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Semperoper Dresden

Opera · Dresden · 112 m · open today
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  • Die Semperoper bei Nacht
    Die Semperoper bei Nacht
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One of the most beautiful opera houses in the world.
The Semperoper Dresden was built by Gottfried Semper in 1841 in the neo-Renaissance style. It burned down twice: shortly after its construction in 1869 and during the Second World War. In 1985, it was reopened with Carl Maria von Weber's "Freischütz" - in memory of the famous Dresden court conductor. Since 2012, star conductor Christian Thielemann has led the Sächsische Staatskapelle - the orchestra of the house. The program includes operas, ballets, concerts and, last but not least, the SemperOpernball.

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open today
Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pmSaturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pmSundays and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Update: October 18, 2021

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Streetcar line 4, 8, 9 to Theaterplatz stop

Coordinates

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51.054524, 13.735028
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51°03'16.3"N 13°44'06.1"E
UTM
33U 411342 5656649
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Semperoper Dresden

Theaterplatz 2
01067 Dresden
Phone +49 351 4911496

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