July 31, 2011

Open Air at Schloss Solitude: ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Date: July 31, 2011, 21:00 Uhr

Duration: July 31, 2011

Location: Akademie Schloss Solitude

Opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck

Musical direction: Frieder Bernius
Concept/direction: post theater [new york / tokyo / stuttgart] (Hiroko Tanahashi/Max Schumacher)
Singer: Sarah Wegener, Valer Barna-Sabadus, Maria Bernius
Dancer: Alexandra Brenk, Erik Reisinger

Kammerchor Stuttgart
Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart/Frieder Bernius
Choreography: Nina Kurzeja, Assistance: Paolo Fossa
Media art: Joachim Fleischer, Oliver Feigl, Konstanze Roth, Menja Stevenson
Stage design & costumes: Sonja Füsti
Assistance: Ingrid Mitterer
Hair and make-up: Andrea Otterbach
Production: Bettina Lehmann
Culinary delights: Jörg Mink & Schloss Solitude Gastronomie

Orpheus is the prototype of an opera star and this summer he celebrates his wedding with Eurydike at Schloss Solitude. During the wedding, the bride is murdered. … A celebration of joy turns into a fight between Orpheus and the netherworld. Under the musical direction of Frieder Bernius, the famous baroque opera Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck will be performed at Schloss Solitude, a popular place for weddings. The performance group post theater (Hiroko Tanahashi/Max Schumacher) stages the drama with multimedia and interdisciplinary elements. Furthermore, the audience can enjoy culinary delights, prepared by star chef Jörg Mink.

Duration: approx. 90 minutes, no break
In Italian with German subtitles

Tickets available at info@musikpodium.com or phone: 0711– 239 139 2
Admission: € 45,- / 38,- / 32,- / 25,- / 15,-

On Saturday, 30th July at 8 p.m., an introduction to Glucks opera will be given by the literary scholar Tina Hartmann.
On Sunday, 31st July a discussion between the audience and the artists will take place dircetly after the show.

A project of Musik Podium Stuttgart e. V., Akademie Schloss Solitude and post theater [new york/tokyo/stuttgart].
With the friendly support of the Produktionszentrum Tanz und Performance, Stuttgart.