“I don’t love those high mountains […] they steal the light; they are dangerous and cold.” (Georg Friedrich Haas, The Guardian, 30 October 2015)
Georg Friedrich Haas’ new opera Morgen und Abend (libretto: Jon Fosse) premières at the Royal Opera House on 13 November. Michael Boder conducts Graham Vick’s production, which stars world renowned actor Klaus Maria Brandauer, and soprano Sarah Wegener and baritone Christoph Pohl in their Royal Opera debuts.
In case you can’t make it to the performances in London: BBC Radio 3 broadcasts a full recording of the opera on Saturday, 5 December, at 18:30.
In a video published by the Royal Opera House, Haas talks about his upcoming opera:
Georg Friedrich Haas: Morgen und Abend
for soli, choir and orchestra |90'
world prem. 13.11.2015, Royal Opera House, London; Olai, Klaus Maria Brandauer; Johannes, Christoph Pohl; Signe/Midwife, Sarah Wegener; Peter, Will Hartmann; Erna, Helena Rasker; Royal Opera Chorus; Royal Opera House Orchestra, cond. Michael Boder
Further performances: 17,21,25 and 28 November 2015