With the Süddeutsche Zeitung calling it a “stroke of genius”, BR Klassik writing about a “revelation” and Deutschlandfunk remembering a “perfect evening at the opera”, Andrea Breth’s production of Wolfgang Rihm’s Jakob Lenz at the Opera Stuttgart – with a terrific Georg Nigl in the title role – is both a critical and commercial success.
View the score of the first three scenes of Jakob Lenz.
You can find a collection of German reviews on our dedicated page. Jakob Lenz is still running until 21 November at the Opera Stuttgart. Exclusive behind the scenes material from the production is available at the Blog of the Opera Stuttgart, such as Serie Lenz unter der Lupe:
Wolfgang Rihm: Jakob Lenz
chamber opera | 75'
25.10.2014, Opera Stuttgart; Georg Nigl, Lenz; Henry Waddington, Oberlin; John Graham-Hall, Kaufmann; Staatsorchester Stuttgart, cond. Franck Ollu