Three Krenek operas to be staged in Frankfurt

Three Krenek operas to be staged in Frankfurt


norman lebrecht

April 27, 2016

The new season, announced this morning includes three house premieres of short stage works by Ernst Krenek, on of the most successful inter-War composers, later exiled to Los Angeles.


Ernst Křenek

Der Diktator (The Dictator / first performance in Frankfurt)

Schwergewicht oder Die Ehre der Nation (Heavyweight or the Honour of the Nation /first performance in Frankfurt)

Das geheime Königreich (The Secret Kingdom / first performance in Frankfurt)

Sunday April 30th 2017

Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek

Director: David Hermann

Stage Designer: Jo Schramm

Costume Designer: Katharina Tasch


  • Mathieu says:

    Fantastic. I would love to be able to go. Glenn Gould´s ghost must be ecstatic.