Beethoven's Fidelio

Christoph Waltz (stage director), Manfred Honeck (conductor) — With Eric Cutler (Florestan), Nicole Chevalier (Leonore)...

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Christoph Waltz — Stage director

Barkow Leibinger — Set designer

Judith Holste — Costume designer

Henry Braham — Lighting designer

Eric Cutler — Florestan

Nicole Chevalier — Leonore

Gábor Bretz — Don Pizarro

Christof Fischesser — Rocco

Mélissa Petit — Marzelline

Benjamin Hulett — Jaquino

Károly Szemerédy — Don Fernando

Johannes Bamberger — First Prisoner

Dumitru Mădăraşăn — Second Prisoner

Arnold Schoenberg Chor Wien

Erwin Ortner — Chorus director

Program notes

2020 marks 250 years since the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, and we're kicking off our Beethoven year in style with this extraordinary event: the great one's only opera, Fidelio—returning home to the historical Theater an der Wien, site of its very first staging in 1805—in a stunning new production by two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz!

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Sunday, April 2, 2023