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The Nose in Vienna

Posted by Johannes Feigl on 08 September 2015

Catch a glimpse behind the scenes of the Neue Oper Wien’s upcoming production of Shostakovich’s The Nose in this short [German] video.

Matthias Oldag’s production will première on 22 September at the Kammeroper Wien, Walter Kobéra conducts the amadeus ensemble-wien and the Vienna Chamber Choir:

Franz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra in Vienna

Posted by Johannes Feigl on 20 November 2013

Franz Welser-Möst (c) Roger MastroianniFranz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra will première Wolfgang Rihm’s Verwandlung 5, commissioned by the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, today, 20 November, at the Musikverein in Vienna. Also on the programme: Symphony No. 6 by Schostakowitsch and Beethoven’s Eroica.

Wolfgang Rihm: Verwandlung 5
for orchestra | 11'
2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - timp, perc, str
world prem. 20.11.2013, Musikverein, Vienna; Cleveland Orchestra, cond. Franz Welser-Möst

Shostakovich’s Opera The Nose in Aix-en-Provence

Posted on 08 Juli 2011

Shostakovich The Nose, Aix-en-Provence, Photo (c) Pascal Victor / Artcomart

Shostakovich’s opera The Nose opens at the Aix-en-Provence Festival tonight in the celebrated production by William Kentridge.

Kazushi Ono conducts the Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Lyon.

The performance at 5pm on 14 July will be broadcast live on radio classique.

This staging is a coproduction between the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the New York Met, and the Opéra National de Lyon, where it can be seen this October.

Watch a video trailer from the New York performances

Shostakovich The Nose Trailer

and an interview with William Kentridge

Shostakovich The Nose Interview with William Kentridge

Anthony Tommasini’s review of the New York production is here.