Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Strauss' 'Die Frau ohne Schatten' with Nylund, Herlitzius, Gould and Stemme from Vienna
Strauss' 'Die Frau ohne Schatten' is an opera in three acts with a libretto by his long-time collaborator, the poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The opera's story is set in the mythical empire of the Southeastern Islands and involves five principal characters: the Emperor, the Empress, her Nurse, Barak, a lowly dye, and the Dyer's Wife. A sixth character, Keikobad, King of the Spirit Realm and father to the Empress, sets the plot in motion, but never appears on stage. Performers:
Performers: Stephen Gould, Camilla Nylund, Evelyn Herlitzius, Wolfgang Bankl, Wolfgang Koch, Nina Stemme.
Wiener Staatsoper Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
Recorded 10 June 2019. Please note: in this broadcast, the beginning time means when the whole video stream will be available on the Wiener Staatsoper website. You must create a free account (just an e-mail required) to watch the video.
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