Weinberg: The Passenger
Format: BLU RAY
BREEDT SACCA KELESSIDI RUCINKSI DONEVA VOJE WROBLEWSKA SOKOLOVA BERLIN SYMPHONY CURRENTIZIS POUTNEY PRAUGE PH
The Bregenz Festival presented the first staged production of Polish- Russian composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Passenger” in 2010. | Written in 1967/68, the opera relates the chance meeting of a former concentration camp guard and one of her former inmates on an ocean liner years after the war. | Teodor Currentzis conducts the Wiener Symphoniker and Prague Philharmonic Choir with the stage direction of David Pountney. | Leading this cast are South African opera singer Michelle Breedt and Kazakhstan born singer Elena Kelessidi.