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Khatia Buniatishvili, piano

Alte Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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Tuesday 11 June 2024
8 PM
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US$ 153

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Important Info
Type: Classical Concert
City: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Starts at: 20:00

E-tickets: Print at home or at the box office of the event if so specified. You will find more information in your booking confirmation email.

You can only select the category, and not the exact seats.
If you order 2 or 3 tickets: your seats will be next to each other.
If you order 4 or more tickets: your seats will be next to each other, or, if this is not possible, we will provide a combination of groups of seats (at least in pairs, for example 2+2 or 2+3).

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Overview

Look forward to an unforgettable piano evening in the Alte Oper Frankfurt!

The Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili has long been an integral part of international stages. Her virtuosity, her unmistakable feeling for the emotional level of a piece and her special intuition when selecting and putting together her programs never cease to amaze her audience. Anyone who watches Khatia Buniatishvili play also gets the impression that she feels the music with every fiber of her body. She almost seems to be playing herself in a trance, she is so completely immersed in the sounds that she knows how to elicit so masterfully from the grand piano. And yet is always in contact with the music and its audience with a wide awake mind.

Venue Info

Alte Oper Frankfurt - Frankfurt am Main
Location   Opernplatz 1

The original opera house in Frankfurt is now the Alte Oper (Old Opera), a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was inaugurated in 1880 but destroyed by bombs in 1944. It was rebuilt, slowly, in the 1970s, opening again in 1981. Many important operas were performed for the first time in Frankfurt, including Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in 1937.

The square in front of the building is known as Opernplatz (Opera Square). The Alte Oper is located in the inner city district, Innenstadt, within the banking district Bankenviertel.

The Oper Frankfurt now plays in the Opern- und Schauspielhaus Frankfurt, completed in 1951, which it shares with the Schauspiel Frankfurt theatre company.

The building was designed by the Berlin architect Richard Lucae, financed by the citizens of Frankfurt and built by Philipp Holzmann. Construction began in 1873. It opened on October 20, 1880. 

The Alte Oper was almost completely destroyed by bombs during World War II in 1944 (only some of the outside walls and façades survived). In the 1960s the city magistrate planned to build a modern office building on the site. The then Minister of Economy in Hessen Rudi Arndt, earned the nickname "Dynamit-Rudi" (Dynamite Rudi) when he proposed to blow up "Germany's most beautiful ruin" with "a little dynamite". Arndt later said that this was not meant seriously.

A citizen's initiative campaigned for reconstruction funds after 1953 and collected 15 million DM. It ended costing c. DM160, and the building was reopened on August 28, 1981, to the sounds of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, the "Symphony of a Thousand". A live recording of that concert conducted by Michael Gielen is available on CD.

Important Info
Type: Classical Concert
City: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Starts at: 20:00
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