Was ist los? — Nov. 10, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at Pfalztheater
The Pfalztheater in Kaiserslautern presents Gaetano Donizetti’s opera “Lucia di Lammermoor” in Italian with German subtitles at 7:30 p.m. today and Dec. 1 and 2, and at 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 25. For details, visit www.pfalztheater.de or call 0631-3675-209. — Courtesy photo

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today and Dec. 1 and 2, and 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 25 .

“Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday, Nov. 21 and
Dec. 1, 8 and 22, and 7 p.m. Dec. 31.

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 1, 5, 13 and 22, and 7 p.m., Dec. 31.

• “Ronja Raeubertochter,” a family play based on Astrid Lindgren’s book, in German, 11 a.m. Tuesday, 3 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, and 4 p.m.
Dec. 26.

• “Haensel und Gretel,” a fairy tale play by Engelbert Humperdinck,
7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• “Geaechtet,” Disgraced, a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 8 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 9 and 16.

• “Anatevka,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

• “Die Comedian Harmonists,” a play in German with music from the 1920s and 1930s, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 6, 19, 23 and 30, and 3 p.m. Dec. 3.

• First chamber concert with works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Berwald, 11 a.m. Nov. 26.

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Reloaded: Art Weiss’s Midnight Movers playing the classics of soul,
8 p.m. Mondays. Tickets cost €14.

• The band Emil Bulls presents alternative metal, 8 p.m. today.

• Schandmaul presents folk rock and medieval pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €42.

• Tribute to Jimi Hendrix by Randy Hansen and Band, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €21.

• The band Unzucht presents German dark rock, metal and industrial,
8 p.m., Nov. 17. Tickets cost €21.

• The band Betontod presents punk, rock and metal, 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets cost €30.

• Andy Ost and guests present pop, 8 p.m. Nov. 22. Tickets cost €18.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Jazz stage meets NATO Jazz with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band’s jazz ensemble, the Ambassadors and the Jazz Combo of Heeresmusikkorps Koblenz, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €15.

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra, violinist Hyeyoon Park and soprano Monika Huegel present works by Gustav Mahler, Max Bruch and Einojuhani Rautavaara, 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets cost €17 to €26.

• “In einem Weltmeer von Harmonie,” with pianist Sebastian Knauer presenting works by Ludwig van Beethoven and actress Hannelore Elstner reciting from Bettina von Arnim’s poetry, 8 p.m. Nov. 23. Tickets cost €14, 20 and 25.

• The classical choir of the Kaiserslautern University and the International Choir of the Kaiserslautern County Symphony Orchestra present Johannes Brahms’ requiem “Op. 45” and Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished,”
5 p.m., Nov. 26. Tickets cost €18.

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

SWR Studio, Emmerich-Smola-Platz 1, Kaiserslautern:

• Concert a la carte: The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present “Russian Brillancy,” with works by Nikolai Riski-Korsakow and Sergej Prokofjew, 1 p.m. Thursday. Lunch will be served at noon. Tickets with lunch cost €23; tickets without lunch cost €13.

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:

• The Eagles Project, the Eagles tribute band, present songs by the famous American rock band, 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets cost €18.

• “Pasion de Buena Vista,” a Carribbean show with the Buena Vista Band and the dancers of El Grupo de Bailar, 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Tickets cost €32.90, €36.20 and €39.50.

For tickets and details, visit

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• “Chanson Divine,” Evi Niessner performs songs by Edith Piaf,
7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

• The West Palatinate Accordion Orchestra presents traditional and modern sounds, 7 p.m. Nov. 22. Tickets cost €12.

For additional information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

Enkenbach, Saengerheim:

• Rock and Blues with Tin Pan Alley and Motormen, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €10.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 7:30 p.m. today and Nov. 26.

• “Die Zauberfloete,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 and 25.

• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French,7 p.m. Tuesday and Nov. 24.

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• New performance, “Jekyll & Hyde,” a Gothic music thriller, Saturday to Feb. 11. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays.

For more information, visit


Ramstein-Miesenbach, creative market with vendors, 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in Haus des Buergers. For details, read article on Page 16.

Matzenbach, Potzberg run on
8.2 kilometers starts at 2:30 p.m. Saturday from Dorfgemeinschaftshaus on Neunkircher Strasse 11 uphill to Potzberg view tower.

St. Martin, wine fest, today and Saturday.

Annweiler/Trifels, arts and crafts market in Hohenstaufensaal, Landauer Strasse 1, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Dahn, Martini market with vendors and carnival, Sunday; stores open 1 to 6 p.m.

Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne),
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Bad Duerkheim, salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 46, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Saarbruecken, Franz-Josef-Roeder-Strasse, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Inca exhibition
Voelklinger Huette, the former iron works in Voelklingen, north of Saarbruecken, extended its special exhibition, ”Inca – Gold. Power. God,” until April 8. More than 200 objects present the Incan culture. For details, visit www.voelklinger-huette.org. — Courtesy photo