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Walter Benjamin, The Last Night

Author: Telmondis Distribution

Lyrical drama in fourteen scenes by Michel Tabachnik Libretto by Régis Debray World premiere, commissioned by the Opéra de Lyon.

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September 25th 1940. Walter Benjamin, the last night tells a story of solitude, of a refugee chased by the Nazis.

with:

Walter Benjamin (singer): Jean-Noël Briend
Walter Benjamin (actor): Sava Lolov
Asja Lacis: Michaela Kušteková
Hanna Arendt: Michaela Selinger
Arthur Koestler: Charles Rice
Gershom Sholem: Scott Wilde
Bertolt Brecht: Jeff Martin
André Gide: Gilles Ragon

Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Lyon

English title WALTER BENJAMIN, THE LAST NIGHT
Original title BENJAMIN, DERNIERE NUIT
Genre opera
Recording location Opéra de Lyon
Recording date March 2016
Production year 2016
Duration 90'
Video format HD
Production Company Telmondis
Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon, Mezzo, France Télévisions
Director Vincent Massip
Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution
Composer Michel Tabachnik
Libretto Régis Debray

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