Sunday 22.12.2019 | 6 p.m. | Opernhaus

The Girl of the West

Das Mädchen aus dem Goldenen Westen

Giacomo Puccini

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Opera in three acts | Text by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini


Opera in three acts | Text by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini, after the play The Girl of the Golden West (1905) by David Belasco | In Italian with German supertitles | Playing time  2 3/4 hours | One intermission

When the Metropolitan Opera in New York commis­sio­ned him to create an opera, Puccini chose a rather inter­esting location: a mining camp in the middle of the Wild West. But his opera is anything but a simple Western. Hidden amid the hunt for gold is a quest for the real meaning of life.

Ulf Schirmer Musikalische Leitung
Cusch Jung Inszenierung
Karin Fritz Bühne, Kostüme
Thomas Eitler-de Lint Choreinstudierung
Christian Geltinger Dramaturgie
Karine Babajanyan Minnie
Christiane Döcker Wowkle
Tuomas Pursio Jack Rance
Gaston Rivero Dick Johnson
Patrick Vogel Nick
Randall Jakobsh Ashby
Jonathan Michie Sonora
Matthew Peña Trin
Franz Xaver Schlecht Sid
Viktor Rud Bello
Dan Karlström Harry
Alvaro Zambrano Joe
Jakob Kunath Happy
Roland Schubert Larkens
Artur Mateusz Garbas Billy Jackrabbit
Sejong Chang Jake Wallace
Jean-Baptiste Mouret José Castro
Tae Hee Kwon Ein Postillon