Saturday 16 May 2020
Co-production with La Monnaie / De Munt, Brussels.
State Theatre, Arts Centre, Melbourne.
16, 20, 23 and 29 May 2020. Premiered Brussels, 2018.
Conducted by Johannes Fritzch and directed by French director Olivier Py who has set the opera in the ruins of a devastated Berlin at the end of World War II. Olivier Py continues his thesis, begun with his Siegfried, Nocturne of 2013, that in German romanticism one can find the origins of National Socialism.
More details to come on the Opera Australia site.