Francesconi: Premieres at La Scala and Royal Opera House

Two important premieres are coming up for Luca Francesconi in June: First, Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the world premiere of the orchestra piece Dentro non ha tempo at Teatro alla Scala in Milan. Second, the Royal Opera House in London will present a new production of his opera Quartett. Click here for more information and a video trailer about Quartett.

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Klaus Huber: Schwarzerde

In Schwarzerde (Black Earth), Klaus Huber does not tell a linear story, one with a plot that can be followed. Instead, in nine sequences, he interweaves situational elements, poems, surreal dialogues and aphorisms. Michael Schindhelm’s libretto makes use of three languages: German, Russian and Armenian.
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