Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 20h00

Thursday 27  February2014 at 20h00

Der Rosenkavalier is undoubtedly the masterpiece of German composer Richard Strauss. Set in 18th-century Vienna, the story centres on the ageing Feldmarschallin and her younger lover Oktavian who in turn falls in love with Sophie, who is herself betrothed to the lecherous Baron Ochs. Needless to say that a lot of intrigue, confusion and mistaken identities ensue before this delightful merry-go-round reaches its conclusion. But the Rosenkavalier is a lot more than just a frivolous musical comedy. Both Strauss and librettist Hugo von Hoffmansthal manage to infuse the work with a great deal of emotional depth and humanity as well. This new production directed by actor and double Oscar winner Christoph Waltz boasts a stellar cast including Camilla Nylund, Christiane Karg and Stefanie Doufexis and Strauss-expert Stefan Soltesz will conduct the OPL.

Musikalische Leitung Stefan Soltesz
Inszenierung Christoph Waltz
Bühne Annette Murschetz
Licht Franck Evin
Kostüme Eva Dessecker

Feldmarschallin Camilla Nylund
Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau Albert Pesendorfer
Octavian Stella Doufexis
Herr von Faninal Michael Kraus
Sophie Christiane Karg
Marianne Leitmetzerin Hanne Roos
Valzacchi Guy de Mey
Annina N.N.
Ein Sänger Nicolas Darmanin
Ein Polizeikommissar Andrew Greenan
Ein Wirt Christopher Lemmings

Orchester Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Chor Vlaamse Opera

Erstaufführung dieser Produktion am 15. Dezember 2013 an der Vlaamse Opera

Produktion Vlaamse Opera
Koproduktion Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
Vorstellungen in Luxemburg in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg

DURÉE 3h30 & entracte

Introduction à l’opéra par Jérôme Wigny des Amis de l’Opéra une demi-heure avant chaque représentation (en langue française)

Lieu: Grand Théâtre / Grande Salle

Vorstellungen in Luxemburg in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg

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