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Luigi Cherubini

Médée

Medea

Opera in three acts by Luigi Cherubini | Libretto by François-Benoît Hoffmann
In French with surtitles and German dialogue | Co-production with the Opéra de Nice and Theater Erfurt

Operas
Premiere 04.05.2019
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater
Duration 02 hrs. 30 min.
Intermission - One intermission -

Unfortunately, this production is no longer on the schedule

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The ambivalent icon Medea: an accomplice in the robbery of the Golden Fleece from Colchis, consort, and wife of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts, castoff, avenger and infanticide. The strength and impact of this figure fascinates to present day, simultaneously arousing irritation as well as empathy. Luigi Cherubini’s opera, Médée, premiered in1797 and is his most renowned work inspired by the classical tragedies of Euripides and Pierre Corneille.

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