From 2. October 2021


Richard Strauss (1864–1949)

Lyric Comedy in three Acts
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal

180 Minuten eine Pause

“Please consider carefully whether this entire material (the Fiaker Ball notwithstanding) is not in fact tragic.” – This is what Richard Strauss wrote to Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

But the tragic had already found its way into this sketch of an oppressive world: “The atmosphere of ARABELLA, which is actually quite close to our own times, is more ordinary, more natural, more common”, Hofmannsthal answered. “The whole dubious milieu of this discharged cavalry captain Waldner has an air of the vulgar, and the Vienna that surrounds these characters is quite dangerous.”

These “slightly dubious characters”, as Arabella describes herself and her family, appear to be financially and mentally bankrupt. But they gamble and they play tricks, they transfer themselves. Exhausted and breathless, they play for money and for love. Arabella, surrounded by courting men, visualises luck. In her gambling, she bets her all on “Mr Right”. And “Mr Right”, when he appears out of thin air, looks a little the worse for wear: A female bear has wrapped him in her embrace. He once had a young wife, but she is no longer alive. Now he wants Arabella – at any price.

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Graf Waldner  Martin Tzonev (Termine)
Sami Luttinen (Termine)
Matteo  Martin Koch
Adelaide  Susanne Blattert (Termine)
Stephanie Houtzeel (Termine)
Zoryana Kushpler (Termine)
Graf Elemer  Santiago Sánchez
Graf Dominik  Mark Morouse
Graf Lamoral  Pavel Kudinov
Fiaker-Milli  Julia Bauer
Kartenaufschlägerin  Yannick-Muriel Noah (Termine)
Ava Gesell (Termine)
Welko  Volker Hoeschel
Djura  Paap Nomm
Jankel  Christian Pütz
Zimmerkellner  Nicholas Probst (Termine)
Christian Specht (Termine)
Drei Spieler  Boris Beletskiy (Termine)
Egbert Herold (Termine)
Johannes Marx (Termine)
Algis Lunskis (Termine)
Miljan Milovic (Termine)
Gintaras Tamutis (Termine)
Chor  Chor des Theater Bonn
Statisterie  Statisterie des Theater Bonn
Orchester  Beethoven Orchester Bonn
Musikalische Leitung  Dirk Kaftan (Termine)
Daniel Johannes Mayr (Termine)
Inszenierung, Bühnenbild und Licht  Marco Arturo Marelli
Kostüme  Dagmar Niefind
Dramaturgie  Andreas K. W. Meyer
Choreinstudierung  Marco Medved
Regieassistenz und Abendspielleitung  Ruben Michael
Regiehospitanz  Idilsu Yaman
Musikalische Assistenz  Daniel Johannes Mayr
Studienleitung  Pauli Jämsä
Korrepetition  Igor Horvat
Pauli Jämsä
Elia Tagliavia
Bühnenbildassistenz  Ansgar Baradoy
Kostümassistenz  Dieter Hauber
Inspizienz  Barbara Schröder
Leitung Statisterie  Gyda Löcher
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