Lear

Aribert Reimann

From Thursday 02 May 2019 To Thursday 09 May 2019

Date Location Ticketing
Thursday 02 May 2019 20:00 Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Buy
Sunday 05 May 2019 15:30 Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Buy
Thursday 09 May 2019 20:00 Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Buy






In 1978, the Berlin-born composer Aribert Reimann wrote Lear, an opera born on the urging of the baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who was its first, legendary, performer. Unlike other characters by the English bard, Lear is no hero, but rather a victim, not only of his greedy and deceitful daughters, but above all of himself and his haughtiness, which hinder him from recognising the unique and sincere love of Cordelia. Stripped of his possessions and honour, Lear’s descent into madness is unstoppable and violent, as is the music by Reinmann which, mindful of techniques of composition from half a century of history, from the lessons of the second school of Vienna to the experimental anarchy of the post-avant garde, exalts the dramatic extremes of the opera.

Steaged by Opéra National de Paris



Artists
Maestro concertatore e direttore
Fabio Luisi

Regia
Calixto Bieito

Scenografia
Rebecca Ringst

Costumista
Ingo Krügler

Luci
Franck Evin

Videoproiezioni
Sarah Deredinger

Drammaturgia
Bettina Auer

König Lear
Bo Skovhus

König von Frankreich
Frode Olsen

Herzog von Albany
Andreas Scheibner

Herzog von Cornwall
Michael Colvin

Graf von Kent
Kor-Jan Dusseljee

Graf von Gloster
Levent Bakirci

Edgar
Andrew Watts

Edmund
Andreas Conrad

Goneril
Angeles Blancas Gulin

Regan
Erika Sunnegardh

Narr
Ernst Alisch


Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Maestro del Coro Lorenzo Fratini
Prices
Starting from 5€