Dresden: The Bartered Bride

8 March2019, Semperoper Dresden, Dresden, Germany Bedřich Smetana: The Bartered Bride (premiere) Directed by: Mariame Clément, music director: Tomáš Netopil Cast: Hrachuhí Bassénz (Marie), Pavol Breslik / Richard Samek (Hans), Tijl Faveyts / Martin Winkler (Kezal), Benjamin Bruns (Wentel) and others Language: German Following performances: 13, 16, 22 and 25 Mar, 25 and 28 Apr, 2 May 2019

Dresden. Viktor Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis

Semperoper Dresden created a new production of a one-act chamber opera Der Kaiser von Atlantis (The Emperor of Atlantis), which had been composed by Viktor Ullmann between 1944-45 in the concentration camp Theresienstadt, less than 100 km away from Dresden. The premiere took place on 19 February in a less formal environment of the so-called Semper 2, a chamber … Read more