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OPERA IN CONCERT
A mysterious and hallucinatory study of grief, memory and obsession.
Based on a novella by Belgian symbolist poet Georges Rodenbach, Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) was one of the biggest hits of the 1920s but has rarely been staged since World War II.
This concert performance features vivid, sumptuous music for the ANAM Orchestra under the baton of internationally renowned conductor Simone Young, and superstar singers Marlis Petersen (currently artist-in-residence at the Berliner Philharmoniker) and Michael Schade.
KORNGOLD Die tote Stadt
Simone Young conductor, ANAM Guest Faculty
Michael Schade Paul
Marlis Petersen Marie/Marietta
Kathryn Radcliffe Juliette
Liane Keegan Brigitta
Samuel Dundas Frank-Fritz
Shakira Dugan Lucienne
Carlos E Bárcenas Victorin
Michael Dimovski Graf
Australian Boys Choir
Victorian Opera Chorus
Duration: approx. 2 hours and 20 minutes (plus interval)
Sung in German with English surtitles
Presented in partnership with Victorian Opera
ANAM and Simone Young’s participation in this performance are generously supported by Henkell Brothers Investment Managers
Victorian Opera is supported by the Robert Salzer Foundation and the appearance of Marlis Petersen is supported by Jane Hemstritch