Wahnfried | Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
28 JUNE 2020: Exclusive live stream on the occasion of Justin Brown’s farewell from Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.
Wahnfried Live stream © Arthaus Musik
Arthaus Musik and Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe invites you to take part in an exclusive and unique live stream of Avner Dormans first opera “Wahnfried”. Join in and watch this brand new opera about the Wagner clan, which was hailed as a masterpiece of opera by the opera press. On 28 June at 18:00 the stream starts at the website of Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.
Due to Justin Brown leaving the Badisches Staatstheater as Music Director by the end of June 2020, we feature the world premiere of Wahnfried under his musical direction. This provocative and colourful opera spectacle tells the story of a failed and lost scientist who finds his calling in the music of Richard Wagner and gets addicted to nationalism.
The production is soon available on DVD.
Recording location Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Production year 2017
Duration 138 mins
Composer Avner Dorman
Orchestra / Band Badische Staatskapelle
Conductor Justin Brown
Soloist Houston Stewart Chamberlain MATTHIAS WOHLBRECHT Cosima Wagner CHRISTINA NIESSEN Anna Chamberlain KS. BARBARA DOBRZANSKA Siegfried “Fidi” Wagner ANDREW WATTS Winifred Wagner KS. INA SCHLINGENSIEPEN Eva Chamberlain AGNIESZKA TOMASZEWSKA Wagnerdämon KS. ARMIN KOLARCZYK Der Meisterjünger (Hitler) ELEAZAR RODRIGUEZ Hermann Levi RENATUS MESZAR
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