Opera

Der Rosenkavalier

Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)
Comic opera in three acts
Sung in German, with surtitles.
Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Premiere: 1911 in Dresden

In the words of the Marschallin, "time is a strange thing". Richard Strauss's timeless comic opera "Der Rosenkavalier" is the second collaboration between the composer and the congenial author Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Nicolas Brieger directs Strauss's famous work. With Karl-Heinz Lehner, a true-blood Austrian takes on the role of Baron Ochs, bringing an unmistakable Viennese charm to the stage. Nicola Beller Carbone returns to the Wiesbaden stage as Marschallin, while the other roles include Silvia Hauer as Octavian, Thomas de Vries as Faninal and Aleksandra Olzcyk as Sophie. GMD Patrick Lange conducts the Hessian State Orchestra.

Cast

Conductor GMD Patrick Lange
Director Nicolas Brieger
Stage Design Raimund Bauer
Costume Design Andrea Schmidt-Futterer
Lighting Design Andreas Frank
Chorus Master Albert Horne
Dramaturgy Daniel C. Schindler
The Marschallin Nicola Beller Carbone, Johanni van Oostrum, Anja Harteros
Baron Ochs Karl Heinz Lehner
Octavian Silvia Hauer
Herr von Faninal Thomas de Vries, Jochen Schmeckenbecher
Sophie Aleksandra Olczyk
Marianne Sharon Kempton
Valzacchi Rouwen Huther
Annina Fleuranne Brockway
Police Inspector / Notary Benjamin Russell
Innkeeper Erik Biegel
Italian Singer Ioan Hotea, Aaron Cawley
Chor des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden