Title role in Enescu’s rarely performed ‘Oedipe’ at the Salzburg Festival
Christopher Maltman returns to the prestigious Salzburg Festival to take on the title role of Enescu’s rarely performed Œdipe, featuring a new production by Achim Freyer. Ingo Metzmacher conducts the Vienna Philharmonic, the Vienna State Opera Chorus, and the Salzburger Festspiele und Theater Kinderchor for this rare masterwork of the 20th century.
On August 11, 14, 17 & 24 at the Felsenreitschule, Maltman shares the stage with a world-class ensemble including Brian Mulligan as Créon, John Tomlinson as Tirésias, Vincent Ordonneau as Le Berger, David Steffens as Le Grand Prêtre, Gordon Bintner as Phorbas, TIlmann Rönnebeck as Le Veilleur, Boris Pinkhasovich as Thésée, Michael Colvin as Laïos, Anaïk Morel as Jocaste, Ève-Maud Hubeaux as La Sphinge, Chiara Skerath as Antigone, and Anna Maria Dur as Mérope. On August 17, Oe1 will broadcast the recorded performance from August 11, beginning at 7:30 PM. For more information about the broadcast, click here.
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