Responsible Persons:

© Deborah Polaski (Texte), Samuel Thiel (Texte), Milena Schlösser (Fotos & Webdesign)
Matthias Busch (Programmierung)



Rheinstrasse 34
D-12161 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0)176 7562 3168
Email. s.thiel@gmx.com



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Liability for Content

We make every effort to keep the information on our Web site current, but accept no liability whatsoever for the content provided. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TMG (German Tele-Media Act), the law limits our responsibility as a service provider to our own content on these Web pages.

According to §§8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor third party information provided or stored on our Web site. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation.


Liability for Links

This site contains links to third-party Web sites. We have no influence whatsoever on the information on these Web sites and accept no guaranty for its correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.

At the time third-party Web sites were linked to ours, we found no grounds whatsoever of any likely contravention of the law. We shall promptly delete a link upon becoming aware that it violates the law.


Data Protection

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part.

Photo Credits: ©

These photographers have kindly allowed us to use their photos (sorted by year)

・Gerd Wiener (Marie, Freiburg, 1985)
・Bayereuther Festspiele (Brünnhilden 1988-1992 und 1994-1998)
・Spoleto Festival (Elektra, Spoleto Festival, 1990)
・Schlegel & Egle (Elektra, Zürich, 1991)
・Dominik Mentzos (Marschallin, Frankfurt a.M., 1991) www.mentzos.de
・Andreas Birkigt (Elektra, Leipzig, 1992 | Die Frau, Leipzig, 2008)
・Monika Rittershaus (Portraits | Walküre, SOB, 1993 | Siegfried, SOB, 1994 | Elektra, SOB, 1994 | Ortrud, Berlin, 1996 | Isolde, SOB, 2000 | Götterdämmerung, SOB, 2002 | Walküre, Hamburg, 2008), www.monikarittershaus.de
・Weber-Münster Ges.m.b.H (Elektra, Salzburg, 1995)
・Beth Bergman (Ortrud, New York, 1998 | Küsterin, New York, 2003 | Elektra, New York, 2003 | Färberin, New York, 2003), http://thebethlenz.blogspot.com
・Ruth Walz (Marie, Salzburg, 1997 | Ariadne, Salzburg, 2001 | Isolde, Salzburg, 1999)
・Blow Up (Kassandra, Salzburg, 2000), www.blowup-studio.cc
・Eric Mahoudeau (Kassandra, Salzburg, 2000 | Kassandra, Paris, 2006)
・Wilfried Hösl (Kassandra, München, 2001 | Elektra, München, 1999)
・www.wiener-staatsoper.at / Axel Zeininger (Elektra, Wien, 2002)
・Ken Howard (Elektra, Cincinnati, 2002)
・Francois Fogel (Elektra, Paris, 2005),
・Antonio Bofill (Elektra, Barcelona, 2008),
・Marco Brescia (Elektra, Mailand, 2008)
・Anne Kirchbach (Küsterin, Muenchen, 2009), www.kirchbach-foto.de
・Javier del Real (Küsterin, Madrid, 2009), www.javierdelreal.com
・Bernd Uhlig (Portraits)
・Milena Schlösser (Portraits 2009, 2010 | Die Frau, Hamburg, 2010 | Die Frau, New York, 2010), www.milenaschloesser.de

Despite intensive efforts to reach all of the owners of rights to photos on this website, in some cases it was not possible to find the person. Whoever would like to declare her or his legal rights to these photos should contact Samuel Thiel (address above). Thank you for your understanding.

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