Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site.

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
print@home
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Payment
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Season Opening

11:00 - 18:00 Opernhaus, Schauspielhaus, Opernvorplatz

Frieda tanzt

Pillow concert for children aged 5 to 7
13:30 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)

Frieda tanzt

Pillow concert for children aged 5 to 7
14:30 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)
Gioachino Rossini

La Cenerentola

19:00 - 22:30 Opernhaus

Distinguished!

The Stuttgart Opera

International Opera Awards 2017

NOMINATIONS FOR THE "INTERNATIONAL OPERA AWARDS 2017"

THE STUTTGART OPERA NOMINATED "OPERA COMPANY", THE STAATSOPERNCHOR STUTTGART NOMINATED "CHORS" OF THE YEAR

The Stuttgart Opera has been shortlisted for the "International Opera Awards 2017" in two important categories: It has been nominated "Opera company" of the year – along with the Houston Grand Opera, the Opéra de Lyon, the Opera Vlaanderen, the Royal Opera House and the Teatro alla Scala. Also, the Staatsopernchor Stuttgart has been nominated "Chorus" of the year.

One of the nominated conductors is Lothar Koenigs who will be conducting all performances of Salome at the Stuttgart Opera from 26 March 2017. Kirill Serebrennikov, who directed Salome, was nominated "Director" of the year, along with Nigel Lowery, whose production of Le nozze di Figaro will be back on the Stuttgart Opera's stage on 19 March 2017.

The winners will be announced on 7 May 2017.

List of all nominees
Critic's Survey "Opernwelt"-Magazine 2015

TRIPLE AWARD IN 2015!

THE CRITIC'S SURVEY OF "OPERNWELT" MAGAZINE 2015

° Production of the year: Jakob Lenz (Wolfgang Rihm) directed by Andrea Breth
° Singer of the year: Baritone Georg Nigl who sang the title role of Jakob Lenz
° Rediscovery of the year: Il Vologeso (Berenice, Queen of Armenia) by Niccolò Jommelli
Critic's Survey "Opernwelt"-Magazine 2013
Oper Stuttgart

"YOUNG SINGER OF THE YEAR"

DIANA HALLER GETS AWARD IN CRITIC'S SURVEY OF "OPERNWELT" MAGAZINE 2013

In this year's critics' survey by the opera magazine OPERNWELT, ensemble member Diana Haller was awarded "Young singer of the year 2013". 
BKM-Preis Junge Oper 2013

BKM-AWARD
FOR JUNGE OPER

"BKM-PREIS KULTURELLE BILDUNG 2013" FOR "SMILING DOORS" BY THE JUNGE OPER STUTTGART

The Project smiling doors by the Junge Oper Stuttgart in cooperation with Element 3 was awarded the renowned BKM-Preis Kulturelle Bildung 2013 (BKM Award for cultural education).
Annually that particular award is given to model artistic projects and social initiatives in Germany and is endowed with € 20.000.
Oper Stuttgart
Theatre Magazine "Die Deutsche Bühne"

STUTTGART OPERA:
GERMANY'S MOST EXCITING MUSIC THEATRE!

DIRECTORIAL TEAM JOSSI WIELER AND SERGIO MORABITO DISTINGUISHED BY AUTHORS' SURVEY OF "DIE DEUTSCHE BÜHNE"

During the latest authors' survey by the theatrical magazine "Die Deutsche Bühne" the directorial team Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito was again distinguished: their last two productions - Ariadne auf Naxos  by Richard Strauss and L'Écume des jours by Edison Denisov achieved most of the votes in the category "Outstanding contribution to contemporary development and perception of Opera". Both productions will be back on stage in the new season.

Also mentioned in the same category was Andrea Moses' latest production of Rossini's La Cenerentola - a production which was received with great enthusiasm.

Diaghilev Award

INTERNATIONAL DIAGHILEV AWARD

FOR "L'ÉCUME DES JOURS"

The new production L'Écume des jours by Edison Denisov - directed by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito - was awarded the Russian Diaghilev Award 2013. 

The Stuttgart Opera shares the Award, which is funded with € 50.000, with the Teatro Real, Madrid, who received the award for its production Iolanthe/Persephone.

The Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia initiated the Diaghilev Award for the purpose of supporting and honoring extraordinary and unusual theatrical projects. Perm was the renowned Ballet impresario Sergey Diaghilev's home town.
Opera Awards

DUAL NOMINATION FOR
"INTERNATIONAL OPERA AWARDS"

NOMINATION IN THE TWO CATEGORIES
"OPERA COMPANY" AND "NEW PRODUCTION"

For the first time this year the International Opera Awards 2013 were awarded and Stuttgart Opera picked up two nominations in two important categories: As "Opera Company 2012" together with Stanislavsky Music Theatre Moscow, Opéra National de Lyon, Theater an der Wien as well as Oper Frankfurt. And for Bellini's La Sonnambula by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito in the category "New Production 2012".

DOUBLE "FAUST" AWARDS
FOR STUTTGART OPERA

SOPRANO ANA DURLOVSKI AND DIRECTORIAL TEAM WIELER/MORABITO AWARDED
WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT THEATRE AWARD

On 10 November 2012 the Theatre Award "DER FAUST" by the Deutsche Bühnenverein was awarded for the 7th time in Erfurt. That important award honours artists whose work is considered as ground-breaking and essential within the world of German Theatre.
"Faust-Preis" Awards
Critic's Survey "Opernwelt"-Magazine

AWARDS IN FOUR CATEGORIES!

STAATSOPERNCHOR STUTTGART "OPERA CHORUS OF THE YEAR"

BELLINI'S SONNAMBULA "PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR"

ENSEMBLE MEMBER ANA DURLOVSKI "YOUNG SINGER OF THE YEAR"

JOSSI WIELER AND SERGIO MORABITO "DIRECTORS OF THE YEAR"

CROSS OF MERIT FOR SYLVAIN CAMBRELING

CAMBRELING AWARDED WITH THE FEDERAL CROSS OF MERIT
OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY (BUNDESVERDIENSTKREUZ)

General Music Director Sylvain Cambreling received that tribute in honor of his „outstanding artistic achievement“ and his contribution towards the music education of young people.

Cross of Merit Award