Children’s Opera 2024

Der fliegende Holländer

In the 2024 festival season, the Bayreuth Festival will present a version of Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” specially created for children as part of the “Wagner for Children” project. As in previous years, the Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt (Oder) will perform.

The premiere of the children’s opera will take place on 25 July 2024 at 11 a.m. on rehearsal stage 4 at the Bayreuth Festival. Nine further performances will follow until 3 August 2024.

The ambitious “Wagner for Children” project is made possible by the kind and generous financial support of our sponsors and supporters.

Creative team

Conductor Azis Sadikovic
Director Kerem Hillel
Dramaturgy Catherina Szigeth
Stage design Sarah Wolters


Daland Lucas Singer
Senta Brit-Tone Müllertz
Erik Martin Koch
Mary Alexandra Ionis
Der Steuermann Daniel Jenz
Der Holländer Michael Kupfer-Radecky


Brandeburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt

Children’s opera 2024

Der fliegende Holländer

Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” for children celebrates its premiere on 25 July 2024 at 11 a.m. on Rehearsal Stage 4 at the Bayreuth Festival!

25.07.2024 11.00 a.m. Children’s opera I (premiere)
26.07.2024 11.00 a.m. Children’s Opera II
27.07.2024 11.00 a.m. Children’s Opera III
28.07.2024 11.00 am Children’s Opera IV/15.00 pm Children’s Opera V
30.07.2024 11.00 a.m. Children’s opera VI
31.07.2024 11.00 am Children’s opera VII
01.08.2024 11.00 am Children’s opera VIII
02.08.2024 11.00 am Children’s opera IX
03.08.2024 11.00 a.m. Children’s opera X

School classes can register for tickets from 03 May 2024 by email at:

The registration portal, will open on 13 May 2024 from 14:00, where you can apply for tickets for your preferred date.

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