Landestheater Detmold

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.wikipedia
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Detmold

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Leopold II, Prince of Lippe

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In 1820 Leopold II, Prince of Lippe, with the support of his mother Princess Pauline, decided to have a court theatre built in Detmold.
In 1825 he constructed a Court Theatre.

Albert Lortzing

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Famous artists working at the theatre included Christian Dietrich Grabbe (as author and dreaded critic) and Albert Lortzing (as singer, actor and Kapellmeister.)
The couple belonged to the Hoftheater (court theatre) in Detmold from late 1826, which toured to Münster and Osnabrück.

Landesbühne

Landestheater
It is one of five Landesbühnen (state theatres) in North Rhine-Westphalia, and the only one with both a musical theatre and a dance ensemble.

Opera

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Operetta

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Musical theatre

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Ballet

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Play (theatre)

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

North Rhine-Westphalia

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Landestheater Detmold is a theatre for operas, operettas, musicals, ballets, and stage plays in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Princess Pauline of Anhalt-Bernburg

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In 1820 Leopold II, Prince of Lippe, with the support of his mother Princess Pauline, decided to have a court theatre built in Detmold.

La clemenza di Tito

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On 8 November 1825, the curtain of the Hochfürstliches Lippisches Hoftheater went up for the first time for Mozart's opera La clemenza di Tito, after only seven months of construction.

Christian Dietrich Grabbe

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Famous artists working at the theatre included Christian Dietrich Grabbe (as author and dreaded critic) and Albert Lortzing (as singer, actor and Kapellmeister.)

Kapellmeister

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Famous artists working at the theatre included Christian Dietrich Grabbe (as author and dreaded critic) and Albert Lortzing (as singer, actor and Kapellmeister.)

Hermann Sudermann

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On 5 February 1912, during the performance of Hermann Sudermann's Der Bettler von Syrakus, the theatre burned down to its foundation, due to a faulty chimney.

Bodo Ebhardt

It was rebuilt in the years 1914–1918 during World War I, after plans by the Berlin architect Bodo Ebhardt.

Detmolder Sommertheater

The ongoing season could be provisionally brought to a close in the Detmolder Sommertheater.

Free State of Lippe

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Before reopening, ownership of the theater building passed into the hands of the Free State of Lippe.

Undine (Lortzing)

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It reopened on 28 September 1919 with Lortzing's opera Undine.

Mess

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After the war, the British occupying forces set up their officers' mess there.

Generalmusikdirektor

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Paul Sixt was Generalmusikdirektor (GMD).

Degenerate music

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He had been co-responsible for the exhibition Degenerate music in Düsseldorf in 1938.

Principality of Lippe

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The Detmold palace was the residence of the Principality of Lippe.

Johannes Brahms

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Renowned composers such as Lortzing and Johannes Brahms worked in Detmold.

Alcina

The program included demanding productions as Handel's Alcina and Purcell's King Arthur.