Opera in seven pictures

With the premier of Babylon, which is Jörg Widmann’s first big „opera in seven pictures“, the artistic director Niklaus Bachler and the general artistic director Kent Nagano present the first premier of the VOX POPULI playing time of the Bavarian state opera on 27th October 2012.


In this commissioned work Widmann and the philosopher and librettist Peter Sloterdijk reconstruct one of the most fascinating cities of the Ancient Near East with ist manifold coexistence of cultures and languages. Responsible for the production is Carlus Padrissa of the Catalan drama group „La Fura dels Baus“.


Premiere on Saturday, 27 October 2012, 07:00 pm

National theater Muich



Stage performances:


Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 07:00 pm

Saturday, 03 November 212, 07:00 pm

Tuesday, 06 November 2012, 07:00 pm

Saturday, 10 November 2012, 07:00 pm


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