Castor et Pollux Kopfsujet

Castor et Pollux

Tragédie mise en musique in five acts (1754)
Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Pierre Joseph Justin Bernard

cast

actor role
Conductor Christophe Rousset
Director Mariame Clément
Ausstattung Julia Hansen
Light design Bernd Purkrabek
Videodesign fettfilm
Castor Maxim Mironov
Pollux Dietrich Henschel
Télaire Christiane Karg
Phébée Anne Sofie von Otter
Jupiter Nicolas Testé
Grand Prêtre Pavel Kudinov
Mercure/Athlète Enea Scala
Cléone / une suivante d'Hebée / une ombre heureuse Sophie Marilley
Ensemble Les Talens Lyriques
Chorus Arnold Schoenberg Choir
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Dietrich Henschel

Pollux

Dietrich Henschel’ s international career started with Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg in Berlin and Busoni’s Dr. Faust in Lyon. He sang roles such as Pelleas (Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande) in Paris, Wolfram (Wagner: Tannhäuser) in Berlin and Genéve, Berg’s Wozzek for example in Berlin, Lisabon and Bruxelles. He furthermore performed as a guest in a wide-ranging repertoire in Amsterdam, Madrid, Zurich, Salzburg and Munich for example with conductors such as Kent Nagano, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Chailly and Colin Davis. His recordings include beside many oratorios and lied-CDs Mahler’s and Wolf’s Orchesterlieder as well as Busoni’s Dr. Faust. For this recording he received a Grammy Award. Recently he sang Beckmesser (Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) in Leipzig and Nick Shadow (Strawinski: The Rake’s progress) in Bruxelles. His future plans include role debuts as Dr. Schön (Berg: Lulu) and Enescu’s Oedipe. At Theater an der Wien he performed at last Buonafede (Haydn: Il mondo della luna).