A rather special place to experience opera in the Rhine Ruhr region is in the Aalto Music Theater in Essen. The architectural style of the interior by Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto conjures up a timeless aura and backdrop complementing the unfolding scenes on stage.
Opera performances can be enjoyed in other cites of the Ruhr Metropolis such as Dortmund, Duisburg, Gelsenkirchen and Hagen.
Bonn and Cologne in the south of the state of North Rhine Westphalia host opera houses too. As does the state capital of Düsseldorf.
A rather special place to experience opera is in the Aalto Music Theater in Essen. The architectural style of the interior conjures up a timeless aura, complementing the unfolding of scenes on the stage. Other locations to enjoy opera include the towns of Dortmund, Duisburg and Hagen.
Geust performance: Evita in English! The opera house in Dusseldorf is situated centrally backing on to the Hofgarten. With a tradition well over 100 years old, a lively, somewhat traditional repertoire is staged throughout the lengthy season. Besides German, performances can be experienced in French and Italian.
A most enjoyable aspect of classical music in the Rhine Ruhr region is the variety of performances by the local orchestras and ensembles. A vast repertoire of different styles can be also be enjoyed in the Ruhr Metropolis, in Düsseldorf's Tonhalle and the Zeughaus in Neuss.