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Stockhausen junior writes new Ring for Berlin

July 29, 2011 by Norman Lebrecht

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Simon Stockhausen is co-writing a contemporary Wagner tribute opera for the  Neuköllner Oper. The multilinear plot goes something like this:  Bolivian journalist interviews capitalist crook-turned-philanthropist. In Naples, a 14 year-old immigrant is robbed of his ornaments. In Bombay, a temple prostitute sings.

This is supposed to represent Rheingold. It might take a leap of  imagination on the audience’s part.

Details:

Ein Wagner Wiedergänger von Bernhard Glocksin und Simon Stockhausen

Inszenierung: Lilli-Hannah Hoepner
Musikalische Leitung: Lam Tran Dinh / Tobias Bartholmeß
Ausstattung: Markus Meyer
Dramaturgie: Bernhard Glocksin

Uraufführung am 18. August 2011, 20 Uhr


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