Der fliegende Holländer
DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONA MEASURES, WE ARE UNFORTUNATELY FORCED TO CANCEL ALL PERFORMANCES OF DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER. YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE: OPERABALLET.NL/CORONA-UPDATE In Wagner’s romantic opera Der fliegende Holländer, both the ghostly seaman – the ‘Dutchman’ – and the captain’s daughter Senta yearn desperately for redemption. The one is doomed to spend eternity sailing a ghost ship, the other is trapped in a stifling world where she does not belong.Duration: 2:15
Oedipus Rex / From ‘Antigone’
DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONA MEASURES, WE ARE UNFORTUNATELY FORCED TO CANCEL ALL PERFORMANCES OF OEDIPUS REX / FROM 'ANTIGONE'. YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE: OPERABALLET.NL/CORONA-UPDATE Ballet and opera together in a world premiere Opera and ballet join forces for this new production of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex. In this unique artistic collaboration, the British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor bridges the world of classical tragedy with the language of contemporary ballet and 20th- and 21st-century music. Composer Samy Moussa wrote a penetrating and poignant response to Stravinsky’s masterpiece.
Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins
Have you ever had the feeling that there are two people living inside you who respond to the challenges you face in completely different ways? In the satirical music theatre piece Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins, star soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek and renowned actress Anna Drijver embody two sides of the same young woman. In seven American cities, they come into contact with the seven deadly sins.Duration: 0.40
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What if eternal life were possible by the simple procedure of uploading your mind to the cloud? What would that mean for your humanity, your identity and your relationships with others? These questions are at the heart of Upload, Michel van der Aa’s newest opera. During OFF, we take you into the creative process of Upload and give you a preview. Later in the spring, a film version of the opera will follow, and eventually, so will a stage version.
Eternal life. It’s possible. As an upload, a digital version of ourselves. It might sound like science fiction. But developments in this area are racing ahead at warp speed. Upload investigates what this means for our ‘humanness’, our identity, and our relationship with others.Duration: 1:20
‘Success, Trumph, Delirium!’ – the audience practically raised the roof at the premiere of Anna Bolena in 1830. With his melodious music, Donizetti transposed a historical situation into a world of intense emotion. He still manages to touch listeners as no other.Duration: 3:30