DER GOLDENE DRACHE
On 14 February, Peter Eötvös' opera Der goldene Drache - based on the play of the same name by Roland Schimmelpfennig - will celebrate its premiere at the Kammeroper.
Walter Kobéra conducts the Klangforum Wien PPCM Academy. This Kammeroper production is again part of the CAMPUS cooperation of the MusikTheater an der Wien.
On February 20th a rarely performed work celebrates its premiere: Händel's oratorio Belshazzar in a production by Marie-Eve Signeyrole.
The title role will be played by Robert Murray. Jeanine De Bique embodies Nitocris, the mother of Belshazzar, her first Händel role in Vienna. The ensemble L'Arpeggiata will perform under the direction of lutenist and baroque harpist Christina Pluhar.