Our 2015-16 season opens with a theatrical version of Franz Schubert’s famed song cycle Winter Journey (Winterreise). This opera is a romantic journey that includes two cycles of songs telling the story of unrequited love, written by Schubert in 1827. The piece has the dramatic and emotional effect of a full opera when sung by a great singer and accompanied by a theatrical, visually arresting production. Here’s a bit of what you can expect to see:
This production is essentially an “illustrated” Winter Journey, in which the audience is brought into the emotional world of the poet. The projection-mapped set acts as a self-contained landscape that transforms completely from song to song; sometimes guiding the narrative by suggesting time, place, and environment; and sometimes drawing the audience into a symbolic world of the poet’s thoughts and emotions. The video content consists entirely of moving images – no still images are used.
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