Thu. Dec. 18, 2014, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Vienna

Music: Richard Strauss | Libretto: Hugo v. Hofmannsthal


Conductor: Ulf Schirmer | Director: Sven-Eric Bechtolf | With: Anne Schwanewilms, Genia Kühmeier, Tomasz Konieczny, Herbert Lippert

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Anna Bolena

The stage direction by Eric Genovèse reproduces a stylized setting of the original 16th-century English scenes. It dramatically symbolizes the various aspects of the plot, such as the passing of time and Henry VIII's scheming to bring about the downfall of Anne Boleyn and her allies.

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