Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Joana Mallwitz

mit Katharine Mehrling, Yui Kawaguchi u.a.
Konzerthausorchester Berlin Joana Mallwitz Conductor Katharine Mehrling Voice Yui Kawaguchi Dance Michael Porter Tenor Simon Bode Tenor Michael Nagl Baritone Oliver Zwarg Bass baritone Katrin Sedlbauer Director
Richard Strauss „Tanz der sieben Schleier“ aus der Oper „Salome“ op. 54 Kurt Weill Sinfonie Nr. 2 Pause Kurt Weill „Die sieben Todsünden“ (Bertolt Brecht) - Ballett mit Gesang

„Kurt Weill achieved something that only truly great composers succeed in doing – creating his own style. There is a sound and a harmony in his works that one always recognises, roughness and at the same time complexity, which I appreciate very much,“ says Joana Mallwitz, explaining her preference for the composer. Similar to the first, his second symphony is also a rarely performed work, so this season's Weill focus may bring you two discoveries at once. Weill's satirical ballet with song „The Seven Deadly Sins“, on the other hand, is a well-known masterpiece that corresponds thematically with the introductory „Dance of the Seven Veils“ from Richard Strauss' „Salome“: „I am looking forward to the singer and actress Katharine Mehrling, who also expresses the wildness of the piece in scenic elements – an ideal casting,“ says our principal conductor.

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