Leipzig: The Bartered Bride

15 June 2019, Oper Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride (premiere) Directed by: Christian von Götz, music director: Christoph Gedschold Cast: Magdalena Hinterdobler / Olena Tokar (Marie), Patrick Vogel (Hans), Sebastian Pilgrim (Kezal), Sven Hjörleifsson / Dan Karlström (Wenzel) and others Following performances: 23 and 30 Jun, 25 Aug, 1 and 28 Sep, 6 Oct and … Read more

Šimon Voseček. Biedermann and the Arsonists (German premiere)

After Vienna and London, the acclaimed all-evening opera Biedermann and the Arsonists (2005-2007) by a Czech-Austrian composer Šimon Voseček received its German premiere, too. It was produced in Stadttheater Bremerhaven in northern Germany by director Christian van Götz and conductor Thomas Kalb. Based on Max Frisch’s absurd drama of the same name (1958), the opera tells how … Read more