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.


Production's Album

Photos: Yossi Zwecker        


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)


"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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