Tristan und Isolde


Tristan und Isolde

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)

From 29/03/2001 in Ghent - from 13/04/2001 in Antwerp

  • Silvio Varviso
  • Willy Decker
  • Louis Gentile
  • Luana DeVol
  • Petra Lang
  • Jürgen Freier
  • Musical direction: Silvio Varviso
  • Director: Willy Decker
  • Tristan: Louis Gentile
  • Isolde: Luana DeVol
  • König Marke: Frode Olsen
  • Brangäne: Petra Lang / Julia Juon

"Tristan und Isolde" is the fulfilment of romantic ecstasy as well as the transition to the new sounds of Expressionism.

Tristan and Isolde wish for perfect fusion of their love with the cosmos. The composer realised that the passionate tone of the libretto, which he himself had written, needed music with a distinct symphonic style. The opera is not only a glorification of love, but is also an ode to the magical power of music.


Surtitles: Dutch.




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