Schubert’s Winterreise – Ballet by Christian Spuck
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Hans Zender: Schubert’s Winterreise – a composed interpretation
“Winterreise” is not only regarded as the zenith of Schubert’s song composition but as the pinnacle of German art song in its entirety. Zender’s version for tenor and chamber orchestra reveals the cycle’s potential to disturb. Christian Spuck’s ballet production approaches the cycle with comprehensive abstraction. Using a mixture of large ensemble scenes and intimate solo images, Spuck undertakes a journey into the innermost self. As he does so, he explores such timeless themes as love, longing, alienation, and abandonment, allowing the medium of dance to provide new perspectives on one of the greatest works of classical music.
A Production of Accentus Music in Co-production with SWR in Co-operation with Opernhaus Zürich and Arte Concert
Directed by Michael Beyer
Benjamin Schneider (conductor)
Mauro Peter (tenor)
Christian Spuck (choreography)
Rufus Didwiszus (stage design)
Emma Ryott (costumes)
Concert – approx. 95 min
Franz Schubert: Winterreise
This event was recorded live at Opernhaus Zürich, Switzerland.
Available until Sun, Jan 14, 2024
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