THE BAN ON LOVE OR THE NOVICE OF PALERMO
Grand comic opera in two acts | Text by the composer after the comedy Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare | In cooperation with the Bayreuther Festspielen (BF Medien Gmbh)
Grand comic opera in two acts | Text by the composer after the comedy »Measure for Measure« by William Shakespeare | Cooperation with the Bayreuther Festspielen (BF Medien GmbH) | In German with German and English supertitles
After the rejection of Die Feen, his first opera, a young Richard Wagner decided to try his hand in a genre completely uncharacteristic to him: an opera in the Italian opera buffa style. Nevertheless, his Carnival opera still features themes that would come to define his life: the incompatibility of eroticism with “true” love.
Dirigent Christoph Gedschold, Einstudierung der Wiederaufnahme Gundula Nowack, Regie Aron Stiehl, Bühne Jürgen Kirner, Kostüme Sven Bindseil, Licht Christian Schatz, Einstudierung Chor Thomas Eitler-de Lint, Dramaturgie Christian Geltinger, Chor der Oper Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester