Carmen by Olivier Py
Georges Bizet's 19th-century masterpiece of French opera has constantly been a worldwide success since its laborious creation at the Opera Comique in Paris; to such an extent, in fact, that today it is the most popular opera in the world. Olivier Py is directing it in Lyon just four years after having presented Curlew River by Britten.
La Monnaie: Dvořák: Rusalka
Antonín Dvořák’s next to last opera draws its substance from the underwater wonderland of little mermaids, Undines and Melusines: Rusalka, a water nymph, wishes to become human in order to be loved by the young prince.
Der Ring des Nibelungen: Siegfried
The third part of the Ring cycle focuses on Siegfried, the child of Sieglinde and Siegmund. His upbringing has been wild end free, and he has never learned the meaning of fear.
Georges Bizet: Carmen
Bizet’s Carmen is reputed to be the most famous opera in the world. Maestro Daniel Barenboim presents his musical view on this classic opera. Marina Domashenko's rich mezzo-soprano voice makes her ideal for the title role in Carmen.
Baden-Baden: Boito: Mefistofele
Playing Mefistofele as a mixture of Latin lover, prankster, and demon in Gounod’s Faust opera, Erwin Schrott has already given Festspielhaus audiences a taste of his greatness. Arrigo Boito combines influences of Verdi and Wagner in his musical work.
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