d'Hoffmann - English


LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
OFFENBACH
MUSIKTHEATER
IM REVIER
GELSENKIRCHEN

“so catching, so charming, so witty, so dark” (WAZ) “in the past few years I have rarely heard such unanimous applause and so many bravos for a production team” (Der Opernfreund) “a sparkling firework of the most exuberant brilliance” (Recklinghäuser Zeitung) “an absolute MUST for all opera lovers” (Sonntagsnachrichten)

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - L'Orfeo - English


L’ORFEO
MONTEVERDI
DROTTNINGHOLMS SLOTTSTEATER
STOCKHOLM

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

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Index - more productions - English


Index - more productions - English


Index - more productions 2 - English


Index - more productions 2 - English