These results are from Festival 2013. The 2014 Festival will launch in March and will run from 8-31 August.
Beethoven’s only opera is a cry of defiance against oppression and an ode to liberty and truth. Gary Hill reimagines Fidelio in the present and future, the story unfolding on board the doomed spacecraft Aniara as it hurtles towards infinity.
Oper Frankfurt’s striking double bill brings together two one-act operas from Purcell and Bartók separated by more than 200 years of musical history, yet united in their searing explorations of human relationships.