Semele

Semele

cast

actor role
Conductor William Christie
Director Robert Carsen
Set design Patrick Kinmonth
Light design Robert Carsen, Peter van Praet
Choreographer Philippe Giraudeau
Einstudierung Regie & Choreografie Elaine Tyler-Hall
Semele Cecilia Bartoli
Jupiter / Apollo Charles Workman
Cadmus/Somnus David Pittsinger
Ino Malena Ernman
Athamas Matthew Shaw
Iris Kerstin Avemo
Orchestra Les Arts Florissants
Chorus Arnold Schoenberg Choir
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Robert Carsen

Director

Carsen, RobertThe Canadian directed internationally inter alii Mozart’s Mitridate, rè di Ponto (Brüssel, Wien), Le nozze di Figaro (Bordeaux), Wagner’s Tannhäuser and Ring (Köln, Venedig), Lully’s Armide (Paris), Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride (San Francisco, London), Orfeo ed Euridice (Chicago), Verdi’s Il trovatore (Bregenzer Festspiele), La traviata (Venedig), Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (Salzburger Festspiele), Ariadne auf Naxos (München), Salome (Turin), Elektra (Tokio, Florenz), Tschaikowski’s Eugen Onegin (MET), Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (Zurich, Munich), Bizet’s Carmen at Kopenhagen, Puccini’s Tosca and Handel’s Semele at Zurich. He got awarded amongst others with Premio Abbiati, Prix de la Critique and is Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres. Future plans include for example Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, Janacek’s Katja Kabanova at Teatro alla Scala as well as Verdi’s La Traviata and Wagner’s Götterdämmerung at Gran Teatro la Fenice. At Theater an der Wien he directed several times, for example Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites, a production which could also be seen at Milan, Madrid and Amsterdam or at last Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, on which he will work again at Glyndebourne.