BERND PURKRABEK | Die Weiden



Die Weiden

music by Johannes Maria Staud

libretto by Durs Grünbein

Wiener Staatsoper

08, 11, 14, 16, 20 | 12 | 2018

CONDUCTOR

Ingo Metzmacher

DIRECTOR

Andrea Moses

SET DESIGN

Jan Pappelbaum

COSTUMES

Kathrin Plath

LIGHTING

Bernd Purkrabek

VIDEO

Arian Andiel

DRAMATURG

Moritz Lobeck

Lea, eine junge Philosophin

Rachel Frenkel

Peter, ein junger Künstler

Tomasz Konieczny

Edgar, Peters alter Schulfreund

Thomas Ebenstein

Kitty, Edgars Geliebte

Andrea Carroll

Die Fernsehreporterin

Sylvie Rohrer

Krachmeyer, Komponist, Freund von Peters Familie

Udo Samel

Leas Mutter

Monika Bohinec

Leas Vater/Der Angler am Ufer

Herbert Lippert

Peters Mutter

Donna Ellen

Peters Vater

Alexandru Moisiuc

Johannes Maria Staud has received composition commissions from the Vienna Philharmonic and the Berlin Philharmonic, as well as from the Cleveland Orchestra and Salzburg Festival. He has also had his operas premièred at the Munich Biennale and the Lucerne Festival. Together with librettist Durs Grünbein he has now written a political opera for the Wiener Staatsoper, making reference to the general shift to the right in Europe. At the centre of the action is the newly enamoured couple Peter and Lea, who set off on a journey down a river, – to the very heart of Europe, a continent recently torn apart again...


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