nachts3_bergmann_foto-friess.jpg foto.bardel_ML13234-3.jpg nachts2_klebel-brunnhuber-strahlegger_foto-friess.jpg sireneoperntheater_6611_c_friess.jpg Gates_20__Andreas_Friess.jpg operellen1_koepfe.jpg 15-gilga-friess14.jpg gaeste_c-lindworsky9951.jpg kommissar_ertappt.jpg foto.thebert_0423.jpg foto.bardel_ML13249-2.jpg tuerkenkind_9203-c-friess.jpg nachts1_beutel-leutgeb_foto-friess.jpg gaeste_c-lindworsky9925.jpg gaeste_c-lindworsky9936c.jpg chodor-14-1-bardel.jpg foto.bardel_ML13288.jpg 15-sisifos-saverschel09.jpg sirene-nemesis-bardel-28b.jpg hierlanda_intermezzo.jpg 01-sisifos-friess01.jpg circus_nackt.jpg foto.bardel_ML13050.jpg 03sirene-soma-bardel-04.jpg gaeste_c-lindworsky9943.jpg sireneoperntheater_7886_c_friess.jpg gilga-friess02b.jpg 08sirene-soma-bardel-10.jpg Gates_07__Andreas_Friess.jpg circus_20zersaegt_gr.jpg foto.bardel_ML13151.jpg annefrank_vertraeumt.jpg sirene-annefrank-14.jpg chodor-3-1-bardel.jpg circus_lucieolga.jpg 04sirene.jeanne-gilles-Andreas-Friess3-.jpg krokodil_schluss.jpg kommissar_arzt_gr.jpg 06-sisifos-saverschel03.jpg 11sirene-jeannegilles-foto-bardel11b.jpg nachts4_froehlich_foto-friess3.jpg operellen2.jpg 14-gilga-friess13.jpg sirene-hybris-bardel-06.jpg sireneoperntheater_7950_c_friess.jpg hierlanda_soldaten.jpg krokodil_geldregen2_gr.jpg der-automatische-teufel_2.jpg foto.bardel_ML13175.jpg sireneoperntheater_7099_c_friess.jpg 04sirene-jeannegilles-foto-bardel4a.jpg nachts6_leutgeb.jpg nachts2_strahlegger_foto-friess.jpg foto.thebert_0432.jpg kommissar_mutterundkind.jpg 12-gilga-liakakis05.jpg 17sirene.jeanne-gilles-bardel16b.jpg foto.bardel_ML13326-2.jpg sireneoperntheater_6556_c_friess.jpg sirene-hybris-bardel-22.jpg chodor30-1--bardel.jpg der-automatische-teufel_1.jpg nachts9_falkenstein_foto-friess.jpg chodor-15-1-bardel.jpg circus_herz.jpg feist_moon.jpg tuerkenkind_8997-c-friess.jpg

sirene Operntheater

sirene evolved from the cooperation between Kristine Tornquist and Jury Everhartz in 1998 with first performance of Hirlanda and operates since then - on one hand with absolute terms, on the other with variable casts of characters, but not known before 2002 under the name sirene Operntheater. Altogether sirene performed world premieres of 64 opera pieces (2018) visiting different stages and playhouses.

First Releases Engine

Regarding the established opera houses´ business opera-production seems to be a lumbering and cumbersomely thing. We deem it essential to forge music theatre as flexible as it has been usual in the capital tenses of flowery opera and take therefore some risks as it seems to be as a matter of course in other scopes of arts.

Cooperation and Balance

Our main focus is a groundbreaking redetermination of the possibilities of modern music theatre, specially in face of cooperation with artists from "foreign" departments. As against uniform total art works we are interested in persistent contention to other modes of operation not to freeze in smugness and self-approval, but staying inflective, snoopy and curious. For instance we try to install new styles of cooperation between authors and composers, over and above between performers and musicians, choreographers and exponents of other artistic domains. It appears to be basic to find a kind of balance between well proven quality and open risk of the bare unknown so we neither want to fail in unsuccessul experiments nor hedge one´s bet completely.
Also it´s significant to keep equation in single components for the complex of opera: music, conversion, permutation, lyrics and stage design and all other things should become perpetuated coequal and adhesively. So finally we neither want to streamline notoriously old operas nor perform the new ones dowdy or frumpy. Inhomogeneity of the audience is our first draft. In a final step we want to reset the opera apart to some cultural discourse affecting everybody and not attracting only well-niched experts.