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opera Korngold's Die Tote Stadt Simon Stone (stage director), Kirill Petrenko (conductor) — With Jonas Kaufmann (Paul), Marlis Petersen (Marietta), Andrzej Filonczyk (Frank)...

Simon Stone (stage director), Kirill Petrenko (conductor) — With Jonas Kaufmann (Paul), Marlis Petersen (Marietta), Andrzej Filonczyk (Frank)...

Korngold's Die Tote Stadt Simon Stone (stage director), Kirill Petrenko (conductor) — With Jonas Kaufmann (Paul), Marlis Petersen (Marietta), Andrzej Filonczyk (Frank)...

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Set a date with the incomparable Jonas Kaufmann at the legendary Bayerische Staatsoper for a sublime performance of Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Die tote Stadt, under Kirill Petrenko's expert direction. The action of this psychological drama follows Paul, who is mourning the loss of Marie amid the misty streets and canals of Bruges, Belgium. Devoted to her even after death, Paul has built her a "temple of memories" inside his house, despite the warnings of his friends. In the meantime, he has met the mysterious Marietta, in whom he sees a reflection of his young wife, leading to inner turmoil and a serious dilemma...


Jonas Kaufmann apperas courtesy of Sony Classical.

Cast

  • Simon Stone | Stage director
  • Maria-Magdalena Kwaschik | Assistant stage director
  • Ralph Myers | Set designer
  • Mel Page | Costumes
  • Roland Edrich | Lighting
  • Lukas Leipfinger | Dramaturgy
  • Jonas Kaufmann | Paul
  • Marlis Petersen | Marietta/Die Erscheinung Mariens
  • Andrzej Filonczyk | Frank/Fritz
  • Jennifer Johnston | Brigitta
  • Mirjam Mesak | Juliette
  • Corinna Scheurle | Lucienne
  • Manuel Günther | Gaston/Victorin
  • Dean Power | Graf Albert
  • Chor und Kinderchor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
  • Stellario Fagone | Chorus director

Program

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Die tote Stadt, Op. 12
    • I: "Behutsam! Hier ist alles alt!"
    • I: "Frank! Freund!"
    • I: "Nur deiner harr ich, niemals Verlorne!"
    • I: "Rosen – so ist recht!"
    • I: "Wunderbar! – Ja, wunderbar!"
    • I: "Gluck, das mir verblieb"
    • I: "Marietta! – Paul… Paul!"
    • II: Prelude
    • II: "Was ward aus mir?"
    • II: "Wohin? Frank – du?"
    • II: "Shäume, shäume"
    • II: "Da ihr befehlet, Königin"
    • II: "Du machst mir eine Szene?"
    • III: Prelude
    • III: "Dich such ich, Bild!"
    • III: "Du hier? – Als ich erwachte"
    • III: "Die Tote, wo? Lag sie nicht hier"

Details

  • Venue: Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich, Germany)
  • Broadcast date: Nov. 26, 2021, 8 p.m.
  • Production date: 2020
  • Replay available until: February 26, 2022
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