Kiel: Opernhaus

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Schleswig-Holstein
City: Kiel
Location: Rathausmarkt

Built 1905-1907 as "Stadttheater" by Heinrich Seeling for the city of Kiel. Opened 1 Oct 1907 with Beethoven's "Fidelio". 1943-1944 destroyed by bombs, with only the exterior walls surviving. 1952-1953 rebuilding to modern designs by Heinrich Hansen, Guido Widmann, and Werner Kallmorgen. Stage house by Adolf Zotzmann. Used for opera performances by the resident company. 960 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Fred Raymond: Saison in Salzburg (31 Dec 1938)

Link: www.theater-kiel.de

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel, Stadttheater"
Publisher: M. Dieterle, Kiel; 32067
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kiel to Charlottenburg (= Berlin-Charlottenburg), 1912

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Ernst Crull, Kiel; No. 50
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel, Stadttheater, Eingang" [entrance]
Publisher: Verlag Hermann Edlefsen, Kiel; No. 568
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel – Stadttheater – Eingang"
Publisher: Verlag Hermann Edlefsen, Kiel
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kiel to Schwartau, 1909

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel, Stadttheater, Eingang" [entrance]
Publisher: Verlag Hermann Edlefsen, Kiel
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by German Forces' Postal Service, to Rodewisch im Vogtland, 1915

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Front Text: "Kiel, Stadttheater und Rathaus"
Publisher: Hermann Edlefsen, Kiel; "Künster-Steinzeichnung"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Picture: left: town hall with tower, right: Opernhaus
Reverse Text: "Kiel, Rathaus"
Publisher: Krüger; 983/31
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Picture: left: town hall with tower, right: Opernhaus
Reverse Text: "Kiel, Oper und Rathaus"
Publisher: Fabulus, Kiel
Size: Modern
Sent: from Koblenz to Ravensburg, 2001

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Reverse Text: "Landeshauptstadt Kiel, Rathaus und Oper"
Publisher: UP-Verlag, Kiel
Size: Modern
Sent: from Koblenz to Ludwigshafen am Rhein, 2001

[Kiel: Opernhaus] Promotional Card
Picture: conductor in the orchestra pit, child in the auditorium
Front Text: "Philharmonisches Orchester Kiel* - philharmoNino"
Reverse Text: promoting the children's concert series "PhilharmoNino", season 2014/2015
Publisher: Theater Kiel
Size: Modern
Not sent. (not designed for postal use)


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