Live on takt1: Italian Opera Gala

Author: takt1

For the season finale, the Dortmund Konzerthaus invites you to an Italian opera gala with Andris Nelsons, Thomas Hampson and Kristine Opolais.

  • Kristine Opolais | Copyright: © Tatyana Vlasova

    Kristine Opolais © Tatyana Vlasova

  • Thomas Hampson | Copyright: © Jiyang Chen

    Thomas Hampson © Jiyang Chen

Andris Nelsons marks the end of his exclusive spell at the Konzerthaus Dortmund with a grand end-of-season gala. Together with international opera stars Thomas Hampson and Kristine Opolais, he offers a programme of Italian opera featuring solos, duets and instrumental intermezzi from the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig.

Tune in for the live stream on 30 June at 19:00. All takt1 live streams are available as video on demand after the concerts.

English title Italian Opera Gala
Original title Italienische Operngala
Recording location Konzerthaus Dortmund
Recording date 30.06.2019
Production year 2019
Producer takt1
Co-Producer sone media
Executive Producer Simeon Klein
Director Michael Ciniselli
Sound Engineer Jens Schünemann
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer Gioacchino Rossini
Orchestra / Band Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Conductor Andris Nelsons
Soloist Thomas Hampson
Soloist Kristine Opolais



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