Henrik Ahr

Stage and Costume Designer
After training as a chef, Henrik Ahr, who was born in Bensberg, initially worked as a freelance artist and studied architecture in Leipzig. He has been working as a stage designer since 2000. His first stage designs were for the Neue Szene Leipzig and the Theaterhaus Jena. Arthur Schnitzler's play "Liebelei" at the Thalia Theater Hamburg (director: Michael Thalheimer) was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen in 2003 and for the drama "Der Weibsteufel" (director: Mateja Koljeznik) in Ljubljana, written by Karl Schönherr, Henrik Ahr received the Borštnikova Prize for Best Stage Design in 2011. In addition to his work at internationally renowned theatres and opera houses, he has been professor and head of the department of stage and costume design, film and exhibition architecture at the University Mozarteum Salzburg since 2010. Engagements have taken him to the Grand-Théâtre de Genève, Deutsche Theater Berlin, Theater Basel, Thalia Theater, Schauspielhaus Zürich, Theater an der Wien, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Vlaamse Opera, Komische Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, De Nationale Opera Amsterdam and the Munich Opera Festival 2019, among others.
He has a long-standing collaboration with Christof Loy, Michael Thalheimer and Tatjana Gürbaca, and some of his stage spaces have already been seen at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein: Janáček's "Katja Kabanova" and R. Strauss' "Arabella" (director: Tatjana Gürbaca) as well as Verdi's "Otello" and "Macbeth" (director: Michael Thalheimer) presented themselves in Henrik Ahr's stage design in recent years. In the 2023/24 season, he is responsible for the spatial design of Wagner's "Parsifal" and Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" (director: Michael Thalheimer) as well as Janáček's "Jenůfa" (director: Tatjana Gürbaca).
Sun 14.04.2024
Theater Duisburg
18:30 - 21:30
Premiere Opera
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Premieren-Abo Duisburg
Sat 20.04.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Klassik Abo, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo E
Fri 26.04.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Gemischtes Abo F
Thu 09.05.2024
Theater Duisburg
18:30 - 21:30
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo C
Sat 11.05.2024
Theater Duisburg
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Samstags-Abo
Sun 19.05.2024
Theater Duisburg
15:00 - 18:00
For the last time this season Opera
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo
Fri 01.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Circle of Friends-Premiere Opera
This performance will be recorded for online streaming, which will be available free of charge for six months from 23 March at www.operavision.eu. Please note that you may be in the camera's field of vision. By attending the performance, you give the Deutsche Oper am Rhein permission to make these recordings and to publish them for an unlimited period of time.
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Neuproduktionen-Abo
Sun 03.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
15:00 - 18:00
Opera
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Sonntagnachmittags-Abo 2
Sat 09.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Samstags-Abo 1
Thu 21.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 1
Sun 24.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Opera
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Mon 01.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
18:30 - 21:30
Pay what you want! Opera
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Thu 04.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Opera
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Kleines Abo 2, Wechselnde Wochentage-Abo 3
Fri 19.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
Family card Opera
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Fri 10.05.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
19:30 - 22:30
For the last time this season Opera
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Freitags-Abo
Fri 29.03.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
17:00 - 22:00
Opera
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Sun 07.04.2024
Opernhaus Düsseldorf
17:00 - 22:00
For the last time this season Opera
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