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Bayerische Staatsoper

Bavarian State Opera, Munich


ABOVE: Hebrew prisoners in the Bavarian State Opera's 2008 production of Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco.

Bavarian State Opera
Learn about the company, which was founded in 1653 and offers a year-round program of operas, concerts, ballets, and music festivals.
Take a guided tour through the opera house, with visits to the auditorium, backstage areas, and a dressing room.
Munich Opera Festival
Celebrate Munich's 850th birthday by attending the Münchner Opernfestspiele (which includes a number of free events) in July.
This new production of Giuseppe Verdi's breakout opera premiered in January, 2008.

Top photo copyright © Wilfried Hösl.
1st, 3rd, and 4th inset photos copyright © Wilfried Hösl.

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