Innocence in a nutshell
Innocence in het kort
Follow the link below to read the story of Innocence.
Kaija Saariaho – A portrait
Dutch National Opera mourns the passing of Kaija Saariaho. Saariaho was one of the most influential composers of our time who made a crucial contribution to the development of contemporary opera through the intimate sound world of her music and her theatrical sensitivity.
Speaking in tongues
Follow the link below to read more about Innocence’s unique characteristics.
‘We feel an incredible empathy with each and every character’
Follow the link below to read the interview with conductor Elena Schwarz.
The absence of innocence
A conversation with stage director Simon Stone.
On the other side of violence
Dramaturge and translator Aleksi Barrière looks back on the making of Innocence.
Follow the link below to read the interview with set designer Chloe Lamford.
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