This documentary about Rienzi, the famous tragic opera, staged at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse in 2012, was the ideal opportunity for the artists to share their views on this piece.
On the stage of the Théâtre du Capitole, the artists from the cast of Rienzi, staged by Jordi Lavelli in 2012, share their views on this production. Questions are asked to Pinchas Steinberg (conductor), Torsten Kerl (Rienzi), Marika Schönberg (Irène), Jordi Lavelli (director) and Frédéric Chambert (artistic director of the Théâtre du Capitole). They all answer the questions and share their points of view in great detail, thus shedding light on this extraordinary opera by Wagner. The production is also available on medici.tv.
Picturte: Marc Heller (Baroncelli), Torsten Kerl (Rienzi) and Leonardo Neiva (Cecco del Vecchio) © Tommaso Le Pera.
Pinchas Steinberg, Jorge Lavelli – With Torsten Kerl (Rienzi) and Marika Schönberg (Irène) – Théâtre du Capitole
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2004 Lucerne Festival Opening Concert