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Strauss' Salome

Philippe Jordan, David McVicar – Nadja Michael (Salome), Thomas Moser (Herod), Joseph Kaiser (Narraboth) – Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Strauss' Salome Philippe Jordan, David McVicar – Nadja Michael (Salome), Thomas Moser (Herod), Joseph Kaiser (Narraboth) – Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

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Salome's biblical story inspired Oscar Wilde a tragedy and Richard Strauss an opera. David McVicar staged this opera of extravagant intensity in the Covent Garden's Royal Opera House in june 2012.

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Program

  • Richard Strauss, Salome, Op. 54
    • Scene 1. Wie schön ist die Princezessin Salome
    • Scene 2. Ich will nicht bleiben
    • Scene 3. Wo ist er, dessen Sündenbecher
    • Scene 3. Er ist schrecklich
    • Scene 3. Ich bin verliebt in deinen Leib, Jokanaan
    • Scene 3. Niemals, Tochter Babylons, Tochter Sodoms
    • Scene 3. Lass mich deinen Mund küssen
    • Scene 4. Wo ist Salome?
    • Scene 4. Salome, komm, trink Wein mit mir
    • Scene 4. Tanz für mich, Salome
    • Scene 4. Dance of the seven veils
    • Scene 4. Ah! Herrlich! Wundervoll
    • Scene 4. Es ist kein Laut zu vernehmen
    • Scene 4. Ah! Du wolltest mich nicht
    • Scene 4. Dein Leib war eine Elfenbeinsäule
    • Scene 4. Sie ist ein Ungeheuer, deiner Tochter

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Jonathan Haswell
  • Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 2008
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Production: © Opus Arte
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : EN, FR, ES, DE, IT

Casting

  • David McVicar | Stage director
  • Es Devlin | Set designer, Costume designer
  • Wolfgang Göbbel | Lighting
  • Andrew George | Choreographer
  • Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer for Fifty Nine Productions | Video
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Philippe Jordan | Music director
  • Nadja Michael | Salome, Herodias’s daughter, Herod’s stepdaughter
  • Thomas Moser | Herod, Tetrarch of Judea
  • Michaela Schuster | Herodias, Herod's wife
  • Daniela Sindram | The Page of Herodias
  • Michael Volle | Jokanaan, John the Baptist
  • Joseph Kaiser | Narraboth
  • Christian Sist | First Soldier
  • Alan Ewing | Second Soldier
  • Vuyani Mlinde | A Cappadocian
  • Pumeza Matshikiza | A slave
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