Opera

    Salome

    Richard Strauss

            

     Libretto: The play Salome by Oscar Wilde translated to German by Hedwig Lachmann edited by the composer

    First Performance: Hofoper, Dresden, December 9, 1905

    First Peformance at the Israeli Opera: May 31, 1998

    First Performance of this production: November 18, 2008

    Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk
    Modestas Pitrenas 25.11, 26.11
    Director David Alden
    Set Designer Paul Steinberg
    Lighting Designer Adam Silverman
    Costume Designer           Constance Hoffman

    Soloists of the Lithuanian National Opera 

    Salome       Sigute Stonyte
       Eilana Lappalainen 19.11, 21,11, 25.11
    Herod Pawel Wunder
    Herodias Ligita Rackauskaite
    Jochanaan Mikolaj Zalsinski
    Johannes von Duisburg 18.11, 19.11, 20.11, 25.11
    Narraboth Audrius Rubezius
    The Page of Herodias Fausta Savickaite
    1st Jew Mindaugas Zimukas
    2nd Jew Rafailas Karpis
    3rd Jew  Andrius Apinis
    4th Jew Aurimas Raulinavicius
    5th Jew Egidijus Dauskurdis
    1st Nazarene Liudas Norviasas
    2nd Nazarene Remunas Urbietis
    1st Soldier Vytautas Bakula
    2nd Soldier Liudas Norvaisas
    A Cappdocian Egidijus Dauskurdis


    Orchestra of the Lithuanian National Opera 

    Sung in German

    Surtitles in English and Hebrew
    Surtitles: Israel Ouval

    The Lithuanian National Opera brings to Tel Aviv Strauss' ecstatic tale of passion and desire replete with the dance of the seven veils in David Alden's gripping new production.

    Synopsis 

    Production's Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        



    Dates

    Tues 18.11 (20:00), Wed 19.11 (20:00), Thurs 20.11 (20:00), Fri 21.11 (13:00),

    Sat 22.11 (20:00), Mon 24.11 (20:00), Tues 25.11 (20:00), Wed 26.11 (20:00)

    Towards Opening: Sat 22.11 (11:00)


    Review

    "A triumph! Reborn rejuvenated theatre. This most lurid of tales was told in as visually arresting a way as I have ever seen." (Brendan G. Carroll, Opera Now)

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