Jan24

Meet the Composer: Erich Korngold

By: Bethany Wood and Angelica DiIorio Meet the Hollywood score composer and incredible talent responsible for our winter production of Die tote Stadt (The Dead City): Erich Korngold. Korngold composed the opera in 1920 and worked on the libretto...

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Jan18

Q&A with Director Chas Rader-Shieber

By: Jennifer Colgan It is not an easy feat to direct an entire opera, much less one that is rarely performed and being built from scratch. However, Chas Rader-Shieber is up to the task for our winter production of...

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Dec19

Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) 101 – Plot

By: Bethany Wood and Angelica DiIorio Korngold’s early twentieth-century masterpiece Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) may not be as familiar as some of the other operas in our 40th Anniversary Season, but it will quickly become one of...

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Dec2

The Music of Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)

By: Jennifer Colgan Paul is a widowed artist who is grieving the death of his wife, Marie. Even the city he lives in—Bruges—haunts him.  Life is turned upside down when Paul meets the bright and passionate Marietta, the mirror...

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