Since 2 centuries the asymmetric curved lines of the Aalto Theater are shaping the face of Essen. It already guaranteed various guests a great evening full of music an ballet.
The opera house was built by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. It does not only fascinate with its impressive architecture, but especially by the artistical quality of the music director Stefan Soltesz. For years the Aalto Theater ranks as the location for German opera and ballet arts.