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“Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”

Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht:
“Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”

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Overview

OPERA SEASON – BRECHT CYCLE

As part of its memorandum of cooperation with the Athens Concert Hall, the Madrid Teatro Real will be staging one of its most interesting recent productions on the stage of the Alexandra Trianti Hall. The opera Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny is based on the work by Brecht and Weill and directed by the famous Fura dels Baus company. It features an international cast of singers.

Opera in three acts

In German with Greek surtitles

A production of the Teatro Real in Madrid (2010)
(The sets and the costumes have been loaned by the Teatro Real in Madrid)

Premiere: Madrid, Teatro Real, September 30, 2010

Co-Operation:
Athens Concert Hall Organization
Teatro Real, Madrid

Directed by La Fura dels Baus (Άlex Ollé & Carlus Padrissa)
Set designer: Alfons Flores
Costume designer: Lluc Castells
Lighting designer: Urs Schoenebaum
Lighting of the production: Georg Veit
Translation: Eleni Varopoulou

Leocadia Begbick: Jane Henschel
Fatty, der Prokurist: Donald Kaasch
Dreieinigkeitsmoses: Huub Claessens
Jenny Hill: Elzbieta Szmytka
Jimmy Mahoney: Franco Farina
Jakob Schmidt (Jack o’Brien): Philip Sheffield
Tobby Higgins: Philip Sheffield
Sparbüchsen Billy: Charis Andrianos
Alaska-Wolf Joe: Tasos Apostolou 

Mahagonny 6 girls: Stellina Apostolopoulou 
                              Melina Paschalidou
                              Rosa Poulimenou 
                              Κaterina Roussou
                              Αrtemis Bogri
                              Μargarita Syggeniotou
  

Coaching: Dimitris Yakas
                Mata Katsouli
 

ERT National Symphonic Orchestra, Contemporary Music Orchestra & Choir
Chorus master: Dimitris Bouzanis
Conductor: Nikos Tsouchlos


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