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A Retrospective of the FEDORA Platform Members activities 2023
Experience Opera and Ballet Online, Platform Members, Roadshow
Discover the creativity of our Platform Members through the in-person and online activities they organised in 2022-2023 thanks to the co-funding of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and FEDORA. These organisations implement activities driving sustainability, inclusivity, and digital transformation across Europe while giving visibility to emerging artists.
To start off the new season, La Monnaie/De Munt held a festival from 17 to 26 September 2023 around its new operatic creation: Cassandra, by Bernard Foccroulle and Matthew Jocelyn.
Kruistocht is a family opera in which more than 50 children fill the stage and go on a quest for children's rights.
Children in the orchestra - "We are musicians" performs on stage
This summer, "We are musicians" reached the stage and gave young children the opportunity to perform on the stage of Stara Zagora State Opera.
Concert of talented emerging artists in ZagrebOn 24 June, the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb presented a special concert programme with talented Croatian emerging artists, who had won the Opera Scholarship of the CNT.
Sustainability at the Prague National Theatre
Discover the actions taken by Prague National Theatre aiming at upholding the principles of sustainable growth.
XR Stage: A New Era in Designing for the Stage
Developed by Finnish National Opera and Ballet, XR Stage is set to transform the world of stage design.
PROjecteur métiersCome discover more about professionals of the opera industry in this new series by Opéra de Lille.
Inspired by the sense of community felt at football matches, Crowd out is a project bringing together performers and an audience in a huge crowd of two thousand voices.
Deutsche Oper am Rhein takes actions in sustainability
Deutsche Oper am Rhein takes actions in sustainability by hiring sustainability officer, Uta Gardemann.
The Whale - Trailer
Nationaltheater Mannheim decided to produce a trailer to present their brand new participatory music theatre, The Whale, premiering on 14, December 2023.
Oper Leipzig takes actions in sustainability, inclusion and digital transformation
Oper Leipzig takes actions in sustainability, inclusion and digital transformation.
Towards a sustainable future
On 26 June 2023 the Artistic Director of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden had the opportunity of presenting, within the General Assembly of the Freunde und Förderer der Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Friends & Supporters), its newest initiative for a more sustainable opera house: Sustainable Listening.
Unerhört - a series of workshops for children and teenagers
Unerhört is a project led by Theater Magdeburg enabling children and teenagers to discover what theatre and opera are all about. During one week, students were able to try out different forms of theatre activities by attending seven workshops, from singing to drama and dance.
Thessaloniki International Fair - GNO TV
During the Thessaloniki International Fair in September 2023, the Greek National Opera presented its digital stage – the GNO TV online platform.
Werther - Outreach activities
For its new opera production Werther by Jules Massenet, the Irish National Opera organised four activities with young people to coincide with the tour of Werther.
Opera white: a new didactic-musical format for the Community of institutionalised elderlies
On 10 and 11 July 2023, Teatro Sociale di Como - AsLiCo had its first edition of Opera White: a new didactic-musical format for the Community of institutionalised elderlies.
Spotlights on Future: A New Massimo Generation
In their new webseries entitled "Spotlights on Future: A New Massimo Generation", Fondazione Teatro Massimo Palermo decided to celebrate youth in the operatic world and highlight the importance of giving young people a voice.
Verdi Street ParadeOn 16 September 2023, for the inauguration of the Festival Verdi and Verdi Off, a great celebration of music invaded the streets of the city centre of Parma.
International Young Patrons Gala
On Saturday 3 June 2023, Dutch National Opera & Ballet held its fifth edition of the International Young Patrons Gala.
O. Conference: Opera. Music. Theatre. And Technology
On 19 and 20 May 2023, O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre organised a conference on performing arts and technology, in collaboration with V2_.
Va Pensiero - The Euphrates and her storiesFrom 11 to 16 September 2023, World Opera Lab presented its newest production: Va Pensiero - The Euphrates and her stories.
Celebrating the new stage of the Poznań Opera HousePoznań Opera House celebrated the opening of their new stage with a press conference and a performance by dancers Chiara Ruaro and Miguel Eugênio de Sousa Júnior.
Operafest Lisboa 2023
From 18 August to 9 September 2023, Ópera do Castelo produced the 4th edition of Operafest Lisboa, an independent opera festival born during the pandemic and led by soprano Catarina Molder.
Conversation around Medea at the Teatro Real
On 16 September, Teatro Real organised a conversation around the opera house's newest production Medea, between Joan Matabosch, artistic director of the opera house, Paco Azorín, stage director of Medea and Marisa Vazquez Shelly, Director of Private Patronage at the Teatro Real.
Craft & CoutureOn 7 September 2023, in collaboration with designer Louise Xin, the Textile Fashion Center and the Textile University in Borås, the Royal Swedish Opera presented a brand-new collection of unique pieces created out of old stage costumes.