Few operas inspire the kind of emotional intensity that Die Tote Stadt brings out in its audiences. This German opera
has been entertaining and horrifying its audience since first premiering in the 1920s. Now, it’s coming to the San
Francisco Opera House. Are you an opera fan living in the Bay Area? Then you should consider getting some opera
tickets to this performance.
The title of this opera translates to “The Dead City,” and it’s a fitting name indeed. The main character,
Paul, is still deeply in mourning after his wife’s tragic death. He has a shrine in his home dedicated to her memory,
and can’t seem to move past the trauma of losing her. When he meets a seductive young woman who reminds him of his
wife, his mind threatens to snap.
You won’t want to miss out on this special production of Die Tote Stadt. Known for its story about a mind falling
to pieces, special effects and stage work will transport the viewer into the mind of Paul has he’s wracked by guilt,
anger and mourning. Using projected images and surreal, hallucinatory scenes, this is an opera unlike anything you’ve
seen! Get Die Tote Stadt San Francisco tickets now!