Schauman Hall Digital Live: Akhnaten

11 June 2019

Schauman Hall Digital Live: Akhnaten

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Schauman Hall Digital Live: Akhnaten

15:00 – 18:30

Schauman Hall

28 euro +exp. avg./+toim. maksu €Buy tickets now!

Jakobstads Konsertsal Ab

Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut.

This production was originally created by English National Opera and LA Opera.