Lohengrin: An "Invisible Action" by Salvatore Sciarrino
(New York Premiere)
Marianne Pousseur, soprano/actress
Conducted by Alan Pierson
A one-act opera/monodrama by one of Europe's foremost living contemporary music composers. In Italian.
Pre-concert lecture, 7PM:
Richard Wagner: Lady Music, Christina von Braun of Berlin Humboldt University. In English.
Soprano Marianne Pousseur takes on the interpretation of multiple roles in this one-act opera / monodrama by one of Europe's foremost living composers. With a libretto based on Jules Laforgue's Les Moralités légendaires and inspired by Wagner's opera, Sciarrino's masterpiece brings Elsa's fantasy of love-longing for Lohengrin to the contemporary stage.