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Carl Maria von Weber

Der Freischütz

Romantic opera in three acts
Text by Johann Friedrich Kind based on the novella Der Freischütz - Eine Volkssage by Johann August Apel from the Gespensterbuch published by Apel and Friedrich Laun from the Gespensterbuch published by Apel and Friedrich Laun
In German with surtitles

Oper
Premiere 23.09.2023
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater

Unfortunately, this production is no longer on the schedule

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Max, a hunter's apprentice, is under pressure: he hasn't been able to shoot for weeks. To make matters worse, he has to take a test shot, the success of which will determine whether he can marry his beloved Agathe and inherit the forester's estate from her father. Maxen's colleague Caspar offers to help: All they have to do is join forces with the wild hunter Samiel to cast seven free bullets with his help, six of which will never miss their target. But Samiel can direct the seventh bullet wherever he likes. When it comes to the test shot, Max has loaded the devil's ball of all things. He takes aim, pulls the trigger and ...

Carl Maria von Weber's opera Der Freischütz is one of the most popular operas in the repertoire. But Weber's multi-layered work with its concise and characteristic music surprises us again and again with new insights into the psychologically interesting web of its protagonists, who are thrown into a post-war world full of insecurities, superstitions and 

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