The Aalto-Theater is located in the city of Essen, close to the hall. It is the opera house in Essen, Germany. In 1988 the building was opened with a performance of 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner. The auditorium, which can hold about 1120 people, is asymmetrically constructed to leave even with sparse visit any disturbing impression. 2008, the Aalto-Theater opera house as the best in German-speaking countries has been excellent.