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 and our information regarding privacy policy (in German) 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.
Technical Requirements
  • Current web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome or Opera).
  • Cookies activated. -> Privacy policy (in german)
  • Please do not use your browser’s ‘Back’ button!
Any more questions?
Phone: (+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90
Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm 
x
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  

Kasimir let‘s Frippe take the lead

Pillow concert for children aged 4 to 6
14:00 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)

Kasimir let‘s Frippe take the lead

Pillow concert for children aged 4 to 6
15:30 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)
Impressions
Oper Stuttgart, High season!, Foto: Martin Sigmund

High season!

July 1 - 25, 2018

Information
Various Venues
period of events
July 1 - 25, 2018

High season!

July 1 - 25, 2018


At the end of Jossi Wieler’s time as Opera director in Stuttgart, there will be numerous special events under the name of HIGH SEASON! all throughout July 2018.
 
In the course of plenty of afternoons we invite you to special concerts and talks at the opera terrace near the Schiller monument in front of the opera house. Join us, celebrate with us, make the month of July to the HIGH SEASON! of your personal opera experience.
 
On the first of July Jossi Wieler and the chief dramaturg Sergio Morabito start the program with the presentation of the book Verwandlungen that covers the last seven years at the  Stuttgart Opera. The same day the world premiere of Toshio Hosokawa’s opera Erdbeben. Träume, which also is the last new production during Jossi Wieler’s directorship, takes place.
 
As the grand finale and ending of the HIGH SEASON! we invite you to Opera at the lake – a live broadcast from the Stuttgart Opera. On Tuesday July 24 you can enjoy the performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s I Puritani on a LED big screen at the lawn near the Eckensee for free.
 
On Wednesday July 25 we invite you to join us together with prominent guests for a retrospective on the seven years of Jossi Wieler’s directorship.
PROGRAM

PROGRAM

SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018

4 pm to 5 pm, Opera House, Foyer I. Rank
VERWANDLUNGEN
Book presentation

Editor, graphic artist, publisher and the authors will present the publication „Verwandlungen – Oper Stuttgart 2011-2018. Sieben Spielzeiten unter der Intendanz von Jossi Wieler“, published by Sergio Morabito. The book comprises the seven years of Jossi Wieler’s tenure at the Stuttgart Opera.
Free admission

THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
WE’LL MEET IN THE PIAZZA!
Grand Opening of the opera terrace

The Stuttgart Opera’s leadership team invites interested and welcomes Demis Volpi („Young artist of the year 2017“, Opernwelt) and Matthias Klink („Singer of the year 2017“, Opernwelt) to be their guests. Music by Benjamin Britten will accompany the event.
With: Ronan Collett (baritone) and William Girard (piano)
Free admission

FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
SINGING THROUGH THE HIGH SEASON!
Your voice counts
For all the people, who enjoy singing outdoor and are not afraid of the weather.
Free admission

SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2018

3.30 pm to 5 pm, Opera House, Foyer I. Rank
Presence fullfilled
Panel discussion with Sylvain Cambreling

In honour of general music director Sylvain Cambreling, composing companions get together and reflect on the fascination and challenges of concert and music theater today.
With: Mark Andre, Philippe Boesmans, Georg Friedrich Haas, Toshio Hosokawa, Hans Zender and others
Free admission

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
DAS KLEINE ICH-BIN-ICH
Open-Air pillow concert for small and big visitors 2 years and older
The small colourful animal ‚ich-bin-ich’ from the classic children’s book by Mira Lobes takes us on a stroll in front of the opera building. In doing so it meets lots of strange figures.
Free admission

SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2018

7.30 pm, Delphi Arthaus Cinema
Movie Screening
BERENIKE, KÖNIGIN VON ARMENIEN (IL VOLOGESO)
by Niccoló Jommelli

Presentation of the Stuttgart production’s recording in the presence of participants („Rediscovery of the year 2015“, Opernwelt). A coproduction with the SWR and Unitel.
Tickets via phone: 0711. 29 24 95 or online via www.arthaus-kinos.de

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
LIKE A LIGHT BREEZE…!
Popular opera choirs

Under the direction of the choir director Christoph Heil the award winning Staatsopernchor Stuttgart invites interested to a concert.
Free admission

THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
ABOUT EXPLOSIONS AND FORGOTTEN LINES
Behind the scenes

The artistic advisers Ann-Christine Mecke and Johanna Danhauser chat with the staff from different departments about the everyday life behind the scenes of the Stuttgart Opera. Together they will try to elicit some theatre secrets from them.
Free admission

FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
THE OPERA AND THE CITY OF STUTTGART
Projects of Cooperation

Together with guests from the Hugo-Wolf-Akademie, the State Gallery, the Art Museum of Stuttgart, the city library and the festival of animated film, Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito and Thomas Koch look back on many successful projects of cooperation. The event will be musically supported by Mezzosopranist Diana Haller and pianist Dorothea Schwarz.
Free admission

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018

2 pm, Opera House, Foyer I. Rank
LA SERENATA – LUNCH CONCERT+
High Tea with Paolo Tosti

Gentlemen of the Staatsopernchor Stuttgart sing melodies by the popular song composer Paolo Tosti.
Free admission

5 pm, Foyer Schauspielhaus
2 PIANOS, 7 PIANISTS
The seven pianists of the Stuttgart Opera present music theatre for 2 pianos and 14 hands.
Free admission

7 pm, introduction, state gallery, lecture hall
7.30 pm, state gallery, lecture hall
4th song concert: About the beginning and the end of love
MANDY FREDRICH

In cooperation with the International Hugo-Wolf-Academie, Mandy Fredrich sings French and German compositions from Schubert to Satie – with melancholic dreaminess, hymn-like strength, mysterious poetry and humurous vitality.
With: Alan Hamilton (piano)
Tickets 25/7€

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2018

11 am, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
DAS KLEINE ICH-BIN-ICH
Open-Air pillow concert for small and big visitors 2 years and older
The small colourful animal ‚ich-bin-ich’ from the classic children’s book by Mira Lobes takes us on a stroll in front of the opera building. In doing so it meets lots of strange figures.
Free admission

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
BRASS AT THE ECKENSEE
Brass Player of the Staatsorchester Stuttgart play an afternoon concert.
Free admission

TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2018

5 pm, opera terrace, in front of the opera building
GLITTER AND BE GAY!
Former and present members of Stuttgart’s opera studio present their favourite melodies.
Free admission

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018

5 pm, Kammertheater
Public rehearsal of the sixth lied recital
M. CHOUFLEURI RESTERA CHEZ LUI…

… and presents international guest stars of the Italian Opera
Members of the Solistenensemble sing and play Offenbach’s adorable and crazy opera parody.
Free tickets ca be obtained at the box office starting July 2 or via Telephone: 0711 20 20 90

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018

8 pm, Kammertheater
Sixth Lied Recital
M. CHOUFLEURI RESTERA CHEZ LUI…
Operetta by Jaques Offenbach with spoken dialogues (Version by Anika Rutkofsky)
Conductor and Piano: Christopher Schmitz, Director: Anika Rutkofsky, Dramaturgy: Sergio Morabito, Costumes: Astrid Eisenberger, Stage Design: Susanne Gschwender
With: Karl-Friedrich Dürr, Aoife Gibney, Daniel Kluge, Heinz Göhrig, Michael Wilmering, Moritz Kallenberg
Tickets 26 €

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018

9 pm, Kammertheater
Spielraum Oper: KASINO
An invitation to get involved

Opera characters from Manon, Carmen, Faust and Der Wildschütz put all their emotional and material commitment onto one card.
Tickets 13 €

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2018

5 pm, Foyer Schauspielhaus
We sing farwell!
The leaving members of the ensemble Lauryna Bendžiūnaitė, Mandy Fredrich, Yuko Kakuta, Ronan Collett as well as the study leader Kristina Šibenik and other guests thank the audience by presenting their personal choice of music.
Free admission

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018

OPERA AT THE LAKE

4.30 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
During operations!
Stuttgart Opera’s assistant directors present exciting insights into their everyday work.
Free admission

OPERA AT THE LAKE

6.30 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
Vincenzo Bellini
I PURITANI

Live broadcast to a LED big screen at the Schlossgarten
The admission to the live broadcast is free. 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018

OPERA AT THE LAKE

3 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
ADDIO!
Production video clips of the Wieler/Morabito/Cambreling era will be shown during a final talk by the directorship, the general music director and invited guests.
Free admission
 
OPERA AT THE LAKE is kindly supported by

IMPORTANT NOTE

In case of filming a presentation or an event by the Staatstheater Stuttgart, the visitors agree that they may be recorded or photographed. The visitors also agree that they have no right for remuneration if the material is used in any way.

SAFETY INFORMATION

There is no seating at the event location of OPERA AT THE LAKE. Blankets and small, soft seating accomodation are allowed. Bulky and massiv furniture as well as dangerous objects, glass bottles, cups and cans are forbidden on the lawn.